Race Weekend Central

David Starr Driver Diary: Back in the Saddle at Red Horse Racing

It was a very busy offseason for me. Along with reacquainting myself with my old team and all the testing we did for the 2008 season, I got married to my beautiful bride Kim and went on an amazing honeymoon. It was absolutely gorgeous! Considering that I don’t ever get a chance to slow down, …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: West Coast Rookies

After an exciting season opener at Daytona International Speedway, the series heads out west for the San Bernardino County 200 at California Speedway. In 2000, a young rookie by the name of Kurt Busch won the Motorola 200 at California to close out the Truck Series season. That win was his fourth of the season, …

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Rick Crawford Driver Diary: Let’s Go Racing!

We’re looking forward to starting out 2008 Friday night, live on SPEED. I learned something today – I won the first Craftsman Truck Series race ever televised on SPEED. That was the 2003 Daytona race and that was a great race. I was proud to hear that fact. We’ve been in Daytona now since last …

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Tearing Apart the Trucks: 2008 Truck Series Preview Part II

Last week we talked about Craftsman leaving the Truck Series, team mergers and splits, and the 2008 rookie class. This week, we examine which drivers find themselves with new teams during the offseason and what to expect from the series. Jack Sprague, winner of the 2007 season opener at Daytona, joined Kevin Harvick Inc. and …

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Down in Daytona 2008: Trucks Hand Track Over to Cup Cars for 2nd Session

Editor’s Note: Mike Lovecchio will be covering testing news and information in a variety of ways for us this January at Daytona. To read his reports from earlier in the week, be sure to click the links below: Cup Testing, Day 1 Cup Testing, Day 2 Truck Testing, Day 1 Truck Testing, Day 2 Raindrops …

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Down in Daytona 2008: Jack Sprague, Ron Hornaday Take Friendly Rivalry to KHI

Editor’s Note: Mike Lovecchio will be covering testing news and information in a variety of ways for us this January at Daytona. To read his reports from earlier in the week, be sure to click the links below: Cup Testing, Day 1 Cup Testing, Day 2 Truck Testing, Day 1 Jack Sprague and Ron Hornaday …

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Down in Daytona 2008: Roush Phenom Colin Braun Fast, Heads Home After Crash

Editor’s Note: Mike Lovecchio will be covering testing news and information in a variety of ways for us this January at Daytona. To read his reports from earlier in the week, be sure to click the links below: Cup Testing, Day 1 Cup Testing, Day 2 Cup Testing, Day 3 Daytona testing has long been …

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David Starr Driver Diary: Goodbye to 2007… Excited About 2008!

Well, it was another very competitive, down-to-the-wire season in the Craftsman Truck Series. For the fans and for us competitors, it was exciting because you didn’t know who the champion was going to be until the final lap at Homestead. That’s the way it should be, and the way it has been in the Craftsman …

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