Robby Gordon struck a spectator while attempting to pass eventual event winner Apdaly Lopez during Monday’s Baja 500. The 46-year-old driver made contact with the fan’s legs as he attempted to run out of the truck’s path. Gordon, who continued on, appeared to be in the middle of the racing lane at the time. No report …
David Ragan and Regan Smith have the opportunities of a lifetime: longer-term rides as substitutes in the Sprint Cup Series. Now, that’s certainly true of Ragan, who will fill in for Kyle Busch in the No. 18 for Joe Gibbs Racing for several races until Busch’s recovers from his Daytona injury. Meanwhile, Smith has been …
If you’re the owner of one of those teams with little choice but to try to salvage what’s left of the 2012 season, perhaps a driver change is in order.
Nelson Piquet Jr. won the Nationwide Series race in convincing fashion on Saturday and Clint Bowyer scored a much-needed first victory for MWR in 2012.
You may remember the “other” Gordon; nails on the twisties, out to lunch on downforce tracks and the only other Dodge team fielding a car for 2012.
Did You Notice? The difference Mark Martin makes with a new team?
The reality is that, as the press releases clearly indicate, racing teams change ‘manufacturers’ all the time.
Did You Notice? The alliteration for 2012 Daytona Speedweeks was Demolition Derby?
With the Top-35 teams in last year’s owner points locked into the race there’s little drama waiting to see who is going to qualify and who’s going home.
Tony Stewart and Matt Kenseth took home wins, but it was Michael McDowell, Robby Gordon, Dave Blaney and Joe Nemechek who walked away with a winning feeling.