Reed Sorenson ended up being the winner of Saturday’s Bucyrus 200 at Road America. From what shaped up to be a pretty crazy finish, it initally was Jason Allgaier who took the white flag and looked as though he had the cat in the bag to drive his machine to victory lane when Aric Almirola’s car stopped over in turn 5.
Allgaier who was in the lead ran out of gas in turn 6, handing the lead over to Reed Sorenson. When that happened the flagman waived the yellow caution flag which freezes the field on the last attempt of a green-white-checkered finish. Ron Fellows matted the gas on his machine after the yellow came out passing Sorenson which confused the winner of the race. » Continue reading more of this post…
Joe Gibbs Racing failed a pre-race tech inspection for trying to run “unapproved” oil pans on the 18 of Kyle Busch, 20 of Joey Logono, and the 11 of Denny Hamlin. The oil pan’s were quite a bit heavier than the “Nascar approved” and were designed differently. Joe Gibbs stated that he was fully to blame for the issue, all three crew chiefs received a $50,000 fine on Tuesday. . . . → Read More: Middle Of The Week Racing News
I’m not sure if Jimmy Spencer “Mr. Excitement” even caused this much of a stir back in the day. Kyle was served with a loss of 6 championship point as a driver and Joe Gibbs was served with a loss of 6 owner point, crew chief Dave Rogers was also handed a 25,000 fine according to Nascar News. . . . → Read More: More Problems With The 18
When the dust settled it was Jeff Gordon who walked away with the checkered flag during yesterdays 5-Hour Energy 500.Gordon jokingly said in victory lane that it felt great to be part of the sport and that it also felt good to win as he’s creeping up on 40. . . . → Read More: Jeff Gordon Win’s His Second Victory In 2011
The Coca-Cola 600 is Nascar’s longest race of the year, so if you plan on watching it you’re in for the long haul. . . . → Read More: Next Race Is;The Coca-Cola 600
During the last 10 lap segement Carl Edwards grabbed the checkered flag, crossed the finish line with a car that didn’t have a dent on it UNTIL….. He decided to spin the Aflac sponsored Ford through the field and in the process hit an underground drainage system that literally tore the nose right off of the car. . . . → Read More: A Weekend In Charlotte…. Nascar Style
To put all of this into perspective here you have a Cinderella story a rookie driver that has won the super bowl of Nascar, with an under funded team that had taken every resource that they had to put a car together for the Daytona 500 . . . → Read More: Trevor Bayne To Sit Out Nascar All-Star Race