TUMS is the sponsor of the TUMS Fast Relief 500, the seventh race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, at Martinsville Speedway on October 30.
Once there was a hot shot driver from Connecticut causing waves in short tracks everywhere with his immense racing talents.
“I didn’t necessarily want to go to Cup racing when I did, but it’s what I had to do. I didn’t really have any other opportunities on the table. I’m glad I did, though; I’ve really been enjoying it. “It was go backward or go forward, I chose to go forward.”
Despite having to make a second trip down pit road under yellow at lap 149 due to loose lugnuts, Kurt Busch was able to have a solid run at Texas Motor Speedway, finishing sixth in the AAA 500.
While Canadian fans have experienced NASCAR racing on their turf with the Nationwide Series cars in Montreal and now the Camping World Truck Series in Ontario, there is one thing that they are craving - a race on an oval. However, looking across Canada, there isn't a facility that could host an event.
Americans have loved the sport of racing for years and years, starting with horses and dogs and turning into motor bikes and cars as we have progressed. Competitive racing is now at a whole new level and people from around the world come to watch some of the most popular motor racing events. Whether we love to watch or love to race ourselves, we cannot get enough of this sport. However, with the thrill of this sport also comes the danger of injuries and even death as drivers reach speeds that we could never imagine. Thankfully, injuries are not often fatal, although some may come out with a broken bone or two. Below are some of the worst crashes in motor racing from over the years.
With Austin Dillon’s second place finish in the Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway, Chevrolet has clinched the Manufacturers’ Championship in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The 2012 achievement marks the 15th time the Bowtie Brand has captured the prestigious Bill France Performance Cup.