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.
"In so many ways he was the perfect first champion," Bill France Jr. said of Byron in 1998 when he was named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers. "A guy who loved racing so much he refused to give it up. And he loved his country so much he gave it all he had."
Kyle Busch won the second Can-Am Duel race at Daytona International Speedway Thursday night and the field is now set for the Great American Race. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota led 35 of the 60 laps on his way to taking the checkered flag.
Once there was a hot shot driver from Connecticut causing waves in short tracks everywhere with his immense racing talents.
After visiting the heartland this past weekend in Kansas, the NASCAR Truck Series heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway, home for most of the teams, in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series returns to action this weekend at Dover International Speedway, popularly known as the "Monster Mile," after well over a month off from action. The last time the Trucks were last seen was at Texas Motor Speedway in March, when all-time wins leader Kyle Busch got four in a row to extend his winning streak.