Regan Smith drove a damaged race car to a 25th-place finish in Saturday night's Air Guard 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Richmond International Raceway.
NASCAR announced today that NASCAR Nationwide Series crew chief Adam Stevens (No. 54 team) has been fined and placed on probation for violations during this past weekend’s event at Darlington Raceway. In addition, the team’s car chief Christopher Landis has been placed on probation for the remainder of the year.
In February of 2004, Roush Fenway accomplished one of the hardest feats in NASCAR, sweeping all three events at California Speedway. Mark Martin won in the truck series on Friday, followed by wins by Greg Biffle and Matt Kenseth in the Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series. Despite the degree of difficulty, RFR went on to accomplish the feat twice more in 2006 at Bristol and Homestead.
The rollercoaster ride Brian Vickers has been on over the past few seasons in NASCAR is quite incredible. Vickers has experienced remarkable lows over the past few years including getting ousted out of his Red Bull Racing ride after the team closed their operations as well as getting sidelined due to a medical problem in 2010.
Elliott Sadler will make only his fourth-career NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Chicagoland Speedway when the series hits the track this weekend for the 14th race of 2011, but that doesn't mean he doesn't have a lot of experience at the 1.5-mile D-shaped oval.
MATT TIFFT, No. 19 Wastebits Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing - How do you feel heading to Richmond International Raceway and about the Dash 4 Cash? “Yeah, last year, Richmond was my first race in the XFINITY Series for 2016 and had a great top-five run whole time and, you know, it’s my first Dash 4 Cash race last year, but I wasn’t eligible to be able to contend for it."
Despite a 22nd place finish last week at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, the No. 43 Pilot Travel Centers team is headed to Darlington (S.C.) Raceway with a lot of momentum. The last two weeks, Reed Sorenson had strong runs with the potential of top-five finishes and consistently ran in the top-five during last week's race before getting caught up in an on-track accident among the leaders.