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LEMOORE, CA – JULY 28, 2014... Retaking the lead from Trey Marcham on lap 25, Corona’s Ronnie Gardner claimed the Honda USAC Western Midget debut at Lemoore Raceway. Saturday’s $1,000 triumph was the defending champion’s his first victory of the campaign. Fast qualifier Marcham, Randi Pankratz, Heath Duinkerken, and Scott Pierovich followed Ronnie to the checkered flags.
Starting fourth in the main event, Ronnie Gardner led the first eighteen... [Read More]
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 28, 2014) – Ben Rhodes heads to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series event at Iowa Speedway this weekend in a familiar position, on the verge of making history.
The 17-year-old NASCAR Next driver was previously one win away from tying Ricky Craven’s 1991 record for most consecutive wins in a season, five, heading in to the event at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, a race eventually won by Jesse Little. Rhodes’ five wins on the season put him one shy of tying... [Read More]
“Home Cookin” Helps Idaho’s Stroebel Grab First LOMS Win
WEST VALLEY CITY, Utah – Shelby Stroebel, the dominant Modified driver in the Pacific Northwest for many years, Saturday got his first win in the Lucas Oil Modified Series presented by LoanMart at the series race closest to his Meridian, Idaho, home.
The 41-year-old Stroebel started the BILSTEIN Shocks Great Salt Lake 75 presented by Optima Batteries on the outside of the second row in... [Read More]
SPEEDWAY, Ind. (July 27, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr.’s respectable performance in Sunday’s Brickyard 400 took a wayward turn during the final green flag run at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Truex, who ran consistently in the top-15 and at times nudged his No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS into the top-10, fell back on the final restart (Lap 143 of 160), slipping to a 25th-place finish in the 20th anniversary of the prestigious Sprint Cup event.
Edwards to leave Roush Fenway Racing
The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup driver line up, and silly season rumors are taking shape. Today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway it was announced that Roush Fenway Racing and Carl Edwards would not be together for the 2015 season. Edwards who has been with Roush Racing since 2004 has found victory lane 23 times, finishing fourth or higher in the... [Read More]
(07-26-2014 Dacono, CO) Erie Colorado’s own Chris Eggleston jumped in the #99 NAPA Filters/H20 Toyota and won the NAPA/Toyota 150 at Colorado National Speedway shocking the K&N Pro Series regulars. Chris led 107 of the 150 laps often by a wide margin. #9 Dylan Lupton made a strong late race challenge for the win but Eggleston saved just enough tire to hold off Lupton and secure his first ever K&N Pro Series West victory.
MERIDIAN, Idaho—A strong field of NAPA Auto Parts Big 5 Latemodels rolled into the Meridian Speedway for their longest test of the 2014 season Saturday, the NAPA Auto Parts Treasure Valley 125. While all of the fifteen racers that made the marathon main event wanted to win, this seemed almost a secondary concern to simply finishing the race. Even former track champion Dennis Wurtz II voiced his concern pre-race.
“This is a lot of laps for this place,” said Wurtz II. ... [Read More]
SPEEDWAY, Ind. (July 26, 2014) -- Furniture Row Racing driver Martin Truex Jr. will start 25th in Sunday's 20th running of the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
In Saturday afternoon's Sprint Cup qualifying at the fabled 2.5-mile oval, Truex's No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet turned a best lap of 48.794 seconds at 184.449 miles per hour. ... [Read More]
Tonight at CNS it's the biggest race of the year! It’s the annual appearance of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. All the big names will be in town including: Greg Pursley, Dylan Lupton, Brandon McReynolds, David Mayhew, Thomas Martin, John Wood, Anthony Giannone, Giles Thornton, Jack Sellers, as well as hot rookie drivers James Bickford, Rich DeLong III, and Luis Tyrrell.
The NAPA/Toyota 150 is the 8th race of the 2014 season for the K&N Pro Series West and the Pro... [Read More]