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DENVER, Colo. (July 30, 2014) – A candid Martin Truex Jr. has said the first 20 races of 2014 have not gone the way the Furniture Row Racing team had anticipated. But the driver of the No. 78 Chevrolet has not given up. He feels the team is only a few tweaks from advancing to another level of competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
“We expected a lot more than what we have shown,” said Truex. “We learned in the first half of the year a whole... [Read More]
This Friday Chris and the BMR (Bill McAnally Racing) Napa Filters West team heads to Iowa for the K&N Pro East-West battle for the Autolite Iridium XP 150. After coming off of a big win this past weekend, Chris and the team feel pretty good heading into Friday Night’s race under the lights.
“Last weekend, after practice, I knew we had a good car, but didn’t really know how we stacked up against everyone on a long run as most guys were only making five to eight lap runs. ... [Read More]
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]