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August 18th, 2012
NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers have given mixed reviews to the new tyre specification Goodyear has brought to Michigan in an attempt to prevent the blistering that occurred at the venue earlier this year.
August 1st, 2012
AJ Allmendinger has been released by Penske Racing, the NASCAR outfit announced Wednesday. Following the Californian’s indefinite suspension from NASCAR after he tested positive for prohibited substances last month, the NASCAR organisation has decided to dismiss him with immediate effect
July 27th, 2012
GT teams’ and manufacturers’ world titles could be awarded according to points scored in the Blancpain Endurance Series and a successor to the FIA GT1 World Championship planned for next season. Stephane Ratel, the boss of the two series, has outlined his vision for a new Sprint Series to succeed the world championship in 2013.
July 17th, 2012
Chad Norris will be Carl Edwards’s new crew chief in the NASCAR Sprint Cup when the series resumes at the end of the month in Indianapolis. Norris replaces Bob Osborne, stepping down from his post due to health reasons.
July 12th, 2012
A stimulant caused AJ Allmendinger to test positive for banned substances, his business manager has said. While the Penske driver continues to await the result of a test of his ‘B’ sample taken on June 29 during the Sprint Cup event at Kentucky Speedway, Tara Ragan, vice president of Walldinger Racing Inc, has confirmed that a non-specified stimulant was detected in the driver’s ‘A’ sample, leading to his temporary suspension from NASCAR, effective since last weekend’s race at Daytona. “AJ tested positive for a stimulant,” Ragan said in the statement issued Wednesday
June 26th, 2012
NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader Matt Kenseth will leave Roush Fenway Racing at the end of the season. The 2003 champion will be replaced at Ford’s leading team by last year’s Nationwide Series title-winner Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
June 22nd, 2012
Marcos Ambrose is pinning his Chase hopes on race wins as he heads to Sonoma as a favourite to win the first road course event of the Sprint Cup season.
June 16th, 2012
Goodyear will alter its tyre allocations for NASCAR Sprint Cup’s race at Michigan following blistering issues during practice. NASCAR officials have notified teams that a different left-side tyre will be tested during an additional 75-minute practice session on Saturday evening, following Cup qualifying and the Nationwide Series event
May 24th, 2012
Will Power has emerged top of the pile of the newly launched Castrol EDGE Driver Rankings, a dynamic seeding system for the best drivers in American racing.
May 20th, 2012
Jimmie Johnson claimed his third career NASCAR All-Star race win by comfortably beating Penske’s Brad Keselowski at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The five-time Sprint Cup Series champion was able to carry his momentum from last week, when he gave Hendrick Motorsports its 200th Cup victory at Darlington, to dominate the decisive final 10 laps of the non-points event on Saturday night
May 18th, 2012
Kyle Busch claimed pole position for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star race.
May 18th, 2012
NASCAR is to launch a new webpage in partnership with Twitter aimed at enhancing the fans’ experience through social media. A new Twitter page condensing NASCAR tweets will be launched next month in order to provide fans with more live and inside information, selecting content through algorithmic and editorial signals. The page, which will be accessed through twitter.com/#NASCAR, will go live on June 10 when NASCAR competes at Pocono and will be presented as a complement to the Sprint Cup series race TV broadcast.
April 26th, 2012
Bristol Motor Speedway is set to lose its progressive banking before NASCAR returns in August, track officials announced Wednesday. Following decreasing crowds at one of NASCAR’s most popular and unique venues, track owner Bruton Smith announced that the upper lane of the half-mile, high-speed oval will be modified, eliminating the increased, variable banking that had been in place since the track’s latest repave in 2007.
April 14th, 2012
Martin Truex Jr claimed Michael Waltrip Racing’s second pole position of the season in qualifying for Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas. Truex bumped Brad Keselowski’s Penske Dodge from the top spot with a lap of 28.366s.
April 2nd, 2012
AJ Allmendinger celebrated his best Sprint Cup series to date, finishing second at Martinsville after surviving chaos in the closing laps. The Penske driver was in the shadows of his team-mate Brad Keselowski for most of the race at the half-mile track, but was able to avoid getting involved in the multi-car incident that unfolded after the penultimate restart, moving up from ninth all the way up to second. Having started his day ill, requiring a visit to the track’s infield care center, Allmendinger drove a solid race and saw his persistence rewarded with his best ever finish in the Sprint Cup series.
March 28th, 2012
The 2012 NASCAR Sprint All-Star race will feature a revised format, rewarding the winners of each segment plus putting a premium on strategy before the final sprint. The event will be run over 90 laps split first into four 20-lap segments, where the leader at the end of each one will be allowed a place among the top-four in the order when the field makes a final mandatory pitstop that will dictate restarting positions for the final 10-lap sprint
March 21st, 2012
Hendrick Motorsport got all but one penalty overturned Tuesday in the final hearing against NASCAR’s ruling following technical infractions found on Jimmie Johnson’s car before the Daytona 500. John Middlebrook, Chief Appellate Officer, ruled to rescind the loss of 25 championship points in both the drivers’ and owners’ standing, a six-race suspension for crew chief Chad Kanus and car chief Ron Malec, but ratified the $100,000 fine against Knaus. The decision comes as an unexpected result, as for the first time since Middlebrook is in his position he got initial penalties totally overturned.
March 18th, 2012
A number of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers have voiced their concern about the governing body’s intention of making some of their telemetry data available to competitors. The introduction of Electronic Fuel Injection in NASCAR’s top series has given teams the ability to have data acquisition on race weekends, a novelty in the Sprint Cup garage, as before they were only allowed to do so in test sessions
March 5th, 2012
Matt Kenseth rose to an all-time high of 12th in the Castrol EDGE Rankings, and in the process jumped five-time champion Jimmie Johnson, following his triumph in the season-opening Daytona 500.
March 2nd, 2012
Roger Penske has explained that the decision to switch his NASCAR team from Dodge to Ford is so that it can directly compare itself to other frontline teams. Penske has been the leading Dodge outfit in recent years, but it has been left with very few other teams to compare with as the manufacturer’s presence in the Sprint Cup field has slowly reduced