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Blickensderfer heads to RCR

On Monday, Richard Childress Racing announced that Drew Blickensderfer had been hired to serve as crew chief of the No. 31 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team in 2012. The No. 31 car is driven by Jeff Burton. “I’m excited about the move to RCR and the opportunity to help lead... Continue reading "Blickensderfer heads to RCR" »

Addington joins Stewart-Haas

Steve Adddington, who resigned as crew chief on the No. 22 team of Penske Racing and driver Kurt Busch last week, was announced as the new crew chief on the No. 14 team of Stewart-Haas Racing for that organization’s co-owner and driver Tony Stewart. Addington replaces Darian Grubb, who was... Continue reading "Addington joins Stewart-Haas" »

Kurt Busch fined for behavior at Homestead

NASCAR announced on Friday that Sprint Cup Series driver Kurt Busch has been fined $50,000 for his behavior last Sunday during the Ford 400 season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Busch was cited for violation section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing -- inappropriate hand gesture, abusive language) of the 2011... Continue reading "Kurt Busch fined for behavior at Homestead" »

Truck schedule released

Earlier this week, NASCAR released the 2012 schedule for the Camping World Truck Series. While a couple races have been added -- one at Rockingham Speedway and a second date at Iowa Speedway -- the race docket is scaled back a little for next year. Instead of the traditional 25... Continue reading "Truck schedule released" »

Truck Series awards handed out

Several competitors in the NASCAR Camping World Series were honored on Monday at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel in Miami in a joint Nationwide Series/Camping World Truck Series awards banquet. Two different Truck Series champions were honored. Austin Dillon was crowned the champion driver, making him the youngest-ever champion in... Continue reading "Truck Series awards handed out" »

New driver, new number

One of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Michael Waltrip Racing will not only get a new driver in 2012, it’ll also get a new number. Mark Martin was named driver of the formerly-numbered 00 car for 2012 and 2013, replacing David Reutimann. On Wednesday, MWR announced that the... Continue reading "New driver, new number" »

New crew chief for Montoya

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series organization, Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, announced on Tuesday that it has hired Chris Heroy to work as crew chief on the No. 42 team with driver Juan Montoya in 2012. “We are very excited to bring Chris into the organization and to have him work with Juan,”... Continue reading "New crew chief for Montoya" »

Harvick gets new crew chief

Richard Childress Racing recently announced personnel changes at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series level in preparation for 2012. Shane Wilson, crew chief on the organization’s No. 33 team with driver Clint Bowyer in 2011, has been moved to the crew chief position on the No. 29 team with driver Kevin... Continue reading "Harvick gets new crew chief" »

Truck driver suspended

NASCAR announced on Tuesday that NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver, Jack Smith, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR competition because of substance abuse, citing section 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and section 19 (violation of the NASCAR substance abuse policy) of the 2011 rule book. Smith competed... Continue reading "Truck driver suspended" »

Addington leaves Penske, Busch

After a couple of seasons atop the pit box for Penske Racing’s No. 22 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team with driver Kurt Busch, Steve Addington has parted ways with the organization. After a two year stint working as crew chief for Busch’s brother, Kyle Busch, and the No. 18 Sprint... Continue reading "Addington leaves Penske, Busch" »

Four Turns Podcast 11-21-2011

Joshua Lobdell stars in Four Turns. The new podcast is available. You can listen on's new 24/7 online radio station by clicking here. You can also subscribe to our Podcast in iTunes. (Search for or listen by clicking on the link below. Listen to MTR Radio on your... Continue reading "Four Turns Podcast 11-21-2011" »

Look-A-Like: Mike Richards, Kasey Kahne, and Kyle Kendrick

Mike Richards and Kyle Kendrick look nothing alike. Yet, ironically they both look like Nascar driver Kasey Kahne. Kasey Kahne... Kyle Kendrick, despite his name, is not a Nascar driver... Kasey Kahne... Mike Richards... Follow Connie Mack on Facebook Listen to Connie Mack on the "My Two Cents Show" on... Continue reading "Look-A-Like: Mike Richards, Kasey Kahne, and Kyle Kendrick" »

Stewart wins race to claim title

With Carl Edwards in close pursuit, Tony Stewart had to win the Ford 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday night to win the championship, and he did just that. With Stewarts’ race win and Edwards’ second-place finish after leading the most laps in the... Continue reading "Stewart wins race to claim title" »

Edwards starts championship weekend with pole

Carl Edwards gave himself a leg up on championship rival Tony Stewart on Saturday when he claimed the pole for Sunday’s Ford 400 Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a qualifying lap time of 30.775 seconds. “That’s huge,” Edwards said. “That’s just one lap, but it’s a... Continue reading "Edwards starts championship weekend with pole" »

Sauter wins race, Dillon takes title in Homestead

The first race of the three-race Ford Championship weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway -- the Ford 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race -- on Friday night ran 17 laps short of its scheduled distance, as rain brought out the red and checkered flags with 17 to go. Johnny Sauter did... Continue reading "Sauter wins race, Dillon takes title in Homestead" » Video Corner

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