Jamie McMurray and AJ Allmendinger took to Daytona's karting circuit along with hundreds of competitors in the annual Daytona Kartweek By Cometic Gasket event.
THURSDAY, DEC. 31, 2009
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SATURDAY, DEC. 26, 2009
The Budweiser Shootout – a “non-points” event for NASCAR Sprint Cup competitors – was first held in 1979, originally known as the Busch Clash. Kevin Harvick won last year’s event.
TUESDAY, DEC. 22, 2009
California's Eric Holmes, aims to grab NASCAR's top short-track prize in Toyota All-Star Showdown.
In his second season driving for Tony Stewart Racing, Donny Schatz won 12 times and led the series with 39 Top-Five finishes en route to claiming the title by just 19 points over Jason Meyers, making it the closest finish in World of Outlaws history.
MONDAY, DEC. 21, 2009
Among the wins for Joey Saldana in 2009 was his second $50,000 Gold Cup Race of Champions at Silver Dollar Speedway in California, along with the $20,000 inaugural Ironman 55 at I-55 Raceway in Missouri, as well as two victories at The Dirt Track @...
SUNDAY, DEC. 20, 2009
NHRA HOT ROD HERITAGE RACING SERIES ANNOUNCES 2010 SEASON WITH ADDITION OF NEW EVENT IN BOISE, IDAHO 1
The Napa Auto Parts Ignitor has been added to the event schedule for the 2010 season, and will be held April 30-May 2 at Firebird Raceway. The event will feature Nostalgia Nitro Top Fuel dragsters.
SATURDAY, DEC. 19, 2009
As a winner in the NASCAR Camping World Series this season, David Mayhew is among a group of drivers who have secured a starting spot in the big race.
In capturing his first NASCAR national series title and the first series driver championship for Joe Gibbs Racing, Kyle Busch put together a dominating year making good on the media’s pre-season prediction for the 2009 NASCAR Nationwide Series champion.
On December 8, all the speculation that's been going on for months, even years, finally reached its conclusion when Danica Patrick, the face of the IndyCar Series, formally announced a two-year NASCAR Nationwide Series deal with JR Motorsports.
FRIDAY, DEC. 18, 2009
With Ron Hornaday Jr. behind the wheel of the No. 33 Chevrolet, the Kevin Harvick Inc. owners grabbed their second owners’ title.
THURSDAY, DEC. 17, 2009
Drivers will compete nearly 80 times from coast-to-coast as well as in Canada in the coming year, as the World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series 2010 schedule was released at the annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI) Trade Show in Orlando, Florida.
After the team gelled toward the end of the spring, Lasoski reached Victory Lane for the first of five times on the year, taking the checkered flag at Delaware International Speedway to score his first victory as a member of the Parsons Motorsports camp and...
2009 NASCAR Camping World West Series champion, Jason Bowles, has some unfinished business in his native California. The former Ontario resident, who recently turned 27 years old, will be returning home next month to compete in the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown at Toyota Speedway at...
TUESDAY, DEC. 1, 2009
The seventh running of the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, which attracts the top drivers from across the country to what has become the pinnacle of short-track racing in America, is slated for Jan. 29-30 at Toyota Speedway at Irwindale (Calif.). It’s a track where Greg...
The seventh running of the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown, which brings together the top racers from across North America for the ”Daytona 500 of short-track racing,” will be highlighted by the 225-lap Camping World Series all-star race.
On Monday, as Champion’s Week began in the 2009 champion’s hometown of El Cajon, Calif., it was Johnson and his wife, Chandra, handing out the awards – nearly $1 million in grants divided among schools in California, North Carolina and Oklahoma.
Motorsports correspondent Doug Pace keeps up with motorsports news and notes from around the region.