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New Hampshire: Who’s next to make the Chase?

Posted On July 10, 2014

Loudon, NH (SportsNetwork.com) - After winning last Sunday's rain-shortened race at Daytona, Aric Almirola became the 11th different driver to virtually guarantee himself a position in this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Eight races remain before the Chase begins, and five spots are up for grabs.This year, NASCAR has expanded the Chase field…

This Week in Auto Racing July 11 – 13

Posted On July 10, 2014

Loudon, NH (SportsNetwork.com) - The NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series are racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, while the Camping World Truck Series is running at Iowa Speedway this weekend. The IndyCar Series is competing at Iowa as well. NASCARSprint Cup SeriesCamping World RV Sales 301 - New Hampshire Motor Speedway - Loudon, N.H.After…

NASCAR penalizes Kurt Busch for minor infraction

Posted On July 08, 2014

Daytona Beach, FL (SportsNetwork.com) - Kurt Busch was docked 10 points for a post-race technical infraction discovered after last Sunday's Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. The Stewart-Haas racing team was also penalized 10 points in the owner standings and crew chief Daniel Knost was fined $10,000. According to the NASCAR release, the penalties stem from a…

The Inside Line: It’s good to be with ‘The King’

Posted On July 07, 2014

(SportsNetwork.com) - Aric Almirola was only 112 days old when Richard Petty drove the No. 43 car to his historic 200th and final NASCAR win in the Firecracker 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 4, 1984.Petty, nicknamed "The King" for winning seven championships and scoring his record number of victories in NASCAR's premier series,…

NASCAR’s top teams form Race Team Alliance

Posted On July 07, 2014

Concord, NC (SportsNetwork.com) - A group of nine multi-car teams competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series announced on Monday they have formed a collaborative business association called the Race Team Alliance. Those teams currently included in the RTA are: Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, Hendrick Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing, Richard…