By Scott Held Special to NASCAR Wire Service Biffle gives Ford its 1,000th NASCAR victory BROOKLYN, Mich. — Sunday was Father’s Day, but it also turned into a sweet birthday celebration for Ford Motor Co. Greg Biffle drove his No. 16 Ford Fusion to victory in the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service A cursory glance at Jimmie Johnson’s racing resume will tell you that the driver of the No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet is a lock to make the NASCAR Hall of Fame. But Johnson is still writing history, and in Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway, he [...]
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service AVONDALE, Ariz.—The relative strength of crossover gates and the construction of the No. 32 Turner Motorsports Chevrolet driven by Kyle Larson are two primary areas NASCAR will examine in its continuing analysis of last Saturday’s crash that injured 28 spectators at Daytona International Speedway.
Staff Report NASCAR Wire Service Patrick and Gordon lock up front row, right where they want to be Danica Patrick and Jeff Gordon have to be pleased with their qualifying efforts on Sunday, Feb. 17. After all, once all 45 drivers had taken their two-lap jaunt around the 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway they had clocked [...]
By Reid Spencer NASCAR Wire Service DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Starting first is certainly no guarantee of an excellent finish, but Danica Patrick’s pole-winning run Sunday is likely to mean big box office for Daytona International Speedway. Patrick ran the third-fastest qualifying speed at Daytona in the restrictor-plate era (196.434 mph) to edge Jeff Gordon [...]