The Nationwide New England 200, a NASCAR event, was hosted at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Saturday, 16 July 2011, and it was an event that was filled with excitement and nail-biting moments. Kyle Busch enjoyed a significant victory in this event, as he secured his 100th win and is now one of three drivers in the NASCAR Series that has managed to claim a hundred victories. The number one driver at this stage is Richard Petty with two hundred NASCAR victories, followed by David Pearson with a hundred and six.
Many NASCAR, Rally and Formula 1 fans were speculating on the future of Kimi Raikkonen, as there were rumors that he might be moving over to NASCAR like his former McLaren team mate, Juan Pablo Montoya. But up until Saturday it was merely stories. On Saturday the formal announcement was made that Kimi Raikkonen had signed with Kyle Busch Motorsports, and confirmed that Raikkonen was leaving rally driving behind to enter the world of NASCAR. It is hoped that Kyle Busch’s NASCAR experience and Raikkonen’s driving talent will be a winning combination for the motorsport team.
Born in the city of Las Vegas on 2 May 1985, Kyle Thomas Busch was destined to become a household name in the NASCAR industry, following in the footsteps of his brother Kurt. With supportive parents, Kyle was given the opportunity to explore his passion for driving from the early age of thirteen. Now, aged 23, Kyle Busch took his NASCAR career to a new high, by winning on his home turf in Las Vegas on Sunday.
Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is a NASCAR racing team which first appeared on the NASCAR circuit in 1991. The team, which is owned by Joe Gibbs, was originally started as a way for Gibbs to spend more time with his family. Gibbs was a man of many talents in his youth and besides owning the [...]
When Kyle Busch takes to the racetrack, fans are generally kept on tenterhooks waiting to see if heâ€™ll blast past fellow competitors to take the winnerâ€™s trophy or if heâ€™ll let his winning style slide for another bad finish. This past weekendâ€™s race left no-one guessing, however, as Busch leisurely kept ahead of the pack for an easy finish.
Tayler Malsam has already been tearing up tar strips across the country in preparation for his big NASCAR debut. Now, it seems, the moment he has spent the past few months preparing for is finally here â€“ Malsam will be making his inaugural start in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, which will be taking place this coming Wednesday in Bristol, Tennessee.
After two consecutive lackluster finishes, fans and fellow drivers alike thought that maybe Busch was slipping up a bit. But it seems that Kyle Busch will have no ill-talk of his skills. He responded to comments made by rivals Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson by winning a Sprint Cup Series event and setting a new NASCAR record on Sunday.
Both the Kroger 200 and the Power Stroke Diesel 200 are set to take place at the Oâ€™Reilly Raceway Park before the end of the month. The Nationwide Seriesâ€™ Kroger 200 is set to take place this Saturday on the 0.686-miletrack. This is something that shouldnâ€™t surprise anybody, as the race has been taking place at the Oâ€™Reilly Raceway since 1982.
It seems that Kyle Busch is set to enjoy the season of a lifetime after he claimed yet another win this weekend at the Lifelock.com 400 held at the Chicagoland Speedway on Saturday Night. The race was tough and though it seemed that Busch had his sights set on the trophy from the start, there was a patch near the end when it seemed that victory had been swept out from under his feet.
The Daytona International Speedway has a bit of a reputation for being a tough course, but no one could have predicted the drama that unfolded at the race track this weekend. With cars crashing and spinning on virtually every corner, the race was more about how well you avoided collisions than it was about fastest lap times.