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.
He hasnâ€™t had the best of luck in this Sprint Cup Season, but Tony Stewart has just managed to pick up his fifth Nationwide Series victory for the year. It was a long, hard slog to the finish line, however, and it took quite a bit of work to be first to cross the finish line.
Many think of Kyle Busch as the driver they love to hate. He is often moody and seems to wreck an obscene number of cars, yet somehow his driving still packs a punch and every so often he bursts ahead of the pack and surprises everyone with some superb driving. True to form, Busch took the checkered flag at Infineon Raceway this Sunday to grab his fifth victory of the year.
The Old Spice Prelude to the Dream racing event is hosted by the Eldora Speedway, which is owned by Tony Stewart. It is an event which sees twenty-five of the worldâ€™s greatest drivers donating their time and skill for the charities that the Old Spice Prelude to the Dream raises funds, and to take on their racing counterparts in a day of fun and excitement. Here, spectators can see their favorite drivers take on the dirt track in late model stock cars. But do not be fooled, these old cars can put out more than eight hundred horsepower, and ensure that the racing is as thrilling and exciting to take part in as it is to watch.
The 2008 Dodge Challenger 500 will take place this Saturday night at the Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina. The track is well noted for providing one of the biggest challenges on the Sprint Cup schedule and drivers are geared up and looking ready to race.