The Frontstretch is reporting, their sources are indicating, the reason Parker Kligerman is running full-time for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the Nationwide series for 2013 is because the owner – Kyle Busch – is leaving his seat to run a full time Nationwide schedule with Joe Gibbs Racing. We’ll be watching the net for the official word on this nugget …stay tuned.
The Nationwide Series silly season has been in full swing, with changes taking place even before the racing season wrapped up for 2012. Look for more changes before the new season starts in February 2013.
As NASCAR fans look forward to Nationwide Series racing next season, there’s already been a lot of driver movement and changes, including the guarantee of a new Nationwide Series champion in the 2013 season. Continue reading →
With NASCAR’s new Gen-Six cars coming to the track in 2013, manufacturer marketing is banking on race fan loyalty purchases, as their favorite drivers’ car is first to cross the finish line every race day, bringing back the adage, ‘win today – buy tomorrow.’ But it’s what this car brings ‘back’ to the drivers that has them and their fans excited about the ‘future’ of NASCAR racing. Continue reading →
Confidence and cockiness. Two things Denny Hamlin seems to have right now.
Hamlin essentially called his shot last week after the Chicagoland race when he said he would win the race next week at New Hampshire. Hamlin backed up his guarantee and crossed the finish line first at New Hampshire Sunday afternoon. Hamlin had come from the 32nd starting position but Hamlin took the lead before the 100 lap mark. Hamlin had to race his teammate Kyle Busch early but after Busch suffered engine problems, Hamlin was the lone Joe Gibbs Racing car in the front. Hamlin then had to race Jimmie Johnson later in the race but Hamlin was able to hold Johnson off as well. Continue reading →