“I am really proud of Kevin Kidd and all of the guys on this Joe Gibbs Racing Team. They put me in a position to be a factor in this race. Unfortunately we just got wrecked by the 22 car while running third. We didn’t get the finish that we wanted but that has kind of been the story of our season. We were in good position though. I think we were going to make it on fuel. Kevin had a really good strategy for this race. It was good to lead some laps and the Shore Lodge Toyota was good all day. We just would have liked to have had a better finish than what we got.” Read more
With tight racing conditions creating some hard racing and fuel strategies often mixing up the field, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway in Sonoma, CA becomes one of the season’s most intense battles.
Another Top Five Boosts Gresham Into NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Points Lead
A stirring drive to the front and a solid third-place finish in the VisitHamptonVA 175 Saturday at Langley Speedway has boosted Max Gresham to the top of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship standings.
The steady finish – a sixth-straight top-five series effort for the driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Toyota – vaulted Gresham to the lead in the division championship chase by a 17-point margin (1125-1,108) over his nearest challenger, Matt DiBenedetto. Read more
It was a total team effort for Denny Hamlin and No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota crew today at Michigan International Speedway en route to their first win of the 2011 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Meanwhile, teammate Kyle Busch finished just off the pace in third place and Joey Logano finished 18th.