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When NASCAR drivers Danica Patrick and Clint Bowyer were asked about their reaction to the news that former Formula One world champion Jacques Villeneuve would race Sunday at Sonoma Raceway, only one thing came to mind, “train wreck.”
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The next generation Earnhardt is taking a big step in racing this summer.
Karsyn Elledge on Saturday unveiled her No. 3 mini outlaw sprint kart at Sonoma Raceway. The 12-year-old niece of Dale Earnhardt Jr. will spend the summer traveling the West coast with her father to compete in the Mini Outlaw Series.
Jimmy Elledge will take his daughter to 12 races this summer to give her...
Martin Truex Jr. couldn't hold back the tears - not that anyone would blame him after his 218-race winless streak ended at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday.
While it's not the longest stretch a driver has endured between wins - that record belongs to former champion Bill Elliott, who waited 226 races between wins - among active drivers, it is the longest drought between a first...
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Martin Truex Jr. won the Toyota Save Mart 350 from Sonoma Raceway. For Truex it is his first win since 2007 at Dover. Truex’s win is the second in two seasons for Michael Waltrip Racing at Sonoma.
Jamie McMurray began the race on the pole at the track formerly known as Sears Point. McMurray would be passed by the second turn by Marcos Ambrose who started the...
Danica Patrick has problems getting through a NASCAR race. Because of her problems making it to the end of a race without crashing the car, she often times looks for excuses before the race even starts. This week her concern or excuse includes point the finger at Jacques Villeneuve being in the field. Patrick should consider keeping her mouth shut and driving the car. If she drove...
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Sonoma, Cali — The NASCAR Nationwide Series cars are racing at Road America in Elkhart Lake, WI, for the Johnsonville Sausage 200 while the Sprint Cup cars will tackle their first road course of 2013 this weekend at Sonoma Raceway in Sonoma, CA for the Toyota SaveMart 350k.
Below you will find this weekends race schedule, including practice and qualifying...
When you've gone 218 races without a victory, well, you have to mix it up a little if you want to win. And that's exactly what Martin Truex Jr. did to capture Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway.
Truex, 32, a native of Mayetta, N.J., dominated the action on the 10-turn, 1.99-mile road course, leading 51 of 110 laps to win over...
Goddess of NASCAR Danica Patrick is a lover of wine. She, and her ex-husband Paul Hospenthal acquired a very impressive wine cellar with over 1,000 bottles. (More on the Danica Patrick wine collection here) After she divorced Hospenthal so that she could date Ricky Stenhouse Jr., I don’t know what became of the wine collection accrued with her ex-hubby.
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway is one of the few tracks on the NASCAR schedule where Danica Patrick has a lot of experience.
Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has made seven starts at Sonoma dating back to 2005.
Those seven starts came in the IZOD IndyCar Series and unfortunately won’t offer much assistance to Patrick...
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing | Starting Position: 5th
How was your qualifying run? “It was okay. I slipped up a little bit in a couple areas. I knew after the lap I had yesterday, it was going to be really hard to back that up. I just didn’t exactly hit a perfect lap. We started sixth last year and hopefully we’ll win up there....
Jacques Villeneuve returned to NASCAR for Sunday's race at Sonoma and brought his less than stellar reputation with him.
He's a former Formula One world champion and an Indianapolis 500 winner, but his sparkling resume has been shredded through nine eventful Nationwide races. Asked Friday what comes to mind about Villeneuve, defending race winner Clint Bowyer called him...
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NASCAR will be twisting and turning into beautiful wine country in Sonoma this weekend for some road racing which always happens to feature some road rage. Drivers get amped up for these races and they know that to win, you need to have a perfect day. Any driver can have that perfect race and last year’s winner, Clint Bowyer, is the perfect example. The Kansas...
Clint Bowyer led the way with a lap of 75.765 seconds in the final practice for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 from Sonoma. Rounding out the top five was Jamie McMurray, Kyle Busch, Carl Edwards, and Juan Pablo Montoya.
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DENVER, N.C. – Dirt late model standout driver Jared Landers of Batesville, Arkansas, has signed with ESR for NASCAR’s spectacular inaugural dirt show at Eldora Speedway.
Tony Stewart’s inaugural “Mudsummer Classic”, which will be NASCAR’s first national series event on dirt since 1970, has been the talk of the town as most NCWTS teams prepare for their first dirt race...