Found July 03, 2013 on Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News: Yardbarker Blogger Network
PLAYERS: Jamie McMurray
NASCAR teams always look for a competitive edge, and that's what brought Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates drivers Juan Pablo Montoya and Jamie McMurray to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 1-2 for a private test. Montoya and McMurray each will try to win at IMS for the second time in their respective careers when they take the green flag Sunday, July 28 at the 20th Running of the Crown Royal Presents the Samuel Deeds 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Montoya, the 2000 Indianapolis 500 winner, and McMurray, the 2010 Brickyard 400 winner, took full advantage of their opportunity to test the NASCAR Generation 6 car that made its debut at the season-opening Daytona 500 in February. "It's the first time here with this car, and it seems like some of the setup stuff is quite a bit different from what we did with the car from the past couple years, so we're just trying to incorporate all the stuff we're doing this year into getting ...

McMurray a wild-card contender?

Jamie McMurray in the No. 1 car had a great second-place finish Sunday at Kentucky Speedway. I heard comments from a lot of fans about how "surprised" they were to see that car up front. However, I think they have the wrong impression. Jamie has performed like that this year a lot. Look back to how well he was running at Charlotte, Dover and Sonoma. He has had top-five...

Drivers like results at Indy test

Jamie McMurray and Juan Pablo Montoya like what they've seen from the new Cup cars at Indianapolis. On Monday, the two former Indianapolis winners joined a growing list of test participants who have raved about everything from handling to quicker speeds to tire wear on the 2.5-mile oval that has often caused so much consternation for NASCAR drivers. ''Our car has been...

McMurray hoping 2nd-place finish starts turnaround

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By MICHAEL MAROT AP Sports Writer When Jamie McMurray took a break from testing at Indianapolis and walked over with a smile, it seemed fitting. The 37-year-old driver knows this could be the track where he finally turns things around. After winning just once in 105 races, finishing in the top five only three times and winning just two poles in the last 2...

McMurray To Join Gordon, Stenhouse In Martinsville’s New Party Plaza

One of the hottest drivers in NASCAR right now will heat up Martinsville Speedway’s new Party Plaza on October 27. Jamie McMurray, who finished second in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup event and was the pole winner two weeks ago, will stop by the Party Plaza on the morning of the Goody’s™ Headache Relief Shot™ 500. Jeff Gordon, four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion, and Rookie...

A whopping 16 Sprint Cup Teams had roof flaps

confiscated by NASCAR today as they did not meet NASCAR specifications. Every driver from Joe Gibbs, Roush Fenway, Penske Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports, and Michael Waltrip Racing were involved.  Jamie McMurray, Trevor Bayne,and Casey Mears also wound up getting caught.  Penalties can occur from this. Another whopping 15 Nationwide Series teams wound up getting penalized...
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