Stock Car Gazette e-zine for Tuesday, 4/21/09
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Overnight Ratings Off
Fox’s broadcast of Saturday night’s Subway Fresh Fit 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race earned a 3.3 overnight rating from Nielsen Media Research and a 6 market share, Street & Smith’s SportsBusiness Daily reports. The rating was 17.5 percent lower than the 4.0 the race earned overnight last year for Fox.
Fan Forum Starts With Talladega
Motor Racing Network (MRN Radio), a subsidiary of International Speedway Corporation (ISC), and SPEED have partnered to bring NASCAR fans unfettered access to top drivers and racing personalities through MRN at Full SPEED, a Q&A fan forum to be conducted prior to the start of each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at ISC-owned facilities throughout the year. Currently scheduled to appear at Talladega Superspeedway are Clint Bowyer, driver of the No. 33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevrolet, Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 83 Red Bull Toyota and Mike Helton, President of NASCAR. MRN at Full SPEED will take place on the SPEED stage located next to the Kid’s Zone starting at 9 am on Sunday, April 26. Race fans will have the opportunity to ask questions and chat with the panel, emceed by MRN Pit Reporter Danielle Frye.
Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC
NASCAR Nationwide Series on ABC from Talladega
Races at Talladega Superspeedway are always fast, exciting and unpredictable, and the NASCAR Nationwide Series makes its only appearance of the 2009 season at the famous Alabama track this weekend for the Aaron’s 312. ESPN on ABC will have a live, high definition telecast of the race on Saturday, April 25, at 2 p.m. ET beginning with NASCAR Countdown. ESPN2 is the home of the NASCAR Nationwide Series all season, with selected races on ESPN and ABC. The race re-airs Sunday, April 26, at 11 a.m. on ESPN Classic. — Dr. Jerry Punch will be the lap-by-lap announcer for ESPN’s coverage from Talladega, joined in the booth for analysis by 1999 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Dale Jarrett, one of the founding drivers of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, and two-time Cup Series champion crew chief Andy Petree. Dave Burns, Jamie Little, Shannon Spake and Vince Welch will report from the pits, while two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion crew chief Tim Brewer will be in the ESPN Craftsman Tech Garage. — Allen Bestwick will host the pre-race NASCAR Countdown program with analysis by Jarrett and Brad Daugherty, owner of a winning team in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, in the ESPN pit studio.
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NASCAR will NOT penalize Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Casey Mears for their post-race incident at Phoenix.(Virginian Pilot)(4-21-2009)
Race and Commercial Breakdown of the Subway Fresh Fit 500
Total race brdcst time 137 Total comm. brdcst time 52
Total number of commercials: 110
Total number of companies or entities advertised: 62
Total number of brief promos of products/services during the race broadcast: 62
Total amount of time these brief promos take during broadcast: app. 8 min. 50 sec.
Total minutes: 189
Minutes of race broadcast: 137
Minutes of commercials: 52
Number of missed restarts: 1
Number of ‘mystery cautions’: 1
Total Digger sightings: 31
Animated Digger shots: 9
‘Digger Vision’ shots: 2
Still Digger shots: 16
Text Digger to 7555 mentions: 2
Get Digger theme at itunes.com mentions: 2
Mark Donohue Tribute at Watkins Glen: The weekend of April 25-26, 2009, Watkins Glen International and the International Motor Racing Research Center will join forces to present a Mark Donohue Tribute. The weekend will include the launch of Michael Argetsinger’s new book on Mark. This is the first definitive biography ever written on Mark and at more than 600 pages, promises to be an outstanding read and a tremendous tribute to his memory. Details of the weekend remain in the planning stage but activities will include an opportunity to drive the 3.4-mile Watkins Glen circuit in your own car. A dedicated session will provide for ex-Donohue race cars to have the track to themselves. Several outstanding cars have already committed to be there. There will also be discussion sessions with key people in Mark’s life presenting their memories and stories. We will provide more details as they become available but, for now, be sure to plan for this unique event. More info available at www.UnfairAdvantageRacing.com and theglen.com.(4-21-2009)
Phoenix overnight TV Ratings: NASCAR on Fox posted a record-low 3.3/6 Saturday night for racing from Phoenix. Saturday’s 3.3/8 is an -18% drop compared to last year’s 4.0/7. FOX’s rating at the green flag was just a 3.1/6, down -18% compared to last year’s 3.8/7 when a long-running Yankees-Red Sox game drove some viewers straight into the first lap of the race. For the season-to-date, NASCAR On FOX is averaging a 4.9/10 in the metered markets, down -14% compared to last year’s 5.7/11.
Racing Resources Says …Sprint Cup Series
* Mark Martin won the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway after starting from the pole. His victory was the fifth straight win by Hendrick Motorsports at Phoenix. Martin led five times for 157 laps, including the final six.
* Martin scored his 400th top-10 finish and became the fourth driver in NASCAR history to score 400 or more top-10 finishes. He scored his second victory in 25 races at Phoenix and is the oldest driver to win at Phoenix at 50 years, three months and nine days. Martin is just the fourth driver to win over the age of 50, joining Harry Gant, Bobby Allison and Morgan Shepherd. Shepherd was the last driver over 50 to score a victory, doing so at Atlanta in March 1993.
* Martin is the 15th different driver to win for Hendrick Motorsports, and is the ninth driver to win in the #5 car, which has won 35 times.
* This was Martin’s 36th career victory in 730 races and he remained 18th on NASCAR’s all-time wins list.
* This was Martin’s first victory with Hendrick Motorsports and first with an owner other than Jack Roush. It was his first victory with crew chief Alan Gustafson. This is the 178th victory for Hendrick Motorsports; third in 2009 and third straight (Jimmie Johnson won at Martinsville, Jeff Gordon won at Texas).
* Tony Stewart finished second, posting his sixth top-10 finish in 2009. It marked his best finish of the season and best with his new team.
* This is the third victory for Chevrolet in 2009, all in the last three races.
* Gordon leads the points standings, by 85 over second-place Johnson.
* Kurt Busch, third, posted his fifth top-10 finish in 2009.
* Jimmie Johnson, fourth, scored his sixth top-10 of 2009 and fourth consecutive top-4 finish.
* Sam Hornish Jr. (ninth) scored his career-best finish.
* Clint Bowyer (26th) extended an 81-race streak of running at the finish that began at Homestead in November 2006. Bowyer’s last DNF came at Phoenix on Nov. 12, 2006, where he finished 33rd because of an oil pump failure. This ties him for the most consecutive races running at the finish with Kevin Harvick. Herman Beam had a streak of 84 races in which he competed without a DNF, but those races were not consecutive.
* The top 10 consisted of four Chevrolets, two Toyotas, two Dodges and two Fords.(ESPN Monday Rundown)(4-20-2009)
Darlington walls go retro for Southern 500: When spectators and competitors arrive at Darlington Raceway for the May 9th Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com everyone will notice one distinct difference – red and white retaining walls surrounding the track “Too Tough to Tame.” “Giving the most famous walls on the NASCAR circuit a retro facelift seemed very fitting as part of our 60th celebration,” said track President, Chris Browning. “This is the first time since 1989 that the walls have been painted anything but white and it certainly reminds me of the early days of NASCAR racing.” The walls are painted in 40-foot sections alternating red and white and took nearly 50 hours and 315 gallons of paint to complete. In addition to the red and white paint scheme, a retro font was used for the Darlington Raceway signage at the start/finish line. Tickets to the 2009 Southern 500 presented by GoDaddy.com, as well as the NASCAR Nationwide Series Diamond Hill Plywood 200 are on-sale now. Tickets can be purchased by calling the Darlington Raceway ticket office at 866-459-RACE or online at http://www.darlingtonraceway.com/tickets/.(Darlington Raceway PR)(4-20-2009)
Overnight Parks Will Be Rocking All Weekend at Talladega: LoCash Cowboys will be cranking the tunes for infield guests on Saturday night of race weekend, but they won’t be the only band appearing at Talladega Superspeedway. Six bands will perform free concerts for guests in four overnight parks surrounding track property Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26.
Overnight Parks and Band Performing:
Infield – LoCash Cowboys (Saturday, 9 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
West B – Who So Ever (Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
West C – Cross Country (Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
Reserved South Park – The River (Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
Free South Park – Renaissance (Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
Free South Park – Thunder (Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
North Park – Trackside the Band (Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m. – 11 p.m.)
For tickets, visit www.talladegasuperspeedway.com or call 1-877-Go2-DEGA. For our hearing impaired guests, please call TDD 1-866-ISC-TRAK (1-866-472-8725). Tickets also are available in person by visiting the Talladega Superspeedway Ticket Office from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. CDT, Monday- Friday.(TSS PR)(4-20-2009)
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Minter: Some Teams Park For The Money
By Rick Minter | Senior Writer
When looking for enlightenment on controversial issues, there’s an old rule of thumb that often comes to mind – “Follow the money.” It’s especially helpful when looking at the practice of …
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Rankings | Despite woes, Gordon still at top
The top-35 Sprint Cup teams following the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz. Teams are ranked in terms of their performance and their potential for success this season.
Kuwaiti backers, track builders want Gordon’s help
Add Jeff Gordon’s name to the list of drivers exploring track development. And why not? Golf’s top names often become course architects, many while they can still play and contend.
No penalties set for Mears and most popular driver
Neither Dale Earnhardt Jr. nor Casey Mears will face any penalties as a result of their post-race run-ins at Phoenix International Raceway, NASCAR officials said Monday.
Reunion is scheduled on hallowed racing ground
“If you won a race at Columbia, you know that you had done something,” Buddy Baker says of the now-closed track where engines roared for more than 40 years.
Talladega hall of fame’s induction set Wednesday
Driver Donnie Allison and car owners Bud Moore and Raymond Parks are part of the 2009 class at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series
Mark Martin got his third pole of the season with a 133.814 mph lap Friday at Phoenix. Saturday, he led 78 of the opening 79 laps. The first yellow came for Sterling Marlin’s spin, and Martin got out of the pits first. Dale Earnhardt Jr. had to make an extra stop because of loose lug nuts and dropped to the back for the restart. On the second caution, for debris, Kurt Busch got out of the pits ahead of Martin’s Chevrolet. David Stremme spun on lap 138 and Jimmie Johnson lost nine spots in the pits as a lug nut fell off. Jeff Gordon banged with Denny Hamlin and had to pit to fix his left-front fender. Gordon also had an extra stop later due to a missing lug nut. Michael Waltrip bumped Robby Gordon into the wall. Earnhardt Jr., out of pit sequence, became the leader. Later, Tony Stewart led, then Martin got around. His lead over Stewart went away when Earnhardt wrecked on lap 302 of 312. Ryan Newman stayed out while others pitted, but Martin quickly repassed him. Martin, whose last victory was in 2005 and 97 races ago, finished .734 second ahead of Stewart. Busch was third, followed by Johnson and Greg Biffle. Martin averaged 108.042 mph with six yellows for 29 laps. It was the fifth consecutive win at Phoenix by Hendrick Motorsports. Other over-50 drivers to win in Cup include Harry Gant, Bobby Allison and Morgan Shepherd. Gordon (25th) leads Johnson by 85 points.
Yes, He REALLY Said That
Dale Earnhardt Jr., on his new diet. “Just cutting out a lot of nonsense like ice cream and chips, I feel… more confident and better energy-wise.”
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Copart on the #10 at Talladega: Braun Racing announces that Copart, Inc., an online vehicle remarketing company that sells more than 1 million cars per year, will serve as primary sponsor of the #10 Toyota Camry in this weekend’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Talladega Superspeedway with veteran driver David Reutimann.(Braun Racing PR)(4-20-2009)
Racing Resources Says…
Greg Biffle won the Bashas Supermarket 200 at Phoenix. Biffle posted his 20th series victory in his 224th start and posted his third win at Phoenix (the most of all drivers) in his 11th race.
Biffle posted his 50th NASCAR National Touring Series victory and fourth at Phoenix. Biffle’s last win came in his last series start at Las Vegas; he ended a 76-race winless streak with his win there.
Roush Fenway Racing posted its 100th series victory, the most of any team. Biffle is responsible for 17 of Roush Fenway Racing’s 100 victories. The team posted its sixth series victory at Phoenix and 13th NASCAR win, the most of any team.
Ford posted its eighth win at Phoenix, the most of any manufacturer. Ford posted its second win of 2009 (both by Biffle).
Biffle led once for 106 laps; that was the 11th time in 15 races at Phoenix that the leader of the most laps has gone on to win.
Carl Edwards, the points leader entering, finished 33rd (25 laps down). Kyle Busch recovered from going two laps down to finish 10th. He now leads the points by 47 over Edwards.
Justin Allgaier (eighth) and Steven Wallace (12th) started the race in backup cars after crashing during qualifying.
Jason Leffler (second) posted his fourth top-10 finish of 2009 and his sixth consecutive top-15 finish.
Brad Keselowski (third) posted his third consecutive third-place finish.
Brendan Gaughan (seventh) was the highest finishing Rookie of the Year contender.
The top 10 consisted of four Chevys, two Fords, three Toyotas and a Dodge.(ESPN.com)(4-20-2009)
Benny Gordon’s Appeal Denied: On April 20, 2009, the National Stock Car Racing Commission heard and considered the appeal of Benny Gordon Racing regarding the #72 NASCAR Nationwide Series car. The appeal concerned three penalties issued by NASCAR stemming from pre-qualifying inspection on March 21, 2009 for the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Bristol Motor Speedway. The Appellants requested and were granted a deferral of the fine and suspension penalties until such time as this hearing could be convened. The Appellants argued that sometime prior to the Event they had purchased a supply of Sunoco fuel for testing purposes from a third-party vendor which, unbeknownst to them, contained oxygenates. Fuel from this supply was then re-introduced into the racecar at Bristol when they “topped off” the car using a dumpcan from their hauler just prior to qualifying. The Commission found that the fuel did not meet specifications and that the penalties already factored in any mitigating circumstances. Therefore, it is the unanimous decision of the National Stock Car Racing Commission to uphold the original penalties assessed by NASCAR. The periods of suspension shall be adjusted from the date of this hearing. The Appellants have the right under Section 15 of the Rule Book to appeal this decision to the National Stock Car Racing Commissioner.(NASCAR PR)
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Key Motorsports discontinues full-time schedule; to run select races: Curtis Key, owner of Key Motorsports, has announced that he has cancelled his team’s full-time championship effort in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and will pursue only a limited schedule with Mike Bliss behind the wheel for the remainder of the 2009 season. Key cites lack of sponsorship and his desire to focus on the team’s first full-time NASCAR Nationwide Series entry as his reasons for discontinuing the full-time truck program. The #40 Key Motorsports Chevy Silverado will not appear on the entry list [withdrawn] for this weekend’s race at Kansas Speedway, despite Key’s original intention to field a full-time NCWTS entry. The #40 will next hit the track for the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway. Bliss will continue to drive the #40 in the remaining races Key Motorsports runs this season. While the team’s schedule for the remainder of the season has not yet been determined, Key plans to run his team for the Charlotte race, as well as seven upcoming races in which he has sponsorship commitments with Westerman Companies and Oakland Metal Buildings. (Key Motorsports PR)(4-20-2009)
Raybestos Rookie News & Notes – Kansas Speedway: James Buescher was the Raybestos Rookie of the Race in the March 30 Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway. Buescher scored an 11th place finish and claimed Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors for the first time this season. J.R. Fitzpatrick holds a four-point lead (42-38) over Tayler Malsam and James Buescher in the Raybestos Rookie standings entering the April 25 O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 at Kansas Speedway. Four races, four different faces, four different drivers have claimed Raybestos Rookie of the Race honors in the four Camping World Truck Series races this season. Colin Braun was the Raybestos Rookie of the Race in the 2008 O’Reilly Auto Parts 250, scoring a third-place finish. A Raybestos Rookie has finished in the top-10 at Kansas in each of the last four consecutive races. At least one Raybestos Rookie has led a lap in three of the last four races at Kansas. Ricky Hendrick is the only Raybestos Rookie to win in eight previous Camping World Truck Series races at Kansas. Hendrick captured the 2001 event by 2.841 seconds over Ted Musgrave.(Raybestos PR)(4-20-2009)
DiCarlo solid at the Rock; back to trucks for Kansas: Gabi DiCarlo continued her string of impressive early season runs with a strong performance at the ARCA RE/MAX Carolina 200 in Rockingham, North Carolina. DiCarlo started 24th and was able to fight through the fast field to finish 14th. DiCarlo will now switch seats and climb aboard The Great Clips Racing NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Toyota Tundra and head to Kansas Speedway for the running of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 250 live on SPEED April 25th at 6:30pm/et.(Stringer Motorsports PR)(4-20-2009)
Brian Ickler is gearing up for his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start Saturday, April 25, 2009 at Kansas Speedway. Ickler 23, will pilot the #51 Miccosukee Resort Billy Ballew Motorsports Toyota Tundra. Kyle “Rowdy” Busch has piloted the Tundra in the first four events and holds the 2009 Driver/Owner Points lead after posting back to back wins at the Auto Club Speedway and Atlanta Motor Speedway. Due to scheduling conflicts with NASCAR national series events at Talladega, Busch is unable to compete in the fifth race of the 2009 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season opening the door for Ickler. This will be the Ickler’s first start at the 1.5-mile Kansas City, Kansas track; he has one previous start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in 2008. He has seven NASCAR Camping World Series victories, posting his latest win at Greenville-Pickens Speedway in March 2009.(Billy Ballew Motorsports PR)(4-20-2009)
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Coming Off Career-Best Finish at Rockingham, Alli Owens Ramped Up for Talladega
TALLADEGA AL (4-21-09) – In 57 years of ARCA RE/MAX Series competition, no female driver has ever won an ARCA RE/MAX Series race. Shawna Robinson and Erin Crocker got close with second place finishes, but never a victory.
After Alli Owens qualified second at Daytona this year, many thought she just might be the gal to bust down the winner’s circle barrier. But after running second in the early going, the Daytona Beach, Florida driver got caught up in the “big one”. She was okay, but her day was done.
Now fast-forward to this past Sunday afternoon at Rockingham Speedway where the 20-year-old driver finished a career-best 12th in the No. 19 Eddie D’Hondt Motorsports-ElectrifyingCareers.com Toyota.
“The ElectrifyingCareers.com car was really good,” said Owens. “We went a little too far on our first adjustment and our car was too loose on the next run. We lost a little ground because of that, but everything came together for our last run. The (No.) 19 team did a great job today and ended the day with a solid finish.
“I learned a lot today. I learned how to handle the track and how to handle the car. We ran lap times at the end of the race that would have been good enough for a top-five finish.”
Now, with her confidence ramped up, it’s on to Talladega Superspeedway for the ARCA RE/MAX 250 Friday afternoon, April 24.
“Everyone at D’Hondt Motorsports team is stoked about Talladega. We put the ElectrifyingCareers.com car on the front row at Daytona, so we’re really confident about our superspeedway program. Our car for Talladega is just as good, if not better than what we brought to Daytona.
“Talladega (Superspeedway) and Daytona (International Speedway) are both really fast Superspeedways, but that’s about where the similarities end. Daytona seems like the evil stepsister of Talladega. Daytona has a really rough surface and you fight that all race long. Talladega has a silky, smooth surface and you can really feel the speed because you’re not focused on the bumps. It also has great three-wide racing.”
Three-wide racing that’s been known to spawn big-time crashes.
“There’s always a ‘big one’ at Talladega. I don’t think there’s a full proof strategy to avoid it. You’re always in danger of being involved in it, whether you’re in the front or the back. Since it’s been repaved, the track has given everyone so much confidence. The grip is phenomenal and makes drivers think that their cars will do whatever they want them to. It makes them push the envelope a lot further than they normally would and that’s when accidents happen. It’s almost like the drivers are their own worst enemy at Talladega, where as the track is your enemy when you race at Daytona. Last year I tried to ride around in the back and log laps until the end. I ended up getting caught up in a wreck, so I know there are no safe zones.”
The event at Talladega will mark Owens’s 15th career ARCA RE/MAX Series start.
“I know I can win at this level,” said Owens. “I’m with a team that can win in this series. Eddie D’Hondt Motorsports brings the best equipment to the table. I have a lot of quality people behind me who believe in me, who have confidence in me. I really feel like I’m ready to win – that I could be that first female winner.”
Practice for the ARCA RE/MAX 250 at Talladega is scheduled from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM local Central time Thursday, April 23 followed by Menards Pole Qualifying presented by Ansell at 5:05 PM. The 47th ARCA RE/MAX 250 is scheduled to roll off just after 4:00 PM local time Friday afternoon, April 24. The race is LIVE on SPEED at 5:00 PM Eastern.
Tim Richmond Memorial
By Mansfield Motorsports Park
MANSFIELD, Ohio (March 12, 2009)—Mansfield Motorsports Park officials announced today that the June 20 ARCA RE/MAX Series race will be named in honor of the on-track accomplishments of the late Tim Richmond, a notable racecar driver and …
ARCA: Steve Arpin Finishes 10th …
Next Stop: Arpin and the Taylor Motorsports Toyota Camry team travel to Talladega, Alabama this weekend for the ARCA RE/MAX 250. The green flag drops at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2009 and will air LIVE on SPEED. …
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Insider Racing News
Mark Martin Records 36th Career Victory – Just Hitting His Stride
by Allen Madding
Shouldn’t Take 222 Laps for First Pass for Lead in NASCAR Race, Making the Grade – Phoenix 1 by Dennis Michelsen
The Nascar Insiders
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Cheers & Jeers
The Crazy Old Man in Victory Lane!
by Carol Einarsson
CHEERS to the first night race of the year!
TV Ratings Continue To Deliver A Message
There is a wake-up call being delivered by NASCAR fans nationwide. The only question is, will it result in change?
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Tues Apr 21
12:00 am NASCAR Now ESPN2
12:00 am This Week in NASCAR SPEED
8:00 am This Week in NASCAR SPEED
5:00 pm NASCAR Now ESPN2
Wed Apr 22
12:00 am NASCAR Now ESPN2
12:00 pm NSCS Phoenix Replay SPEED
5:00 pm NASCAR Now ESPN2
Jayski does not list all the programming offered by SPEED; for complete listings go to their website, http://www.speedtv.com/schedule/
Always CHECK YOUR LOCAL LISTINGS!
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