KURT BUSCH TESTS COT TOUGHNESS

Kurt Busch winning the NASCAR All-Star Race was impressive. Kurt Busch winning the NASCAR All-Star Race after slapping the wall with his car at full speed is even more impressive.The current chassis used in the Cup Series has been well documented as a safer machine. The car is also gaining a strong reputation as a durable workhorse that can take some punishment and still offer a driver a fast ride.Busch had shown he had a fast car all night. While running a high line in the corners he flattened ...

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‘NEW KYLE’ ERA ENDS WITH HOMICIDE THREAT

The New Kyle Busch era ended rather emphatically this weekend in Charlotte, with a threat to murder his teammate: "Somebody better keep me away from Denny Hamlin after this race. I am going to kill that mother*&^%$. I had this race won." RIP, New Kyle Busch Era, 5/2/2010 - 5/22/2010. 5 things we learned at the all-star race (SI.com) ...

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TOYOTA SPONSAFIER: PRAYING FOR KARSON (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Our little man Karson won! Check out this touching video on SPEED, which shows Karson and his family, along with Denny Hamlin, as they talk about the car and Karson's rare lung disorder. For more info you can go to the Praying for Karson Facebook page. Toyota has launched a cool contest that lets fans design their own race car. It is called the Sponsafier. Ten finalists will be selected on April 1 to move onto the next round and the winning design will be used as the pace car for NASCAR' ...

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EMOTIONS RULE THE DAY AT HALL OF FAME

CHARLOTTE _ On Sunday, the pageantry and formal wear of the red carpet was mixed with the t-shirts and hats of race fans as the NASCAR Hall of Fame prepared to formally induct its first class of honorees – Bill France Sr., Richard Petty, Bill France Jr., Junior Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Sr. These were the men that built and grew the sport from a hodgepodge of local racers to an international multi-billion dollar industry. They gave the sport character and provided the fans a hero to cheer ...

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ONE BUSCH WINS, THE OTHER WHINES

CHARLOTTE _ For Kurt Busch, Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race was a million dollar pay day. For younger brother Kyle Busch it was a more of a pain. While the elder Busch brother was celebrating his first All-Star Race victory with champagne and Miller Lite, Kyle was waiting in teammate Denny Hamlin’s hauler ready for a fight. During the final ten-lap segment of the 100-lap event, the No. 18 Toyota got a huge run on the outside going through turns one and two. Protecting his lead, ...

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