Kasey Kahne was blunt when talking about his struggles on Wednesday. Kahne’s contract with Hendrick Motorsports runs through 2018 and said that if he’s not competitive by the end of his deal, then it’s time to move on. Byron, who has won five races in the Camping World Truck Series this season, signed a contract with Hendrick Motorsports last week.
Some people look at the glass half-empty, others look at it half-full. And then there’s Verizon IndyCar Series driver Gabby Chaves – he’s looking at the glass totally full, as he’s back in action for the first time since Iowa on July 10. As IndyCar returns to Texas Motor Speedway this Saturday to complete the race that was suspended June 12 due to weather, Chaves put the 2 ½ month delay in one of the best perspectives we’ve seen or heard this week. While some drivers aren’t necessarily happy that the series had to go back to TMS for a re-do of sorts – picking up on Lap 72 when the scheduled 248-lap race restarts – it feels a lot longer to Chaves. “I went into this race at 22 years old and I’ll
All three NASCAR national touring series will be in action this weekend, but they’ll be in different states. The Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series are in Brooklyn, Michigan, at Michigan International Speedway. Meanwhile, the Xfinity Series concludes it stretch of three road courses in four weeks with a visit to Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin. Here’s the schedules for each track with TV and radio times. (All times are Eastern) MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY Friday, Aug. 26 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. – Sprint Cup garage open 10:30 a.m. – 7 p.m – Truck garage open Noon – 1:25 p.m. – Sprint Cup practice (NBCSN, Motor Racing Network) 1:30 – 2:55 p.m. – Truck practice (Fox Sports 2) 4 – 4:55