Joe Gibbs Racing officials admitted Tuesday that they’re out of alibis after announcing that the organization would add a fourth Sprint Cup team in 2015 with driver Carl Edwards of Columbia and a significant investment from communications technology company Arris, a new sponsor to NASCAR.
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NASCAR could issue an edict before this weekend’s Sprint Cup race that makes it mandatory for drivers to stay in their cars until safety personnel arrive following a collision. Tracks around the country have changed their rules in the wake of Kevin Ward Jr.’s death in a sprint car race.
In August 2010, Busch won the Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series races at Bristol on the same week, becoming the first driver in NASCAR history to accomplish that feat. One year ago here, he took the checkered flag for the Nationwide and Truck events but finished 11th in the Sprint Cup race. He had to start from the rear of the field after he had wrecked in qualifying.
The intense title battle between Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg continues at the Belgian Grand Prix this weekend, as the Formula One championship resumes following a summer break with Rosberg leading his Mercedes teammate by just 11 points.