Danica Patrick says she is open to change if it improves her performance in NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series. However, it remained unclear Friday what was the impetus for the swap in crew chiefs and pit-road crews made this week by Stewart-Haas Racing between Patrick’s No. 10 and Kurt Busch’s No. 41 teams.
Jamie McMurray was second fastest in Round 1 of knockout qualifying and fastest in the second round to win the pole for Sunday’s Goody’s 500 at Martinsville Speedway. The pole is McMurray’s second of the season and 11th of his Sprint Cup Series career.
NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup: Eight drivers remain in contention for the 2014 championship heading into Sunday’s Goody’s 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Who’s Hot/Who’s Not includes Brad Keselowski, Matt Kenseth, Kyle Busch and Dale Earnhardt Jr.
that's racin' (phrase): Expresses frustration or emotion.
1. When a small part costing just a few dollars fails and stops a $150,000 race car, that's racin'.
2. When you race a competitor for 500 miles and lose to him by just a few feet, that's racin'.
3. When a hot dog wrapper blows out of the stands, gets caught across the air vent on the front of your car and causes your engine to overheat, that's racin'.