Kurt Busch scored his second win of the season in the delayed 3M Performance 400 race at Michigan International Speedway. In this way Buch increased his chances of making the Chase for the Nextel Cup.
The officials started the race under yellow flag but the red flag was shown due to the heavy fog. After 32 minutes the race finally got underway. Busch took the lead in lap 101 overtaking Matt Kenseth and dominated the race untill the end. Busch managed to handle the pressure from Martin (...) > Full story
For only the second time since 1997, a NASCAR Cup race has been rained out on two consecutive days. The 3M Performance 400 at Michigan International Speedway, which had been rained out on Sunday was again rained out on Monday.
It is now scheduled for 9:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 21st.
There is cause for optimism because the weather forecast for Brooklyn, Michigan – where MIS is located – calls for much less rain activity tomorrow. NASCAR officials previously said that they would, if (...) > Full story
NASCAR’s Nextel Cup race at Michigan, the 3M Performance 400 will begin Monday at noon Eastern Time after the scheduled Sunday race was rained out. From Saturday evening through Sunday, Southern Michigan experienced constant rain. There was a brief lull that lured out the jet dryers, but they were chased away by a downpour that resumed the day of rain.
This is NASCAR’s fifth race this year which has been affected by rain. The Pocono race was shortened by rain and the races at (...) > Full story
On a day when more than half the IndyCar Series field was eliminated by crashes, Andretti Green Racing’s Tony Kanaan bested teammate Marco Andretti in a final 10-lap duel to win Sunday’s Firestone Indy 400 at Michigan Speedway. It was Kanaan’s third victory of the season, and kept his championship hopes alive with four races remaining.
The 200-lap event was delayed almost five hours from its scheduled noon EDT start by morning rain showers, with the 20-car field finally getting the green flag (...) > Full story