May 3, 2009

F1: Nakajima looks forward to Spain

Kazuki Nakajima is looking forward to running the Spanish Grand Prix, according to a press release by the team.

Our View: Last year, he nearly broke into a point paying position when he finished seventh in this same race, but so far this year his best result has been only 12th in April's Malaysian Grand Prix.

IRL: Matos tries to be perfect

Raphael Matos will try to keep Luczo Dragon's perfect record intact of qualifying on pole day for the Indy 500 intact, according to a press release from the team. Ryan Briscoe qualified seventh for them in 2007 and Tomas Scheckter took the 11th and final slot in 2008.

Our View: Briscoe could manage only a 23rd-place finish in his start, however, and Scheckter was 24th, so Matos might not be your best option regardless of how he qualifies.

Crown Royal 400 Results

Kyle Busch became only the second driver in NASCAR history to win a race on his birthday. It was his 15th Cup win and his 49th in NASCAR's combined Big Three series.

Crown Royal 400 Results

114Kyle Busch18 Joe Gibbs400Running
216Tony Stewart14 Stewart Haas Racing400Running
35Jeff Burton31 Richard Childress400Running
410Ryan Newman39 Stewart Haas Racing400Running
57Mark Martin5 Rick Hendrick400Running
628Sam Hornish Jr77 Roger Penske400Running
727Jamie McMurray26 Roush-Fenway400Running
82Jeff Gordon24 Hendrick - Gordon400Running
941Casey Mears07 Richard Childress400Running
1029Juan Montoya42 Earnhardt - Ganassi400Running
1121Marcos Ambrose47 Michael Waltrip400Running
1217Kurt Busch2 Roger Penske400Running
1335Matt Kenseth17 Roush-Fenway400Running
143Denny Hamlin11 Joe Gibbs400Running
151Brian Vickers83 Red Bull Racing NASCAR400Running
1636Robby Gordon7 Robby Gordon400Running
1720Greg Biffle16 Roush-Fenway400Running
1812Clint Bowyer33 Richard Childress400Running
1913Joey Logano20 Joe Gibbs400Running
2023Reed Sorenson43 Richard Petty Motorsports400Running
2131A J Allmendinger44 Richard Petty Motorsports400Running
224Martin Truex Jr1 Earnhardt - Ganassi400Running
2322David Ragan6 Roush-Fenway400Running
2430Michael Waltrip55 Michael Waltrip400Running
2532Elliott Sadler19 Richard Petty Motorsports400Running
2637Carl Edwards99 Roush-Fenway400Running
2725Dale Earnhardt Jr88 Rick Hendrick399Running
289David Reutimann00 Michael Waltrip399Running
2918Kasey Kahne9 Richard Petty Motorsports399Running
3033Paul Menard98 Yates Racing398Running
3140Bobby Labonte96 Yates / Hall of Fame398Running
3242John Andretti34 Front Row Motorsports397Running
338Scott Speed82 Red Bull Racing NASCAR396Running
3419Kevin Harvick29 Richard Childress394Running
3538Jeremy Mayfield41 Jeremy Mayfield371Running
3615Jimmie Johnson48 Hendrick - Gordon368Running
376Mike Bliss09 James Finch368Running
3811David Stremme12 Roger Penske324Accident
3934David Gilliland71 Racers Group92Electrical
4024Joe Nemechek87 Joe Nemechek90Brakes
4143Tony Raines37 Front Row Motorsports74Brakes
4239Scott Riggs36 Tommy Baldwin54Electrical
4326Dave Blaney66 Phil Parsons8Accident
Todd Bodine64 Larry Gunselman0Did Not Qualify
Trevor Boys06 Trevor Boys0Did Not Qualify