This Sunday the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series goes to the home of the American auto industry for the Pure Michigan 400. Austin Dillon helps out Stewart-Haas Racing, Brian Vickers gets a full-time gig and Juan Pablo Montoya is moving on.
FOX News Radio’s Marghiee Teshineh previews the race in “FOX in the Fast Lane”:
FOX in the Fast Lane.
Kasey Kahne believes racing at Michigan this weekend and then Bristol in two weeks offers him the best chance of a win because…
(Kahne) “You know I think we’ve been fast at those tracks and good at all the tracks that we have left on the schedule this season so I’m excited about it, I think we are in a good spot.”
Austin Dillon, the current Nationwide series points leader will racing in both the Nationwide and Sprint Cup race, filling in for Tony Stewart — still on the mend after breaking his leg.
Michael Waltrip Racing now has Aaron’s as the primary sponsor for the No. 55 car for two full seasons starting next year, and driver Brian Vickers is promoted from part-time to full-time status. And for Vickers…
(Vickers) “I’m honored and thankful to be a part of it. This is a dream come true for me.”
And Earnhardt Gnassi Racing team owner Chip Ganassi says they are not resigning Juan Pablo Montoya to drive for them next year. Montoya had been with the team since 2006.
Fox in the Fast Lane, I’m Marghiee Teshineh, FOX News Radio.