Tag Archives: Kenny Wallace

Tweet N Greet: Tony Stewart Chooses Interesting Costume for Halloween

Wreck one guy, 2 race suspensionWreck half field and prematurely end race, get into Eliminator Round. Makes sense. #NASCAR#MattKenseth — Vito Pugliese (@vtp1320) November 3, 2015 Twitter is full of everyone from fans, media, drivers and everyone in between sharing their opinions on Matt Kenseth‘s two-race suspension. Regardless of which …

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Kenny Wallace to Drive for Joe Gibbs Racing at Iowa

On Thursday, Kenny Wallace announced on his own Twitter feed that he has been tapped to drive the No. 20 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing in the XFINITY Series U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway.  Naturally, the 51-year old veteran is very excited about the opportunity. I just received …

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Is There Loyalty Left in NASCAR?

There is a trend I’ve noticed in racing lately, and I don’t like it. It seems like everywhere you turn, a team is firing a driver for nothing he caused, a fan is picking a new favorite when old number one isn’t winning so much, a sponsor is dropping a prospect for a big name or a veteran for the Next Big Thing. People, places, and things that have been a part of the sport for decades find themselves suddenly on the outside looking in. Everyone’s an opportunist, and everyone wants instant gratification. There’s no crying in baseball, and there’s no loyalty in NASCAR.

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Kenny Wallace Driver Diary: Birthdays, The Fans, and 800 NASCAR Races Down the Road

Watkins Glen was the first road race of the year. I always get excited about road courses-I love running them. Our team does the best we can. We don’t go and test, it’s just not in the budget, so I really have to call on my road racing skills from my early Cup days. I’ve had a lot of laps around Watkins Geln. We qualified fairly well. The race was pretty uneventful. It was normal. Brakes were at a premium. I haven’t been happy with the brakes on my road course car this year, the things keep fading on me. But we were able to finish 19th. That wasn’t too bad. I always want to be better. But with our team right now, consistency is everything.

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