As a child, Derek Pernesiglio sat in the stands at Islip Speedway in Long Island with his family, watching the races and dreaming of being part of the sport. Now as an adult, fans all over the country recognize him as the voice of NASCAR's K&N Pro Series.
Izod has been the title sponsor of the IndyCar Series since 2010, but last Friday announced that it will abandon the series after the 2013 season, one year shy of its original agreement to remain until the end of 2014.
Even as Joe Gibbs Racing teammates Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch were making history at New Hampshire as the first teammates to have consecutive one-two finishes in NASCAR's Chase, most of the talk in the garage area centered on Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) and the continual fallout following the Richmond race three weeks ago.
BERRYVILLE -- At various promotional events, Alex Ratcliffe and his King Rat Motorsports team will dress up like royalty. Part of the team merchandise includes T-shirts. The lettering on the back of the T-shirts says "It's good to be the King."