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Practice: Road Ace Kobyluck Leads International Field At The Glen

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

DUMAREY (BELGIUM), PEREZ AND LOPEZ (MEXICO) IN TOP 5

WATKING GLEN, N.Y. (May 8, 2008) - An The road-course aces asserted their expertise in the second and final NASCAR Camping World Series practice session at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International Friday evening.

Matt Kobyluck (No. 40 Mohegan Sun Resort Chevrolet) of Uncasville, Conn. posted the fastest time of the session and of the day with a time of 1:14.928. Kobyluck’s time is within .565-second of the track qualifying record of 1:14.363 (118.607 mph) set by Dale Quarterly in 2002.

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News & Notes: Drivers Jump At Chance To Go Camping Again At The Glen

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

Local fans will quickly catch on to the return of a popular NASCAR series to their famed slice of road racing heaven known as Watkins Glen International, or simply, The Glen.

Formerly known as the NASCAR Busch North Series and later Busch East, the series established a tradition of great competition on the 2.45-mile road course. The series appeared at the New York track a dozen times between 1993 and 2004. The much anticipated return is scheduled for Sunday, June 8 at 12:30 p.m.

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Ickler Makes It Two In A Row

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

ROLLS TO WIN IN STRUTMASTERS.COM 150 

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Brian Ickler found the perfect place the short-track ‘big one’ – out front.

Ickler (No. 15 Ickler Motorsports Chevrolet) won his second straight NASCAR Camping World Series East race, leading nearly ever lap of the Strutmasters.com 150 at South Boston Speedway Saturday night.

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Carmichael Captures First Pole

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

Former motocross great will start out front with Ickler 

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Ricky Carmichael’s NASCAR career is still in its infancy, but the former motocross great has shown a quick ability to adapt to stock cars.

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Practice: Kobyluck Calls For Backup

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – Matt Kobyluck brought two cars with him to Virginia, and fortunately for him, the backup is as fast as his primary car.

Kobyluck’s No. 40 Mohegan Sun Chevrolet was one of four cars involved in a wreck in Saturday’s first 45-minute practice session for the Strutmasters.com 150 at South Boston Speedway. He and Jamie Hayes (No. 52 HendrickHonda.com Chevrolet) were forced to go to their backup cars because of the damage incurred. Austin Dillon and Jason Cochran were also involved.

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Westerfield Named Interim Director

By Official Release

Daytona Beach, Fla. – Les Westerfield has been named as the interim series director for the NASCAR Camping World Series East.

Westerfield, who is the NASCAR Technical Coordinator of Regional Racing, has previously been a series director in the NASCAR Elite Division.

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News & Notes: Kobyluck, Sellers Look To Repeat '07 SoBo Instant Classic

By Paul Schaefer, NASCAR

The NASCAR Camping World Series East momentum builds as it rolls into South Boston Speedway Saturday, May 31. The classic .400-mile oval drew raves from the drivers and teams in 2007. The series was quickly accepted by the knowledgeable and enthusiastic south central Virginia fans.

The inaugural South Boston appearance for the series saw a classic battle between Connecticut’s Matt Kobyluck and Peyton Sellers of nearby Danville, Va. Sellers won the pole and the two traded the lead 11 times before Kobyluck emerged with the win.

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Revised Finish: JGR's Davis Stripped Of Runner-Up Finish At Iowa Speedway

By Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR announced today that the unofficial results of Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Series race at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa have been revised due to a rules violations discovered during post-race inspection of the second place car – the No. 18 driven by Marc Davis.

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Ickler Brings It Home

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

NEWTON, Iowa - Brian Ickler packed his bags in December and moved to North Carolina, starting from scratch in the hub of NASCAR in an effort to further his career.

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Dillon Earns First Career Pole

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

ROOKIES MAKE UP FRONT ROW FOR US CELLULAR 200

NEWTON, Iowa - Austin Dillon won his first NASCAR race in his first start. Now he has his first Coors Light Pole Award in start No. 2.

The 18-year-old grandson had the fastest time in Sunday afternoon's qualifying for the US Cellular 200 at Iowa Speedway. Dillon (No. 3 Garage Equipment Supply) had a lap of 23.576 seconds/133.610 mph around the 7/8-mile oval.

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