Recap: Kurt Busch Fifth in Auto Club 500; Up To Third in Overall Standings

“I think some of the off-season changes have helped. It’s a good way to get a report card early. We have to keep working on it, making good adjustments and putting ourselves in position to win.” — Kurt Busch

Standings as of February 23, 2009

FONTANA, Calif. – The off-season work at Penske Racing appears to be paying dividends on the track in 2009. Kurt Busch recorded his second straight top-10 finish in the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger with a solid fifth in the Auto…

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Recap: Kurt Busch Fifth in Auto Club 500; Up To Third in Overall Standings

PREVIEW: RPM and Penske Teams Ready for ‘True Test’ @ Auto Club 500

DODGE LOOKS TO CARRY MOMENTUM INTO CALIFORNIA

FONTANA, Calif. – By placing four Dodge Chargers in the top 10 at last weekend’s Daytona 500, the ‘Dodge Boys’ raised plenty of eyebrows while making a definitive racing statement to its competitors: “We’re back!”

With early proven success and high-horse-powered momentum with them, Richard Petty Motorsports and Penske Racing lead a seven-car Dodge Charger contingent to the West Coast for this weekend’s Auto Club 500 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif.

AJ Allmendinger (No. 44 Charter Communications Dodge Charger) was determined to race in last weekend’s Daytona 500. Without a…

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PREVIEW: RPM and Penske Teams Ready for ‘True Test’ @ Auto Club 500

2009 Daytona Recap: Dodge Boys Nab Four Top 10 Spots

“I’m very proud of the boys. They ran hard – and smart – all day long. This is one heck of a way to start the season.”

–Richard Petty

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Mother Nature played a big role in the outcome of Sunday’s Daytona 500 by halting the event with rain after 152 of 200 laps were completed. Had she intervened just one lap earlier, Dodge would have successfully defended its Daytona 500 title, with Elliott Sadler nearly taking the checkered flag.

Despite this turn of events, four members of the Dodge Motorsports team finished in the top-10. Here’s how…

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2009 Daytona Recap: Dodge Boys Nab Four Top 10 Spots