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Sat 16 Dec 2006
Rudd and Yates, together again

Rudd and Yates, together again

Previously paired for the 2000-2002 seasons, Ricky Rudd and Robert Yates Racing on Monday will announce the driver and car owner will again become an item for the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup season. Rudd will take over the driving duties vacated by...

Fri 15 Dec 2006
BUSCH: 2007 NASCAR Busch Series schedule

BUSCH: 2007 NASCAR Busch Series schedule

<pre> 2007 NASCAR BUSCH SERIES SCHEDULE Date Site Feb 17 Daytona International Speedway Feb 24 California Speedway Mar 4 Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez Mar 10 Las Vegas Motor Speedway Mar 17 ...

Thu 14 Dec 2006
Surfin' USAHeadline

Surfin' USA

Well, well, well, 2007 Nextel Cup champ Jimmie Johnson's been moved from "in" to "on top" of the golf cart from which he was flung. Jimmie Johnson. Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom. A racer who's exhibited considerable skill whether astride a...

Wed 13 Dec 2006
Crew member suspended indefinitely

Crew member suspended indefinitely

NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES CREW MEMBER SUSPENDED FOR VIOLATING SUBSTANCE ABUSE POLICY DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 12, 2006) -- NASCAR announced today that Derek Lusk, a crew member for the No. 25 Dodge in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series, has...

Mon 11 Dec 2006
2007 NASCAR Cup Series schedule

2007 NASCAR Cup Series schedule

<pre> 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES SCHEDULE Date Site Feb 10 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona -- Daytona International Speedway* Feb 18 Daytona International Speedway Feb 25 California Speedway Mar 11 Las Vegas Motor ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Evernham gets new look in 2007

Evernham gets new look in 2007

No. 9 and 19 Dodge Chargers for 2007 Sport Reverse Paint Schemes, Continue Classic Evernham/Dodge Look STATESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2006) -- Dodge and Evernham Motorsports announced today new primary paint schemes for the No. 9 and 19 ...

Michael Waltrip Racing crew chiefs announced

Michael Waltrip Racing crew chiefs announced

BORLAND, CARTER AND HYDER NAMED NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES CREWS CHIEFS AT MICHAEL WALTRIP RACING CORNELIUS, N.C. (December 8, 2006) -- Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Matt Borland, Larry Carter and David Hyder have been named crew ...

Las Vegas: Jack Sprague race notes

Las Vegas: Jack Sprague race notes

SPRAGUE'S MISFORTUNES CONTINUE IN VEGAS "Top Five Run Trumped Late In Vegas" LAS VEGAS, NEVADA (September 26, 2006) - Jack Sprague had always been a perennial favorite at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. In eight NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series starts...

Las Vegas: Tim Sauter race notes

Las Vegas: Tim Sauter race notes

Lester Buildings driver finishes 28th at both Dover races September 23rd, Dover International Speedway. In a caution filled race on the concrete mile oval at Dover Delaware, Tim Sauter and the Lester Buildings team finished 28th in the Dover 200...

2007 testing dates announced

2007 testing dates announced

2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Testing Dates Announced Testing Schedule Begins Jan. 8 in Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2006) -- NASCAR has set its 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series testing schedule that includes seven different venues that...

Las Vegas: Travis Kittleson race notes

Las Vegas: Travis Kittleson race notes

ROOKIE RUNS UP FRONT AT NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK RACE, FALLS TO ENGINE WOES Travis Kittleson's Top-Ten Chances Go Up In Smoke at Vegas CONCORD, NC (September 25, 2006) -- Rolling the dice often tells a person's luck at Vegas. Unfortunately,...

Las Vegas: Dennis Setzer race notes

Las Vegas: Dennis Setzer race notes

Pit Strategy Leads Dennis Setzer to Top-10 Finish at Las Vegas Las Vegas, NV -- In another electrifying race for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series (NCTS) at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), pit strategy proved to be the name of the game for...

Las Vegas: Kraig Kinser race notes

Las Vegas: Kraig Kinser race notes

Kraig Kinser Finishes Ninth at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Career-First Top-10 in NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Competition for Raybestos Rookie Driver Las Vegas (NV) September 23, 2006 - Kraig Kinser was one happy driver after the Smith's Las...

Las Vegas: Boston Reid race notes

Las Vegas: Boston Reid race notes

Boston Reid and the No. 25 Woodard Racing Dodge crew finished 33rd at the new Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) on Saturday night. A promising run was cut short by a broken oil pump belt. Due to the new banking at LVMS teams were given a Friday...

Dover II: Robby Gordon race report

Dover II: Robby Gordon race report

Robby Gordon Finishes a Disappointing 41st at the Monster Mile DOVER, Del. (Sept. 24, 2006) -- As the top 10 chase the NASCAR Nextel Cup, Robby Gordon was chasing a solid finish in this weekend's Dover 400 to help thrust him higher in the points.

Richmond to host official test in 2007

Richmond to host official test in 2007

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY TO HOST OFFICIAL NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TEST FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR IN 2007 Richmond, VA (September 25, 2006)--Proving once again that it is one of the most prestigious stops on the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup ...

Chase for the Cup: Kansas

Chase for the Cup: Kansas

Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup: Kansas DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2006) -- The following is a rundown of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Top 10 heading into Sunday's Banquet 400 at Kansas Speedway, the third event of the 10 races that make up...

Chase loop update 2006-09-25

Chase loop update 2006-09-25

Burton Leads Field Heading into Kansas * Gordon coming on strong * Make-or-break time for drivers outside top five DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2006) -- The second race in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup is now complete and Jeff Burton...

Chase Wrap Dover II: Burton points leader

Chase Wrap Dover II: Burton points leader

Engine woes, bad pit strategy and on track incidents were the death for several of the Chase racers this weekend at Dover International Speedway. Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick both suffered engine failures; Kasey Kahne got tangled with reigning...

Las Vegas: David Reutimann race notes

Las Vegas: David Reutimann race notes

REUTIMANN FINISHES SIXTH AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY AND LOOKS AHEAD TO NASCAR BUSCH SERIESRACE AT KANSAS SPEEDWAY LAS VEGAS (September 25, 2006) - David Reutimann collected his 14th top-10 finish of the season as his No. 17 Team Tundra NASCAR...

Dover II: Winning team interview

Dover II: Winning team interview

JEFF BURTON AND SCOTT MILLER, NO., 31 CINGULAR WIRELESS MONTE CARLO SS ON THE RACE BURTON: "We took off and weren't all that good. We were maybe a 15th place car. Scott just kept working on it and working on it. Today was just backwards of...

Dover II: Jeff Gordon post-race interview

Dover II: Jeff Gordon post-race interview

JEFF GORDON , NO. 24 DUPONT MONTE CARLO SS - Finished 3rd: WHAT'S YOUR MINDSET FOR THE CHASE GOING TO KANSAS? "I mean, I'm just really proud. I've got a rookie crew chief that is acting like a veteran and I'm pretty excited about that. He's ...

Dover II: GM Racing race notes

Dover II: GM Racing race notes

JEFF BURTON WINS AT DOVER; CHEVY MONTE CARLO SS DRIVERS CAPTURE FIVE OF TOP-10 FINISHING POSITIONS LONG-AWAITED RETURN TO VICTORY LANE VAULTS BURTON TO TOP OF THE STANDINGS DOVER, Del. - Jeff Burton, No. 31 Cingular Wireless Monte Carlo SS, ...

Las Vegas: Ted Musgrave race notes

Las Vegas: Ted Musgrave race notes

Musgrave, No. 9 Team ASE Toyota Finish 2ndth at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Musgrave Takes Second Place in Las Vegas; Regains 4th in Championship Standings Las Vegas, Nevada (September 24, 2006) Ted Musgrave drove the No. 9 Team ASE Toyota to a...

Las Vegas: Post-race penalties announced

Las Vegas: Post-race penalties announced

NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES CREW CHIEF FINED FOR RULES INFRACTIONS AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (Sept. 28, 2006) -- Rick Ren, crew chief for the No. 23 Toyota driven by Johnny Benson, has been fined $1,000 for violating ...

Kansas: Jimmie Johnson preview

Kansas: Jimmie Johnson preview

This weekend Lowe's Monte Carlo driver Jimmie Johnson and Team 48 travel to Kansas Speedway for Sunday's NASCAR Nextel Cup race. The Kansas race marks the third of ten 2006 "Chase for the Championship" races. Johnson is eighth in the points, 136...

Milwaukee Mile test note 2006-09-27

Milwaukee Mile test note 2006-09-27

MILWAUKEE MILE A NEW ERA BEGINS NASCAR's KURT BUSCH TESTS "CAR OF TOMORROW" AT TH MIL E Sentimental Track for 2000 Truck Series Race Winner MIILWAUKEE (September 27, 2006) -- 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup champion Kurt Busch...

Kansas: Robby Gordon preview

Kansas: Robby Gordon preview

Robby Gordon's Quotes for Kansas What about Kansas do you like or dislike? "I like Kansas because it's one of those mile-and-a-half tracks where we've been able to find some success at this year. We've stepped up our game when it comes...

Kansas: News of note, schedule

Kansas: News of note, schedule

* RCR Makes Team History with Two in the Top Five * Gordon's "Drive for Five" Very Much Alive in 2006 * Jeff Burton's Trip To Victory Lane Puts Him In Chase Lead For the third straight week there is a different driver atop the leader board...

Kansas: Round 29 preview

Kansas: Round 29 preview

Jeff Burton's Trip To Victory Lane Puts Him In Chase Lead DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2006) -- For the third straight week there is a different driver atop the leader board in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series standings. For the ...

Kansas: Sterling Marlin preview

Kansas: Sterling Marlin preview

Marlin Has Mixed Feelings About Kansas Speedway KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 27, 2006)--Sterling Marlin says his relationship with Kansas Speedway is bittersweet. It's not only a track he likes, but one where he has run well, including a ...

Kansas: Casey Mears preview

Kansas: Casey Mears preview

Texaco/Havoline Team Facts: * Standings: Casey Mears and the Texaco/Havoline team remain 15th in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup standings for the fourth consecutive week. Mears and the team were on course to finish in the top 15 at Dover ...

Kansas: Tony Stewart preview

Kansas: Tony Stewart preview

Hungry for a Win in Banquet 400 ATLANTA (Sept. 27, 2006) - All Tony Stewart wants to do is win. Out of the Chase for the Championship for the first time in his eight-year career in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, points are disposable for ...

Kansas: Scott Riggs preview

Kansas: Scott Riggs preview

SCOTT RIGGS QUOTES: "We have had a couple of tough races here in the last two weeks and I am ready to get that turned around this weekend at Kansas. Rodney (Childers) is bringing chassis 130 back to the track this weekend. This ...

Kansas: Joe Nemechek preview

Kansas: Joe Nemechek preview

Nemechek, Kansas Speedway Part of Chase Trivia KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 27, 2006) -- Here's a three-part trivia question. Who was the first non-Chase driver to win a race during the 10-event Nextel Cup championship schedule? What year and at...