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Thu 13 Dec 2007
Jimmie Johnson to run three races in 2008

Jimmie Johnson to run three races in 2008

Will Drive In Both Lowe's Races, California Race in 2008 MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Lowe's and Hendrick Motorsports announced today that two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson will drive the No. 5 Lowe's Chevrolet in three Nationwide...

Long returns full-time with Penske Porsche

Long returns full-time with Penske Porsche

LONG'S SHOT: PORSCHE CONFIRMS AMERICAN TO PENSKE IN 2008 Porsche's lone American factory driver is set to return to the American Le Mans Series in 2008. Patrick Long will be part of the Penske Racing roster for the coming season and will pilot...

Andy Belmont Racing signs Jacob Francis

Andy Belmont Racing signs Jacob Francis

Andy Belmont Racing Adds Jacob Francis To 2008 Roster MOORESVILLE, North Carolina (December 11, 2007) - - Mooresville, North Carolina based Andy Belmont Racing (ABR) announced today that ARCA newcomer Jacob Francis will pilot the team's second...

Atlanta Motor Speedway tire test 2007-12-11

Atlanta Motor Speedway tire test 2007-12-11

NASCAR Champions Participate in Day One of Goodyear Tire Test at Atlanta Motor Speedway HAMPTON, Ga. (Dec. 11, 2007) -- On an unseasonably warm day at Atlanta Motor Speedway, 2000 NASCAR Cup champion Bobby Labonte and three-time ...

Porsche Cup winners 1970 to 2007

Porsche Cup winners 1970 to 2007

<pre> Porsche Cup Winners, 1970 - 2007 1970 Gijs van Lennep (Netherlands) Wihuri 1971 Erwin Kremer (Germany) Kremer 1972 John Fitzpatrick (Great Britain) ...

Porsche Motorsports Night summary

Porsche Motorsports Night summary

FLYING LIZARD MOTORSPORTS' VAN OVERBEEK BECOMES FIFTH U.S. DRIVER TO WIN PORSCHE CUP -- WORLD-WIDE TROPHY FOR MOST SUCCESSFUL PORSCHE PRIVATEER --Patrick Long, Only American Porsche Factory Driver, Named to Penske Racing team for...

Rahal Letterman Racing - Series off-season feature

Rahal Letterman Racing - Series off-season feature

STRONG 2007 FINISH BOLSTERING RLR FOR NEXT YEAR When the checkered flag on the 2007 American Le Mans Series flew at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca, no team in the paddock wanted the season to continue more than Rahal Letterman Racing. Five podium ...

Porsche Cup won by series driver

Porsche Cup won by series driver

LIZARDS' VAN OVERBEEK WINS PORSCHE CUP The Porsche Cup is staying with Flying Lizard Motorsports and the American Le Mans Series. Johannes van Overbeek was presented over the weekend with the Porsche Cup, which goes annually to the world's top...

Jim Covey wins engine designer award

Jim Covey wins engine designer award

Jim Covey Wins Race Engine Designer of the Year Award Covey and New Chevrolet R07 Engine Honored With International Accolade During 2007 World Motorsport Symposium DETROIT - After scoring 14 victories in 31 Nextel Cup events since its debut, the...

Tue 11 Dec 2007
Bobby Hamilton Racing announces partnership

Bobby Hamilton Racing announces partnership

Bobby Hamilton Racing and Arrington Manufacturing Partner for 2008 Season and Beyond MT. JULIET, Tenn., (December 10, 2007) -- In an effort to better align themselves in the NASCAR community, Bobby Hamilton Racing (BHR) and Arrington...

Car of Tomorrow's time has comeHeadline

Car of Tomorrow's time has come

The checkered flag that ended NASCAR's Cup season at Homestead-Miami Speedway waved in a new era in chassis development. NASCAR's powers that be have accelerated the full use of the Car of Tomorrow from 2009 to next year. Matt Kenseth ...

BUSCH: Marcos Ambrose awards banquet notes

BUSCH: Marcos Ambrose awards banquet notes

AMBROSE JETS HOME TO AUSTRALIA FOR CHRISTMAS AFTER CAPPING ROOKIE SEASON WITH AWARDS BANQUET Marcos Ambrose is on a jet en route back home to Australia today after capping his rookie year in the NASCAR Busch Series by collecting his eighth...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
ARCA and SPEED extend agreement

ARCA and SPEED extend agreement

ARCA, SPEED EXTEND PARTNERSHIP THROUGH 2011 COVINGTON, KY (12-8-07)--Officials of the ARCA RE/MAX Series and SPEED have announced a four-year agreement under which SPEED will continue to televise ARCA RE/MAX Series events ...

Series title sponsor renews

Series title sponsor renews

ARCA, RE/MAX EXTEND TITLE SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT COVINGTON, KY (12-8-07)--Officials of the ARCA racing sanctioning body and global real estate franchisor RE/MAX International have announced a series title sponsorship extension...

Sheltra Motorsports 2008 plans

Sheltra Motorsports 2008 plans

Sheltra Motorsports Full-Steam Ahead For 2008 ARCA Season "Sheltra Motorsports Also Announces Limited NCTS Bid" COVINGTON, Kentucky (December 8, 2007) - - Sheltra Motorsports officially announced today at the ARCA RE/MAX Series (ARS)...

Michael McDowell 2007 season recap

Michael McDowell 2007 season recap

2007 a cause for celebration for McDowell, ESR ARCA Rookie of the Year had a season to remember CORNELIUS, NC (December 8, 2007) - One year ago, Michael McDowell was prepping for an against- the-grain transition from sports car racing to stock...

Fast Track Racing names crew chief for Silas

Fast Track Racing names crew chief for Silas

Jeff McClure To Crew Chief For Bryan Silas; Fast Track Racing In 2008 CHARLOTE, North Carolina (December 8, 2007) -- Fast Track Racing announced today that veteran Motorsports crew chief Jeff McClure will lead the No. 11 ARCA RE/MAX Series team...

New Jersey Motorsports Park 2008 schedule

New Jersey Motorsports Park 2008 schedule

New Jersey Motorsports Park Releases Inaugural Race Calendar for 2008 Season Professional Racing Returns to New Jersey at All-New Venue Orlando, FL and Millville, NJ -- December 6, 2007 -- At the annual Performance Racing Industry (PRI)...

IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

IRL: Penske Performance appoints new VP, Marketing

PENSKE PERFORMANCE APPOINTS JONATHAN GIBSON VICE PRESIDENT, MARKETING MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 7, 2007) - Penske Performance has appointed Jonathan Gibson as Vice President of Marketing, a newly created position within its ...

BITD: GM celebrates 2007 championships

BITD: GM celebrates 2007 championships

General Motors Scores 21 Racing Championships in 2007 GM Race Teams Complete Successful Season with Drivers and Manufacturers Championships in Stock Car, Road Racing, Drag Racing, Open Wheel and Off-Road Competition DETROIT - General Motors ...

BUSCH: Champions Week awards banquet report

BUSCH: Champions Week awards banquet report

Carl Edwards Collects $2.4 Million In 2007 NASCAR Busch Series champion receives $1.2 million in point fund awards DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2007) -- Carl Edwards, the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series driver champion, received a payout of $2,485,582,...

Thu 06 Dec 2007
BUSCH: Champions Week, day one report

BUSCH: Champions Week, day one report

Champion's Week kicks off with Media Day and RPDE 'hot laps' Series celebrates Busch brand, looks forward to Nationwide ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2007) -- The top drivers in the NASCAR Busch Series returned to Central Florida on Thursday to ...

BUSCH: Toyota 2007 season review

BUSCH: Toyota 2007 season review

LESSONS LEARNED: Toyota completed its first full season of NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series (NNCS) competition with the Camry in 2007. "I would probably give our first season a letter grade of a B-minus," says Jim Aust, vice president of motorsports,...

Wed 05 Dec 2007
Tafel Racing to campaign Ferrari in 2008

Tafel Racing to campaign Ferrari in 2008

Tafel Racing to Campaign Ferrari F-430 GT2 Cars in 2008 ALMS Cumming, Georgia, December 5, 2007 -- Tafel Racing announced today that it will campaign two Ferrari F-430 GTC cars in the American Le Mans Series (ALMS) for 2008. In the team's ...

Haas CNC Racing names No. 66 crew chief

Haas CNC Racing names No. 66 crew chief

HAAS CNC RACING ASSIGNS NEW CREW CHIEF TO No. 66 TEAM KANNAPOLIS, N.C. -- Haas CNC Racing announced today that Dave Skog has been named crew chief of the No. 66 Haas Automation Chevrolet team. Skog, 41, who previously lead Haas CNC Racing's ...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Champions Week wraps up a year to rememberHeadline

Champions Week wraps up a year to remember

What a year it was for NASCAR and all of its fans. Who would have thought that it would come to an end so quickly. It always seems to happen too fast, and the shortest off-season in professional sports, always seems to last ...

Richmond Int'l Raceway test days announced

Richmond Int'l Raceway test days announced

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ONE OF JUST FOUR TRACKS TO HOST NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES TEST SESSIONS IN 2008 Richmond, VA (December 4, 2007)--Adding even more excitement to Richmond International Raceway's 2008 preseason, NASCAR ...

California Speedway preseason Thunder dates announced

California Speedway preseason Thunder dates announced

THE WORLD'S BEST DRIVERS TAKE A TEST DRIVE AT CALIFORNIA SPEEDWAY NASCAR Preseason Thunder Test Sessions Will Give Southern California Fans Their First Look at the Car of Tomorrow SAN BERNARDINO COUNTY, CA -- Two-time defending NASCAR...

2008 testing dates announced

2008 testing dates announced

2008 NASCAR National Series Testing Dates Announced Testing Schedule Begins Jan. 7 in Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2007) -- Already setting its sights on a new season, NASCAR announced Tuesday the 2008 testing schedules for its ...

RWR signs Papis for road course events

RWR signs Papis for road course events

RUSTY WALLACE RACING GOES "MAD" --Italian Road Racing Star, "Mad" Max Papis, to Lead Team's Road Course Assault in 2008-- MOORESVILLE, NC (December 4, 2007)--Officials of Rusty Wallace Racing announced earlier today that former Grand American...

Craftsman ends NCTS sponsorship in 2009

Craftsman ends NCTS sponsorship in 2009

NASCAR CRAFTSMAN TRUCK SERIES ENTITLEMENT WILL CHANGE IN 2009 Sears' Decision Will Create Branding Opportunity With One Of NASCAR's National Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2007) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing has...

Johnson nominated for Athlete of the Year award

Johnson nominated for Athlete of the Year award

Recognition Continues For 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson Vies For United States Sports Academy's Athlete Of The Year Award DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2007) -- On the heels of his second consecutive NASCAR NEXTEL Cup ...

Series notes on Johnson's championship year

Series notes on Johnson's championship year

Jimmie Johnson: A Year for the Ages DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2007) -- With the competitive nature of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series being what it is, no one could have ever predicted the type of year Jimmie Johnson had. Sixteen different ...

BUSCH: 2007 Champions Week preview

BUSCH: 2007 Champions Week preview

Twice As Nice: Driver Champion Edwards, Owner Champion RCR Set For Coronation DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2007) -- In its final season as sponsor of the NASCAR Busch Series, Anheuser-Busch's Busch brand will celebrate its last title in ...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
Champions Week, day five report

Champions Week, day five report

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES CHAMPIONS WEEK -- DAY 5 * Champion Jimmie Johnson to Collect $7,317,499 in Point Fund Awards * Top 10 Drivers to Share over a Record $24 Million at Year's End * Jeff Gordon Surpasses $93 Million in Career ...

Mowlem joins Corsa Motorsport in 2008

Mowlem joins Corsa Motorsport in 2008

MOWLEM JOINS CORSA MOTORSPORT FOR 2008 ALMS SEASON LONDON, England (Nov. 30, 2007) -- Johnny Mowlem announced today that he has joined Corsa Motorsport and will drive a Ferrari in the GT2 class of the American Le Mans Series in...