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Fri 21 Nov 2008
Series releases media pre-season predictions outcome

Series releases media pre-season predictions outcome

Media Members Almost Perfect, In Predicting 2008 Chase Field DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2008) -- The media proved it did its homework prior to the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, correctly predicting 11 of the 12 drivers who qualified for the...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Homestead: Race results

Homestead: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 18 30 Todd Bodine Toyota 190 5 137 59,350 ...

2008 Final standings

2008 Final standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- ------------------------- ------ ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Johnny Benson+ 3725 25 5 14 18 754,405 2. Ron Hornaday...

2008 Final standings

2008 Final standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- ------------------------- ------ ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Jimmie Johnson+ 6684 36 7 15 22 7,354,860 2. Carl Edwards...

2008 Final standings

2008 Final standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- ------------------------- ------ ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Clint Bowyer+ 5132 35 1 14 29 1,041,070 2. Carl Edwards...

Homestead: Race results

Homestead: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 2 60 Carl Edwards Ford 190 5 200 89,770 ...

Homestead: Race results

Homestead: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 4 99 Carl Edwards Ford 195 10 267 365,225 ...

Yates Racing announces Menard to drive No. 98

Yates Racing announces Menard to drive No. 98

MENARD TO DRIVE NO. 98 YATES RACING FORD FUSION IN 2009 NASCAR SPRINT CUP COMPETITION CONCORD, N.C. (November 18, 2008) -- Yates Racing is pleased to announce Paul Menard as the driver of the No. 98 Menards Ford Fusion in 2009 NASCAR Sprint...

Johnson - NASCAR champion's teleconference

Johnson - NASCAR champion's teleconference

NASCAR Teleconference Transcript - Jimmie Johnson November 18, 2008 An Interview With: JIMMIE JOHNSON THE MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teleconference for the 2008 season. We have a...

Celebrity Chase Tracker prediction results

Celebrity Chase Tracker prediction results

Evanovich Laps Chase Tracker Field It usually doesn't take this long for Janet Evanovich to reach No. 1. The best-selling author captured the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Celebrity Chase Tracker title after finishing a disappointing third in last ...

Homestead: Robby Gordon race report

Homestead: Robby Gordon race report

Gordon Finishes 26th in the Last Race of the 2008 Season Charlotte, N.C. (November 18, 2008) -- Robby Gordon Motorsports entered the last race of the season with high hopes. With a string of strong performances at intermediate tracks throughout...

Series Champions' Week preview

Series Champions' Week preview

2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series Champions' Week Preview * Driver Champion Bowyer; Owner Champion JGR To Be Honored In Orlando Saturday * Bowyer Visits Columbus Tuesday; Media Day In Orlando Friday DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2008) -- In its ...

Homestead: Patrick Sheltra race report

Homestead: Patrick Sheltra race report

Patrick Sheltra Solid At Homestead-Miami Speedway; Indiantown, Florida Native Locks Top-25 Finish In Second NASCAR Nationwide Start HOMESTEAD, Florida (November 18, 2008) - - Patrick Sheltra in his second NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start ...

Benson - NASCAR champion's teleconference, part 2

Benson - NASCAR champion's teleconference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: Coming off a championship and being motivated by the challenges that you've mentioned and by how much fun you've had in this series, do you think you could really go to a part-time schedule and be fulfilled with that?...

Benson - NASCAR champion's teleconference, part 1

Benson - NASCAR champion's teleconference, part 1

NASCAR Teleconference Transcript - Johnny Benson November 17, 2008 THE MODERATOR: Thank you very much. We are extremely pleased to welcome our 2008 Craftsman Truck Series Champion Johnny Benson to the call. For Johnny and his team it's been 7...

Series 2008 awards banquet report

Series 2008 awards banquet report

Johnny Benson, Bill Davis Racing Team Celebrate 2008 Titles; NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Champions Feted In Season-Ending Festivities HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2008) -- In a season of firsts -- and the final one for longtime series sponsor...

Homestead: Donny Lia race report

Homestead: Donny Lia race report

LIA CAPS SEASON OFF WITH 16TH-PLACE FINISH IN HOMESTEAD HOMESTEAD, FL (November 15, 2008) -- Donny Lia and the No. 81 Randy Moss Motorsports/NationRides.com team finished 16th in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series finale at Homestead-Miami ...

Homestead: Red Bull Racing Team race report

Homestead: Red Bull Racing Team race report

+ TWO RED BULLS IN TOP 35 Brian Vickers snuck the No. 84 into the top 35, and teammate Scott Speed had the best finish of his Sprint Cup career in the No. 83. The driver swap paid off Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Red Bull Racing Team...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-17

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-17

THE RACETRACK OF CHAMPIONS: 2008 IMS WINNERS SWEEP TITLES INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 -- When Jimmie Johnson crossed the finish line Sunday, Nov. 16 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, history was made 1,045 miles away, at the Indianapolis...

Homestead: Scott Lagasse race report

Homestead: Scott Lagasse race report

Season Finale Cut Short for Lagasse Jr. at Homestead (November 15, 2008) Homestead, Fl. -- The 2008 season ended abruptly for the America's Incredible Pizza Company race team as on-track patience wore short on lap 100 of the 200-mile event.

Homestead: JTG Racing/Ambrose race reort

Homestead: JTG Racing/Ambrose race reort

AMBROSE, KINGSFORD, JTG DAUGHERTY RACING ENJOY TOP-10 FINISH HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Marcos Ambrose lost the battle during last Saturday's Ford 300, but he won the war in the Nationwide Series final point standings. Ambrose blew a tire with in...

Homestead: JTG Racing/Bires race report

Homestead: JTG Racing/Bires race report

BIRES MAKES STRONG PITCH FOR FUTURE ABOARD HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Kelly Bires hopes last Saturday's ninth-place finish in the Ford 300 will be more than the final chapter of the 2008 season. Despite starting last at the Homestead-Miami Speedway,...

Homestead: Scott Speed race report

Homestead: Scott Speed race report

+ STUCK IN THE MIDDLE OF TWO No way was Scott Speed going to miss friend, mentor and teammate Johnny Benson battle it out for the NASCAR Craftsman Truck championship. He wanted a front-row seat Friday night and came from the back - twice - to...

The 2008 final top 12

The 2008 final top 12

The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2008) -- Below is a look at the final 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 after the 36-race season. 1 -- Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet) • Season-to-Date Driver...

History making three-peat belongs to JohnsonHeadline

History making three-peat belongs to Johnson

Jimmie Johnson might not be ready to admit it yet, but he is becoming one of NASCAR's all-time greats. Jimmie Johnson. Photo by Action Sports Photography. He's been telling the media at Miami-Homestead Speedway all weekend that ...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
Homestead: Kyle Busch race report

Homestead: Kyle Busch race report

Busch Rolls the Dice and Comes Up Short in Miami; M&M's Team Finishes 10th in Point Standings Despite 19th-Place Finish Despite the fact that gas prices have plummeted in recent weeks, Kyle Busch still experienced pain at the pump in the late...

Homestead: Ford teams race quotes, notes

Homestead: Ford teams race quotes, notes

EDWARDS CAPS OFF MEMORABLE SEASON WITH NINTH VICTORY * Carl Edwards captured his 16th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win and ninth of the season with today's win at Homestead-Miami Speedway. * The last time a Ford driver won...

Homestead: Rusty Wallace Racing race report

Homestead: Rusty Wallace Racing race report

S. WALLACE REBOUNDS FOR TOP-15 FINISH IN HOMESTEAD --Season Finale Ends with Rusty Wallace Racing's No. 64 Ranked Among Top-Ten Overall-- HOMESTEAD, FL (November 16, 2008)--Team Jimmy John's Rusty Wallace Racing driver, Steve Wallace overcame...

Homestead: Aric Almirola race report

Homestead: Aric Almirola race report

Almirola's Momentum Halted in Season Finale HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Two early incidents in Sunday's final Sprint Cup race of the season stalled Aric Almirola's performance at Homestead Miami Speedway. The 24-year-old rookie was ...

Johnson added to List of Legends

Johnson added to List of Legends

Jimmie Johnson Adds His Name To List Of Legends; Three Consecutive Championships Put Johnson Among The Greats HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- In becoming only the second driver to win three consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships,...

Homestead: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Homestead: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Tony Stewart (ninth) was the top-finishing Toyota in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Camry drivers Denny Hamlin (13th), Scott Speed (16th), Kyle Busch (19th) and David Reutimann (20th)...

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose race report

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose race report

AMBROSE LOOKS TO 2009 SEASON AFTER HARD LUCK IN HOMESTEAD Marcos Ambrose is looking towards an exciting 2009 season in the top division of NASCAR after a tough day in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida today. Ambrose was ...

Homestead: Dodge teams race quotes

Homestead: Dodge teams race quotes

Kasey Kahne (No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger) Finished 6th "A great result for our Budweiser Dodge tonight. They crew guys did a great job and Kenny (Francis, Team Director) made a great call to get us track position and give us a top 10. We...

Homestead: Petty Enterprises race report

Homestead: Petty Enterprises race report

Bobby Labonte and the No. 43 Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge team finished 33rd in Sunday's race. Labonte, who has competed in every Sprint Cup race held at Homestead, began the race from the 35th position. At the start of the race, Labonte radioed...

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 3

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 3

Continued from part 2 Q: You won four in a row in the '90s. Is it harder now, much harder in today's era of parody? Can you either make a fair comparison to what Jimmie has done relative to Cale's three-peat? RICK HENDRICK: I think in ...

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 2

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: Darrell Waltrip said the other day for both of you, and if Rick could give his overview of what he thinks. Darrell Waltrip said that if they keep harmony, they could just about go on forever, there is no reason ...