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Thu 10 Nov 2005
Mark Martin - 2005 champion

Mark Martin - 2005 champion

MARTIN BRINGS HOME RECORD FIFTH IROC TITLE; PLANS TO BRING HOME RACE CAR Martin plans to bring a piece of IROC history to Batesville CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 8, 2005) * Mark Martin brought home his record fifth International Race of Champions title...

Tue 01 Nov 2005
Max Papis Atlanta finale quotes

Max Papis Atlanta finale quotes

"This was my first time here at Atlanta Motor Speedway and it is a great track. I had a lot of fun running around here. I was definitely more comfortable here than any other track we ran this year. It also says a lot for the IROC team who put ...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Scott Pruett Atlanta race notes

Scott Pruett Atlanta race notes

PRUETT'S EIGHTH IROC SEASON ENDS ON SOUR NOTE IN ATLANTA HAMPTON, Ga. (October 30, 2005) -- Twenty-four hours after being honored as one of 'Crown Royal's Legends of Victory Lane' alongside fellow IROC all-time greats Mario Andretti, ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway race day summary

Atlanta Motor Speedway race day summary

Mark Martin wins record-high five Crown Royal IROC championships while Martin Truex, Jr. wins season finale race Hampton, Ga. (October 29, 2005) Atlanta Motor Speedway provided fans a double header on Saturday and the fans were not ...

2005 final standings

2005 final standings

Pos Driver Series Points --- ------------------------------ ------------------------- ---------- 1. Mark Martin NASCAR Nextel Cup 89 2. Martin Truex Jr.

Atlanta race notes, Martin champion

Atlanta race notes, Martin champion

MARTIN TRUEX JR. CAPTURES FIRST CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES VICTORY IN THE SEASON FINALE AT ATLANTA Mark Martin Finishes Second, Clinches Record-Breaking Fifth Series Championship HAMPTON, Ga., October 29, 2005 150; One driver put an exclamation...

Atlanta race results

Atlanta race results

Pos Start Driver Car Laps Times Led Laps Led Bonus1 Bonus2 Points Status --- ----- -------------------- ------------- ---- --------- -------- ------ ------ -------- ---------- 1. 9 Martin Truex Jr. 8 (Black) ...

Mark Martin clinches IROC championship

Mark Martin clinches IROC championship

Mark Martin, driver of the No. 6 Ford in the Nextel Cup Series, clinched a record-setting fifth career IROC championship today with his second-place finish in the IROC season finale at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Martin, who completed his 11th season...

Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday notes 2

Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday notes 2

CHILDRESS ANOUNCES CO-PRIMARY SPONSORS FOR NO. 29 CAR: For the 2006 season, Richard Childress Racing has added Hershey's Reese's brand candy as a co-primary sponsor with GM Goodwrench for the No. 29 Chevrolet, driven by Kevin Harvick. The ...

Atlanta II: Goodyear Racing preview

Atlanta II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 33 -- Bass Pro Shops / MBNA 500 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 22 -- Easycare 200 Crown Royal International Race of Champions -- Race No. 4 Atlanta Motor Speedway...

Sat 29 Oct 2005
Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday notes 1

Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday notes 1

SORENSON TO RUN FIRST CUP RACE AT HOME TRACK: Peachtree City, Ga., native Reed Sorenson qualified for his first Nextel Cup race Friday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where he won many races in a Legends car. The 19-year-old...

Legendary drivers honored at Atlanta

Legendary drivers honored at Atlanta

Legendary Drivers Honored in Ceremony; Nearly a Quarter-Million Votes Cast by Fans HAMPTON, Ga. (October 28, 2005) -- After nearly three decades of championship racing, the International Race of Champions (IROC) and title sponsor Crown Royal...

Atlanta pre-race quotes

Atlanta pre-race quotes

2005 Crown Royal IROC Series Finale Final Pre-Race Quotes Max Papis (2004 Grand American Road Racing Co-Champion) "This is my first time here at Atlanta Motor Speedway and it is a great track. I had a lot of fun running around here today, (Max...

Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday notes II

Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday notes II

GORDON ADDS SPARKLE TO SPONSORS: Georgia-Pacific on Friday - just hours before Nextel Cup qualifying that bears its name - announced a multi-year agreement to put its Sparkle brand of paper towels on the No. 24 Chevrolet of four-time champion Jeff...

Fans vote Pruett onto All-Time IROC Team

Fans vote Pruett onto All-Time IROC Team

FANS VOTE SCOTT PRUETT INTO RACING ANNALS WITH SPOT ON ALL-TIME IROC TEAM Chip Ganassi Racing driver joins Andretti, Earnhardt and Kinser as 'Crown Royal Legends of Victory Lane' winners HAMPTON, Ga. (October 28, 2005) -- After nearly a...

Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday notes I

Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday notes I

IROC NAMES FIRST "ALL-TIME" TEAM: Four legends of racing were honored Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, as the inaugural inductees into the "Crown Royal IROC Legends of Victory Lane" team. A panel of three motorsports journalists ...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Atlanta Wednesday testing pit notes

Atlanta Wednesday testing pit notes

Hampton, GA (Oct. 26, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series continued testing at Atlanta Motor Speedway Wednesday, which included practice sessions for the series competitors. Nearly half the field was on hand to take ...

Atlanta pre-race facts, lineup

Atlanta pre-race facts, lineup

Crown Royal International Race of Champions Race Four Championship Finale -- Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday, October 29, 2005 The following is the Crown Royal IROC starting lineup for Saturday's 65-lap, 100.1-mile race. The start time is...

Scott Pruett Atlanta preview

Scott Pruett Atlanta preview

PRUETT SET TO PUT THE WRAPS ON 2005 IROC CAMPAIGN IN ATLANTA INDIANAPOLIS (October 26, 2005) -- CompUSA Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates pilot and defending Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype champion Scott Pruett will pit his ...

Atlanta Tuesday test pit notes

Atlanta Tuesday test pit notes

2005 CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES FINALE PIT NOTES FROM ATLANTA Hampton, GA (Oct. 25, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series began testing over the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway in preparation for the finale round of the...

Thu 27 Oct 2005
Atlanta Thursday pit notes

Atlanta Thursday pit notes

Hampton, GA (Oct. 27, 2005) -- 2005 Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series competitors Mark Martin, Helio Castroneves and Kurt Busch took initial practice runs during Thursday's on track sessions in preparation for this Saturdays final...

Sat 15 Oct 2005
Mark Martin needs to start to clinch championship

Mark Martin needs to start to clinch championship

Million Dollar Day for Mark Martin in Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga. (October 14, 2005) -- It's not every day a man can show up to work, flip a switch and collect $1 million. But that's exactly what Mark Martin will do Saturday, October 29 in the Crown ...

Sat 10 Sep 2005
Richmond race results, standings

Richmond race results, standings

ROYAL INTERNATIONAL RACE OF CHAMPIONS Race Three -- 90 Laps (67.5 Miles) Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA .75-mile D-shape oval <pre> Finish Start Driver Car Color Car ...

Richmond race notes

Richmond race notes

MARTIN TAKES RICHMOND CROWN ROYAL IROC WIN RICHMOND, Va., September 8, 2005 -- Kurt Busch dominated Round Three of the Crown Royal International Race of Champions (IROC) at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday night, but it was Mark ...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebastien Bourdais' Richmond race summary

CHAMPCAR/CART: Sebastien Bourdais' Richmond race summary

CHAMP CAR WORLD SERIES POINTS LEADER SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS SUFFERS TOUGH NIGHT IN RICHMOND IROC EVENT, FINISHES 10TH AFTER CRASH RICHMOND (September 8, 2005) -- Hailing from LeMans, France, Champ Car World Series points leader Sebastien Bourdais (...

Fri 09 Sep 2005
Richmond starting lineup

Richmond starting lineup

The following is the Crown Royal IROC starting lineup for Thursday's 90-lap, 67.5-mile race. The start time is 7:00 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live by Speed Channel. Race Three Line Up -- Inversion of the point standings: The driver with...

BUSCH: Martin does Richmond triple

BUSCH: Martin does Richmond triple

MARTIN LOOKS FOR THE TRIPLE AT RICHMOMD Locked into chase, Martin sets sights on IROC, BUSCH and CUP races CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 7, 2005) -- Unlike a year ago Mark Martin will not enter this weekend's race at Richmond with the weight of the ...

BUSCH: Roush Racing Richmond preview

BUSCH: Roush Racing Richmond preview

Richmond International Raceway, September 8-10th, 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series: Chevrolet Rock and Roll 400, Saturday 7:40PM NASCAR Busch Series: Emerson 250, Friday @ 7:50PM NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series: ...

Wed 07 Sep 2005
Pruett's Richmond Wednesday notes

Pruett's Richmond Wednesday notes

Inverted Draw Gives Pruett Pole Position for Richmond IROC INDIANAPOLIS (September 7, 2005) -- The Crown Royal IROC Series heads to Richmond International Raceway's daunting 0.75-mile oval for Round 3 Thursday night under the lights with CompUSA...

Tue 06 Sep 2005
Richmond Tuesday test quotes

Richmond Tuesday test quotes

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES RICHMOND QUICK TRACK QUOTES Richmond, VA -- (September 6, 2005) SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS -- First time ever on a three-quarter mile track and still a stock car rookie: "This has been really interesting, and as with the other...

Richmond testing preview

Richmond testing preview

THE SOPHOMORE TRY AT RICHMOND FOR CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES Richmond, VA (Sept. 3, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series began a week of testing at Richmond International Raceway in preparation for round three, of the...

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais interview pre-IROC Richmond

CHAMPCAR/CART: Bourdais interview pre-IROC Richmond

Q & A with McDonald's Champ Car driver Sebastien Bourdais Regarding Round 3 of 4 of the Crown Royal International Race of Champions at Richmond International Raceway -- Richmond, Virginia Thursday, September 8 Televised LIVE on Speed TV at 7 p.m.

Fri 27 May 2005
Series watches month of May

Series watches month of May

MAY RESULTS COULD LEAD TO CROWN ROYAL IROC INVITES Tinton Falls, N.J. (May 27, 2005) -- May is, arguably, one of the most notable racing months of the year in the United States. The tales of two cities -- Indianapolis and Charlotte -- engross...

Tue 19 Apr 2005
Pruett nominated for place in IROC history

Pruett nominated for place in IROC history

IROC ICON PRUETT NOMINATED FOR PLACE IN SERIES HISTORY INDIANAPOLIS (April 18, 2005) -- Although CompUSA Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates pilot Scott Pruett's day was cut short in the Crown Royal IROC Series Round 2 race at Texas Motor...

Sat 16 Apr 2005
Standings after Texas

Standings after Texas

Pos Driver Series Points --- ------------------------------ ------------------------- ---------- 1. Mark Martin NASCAR Nextel Cup 42 2. Sebastien Bourdais ...

Texas race results

Texas race results

Pos Start Driver Car Laps Times Led Laps Led Bonus1 Bonus2 Points Status --- ----- -------------------- ------------- ---- --------- -------- ------ ------ -------- ---------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais 2 (Yellow) ...