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Fri 13 Feb 2004
Daytona Twin 125: News of note, schedule

Daytona Twin 125: News of note, schedule

NEWS & NOTES * The Canadian version of TV Guide magazine will feature its first-ever NASCAR cover on Saturday. This collectible issue, which hits newsstands Monday, is geared toward the huge contingent of NASCAR fans throughout ...

Thu 01 Apr 2004
Officials penalize Earnhardt Jr post-Bristol

Officials penalize Earnhardt Jr post-Bristol

Earnhardt Jr., DEI Penalized For Incident at Bristol DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 31, 2004) -- Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. was penalized with a loss of 25 championship driver points, a $10,000 fine and probation until June 1 for his ...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
Daytona Twin 125 race 1 results

Daytona Twin 125 race 1 results

Pos St No Driver Make Laps Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ---- ----------- 1. 2 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 50 Running 2. 19 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 50 Running 3. 6 42...

Sat 20 Nov 2004
A review of ESPN's upcoming Earnhardt biopicHeadline

A review of ESPN's upcoming Earnhardt biopic

A review of ESPN's upcoming Dale Earnhardt biopic Special to Motorsport.com by Bill King Charlotte, N.C., Nov. 16, 2004 - The house lights came up as images faded on the big screen. Three score ink-stained wretches and talking heads from...

Fri 08 Oct 2004
Earnhardt Jr docked points, loses leadHeadline

Earnhardt Jr docked points, loses lead

Driver of the No. 8 Dale Earnhardt, Inc. Budweiser Chevrolet, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., was docked 25 championship driver points and fined $10,000 for use of foul language on live network television. The slip of the tongue came after Earnhardt won the...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
Daytona Twin 125: Qualifier races preview

Daytona Twin 125: Qualifier races preview

Twin 125-mile qualifiers key part of Daytona 500 qualifying process DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 11, 2004) -- The lure of the Gatorade 125s is undeniable, for those competitors involved in the chase for Daytona 500 glory. It's also...

Earnhardt wins first 125 raceHeadline

Earnhardt wins first 125 race

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. managed to find drafting partners to win the first Gatorade 125 qualifying event at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt will start third for the Daytona 500 on Sunday. "You put my car out front and it was a beast,"...

Daytona 500: GM - Waltrip interview

Daytona 500: GM - Waltrip interview

During a press conference to announce a new association between Michael Waltrip, driver of the No. 15 DEI Chevrolet Monte Carlo and Domino's Pizza, the official pizza of NASCAR, Waltrip made the following comments to the media about the upcoming...

Daytona Twin 125 race 2 results

Daytona Twin 125 race 2 results

Pos St No Driver Make Laps Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ---- ----------- 1. 1 38 Elliott Sadler Ford 50 Running 2. 6 40 Sterling Marlin Dodge 50 Running 3. 7 48...

Thu 11 Mar 2004
IRL: Greedy Gordon wants doubleHeadline

IRL: Greedy Gordon wants double

Robby Gordon is hoping the tenth try will be the charm as he attempts to conquer the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race. For the fourth straight year, the Californian will attempt to perform the Memorial Day weekend "double" by racing at Indianapolis...

Thu 02 Sep 2004
Jeff Gordon snubs victory lane

Jeff Gordon snubs victory lane

Jeff Gordon's impromptu on-track celebration might have looked like a spontaneous celebration with his team to fans, but to NASCAR it was something more dastardly. After grabbing his fourth Brickyard 400 win on Sunday, Gordon parked the No. 24 ...

Tue 18 May 2004
IRL: Robby Gordon's flight planHeadline

IRL: Robby Gordon's flight plan

Robby Gordon is hoping the tenth time will be the charm for him at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Once again this year, Gordon is going for the "daily double", hoping to win the 88th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and the Coca-Cola 600, racing 1100...

Mon 19 Apr 2004
Track comes apart, red flag out at Martinsville

Track comes apart, red flag out at Martinsville

The red flag is out on the Nextel Cup series race at Martinsville, Virginia. At lap 279 of 500, a chunk of concrete dislodged from the track surface and slammed into the No. 24 Chevy of Jeff Gordon, who was running second at the time of the ...

Sat 10 Jul 2004
Garage Chatter: Chicago

Garage Chatter: Chicago

Change at the 18? Insiders say that a crew chief change on the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Chevy of Bobby Labonte is imminent. Current crew chief, Michael "Fatback" McSwain was involved in an altercation with a crew member at Pocono. Rumor mill has Jimmy...

Tue 28 Dec 2004
Steve Boyer named No. 40 crew chief

Steve Boyer named No. 40 crew chief

Steve Boyer Named Crew Chief of No. 40 Coors Light Dodge CONCORD, N.C. (December 21, 2004) --- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that race engineer Steve Boyer will take over crew chief duties on the No. 40 Coors Light ...

Fri 10 Sep 2004
Garage Chatter: Richmond II

Garage Chatter: Richmond II

Skinner in BDR truck? Sources say that Mike Skinner will get behind the wheel of a Craftsman Truck Series truck under a two-year deal with Bill Davis Racing. AOL done with NASCAR? Garage insiders indicate that America Online may want to scale...

Thu 14 Oct 2004
JGR announces third car in 2005

JGR announces third car in 2005

FedEx To Sponsor Third Gibbs Car, Leffler Named as Driver CHARLOTTE, N.C., Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004 -- FedEx Corp (NYSE: FDX), a worldwide leader in the broadest range of transportation, e-commerce and business services, will...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
Sadler wins second 125 raceHeadline

Sadler wins second 125 race

Pole sitter for the second Gatorade 125 event, Elliott Sadler, beat back the pack and brought the No. 38 RYR Ford to victory lane. Sadler starts second for Sunday's Daytona 500. Elliott Sadler. Photo by Eric Gilbert. "This is big,"...

Wed 19 May 2004
Evernham Motorsports opens doors to fans

Evernham Motorsports opens doors to fans

Evernham Motorsports Hosts Third Annual Fan Appreciation Day STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 17, 2004) -- Evernham Motorsports will hold its third annual Evernham Motorsports Fan Appreciation Day featuring Jeremy Mayfield, Kasey Kahne, Ray Evernham...

Tue 27 Apr 2004
Jeff Gordon wins, controversy brews in Talladega

Jeff Gordon wins, controversy brews in Talladega

It's not every day that a NASCAR Nextel Cup race ends with a sea of beer cans, t-shirts, and various other debris being tossed onto the track by angry race fans. But that was Jeff Gordon's greeting from the stands at Talladega, as he took the...

Sat 13 Nov 2004
Darlington II: Kurt Busch - Ford interview

Darlington II: Kurt Busch - Ford interview

Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 97 Sharpie/IRWIN Taurus, also held a Q&A session after Friday's practice session and discussed the points race. KURT BUSCH - No. 97 Sharpie/IRWIN Taurus USUALLY YOU RACE THE RACE TRACK HERE, BUT WILL THAT...

Fri 15 Oct 2004
Martin will retire after 2005

Martin will retire after 2005

NEXTEL Cup series veteran, Mark Martin, announced today that 2005 will be his final season in NASCAR's premium division. In his career, Martin has collected 34 wins and 213 top-five results. "Hey, the first time I ever got in a Cup car back in...

Wed 01 Sep 2004
Fontana II: Shane Hmiel preview

Fontana II: Shane Hmiel preview

No. 23 Bill Davis Racing Dodge Shane Hmiel pre-race quotes: "I'm just excited that Bill Davis, one of the top organizations in racing, is giving me the opportunity to run a Cup race. It feels really good. Not taking anything away from my truck...

Fri 01 Oct 2004
Talladega II: News of note

Talladega II: News of note

Fine-tuning takes on new meaning for NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series teams NEWS AND NOTES The race for 11th place: McMurray setting pace ... Jamie McMurray has a hold on 11th position for the fourth consecutive week, but the battle below him is...

Sun 18 Jan 2004
Greg Zipadelli's Crusade for Kids event sponsor

Greg Zipadelli's Crusade for Kids event sponsor

RacingJunk.com, a division of Raceway Media, LLC, has signed up to sponsor Greg Zipadelli's Crusade for Kids Charity Snowmobile Ride, which is scheduled to be held January 23rd and 24th in Old Forge, New York. Zipadelli, the crew chief for Joe...

Tue 07 Sep 2004
Chase for the Cup standings pre-Richmond

Chase for the Cup standings pre-Richmond

@>Clinched Top Ten Position: Pos Driver Points ---- -------------------- ---------- 1. Jimmie Johnson 3482 2. Jeff Gordon 3432 3. Dale Earnhardt Jr. 3366 4. Tony Stewart ...

Sat 05 Jun 2004
Garage chatter: Dover

Garage chatter: Dover

Menard to DEI: Dale Earnhardt Incorporated racing is set to announce the joining of Paul Menard to the DEI stable of drivers. Menard will run a yet unannounced numbered car with a Menard Home Improvement stores sponsorship. The sponsorship is...

Sat 07 Aug 2004
Garage Chatter: Indianapolis

Garage Chatter: Indianapolis

SPEEDWAY, Indiana - McSwain and Rudd to reunite? Garage insiders say that Michael "Fatback" McSwain may be taking over crew chief duties on the No. 21 Woods Brothers Ford with driver Ricky Rudd. McSwain and Rudd worked together on the No. 28...

Sun 05 Dec 2004
Champion's Week day five report

Champion's Week day five report

Job well done -- Kyle and Pattie Petty receive Myers Brothers Award Champions say cheese -- Kurt Busch joins other NASCAR titlists for signature photo NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2004) -- Giving back is a Petty family theme, but on Friday, Kyle Petty...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Gracious Busch accepts his awardsHeadline

Gracious Busch accepts his awards

After a crazy week of television appearances and functions, inaugural NEXTEL Cup series champion Kurt Busch finally got to collect his check. Busch was awarded 5.36 million dollars for his efforts in 2004, which led him to his first Cup ...

Thu 02 Dec 2004
2004 Owners' standings

2004 Owners' standings

Pos Car Owner Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 ---- ---- -------------------- ---------- ------ ---- ----- ------ 1. 97 Georgetta Roush 6506 36 3 10 21 2. 48 Jeff Gordon 6498 ...

Fri 30 Apr 2004
MB2/MBV announce sponsor partner

MB2/MBV announce sponsor partner

Centrix Financial Announces NASCAR Nextel Cup Team Partnership: - Associate Sponsorship position on MB2/MBV Motorsports' No. 01 U.S. Army Racing team and No. 10 Valvoline Racing team - Primary Sponsorship on third MB2/MBV car driven by Boris...

Tue 21 Dec 2004
Stoddard named crew chief for Said's Chevy

Stoddard named crew chief for Said's Chevy

Stoddard Named Crew Chief for Boris Said's MB/Sutton Motorsports Entry CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2004) -- Frank Stoddard has joined MB/Sutton Motorsports as crew chief for the team's No. 36 CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet to be driven by Boris Said in...

Thu 02 Dec 2004
Champion takes New York by storm

Champion takes New York by storm

Newly crowned NEXTEL champion Kurt Busch is taking a bite out of the Big Apple this week. Busch has made appearances on The Today Show, Live with Regis and Kelly, The David Letterman Show, and The Best Damn Sports Show Period among others. In ...

Sat 23 Oct 2004
Garage Chatter: Martinsville II

Garage Chatter: Martinsville II

RCR to get new car number?: Rumor is that the No. 30 Chevy will change sponsors and car number next season. Plausible sponsor: Jack Daniels. New car number: 7 - for 'Old Lucky 7'. Garage buzz indicates that Dave Blaney may fill the seat of the...

Fri 13 Feb 2004
Evernham Motorsports sponsor renews

Evernham Motorsports sponsor renews

Mountain Dew to sponsor rookie Kasey Kahne and Jeremy Mayfield for 2004 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series. CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- February 12, 2004 -- Kasey Kahne, NASCAR Nextel Cup Series rookie, is the newest member of the Mountain Dew team. Kahne joins...