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Wed 16 Feb 2005
Daytona Twin 150 race 2 lineup

Daytona Twin 150 race 2 lineup

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- -------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 47.829 ...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Ron Otto named BAM Racing crew chief

Ron Otto named BAM Racing crew chief

Ron Otto Named BAM Racing Crew Chief Ohio native has rookie experience CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Ron Otto, an experienced leader who has worked with some of the top names in motorsports, has been named crew chief for the ...

Wed 16 Feb 2005
Daytona Twin 150 race 1 lineup

Daytona Twin 150 race 1 lineup

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- -------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 88 Dale Jarrett Ford 47.793 ...

Mon 12 Sep 2005
2005 Headline

2005 "Chase" field is set to go

After 26 grueling races, that proved anything can happen in the NASCAR Nextel Cup series; the field for the 'Chase for the Championship' is finally set. Tony Stewart maintains his reign at the head of the class leading into the first playoff race...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
Daytona Twins race one results

Daytona Twins race one results

Pos St No Driver Make Laps Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ---- ----------- 1. 18 15 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 60 Running 2. 21 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 60 Running 3. 8 23...

Tue 10 May 2005
Boris Said Nurburgring 24H report

Boris Said Nurburgring 24H report

Boris Said's Team Captures Prestigious German Race Boris Said became the first American racer to be part of the winning team in the prestigious German 24-Hour Race, which concluded Sunday (May 8) at the famed Nurburgring Nordschleife, a...

Fri 05 Aug 2005
Michael, Buffy Waltrip new business plan

Michael, Buffy Waltrip new business plan

Waltrip's to Build Waltrip Racing World Sherrills Ford, N.C. (August 4, 2005) -- Michael and Buffy Waltrip have announced today their plans to build an innovative racing facility in Cornelius, NC, adjacent to Interstate 77, entitled Waltrip...

Thu 13 Jan 2005
Jeff Gordon out front at Daytona testingHeadline

Jeff Gordon out front at Daytona testing

Jeff Gordon has been lighting up Daytona International Speedway. Gordon paced both sessions of Nextel Cup series testing at Daytona International Speedway on Monday, posting a lap of 185.265 mph in the morning session and a lap of 185.448 mph in...

Mon 04 Apr 2005
Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at BirminghamHeadline

Bobby Labonte to race in Grand Am at Birmingham

Exclusively for Motorsport.com by DC Williams 2000 Nextel Cup Champion Bobby Labonte has added the July 29-31 Grand American Rolex Series race at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Ala., to his 2005 Grand American Rolex Series race ...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Homestead preview

BUSCH: Goodyear Racing Homestead preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 36 -- Ford 400 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 35 -- Ford 300 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 25 -- Ford 200 Homestead-Miami Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Homestead, Fla. Fast ...

Sun 17 Apr 2005
Garage Chatter: Texas

Garage Chatter: Texas

Truex out of DEI in 2006? Rumor is that Martin Truex, Jr. is entertaining other Cup rides for the 2006 season. He is the leading candidate for taking over the No. 25 Chevy currently occupied by Brian Vickers. Truex has also talked to three other...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
Garage Chatter: Pocono 2

Garage Chatter: Pocono 2

Waltrip gone sooner than 2006?: Speculation has arisen that Michael Waltrip may vacate his seat in the No. 15 DEI Chevy prior to the end of the 2005 season. Rumors are swirling around the garage that Waltrip has been offered to drive the No. 11 ...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
John Glover received Buddy Shuman award

John Glover received Buddy Shuman award

Champion Spark Plug Motorsports Representative John Glover Receives Prestigious NASCAR Buddy Shuman Award SOUTHFIELD, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 15, 2005--John Glover, who for more than two decades has been the "go-to guy" for NASCAR...

Wed 06 Jul 2005
Carl Edwards to run Silver Crown at IRP

Carl Edwards to run Silver Crown at IRP

CARL EDWARDS SCHEDULED TO RACE SILVER CROWN CAR AT IRP Concord, N.C. (July 2, 2005) -- In addition to racing the No. 60 Charter Ford in the Busch Series race at Indianapolis Raceway Park (IRP) and the No. 99 AAA Ford at the famed Indianapolis ...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the huntHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the hunt

Jimmie Johnson Acquits Well By Bill King On both his sets of fresh tires, Jimmie Johnson had The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford in the 1:49s for about three laps before the sticker edge wore off the Hoosiers. He...

Fri 11 Mar 2005
BUSCH: Kenny Wallace wins for Autism

BUSCH: Kenny Wallace wins for Autism

Kenny Wallace Wins $50,000 for Autism in Poker Tournament LAS VEGAS (March 11) -- If NASCAR driver Kenny Wallace gets any luckier, then he should find a way to bottle his good fortune and sell it. Wallace, one of the most visible drivers...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place
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IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place

SPEEDWAY'S FAMOUS 'YARD OF BRICKS' BACK IN PLACE INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 9, 2005 -- One of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's most visible pieces of history returned to its rightful place March 9 as crews began reinstalling the famous...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Glenn Darrow suspended for substance abuse

Glenn Darrow suspended for substance abuse

CREW CHIEF DARROW SUSPENDED FOR VIOLATING SUBSTANCE ABUSE POLICY DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 6, 2005) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has suspended crew chief Glenn Darrow indefinitely, for violation of the ...

Tue 08 Nov 2005
Chip Ganassi Racing, Home123 end agreement

Chip Ganassi Racing, Home123 end agreement

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates and Home123 End Sponsorship Relationship CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 7, 2006) -- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that CGRFS and Home123 have mutually chosen to terminate their ...

Fri 03 Jun 2005
Dover: Travis Kvapil preview

Dover: Travis Kvapil preview

Mooresville, N.C. (May 31, 2005) - Life on the road for a member of the NASCAR community often means limited resources for the comforts of home or at least good food, unless you are a crew member for Penske Racing South or Penske-Jasper...

Thu 17 Feb 2005
RCR, GM Goodwrench celebrate anniversary

RCR, GM Goodwrench celebrate anniversary

GM Goodwrench Kicks off 20th Anniversary Celebration at Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, FLA. (February 16, 2005) -- GM Goodwrench, a division of General Motors Service and Parts Operations (GMSPO), has announced plans for their...

Tue 14 Jun 2005
Edwards wins a strange one at PoconoHeadline

Edwards wins a strange one at Pocono

A late-race caution set-up a green-white-checkered finish, with Carl Edwards leading with Brian Vickers laying wait for the lead. On the final restart with three laps to go, Edwards jumped out to an advantage over the field, but he didn't get the...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Joe Gibbs Racing signs JJ Yeley

Joe Gibbs Racing signs JJ Yeley

YELEY TO DRIVE NO. 18 INTERSTATE BATTERIES CHEVROLET AVONDALE, Ariz., Saturday, Nov. 12, 2005 -- J.J. Yeley will drive the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Chevrolet during the 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season, Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) officials announced...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
Jeff Gordon misses 'Chase' field

Jeff Gordon misses 'Chase' field

NASCAR's 'Chase for the Championship' looks blander than anticipated at the beginning of the season; surely someone in the NASCAR marketing department is tearing their hair out over both of NASCAR's biggest stars missing the 'Chase'. Dale ...

Busch leads Roush sweep at RichmondHeadline

Busch leads Roush sweep at Richmond

Kurt Busch led a race high 185 laps on his way to his third win of the season. Busch first took the lead on lap 155 but swapped the top spot several times with Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch before grabbing the lead for the final time on lap 323 to...

Wed 25 May 2005
Steve Hmiel named interim crew chief for Earnhardt

Steve Hmiel named interim crew chief for Earnhardt

After just 11 races, Pete Rondeau has been dismissed as crew chief of the No. 8 Budweiser Chevrolet at Dale Earnhardt Incorporated Racing. Rondeau will continue on as an employee of DEI but in a different capacity. "Pete is a valuable asset and...

Tue 29 Nov 2005
Stewart storms ManhattanHeadline

Stewart storms Manhattan

The 'big apple' braces for NASCAR as championship festivities descend on midtown Manhattan. It's the usual look of complete befuddlement by manhattan-ites as the NASCAR flag flies from the Waldorf-Astoria and stock cars take to the ...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday afternoon

4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday afternoon

Max Crawford on Penske Technology Group By: Bill King Car builder Max Crawford told us a bit more about the partnership with Penske Technology Group: "It's an agreement between us to enhance our technology obviously and to help promote the...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
BUSCH: Watkins Glen: Paul Menard preview

BUSCH: Watkins Glen: Paul Menard preview

Streaking Menard Doubles Up on the Road Course at Watkins Glen; Adds Nextel Cup Duties to His NASCAR Busch Series Zippo 200 Bid WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2005) -- Paul Menard and his fellow NASCAR Busch Series competitors take a break from...

Sun 08 May 2005
BUSCH: Rain shuts down Thursday in DarlingtonHeadline

BUSCH: Rain shuts down Thursday in Darlington

Inclement weather has canceled all on track action at Darlington Raceway. Canceled activities include both practice sessions for NASCAR's Nextel Cup and Busch Series. Evernham Motorsports Dodge waits in the inspection line after practice...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
Texas II: Ricky Rudd preview

Texas II: Ricky Rudd preview

Ricky Rudd - Texas: "There's not a lot of bank, but the speeds are so great and the tires sticks so good that it really plasters you into the right side of the seat. Ricky Rudd, driver of the ...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
Rusty Wallace, Inc Daytona test notes

Rusty Wallace, Inc Daytona test notes

RWI RACING PURSUES AGGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE --Buddy Baker Averages 200 MPH at Daytona, Stephen Wallace Completes First Speedway Test-- MOORESVILLE, NC (July 26, 2005)--Despite having a week off from NEXTEL Cup competition, where he ...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
BUSCH: Dover II: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Dover II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 28 -- MBNA 400 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 29 -- Dover 200 Dover International Speedway (1.0-mile oval) -- Dover, Del. Fast Facts for September 23-25, 2005 Tire: Goodyear Eagle...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Hamlin lands Phoenix poleHeadline

Hamlin lands Phoenix pole

Denny Hamlin wheeled his way to his first NASCAR Nextel Cup Series pole at Phoenix International Raceway. Hamlin's lap of 134.173 bested the field by nearly one mile-per-hour in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Chevrolet. Denny Hamlin. Photo...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Rudd to retire without fanfare

Rudd to retire without fanfare

In an NASCAR world of retirement tours only equal to The Who and Pink Floyd, Ricky Rudd has decided to quietly and eloquently slip out the back door. Rudd announced Tuesday that he plans on stepping away from the sport as of 2005 but stopped short...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
BUSCH: Texas II: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Texas II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 34 -- Dickies 500 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 33 -- O'Reilly Challenge NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 23 -- Silverado 350k Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Fort...