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Fri 31 Oct 2008
Texas II: Marcos Ambrose preview

Texas II: Marcos Ambrose preview

DOUBLE DUTY BUT DIFFERENT GOALS FOR AMBROSE IN TEXAS Two different teams, two different cars, two different series and two completely different goals -- that's what lies ahead of Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose at Texas Motor Speedway...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Penske Racing announces a 2009 sponsor

Penske Racing announces a 2009 sponsor

PENSKE RACING ANNOUNCES MULTI-YEAR AGREEMENT WITH AUTOMOBILE CLUB OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND AFFILIATES MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 11, 2008) -- Penske Racing today announced the establishment of a multi-year agreement for its NASCAR Sprint...

Thu 06 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: Kyle Busch preview

Phoenix II: Kyle Busch preview

KYLE BUSCH Hitting on 21? Really? HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 5, 2008) -- When playing the card game blackjack, pretty much everyone knows that the big payout comes when you get to the magic number of 21. So why in the world is Las Vegas native...

Sat 01 Nov 2008
Texas II: Earnhardt Jr - Friday media visit

Texas II: Earnhardt Jr - Friday media visit

DALE EARNHARDT, JR., DRIVER OF THE NO. 88 AMP ENERGY/NATIONAL GUARD IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Texas Motor Speedway and discussed this weekend's race, the future of his Nationwide team, making changes to the Chase and much ...

Mon 10 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: Ford teams race quotes

Phoenix II: Ford teams race quotes

DAVID GILLILAND -- Digital TV Transition Ford Fusion (finished 35th) "It was wild. Everybody started checking up there, and unfortunately our Digital TV Transition Ford Fusion got involved in it and ended our day. So, we're going to try and get...

Wed 30 Jul 2008
Brickyard 400 - Tires, tires, tires!Headline

Brickyard 400 - Tires, tires, tires!

The Indianapolis Motor Speedway was host to the United States Grand Prix eight times. The Grand Prix circuit traverses the globe, racing in exotic places, and fashionable places like Monaco and the twisty street circuit through the tiny ...

Thu 13 Nov 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: What's not to like?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: What's not to like?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram What's Not To Like? Clean cut. Rough edges long gone, without much sanding required. Occasionally gets angry, but usually at himself. Speaks in full sentences. Has made a couple of bonehead moves at Talladega,...

Tue 11 Nov 2008
Petty Enterprises renews Paralyzed Veterans partnership

Petty Enterprises renews Paralyzed Veterans partnership

Petty Enterprises Renews Partnership with Paralyzed Veterans of America; 'The King' to Co-Chair Las Vegas Texas Hold'em Poker Tournament Mooresville, N.C. (November 10, 2008) - Petty Enterprises, the winningest organization in the history of...

Mon 07 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 1Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 1

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 1 The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is upon us, and since it is nearly here. I feel it is time to do some shaking down of 2007 of the individual drivers and teams, plus what to look forward to and how they...

Mon 12 May 2008
Kyle Busch speeds to Darlington winHeadline

Kyle Busch speeds to Darlington win

Kyle Busch, in the No. 18 Toyota, got his third victory of the season in strong fashion Saturday night at Darlington Raceway. Busch also set a new record, becoming the youngest winner in Darlington Raceway history, at the age of 23. Busch, who had...

Fri 31 Oct 2008
Texas II: Edwards - Friday media visit

Texas II: Edwards - Friday media visit

Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Office Depot Ford Fusion, held Q&A session following Friday's only practice session. DO YOU KNOW THE POINT SPREAD AND WHAT HAS TO HAPPEN? DO YOU FOCUS ON THAT? "It really doesn't matter. We just have to go...

Wed 03 Sep 2008
Johnson dominates in CaliforniaHeadline

Johnson dominates in California

Jimmie Johnson was out to send a message to the rest of the NASCAR world that the championship chase was more than a two-car race. On Sunday, he backed it up. Jimmie Johnson takes the checkered flag. Photo by Action Sports ...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Stewart Cooper - Petty team profile

Stewart Cooper - Petty team profile

Stewart Cooper Crew Chief No. 45 Petty Enterprises Dodge Charger Stewart Cooper is an intelligent and talented young man that will be a strong leader for the No. 45 crew and a positive addition to the Petty Enterprises team. Cooper has been ...

Mon 28 Jul 2008
Johnson sweeps caution-laden Brickyard 400Headline

Johnson sweeps caution-laden Brickyard 400

It was like running the Kentucky Derby and stopping at every quarter pole to check the horses' shoes as Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports repeated as champion at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday (July 27th) by winning a series of ...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
Homestead: Hendrick - Friday media visit

Homestead: Hendrick - Friday media visit

RICK HENDRICK, OWNER OF THE NO. 48 LOWE'S IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 24 DUPONT IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY JEFF GORDON, NO. 88 AMP ENERGY/NATIONAL GUARD IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY DALE EARNHARDT, JR. AND NO. 5 KELLOGG'S/CARQUEST IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY...

Sat 05 Jul 2008
DEI has a field day in Daytona qualifyingHeadline

DEI has a field day in Daytona qualifying

It came at the hands of different drivers, but it was back to business as usual for Dale Earnhardt Inc. on Friday at Daytona International Speedway. The DEI Chevys of Paul Menard and Mark Martin had the best qualifying times of the day and will...

Sat 08 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: Bowyer - Friday media visit

Phoenix II: Bowyer - Friday media visit

CLINT BOWYER, NO. 07 JACK DANIEL'S IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed moving up in the Chase standings, the Nationwide championship battle, the economic situation and other topics. HAVE YOU ...

Sun 18 May 2008
Kahne lands the All-Star prizeHeadline

Kahne lands the All-Star prize

Kasey Kahne had to fight his way into the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star event at Lowe's Motor Speedway in North Carolina, and he did it thanks to the fans who voted him into the non-points special event. Thanks to the vote of the fans and his...

Sat 10 May 2008
Biffle grabs pole and record at DarlingtonHeadline

Biffle grabs pole and record at Darlington

Greg Biffle in the No. 16 Roush Fenway Racing Ford grabbed his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole of the year and he did it at Darlington. With a 27.405 (179.442 mph), he also set the new track record. forty-one of the 44 drivers who put in a...

Sat 22 Mar 2008
NASCAR's new car: Does it meet the criteriaHeadline

NASCAR's new car: Does it meet the criteria

One year after its introduction, NASCAR's homogenous "Car of Tomorrow" has sifted out as the almost inevitable clash between design theory and harsh, practical reality. Budweiser Dodge. Photo by Eric Gilbert. While NASCAR has set...

Mon 14 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 5Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 5

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 5 The final part of this 2008 preview is here! I am delighted and I am certainly ready for the 2008 season. In this final section we'll take a look at all the major teams in 2008, pick a top-12, and then ...

Sun 17 Aug 2008
Newman joins forces with StewartHeadline

Newman joins forces with Stewart

Ryan Newman is looking forward to having some fun with his new team. Newman, who was announced on Friday as the newest driver in the newly formed Stewart-Haas Racing stable, said that he hasn't had a lot of fun lately at the track and can't wait...

Wed 23 Jul 2008
IMS Brickyard 400 traffic information

IMS Brickyard 400 traffic information

BRICKYARD FANS: PLAN AHEAD TO AVOID TRAFFIC DELAYS Downtown, airport shuttle service provided to Allstate 400 at the Brickyard INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, July 22, 2008 -- Fans planning to attend the 15th Allstate 400 at the Brickyard on Sunday, July...

Thu 07 Aug 2008
Robby Gordon - NASCAR teleconference

Robby Gordon - NASCAR teleconference

NASCAR Teleconference August 5, 2008 An interview with: ROBBY GORDON HERB BRANHAM: Good afternoon, everyone. Thanks for joining us today on today's NASCAR Cam Video teleconference. It's in advance of this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series...

Thu 10 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 3Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 3

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 3 Now that we are part three, we are now past halfway and we are starting to glide towards the finish line of this commentary. We'll tackle No. 22 through No. 41 in this section and keep the wheels moving...

Thu 28 Feb 2008
Jon Wood - NASCAR Radio interview

Jon Wood - NASCAR Radio interview

Today on "The Morning Drive" on SIRIUS NASCAR Radio, hosts Mike Bagley and David Poole spoke with Jon Wood, driver of the ...

Tue 01 Jul 2008
Kurt Busch grabs rain-ending Loudon victoryHeadline

Kurt Busch grabs rain-ending Loudon victory

After struggling through most of this season, Kurt Busch feels like he was finally in the right place at the right time. Busch took advantage of a fuel strategy call in the pits and some help from Mother Nature to win the rain-shortened Lenox ...

Mon 11 Feb 2008
Daytona 500: Jacques Villeneuve qualifying report

Daytona 500: Jacques Villeneuve qualifying report

Villeneuve 17th fastest of 52 in Daytona qualifying `fast' but `hugely disappointed' On the back of a strong performance in pre-season testing at Daytona, Florida, Canadian motor racing legend Jacques Villeneuve followed up on Saturday with the...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
LMS Charlotte 600 prize money announced

LMS Charlotte 600 prize money announced

Record $6.6 Million Purse for May 25 Coca-Cola 600 As Total Prize Money for May Events Approaches $14.7 Million CONCORD, N.C. (April 29, 2008) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will battle for a record $6.6 million during the May 25 Coca-Cola...

Wed 09 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 2Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 2

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 2 We'll keep up the momentum as we get through the final single digit car numbers and work our way into the teens. We'll start with the No. 9 and end with the No. 21 in the second installment of the 2008 ...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
Jimmie Johnson takes Brickyard poleHeadline

Jimmie Johnson takes Brickyard pole

Jimmie Johnson drove the Hendrick Motorsports No. 48 Chevrolet to the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard pole on Saturday (July 26th) at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Johnson's speed of 181.763 mph was well off the track qualifying record held by Casey...

Fri 11 Apr 2008
Stewart Cooper named Kyle Petty crew chief

Stewart Cooper named Kyle Petty crew chief

Quotes from Kyle Petty: "Stewart Cooper is going to take over as my crew chief on the No. 45 Wells Fargo Dodge this weekend. Stewart is that new breed of crew chief that couples a mechanical engineering education with a lot of practical at...

Fri 10 Oct 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Holy Smoke!Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Holy Smoke!

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Holy Smoke! Stewart's Back All must be right with the world. Tony Stewart is back in victory lane. It matters not that NASCAR officials at Talladega had to give Smoke an escort with a ruling against rookie...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: All hail CaleHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: All hail Cale

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram ALL HAIL CALE Now that Jimmie Johnson has clinched this year's Sprint Cup, the question looms. Was it tougher to win three straight championships in the current era of the Chase versus the old points ...

Sat 12 Jan 2008
NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 4Headline

NASCAR Cup heads into 2008, part 4

NASCAR Sprint Cup 2008: Preview - Part 4 Welcome to part four, the last portion of this five part commentary that will handle drivers and the predications for them in 2008. Today's portion will cover No. 42 through No. 99, a little bit longer...

Thu 10 Jan 2008
DEI announces Mark Martin schedule

DEI announces Mark Martin schedule

Martin, Dale Earnhardt Inc. Announce 2008 Sprint Cup Schedule; Daytona 500, Coca-Cola 600 and Brickyard 400 highlight Martin's 26-event schedule Mooresville, N.C. (Jan. 7, 2008) -- Mark Martin will race in 26 Sprint Cup events in 2008, ...