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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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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,...

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 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...

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 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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
DEI, Ganassi link up for future title chaseHeadline

DEI, Ganassi link up for future title chase

The recent economic downturn has affected all facets of life, and motorsports has not been immune from it either. With high-dollar sponsors hard to come by nowadays, a number of NASCAR teams have had to look at ways of keeping its organizations ...

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...

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 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...

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 ...

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 ...

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...

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...

Sat 09 Feb 2008
GEM No 10 sponsor announced

GEM No 10 sponsor announced

VALVOLINE TO SPONSOR PATRICK CARPENTIER IN NO. 10 GILLETT EVERNHAM MOTORSPORTS DODGE IN 2008 STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Gillett Evernham Motorsports announced today that the familiar red, white and blue colors of Valvoline will sponsor Patrick ...

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...

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...

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...

Wed 30 Apr 2008
Kyle Busch wins wild Talladega raceHeadline

Kyle Busch wins wild Talladega race

Kyle Busch scored his second victory of the season at Talladega for the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup series; it was also the third Cup win of the year for Toyota. Busch had to overcome some difficulties and come from the back with less than 70 laps to...

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 ...

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 ...

Sun 27 Jul 2008
Indianapolis: Brickyard 400 qualifying press conference, part 1

Indianapolis: Brickyard 400 qualifying press conference, part 1

ALLSTATE 400 AT THE BRICKYARD POST-QUALIFYING PRESS CONFERENCE Jimmie Johnson, Mark Martin, Ryan Newman Saturday, July 26, 2008, Indianapolis Motor Speedway MODERATOR: First up, second fastest qualifier, the driver of the No. 8 U.S. Army ...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Champions Week preview

Champions Week preview

2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week Preview Three-Time Champion Jimmie Johnson To Be Honored In Dec. 5 Awards Ceremony Johnson Headlines Week Of Media Appearances, Special Events In New York City DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 26, 2008)...

Thu 12 Jun 2008
Wed 11 Jun 2008
Kahne claims Pocono victoryHeadline

Kahne claims Pocono victory

Kasey Kahne is starting to feel like the king of comebacks. Kahne, who was winless in 2007, won for the second time in three starts when he rebounded from a pit-road mistake to take the checkered flag in the Pocono 500 today at Pocono Raceway in...