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Sat 16 Dec 2006
Rudd and Yates, together again

Rudd and Yates, together again

Previously paired for the 2000-2002 seasons, Ricky Rudd and Robert Yates Racing on Monday will announce the driver and car owner will again become an item for the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup season. Rudd will take over the driving duties vacated by...

Thu 14 Dec 2006
Surfin' USAHeadline

Surfin' USA

Well, well, well, 2007 Nextel Cup champ Jimmie Johnson's been moved from "in" to "on top" of the golf cart from which he was flung. Jimmie Johnson. Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom. A racer who's exhibited considerable skill whether astride a...

Mon 11 Dec 2006
2007 NASCAR Cup Series schedule

2007 NASCAR Cup Series schedule

<pre> 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES SCHEDULE Date Site Feb 10 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona -- Daytona International Speedway* Feb 18 Daytona International Speedway Feb 25 California Speedway Mar 11 Las Vegas Motor ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Evernham gets new look in 2007

Evernham gets new look in 2007

No. 9 and 19 Dodge Chargers for 2007 Sport Reverse Paint Schemes, Continue Classic Evernham/Dodge Look STATESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 8, 2006) -- Dodge and Evernham Motorsports announced today new primary paint schemes for the No. 9 and 19 ...

Michael Waltrip Racing crew chiefs announced

Michael Waltrip Racing crew chiefs announced

BORLAND, CARTER AND HYDER NAMED NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES CREWS CHIEFS AT MICHAEL WALTRIP RACING CORNELIUS, N.C. (December 8, 2006) -- Michael Waltrip Racing announced today that Matt Borland, Larry Carter and David Hyder have been named crew ...

2007 testing dates announced

2007 testing dates announced

2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Testing Dates Announced Testing Schedule Begins Jan. 8 in Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2006) -- NASCAR has set its 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series testing schedule that includes seven different venues that...

Dover II: Robby Gordon race report

Dover II: Robby Gordon race report

Robby Gordon Finishes a Disappointing 41st at the Monster Mile DOVER, Del. (Sept. 24, 2006) -- As the top 10 chase the NASCAR Nextel Cup, Robby Gordon was chasing a solid finish in this weekend's Dover 400 to help thrust him higher in the points.

Richmond to host official test in 2007

Richmond to host official test in 2007

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY TO HOST OFFICIAL NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES TEST FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR IN 2007 Richmond, VA (September 25, 2006)--Proving once again that it is one of the most prestigious stops on the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup ...

Chase for the Cup: Kansas

Chase for the Cup: Kansas

Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup: Kansas DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2006) -- The following is a rundown of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Top 10 heading into Sunday's Banquet 400 at Kansas Speedway, the third event of the 10 races that make up...

Chase loop update 2006-09-25

Chase loop update 2006-09-25

Burton Leads Field Heading into Kansas * Gordon coming on strong * Make-or-break time for drivers outside top five DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2006) -- The second race in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup is now complete and Jeff Burton...

Chase Wrap Dover II: Burton points leader

Chase Wrap Dover II: Burton points leader

Engine woes, bad pit strategy and on track incidents were the death for several of the Chase racers this weekend at Dover International Speedway. Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick both suffered engine failures; Kasey Kahne got tangled with reigning...

Dover II: Winning team interview

Dover II: Winning team interview

JEFF BURTON AND SCOTT MILLER, NO., 31 CINGULAR WIRELESS MONTE CARLO SS ON THE RACE BURTON: "We took off and weren't all that good. We were maybe a 15th place car. Scott just kept working on it and working on it. Today was just backwards of...

Dover II: Jeff Gordon post-race interview

Dover II: Jeff Gordon post-race interview

JEFF GORDON , NO. 24 DUPONT MONTE CARLO SS - Finished 3rd: WHAT'S YOUR MINDSET FOR THE CHASE GOING TO KANSAS? "I mean, I'm just really proud. I've got a rookie crew chief that is acting like a veteran and I'm pretty excited about that. He's ...

Dover II: GM Racing race notes

Dover II: GM Racing race notes

JEFF BURTON WINS AT DOVER; CHEVY MONTE CARLO SS DRIVERS CAPTURE FIVE OF TOP-10 FINISHING POSITIONS LONG-AWAITED RETURN TO VICTORY LANE VAULTS BURTON TO TOP OF THE STANDINGS DOVER, Del. - Jeff Burton, No. 31 Cingular Wireless Monte Carlo SS, ...

Kansas: Jimmie Johnson preview

Kansas: Jimmie Johnson preview

This weekend Lowe's Monte Carlo driver Jimmie Johnson and Team 48 travel to Kansas Speedway for Sunday's NASCAR Nextel Cup race. The Kansas race marks the third of ten 2006 "Chase for the Championship" races. Johnson is eighth in the points, 136...

Milwaukee Mile test note 2006-09-27

Milwaukee Mile test note 2006-09-27

MILWAUKEE MILE A NEW ERA BEGINS NASCAR's KURT BUSCH TESTS "CAR OF TOMORROW" AT TH MIL E Sentimental Track for 2000 Truck Series Race Winner MIILWAUKEE (September 27, 2006) -- 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup champion Kurt Busch...

Kansas: Robby Gordon preview

Kansas: Robby Gordon preview

Robby Gordon's Quotes for Kansas What about Kansas do you like or dislike? "I like Kansas because it's one of those mile-and-a-half tracks where we've been able to find some success at this year. We've stepped up our game when it comes...

Kansas: News of note, schedule

Kansas: News of note, schedule

* RCR Makes Team History with Two in the Top Five * Gordon's "Drive for Five" Very Much Alive in 2006 * Jeff Burton's Trip To Victory Lane Puts Him In Chase Lead For the third straight week there is a different driver atop the leader board...

Kansas: Round 29 preview

Kansas: Round 29 preview

Jeff Burton's Trip To Victory Lane Puts Him In Chase Lead DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2006) -- For the third straight week there is a different driver atop the leader board in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series standings. For the ...

Kansas: Sterling Marlin preview

Kansas: Sterling Marlin preview

Marlin Has Mixed Feelings About Kansas Speedway KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 27, 2006)--Sterling Marlin says his relationship with Kansas Speedway is bittersweet. It's not only a track he likes, but one where he has run well, including a ...

Kansas: Casey Mears preview

Kansas: Casey Mears preview

Texaco/Havoline Team Facts: * Standings: Casey Mears and the Texaco/Havoline team remain 15th in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup standings for the fourth consecutive week. Mears and the team were on course to finish in the top 15 at Dover ...

Kansas: Tony Stewart preview

Kansas: Tony Stewart preview

Hungry for a Win in Banquet 400 ATLANTA (Sept. 27, 2006) - All Tony Stewart wants to do is win. Out of the Chase for the Championship for the first time in his eight-year career in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series, points are disposable for ...

Kansas: Scott Riggs preview

Kansas: Scott Riggs preview

SCOTT RIGGS QUOTES: "We have had a couple of tough races here in the last two weeks and I am ready to get that turned around this weekend at Kansas. Rodney (Childers) is bringing chassis 130 back to the track this weekend. This ...

Kansas: Joe Nemechek preview

Kansas: Joe Nemechek preview

Nemechek, Kansas Speedway Part of Chase Trivia KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 27, 2006) -- Here's a three-part trivia question. Who was the first non-Chase driver to win a race during the 10-event Nextel Cup championship schedule? What year and at...

Kansas: Tony Raines preview

Kansas: Tony Raines preview

Destination Fueled by Determination CORNELIUS, N.C., (Sept. 26, 2006) -- In the movie "Rudy," Daniel Rudy Ruettiger was rejected by the admissions department of the University of Notre Dame several times. Finally, after never giving up, he...

Kansas: Dale Jarrett preview

Kansas: Dale Jarrett preview

UPS Racing Team Notes of Interest Dale Jarrett has just one top-10 finish at Kansas Speedway in the five NASCAR Nextel Cup Series races that have run at the 1.5-mile track. Jarrett's first three starts at Kansas resulted in DNFs. Jarrett was...

Kansas: Kevin Harvick preview

Kansas: Kevin Harvick preview

DOVER RECAP: Kevin Harvick battled inside the top-20 for most of the 400 lap race, until engine troubles caused his day to end early. Once the green flag dropped, Harvick fought a loose-handling race car. With the help of his pit crew, Harvick ...

Kansas: David Stremme preview

Kansas: David Stremme preview

No. 40 TEAM FACTS: Testing 1,2,3: David Stremme and the Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon crew visited Kentucky Speedway earlier this week in preparation for the 267-lap event this weekend at Kansas Speedway. Montoya, Welcome Aboard!: CGRFS ...

Kansas: Reed Sorenson preview

Kansas: Reed Sorenson preview

Target Team Fast Facts: Building Momentum: Sorenson and the Target team rank 15th among their NEXTEL competitors in best performances over the last six races. The team has accumulated 667 points over the last six races, 10 of which are bonus...

Kansas: Jeff Gordon preview

Kansas: Jeff Gordon preview

GORDON HOPES KANSAS CITY "CHIEF" LEADS HIM TO THIRD VICTORY KANSAS CITY, Kan. (September 26, 2006) - The Kansas City Chiefs will be playing at Arrowhead Stadium on Sunday, but Jeff Gordon hopes a rookie "chief" leads him to his third victory of...

Kansas: Jamie McMurray preview

Kansas: Jamie McMurray preview

FAST FACTS * Jamie McMurray will be back in his No. 26 IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford Fusion this weekend at Kansas. * Kansas Speedway is statistically McMurray's second best track, first being Sonoma. McMurray has an average finish of 11.0 at...

Dover II: Tony Stewart race report

Dover II: Tony Stewart race report

Monster Mile Bites Stewart Early Crash Sends Home Depot Driver to 33rd-Place Finish at Dover Sunday's Dover 400 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway was only 12 laps old when it went bad for Tony Stewart. The ...

Dover II: Sterling Marlin race report

Dover II: Sterling Marlin race report

Marlin's Solid Run Thwarted in Dover DOVER, Del. (Sept. 24, 2006) -- Sterling Marlin was pretty much on pace to post a solid finish in Sunday's Nextel Cup race at Dover International Speedway. But while running 18th on Lap 235 of 400, Marlin's...

Dover II: Joe Nemechek race report

Dover II: Joe Nemechek race report

Call It The Dover Blues For Nemechek DOVER, Del. (Sept. 24, 2006) -- It was another one of those days for Joe Nemechek at Dover International Speedway. The record clearly shows that the all-concrete track, known as the Monster Mile, has not...

Dover II: GM teams race quotes

Dover II: GM teams race quotes

KYLE BUSCH, NO. 5 KELLOGG'S MONTE CARLO SS - Sidelined due to engine issues - Finished 40th WHAT HAPPENED? "In the motor somewhere. It is really a shame. Obviously the car was running really strong today. We were one of the best cars out...