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Fri 19 Dec 2008
Blickensderfer named No 17 crew chief

Blickensderfer named No 17 crew chief

Roush Fenway Racing Names Blickensderfer Crew Chief of No. 17 DEWALT Sprint Cup Team; Bolin to return to post as No. 17 engineer CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2008) -- Roush Fenway Racing has named Drew Blickensderfer crew chief for Matt Kenseth's No.

Robby Gordon partners with Toyota

Robby Gordon partners with Toyota

Robby Gordon Motorsports Partners with Toyota for 2009 Charlotte, N.C. (December 15, 2008) -- Robby Gordon Motorsports announced today that they will partner with Toyota beginning in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season for the No. 7, which...

Mon 15 Dec 2008
Fri 12 Dec 2008
Labonte comments on leaving Petty Enterprises

Labonte comments on leaving Petty Enterprises

Bobby Labonte and Petty Enterprises End Partnership Archdale, N.C. (December 11, 2008) - Effective immediately, Bobby Labonte has been released from all contractual obligations with Petty Enterprises. The terms were mutually agreed by both ...

Edwards - Ford interview 2008-12-10

Edwards - Ford interview 2008-12-10

This Week in Ford Racing Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion, enters the off-season having won more NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races than any other driver in 2008. Edwards, who won nine times, including three of the last four ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: NASCAR Factories out?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: NASCAR Factories out?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram NASCAR Factories Out? If America's manufacturers have to change their role as major players in NASCAR, it wouldn't be the first time. It's happened twice before in the 60-year history of the sanctioning body,...

Mon 08 Dec 2008
Yarborough presents Johnson with championship ring

Yarborough presents Johnson with championship ring

Yarborough Surprises Johnson With Ring Presentation DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2008) -- Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Cale Yarborough made an unannounced appearance tonight at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Ceremony at the...

Champions Week, Day five report

Champions Week, Day five report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week -- Day 5 2008 Champions' Week Winds Up With Annual Awards Ceremony Jimmie Johnson And The No. 48 Team Building A Dynasty In The Sport DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2008) -- A busy week in New York City...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Champions Week, day four report

Champions Week, day four report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week -- Day 4 2008 Season's Top Performers Honored At Annual Media Luncheon Former Track Owner Bob Bahre Receives Top Industry Award For Racing Contributions DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2008) -- The top ...

Earnhardt Jr wins most popular driver award

Earnhardt Jr wins most popular driver award

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Sixth Consecutive Most Popular Driver Award Trails Only Bill Elliott and Richard Petty for Most Wins MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (December 4, 2008) -- NASCAR fans across the nation have once again made a statement about their...

Toyota Motorsports 2008 season review

Toyota Motorsports 2008 season review

10 FOR TOYOTA: Toyota Camry drivers earned 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) wins in 2008. Kyle Busch led the Camry contingent with eight victories in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Camry. Busch earned Toyota's initial Cup triumph at Atlanta...

Champions Week, day three report

Champions Week, day three report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week -- Day 3 Johnson Rings New York Stock Exchange's Opening Bell Three-Time Champion Presented Sportsman Of The Year Award By March Of Dimes DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2008) -- Day Three of Champions...

Rodney Childers named No 00 crew chief

Rodney Childers named No 00 crew chief

MWR ANNOUNCES CHILDERS AS CREW CHIEF FOR REUTIMANN AND NO. 00 AARON'S DREAM MACHINE TOYOTA TEAM CORNELIUS, N.C. (December 3, 2008) -- Today Michael Waltrip Racing announced that Rodney Childers will become the crew chief for David Reutimann and...

Champions Week, day two report

Champions Week, day two report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week -- Day 2 Johnson Participates In Landmark Photo Shoot; Visits Key Media Outlets Three-Time Champion To Ring New York Stock Exchange's Opening Bell Wednesday Morning DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2008) --...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
Donnie Wingo named No 26 crew chief

Donnie Wingo named No 26 crew chief

ROUSH FENWAY RACING ANNOUNCES DONNIE WINGO AS CREW CHIEF FOR NO. 26 CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2008) - Roush Fenway Racing announced today that Donnie Wingo will serve as crew chief for Jamie McMurray and the No. 26 Crown Royal / IRWIN Industrial...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Champions Week, day one report

Champions Week, day one report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champions Week -- Day 1 Johnson's Third Straight Championship Earns Him Return Trip To New York City; Full Slate Of Media Events And Special Appearances Highlight Johnson's Week DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2008) --...

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)...

Tue 25 Nov 2008
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2008 "Stewie Awards" nominees announced

TONY STEWART AND SIRIUS RADIO ANNOUNCE NOMINEES FOR SECOND ANNUAL 'STEWIE AWARDS' Presentation of "The Stewies" will take place in a live broadcast during 2008 NASCAR Champions Week Fans around the country cast their votes to decide award ...

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 ...

Sun 23 Nov 2008
James Hylton/EM Motorsport team for 2009 Daytona 500

James Hylton/EM Motorsport team for 2009 Daytona 500

November 22, 2008 -- EM Motorsports is proud to announce that legendary NASCAR competitor James Hylton has teamed up with car owner John Carter to compete in the 51st annual Daytona 500. The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event will be contested on ...

Fri 21 Nov 2008
Furniture Row Racing, Nemechek buyout agreement

Furniture Row Racing, Nemechek buyout agreement

Nemechek, Furniture Row Racing Agree on Contract Buyout DENVER, Colo. (Nov. 21, 2008) -- On the heels of Furniture Row Racing announcing plans for a limited 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule, the team announced today a contract buyout of...

Ambrose to be on Australia television program

Ambrose to be on Australia television program

60 MINUTES TO FOCUS ON AMBROSE NASCAR CAREER Australian motor racing fans will get a unique insight into the world of NASCAR and the life of Aussie ace Marcos Ambrose when 60 Minutes resumes on the Nine Network early in 2009. A 60 Minutes...

Roush Fenway Racing re-signs Kenseth

Roush Fenway Racing re-signs Kenseth

MATT KENSETH RE-SIGNS WITH ROUSH FENWAY RACING Concord, N.C. (November 20, 2006) - Roush Fenway Racing announced today that it has re-signed 2003 Sprint Cup Champion Matt Kenseth to a multi-year contract. Kenseth has been with Roush Fenway...

Bobby Labonte retains record

Bobby Labonte retains record

Labonte Still Only Driver to Win Cup and Nationwide Titles As Johnson Joins Yarborough, Labonte Remains by Himself Mooresville, N.C. (November 20, 2008) -- Bobby Labonte has enjoyed a long and storied career in NASCAR. His 2000 Sprint Cup ...

Series releases media pre-season predictions outcome

Series releases media pre-season predictions outcome

Media Members Almost Perfect, In Predicting 2008 Chase Field DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2008) -- The media proved it did its homework prior to the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup season, correctly predicting 11 of the 12 drivers who qualified for the...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
2008 Final standings

2008 Final standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- ------------------------- ------ ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Jimmie Johnson+ 6684 36 7 15 22 7,354,860 2. Carl Edwards...

Homestead: Race results

Homestead: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 4 99 Carl Edwards Ford 195 10 267 365,225 ...

Yates Racing announces Menard to drive No. 98

Yates Racing announces Menard to drive No. 98

MENARD TO DRIVE NO. 98 YATES RACING FORD FUSION IN 2009 NASCAR SPRINT CUP COMPETITION CONCORD, N.C. (November 18, 2008) -- Yates Racing is pleased to announce Paul Menard as the driver of the No. 98 Menards Ford Fusion in 2009 NASCAR Sprint...

Johnson - NASCAR champion's teleconference

Johnson - NASCAR champion's teleconference

NASCAR Teleconference Transcript - Jimmie Johnson November 18, 2008 An Interview With: JIMMIE JOHNSON THE MODERATOR: Good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teleconference for the 2008 season. We have a...

Celebrity Chase Tracker prediction results

Celebrity Chase Tracker prediction results

Evanovich Laps Chase Tracker Field It usually doesn't take this long for Janet Evanovich to reach No. 1. The best-selling author captured the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Celebrity Chase Tracker title after finishing a disappointing third in last ...

Homestead: Robby Gordon race report

Homestead: Robby Gordon race report

Gordon Finishes 26th in the Last Race of the 2008 Season Charlotte, N.C. (November 18, 2008) -- Robby Gordon Motorsports entered the last race of the season with high hopes. With a string of strong performances at intermediate tracks throughout...

Homestead: Red Bull Racing Team race report

Homestead: Red Bull Racing Team race report

+ TWO RED BULLS IN TOP 35 Brian Vickers snuck the No. 84 into the top 35, and teammate Scott Speed had the best finish of his Sprint Cup career in the No. 83. The driver swap paid off Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Red Bull Racing Team...

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-17

Indianapolis Motor Speedway news 2008-11-17

THE RACETRACK OF CHAMPIONS: 2008 IMS WINNERS SWEEP TITLES INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 17, 2008 -- When Jimmie Johnson crossed the finish line Sunday, Nov. 16 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, history was made 1,045 miles away, at the Indianapolis...

The 2008 final top 12

The 2008 final top 12

The 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2008) -- Below is a look at the final 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 after the 36-race season. 1 -- Jimmie Johnson (No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet) • Season-to-Date Driver...

History making three-peat belongs to JohnsonHeadline

History making three-peat belongs to Johnson

Jimmie Johnson might not be ready to admit it yet, but he is becoming one of NASCAR's all-time greats. Jimmie Johnson. Photo by Action Sports Photography. He's been telling the media at Miami-Homestead Speedway all weekend that ...

Mon 17 Nov 2008
Homestead: Kyle Busch race report

Homestead: Kyle Busch race report

Busch Rolls the Dice and Comes Up Short in Miami; M&M's Team Finishes 10th in Point Standings Despite 19th-Place Finish Despite the fact that gas prices have plummeted in recent weeks, Kyle Busch still experienced pain at the pump in the late...

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