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Thu 29 Dec 2005
Kentucky Speedway test notes 2005-12-20

Kentucky Speedway test notes 2005-12-20

B. LABONTE, T. PARROTT OPEN NEW PETTY ERA WITH KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY TEST Crew chief Todd Parrott and driver Bobby Labonte ushered in a new era for the storied Petty Enterprises No. 43 NEXTEL Cup Series car with a test at Kentucky Speedway ...

Tue 20 Dec 2005
Brickyard winner Stewart honored by U.S. Congress

Brickyard winner Stewart honored by U.S. Congress

INDIANA LAWMAKERS HONOR INDY WINNER STEWART IN U.S. CONGRESS INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, Dec. 15, 2005 -- Tony Stewart fulfilled a lifetime dream by winning the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard on Aug. 7 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and he also...

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...

Stewart honored by US House of Representatives

Stewart honored by US House of Representatives

Capitol reward: Tony Stewart honored by U. S. House of Representatives Congressional corps sponsors resolution hailing NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec 15, 2005) -- During the past few weeks, Tony Stewart (No. 20...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
Team changes at Penske Racing South

Team changes at Penske Racing South

BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI (December 9, 2005) -- Penske Racing South announced today that Roy McCauley will become the crew chief of the No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge effective immediately. McCauley replaces Larry Carter who will move to a management...

Penske allows Kvapil to pursue other rides

Penske allows Kvapil to pursue other rides

Travis Kvapil Permitted To Pursue Other Opportunities BLOOMFIELD HILLS, MI (December 8, 2005) - With the recent decision by Penske-Jasper Racing and Eastman Kodak Company to not field the No. 77 Kodak Dodge in the 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup ...

A Look Back: 2005 media preseason predictions

A Look Back: 2005 media preseason predictions

A Look Back: Revisiting 2005 NASCAR Preseason Media Predictions Tony Stewart wins NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series title; top pick Jimmie Johnson finishes fifth DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec 8, 2005) -- Just how clear were the crystal balls used by media...

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 ...

Martinsville Speedway 2006 schedule unchanged

Martinsville Speedway 2006 schedule unchanged

Martinsville Speedway NEXTEL Cup Schedule Unchanged For 2006 The 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series schedule at Martinsville Speedway will be a mirror image of the 2005 season. The first 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup stop at Martinsville will be the ...

Wed 07 Dec 2005
Stewart's win at IMS earns him award

Stewart's win at IMS earns him award

FANS VOTE STEWART'S INDY WIN AS MOST DRAMATIC MOMENT OF 2006 INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Dec. 5, 2005 -- Tony Stewart's emotional victory at the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard on Aug. 7 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway earned NASCAR's Most Dramatic...

Tue 06 Dec 2005
Stewart saluted as 2005 championHeadline

Stewart saluted as 2005 champion

It went long, some of the speeches were a trifle wordy, and Jay Mohr was disturbingly mean, but in the end NASCAR wrapped up its season with quite a bash at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan. NASCAR Nextel Cup Awards Banquet at the...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Champion's Week, day five report

Champion's Week, day five report

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint - Day 5 * NASCAR's Big Night: Awards ceremony caps off momentous week * Breakfast of champions: Myers Brothers breakfast honors special award winners NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2005) --...

2005 Point Fund Awards announced

2005 Point Fund Awards announced

Tony Stewart to Collect More Than $6 Million in Point Fund Awards NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series champion sets single season winnings record NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2005) -- NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series champion Tony Stewart (No. 20 The Home Depot Chevrolet)...

Kennedy remains with Front Row Motorsports

Kennedy remains with Front Row Motorsports

Ted Kennedy To Remain With Front Row Motorsports CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (12-02-05) - - Veteran NASCAR crew chief Ted Kennedy announced Friday afternoon that his plans are to continue to serve as the car chief on the No. 92 Front Row...

Dale Earnhardt Jr wins most popular award

Dale Earnhardt Jr wins most popular award

Three Straight For Dale Earnhardt, Jr. Wins Vote For Chex NMPA NASCAR Most Popular Driver; Over 4.1 million votes cast by race car fans nationwide NEW YORK (December 2, 2005) -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. has won his third straight Chex NMPA NASCAR Most...

Champion's Week, day four report

Champion's Week, day four report

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint - Day 4 * Final Countdown: Top 10 drivers visit NYSE, France delivers 'State of the Sport' speech * Champions Dinner: Champions from every NASCAR series will be honored NEW YORK...

Garage Chatter: Champion's Week

Garage Chatter: Champion's Week

Robert Yates Racing announces 2006 line-up: As expected RYR confirmed on Monday that Tommy Baldwin will take over as crew chief of the No. 38 Ford driven by Elliott Sadler and Slugger Labbe will become the crew chief for the No. 88 Ford of Dale ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Champion's Week, day three report

Champion's Week, day three report

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint - Day 3 * Victory Lap: NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series takes to the city streets * On Deck: New York Stock Exchange opening and NASCAR Press Conference on Thursday NEW YORK (Nov. 30,...

Rusty Wallace to address high school fundraiser

Rusty Wallace to address high school fundraiser

Oak Hills Athletic Boosters brings in Rusty Wallace Rusty Wallace will be the featured keynote speaker at the Oak Hills High School Athletics Fundraiser at The Woodlands in Cincinnati, Ohio, on January 16, 2006. The event will be from ...

Champion's Week, day two report

Champion's Week, day two report

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint--Day 2 * Memorable Moments: FDNY Fire Academy and Staten Island University Hospital visits * On Deck: Victory Lap presented by Sprint brings thrill of NASCAR to streets of ...

Robert Yates Racing 2006 lineup

Robert Yates Racing 2006 lineup

Robert Yates Racing Announces 2006 Lineup MOORESVILLE, N.C. , ( November 25, 2005) ----- Robert Yates Racing (RYR) announced its lineup for the 2006 NASCAR season. The lineup includes the addition and reassignment of key team members for both...

Champion's Week, day one report

Champion's Week, day one report

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint -- Day 1 * Stewart tours landmarks in first full day in New York City * On Deck: Visits to Staten Island, FDNY to highlight Tuesday's activities NEW YORK (Nov. 28, 2005) -- A ...

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 ...

Thu 24 Nov 2005
Champion's Week preview

Champion's Week preview

* Stewart in spotlight as NASCAR heads to New York for 25th annual Champion's Week visit * Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup contenders take on Manhattan DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 23, 2005) -- A lot has changed since Tony Stewart (No. 20 The...

Kyle Petty receives special nomination

Kyle Petty receives special nomination

Kyle Petty Nominated Sportsman Of Year First NASCAR Driver For Sports Illustrated honor NEW YORK -- Kyle Petty has become the first stock car driver nominated for one of the most prestigious honors in athletics. The NASCAR Nextel Cup ...

Homestead: Robby Gordon race report

Homestead: Robby Gordon race report

Gordon Closes Season with "Satisfying" 14th-place Finish HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (November 21, 2005) -- Robby Gordon capped a long weekend and a long year with a 14th-place finish in NASCAR's final 2005 race Sunday at Homestead-Miami ...

Wed 23 Nov 2005
2005 Final standings

2005 Final standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- -------------------- ---------- ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Tony Stewart 6533 36 5 17 25 $6,987,530 2. Greg Biffle ...

Homestead race results

Homestead race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 7 16 Greg Biffle Ford 185 5 267 $308,675 ...

Stewart earns his second championshipHeadline

Stewart earns his second championship

Tony Stewart didn't do it in spectacular fashion. But he did it. His race car left something to be desired, so he played it safe, ran for points and when all the scenarios had played out, it was Stewart on top by 35 points. NASCAR Nextel...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
Homestead: Tony Stewart race report

Homestead: Tony Stewart race report

Stewart Secures Second NASCAR Title HOMESTEAD, Fla., (Nov. 20, 2005) - Tony Stewart finished 15th in the season-ending Ford 400 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, which was good enough to earn his second NASCAR Cup ...

Homestead: Championship team press conference, part 2

Homestead: Championship team press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 EARLIER TONIGHT MARK MARTIN SAID THAT YOU MIGHT BE THE BEST RACE CAR DRIVER OF THIS ERA. STEWART: "What happened tonight, being in a group of only 14 guys that have won multiple championships here, that's probably going...

Homestead: Championship team press conference, part 1

Homestead: Championship team press conference, part 1

Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 20 Home Depot Chevrolet, captured his second career NASCAR Nextel Cup Series title with a 15th place finish in The Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. J.D. Gibbs, JGR Team President, Greg Zipadelli, Crew Chief,...

Homestead: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Homestead: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Stewart Wins Championship, Biffle Victorious In Race at Homestead Bud Team finishes 19th in race and final point standings Tony Stewart won the 2005 NASCAR Nextel Cup championship Sunday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, using a 15th-place ...

Homestead: Dodge teams race quotes

Homestead: Dodge teams race quotes

RUSTY WALLACE (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) -- Finished 13th in 706th and final career start. Finished eighth in series standings. "Larry Carter kept me competitive for two years. He's taught me a lot. He just walked up and said thank you...