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...
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.
Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom.
A racer who's exhibited considerable skill whether astride a...
2007 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES SCHEDULE
Feb 10 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona -- Daytona International Speedway*
Feb 18 Daytona International Speedway
Feb 25 California Speedway
Mar 11 Las Vegas Motor ...
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 ...
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
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...
Robby Gordon Finishes a Disappointing 41st at the Monster
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 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 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...
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...
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...
JEFF BURTON AND SCOTT MILLER, NO., 31 CINGULAR WIRELESS MONTE CARLO SS
ON THE RACE
"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...
, 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 ...
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, ...
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 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
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...
* 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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
* 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...
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
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...
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...
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