Polesitter Joe Nemechek easily paced the field in final
practice for NASCAR NEXTEL Cup teams at Talladega Superspeedway. Nemechek's lap of
196.358 mph bested the field by nearly one mile per hour.
Photo by Eric ...
Loudon, New Hampshire is a long way from the South Pacific island region of
Vanuatu, but the two places may have more in common than ever before. This
week they are both hosting the start of their own form of Survivor.
The final top-10...
Ryan Newman grabbed the pole for the last race of NASCAR's
"regular season" at Richmond International Raceway, and for a good reason. Newman must earn a good
finish at RIR to ensure his position in the "NEXTEL Chase for the
Championship" which ...
Pole sitter Ryan Newman has a lot too loose Saturday night
at Richmond International Raceway. For a team that set a goal at the
beginning of the season to win 10 races and 10 poles, they find themselves
at the 26th event of the year just hanging...
Elliott Sadler wheeled the No. 38 Robert Yates Racing Ford to his second
victory of the 2004 season. Sadler easily out-horsepowered Kasey Kahne and
Mark Martin to earn his third career Cup series win in the final sprint to
the finish ...
This weekend's race at California Speedway has been billed as the
"finish under the lights", but for NASCAR veteran Bobby
Labonte, he's just looking to finish at the front.
Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom.
After posting wins in...
Rookie Brian Vickers grabbed his second pole of the
season at California Speedway with a lap of 187.417 mph. Vickers bested the
field by nearly a full mile-per-hour to garner his second career Budweiser
Brian Vickers gets...
Rusty Wallace, driver of the No. 2 Penske Racing Dodge, today announced that
2005 will be his final year on the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup tour. Wallace's final
season will be nicknamed "Rusty's Last Call" and serve as a season long
Dale Earnhardt, Jr. led 295 laps to become the only race car driver to ever
sweep both NASCAR races at Bristol Motor Speedway. In one weekend, the DEI
Budweiser Chevy driver notched his first Bristol wins in both the NASCAR
Nextel Cup and Busch ...
Jimmie Johnson loves road racing.
With his recent success on the two road courses on the NASCAR Nextel Cup
circuit, that doesn't come as much of a surprise.
Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom.
Johnson, who joined the series...
After more than a year's wait, the deal between Richard Childress Racing and
Jeff Burton is finally a done deal. Starting at Michigan, Burton will take
over driving duties for the No. 30 RCR Chevrolet.
Photo by Dan Helrigel...
Jimmie Johnson wheeled the No. 48 Hendrick Chevy to his
fourth win this season in the Pennsylvania 500. Johnson took the lead at
lap 32, and despite being jockeyed out of the top spot a few times, he
easily fought his way back to the front every...
Jeremy Mayfield is hoping that a repeat performance of past success at
Pocono Raceway will be his springboard into the top-10 in the
championship points chase.
Photo by Todd Corzett.
Mayfield, who claimed two of his...
Casey Mears took the top spot for the Pennsylvania 500 today with a fast lap of 171.720
mph. Mears took to the track late in the qualifying session, and bested the
field by a small margin to win his first career pole in the NEXTEL...
Ryan Newman went out dead last -- and proved that he still has the hottest
shoe in the garage. Newman's lap of 132.360 mph bested the field by nearly a
mile-per-hour, and booted Jimmie Johnson off the pole; who had sat on top of
the charts for...
Tony Stewart says he didn't mean to do it. Ray Evernham says he needs his
butt kicked. NASCAR surely will break out their ruler and slap Tony Stewart
on the wrist, but clearly, fellow competitors have had enough.
Tony Stewart's up-and-down weekend ended on the right note, in victory lane
at Chicagoland Speedway's NASCAR Nextel Cup race today.
Photo by Eric Gilbert.
Stewart crashed in practice on Friday and was forced to qualify...
Four-time Cup series champion Jeff Gordon and his Hendrick Chevrolet No.
24 team are in the hunt to earn their fifth championship. After a spotty
start to the season, Gordon has been pumped with new found fire.
Pace laps: Jeff Gordon...
Jeff Gordon placed his Hendrick Motorsports Dupont Chevy on the Bud Pole at
Chicagoland Speedway with a lap at 28.886 for a speed of 186.942 miles per
hour, breaking the record set last year by Tony Stewart.
Photo by Jim ...
Tony Stewart has some unfinished business to take care of in Chicago.
One year ago, Stewart started on the pole at Chicagoland Speedway and led
a race-high 80 laps before finishing second to Ryan Newman. Stewart had
the fastest car on the track...
Hendrick horsepower conquered the DEI powerplants to
score a 1-2 finish for Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson in the Pepsi 400.
Gordon and Johnson blasted to the front with seven laps to go, with
Gordon earning the victory from the...
Hendrick horsepower conquered the DEI powerplants,
earning Jeff Gordon the pole for the Pepsi 400 at Daytona International
Speedway. This is Gordon's 50th career pole, and fourth this season.
Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom.