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Tue 28 Dec 2004
Steve Boyer named No. 40 crew chief

Steve Boyer named No. 40 crew chief

Steve Boyer Named Crew Chief of No. 40 Coors Light Dodge CONCORD, N.C. (December 21, 2004) --- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced today that race engineer Steve Boyer will take over crew chief duties on the No. 40 Coors Light ...

Nextel inaugural year review

Nextel inaugural year review

Nextel Connects During NASCAR Nextel Cup Series Inaugural Year Company reflects on the results of year one, looks to future RESTON, Va. (Dec. 20, 2004) - The first year of the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series built the foundation for a powerful ...

Tue 21 Dec 2004
Phoenix ProMotions celebrates anniversary

Phoenix ProMotions celebrates anniversary

Phoenix ProMotions Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Seventh Driver Championship Phoenix ProMotions has become a force to be reckoned with in Grand American competition. The most entered team in the history of Grand American competition; the team...

Series' sponsor merger statement

Series' sponsor merger statement

Nextel Statement Regarding Merger of Equals Announcement With Sprint NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Focus Sprint and Nextel announced yesterday a merger of equals between the two wireless telecommunications companies. Together, Sprint Nextel will be...

Stoddard named crew chief for Said's Chevy

Stoddard named crew chief for Said's Chevy

Stoddard Named Crew Chief for Boris Said's MB/Sutton Motorsports Entry CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 17, 2004) -- Frank Stoddard has joined MB/Sutton Motorsports as crew chief for the team's No. 36 CENTRIX Financial Chevrolet to be driven by Boris Said in...

Kentucky Speedway test notes 2004-12-16

Kentucky Speedway test notes 2004-12-16

Roush Racing Lays 2005 Cup Groundwork During KYS Test SPARTA, KY. -- Roush Racing pooled its resources at Kentucky Speedway today when driver Greg Biffle teamed with Crew Chief Robbie Reiser to begin laying the groundwork for a 2005 NEXTEL...

Garage Chatter: December 2004

Garage Chatter: December 2004

Weber to move to lead role: Bill Weber will assume Allen Bestwick's job in the broadcast booth next season on NBC, while Bestwick will take over Weber's pit reporting duties. Sprint buys NEXTEL: Sprint Wireless and NEXTEL communications ...

Kentucky Speedway test 2004-12-15

Kentucky Speedway test 2004-12-15

Drivers Brave Cold To Break in '05 Cup Package at Kentucky Speedway SPARTA, KY. - Eight hundred ninety-five miles and 27 days away from the start of NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway, drivers Tony Stewart, Bobby...

BUSCH: Roush Racing holiday quotes

BUSCH: Roush Racing holiday quotes

Roush Racing Quotes Week of December 13, 2004 Topic: We asked the Roush Racing drivers about their holiday plans? Mark Martin, No. 6 Viagra Ford Taurus: "I'm looking forward to spending time at home in Florida with my family. It's always...

Wed 15 Dec 2004
Evernham Motorsports' organization changes

Evernham Motorsports' organization changes

Evernham Motorsports Strengthens Teams for 2005 Season STATESVILLE, N.C. (December 13, 2004) -- Evernham Motorsports announced today that it has signed Richard "Slugger" Labbe and Chris Andrews to full time positions within the organization...

Sat 11 Dec 2004
2005 Daytona Shootout line-up announced

2005 Daytona Shootout line-up announced

Primetime line-up set for 2005 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona Twenty-one drivers are eligible to compete in the 27th running of the Budweiser Shootout at Daytona, including nine former winners, four newcomers, and reigning NASCAR NEXTEL Cup...

Travis Kvapil - Dodge interview

Travis Kvapil - Dodge interview

TRAVIS KVAPIL (No. 77 Kodak/Jasper Dodge Charger) Note: Kvapil, a 28-year-old former NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Champion from Janesville, Wis., will drive for Penske Racing South on the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup circuit in 2005 and compete for ...

Stewart donates prize money

Stewart donates prize money

Stewart Named NASCAR USG Person of the Year; Donates Award Prize Money to Victory Junction Gang Camp DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 9, 2004) -- Tony Stewart was recognized for his philanthropy by being named NASCAR's 2004 USG Person of the...

Wed 08 Dec 2004
Gracious Busch accepts his awardsHeadline

Gracious Busch accepts his awards

After a crazy week of television appearances and functions, inaugural NEXTEL Cup series champion Kurt Busch finally got to collect his check. Busch was awarded 5.36 million dollars for his efforts in 2004, which led him to his first Cup ...

Bill Davis Racing names new crew chief

Bill Davis Racing names new crew chief

Bill Davis Racing taps Finley as new Crew Chief High Point, NC - Bill Davis Racing has named Derrick Finley Crew Chief for the ...

Sun 05 Dec 2004
Champion's Week day five report

Champion's Week day five report

Job well done -- Kyle and Pattie Petty receive Myers Brothers Award Champions say cheese -- Kurt Busch joins other NASCAR titlists for signature photo NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2004) -- Giving back is a Petty family theme, but on Friday, Kyle Petty...

Waltrip quotes on DEI crew changes

Waltrip quotes on DEI crew changes

Michael Waltrip quotes regarding DEI crew changes: "We have been looking to make some changes at DEI in the last few months to further improve the direction we are going. Richie Gilmore and the management decided this would be a positive move...

NASCAR's Waltrip adds partner to Operation Marathon

NASCAR's Waltrip adds partner to Operation Marathon

The Norman Agency Teams Up with NASCAR's Michael Waltrip to Raise Funds -- and Awareness Through Radio PSAs -- for Operation Marathon TORONTO, Dec. 1 - The next time you hear a radio commercial, it may be helping send a severely ill child to...

Garage Chatter: The Banquet

Garage Chatter: The Banquet

Gordon hospitalized: Four-time Cup series champion Jeff Gordon was hospitalized this week with a severe case of the flu. The illness forced Gordon to be a no-show for several events including the Media Luncheon and Myers Brothers...

Earnhardt Jr voted NMPA most popular driver

Earnhardt Jr voted NMPA most popular driver

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Makes it Two in a Row; Wins Grands! Biscuits NMPA NASCAR Most Popular Driver Award Nearly 4 million votes cast by race car fans nationwide NEW YORK (Friday, December 3, 2004) - Dale Earnhardt, Jr. continued to set standards...

Champion's Week day four summary

Champion's Week day four summary

Taking Manhattan -- Kurt Busch leads Victory Lap procession, Top 10 press conference * Friday sneak preview -- Busch to participate in champions' photo, attend awards ceremony NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2004) -- Nothing says New York City like the ...

Elliott Sadler hopeful for 2005

Elliott Sadler hopeful for 2005

Elliott Sadler and the No. 38 Robert Yates Racing Ford team enjoyed a spectacular season grabbing two wins to hoist them into the Chase for the Championship. The 38 team entered the final ten races looking like the underdog for a possible first...

Sweeping change for Earnhardt in 2005

Sweeping change for Earnhardt in 2005

Dale Earnhardt, Jr. has always rest assured that he had family members helping direct his career on the race track. Next season, that will all change for the 30-year-old North Carolina native. Earnhardt's former crew chief, Tony Eury, Sr. has...