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Wed 02 Nov 2005
Texas II: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Texas II: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- driver, No. 8 Budweiser team: On his first career Cup victory at Texas in 2000: "It was an awesome day. We hadn't been to too many races at that point, and to go to Texas and win was pretty special. I won my first Busch...

Mon 14 Mar 2005
Las Vegas: Sterling Marlin preview

Las Vegas: Sterling Marlin preview

Multi-Car Accident Delivers Sterling Marlin a 35th Place Finish in Las Vegas Las Vegas, Nev. (March 13, 2005) --- Trouble on the track on lap 85 forced the Coors Light Dodge behind the wall for 45 laps and ultimately a 35th place finish at...

Sun 08 May 2005
BUSCH: Rain shuts down Thursday in DarlingtonHeadline

BUSCH: Rain shuts down Thursday in Darlington

Inclement weather has canceled all on track action at Darlington Raceway. Canceled activities include both practice sessions for NASCAR's Nextel Cup and Busch Series. Evernham Motorsports Dodge waits in the inspection line after practice...

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 ...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
CGR announces Mears' 2006 sponsor

CGR announces Mears' 2006 sponsor

Home123 to Sponsor Fourth Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Cup Entry in '06 Home Mortgage Lender Selects Casey Mears as its Driver CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 12, 2005) -- Home123 Corporation, a subsidiary of New Century Financial Corporation...

Tue 26 Jul 2005
Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview

Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview

An Interview with Rusty Wallace at Pocono About the Rest of the Season and Life after Racing RUSTY WALLACE, NO. 2 MILLER LITE DODGE CHARGER What do you think about your last race at Watkins Glen? "The Glen is a track that, well I...

Fri 03 Jun 2005
BUSCH: Dover: Goodyear preview

BUSCH: Dover: Goodyear preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 13 -- MBNA 400 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 14 -- MBNA 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 8 -- MBNA 200 Dover International Speedway (1-mile oval) -- Dover, Del. Fast...

Thu 29 Sep 2005
Talladega II: Joliet II: Dale Jarrett preview

Talladega II: Joliet II: Dale Jarrett preview

MOORESVILLE, N.C., (September 27, 2005) ----- The fourth and final restrictor-plate event of the 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series season takes place this weekend with the running of the EA Sports 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Dale Jarrett and the...

Thu 17 Feb 2005
RCR, GM Goodwrench celebrate anniversary

RCR, GM Goodwrench celebrate anniversary

GM Goodwrench Kicks off 20th Anniversary Celebration at Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, FLA. (February 16, 2005) -- GM Goodwrench, a division of General Motors Service and Parts Operations (GMSPO), has announced plans for their...

Fri 14 Jan 2005
The 2005 preseason questions (?)

The 2005 preseason questions (?)

Five Questions about the almost unheard of topics for 2005 As the NASCAR season approaches ever so closer, we continue to hear about how will Kasey Kahne or Kurt Busch do in 2005. Will Rusty Wallace win the Daytona 500? However, there are...

Tue 14 Jun 2005
Edwards wins a strange one at PoconoHeadline

Edwards wins a strange one at Pocono

A late-race caution set-up a green-white-checkered finish, with Carl Edwards leading with Brian Vickers laying wait for the lead. On the final restart with three laps to go, Edwards jumped out to an advantage over the field, but he didn't get the...

Tue 08 Nov 2005
Doub Randolph joins MB2 Motorsports

Doub Randolph joins MB2 Motorsports

MB2 Motorsports Names Randolph Crew Chief For Marlin's No. 14 Team Randolph will also assume crew chief duties of No. 10 team for final two races MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 7, 2005) -- MB2 Motorsports announced that Doug Randolph will be the...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
Rusty Wallace, Inc Daytona test notes

Rusty Wallace, Inc Daytona test notes

RWI RACING PURSUES AGGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE --Buddy Baker Averages 200 MPH at Daytona, Stephen Wallace Completes First Speedway Test-- MOORESVILLE, NC (July 26, 2005)--Despite having a week off from NEXTEL Cup competition, where he ...

Fri 10 Jun 2005
Rodney Childers' #10 Riggs new crew chief

Rodney Childers' #10 Riggs new crew chief

Rodney Childers and Scott Riggs' relationship dates back to 1998, when the two were late model stock car drivers competing against each other at speedways across the Carolinas. Now, seven short years later, Childers is thecrew chieffor ...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Mark Martin clinches IROC championship

Mark Martin clinches IROC championship

Mark Martin, driver of the No. 6 Ford in the Nextel Cup Series, clinched a record-setting fifth career IROC championship today with his second-place finish in the IROC season finale at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Martin, who completed his 11th season...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
2006 NASCAR Cup Series tentative schedule

2006 NASCAR Cup Series tentative schedule

<pre> 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES SCHEDULE Date Site Special Events Feb. 11 Daytona International Speedway Budweiser Shootout* Feb. 19 Daytona International ...

Tue 13 Sep 2005
Jeff Gordon misses 'Chase' field

Jeff Gordon misses 'Chase' field

NASCAR's 'Chase for the Championship' looks blander than anticipated at the beginning of the season; surely someone in the NASCAR marketing department is tearing their hair out over both of NASCAR's biggest stars missing the 'Chase'. Dale ...

Busch leads Roush sweep at RichmondHeadline

Busch leads Roush sweep at Richmond

Kurt Busch led a race high 185 laps on his way to his third win of the season. Busch first took the lead on lap 155 but swapped the top spot several times with Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch before grabbing the lead for the final time on lap 323 to...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
On the eve of the championshipHeadline

On the eve of the championship

If Tony Stewart is nervous about his championship chase on the eve of the season finale, he isn't about to let you know it. Stewart's fate is in the hands of the people that he trusts the most -- himself and crew chief Greg Zipadelli. A 10th...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Atlanta II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Atlanta II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Budweiser Team Dominates Early, Finishes Strong Edwards wins despite Junior's 142 laps led Carl Edwards completed a season sweep of races at Atlanta Motor Speedway by winning Sunday's Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500, his third victory of the season.

Tue 20 Sep 2005
Teams fined as result of Loudon infractions

Teams fined as result of Loudon infractions

NASCAR handed down penalties and fines to four Nextel Cup series teams Monday after infractions at New Hampshire International Raceway. Officials expressed concern Sunday night over several on track retaliations that took place throughout the...

Wed 25 May 2005
Steve Hmiel named interim crew chief for Earnhardt

Steve Hmiel named interim crew chief for Earnhardt

After just 11 races, Pete Rondeau has been dismissed as crew chief of the No. 8 Budweiser Chevrolet at Dale Earnhardt Incorporated Racing. Rondeau will continue on as an employee of DEI but in a different capacity. "Pete is a valuable asset and...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
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...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Atlanta II: Goodyear Racing preview

Atlanta II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 33 -- Bass Pro Shops / MBNA 500 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 22 -- Easycare 200 Crown Royal International Race of Champions -- Race No. 4 Atlanta Motor Speedway...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Atlanta II: Edwards - NASCAR spotlight

Atlanta II: Edwards - NASCAR spotlight

* Carl Edwards taking NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series by storm in first full-time season DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 25, 2005) -- The field of drivers in the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup contains names one would expect to see in the championship hunt...

Thu 27 Jan 2005
Looking at NASCAR's new aero rulesHeadline

Looking at NASCAR's new aero rules

Looking at NASCAR's New Aero Rules By: Bill King Doug Randolph, crew chief of the No. 10 MBV/Valvoline Chevrolet of Scott Riggs, talked about the effect of the one-inch reduction in rear spoiler height on the performance of the Nextel Cup ...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Phoenix II: Casey Mears preview

Phoenix II: Casey Mears preview

Target Team Facts: * Running up front: Casey Mears and the Target team have been putting on quite a performance lately. In the past seven races, they have accumulated one top-five and four top-10 finishes. Mears tied his career-best finish of ...

Wed 16 Feb 2005
Daytona 500: Dale Jarrett - NASCAR spotlight

Daytona 500: Dale Jarrett - NASCAR spotlight

Miracle cure -- Despite flu bug, Jarrett takes 47th annual Daytona 500 pole DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 15, 2005) -- If fast laps are medicine, then Dale Jarrett (No. 88 UPS Ford) considers himself a medical marvel. The three-time Daytona 500 ...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday afternoon

4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday afternoon

Max Crawford on Penske Technology Group By: Bill King Car builder Max Crawford told us a bit more about the partnership with Penske Technology Group: "It's an agreement between us to enhance our technology obviously and to help promote the...

Tue 04 Jan 2005
2005: NASCAR fast forward

2005: NASCAR fast forward

Mark Martin: This is Mark Martin's last bullet. He's spent 20 years in the trenches with a inconsistent team while the Chevy's danced around him. Now, it's his final try with the best team he has had since 1998. This team is hell-bent on getting...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Fri 12 Aug 2005
BUSCH: Watkins Glen: Paul Menard preview

BUSCH: Watkins Glen: Paul Menard preview

Streaking Menard Doubles Up on the Road Course at Watkins Glen; Adds Nextel Cup Duties to His NASCAR Busch Series Zippo 200 Bid WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2005) -- Paul Menard and his fellow NASCAR Busch Series competitors take a break from...

Thu 30 Jun 2005
MB2 Motorsports sponsorship to end

MB2 Motorsports sponsorship to end

VALVOLINE TO END PARTNERSHIP WITH MB2 AFTER SEASON LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 29, 2005) -- Valvoline today announced an agreement in principle to end its NASCAR Nextel Cup Series team partnership with MB2 Motorsports -- effective at the end of ...

Wed 11 May 2005
Carl Edwards new paint scheme

Carl Edwards new paint scheme

ROUNDUP SPONSORS CARL EDWARDS No. 99 Ford to Carry Roundup Extended Control Logo at Richmond and Coke 600 CONCORD, N.C. (May 10, 2005) - Roush Racing and Scotts Team Racing announced today that the No. 99 Ford of Carl Edwards will carry the ...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, What Happened?

4 car diary - Rolex 24, What Happened?

Are We Happy with Second? By Bill King So what are the obvious questions The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford squad will be addressing Monday back at team headquarters in Denver, N.C.? While all the various racecar...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Phoenix II: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Phoenix II: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- driver, No. 8 Budweiser team: Phoenix has always been one of your better tracks. What do you attribute that to? "I've been fortunate enough to have good cars there. It's not a short track but it has short-track...