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Fri 23 Sep 2005
BUSCH: Dover II: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Dover II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 28 -- MBNA 400 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 29 -- Dover 200 Dover International Speedway (1.0-mile oval) -- Dover, Del. Fast Facts for September 23-25, 2005 Tire: Goodyear Eagle...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Rudd to retire without fanfare

Rudd to retire without fanfare

In an NASCAR world of retirement tours only equal to The Who and Pink Floyd, Ricky Rudd has decided to quietly and eloquently slip out the back door. Rudd announced Tuesday that he plans on stepping away from the sport as of 2005 but stopped short...

Fri 04 Nov 2005
BUSCH: Texas II: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Texas II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 34 -- Dickies 500 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 33 -- O'Reilly Challenge NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 23 -- Silverado 350k Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) -- Fort...

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 07 Jun 2005
Michigan ready for race weekend

Michigan ready for race weekend

BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Only 10 days remain until the start of the 2005 race season at Michigan International Speedway. Tickets are still available for the Batman Begins 400 on Sunday, June 19, along with all events at MIS during Father's Day ...

Mon 11 Apr 2005
Bobby Labonte Foundation 2005-04-10

Bobby Labonte Foundation 2005-04-10

BOBBY LABONTE GOLF CLASSIC RAISES MORE THAN $130,000 MARTINSVILLE, Va., Sunday, April 10, 2005 -- The Bobby Labonte Celebrity Golf Classic presented by ConAgra Foods raised more than $130,000 for the Bobby Labonte Foundation, ...

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...

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 ...

Thu 27 Jan 2005
MBSutton: NASCAR's newest teamHeadline

MBSutton: NASCAR's newest team

MBSutton: NASCAR's Newest Team By: Bill King Nine years ago, Nelson Bowers formed MB2 Motorsports with partners Read Martin III and Tom Beard. Former Valvoline racing director Jay Frye was team manager and Ryan Pemberton was given his first shot...

Tue 15 Nov 2005
Rusty Wallace - Dodge teleconference

Rusty Wallace - Dodge teleconference

Dodge Motorsports Teleconference Rusty's Last Dodge Call RUSTY WALLACE (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) NOTE: Wallace, a 49-year-old veteran from St. Louis, will make his 706th and final career start in Sunday's NASCAR NEXTEL Cup race ...

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 02 May 2005
Talladega: Boris Said race report

Talladega: Boris Said race report

MULTICAR ACCIDENT HALTS BORIS SAID'S STRONG PERFORMANCE TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 1, 2005) -- Boris Said was having a career day in a Nextel Cup oval race. But with 56 laps remaining in Sunday's Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, Said saw a...

Sun 24 Apr 2005
Kurt Busch breaks through, wins in PhoenixHeadline

Kurt Busch breaks through, wins in Phoenix

The curse has been lifted from the No. 97 Roush Ford of Kurt Busch: after an up-and-down start to the year, the reigning Nextel Cup series champion Kurt Busch pulled into victory lane for the first time in 2005 at Phoenix International ...

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...

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...

Sat 27 Aug 2005
Garage Chatter: Bristol II

Garage Chatter: Bristol II

Waltrip's position advantageous: Where Michael Waltrip will land next season still seems to be up in the air. While it has been speculated that Waltrip will take over the No. 23 Dodge at Bill Davis Racing, Waltrip is in a fortunate position. With...

Thu 23 Jun 2005
Brian Simo lands RCR ride for Sears Point

Brian Simo lands RCR ride for Sears Point

Brian Simo will return to NASCAR Nextel Cup racing this week, driving the No. 33 Chevrolet in association with nine-time NASCAR champion Richard Childress Racing. Simo, of Carlsbad, Calif., will attempt to qualify for the June 26 Dodge/Save Mart...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, EFR rolls on

4 car diary - Rolex 24, EFR rolls on

An Afternoon Cruise Interrupted By Bill King Elliott Forbes-Robinson was rolling The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford along comfortably in fifth place, clicking off conservative 1:53 laps and fiddling with the ...

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 09 Aug 2005
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...

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 ...

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 ...

Mon 10 Jan 2005
Wally Dallenbach Daytona 24 test notes

Wally Dallenbach Daytona 24 test notes

NASCAR, NBC Star Wally Dallenbach Prepares For 2005 Rolex 24 at Daytona - 20-plus years of Road Racing Experience and Victories, Ready for Action On February 5-6, 2005 - SPRING BRANCH, TEXAS (January 9, 2005) -- After a successful test ...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
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 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 ...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Edwards needs to go for gold in AtlantaHeadline

Edwards needs to go for gold in Atlanta

Greg Biffle may not know it, but he got an assist on Carl Edwards' first Nextel Cup win last March at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Carl Edwards. Photo by Eric Gilbert. With a handful of laps left in the fourth points race of the new ...

Wed 21 Sep 2005
Robby Gordon's helmet to assist Katrina victims

Robby Gordon's helmet to assist Katrina victims

Robby Gordon's Helmet to Assist Hurricane Katrina Victims eBay auction established to further assist the Harrah's Employee Relief Fund HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (September 20, 2005) -- Making some good from a tough situation, Robby Gordon on...

Tue 07 Jun 2005
Michigan Speedway test notes 2005-06-06

Michigan Speedway test notes 2005-06-06

RUSTY WALLACE, EIGHT OTHERS TEST AT MIS IN PREPARATION FOR BATMAN BEGINS 400 WEEKEND BROOKLYN, Mich. -- Longtime NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series veteran Rusty Wallace will be participating in his 43rd and 44th Cup Series starts at Michigan ...

Fri 15 Apr 2005
BUSCH: Texas: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Texas: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR RACING NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 7 -- Samsung/RadioShack 500 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 8 -- O'Reilly 300 Fast Facts for April 15-17, 2005 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Number of Tires: Nextel Cup: ...

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...

Tue 08 Mar 2005
4 car diary - Jimmie Johnson mounts up

4 car diary - Jimmie Johnson mounts up

Second Driver Change By Bill King The windscreen was a smeared up oily mess as Elliott Forbes-Robinson completed his first stint at the wheel of The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard- Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford. Jimmie Johnson stood on the pit...

Sat 05 Feb 2005
4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday Morning

4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday Morning

Butch 'splains it all to Jimmie Johnson By: Bill King It was a dank and dingy Friday morning at the World Center of Racing where the 43rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona is into its second official day. We're following one of the...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
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...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
Texas II: Elliott Sadler preview

Texas II: Elliott Sadler preview

SADLER STILL FOCUSED ON 11TH PLACE POINTS FINISH CHARLOTTE, NC (November 1, 2005) -- With three races to go in the 2005 season, Elliott Sadler is already making his off-season plans. An avid outdoorsman Sadler looks forward to spending the ...

Texas II: Jamie McMurray preview

Texas II: Jamie McMurray preview

Texaco/Havoline Team Fast Facts: * Points Position: Jamie McMurray and the Texaco/Havoline team maintained 11th in the overall standings with their sixth-place effort at Atlanta Motor Speedway last weekend. They are 42 points ahead of...