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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: ...

Tue 06 Dec 2005
Stewart saluted as 2005 championHeadline

Stewart saluted as 2005 champion

It went long, some of the speeches were a trifle wordy, and Jay Mohr was disturbingly mean, but in the end NASCAR wrapped up its season with quite a bash at the Waldorf-Astoria in Manhattan. NASCAR Nextel Cup Awards Banquet at 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...

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...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place

IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place

SPEEDWAY'S FAMOUS 'YARD OF BRICKS' BACK IN PLACE INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 9, 2005 -- One of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's most visible pieces of history returned to its rightful place March 9 as crews began reinstalling the famous...

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 ...

Tue 09 Aug 2005
Stewart kisses the bricksHeadline

Stewart kisses the bricks

Tony Stewart once said that he would trade his NASCAR Cup championship for a win at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Luckily, he won't have to do anything that extreme; Stewart held off Kasey Kahne in the closing laps of the Brickyard 400 to earn the...

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...

Wed 10 Aug 2005
Watkins Glen: Casey Mears preview

Watkins Glen: Casey Mears preview

Casey Mears and No. 41 Target Dodge Target Team Facts: * Watkins Glen: Casey Mears earned his career-best finish at Watkins Glen International last season in the No. 41 Target Dodge. He, with the help of great pit...

Tue 23 Aug 2005
Michigan II: Scott Riggs race report

Michigan II: Scott Riggs race report

CREW CHIEF DECISION LIFTS RIGGS TO CAREER-BEST FINISH BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 21, 2005) -- Scott Riggs found himself in position to win Sunday's race at Michigan International Speedway, but when the checkered flag flew, Riggs crossed the finish...

Tue 08 Mar 2005
BUSCH: Roush Racing keeps busy with paint

BUSCH: Roush Racing keeps busy with paint

TRADING PAINT OFF TRACK, THE RECIPE FOR LOOKING GOOD Concord, NC (March 8, 2005) -- While 43 cars trade paint on track Sunday afternoons, there are seven guys trading paint back at the No. 99 Roush Racing shop Monday through Saturday. To date...

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 ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Champion's Week, day three report

Champion's Week, day three report

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint - Day 3 * Victory Lap: NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series takes to the city streets * On Deck: New York Stock Exchange opening and NASCAR Press Conference on Thursday NEW YORK (Nov. 30,...

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 ...

Thu 12 May 2005
Bobby Labonte special MIS appearance

Bobby Labonte special MIS appearance

BOBBY LABONTE TO MAKE APPEARANCE IN MIS VICTORY LANE CLUB HOSPITALITY PRIOR TO BATMAN BEGINS 400 BROOKLYN, Mich. - Bobby Labonte, one of NASCAR's most notable drivers and winner of the 2000 Cup Series points championship, will appear in Michigan...

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...

Sat 17 Sep 2005
Chase field lacks buzzHeadline

Chase field lacks buzz

It was the thrill of watching Dale Earnhardt, Jr. vie for his first championship while Jeff Gordon battled for his fifth that made last years 'Chase for the Championship' so compelling. This season with five Roush drivers, Ryan Newman, Rusty ...

Sun 30 Jan 2005
LMS Media Tour: Roger Penske quotes

LMS Media Tour: Roger Penske quotes

LMS Media Tour: Roger Penske quotes from Penske Racing South Stop ROGER PENSKE (Founder and Chairman Penske Corporation) NOTE: Penske, who will turn 68 on Feb. 20, greeted guests of the Lowe's Motor Speedway Media Tour on Wednesday night...

Tue 01 Nov 2005
Texas Motor Speedway race start time changes

Texas Motor Speedway race start time changes

INAUGURAL DICKIES 500 START TIME MOVED BACK, GREEN FLAG TO FALL AT 2:50 P.M. CT FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 1, 2005) - NASCAR has changed the starting time of Sunday's inaugural Dickies 500 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race to 2:50 p.m. local Central...

Fri 12 Aug 2005
Watkins Glen: Chip Ganassi Racing Friday quotes

Watkins Glen: Chip Ganassi Racing Friday quotes

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced its 2006 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver lineup today at Watkins Glen. Casey Mears, Jamie McMurray, David Streeme and newcomer Reed Sorenson will pilot the Ganassi Dodge Chargers next season. Mears will...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
Biffle grabs the win in HomesteadHeadline

Biffle grabs the win in Homestead

Greg Biffle held off Mark Martin on a last lap door-to- door battle to win the Nextel Cup series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Biffle grabbed the lead in dramatic fashion in the races closing laps after having not been a factor all...

Sun 28 Aug 2005
Bristol II: Kyle Petty - Dodge interview

Bristol II: Kyle Petty - Dodge interview

KYLE PETTY, NO. 45 GEORGIA-PACIFIC/NORTHERN QUILTED DODGE CHARGER "This is a little bit different type program than what we've looked at in the past from a pure sponsorship dollar, it's more of a marketing type platform and it's more of a ...

Fri 01 Jul 2005
Daytona a good luck charm for GordonHeadline

Daytona a good luck charm for Gordon

Things are starting to get desperate for Jeff Gordon. Jeff Gordon. Photo by Kurt Dahlstrom. The four-time champ has had such a string of bad luck lately that his fans have started to offer their help. They may not be willing to ...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Hamlin lands Phoenix poleHeadline

Hamlin lands Phoenix pole

Denny Hamlin wheeled his way to his first NASCAR Nextel Cup Series pole at Phoenix International Raceway. Hamlin's lap of 134.173 bested the field by nearly one mile-per-hour in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Chevrolet. Denny Hamlin. Photo...