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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...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Atlanta II: Casey Mears preview

Atlanta II: Casey Mears preview

Casey Mears and No. 41 Target/BCRF Dodge Target Team Facts: * Final race to a cure: Casey Mears will make his final start in the pink No. 41 Target Dodge which showcases the pink ribbon logo of the Breast Cancer Research...

Wed 14 Sep 2005
Loudon II: Casey Mears preview

Loudon II: Casey Mears preview

Target Team Facts: * New Hampshire Int'l: Casey Mears has five starts at the New England track in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series. His best finish at the 1.058-mile track is 16th, which he accomplished in the July race of 2003.

Fri 29 Jul 2005
Kahne wins, Ford loses

Kahne wins, Ford loses

Court Dismisses All Claims by Ford Against Kasey Kahne DETROIT (July 28, 2005) -- On July 28, 2005, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan dismissed all claims by Ford Motor Company against NASCAR star Kasey ...

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, ...

Sat 02 Apr 2005
BUSCH: Bristol: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Bristol: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 5 -- Food City 500 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 7 -- Sharpie Professional 250 Fast Facts for April 1-3, 2005 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Number of Tires: Nextel Cup: ...

Sun 30 Oct 2005
Newman earns seventh season pole at Atlanta

Newman earns seventh season pole at Atlanta

Ryan Newman laid down the quickest lap during Bud pole qualifying for the NASCAR Nextel Cup teams at Atlanta Motor Speedway for his seventh pole of the 2005 season. Newman's lap of 193.928mph just eclipsed the rest of the field to earn Newman the...

Fri 28 Oct 2005
Marlin to join MB2 Motorsports

Marlin to join MB2 Motorsports

MARLIN TO JOIN MB2 MOTORSPORTS MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 26, 2005) -- MB2 Motorsports announced that two-time Daytona 500 champion Sterling Marlin has agreed to a multiyear contract to drive the team's No. 14 Chevrolet, beginning in the...

Sun 04 Dec 2005
Garage Chatter: Champion's Week

Garage Chatter: Champion's Week

Robert Yates Racing announces 2006 line-up: As expected RYR confirmed on Monday that Tommy Baldwin will take over as crew chief of the No. 38 Ford driven by Elliott Sadler and Slugger Labbe will become the crew chief for the No. 88 Ford of Dale ...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Rusty Wallace to address high school fundraiser

Rusty Wallace to address high school fundraiser

Oak Hills Athletic Boosters brings in Rusty Wallace Rusty Wallace will be the featured keynote speaker at the Oak Hills High School Athletics Fundraiser at The Woodlands in Cincinnati, Ohio, on January 16, 2006. The event will be from ...

Fri 06 May 2005
Darlington: Matt Kenseth new scheme

Darlington: Matt Kenseth new scheme

MATT KENSETH RUNS FIRST OF THREE RACES WITH CARHARTT PAINT SCHEME AT DARLINGTON CONCORD, NC (May 4, 2005) - You won't see the familiar black and yellow "killer bee" paint scheme on the No. 17 DEWALT Ford Taurus this weekend in Darlington. ...

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...

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...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
Pocono II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Pocono II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Kurt Busch Wins at Pocono, Budweiser Team Finishes 32nd Early misfortunes spoil day for Dale Jr. Defending Nextel Cup champion Kurt Busch led 131 of 203 laps and survived a spirited green-white-checkered finish to win the Pennsylvania 500 ...

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...

Wed 18 May 2005
All-Star: Pit Crew Challenge preview

All-Star: Pit Crew Challenge preview

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES PIT CREWS PREPARING FOR THEIR ALL-STAR MOMENTS * Inaugural NASCAR NEXTEL Pit Crew Challenge adding to 'All-Star Weekend' * 24 teams competing for total purse of nearly $250,000, winner's purse of $70,000 DAYTONA...

Mon 02 May 2005
Talladega: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Talladega: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Budweiser Team 15th at Talladega After Late Crash Gordon repeats Aaron's 499 victory TALLADEGA, Ala. -- Jeff Gordon led 139 of 194 laps and survived a green-white-checkered finish to repeat as winner of the Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Wed 06 Apr 2005
Martinsville: Bobby Labonte preview

Martinsville: Bobby Labonte preview

BOBBY LABONTE ADVANCE AUTO PARTS 500/KROGER 250 NOTES AND QUOTES HUNTERSVILLE, N.C., Tuesday, April 5, 2005 -- The following are Advance Auto Parts 500 and Kroger 250 pre-race notes and quotes for Bobby Labonte, driver of the No. 18...

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 ...

Tue 25 Jan 2005
Ricky Craven charity event preview

Ricky Craven charity event preview

Craven Hopes To Break the $1 Million Mark For Charity This Saturday CONCORD, N.C. -- This Saturday is the eighth annual Ricky Craven Snowmobile Ride for Charity in Greenville, Maine, and Craven's goal for the event is to raise enough money to...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Mon 31 Oct 2005
Atlanta II: GM teams race quotes

Atlanta II: GM teams race quotes

JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE'S CHEVROLET MONTE CARLO - Finished 16th: WAS THAT CAR JUST ALL OVER THE MAP, BALANCE-WISE? "We were competitive at one point. I just feel like the car was abusive and we were wearing the right rear out. And then...

Thu 07 Jul 2005
Chicagoland: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Chicagoland: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- driver, No. 8 Budweiser team: What are your thoughts heading to Chicagoland Speedway? "The biggest challenge at Chicago is getting good track position, because it's really hard to pass there. The further back you are, ...

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 ...

Mon 10 Oct 2005
Kansas: Dodge teams race quotes

Kansas: Dodge teams race quotes

Ryan Newman finished 23rd on the day but maintained his position at second in the Chase for the Championship. Rusty Wallace's seventh-place finish moved him to fourth in the points, while Jeremy Mayfield finished 16th and moved to...

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...

Fri 16 Sep 2005
DEI reunites Earnhardt Jr, Eury Jr

DEI reunites Earnhardt Jr, Eury Jr

Dale Earnhardt Inc. to reunite Tony Eury Jr. and Dale Earnhardt Jr. MOORESVILLE, NC - Dale Earnhardt Incorporated announced today that, starting this weekend at New Hampshire International Speedway, Tony Eury Jr., will take over as crew...

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 03 Jun 2005
BUSCH: Dover: Roush Racing preview

BUSCH: Dover: Roush Racing preview

Dover International Speedway, June 3-5, 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series: MBNA RacePoints 400, Sunday at 1:35 pm (ET) NASCAR Busch Series: MBNA RacePoints 200, Saturday at 1:35 pm (ET) NASCAR Craftsman Truck...