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.
NASCAR ANNOUNCES 2006 COMPETITION POLICIES
Multi-car teams, testing, tire leasing addressed
DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto
Racing (NASCAR) announced today it is taking several steps to ensure the
Matt Kenseth's stock joke used to be how poorly he qualified the No. 17
Roush Ford week-in and week-out. Kenseth will have to come up with a new
routine as he earned his second pole of the season at Kansas Speedway and
the third of his ...
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 14, 2005) --- Members of Chip Ganassi Racing
with Felix Sabates will begin racing festivities this morning at Watkins
Glen International with heavy hearts as the driver of the No. 40 Coors
Light Dodge, Sterling Marlin,...
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...
NEMECHEK'S CHARGE FOILED, BUT U.S. ARMY DRIVER STILL GAINS IN POINT
RICHMOND, Va. (Sept. 10, 2005) -- Just when Joe Nemechek felt he had a
shot of salvaging a decent finish in Saturday night's Chevy Rock & Roll
400, the unthinkable ...
CARL EDWARDS SCHEDULED TO RACE SILVER CROWN CAR AT IRP
Concord, N.C. (July 2, 2005) -- In addition to racing the No. 60 Charter Ford in the Busch Series race at Indianapolis Raceway Park (IRP) and the No. 99 AAA Ford at the famed Indianapolis ...
BEING A CHASE LONGSHOT FRUSTRATES NEMECHEK
RICHMOND, Va. (Sept. 6, 2005) -- Heading into the final race before the
Chase for the Nextel Cup begins,no one has to tell Joe Nemechek that the
odds are heavily stacked against him to gaina berth in...
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. ...
Jimmie Johnson Acquits Well
By Bill King
On both his sets of fresh tires, Jimmie Johnson had The Boss Snowplow No. 4
Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford in the 1:49s for about three laps
before the sticker edge wore off the Hoosiers. He...
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...
Four "Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup" spots to be claimed; 10 drivers in
* Four-time champion Gordon in 12th place, trying for 11th-hour rally
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 6, 2005) -- Simply, it has come down to this:
Multi-Car Accident Delivers Sterling Marlin a 35th Place Finish in Las
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...
Robert Yates Racing Announces 2006 Lineup
MOORESVILLE, N.C. , ( November 25, 2005) ----- Robert Yates Racing (RYR)
announced its lineup for the 2006 NASCAR season. The lineup includes the
addition and reassignment of key team members for both...
NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint -- Day 1
* Stewart tours landmarks in first full day in New York City
* On Deck: Visits to Staten Island, FDNY to highlight Tuesday's activities
NEW YORK (Nov. 28, 2005) -- A ...
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 ...
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...
Mooresville, N.C. (May 31, 2005) - Life on the road for a member of the NASCAR community often means limited resources for the comforts of home or at least good food, unless you are a crew member for Penske Racing South or Penske-Jasper...
Capitol reward: Tony Stewart honored by U. S. House of Representatives
Congressional corps sponsors resolution hailing NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec 15, 2005) -- During the past few weeks, Tony Stewart
Jeff Gordon's ruinous streak of bad luck seems to have
ended. After a summer marred with race mishaps that took him out of the
championship hunt, the No. 24 Chevrolet team of Gordon has finally turned
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
NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES PIT CREWS PREPARING FOR THEIR ALL-STAR MOMENTS
* Inaugural NASCAR NEXTEL Pit Crew Challenge adding to 'All-Star
* 24 teams competing for total purse of nearly $250,000, winner's
purse of $70,000
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 ...
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 ...
NASCAR institutes team limits: NASCAR announced Thursday that they will
institute a team limit of four cars beginning in 2006. Roush Racing, the
only team with more than four teams, was told that NASCAR would assist them
in complying with the new...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
* Carl Edwards taking NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series by storm in first full-time
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
Robby Gordon Motorsports spent Tuesday night at the Aerodyne windtunnel
in Mooresville, NC
Robby Gordon Quote
"We have had a great week in the shop. The Easter weekend couldn't have
come at a better time for us since we have been...
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...
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...