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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...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
2006 competition policies announced

2006 competition policies announced

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 continued...

Sun 09 Oct 2005
Kenseth, Sadler put Ford on Kansas front row

Kenseth, Sadler put Ford on Kansas front row

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 ...

Sun 14 Aug 2005
CGR statement on Coo Coo Marlin

CGR statement on Coo Coo Marlin

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,...

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...

Sun 11 Sep 2005
Richmond II: Joe Nemechek race report

Richmond II: Joe Nemechek race report

NEMECHEK'S CHARGE FOILED, BUT U.S. ARMY DRIVER STILL GAINS IN POINT STANDINGS 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 ...

Wed 06 Jul 2005
Carl Edwards to run Silver Crown at IRP

Carl Edwards to run Silver Crown at IRP

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 ...

Thu 08 Sep 2005
Richmond II: Joe Nemechek preview

Richmond II: Joe Nemechek preview

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...

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 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 ...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the huntHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the hunt

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...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
Daytona Twins race two results

Daytona Twins race two results

Pos St No Driver Make Laps Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ---- ----------- 1. 13 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet 60 Running 2. 7 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 60 Running 3. 20 37...

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...

Thu 08 Sep 2005
Richmond II: Round 26 preview

Richmond II: Round 26 preview

Four "Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup" spots to be claimed; 10 drivers in contention * 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: • Four...

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...

Fri 02 Dec 2005
Robert Yates Racing 2006 lineup

Robert Yates Racing 2006 lineup

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...

Champion's Week, day one report

Champion's Week, day one report

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 ...

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 ...

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...

Fri 03 Jun 2005
Dover: Travis Kvapil preview

Dover: Travis Kvapil preview

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...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Stewart honored by US House of Representatives

Stewart honored by US House of Representatives

Capitol reward: Tony Stewart honored by U. S. House of Representatives Congressional corps sponsors resolution hailing NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec 15, 2005) -- During the past few weeks, Tony Stewart (No. 20...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Jeff Gordon wins at MartinsvilleHeadline

Jeff Gordon wins at Martinsville

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 it around. Jeff Gordon. Photo by...

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 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...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

Sun 13 Nov 2005
Garage Chatter: Phoenix II

Garage Chatter: Phoenix II

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...

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 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 ...

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 ...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
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...

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...

Sun 27 Mar 2005
Robby Gordon Easter off-week notes

Robby Gordon Easter off-week notes

Easter Update 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...

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 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...