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Sun 04 Dec 2005
Champion's Week, day five report

Champion's Week, day five report

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion's Week Presented by Sprint - Day 5 * NASCAR's Big Night: Awards ceremony caps off momentous week * Breakfast of champions: Myers Brothers breakfast honors special award winners NEW YORK (Dec. 2, 2005) --...

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 ...

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...

Sun 28 Aug 2005
Riggs, Evernham, Rocco transcript

Riggs, Evernham, Rocco transcript

RAY EVERNHAM , PRESIDENT AND CEO OF EVERNHAM MOTORSPORTS "Good afternoon. Thanks for coming. I know we've been making a lot of announcements. I know that a lot of you have asked me questions about who's driving, who's driving, who's driving...

Mon 25 Jul 2005
McMurray on Pennsylvania 500 pole

McMurray on Pennsylvania 500 pole

Jamie McMurray grabbed the pole for the Pennsylvania 500 at Pocono International Raceway. It is McMurray's second career pole and first this season. "It is a good car and had a lot of grip," said McMurray. "I was a little bit shocked about how...

Fri 06 May 2005
Talladega infractions result in penalties

Talladega infractions result in penalties

Eleven NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Penalties Result from Talladega Infractions DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 4, 2005) -- NASCAR announced today that 11 penalties have been issued to NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series competitors, as a result of rule infractions this...

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, ...

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 ...

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...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Fri 23 Sep 2005
Sadler, Parrott part waysHeadline

Sadler, Parrott part ways

Todd Parrott, crew chief of the No. 38 Robert Yates Racing Ford, and driver Elliott Sadler have parted ways. Parrott will be reassigned to the No. 88 RYR Ford of Dale Jarrett. Kevin Buskirk, chief engineer for the No. 38, will assume crew chief ...

Tue 01 Mar 2005
Fines handed out from Fontana violations

Fines handed out from Fontana violations

THREE NASCAR NEXTEL CUP CREW CHIEFS FINED FOR CALIFORNIA VIOLATIONS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 1, 2005) -- NASCAR announced today that fines have been issued to three NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series crew chiefs resulting from rule violations this past...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
Monte speaks sportscar

Monte speaks sportscar

Motorsport.com is very pleased to show our readers a different perspective on how the other side (NASCAR) views the Grand American Rolex Series sportscar endurance racing. Along with a view of the "champions" from various series who are racing at...

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...

Wed 21 Sep 2005
BUSCH: Dover II: Roush Racing preview

BUSCH: Dover II: Roush Racing preview

Dover International Speedway, September 23rd-25th, 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series: MBNA RacePoints 400, Sunday 1:00PM NASCAR Busch Series: Dover 200, Saturday 1:00PM Roush Racing Fast Facts - Mark Martin has...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Phoenix II: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

Phoenix II: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

RYAN NEWMAN (No. 12 Alltel Dodge Charger) "I thought that was a pretty good lap all things considered. I obviously wanted to have a shot at the pole, but it was a good effort. We had a lot of things we had to adjust. You spend two hours of ...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
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 08 May 2005
BUSCH: Rain shuts down Thursday in DarlingtonHeadline

BUSCH: Rain shuts down Thursday in Darlington

Inclement weather has canceled all on track action at Darlington Raceway. Canceled activities include both practice sessions for NASCAR's Nextel Cup and Busch Series. Evernham Motorsports Dodge waits in the inspection line after practice...

Sun 27 Feb 2005
BUSCH: Fontana: Bill Elliott - Dodge interview

BUSCH: Fontana: Bill Elliott - Dodge interview

BILL ELLIOTT (No.91 Stanley Tools Dodge Charger) WHY DIDN'T YOU DO A FAREWELL TOUR? "I saw what it did to Richard (Petty) when he did all that mess. For me it wasn't my style. I definitely don't want to run all the races. When I made that...

Tue 29 Nov 2005
Stewart storms ManhattanHeadline

Stewart storms Manhattan

The 'big apple' braces for NASCAR as championship festivities descend on midtown Manhattan. It's the usual look of complete befuddlement by manhattan-ites as the NASCAR flag flies from the Waldorf-Astoria and stock cars take to the ...

Mon 21 Nov 2005
Rusty Wallace bids adieu

Rusty Wallace bids adieu

It's Rusty Wallace's last call at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Wallace will make his 706th and last start in Sunday's Ford 400. The 49-year-old NASCAR veteran will retire with 55 victories to his resume. This has been an emotional weekend for the...

Fri 26 Aug 2005
Post Michigan penalties announced

Post Michigan penalties announced

NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Driver, Crew Chief and Owner Penalized for Michigan Infractions DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug 23, 2005) -- NASCAR announced today that three penalties have been issued to the No. 49 Dodge team in the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series...

Wed 10 Aug 2005
Johnny Miller to run Cup at The Glen

Johnny Miller to run Cup at The Glen

JOHNNY MILLER RETURNS TO NASCAR NEXTEL CUP COMPETITION AT WATKINS GLEN WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2005) -- Road Racing expert Johnny Miller will return to NASCAR Nextel Cup competition this weekend during the Sirius Satellite Radio at the Glen...

Fri 25 Feb 2005
BUSCH: Fontana: Goodyear pre-race notes

BUSCH: Fontana: Goodyear pre-race notes

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series - Race No. 2 - Auto Club 500 NASCAR Busch Series - Race No. 2 - Stater Bros. 300 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series - Race No. 2 - American Racing Wheels 200 California Speedway (2-mile oval) - Fontana,...

Fri 18 Nov 2005
Homestead: Jeremy Mayfield preview

Homestead: Jeremy Mayfield preview

Jeremy Mayfield Quotes: "Homestead has now become even more important for our team with the changes that have been made this week. The race will be a test session; we'll take the data, evaluate it and use it as a base for the start of the 2006...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Phoenix II: Matt Kenseth preview

Phoenix II: Matt Kenseth preview

Fast Facts * Matt Kenseth has two top-five and three top-ten finishes in his six Cup starts at Phoenix, including a win in 2002. * Kenseth and the No. 17 DEWALT team will be bringing car number 23 to the Phoenix International Raceway this ...

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...

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 ...

Thu 07 Jul 2005
Chicagoland: This Week in Ford Racing

Chicagoland: This Week in Ford Racing

This Week in Ford Racing July 5, 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 DeWalt Tools Taurus, has had an unlucky 2005 season to this point as he goes into this weekend's NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series event at...

Tue 28 Jun 2005
Sears Point: Boris Said race report

Sears Point: Boris Said race report

PIT ROAD PENALTY COSTLY FOR SAID IN SONOMA SONOMA, Calif. (June 26, 2005) -- "We were a split second from greatness," noted Boris Said following his 17th-place finish in Sunday's Dodge/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway. The road-racing guru...

Fri 21 Jan 2005
Preseason Test: Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview, part 1

Preseason Test: Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview, part 1

RUSTY WALLACE (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) "We unloaded on day 1 with two cars and one car ran a 49.70 and the other car came off the truck at a 49.50. We started working on both cars and made a decision that the faster car was faster....

Mon 21 Nov 2005
On the eve of the championshipHeadline

On the eve of the championship

If Tony Stewart is nervous about his championship chase on the eve of the season finale, he isn't about to let you know it. Stewart's fate is in the hands of the people that he trusts the most -- himself and crew chief Greg Zipadelli. A 10th...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Phoenix II: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Phoenix II: Dale Earnhardt Jr preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr. -- driver, No. 8 Budweiser team: Phoenix has always been one of your better tracks. What do you attribute that to? "I've been fortunate enough to have good cars there. It's not a short track but it has short-track...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Atlanta II: Goodyear Racing preview

Atlanta II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 33 -- Bass Pro Shops / MBNA 500 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 22 -- Easycare 200 Crown Royal International Race of Champions -- Race No. 4 Atlanta Motor Speedway...

Mon 24 Oct 2005
Martinsville II: Scott Riggs race report

Martinsville II: Scott Riggs race report

RIGGS FINISHES 24TH IN MARTINSVILLE MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2005)-- Scott Riggs finished 24th in Sunday's Subway 500 here at Martinsville Speedway. Riggs and the Valvoline team started the event 26th but were never able to find the right...