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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...

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...

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...

Fri 10 Jun 2005
Rodney Childers' #10 Riggs new crew chief

Rodney Childers' #10 Riggs new crew chief

Rodney Childers and Scott Riggs' relationship dates back to 1998, when the two were late model stock car drivers competing against each other at speedways across the Carolinas. Now, seven short years later, Childers is thecrew chieffor ...

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 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 ...

Thu 13 Oct 2005
BUSCH: Charlotte II: Matt Kenseth preview

BUSCH: Charlotte II: Matt Kenseth preview

Fast Facts * Matt Kenseth scored his first NASCAR Cup Series career victory in the Coca-Cola 600 at the Lowe's Motor Speedway in 2000. * In his twelve Cup starts at Lowe's, Kenseth has one win, four top-five's and six top-ten finishes. *...

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 ...

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. ...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
Jarrett/Parrott seek to rekindle the magic

Jarrett/Parrott seek to rekindle the magic

Dale Jarrett's and Todd Parrott's six-year relationship as driver and crew chief was always tumultuous. The one thing the pair could always rely on, however, was that it was a successful marriage. Under Parrott's tutelage Jarrett won 24 races,...

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 ...

Busch leads Roush sweep at RichmondHeadline

Busch leads Roush sweep at Richmond

Kurt Busch led a race high 185 laps on his way to his third win of the season. Busch first took the lead on lap 155 but swapped the top spot several times with Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch before grabbing the lead for the final time on lap 323 to...

Wed 06 Apr 2005
Martinsville Speedway - Earnhardt Jr spotlight

Martinsville Speedway - Earnhardt Jr spotlight

Earnhardt Ready For Another Strong Martinsville Run MARTINSVILLE, VA (April 4, 2005) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. has gained fame with his superspeedway prowess, but don't count him out at the shorter tracks * especially the shortest track on the NASCAR...

Sat 05 Feb 2005
4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday Morning

4 Car Diary - Rolex 24 Friday Morning

Butch 'splains it all to Jimmie Johnson By: Bill King It was a dank and dingy Friday morning at the World Center of Racing where the 43rd running of the Rolex 24 at Daytona is into its second official day. We're following one of the...

Mon 14 Nov 2005
Phoenix II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Phoenix II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Kyle Busch Wins at Phoenix. Dale Jr. 40th Crash Ends Day for No. 8 Budweiser Team Kyle Busch won for the second time during his rookie season, taking the checkered flag at the Checker 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Greg Biffle was second...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Atlanta II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Atlanta II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Budweiser Team Dominates Early, Finishes Strong Edwards wins despite Junior's 142 laps led Carl Edwards completed a season sweep of races at Atlanta Motor Speedway by winning Sunday's Bass Pro Shops MBNA 500, his third victory of the season.

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 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 ...

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...

Fri 09 Dec 2005
A Look Back: 2005 media preseason predictions

A Look Back: 2005 media preseason predictions

A Look Back: Revisiting 2005 NASCAR Preseason Media Predictions Tony Stewart wins NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series title; top pick Jimmie Johnson finishes fifth DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec 8, 2005) -- Just how clear were the crystal balls used by media...

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 ...

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...

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...

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 21 Jan 2005
Preseason Test: Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview, part 2

Preseason Test: Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview, part 2

Continued from part 1 WOULD RUSTY WALLACE THE CAR OWNER HIRE RUSTY WALLACE THE DRIVER? "I would say that Rusty Wallace would be ridiculous not to hire Rusty Wallace the driver because Rusty's got such a wealth of knowledge he's gained his...

Thu 10 Nov 2005
Phoenix II: Casey Mears preview

Phoenix II: Casey Mears preview

Target Team Facts: * Running up front: Casey Mears and the Target team have been putting on quite a performance lately. In the past seven races, they have accumulated one top-five and four top-10 finishes. Mears tied his career-best finish of ...

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 17 Aug 2005
Michigan II: Elliott Sadler preview

Michigan II: Elliott Sadler preview

SADLER LOOKS FOR TOP-10 REPEAT AT MICHIGAN CHARLOTTE, NC (August 16, 2005) -- Elliott Sadler, driver of the Pedigree Ford Taurus, returns to Michigan International Speedway for the second race of the 2005 season this weekend for the GFS ...

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 ...

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...

Wed 19 Oct 2005
Fri 12 Aug 2005
BUSCH: Watkins Glen: Paul Menard preview

BUSCH: Watkins Glen: Paul Menard preview

Streaking Menard Doubles Up on the Road Course at Watkins Glen; Adds Nextel Cup Duties to His NASCAR Busch Series Zippo 200 Bid WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug. 9, 2005) -- Paul Menard and his fellow NASCAR Busch Series competitors take a break from...

Thu 30 Jun 2005
MB2 Motorsports sponsorship to end

MB2 Motorsports sponsorship to end

VALVOLINE TO END PARTNERSHIP WITH MB2 AFTER SEASON LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 29, 2005) -- Valvoline today announced an agreement in principle to end its NASCAR Nextel Cup Series team partnership with MB2 Motorsports -- effective at the end of ...

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...

Wed 09 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, What Happened?

4 car diary - Rolex 24, What Happened?

Are We Happy with Second? By Bill King So what are the obvious questions The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford squad will be addressing Monday back at team headquarters in Denver, N.C.? While all the various racecar...

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...