Nemechek, Kansas Speedway Part of Chase Trivia
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 27, 2006) -- Here's a three-part trivia
question. Who was the first non-Chase driver to win a race during the
10-event Nextel Cup championship schedule? What year and at...
Destination Fueled by Determination
CORNELIUS, N.C., (Sept. 26, 2006) -- In the movie "Rudy," Daniel Rudy
Ruettiger was rejected by the admissions department of the University of
Notre Dame several times. Finally, after never giving up, he...
UPS Racing Team Notes of Interest
Dale Jarrett has just one top-10 finish at Kansas Speedway in the
five NASCAR Nextel Cup Series races that have run at the 1.5-mile track.
Jarrett's first three starts at Kansas resulted in DNFs. Jarrett
DOVER RECAP: Kevin Harvick battled inside the top-20 for most of the 400
lap race, until engine troubles caused his day to end early. Once the
green flag dropped, Harvick fought a loose-handling race car. With the
help of his pit crew, Harvick ...
No. 40 TEAM FACTS:
Testing 1,2,3: David Stremme and the Lone Star Steakhouse &
Saloon crew visited Kentucky Speedway earlier this week in preparation
for the 267-lap event this weekend at Kansas Speedway.
Montoya, Welcome Aboard!: CGRFS ...
Target Team Fast Facts:
Building Momentum: Sorenson and the Target team rank 15th
among their NEXTEL competitors in best performances over the last six
races. The team has accumulated 667 points over the last six races, 10
of which are bonus...
GORDON HOPES KANSAS CITY "CHIEF"
LEADS HIM TO THIRD VICTORY
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (September 26, 2006)
- The Kansas City Chiefs will be playing at Arrowhead Stadium on
Sunday, but Jeff Gordon hopes a rookie "chief" leads him to his
third victory of...
* Jamie McMurray will be back in his No. 26 IRWIN Industrial Tools Ford
Fusion this weekend at Kansas.
* Kansas Speedway is statistically McMurray's second best track, first
being Sonoma. McMurray has an average finish of 11.0 at...
Monster Mile Bites Stewart
Early Crash Sends Home Depot Driver to 33rd-Place Finish at Dover
Sunday's Dover 400 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Dover (Del.)
International Speedway was only 12 laps old when it went bad for Tony
Marlin's Solid Run Thwarted in Dover
DOVER, Del. (Sept. 24, 2006) -- Sterling Marlin was pretty much on pace
to post a solid finish in Sunday's Nextel Cup race at Dover International
Speedway. But while running 18th on Lap 235 of 400, Marlin's...
Call It The Dover Blues For Nemechek
DOVER, Del. (Sept. 24, 2006) -- It was another one of those days for Joe
Nemechek at Dover International Speedway.
The record clearly shows that the all-concrete track, known as the
Monster Mile, has not...
KYLE BUSCH, NO. 5 KELLOGG'S MONTE CARLO SS - Sidelined due to engine
issues - Finished 40th
WHAT HAPPENED? "In the motor somewhere. It is really a shame. Obviously
the car was running really strong today. We were one of the best cars
Jeff Burton Wins Dover to Take Pts. Lead, Dale Jr. 21st
Tire Troubles Mean Woes for Bud Team
Jeff Burton won for the first time in 175 Nextel Cup races, taking the
checkered flag in Sunday's Dover 400 in a sparkling side-by-side battle
SCOTT RIGGS (No. 10 Valvoline/Stanley Tools Dodge Charger)
"It just wasn't our day. The car wasn't bad. We kept making adjustments
on it and it'd go from tight to loose. We were trying to find a happy
medium between all our pressures and stuff....
-- No. 99 Office Depot Ford Fusion (Finished 2nd)
"We had an awesome Ford
Fusion. It was a fun day. The first pit stop we came in leading. I
drove right past my pit. I was going for my Busch pit that I had
yesterday, so that...
DAVID RAGAN -- No. 06 Sharp Aquos Ford Fusion (Finished 42nd)
COULD THIS BE CLASSIFIED AS ONE OF THOSE LEARNING DAYS?
"It better be. I've got to learn from stuff like this. If
that were to happen more than once, there might not be more chances.
Before the 2006 season started, Jeff Burton told the media in Daytona that
he expected to be a championship contender. He just wanted to get back to
where he was earlier in his career. On Sunday, he won the Dover 400 and took
a giant step towards...
KASEY KAHNE (No. 9 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge Charger)
COMMENT ON WHAT PUT YOUR CAR BEHIND THE WALL
"I had nowhere to go.
I wanted to go low. I wanted to go high. I couldn't go anywhere. I
was racing with other cars, and I was right in the middle...
CHIP GANASSI (Car owner Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates)
NOTE: Ganassi comments on new NASCAR NEXTEL Cup driver Juan Pablo
Montoya's scheduled test in an ARCA car on Monday at Talladega
"Everything is taken care of now,...
KASEY KAHNE QUOTES
"We've had disappointing finishes in the first two races in the
Chase," said Kahne. "The accident last week was a devastating blow to
our title hopes. Those things happen. We're disappointed, but there are
eight races left. We...
ELLIOTT SADLER QUOTES
"We had a very good run at Dover. This No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge
team is getting better every week. The communication continues to
improve. Josh (Browne, team director) understands what I'm looking for
in the racecar...
* Matt Kenseth led for 215 laps at Dover and has now led the most laps
in the 2006 NEXTEL Cup season with 1108.
* Kenseth's 1108 laps led this season marks the highest single-season
laps led total of his career, besting 2005's total...