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Sun 10 Dec 2006
Kansas: Joe Nemechek preview

Kansas: Joe Nemechek preview

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...

Kansas: Tony Raines preview

Kansas: Tony Raines preview

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...

Kansas: Dale Jarrett preview

Kansas: Dale Jarrett preview

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 was...

Kansas: Kevin Harvick preview

Kansas: Kevin Harvick preview

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 ...

Kansas: David Stremme preview

Kansas: David Stremme preview

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 ...

Kansas: Reed Sorenson preview

Kansas: Reed Sorenson preview

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...

Kansas: Jeff Gordon preview

Kansas: Jeff Gordon preview

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...

Kansas: Jamie McMurray preview

Kansas: Jamie McMurray preview

FAST FACTS * 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...

Dover II: Tony Stewart race report

Dover II: Tony Stewart race report

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 Stewart. The ...

Dover II: Sterling Marlin race report

Dover II: Sterling Marlin race report

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...

Dover II: Joe Nemechek race report

Dover II: Joe Nemechek race report

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...

Dover II: GM teams race quotes

Dover II: GM teams race quotes

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 out...

Dover II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

Dover II: Dale Earnhardt Jr race report

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 with Matt...

Dover II: Dodge teams race quotes

Dover II: Dodge teams race quotes

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....

Dover II: Carl Edwards post-race interview

Dover II: Carl Edwards post-race interview

CARL EDWARDS -- 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...

Dover II: Ford teams race quotes

Dover II: Ford teams race quotes

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.

Standings after Dover II

Standings after Dover II

@>Chase for the Championship: Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- ------------------------- ------ ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Jeff Burton 5351 28 1 5 17...

Jeff Burton roars back into Dover victory lane

Jeff Burton roars back into Dover victory lane

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...

Dover II: Race results

Dover II: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 19 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 185 5 400 $230,370 ...

Dover II: Kahne incident quotes

Dover II: Kahne incident quotes

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 on Juan Pablo Montoya testing

Chip Ganassi on Juan Pablo Montoya testing

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 Superspeedway. "Everything is taken care of now,...

Kansas: Kasey Kahne preview

Kansas: Kasey Kahne preview

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...

Kansas: Elliott Sadler preview

Kansas: Elliott Sadler preview

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...

Kansas: Matt Kenseth preview

Kansas: Matt Kenseth preview

FAST FACTS * 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...