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Sun 10 Dec 2006
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...

Kansas: Todd Kluever preview

Kansas: Todd Kluever preview

NOTES & QUOTES * Kluever will be attempting his third NEXTEL Cup start this weekend at Kansas. He will be driving the No. 06 3M Ford Fusion for Roush Racing. * Kluever will be competing in both the NEXTEL Cup and Busch Series races at Kansas...

Dover II: Pit Crew Challenge winner

Dover II: Pit Crew Challenge winner

Kurt Busch's Team Captures Pit Crew Challenge Win in Dover Kurt Busch's No. 2 over-the-wall crew tallied its second Checkers/Rally's Double Drive-Thru Challenge win of the season by spending the least amount of time on pit road in Sunday's ...

Loop update 2006-09-26

Loop update 2006-09-26

'In the Loop' - Martin Looks to Repeat at Kansas DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 26, 2006) -- The NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series makes its only visit to Kansas Speedway this weekend. Kansas, much like Homestead-Miami Speedway, is unique in that the only...

Dover II: Ragan sponsor announced

Dover II: Ragan sponsor announced

SHARP ELECTRONICS TO SPONSOR DAVID RAGAN IN DOVER DEBUT CONCORD, N.C. (September 22, 2006) - Sharp AQUOS* , maker of LCD TVs with Vikuiti* technology from 3M, has secured the primary sponsorship of the No. 06 Ford Fusion driven by David Ragan...

Harvick fastest in Loudon Happy Hour

Harvick fastest in Loudon Happy Hour

Kevin Harvick paced final practice at New Hampshire International Speedway with a lap of 129.283 mph. Harvick, who is also the pole sitter of the Sylvania 300, is the hottest driver in NASCAR right now. He swept both races last weekend at...

Loudon II: Happy Hour times

Loudon II: Happy Hour times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 29.461 ...

Maturity on Burton's side

Maturity on Burton's side

Jeff Burton hasn't had much to celebrate his last few seasons in NASCAR Nextel Cup racing. He hasn't made a visit to Victory Lane since 2001 and, after a very public divorce with Roush Racing, his first year at the helm of the No. 31 Richard ...

Dover II: David Ragan - Ford Saturday interview

Dover II: David Ragan - Ford Saturday interview

David Ragan, driver of the No. 06 Sharp Aquos Ford Fusion, will be making his NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series debut in tomorrow's Dover 400. The 20-year-old Ragan spoke about qualifying and the opportunity in front of him with Roush Racing. DAVID...

Dover II: Happy Hour times

Dover II: Happy Hour times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 23.798 ...

Dover II: Kurt Busch - Dodge Saturday interview

Dover II: Kurt Busch - Dodge Saturday interview

KURT BUSCH (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) COMMENT ON BATTING PRACTICE WITH THE PHILLIES "The Phillies were playing the Cubs at home Tuesday night, and I was there as part of the Dover winner's circle program. I got to take batting practice.

Dover II: Practice 2 times

Dover II: Practice 2 times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 12 Ryan Newman Dodge 23.655 ...

Loudon II: Practice 2 times

Loudon II: Practice 2 times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 29.359 ...

Loudon II: Pole winner interview

Loudon II: Pole winner interview

KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 REESE'S MONTE CARLO SS - Pole Winner (5TH Cup career pole) ON QUALIFYING LAP: "It was a good lap - but I actually came on the radio and told the guys I was sorry because I didn't get everything I needed to get in one and...

Loudon II: Jeff Gordon post-qualifying interview

Loudon II: Jeff Gordon post-qualifying interview

JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT MONTE CARLO - Qualified 2nd: ON IMPORTANCE OF STARTING UP FRONT AT NHIS: "Pit selection is really important and just to put yourself in position to lead a lap and get bonus points. Although there are cars who can...

Loudon II: GM Racing qualifying notes

Loudon II: GM Racing qualifying notes

KEVIN HARVICK CAPTURES POLE AT NEW HAMPSHIRE INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY ALL CHEVY FRONT ROW TO LEAD START OF SYLVANIA 300 Loudon, NH: Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Reese's Monte Carlo SS, captured the pole for Sunday's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire ...

Loudon II: Robby Gordon qualifying report

Loudon II: Robby Gordon qualifying report

Robby Gordon to start inside the Top 10 in Loudon LOUDON, N.H. (September 15, 2006) -- Qualifying with a lap of 29.729 seconds (130.086 mph) at the 1-mile oval, Robby Gordon and the No. 7 Jim Beam Chevy will start ninth in Sunday's Sylvania 300...

Loudon II: Kurt Busch post-qualifying interview

Loudon II: Kurt Busch post-qualifying interview

KURT BUSCH (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger) -- 3rd "It was a surprising lap. I'm ecstatic that we were able to qualify third today. It might sound funny coming from the leader in poles, but we went with a completely different setup, something...

Loudon II: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

Loudon II: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

ELLIOTT SADLER (No. 19 Dodge Dealers/UAW Dodge Charger) -- 14th "I think the track is a little better than it was in practice, but it was definitely a great run for our Dodge Charger. It was a lot better than we were in practice. I think we'll...

Loudon II: Jeff Gordon - GM Top-10 interview

Loudon II: Jeff Gordon - GM Top-10 interview

BEHIND THE HAULER CHAT WITH JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT MONTE CARLO SS: HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE BACK IN THE CHASE THIS YEAR? "It feels great. Obviously as years go by with the Chase format, we're starting to see just how important it is to be in...

Loudon II: Ford teams qualifying quotes

Loudon II: Ford teams qualifying quotes

KEN SCHRADER -- No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion (Qualified 10th) "That's quicker than we had run by a couple tenths. It's gonna be solid, but I don't want to be solid. I want to be better than solid." DO YOU FEEL YOUR TEAM HAS FOUND A GROOVE ...

Harvick knocks out hot lap for NHIS pole

Harvick knocks out hot lap for NHIS pole

Kevin Harvick kick-started his championship quest at New Hampshire International Speedway. He knocked out the hottest time with a lap of 132.282 mph to grab the top starting spot in the Sylvania 300 on Sunday. "That was a good lap. I actually...

Loudon II: Starting lineup

Loudon II: Starting lineup

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet 28.793 ...

Loudon II: Harvick - GM Top-10 interview

Loudon II: Harvick - GM Top-10 interview

BEHIND THE HAULER CHAT WITH KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 REESE'S MONTE CARLO SS ON HOW HE FEELS GOING IN TO WEEKEND: "We feel good. We brought a brand new car here this week that we took to Milwaukee and tested. We felt pretty good about it. We like...