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Fri 14 Nov 2008
Homestead: Ford teams qualifying quotes

Homestead: Ford teams qualifying quotes

CARL EDWARDS -- No. 99 Office Depot Ford Fusion (Qualified 4th) "We just go race as hard as we can. No matter what happens to Jimmie, we have to run very well to have a chance to win this championship. It's a great place to come race. It's a...

Homestead: Toyota teams qualifying quotes, notes

Homestead: Toyota teams qualifying quotes, notes

KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 8th How much did your team change your car from practice to qualifying? "A ton of improvement from practice. The M&M's guys did a lot of changes. I don't know what all...

Homestead: Harvick - Friday media visit

Homestead: Harvick - Friday media visit

KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 SHELL-PENNZOIL IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Homestead-Miami Speedway and discussed his view on the weekend, the new testing policy, how the economy will affect KHI next year and more. HOW ARE YOU VIEWING THIS...

Homestead: Pole winner interview

Homestead: Pole winner interview

DAVID REUTIMANN, No. 44 UPS Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 1st How was your car during the qualifying lap? "The car drove really good. The track is getting a little cooler, so that always helps a lot. The guys around...

Homestead: Speed post qualifying interview

Homestead: Speed post qualifying interview

SCOTT SPEED, No. 83 Red Bull Toyota Camry, Red Bull Racing Team Starting Position: 2nd Are you surprised with your qualifying lap? "That was lap nine for me on the track today. The car is definitely really close and I definitely felt more ...

Homestead: Kenseth post qualifying interview

Homestead: Kenseth post qualifying interview

MATT KENSETH -- No. 17 DeWalt Ford Fusion (Qualified 3rd) HOW WAS YOUR RUN? "I'm looking forward to starting up there. I haven't been able to win yet this year and it's kind of our last shot, so I had a really good qualifying lap. It didn't...

Homestead: Starting lineup

Homestead: Starting lineup

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 44 David Reutimann Toyota 31.462 ...

Homestead: Biffle - Ford Friday interview

Homestead: Biffle - Ford Friday interview

Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, has been quite successful at Homestead-Miami Speedway over the years, winning three straight Ford 400s from 2004-2006. Biffle heads into Sunday's race in third place in the 2008 Sprint Cup ...

Homestead: Bobby Labonte comments on testing ban

Homestead: Bobby Labonte comments on testing ban

NASCAR Champion Bobby Labonte Comments on NASCAR Testing Policy "This is an unprecedented time in NASCAR. It makes sense that NASCAR had to do something different to try and help the teams. They (NASCAR) can't control the cost of the teams...

Homestead: Jeff Gordon - Friday media visit

Homestead: Jeff Gordon - Friday media visit

JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT IMPALA SS met with media and discussed the new testing policy for '09, his 1008 season, Jimmie Johnson's year, the year-end banquet in New York, the season finale in Homestead, and more. ON THE NEW TESTING POLICY: "In...

Stewart-Haas Racing names Hutchens, Gibson to positions

Stewart-Haas Racing names Hutchens, Gibson to positions

Stewart-Haas Racing Announces Hires for Director of Competition, Crew Chief for No. 39 U.S. Army Team; Bobby Hutchens to Serve as Director of Competition for SHR, Tony Gibson to be Crew Chief for Ryan Newman KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Nov. 14,...

Homestead: Johnson - Friday media visit

Homestead: Johnson - Friday media visit

JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE'S IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Homestead-Miami Speedway and discussed the ban on testing, if he has any superstitions, how he would grade the new car after a full year of racing and much more. WHAT DO...

Homestead: Bowyer - Friday media visit

Homestead: Bowyer - Friday media visit

CLINT BOWYER, NO. 07 JACK DANIEL'S IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Homestead-Miami Speedway and discussed winning the Nationwide championship, the NASCAR testing policy, the economy and taking care of sponsors, setting goals and ...

Homestead: Kahne, Evernham - Friday media visit

Homestead: Kahne, Evernham - Friday media visit

KASEY KAHNE (No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger) WHAT ARE YOUR INITIAL THOUGHTS ON THE NASCAR TESTING POLICY FOR 2009? "I think to a certain point it makes sense. Testing is a huge cost and times (economy) aren't real good right now. It makes...

Homestead: Kenseth - Friday media visit

Homestead: Kenseth - Friday media visit

Matt Kenseth, driver of the No. 17 DeWalt Ford Fusion, is the defending winner of the Ford 400. He held a Q&A session after Friday's practice to discuss his hopes for a repeat and ending the season on a high note. DO YOU HAVE ANY SORT OF ...

Homestead: Burton - Friday media visit

Homestead: Burton - Friday media visit

JEFF BURTON, NO. 31 AT&T IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Homestead-Miami Speedway and discussed his outlook for the weekend, his reaction on the testing ban, the measures RCR is taking to save money and much more. Full ...

Homestead: Practice 1 times

Homestead: Practice 1 times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 42 Juan Montoya Dodge 31.527 ...

Dodge teams quotes on NASCAR testing ban

Dodge teams quotes on NASCAR testing ban

PAT TRYSON (Crew Chief, No. 2 Miller Dodge Charger) WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON THE NASCAR TESTING POLICY FOR 2009? "It's got pluses and minuses. Times are tough right now, so it's probably not that bad a thing for most people. Obviously, we'd...

Homestead: Edwards - Ford Friday interview

Homestead: Edwards - Ford Friday interview

Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Office Depot Ford Fusion, is in second place, 141 points behind the leader, in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings heading into this weekend's season finale'. Edwards also is in second place in the Nationwide...

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose preview

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose preview

HISTORY ON THE LINE FOR AMBROSE IN HOMESTEAD Marcos Ambrose is on the verge of achieving two major goals and creating his own piece of Australian motorsport history entering the final NASCAR weekend of the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway in...

DEI, Ganassi link up for future title chaseHeadline

DEI, Ganassi link up for future title chase

The recent economic downturn has affected all facets of life, and motorsports has not been immune from it either. With high-dollar sponsors hard to come by nowadays, a number of NASCAR teams have had to look at ways of keeping its organizations ...

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 4

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 4

Continued from part 3 Q: You guys have some guys sitting in front of you that really didn't like each other on the racetrack and almost hated each other at times. Was that something that attracted you guys when you watched the sport on TV at a...

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 3

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 3

Continued from part 2 Q: Jimmie, I'm not going to talk about this year's championship. I'm going to take you back to 2004. It seems like we've compared every Chase from that one because that was the first one and the way it finished on the last...

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 2

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: Jimmie, we saw Kyle run away with the regular season and hit the wall at the start of the playoff. Two things on that: First of all, can you talk about how humbling in the sport it is to see that happen; and secondly,...

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 1

Johnson, Edwards - NASCAR teleconference, part 1

NASCAR Teleconference Transcript - Jimmie Johnson and Carl Edwards November 13, 2008 An Interview With: JIMMIE JOHNSON CARL EDWARDS KERRY THARP: On behalf of everyone within NASCAR, I want to thank you for attendance today and helping us get...

Homestead: Edwards - Thursday media visit

Homestead: Edwards - Thursday media visit

Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Office Depot Ford Fusion, comes into this weekend trailing points leader Jimmie Johnson by 141 points. After a formal Q&A session on stage, Edwards held a one-on-one breakout session where he addressed his...

GEM announce Sorenson's 2009 sponsor

GEM announce Sorenson's 2009 sponsor

AIR FORCE ANNOUNCES NASCAR SPONSORSHIP FOR FISCAL 2009 First sponsorship with Gillett Evernham Motorsports No. 10 car driven by Reed Sorenson RANDOLPH AIR FORCE BASE, Texas -- Air Force officials announced today that it will begin a new...

Homestead: Robby Gordon preview

Homestead: Robby Gordon preview

CHARLOTTE, NC (November 13, 2008) -- As the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season draws to a close this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Robby Gordon will make his seventh at the 1.5-mile oval. Gordon's No. 7 Dodge Charger will display the ...

Homestead-Miami Speedway news 2008-11-13

Homestead-Miami Speedway news 2008-11-13

Edsel B. Ford Named Grand Marshal for Sunday's Sprint Cup Series-Crowning Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway MIAMI--In an announcement linking motorsports history and its future, Edsel B. Ford II-- great-grandson of Henry Ford and member of...

Ford Racing championships possible in finales

Ford Racing championships possible in finales

THREE DRIVERS CHAMPIONSHIPS STILL POSSIBLE FOR FORD RACING DEARBORN, Mich, Nov. 13, 2008 -- Two Ford Racing drivers are in the running for three series' championships heading into the final weekend of the season. Carl Edwards is in second...

NASCAR teams CGR and DEI form partnership

NASCAR teams CGR and DEI form partnership

EARNHARDT AND GANASSI FORM NEW FOUR-CAR TEAM Earnhardt-Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is Created MOORESVILLE and CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2008) -- Two of motorsports' biggest names -- Earnhardt and Ganassi -- will launch a four-car team ...

Homestead: Sam Hornish Jr preview

Homestead: Sam Hornish Jr preview

News and Notes Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the Penske Racing No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger, will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday in the Ford 400. Last year, Hornish made his second career Sprint...

Homestead: Kurt Busch preview

Homestead: Kurt Busch preview

HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 11, 2008) - There will be a period of 91 days between Sunday's Ford 400 season finale on this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule and the Feb. 15, 2009 Daytona 500 season-opener. That's 2,184 hours between races. It means there...

Homestead: Joe Nemechek preview

Homestead: Joe Nemechek preview

News Doesn't Affect Spirit for Furniture Row Racing at Season Finale DENVER (Nov. 12, 2008) -- Tuesday's announcement that Furniture Row Racing will run a limited schedule in 2009 hasn't dampened the team's enthusiasm for this weekend's Sprint...

Homestead: Ken Schrader preview

Homestead: Ken Schrader preview

KEN SCHRADER He's Seen it All at Homestead CORNELIUS, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2008) -- Despite the fact that Homestead-Miami Speedway has only been around since 1995, it has seen plenty of changes. Ken Schrader, driver of the No. 96 DLP HDTV Toyota ...

Homestead: Aric Almirola preview

Homestead: Aric Almirola preview

Almirola to Make Cup Debut in Home State HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2008) -- This weekend's season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway carries a special meaning for Aric Almirola, who will be making his first Sprint Cup start in his home state of...