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Mon 17 Nov 2008
Homestead: Ford teams race quotes, notes

Homestead: Ford teams race quotes, notes

EDWARDS CAPS OFF MEMORABLE SEASON WITH NINTH VICTORY * Carl Edwards captured his 16th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win and ninth of the season with today's win at Homestead-Miami Speedway. * The last time a Ford driver won...

Homestead: Aric Almirola race report

Homestead: Aric Almirola race report

Almirola's Momentum Halted in Season Finale HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Two early incidents in Sunday's final Sprint Cup race of the season stalled Aric Almirola's performance at Homestead Miami Speedway. The 24-year-old rookie was ...

Johnson added to List of Legends

Johnson added to List of Legends

Jimmie Johnson Adds His Name To List Of Legends; Three Consecutive Championships Put Johnson Among The Greats HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- In becoming only the second driver to win three consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships,...

Homestead: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Homestead: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Tony Stewart (ninth) was the top-finishing Toyota in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season finale race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Camry drivers Denny Hamlin (13th), Scott Speed (16th), Kyle Busch (19th) and David Reutimann (20th)...

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose race report

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose race report

AMBROSE LOOKS TO 2009 SEASON AFTER HARD LUCK IN HOMESTEAD Marcos Ambrose is looking towards an exciting 2009 season in the top division of NASCAR after a tough day in the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Florida today. Ambrose was ...

Homestead: Dodge teams race quotes

Homestead: Dodge teams race quotes

Kasey Kahne (No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger) Finished 6th "A great result for our Budweiser Dodge tonight. They crew guys did a great job and Kenny (Francis, Team Director) made a great call to get us track position and give us a top 10. We...

Homestead: Petty Enterprises race report

Homestead: Petty Enterprises race report

Bobby Labonte and the No. 43 Cheerios/Betty Crocker Dodge team finished 33rd in Sunday's race. Labonte, who has competed in every Sprint Cup race held at Homestead, began the race from the 35th position. At the start of the race, Labonte radioed...

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 3

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 3

Continued from part 2 Q: You won four in a row in the '90s. Is it harder now, much harder in today's era of parody? Can you either make a fair comparison to what Jimmie has done relative to Cale's three-peat? RICK HENDRICK: I think in ...

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 2

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: Darrell Waltrip said the other day for both of you, and if Rick could give his overview of what he thinks. Darrell Waltrip said that if they keep harmony, they could just about go on forever, there is no reason ...

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 1

Johnson, Hendrick, Knaus - champions press conference, part 1

Ford 400 Post-Race Transcript Homestead-Miami Speedway November 16, 2008 An Interview With: JIMMIE JOHNSON RICK HENDRICK CHAD KNAUS THE MODERATOR: We're going to roll right into our series champion press conference. Joining us on the stage...

Homestead: Smith - ROY post race press conference

Homestead: Smith - ROY post race press conference

Ford 400 Post-Race Transcript An Interview With: REGAN SMITH THE MODERATOR: We're joined by the driver of the No. 01 Chevrolet for DEI, that's our 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup series, Raybestos Rookie of the Year, Regan Smith. Regan becomes the...

Homestead: Winning team press conference, part 2

Homestead: Winning team press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: I don't know whether you're an optimist or pessimist, but as you look ahead to the winner, obviously you're going to come into next season as one of the favorites along with Jimmie and a couple of other guys, are you ...

Homestead: Winning team press conference, part 1

Homestead: Winning team press conference, part 1

Ford 400 Post-Race Transcript An Interview With: CARL EDWARDS JACK ROUSH BOB OSBORNE THE MODERATOR: If I could have your attention please. We're going to roll into our championship team for the 2008 Miami Ford 400 at Miami ...

Homestead: Harvick post race press conference

Homestead: Harvick post race press conference

Ford 400 Post-Race Transcript An Interview With: KEVIN HARVICK THE MODERATOR: Okay, we're going to roll right into our post race press conference for the Ford 400 here at Homestead Miami Speedway. We're pleased to be joined at the podium...

Homestead: McMurray post race press conference

Homestead: McMurray post race press conference

Ford 400 Post-Race Transcript An Interview With: JAMIE McMURRAY THE MODERATOR: Joined is our third place finisher in today's race. He finished the 2008 season certainly on on a strong serge. That's the driver of the No. 26 Crown Royal...

Sun 16 Nov 2008
Homestead: Joe Nemechek final report

Homestead: Joe Nemechek final report

Nemechek Finishes 36th in Season Finale HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2008) -- Joe Nemechek finished off the 2008 Sprint Cup season Sunday with a 36th-place finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Nemechek, who started the 267-lap, 400-mile race from...

Homestead: Paul Menard race report

Homestead: Paul Menard race report

Menard Finishes 30th in Season Finale HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2008) -- Paul Menard wrapped up his time with Dale Earnhardt Inc. with a 30th place finish in the FORD 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. "It wasn't the finish we had hoped for in...

Homestead: Tony Stewart race report

Homestead: Tony Stewart race report

LATE RACE PIT STOP COSTS STEWART STORYBOOK ENDING Home Depot Driver Leads Late, Finishes Ninth in Final Race for JGR A storybook ending just wasn't in the cards for Tony Stewart in Sunday's season-ending Ford 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race ...

Homestead: Kurt Busch race report

Homestead: Kurt Busch race report

Kurt Busch Finishes 43rd In Homestead Ford 400 HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Miller Lite Dodge driver Kurt Busch finished tonight's Ford 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway in the 43rd position after experiencing a myriad ...

Homestead: Ryan Newman race report

Homestead: Ryan Newman race report

Newman Battles Ill-Handling Race Car, Finishes 21st HOMESTEAD, Fla. - Ryan Newman, in the No. 12 Penske Racing Alltel Dodge, finished a hard-fought 21st place in the 2008 NASCAR Cup Series finale, Sunday's Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

Homestead: GM race teams quotes, notes

Homestead: GM race teams quotes, notes

JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE'S IMPALA SS -- CHAMPION "It is over. What a special year. I am so proud of this race team. We got off to a slow start and we really worked hard to get back in championship form. I am really proud of Hendrick ...

JTG Daugherty Racing announce sponsor partner

JTG Daugherty Racing announce sponsor partner

Today JTG Daugherty Racing announced a 2009 Sprint Cup sponsorship agreement with Bush Brother's and Company. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee, the company will enter its 7th season as a partner. For the first time, Bush's Baked Beans will serve...

Homestead: Bill Elliott, Len Wood - Ford Saturday interview

Homestead: Bill Elliott, Len Wood - Ford Saturday interview

Bill Elliott, driver of the No. 21 Little Debbie Ford Fusion and 1988 NASCAR champion, has won 40 races in a Ford in his career, most among active drivers and second only to Ned Jarrett (43) on the manufacturer's all-time list. Elliott has...

Homestead: Robby Gordon Happy Hour quotes

Homestead: Robby Gordon Happy Hour quotes

Robby Gordon (No. 7 Jim Beam Dodge Charger) HOW IS YOUR CAR HEADING INTO RACEDAY? "I think our Jim Beam Dodge Charger is pretty good. We qualified 14th and were 29th in the earlier practice, but that's only because we didn't have any new tires...

Homestead: Happy Hour times

Homestead: Happy Hour times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 11 Denny Hamlin Toyota 32.841 ...

Homestead: Practice 2 times

Homestead: Practice 2 times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 32.207 ...

Homestead: Ford drivers comment on Fusion Hybrid

Homestead: Ford drivers comment on Fusion Hybrid

The 2010 Ford Fusion Hybrid and 2010 Ford Fusion Sport have been chosen to be the official pace cars of the Ford 400, the NASCAR Sprint Cup season finale and the final race of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Sunday. The...

Homestead: Dodge teams

Homestead: Dodge teams "keys for success"

Keys for Success: Ford 400- Homestead-Miami Speedway HOMESTEAD, Fla., (Nov. 15, 2008) -- As the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series readies for tomorrow's season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Dodge Motorsports takes an inside look at the ...

Homestead: Sam Hornish Jr qualifying report

Homestead: Sam Hornish Jr qualifying report

No. 77 Team Fails to Qualify in Homestead HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 14, 2008) -- Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the Penske Racing No. 77 Mobil 1 Dodge Charger, did not qualify for the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Friday afternoon. With...

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose qualifying report

Homestead: Marcos Ambrose qualifying report

UNIQUE QUALIFYING DAY FOR AMBROSE IN HOMESTEAD Marcos Ambrose has experienced a unique qualifying day for the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida today. Ambrose is making his 11th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this ...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
Homestead: Hendrick - Friday media visit

Homestead: Hendrick - Friday media visit

RICK HENDRICK, OWNER OF THE NO. 48 LOWE'S IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 24 DUPONT IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY JEFF GORDON, NO. 88 AMP ENERGY/NATIONAL GUARD IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY DALE EARNHARDT, JR. AND NO. 5 KELLOGG'S/CARQUEST IMPALA SS DRIVEN BY...

Homestead: GM teams qualifying quotes, notes

Homestead: GM teams qualifying quotes, notes

Homestead, FL - A total of 16 Team Chevy drivers will take the green flag Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway for the Ford 400, the final event of the 2008 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season. Kevin Harvick, No. 29 Shell-Pennzoil Impala SS, will...

Comments from series participants on testing ban

Comments from series participants on testing ban

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Drivers Support 2009 Testing Ban DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2008) -- NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers voiced support of today's announcement at Homestead-Miami Speedway that testing will be suspended in 2009 for all...

Homestead: Earnhardt Jr - Friday media visit

Homestead: Earnhardt Jr - Friday media visit

DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD/AMP ENERGY IMPALA SS, met with members of the media at Homestead-Miami Speedway and discussed DEI-Ganassi merger, NASCAR testing policy, Brad Keselowski and other topics. WHAT IS YOUR TAKE ON THE ...

Homestead: Petty Enterprises qualifying report

Homestead: Petty Enterprises qualifying report

Chad McCumbee and the No. 45 Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Dodge team placed themselves solidly in the field with a 28th place starting spot. Sunday will be McCumbee's sixth Sprint Cup start of 2008, but his first career Sprint Cup start at...

Homestead: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

Homestead: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

Reed Sorenson (No. 41 Target Dodge Charger) Qualified 9th "We ran 64 (31.64 seconds) which was about three-tenths faster than we were in practice. We made some changes to get a little bit closer to the 42 (setup) and they were good changes. I...