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Fri 19 Jun 2009
Jeff Gordon finds victory lane in Texas Headline

Jeff Gordon finds victory lane in Texas

Surprisingly, Jeff Gordon didn't need any help getting to victory lane. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion took the checkered flag in is No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet amongst congratulations from and to his...

Wed 04 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: US F1 ready for Busch?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: US F1 ready for Busch?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram US F1 Ready For Busch? If NASCAR Valley is the source for America's next Formula One car, it seems fitting that Kyle Busch is being wooed by the US F1 team. Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing ...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Changes afoot in IMS front office Headline

Changes afoot in IMS front office

Confirming rumors that had been speculated for the better part of a month, today the Indianapolis Motor Speedway officially announced a change in leadership within the track's management team. Tony George. Photo by Andy Sallee. Tony...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Look who's hotHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Look who's hot

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Look Who's Hot To paraphrase Jimi Hendrix: Are you motivated? It's a question most race car drivers answer in the affirmative. But one only need look at recent results -- starting with six victories...

Petty 200th win memories - Buddy Parrott

Petty 200th win memories - Buddy Parrott

Memories Of Richard Petty's 200th Crew Chief Buddy Parrott: 'It Was A Great Win' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- This is the first in a series of news releases of memories from key figures who witnessed Richard Petty's historic 200th and final NASCAR...

Fri 09 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: JPM pointing to Title?Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: JPM pointing to Title?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram JPM Pointing To Title? Juan Pablo Montoya can be either princely or prickly, depending on the mercurial driver's mood. Following the Earnhardt Ganassi Racing team's advancement into the Chase and the ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Keselowski wins wild race at TalladegaHeadline

Keselowski wins wild race at Talladega

Brad Keselowski won't soon forget his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win. Keselowski claimed the checkered flag in a wild day at Talladega Superspeedway that ended with Carl Edwards crashing into the catch fence, Dale Earnhardt Jr. getting his...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Daytona commotionHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Daytona commotion

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Daytona Commotion If the Daytona 500 is any indication, it should be a season of commotion and competition, just the antidote NASCAR needs. Victory lane: race winner Matt Kenseth, Roush Fenway Racing...

Kurt Busch dominates for Atlanta victoryHeadline

Kurt Busch dominates for Atlanta victory

Kurt Busch was anxious to prove that he wasn't the only member of his family that would challenge for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship this year. Race winner Kurt Busch, Penske Racing Dodge celebrates. Photo by Action Sports ...

Bristol: Gary Bechtel joins Tommy Baldwin Racing

Bristol: Gary Bechtel joins Tommy Baldwin Racing

Gary Bechtel Becomes Co-Owner of Tommy Baldwin Racing MOORESVILLE, NC (March 19, 2009) -- Former NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series owner, Gary Bechtel joins forces with Tommy Baldwin to become a co-owner of Tommy Baldwin Racing. "This is...

Wed 18 Nov 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens Headline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Martin's Chase plot thickens

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Martin's Chase Plot Thickens The past week produced a remarkable batch of late fall racing news. One writer's view of the top ten stories. Mark Martin, Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet. Photo...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Talladega: NASCAR fan injury update

Talladega: NASCAR fan injury update

An Interview With: DR. BOBBY LEWIS DR. BOBBY LEWIS: As you are aware, the car got into the fence here and we had fans injured. There are a total it appears of seven fans that had minor injuries. Nothing is dangerous or life threatening. ...

Wed 07 Oct 2009
Penske Racing announces Fan Appreciation Day

Penske Racing announces Fan Appreciation Day

PENSKE RACING TO HOST ANNUAL FAN APPRECIATION DAY ON FRIDAY, OCTOBER 16, 2009 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 25, 2009) -- Penske Racing will open up its doors and celebrate the 2009 season with fans on Friday, October 16 at its annual Fan ...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Top drivers, races of decade announced

Top drivers, races of decade announced

Media Selects Top Drivers, Top Races Of Decade In NASCAR's Three National Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2009) -- With the recently completed 2009 season closing out another decade of NASCAR racing, media members have selected the top ...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Daytona 500: Sorenson's team receives Pit Road award

Daytona 500: Sorenson's team receives Pit Road award

Sorenson's Team Captures Pit Road Award in Daytona 500 No. 43 team is inaugural winner of the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award Reed Sorenson's No. 43 team captured the Tissot Pit Road Precision Award in Sunday's (Feb. 15) Daytona 500 at ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-02

Atlanta Motor Speedway news 2009-02-02

Looking Back at History: Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Beginning of 100 NASCAR Sprint Cup Races; The following is the first part in a weekly series highlighting Atlanta Motor Speedway's storied history as the track prepares for its 100th NASCAR...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Petty 200th win - Ten interesting facts

Petty 200th win - Ten interesting facts

Ten Interesting Facts Behind Petty's Historic 200th Victory At DIS DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Richard Petty, who notched his first victory as a car owner since 1999 last weekend in Sonoma, Calif., will be celebrating a huge milestone moment in his...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Michael Waltrip Racing news 2009-05-11

Michael Waltrip Racing news 2009-05-11

Michael Waltrip Racing Welcomes Marciani as Vice President Sales and Service CORNELIUS, N.C. - - Today Michael Waltrip Racing announced Chris Marciani will serve as Vice President Sales and Service for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series...

Daytona 500: No 44 to run retro paint scheme

Daytona 500: No 44 to run retro paint scheme

Richard Petty Motorsports Unveils Historic Retro Look for No. 44 Valvoline Dodge DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 6, 2009) -- Richard Petty Motorsports unveiled today a paint scheme with historical significance at Daytona International Speedway. The...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Petty 200th win memories - Bobby Allison

Petty 200th win memories - Bobby Allison

Memories Of Richard Petty's 200th Bobby Allison: '199 Would Be Easier To Catch Than 200' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- This is another release in a series focusing on memories from key figures who witnessed Richard Petty's historic 200th and final ...

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Over the Hill gang ride's againHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Over the Hill gang ride's again

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Over The Hill Gang Rides Again A different former Washington Redskin football coach came to mind at Richmond after Denny Hamlin won the race in the Toyota of car owner Joe Gibbs, the three-time Super...

Thu 03 Dec 2009
Dale Inman wins 2009 Buddy Shuman award

Dale Inman wins 2009 Buddy Shuman award

Dale Inman Named 2009 Buddy Shuman Award Winner Former Champion Crew Chief Receives Top Industry Award For Racing Contributions LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Dec. 3, 2009) -- Dale Inman, among the foremost crew chiefs in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history,...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Richmond II: Post race press conference - Hamlin, Kahne

Richmond II: Post race press conference - Hamlin, Kahne

Chevy Rock & Roll 400 Post-Race Transcript An Interview With: DENNY HAMLIN - Ricmond race winner, 4th in points, made the Chase cut KASEY KAHNE - 5th in points, made the Chase cut KERRY THARP: We brought Denny back in. Wanted to show him...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Penske powerHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Penske power

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Penske Power Kurt Busch may have backed into Atlanta's victory lane by taking a celebration lap aboard his Dodge in reverse. But judging from Busch's dominating performance in the race, Penske Racing certainly...

Tue 17 Nov 2009
Doug Hervey - Ford interview 2009-11-17

Doug Hervey - Ford interview 2009-11-17

This Week in Ford Racing: NASCAR Edition November 17, 2009 Ford's new FR9 engine will make its first non-restrictor-plate appearance this weekend when it powers David Ragan's No. 6 UPS Ford Fusion in the season-ending Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Chris Andrews added to No 6 team

Chris Andrews added to No 6 team

Chris Andrews added to No. 6 UPS race team starting at Michigan In an effort to improve communication between driver David Ragan and the engineering support group at Roush Fenway Racing, Chris Andrews will be working with the No. 6 UPS NASCAR ...

Sears Point: Tony Stewart preview

Sears Point: Tony Stewart preview

Elder Stewart Gave Rushville Rocket His Fuel KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 17, 2009) -- There's an old adage that is sometimes used to describe a father and his son -- the apple doesn't fall far from the tree. In the case of Nelson Stewart and his ...

Petty 200th win memories - Ned Jarrett

Petty 200th win memories - Ned Jarrett

Memories Of Richard Petty's 200th Broadcaster Ned Jarrett: It's One Of The Highlights Of My Career DAYTONA BEACH , Fla. -- This is another release in a series focusing on memories from key figures who witnessed Richard Petty's historic...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Jimmie better than David?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Jimmie better than David?

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Jimmie Better Than David? It's not surprising to hear all the well-deserved accolades for Jimmie Johnson after his unprecedented fourth straight Sprint Cup championship. Johnson is one of the all-time...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Elliott Sadler - NASCAR teleconference, part 2

Elliott Sadler - NASCAR teleconference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: But you were ready to file a lawsuit to stay in the car. Was it the fact that you just realized that there was nothing better out there, that you needed to stay in this? What was the motivation there? ELLIOTT ...

Thu 10 Dec 2009
Kasey Kahne - Ford interview 2009-12-08

Kasey Kahne - Ford interview 2009-12-08

This Week in Ford Racing December 8, 2009 Kasey Kahne, driver of the No. 9 Budweiser Ford Fusion, will be making his on-track debut with the manufacturer during a Goodyear tire test next week at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Kahne, who...

Fri 13 Nov 2009
Phoenix II: Richard Petty to drive WWII Jeep

Phoenix II: Richard Petty to drive WWII Jeep

"THE KING" TO PACE FIELD AT PHOENIX IN 1946 WILLY'S JEEP "The King" To Lead Field At Phoenix In WWII Jeep Fans Can Enter To Win 1946 Willy's Jeep Davidson, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2009) -- This weekend at the Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Atlanta: AJ Allmendinger preview

Atlanta: AJ Allmendinger preview

AJ Allmendinger The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend for the 100th Sprint Cup race in the track's history. AJ Allmendinger goes to Atlanta hoping to repeat his third-place finish in the Daytona 500. Since...

Fri 02 Oct 2009
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Return of The KingHeadline

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Return of The King

Ingram's Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram Return of The King Evidently, the demise of Atlanta as a NASCAR hub is greatly exaggerated. How fitting that Richard Petty, one of the men who helped build the sport, ended up with driver Kasey Kahne in...

Fri 19 Jun 2009
Atlanta: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

Atlanta: Dodge teams qualifying quotes

KASEY KAHNE (No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger) "The car drove great. I was a little tight in three and four and probably didn't get through three and four as fast as I needed too. Everything felt good. I took a second lap because I didn't...

Richard Petty Motorsports news 2009-04-23

Richard Petty Motorsports news 2009-04-23

RICHARD PETTY MOTORSPORTS FAN APPRECIATION AUTOGRAPH SESSION FRIDAY MAY 22 STATESVILLE, N.C. - Richard Petty Motorsports will hold a Fan Appreciation autograph session on Friday, May 22 at the team's race shop in Statesville N.C. Five ...