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Wed 30 Dec 2009
Series news on Jimmie Johnson 2009-12-28

Series news on Jimmie Johnson 2009-12-28

Johnson AP Award Validates Bill France Sr. Belief That Drivers Are Athletes Four-Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Joins Distinguished List Of World-Class Athletes DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 28, 2009) -- When Jimmie Johnson was named Male...

Sun 27 Dec 2009
Daytona Int'l Speedway 2010 Shootout news 2009-12-23

Daytona Int'l Speedway 2010 Shootout news 2009-12-23

New Qualifying Criteria Set For Budweiser Shootout DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The 32nd annual Budweiser Shootout, the prestigious non-points NASCAR event that kicks off Speedweeks 2010 and the new Sprint Cup Series season, will have new qualifying...

Daytona Shootout 2010 criteria announced

Daytona Shootout 2010 criteria announced

2010 Budweiser Shootout At Daytona Features Revised Criteria Speedweeks Opener Features Star-Studded Lineup DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 23, 2009) -- NASCAR announced Wednesday a revision to the 2010 Budweiser Shootout at Daytona format that ...

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-22

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-22

Kenseth, Earnhardt Jr., Gordon Among Drivers To Appear At NASCAR Preseason Thunder Fan Fests On Jan. 15-16 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Daytona 500 champions Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman, Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt Jr. are among ...

Series news on Jimmie Johnson winning AP award

Series news on Jimmie Johnson winning AP award

Jimmie Johnson Named Male Athlete Of The Year By The Associated Press Four-Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Becomes First Race Car Driver To Receive Award DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 21, 2009) -- The post-season honors keep piling up for Jimmie...

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 ...

Mon 21 Dec 2009
AJ Allmendinger 2009 season review

AJ Allmendinger 2009 season review

AJ Allmendinger 2009 Rewind (Charlotte, NC)- 21 December 2009--There is only one thing that's been constant for AJ Allmendinger since moving to the NASCAR Sprint Cup ranks in 2007--Change. And the 2009 season was no different as AJ campaigned...

Fri 18 Dec 2009
Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-17

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-17

Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips 400 set for June 13 BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 17, 2009) -- Michigan International Speedway continues to be a proven marketing platform for businesses that want to expand their consumer presence. The Brooklyn, Mich., ...

Watkins Glen Intn'l news 2009-12-17

Watkins Glen Intn'l news 2009-12-17

HELUVA GOOD!® renews as title sponsor of NASCAR Sprint cup series race at THE GLEN Two-Year Deal also Includes Naming Rights to Sprint Cup Series Race at Sister Facility Michigan International Speedway in June WATKINS GLEN, NY (December 16,...

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-16

Daytona Int'l Speedway news 2009-12-16

2010 Daytona 500 Artwork And Event Program Cover Unveiled DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- Commissioned by Daytona International Speedway, internationally known artist Jay Koka has completed designing the artwork and event program cover for Speedweeks...

Tue 15 Dec 2009
Biffle - Ford interview 2009-12-15

Biffle - Ford interview 2009-12-15

This Week in Ford Racing December 15, 2009 Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, was Ford's highest finisher in the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season as he ended up seventh in the final point standings. Biffle recapped the good...

Edwards - Ford interview 2009-12-15

Edwards - Ford interview 2009-12-15

This Week in Ford Racing December 15, 2009 Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion, finished 11th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings this season. He recently spoke about the highlight of 2009 and what he plans to do...

Addington named Penske No. 2 crew chief

Addington named Penske No. 2 crew chief

STEVE ADDINGTON NAMED CREW CHIEF FOR PENSKE RACING'S NO. 2 MILLER LITE DODGE TEAM MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 14, 2009) -- Penske Racing welcomes one of the most respected and successful crew chiefs in NASCAR to its ranks with today's...

Mon 14 Dec 2009
Series third annual Loopies awards announced

Series third annual Loopies awards announced

The Third Annual Loopies An Awards Ceremony For The Best -- And Worst -- Of NASCAR's Loop Data DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 11, 2009) -- Because a week's worth of award ceremonies in Las Vegas wasn't nearly enough time to divvy out...

Series 2009 top performances

Series 2009 top performances

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series A Look Back At The Top Performances Of 2009 There certainly were some outstanding performances -- both from a driving and racing standpoint -- that took place during the recently completed 2009 NASCAR season. The...

Sat 12 Dec 2009
Martinsville II: Jimmie Johnson preview

Martinsville II: Jimmie Johnson preview

Martinsville Speedway * Johnson has made 15 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway where he has earned six wins, including five of the last six events at the half-mile venue. * He has also collected 11 top-five and 14 ...

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...

Mon 07 Dec 2009
Series Champion's Week, day five report

Series Champion's Week, day five report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week -- Day 5 New City, Same Champion: Johnson, Knaus, Hendrick Look Back At Busy Week Annual Awards Ceremony Wraps Up First Champion's Week In Las Vegas DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2009) -- The first ...

JEGS contingency news 2009-12-04

JEGS contingency news 2009-12-04

JEGS re-ups NASCAR Sprint Cup contingency program, adds Nationwide Series DELAWARE, Ohio (Dec. 4) -- JEGS Mail Order will reach more drivers than ever before in 2010 as the high-performance parts giant celebrates its 50th anniversary with a ...

Champion's Week, day four report

Champion's Week, day four report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week -- Day 4 Johnson Notes Las Vegas Champion's Week's Growth Potential Inman Recipient Of 2009 Buddy Shuman Award DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2009) -- As the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week...

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,...

Earnhardt Jr wins NMPA 2009 award

Earnhardt Jr wins NMPA 2009 award

Earnhardt Jr. Scores 7th NMPA Chex Most Popular Driver Honor Keselowski's 2nd Nationwide MPD gives owner & driver another sweep MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 3, 2009) - Dale Earnhardt Jr. was awarded his seventh consecutive NASCAR NMPA Chex Most ...

Series awards ceremony news 2009-12-03

Series awards ceremony news 2009-12-03

Brooks & Dunn To Open NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards Show In Las Vegas Country Music Superstars To Perform No. 1 Hit 'Only In America' DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2009) -- Country music duo Brooks & Dunn have been added to the entertainment lineup...

Champion's Week, day three report

Champion's Week, day three report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week -- Day 3 Champion Johnson Hits New -- Yet Familiar -- Landmarks Payback: Drivers Get Their Shots In At Charity Roast DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2009) -- Vegas, baby, Vegas ... or is it? Champion's...

Toyota tidbits 2009-12-02

Toyota tidbits 2009-12-02

TOYOTA TIDBITS -- November 30 - December 4, 2009 COUNTING CAMRY CUP NUMBERS: Toyota drivers combined for 11 wins, 42 top-five results and 75 top-10 finishes in 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races in 2009. Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) teammates ...

Stewart-Haas Racing 2009 season review

Stewart-Haas Racing 2009 season review

Stewart-Haas Racing: 2009 Season in Review Inaugural Year of Operation Exceeds Expectations and Raises the Bar for 2010 KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Dec. 2, 2009) -- Few, if any, could've imagined that a startup NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team built on...

Wed 02 Dec 2009
Champion's Week, day two report

Champion's Week, day two report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week -- Day 2 Johnson Says 2009 Champion's Week 'Couldn't Have Been Scripted Better' Logano Meets Las Vegas Media; Will Make Thunderbird Flight Wednesday DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2009) -- And now, on to...

Penske announces Keselowski crew chiefs

Penske announces Keselowski crew chiefs

PENSKE RACING NAMES CREW CHIEFS FOR NO. 12 PENSKE DODGE CUP SERIES TEAM, NO. 22 DISCOUNT TIRE NATIONWIDE SERIES DODGE MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 1, 2009) -- Penske Racing has announced that both Jay Guy and Paul Wolfe have joined the...

Series Champion's Week, day one report

Series Champion's Week, day one report

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week -- Day 1 Johnson's Week Begins In the Spirit Of The Season: By Giving To Others California Segment Of Champion's Week Ends Tuesday; Rookie Logano Gets Busy DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 30, 2009) -- Jimmie...

Jay Guy, Furniture Row Racing part ways

Jay Guy, Furniture Row Racing part ways

Jay Guy, Furniture Row Racing Mutually Part Ways DENVER, Colo. (Nov. 30, 2009) -- Furniture Row Racing and crew chief Jay Guy have mutually agreed to part ways as was announced today by the team's general manager Joe Garone. "We wish Jay all...

Fontana Auto Speedway news 2009-12-01

Fontana Auto Speedway news 2009-12-01

NEARLY A THOUSAND FANS GREET 4-TIME NASCAR CHAMP JOHNSON; CALIFORNIA NATIVE HELPS UNVEIL NEW SPEEDWAY ICON '48 Chevy Woody unveiled at Auto Club Speedway, exclusive Breakfast with the Champion SAN BERNARDINO county, Calif. (Dec. 1, 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...

Tue 01 Dec 2009
Champion's Week news 2009-11-25

Champion's Week news 2009-11-25

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week Begins In California Camp Pendleton Marine Base Visit; Fan Appreciation Stops on Jimmie Johnson's Busy Agenda DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2009) -- Champion's Week, a two-state affair in 2009, gets ...

Champion's Week preview

Champion's Week preview

2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion's Week Preview Four-Time Champion Jimmie Johnson To Be Honored In Dec. 4 Awards Ceremony California, Nevada Events Headline First Champion's Week In Las Vegas DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 29, 2009) -- Now...

Fri 27 Nov 2009
Martinsville II: GM teams race quotes, notes

Martinsville II: GM teams race quotes, notes

Martinsville, VA - Jimmie Johnson and the No. 48 Lowe's Impala SS team continued their march toward an unprecedented fourth consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with a runner-up finish today in the Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville...

Thu 26 Nov 2009