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Sun 17 Apr 2005
Garage Chatter: Texas

Garage Chatter: Texas

Truex out of DEI in 2006? Rumor is that Martin Truex, Jr. is entertaining other Cup rides for the 2006 season. He is the leading candidate for taking over the No. 25 Chevy currently occupied by Brian Vickers. Truex has also talked to three other...

Fri 11 Nov 2005
Rudd to retire without fanfare

Rudd to retire without fanfare

In an NASCAR world of retirement tours only equal to The Who and Pink Floyd, Ricky Rudd has decided to quietly and eloquently slip out the back door. Rudd announced Tuesday that he plans on stepping away from the sport as of 2005 but stopped short...

Thu 28 Jul 2005
Rusty Wallace, Inc Daytona test notes

Rusty Wallace, Inc Daytona test notes

RWI RACING PURSUES AGGRESSIVE DEVELOPMENT SCHEDULE --Buddy Baker Averages 200 MPH at Daytona, Stephen Wallace Completes First Speedway Test-- MOORESVILLE, NC (July 26, 2005)--Despite having a week off from NEXTEL Cup competition, where he ...

Sat 19 Feb 2005
Daytona Twins race one results

Daytona Twins race one results

Pos St No Driver Make Laps Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ---- ----------- 1. 18 15 Michael Waltrip Chevrolet 60 Running 2. 21 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 60 Running 3. 8 23...

Thu 15 Dec 2005
Stewart honored by US House of Representatives

Stewart honored by US House of Representatives

Capitol reward: Tony Stewart honored by U. S. House of Representatives Congressional corps sponsors resolution hailing NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series Champion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec 15, 2005) -- During the past few weeks, Tony Stewart (No. 20...

Sun 14 Aug 2005
CGR statement on Coo Coo Marlin

CGR statement on Coo Coo Marlin

WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 14, 2005) --- Members of Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates will begin racing festivities this morning at Watkins Glen International with heavy hearts as the driver of the No. 40 Coors Light Dodge, Sterling Marlin,...

Wed 16 Mar 2005
BUSCH: Atlanta: Shane Hmiel preview

BUSCH: Atlanta: Shane Hmiel preview

SHANE HMIEL IS A TRIPLE THREAT TO WIN AT ATLANTA MOORESVILLE, NC (March 15, 2005) --This weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway Shane Hmiel will attempt to run the NASCAR triple-header, which includes the Craftsman Truck series, Busch series, and ...

Tue 26 Jul 2005
Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview

Rusty Wallace - Dodge interview

An Interview with Rusty Wallace at Pocono About the Rest of the Season and Life after Racing RUSTY WALLACE, NO. 2 MILLER LITE DODGE CHARGER What do you think about your last race at Watkins Glen? "The Glen is a track that, well I...

Sun 24 Apr 2005
Kurt Busch breaks through, wins in PhoenixHeadline

Kurt Busch breaks through, wins in Phoenix

The curse has been lifted from the No. 97 Roush Ford of Kurt Busch: after an up-and-down start to the year, the reigning Nextel Cup series champion Kurt Busch pulled into victory lane for the first time in 2005 at Phoenix International ...

Wed 18 May 2005
All-Star: Pit Crew Challenge preview

All-Star: Pit Crew Challenge preview

NASCAR NEXTEL CUP SERIES PIT CREWS PREPARING FOR THEIR ALL-STAR MOMENTS * Inaugural NASCAR NEXTEL Pit Crew Challenge adding to 'All-Star Weekend' * 24 teams competing for total purse of nearly $250,000, winner's purse of $70,000 DAYTONA...

Wed 09 Mar 2005
IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place

IPS: IRL: Indy's 'Yard of Brick' back in place

SPEEDWAY'S FAMOUS 'YARD OF BRICKS' BACK IN PLACE INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, March 9, 2005 -- One of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway's most visible pieces of history returned to its rightful place March 9 as crews began reinstalling the famous...

Mon 31 Oct 2005
Mark Martin clinches IROC championship

Mark Martin clinches IROC championship

Mark Martin, driver of the No. 6 Ford in the Nextel Cup Series, clinched a record-setting fifth career IROC championship today with his second-place finish in the IROC season finale at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Martin, who completed his 11th season...

Thu 17 Feb 2005
RCR, GM Goodwrench celebrate anniversary

RCR, GM Goodwrench celebrate anniversary

GM Goodwrench Kicks off 20th Anniversary Celebration at Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, FLA. (February 16, 2005) -- GM Goodwrench, a division of General Motors Service and Parts Operations (GMSPO), has announced plans for their...

Mon 02 May 2005
Talladega: Boris Said race report

Talladega: Boris Said race report

MULTICAR ACCIDENT HALTS BORIS SAID'S STRONG PERFORMANCE TALLADEGA, Ala. (May 1, 2005) -- Boris Said was having a career day in a Nextel Cup oval race. But with 56 laps remaining in Sunday's Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, Said saw a...

Fri 03 Jun 2005
BUSCH: Dover: Goodyear preview

BUSCH: Dover: Goodyear preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 13 -- MBNA 400 NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 14 -- MBNA 200 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 8 -- MBNA 200 Dover International Speedway (1-mile oval) -- Dover, Del. Fast...

Fri 14 Jan 2005
The 2005 preseason questions (?)

The 2005 preseason questions (?)

Five Questions about the almost unheard of topics for 2005 As the NASCAR season approaches ever so closer, we continue to hear about how will Kasey Kahne or Kurt Busch do in 2005. Will Rusty Wallace win the Daytona 500? However, there are...

Fri 07 Oct 2005
Glenn Darrow suspended for substance abuse

Glenn Darrow suspended for substance abuse

CREW CHIEF DARROW SUSPENDED FOR VIOLATING SUBSTANCE ABUSE POLICY DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 6, 2005) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) has suspended crew chief Glenn Darrow indefinitely, for violation of the ...

Sun 06 Feb 2005
4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the huntHeadline

4 car diary - Rolex 24, Johnson in the hunt

Jimmie Johnson Acquits Well By Bill King On both his sets of fresh tires, Jimmie Johnson had The Boss Snowplow No. 4 Howard-Boss Motorsports Pontiac Crawford in the 1:49s for about three laps before the sticker edge wore off the Hoosiers. He...

Fri 23 Sep 2005
Jarrett/Parrott seek to rekindle the magic

Jarrett/Parrott seek to rekindle the magic

Dale Jarrett's and Todd Parrott's six-year relationship as driver and crew chief was always tumultuous. The one thing the pair could always rely on, however, was that it was a successful marriage. Under Parrott's tutelage Jarrett won 24 races,...

Sun 11 Sep 2005
Richmond II: Joe Nemechek race report

Richmond II: Joe Nemechek race report

NEMECHEK'S CHARGE FOILED, BUT U.S. ARMY DRIVER STILL GAINS IN POINT STANDINGS RICHMOND, Va. (Sept. 10, 2005) -- Just when Joe Nemechek felt he had a shot of salvaging a decent finish in Saturday night's Chevy Rock & Roll 400, the unthinkable ...

Tue 29 Nov 2005
Stewart storms ManhattanHeadline

Stewart storms Manhattan

The 'big apple' braces for NASCAR as championship festivities descend on midtown Manhattan. It's the usual look of complete befuddlement by manhattan-ites as the NASCAR flag flies from the Waldorf-Astoria and stock cars take to the ...

Wed 02 Nov 2005
Texas II: Ricky Rudd preview

Texas II: Ricky Rudd preview

Ricky Rudd - Texas: "There's not a lot of bank, but the speeds are so great and the tires sticks so good that it really plasters you into the right side of the seat. Ricky Rudd, driver of the ...

Wed 11 May 2005
Carl Edwards new paint scheme

Carl Edwards new paint scheme

ROUNDUP SPONSORS CARL EDWARDS No. 99 Ford to Carry Roundup Extended Control Logo at Richmond and Coke 600 CONCORD, N.C. (May 10, 2005) - Roush Racing and Scotts Team Racing announced today that the No. 99 Ford of Carl Edwards will carry the ...

Thu 08 Sep 2005
Richmond II: Round 26 preview

Richmond II: Round 26 preview

Four "Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup" spots to be claimed; 10 drivers in contention * Four-time champion Gordon in 12th place, trying for 11th-hour rally DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 6, 2005) -- Simply, it has come down to this: • Four...