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Fri 31 Oct 2008
Texas II: Marcos Ambrose preview

Texas II: Marcos Ambrose preview

DOUBLE DUTY BUT DIFFERENT GOALS FOR AMBROSE IN TEXAS Two different teams, two different cars, two different series and two completely different goals -- that's what lies ahead of Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose at Texas Motor Speedway...

Mon 22 Sep 2008
RWR, Chase Austin part ways

RWR, Chase Austin part ways

CHASE AUSTIN HOPING FUTURE HOLDS OPPORTUNITY MOORESVILLE, NC (September 21, 2008)--Officials of Rusty Wallace Racing, LLC (RWR) and representatives of the team's former developmental series driver, Chase Austin, announced today that the parties...

Thu 09 Oct 2008
Charlotte II: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Charlotte II: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Bryan Clauson and the No.40 Fastenal Dodge (NNS) and No.40 Target/Sony MotorStorm® Pacific Rift Dodge (NSCS) Clauson's NSCS Debut: Bryan Clauson will attempt to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) debut this weekend in the ...

Wed 25 Jun 2008
Loudon: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Loudon: Chip Ganassi Racing preview

Dario Franchitti and the No. 40 Target/Guitar Hero: Aerosmith Team (NSCS) and the No. 40 Fastenal Dodge Team (NNS) First start for Franchitti: This week will be Dario Franchitti's first start at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) in the ...

Sat 02 Feb 2008
Braun Racing No. 32 sponsor renews

Braun Racing No. 32 sponsor renews

BERINGER VINEYARDS "CHEERS" ON KYLE BUSCH FOR THE 2008 SEASON MOORESVILLE, N.C.(February 1, 2008) -- Braun Racing is pleased to announce the return of Beringer Vineyards for the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series sponsor line-up and the addition...

Sun 16 Nov 2008
Edwards wins race, Bower earns championshipHeadline

Edwards wins race, Bower earns championship

Carl Edwards did everything he needed to do to win his second straight Nationwide Series championship. Unfortunately for him, it wasn't enough. Race winner Carl Edwards celebrates. Photo by Action Sports Photography. Edwards led 66...

Fri 05 Dec 2008
Scott Zipadelli named No 38 crew chief

Scott Zipadelli named No 38 crew chief

BRAUN RACING ANNOUNCES SCOTT ZIPADELLI AS CREW CHIEF FOR JASON LEFFLER AND THE NO. 38 GREAT CLIPS TEAM MOORESVILLE, NC (December 5, 2008) -- Braun Racing is pleased to announce that Scott Zipadelli has joined their organization to serve ...

Tue 15 Apr 2008
Mexico City: O'Connell Racing preview

Mexico City: O'Connell Racing preview

O'Connell Racing (OConnellRacing.com), a southern California based Grand-Am Rolex Series and NASCAR road racing team announced today that the team has entered the Rolex Series GT race and the NASCAR Nationwide series races south of the border in...

Wed 06 Feb 2008
GEM appoints Tom Reddin CEO

GEM appoints Tom Reddin CEO

Gillett Evernham Motorsports Appoints Tom Reddin As New CEO Former LendingTree CEO Begins Duties At Team This Week STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Gillett Evernham Motorsports today appointed Tom Reddin as its new chief executive officer overseeing the...

Wed 06 Aug 2008
Watkins Glen: Roush Fenway Racing preview

Watkins Glen: Roush Fenway Racing preview

Roush Fenway Racing Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series: Centurion Boats at The Glen Sunday, August 10 David Ragan No.6 AAA Ford Fusion Greg Biffle No.163M Ford Fusion Matt ...

Mon 28 Jul 2008
Kyle Busch sets record with ORP victoryHeadline

Kyle Busch sets record with ORP victory

Kyle Busch won his sixth Nationwide Series race of the year after leading 197 of the 200 laps around the 0.686-mile oval at O'Reilly Raceway Park. It was his 17th Nationwide Series victory. Busch crossed the finish line 1.111 seconds ahead of...

Fri 29 Feb 2008
Las Vegas: John Borneman III race notes

Las Vegas: John Borneman III race notes

BORNEMAN RACING CHASES THEIR GREAT AMERICAN DREAM AT THE AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY It's the dream of every young race driver to climb up the NASCAR ladder. From the time they find out just how fast a tricycle will go to the time they climb into their...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Homestead: Scott Lagasse race report

Homestead: Scott Lagasse race report

Season Finale Cut Short for Lagasse Jr. at Homestead (November 15, 2008) Homestead, Fl. -- The 2008 season ended abruptly for the America's Incredible Pizza Company race team as on-track patience wore short on lap 100 of the 200-mile event.

Tue 12 Feb 2008
Daytona: Tony Stewart preview

Daytona: Tony Stewart preview

TONY STEWART Ready to Shine Up his Daytona Credentials and his Cars DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Feb. 12, 2008) -- Tony Stewart has visited victory lane at Daytona International Speedway 11 times. Two of those trips have been after the checkered flag...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
Mexico City: Ambrose post race interview

Mexico City: Ambrose post race interview

MARCOS AMBROSE -- No. 59 Kingsford with Hickory Ford Fusion -- (finished 2nd, qualified 4th) We're really pleased. I feel like we had been battling all day. We had an overheating motor there at the end. We had to start at the back with a ...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Richard Johns 2008 season review

Richard Johns 2008 season review

2008 Season A 'Rollercoaster Ride' For Driver/Racing Engineer Richard Johns LAWRENCEVILLE, GA (December 23, 2008) -- To say it was an unusual year for Richard Johns would be an understatement. "It was a real rollercoaster ride," said Johns, an...

Wed 05 Nov 2008
Phoenix II: Justin Allgaier preview

Phoenix II: Justin Allgaier preview

* Justin Allgaier will be making his third start in the NASCAR Nationwide Series in the No. 12 Penske Truck Rental Dodge Charger for Penske Racing. * This will be Justin Allgaier's first start on the one-mile Phoenix...

Wed 07 May 2008
Darlington: Roush Fenway Racing preview

Darlington: Roush Fenway Racing preview

FAST FACTS David Ragan * Ragan visited Darlington Raceway once in 2007 Cup competition where he qualified 24th and finished 27th. * Ragan is currently 14th in the Sprint Cup point standings, 56 points out of 12th. * Ragan has competed one...

Tue 15 Apr 2008
Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2008-04-15

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2008-04-15

Brooklyn-Irish Hills Race Festival Set for June 12 BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 15, 2008) -- In 2008, the local Brooklyn-Irish Hills Chamber of Commerce wants to celebrate 40 years of racing at the speedway by hosting the Brooklyn-Irish Hills Race...

Fri 01 Feb 2008
Braun Racing sponsor, drivers announced

Braun Racing sponsor, drivers announced

HOLY GUACAMOLE! DENNY HAMLIN AND KYLE BUSCH PARTNER WITH HASS AVOCADOS FROM MEXICO IN 2008 MOORESVILLE, N.C.(January 18, 2008) -- Braun Racing is pleased to announce the return of Hass Avocados from Mexico to its 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series...

Tue 01 Jan 2008
Ambrose race suit aids animal cause

Ambrose race suit aids animal cause

AUSTRALIAN BIDDER WINS AMBROSE SUIT IN CHARITY AUCTION One lucky Australian Marcos Ambrose fan has captured a piece of motorsport history by becoming the winning bidder in an online eBay charity for the Animal Adoption League. The winning ...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
Watkins Glen Int'l news 2008-08-01

Watkins Glen Int'l news 2008-08-01

EMMA MAE JACOB TO PERFORM AT WGI Up-and-Coming Country Star will Perform National Anthem on Sunday and Open for the Saturday Night Concert Watkins Glen, NY (August 1, 2008) -- Emma Mae Jacob, a young country music star, will perform the ...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
Mexico City: Marcos Ambrose race report

Mexico City: Marcos Ambrose race report

AMBROSE REMARKABLE SECOND FROM THE REAR IN MEXICO CITY Marcos Ambrose has driven the race of his life to pass more cars than any other driver on his way to second place in the Corona Mexico 200 at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez road course in...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
RFR names Stillman named No 60 crew chief

RFR names Stillman named No 60 crew chief

Stillman Named Crew Chief for Roush Fenway No. 60 Nationwide Team CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 19, 2008) -- Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Dan Stillman has been named the new crew chief for Carl Edwards and his No. 60 Nationwide team. "When...

Fri 24 Oct 2008
Chip Ganassi Racing Atlanta, Memphis preview

Chip Ganassi Racing Atlanta, Memphis preview

Bryan Clauson and the No.40 Target/Guitar Hero® World Tour Dodge (NSCS) Clauson's NSCS Debut Take Two: Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) driver Bryan Clauson was scheduled to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) debut at...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Talladega: Franchitti sustains ankle injury

Talladega: Franchitti sustains ankle injury

FRANCHITTI UNABLE TO RACE IN AARON'S 499 SUNDAY IN TALLADEGA TALLADEGA, Ala. (April 26, 2008) -- Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) driver Dario Franchitti will not compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race Sunday at ...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
Mexico City: Boris Said race report

Mexico City: Boris Said race report

Accident Spoils Said's Strong Run in Mexico MEXICO CITY (April 20, 2008) --Boris Said's day ended abruptly in Mexico City. While running in eighth place and making a charge to the front, Said's No. 25 Ford Fusion got wrecked with 26 laps...

Wed 16 Apr 2008
Phoenix: Juan Pablo Montoya race report

Phoenix: Juan Pablo Montoya race report

Montoya and No. 42 Team Earn Another Top-20 Finish AVONDALE, Ariz. (April 12, 2008)--Juan Pablo Montoya and the No. 42 team earned their seventh-consecutive top-20 finish this weekend in the Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway.

Wed 20 Feb 2008
Fontana has special meaning for Jerry Baxter

Fontana has special meaning for Jerry Baxter

GOING BACK TO CALIFORNIA HAS SPECIAL MEANING FOR NATIONWIDE SERIES CREW CHIEF JERRY BAXTER CORNELIUS, N.C. (February 20, 2008) -- Last season, Jerry Baxter led his ...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
Richmond Int'l Raceway's Hanna Thursday update

Richmond Int'l Raceway's Hanna Thursday update

UPDATED STATEMENT FROM RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY PRESIDENT DOUG FRITZ ON POTENTIAL IMPACT OF TROPICAL STORM HANNA "Richmond International Raceway is working hand-in-hand with the Governor's office, as well as other state and local...

Thu 24 Apr 2008
Talladega: Chip Ganassi preview

Talladega: Chip Ganassi preview

Dario Franchitti and the No. 40 TUMS Dodge Team (NSCS) and No. 40 Fastenal Dodge Team (NNS) Rookie Update: Franchitti is still third in the NSCS Raybestos Rookie of the Year race, just seven points (71) behind rookie class leader Sam Hornish...

Thu 17 Apr 2008
GEM No 9 car sponsor announced

GEM No 9 car sponsor announced

VERIZON WIRELESS AND MOTOROLA TO SPONSOR GILLETT EVERNHAM MOTORSPORTS NATIONWIDE CAR STATESVILLE, N.C. -- Gillett Evernham Motorsports announced today that Verizon Wireless and Motorola will sponsor rookie Chase Miller in seven additional races...

Thu 13 Mar 2008
Mon 10 Mar 2008
Atlanta: Dario Franchitti race report

Atlanta: Dario Franchitti race report

HAMPTON, Ga. (March 9, 2008)-Continuing his stock car development process, Dario Franchitti raced the No. 40 Fastenal Dodge not once but twice this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, scoring a 28th-place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series...

Wed 19 Nov 2008
Homestead: JTG Racing/Ambrose race reort

Homestead: JTG Racing/Ambrose race reort

AMBROSE, KINGSFORD, JTG DAUGHERTY RACING ENJOY TOP-10 FINISH HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Marcos Ambrose lost the battle during last Saturday's Ford 300, but he won the war in the Nationwide Series final point standings. Ambrose blew a tire with in...

Homestead: JTG Racing/Bires race report

Homestead: JTG Racing/Bires race report

BIRES MAKES STRONG PITCH FOR FUTURE ABOARD HOMESTEAD, Fla. -- Kelly Bires hopes last Saturday's ninth-place finish in the Ford 300 will be more than the final chapter of the 2008 season. Despite starting last at the Homestead-Miami Speedway,...