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Thu 13 Dec 2007
Jimmie Johnson to run three races in 2008

Jimmie Johnson to run three races in 2008

Will Drive In Both Lowe's Races, California Race in 2008 MOORESVILLE, N.C. - Lowe's and Hendrick Motorsports announced today that two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Jimmie Johnson will drive the No. 5 Lowe's Chevrolet in three Nationwide...

Tue 11 Dec 2007
BUSCH: Marcos Ambrose awards banquet notes

BUSCH: Marcos Ambrose awards banquet notes

AMBROSE JETS HOME TO AUSTRALIA FOR CHRISTMAS AFTER CAPPING ROOKIE SEASON WITH AWARDS BANQUET Marcos Ambrose is on a jet en route back home to Australia today after capping his rookie year in the NASCAR Busch Series by collecting his eighth...

Mon 10 Dec 2007
BUSCH: Champions Week awards banquet report

BUSCH: Champions Week awards banquet report

Carl Edwards Collects $2.4 Million In 2007 NASCAR Busch Series champion receives $1.2 million in point fund awards DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 7, 2007) -- Carl Edwards, the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series driver champion, received a payout of $2,485,582,...

Thu 06 Dec 2007
BUSCH: Champions Week, day one report

BUSCH: Champions Week, day one report

Champion's Week kicks off with Media Day and RPDE 'hot laps' Series celebrates Busch brand, looks forward to Nationwide ORLANDO, Fla. (Dec. 6, 2007) -- The top drivers in the NASCAR Busch Series returned to Central Florida on Thursday to ...

BUSCH: Toyota 2007 season review

BUSCH: Toyota 2007 season review

LESSONS LEARNED: Toyota completed its first full season of NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series (NNCS) competition with the Camry in 2007. "I would probably give our first season a letter grade of a B-minus," says Jim Aust, vice president of motorsports,...

Tue 04 Dec 2007
Richmond Int'l Raceway test days announced

Richmond Int'l Raceway test days announced

RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY ONE OF JUST FOUR TRACKS TO HOST NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES TEST SESSIONS IN 2008 Richmond, VA (December 4, 2007)--Adding even more excitement to Richmond International Raceway's 2008 preseason, NASCAR ...

2008 testing dates announced

2008 testing dates announced

2008 NASCAR National Series Testing Dates Announced Testing Schedule Begins Jan. 7 in Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2007) -- Already setting its sights on a new season, NASCAR announced Tuesday the 2008 testing schedules for its ...

RWR signs Papis for road course events

RWR signs Papis for road course events

RUSTY WALLACE RACING GOES "MAD" --Italian Road Racing Star, "Mad" Max Papis, to Lead Team's Road Course Assault in 2008-- MOORESVILLE, NC (December 4, 2007)--Officials of Rusty Wallace Racing announced earlier today that former Grand American...

BUSCH: 2007 Champions Week preview

BUSCH: 2007 Champions Week preview

Twice As Nice: Driver Champion Edwards, Owner Champion RCR Set For Coronation DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 3, 2007) -- In its final season as sponsor of the NASCAR Busch Series, Anheuser-Busch's Busch brand will celebrate its last title in ...

Fri 30 Nov 2007
JGR announce 2008 sponsor for No. 18

JGR announce 2008 sponsor for No. 18

Farm Bureau Insurance Partners with Joe Gibbs Racing; Insurer Will Sponsor No. 18 Car for Six Races in NASCAR's Second-Most Popular Division HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 29, 2007) -- Southern Farm Bureau Life Insurance Company of Jackson, Miss.,...

Penske Racing organization changes in 2008

Penske Racing organization changes in 2008

PENSKE RACING ANNOUNCES ORGANIZATIONAL CHANGES FOR 2008 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 28, 2007) -- Saying goodbye to one of its longtime leaders and fortifying itself for the future, Penske Racing announced several key organizational changes...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Chip Ganassi Racing No. 40 sponsor announced

Chip Ganassi Racing No. 40 sponsor announced

Fastenal Joins Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates in 2008 with NASCAR Nationwide Series Sponsorship CONCORD, N.C. (November 20, 2007) - Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that Fastenal Company, a leading ...

BUSCH: Homestead: Michael McDowell race report

BUSCH: Homestead: Michael McDowell race report

Transmission woes mar McDowell's charge to the front; Strong run in season finale goes awry for McDowell HOMESTEAD, FL (November 20, 2007) - Michael McDowell's 2007 has been full of late-race charges and spectacular finishes. That's why in the...

Tue 20 Nov 2007
BUSCH: Homestead: Steve Wallace race report

BUSCH: Homestead: Steve Wallace race report

Mechanical Issues Merely Postpone Top-Three Effort for Team HomeLife Communities Rusty Wallace Racing HOMESTEAD, FL (November 19, 2007)--When Saturday night's finale for the NASCAR Busch Series was over, Steve Wallace summed up the night ...

BUSCH: 2007 Final standings

BUSCH: 2007 Final standings

Pos Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Winnings ---- ------------------------- ------ ------ ---- ----- ------ ------------ 1. Carl Edwards+ 4805 35 4 15 21 1,241,980 2. David...

BUSCH: Homestead: Race results

BUSCH: Homestead: Race results

Pos St No Driver Make Points Bonus Laps Winnings Status --- --- --- -------------------- --------- ------ ----- ----- ------------ ------------ 1. 30 29 Jeff Burton Chevrolet 190 5 200 92,400 ...

Sun 18 Nov 2007
BUSCH: Homestead: Marcos Ambrose race report

BUSCH: Homestead: Marcos Ambrose race report

MAJOR MILESTONE FOR AMBROSE AFTER EIGHTH IN DEBUT BUSCH SERIES SEASON Marcos Ambrose has achieved a major milestone by finishing his debut season in the NASCAR Busch Series with his sixth top 10 finish of the year with 10th place in the Ford...

BUSCH: Homestead: Team champions, race winners press conference

BUSCH: Homestead: Team champions, race winners press conference

Jeff Burton took the No. 29 Holiday Inn Monte Carlo SS to victory lane at Homestead-Miami Speedway to cap off the NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) owner championship-winning season for Richard Childress Racing (RCR). The victory for Burton in the Ford...

BUSCH: Homestead: 2007 Champion press conference

BUSCH: Homestead: 2007 Champion press conference

PRESS CONFERENCE - 2007 NASCAR BUSCH SERIES CHAMPION JACK ROUSH - ROUSH FENWAY RACING OWNER PLEASE COMMENT ON WINNING THE FINAL CHAMPIONSHIP OF WHAT IS KNOWN AS THE NASCAR BUSCH SERIES. "We've been pretty fortunate winning the last and the ...

BUSCH: Homestead: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

BUSCH: Homestead: Toyota teams race quotes, notes

Five Camrys started today's race. Dave Blaney was the highest qualifier (started third), finished 26th after leading 27 laps. Jason Leffler was the highest finisher with a 14th-place result. Toyota drivers David Reutimann (15th), Michael McDowell...

BUSCH: Homestead: Ragan, Kenseth post race interview

BUSCH: Homestead: Ragan, Kenseth post race interview

DAVID RAGAN - No. 6 Discount Tire Ford Fusion - (finished 33rd, qualified 1st) 2007 RAYBESTOS ROOKIE OF THE YEAR WHAT ARE YOUR THOUGHTS ON WINNING THE ROOKIE OF THE YEAR TITLE? "I wish we could have had a little better night tonight. We had a...

BUSCH: Homestead: Ford teams race quotes

BUSCH: Homestead: Ford teams race quotes

STEPHEN LEICHT - No. 90 CitiFinancial Ford Fusion - (finished 5th, qualified 10th) "We had a great run tonight. My guys did a great job. We bounced back from earlier. We left the catch line cap line in there and had to come down the first...

BUSCH: Homestead: Earnhardt Jr - Saturday media visit

BUSCH: Homestead: Earnhardt Jr - Saturday media visit

Dale Earnhardt, Jr., No. 8 Budweiser Monte Carlo SS, met with members of the media and discussed the plans for his company, JR Motorsports, in the 2008 NASCAR Nationwide Series, racing his last race for Dale Earnhardt, Inc. and in the No. 8 ...

BUSCH: Homestead: Pole winner interview

BUSCH: Homestead: Pole winner interview

David Ragan, driver of the No. 6 Discount Tire Ford Fusion won the pole for Saturday's Ford 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Ragan captured his first NASCAR Busch Series pole earlier at the Texas spring race. Teammate Carl Edwards, driver of the...

BUSCH: Homestead: Starting grid

BUSCH: Homestead: Starting grid

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 6 David Ragan* Ford 31.129 ...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
BUSCH: Homestead: Practice one times

BUSCH: Homestead: Practice one times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 16 Greg Biffle Ford 31.737 ...

BUSCH: Homestead: Goodyear Racing preview

BUSCH: Homestead: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 36 -- Ford 400 (Sunday, November 18 -- 3:00 p.m. ET -- TV: ABC) NASCAR Busch Series -- Race No. 35 -- Ford 300 (Saturday, November 17 -- 4:00 p.m. ET -- TV: ESPN 2) NASCAR ...

BUSCH: Homestead: Michael McDowell preview

BUSCH: Homestead: Michael McDowell preview

McDowell gearing up for final start of 2007; 22 year-old will attempt to continue progression at Homestead-Miami Speedway CORNELIUS, NC (November 15, 2007) - Michael McDowell's dream season will conclude with this Saturday's NASCAR Busch Series...

Fri 16 Nov 2007
BUSCH: Homestead: Marcos Ambrose Friday notes

BUSCH: Homestead: Marcos Ambrose Friday notes

AMBROSE PLEASED WITH SEVENTH FASTEST IN FINAL PRACTICE AHEAD OF SEASON FINALE IN HOMESTEAD Marcos Ambrose has set himself for a strong performance in the Ford 300, the final race in the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series with seventh fastest in final ...

BUSCH: Homestead: Final practice times

BUSCH: Homestead: Final practice times

Pos No Driver Make Time Gap To 1st Speed Gap To 1st --- ---- ---------------------- --------- ---------- ------ ------ -------- ------- ------- 1. 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 31.331 ...

BUSCH: JR Motorsports, Keselowski and sponsor renew for 2008

BUSCH: JR Motorsports, Keselowski and sponsor renew for 2008

JR MOTORSPORTS RE-ENLISTS WITH NAVY Keselowski signed to drive JRM No. 88 Navy Chevrolet HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 16, 2007) -- JR Motorsports announced today that the U.S. Navy has re-signed with the team to field the No. 88 Navy Accelerate Your...

Thu 15 Nov 2007
BUSCH: Homestead: Kasey Kahne preview

BUSCH: Homestead: Kasey Kahne preview

KASEY KAHNE QUOTES: "Homestead is a really fun track to race on. It has been that way ever since they added the progressive banking a couple years ago. That allows you a lot of room to race and numerous grooves to run in. I really like being...

BUSCH: Homestead: Patrick Carpentier preview

BUSCH: Homestead: Patrick Carpentier preview

PATRICK CARPENTIER QUOTES: "Driving the Busch race at Homestead is a great opportunity for me to get some more experience behind the wheel of these cars on an oval. I am really thankful that Stanley Tools has come on board and allowed me the ...

BUSCH: Homestead: Aric Almirola preview

BUSCH: Homestead: Aric Almirola preview

Aric Almirola Heads to Homestead for Some Home Cooking in the No. 18 Banquet Chevrolet for Joe Gibbs Racing HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 14, 2007) -- Whenever Aric Almirola thinks about racing at Homestead-Miami Speedway, he gets a happy feeling...