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Thu 05 Jun 2008
The Circuit aims for the checkered flagHeadline

The Circuit aims for the checkered flag

We've seen Tom Cruise aim for the top of NASCAR in Days of Thunder. We've laughed at Will Ferrell goofing around in Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby. But step aside now, gentlemen, as Michelle Trachtenberg takes to the oval track in The...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
The future is green — or is it?Headline

The future is green — or is it?

In motorsports, the winter months are often a time for reflection and preparation for the upcoming season. Anticipation builds as team announcements provide a fix for racing junkies during the dog days of winter. But this year, it's a completely...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
Fri 18 Jul 2008
DC's

DC's "It's high time"

FIGURING IT OUT About as surprising as the Sun also rising is that - if recent reports prove true - NASCAR will purchase the Grand American Road Racing Association, a sportscar and motorcycle race-sanctioning body. A lot of folks have long ...

Wed 04 Jun 2008
ES: South Boston: Goodyear Racing race notes

ES: South Boston: Goodyear Racing race notes

ICKLER WINS NASCAR CWS EAST RACE AT SOUTH BOSTON SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (June 2, 2008) -- Brian Ickler won his second consecutive NASCAR Camping World Series East race in overpowering fashion when he took the ...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Gillett Evernham names director of competition

Gillett Evernham names director of competition

Gillett Evernham Motorsports Names Mark McArdle Vice President and Managing Director of Competition STATESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 16, 2008) -- Gillett Evernham Motorsports announced today the promotion of Mark McArdle to Vice President and Managing...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The key question at Spa: would the stewards have handed out the same 25-second penalty if the situation was reversed and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen had used the momentum from cutting through a chicane to take the...

Thu 14 Feb 2008
Michigan Int'l Speedway unveils new logo

Michigan Int'l Speedway unveils new logo

Forty years in the making: New logo unveiled for Michigan International Speedway BROOKLYN, Mich. (Feb. 13, 2008) -- More than two years of research compiled from fan feedback, surveys and focus groups have helped shape a new image for Michigan...

Mon 16 Jun 2008
DC on NASCAR - Tuff enuff?

DC on NASCAR - Tuff enuff?

Tuff enuff? Mauricia Grant received a degree in sociology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook but, for whatever reason, it didn't "work" for Grant and she later started turning wrenches at Los Angeles' Urban League Automotive...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
California Auto Club Speedway adds Talley to staff

California Auto Club Speedway adds Talley to staff

AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY NAMES DAVID TALLEY DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS San Bernardino County, Calif. (November 14, 2008) -- David Talley, who currently serves as Director of Media Relations for Daytona International Speedway, has been named...

Tue 22 Apr 2008
Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2008-04-22

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2008-04-22

Moving Along: MIS Capital Improvement Projects Taking Shape BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 22, 2008) -- With less than two months to go before the start of the 40th season of racing at Michigan International Speedway construction crews are...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
Rick Fuller retires from modifieds

Rick Fuller retires from modifieds

Rick Fuller Retires From NASCAR Modified Racing; Massachusetts Driver Won 20 Races, 1993 Series Title DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2008) -- Former NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Rick Fuller brought to a close one of the most ...

Sun 30 Nov 2008
Marcos Ambrose Australia press conference, part 1

Marcos Ambrose Australia press conference, part 1

TRANSCRIPT - MARCOS AMBROSE MEDIA CONFERENCE Below is a transcript of a media conference for Australian NASCAR driver Marcos Ambrose, held at Symmons Plains Raceway just outside Launceston, Tasmania last weekend. Ambrose, a former two-time ...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Jack Roush statement on Paul Newman

Jack Roush statement on Paul Newman

"Paul Newman - a real American hero, an inspiration to me in much that I have attempted in my adult life. Not so much for the parts he played but for the man that he was. He was one of Hollywood's greatest. He could not only talk the talk on...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
ES: Kip Childress named series director

ES: Kip Childress named series director

Childress Named NASCAR Camping World Series East Director; Brings Nearly 20 Years Of Racing Experience To The Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2008) -- Kip Childress has been named the NASCAR Camping World Series East Director. As ...

Fri 05 Sep 2008
NASCAR Holdings to aquire Grand-AM

NASCAR Holdings to aquire Grand-AM

NASCAR Holdings Announces Plan to Acquire Grand-Am Partnership Allows For Sharing Of Resources With NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2008) -- NASCAR Holdings today announced an agreement to acquire the Grand-American Road Racing Association...

Tue 08 Apr 2008
Long Beach Motorsports WoF inductees

Long Beach Motorsports WoF inductees

RACING LEGENDS MARIO ANDRETTI, PARNELLI JONES AND GARY GABELICH TO BE HONORED AT MOTORSPORTS WALK OF FAME 3rd Annual Induction Ceremony is April 17, During Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Week LONG BEACH, Calif. (April 7, 2008) -- The City of...

Wed 10 Sep 2008
Altamont Raceway Park pre-race notes

Altamont Raceway Park pre-race notes

Top field of drivers preparing for Saturday's Altamont Fall Classic "Golden State Steel & Stair 200" to feature one of the strongest fields in 2008 Steven Blakesley / Altamont Raceway Park Tracy, Calif. -- The entry list for Saturday's NASCAR...

Thu 12 Jun 2008
RFR's young Fennig follows in dad's footsteps

RFR's young Fennig follows in dad's footsteps

JOEY FENNIG FOLLOWS IN HIS FATHERS FOOTSTEPS JOEY FENNIG FOLLOWS IN HIS FATHERS FOOTSTEPS CONCORD, N.C. (June 11, 2008) -- The apple doesn't fall far from the tree when it comes to the Fennig family. Jimmy Fennig, David Ragan's crew chief on...

Tue 03 Jun 2008
Special day for Penske came at Milwaukee Mile

Special day for Penske came at Milwaukee Mile

Ryan Briscoe's win at the Milwaukee Mile on Sunday (June 1st) won him more than Team Penske's twenty-sixth IndyCar Series victory. It no doubt won him a special place in owner Roger Penske's heart as his triumph became the 300th time the Team...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Tony Stewart statement on Paul Newman

Tony Stewart statement on Paul Newman

Statement from Tony Stewart Regarding the Passing of Paul Newman KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 27, 2008) -- The following is a statement from Tony Stewart, two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and former IRL IndyCar Series champion, ...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
NASCAR promotes three to vice president

NASCAR promotes three to vice president

NASCAR Announces Three Vice President Promotions DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2008) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) announced today the promotion of Karen Leetzow, Paula Miller and Susan Schandel to vice ...

Fri 27 Jun 2008
Braun Racing's Linda Braun passes

Braun Racing's Linda Braun passes

BRAUN RACING MOURNS PASSING OF A TREASURED MOTHER AND TEAM MEMBER A Tribute to Honor "Mama B" Planned for this Weekend in New Hampshire MOORESVILLE, NC (June 26, 2008) -- Yesterday afternoon Braun Racing lost one of its most beloved members of...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
SMT: Andy Seuss named Riggs Racing driver

SMT: Andy Seuss named Riggs Racing driver

ANDY SEUSS NAMED AS THE NEW NASCAR WHELEN SOUTHERN MODIFIED TOUR DRIVER FOR RIGGS RACING WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 18, 2008) -- The final piece to one of the biggest off-season puzzles surrounding the future NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour...

Fri 08 Aug 2008
DC's A Skeleton Rattles

DC's A Skeleton Rattles

A SKELETON RATTLES When I was a kid, only the monster under my bed scared me worse than a skeleton. On the all-of-two television channels available to me in that era, the cartoons appearing upon which and those in movie theaters (which once ...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
WS: Miller Motorsports Park pre-race notes

WS: Miller Motorsports Park pre-race notes

NASCAR Camping World Series Returns to Miller Motorsports Park This Weekend TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (July 31, 2008) -- The Tooele Valley will be reverberating with the rumble of stock cars this weekend as the NASCAR Camping World Series returns to...

Wed 03 Dec 2008
NASCAR R&D center wins SAE award

NASCAR R&D center wins SAE award

NASCAR Research And Development Center Wins SAE Motorsports Conference Award DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 2, 2008) -- The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) International Motorsports Engineering Conference Award was presented to the NASCAR ...

Sat 06 Sep 2008
DC's

DC's "The road to riches?"

THE ROAD TO RICHES? NASCAR Holdings on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire Grand American Road Racing Association. NASCAR Holdings is a legal entity under which Grand-Am, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing and various...

Tue 29 Apr 2008
Owner standings after Stafford

Owner standings after Stafford

Pos Car Owner Points --- ------ ------------------------------ -------- 1. 4 Robert Garbarino 335 2. 36 Eddie Whelan 314 3. 28 Don King ...

Tue 14 Oct 2008
ES: Stafford: James Pritchard Jr race notes

ES: Stafford: James Pritchard Jr race notes

Accident Mars James Pritchard Jr.'s Stafford Fall Final Stafford Springs, Conn. (Oct. 12, 2008) - The last chance to get a good finish in NASCAR Camping World East Series competition for James Pritchard Jr. and the Mannings USA-sponsored Dodge...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Triad Racing Technologies news 2008-12-22

Triad Racing Technologies news 2008-12-22

Triad Racing Technologies Acquires Triad Racing Development CORNELIUS, N.C. (December 22, 2008) -- Triad Racing Technologies (TRT) announced today that the company will acquire Triad Racing Development, a major supplier of engines, chassis...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
NASCAR statement on lawsuit settlement

NASCAR statement on lawsuit settlement

Litigation Resolved DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2008) -- At a mediation held in New York on December 3, 2008, Ms. Mauricia Grant settled her discrimination lawsuit with her former employer, NASCAR. Ms. Grant was represented by her...

Tue 02 Dec 2008
Series All-Star spotlight - Fensler, Souza

Series All-Star spotlight - Fensler, Souza

Victories Lock Fensler, Souza Into NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 28, 2008) -- Despite only running a handful of races between them this season in the NASCAR Camping World Series West, Todd Souza and Jason Fensler were...

Wed 23 Jan 2008
Memories of Earnhardt Sr racing Rolex 24

Memories of Earnhardt Sr racing Rolex 24

NASCAR Around The Clock Dale Earnhardt's 2001 Participation In Rolex 24 At Daytona Reintroduced Sports Car Racing To NASCAR Fans, Competitors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2008) -- As fast as the media could report it, word shot around the...

Tue 30 Dec 2008
Ron Hornaday Sr dies at 77

Ron Hornaday Sr dies at 77

Ron Hornaday Sr. Passes Away At The Age Of 77 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2008) -- Ron Hornaday Sr., a two-time NASCAR champion on the West Coast, died Sunday at the age of 77. Hornaday, who won back-to-back championships in NASCAR's...

Fri 31 Oct 2008
USAR: Rockingham Speedway pre USAR event news

USAR: Rockingham Speedway pre USAR event news

Former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crew Member to Sing National Anthem ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (October 28, 2008) -- Mike Powell is no stranger to Victory Lane at the Rockingham Speedway. He was a part of the 1989 Championship winning pit crew...