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Tue 04 Dec 2007
NASCAR - The motorsport destinationHeadline

NASCAR - The motorsport destination

NASCAR: The Motorsport Destination (Eventually.right?) It all started in 1967, when a world famous talent named Mario Andretti came into a little known southeast stockcar series called NASCAR (National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing).

SMT: 2007 Awards banquet summary

SMT: 2007 Awards banquet summary

L.W. MILLER CROWNED 2007 NASCAR WHELEN SOUTHERN MODIFIED TOUR CHAMPION SUNDAY NIGHT AT POSTSEASON AWARDS BANQUET WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Dec. 2, 2007) -- NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour champion L.W. Miller was crowned the 2007 champion ...

Sponsor donates to Bobby Labonte Foundation

Sponsor donates to Bobby Labonte Foundation

Labonte Accepts Donation From Dollar General Corporation; Bobby Labonte Foundation Grows Through Generous Gift Archdale, N.C. (December 3, 2007) -- The Bobby Labonte Foundation received a welcome surprise Saturday, November 17 prior to the ...

Sun 02 Dec 2007
IRL: Texas Motor Speedway 2007 review

IRL: Texas Motor Speedway 2007 review

TMS ONCE AGAIN PLAYS PIVOTAL ROLE IN 2007 MOTORSPORTS SEASON * Dickies 500 Winner Jimmie Johnson Scores 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Championship * Kevin Harvick Sets New Record in O'Reilly Challenge * Bombardier Learjet 550k Produces Another...

Wed 28 Nov 2007
Finalists for Inaugural Humanitarian Award announced

Finalists for Inaugural Humanitarian Award announced

The Home Depot And NASCAR Announce Finalists For Inaugural Humanitarian Award; Award to Recognize Outstanding Community Service by Individual Within NASCAR Community Atlanta, November 27, 2007 -- The Home Depot®, the world's largest ...

Fri 23 Nov 2007
Richard Petty responds to newest honor

Richard Petty responds to newest honor

Richard Petty Responds to Newest Honor Randolph (N.C.) Community College to Build Richard Petty Education Center "Randolph County, N.C. is home so this is really means a lot to the Petty family. Anytime you are honored by your hometown...

Sat 17 Nov 2007
Robbie Reiser moves to Roush Fenway Racing

Robbie Reiser moves to Roush Fenway Racing

Roush Fenway Racing announces new General Manager; bbie Reiser appointed Roas new GM at Roush Fenway Racing Concord, N.C. -- Roush Fenway Racing announced Thursday that championship crew chief, Robbie Reiser, has been appointed General Manager...

Yates Racing hires Max Jones

Yates Racing hires Max Jones

Doug Yates and Max Jones join forces; Former road racer and long-time GM to head Yates Racing Concord, N.C. -- Yates Racing announced Thursday that Max Jones, long-time general manager for Roush Fenway Racing and former road-racing driver has ...

Tue 13 Nov 2007
All-Star Showdown qualifying update

All-Star Showdown qualifying update

Irwindale, Calif. -- Sean Caisse knows that all eyes in the NASCAR developmental world right now are on Joe Gibbs Racing's Joey Logano. And that's just fine for Caisse, who stole some of that attention by bumping Logano off the pole during...

All-Star Showdown qualifying notes

All-Star Showdown qualifying notes

Irwindale, Calif. -- Sean Caisse knows that all eyes in the NASCAR developmental world right now are on Joe Gibbs Racing's Joey Logano. And that's just fine for Caisse, who stole some of that attention by bumping Logano off the pole during...

Gappens named to NHMS post

Gappens named to NHMS post

Gappens Named Executive Vice President and General Manager Of New Hampshire Motor Speedway CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 13, 2007) - Speedway Motorsports Inc. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Bruton Smith has promoted Jerry Gappens to the position of...

Sat 10 Nov 2007
Steve Carlson flys with USAF Thunderbirds

Steve Carlson flys with USAF Thunderbirds

NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Champion Flying High At Las Vegas LAS VEGAS (Nov. 9, 2007) -- Steve Carlson leaned back against the seat and exhaled. "Man, I feel like I just finished a 300-lap race," Carlson said. The NASCAR Whelen...

Thu 08 Nov 2007
Petty Enterprises press conference, part 2

Petty Enterprises press conference, part 2

Continued from part 1 Q: "Last thing, obviously you guys have had talks with different groups about some kind of a merger possibly or partnership. Is this in anyway related to that or will that help increase the opportunity?" Petty: "I'm...

Petty Enterprises press conference, part 1

Petty Enterprises press conference, part 1

Petty Enterprises has announced beginning in December the race organization will relocate to Mooresville, North Carolina. They have entered a two-year agreement to lease race shop space currently used by Robert Yates Racing. The ...

Petty Enterprises moves to Charlotte

Petty Enterprises moves to Charlotte

Petty Enterprises To Relocate Nextel Cup Operation Move Made To Promote Winning Races and Championships Level Cross, N.C. (November 7, 2007) -- The winningest organization in NASCAR announces its first move since its inception in 1949.

IRL: Watkins Glen 2008 celebration

IRL: Watkins Glen 2008 celebration

WATKINS GLEN TO CELEBRATE 60 YEARS OF ROAD RACING IN 2008 NASCAR Busch East Added to Sahlen's Six Hours of The Glen Weekend in June Celebrate the Fourth of July with the IndyCar Series NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series Return in ...

Wed 07 Nov 2007
IRL: IMS names broadcast executive

IRL: IMS names broadcast executive

RESPECTED EXECUTIVE MORGAN NAMED TO LEAD IMS PRODUCTIONS INDIANAPOLIS, Monday, Nov. 5, 2007 -- Charlie Morgan, veteran Indianapolis broadcast executive, has been named president and chief operating officer of IMS Productions, an...

Sat 03 Nov 2007
NASCAR Chairman statement on NHIS sale

NASCAR Chairman statement on NHIS sale

Statement from Brian France, NASCAR Chairman and CEO DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 2, 2007) -- Today's announcement that Speedway Motorsports Inc. has purchased New Hampshire International Speedway is yet another indication that the NASCAR...

Fri 02 Nov 2007
SMI agrees to purchase New Hampshire Int'l Speedway

SMI agrees to purchase New Hampshire Int'l Speedway

Speedway Motorsports Purchases New Hampshire International Speedway CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 2, 2007) - Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE:TRK) has agreed to purchase New Hampshire International Speedway from Bob and Gary Bahre for $340 million in...

Jacques Villeneuve statement on BDR

Jacques Villeneuve statement on BDR

STATEMENT FROM JACQUES VILLENEUVE Villeneuve "not buying Bill Davis Racing" statement of fact "Over the last few weeks there has been persistent speculation that I am considering some form of purchase of the Bill Davis Racing (BDR) organisation.

Thu 01 Nov 2007
Sorenson raises money for charities

Sorenson raises money for charities

SORENSON HELPS RAISE OVER $75,000 FOR CHARITY CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 31, 2007) -- Coming off of his career best NEXTEL Cup Series finish with a third-place effort at his hometown track Atlanta Motor Speedway, Reed Sorenson has something else to be...

ES: Austin Dillon 2008 sponsor announced

ES: Austin Dillon 2008 sponsor announced

Garage Equipment Supply to Sponsor Austin Dillon with Andy Santerre Motorsports in 2008 Busch East Series LAS VEGAS (Oct. 31, 2007) -- Garage Equipment Supply (GES), a global full service tool and equipment distributor, will be the primary ...

WS: Season review

WS: Season review

2007 WAS A YEAR OF ACHIEVEMENT IN NASCAR GRAND NATIONAL DIVISION, WEST SERIES DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 1, 2007) -- Track and series records and a pair of individual accomplishments set this year reflect a level of competition that continued...

Kentucky Speedway - Franchitti test day summary

Kentucky Speedway - Franchitti test day summary

FRANCHITTI FORWARDS NASCAR EFFORTS DURING KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY TEST SPARTA, Ky. -- Two months after turning a surprise, inverted, aerial IndyCar Series trick at Kentucky Speedway, Dario Franchitti returned to the track on Halloween to treat ...