Archive for September 27th, 2006
Juan Pablo Montoya will compete in his first stock-car event when he attempts to qualify for the Oct. 6 Food World 250 ARCA race at Talladega Superspeedway, Chip Ganassi Racing officials announced today.
Kurt Busch’s #2 over-the-wall crew tallied its second Checkers/Rally’s Double Drive-Thru Challenge win of the season by spending the least amount of time on pit road in Sunday’s NEXTEL Cup event at Dover International Speedway. Spending just 405.936 seconds on pit road, the Miller Lite crew helped lift its driver to a fourth-place finish in [...]
The Hershey Company and Young Survival Coalition will be honoring DeLana Harvick, this Saturday at 11:00am at the Sprint Fan Walk Stage. DeLana will be recognized as one of four ‘Sensational Women’ on behalf of The Hershey’s Company and YSC. YSC is the only international, non-profit network of breast cancer survivors and supporters dedicated to [...]
After 1,331 miles of testing over two days, Daytona International Speedway’s hosting of the IndyCar Series was deemed a unanimous success by drivers, manufacturer representatives, IndyCar Series officials and track officials.
For the first time in its history, the IndyCar Series will open with the season with a race held under the lights. IndyCar Series officials announced that the 2007 season will begin on March 24 with a 300-mile night race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on March 24. A 100-mile Indy Pro Series™ event also will be [...]
Former Formula One star Juan Pablo Montoya of Chip Ganassi Racing will test a stock car Friday at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Heather Kincel, a public relations contact with Ganassi’s organization, confirmed today.
In an effort to remain in contention for top 30 status in team owner points for the 2006 Craftsman Truck Series season, #40 Key Motorsports has hired veteran Derrike Cope to drive its entry in the initial Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway next weekend.
On Sunday, viewers sat transfixed as they saw the video of Champ Car World Series rookie Katherine Legge’s (#20 Bell Micro Ford-Cosworth/Lola/Bridgestone) violent-looking crash at the Champ Car Grand Prix of Road America, and cheered as she emerged unharmed. On Monday, everyone wanted to talk to her about it.
The annual All-Star race is also being examined by series officials for tweaks to its format, The Associated Press has learned. Lowe’s Motor Speedway president Humpy Wheeler confirmed Tuesday that talks are under way to make changes to the Nextel All-Star Challenge. The race has been run at the suburban Charlotte track 20 of its [...]
GM Racing is in the process of hosting a three-stage Development Driver Evaluation Program. The purpose is to place a group of select young drivers in a controlled environment to give Chevy Nextel Cup, Busch Series and Craftsman Truck Series racing teams the opportunity to meet the drivers and observe their on-track skills.
Toyota Senior General Manager Chassis Pascal Vasselon is expecting a stronger showing this weekend in Shanghai than last time out at Monza where the team struggled for pace.