Archive for October 23rd, 2006
Official Announcement: Team Red Bull formally announces a multi-year agreement with American open-wheel race car driver AJ Allmendinger to race the No. 84 Red Bull Toyota Camry for the 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup season.
At the upcoming NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series event at Texas Motor Speedway, Evernham Motorsports’ driver Kasey Kahne will race a special kind of “hot” rod – a Dodge Charger sporting a special paint scheme promoting the all-new 2007 Dodge Nitro. Kahne won the spring race at the speedway, one of his series-leading six wins this [...]
Jimmie Johnson won Sunday’s Subway 500 at Martinsville Speedway on an afternoon where the point leader at the start of the afternoon, Jeff Burton, suffered engine problems and finished 42nd. Burton’s early exit has now made the Chase for the Nextel Cup an incredibly tight affair, as the top-eight are now less than 100 points [...]
Red Bull could be on the verge of making a last-minute change to its formula one driver lineup for 2007. Although Mark Webber and David Coulthard are securely contracted to race for the Milton Keynes based Red Bull Racing next year, the situation at sister squad Toro Rosso is reportedly not as assured.
Ferrari may be silent on their imminent staffing reshuffle, but autosport.com has learned that technical director Ross Brawn has now told the team that he will not be with them next season.
Michael Schumacher was left struggling for words here Sunday as his career came to a dramatic end at the Brazilian Grand Prix. “Today, my racing career comes to an end and, obviously it’s a special moment for me and I am proud to have lived my career with some fantastic people – namely everyone who [...]
Jack Roush confirmed Sunday that a multi-team, crew chief shakeup is in the works in his five-team Nextel Cup operation [#'s6,16,17,26,99], but he said he hasn’t decided which crew chiefs to pair with which drivers, though veteran Jimmy Fennig “might be a good choice” for David Ragan [in the #6] next season.
Felipe Massa controlled the Brazilian Grand Prix in perfect fashion from his Pole Position, putting in the fast laps when needed and backing off a little as required. It was a superb second victory and a significant one as claimed the first home win for a Brazilian since the late and very great Ayrton Senna [...]