Archive for October 28th, 2006
Kevin Harvick bumped past Carl Edwards on a green-white-checkered finish to win the Sam’s Town 250 NASCAR Busch Series race at Memphis Motorsports Park.
1 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 29.512 187.856 1 16 2 42 Casey Mears Dodge 29.759 186.297 2 36 -0.247 -0.247 3 8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet 29.768 186.240 1 47 -0.256 -0.009
- A shakeup is looming for the Roger Penske operation, with Toyota’s Red Bull team reportedly making a run at crew chief Matt Borland to take the helm of Brian Vickers’ team next season. Borland is Ryan Newman’s crew chief at Penske’s.
Bill Davis Racing statement on the passing ofr Steve Spahr, #55 NAPA Team Jackman: “Obviously our thoughts and prayers are with Steve’s family,” said Bill Davis (pictured right), owner of Bill Davis Racing. “Steve was an important part of the Bill Davis Racing family for many, many years.
Nicorette nicotine gum will expand its Nextel Cup program next season, expanding its involvement with #24-Jeff Gordon to four races, officials announced Friday at Atlanta.
Fernando Alonso has played down speculation that he could retire as soon as the end of the 2007 season. The double world champion commented recently that he would be content to quit as a three time title winner, giving rise to suggestions that he might not see out the term of his new McLaren contract. [...]
Boris Becker (pictured right) has joined a growing list of great retired sportsmen in warning Michael Schumacher to expect a tough transition from his cockpit to normal life. The German tennis great, who retired in 1999, joins Michael Jordan, Mika Hakkinen and Niki Lauda in telling Schumacher that life away from a sportsman’s passion is [...]
Ross Brawn insists that Ferrari will continue to be successful in the world of Formula One, despite the announcements that the ‘dream team’ that has brought the tifosi such success in recent years is to be broken up.