Archive for November 13th, 2006
KEVIN HARVICK: “Our race car was really good. It would take off really good for the first 50 or 60 laps then it would fall off a little bit. As we got in to the day, we got better and better. We kept loosening the car up and the car would last longer and longer, [...]
WILL MONTOYA ATTEMPT TO QUALIFY FOR NEXT WEEK’S CUP RACE? “We’ll see. We’re making the decision this week. We’ll have our post-race review from this weekend and go from there. If we so decide there is a car entered there.” HOW WOULD YOU CHARACTERIZE THE RECEPTION MONTOYA HAS HAD SO FAR IN NASCAR? “I think [...]
Carmichael is 15-time American Motorcyclist Association (AMA) national champion and holder of a record 144 wins in Supercross and motocross competition (closest to Carmichael’s AMA win record is Jeremy McGrath at 89). ON DECISION TO COME TO NASCAR: “I was born to race. It is a great opportunity that I have gotten through people that [...]
Geoff Smith, the head of Roush Racing, said that the proposed merger with Red Sox owner John Henry’s Fenway Sports Group is proceeding nicely, and if the deal is completed it should be by early February. Jack Roush and Smith are negotiating a sale of as much as 50% of Roush Racing to Henry and [...]
Car owner Chip Ganassi has entered a Nextel Cup car for Juan Pablo Montoya in next week’s season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but remains undecided as to whether or not Montoya will actually race.
Any driver within 156 points is still mathematically eligible for the Nextel Cup Series championship. So, going into the Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the following drivers can still win the title:
Bridgestone Motorsport has confirmed that it has finalised contracts for the provision of Bridgestone Potenza Formula One tyres with the Renault, McLaren Mercedes, Honda, BMW Sauber, Red Bull Racing and Scuderia Toro Rosso. The six new teams are expected to run on Bridgestone F1 tyres for the first time at the Barcelona winter test in [...]
Mark Webber says he would not be surprised to see retired seven time world champion Michael Schumacher on a Formula One test circuit next year.
Work has now begun on Spa Francorchamps’ circuit upgrade. The historic and popular Belgian venue was missing from the 2006 calendar, but with the promise of a new paddock and pits, Bernie Ecclestone has agreed to reinstate the race with a September 2007 date.
Alex Wurz has defended his Formula One team chief’s decision to switch to Toyota power for the 2007 season and beyond.