Archive for November 17th, 2006
Robert Yates said Friday morning that he’s secured sponsorship for his #88 team and that Robert Yates Racing will again field two full-time Nextel Cup Series teams in 2007. A driver for the team has yet to be secured, and the sponsorship agreement hasn’t been signed, but Yates said everything is in order.
Kasey Kahne came to Homestead-Miami Speedway for the final race of the Nextel Cup season knowing he can’t win the championship, but that doesn’t mean he didn’t have anything to shoot for. Friday, specifically, offered the opportunity for Kahne to snatch the season’s award for poles away from Kurt Busch, who was looking to keep [...]
PKV Racing’s Katherine Legge had surgery to insert two screws in the joint of her right thumb yesterday, November 16 at Ortho Indy Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana.
Goody’s Headache Powders, a staple in NASCAR since 1977, will be replaced by Tylenol next season as the sport’s official pain reliever. It’s yet another break the stock car racing series is making from its longtime, but regional, partners.
SPEED will air a special edition of Wind Tunnel with Dave Despain this Sunday at 10:00am/et. The special “State of NASCAR” program will discuss the direction of the sport, covering everything from the Car of Tomorrow to caps on team ownership to the future of manufacturer involvement.
Eric McClure announced that he has secured sponsorship from the Hefty brand to compete in a majority of Busch Series events, as well as a pair of Nextel Cup events, during the 2007 season.
Morgan Shepherd and the Faith Motorsports team pulled out and headed south Thursday afternoon, just in time to pull through the gates at the Homestead-Miami Speedway at daybreak Friday morning.
F1′s annual calendar could expand to twenty races in the near future but Europe should brace for more Grand Prix losses, FIA President Max Mosley warned this week.
Schumacher had to pay similar amount for first ride to Eddie Jordan in 1991! Anthony Davidson will earn just under (US) $250,000 during his first full season on the F1 grid next year, according to British tabloid the Daily Mirror.