Archive for December, 2006
It looks like the #37 R.J. Racing team and driver Bill Elliott will attempt the races at Daytona in February 2007, the Budweiser Shootout, Duel 150′s and Daytona 500.
After a week in the Islands and a week in Vermont spending time with family and friends and presenting checks to the Vermont Cancer Society and the Vermont National Guard Readiness Program from the 4th annual Kevin Lepage Charity Golf Tournament, NASCAR driver Kevin Lepage is waiting to see what the 2007 season will bring [...]
• Bruce Jeffrey Hayes, a 44-year-old fabricator for Penske Racing who also owned S&S Performance Fabrication, died Wednesday. Hayes had also worked for several other NASCAR teams. Survivors include his wife, Amy Stewart Hayes, and daughter, Victoria.
Toyota Motor Sales (TMS), U.S.A. and the Northern California Toyota Dealers have reached a multi-year agreement with Infineon Raceway to serve as co-title of the annual NASCAR event in the Sonoma Valley, beginning in 2007.
As 2006 comes to a close, Michigan International Speedway has compiled a “Top 10 Moments of 2006″ list. Many race moments and community achievements are listed in what was truly an exciting year of racing for the 2-mile oval.
A Joliet, IL man says his minor son had his privacy invaded when the Chicagoland Speedway used pictures of him to advertise its events in a brochure. In a lawsuit filed in federal court against Raceway Associates and Chicagoland Speedway, David Fremouw claims his son’s photo was used approximatly 17 times in an advertising brochure [...]
It’s work, mostly, that consumes Robbie Reiser – race cars and employees and travel and such – and he makes time for a wife and three sons but never enough.
Supermodel Niki Taylor and NASCAR driver Burney Lamar have tied the knot, Taylor’s spokeswoman confirmed Friday. The couple were married Wednesday before 60 guests at the Grande Colonial Hotel in the La Jolla area of San Diego, publicist Lesley Burbridge-Bates told The Associated Press.
SIRIUS NASCAR Radio, channel 128, the new 24/7 year-round radio channel dedicated to NASCAR, will launch January 1, featuring specialized programming that will be heard exclusively on SIRIUS. SIRIUS NASCAR Radio will provide the most comprehensive, in-depth radio coverage of NASCAR, with live coverage of NASCAR races and a lineup of exclusive talk shows hosted [...]
It’s no secret that NASCAR drivers skew Republican, which is fine with the Federal Election Commission, just so long as they don’t display their preferences where anyone can see them.
A new Chevrolet Impala SS Car Of Tomorrow, built in-house over the past 30 days and authentic to current NASCAR specifications, will join the fleet of Jeff Gordon Racing School cars. The car of tomorrow features JGRS’s new graphic design palate which was designed by NASCAR Artist Sam Bass. A #24 DuPont Impala SS COT-design [...]
Felix Sabates, a minority owner of the Charlotte Bobcats wants to donate his share of the basketball team to a charity, but is being blocked by team managing partner Bob Johnson, The Charlotte Observer reported Sunday.