Archive for January 2nd, 2007
This was supposed to be the year the fastest-growing sport in the country would secure its spot in the premier city in the country. In the end, it was a year of paramount loss.
Former Formula One driver Jacques Villeneuve’s road to the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) continues to hit speed bumps. After weeks of searching for a sponsor to come up with the roughly $18-million (U.S.) he needs to secure a ride in the NASCAR Busch Series, the 1997 F1 world champion has apparently [...]
Drivers Tony Stewart and Robby Gordon don’t plan to attend the preseason NASCAR Nextel Cup testing session scheduled to begin Monday at Daytona International Speedway.
Year after year, vehicles slip and slide out of control as winter conditions wreak havoc, often rendering even the most experienced drivers helpless — but some of the rules drivers have been taught for years have changed.
USAC “Triple Crown” winner Tony Stewart did what many of the sellout crowd wanted – win Saturday night at the Ft. Wayne Memorial Coliseum. And just like he did in Friday’s campaign, he battled from midpack to take the point early.
Brewco Motorsports Inc. today announced that 2002 Daytona 500 winner Ward Burton will drive the No. 27 Kleenex® Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Busch Series in 2007. Burton will drive 20 races for Brewco and Kleenex® Racing, beginning with the Daytona 300 on February 17, 2007 at Daytona International Speedway.
Irwindale Speedway’s 2007 oval track schedule will commence on March 10, featuring 37 events with 19 different racing series competing in 136 races or competitions. The diverse schedule which is tentative pending final confirmation on a few details, features sanctioned events by NASCAR, D1 Grand Prix, Formula Drift and USAC.