Archive for January 13th, 2007
NASCAR and country music. Cars and guitars. Gasoline fumes and heartbreak. The combination is irresistible: Two industries with Southern roots that have grown into national institutions. “It’s the same demographic. It’s the same fan. It’s the same person,” NASCAR driver Kyle Petty (right) said Friday. “Why can’t we put them together? For 20 years for [...]
Despite posting the fastest lap overall during the first four days of NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway, driver Jeff Green and the No. 66 Best Buy Chevrolet team has no time to reflect on their achievement. The team is back at work at Haas CNC Racing’s new shops in Kannapolis, [...]
Fans won’t have any trouble locating the SPEED Stage this season, as the network has commissioned a 50-foot “Fan Tower” to ensure fans can find their way through the crowd. The rotating SPEED logo at the top of the tower will be lit in the evenings.
Brett Bodine, NASCAR’s Director of Cost Research, will give race fans a behind the scenes look at NASCAR’s Car of Tomorrow with a special Question and Answer session at Daytona USA – the only permanent place fans can see the vehicle – on Monday, Jan. 15 from Noon to 12:30pm/et. Daytona USA is open daily [...]
Mark Martin will start this year’s Budweiser Shootout (Feb. 10) in the No. 01 U.S. Army Chevrolet, marking the first time in 19 years he will drive a car other than the No. 6 in a Cup event. However, what many may not realize is that while this will be Martin’s first race with Ginn [...]
Motorsports Lounge has confirmed with Mike Wallace that he will be attempting the “Daytona Triple” in the NASCAR 2007 season opening events February in Florida. “I am definitely looking forward to Daytona this year,” said Team ML driver Mike Wallace, who houses his Official Forum at Motorsports Lounge. “I have competed in all three Daytona [...]