Archive for February 9th, 2007
ON TONY STEWART’S ATTEMPT AT THE DAYTONA 500“Most drivers get 20 shots on average so it’s very worrisome, very troublesome and I’m sure that Tony’s getting into the part of his career to where his urgency is picking up quite a bit to win this race and he’s had a good enough car in the [...]
Pos, No, Driver, Make, Time, Gap To 1st, Speed, Gap To 1st 1. 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet 47.432 189.745 2. 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet 47.444 0.012 0.012 189.697 0.048 0.048 3. 9 Kasey Kahne Dodge 47.492 0.048 0.060 189.506 0.191 0.239 4. 16 Greg Biffle Ford 47.597 0.105 0.165 189.087 0.419 0.658 5. 29 Kevin [...]
On Friday at Daytona International Speedway, Chip Ganassi Racing crewmen were busy Friday removing all traces of Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon sponsorship from David Stremme’s #40 Dodge and equipment. Ganassi’s Web site no longer displays the brand as part of its sponsorship package.
Miller Brewing Co. today issued a NASCAR challenge to competitor Anheuser-Busch Cos. Inc., and the temporary naming rights to Milwaukee’s Miller Park would be at stake. The long-standing “battle of the beer cars” on NASCAR tracks would take on added significance during the 2007 Nextel Cup season if Anheuser-Busch accepts Miller’s challenge to the Budweiser [...]
With a new baby on the way in July, Jeff Gordon isn’t making noises about retiring. Far from it. Gordon has insisted all winter that he’s more fired up than ever this year, though his teammate Jimmie Johnson said he wouldn’t be shocked if Gordon retires from driving within the next five years.
The International Race of Champions has not yet found a sponsor as its 2007 season remains in jeopardy, IROC spokesman George Signore said Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. The four-race series that features drivers from various racing disciplines traditionally begins at Daytona in February. That race already has been canceled. IROC has run recently at [...]
Safety Solutions and LFT Technologies announced the approval by NASCAR of their new Hutchens Hybrid (Hybrid) head and neck restraint as an available option for all NASCAR touring series drivers. Effectively immediately, the Hybrid will be available for use for drivers during private testing.
POLE 1- Dale Jarrett 2- Scott Riggs 3- Boris Said 4- Brian Vickers 5- Greg Biffle
NASCAR legend and Ginn Racing driver Mark Martin will lead a charitable effort to benefit residents of central Florida whose lives were devastated last week when three deadly tornadoes tore through the area. And one lucky fan will come away the winner of a race to provide relief to those in need. The “Ultimate Mark [...]
Sadler Auto Center of Franklin, currently owned by NASCAR driver and SPEED broadcaster Hermie Sadler, is getting a new partner and a new look, as it was announced today NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler had joined brother Hermie in the ownership of the dealerships, which would be named Elliott Sadler Ford Mercury and Elliott Sadler Chrysler [...]
Fans now can own their own Nextel FanView, as Sprint Nextel (NYSE:S) and NASCAR are making the device available for purchase beginning Feb. 8. Nextel FanView comes to market following a successful year of rental in 2006 and feedback from fans and NASCAR teams who tested the device.
On Wednesday, February 14, 2007, there will be a Grand Opening of the NASCAR Sports Grille restaurant in the heart of Universal CityWalk in Orlando, FL. NASCAR Sports Grille is a celebration of cuisine, sports and all things NASCAR and features: a 37′ media wall, boothside interactive plasma screens, state-of-the-art speed simulators and games, NASCAR [...]