Archive for March 26th, 2007
Telecommunications giant AT&T filed a motion Monday, asking that its logo be added to Jeff Burton’s car immediately. The motion was filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, where the company also filed its lawsuit against NASCAR. A hearing on the motion has not yet been scheduled.
Dale Jarrett blasted 2003 champion Matt Kenseth after contact between the two ended Jarrett’s day just 45 laps into the race Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway. What happened in the accident? “I was trying to pass Kyle Petty and get in under him and then Matt Kenseth just turned me going into the corner. The [...]
Changes are on the way at Roush Fenway Racing, which is losing one primary sponsor after this season and has been ordered by NASCAR to drop one of its five Nextel Cup teams by 2010. Ameriquest, the mortgage company that became the primary sponsor of Greg Biffle’s #16 car this season, has asked Roush Fenway [...]
Dodge will remain committed to the NASCAR Nextel Cup series regardless of whether Chrysler is sold, the director of Dodge motorsports said Sunday. “Yeah, there are some things going on, things we’re looking at, but it’s not going to affect our racing program,” Mike Accavitti said during the Car of Tomorrow’s debut at Bristol Motor [...]
Although negotiations are on hold, that shouldn’t prevent #8-Dale Earnhardt Jr. from having a new deal with Dale Earnhardt Inc. by May. “Absolutely,” Max Siegel, the president of Global Operations for DEI, said before Sunday’s Nextel Cup race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
Impala SS Drivers Capture Eight of Top-10 Finishers; Jeff Gordon Takes Lead in Series’ Point Standings Victory in Food City 500 Marks First Win for Impala SS in Return to Cup Competition; Win by No. 5 CARQUEST/Kellogg’s Impala SS is 200th NASCAR Victory for Rick Hendrick as a Car Owner in Cup, Busch, and Truck [...]
DAVID GILLILAND — No. 38 M&M’s Ford Fusion (Finished 41st) DID YOU SEE WHAT HAPPENED? “I don’t know. It looked like somebody got into Dale Jarrett and he went up and hit the wall and he slid down in front of us. There was nowhere to go, so it was just kind of being in [...]
DAVID STREMME (No. 40 Energizer/Coors Light Dodge Avenger) “It was disappointing we didn’t get a better finish, but we had a good run today. That’s probably the best I’ve ever run in a Cup car at Bristol. We stayed 11th in the points, so we’re getting top 15 finishes and doing what we wanted to [...]
Jeremy Mayfield in the No. 36 360 OTC Camry and Brian Vickers in the No. 83 Red Bull Camry each led one lap during today’s race. On the season, Toyota Camrys have led a total of eight laps. In addition to the laps led at Bristol, Vickers (five) and Dave Blaney (one) each led at [...]