Archive for April 13th, 2007
Pos, #, Driver, Sponsor, Car 1 24 Jeff Gordon Dupont Chevrolet 2 31 Jeff Burton Prilosec OTC Chevrolet 3 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe’s Chevrolet 4 17 Matt Kenseth DeWalt Ford 5 5 Kyle Busch Cheez-it/Carquest Chevrolet
NASCAR Nextel Cup qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway has been canceled because of approaching severe weather. The field will be set on points.
Kelley Earnhardt Elledge, sister, business manager and chief negotiator for Dale Earnhardt Jr., isn’t yet convinced a contract extension with the company their father founded is on the horizon for NASCAR’s biggest star. It’s not that talks are going badly. But many variables exist — and time is precious. “I don’t know if we’ll get [...]
Friday’s 90-minute Nextel Cup practice session has been canceled after about 30 minutes because of rain at Texas Motor Speedway.
Budweiser and NASCAR’s four-time Most Popular Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., are saluting the troops this NASCAR season with two military-themed paint schemes and collectible diecasts, the proceeds from which will provide college educations for surviving dependents of fallen Special Operations soldiers. The cars debuted during a special “One Night Stand with Dale Earnhardt Jr.” event [...]
Team Red Bull celebrates the life of one of its most colorful characters this weekend in Texas.
The preliminary injunction hearing in the AT&T vs. NASCAR lawsuit over the sponsorship of the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Nextel Cup car driven by Jeff Burton will be April 26 in U.S. District Court in Atlanta. NASCAR had asked the court to delay the injunction hearing, but U.S. District court Senior Judge Marvin H. [...]
Tony Stewart’s No. 20 Home Depot Chevrolet will take to the track this weekend with a slightly different look as The Home Depot shows its support for NASCAR Day 2007, now just a little more than a month away. The Home Depot, the world’s largest home improvement retailer and the “Official Home Improvement Warehouse of [...]
Kevin Harvick and Mark Martin will race at Iowa Speedway this year. Harvick, driving for Richard Childress Racing, will race in the track’s first NASCAR race, the NASCAR Grand National East-West Sunday, May 20. Martin, driving for Ginn Racing, will race Friday night, July 13, in the Grand American Rolex Sports Car Series race. The [...]
Alba Colon, GM Racing Chevrolet NASCAR Nextel Cup Program Manager, has been chosen as one of Hispanic Business magazine’s 20 Elite Women for 2007. From this select group of 20, one distinct professional will emerge as woman of the year (WOY) at the Hispanic Business 2007 Woman of the Year Daytime Symposia and Awards Gala [...]