Archive for June 10th, 2007
FIN, ST, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, PTS/BNS, LAPS, STATUS, WINNINGS 1 18 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 190/5 106 Running 238,286 2 1 12 Ryan Newman Dodge ALLTEL 175/5 106 Running 190,375 3 3 1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops / Tracker 170/5 106 Running 156,545 4 12 25 Casey Mears Chevrolet National [...]
Jeff Gordon has won the Pocono 500, which was stopped by rain today after 106 laps of a scheduled 200-lap, 500-mile race in Long Pond, Pa. The race was delayed by rain for several hours, finally getting under way just after 5 p.m. Rains returned in the 7 o’clock hour. Ryan Newman, who was poised [...]
Nextel Cup team owner Roger Penske said that said rumors of Indy Car driver Sam Hornish, Jr moving to a third Penske Cup entry are premature and that no decision has been made. “We haven’t made any commitment on [a third team] at this point,” Penske said Sunday prior to the Pocono 500. “There’s lots [...]
Nearly a year has passed since Nextel Cup team owner Gene Haas was arrested on federal tax evasion charges in California, and speculation has arisen recently that resulting financial strain could mean Haas/CNC Racing [#66-Green & #70-Sauter] may soon be sold.
Dale Earnhardt Jr. said that with most people in the industry juggling schedules to attend the funeral of NASCAR executive Bill France Jr. on Thursday, little was done as far as where he will drive in 2008 this past week. Earnhardt Jr. was one of many drivers who attended the funeral in Daytona Beach, Fla. [...]
Thirteen races into the season, #01-Mark Martin remains in position to make the Chase for the Nextel Cup, even though he’s only competed in 10 events. That ranks the veteran driver ahead of 22 drivers who have competed in all 13. Still, Martin said there’s no chance that he will decide to run the remainder [...]