Archive for June 18th, 2007
AT&T has exercised the option in its current contract with Richard Childress Racing (RCR) by signing a contract extension that will ensure that the #31 AT&T Chevy remains a competitor in the NASCAR Cup Series for years to come. At the same time, Jeff Burton, driver of the #31 AT&T Chevy, has reached agreement with [...]
MATT KENSETH — No. 17 Carhartt/DeWalt Ford Fusion (finished 42nd) THE CAR IS WRECKED EVERYWHERE BUT THE TOP. WHAT HAPPENED? “I’m surprised it’s not wrecked worse, really. It took some hard hits there. I guess a couple of cars got together up front from what I heard — I don’t know, I haven’t seen it, [...]
Team Chevy driver Martin Truex, Jr., No. 1 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Monte Carlo SS, did all he could to capture his second victory of the 2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup Series (NNCS) season but fell just over three seconds short at the finish of the Citizens Bank 400.Starting in the eighth spot, Truex, running eighth [...]
RYAN NEWMAN (No. 12 alltel Dodge Charger) “We had a real good car, but we didn’t have a car that could have beat Carl Edwards today. We just caught a piece of debris or something and it popped that tire. It wrapped itself around the caliper and rotor and stuff and it cost us three [...]
Five Toyota Camrys started today’s Citizens Bank 400 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. This equals the most Camrys to start a NNCS race this season. Other races with five Camrys taking the green flag included Bristol, Martinsville, Lowe’s Motor Speedway in Charlotte and Dover. Michael Waltrip earned the third top-10 finish [...]
Jeff Gordon was in on the secret all along. Privately he listened to team owner Rick Hendrick agonize over the arduous, closed-door maneuvering to sign Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Michael Waltrip spent most of this week as a car owner, making a pair of big picture decisions aimed to help his struggling team. Then, in one of the rare opportunities he’s had to be a driver this season, he gave Michael Waltrip Racing the huge boost it so desperately needed. Waltrip, in only his [...]