Archive for June 27th, 2007
“I remember Dale coming up to me and asking if I could make a driver out of Dale Jr.,” Eury Sr. said. “My remark to him was I don’t know why we can’t. Why would you want to spend money on someone else’s kid when you can spend money on your own kid?”
Kentucky Speedway is heading to mediation Friday in its antitrust case against NASCAR, but lawyers weren’t saying whether the two sides are any closer to a settlement that could potentially land the Sparta track a Nextel Cup race. U.S. Magistrate Judge Gregory Wehrman has set a “settlement conference” for 10 a.m. ET Friday in Covington, [...]
Tony Eury Sr. has resigned from Dale Earnhardt Inc.’s research and development team and will be named director of competition at JR Motorsports today, the Observer has learned.
Former Craftsman Truck Series champion Ted Musgrave, who was parked during last weekend’s race at the Milwaukee Mile, will also miss Saturday night’s race at Memphis Motorsports Park, NASCAR officials said.
Matt Kenseth will be sporting a new paint scheme this weekend in New Hampshire. Combining Roush’s new relationship with Fenway Sports Group and being in the Boston area, the #17 Busch Series entry with Matt Kenseth will be the Roush Fenway/F.W. Webb Ford. The F.W. Webb Company is the largest distributor of plumbing, heating, cooling [...]
How do NASCAR fans get inside the technical brain trust of their favorite sport? They ask a former three-time NASCAR champion crew chief to tell them everything they want to know. Beginning in July, NASCAR team owner Ray Evernham will be the featured host of a new and unique racing program on ESPN2.
NFL great Jerry Rice dodged cars instead of tackles as he made the rounds through the garage area Sunday at Infineon Raceway. He hung out with California-born drivers Kevin Harvick and Jeff Gordon, the latter “a big-time 49er football fan; he has a helmet with my signature on it and also (Joe) Montana’s — that’s [...]
Just a few days before United States citizens commemorate our Independence Day, the red, white and blue colors of LENOX Industrial Tools will be celebrated at New Hampshire International Speedway with the running of the LENOX Industrial Tools 300.
Clint Bowyer’s #07 Chevy will sport a blue and gold Camping World paint scheme for this weekend’s LENOX Industrial Tools 300.
John Andretti, for the first time, will step behind the wheel of a Dodge Avenger in competition. Andretti will race the Lenox Tools 300 this Sunday at the one-mile New Hampshire International Speedway.
BAM Racing announced Chad Chaffin will drive the Paralyzed Veterans of America Dodge this weekend at New Hampshire International Speedway and in two weeks at Chicagoland Speedway. BAM Racing and Mike Bliss have amiably decided to part ways.