Archive for July 7th, 2007
FIN, ST, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, PTS/BNS, LAPS, STATUS, WINNINGS 1 15 26 Jamie McMurray Ford IRWIN Marathon Saw Blades 190/5 160 Running 302,500 2 11 5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet CARQUEST / Kellogg’s 175/5 160 Running 207,275 3 16 2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite 170/5 160 Running 197,033 4 7 99 Carl Edwards Ford [...]
In what would be best described as one of the more thrilling NASCAR finishes in recent memory, Jamie McMurray edged Kyle Busch at the finish line to win the Pepsi 400 by only 5 one thousanths of a second. It was McMurray’s first win since 2002.
NASCAR is considering changing the number of teams locked into each Nextel Cup race by virtue of owner points, an official source within the sanctioning body confirmed to SPEEDTV.com Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Currently, the top 35 teams in NASCAR Nextel Cup owner points are guaranteed starting spots at each race, regardless of where [...]
Sprint Nextel and NASCAR announced NASCAR’s premier series will be known as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series beginning Jan. 1, 2008. The logo was unveiled in a press conference at Daytona International Speedway.
The springs for the race-winning Winn-Dixie 250 car of Kyle Busch failed postrace inspection Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway.
On July 7, 2000, NASCAR lost a bright talent in Kenny Irwin. On this day, we remember…
Daytona International Speedway announced, as a gesture of recognition of the past Daytona 500 Champions and in celebration of the upcoming 50th running of the Great American Race, it will present the 24 living legends a lifetime membership to the prestigious Daytona 500 Club.
Kyle Busch led 66 of 102 laps to capture Saturday’s Winn-Dixxie 250 Busch Series race at the Daytona International Speedway. The No.5 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driver crossed the finish line one-length ahead of Kevin Harvick. The victory was Busch’s first of the season and eighth of his Busch career.
Adidas and Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced a multi-year partnership, beginning with his quest to win THE CUP in 2008. The collaboration will include a full line of Dale Jr. footwear, apparel and accessories including his future racing suit and technical footwear as well as off track footwear and fan apparel.
NASCAR President Mike Helton said the 10 races for next year’s Chase should be the same as this year. “It’s still a work in progress, but so far at least we don’t see anything different in the Chase part of the season,” Helton said Friday of next year’s schedule. We’re not quite through yet, but [...]
NASCAR legend Richard Petty will drive a specially designed Daytona International Speedway/NASCAR tribute car in honor of the late Bill France Jr. prior to Saturday night’s Pepsi 400 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series race. The on-track tribute highlighted by Petty is just one of several tributes that are taking place during the Pepsi 400 Weekend at [...]
The Hutchens Hybrid joins the HANS Device as the only head and neck restraint systems allowed by NASCAR for use by drivers in all its touring series. Both restraint systems meet SFI 38.1 certification, the only standard currently recognized by NASCAR to measure head load and rapid egress requirements.