Archive for July 8th, 2007
Tony Stewart got into the back Gibbs teammate Denny Hamlin in last nights’ Pepsi 400 at Daytona sending both drivers into the wall and out of contention for victory. Stewart took little time pointing the blame squarely at Hamlin.
Kyle Busch made no secret of the fact that his days of teamwork at Hendrick Motorsports are over according to the 22 year old. Busch bemoaned the fact that his Hendrick teammates [Gordon, Johnson and Mears] seemed unwilling to draft with him in the closing stages of last nights’ Pepsi 400 at Daytona. Busch leaves [...]
Mason Police said Toyota NASCAR driver, Aaron Fike, was arrested at Kings Island this weekend. It happened in the parking lot Saturday afternoon.
Max Siegel, president of global operations for DEI said that he hopes to have a replacement for Dale Earnhardt Jr. hired by the end of the month. He would not discuss possible drivers for that seat.
Bass Pro Shops, America’s most popular outdoor store, has signed a three-year agreement with Dale Earnhardt Inc. to sponsor the #1 Chevy and driver Martin Truex , Jr. through the 2010 Nextel Cup season.
Drivers are divided on the issue of whether or how the Car of Tomorrow will change restrictor-plate racing. Tonight’s Pepsi 400 marks the final appearance in a plate race of the chassis design that is being supplanted by the COT. The COT will be used for the first time at a “restrictor-plate track” in the [...]
It may be NASCAR’s good fortune – the man behind this sport’s Mexico City gambit, Carlos Slim Helu, may be the richest man in the world, even richer than Bill Gates, according Mexican financial figures who peg his telecom-based fortune at nearly $68 billion. Microsoft’s Gates is figured to be worth $59 billion.
Three Nextel Cup drivers confirmed their participation in the NAPA Auto Parts 200 Busch Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve next month.