Archive for July 9th, 2007
Upon further evaluation at the NASCAR Research and Development Center, the front springs from Kyle Busch’s Winn-Dixie 250-winning Chevrolet did meet the minimum spring rate, NASCAR spokesperson Tracey Judd said.
International Speedway Corporation announced that the company has signed an exclusive ten-year agreement with Coca-Cola North America (CCNA). Specific financial terms were not released. Under the terms of the agreement, CCNA brands will become the “Official Soft Drink,” “Official Sparkling Beverage” and “Official Water” for 10 of ISC’s wholly owned and/or operated motorsports facilities; as [...]
Red Horse Racing announced that David Green will be behind the wheel of the #1 RFMS/Red Horse Racing Toyota for the Built Ford Tough 225 presented by the Greater Cincinnati Ford Dealers on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway. Red Horse Racing’s decision to have Green pilot the #1 RFMS/Red Horse Racing Toyota this weekend comes [...]
Thanks to the generosity of NASCAR fans, Budweiser was today able to donate $100,000 to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF) to help provide college educations to the children of fallen Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel. Dale Earnhardt Jr. presented the check during special ceremonies this afternoon between the NASCAR [...]
Jeff Gordon is scheduled to make his 10th appearance as co-host on the popular daytime talk show “Live with Regis and Kelly” on Monday, July 9. The four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion and driver of the #24 DuPont Chevy will fill in for host Regis Philbin.
* Jamie McMurray’s victory at Daytona International Speedway was the second of his career. * McMurray’s previous best finish at Daytona was second in 2005. * Ford has now won 579 all-time NASCAR Nextel Cup Series races. * Ford has now won 27 times at Daytona International Speedway.
Kyle Busch, No. 5 Kellogg’s/CARQUEST Monte Carlo missed winning the Pepsi 400 NASCAR Nextel Cup race at Daytona International Speedway by a scant .005 seconds to take second. The tiny margin prevented Busch from becoming the first driver to win a both a Busch Series race and a Nextel Cup event on the same day. [...]
RYAN NEWMAN (No. 12 alltel Dodge Charger) “We started 14th, finished 14th and fell to 14th in the standings. The only good result was we’re only 61 points out of 12th now and we entered the race 127 out of 12th. It’s going to be tough, but we really want to qualify for The Chase. [...]
Dave Blaney started 40th in the No. 22 Caterpillar Camry and crossed the finish line 23rd. David Reutimann finished 26th in the No. 00 Burger King Camry after beginning the race 42nd. Dale Jarrett ended up 27th in the No. 44 UPS Camry after starting 37th. Brian Vickers finished 29th in the No. 83 Red [...]