Archive for August 11th, 2007
Kevin Harvick captured Saturday afternoon’s Zippo 200 Busch Series race at the Watkins Glen International road course. The No.21 Auto Zone Chevrolet crossed the finish line more than three seconds ahead of Jeff Burton.
FIN, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, SPEED, TIME BEHIND 1 7 Robby Gordon Ford Jim Beam 123.642 71.335 Leader 2 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Crown Royal 121.884 72.364 -1.029 3 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 120.969 72.911 -1.576 4 96 Ron Fellows Chevrolet DLP HDTV 120.324 73.302 -1.967 5 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx [...]
Boris Said doesn’t understand it, and honestly, neither do I. Friday Nextel Cup Series qualifying at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International for Sunday’s Nextel Cup Series Centurion Boats at the Glen was cancelled because of rain. Not postponed. Cancelled.
FIN, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, SPEED, TIME BEHIND 1 20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot 120.993 72.897 Leader 2 42 Juan Montoya* Dodge Wrigley’s Big Red 120.825 72.998 -0.101 3 26 Jamie McMurray Ford Crown Royal 120.787 73.021 -0.124 4 11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx Ground 120.776 73.028 -0.131 5 2 Kurt Busch Dodge [...]
Hall of Fame Racing managing partner Bill Saunders said the goal of his team remains to finish the season in the top 20 in owner points. The #96 DLP HDTV Chevy is 26th in the standings after driver Tony Raines finished 15th at Pocono last weekend. Saunders denied an Internet report this week that Hall [...]
Boris Said, whose opportunity to race his #60 No Fear Energy Ford Fusion this weekend was lost when Friday’s qualifying session was rained out, will drive the #21 Little Debbie Ford Fusion instead, replacing Bill Elliott. It was Elliott’s idea to put Said, a noted road racer, in the car this weekend.
J.J. Yeley confirmed Friday at Watkins Glen International that he would not return to Joe Gibbs Racing next season, perhaps clearing the way for Kyle Busch to drive the team’s No. 18 Chevrolet in 2008. “I’m leaving Joe Gibbs Racing,” Yeley told reporters Friday.
Rumor has it that Brian France has five years to make his mark on NASCAR or he will be replaced by his sister Lesa France-Kennedy, who many believe would make a better President and CEO of NASCAR than Brian. So far under Brian’s reign NASCAR has seen a steady drop in TV ratings and soft [...]
Petty Enterprises Robbie Loomis says that other Cup teams’ are interested in driver Bobby Labonte, who has a contract with them through the end of next season. “Before it was three months to six months before a contract was up people were working deals, now they’re working on their deals a year-and-a-half out to put [...]
Although the two do not have a contract beyond this season, Ray Evernham would like to keep Scott Riggs in his driver arsenal next season. Riggs drives the #10 that competes under the Valvoline Evernham Racing banner.