Archive for September 13th, 2007
UPDATE 2: The decision against hiring J.J. Yeley to drive the No. 88 Ford by Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing executives was really all Doug Yates needed to see. It wasn’t a deal breaker, per se, but from his estimation was a stark indicator of the commitment level of his new partners. Yates really liked Yeley, and felt [...]
It’s been a tough year for owners that focus primarily on the Busch Series. Three-quarters into the season, some longtime teams have either closed up shop or are standing idle due to lack of sponsorship. Looks like Brewco Motorsports is next in line for a drastic change.
Gordon has won four Cup Series trophies, but those were “Winston” Cups. Gordon does not have a NEXTEL Cup and would like nothing more than to add this to his already impressive trophy collection. “Being the NEXTEL Cup champion means that you were better than anyone else in the clutch,” Gordon said. “You beat 11 [...]
Except for an amazing ability to adapt there’s no reason Max Siegel should be where he is. He’s from Indiana- not exactly NASCAR country. He’s the product of a broken home. When he was five, his father abducted Siegel and his sister and told them their mother was dead. Later, his mother and stepfather were [...]
Kurt, three years ago when you won your title, you also won the first Race for the Chase at New Hampshire and that portended your Chase that particular season. How important is that first event coming up this weekend? KURT BUSCH: I think the first few events of the Chase are very important. To get [...]
The field is set. The stakes are high. Ten races; 12 drivers competing for one prize: The 2007 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series championship. This year’s lineup for the Chase for the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup could very well deliver the most wide open and competitive championship race in recent memory. Consider these top-line stories:
Edwards to have different colors at Loudon Marriott Vacation Club, the world’s leader in timesharing with resorts around the globe will partner with Roush Fenway Racing this weekend at New Hampshire International Speedway. The #99 driven by Carl Edwards will sport the Marriott Vacation Club colors this Sunday in Sylvania 300 at Loudon.
The Nextel Cup Chase for the Championship puts the excitement and fast-paced action of NASCAR at center stage for a 10-week, don’t miss countdown to crown the series’ champion. But what if a fan misses a race? Or, what if they want to watch the action again? Until now, there was nothing they could do. [...]
When David Ragan signed on with AAA to drive the #6 Nextel Cup Series car in 2007, his sponsor had big plans for him to help promote safe driving from coast to coast. This weekend, while in New Hampshire for the Sylvania 300, Ragan along with his mother, Beverly Ragan, will be doing just that.