Archive for September 20th, 2007
Tony Eury Jr. will leave Dale Earnhardt Inc. for Hendrick Motorsports earlier than expected, team officials confirmed on Thursday. Eury, who has been Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s car or crew chief for all but one season since the two broke into the Nextel Cup Series in 2000, will step down after the Oct. 7 race at [...]
Team Red Bull and Eddie Sharp Racing are pleased to announce today that former Formula One Scuderia Toro Rosso driver Scott Speed will drive the No. 21 Red Bull Toyota in the ARCA RE/MAX Series at Talladega Superspeedway on Oct. 5, 2007. This will mark Speed’s debut in stock car racing. “I come from a [...]
On September 18, 2007, the National Stock Car Racing Commission heard and considered the appeal of Robert Yates Racing. The appeal concerned three penalties issued by NASCAR following post-race inspection on August 4, 2007 for the NASCAR Busch Series race at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal.
As the Chase for the Nextel Cup rolled to its first stop last Sunday, DuPont threw one of its biggest tent parties at Loudon, N.H., where 1,000 guests were expected for the Sylvania 300. In all, close to 20,000 people will pass through DuPont’s hospitality tents at 37 NASCAR races this season, twice what any [...]
* Truex Tries For Sweep At Hometown Track * Bowyer Finishes N.H. With Perfect Driver Rating * Four First-Time Winners Are Most In Series Since 2002 * Ragan Closing On Montoya In Rookie Battle Hometown Hero: Truex Looking For Dover Sweep The last time the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series visited Dover International Speedway, Martin Truex [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr. likely will run seven Busch Series races next season. Which races he runs in the No. 5 car is still to be determined, said his sister Kelley Earnhardt Elledge, general manager for JR Motorsports. “It will be around seven or so,” Earnhardt Elledge said Wednesday. “We haven’t identified where exactly and we [...]
The Bank of America 500 on Saturday night, Oct. 13, at Lowe’s Motor Speedway marks 40 years since racing legend Buddy Baker scored his first victory in NASCAR’s premier division. On that sunny October day in 1967, Baker indulged in such unbridled joy that 40 years later he still finds it difficult to express what [...]