Archive for September 28th, 2007
POS, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, SPEED, TIME, BEHIND 1 48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe’s 175.063 30.846 Leader 2 12 Ryan Newman Dodge ALLTEL 174.893 30.876 -0.030 3 17 Matt Kenseth Ford DEWALT 174.283 30.984 -0.138 4 10 Scott Riggs Dodge Valvoline / Stanley Tools 173.964 31.041 -0.195 5 24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont 173.695 31.089 [...]
Jimmie Johnson survived challenges from Ryan Newman and Matt Kenseth to capture the pole for Sunday’s LifeLock 400, the third race in the 10-race “Chase for the Nextel Cup.” The No.48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet driver circled the 1.5-mile oval in 30.846 seconds (175.063 m.p.h.). The pole victory was Johnson’s third in the last four weeks [...]
Richard Childress said Friday he would likely not expand to four Sprint Cup entries for 2008 because he can’t find the “right situation.” Childress fields three Nextel Cup cars – for Kevin Harvick, Jeff Burton and Clint Bowyer – and wanted to add a fourth team next year. But the lack of sponsorship appears to [...]
Denny Hamlin said Friday that he needs to grow up and not let things get to him, but he didn’t apologize for the on-track and off-track altercation he had last weekend with Kyle Petty.
This weekend 11 years ago, the NASCAR Winston Cup Series visited North Wilkesboro Speedway in North Carolina for the last time. The then 50-year-old track was sold to other racetrack owners, who mothballed the facility after the 1996 racing season. Time has stood still at North Wilkesboro Speedway since that chilly September day. Banners still [...]
Kevin Harvick’s signature, right footprint and handprints now have their place in history at the legendary Daytona International Speedway. On Wednesday, Daytona International Speedway President Robin Braig and The Daytona 500 Experience General Manager Kim Isemann placed the 3×3 cement block with Harvick’s signature, footprint and handprints in the Daytona 500 Champion’s Walk of Fame, [...]
This weekend at Kansas, fans at home will be able to experience pit stops through the eyes of Ben Fischbeck, front-tire carrier for the #25 National Guard/GMAC Chevy team. The Waynesville, Mo., native will wear a “crew cam” during ABC’s coverage of Sunday’s Nextel Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway.
ESPN Analyst and Two-Time NASCAR Champion Crew Chief Andy Petree on Racing at Kansas Speedway: Q – Kansas Speedway seems to be a track that has produced more and more competitive racing each year. Has the track changed or have race teams adapted to it better? “I think the track has matured a lot. When [...]