Archive for November 7th, 2007
A 1.5 Mile, 10-Stock Car Victory Lap procession beginning and ending in New York City’s Times Square. The Top-10 drivers in the final 2007 Nextel Cup Series point standings: including Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart, Matt Kenseth, Carl Edwards and others.
Kurt Busch received Official Certificates of Commendation from the offices of State of Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons and Second District of Nevada U.S. Congressman Dean Heller for his outstanding humanitarian contributions, both personally and on behalf of the Kurt Busch Foundation at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The final ‘Ride with Kurt for the Kids’ fundraiser [...]
Speedway Motorsports Inc. today reported record revenues for its third quarter but said losses from its share of Motorsports Authentics led to a loss of $13.6 million, or 31 cents per diluted share.
Dario Franchitti will contest the final two races of the NASCAR Busch Series schedule, Chip Ganassi Racing announced on Wednesday.
AutoRacingSport.com is hearing that Busch driver Stephen Leicht is about to sign a contract to run the Busch Series (Nationwide) for Richard Childress in 2008 in preparation for a full Childress season in Sprint Cup in 2009.
The crew chiefs of the Busch Series teams for Casey Mears and Brad Keselowski have both been fined $10,000 and placed on probation through the end of the year for rule violations at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR announced Wednesday.
Petty Enterprises officials today announced that the organization has signed a multiyear lease agreement for shop space located in the city of Mooresville, N.C.. The space was formerly occupied by Robert Yates Racing and its two-car Nextel Cup operation.
A trial concerning the October 2004 Hendrick Motorsports plane crash is scheduled to begin in January in U.S. District Court in Greensboro, N.C. The trial involved lawsuits brought by three widows of men killed in the crash, Dianne Dorton, Linda Turner and Tracy Lathram.
When #48-Jimmie Johnson took the checkered flat at Texas Motor Speedway to score his ninth victory this season he also achieved a major milestone for Chevrolet – helping the brand tie its all-time win record in the NASCAR Cup Series.
The future and the familiar collided again for Dale Earnhardt Jr. during a test at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Oct. 29. As he strode toward the Hendrick Motorsports car he will drive next season, he passed by a garage stall where several longtime crewmembers — some known to him by nicknames such as “Two Beer” [...]
NASCAR officials announced Tuesday a new hologram to be used on all officially licensed merchandise in 2008. The new hologram includes the “Track and Trace” enforcement system produced by DuPont Authentication Systems. The system will help NASCAR and its licensees to allow governmental agencies to track serial numbers, more easily discover counterfeit holograms, prevent counterfeit [...]
Gov. Mike Easley announced that Wind Tunnel eXtreme, an automotive research and development firm, will open a facility in Salisbury, creating 29 jobs and investing $60 million during the next three years. The announcement was made possible in part by a $30,000 One North Carolina Fund grant. “Wind Tunnel eXtreme’s new facility in Rowan County [...]