Archive for December, 2007
John Carter, owner of EM Motorsports, informed James Hylton that he was selected to drive the team’s 2007 Dodge Charger in the 2008 ARCA Daytona 200 on February 9th. Hylton tested the 2007 Charger at Daytona International Speedway in mid December and was 18th fastest with a best lap of 50.702 seconds / 177.508 mph.
Tony Stewart held off teammate Mike Fedorcak over the final 25 laps to capture Saturday’s USAC midget feature, capping the Rumble in Fort Wayne at the Memorial Coliseum Expo Center.
Elliott and Hermie Sadler, and J.J. Yeley will join a cast of eight stock car personalities [five to be named later] as they will team with Power Golf Professionals Sean Fister, Brooks Baldwin, Danny Luirette, Kevin Bullard, Vince Howell, Scott Ionno, JD Murkerson, and Carl Wolter in the 2008 HorsePower Tee Shot Tour.
Only in a sport where the eighth-fastest qualifier starts at the back of a 43-car field is something like this possible. We’re talking about the transfer of owners points from Kurt Busch to Sam Hornish Jr., which assures Hornish of a spot in the first five Sprint Cup races in ’08. On the surface, it’s [...]
Tim Bowles/SI.com: Around the world, the Countdown to Christmas has been replaced by the Countdown in Times Square. As 2008 draws ever closer, the New Year beckons a fresh start. With change on the horizon, it’s a time to erase the past and concentrate on a better future. Over in NASCAR country, they’re ready to [...]
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver J.J. Yeley is giving fans a chance to win a 56-inch Samsung DLP HDTV and the helmet he will wear in the 22nd Annual Chili Bowl Nationals, Jan. 8-12 at the Expo Center in Tulsa, Okla. The event will be broadcast live on HBO Pay-Per-View.
Boris Said told Sirius NASCAR Radio’s Sirius Speedway Thursday that his 2008 plans are to race in the Bodine Bobsled Challenge, the Rolex 24 at Daytona, attempting five Sprint Cup races, including the Daytona 500 and the road course races in a Ford working with Roush and with SoBe NoFear Energy Drink as the sponsor.
SS-Racing announced today that it has executed a formal Joint-Venture agreement with Green Light Racing for the 2008 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Season. The teams will combine resources towards their campaign with two full time trucks, the no.07 and no.08 Chevy Silverado’s. ASI Limited, the primary sponsor for SS-Racing has participated with Green Light Racing as [...]
During January’s Preseason Thunder Fan Fests for the Sprint Cup Series at Daytona International Speedway, race fans will get the opportunity to watch their favorite NASCAR drivers and teams prepare for the 50th running of the Daytona 500 and also earn a free ticket to Daytona 500 Qualifying presented by Kroger on Sunday, Feb. 10. [...]
One race-car fan will have a dream fulfilled in February, when he or she wins a car that once belonged to legendary driver Dale Earnhardt. The orange No. 3 car, a Chevrolet Monte Carlo painted with the Wheaties logo, is part of a NASCAR exhibition at Orlando Science Center. Come February it will be sitting [...]
Before all of the holiday decorations have been put away and the last fruit cake has been re-gifted, SPEED will be setting up shop in Daytona, Charlotte, Las Vegas and Fontana to bring NASCAR fans 22 days of testing coverage as part of NASCAR Preseason Thunder beginning Jan. 7. “This season opens with quite a [...]