Archive for December 6th, 2007
R.M. Palmer, which manufactures Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s chocolate bar, the Big Mo’, is holding a contest to promote the candy. The winner and three friends will have lunch with Earnhardt Jr. and his friends, who he refers to as the Big Mo’ posse, in Mooresville, N.C., and will be treated to a VIP weekend at [...]
Kyle Busch took a break from testing at New Smyrna Speedway with his new team, the #18 Joe Gibbs Racing entry, to talk sportscar racing. The 22-year-old driver hopes to run the Rolex 24 At Daytona and battle his older brother Kurt. Kurt announced his 24 entry with another team earlier this week. “We’re working [...]
Dale Earnhardt Jr. announcing that he was leaving Dale Earnhardt Inc. at the end of the season and subsequently announcing he would be racing for Hendrick Motorsports in 2008 was voted the sport’s top story for 2007 by members of the media.
On the heels of his second consecutive Nextel Cup Series championship, #48-Jimmie Johnson has the opportunity to acquire another title – that of Athlete of the Year. Feted during last week’s Champions Week activities in New York City, Johnson again is among the candidates listed for the 2007 United States Sports Academy Athlete of the [...]
Sometimes things get a little heated in the world of NASCAR as evidenced by this little exchange between Tony Stewart and Jeff Gordon. But hey, it’s racin!! [youtube]http://youtube.com/watch?v=NekiBV9b5jE[/youtube]
Phoenix Racing Inc. officials announced that Johnny Sauter will drive the team’s No. 1 Nationwide Series entry in 2008. Sterling Marlin will drive in seven Sprint Cup races for the team, with Max Papis driving the two road-course races in Cup.