Archive for December 7th, 2007
Carl Edwards, the 2007 Busch Series driver champion, received a payout of $2,485,582, an amount that ranks fourth all-time among series title winners. Edwards collected over $1.2 million in both race winnings ($1,241,985) and his share of the series point fund ($1,218,597). The series’ $8.4 million point fund this season included a record $4.5 million [...]
For the first time ever, race fans can watch the Lucas Oil Chili Bowl Nationals featuring a who’s who of racing stars, including NASCAR’s Tony Stewart and Kasey Kahne, who’ll battle aboard 800-hp midgets for one of the most coveted trophies in motorsport. Broadcasted live worldwide by HBO Pay-Per-View, the star-studded dirt track race takes [...]
Kevin Harvick Inc. co-owner and driver Kevin Harvick has announced plans to drive the team’s No. 33 Chevrolet in 22 of 35 NASCAR Nationwide Series races next year.
During the 2006 racing season former NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series Champion Bobby Hamilton Sr. touched the lives of many race fans through his courageous battle with Head and Neck Cancer. Friday night following the airing of the 2007 NCTS Banquet fans can catch an inside glimpse of Hamilton’s racing career and his battle with cancer.
Coca-Cola is extending its marketing partnership with NASCAR for another decade, an arrangement that promotes the world’s largest beverage company and its products to a U.S. fan base of 75 million people and millions more worldwide.
For the first time in Cup Series history, a competition car is being built outside the United States, and it’s happening in the South American country of Argentina. Alberto Canapino, technical director of the Argentina-based HAZ Racing, unveiled for fans and local media at the Auto Performance 2007 motor show held in the country’s capital [...]
NASCAR legends Robert “Red” Byron, Everett “Cotton” Owens and Ralph Seagraves are among the six members of the International Motorsports Hall of Fame announced in the 2008 Hall of Fame Induction Class. The six inductees were determined by a panel of 125 international motorsports media members.