Archive for June 11th, 2008
HERB BRANHAM: Thank you, and good afternoon, everyone. Welcome to today’s NASCAR cam video teleconference. It’s in advance of Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, the LifeLock 400. Our guest today, joining us from Penske Racing headquarters in Morrisville, North Carolina, is the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Kurt Busch.
UPDATE: NASCAR chairman Brian France denied Wednesday that a former official complained to her supervisors about racial and sexual discrimination, claims she alleged led to her eventual firing. Mauricia Grant filed a $225 million suit against NASCAR on Tuesday, alleging racial discrimination, sexual harassment and retaliatory termination. Grant, who is black, worked as a technical [...]
By Josh Stewart-Janet Guthrie heard that Richard Petty stonewalled a reporter asking about Danica Patrick’s first victory, and she just laughed. Been there, done that. “I would love to recall when I qualified ahead of Richard Petty at Talladega in 1977, so that we took the green flag with him in my mirrors. I don’t [...]
Boston Ventures, a leading middle market private equity firm, announced today that it has agreed to a sizeable investment in Petty Enterprises and the Richard Petty Driving Experience. The infusion of capital will allow Petty Enterprises to significantly grow the organization with the goal of returning to the pinnacle of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series [...]
Petty Enterprises has announced the signing of 2000 NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Bobby Labonte to a four-year contract extension. The contract will keep the veteran driver behind the wheel of the famed No. 43 Petty Enterprises Dodge through the 2012 Sprint Cup season.
Below is a look at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Top 12 along with other notable drivers, going into the LifeLock 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15 (Note: Drivers listed below who are outside the top 12 are chosen based on past performances at the upcoming track and/or those within striking distance of [...]