Archive for June 12th, 2008
When Tony Stewart returned to his hometown of Columbus, Ind., late Sunday night after the race at Pocono. There, Stewart, a 1989 graduate of Columbus North High School saw his town under water. With people displaced and many homes severely damaged if not destroyed, Stewart quickly found a new perspective on true sorrow and disappointment.
In August 2005, the stands were packed and the infield full at Michigan International Speedway, marking the track’s 30th consecutive sellout. Since then, attendance has dipped slightly, but in a crowd of more than 130,000 it can be hard to notice.
As Juan Pablo Montoya tried to explain his renewed commitment to Chip Ganassi Racing, the boss man walked up the stairs into the driver’s motor home for a surprise visit. “Were your ears burning?” Montoya asked Ganassi. “No, why? Were you talking about me?” Ganassi answered. Before his star driver could reply, the owner had [...]
By Josh Stewart-Greg Biffle would certainly like more time to hang out with wife Nicole and rescue puppies. But he admitted Wednesday on Long Island that seeking a Mark Martin-like schedule before too long-which he’s mentioned in the past-is more wishful thinking than long-term objective.
Tony Stewart, Kyle Busch, Bobby Labonte, Dave Blaney and Michael Waltrip are among the NASCAR drivers who will compete in Macon (Ill.) Speedway’s “Night of NASCAR Stars II” on Thursday night.
Edwards Looks To Defend Michigan Title Roush Fenway Racing Enjoys Michigan Success Kahne Riding Hot Streak Into Summer Stretch Ragan Nearing Chase Berth; Several Drivers In Contention
Gillett Evernham Motorsports announced that LifeLock, the nation’s leading identity theft protection service, will co-sponsor the #9 Budweiser Dodge with driver Kasey Kahne when it races at Michigan Speedway this weekend and at the Allstate 400 at the Brickyard in Indianapolis on July 27. LifeLock also sponsors Gillett Evernham Motorsports driver #10-Patrick Carpentier in eight [...]
In honor of NASA’s 50th anniversary and the 50th running of NASCAR’s Daytona 500 in February, NASA’s Kennedy Space Center will host a media day Tuesday, June 17, starting at 11:30am/et. The event will include the winner of this year’s race, Ryan Newman.