Archive for June 15th, 2008
THE MODERATOR: This is your 18th victory in 306 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts, your first win since Richmond 2006. Why don’t you tell us a little bit about your run today. DALE EARNHARDT, JR: Well, we started to race out we started out the race pretty good. Had about a Top 5 car, and [...]
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 AMP ENERGY/NATIONAL GUARD IMPALA SS, STARTED 3RD. FINISHED 1ST: CONGRATULATIONS ON YOUR VICTORY HERE AT MICHIGAN: “Thanks to all the fans. I hate a lot of fun today. I want to say Happy Father’s Day to all the Fathers out. I hope it was a good one for them, I [...]
KASEY KAHNE (No. 9 Budweiser Dodge Charger) 2nd “We had a real loose racecar sideways all day, especially in entry and middle exit. We just tried to keep fixing it and getting the car better and we did at the end of the race. The final run was the best that our Budweiser Dodge was [...]
CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Office Depot Ford Fusion (finished 7th) “We played it safe, and I think that’s our sixth top-10 in a row, or something like that. It’s an all right job. We’ve been working hard at a lot of things, but I thought Matt [Kenseth] was going to get it – I [...]
Camry drivers Brian Vickers (fourth) and Tony Stewart (fifth) recorded top-five finishes. Other Toyota drivers in the field included Kyle Busch (13th), Denny Hamlin (14th), AJ Allmendinger (19th), Michael Waltrip (23rd), David Reutimann (35th), Michael McDowell (37th), Dave Blaney (39th) and J.J. Yeley (41st). Camry drivers who led laps in today’s race included Vickers (44 [...]
Dale Earnhardt, Jr nursed his Hendrick Chevy that was running out of fuel to the checkered flag to win the Lifelock 400 at Michigan. It is his first win in 76 races and his first win for Hendrick.
Joey Logano, who in only his third Nationwide Series start won on Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway, likely will compete in a few Sprint Cup races for Joe Gibbs Racing before the end of the season. “We would like to get him in some Cup stuff towards the end of the year,” team owner Joe [...]
“I’m going to have to teach him a lesson and I hope I don’t hurt him” – Ron Hornaday Kevin Harvick and Ron Hornaday were involved in a shouting match with Kyle Busch after Busch wrecked Kevin Harvick Inc.’s No. 33 truck on the last lap of Saturday’s Cool City Customs 200. Television replays showed [...]
Kevin Harvick says it’s time for NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers to quit complaining about NASCAR’s new race car and start refraining from complaining too much in general.
POS, CAR, DRIVER, MAKE, SPONSOR, SPEED, TIME, BEHIND 1 18 Kyle Busch Toyota M&M’s N/A N/A N/A 2 31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet AT&T Mobility N/A N/A N/A 3 88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet AMP Energy / National Guard N/A N/A N/A 4 99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot N/A N/A N/A 5 11 Denny Hamlin [...]
Brian France, NASCAR’s chairman and chief executive officer, met with reporters Saturday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway to discuss, primarily, a $225 million lawsuit filed by former Busch/Nationwide official Mauricia Grant. Here is a partial transcript of that session: