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With NASCAR on a non permanent hiatus, data is going to be behind in the arriving weeks. To again beget the NASCAR void, we belief on taking you on a each day outing down memory lane spanning the years since the Jayski’s set inception. The utilize of our data archives pages, right here’s a understand aid at what’s came about on this date thru the closing 23 years in NASCAR:

For the time being in NASCAR historical past: April 26

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2016:

  • France explains why Stewart changed into as soon as fined:  Tony Stewart said Sunday that he wasn‘t certain why he changed into as soon as fined $35,000 closing week by NASCAR after feedback he made about officials no longer requiring teams to tighten all 5 lug nuts on every wheel. NASCAR Chairman Brian France told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Monday that Stewart‘s horny changed into as soon as in accordance to what he said and the draw he said it. “Tony has been very responsive to how we methodology from a criticism standpoint of the game and the made of the racing itself and security is paramount,” France told host Dave Sullen. “Tony is amazingly responsive to how we understand at that.”

    France defined on “SiriusXM Speedway” how Stewart crossed the street. “I contemplate we now beget to create judgment calls and the draw we understand at the tone of what somebody says, how they‘re asserting it,” France said. “They beget got enormous alternatives, in particular with security, to address us straight away on that. But to insinuate that we‘re taking the game down a street that doesn‘t care about security or we‘re looking out to damage folks, those type of feedback, that goes to the integrity of the game and we‘ll beget to address that. We run methodology past what any various league would enable by methodology of how a long way folks can run in voicing their look for. There‘s correct a piece line available that’s a vivid line and everyone is responsive to. Every normally we‘ll beget a driver or somebody else that will get over that line and we‘ll correct beget to address it. It‘s no longer a generous thing. We take care of it. They ticket it and we circulation on. That‘s how it goes.”(NBC Sports)(4-26-2016)
  • NASCAR would require teams to tighten all lugnuts UPDATE:  NASCAR sent a memo to groups on Monday updating the NASCAR rulebook that all 5 lug nuts are now required to be save in:

    .a All tires, wheels, and all 5 lugnuts must soundless be save in in a stable and stable manner at all conditions at some stage in the tournament.

    .b NASCAR reserves the bellow at any time to require any Competitor to document to pit street to witness for any noncompliance.

    .c Any lack of a wheel(s) past the exit of pit street can lead to a penalty…

    Violation of the fragment, resulting in the shortcoming of a wheel, may maybe well consequence in a valuable minimal four flee suspention of the crew chief and tire changer and tire provider.(4-25-2016)

    UPDATE:  NASCAR‘s updated rule states that if any lacking lug nuts are discovered on a wheel ahead of the flee it’ll soundless be corrected straight away and is listed as an unapproved adjustment, forcing the competitor to begin at the rear. Any tire intended for flee utilize without all 5 lug nuts glued to the wheel must soundless be mounted straight away. If the ache is discovered after a Walk Cup flee, the crew chief may maybe well be suspended for one flee, positioned on probation and fined $20,000 on the first offense. Multiple events will consequence in escalated penalties. The penalty in the Xfinity Sequence is a one-flee suspension for the crew chief, probation and a $10,000 horny. Within the Tenting World Truck Sequence, the penalty is a one-flee suspension, probation and a $5,000 horny.(NBC Sports)

2014:

  • NASCAR no longer planning extra SAFER barriers:  NASCAR has gone thru valuable structure adjustments this season in an strive and bolster its reach, but extra main adjustments are unlikely. “Extra tweaks, if any at all are made, they‘d be minor because we imagine the recent structure we now beget is constructed to stand a truly very lengthy time,” NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday at a convention with sports editors.

    France suggested that the adjustments to the championship constructing has altered the methodology drivers flee, forcing them to DAYTONA BEACH, FL - FEBRUARY 19: A track official works on damage to the SAFER barrier following an incident during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 19, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/NASCAR via Getty Images)lengthen “taking risks” and being extra aggressive in the pursuit of victories, as against securing components. When weighing security, on the different hand, France didn‘t demonstrate that extra adjustments may maybe well be seemingly, regardless of lots of calls from drivers to install SAFER barriers that again take in fracture impacts to any substances of racetrack partitions that beget concrete. “We‘re going to position SAFER partitions wherever it‘s valuable,” France said. “There are substances of the track that lets prefer aren‘t valuable for those partitions. When and if we contemplate they are, we‘ll clearly make certain that that occurs. We enact add SAFER partitions to the internal areas reckoning on if it‘s valuable. We‘ll enact it wherever it‘s acceptable. Length. Now we beget already received. We‘ve been run about that. We don‘t contemplate it‘s valuable, shall we embrace, to enact it on pit lane, because they‘re no longer running like a flash ample and it wouldn‘t create any sense to enact that, so wherever it‘s acceptable, we‘ll enact it.”

    Since every flee track is various, there are challenges to installing SAFER partitions in every single attach the attach autos are uncovered to concrete. Fixed with France, lots of components prefer whether or no longer or no longer the barriers are valuable.(USA At the recent time)(4-26-2014)

2010:

  • WATKINS GLEN, NY - AUGUST 08: Sam Hornish Jr. (L), driver of the #77 Mobil 1 Dodge, talks with team owner Roger Penske (R) during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Heluva Good! Sour Cream Dips at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2009 in Watkins Glen, New York. (Photo by Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR) | Getty ImagesPenske says Hornish may maybe well be aid in 2011:  Penske Racing proprietor Roger Penske said he plans to beget Sam Hornish Jr. return to the group‘s Walk Cup stable in 2011. A three-time Indy Racing League champion, Hornish is in his third fleshy season in the sequence and the closing year of his contract. To re-model Hornish, Penske would want to search out a sponsor. Mobil, which sponsors Hornish, is looking out to search out one other crew to sponsor after Penske signed a take care of Shell/Pennzoil to sponsor driver Kurt Busch. “Our belief is to race three autos subsequent year and Sam is in that program,” Penske said. “We‘re planning on it. … Sam has been with us, he won the Indy 500 with us, he came visiting right here, he‘s persisted and he‘s race better than his components residing.”(SceneDaily)(4-26-2010)

2009:

  • UPSET — Keselowski wins at Talladega: #09-Brad Keselowski won the Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway for his first ever occupation exercise in simplest his fifth occupation birth after a wild, wild ending. #99-Edwards and TALLADEGA, AL - APRIL 26: Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Claritin Ford, goes airborne as Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 Steweart-Haas Racing Chevrolet suffers damage and Brad Keselowski, driver of the #09 Miccosukee Indian Gaming Chevrolet drives at the conclusion of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron#09-Keselowski drafted past his Nationwide Sequence boss, #88-Earnhardt Jr. and #39-Newman [who was infront of the #88], and it changed into as soon as correct Keselowski and Edwards going for the exercise, Keselowski went excessive to circulation, Edwards moved over to block and Keselowski moved down and received a race on Edwards and went low, received into Edwards and past the #99. Edwards received sideways and the auto received airborne up against the fence and rode the fence for about 30 toes, however the fence held and Edwards received out of the auto and jogged to the birth-receive line. It changed into as soon as the first ever exercise in the Walk Cup sequence for the #09 and for car proprietor James Finch [Phoenix Racing]. #88-Earnhardt Jr. completed 2nd, followed by #39-Newman [who‘s car was trashed when Edwards car bounced off the hood, Newman got across the line], #47-Ambrose, #82-Tempo, #2-Busch, #16-Biffle, #83-Vickers, #20-Logano and #31-Burton. There were two “Nice One‘s” collecting components chief #24-Gordon and #48-Johnson. There were 9 cautions for 33 laps and there were 57 lead adjustments among 25 drivers.(4-26-2009)

2009 Walk Cup Schemes


2008:

  • Newman talks contract:  #12-Ryan Newman….WHAT IS YOUR STATUS AS A ‘FREE AGENT‘? “I haven‘t signed my contact but. We haven‘t basically even talked about it but. There are some alternate choices available. Obviously, crew wise — 2008 Newman Budfolks that beget long past public about on the lookout for to begin a fourth teams and various teams that are altering things — altering driver‘s and crew chiefs and things like that. It looks to be beginning sooner than it ever has — at the least in the closing couple years. I‘m sitting happy in my seat correct now, but that doesn‘t imply that I can‘t feel free some residing else. Whatever occurs with Tony (Stewart), he‘s a first rate friend of mine, and I haven‘t talked to him about it. I read it on Jayski. I haven‘t tournament gotten a phone call. Being the halt of the free agent record hasn‘t gotten me wherever but.” HAVE YOU TALKED TO OTHER TEAMS YET? “I know that there are various alternate choices available moreover my maintaining my residing at Penske Racing.” DO YOU HAVE AN AGENT? “I‘m my agent. I went to university for four years; it‘s received to pay for something.”(Dodge Motorsports)(4-26-2008)

2008 NASCAR Walk Cup Schemes


2005:

  • A Little bit of Toyota Hypothesis: Toyota executives may maybe well take care of all driver contracts at the corporate stage, as a replace of leaving it as a lot as particular individual crew dwelling owners. And Toyota has substantial earnings the financial institution for regardless of it would are looking out to enact, since the firm is basically the most excellent of the automakers at the 2d. Would possibly presumably presumably Toyota advance in and utilize regardless of it takes to receive whichever driver it wants? Executives at Ford, Basic Motors and DaimlerChrysler may maybe well beget to ante up themselves to withhold prized drivers in the fold. Toyota looks to be cranking up things for a 2006 Busch effort, with a Nextel Cup challenge deliberate for 2007 — and it would also wish some drivers. And no longer correct one or two, because NASCAR is anticipated to divulge that Toyota aid at the least six teams when it steps up. Toyota is spending $98 million on its Indy Racing League program, and that money, maybe extra, is anticipated to be moved to the NASCAR account soon.(Winston Salen Journal)(4-26-2005)

2003:

  • Title Sponsor for Cup Sequence:  Negotiations are under methodology with lots of firms as conceivable successors to Winston as title sponsor of NASCAR‘s top sequence. Names normally mentioned in recent hypothesis encompass McDonald‘s, Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch and VISA. That hypothesis has been rising since January, when R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. said it had given NASCAR permission to search a brand new sponsor for the Winston Cup Sequence. Brian France, senior vp of NASCAR and the grandson of the founder of the sanctioning body, confirmed Thursday to a community of Associated Press sports editors at a meeting in Original York that the sanctioning body changed into as soon as in negotiations with lots of firms. France declined to call them.(ESPN/AP)(4-26-2003)

2002:

  • Better Automobile…sooner? Johnny Benson‘s fiery exit from Sunday‘s Talladega 500 all over again raises the ache of how advanced it appears to be like for drivers to receive out of their autos after wrecks, and it will most likely suggested NASCAR to circulation even quicker on its proposed “generous greenhouse” car. The brand new plan, which has been studied for better than a year, is tentatively scheduled to debut at Talladega in April 2003. But there is the possibility that NASCAR may maybe carry it out earlier, at Talladega this tumble. The manager obstacle is economics; teams would beget to create new autos because crews and drivers are reluctant to attenuate and weld any greenhouse roll bars, for fright of weakening the safety roll cage. Benson‘s #10-Valvoline Pontiac caught fire when he changed into as soon as caught up the 26-car fracture on the backstretch gradual in the flee. And Benson had ache getting out of his car, which he said components out the want for NASCAR to circulation quicker on its plans to widen the driver‘s window. At Texas Motor Speedway three weeks ago, Michael Waltrip had identical ache getting out of his burning [BGN] car.(Winston Salen Journal)(4-26-2002)

1998:

  • In conserving along with his brother, John Hendrick, Rick Hendrick looks to be winning his battle against leukemia. “Rick‘s doing staunch effectively, and his prognosis correct now is that he‘s staunch halt to being in remission,” John Hendrick said the day old to this of the one who owns the autos pushed by Terry Labonte, Ricky Craven and defending Winston Cup components champion Jeff Gordon. “The therapy is soundless very advanced on him, and it makes him basically ill. However the total tests beget advance aid very definite. He‘s received a sizable attitude and he expects to be aid with [the team] subsequent year.” John Hendrick is the acting head of Hendrick Motorsports at some stage in Rick‘s absence.(Richmond Cases-Dispatch)(4-26-98)

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April 26, 2019

  • Joe Graf, Jr. joins RCR for partial XFINTY time desk: Richard Childress Racing welcomes Joe Graf Jr. to its NASCAR Xfinity Sequence program, as effectively as its marketing and communications crew. Graf Jr., who will pilot the No. 21 Chevrolet Camaro in pick races this year, is a freshman at Original York University. He’s going to also…
  • Friday Talladega Notebook: Rule commerce doesn‘t throw Brad Keselowski for a loop…
  • Stanton Barrett having a understand to race extra races: One of many extra vibrant autos seen on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway changed into as soon as that of Stanton Barrett. And that changed into as soon as resulting from a first-time sponsor. Running his first Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence flee of 2019, Barrett partnered with Rick Ware Racing to begin Sunday…
  • Talladega guidelines tweaked after opening notice: Following a session with teams after opening notice at Talladega Superspeedway, NASCAR officials tweaked the guidelines kit for the two.66-mile track, collectively with a 1-jog wicker to the autos‘ spoiler so as to quell concerns with engine rev and top-halt speeds. …

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April 26, 2018

  • Kevin Harvick in flannel at Talladega:  Kevin Harvick‘s No. 4 Busch Beer Ford Fusion will beget a recent, new outside-inspired understand this weekend at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway — entirely covered in flannel, the unofficial uniform of the bellow out of doorways fanatic.[More](4-26-2018)
  • Talladega Weekend Preview:  Busch goes for fourth straight exercise at tumultuous Talladega; Lights, camera, motion: Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup racers attach for all-driver broadcast[More](4-26-2018)
  • Coca-Cola to sponsor Austin Dillon at Charlotte:  Coca-Cola, one amongst the sphere‘s iconic brands, may maybe well be featured as significant sponsor on the No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 at Charlotte Motor Speedway at some stage in the 2018 Coca-Cola 600. Coca-Cola‘s longtime partnership with Richard Childress Racing (RCR) will continue its deep-rooted historical past over Memorial Day Weekend with defending flee winner Austin Dillon carrying the Coca-Cola colors. Dillon recorded his first-occupation Cup Sequence victory closing Would possibly presumably presumably simply at Charlotte Motor Speedway in the Coca-Cola 600, one amongst NASCAR‘s crown jewel races.[More](4-25-2018)
  • Timmy Hill to force for Rick Ware Racing at Talladega:  Returning to the positioning of his occupation-most productive receive in NASCAR, historical Timmy Hill has been tapped to force the No. 51 Interested‘s Building Chevrolet in Sunday‘s Geico 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway for Rick Ware Racing (RWR). Hill, the 2011 NASCAR Xfinity Sequence Rookie of the 365 days will create his third Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence birth of the season and third at the two.66-mile superspeedway.[More](4-26-2018)
  • Ryan Blaney‘s Darlington throwback design unveiled:  The automobile is galvanized by Dave Blaney‘s 2003 Jasper Transmissions Ford.[More](4-26-2018)
  • Dale Jr.‘s new e book attach for October liberate:  JR Nation requested for it, and Dale Earnhardt Jr. is delivering. At the recent time Earnhardt Jr. unveiled the quilt of his new e book, Racing To The Cease: My Story, which is a candid, first-individual account of what looked at the muse as a minor racing accident but finally forced main lifestyles-altering choices. The e book‘s legitimate liberate date is Oct. 16, 2018, but followers can pre-make clear now.[More](4-26-2018)
  • Fleetwing sponsoring Joe Nemechek at Talladega:  Joe Nemechek will beget a lengthy-time sponsor, Fleetwing, on board his No. 15 JD Motorsports with Gary Keller Chevrolet Camaro for Saturday‘s NASCAR Xfinity Sequence (NXS) Sparks Vitality 300 at the Talladega (Al.) Superspeedway. Fleetwing Company, a multi-branded petroleum jobber established in 1956, will decorate the hood of the No. 15 Camaro pushed by Nemechek as a significant sponsor. Primarily based in Lakeland, Fla., Fleetwing Company is household-owned and operated. Additionally sponsoring Nemechek may maybe well be D.A.B. Contractors, a service-oriented constructing firm in Central Florida.[More](4-26-2018)
  • Christian Eckes to create Truck Sequence debut at Iowa:  Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced this day that Christian Eckes, the latest winner in the ARCA Racing Sequence, will create his NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence (NCWTS) debut June 16 at Iowa Speedway in Newton as fragment of a four-flee time desk using a fourth entry for the group.[More](4-26-2018)
  • Burton turns first laps in Canada:  Harrison Burton executed a test at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in preparation for his first NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence flee there later this year. Whereas the NASCAR Pinty‘s Sequence is soundless one month a long way flung from conserving its annual season opener at some stage in Victoria Day weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park, Harrison Burton introduced his Kyle Busch Motorsports truck as a lot as present some laps for the first time. The 2d generation driver will compete in the Truck Sequence tournament Aug. 26, his first on a street route in the sequence.[More](4-26-2018)
  • Fan golf cart transportation begins at Talladega Superspeedway: Talladega Superspeedway is extremely happy to divulge that Joyride, a golf cart transportation service, may maybe well be provided to followers this weekend for the track‘s anticipated tripleheader, April 27-29. Joyride can transport as a lot as 5 passengers at a time and may maybe well in actuality be accessible beginning Thursday, April 26, for followers arriving early and may maybe well continue for the period of the the rest of the weekend.[More](4-26-2018)

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April 26, 2017

  • Code 3 Mates expands role with Stewart-Haas Racing: Code 3 Mates is expanding its partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing. The 501(c)(3) non-earnings group specializing in animal rescue and restoration in catastrophe areas will feature its collaboration with the One Treatment initiative for 3 races on the #10 Ford Fusion pushed by Danica Patrick in the Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence while also collectively with a fourth flee particular to Code 3 Mates. [More](4-26-2017)
  • Bristol Motor Speedway — Put up-Event Penalty File:  Penalties were issued following the Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence and NASCAR XFINITY Sequence races at Bristol Motor Speedway: #78 Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence crew has been demonstrate in violation of Sections 10.9.10.4: Tires and Wheels. Show cloak: Lug nut(s) no longer properly save in: Crew chief (Cole Pearn) has been fined $10,000.

    #22 NASCAR XFINITY Sequence crew has been demonstrate in violation of Sections 20.17.3.2.1.2 Put up-Whisk Entrance Body. Inspection Heights and given an L1 penalty: Show cloak: Whisk receive is encumbered per Piece 12.10 Encumbered Whisk Finishes. Put up-flee top measurements were outside NASCAR allowed tolerances. Crew chief (Greg Erwin) has been fined $10,000 and suspended from the subsequent NASCAR XFINITY Sequence components flee. Crew assessed with the shortcoming of 10 NASCAR XFINITY Sequence car proprietor components.[More](4-26-2017)
  • Kennington to advance to the #96 at Talladega:  Gaunt Bros. Racing will return to the track for the 2d time this year when the sequence heads to Talladega.[More](4-26-2017)
  • Bristol TV rankings:  The rescheduled Cup Sequence flee at Bristol earned a 1.5 in a single day ranking.[More](4-26-2017)
  • EJ Wade Construction sponsoring DiBenedetto at Richmond:  Matt DiBenedetto and the #32 EJ Wade Construction crew moved as a lot as 31st in proprietor and driver components in the Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence after a 19th residing receive at Bristol Motor Speedway closing week. This weekend, the sequence travels to Richmond Global Raceway.[More](4-26-2017)
  • Statistical Map: Inspecting the Toyota Homeowners 400:  A sight at many new, notes and legend strains for the Toyota Homeowners 400 Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway.[More](4-26-2017)
  • Followers can attach on tickets by procuring this week for Talladega triple-header:  Followers coming to Talladega Superspeedway‘s extremely anticipated triple-header weekend can receive their tickets this week at economical pricing at a financial savings of $5 off walkup prices.[More](4-26-2017)
  • Preview of Toyota‘s Spring Whisk Weekend at Richmond Global Raceway:  The spring flee week at Richmond Global Raceway (Richmond) is officially right here. From the Toyota PitPass with ferris wheel and Toyota Thrill Go in the Midway to the return of crimson stripes to the track partitions to Dale Earnhardt Jr‘s final day flee in Richmond to Note Takeover pushed by AAA to the Checkered Flag 5K & Young folks Fun Whisk and extra, Richmond‘s Toyota spring flee weekend is packed. [More](4-26-2017)

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April 26, 2016

  • Bayne‘s Darlington Throwback design released:  Roush Fenway Racing and Trevor Bayne unveiled the paint design the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion will race this September at Darlington Raceway for the 2d season of the track‘s The Tradition Continues throwback celebration. The #6 AdvoCare Ford will carry the same crimson, white and blue plan as Designate Martin‘s #6 Ford did at some stage in the 1996 and 1997 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence seasons. “It‘s an honor any time you is liable to be mentioned alongside Designate Martin,” said Bayne. “He clearly contributed lots to Roush Fenway and this group, so that you just can withhold a paint design that he ran for the 2d year in a row is basically frosty. Our crew has been working basically hard and running effectively this season, so I‘m hopeful that we can create Designate proud.” Supreme season Bayne paid homage to one other successful Martin paint design, wearing the colours Martin donned in 1998, on his methodology to seven wins.

    “It‘s going to be basically frosty to understand that car on the track again at Darlington,” said Martin. “It‘s constantly been one amongst my current paint schemes and we had a bunch of true conditions taking that car to victory lane and main a bunch of laps at some stage in that time. I understand at it as a tribute to the total guys that save the labor in on those autos and gave us the opportunity to run out and compete every week.”(Roush Fenway Racing). Seek an image of the auto on the #6 crew paint schemes net page.(4-26-2016)
  • France explains why Stewart changed into as soon as fined:  Tony Stewart said Sunday that he wasn‘t certain why he changed into as soon as fined $35,000 closing week by NASCAR after feedback he made about officials no longer requiring teams to tighten all 5 lug nuts on every wheel. NASCAR Chairman Brian France told SiriusXM NASCAR Radio on Monday that Stewart‘s horny changed into as soon as in accordance to what he said and the draw he said it. “Tony has been very responsive to how we methodology from a criticism standpoint of the game and the made of the racing itself and security is paramount,” France told host Dave Sullen. “Tony is amazingly responsive to how we understand at that.”

    France defined on “SiriusXM Speedway” how Stewart crossed the street. “I contemplate we now beget to create judgment calls and the draw we understand at the tone of what somebody says, how they‘re asserting it,” France said. “They beget got enormous alternatives, in particular with security, to address us straight away on that. But to insinuate that we‘re taking the game down a street that doesn‘t care about security or we‘re looking out to damage folks, those type of feedback, that goes to the integrity of the game and we‘ll beget to address that. We run methodology past what any various league would enable by methodology of how a long way folks can run in voicing their look for. There‘s correct a piece line available that’s a vivid line and everyone is responsive to. Every normally we‘ll beget a driver or somebody else that will get over that line and we‘ll correct beget to address it. It‘s no longer a generous thing. We take care of it. They ticket it and we circulation on. That‘s how it goes.”(NBC Sports)(4-26-2016)
  • NASCAR would require teams to tighten all lugnuts UPDATE:  NASCAR sent a memo to groups on Monday updating the NASCAR rulebook that all 5 lug nuts are now required to be save in:

    .a All tires, wheels, and all 5 lugnuts must soundless be save in in a stable and stable manner at all conditions at some stage in the tournament.

    .b NASCAR reserves the bellow at any time to require any Competitor to document to pit street to witness for any noncompliance.

    .c Any lack of a wheel(s) past the exit of pit street can lead to a penalty…

    Violation of the fragment, resulting in the shortcoming of a wheel, may maybe well consequence in a valuable minimal four flee suspention of the crew chief and tire changer and tire provider.(4-25-2016)

    UPDATE:  NASCAR‘s updated rule states that if any lacking lug nuts are discovered on a wheel ahead of the flee it’ll soundless be corrected straight away and is listed as an unapproved adjustment, forcing the competitor to begin at the rear. Any tire intended for flee utilize without all 5 lug nuts glued to the wheel must soundless be mounted straight away. If the ache is discovered after a Walk Cup flee, the crew chief may maybe well be suspended for one flee, positioned on probation and fined $20,000 on the first offense. Multiple events will consequence in escalated penalties. The penalty in the Xfinity Sequence is a one-flee suspension for the crew chief, probation and a $10,000 horny. Within the Tenting World Truck Sequence, the penalty is a one-flee suspension, probation and a $5,000 horny.(NBC Sports)

    AND:  “Our job is at any time when there‘s a security improvement to create or a coverage to enhance things, we can correct enact that,” NASCAR CEO Brian France said Monday at some stage in an interview with SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. “It‘s as straightforward as that. There‘s no longer a controversial thing. Our total system is in accordance to stable and competitive racing. If we can create an adjustment to create things safer, we correct simply will.” (Associated Press)(4-26-2016)
  • Schluter-Systems to sponsor Ragan at Talladega:  BK Racing announced that Schluter-Systemsmay maybe well be the predominant sponsor of David Ragan‘s #23 Toyota Camry at Talladega Superspeedway. Moreover, Schluter-Systems also joins BK Racing as an partner sponsor for the the rest of the 2016 season. “Here is an incredibly spirited opportunity for us at Schluter-Systems,” said Marco Ludwig, President and CEO of Schluter-Systems North America. “We‘ve advance to receive to know David Ragan and your total crew at BK Racing, and our relationship developed to the attach sponsorship changed into as soon as the subsequent natural step for us. It started the attach many Schluter relationships birth— talking tile— and this day, we are very proud to stand in the aid of #23 at the Talladega flee. We‘ll be cheering for David, and wishing him a stable flee.”(BK Racing), look for an image of the auto on the #23 crew paint schemes net page.(4-26-2016)
  • Richmond TV Rankings:  NASCAR Walk Cup racing from Richmond earned a 2.9 in a single day ranking on FOX Sunday afternoon, down a tick from 2014, when it aired on a Saturday evening (3.0). Overnights also dropped 6% from closing year, when the flee changed into as soon as postponed from Saturday evening to Sunday afternoon (3.1). The 2.9 in a single day is the lowest ever for a Sunday Walk Cup flee on FOX, falling under the old model of 3.2 for Bristol one week prior. Regardless of day, it’s tied because the 2d-lowest for a Walk Cup flee on FOX — matching Texas closing year and ahead of Texas this year (2.5). Head-to-head, the flee edged ABC‘s competing Spurs/Grizzlies NBA playoff game (2.7) but changed into as soon as no match for Warriors/Rockets later in the day (5.4).(Sports Media Seek) look for flee-by-flee TV Rankings for 2016 and a comparison chart on the 2016 TV Rankings net page.(4-25-2016)
  • “Amelia” returning for Earnhardt, Jr at Talladega:  It‘s legitimate: one amongst Dale Earnhardt Jr.‘s current autos will create its return this weekend. “Amelia” is aid. In 2015, Amelia earned three wins — a Duel at Daytona Global Speedway, the Would possibly presumably presumably simply flee at Talladega Superspeedway and the July flee at Daytona — as effectively as to a 3rd-residing receive in the Daytona 500 and a 2d-residing consequence in the 2d Talladega flee. Earnhardt‘s moderate receive of 1.75 while using Amelia in the four superspeedway components races closing season led all opponents. So it changed into as soon as no surprise that the chassis would create its return this season for the Daytona 500 this season. It regarded like one other successful race changed into as soon as in the works, but as Earnhardt regarded to soar aid into the halt 5 with 30 laps final, the #88 Chevy SS changed into as soon as caught up in an incident that sent him to a 36th-residing receive. Supreme month, Earnhardt hinted that it changed into as soon as posible Amelia may maybe well create a comeback for Talladega Superspeedway, on the different hand it changed into as soon as as a lot as #88 crew chief Greg Ives and the crew whether or no longer the auto may maybe well be the backup or the predominant. Ives answered that demand Monday morning.(Hendrick Motorsports)(4-26-2016)
  • Top 10 Driver Rankings at Talladega:

    #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr 93.8

    #48-Jimmie Johnson 89.5

    #20-Matt Kenseth 88.5

    #41-Kurt Busch 88.0

    #2-Brad Keselowski 84.4

    Brian Vickers 84.0

    #11-Denny Hamlin 82.9

    #42-Kyle Larson 81.9

    #22-Joey Logano 81.5

    #4-Kevin Harvick 80.6

    Show cloak: Driver Rankings compiled from 2005-2015 races (22 total) among stuffed with life drivers at Talladega Superspeedway.

    Formulation combining the next categories: Plan halt, Cease, Top-15 Cease, Moderate Running Web explain while on Lead Lap, Moderate Tempo Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Cease. Most: 150 components per flee.

    Seek an evidence how the Driver Score is calculated at NASCAR.com.(NASCAR)
  • SDD companions with Jeremy Clements at Talladega:  SDD (Signs & Displays Direct), the industry chief in turnkey cloak programs has partnered with Jeremy Clements Racing for Talladega. Launched in 2006, SDD offers “high quality products with a qualified customer support and price pricing,” per SDD‘s Kaz Rossetto. “SDD creates turnkey, no inventory, in-store cloak and graphics programs for manufacturers and retailers. We work with a consumer to prefer which sorts of displays and graphics work most productive for retail areas of their community. As soon as the choice has been made, the client no longer has to dedicate time to the process. Their retailers or franchisees then make clear straight a long way flung from SDD and we take care of every thing from that level on. We are able to even label every merchandise with the actual individual retailers name and logo.” Moreover to its industry main turnkey cloak programs, SDD also develops non-public trace branding programs, imaging companies and consulting companies as effectively. The SDD logo may maybe well be featured as an partner sponsor on the JCR #51 Chevy Camaro for the Sparks Vitality 300 at Talladega.(Jeremy Clements Racing)(4-26-2016)
  • John Jackson in the #13 at Talladega:  MBM Motorsports is teaming up with flwaterfront.com and IcardMerrell Felony official David Levin for this weekend‘s flee at Talladega. Both firms, primarily primarily primarily based out of Sarasota, Florida, may maybe well be on the number 13 car pushed by John Jackson. FLWATERFRONT.COM consists of a sequence of pages intended to present significant knowledge touching on all aspects of waterfront property ownership. Felony official David Levin can take care of all of your water front property wants in the sunshine inform.(MBM), look for an image of the auto on the #13 crew paint schemes net page.(4-26-2016)
  • Gas Buddy companions with MAKE:  GasBuddy, the sphere‘s main fuel mobile app, joins MAKE Motorsports because the predominant sponsor of the #50 Chevy Silverado pushed by Travis Kvapil for lots of races in the 2016 NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence, beginning with Kansas Speedway on Friday, Would possibly presumably presumably simply 6. With better than 56 million downloads and 15 million monthly stuffed with life customers, GasBuddy is home to the sphere‘s largest community of folks working collectively each day to connect money at the pump.(MAKE Motorsports)(4-26-2016)
  • Kennedy joins GMS UPDATE:  Crew officials announced that Ben Kennedy will join the GMS Racing stable for a multi-flee take care of 10 races already confirmed in the NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence (NCWTS) races, beginning Would possibly presumably presumably simply 6 at Kansas Speedway. Kennedy will pilot the #33 Chevy Silverado alongside teammates Johnny Sauter and Spencer Gallagher. Kennedy has 53 NCWTS begins under his belt and looks to allege his first victory in the sequence with GMS Racing. Jacob Companies, a first-year accomplice of Kennedy, plans to continue their toughen under the GMS Racing banner. Additional valuable components on new companions and time desk may maybe well be released in the arriving weeks.(GMS Racing)(4-25-2016)

    UPDATE:  With Kennedy taking on the #33, Grant Enfinger, who earned the 2015 ARCA championship for the crew and commenced the season with a pole in the #33 entry, posted on his Facebook net page that he would remain with the crew for lots of truck begins.”Barely quite lots of folks were asking about my racing plans no longer too lengthy ago so I will offer an replace as most productive I can. The preferrred confirmed truck races that I may maybe well be in the seat of a GMS Racing truck as of now are Kentucky, Chicago, Las Vegas, and Talladega. There’s soundless hope to add to that time desk, and everyone right here at GMS Racing is working hard for that. I am soundless working right here at GMS Racing day to day and the connection continues to be sizable. I can‘t wait to receive aid in the truck, but after I‘m no longer I will continue to again all of my teammates right here at GMS Racing. I am tickled with what we now beget executed to this level, and I‘m grateful for the past, demonstrate, and future at GMS Racing.” (4-26-2016)
  • Chicago flee may maybe well be the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400:  Nickelodeon announced that it’s the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee on Sunday, Sept. 18, dubbed the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway. Danica Patrick has signed on to force a particular car for the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400, that can feature a weekend of motion, activities and fun on your total household with the iconic Heroes in a Half Shell. NASCAR neatly-known individual Danica Patrick, a Roscoe, Illinois native, helped kick off the partnership in correct Turtles vogue. She unveiled her #10 April O‘Neil/Nature‘s Bakery Chevrolet SS at an tournament at Wrigley Sq. in Millennium Park with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, then took her car for a run down Michigan Ave. She can join a different of various drivers with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles paint schemes for the Sept. 18 flee. This Sept. 15-18 marks the sixth consecutive year that Chicagoland Speedway will kick off the Toddle for the NASCAR Walk Cup. The Nickelodeon partnership will encompass sponsorship of the 2017 kick off flee, as effectively. Patrick‘s distinctive car changed into as soon as designed by Chicago artist Hebru Brantley, who will also plan the flee trophy, extra Turtles-branded paint schemes and various visible substances. Brantley breaks down the partitions of cultural boundaries thru his artwork and inspired by his 1980s Chicago upbringing, Brantley‘s work touches on tricky topics in a methodology that is liable to be without wretchedness digestible to the viewer, by telling his tales thru youthful characters and their adventures. Brantley‘s work is liable to be described as pop infused contemporary artwork inspired by Japanese anime and the mettlesome aesthetics of avenue artwork pioneers Jean Michel Basquiat, KAWS and Keith Haring.(Chicagoland Speedway), look for an image of Patrick‘s car on the #10 crew paint schemes net page.(4-26-2016)

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April 26, 2015

  • Entry List for the GEICO 500 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Talladega Superspeedway is posted, 45 teams/drivers [for 43 spots] are listed, collectively with: #21-Blaney, #32-Bobby Labonte, #33-Brian Scott, #34-Chris Buescher, #55-Waltrip, #95-McDowell.

    Drivers who must soundless be in the halt-36 in race and don’t beget any provisional accessible to them (lowest in dwelling owners components): #62-Gaughan (46th in components), #21-Blaney (45th)

    Drivers who would circulation over the flee if qualifying is canceled (least flee attempts): #95-McDowell (5 attempts), #21-Blaney (3).

    Seek the fleshy entry record on Jayski.com‘s Talladega Entry List
  • Kurt Busch wins at Richmond:  #41-Kurt Busch won the rain-delayed Toyota Homeowners 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway for his 1st exercise of the season, 2nd exercise at Richmond and his 26th occupation exercise. The flee changed into as soon as at the birth scheduled to be race on Saturday evening, but persistent flee forced the postponement except Sunday afternoon.

    #4-Harvick completed 2d, the rest of the halt 10: #48-Johnson, #1-McMurray, #22-Logano, #5-Kahne, #20-Kenseth, #24-Gordon, #15-Bowyer, and #78-Truex, Jr.

    #25-Toddle Elliott, making his 2d Walk Cup birth, completed 16th.

    Harvick continues to withhold the Toddle components lead. He and Johnson every beget 2 wins on the season but Harvick has 357 components to Johnson‘s 299.

    There were 12 lead adjustments among 5 drivers. There were 8 cautions for 53 yellow flag laps.

    The trendy race changed into as soon as 97.157mph.

    Seek unofficial flee outcomes, awards, money won, laps led, cautions and extra on the Unofficial Whisk Results net page (pdf) and test out the Penalty File (pdf) and Lap Summary File (pdf).

    Seek OFFICIAL flee outcomes & components standings on the Legitimate Whisk & Capabilities File (pdf).(4-26-2015)
  • Whisk Like a flash Info — Richmond Global Raceway:

    Kurt Busch won the 61st Annual Toyota Homeowners 400, his 26th victory in 513 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races.

    Here is his first victory and third top-10 receive in 2015.

    Here is his 2d victory and 11th top-10 receive in 29 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Kevin Harvick (2d) posted his 18th top-10 receive in 29 races at Richmond Global Raceway. It is his eighth top-10 receive in 2015.

    Jimmie Johnson (third) posted his 10th top-10 receive in 27 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Brett Moffitt (29th) changed into as soon as the preferrred ending rookie.

    Kevin Harvick leads the level standings by 33 components over Joey Logano.

    (NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(4-26-2015)
  • 2015 NASCAR Walk Cup Toddle Standings:

    [after Richmond, race 9 of 36]

    (by wins, then by components)

    1) #4-Kevin Harvick [2 wins], 357

    2) #48-Jimmie Johnson [2 wins], 299, -58

    3) #22-Joey Logano [1 win], 324, -33

    4) #2-Brad Keselowski [1 win], 283, -74

    5) #20-Matt Kenseth [1 win], 273, -84

    6) #11-Denny Hamlin [1 win], 245, -112

    7) #41-Kurt Busch [1 win], 222, -135

    8) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 315, -42

    9) #5-Kasey Kahne, 275, -82

    10) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 271, -86

    11) #1-Jamie McMurray, 264, -93

    12) #24-Jeff Gordon, 263, -94

    13) #43-Aric Almirola, 250, -107

    14) #27-Paul Menard, 239, -118

    15) #15-Clint Bowyer, 234, -122

    16) #31-Ryan Newman, 234, -123

    (ties are broken by wins, 2nds, 3rds, and plenty others)

    Seek the Unofficial Drivers Capabilities Standings net page (pdf) and Unofficial Homeowners Capabilities Standings net page (pdf).(4-26-2015)
  • BK Racing, Tommy Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Racing brooding about merger? Chatter in the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence storage this weekend has a possible merger between BK Racing and Tommy Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Racing being regarded as, CATCHFENCE.com has learned. Both teams beget struggled so a long way at NASCAR‘s top stage this season, however the merger would combine resources, resources and personnel with hopes of lifting the on-track performance of their drivers. But every other conceivable ache is BK Racing simply procuring Tommy Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Racing, sources divulge. Presently, Tommy Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Racing fields the #7 Chevy for Alex Bowman, while BK Racing fields three autos for rookie candidate Jeb Burton, Matt DiBenedetto and historical JJ Yeley. Bowman drove for BK Racing in 2014, but left the crew to enroll in TBR. Sources make clear CATCHFENCE.com if the merger came about, it‘s seemingly that Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley‘s crew would swap to Toyota and Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley taking a director of competition role. A spokesperson for RAB Racing, which at the 2d doesn’t field a fleshy-time crew, confirmed that they were focused on an preliminary dialogue with BK Racing, but wouldn‘t make clear.(Catchfence)(4-26-2015)
  • Some teams receive inspection penalties at Richmond:  NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence Director Richard Buck sent a memo to groups this week about receiving warnings and penalties in the event that they did no longer receive thru inspections in a timely trend. Tommy Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Racing‘s #7-crew with driver Alex Bowman may maybe well be penalized 15 minutes of notice time subsequent week at Talladega Superspeedway for failing to circulation pre-qualifying inspection three conditions. Two Walk Cup teams got warnings for failing to receive thru qualifying inspection twice. These teams were the #98 car of Phil Parsons Racing (driver Josh Wise) and the #32 car of Dawdle Green Racing (Joey Gase). NASCAR also said that seven Xfinity teams may maybe well be penalized 15 minutes of notice subsequent week at Talladega for being gradual to pre-qualfying inspection. These autos are the #03 car of Mike Affarano Motorsports (Johanna Lengthy), the #1 car of Roush Fenway Racing (Elliott Sadler), the #4 car of JD Motorsports (Ross Chastain), the #22 car of Crew Penske (Joey Logano), the #54 car of Joe Gibbs Racing (Erik Jones), the #62 car of Richard Childress Racing (Brendan Gaughan) and the #97 car of Obaika Racing (Peyton Sellers).(NBC Sports)(4-26-2015)
  • XFINITY Entry List: There are 44 autos on the preliminary entry record for Saturday‘s Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway. A few notes:

    The #13 is TBA;

    Erik Jones is in the #20 for JGR;

    Kenny Wallace will force the #26;

    Chris Cockrum is entered in the #35 for Deese Racing Enterprises;

    Boris Acknowledged will force the #54 for JGR;

    Jeffrey Earnhardt will force the #55;

    Chad Boat and the #84 crew are entered;

    Bobby Gerhart will force his #85;

    Kasey Kahne will force the JR Motorsports #88.(4-26-2015)

    Seek your total record on the Talladega entry record net page.
  • The Greatest Meatball in racing meets the Greatest Note in NASCAR:  Talladega Superspeedway, known for its unprecedented one-of-a-kind racing, is now delivering a brand new menu merchandise that’s correct as anticipated because the motion on the track — “The Nice One” Meatball. Followers coming to experience the GEICO 500 and Winn-Dixie 300 on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 1-3, will are looking out to sink their teeth into this “softball-sized” meatball that‘s being sold at concession stands in the Gadsden and O.V. Hill South Grandstands along the frontstretch. “The Nice One” Meatball has a heart of blended Mozzarella and Pepper Jack Cheeses blended with smoked BBQ Pulled Pork and a piece apartment BBQ sauce for one more kick. It is then covered by a layer of Ground Beef, rolled in a panko bread crumb and parmesan combine ahead of being deep fried to a golden brown. It‘s topped off with a dollop of BBQ sauce and a spaghetti garnish. This mountainous meatball, like Talladega Superspeedway, is the largest of its kind and weighs in at over 1 pound.(TSS)(4-26-2015)

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  • Logano wins at Richmond:  #22-Joey Logano won the Toyota Homeowners 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway for his 2nd exercise of 2014 and his fifth occupation exercise.

    #24-Gordon completed 2nd followed by #18-Busch, #2-Keselowski, #20-Kenseth, #47-Allmendinger, #88-Earnhardt, Jr., #31-Newman, #99-Edwards, and #78-Truex, Jr.

    #42-Larson, who started from the pole, spun after contact with #15-Boywer on the first lap of the flee. He came aid to receive 16th, the halt ending rookie.

    #24-Gordon, who came into the flee because the components chief, is now up 5 components over #20-Kenseth. Logano now leads the Toddle Seeding with two wins. #4-Harvick is 2d, also with 2 wins, but decrease in components. They’re followed by #99-Edwards, #18-Busch, and #88-Earnhardt, Jr.

    There were 20 lead adjustments among 8 drivers and there were 9 cautions for 66 yellow flag laps.

    The trendy race changed into as soon as 93.369mph.

    Seek unofficial flee outcomes, awards, money won, laps led, cautions and extra on the Unofficial Richmond Whisk Results net page (pdf) and test out the Richmond Penalty File (pdf).

    Seek OFFICIAL flee outcomes & components standings on the Legitimate Richmond Whisk & Capabilities File (pdf).(4-26-2014)
  • Whisk Like a flash Info — Richmond Global Raceway:

    Joey Logano won the 60th Annual Toyota Homeowners 400, his fifth victory in 192 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races.

    Here is his 2d victory and fifth top-10 receive in 2014. This exercise locks in his arena in the Toddle for the NASCAR Walk Cup, barring Logano doesn‘t tumble out of the halt 30 in driver components and circulation over any races.

    Here is his first victory and third top-10 receive in 11 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Jeff Gordon (2d) posted his 27th top-10 receive in 43 races at Richmond Global Raceway. It is his seventh top-10 receive in 2014.

    Kyle Busch (third) posted his 14th top-10 receive in 19 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Jeff Gordon leads the level standings by 5 components over Matt Kenseth.(NASCAR Integrated Sports Marketing)(4-26-2014)
  • 2014 Walk Cup Driver Toddle Championship Capabilities Standings:

    [after Richmond, race 9 of 36]

    1) #24-Jeff Gordon, 341

    2) #20-Matt Kenseth, 336, -5

    3) #99-Carl Edwards [1 win], 313, -28

    4) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win], 310, -31

    5) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [1 win], 309, -32

    6) #22-Joey Logano [2 wins], 292, -49

    7) #2-Brad Keselowski [1 win], 287, -54

    8) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 282, -59

    9) #31-Ryan Newman, 272, -69

    10) #55-Brian Vickers, 256, -85

    Other drivers with at the least one exercise, must soundless create the Toddle:

    20) #4-Kevin Harvick [2 wins], 220, -121

    25) #41-Kurt Busch [1 win], 185, -156

    Seek UNOFFICIAL drivers championship components standings on the Unofficial Drivers Capabilities Standings (pdf).

    Seek the UNOFFICIAL proprietor components standings on the Unofficial Homeowners Capabilities Standings net page (pdf).

    (4-26-2014)
  • Newest 2014 Walk Cup Driver Toddle Seedings:

    [after Richmond, race 9 of 36 if Chase seeding started after this race]

    1) #22-Joey Logano, 2 wins, sixth in components

    2) #4-Kevin Harvick, 2 wins, 20th

    3) #99-Carl Edwards, 1 exercise, 3rd in components

    4) #18-Kyle Busch, 1 exercise, 4th

    5) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1 exercise, fifth

    6) #2-Brad Keselowski, 1 exercise, seventh

    7) #41-Kurt Busch, 1 exercise, 25th

    (no wins, in by components)

    8) #24-Jeff Gordon, 1st

    9) #20-Matt Kenseth, 2nd

    10) #48-Jimmie Johnson, Eighth

    11) #31-Ryan Newman, ninth

    12) #55-Brian Vickers, 10th

    13) #16-Greg Biffle, 11th

    14) #3-Austin Dillon, 12th

    15) #42-Kyle Larson, 13th

    14) #11-Hamlin, 14th

    (4-26-2014)
  • Richmond Rookie of the 365 days Whisk Results & Capabilities:

    #42-Larson, completed 16th, 11 rookie components

    #51-Allgaier, 21st, 10

    #3-Dillon, 27th, 9

    #23-Bowman, 28th, 8

    #83-Truex, 31st, 7

    #7-Annett, 33rd, 6

    #26-Whitt, 41st, 5

    Kligerman, Did No longer Whisk

    (4-26-2014)
  • NASCAR no longer planning extra SAFER barriers:  NASCAR has gone thru valuable structure adjustments this season in an strive and bolster its reach, but extra main adjustments are unlikely. “Extra tweaks, if any at all are made, they‘d be minor because we imagine the recent structure we now beget is constructed to stand a truly very lengthy time,” NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday at a convention with sports editors.

    France suggested that the adjustments to the championship constructing has altered the methodology drivers flee, forcing them to develop “taking risks” and being extra aggressive in the pursuit of victories, as against securing components. When weighing security, on the different hand, France didn‘t demonstrate that extra adjustments may maybe well be seemingly, regardless of lots of calls from drivers to install SAFER barriers that again take in fracture impacts to any substances of racetrack partitions that beget concrete. “We‘re going to position SAFER partitions wherever it‘s valuable,” France said. “There are substances of the track that lets prefer aren‘t valuable for those partitions. When and if we contemplate they are, we‘ll clearly make certain that that occurs. We enact add SAFER partitions to the internal areas reckoning on if it‘s valuable. We‘ll enact it wherever it‘s acceptable. Length. Now we beget already received. We‘ve been run about that. We don‘t contemplate it‘s valuable, shall we embrace, to enact it on pit lane, because they‘re no longer running like a flash ample and it wouldn‘t create any sense to enact that, so wherever it‘s acceptable, we‘ll enact it.”

    Since every flee track is various, there are challenges to installing SAFER partitions in every single attach the attach autos are uncovered to concrete. Fixed with France, lots of components prefer whether or no longer or no longer the barriers are valuable.(USA At the recent time)(4-26-2014)
  • Goodyear completes tire tests:  The early spring has been a busy time for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Firm‘s racing program. The uncommon tire supplier for NASCAR‘s top three has race three at-track tests already, with many extra on the books. The checking out season started with a two-day session at Sonoma Raceway on March 25-26. The aim changed into as soon as to toughen total grip for autos on the 1.99-mile, 10-turn street route.

    “The outside at Sonoma tends to be lovely slick, in particular in sizzling weather like is feasible for California in June,” said Greg Stucker, Goodyear‘s director of flee tire gross sales. “The advice we came up with will incorporate a brand new tread compound, which changed into as soon as unanimously chosen as a grip improvement by all drivers that evaluated it.”

    Two weeks later, on April 8-9, Goodyear tackled Michigan Global Speedway, so as to video show the track surface since it‘s repave in 2012 and overview the influence of the 2014 guidelines kit on performance at the ultra-like a flash, two-mile track.

    “As anticipated, the autos were extremely like a flash at Michigan,” said Stucker. “Our tire advice will incorporate the same left facet as raced in 2013, along with a multi-zone tread correct facet tire. The inboard fragment of the tire — the patience zone — will utilize a brand new compound formulated particularly for the Michigan test, aimed at controlling the warmth and save on of that top stress zone. The outboard fragment — the traction zone — will employ a compound very equivalent to what changed into as soon as raced there in 2013. Total the grip stage changed into as soon as true, as evidenced by the speeds teams were ready to race.”

    Simply closing week (April 15), Goodyear visited one other recent repave in Kansas Speedway. The preliminary focal level of this test changed into as soon as to refine the multi-zone tread correct facet tire raced at Kansas closing October. With sustained checking out speeds at the reward track memoir, warmth and save on charges were up, necessitating a commerce in direction.

    “With the 2014 guidelines kit, extra extreme running stipulations were anticipated at Kansas,” said Stucker. “With what we saw on the bellow facet, we‘ve determined on a aged, single tread compound plan, formulated to address treadwear, while inserting forward the warmth resistance soundless required for this surface. This compound may maybe well be the same because the one inclined in the traction zone of the Michigan correct-facet tire. The left-facet tire may maybe well be the same one we raced at Kansas closing October.”

    The first three tire tests of the year were fruitful. Goodyear will notice up with courses at Dover Global Speedway (Would possibly presumably presumably simply 6-7), Kentucky Speedway (Would possibly presumably presumably simply 20-21), Chicagoland Speedway (June 10-11) and Indianapolis (June 15-16) in the arriving weeks as it continues to beget in its 2014 tire lineup.(Goodyear PR) (4-25-2014)
  • Particular Ford design for Edwards at Richmond:  Alongside with the Ford Continuously Racing fan sweepstakes commence, the #99 Ford Fusion of Carl Edwards will feature a #FordAlwaysRacing paint design and fire suit. Edwards, a winner already at Bristol this season, is one amongst seven Ford Racing drivers who will seem in online videos for the period of the year that highlight their competitive nature (Ford Racing), extra data on the contest on the NASCAR Contest net page and to understand imagges of the auto, run to the #99 Crew Schemes net page.(4-26-2014)
  • Johnson and Harvick getting most tv exposure:  #48-Jimmie Johnson has gathered basically the most tv on-cloak cloak time for his sponsors at some stage in the first eight NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races of 2014. Within the meantime, #4-Kevin Harvick, coming off a victory at Darlington, ranked 2d in cumulative on-camera time, but at the same time racked up nearly twice as many label mentions for his corporate backers as Johnson. Fixed with compare conducted by Joyce Julius & Mates, Inc., which makes a speciality of measuring the scope of sponsorships across all forms of media , Johnson‘s sponsors as a community sought for 11 hours, 11 minutes, 40 seconds (11: 11: 40) at some stage in stay and replayed flee declares. Johnson‘s sponsors were also mentioned 37 conditions by the FOX/FS1 announcers. Harvick‘s sponsors enjoyed 10: 47: 00 of in-broadcast exposure time to run along with a Sequence-main 73 verbal references. Additional driver sponsorship findings thru Whisk #8:

    • The most seen hood on TV belonged to Joey Logano with a total on-cloak cloak time of two: 27: 16. Jeff Gordon‘s hood changed into as soon as 2d with 2: 17: 11.

    • Brad Keselowski and Gordon shared the dignity for having basically the most monitored sponsors at some stage in the telecast with 58 every.

    • Kyle Busch helped generate the single-most TV exposure for a car manufacturer with a contribution of 1: 07: 17 and 24 mentions resulting in better than $6.5 million of exposure price for Toyota.

    (Joyce Julius & Mates)(4-262014)
  • United States Tennis Affiliation having a understand at Air Titan:  America Tennis Affiliation is liable to be having a understand to an unlikely offer to again solve the unyielding ache of rain delays: NASCAR. The Air Titan 2.0 is a track-drying technology that makes utilize of compressed air and warmth, which NASCAR done this season. The instrument is hooked as a lot as the aid of a car that drives slowly over a wet track to create it stable to force following rain. Now, the USTA is liable to be brooding a couple of identical technique. “I changed into as soon as correct out with the united states Tennis Affiliation because they beget got a identical ache with all those courts,” NASCAR chairman Brian France said Friday at a convention with sports editors. “When it rains, they want about 20 or 30 minutes to dry their courts. This technology is going to beget main ramifications. We constantly believed that it will. It‘s a inexperienced acknowledge. “To offer you a piece level of view on that, we can trim the placement the scale of a soccer field in 20 seconds with this technology, which offers you a definite basically feel of why the tennis guys are intrigued to know extra about this technology.” Up to now this season, NASCAR has inclined it with success, as 5 of the first seven races were delayed by rain.(USA At the recent time)(4-26-2014)
  • Richmond Notes and Info — Saturday: flee:

    • 472 drivers beget competed in at the least one NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond; 306 in better than one.

    • Absolute top four of the 115 races at Richmond Global Raceway were shortened resulting from weather stipulations: spring of 1962, spring of 1977, spring of 1982 and spring of 2003.

    • Since the introduction of digital scoring in 1993, the closest margin of victory in the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence at Richmond Global Raceway changed into as soon as the (09/12/1998) flee won by Jeff Burton with a MOV of 0.051 2d.

    • There were two NSCS flee resulting with a inexperienced-white-checkered receive at Richmond Global Raceway: spring of 2008 (400/410) and spring of 2013 (400/406).

    • 48 various drivers beget won at Richmond Global Raceway, led by Richard Petty with 13. Kyle Busch leads all stuffed with life drivers with four.

    • Petty Enterprises has basically the most wins at Richmond in the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence with 15; followed by Hendrick Motorsports with 10, Joe Gibbs Racing and Richard Childress Racing every beget nine.

    • Chevrolet leads the sequence in wins at Richmond with 36 victories; followed by Ford with 29 and Toyota with seven.

    • The deepest in the sphere that a flee winner has started at Richmond Global Raceway changed into as soon as 31st, by Clint Bowyer in the spring of 2008.(NASCAR)(4-26-2014)
  • T-28 Trojan Airplane to create flyover at Talladega:  Talladega Superspeedway may maybe well be celebrating the united states Military in a generous methodology on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 4 for the Aaron‘s 499 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee. At the tip of the flee, the previously-announced “Freedom Trophy” may maybe well be awarded to the flee‘s winner by the participants of the armed forces. But ahead of the inexperienced flag waves, followers in the stands will receive a historical image of patriotism excessive above the track in the gorgeous blue sky. Two fight historical T-28 Trojan airplane, accompanied by a C-45-Expeditor from the Hixson Museum of Flight, Chattanooga‘s Aviation Museum (TN), will flit above Talladega Superspeedway reach the conclusion of the National Anthem to the bawl of hundreds of followers at NASCAR‘s Most Competitive Note.(TSS)(4-26-2014)
  • Oxford On line casino to Sponsor July Pole Day at Original Hampshire:  With the spirited new NASCAR knockout vogue pole residing structure being unveiled at Original Hampshire Motor Speedway this season, Oxford On line casino has anted up with a make a choice-in because the new legitimate pole day sponsor. Speedway officials announced that the Oxford On line casino Pole Day may maybe well be named for Friday, July 11 when the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence drivers qualify for the Tenting World RV Gross sales 301. There’s lots of on-track motion scheduled for Oxford On line casino Pole Day on Friday, July 11, collectively with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour Modified All-Megastar Shootout at 2: 10pm; two rounds of NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence qualifying for the Tenting World RV Gross sales 301 beginning at 4: 35pm; and the NASCAR K&N Real Sequence East Granite Order 100 at 6: 00pm. Forty minutes from Portland and located in the gateway to Maine‘s Lakes and Mountains Order, Oxford On line casino, which opened its doorways in June of 2012, aspects better than 850 slot machines and 26 desk video games.(NHMS)(4-26-2014)

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April 26, 2013

  • Pit Stall Picks:  The selections of pit stalls for the Toyota Homeowners 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway were made.

    Pole sitter #20-Kenseth chose pit stall 1 [as do most pole sitters].

    Exterior pole sitter #11-Vickers took pit stall 17, the first pitstall with a gap front of it.

    #24-Gordon, who begins 3rd took the 30th pit stall, the 2nd stall with a gap in front of it.

    The 43rd and final pit stall changed into as soon as taken by #51-Allmendinger, who begins 24th.

    To look for the attach the drivers/teams pit stall is, look for the pit possibility chart on the Pit Stall Resolution chart.(4-26-2013)
  • Kesenth wins Richmond pole:  #20-Matt Kenseth won the pole for the Toyota Homeowners 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway with race of 130.334mph, a brand new track memoir, for his 2nd pole of 2013 and 10th of his occupation. #11-Vickers is on the skin pole, followed by #24-Gordon (changed into as soon as fastest in final notice), #5-Kahne, #15-Bowyer, #42-Montoya, #22-Logano, #18-Busch, #56-Truex, Jr, and #55-Martin. With 43 teams at the track, nobody overlooked the flee.

    Seek the beginning lineup, pole development, qualifying outcomes, qualifying make clear, qualifying guidelines on the Richmond Starting Lineup / Qualifying Page.(4-26-2013)
  • Qualifying Like a flash Info — Richmond:

    Matt Kenseth won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 59th Annual Toyota Homeowners 400 with a lap of 20.716 seconds, 130.334 mph.

    Here is his 10th pole in 481 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races.

    Here is his 2d pole and fifth top-10 birth in 2013.

    Here is his first pole in 27 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Matt Kenseth‘s qualifying race attach a track memoir previously held by Brian Vickers, attach in Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2004 (129.983 mph).

    Brian Vickers(i) (2d) posted his third top-10 birth of 2013 and his sixth in 15 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Jeff Gordon (third) posted his 31st top-10 birth at Richmond Global Raceway. It is his sixth in nine races this season.

    (NASCAR Statistics)(4-26-2013)
  • Supreme notice for the Toyota Homeowners 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway is over after 45 scheduled minutes, the halt 5, slowest and notes:

    #24-Gordon 126.963

    #42-Montoya 126.103

    #11-Vickers 125.792

    #27-Menard 125.769

    #1-McMurray 125.675

    slowest: #19-Bliss 120.509 & #52-Keselowski 118.990. no race: #87-Nemechek.

    Notes: Qualifying is at 5: 35pm/et and is liable to be televised on SPEED.

    Seek fastest speeds, laps race and extra on the Richmond Bid 2 Speeds net page (pdf).(4-26-2013)
  • Qualifying Roar for the Toyota Homeowners 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway is posted. 43 autos/drivers are listed.

    The first of the drivers scheduled to run out is #14-Stewart.

    The final driver scheduled to run out is #30-Stremme.

    Fastest in first Friday notice, #55-Martin, is scheduled to qualify 30th.

    Fastest in final notice, #24-Gordon will run out 40th.

    Qualifying make clear is determined by a random plan, held about an hour ahead of the first notice.

    Seek the fleshy qualifying make clear on the Richmond Qualifying Page.(4-26-2013)
  • First Friday notice for the Toyota Homeowners 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway is over after 120 scheduled minutes, the halt 5, slowest and notes:

    #55-Martin 126.755

    #2-Keselowski 126.535

    #18-Busch 126.458

    #20-Kenseth 125.810

    #11-Vickers 125.535

    slowest: #36-Yeley 120.730, #52-Keselowski 118.286.

    Notes: There may maybe well be a 2d notice session this afternoon at 2: 45pm/et, followed by qualifying at 5: 30pm/et.

    Seek fastest speeds, laps race and extra on the Richmond Bid 1 Speeds net page (pdf).(4-26-2013)
  • Hamlin dicusses decision to connect out Richmond; consideration of surgical treatment:  Denny Hamlin met with the media Thursday at Richmond:

    What did the clinical doctors look for that’s conserving you out of this flee?

    “They were — at some stage in our call the day old to this they were talking as powerful Chinese as I may maybe well ticket. I saw the scan and saw the healing that they were talking about. On the different hand, some type of in-plate is rarely any longer healing the methodology that they wanted it and that‘s what they wanted in make clear to run me. In actuality, that changed into as soon as their figuring out component and, clearly, my damage is amazingly, very hard because there just isn’t this kind of thing as a staunch science to the likelihood. They don‘t — nobody knows what the likelihood may maybe well be if I flee this week or if I flee two weeks from now. Bone healing is entirely subjective. It takes bone healing a year most conditions to be 100 p.c, so how enact you quantify how powerful extra risk is there this week versus two weeks down the street or three weeks down the street or two months down the street, so that‘s the tricky fragment of it — everyone appears to be like to be erring on the cautious facet because nobody finally needs to be responsible and beget their name at streetlevel of clearing a driver after which he goes out and will get damage.”

    Design you continue to in actuality feel like you shall be ready to compete in a fraction of the Talladega flee?

    “They all came to the conclusion they were tickled with me beginning Talladega and getting out when it‘s a stable time to receive out. Within the shatter, we even talked about doing that right here at Richmond, on the different hand it‘s unfair to the crew for me to receive out after which run three or four laps down on pit street and basically know that the crew‘s no longer going to receive any better than 35th — why would they even demonstrate up for that? So, I contemplate it‘s better for them to at the least beget a possibility to exercise with one fleshy-time driver and we determined no longer to enact that this weekend and we‘ll birth our process at Talladega after which rescan again and test out to run to Darlington.”

    Is there a possibility of surgical treatment?

    “We talked briefly about the damage that I take care of each day and that changed into as soon as no longer the main focal level of our conversation, but I contemplate that it may maybe well maybe be a possibility in the low season. If I receive aid to it in a timely trend in the Cup Sequence this year then am soundless ready to salvage some type of season, then clearly it‘s no longer going to be an option except the low season. So, both methodology, I‘d desire to receive it mounted and receive it over with.”

    At what level will you withhold in recommendations no longer returning this season?

    “I contemplate if this goes past Darlington then I don‘t know what the possibilities of us making the Toddle are even supposing we were to flee this weekend, flee subsequent weekend or the one after — I don‘t know the possibilities. There‘s a bunch of true teams that you just would beget to beat to be sure you‘re going to exercise the races. Obviously, if it goes past Darlington our probabilities are beaten even more challenging. Eventually you would beget to beget a shut down level of no longer going available and racing for nothing at a level. I contemplate a restoration on the form of surgical treatment that I would desire to beget is a couple of month-and-a-half of or so — I may maybe well potentially advance aid maybe for the tail halt of the year. It wouldn‘t be a season-ending — I don‘t contemplate something may maybe well be season-ending I instruct you would divulge. Eventually you would beget to know the level at which you‘re having a understand at improbabilities of making the Toddle and correct being trim about it. If everyone keeps getting these penalties, I‘m going to be the components chief soon.”(Toyota PR)(4-26-2013)
  • VIZIO and Hulu join Chip Ganassi Racing for Memorial Day weekend:  Chip Ganassi Racing Teams announced new sponsorships with VIZIO and Hulu that can look for the brands carried on two of racings‘ biggest phases on Memorial Day Weekend at the Indianapolis 500 and Coca Cola 600. The programs encompass main partner stage branding on both Ryan Briscoe‘s #8 NTT DATA Honda in the IZOD IndyCar Sequence for the 97th Running of the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and on Jamie McMurray‘s #1 McDonald‘s/Cessna Chevy SS in the Walk Cup Sequence for the Coca Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 26. The sponsors will also look for significant branding on CGRT trend driver Kyle Larson‘s #32 Chevy Camaro for the NASCAR Nationwide Ancient past 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Would possibly presumably presumably simply 25, giving VIZIO and Hulu Plus 1,400 miles of sizable racing at some stage in a single amongst basically the most watched racing weekends of the year.(Ganassi PR)(4-26-2013)
  • Dale Earnhardt Day — April 29th:  Dale Earnhardt Inc. and The Dale Earnhardt Foundation are proud to divulge the 2013 Dale Earnhardt Day on Monday, April 29th, at the DEI Company Headquarters on Hwy. #3, Mooresville, NC. Doors will birth at 10am on Monday, and the annual tournament in celebration of “The Intimidator”s birthday is free and begin to the general public. The DEI Showroom may maybe well be opening its most up-to-date demonstrate on Dale Day: “Being Dale Earnhardt”, which highlights the a bunch of aspects of the lifetime of the seven-time NASCAR Winston Cup Champion. The brand new displays will enable followers to step internal the sphere of Dale Earnhardt. The Apt Showroom will also be birth to the general public, for the latest Dale Earnhardt Inc. car cloak. The Apt Showroom is often opened to the general public, and this particular tournament will give followers a uncommon opportunity to understand these particular autos up halt. Cupcakes may maybe well be served in the afternoon&.an annual tradition on Dale‘s birthday celebration. Dale Earnhardt Day will race from 10am except 6pm, on Monday, April 29th. For extra knowledge, test www.daleearnhardtinc.com.(4-26-2013)
  • NASCAR selects Stefanyshyn to lead Innovation and Racing Trend:  NASCAR announced that Eugene (Gene) Stefanyshyn has been named Vice President, Innovation and Racing Trend to force continuous enhancements in racing performance. He’s going to be primarily primarily primarily based at NASCAR‘s Be taught and Trend Center in Concord, N.C. In this role, Stefanyshyn will lead and form NASCAR‘s future methodology to Opponents through the use of and developing enhancements that come the racing product and fan experience. Additionally, he’s going to work in halt collaboration with various NASCAR departments and industry stakeholders to set a revolutionary culture for NASCAR surrounding engineering and technology. Stefanyshyn has been a frontrunner at Basic Motors working in a bunch of capacities for better than 30 years, most no longer too lengthy ago serving because the firm‘s Govt Director, Global Product Trend Quality, the attach he managed upwards of 250 workers across four global regions. By his three-decade tenure at GM, Stefanyshyn has held extra and extra senior roles spanning all aspects of car plan and trend, global challenge management, engineering technique, finance, manufacturing and high quality management.(NASCAR)(4-26-2013)
  • Keselowski wins at Richmond:  #22-Brad Keselowski won the Toyota Care 250 at Richmond Global Raceway for his 1st exercise of the season and the 21st of his Nationwide occupation. #33-Kevin Harvick completed 2d followed by #54-Kyle Busch, #20-Brian Vickers, #7-Regan Smith, #11-Elliott Sadler, #12-Sam Hornish, Jr., #32-Kyle Larson, #60-Travis Pastrana, and #43-Reed Sorenson. The trendy race changed into as soon as 83.768mph. There were 8 cautions for 57 laps and 11 lead adjustments among 5 leaders. Entire outcomes are on the Richmond flee outcomes net page (pdf).(4-26-2013)
  • Richmond Whisk Like a flash Info:

    Brad Keselowski(i) won the 26th Annual ToyotaCare 250, his 21st victory in 196 NASCAR Nationwide Sequence races.

    Here is his first victory and third top-10 receive in 2013.

    Here is his 2d victory and sixth top-10 receive in 13 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Here is the 12th time a driver has pushed to victory from the pole residing in a NASCAR Nationwide Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Kevin Harvick(i) (2d) posted his 19th top-10 receive in 24 races at Richmond Global Raceway. It is his third top-10 receive in 2013.

    Kyle Busch(i) (third) posted his 13th top-10 receive in 16 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Kyle Larson (eighth) changed into as soon as the preferrred ending rookie.

    Sam Hornish Jr. leads the level standings by 1 components over Regan Smith.

    (NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(4-26-2013)
  • Driver standings following Richmond:

    1) #12-Sam Hornish, Jr. 259

    2) #7-Regan Smith 258, -1

    3) #2-Brian Scott 236, -23

    4) #31-Justin Allgaier 225, -34

    5) #11-Elliott Sadler 224, -35

    6) #20-Brian Vickers 222, -37

    7) #3-Austin Dillon 222, -37

    8) #77-Parker Kligerman 219, -40

    9) #6-Trevor Bayne 213, -46 -6

    10) #32-Kyle Larson # 204, -55

    Seek total standings on the driver standings net page (pdf).(4-26-2013)
  • Proprietor Standings following Richmond are posted (pdf).(4-26-2013)
  • Keselowski on pole at Richmond:  #22-Brad Keselowski won the Coors Light Pole for the Toyota Care 250 at Richmond Global Raceway with a race of 126.339 mph. #54-Kyle Busch will birth 2d. The the rest of the halt 10: #12-Sam Hornish, Jr., #33-Kevin Harvick, #29-Kenny Wallace, #3-Austin Dillon, #6-Trevor Bayne, #2-Brian Scott, #20-Brian Vickers, and #43-Reed Sorenson. Did No longer Qualify: #15-Stanton Barrett, #46-Toddle Miller, #47-Jason Bowles, #52-Derek Thorn, #55-Jamie Dick, #89-Morgan Shepherd. The beginning lineup is posted on the Richmond beginning lineup net page (pdf).(4-26-2013)
  • Richmond Qualifying Notes:

    Brad Keselowski(i) won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 26th Annual ToyotaCare 250 with a lap of 21.371 seconds, 126.339 mph.

    Here is his 14th pole in 196 NASCAR Nationwide Sequence races.

    Here is his first pole and sixth top-10 birth in 2013. Here is his 2d pole in 13 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Keselowski won this tournament in 2010 after beginning fourth. Kyle Busch(i) (2d) posted his fifth top-10 birth of 2013 and his ninth in 16 races at Richmond Global Raceway.

    Sam Hornish Jr. (third) posted his third top-10 birth at Richmond Global Raceway.

    It is his sixth in seven races this season.

    (NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(4-26-2013)
  • Busch fastest in happy hour:  #18-Kyle Busch changed into as soon as quickest at some stage in happy hour for the Toyota Care 250 with a race of 124.884mph. He changed into as soon as followed by: #29-Kenny Wallace, #11-Elliott Sadler, #12-Sam Hornish, Jr., #33-Kevin Harvick, #20-Brian Vickers, #7-Regan Smith, #31-Justin Allgaier, #22-Brad Keselowski, and #77-Parker Kligerman. All 46 drivers participated in the session. Seek total outcomes on the Richmond notice 2 speeds net page (pdf).(4-26-2013)
  • Stanton Barrett returns to Nationwide Sequence:  Stanton Barrett‘s return will model the 22nd anniversary of competition the attach he has competed in the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence, NASCAR Nationwide Sequence, Indy Racing League and ARCA Sequence. Barrett may maybe well be piloting the #15 JewelGirls.org and 4caring.org Ford Mustang in his return with RWR.(RWR)(4-26-2013)
  • NASCAR Categorical Affords Bid to NASCAR in Sonoma:  For the first time ever, Northern California NASCAR followers can receive on board the NASCAR Categorical prepare service to the Toyota/Do Mart 350 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence tournament at Sonoma Raceway. The raceway has partnered with the Capitol Corridor Joint Powers Authority (CCJPA) to present a first-of-its-kind particular prepare that can transport followers straight a long way flung from the Sacramento situation to the raceway on flee day, Sunday, June 23, 2013. The prepare will leave from Sacramento, with stops in Davis and Suisun Metropolis, and traverse some of Northern California‘s most spectacular scenery ahead of losing passengers correct steps from the raceway‘s main entrance. The NASCAR Categorical offers followers a various approach to withhold a long way flung from toll road traffic and parking hassles on flee-day, and may maybe well feature two café autos with on board food and beverage service. The prepare is also a sizable option for microscopic and mountainous teams to experience your total NASCAR flee-day experience collectively. It‘s a truly easy one-halt store to beget your flee-day price and NASCAR Categorical circulation. The $199 top class kit entails: A reserved-seat in the Most valuable Grandstand, Spherical-outing ride from Sacramento, Davis or Suisun, VIP main-gate entry, On-track entry to driver introduction and pre-flee ceremonies, and a Particular T-shirt.(Sonoma)(4-26-2013)

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April 26, 2012

  • Stewart wins Hamlin‘s Short Note Showdown:  Tony Stewart passed Virginia brief-track racer Greg Edwards ahead of the midway level of the flee and ran away with the Denny Hamlin Short Note Showdown on Thursday evening at Richmond Global Raceway. Stewart took off on a restart with 11 laps to run in the 75-lap tournament while Jeff Burton, running 2d, did no longer withhold pace and wreck up getting shuffled aid. Joey Logano took earnings, transferring swiftly from fifth to 2d, but his no longer sleep front changed into as soon as brief-lived as Edwards, Brandon Butler and Burton all passed him ahead of the checkered flag flew. Hamlin, who won closing year, started 19th and received caught up in a fracture on the opening lap. He went to pit street for repairs and came aid out briefly, but finally parked after running correct 29 laps.(Associated Press/ESPN)(4-26-2012)
  • Speeds anticipated to be up at Pocono after repave:  Build a question to the track memoir at newly repaved Pocono Raceway to tumble when the Walk Cup Sequence returns in June, per the drivers focused on this week‘s Goodyear tire checking out at the two.5-mile tri-oval. But it‘s no longer basically the same explanation why Michigan Global Speedway proved lightning hastily when autos had the possibility to envision out that facility‘s new asphalt surface. At Michigan, autos reached 215 mph at the tip of the straightaways, carrying extra straight line race. On Wednesday, #1-Jamie McMurray changed into as soon as making the largest positive aspects in race in Pocono‘s three lengthy, flat corners. #5-Kasey Kahne changed into as soon as running fixed lap speeds better than 2 mph quicker than Kahne‘s Cup qualifying memoir of 172.533 mph attach in June 2004. And that changed into as soon as without the total minute methods liable to squeeze every ounce of race out of the auto in qualifying trim. Barely quite lots of that had to enact with optimum weather stipulations at some stage in the tire test. Frigid temperatures create extra horsepower, and the thermometer changed into as soon as struggling to interrupt the 50-level model on Wednesday. Plus, the new surface has a sizable amount of grip, per Kahne.(NASCAR.com)(4-26-2012)
  • Leavine Family Racing going to Richmond for first time:  Whereas driver Scott Tempo just isn’t any stranger to the Richmond Global Raceway, Saturday evening‘s Walk Cup Sequence 400 may maybe well be Leavine Family Racing‘s first outing to the trendy three-quarter-mile brief track. Tempo will force the #95 Tommy Williams Drywall (TWD) Ford on a track that‘s change into a current among NASCAR drivers. Leavine Family Racing is running a restricted 14-flee time desk. Saturday evening‘s flee is the 2d appearance for the 2d-year crew.(Leavine Family Racing)(4-26-2012)
  • MRN will provide online coverage of Hamlin‘s Short-Note Showdown:  Motor Racing Community will kick off a fleshy weekend of coverage from Richmond Global Raceway with Thursday‘s uncommon webcast of the annual Denny Hamlin Short-Note Showdown. Reigning Walk Cup Sequence champion #14-Tony Stewart is without doubt one of many NASCAR drivers scheduled to compete in the 100-lap particular tournament that‘ll be race in two segments. MotorRacingNetwork.com will stream stay coverage beginning at 8 p.m. (EDT) on Thursday, April 26, with Dave Sullen and Steve Put up anchoring the broadcast. This marks the 2d year that Hamlin has held his tournament at RIR along with the track‘s annual springtime Walk Cup/Nationwide Sequence doubleheader. Proceeds from the flee will earnings the Denny Hamlin Foundation, which raises funds for folks and households affected by cystic fibrosis. Followers can create donations by visiting www.dennyhamlinfoundation.org. Thursday‘s flee is fragment of the 2012 NASCAR Whelen All-American Sequence Gradual Mannequin Division & but with a twist. A different of generous-name NASCAR drivers are competing collectively with Hamlin himself, Stewart, #31-Jeff Burton, #20-Joey Logano and #18-Kyle Busch — a two-time winner of the actual tournament.(MRN)(4-26-2012)
  • Pastrana making Nationwide debut at Richmond:  When Travis Pastrana makes his powerful anticipated NASCAR Nationwide Sequence debut Friday evening at Richmond Global Raceway, he‘ll beget one aim in recommendations — receive on the lead lap. The 11-time X Games gold medal winner expects to race in seven Nationwide Sequence races in 2012 with RAB Racing, who fashioned a Nationwide alliance with Michael Waltrip Racing this month. For extra knowledge, look for Jayski‘s Nationwide Sequence net page.(4-26-2012)
  • Almirola will get sponsors for charity races:  #43- Aric Almirola, Smithfield/Serving to Hungry Homes and Eckrich announced that they are going to crew as a lot as flee for charity. Almirola and Smithfield will compete this Thursday evening in the Denny Hamlin Short Note Showdown at the Richmond Global Raceway. The tournament is a 100-lap asphalt gradual model all-neatly-known individual flee that can again raise consciousness and funding for the bellow wants of folks afflicted with Cystic Fibrosis as effectively as various programs that toughen chronically in miserable health younger folks. The flee is sanctioned by NASCAR. Almirola will also compete in the Prelude to The Dream grime gradual model tournament hosted by Tony Stewart at the neatly-known Eldora Speedway grime track located in Ohio on Wednesday, June sixth. Eckrich will decorate Almirola‘s #43 grime gradual model for the actual that’s televised stay by HBO Pay-Per-Ogle. The “Prelude” has grown to change into one amongst basically the most severely-challenged charity events motorsports stars compete in all year. The flee advantages Feed The Children. Both Smithfield and Eckrich are of their first season as significant sponsors of Almirola and the #43 Richard Petty Motorsports crew. They beget got now taken this subsequent step to be extra enthusiastic with Almirola and the charitable events of NASCAR.(Richard Petty Motorsports)(4-26-2012)
  • The Numbers for Richmond Global Raceway, Caution Update:

    1 — fewest cautions (three conditions, most up-to-date, 3/1/70)

    1 — fewest autos on lead lap at receive (22 conditions, most up-to-date 10/12/75)

    2 — fewest leaders (six conditions, most up-to-date 2/23/75)

    2 — fewest lead adjustments (seven conditions, most up-to-date 2/23/75)

    4 — fewest laps led by flee winner (Kyle Petty, 2/23/86)

    5 — different of jet dryers accessible for track drying this weekend

    6 — fewest warning laps (6/5/60)

    12 — most leaders (four conditions, most up-to-date 5/6/07)

    13 — most wins by driver (Richard Petty)

    15 — most cautions (three conditions, most up-to-date 9/10/11)

    22 — wins from the pole; 35 from the front row (111 races)

    25 — most lead adjustments (twice, most up-to-date 3/3/96)

    32 — most autos on lead lap at receive (9/7/08)

    50 — various pole winners

    47 — various flee winners

    43 — most running at receive (9/7/08)

    90 minutes — amount of time it takes to dry the .75-mile track after a valuable rainfall

    123 — most warning laps (two conditions, most up-to-date 9/8/74)

    275 — different of Walk Cup Sequence races in inform of Virginia at nine tracks

    488 — most laps led by flee winner (9/13/70 — Richard Petty — 500-lap flee)

    Key RIR Dates:

    1946 — Ted Horn won the first flee on half of-mile grime track (10/12/46) in birth-wheel car

    1953 — Lee Petty won the first NASCAR Apt National Division, now Walk Cup, flee on the half of-mile grime track (4/19/53).

    1955 — Paul Sawyer and driver Joe Weatherly purchased the track

    1964 — flee race under non permanent lights on a Tuesday evening (3/10/64)

    1968 — closing flee on grime track won by David Pearson (3/24/68)

    1968 — first flee on paved track won by Richard Petty (9/8/68)

    1969 — track remeasured from .625-mile to .5625-mile; remeasured from .5625-mile to .5-mile; remeasured again from .5-mile to .542-mile ahead of the first flee of 1970

    1988 — track reconfigured to its recent .75-mile structure

    1991 — permanent lights added ahead of tumble tournament won by Harry Gant (9/7/91)

    1999 — Global Speedway Company (ISC) received track

    2012 Caution Update

    1 — fewest cautions this season (Fontana 3/25/12)

    2 — different of races prolonged past scheduled distance in 2012 (Daytona and Martinsville); one in first eight races in 2011 (Daytona)

    10 — most cautions this season (Daytona, 2/27/12)

    43 — different of cautions in the first eight races of 2012; 67 in first eight races in 2011

    250 of two,526 — different of laps under warning in 2012

    299.073 of two,914.390 — miles under warning in the first eight races

    (Darnell Communications for SRT Motorsports and Dodge)(4-26-2012)
  • Richmond Goodyear Tire Notes:  Teams in both the NASCAR Walk Cup and Nationwide Sequence will race the same tire codes at Richmond this weekend . . . that is an analogous mixture of left- and correct-facet tires that teams in both sequence ran at both Richmond and Original Hampshire closing season . . . as on most NASCAR ovals one mile or less in length, teams is rarely any longer going to race inner liners of their tires at Richmond. Seek tire codes, pressures and extra on the Richmond Whisk Data net page — Goodyear fragment.
  • Daytona provides half of marathon to Speedweeks:  In 2013, a brand new flee may maybe well be a fraction of the Budweiser Speedweeks lineup, but opponents won‘t want a helmet. Scheduled for Sunday, February 17, the Central Florida Sports Fee and Daytona Global Speedway will host the fifth annual Daytona Sea sprint Half Marathon correct one week ahead of the 55th running of “The Nice American Whisk” — the Daytona 500. The half of marathon will birth at 6: 30 am, correct hours after the Daytona Shootout finally finally ends up under the lights on Saturday evening, and lead into DAYTONA 500 Qualifying Presented by Kroger on Sunday afternoon. Beforehand held in October, the Daytona Sea sprint Half Marathon‘s circulation to February methodology there may maybe well be no flee in 2012. The integration of the flee into Budweiser Speedweeks will enable organizers to additional incorporate the racing theme into the already distinctive tournament. The Daytona Sea sprint Half Marathon‘s route, named one amongst the seven most scenic half of marathons in America by Packed with life.com, aspects one amongst basically the most distinctive courses in the running world. With the legendary pavement and historical grandstands of Daytona Global Speedway serving because the backdrop, runners will birth on pit street and race the first two miles on the track. The route then winds thru the streets of Daytona Sea sprint, collectively with a race along the boardwalk of “The World‘s Most Neatly-known Sea sprint,” ahead of returning to the Speedway for the receive and a outing to Gatorade Victory Lane. For extra knowledge about the Daytona Sea sprint Half Marathon, consult with www.daytonabeachhalf.com.(Daytona Speedway)(4-26-2012)
  • Teams beget bumper covers confiscated:  All three Richard Childress Racing teams and all three Turner Motorsports teams replaced the larger front bumper covers on their Nationwide Sequence autos Thursday after NASCAR confiscated modified bumper covers at some stage in inspection. Nationwide teams went thru inspection Thursday at Richmond Global Raceway to prepare for notice Friday morning and the flee Friday evening. Any penalties may maybe well be announced subsequent week. No crew participants were ejected from the track. Included in the community were the autos of sequence components chief #2-Elliott Sadler, who drives for RCR and has a four-level lead on Roush Fenway Racing‘s #6-Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Alongside with Sadler, various drivers who had their front bumper covers confiscated were RCR‘s #3-Austin Dillon and #33-Kevin Harvick and Turner‘s #30-James Buescher, #31-Justin Allgaier and #38-Kasey Kahne.(Carrying News)(4-26-2012)
  • Ryan Blaney making Nationwide debut at Richmond:  Ryan Blaney will create his NASCAR Nationwide Sequence (NNS) debut this weekend in the Tommy Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley Racing #36 SealWrap Chevy. The 18-year-primitive racer made four NASCAR occupation begins in the NASCAR K&N; Real Sequence (NKNPS) in 2011 and 2012 and may maybe well compete in the NKNPS East tournament Thursday ahead of Friday‘s Virginia 529 College Financial savings 250. Blaney made one birth at the .75-mile, Virginia racetrack in the NKNPS East. In his sequence debut, he started 18th and drove thru the sphere to receive eighth.(TBR)(4-26-2012)
  • Earnhardt Jr. and JRM companions with Neat Coal Campaign:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. has signed an agreement to divulge and force consciousness to the American Coalition for Neat Coal Electrical energy (ACCCE) as fragment of its nationwide marketing campaign to promote the importance of trim coal technology. The agreement is fragment of the next sponsorship between ACCCE and JR Motorsports that entails significant branding on JRM autos for four events in 2012 and partner branding at some level of the Nationwide Sequence season. Here is the first-ever sponsorship of a NASCAR crew for ACCCE, which helps vitality policies that steadiness coal‘s role in supplying the united states with more affordable and legit electricity. The ACCCE will receive significant logo placement and branding on Cole Whitt‘s #88 Chevy in Nationwide Sequence races at Dover Global Speedway (June 2), Michigan Global Speedway (Would possibly presumably presumably simply 16), Iowa Speedway (Aug. 4) and Kentucky Speedway (Sept. 22). ACCCE will beget partner sponsorship placement on Whitt‘s car beginning this week at Richmond Global Raceway and persevering with thru the the rest of the season. ACCCE may maybe well be an partner sponsor on Dale Earnhardt Jr.‘s #5 Chevy in the Nationwide Sequence flee at Talladega Superspeedway on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 5.(JR Motorsports)(4-26-2012)

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April 26, 2011

  • Original sponsor for Allmendinger at Richmond:  Nautica, a fraction of VF Company and a frontrunner in branded high quality apparel, will support as significant sponsor of Richard Petty Motorsports‘ #43 Ford for Saturday evening‘s NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence tournament at Richmond Global Raceway. “We in actuality feel true that an group as effectively is named Nautica has determined to showcase its label on the #43 Ford,” said crew proprietor Richard Petty. “We welcome them to the RPM household and understand ahead to exhibiting them every thing the game has to present this weekend in Richmond. The #43 crew has proven sizable promise this season and AJ is a force to be reckoned with every week. We‘re angry to beget Nautica right here this weekend and we contemplate NASCAR‘s legions of followers may maybe well be alive to as effectively.” The #43 Ford will carry the familiar Nautica logo all weekend at the three-quarter-mile track. Allmendinger has made eight begins at the track and posted his occupation most productive receive of eighth at the venue closing tumble after beginning from the third residing. Founded in 1983, Nautica is a number one global everyday life label ranging from males‘s, females‘s and formative years‘s apparel and accessories to a total home sequence.(RPM Facebook)(4-26-2011)
  • Newman‘s Automobile to Pay Tribute to U.S. Military Scientific Personnel:  Ryan Newman‘s U.S. Military Chevrolet for Saturday evening‘s NASCAR Walk Cup flee at Richmond Global Raceway pays tribute to the U.S. Military Scientific Department (AMEDD) and the ladies and men who comprise the specialized Military Neatly being Care Crew. Newman‘s #39 Chevy will cloak Military Capsules on the hood and rear-quarter panels at some stage in the Crown Royal Offers Matthew & Daniel Hansen 400 brief track tournament. The AMEDD logo will also be incorporated on the hood. “Showcasing Military Capsules on U.S. Military Chevrolet items an pleasurable opportunity to no longer simplest peek and honor the devoted ladies and men of the Military Neatly being Care Crew but to raise consciousness of the easier than 80 clinical occupation specialties accessible in the U.S. Military,” said Col. Derik Crotts, Director of Strategic Marketing, Communications and Outreach, U.S. Military Accessions Reveal.

    The U.S. Military Neatly being Care Crew is made up of six corps, every with a particular feature.

    Dental Corps — oral surgical treatment, prosthodontics, endodontics, periodontics and orthodontics

    Scientific Corps — better than 40 specialties, collectively with inner remedy, neurosurgery, pathology and psychiatry

    Scientific Service Corps — behavioral psychology, entomology, clinical institution administration and nuclear engineering

    Scientific Specialist Corps — patient care, wellness schooling, damage prevention

    Nurse Corps — extreme care nursing, clinical surgical nursing and neighborhood nursing

    Veterinary Corps — animal remedy, veterinary public effectively being, food inspection and compare

    As an incentive for clinical-occupation college students to enroll in the Military Neatly being Care Crew, the U.S. Military offers a unfold of financial aid and academic advantages.

    “Earlier than I receive to Richmond I belief on visiting our fearless Soldiers at Walter Reed Military Scientific Center,” neatly-known Newman. “I am so impressed with the official care and clinical companies that are offered to our heroes. It‘s a transferring and spirited experience at any time after I consult with Walter Reed and it will most likely be an honor to force a car that can pay tribute to the total personnel of the U.S. Military Scientific Department.”(US Military Racing), look for an image on my #39 Crew Schemes net page.(4-26-2011)
  • Fireplace destroys Smokey Yunick‘s outdated storage:  The closing final fragment of legendary flee car builder Smokey Yunick‘s outdated storage complex changed into as soon as destroyed Monday evening as smoke and flames poured from the constructing onto North Sea sprint Boulevard Daytona Sea sprint FL]. “It‘s a disgrace to understand it run,” said Carrol Smith, who lives halt by. “That corner may maybe well be basically empty.” The relic of the revolutionary mechanic burst into flames about 7 pm, per fire officials, and by 8: 30 pm minute of the constructing remained except parts of the block partitions. Smoke changed into as soon as so thick at conditions the fire trucks battling the blaze couldn‘t be seen thru the plumes. “I contemplate that is it,” Smith said to a first rate friend sitting with her on the aid of a pickup at the Riverside Trailer Park. “There changed into as soon as Smokey‘s, the Streamline Motel the attach NASCAR changed into as soon as basically born, and their changed into as soon as a storage in Ormond Sea sprint that‘s correct marked with a model that it liable to be there.” The age of the constructing and its outdated utilize as a storage made the blaze perilous for firefighters. “We‘re no longer sending any of our guys in there,” said Daytona Sea sprint Fireplace Department spokesman Lt. Larry Stoney. “We‘re struggling with this from outside. It‘s going to be advanced to determine the motive in the aid of the fire.” Yunick, who died in 2001 at age 77, wasn‘t vastly stunned about his mechanical talents, calling his alternate the “Absolute top Damn Storage in Town.” There were two facets to the shop. He worked on trucks on one facet and flee autos on the varied. Inner the gray partitions of his sprawling facility, Yunick made lots of valuable positive aspects for the auto industry. Some of his innovations incorporated variable-ratio energy steerage and the prolonged tip spark plod, a plan utilized in most cars this day. When Daytona Global Speedway opened in 1959, Yunick‘s machines made a straight away influence. He constructed the autos that carried Marvin Panch and Fireball Roberts to Daytona 500 victories in 1961 and ‘63, respectively.(look for fleshy legend at the Daytona Sea sprint News Journal, some bewitching data there)(4-26-2011)
  • Waltrip to compete in Triathlon:  Michael Waltrip will compete in the Monticelloman Olympic Triathlon in Lake Monticello, Va. on Sunday correct hours after staring at his two NASCAR Walk Cup teams flee Saturday evening at Richmond Global Raceway. The 2-time Daytona 500 winner enters his first triathlon after competing in lots of marathons collectively with the 2000 Boston Marathon. Sunday‘s triathlon entails a .9-mile swim route, a 24-mile bike route and 6.2-mile running route round Lake Monticello. The competition comes a week after Waltrip tested a Ferrari in France for the 78th running of June‘s 24 Hours of Le Mans — the sphere‘s most famed patience flee. He and MWR co-proprietor Prefer Kauffman will join Rui Aguas because the three drivers in the #78 AF Corse Ferrari in the GTE class. Waltrip will also flee in Thursday‘s Short Note Showdown gradual model flee at Richmond to earnings the Denny Hamlin Foundation and in July‘s inaugural Walk Cup flee at Kentucky Speedway. In 2011, Waltrip won the truck flee at Daytona and he‘s raced in the Walk Cup and Nationwide Sequence races at Daytona and Talladega.(Michael Waltrip Racing)(4-26-2011)
  • NASCAR allure claims Mayfield looking out to withhold a long way flung from accountability:  NASCAR says Jeremy Mayfield‘s shining allure to his suspension for a failed drug test is an “strive and entirely withhold a long way flung from any accountability for, or outcome from, checking out definite for methamphetamine,” per its response filed Monday in federal appeals court. Mayfield, who claims in court documents that his Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2009 drug test changed into as soon as a pretend definite from a mixture of over-the-counter hypersensitive reaction remedy Claritin-D and the prescription remedy Adderall for attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, is suing NASCAR for breach of contract, unfair alternate practices and defamation. U.S. District Court Hang Graham Mullen dominated in NASCAR‘s favor in Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2010, and after having requests for Mullen to reassess the ruling denied, Mayfield filed his allure closing month.(fleshy article at SceneDaily)(4-26-2011)
  • Lepage to force for Formulation Motorsports:  Ragged Driver Kevin Lepage, who started the season with Rensi Motorsports a crew that ceased operations after Texas, announced that he’s going to be in the aid of the wheel of the #52 TRX Alliance Chevy this week at Richmond. Kevin started 4 races for Jimmy Formulation closing year to receive out the season. He’s going to work with www.racedaysponsor.com and the crew to gain extra funding for the the rest of the year. Alongside with TRX Alliance because the title sponsor, the #52 will carry the Hyatt Web explain Richmond as a co-partner sponsor for this week‘s Nationwide Bubba Burger 250.(Formulation Motorsports)(4-26-2011)
  • Nashville TV Rankings:  ESPN‘s stay telecast of the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence flee at Nashville Superspeedway on Saturday, April 23, earned a 1.5 final nationwide household coverage ranking, averaging 1,990,000 viewers, per the Nielsen Firm. The ranking changed into as soon as the preferrred for the Spring flee at Nashville since ESPN started televising the tournament in 2007. Supreme year‘s flee earned a 1.1 ranking while the 2009 flee earned a 1.3 ranking. Correct thru all ESPN networks so a long way this season, the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence is averaging a 1.6 U.S. ranking, up from a 1.4 moderate at this level closing year. (ESPN)(4-26-2011)
  • Richardson will continue focal level on Nationwide: UPDATE:  Despite the reality that he ran this year‘s Daytona 500 for a 2d year in a row with Bob Jenkins‘ FRM, #23-Robert Richardson has no plans to race anymore Cup races this season. “Apt now we will position most of our focal level on R3 Motorsports in the Nationwide Sequence with the 23 car. We’re working on finalizing sponsorship efforts and looking out to create our crew better then what it has been previously,” said a hopeful Robert Richardson. Within the past, R3 Motorsports has had restricted funding with blank quarter panels. This season, on the different hand, Richardson will demonstrate as a lot as the track with a fleshy time firm sponsoring his efforts. “As of now, the Flora and fauna Conservation Society sponsorship is thru the rest of the season. Additionally, we are re-negotiating for subsequent season,” said an optimistic Richardson. “It‘s trim since I am an outdoorsman and that I desire to hunt and fish to beget the Flora and fauna Conservation Society on board.”(Racing Consultants)(4-25-2011)

    UPDATE:  Am told that the Flora and fauna Conservation Society sponsorship is rarely any longer for the fleshy season and the #23 Dodge will beget North Texas Pipe on the auto at Richmond this weekend as they continue to search extra sponsorship.(4-26-2011)
  • Iowa Speedway picks up flee sponsor:  John Deere is partnering with 10 of its Iowa dealers to sponsor the Iowa John Deere Sellers 250 provided by Pioneer NASCAR Nationwide Sequence Whisk. The flee is scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 22nd at Iowa Speedway in Newton , Iowa. John Deere and the participating Iowa dealers will host better than 3,000 possibilities at some stage in the flee. The Iowa John Deere Sellers 250 Presented by Pioneer NASCAR Nationwide Sequence flee creates a nationwide stage to unfold definite messages about agriculture — especially the advantages of assorted fuels. John Deere is also using their sponsorship to specialise in a motive they are all in favour of — Personal-A-Prefer Foundation of Iowa.(Iowa Speedway PR)(4-26-2011)
  • Buescher headed to Richmond for NNS tournament:  James Buescher, will soar in the aid of the wheel of the No. 30 ABF Chevrolet Impala this weekend for the Bubba Burgers 250 at Richmond Global Raceway. The 21-year-primitive, who’s running for the NCWTS driver championship with Turner Motorsports, will create two extra begins in the ABF Chevy in 2011 at Dover Global Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway. Buescher has one NNS birth at RIR, ending 12th after beginning 18th in April 2010. For his restricted Nationwide Sequence time desk, Buescher will work with historical crew chief Stewart Cooper.(Turner Motorsports PR)(4-26-2011)

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April 26, 2010

  • The Entry List for the Crown Royal Offers The Heath Calhoun 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee at Richmond Global Raceway is posted, 46 teams/drivers [for 43 spots] are listed, collectively with:

    No longer in top 35 of 2010 dwelling owners components:

    #09-Mike Bliss (2009 flee winner as proprietor)(40th in dwelling owners pts/9 attempts)

    #13-Max Papis (39/3)

    #26-David Stremme (2009 flee winner as proprietor)(37/9)

    #32-Reed Sorenson (49/2)

    #36-TBA (38/3)

    #37-Gilliland (36/9)

    #46-Terry Cook (44/9)

    #55-Michael McDowell (42/9)

    #64-Tony Raines (0/0)

    #66-Dave Blaney (43/9)

    #87-Joe Nemechek (41/9)

    Within the tournament qualifying is rained out or cancelled:

    the eight who would create it [8]: #‘s 26,09,37,36,13,87,55,66

    lacking the flee may maybe well be [3]: #‘s 46,32,64

    Seek the fleshy entry record at my Jayski‘s Richmond Entry List.(4-26-2010)
  • File-Setting Day At Talladega Superspeedway:  Sunday‘s NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence tournament at Talladega Superspeedway yielded powerful better than Kevin Harvick‘s eventual, breath-taking victory in the Aaron‘s 499. Between inexperienced and checkered flags, NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence drivers established two all-time and track data, plus a top-10 all-time model in margin of victory and one track memoir. Sunday‘s Aaron‘s 499 attach all-time and track data for lead adjustments (88) and lap leaders (29). The old highs were 75 lead adjustments (attach on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 6, 1984) and 28 lap leaders (attach on Oct. 5, 2008). Both old data also were attach at Talladega. Harvick‘s closing-2d circulation of then-chief Jamie McMurray, correct looking out the checkered flag, produced the eighth-closest receive (.011 of a 2d) since the 1993 introduction of digital timing and scoring. Sunday‘s 200 laps (12 past the marketed distance of 188 laps) also attach a brand new track memoir for the longest flee at Talladega. Drivers made three attempts at a inexperienced-white-checker receive, with Harvick winning on the third and final strive. The old longest tournament at Talladega changed into as soon as 194 laps on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 1, 2005.(NASCAR)(4-26-2010)
  • Talladega Info and Notes:

    • Kevin Harvick won the Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway. It changed into as soon as his 12th sequence victory in his 331st occupation birth. His old exercise came at Daytona, 116 races ago, in February 2007. It changed into as soon as Harvick‘s sixth top-10 receive in nine races in 2010 and his first Cup victory at Talladega in 19 races. He had completed 20th or worse in the 5 old races there.

    • Harvick led correct two laps Sunday.

    • Harvick prolonged a 19-flee disappear of running at the receive, the longest recent disappear by a driver without a Talladega DNFs.

    • Harvick scored his 2d victory in 37 races on restrictor-plate tracks.

    • Richard Childress Racing posted its 90th sequence victory and 10th at Talladega, tying Hendrick Motorsports for first all time. It changed into as soon as RCR‘s first victory in nine races in 2010.

    • Robby Gordon completed 20th in his 350th occupation Cup flee.

    • Jimmie Johnson completed 31st in his 300th occupation Cup flee.

    • Kasey Kahne completed 21st in his 225th occupation Cup flee.

    • Denny Hamlin (fourth) posted his 50th occupation top-5 receive.

    • The 29 leaders Sunday and 88 lead adjustments are NASCAR data.

    • The .011-2d margin of victory changed into as soon as the 2d-closest at Talladega.

    • Jeff Burton led 5 conditions for 28 laps, basically the most in the flee.

    • Jamie McMurray (2d) has completed first or 2d previously three restrictor-plate races.

    • Juan Pablo Montoya (third) posted his fourth top-10 in 2010; he has scored top-10 finishes in three of the past four restrictor-plate races.

    • Hamlin scored his third top-10 receive in nine Talladega races, all top-5s.

    • Designate Martin (fifth) posted his fifth top-10 receive in 2010. It marked his first top-5 receive in his past 14 races at Talladega.

    • Kyle Busch (ninth) has scored four straight restrictor-plate top-15 finishes.

    • Carl Edwards (11th) has scored four straight restrictor-plate top-15 finishes.

    • Elliott Sadler has led at the least one lap previously 15 Talladega races, the longest recent disappear.

    • Jeff Gordon (22nd), who leads all drivers with 12 restrictor-plate victories, has no longer scored a top-10 receive in his past 10 nine restrictor-plate races.

    • Johnson (31st) posted his seventh DNF at Talladega — better than double his DNF total on all various tracks.

    • This marked the sixth inexperienced-white-checkered receive at Talladega and fifth in nine races in 2010.(ESPN)(4-26-2010)
  • Penske says Hornish may maybe well be aid in 2011:  Penske Racing proprietor Roger Penske said he plans to beget Sam Hornish Jr. return to the group‘s Walk Cup stable in 2011. A three-time Indy Racing League champion, Hornish is in his third fleshy season in the sequence and the closing year of his contract. To re-model Hornish, Penske would want to search out a sponsor. Mobil, which sponsors Hornish, is looking out to search out one other crew to sponsor after Penske signed a take care of Shell/Pennzoil to sponsor driver Kurt Busch. “Our belief is to race three autos subsequent year and Sam is in that program,” Penske said. “We‘re planning on it. … Sam has been with us, he won the Indy 500 with us, he came visiting right here, he‘s persisted and he‘s race better than his components residing.”(SceneDaily)(4-26-2010)
  • Why didn‘t Depart out America declare National Anthem?:  Depart out America Caressa Cameron changed into as soon as overcome by warmth and unable to declare the nationwide anthem Sunday ahead of the NASCAR races at Talladega Superspeedway. The Depart out America Group says Cameron changed into as soon as taken to the track‘s health facility treatment center, evaluated and swiftly released. She is feeling better and resting with ease. Cameron changed into as soon as the first unlit Depart out America since Ericka Dunlap in 2005.(Associated Press)(4-26-2010)
  • Why are two autos quicker then one at Talladega? look for a put up at Fasttrack RC: Talladega Pas de Deux: why two is the magic number at ‘Dega by Jeff Thompson.(4-26-2010)
  • Whisk and Commercial Breakdown of the Aaron‘s 499:  For those of you NASCAR followers that like stats and like to abominate commercials, or wonder how normally your driver changed into as soon as concerned about, right here is the breakdown for Sunday‘s flee. Fox changed into as soon as the broadcast crew for this tournament.

    Entire different of commercials: 129

    Entire different of firms or entities marketed: 81

    Entire different of transient promos of products/companies at some stage in the flee broadcast: 43

    Commence time to memoir flee/industrial courses: 1: 00 PM

    Quit time to memoir flee/industrial courses: 4: 53 PM

    Entire minutes: 233

    Minutes of flee broadcast: 167

    Minutes of commercials: 66

    Series of overlooked restarts: 0 But one very halt call

    Series of ‘mystery cautions‘ (debris no longer proven): 0

    Series of understand-a-like Jack Roush hats creamed on the track: 1

    Series of conditions Mike Pleasure said there may maybe well be no extra industrial breaks till then halt of the flee: 1

    Series of industrial breaks following Mike Pleasure‘s announcement: 3

    ‘Digger the Gopher Cam‘ sightings:

    Intelligent Digger shots: 9

    Aloof Digger shots: 0

    Entire: 9

    Digger shots otherwise no longer is named such: 31

    Entire flee brdcst time 167 Entire comm. brdcst time 66

    Seek extra on my 2010 Commercials Page.(4-26-2010)
  • Ab Circle Real sponsoring Gaughan at Charlotte:  When NASCAR Nationwide Sequence driver Brendan Gaughan takes to the track subsequent month in Charlotte, both his car and his body will beget a brand new understand. Officials of Rusty Wallace Racing, LLC and Fitness Brands, Inc.—the makers of Ab Circle Real—announced an agreement under which Ab Circle Real will support as significant sponsor of Gaughan and RWR‘s #62 Toyota in the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 29th Nationwide Sequence tournament at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Additionally, Gaughan is embarking on a “total body makeover” using the Ab Circle Real Machine, the worldwide phenomenon consisting of three substances: distinctive facet-to-facet movements with the Ab Circle Real for carving the abs, total workout routines using the accompanying DVD and a dietary data to again promote weight loss.(RWR PR)(4-26-2010)
  • Royal Red to sponsor Darlington Whisk:  Royal Red Artificial Oil has signed a multiyear deal to be the title sponsor for the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence tournament held at the historical Darlington Raceway. This year‘s flee may maybe well be is named the Royal Red 200 Presented by O‘Reilly Auto Ingredients. The inexperienced-flag will soar on the tournament at approximately 7: 30 pm on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 7, 2010. Royal Red, founded in 1986, has emerged as a frontrunner in manufacturing excessive performance lubricants to a generous sequence of customers. Royal Red‘s inform-of-the-artwork products, collectively with marine, racing, snowmobile, and bike oils, are focused totally on outperforming various artificial oils available in the market.(Darlington PR)(4-26-2010)
  • Keselowski nearly wasn‘t cleared to flee:  Brad Keselowski changed into as soon as minutes a long way flung from being benched for the Nationwide Sequence flee. He changed into as soon as focused on a gradual wreck in the earlier Cup flee, sending his carbon monoxide stage hovering past NASCAR‘s limit to force. He changed into as soon as a “staunch jerk” to the clinical personnel in the care center because he demanded rapid clearance to flee. “If the flee started 5 minutes earlier, I wouldn‘t were in it,” Keselowski said. Keselowski wanted an oxygen veil for nearly all of his break between races, then went out and won the Nationwide tournament at Talladega Superspeedway in a wild receive to halt better than 850 miles of racing Sunday. He received the breaks on the track and off to exercise his first flee with Penske Racing. Keselowski said his carbon monoxide stage after the Walk Cup flee changed into as soon as at 13 — nearly triple NASCAR‘s required numeric stage to force a stock car. Crew proprietor Roger Penske requested Sam Hornish Jr. to standby in case of emergency. After 45 minutes of respiratory thru an oxygen veil, Keselowski changed into as soon as given the inexperienced light to force the #22 Dodge.)Associated Press)(4-26-2010)
  • Deal Taker to continue sponsorship of Shepherd:  DealTaker.com is planning to sponsor the Faith Motorsports Morgan Shepherd #89 Chevy Impala again in the Original England 200 at Original Hampshire Motor Speedway, per Kevin Strawbridge, president of DealTaker. Talladega changed into as soon as the third flee this season that the Plano, Texas firm has had its DealTaker.com logo displayed on the quarter panels of Shepherd‘s Victory in Jesus Chevy. Beforehand they had sponsored him at Bristol Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway.(Examiner)(4-26-2010)
  • Cobb heads to residing of beginning track with sponsor on board:  Jennifer Jo Cobb couldn‘t be happier to exercise the inexperienced flag in front of her residing of beginning for this weekend‘s O‘Reilly Auto Ingredients 250 at Kansas Speedway. Cobb‘s prior experience at the 1.5-mile speedway, mixed with the toughen from her local neighborhood, has her fueled with anticipation to hit the track. Designate One Electrical has advance on board as our sponsor for the flee. Metro Ford, Time Warner, Nice Bob‘s Outlet and Candlewood Suites beget also chipped in to again fund the flee.(Cobb Racing PR)(4-26-2010)
  • Schrader in the #2 for KHI at Kansas UPDATE E-Z-GO to sponsor:  Ken Schrader has been tapped to force KHI‘s #2 Chevrolet at Kansas Speedway on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2nd. The flee conflicts with the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence weekend at Richmond Global Raceway.( NASCAR PR‘s News & Notes.(4-5-2010)

    UPDATE:  Kevin Harvick Inc. and the #2 crew continue their make clear for the Proprietor‘s championship with a brand new face in the aid of the wheel. Ragged driver Ken Schrader will force the #2 Chevrolet Silverado at Kansas Speedway, making his first occupation birth for KHI. Schrader is the third driver to compete in the No. 2 this season, with Elliott Sadler making one birth and crew co-proprietor Kevin Harvick making three begins. Ken Schrader is one amongst NASCAR‘s most historical drivers, having made 732 Cup Sequence begins, 115 Nationwide Sequence begins and 91 Truck Sequence begins, totaling 938 races in NASCAR‘s top three sequence. Moreover to developing his first birth for KHI, it will also be his first Truck Sequence birth at Kansas Speedway. But don‘t depend Schrader out: he has made seven Cup Sequence begins at the track and has made 47 Truck Sequence begins at intermediate tracks (tracks between 1-2 miles in length). E-Z-GO, a Textron Firm, returns to the No. 2 Chevy Silverado to promote its user-bellow e-commerce set, shopezgo.com. E-Z-GO looked on the #2 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, the attach Kevin Harvick drove the truck to Victory Lane for the first time in 2010.(Kevin Harvick Inc. PR)(4-26-2010)
  • Raybestos Rookie News & Notes — Kansas:

    *Austin Dillon changed into as soon as the Raybestos Rookie of the Whisk in the April 2 Nashville 200 at Nashville (Lebanon, Tenn.) Superspeedway. Dillon scored a 14th-residing receive and took top rookie honors for the third consecutive flee.

    *Dillon leads James Lofton by 5 components (43-38) in the Raybestos Rookie standings coming into the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2 O‘Reilly Auto Ingredients 250 at Kansas Speedway.

    *Johnny Sauter changed into as soon as the Raybestos Rookie of the Whisk in the 2009 O‘Reilly Auto Ingredients 250, scoring a ninth-residing receive.

    *A Raybestos Rookie has completed in the halt-10 at Kansas in the closing FIVE consecutive races.

    *Ricky Hendrick is basically the most bewitching Raybestos Rookie to exercise in nine old NASCAR Tenting World Truck Sequence races at Kansas. Hendrick captured the 2001 tournament by 2.841 seconds over Ted Musgrave.

    *The preferrred qualifying effort by a Raybestos Rookie is 2d, shared by Ricky Hendrick (2001) and Tyler Walker (2007).(Raybestos PR)(4-26-2010)
  • KHI trucks to honor Jaret‘s Angels at Kansas:  2010 marks the 10th anniversary of the Jaret‘s Angels group. Jaret‘s Angels is a household-and-edifying friend toughen community for 11-year-primitive Jaret Arneson, who changed into as soon as recognized with Form 1 diabetes (normally normally known as juvenile diabetes) at the age of two. All of the donations light by Jaret‘s Angels run straight away to the Juvenile Diabetes Be taught Foundation (JDRF). Jaret‘s Angels has light over $100,000 over the closing 10 years to enhance efforts to search out a cure for this illness. This year Jaret surpassed the 10,000 shot model. 10,000 conditions Jaret has rolled up his sleeve, his pants leg, his shirt offering his fingers, his leg, his abdominal to a fascinating needle and syringe loaded with lifestyles-saving insulin. Whereas KHI is racing at Kansas Speedway with the Jaret‘s Angels logo on the trucks, Jaret will exercise part in his annual Scoot to Treatment Diabetes that shall be held in Charlotte, NC on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 1st.(Kevin Harvick Inc. PR)(4-26-2010)

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April 26, 2009

  • UPSET — Keselowski wins at Talladega:  #09-Brad Keselowski won the Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway for his first ever occupation exercise in simplest his fifth occupation birth after a wild, wild ending. #99-Edwards and #09-Keselowski drafted past his Nationwide Sequence boss, #88-Earnhardt Jr. and #39-Newman [who was infront of the #88], and it changed into as soon as correct Keselowski and Edwards going for the exercise, Keselowski went excessive to circulation, Edwards moved over to block and Keselowski moved down and received a race on Edwards and went low, received into Edwards and past the #99. Edwards received sideways and the auto received airborne up against the fence and rode the fence for about 30 toes, however the fence held and Edwards received out of the auto and jogged to the birth-receive line. It changed into as soon as the first ever exercise in the Walk Cup sequence for the #09 and for car proprietor James Finch [Phoenix Racing]. #88-Earnhardt Jr. completed 2nd, followed by #39-Newman [who‘s car was trashed when Edwards car bounced off the hood, Newman got across the line], #47-Ambrose, #82-Tempo, #2-Busch, #16-Biffle, #83-Vickers, #20-Logano and #31-Burton. There were two “Nice One‘s” collecting components chief #24-Gordon and #48-Johnson. There were 9 cautions for 33 laps and there were 57 lead adjustments among 25 drivers.

    For flee outcomes, awards and extra on the Talladega Whisk Results Page.(4-26-2009)
  • #09 is the 101st car number to exercise:  when Brad Keselowski won the Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, April 26, 2009, it changed into as soon as the first Walk Cup exercise ever for a car number 09, being the 101st various car number [as far as I can calculate] that has won in the Cup sequence. It changed into as soon as also Brad Keselowski‘s first Cup Sequence exercise. Seek the total wins by car numbers on my Wins by Automobile Numbers net page.(4-26-2009)
  • Eight followers injured in Edwards wreck:  Eight spectators suffered accidents at the tip of the Aaron‘s 499 Sunday when the #99 Ford of Carl Edwards went airborne and slammed into the catchfence on the frontstretch. “None of the accidents are unhealthy or lifestyles-threatening,” said Dr. Bobby Lewis, clinical director at Talladega Superspeedway. “It‘s mostly bumps and bruises with conceivable minor fractures.” Two females were airlifted to an situation clinical institution, but Lewis said that changed into as soon as for traffic concerns and no longer resulting from the severity of their accidents. “One has a lacerated lip and conceivable broken jaw,” Lewis said. “The quite quite lots of individual changed into as soon as no longer injured, but has unrelated clinical problems.” When the auto hit the catchfence, objects exploded off the auto as beget fencing crooked aid severely, but did no longer break. “I‘m no longer certain if it changed into as soon as objects of car or objects of debris from the fence that damage the spectators,” Lewis said.(ESPN)(4-26-2009)
  • UNOFFICAL Driver Capabilities Standings [after Talladega, race 9 of 36]:

    1) #2-Kurt Busch, 1299 [1 win]

    2) #24-Jeff Gordon, 1294, -5 [1 win]

    3) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 1235, -64 [1 win]

    4) #14-Tony Stewart, 1232, -67

    5) #11-Denny Hamlin, 1193, -106

    6) #18-Kyle Busch, 1124,-175 [2 wins]

    7) #99-Carl Edwards, 1119, -180

    8) #33-Clint Bowyer, 1098, -201

    9) #31-Jeff Burton, 1092, -207

    10) #16-Greg Biffle, -1081, -218

    11) #00-David Reutimann, 1077, -222

    12) #17-Matt Kenseth, 1063, -236 [2 wins]

    Contenders for the halt-12/slump:

    13) #39-Ryan Newman 1033, 30 components out of 12th 14) #9-Kasey Kahne, 1030, -33

    15) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1018, -45

    16) #42-Juan Montoya, 1018, -45

    For drivers and dwelling owners components standings, look for the Drivers/Homeowners Capabilities Standings.(4-26-2009)
  • Whisk Like a flash Info — Talladega:

    Brad Keselowski won the Aaron‘s 499, his first victory in 5 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races.

    Here is his first victory and first top-10 receive in 2009.

    Here is his first victory and first top-10 receive in a single races at Talladega Superspeedway.

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. (2d) posted his 11th top-10 receive in 19 races at Talladega Superspeedway. It is his third top-10 receive in 2009.

    Ryan Newman (third) posted his seventh top-10 receive in 15 races at Talladega Superspeedway.

    Scott Tempo (fifth) changed into as soon as the preferrred ending rookie.

    Kurt Busch leads the level standings by 5 components over Jeff Gordon.(NASCAR Statistics)(4-26-2009)
  • Top-35 in Proprietor Capabilities and assured a beginning arena at Richmond:

    no adjustments in who’s in and who’s out BUT #82-Tempo moves to 36th and is simplest 18 components out of 35th

    33) #20-Logano/Gibbs: 753, +118

    34) #34-Andretti/Earnhart Ganassi: 676, +41

    35) #7-Gordon/Robby Gordon: 653, 18 components ahead of 36th

    these teams/ drivers have to qualify by race but are halt to the halt-35:

    36) #82-Tempo/Crimson Bull: 635, 18 components out of 35th

    37) #71-Gilliland/TRG: 594, -59

    The teams are NOT locked in past the subsequent flee because the dwelling owners components commerce after every flee.

    For the proprietor components standings, look for my Drivers/Homeowners Capabilities Standings net page.(4-26-2009)
  • Infraction Sheet — Talladega Superspeedway

    Automobile#, Lap, Reason, Penalty

    #82, 0, Safety violation, 1 lap, work ahead of inexperienced flag

    #83, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #99, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #19, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #13, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #43, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #96, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #07, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #78, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #09, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #00, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #31, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #18, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #55, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #39, 7, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #31, 29, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #31, 43, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #99, 43, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #55, 43, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #2, 61, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #00, 147, Excessive race EXITING the pits, tail halt

    #1, 172, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #17, 179, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #55, 179, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #77, 179, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #11, 179, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #12, 179, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #48, 179, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #42, 179, Pitting ahead of pit street is birth, tail halt

    #16, 181, Excessive race EXITING the pits, tail halt

    #18 302, Excessive race EXITING the pits, Tail Quit

    (NASCAR Statistics)(4-26-2009)
  • Lucky Dogs — Who received a lap aid on every warning at Talladega:  (and their receive)

    Caution 1: #82-Tempo, fifth

    Caution 2: none awarded

    Caution 3: #44-Allmendinger, 35th

    Caution 4: #31-Burton, 10th

    Caution 5: #31-Burton (2), 10th

    Caution 6: #98-Menard, 13th

    Caution 7: #43-Sorenson, 11th

    Caution 8: #34-Andretti, 27th

    Caution 9: NONE awarded when there are 10 laps or less left

    (4-26-2009)
  • The Nice One II:  on lap 180, #11-Hamlin received into #42-Montoya, turning Montoya that started the 2nd ‘Nice One‘, collecting (hd)=heavy damage: #48-Johnson (hd), #55-Waltrip (hd), #1-Truex Jr. (hd), #96-Labonte (hd), #7-Gordon (hd), #12-Stremme (hd), #41-Mayfield (hd) and #77-Hornish Jr.(4-26-2009)
  • The Nice One:  simplest seven laps in to the Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway, the ‘generous one‘ [wreck] came about when #17-Kensth, correct ahead of #24-Gordon, moved up a tad and into the front of Gordon, sending the #24 data the wall, collecting the next drivers (hd)=heavy damage: #5-Martin (hd), #29-Harvick (hd), #26-McMurray (hd), #36-Riggs (hd), #71-Gilliland (hd), #33-Bowyer (hd), #07-Mears, #9-Kahne (hd), #14-Stewart, #19-Sadler, #83-Vickers, #2-Busch, #13-Papis, #44-Allmendinger, #96-Labonte, #18-Busch.(4-26-2009)
  • Hornish Jr. has flu, Kvapil to stand by:  #77-Sam Hornish Jr. has the flu and Travis Kvapil changed into as soon as flown to Talladega to stand by and has been fitted in the #77 Dodge. Hornish Jr. scheduled to begin 4th, will birth the auto and is in the infield care center getting fluids. Hornish Jr. and the crew will prefer when Kvapil will exercise over, if he takes over.(SPEED NASCAR Raceday)(4-26-2009)
  • Pit Stall Picks — Talladega:  The selections for pit stalls of the Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway were made. Pole sitter #42-Montoya chose pit stall 1 [as do most pole sitters], while outside pole sitter #16-Biffle took pit stall 29, the 2d subsequent stall with a gap in front of it and #1-Truex Jr., who begins 3rd, took pit stall 17, which is the first stall with a gap in front of it [after stall 1]. #82-Tempo who begins Eighth, chose the final pit stall. Seek the pit possibility chart on the Talladega Pit Stall Resolution chart.(4-26-2009)
  • Newest on the vogue forward for the #8 car:  Steve Lauletta, president of Earnhardt Ganassi Racing, says that efforts continue to search out sponsorship for the #8 car [with driver Aric Almirola] that the crew stop running earlier this month. “I‘m hoping that something‘s going to advance forward lovely hastily,” Lauletta said. “I contemplate what we‘re having a understand at correct now is a 2d half of of the season into 2010 if we can receive one amongst those deals carried out.”(Roanoke Cases)(4-26-2009)
  • Goodyear soundless looking out to search out correct compound for Indy:  NASCAR and Goodyear made growth to in finding a lawful tire for Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but drivers who participated in checking out at the two.5-mile oval this week said work stays to resolve the durability problems that changed into closing year‘s Allstate 400 at the Brickyard into a debacle. Ryan Newman of Stewart-Haas Racing said teams worked thru lots of compounds and constructions bud “didn‘t basically look for something that’s suited.” Crimson Bull Racing‘s Brian Vickers said the tires lasted longer than in the 2008 flee but no longer as lengthy ample for a fleshy fuel race. Supreme season, NASCAR had to throw a warning flag every 10 to 12 laps to withhold a long way flung from blowouts. “It changed into as soon as a humiliation for the game, and I commend NASCAR and Goodyear (for) going above and past to envision out to receive this ache mounted,” Vickers said. “They‘re looking out to search out perfection. Unfortunately from what I‘ve seen, we‘re going to beget a like a flash tire. There‘s correct no methodology round it. Whereas you happen to create these tires slower and more challenging, they correct wander across the pavement and resulting from that grooving it correct turns into a shredder. So we‘re going to beget to beget a softer, quicker tire that basically will grip the track as a replace of sliding across it to create it closing.”(USA At the recent time)(4-26-2009)
  • Hamlin to begin two car washes in Virginia:  Denny Hamlin announced the April 29th wide opening date of two, fleshy-service car washes to undergo his name in Hamlin‘s home inform of Virginia. The 2 Denny Hamlin‘s Tempo Wash companies are located in the Richmond suburb of Midlothian and 68 miles north in the metropolis of Fredericksburg. Each and each racing-themed Denny Hamlin‘s Tempo Wash will feature distinctive Hamlin racing memorabilia a lot like driver suits, flee car substances, photos and merchandise. Moreover, car wash fundraising efforts tied to the Denny Hamlin Foundation will earnings the Richmond situation neighborhood. Hamlin, a Richmond native, is scheduled to appear at one amongst the auto washes, look for my Driver Appearances net page for extra knowledge.(MMI PR)(4-28-2009)
  • Daytona 500 — Large Bowl Struggle coming? Plans to expand the NFL‘s regular season may maybe well very effectively finally halt up inserting the Large Bowl on the weekend that‘s also the aged date for NASCAR‘s premiere tournament, the Daytona 500, in accordance to feedback from NFL commissioner Roger Goodell. Talking Friday in a meeting with Associated Press Sports Editors ahead of this weekend‘s draft in Original York Metropolis, Goodell outlined a ache for the prolonged regular season that will well push the Large Bowl aid to President‘s Day weekend. It may maybe well maybe well beget two preseason video games in August, down from the recent four. That is potentially followed by an birth week on Labor Day weekend, followed by the opening week of the regular season. “Now we beget no longer discovered a saturation level for official soccer, which is a loyal thing,” Goodell said. “I don‘t are looking out to be round if we enact.” NASCAR‘s residing on an expanded NFL regular-season and a conceivable struggle with the Daytona 500 hasn‘t changed. “We‘re responsive to the proposal and are staring at to understand what occurs,” NASCAR spokesman Ramsey Poston said.(Charlotte Observer)(4-26-2009)
  • Hylton OK:  ARCA driver James Hylton changed into as soon as released from Birmingham‘s Brookwood Scientific Center on Saturday afternoon after an in a single day stay. Stout valuable components were no longer accessible, but most understanding his admittance changed into as soon as mostly a precautionary measure. And must you‘re going thru a particular individual in Hyton‘s ache — being 74 years primitive — every precaution must soundless be taken. Hylton held his hang on Friday in the ARCA RE/MAX 250 for his age, and in actuality for somebody‘s age, ending 15th. As a precautionary measure, Hylton changed into as soon as taken to the infield car center when he received out of his car. Hylton has race in all of the main racing sequence and commenced his racing occupation in 1954. He won NASCAR‘s Cup rookie of the year honors in 1966 [and two Cup races].(Alabama Live)(4-26-2009)
  • some schemes added: #33 The Hartford#41 Nice Crimson and #42 Tums
  • Aaron‘s Extends Title Sponsorship at Talladega Superspeedway:  Talladega Superspeedway announced that Aaron‘s Rents, Inc. has prolonged its contract for title sponsorship on both the Aaron‘s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Sequence flee and the Aaron‘s 499 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee. The nation‘s chief in rental gross sales and hire ownership activated a clause in its contract that lets in the firm to develop its role as title sponsor for lots of years. “Aaron‘s has been a sizable accomplice to Talladega Superspeedway since 2002,” said Talladega Superspeedway President Rick Humphrey. “We’re angry that they’ve determined to develop their contract with us and we understand ahead to welcoming our followers to the Aaron‘s 312 and Aaron‘s 499 for years but to advance.”

    “Aaron‘s has realized sizable price partnering with Talladega Superspeedway and producing one amongst the premier tournament weekends on the NASCAR time desk, The Aaron‘s Dream Weekend.” Said Robin Loudermilk, Chief Govt Officer of Aaron‘s, Inc. “Taking edifying thing about the approach to develop our partnership permits Aaron‘s to continue to beget a excessive-profile marketing platform thru 2013. Rick Humphrey and his workers were very accommodating and we esteem all of their efforts that again create the Aaron‘s Dream Weekend this kind of sizable experience for all of our traffic and those who aid this sizable facility. We understand ahead to persevering with to create on what we now beget developed right here since 2002.”(TSS PR)(4-26-2009)
  • “Nice One” Mark Buster Monday at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway:  Officials at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway are ready to roll the dice on the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee Sunday afternoon at Talladega, and the followers may maybe well be the winners. Starting Monday at noon, Lowe‘s Motor Speedway will sale 1,000 tickets mixed to the NASCAR Walk All-Megastar Whisk on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 16 and the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 24 Coca-Cola 600 at a ticket equal to the different of autos focused on the largest wreck at Talladega. Followers have to call 1-800-455-FANS or advance to the Lowe‘s Motor Speedway price place of work to exercise edifying thing about the actual offer. “The talk around the Talladega flee is constantly about ‘The Nice One,’” said Marcus Smith, president and normal supervisor of Lowe‘s Motor Speedway. “But Sunday, if simplest a couple of drivers receive caught up in the largest wreck, the deal on Monday is that powerful sweeter. Plus, it offers the followers a possibility to steer clear of losing staunch money on one other ‘Nice One,‘ the 50th running of the Coca-Cola 600.” Following the flee, Lowe‘s Motor Speedway officials will divulge the actual ticket for the Monday price offer. Mark programs and payment belief alternate choices for both events shall be found in thru the Lowe‘s Motor Speedway price place of work by calling 1-800-455-FANS or online at www.lowesmotorspeedway.com.(LMS PR)(4-26-2009)
  • RIR keeps focal level on fan experience:  Richmond Global Raceway (RIR) is neatly-known for spirited evening racing “under the lights,” and followers can search data from to all over again look for some of basically the most productive and most provocative racing in all of motorsports at some stage in the upcoming NASCAR Doubleheader weekend Would possibly presumably presumably simply 1-2. But, the dedication to the fan experience is one amongst the main explanation why RIR is is named America‘s Premier Short Note. The track has persevered to focal level on making improvements to the fan experience and followers may maybe well also additionally search data from the same sizable guest service at some stage of their upcoming consult with. At Richmond Global Raceway, it‘s all about the followers.

    After taking note of its followers and resulting from the industrial stipulations, earlier this year RIR announced a price ticket restructuring for Walk Cup Sequence tickets in the Henrico Grandstand. Tickets at the 2d on sale for the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2 Crown Royal Offers The Russ Friedman 400 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee birth at $40. The $40 restructured ticket reflects a 50% decrease from the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2008 ticket.

    RIR officials also worked with accommodations in the residing to promote particular lodging charges and offers to flee followers. Note officials reached out to situation lodge dwelling owners and management and provided the opportunity to promote compelling lodging deals to flee followers. The lodge offers for flee weekend is liable to be discovered online at: www.rir.com/hotelspecialoffers/. One of the precious crucial 2009 flee weekend charges are 20-50% decrease compared to 2008 flee weekend prices, and lots of the accommodations on the record beget diminished or eliminated the minimal stay requirement for the upcoming Would possibly presumably presumably simply flee weekend.

    Additionally, for followers flying to Richmond from out of metropolis, AirTran Airways is offering 10% off flights to Richmond Global Airport for price holders to the NASCAR doubleheader weekend. Mark holders got knowledge about the diminished airfare with their tickets. For extra knowledge on the AirTran program, please contact the RIR price place of work at 866-455-RACE.

    At the track, RIR no longer too lengthy ago announced an huge record of new and distinctive concession alternate choices accessible to followers, as effectively as diminished prices on some aged objects. The record of new offers entails lots of alternate choices that shall be accessible completely to followers at RIR, collectively with the Richmond Raceway Dog, a Crabcake Sandwich and the Raceway Rib Sandwich. Additional new objects to be rolled out in Would possibly presumably presumably simply encompass a two-portion fried rooster meal, a catfish and hushpuppy basket, Boardwalk French Fries, and Neatly-known Dave‘s Fish fry. Several new price meals may maybe well be accessible as effectively, collectively with a jumbo barbecue sandwich with cole slaw, chips and a drink; a cheeseburger meal with chips and a drink; and the Boss Dog meal, that contains an endless 1/3 pound sizzling dog, chips and a drink. There’s also now a younger folks meal, that positive aspects a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, Oreo cookies, a fruit cup and a Capri Sun drink.

    On Friday, the Charlie Daniels Band will create a free stay performance on the midway at 5: 15 p.m. at the Lipton cloak situation, located reach the flag pole in the center of the Midway. The Charlie Daniels Band stay performance is correct one amongst many sizable activities to experience at some stage in the NASCAR doubleheader weekend out in the Midway. Moreover to the stay performance, the Midway aspects free interactive displays and video games, give-aways, product samples and memento stands with RIR gear and driver merchandise. Additionally, Chevy Fan Fest may maybe well be taking residing on the Midway with demonstrate autos, video games and extra all weekend.

    The Commandant‘s Maintain Marine Drum & Bugle Corps will create their constantly-comely rendition of the National Anthem ahead of the Crown Royal Offers The Russ Friedman 400 Walk Cup Sequence flee. And as constantly, car parking in all of the RIR parking plenty is free to followers with flee tickets, and followers can continue to carry their hang foods and drinks into RIR. Tickets are on sale now for the Crown Royal Offers The Russ Friedman 400 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee and the Lipton Tea 250 NASCAR Nationwide Sequence flee and is liable to be purchased by going surfing to www.rir.com or calling 866-455-RACE (7223).(RIR PR)(4-26-2009)
  • Aaron‘s Extends Talladega sponsorship:  Aaron‘s Rents, Inc. has prolonged its contract for title sponsorship on both the Aaron‘s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Sequence flee and the Aaron‘s 499 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence flee. The nation‘s chief in rental gross sales and hire ownership activated a clause in its contract that lets in the firm to develop its role as title sponsor for lots of years.(Talladega Superspeedway PR)(4-26-2009)

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April 26, 2008

  • Robby Gordon and Crew Dakar USA Closes out the Central Europe Rally:  The final stage of the Central Europe Rally concluded this day with Robby Gordon experiencing extra fallacious luck. Gordon lost a handful of minutes on the stage when his rear wheel came off but soundless managed an eight residing receive. The halt consequence changed into as soon as true ample for Gordon to circulation the Monster Vitality Hummer up into the 10th residing. BJ Stanley 1st Earl Baldwin of Bewdley had one other solid day, scoring a fifth residing receive on the stage which allowed him to withhold his seventh residing in the total classification. After seven days of racing in Hungary and Romania, Crew Dakar USA heads aid to the united states with a solid sense of achievement. “We did no longer meet our total aim but this crew changed into as soon as solid,” remarked Gordon “I contemplate the global off-street neighborhood know we were right here. These are basically the most productive flee teams on this planet and to run door to door with them says lots about our program. BJ did such an fabulous job of representing Crew Dakar USA and Ronn Bailey‘s Main edge. I contemplate he basically made a name for himself.” The crew will now load up and create the force aid to Paris to prepare the autos and tools for shipping aid to the united states. For Robby Gordon there is one extra stage — he’s going to soar in a single day to Alabama for the NASCAR flee in Talladega. In 2009 Crew Dakar USA will flee the first ever Dakar Rally in South America.(Robby Gordon PR) For added rally coverage please consult with robbygordon.com and robbysuprising.com the attach Crew Dakar USA will beget each day updates, the twitter micro weblog feed, and videos.(4-26-2008)
  • Crimson Bull‘s Tempo will get ARCA exercise:  ARCA RE/MAX Sequence rookie Scott Tempo, with an aid from the Aaron‘s Lucky Dog, won the Kansas Lottery $150 Apt Friday afternoon at Kansas Speedway. Tempo, in the #2 Crimson Bull Toyota, battled aid from a lap down, blew by rookie Jesse Smith on a gradual-flee restart with six laps final, after which stored Roush Fenway Racing‘s Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. at bay to allege his occupation-first victory in his fifth occupation sequence birth.(ARCA Racing)(4-26-2008)
  • Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway Pit Stall Picks
  • Nemechek wins pole at Talladega:  #78-“Entrance Row” Joe Nemechek lived as a lot as his nickname, winning the Coors Light Pole for the Aaron‘s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway with a gradual race of 187.386mph, for his first pole of 2008, first since 2005 and 10th of his occupation. It is the slowest pole race at Talladega since April 2003 when Jeremy Mayfield won the pole with a race of 186.489mph. The pole changed into as soon as the first ever for the Furnishings Row Racing crew. #20-Stewart will birth 2nd, followed by #70-Schrader, #84-Allmendinger, #18-Busch, #6-Ragan, #11-Hamlin, #83-Vickers, #88-Earnhardt Jr. and #48-Johnson. Capabilities chief, #31-Burton will birth 38th. The run-or-run homers to create the flee were: #78-Nemechek, #70-Schrader, #84-Allmendinger, #21-Wood, #45-Petty, #09-Marlin, #10-Carpentier and #40-Franchitti [who will start 43rd, as 8th fastest gets the spot unless a past champ needs it]. Missing the flee were: #22-Blaney, #96-Yeley [the first time Hall of Fame Racing has missed a race] and #34-Andretti.

    Seek qualifying outcomes, pole development and beginning lineup on my Qualifying Results/Roar Page.(4-26-2008)
  • Kyle Busch looks to tie NNS memoir:  Kyle Busch will strive and enact something that has came about simplest as soon as in the 27-season historical past of the Nationwide Sequence, when the Aaron‘s 312 takes residing Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway. Busch has won the past three Nationwide races, at Texas, Phoenix and Mexico Metropolis. The sequence memoir for consecutive victories is four, attach by Sam Ard in 1983 at some stage in the circuit‘s 2d season. Making it four in a row may maybe well demonstrate to be a ache for Busch. He has never won a flee at Talladega and has did no longer receive in the halt-10 in any of his past six NASCAR begins at the track (collectively with the Cup and Truck Sequence). In 12 occupation Talladega begins, Busch has completed outside the halt-30 seven conditions.(TSS)(4-26-2008)
  • Newman talks contract:  #12-Ryan Newman….WHAT IS YOUR STATUS AS A ‘FREE AGENT‘? “I haven‘t signed my contact but. We haven‘t basically even talked about it but. There are some alternate choices available. Obviously, crew wise — folks that beget long past public about on the lookout for to begin a fourth teams and various teams that are altering things — altering driver‘s and crew chiefs and things like that. It looks to be beginning sooner than it ever has — at the least in the closing couple years. I‘m sitting happy in my seat correct now, but that doesn‘t imply that I can‘t feel free some residing else. Whatever occurs with Tony (Stewart), he‘s a first rate friend of mine, and I haven‘t talked to him about it. I read it on Jayski. I haven‘t tournament gotten a phone call. Being the halt of the free agent record hasn‘t gotten me wherever but.” HAVE YOU TALKED TO OTHER TEAMS YET? “I know that there are various alternate choices available moreover my maintaining my residing at Penske Racing.” DO YOU HAVE AN AGENT? “I‘m my agent. I went to university for four years; it‘s received to pay for something.”(Dodge Motorsports)(4-26-2008)
  • Kevin Harvick Inc. enforcing drug checking out:  Kevin Harvick Inc. has done a various type of checking out the past couple of weeks. The racing crew has started a random drug checking out program since recent revelations that outdated Nationwide and Craftsman Trucks driver Aaron Fike had inclined heroin on some flee days. “Your total firm may maybe well be tested for the period of the subsequent week,” Harvick said. “We‘ve received most of them carried out. We haven‘t had any failures but, so that‘s a loyal thing.” An out of doors firm changed into as soon as hired to administer the tests, and he said the total drivers and crew chiefs volunteered to run to the drug-checking out facility. Harvick is hoping NASCAR will undertake a identical coverage to again withhold the game trim. He at the muse approached officials pushing that concept closing season. NASCAR‘s substance abuse coverage is in accordance to “practical suspicion” and permits drug tests anytime.(Associated Press)(4-26-2008)
  • Edwards talks contract:  #99-Carl Edwards ON CONTRACTS AND NEGOTIATIONS. “For me, in my understanding, correct out of respect to everyone and sponsors, and the teams and the methodology we enact alternate, for me it‘s constantly my mission to receive that stuff out of the methodology and receive it carried out as early as I can. That‘s how I‘ve constantly tried to enact it.” WHERE DO YOU STAND ON YOUR CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS? “I don‘t are looking out to claim something.” MORE ON CURRENT NEGOTIATIONS. “I‘m working basically hard to receive my stuff, correct because I contemplate it‘s shining to receive it carried out early, and after I receive it carried out I‘ll let everyone know what I‘ve carried out. But, we‘re working on it.”(Ford Racing)(4-26-2008)
  • Ford/AAA Pupil Auto Abilities:  One of the precious crucial nation‘s most productive younger car technicians, as known at some stage in the 59th annual Ford/AAA Pupil Auto Abilities competition, will utilize a week with Roush Fenway Racing, learning about the crew at the shop and at the track. David Ragan, driver of the #6 AAA Ford Fusion, and Jack Roush, Roush Fenway Racing crew proprietor, were among those participating in a press convention about the program at Talladega Superspeedway on Friday. The competition is the largest competition for excessive college car technology college students in the nation. The 2008 National Finals may maybe well be held at Ford World Headquarters in Dearborn, Mich., on June 24. The wide prize is going to be to a two-individual crew. The prize will encompass a possibility to job shadow David Ragan‘s pit crew in Concord, North Carolina, after which to soar with the crew to the Joliet Walk Cup flee on the weekend on July 12th.(Ford Racing)(4-26-2008)
  • Biffle talks contract/ownership:  #16-Greg Biffle ON ALL THE TALK THIS WEEKEND OF TONY STEWART AND HIS CONTRACT SITUATION. “Obviously, he‘s let the sphere know that he changed into as soon as miserable about something at Gibbs. I contemplate we‘ve all been in that ache ahead of. There‘s definite methods to run about it, I instruct, and he‘s made it known that he needs to receive out of his recent contract at the tip of the season, I instruct, or regardless of. We all undergo that, we all undergo contract courses and on the lookout for to receive out of contract early to run enact something else is fragment of the game, I instruct.”

    IS ANYTHING THAT HE‘S DOING HAVE ANY EFFECT ON WHAT YOU‘RE DOING REGARDING YOUR NEGOTIATIONS? “I don‘t contemplate so. It may maybe well maybe well birth up a drag at the 20 car, I instruct, at Gibbs Racing. It is liable to be one other option, but I don‘t know. I don‘t contemplate it affects what I‘m doing. I‘m negotiating with Roush Fenway for an extension on my recent contract, so I don‘t contemplate what he‘s looking out to enact or going to enact makes a distinction.”

    WHERE ARE YOU WITH YOUR CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS? “Fabricate of in a conserving pattern. We‘re no longer in a generous escape to receive it carried out, I contemplate. We‘re in that negotiation period, and like I said, I‘m lovely assured that we‘re going with a understanding to receive to normal ground on what I desire and what they wish.”

    IF SOMEBODY THREW OWNERSHIP AT YOU, EVEN A PARTIAL OWNERSHIP, WOULD THAT SUDDENLY CHANGE THE WAY YOU‘RE THINKING ABOUT THINGS? “They beget got. I basically beget had offers of ownership of better than one crew in the storage, and it‘s positively an bewitching offer. There‘s a bunch of things to withhold in recommendations must you‘re an athlete in you‘re in the residing that we are in. Both Tony and I are, let‘s divulge, we‘re at the 60-p.c level in our occupation. We‘re no longer Kyle Busch, , 21 or 22 years olds. So, at some level we desire to begin desirous about how lengthy we are looking out to be focused on this sport and what we are looking out to enact in some unspecified time in the future. So, those recommendations to stay focused on the game are very bewitching to us. And I‘m certain that‘s fragment of Tony‘s thinking is, after I‘m carried out using the 20 car, or regardless of car, what am I going to enact in some unspecified time in the future? And he‘s potentially staring at out for himself, thinking ahead, and somebody‘s made an offer or whatnot, and he‘s brooding about it.”(Ford Racing)(4-26-2008)
  • Talladega Qualifying Like a flash Info:

    .. Joe Nemechek won the Coors Light Pole Award for the Aaron‘s 499 with a lap of 51.103 seconds, 187.386 mph.

    .. Here is his 10th pole in 465 occupation NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races. Here is his first top-10 birth in 2008.

    .. Here is Nemechek‘s fourth pole and 11th top-10 birth in 27 races at Talladega Superspeedway.

    .. Tony Stewart (2d) posted his fifth top-10 birth in 2008 and his eighth top-10 birth in 19 Talladega races. He tied his occupation-most productive birth right here attach in Would possibly presumably presumably simply 2006.

    .. Ken Schrader (third) posted his 14th top-10 birth in 45 races at Talladega, but his first since September 2003. He also changed into as soon as the 2nd fastest of the drivers required to create the sphere on time.

    .. Kyle Busch (third) posted his sixth top-10 birth in 2008 and his 2d in seven Talladega races.

    .. Jon Wood (12th) edifying for his 2d Walk Cup flee. He started 41st and completed 29th at Las Vegas in 2007

    .. Gracious Marlin (16th) edifying for his first flee since Home in 2007.

    .. Patrick Carpentier (17th) changed into as soon as the fastest qualifying rookie and all 5 rookie candidates made the sphere.(NASCAR Statistics)(4-26-2008)
  • Same outdated College Racing Postpones Inaugural Season:  Same outdated College Racing announced this day a brand new belief for the sequence. Under the new belief The Same outdated College Racing (OSR) Sequence will commence its inaugural season in the spring of 2009 and no longer in the spring of 2008 as at the birth deliberate. The postponement of the inaugural season of the OSR will enable a partnership to form that can create the OSR better and better for the drivers, crews and followers. The brand new partnership between OSR and the soon to be named accomplice has no longer been executed, but plans beget already begun to circulation forward for the 2009 debut of the redesigned OSR program. The Same outdated College Racing Sequence depends mostly in Mooresville, NC and is scheduled to field autos for such drivers as David Pearson, Harry Gant, James Hylton, Geoff Bodine and extra.(OSR)(4-26-2008)
  • Avenue Racer looking out to search out Cup Alternatives:  Within the course of a busy stretch of sports car races in both the American Le Mans Sequence and the Rolex Sequence, Atlanta-situation flee car driver David Murry is also beginning to cast his NASCAR line out so as to land a Walk Cup drag for the street route races at Infineon Raceway and Watkins Glen. “The timing is correct to understand at those teams that is liable to be ready to utilize my again,” said Murry. “Particularly, those teams that aren‘t in the Top 35 in components and who don‘t beget an experienced street route driver may maybe correct want to understand in other places to receive them in the demonstrate. I‘m hoping they understand my methodology. I‘m ready, moving and willing.” Murry just isn’t any stranger to Walk Cup street route events. He‘s recorded a bunch of qualifying attempts at both venues and even made a birth at Watkins Glen with the defunct Phoenix Air Racing Crew.(PR)(4-26-2008)
  • Franchitti / Gunselman Taken to Neatly being facility After Rupture: UPDATE:  #40-Dario Franchitti injured his ankle in a hard fracture Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway that sent Franchitti and one other racer to a clinical institution for recount. Crew proprietor Chip Ganassi said Franchitti changed into as soon as staring at for X-rays on his ankle. Franchitti wrecked when his car it sounds as if lost its correct rear tire on the 10th lap of the Nationwide Sequence flee. His Dodge bounced into the wall and spun down the track, finally drifting correct down to the apron. It changed into as soon as there that the bellow damage changed into as soon as carried out — a car pushed by #91-Larry Gunselman slammed into his driver facet door. Franchitti had to be helped from his car and against an ambulance. About 90 minutes after the accident, Gunselman also changed into as soon as taken to the clinical institution for recount.(Associated Press/ESPN)(4-26-2008)

    UPDATE:  #40-Dario Franchitti has fractured his left ankle in the Nationwide Sequence flee at Talladega on Saturday and may maybe well no longer be ready to flee in Sunday‘s Walk Cup flee. David Stremme, outdated driver for Ganassi Racing, has been requested to sub for Franchitti and received permission from Roger Penske [he is their test driver] and Rusty Wallace [who Stremme drives for in the Nationwide Series] to begin and race the flee Sunday.(PRN‘s Storage Pass)(4-26/27-2008)
  • Randy Moss beginning truck teamt:  Correct thru the prerace document on Tempo/TV at Kansas Speedway, Rick Allen reported that Original England Patriot broad-receiver Randy Moss is beginning a brand new truck crew with plans to flee against the tip of the year. A formal announcement is anticipated some time subsequent week.(4-26-2008)

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April 26, 2007

News from April 26, 2007

DEBRIS CAUTIONS VS TOTAL CAUTIONS

AFTER 8 RACES 2005-2007 SEASONS
Season Entire

Cautions
Cautions

For

Debris
% Cautions

for Debris
Caution

Laps
Entire

Laps

Whisk
%Whisk

Under

Caution
2007 71 20 28.2% 380 2694 14.1%
2006 83 25 30.1% 402 2695 14.9%
2005 86 22 25.6% 430 2691 16.0%

(compiled by Jayski using flee reports)(4-26-2007)

  • Some Talladega Info:  Hendrick Motorsports teammates #24-Jeff Gordon and #48-Jimmie Johnson beget entered the Talladega spring flee in the halt 10 in the components standings in every of the past six seasons, basically the most bewitching drivers to enact so. … Each and each Talladega spring flee since the 2001 tournament, which ran inexperienced from birth to receive, has had at the least one wreck intriguing at the least 10 autos. The annual breakdown for the largest spring wrecks entails 24 autos in 2002, 27 in 2003, 10 in 2004, 25 in 2005 and 15 closing year.(Alabama Live)(4-26-2007)
  • Newman checking out at the Rock:  #12-Ryan Newman is scheduled to envision at North Carolina Speedway in Rockingham, NC on Tuesday, Would possibly presumably presumably simply 1st.(Penske PR)(4-26-2007)
  • 360 OTC leaves World of Outlaws as title sponsor UPDATE 2:  World Racing Community announced this day, efficient straight away its nationwide gradual model touring sequence may maybe well be is named the World of Outlaws Gradual Mannequin Sequence, casting off 360OTC as title sponsor. “We enthusiastically promoted the 360OTC label and were delivering, and even over delivering, on our tasks in the partnership,” said World Racing Community CEO Tom Deery. “Unfortunately, Rockford-Montgomery Labs and its 360OTC label were no longer ready to stay as a lot as its tasks and tasks and we are effectively ending the sponsorship.(WoO set), no note how or if this effects sponsorship of the #36 Bill Davis Racing Nextel Cup crew of Jermey Mayfield or the BDR Truck Sequence crew of Tyler Walker. BDR has no feedback about the ache. BDR reps answered to electronic mail with a ‘no recount‘ when requested about the sponsor.(4-23-2007)

    UPDATE:  360 OTC returns because the predominant sponsor of Johnny Benson‘s #23 Toyota for the 2d Truck Sequence flee in a row this weekend at Kansas Speedway. Benson will join BDR teammate Tyler Walker in representing 360 OTC on the facet of his #36 truck. It may maybe maybe be the 2d of 10 races this season with 360 OTC because the predominant sponsor on Benson‘s truck, and is also Walker‘s first strive and flee at the Kansas Speedway.(BDR PR)(4-23-2007)

    UPDATE 2:  Rockford-Montgomery Labs Inc. and its 360 OTC label were removed because the title sponsor to the World of Outlaws. But for now, it doesn‘t beget something to enact with the firm‘s sponsorships in NASCAR. The Athens, Ga.-primarily primarily primarily based firm has sponsorships with two trucks, pushed by Tyler Walker and Johnny Benson, in the Craftsman Truck Sequence, as effectively as Jeremy Mayfield‘s #36 Toyota in the Nextel Cup Sequence. All three are scheduled to flee this week — the trucks at Kansas, Mayfield at Talladega, AL. All three teams will carry the inexperienced and unlit colors of 360OTC, a crew spokeswoman said.(Augusta Myth)(4-26-2007)
  • Darkish M&M‘s paint for Gilliland at Talladega:  #38-David Gilliland welcomes the return of M&M‘S Darkish Chocolate Goodies. In actual fact, Gilliland made his debut for Crew #38 in the M&M‘S Darkish Ford closing August at Michigan Global Speedway. The particular paint design aspects the same coloration pink featured on the packaging for M&M‘S Darkish Chocolate Goodies as effectively as “Depart out Green,” marking her first ‘on-track‘ appearance of 2007. M&M‘S Darkish Chocolate Goodies were completely launched closing year after being made accessible for a restricted time at some stage in 2005. M&M‘S Darkish Chocolate Goodies are known with the note “Darkish” printed beneath the “m” on many of the darkish chocolate goodies in the receive. The goodies boast a cozy and scrumptious darkish chocolate center in the same Crimson, Yellow, Green, Blue, Orange and Brown coloration candy shells.(M&M‘s Motorsports PR)(4-26-2007)
  • Villeneuve Aloof Eyeing Montreal Whisk:  The rumors of Jacques Villeneuve‘s impending circulation to NASCAR racing eased off following the Canadian‘s naming, earlier this year, to force one amongst the Peugeot 908 HDi FAP diesel prototypes with which the French manufacturer will take care of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. However the reality stays that JV would favor to be a fraction of the Busch Sequence flee that can model NASCAR‘s debut on Canadian soil, the NAPA Auto Ingredients 200 at Montreal‘s Circuit Gilles Villeneuve subsequent August. “Obviously I‘d like to enact a home flee, on the different hand it‘s extra valuable to exercise the time to connect things up properly,” the 1997 Formulation 1 world champion told his legitimate net explain material. “Now we beget the time to enact it properly so there just isn’t this kind of thing as a level in speeding.”(SpeedTV.com)(4-26-2007)
  • NASCAR alters restrictor plates to behind Busch autos: NASCAR has ordered its Busch Sequence teams to utilize restrictor plates with smaller hole sizes after officials certain that speeds from Thursday‘s first notice were too excessive as Phoenix Racing‘s Mike Wallace posted a lap of 197.342 mph at Talladega Superspeedway. The distinctive restrictor plates had holes of 30/32nds of an jog. The brand new restrictor plates beget holes of 29/32nds of an jog, that methodology less air will waft thru the carburetor. NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter said the engines are anticipated to point out out 15 to 20 less horsepower as a consequence. Rookie notice changed into as soon as cancelled. The brand new plate changed into as soon as race in the Nextel Cup Sequence in 2004.(SceneDaily.com)(4-26-2007)
  • NASCAR Countdown: ESPN on ABC Talladega Superspeedway Highlights: ESPN on ABCs NASCAR Countdown will preview the NASCAR Busch Sequence at Talladega Superspeedway motion Saturday at 2: 30 p.m. ET, with the flee to begin at 3 p.m. Brent Musburger will host the telecast with studio analyst Brad Daugherty. Analyst Tim Brewer will document from the ESPN Cutaway Automobile.

    The flee telecast crew collectively with Jerry Punch, Dale Jarrett, and Andy Petree will also make contributions. NASCAR Countdown will also encompass reports from pit reporters Allen Bestwick, Dave Burns, Jamie Shrimp and Mike Massaro as drivers and teams prepare to flee on the two.66-mile superspeedway.

    NASCAR Countdown will originate from Talladega Superspeedway and is liable to be telecast from ESPN‘s inform-of-the-artwork mobile pit studio as it sets the stage for coverage of the NASCAR Busch Sequence flee Saturday afternoon, April 28. Highlights will encompass:

    Jeff Burton in the Booth Jeff Burton, a two-time winner in the NASCAR Busch Sequence this season, is rarely any longer competing at Talladega and may maybe well join Brent Musburger and Brad Daugherty in the ESPN Pit Studio for NASCAR Countdown. The South Boston, Va., native will share his views about racing at NASCAR‘s biggest track, withhold a long way flung from “The Nice One” multi-car fracture that normally occurs at Talladega and Daytona and his success in the Nextel Cup Sequence this season.

    Huffman and Earnhardt Dawdle Navy:  NASCAR Busch Sequence driver Shane Huffman and his crew proprietor, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., no longer too lengthy ago visited the usCleveland off the soar of San Diego and NASCAR Countdown went along. ESPN‘s Shannon Spake will document on the consult with to the U.S. Navy amphibious transport dock vessel by Huffman and Earnhardt. Huffman‘s car carries sponsorship of the Navy in the NASCAR Busch Sequence.

    Truex Goes For Four Straight: Dilapidated NASCAR Busch Sequence champion Martin Truex, Jr., is going for his fourth consecutive NASCAR Busch Sequence exercise at Talladega. Despite the reality that he’s simplest running a restricted time desk in the sequence this season, his past memoir at Talladega soundless ranks him as a current to exercise.(ESPN PR)(4-26-2007)
  • Mike Wallace to Hang Particular Company at Talladega:  Mike Wallace will head to Talladega this weekend in hopes of repeating his success at Daytona, but he’s going to enact it with the Hoover Excessive College soccer instructing workers in tow. Head coach, Whisk Propst, broad receivers coach, Shawn Sutton, along with defensive coaches, Chris Davis, Kevin Sherrer, and Tony Pugh may maybe well be on hand to cheer Wallace on for both the Busch Sequence and the Nextel Cup races. The coaches may maybe well be launched at the Busch Sequence driver meeting on Saturday morning. MTV‘s ‘Two-A-Days‘ is a actuality demonstrate that profiles the nation‘s top excessive college soccer program, Hoover Excessive College, in Hoover, Alabama. The tv viewing viewers is uncovered to the inner workings and nuances connected to both taking part in and instructing in America‘s premier excessive college soccer program.(Player Administration Global PR)(4-26-2007)
  • Roush Fenway Racing to field fragment-time ARCA crew with Darnell: UPDATE 2:Darnell rankings 2d residing receive:  Roush Fenway Racing has announced that it will birth fielding a fraction-time ARCA RE/MAX Sequence crew in 2007 with lots of drivers at the wheel. The #99 crew will debut this weekend at Kansas Speedway with Erik Darnell, driver of the #99 Northern Instrument + Equipment Ford in the Craftsman Truck Sequence, assuming using duties. Darnell competed in the ARCA RE/MAX Sequence in 2005. In 5 occupation begins, Darnell‘s most productive receive is a fourth residing at The Milwaukee Mile. Longtime Roush Fenway Racing employee Jeff Campey has been named crew chief of the #99 Ford Fusion. Most no longer too lengthy ago Campey worked as Roush Fenway‘s Craftsman Truck Sequence store supervisor. Campey has frolicked atop the pit field, having known as races for Greg Biffle and David Ragan.(Roush Fenway Racing PR)(4-24-2007)

    UPDATE:  Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Simply Wow, a division of Source Direct Holdings, will sponsor it‘s #99 Ford Fusion in the ARCA RE/MAX Sequence at Kansas Speedway on April 27 and at Kentucky Speedway on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 12. Roush Fenway Racing driver Erik Darnell may maybe well be in the aid of the wheel for both events.(Roush Fenway Racing PR)(4-26-2007)

    UPDATE 2:  Erik Darnell, using the #99-Simply Wow Ford, scored a 2d-residing receive in Roush Fenway Racing‘s 2007 debut in the ARCA RE/MAX Sequence at Kansas Speedway on Friday evening. Darnell had to fight hard for his runner-up receive, after beginning the flee in the 41st residing following a procedural rule infraction ahead of qualifying.(Roush Fenway PR)(4-28-2007)
  • Xpress Motorsports names driver for Kansas:  Entry record exhibits outdated Busch & Truck Sequence driver, Kenny Hendrick because the driver of the #16 Xpress Motorsports Chevy for this weekend‘s O‘Reilly Auto Ingredients 250 at Kansas Speedway. Sponsor to be announced.(4-26-2007)
  • Lynch teams up with sponsor Cooper Bussman for six races: UPDATE: First flee — Kansas:  Crew proprietor, Mike Mittler has announced that 2003 Apt Nat‘l West Sequence Champion, Scott Lynch has signed a six-flee take care of MB Motorsports to force the #63 Ford beginning with the June 1st flee at Dover. Other events encompass; ORP [Indianapolis], Gateway, Las Vegas, Atlanta and the season nearer at Home. Sponsor for all races is Cooper Bussman Hughes primarily primarily primarily based out of St. Louis, Missouri. (MB Motorsports)(2-3-2007)

    UPDATE:  Cooper Bussmann joins MB Motorsports at Kansas Speedway for the first of Craftsman Truck races in 2007. Scott Lynch will take care of the using duties for the total Cooper Bussmann sponsored races.(MB Racing PR)(4-26-2007)

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April 26, 2006

  • Tragic News UPDATE new track rule:  Talladega County Coroner Jerry Castleberry says two males were killed this day after being electrocuted at the Talladega Superspeedway. Castleberry says 39-year-primitive Keith Stell of Birmingham and 42-year-primitive Ronny Wright of Remlap died straight away. The males were camping at the speedway and were electrocuted after the flagpole they were looking out to erect fell into some energy strains. Castleberry said witnesses at the scene said gusts of wind induced the flagpole to tumble. He said the males had soundless been conserving on to the pole when it touched the power strains and they —quote— “didn‘t beget a possibility.”(wtvm.com/AP)(4-24-2006)

    UPDATE Note Director of Public Family Kristi King told Claire B. Lang XM Satellite NASCAR Radio that Talladega Superspeedway will implement a brand new rule this weekend following the tragic demise of two campers there…”What our new coverage is that we save in residing this day…no metal flag poles of any kind may maybe well be allowed on speedway property. That does encompass the infield and all of the in a single day parks beginning this weekend and that goes for all future talladega superspeedway events.”(XM Satellite NASCAR Radio)(4-26-2006)
  • Event in Mooresville:  TNA Wrestling has a stay tournament scheduled for Friday, Would possibly presumably presumably simply 26 at Lake Norman Excessive College in Mooresville, NC at some stage in flee week at Lowes Motor Speedway. For knowledge on the tournament, as effectively as knowledge on beget the DVD of the Martinsville TNA demonstrate held April 1st. that contains NASCAR personalities Darrell Waltrip, Michael Waltrip, Kyle Petty, Scott Riggs, Jeff Hammond, and others, consult with www.uwfusa.com.(4-26-2006)
  • What is up with Casey Atwood? outdated #19 Evernham Motorsports driver Casey Atwood, 25, is sitting home, out of sport, without a drag. Atwood has been unavailable for recount on his future, but closing week his father Terry said “as a long way as I know nothing is going on. The closing time I talked to Casey he said he hadn‘t discovered something.” After leaving the Nextel Cup Sequence Atwood hoped to begin over in the 2d-tier Busch Sequence, but so a long way that hasn‘t came about. “Piece of the ache is that so many Cup drivers are running Busch now that it cuts down on alternatives for younger drivers,” Terry Atwood said. Atwood signed with Ray Evernham in 2000 and made his first Cup birth that September at Richmond, Va. He ran his first fleshy season in 2001, winning a pole at Phoenix and ending third at Home. Regardless of that solid rookie season, the subsequent year Evernham made a first-rate shakeup. He save Jeremy Mayfield in Atwood‘s Dodge and moved Atwood into a [#7] car co-owned by Jim Smith. Evernham at the time changed into as soon as spearheading Dodge‘s return to NASCAR and defined that he wanted a extra experienced driver in his significant car. Atwood‘s new car changed into as soon as no longer competitive. After struggling thru a disappointing season, he and Evernham parted firm. Atwood at one time changed into as soon as regarded as to beget Jeff Gordon-form possible. Now his occupation is liable to be over. Atwood has said he’s “disappointed” by the turn of events but refused guilty Evernham. “Ray did what he understanding he wanted to enact for the sake of his crew,” Atwood said. “I don‘t beget any hard emotions against him.” “Ray gave up too hastily on Casey,” Terry Atwood said. “I don‘t know if he changed into as soon as feeling stress from the Dodge folks or what. Casey had some true races and everyone understanding he changed into as soon as progressing effectively. Then in the future it changed into as soon as in every single attach. To my knowledge Ray has never given any one an evidence about what came about. All I know is that it changed into as soon as a generous setback for Casey and he has but to get better from it.” (in fragment from the Tennessean)(4-26-2006)
  • Elledge Extends Contract with Ganassi:  Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced this day Crew Chief Jimmy Elledge has signed a multi-year contract extension with the group. Elledge is at the 2d the crew chief for NASCAR NEXTEL Cup rookie Reed Sorenson and the #41 Scheme crew. “Jimmy has been instrumental in the improvement of our younger drivers,” said Crew Proprietor Chip Ganassi. “He has implausible patience and management talents that are an asset to any group. I‘m tickled to beget him as fragment of the demonstrate and future at Chip Ganassi Racing.”

    “I‘m extreme about extending my relationship with Chip and Felix (Sabates),” said Elledge. “There are a bunch of true folks right here dedicated to seeing this crew succeed, and if we continue to withhold constructing and working collectively as one crew we‘ll receive there. I‘m extra than tickled with the direction this group is heading and I‘m having a understand forward to being a fraction of it. Additionally, the connection between Reed and I, and everyone on this crew is developing at a like a flash pace. We‘re correct on the verge of something very particular.” Correct thru the final three seasons Elledge worked with CGRFS driver Casey Mears who piloted the crimson and white Dodge from 2003 to 2005. Elledge led Mears to consecutive pole positions in 2004 at Pocono and Indianapolis, and to 5 top-10 finishes over the final nine races of 2005.(Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates PR)(4-26-2006)
  • #07 Crew Takes Pit Crew Honors at Phoenix:  Clint Bowyer‘s pit crew captured the Checkers / Rally‘s Double Pressure-By Situation competition in Saturday evening‘s flee at Phoenix Global Raceway, serving to propel its rookie driver to a Nextel Cup occupation-excessive fifth-residing receive. This system awards $10,500 per week to the [eligible] pit crew of the auto spending the least amount of time on pit street. Moreover, the pit crew with basically the most wins may maybe well be awarded a $105,000 bonus at the completion of the 36-flee time desk. “The fellows did a loyal job on pit street,” said Gil Martin, crew chief of Bowyer‘s #07 Chevrolet. “They stayed in sync lovely effectively and Clint did a loyal job getting on and off pit street. The fellows were fixed and we did what we wanted to enact. They beat everyone off of pit street against the tip of the flee, so that exhibits how effectively they stored their composure. All-in-all, it changed into as soon as a extremely true evening.” Bowyer‘s Jack Daniel‘s machine spent 266.258 seconds on pit street at some stage in the 312-lap flee. Bowyer‘s over-the-wall crew consists of: Carey Wimbish (jackman), Dail Lengthy (front-tire provider), Shane Westerberg (front-tire changer), Dustin Stanley (rear-tire provider), Tommy Wallace (rear-tire changer), Ron Liddell (gasman), Clint Almquist (beget can) and Troy Welty (windshield). The crew‘s pit halt coordinator is Corinne Mauldin. Bowyer‘s crew, fragment of the Richard Childress Racing stable, becomes the sixth various crew to exercise the Checkers/Rally‘s weekly competition. Pit crews for Jimmie Johnson, Kyle Busch, Tony Stewart, Elliott Sadler, and Denny Hamlin beget also scored wins. The Checkers/Rally‘s Double Pressure-By Situation is in its 2d season with the Nextel Cup Sequence.

    Checkers/Rally‘s is the Legitimate Burger and Pressure-By Restaurant of NASCAR, extra data at checkers.com.

    2006 Nextel Cup Winners 

    Checkers/Rally‘s Double Pressure-By Situation

    Daytona (2/19) Jimmie Johnson Crew

    California (2/26) Jimmie Johnson Crew

    Las Vegas (3/12) Kyle Busch Crew

    Atlanta (3/20) Tony Stewart Crew

    Bristol (3/26) Tony Stewart Crew

    Martinsville (4/2) Elliott Sadler Crew

    Texas (4/9) Denny Hamlin Crew

    Phoenix (4/22) Clint Bowyer Crew

    (DMF Communications PR)(4-26-2006)
  • Berrier Wins WypAll Wipers Crew Chief of the Whisk:  Crew proprietor Richard Childress may maybe were the one on a attempting outing this weekend, on the different hand it changed into as soon as his driver Kevin Harvick who came home with the trophies. Harvick won both the Busch Sequence and Nextel Cup Sequence races at Phoenix Global Raceway, bringing every of his crew chiefs, Shane Wilson and Todd Berrier, the WypAll Wipers Crew Chief of the Whisk award. Following every flee, a panel of voters; collectively with Tony Eury Sr., Robbie Reiser, a member of the local media and a WypAll Wipers representative; cast their vote for the crew chief they understanding made the largest influence on his crew. Wilson and Berrier were voted the WypAll Wipers Crew Chief of the Whisk for his or her solid runs. Within the Subway Original 500 on Saturday, it wasn‘t except lap 304 that Harvick cruised into the lead, inserting him at the level for the final nine laps. For winning the Crew Chief of the Whisk award, WypAll Wipers gave Berrier $1,000. At the tip of the season, the Nextel Cup crew chief with basically the most weekly wins will receive $20,000 and be topped the WypAll Wipers Crew Chief of the 365 days. This changed into as soon as Berrier‘s first Crew Chief of the Whisk award in 2006, which ties him with Darian Grubb and Roy McCauley for 2d-residing in the standings. Robbie Reiser and Kenny Francis are tied for the lead, every with two wins.(Wypall PR)(4-26-2006)
  • Kenny Wallace to Pressure National Day of Prayer Automobile Talladega:  Kenny Wallace is scheduled to force the National Day of Prayer car #78 sponsored by Furnishings Row for the Nextel Cup flee at Talladega Superspeedway. The National Day of Prayer tradition predates the founding of the united states of America when the Continental Congress issued a proclamation atmosphere aside a day of prayer in 1775. In 1952, Congress established an annual day of prayer and, in 1988, that law changed into as soon as amended, designating the National Day of Prayer because the first Thursday in Would possibly presumably presumably simply. For extra knowledge consult with www.nationaldayofprayer.org. In commemoration of the day, which falls on Thursday, Would possibly presumably presumably simply 4th, the #78 Furnishings Row Chevy Monte Carlo CUP car will feature a brand new crimson, white and blue paint design showcasing the National Day of Prayer logo for Talladega on April 30. For extra knowledge on the crew, please consult with furniturerowracing.com or for Wallace, look for Kennywallace.com.(PR), look for an image of the design on my #78 Crew Schemes net page.(4-26-2006)
  • Original spotter for Bowyer: Fedawa:  Busch Sequence historical driver Tim Fedewa has joined Richard Childress Racing (RCR) because the spotter for Clint Bowyer‘s #07 Jack Daniel‘s Chevy in the Nextel Cup Sequence and the #2 ACDelco Chevy in the Busch Sequence. “It‘s lovely spirited to be fragment of a championship group like RCR,” said Fedewa. “Up except correct a couple of weeks ago, I changed into as soon as spotting some Busch races on Saturday‘s but I knew I wanted to work on Sunday‘s too. (Mike) Dillon saw me on the spotter‘s stand and requested me who I changed into as soon as spotting for and I told him who it changed into as soon as, but that it changed into as soon as simplest on a non permanent foundation. He requested me if would withhold in recommendations spotting for Clint on both days. It changed into as soon as too true of an offer to point out down. We‘ve received a couple races under our belts already and it looks to be working out lovely effectively.”(RCR PR)(4-26-2006)
  • Shelmerdine aid at Talladgea:  #27 Kirk Shelmerdine is aid on the track! After a mettlesome 20th residing receive in the 2006 Daytona 500, Shelmerdine plans to compete in Talladega‘s upcoming flee on April 30, 2006: The Aaron‘s 499. Shelmerdine retreated from the spotlight after Daytona to work on the #27 and scout possible sponsors. KSR continues to present distinctive sponsorship alternatives that cater to the wants and funds of every possible sponsor. Contact data and crew/driver data at www.kirkshelmerdine.com.(MLF Sports PR)(4-26-2006)
  • #31 jackman returns to Talladega:  #31 Crew Cingular jackman Josh Yost will return to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend for the first time since he changed into as soon as hit on pit street at some stage in closing season‘s Aaron‘s 499, severely injuring his correct foot and ankle. Following lots of surgeries to repair damage to the tendons in his ankle, Yost started strolling in mid-July, started physical therapy in August, returned to work in the shop at RCR in November after which resumed his role as Crew Cingular jackman in the 2006 season opening Daytona 500.(RCR PR)(4-26-2006)
  • STP aid on #43 at Talladega:  This weekend, Bobby Labonte and the #43 STP Dodge crew head to the two.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway for Sunday‘s Aaron‘s 499. The #43 Dodge will carry a retro STP paint design designed to pay tribute to one amongst the longest sponsorships in historical past of motorsports. It may maybe maybe be the first time in six years that STP has been the predominant sponsor. They’re going to commemorate the tournament by donating $43 for every lap executed to the Victory Junction Gang Camp.(Petty Racing PR), look for characterize of the #43 STP car on my #43 Crew Schemes net page.(4-26-2006)
  • Reese‘s aid on the #29:  The #29 Reese‘s Chevy that Kevin Harvick will force is wearing Reese‘s Caramel Cups all over again this weekend in Talladega. Supreme time Reese‘s Caramel Cups were on the #29 Chevy, Reese‘s Caramel Cups is one amongst six particular paint schemes Reese‘s will race for the period of the 2006 season. Harvick teamed up with 2004 IRL Champion and Hershey‘s driver Tony Kanaan to film a industrial promoting the new Reese‘s Caramel Cups. Whisk followers can look for what is going on with the #29 Reese‘s Racing crew at www.reesesracing.com.(RCR PR)(4-26-2006)
  • Home Depot Store Represented at Talladega:  Home Depot store #6901, located in East Brunswick, N.J., may maybe well be represented on the decrease rear quarterpanel of the #20 Home Depot Chevy that Tony Stewart will force at some stage in the Aaron‘s 499. Store #6901 changed into as soon as judged to be the prominent store of the past week, thereby incomes its residing on the #20 Joe Gibbs Racing machine.[wich is done each week](Lawful Tempo Communications PR)(4-26-2006)
  • NASCAR Art at Hickory Museum of Art:  NASCAR Impressed will exercise and surprise with its differ and complexity of artwork forms at the Hickory Museum of Art in Hickory, NC, exhibiting viewers that there is extra depth, fore-understanding and spirit in the aid of this sport than correct Sunday Racin‘! This exhibition, organized and curated in-apartment aspects over 100 artists from across the nation, collectively with England. Rarely ever is racing and artwork mixed in this kind of methodology to present viewers with a connection between the two. By film, artwork, sculpture, folk artwork and a unfold of media, the artists in this demonstrate outline a brand new methodology of interpreting this genre and may maybe well ache the viewer to understand at NASCAR in a fully various methodology. The demonstrate runs from April 29 — September 17, 2006.

    and….By a collaboration between Hickory Museum of Art and the Piedmont Council of the Boy Scouts of America, an ART CAR exhibition and competition may maybe well be save in in the Coe Gallery as fragment of the NASCAR Impressed exhibition. With a spotlight on creativity and imagination, Cub Scouts will birth with a microscopic pine field on the total inclined for Pinewood Derby Racing, to form ART CARS with categories a lot like: most gleaming, strangest form, funniest, most NASCAR Impressed and plenty extra! The installation will race from Would possibly presumably presumably simply 16 to August 1st, 2006. The awards ceremony may maybe well be Would possibly presumably presumably simply 20, at 2 PM concluding our NASCAR Impressed Art Fest. All ART CAR winners will receive awards graciously donated by Dale Jarrett, Inc. Extra data at hickorymuseumofart.org.(4-26-2006)
  • Original spotter for Bowyer: Fedewa:  Busch Sequence historical driver Tim Fedewa has joined Richard Childress Racing (RCR) because the spotter for Clint Bowyer‘s #07 Jack Daniel‘s Chevy in the Nextel Cup Sequence and the #2 ACDelco Chevy in the Busch Sequence. “It‘s lovely spirited to be fragment of a championship group like RCR,” said Fedewa. “Up except correct a couple of weeks ago, I changed into as soon as spotting some Busch races on Saturday‘s but I knew I wanted to work on Sunday‘s too. (Mike) Dillon saw me on the spotter‘s stand and requested me who I changed into as soon as spotting for and I told him who it changed into as soon as, but that it changed into as soon as simplest on a non permanent foundation. He requested me if would withhold in recommendations spotting for Clint on both days. It changed into as soon as too true of an offer to point out down. We‘ve received a couple races under our belts already and it looks to be working out lovely effectively.”(RCR PR)(4-26-2006)
  • Leffler Gets a Original Quantity: So that you just may maybe well withhold the branding and marketing efforts of their significant sponsor, Nice Clips, Inc., Braun-Akins Racing has announced that they are going to switch components from their #32 Chevy to the #38 entry, efficient straight away. As a consequence, Jason Leffler, who at the 2d sits 12th in the NASCAR Busch Sequence level standings, will beget a brand new number as he takes the wheel of the #38 Nice Clips Chevy on a permanent foundation. Leffler‘s total crew will remain intact under the management of Crew Chief, Todd Lohse. the #32 may maybe well be running a restricted time desk with sponsorship from ABF U-Pack, HAAS Avocado, Castle McDowell “Yavapai Pride” Trot arena Resort and Fraternal Roar of Eagles for the final races. The driver lineup for the #32 will make certain in the reach future.(Braun Akins PR)(4-26-2006)
  • Kenny Gets A Original Crew Chief:  Todd Gordon will replace Randy Cox because the crew chief for the #22 AutoZone crew this weekend at Talladega. Todd has been serving because the crew engineer and technical director. Cox will stay with ppc Racing.(4-26-2006)
  • Griffin Penalized: NASCAR has announced that Ronnie Griffin, crew chief of the #23 Chevy in the NASCAR Busch Sequence, has been penalized resulting from rule violations at Phoenix Global Raceway. Griffin changed into as soon as fined $1,000 for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing) and 12-4-Q (car, car substances, substances and/or tools inclined that enact no longer conform to NASCAR guidelines: Piece 20A — 12.4K: (Upper A-body doesn’t meet minimal thickness) of the 2006 NASCAR Busch Sequence Rule E book. The infraction changed into as soon as chanced on at some stage in opening day inspection on April 20.(NASCAR PR)(4-26-2006)
  • Richardson to swap to Chevy:  Robert Richardson Racing has made the swap from Dodge, to Chevy beginning with this weekend‘s Dodge Ram Tricky 200 at Gateway Global Raceway. Robert Richardson will exercise his experience at the 1.25-mile oval and apply that to his new flee truck in hopes of making improvements to on his 2006 season.(robertrichardson.in finding)(4-26-2006)
  • Moore to sub for Chaffin:  As a consequence of Chad Chaffin‘s struggle along with his obligation to his Nextel Cup Sequence crew, Key Motorsports has tapped Ryan Moore to appear at its #40 Chevrolet Silverado in preparation for Saturday evening‘s Truck Sequence flee at Gateway Global Raceway.(keymotorsports.com)(4-26-2006)

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April 26, 2005

  • Newman to race a restricted Busch Sequence Time desk: #12-Ryan Newman will force a restricted NASCAR Busch Sequence time desk this year, beginning in Would possibly presumably presumably simply at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, crew President Don Miller announced Tuesday. “When this opportunity provided itself, we felt we couldn‘t beget ample money to point out it down,” Miller said. “It would be bewitching to understand Ryan competing in the Busch Sequence again.” Chief Engineer Roy McCauley will oversee the Busch Sequence program and support as Newman‘s crew chief on that circuit. The Busch Sequence crew may maybe well be produced from personnel who worked with McCauley closing tumble on Penske Racing South‘s #06 Dodge that changed into as soon as pushed by Travis Kvapil and Chad Blount. Penske Racing South‘s entry in the Busch Sequence will carry #39, which changed into as soon as the number inclined by Newman when he raced Midgets in USAC. Sponsorship for the Dodge may maybe well be announced at a later date. Moreover to the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 28 CARQUEST Auto Ingredients 300 at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, Newman‘s tentative Busch time desk entails: Chicago, July 9; Watkins Glen, Aug. 13; Michigan, Aug. 20; Bristol, Aug. 26; Richmond, Sept. 9; Dover, Sept. 24; Charlotte, Oct. 14; and Texas, Nov. 5. Here is Newman‘s first endeavor into the Busch Sequence since 2001 when he competed in 15 events. That season he won the August Michigan flee, produced two top-5 and 7 top-10 finishes, earned six poles and commenced on the skin of the front row on four times.(Penske Racing)(4-26-2005)
  • Testing at Darlington Tuesday UPDATE: Testing in preparation for the Darlington Busch and Cup races subsequent Friday and Saturday nights [May 6 and 7th] is scheduled for 2: 00 to 10:pm/et on Tuesday, April 26th. The following drivers are scheduled to envision: Cup — #9-Kasey Kahne, #40-Gracious Marlin and #13-Greg Sacks. Bsuch — #8-Martin Truex Jr., #4-Ryan Hemphill, #90-Dale Jarrett, #58-Brent Sherman and #46-Robert Pressley. No note if the checking out is birth to the general public.(Darlington Raceway)(4-25-2005)

    UPDATE: As a consequence of this day‘s inclement weather, checking out at Darlington Raceway has been pushed aid except Wednesday and may maybe well race from 9: 00am — 5: 00pm/et.(Darlington Raceway)(4-26-2005)

  • #1 Busch Crew Attraction, Rejected and Lovely INCREASED: The National Stock Automobile Racing Fee has no longer simplest rejected the allure of car proprietor James Finch for an unlawful carburetor discovered at some stage in put up-flee inspection at Texas, they slapped on an additional $25,000 horny. NASCAR had disqualified the #1 Dodge from the Busch Sequence flee costing the crew 125-components for ending 14th and $28,000 in prize money. Additionally, Crew Chief Joe Shear Jr. changed into as soon as suspended except Would possibly presumably presumably simply 18th.

    Commenting on the choice, Finch told PRN‘s Like a flash Focus on with Benny Parsons radio demonstrate Monday evening; “It‘s lovely fixed with me. The closing time I appealed one it changed into as soon as lots of years ago and it changed into as soon as a $5,000 horny and when it changed into as soon as over they made it 10.”

    Finch‘s main bone of contention is that NASCAR fingers down the penalties AND hears appeals. “The racing is sizable, it constantly has been, I‘m correct asserting that they want to offer up fragment of the game and let somebody else referee the guidelines. Within the event that they are looking out to enact this correct, receive an just payment to create an just hearing and create the ruling. It‘s type of like having a toll road patrolman pull you over and make clear you you‘re speeding and you divulge…I don‘t imagine I am…and he says run you is liable to be…and you divulge ok, I don‘t imagine you but I‘m gonna model the price. Then 30 minutes later you run to the courthouse and he‘s the consider. Within the rule of thumb books it‘s all minimal fines…they don‘t beget any maximum fines. Within the NFL it‘s 5 yards off facets for everyone at any time when. In NASCAR it‘s per who you is liable to be. In baseball it‘s three strikes you‘re out…NASCAR it‘s per who‘s swingin‘…correct let ‘em withhold swingin‘.”(PRN‘s Like a flash Focus on with Benny Parsons)(4-25-2005)

    AND look for my 
    Busch Sequence set for NASCAR‘s fleshy ruling.(4-26-2005)
  • Winston Cup Museum to withhold ceremony: The Winston Cup Museum will apartment high-quality Winston Cup flee autos from various eras of the sponsorship, trophies, uniforms, helmets, winner‘s assessments, autographed photos, wall murals and framed/signed current racing posters. The museum may maybe well be on a fixed rotation of Basic Motors, Ford and Dodge conceptual autos and particular paint schemes. The museaum will withhold a ribbon chopping ceremony on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 10th, 2005. The museum will birth to the general public on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 11 at 12: 00noon/et. It‘s located at 1355 Martin Luther King Pressure, Winston-Salem, NC, in the primitive Bob Neill Pontiac dealership that’s at the 2d being renovated. Tickets may maybe well be $5 for adults and $3 for younger folks 5-12. Children under 5 may maybe well be admitted free.(MSNBC)(4-26-2005)
  • Jeff Gordon, Newman and Kenseth to envision at Indy this day: #24-Jeff Gordon is scheduled to begin preparations this day for what’s going to be a historical victory in August at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The four-time Brickyard 400 champion is representing Chevrolet in a closed two-day tire test at the Speedway. He‘ll be joined by Ryan Newman (Dodge) and Matt Kenseth (Ford) as Goodyear assessments to know how its new, softer tire compounds fare on Indy‘s newly paved surface. The total teams is liable to be anticipated to envision at the Speedway both ahead of or after the Nextel Cup flee July 10 at Chicagoland Speedway. The courses are scheduled July 5-6 and 11-12. Rain is in the forecast for this day, which may maybe well well disrupt a test already postponed as soon as. It changed into as soon as pushed aid to enable for grinding of the track after a Firestone test in preparation for the Indianapolis 500 produced irregular tire save on. A subsequent Firestone test indicated the grinding had carried out its job.(Indianapolis Megastar)(4-26-2005)
  • Yates Taking a understand to begin 3rd Crew? Robert Yates is cranking up plans for a 3rd Ford crew subsequent season, and each top NASCAR crew chief price his salt is having a understand at that opportunity — in particular if Yates can snare a hotshot driver. The head two drivers mentioned so a long way are Martin Truex Jr. [denied he is looking, working on contract with DEI, denied by Yates] and Reed Sorenson [under contract with Ganassi]. Yates is anticipated to run after at the least one amongst Chevrolet‘s top crew chiefs to race the crew. Two males he has his witness on are Tony Eury Jr., at Dale Earnhardt Inc., and Todd Berrier at Richard Childress Racing. Yates, on the different hand, is liable to be battling rival car proprietor Ray Evernham of Dodge for both driver and crew chief. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Truex‘s teammate and edifying friend at DEI, said he has talked with Truex, who soundless doesn‘t beget a contract. “I requested him how he felt, and I basically feel staunch assured he methodology what he says, and that he needs to be with us,” Earnhardt said. “My contract took about six months to work itself out. You’d like every thing carried out this day or tomorrow, but you would beget to ticket it takes time. It‘s true to wait and see in this ache. I‘m certain it will receive carried out.”(Winston Salen Journal)(4-26-2005)
  • GM Plans to stay in racing: Regardless of Basic Motors‘ quarterly lack of $1.1 billion, the largest deficit since the first quarter of 1992, the newly appointed director of GM racing, Designate Kent, will defend the racing program to stockholders and is optimistic that Chevrolet may maybe well be ready to compete with Toyota when Toyota enters Cup, which is anticipated in 2007. Insiders search data from Toyota‘s technology to create it a solid contender straight away.(Carrying News)(4-26-2005)
  • A Little bit of Toyota Hypothesis: Toyota executives may maybe well take care of all driver contracts at the corporate stage, as a replace of leaving it as a lot as particular individual crew dwelling owners. And Toyota has substantial earnings the financial institution for regardless of it would are looking out to enact, since the firm is basically the most excellent of the automakers at the 2d. Would possibly presumably presumably Toyota advance in and utilize regardless of it takes to receive whichever driver it wants? Executives at Ford, Basic Motors and DaimlerChrysler may maybe well beget to ante up themselves to withhold prized drivers in the fold. Toyota looks to be cranking up things for a 2006 Busch effort, with a Nextel Cup challenge deliberate for 2007 — and it would also wish some drivers. And no longer correct one or two, because NASCAR is anticipated to divulge that Toyota aid at the least six teams when it steps up. Toyota is spending $98 million on its Indy Racing League program, and that money, maybe extra, is anticipated to be moved to the NASCAR account soon.(Winston Salen Journal)(4-26-2005)
  • Ford Taurus Ends Manufacturing Ends in March 2006: The closing Ford Taurus will roll off the meeting line in the first three months of 2006, ending a 21-year race that has racked up nearly 6.7 million total U.S. gross sales. The information changed into as soon as relayed to workers at Ford Motor Co.‘s Atlanta plant in an April e-newsletter allotted by United Auto Staff Native 882. With its jellybean form, the debut 1986 model helped revolutionize American car plan and pull Ford out of a financial tailspin. By 1992, it changed into as soon as the nation‘s most productive-promoting car — a title it held for 5 consecutive years. But in recent times, as gross sales beget waned, Ford has been pushing the Taurus out of its retail lineup and into the fleets of rental car firms. It is being replaced in seller showrooms by the Ford Fusion, which debuts this tumble. The halt of Taurus production robs Ford‘s Atlanta meeting plant of its closing product. Manufacturing of the Mercury Sable, a Taurus twin, ends this month — and no new product has been earmarked for the plant, which opened in 1947 and employs nearly 2,000 hourly workers. Ford wouldn’t confirm when Taurus production will halt and declined recount on Atlanta‘s future.(Detroit News), look for my Ford Past News net page for past data, supposedly the 2006 Ford Fusion wil be the new NASCAR Ford car.(4-25-2005)

    AND Dan Davis, director of Ford Racing technology, says that the 2006 Ford for the Nextel Cup Sequence at the 2d is on time desk for the July 1 submission date. Engineers are halt to ending the auto and may maybe well exercise it to Atlanta for a trial race to make certain that the Ford can reach minimal race and to the wind tunnel ahead of turning it over to NASCAR for approval. NASCAR keeps the auto but returns the engine and various objects.(Carrying News)(4-26-2005)
  • Newman to race a restricted Busch Sequence Time desk:  #12-Ryan Newman will force a restricted NASCAR Busch Sequence time desk this year, beginning in Would possibly presumably presumably simply at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, crew President Don Miller announced Tuesday. “When this opportunity provided itself, we felt we couldn‘t beget ample money to point out it down,” Miller said. “It would be bewitching to understand Ryan competing in the Busch Sequence again.” Chief Engineer Roy McCauley will oversee the Busch Sequence program and support as Newman‘s crew chief on that circuit. The Busch Sequence crew may maybe well be produced from personnel who worked with McCauley closing tumble on Penske Racing South‘s #06 Dodge that changed into as soon as pushed by Travis Kvapil and Chad Blount. Penske Racing South‘s entry in the Busch Sequence will carry #39, which changed into as soon as the number inclined by Newman when he raced Midgets in USAC. Sponsorship for the Dodge may maybe well be announced at a later date. Moreover to the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 28 CARQUEST Auto Ingredients 300 at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, Newman‘s tentative Busch time desk entails: Chicago, July 9; Watkins Glen, Aug. 13; Michigan, Aug. 20; Bristol, Aug. 26; Richmond, Sept. 9; Dover, Sept. 24; Charlotte, Oct. 14; and Texas, Nov. 5. Here is Newman‘s first endeavor into the Busch Sequence since 2001 when he competed in 15 events. That season he won the August Michigan flee, produced two top-5 and 7 top-10 finishes, earned six poles and commenced on the skin of the front row on four times.(Penske Racing)(4-26-2005)
  • Greg Sack‘s in the #7 GIC Chevy at Talladega, Crosby?:  Greg Sacks will force the #7 GIC entry in Saturday‘s Aaron‘s 312 at the Talladega Superspeedway. The tournament may maybe well be his first of the 2005 season. Sacks is the fourth driver in a rotation that has incorporated Kim Crosby, Designate Green and Scott Gaylord at the wheel this season. A winner on both the Nextel Cup and Busch Sequence circuits, Sacks brings over 20 years of experience to the crew. He has been regarded as a inconceivable restrictor plate racer. His first victory in the Nextel Cup sequence came in 1985 in the Firecracker 400 at Daytona Global Speedway. A year later he earned a Busch Sequence exercise at Talladega. “Greg has proven to be a solid driver on the easier tracks like Daytona and Talladega,” said crew proprietor James Whitener. “This week we will present to him for aid. We are able to continue to rotate drivers in accordance to their stage of experience at every track. Now we were inspired by the outcomes we now beget seen so a long way.” Co-significant sponsorship this weekend is provided by Boudreaux‘s Butt Paste and Golden Flake Snacks.(PSE-3), so powerful for the announcement under that Kim Crosby may maybe well be aid in the auto at Talladega.(4-26-2005)
  • All Three Wallace‘s to flee at Gateway:  Mike Wallace will join his brothers #64-Rusty and #22-Kenny in the NASCAR Busch Sequence Whisk at Gateway Global Raceway on July 30th, 2005, using the #6 Evernham Motorsports Dodge.(Motorsports Lounge PR)(4-26-2005)

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April 26, 2004

  • Overnight Talladega TV Rankings Up:  Fox‘s broadcast of Sunday‘s Aaron‘s 499 from Talladega Superspeedway drew a 5.9 ranking and 13 share in in a single day Nielsen Media Be taught numbers from the nation‘s largest tv markets, this day‘s Sports Business Each day reports. The ranking is up 3.5 p.c from the 5.7 in a single day figure from closing year‘s spring flee, which drew final figures of 6.2/15. The flee changed into as soon as the halt-rated sports tournament of the weekend, edging the 5.813 that ABC drew for the NBA playoff game between the Lakers and the Rockets. Saturday‘s Aaron‘s 312 Busch Sequence flee drew a 2.1/5 on Fox.(NASCAR Scene Each day Publication)(4-26-2004)
  • Spoiler Trade beginning at Chicago:  Nextel Cup director John Darby says teams have to attenuate one-half of jog off of the autos‘ spoilers ahead of the flee at Chicago on July 11. Many teams beget reserved tests staring at for the commerce.(FoxSports/Carrying News)(4-26-2004)
  • The total vogue down to 18 for ‘the slump‘:  The different of drivers for the period of the 400-level window that will well create them eligible for the Nextel Cup Sequence‘ “Toddle for the Championship” at the tip of the season took a success Sunday. Prior to the flee, 23 drivers were internal 400 components of the chief — the minimize-off to create the 10-flee championship battle. After Sunday‘s flee, simplest 18 remained that halt to chief #8-Dale Earnhardt Jr. with nine of the 26 races liable to compute the total total.(ThatsRacin.com)(4-26-2004)
  • NASCAR‘s feedback on the #8 and #24 placement and why no closing lap shootout at Talladega:  NASCAR spokesman Jim Hunter said a videotape overview clearly confirmed Gordon ahead when the warning lights came on. “We changed into the lights on when the wreck changed into as soon as in growth,” Hunter said. “We had a sizable portion of photography that confirmed the two autos, so it changed into as soon as basically run-minimize that Gordon changed into as soon as in the lead.” Hunter said Tony Eury, Earnhardt‘s crew chief, regarded the video and agreed with NASCAR. The quite quite lots of fragment of the controversy changed into as soon as the truth that NASCAR did no longer receive the inexperienced flag aid out for a flee to the receive, conserving it under warning to the tip and igniting the followers enrage when they realized Gordon changed into as soon as going to exercise. “Here and at Daytona we‘re no longer going to beget a one-lap shootout correct resulting from security,” Hunter said. “We‘re correct no longer going to enact that.”(Daytona Sea sprint News Journal/AP)(4-26-2004)
  • Sad News:  Johnny Dodson, father of very lengthy time NASCAR Crew Chief/TV Broadcaster, Barry Dodson [currently the General Manager for Rusty Wallace‘s #66 Busch team] passed away on Sunday. Barry and wife Jan would esteem that if somebody needs to donate in Johnny‘s memory be made to the Victory Junction Gang Camp. You may maybe well well create a donation on-line with a credit ranking card by clicking right here. Or, in make clear for you to mail your donation, gifts is liable to be mailed to:

    Victory Junction Gang Camp

    Attn: Jayski Laptop Lab Fund

    311 Branson Mill Avenue

    Randleman, NC 27317

    or call 877-VJG-CAMP.(4-26-2004)
  • Trash helps halt flee under yellow:  followers confirmed their dissatisfaction by littering the [Talladega] speedway with beer cans — and something that changed into as soon as helpful — when the lineup confirmed the #8 car in 2d residing. With trash on the track, NASCAR officials had no different but to receive the flee under yellow.(FoxSports/Carrying News)(4-26-2004)
  • Fedawa Identified with a Cercial Sprain:  FitzBradshaw Racing says clinical doctors released Tim Fedewa from an Alabama clinical institution after diagnosing his accidents as a cervical sprain suffered when his #12 Chevrolet changed into as soon as fragment of a 10-car accident in Saturday‘s Aaron‘s 312 Busch Sequence flee at Talladega Superspeedway. Fedewa is anticipated to be ready to flee in subsequent Saturday‘s 1-800-Pitshop.com 300 at California Speedway.(NASCAR Scene Each day Publication)(4-26-2004)
  • Sad News:  Johnny Dodson, father of very lengthy time NASCAR Crew Chief/TV Broadcaster, Barry Dodson [currently the General Manager for Rusty Wallace‘s #66 Busch team] passed away on Sunday. Barry and wife Jan would esteem that if somebody needs to donate in Johnny‘s memory be made to the Victory Junction Gang Camp. You may maybe well well create a donation on-line with a credit ranking card by clicking right here. Or, in make clear for you to mail your donation, gifts is liable to be mailed to:

    Victory Junction Gang Camp

    Attn: Jayski Laptop Lab Fund

    311 Branson Mill Avenue

    Randleman, NC 27317

    or call 877-VJG-CAMP.(4-26-2004)
  • Truck Whisk Sold Out:  Mansfield Motorsports Speedway says all 20,000 grandstand seats were sold for the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 16 UAW/GM Ohio 250 Craftsman Truck Sequence flee. The track says the numbers will create it the largest stand-alone brief track tournament in sequence historical past. “The response has been overwhelming, and we are so tickled to divulge that we now beget certainly sold all of the accessible tickets for this tournament,” said Jerry Smith, the track‘s president and normal supervisor.(NASCAR Scene Each day Publication)(4-26-2004)

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April 26, 2003

  • #1 Rumors abound UPDATE Park no longer tickled with rumors; contract via halt of 2003:  hearing that Steve Park may maybe well get replaced because the driver of the #1 Pennzoil Chevy ahead of the races at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, sources beget Jason Keller because the conceivable replacement driver. Keller is slated to driver the #81 DEI car at Checiagoland in July.

    AND The LTN HOUR radio demonstrate reports that Kurt Busch, driver of the #97 Rubbermaid/Sharpie Roush Racing Ford will force the #1 DEI Chevy in 2004. On the different hand, closing reports I basically beget are that he’s signed with Roush via 2006.(4-21-2003)

    UPDATE:  Steve Park‘s feedback after winning the pole at California on Friday: “Confidently, this may maybe well well light some critics a piece bit,” said Park, whose lap bumped Bill Elliott‘s Dodge to the skin of Row 1 for the Winston Cup season‘s 10th flee. “We‘re fixing to begin winning races.” Park, who now has three poles to run along with two occupation Cup victories, changed into defiant as he said he stays assured that he can receive the job carried out along with his crew. “The total hogwash I basically beget to read that the clicking puts available, I basically beget big shoulders,” said Park, whose most productive 2003 receive has been a 10th at Las Vegas. “Dish it out because I can exercise all of it. When I am in victory lane winning races, everyone who‘s had fallacious things to claim about this flee crew is going to chunk their tongues. I don‘t flee to receive 20th, I flee to exercise. If I don‘t beget the self belief in my crew to exercise, then I favor to run in other places. But I enact beget self belief in (crew chief) Tony Gibson, all of the new folks we‘ve hired, our engine store, your total crew that we now beget, that we can enact stuff like this. We are able to exercise poles and exercise races and we‘re no longer going to halt this year except we enact that. That can light all of the critics that we now beget.” Ty Norris, govt vp for motorsports at DEI, said he and Park sat down about three weeks ago to debate the crew‘s behind birth in 2003. “I said, ‘You‘re learning a bunch of things, but let‘s focal level about what occurs internal these partitions,’” Norris said. “‘Let‘s advance collectively as a community, imagine in every various, pull for every various and again every various. When that occurs, regardless of what any one says outside these partitions, we‘re no longer going to downside ourselves with it.’”(ThatsRacin.com)

    On top of that, the crew‘s Pennzoil sponsorship is up in the air. Ty Norris, who runs DEI for proprietor Teresa Earnhardt, says closing month‘s negotiations with sponsor Pennzoil in Texas were extra of a learning experience than something, because Shell‘s buyout of the firm has resulted in a first-rate corporate shakeup, and simplest one amongst the males focused on the distinctive sponsorship negotiations with the gradual Dale Earnhardt is soundless round. How the firm‘s new executives may maybe look for stock car racing as a marketing machine is unclear.(Winston Salem Journal)(4-26-2003)

    AND also hearing that Park no longer too lengthy ago made a brand new TV industrial for Meals Lion that contains him and six various NASCAR drivers. Park is also featured on containers of Milk-bone along with his dog.(4-26-2003)
  • Title Sponsor for Cup Sequence:  Negotiations are under methodology with lots of firms as conceivable successors to Winston as title sponsor of NASCAR‘s top sequence. Names normally mentioned in recent hypothesis encompass McDonald‘s, Coca-Cola, Anheuser-Busch and VISA. That hypothesis has been rising since January, when R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. said it had given NASCAR permission to search a brand new sponsor for the Winston Cup Sequence. Brian France, senior vp of NASCAR and the grandson of the founder of the sanctioning body, confirmed Thursday to a community of Associated Press sports editors at a meeting in Original York that the sanctioning body changed into as soon as in negotiations with lots of firms. France declined to call them.(ESPN/AP)(4-26-2003)
  • 2nd California Whisk? On Labor Day 2004? A 2d Winston Cup tour 500-mile flee in California is all but a run wager for subsequent season, in accordance a 2004 Winston Cup tour time desk at the 2d into consideration. Fixed with NASCAR sources, this 2d California 500 may maybe well be race on Labor Day weekend. That can well imply that NASCAR‘s annual Labor Day Southern 500, a fixture on the stock-car tour since 1950, may maybe well change into historical past, or may maybe well be moved to the recent March arena in the time desk when a 400-miler is at Darlington.(Winston Salem Journal)(4-26-2003)
  • Parker to be Jarrett‘s new crew chief? Makar NOT leaving Gibbs:  Shawn Parker may maybe well change into Dale Jarrett‘s new crew chief, per sources halt to the Robert Yates crew. And crew chief Greg Zipadelli says that there is nothing to the rumors that his hang boss, Basic Manager Jimmy Makar, may maybe circulation on to enroll in the Yates crew to work with Jarrett. Parker is a chassis specialist for the Elliott Sadler-Raymond Fox half of of the Yates crew. Parker changed into as soon as as soon as a key member of the Jack Roush operation ahead of transferring on.(Winston Salem Journal)(4-26-2003)
  • Pocono‘s France award goes to Jack Roush:  Winston Cup car proprietor Jack Roush [#‘s 6,16,17,97,99] has been named the recipient of the 2003 Bill France Award of Excellence, provided yearly by Pocono Raceway. The award, first provided in 1977, is named for the gradual NASCAR founder and is provided to a individual, firm or group that has made prominent contributions to the game. The award is a sculpted and extremely polished portion of anthracite mined in Pennsylvania and is liable to be provided in a ceremony on June 7 at the speedway.(ThatsRacin.com)(4-26-2003)
  • Charity Go:  Several organizations from the NASCAR world beget joined forces to form a brand new charity bike drag at some stage in Myrtle Sea sprint Bike Week, benefiting the Victory Junction Gang Camp. The “Go to Victory” will ride from Charlotte, NC to Myrtle Sea sprint, SC, on Thursday, Would possibly presumably presumably simply 15, and may maybe well feature NASCAR historical Kyle Petty, radio commentator Robert D. Raiford and various NASCAR celebrities in the one-day drag. John Boy and Billy‘s “The Nice Show cloak,” syndicated in better than 100 markets nationwide, will promote the charity tournament, that can birth at the Harley-Davidson Buell of Charlotte, halt at Darlington Raceway for lunch, fuel and a few sizzling laps, and halt at the NASCAR SpeedPark and NASCAR Cafe in Myrtle Sea sprint, SC, for a parking zone stay performance celebration. For extra knowledge, look for my Racing Charities net page.(4-26-2003)
  • Saturday AM notice #18-Bobby Labonte changed into as soon as the fastest at 184.091mph, followed by #32-Ricky Craven at 132.978 and #12-Ryan Newman at 182.936. Pole sitter #1-Steve Park changed into as soon as 36th with a race of 178.811. Slowest were #37-Derrike Cope at 176.138 and #14-Larry Foyt at 177.506.

    Seek speeds at ThatsRacin.com(4-26-2003)
  • Ramblings — California:  Steve Park did something Friday he hadn‘t carried out in a loooong time….exercise a Bud Pole Award. Park becomes the Eighth qualifier for subsequent February‘s Budweiser Shootout. Tony Stewart (3rd) has his most productive beginning arena since he lined up on the pole at Atlanta closing October….but, that field changed into as soon as attach by components. The closing time he edifying this excessive on time changed into as soon as at Watkins Glen closing August when he started 3rd. Jack Sprague (12th) has his occupation-most productive beginning arena for Sunday‘s tournament. His old most productive changed into as soon as closing flee at Martinsville when he started 14th [Actually he started 12th in Atlanta Nov 1996 so this ties his career best].

    STREAKIN….Ryan Newman has 8 Top-10 begins in a row. Bill Elliott has 4 Top-10 begins in the closing 5 races. Rusty Wallace has 4 Top-10 begins in the closing 5 races.(StockCarFans.Com Winston Cup Publication)(4-26-2003)
  • Menard to envision at Kentucky:  Paul Menard and Andy Petree Racing may maybe well be checking out a Busch car at Kentucky Speedway on Thursday, Would possibly presumably presumably simply 1st.(BGN Racing)(4-26-2003)
  • Kenseth wins at California:  #17-Matt Kenseth won Saturday‘s CaliforniaSpeedway.com 300 — his third NASCAR Busch sequence victory in six occupation begins at the two-mile speedway. It‘s Kenseth‘s 13th exercise and first since he won the March 2001 flee at Bristol. Kenseth‘s exercise is the eighth by a Winston Cup driver in nine Busch races this season. #99-Michael Walrtip changed into as soon as 2nd, followed by pole sitter #21-Kevin Harvick, #38-Kasey Kahne and #92-Todd Bodine. Todd Bodine maintains his level lead, now a 99-level lead over #2-Ron Hornaday after nine of 34 races. The flee changed into as soon as slowed six conditions by warning for 30 laps. There were 10 lead adjustments among 5 drivers.(ThatsRacin.com)

    For outcomes look for ThatsRacin.comBGNRacing.comMotorsortsOne and NASCAR.com.(4-26-2003)

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April 26, 2002

  • NASCAR/Petty Movie UPDATE:  Dennis Quaid is revved up by a film challenge delving into the legend of NASCAR legend Richard Petty and his advanced relationship along with his father Lee, who changed into as soon as an up-and-coming driver except he changed into as soon as injured in a fracture. “Any Given Sunday” producer Dan Halsted has save collectively the funds to set a “Nice Santini”-like legend of a son looking out to measure as a lot as his father. The youthful Petty went on to change into NASCAR‘s winningest driver, but had to run a lengthy methodology to demonstrate himself to Lee, who‘ll be played by Quaid. The pic may maybe well be exec produced by John O‘Hurley, John Myrick and Robin Fascinating, and they‘re out to writers correct now.(Yahoo Entertainment — thanks Matt)(11-13-2001)

    UPDATE:  The neatly-known individual of “The Rookie” is slated to be father of “The King” of NASCAR in an upcoming movie. Dennis Quaid has pledged to play Lee Petty in an untitled movie chronicling the racing careers of Lee and Richard Petty in the gradual 1950s and ‘60s. Richard Petty is NASCAR‘s all-time winningest driver with 200 victories. The movie will focal level on the father-son relationship, as Richard struggles to meet the excessive expectations Lee had for him. “It‘s no longer as powerful about the grinding of the wheels as it’s the connection of the two most productive racers in NASCAR,” John O‘Hurley, govt producer of the upcoming film, said Wednesday in Greensboro. The actor to play Richard Petty hasn‘t been finalized. The movie has gotten a thumbs-up from Richard Petty and Petty Enterprises, said Bill Scott, govt vp of Petty Enterprises in Stage Depraved south of Greensboro. Lee Petty died in April 2000. Scott said he and various Petty officials will focus on the script when they are on the West Cruise for the NAPA Auto Ingredients California 500 flee this weekend. “We‘re working with folks we have confidence,” said Scott. “O‘Hurley, Quaid — they‘re clearly some folks that beget affect to receive things carried out in Hollywood.” O‘Hurley, who played clothier J. Peterman on the tv demonstrate “Seinfeld,” says producer Dan Halsted (“Any Given Sunday”) will create the Petty movie.(ThatsRacin.com)(4-26-2002)
  • Robby Gordon and Spiderman:  Robby Gordon and Richard Childress Racing‘s #31 Cingular Wireless crew are becoming a member of forces with superhero Spider-Man for the NASCAR Winston Cup events at California Speedway and Richmond. The comedian e book hero will drag along with Gordon and the Cingular Wireless Chevrolet Monte Carlo at Fontana and Richmond in a particular paint design celebrating his soar to the generous cloak cloak. Spider-Man, Columbia Photos‘ extremely anticipated motion adventure film, is scheduled for liberate worldwide on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 3. Cingular Wireless has launched a particular promotional marketing campaign along with its partnership with the movie. The selling campaign — supported by TV, print and radio promoting, unsolicited mail, and in-store placement — is basically the most mettlesome ever for a wireless provider along with a Hollywood movie. Cingular, the nation‘s 2d largest wireless provider, developed the promoting campaign with Sony Entertainment. Directed by Sam Raimi, Spider-Man may maybe well be released Would possibly presumably presumably simply 3 by Columbia Photos and stars Tobey Maguire because the net-slinging superhero. The film also stars Willem Dafoe because the villainous Green Goblin, Kirsten Dunst as Mary Jane Watson, James Franco as Harry Osborn, Cliff Robertson as Uncle Ben, Rosemary Harris as Aunt Would possibly presumably presumably simply and J.K. Simmons as J. Jonah Jameson.(Robby Gordon set), look for an image of the auto on my Paint Map Gallery(4-26-2002)
  • Wind Tunnel to Conclude? UPDATE 3 — Correction — NOT the one NASCAR makes utilize of:  The National Aeronautics and Home Administration has announced plans to halt the fleshy-scale wind tunnel at Langley Be taught Center in Hampton, Va., by Sept. 30, 2004. Over time, the power has been inclined by many NASCAR teams, which in 1999 were reported to be paying $1,400 an hour to envision in the tunnel. One document said that as many as two or three teams inclined the wind tunnel every month, with funds exceeding $40,000 for lots of-car tests.(Winston Cup Scene each day e-newsletter)(4-23-2002)

    UPDATE:  As fragment of a nationwide initiative to optimize authorities-owned wind tunnels, NASA‘s Langley Be taught Center will shut down its 16-Foot Transonic Tunnel and transition work to various companies. The tunnel is scheduled to be save in mothball location September 30, 2004. “Mothball” location methodology that the power may maybe well be made operational internal six to 12 months and that upkeep to the tunnel may maybe well be restricted to facility preservation simplest. Be taught tests are booked at the tunnel thru September 2003 and all those tests may maybe well be executed. The Center anticipates that no civil service jobs may maybe well be lost because the tunnel‘s workers of 18 researchers and technicians may maybe well be reassigned to various companies. Doesn‘t level out NASCAR utilize in the legend.(NASA)(4-24-2002)

    AND extra from the Each day Press(in fragment): NASA Langley will lose about half of the compare conducted at one amongst its oldest and busiest wind tunnels resulting from a deliberate shutdown in two years. And future wind-tunnel shutdowns can no longer be dominated out. The aeronautics center announced that it changed into as soon as stopping all but upkeep operations at the 16-foot Transonic Wind Tunnel, which has conducted compare on every thing from jet opponents to wheelchairs. Many folk contemplate that the closing, fragment of a nationwide understand at such companies, have to beget minute enact in the neighborhood. NASA Langley hopes to wander work to its National Transonic Facility, but some compare may maybe well be lost to various agencies. The first customers at NASA Langley are break up mostly between the armed forces and the placement company itself. Boeing, Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman are the halt three industry customers. Representatives with those firms couldn‘t be reached for recount Tuesday on how the wind tunnel‘s shutdown may maybe beget an ticket on their future utilize of the center. Two companies may maybe well be seemingly recipients of the work that NASA Langley may maybe well no longer create: the Air Pressure‘s Arnold Engineering Trend Center in Tennessee and NASA‘s Ames Be taught Center in California.(no level out of NASCAR listed right here)(4-24-2002)

    UPDATE 2:  been told by many sources that the wind tunnel that NASA is closing in the 16 toes. transonic tunnel. Here is rarely any longer the NASA tunnel that Same outdated Dominion owns/operates and conducts tests for NASCAR teams. For extra knowledge on the tunnel, look for his or her set at www.lfst.com. So no longer certain why this changed into as soon as made this kind of ache by WCS.(4-25-2002)

    UPDATE 3 — Correction:  The Langley Be taught Center wind tunnel that NASA has announced plans to halt is no longer the power inclined for checking out by NASCAR teams, as reported in Tuesday‘s Scene Each day. The capacity inclined by the NASCAR teams, the Langley Stout-Scale Wind Tunnel operated by Same outdated Dominion University, will remain birth.(Winston Cup Scene each day e-newsletter)(4-26-2002)
  • Better Automobile…sooner? Johnny Benson‘s fiery exit from Sunday‘s Talladega 500 all over again raises the ache of how advanced it appears to be like for drivers to receive out of their autos after wrecks, and it will most likely suggested NASCAR to circulation even quicker on its proposed “generous greenhouse” car. The brand new plan, which has been studied for better than a year, is tentatively scheduled to debut at Talladega in April 2003. But there is the possibility that NASCAR may maybe carry it out earlier, at Talladega this tumble. The manager obstacle is economics; teams would beget to create new autos because crews and drivers are reluctant to attenuate and weld any greenhouse roll bars, for fright of weakening the safety roll cage. Benson‘s #10-Valvoline Pontiac caught fire when he changed into as soon as caught up the 26-car fracture on the backstretch gradual in the flee. And Benson had ache getting out of his car, which he said components out the want for NASCAR to circulation quicker on its plans to widen the driver‘s window. At Texas Motor Speedway three weeks ago, Michael Waltrip had identical ache getting out of his burning [BGN] car.(Winston Salen Journal)(4-26-2002)
  • Rusty Honor:  As fragment of the NASCAR After Darkish festivities, defending NAPA AUTO PARTS 500 winner Rusty Wallace (#2 Miller Lite Ford) may maybe well be immortalized this day at California Speedway at some stage in a Scoot of Fame induction ceremony internal Gate 12 at 6 p.m. Wallace will residing a plaque in the ground, model his name and leave his footprints in cement alongside every of the old California Speedway flee winners.(Calif Speedway Space)(4-26-2002)
  • Procuring and selling Cards at the CHP gross sales residing:  Company visiting the California Twin carriageway Patrol (CHP) gross sales residing at California Speedway‘s Gate 12 beget the opportunity to receive a free attach of procuring and selling playing cards that contains Winston Cup stars Wallace; Tony Stewart (#20 Home Depot Pontiac); Bobby Labonte (#18 Interstate Batteries Pontiac); Ward Burton (#22 Caterpillar Dodge) and Kevin Harvick (#29 Goodwrench Service Plus Chevrolet), along with a CHP card. Each and each card comes with a designated driver message.(Calif Speedway Space)(4-26-2002)
  • Pork — the varied white meat — significant sponsor on the #26 for extra races:  Travis Carter Enterprises announced that Frank Kimmel, three-time ARCA champion, will continue to force the #26 Ford with significant sponsor “Pork. The Other White Meat” for lots of extra Winston Cup races. Kimmel has pushed at Texas, Martinsville and Talladega in the #26. Several participants of Kimmel‘s ARCA crew, collectively with crew chief Bill Kimmel, will continue to aid Donnie Wingo and the Travis Carter crew on pit street. The National Pork Board, along with Map Auto Ingredients, participated in the closing three consecutive Winston Cup races. Whereas the National Pork Board will continue with the Travis Carter crew for the subsequent lots of races, Map Auto Ingredients will focal level its efforts on the final ARCA Re/Max events. The National Pork Board will also continue their toughen of the ARCA crew. A crew sponsor, the National Pork Board initiated its Pork Racing Program in early 2000 to develop consciousness of and ask for pork for the period of the nation. “The choice to continue because the predominant sponsor for the #26 car changed into as soon as primarily primarily primarily based largely on the connection we‘ve established with the Travis Carter crew and the sizable price we now beget seen from the first three Winston Cup races,” said John Hagerla, National Pork Board assistant vp for retail and foodservice marketing. “Our aim is to again America‘s pork producers by increasing exposure to and ask for pork — and NASCAR permits us to reach an very edifying larger different of our sports marketing target viewers.”(Catchfence). Joe Nemechek is in the #26 at California as Kimmel has an ARCA dedication.(4-26-2002)
  • Shrimp returns to Cup motion at California:  Sunday‘s NAPA Auto Ingredients 500 at California Speedway will model Chad Shrimp‘s return to the NASCAR Winston Cup Sequence. Shrimp will pilot the #74 StaffAmerica Chevrolet for BACE Motorsports, because the three-time NASCAR Busch Sequence Championship crew is determined to create their debut in the Winston Cup Sequence.(Chad Shrimp Space — look for an image of the auto there)(4-26-2002)
  • Chad Harris to race BGN flee at Lowes? Chad Harris won the Gradual Mannequin Stock flee closing Saturday evening at Original River Valley Speedway. With the victory, Harris earned a possibility to qualify for the Would possibly presumably presumably simply25 Busch Apt National Sequence flee at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway in Charlotte, N.C.(Roanoke Cases), no longer certain why or with what crew.(4-26-2002)
  • California Qualifying Rained out — Sprague to begin first:  Qualifying changed into as soon as rained out at California Speedway for the Auto Membership 300. BGN components chief, #24-Jack Sprague may maybe well be on the pole. For the beginning lineup, look for the BGN Racing set, which is 2 years primitive this day, congrats. Or at MotorsportsOne.(4-26-2002)
  • Parker to honor cousin:  Defending Auto Membership 300 winner, #36-Hank Parker, Jr. will flee with a particular decal in memory of his 26-year-primitive cousin, who passed away in a car accident one week ago. It would read “In Memory of Amber.” (Calif Speedway Space)(4-26-2002)
  • Burton to beget particular design at Calif:  GAIN Laundry Detergent will debut a brand new paint design this weekend in California at the Auto Membership 300. No longer to fright even supposing, driver Jeff Burton will soundless be using the neatly-known orange and inexperienced car that Darrell Waltrip so fondly refers to as “pork carve”. GAIN has added palm trees to the auto to introduce the new Island Original scent detergent. “The paint design will again GAIN create consciousness for our new Island Original scent,” says Cindy Mattingly, Racing Manager for GAIN. “The scent is both tropical and exhilarating and is provided in stores now in powder and liquid form. Now the scent says trim 3 methods with Out of the ordinary, Tender Breeze and Island Original.”(Roush Racing)(4-26-2002)
  • #19 will get sponsor for California:  Tim Sauter and the #19 AP Performance Racing crew announced a one-flee sponsorship with Global Industrial Contractors, Inc. (GIC) for this weekend‘s Auto Membership 300 NASCAR BGN flee at California Speedway. Corporately located in Shafter, CA, Global Industrial Contractors is an industrial constructing firm that does HVAC, electrical and mechanical plan, installation and constructing. GIC‘s possibilities are Fortune 500 firms in the food service and industrial constructing industry across the united states and Hawaii. GIC changed into as soon as fashioned in 1996 by proprietor and firm president, James C. Whitener, who brings over 20 years experience in the constructing industry to the client. Sauter‘s #19 AP Performance Racing Chevy is without a fleshy-time sponsor this season. Sauter plans to flee your total 2002 BGN time desk regardless of securing sponsorship. Here is the third time this season the AP crew has licensed a one-flee sponsorship affiliation and the crew has answered since posting a season‘s most productive 10th-residing receive in Nashville and a Top-10 qualifying effort in Talladega.(Motorsports Administration Community PR)(4-26-2002)
  • #49 will get California sponsor:  Caliber Collision Centers, an Irvine-primarily primarily primarily based operator of excessive-high quality collision repair companies in California and Texas, announced an agreement for the 2d year in a row to sponsor Jay Robinson Racing car #49 to be pushed by Andy Kirby in the NASCAR BGN flee at the California Speedway in Fontana.(BusinessWire)(4-26-2002)
  • #49 Assoc sponsor for Would possibly presumably presumably simply:  The “r3bmotorsports.com Energy of the Followers” logo may maybe well be literally flying excessive at NASCAR Busch Sequence races in Would possibly presumably presumably simply. The logo, which represents the sponsorship effort of the participants of the R3B Motorsports Fan Backed Racing Membership, may maybe well be on the Jay Robinson Racing #49 as an partner sponsor. Moreover, the emblem will by flying excessive over the pits, because the model on the tip of the pit board model pole at some stage in the crew‘s pit stops. R3B participants from 11 states; Original York to Georgia and as a long way west as Iowa, will join the crew trackside at Would possibly presumably presumably simply Busch races in Richmond, Nazareth and Charlotte. As a earnings of their membership, they’ll receive an up halt look for of the total racing motion and beget entry to places many followers simplest dream of. Extra knowledge on the R3B Motorsports Fan Backed Racing Membership is liable to be discovered on the r3bmotorsports.com net explain material, or by calling toll-free 1-866-R3B-5277.(4-26-2002)

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April 26, 2001

  • Petty‘s Honored:  Kyle and Pattie Petty are this year‘s recipients of the Racing Angels Award. The award is provided yearly at the Global Motorsports Hall of Fame induction banquet by Linda Vaughn and sponsor Lengthen Large Lubricants. Old winners of the award are Bill France and the gradual T. Wayne Robertson. The induction ceremony is slated to be telecast on Speedvision on April 29.(Winston Cup Scene — want subscription to read online)(4-26-2001)
  • #100 for Park:  #1-Steve Park will birth his 100th Winston Cup flee this weekend at California Speedway(Pennzoil PR)(4-26-2001)
  • Wind Tunnel:  hearing that Penske South Racing has an intermediate #02 Ford at the wind tunnel at N.A.S.A.‘s Langley Be taught Center located in Hampton, VA this day(4-27-2001)
  • Harvick to run for it:  A spokesperson for Watkins Glen Global said Wednesday that Kevin Harvick, who drives Richard Childress‘s autos (#2 AC Delco in BGN and #29 GM Goodwrench in Cup) will soar from Daytona to Original York on Friday evening, July 6, after Winston Cup qualifying for the Pepsi 400 to qualify his BGN car at Watkins Glen on Saturday morning, July 7. After his BGN qualifying race, he’s going to soar aid to Daytona, race the Pepsi 400. Then he‘ll soar aid as a lot as Watkins Glen to race the BGN flee on Sunday, July 8.(NASCAR.com Buzz). Harvick is going for both the BGN and Cup drivers title, somthing that has never came about in the historical past of NASCAR(4-26-2001)
  • Sad News:  Michele Alboreto, a one-time Formulation One neatly-known individual, changed into as soon as killed when the Audi he changed into as soon as test using crashed in jap Germany, the carmaker said Wednesday. The 44-year-primitive Italian changed into as soon as in the aid of the wheel of a brand new A8 car when it spun uncontrolled and beget change into over on a straight fragment of the Lausitzring circuit, in what Audi‘s wearing chief Wolfgang Ullrich known as an “incomprehensible tragedy.” Seek extra of the AP legend at FoxSports(4-26-2001)

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April 26, 2000

  • Sears Point Testing:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. made his first outing to Sears Point Raceway this week for a NASCAR Winston Cup Test Session, and he won‘t soon put out of your mind it. Earnhardt Jr., who changed into as soon as joined in the Tuesday-Wednesday session by #18-Bobby Labonte, #43-John Andretti and 31-Steve Park, survived lots of spins on the twisting 10-turn, 1.94-mile street route and came away with powerful-wanted experience. NASCAR comes to Sears Point Raceway June 22-25 for the Do Mart/Kragen 350. Earnhardt Jr. changed into one amongst his most productive laps in the Wednesday morning session at 1 minute, 13.4 seconds(95.150mph). Park reported the fastest time of the session at 1: 12.12(96.839mph), followed by Andretti (1: 12.55 — 96.265mph) and Labonte (1: 13.1 — 95.540mph). Andretti has positioned third the closing two years at Sears Point, while Labonte changed into as soon as 27th a year ago. Earnhardt Jr. ready for the test session through the use of a simulator, but soundless discovered the terrain tricky. He twice suffered spins exiting Flip 7, both conditions touchdown in the gravel entice. Boris Acknowledged, who won the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Sequence flee at Sears Point in 1998, served as a inner most coach to both Earnhardt Jr. and Park at some stage in the session(Sears Point PR)(4-26-2000)
  • Evernham says…:  Ray Evernham said in an interview broadcast on a Charlotte, NC, radio residing that he has a 2d driver to enroll in his two-car Dodge entry for subsequent season. Evernham didn‘t divulge who his driver may maybe well be, but he has said that he wanted to model BGN driver Casey Atwood to enroll in Bill Elliott(who signed weeks ago). Evernham said in the interview that an announcement may maybe well be made subsequent month when the sequence is at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway(Roankoe Cases)(4-26-2000)
  • AJ Crew Chief UPDATE 4 Engines:  Crew chief Terry Wooten changed into as soon as released from the #14 A.J. Foyt/Conseco crew after the crew did no longer qualify at Martinsville. Foyt and normal supervisor Waddell Wilson will support in the crew chief‘s role this weekend at Talladega. The crew is having a understand to rent a crew chief subsequent week(Roanoke Cases)(4-12-2000)

    UPDATE:  a brand new crew chief is anticipated to be hired soon, presumably as early as Monday(Cases-Dispatch)(4-16-2000)

    UPDATE 2 — Original #14 Crew Chief:  Philippe Lopez has been named the crew chief for the #14 AJ Foyt Conseco crew. Lopez changed into as soon as the crew chief for the #41 Hedrick Motorsports crew and follows Mast over from there. Other adjustments in the crew are anticipated to be announced for the period of the subsequent week(RPM2Nite). Listening to the adjustments may maybe well encompass crew supervisor Waddell Wilson leaving the crew and altering to an engine supplier a lot like Hendrick(4-18-2000)

    UPDATE 3 — Engines:  Crew chief Phillipe Lopez and engine builder David Evans followed driver Rick Mast to A.J. Foyt‘s operation(Cases-Dispatch), effectively it‘s no longer Hendrick engines, but a brand new head engine builder for the crew(4-25-2000)

    UPDATE 4:  Foyt completed his housecleaning by releasing Waddell Wilson as normal supervisor of the #14 crew and bringing nephew Tommy LaMance on board. LaMance has been with Foyt since 1994 when he served as crew supervisor with A.J. Foyt Enterprises. Foyt also hired engine builder David Evans a long way flung from Hedrick Motorsports(#41), along with powerful of his engine crew(SpeedVision) AND recent engine builder Greg Wilson(Waddell‘s son) stays to work with Evans and lots of of Evans‘ various co-workers beget joined him at Foyt‘s, from NASCAR Online and one other legend at TNN(4-26-2000)
  • No #50? UPDATE:  even supposing on the NOL Entry record, I hear that the #50 Midwest Transit Chevy and driver Ricky Craven is rarely any longer going to be going to California for the NAPA Auto Ingredients 500

    UPDATE:  the crew will skip California and test at Greenville Pickens Speedway in preparation for the flee at Richmond(Midwest Transit Racing Space)(4-26-2000)
  • Guerrero/HRT News UPDATE 3 no run at Calif:  on Sunday, TNN‘s Raceday reported that outdated CART/IRL driver Roberto Guerrero, would force in ten races in the BGN sequence for the HRT Motorsports crew. The HRT stands for Hispanic Racing Crew. They inclined #41 in 1999 when they attempted Home. Larry Hedrick. proprietor of the #41 CUP crew helped out. Extra data from an AP legend at SpeedNet: Roberto and his 28-year-primitive brother, Jaime, will share a drag this season in the Busch Sequence. Roberto will force in 11 events, beginning with Texas. Jaime will force in 5 events in 2000 and flee for Busch Sequence rookie of the year in 2001. The brothers may maybe well be using a Chevrolet fielded by the new Hispanic Racing Crew. It changed into as soon as fashioned by Rudy Rodriguez and Mike Vazquez, first generation Cuban-Americans(3-16-2000)

    UPDATE:  Seek fleshy SpeedVision legend at: HRT Looks To Unfold NASCAR Gospel. ALSO, heard the Roberto Guerrero changed into as soon as checking out at Charlotte this day and wrecked the auto. Opinion were for the crew to race subsequent week at California, but early reports beget him with a hairline fracture of the scapula and two fractured ribs(4-20-2000)

    UPDATE and PR:  HRT (Hispanic Whisk Crew) Motorsports experienced a microscopic attach aid the day old to this at some stage in a checking out session at Lowes Motor Speedway. After twenty-5 very spectacular laps, HRT driver Roberto Guerrero changed into as soon as focused on minor accident after having a mechanical ache with the throttle coming near near turn three. Guerrero, a outdated IRL birth wheeled standout, changed into as soon as then forced in utilize the brake, sending the bellow front quarter-panel of #72 car into the wall. Guerrero changed into as soon as taken to an arena Charlotte clinical institution for recount, the attach it changed into as soon as company that he suffered a hair line fractured to two ribs and his correct scapula. It‘s no longer doable that Guerrero can return for Fontana subsequent week, which changed into as soon as scheduled to be the first flee of the 2000 time desk for HRT Motorsports. ” Here is simplest a piece bump on the street. We’re correct fortunate that Roberto changed into as soon as ready to run a long way flung from the accident. Many sizable drivers beget identical incidents in turn three at Lowes,” said Rudy Rodriguez, co-proprietor of HRT. HRT‘s number two driver is Roberto‘s youthful brother, South American street route legend, Jaime Guerrero. NASCAR has no longer but cleared Jaime to force on substantial speedways a lot like subsequent weeks track at Fontana, so HRT is discussing the opportunity of bringing in a one other driver for subsequent weeks flee if Roberto is unable to receive in the aid of the wheel. “Now we beget made a dedication to flee at Fontana, but we correct want to create basically the most productive decision conceivable for HRT. If that methodology finding one other driver to exercise the seat for subsequent week or re-focal level our efforts on one other flee…we can create a choice in a couple of days,” said Mike Vazquez co-proprietor of HRT. HRT will return to Charlotte on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 8 and 9 for added checking out. Roberto is scheduled to receive the lions share of the laps in preparation for his NASCAR debut on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 27th at Lowes. Prior to the accident the day old to this, Roberto had already reached lap conditions that will well beget without wretchedness edifying him for closing years flee at Charlotte. “Here is racing and something can happen, but I am angry to receive aid in the aid of the wheel soon. Earlier than the fracture we were running some basically like a flash conditions and I changed into as soon as using conservatively. I basically feel that if I had gotten the many of the auto, lets beget ran conditions that will well beget us reach the pole, in accordance to closing years qualifying conditions.” ” We were overjoyed with how hastily Roberto came as a lot as the model….He changed into as soon as positively like a flash ample to be in the demonstrate after which some. Unfortunately we had a mechanical ache that attach us aid a piece, but I am very effectively tickled with Roberto and HRT. Roberto‘s talent stage and experience will positively demonstrate thru in NASCAR” said Tony Burgess HRT‘s crew chief. About HRT: Fashioned in 1999, HRT is basically the most bewitching Hispanic owned and pushed crew in NASCAR racing. The crew efforts are spearheaded by two Cuban-American cousins, Rudy Rodriguez and Mike Vazquez. HRT‘s significant focal level is to make clear the Latin neighborhood to the game of NASCAR Racing and in turn, introduce the emblem trusty Hispanic neighborhood to U.S. primarily primarily primarily based firms thru constructed-in marketing campaigns and sponsorship(HRT PR)(4-21-2000)

    UPDATE 3:  Roberto Guerrero deliberate to create his Busch Sequence debut Saturday at the Auto Membership 300 at California Speedway. But HRT Motorsports has withdrawn Guerrero‘s entry for BGN flee at California after he sustained a broken correct scapula and two cracked correct ribs in a fracture at some stage in checking out a week ago at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway. After 21 laps, Guerrero‘s throttle stuck as he headed into Flip 3 and he slammed into the wall. Since the driver‘s seat wasn‘t designed for him, the toughen that wraps around the bellow facet match tighter than current, causing the damage. The 2-time runner-up at the Indy 500 plans to advance to his Chevrolet when the crew begins checking out Would possibly presumably presumably simply 9 in preparation for the Carquest Auto Ingredients 300 at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway(Orange County Register)(4-26-2000)
  • CBS Sportsline:  Lifestyles in the NASCAR Busch Sequence by Jason Jarrett(4-26-2000)
  • Hooper to the #0:  Alumni Motorsports broadcasts that Lance Hooper will force the teams #0 Chevrolet in the Auto Membership “300” this weekend at the California Speedway. Additionally, the crew broadcasts that it will most likely be sponsored by WorldBestBuy.com at the California flee(PR)(4-26-2000)
  • Two Grubb Autos:  Brandon Butler, 27, has been chosen to force the 2d Grubb Motorsports car at Richmond Global Raceway. Wayne Grubb drives the predominant car, that shall be sponsored by SunCom at both of the Busch Apt National races at RIR this season. Butler will strive and qualify the #52 Graybar-sponsored Chevrolet for the Hardee‘s 250 on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 5. Graybar also will sponsor that car at the RIR flee in September, and Grubb‘s #83 Chevrolet in the Busch flee at Bristol, Tenn., in August. Butler at the 2d is signed to force simplest in the Hardee‘s 250(Grubb Motorsports PR)(4-26-2000)

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April 26, 1999

  • Nadeau Paint:  Jerry Nadeau may maybe well be running the TBS Dinner and a Movie paint design at California. Here is to promote TBS‘s TV time desk on Friday nights(4-26-1999)
  • Craven Double Accountability:  Ricky Craven will force in the Winston West flee at Calforina, sponsor to make certain. Additionally Hollywood Video may maybe well be on the #58 Cup car at California, soundless a flee-to-flee deal(4-26-1999)
  • Gilliland Double:  Winston West driver, Butch Gilliland will create double accountability this coming weekend when he will get in the aid of the wheel of his #38 Ralphs/Meals 4 Much less/ Coca-Cola NASCAR Winston Cup car and his #1 NASCAR Winston West car for this weekends coming California “500” Winston Cup flee and California “200” Winston West flee at the California Speedway in Fontana(Gilliland PR)(4-26-1999)
  • Here is rarely any longer true UPDATE 1, whoops, true data:  When Wayne Burdette invested in Cale Yarborough‘s #98 crew, it gave Rick Mast a drag and stored the crew in operation. Despite the reality that Mast has had his moments — he’s 22nd in the components and had a top-10 receive at Daytona — a sponsor has no longer been discovered. Burdette has it sounds as if suggested Yarborough that his inner most largesse has reached its limit, and the Ford crew will seemingly birth a hiatus from the circuit beginning subsequent week with the Fontana, CA., flee(SpeedNet/Monte Dutton), no longer that’s a disgrace for the crew and Mast — correct saw on NOL that Mast may maybe well be sponsored by Rheem Water Heaters for the Diehard 500(NOL)(4-24-1999) — UPDATE 1:  Wayne Burdette brushed aside rumors that Yarborough-Burdette Motorsports crew and driver Rick Mast were skipping the California flee. Despite the reality that the crew is beginning to in actuality feel the consequences of running without a sponsor, Burdette said there aren’t any rapid plans to miss a flee(Cases-Dispatch)(4-26-1999)
  • The #31 Penalty:  Following the fracture at Talladega, Skinner‘s crew changed into as soon as penalized (held in the “penalty field”) for what a crew member described as “being violent to the wrecker crew.” A scuffle it sounds as if occurred when the crashed car arrived aid in the storage situation(It changed into as soon as even confirmed on TV). What in actuality occurred changed into as soon as that the driver of the wrecker inadvertently broken the nostril of Skinner‘s wrecked Chevrolet while towing it aid to the storage. The penalty ended up being two laps, the offer being NASCAR timing and scoring, and Skinner completed 36th(SpeedNet/Monte Dutton)(4-26-1999)
  • Varied Penalty:  Johnny Benson and the #26 Cheerios Ford crew will circulation over 20 minutes of the opening notice this weekend in California as a penalty for being gradual to inspection ahead of the flee at Talladega on Sunday. Benson‘s crew waited all the day old to this morning for the transport of a brand new rear gear, however the airplane changed into as soon as gradual. The crew had the auto in line for inspection when the fragment arrived and opted to pull out and exercise the penalty(Cases-Dispatch) — Benson also overlooked the first 10 minutes of Friday‘s first notice at Talladega as a penalty for no longer having his car at the “cutoff” level for the pre-flee inspection at closing weekend‘s Goody‘s 500 at Martinsville(That‘s Racin‘)(4-26-1999)
  • Put up Whisk Inspections:  Autos that were inepcted after the Diehard 500 were #3-Dale Earnhardt, the winner; runner-up #88 Dale Jarrett; #6-Designate Martin(3rd); #00-Buckshot Jones(fastest 2nd round qualifier) and #99-Jeff Burton(smoking ache)(That‘s Racin‘)(4-26-1999)
  • Park:  what came about to Steve Park? We saw him pull off the track, then later saw him aid on the track as a lot as the model. It ended up that he had a broken gear in the distributor. Park and the #1 Pennzoil Chevy returned to the racetrack and completed the flee in 37th residing(Pennzoil PR)(4-26-1999)
  • Alliance:  NASCAR has announced that the 3M Car Aftermarket Division has joined the NASCAR car aftermarket program and has been designated the “Formally Licensed Car Refinish Affords” of NASCAR(RaceWire)(4-26-1999)
  • Ask News:  Premiere Motorsports and driver Freddie Ask, driver of the #68 Ford will skip Fontana and Loudon to envision at Richmond, So. Boston and Nazareth. Subsequent flee entered: Richmond(5/14)(Premiere Motorsports PR)(4-26-1999)

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April 26, 1998

  • DuPont Unveils “Phantasm Automobile” For NASCAR‘S 50th 365 days: As fragment of the 50th anniversary of The National Affiliation for Stock Automobile Racing (NASCAR), DuPont Car Finishes held a press convention at the Talladega Superspeedway Saturday to unveil “the semblance car”. The automobile is one amongst the neatly-known #24s pushed by NASCAR Winston Cup Champion Jeff Gordon, sponsored by DuPont. The #24 DuPont Chevy is painted in DuPont ChromaLusion® Pure Fireplace Prizm, a coloration that adjustments from crimson to gold, reckoning on the viewing attitude. The automobile may maybe well be pushed in The Winston flee at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 16. Seek the rest of the legend at The DuPont Web set. They search data from to beget photos up soon. NASCAR Online has an image on it‘s net explain material. The paint ticket $17 an oz..(TNN, DuPont and NASCAR Online), also The Legitimate Jeff Gordon Web set has an pleasurable characterize of the auto.(thanks Brad for the heads up)(4-26-98)
  • In conserving along with his brother, John Hendrick, Rick Hendrick looks to be winning his battle against leukemia. “Rick‘s doing staunch effectively, and his prognosis correct now is that he‘s staunch halt to being in remission,” John Hendrick said the day old to this of the one who owns the autos pushed by Terry Labonte, Ricky Craven and defending Winston Cup components champion Jeff Gordon. “The therapy is soundless very advanced on him, and it makes him basically ill. However the total tests beget advance aid very definite. He‘s received a sizable attitude and he expects to be aid with [the team] subsequent year.” John Hendrick is the acting head of Hendrick Motorsports at some stage in Rick‘s absence.(Richmond Cases-Dispatch)(4-26-98)
  • Rich Bickle will also race the #98 Thorn Apple Valley Ford at the California Speedway on Would possibly presumably presumably simply 3rd as Greg Sacks is soundless recovering from his Texas 500 accidents.(NASCAR Online)(4-26-98)
  • The #47 Followers Can Whisk Ford Thunderbird picked up Philips sponsorship for the Talladega flee as Geoff Bodine, driver of the #7 Philips Ford did no longer create the flee. And Billy pulled out a 28th residing receive.(4-26-98)
  • The autos of Bobby Labonte (#18 Pontiac), Dale Jarrett (#88 Ford) and Terry Labonte (#5 Chevrolet) were chosen by NASCAR to run the Lockheed wind tunnel in Marietta, GA(NASCAR Online)(4-26-98)
  • Apt marshalls for the Diehard 500 were representatives of the “Alabama Gang,” which is the community of drivers that migrated right here from their home inform of Florida. On hand may maybe well be Bobby Allison, father of the gradual Davey Allison, Donnie Allison, Crimson Farmer and Susan Bonnett, wife of the gradual Neil Bonnett.(Richmond Cases-Dispatch)(4-26-98)
  • John Hendrick said he‘ll meet with Budweiser officials tomorrow to create a final decision on who‘ll be in the aid of the wheel of the No. 50 car for the rest of the season. Craven had been the driver ahead of he had to step aside resulting from put up-concussion syndrome. Busch regular Randy LaJoie has been the replace, and is liable to be thru the Would possibly presumably presumably simply 31 Dover, Del., flee. Hendrick confirmed that the crew has talked to Robby Gordon, even supposing Craven has said he needs to advance by the July 4 flee at Daytona. Regardless, Hendrick said LaJoie will force the auto at the total final brief-track races if he‘s

    wanted.(Richmond Cases-Dispatch)(4-26-98)
  • Are looking out to again out Kevin Lepage and the #91 LJ Racing crew, call the Dare County Tourism Board at 1-888-SEE-DARE or goto their set at http://www.outer-banks.com/customer-data and allow them to know you toughen the crew and even maybe ask knowledge on holidays to the Outer Banks? Dare County is the placement covered by what is is named the Outer Banks, NC. It entails areas a lot like Cape Hatteras which is the attach the Lighthouse is that’s on the hood.(4-26-98)
  • Till Bobby Labonte won this day at Talladega, Bill Elliott changed into as soon as the closing driver to exercise the DieHard 500 from the pole. He executed the feat in 1985.(NASCAR Online)(4-26-98)
  • Randy LaJoie blew an engine first and foremost of ‘Contented Hour‘ notice and may maybe well birth the Diehard 500 with an untested engine. Bill Elliott also changed an engine ahead of the flee.(TNN‘s Raceday)(4-26-98)
  • Tim Brewer, the historical crew chief who helped turn Geoff Bodine‘s #7 crew round over the final year, is into consideration for two jobs, one with Bechtel as supervisor for the Green crew, one other with Felix Sabates and Gracious Marlin, per sources halt to the ache.(JournalNow NASCAR News)(4-26-98)
  • If Chevrolet officials don‘t withhold an witness on Wally Dallenbach, he may maybe halt up aid on the Ford roster. Automobile proprietor David Blair(#27 Ford, Kenny Irwin ran some races in this car in 1997), who worked with Ford‘s Robert Yates closing year in developing rookie Kenny Irwin, has been talking with Dallenbach, who concedes his future with car proprietor Sabates is a piece perilous.(JournalNow NASCAR News)(4-26-98)
  • Observe from lots of sources is that Robby Gordon is a lengthy shot to replace Craven/LaJoie in the No. 50 car. A new possibility is Wally Dallenbach, who‘s been struggling in his 2d season for Crew Sabco. Observe is that crew chief Tony Furr would favor the possibility to work with Dallenbach, one amongst the extra trendy drivers in the storage situation.(Richmond Cases-Dispatch)(4-26-98)
  • A few hours after the flee, NASCAR Busch sequence spokesman Tim Sullivan announced that inspectors had discovered “questionable gadgets” on the shock absorbers of Nemechek‘s car. Sullivan said the discovery wouldn’t beget an ticket on the outcome of the flee, but that additional actions may maybe well be taken and this kind of measures may maybe well be announced later this week.(Greensboro News & File Online/Bob Zeller)(4-26-98)
  • Four followers were injured Saturday at Talladega at some stage in the BGN flee when Brad Loney‘s windshield popped out of a car and went into the stands at some stage in a single amongst the a bunch of accidents that occurred.(That‘s Racin‘/AP)(4-26-98)
  • Rick Mast changed into as soon as off to Arizona to work on his street racing at the Bob Bondurant College of Racing at Firebird Speedway in Tucson closing Tuesday and Wednesday.(Greensboro News & File Online/Bob Zeller)(4-26-98)

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