Might well presumably moreover 10 On the present time in Jayskis NASCAR historical previous


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With NASCAR on a non permanent hiatus, data has been slack. To abet occupy the NASCAR void, had been taking you on a on a typical basis day out down memory lane spanning the years since the Jayski’s set inception. Utilizing our data archives pages, here’s a see abet at what’s occurred on this date thru the closing 23 years in NASCAR.  With the resumption of NASCAR in a pair weeks, this feature will waste Might well presumably moreover 10, but which that you just can presumably always test out traditional data on our Archives pages.

On the present time in NASCAR historical previous: Might well presumably moreover 10

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2016:

  • Truex needs to live with Furnishings Row:  Martin Truex, Jr. would make a choice to live within the #78 FRR automobile “for a in reality lengthy time.” Last yr, Truex extended his contract thru 2016 but he hopes to proceed building a winning relationship with the Denver-basically based totally crew 2016 78furniture Row Toyotabeyond this season. When would he love renegotiate? “Truthful now,” Truex mentioned with a convey. “The declare I‘ve had with my occupation is it‘s been up and down. And that‘s due to alternate. That‘s on fable of you rep in scenarios the put they don‘t slide the methodology you propose they had been going to slide.

    “DEI (Dale Earnhardt Inc.) fell aside. I stayed there too lengthy. It became once a though-provoking space. You survey at Jimmie Johnson. You survey at Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch. They rep with a crew they now and again correct retain building on that foundation. 365 days in, yr out, they‘re the guys to beat on fable of they’ve that round them. They’ve that solid — correct rock. They are going to execute on issues and survey at previous historical previous . All they’ve is the auto and the rule of thumb adjustments and these roughly issues. They don‘t want to figure out the total lot else that goes along with it.”

    Truex won two Xfinity Sequence titles with DEI and dabbled with their Cup program sooner than graduating to NASCAR‘s prime tour beefy-time in 2006. When DEI merged with Chip Ganassi‘s program in 2009, he stayed the route sooner than becoming a member of Michael Waltrip Racing in 2010. Although he left MWR at the waste of 2013 — and sooner than the organization‘s closing demise closing yr — Truex, 36, understands FRR has the ability to blossom true into a perennial contender. “With Cole and these guys, it‘s something special and it‘s something I‘d make a choice to abet going for a lengthy, lengthy time,” Truex mentioned. “To rep the put I want to rep within the sport, that‘s what you’d like to possess. With rather of luck, we can rep it work.”(Motorsport)(5-10-2016)

2016 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence Paint Schemes


2015:

  • 2015 15 Cms2 13Mears hopes to reach to Germain Racing subsequent yr:  Casey Mears‘ popularity is unsure for subsequent season. While the 37-yr-traditional driver of the #13 Geico Chevrolet remains optimistic, Mears expected to possess his subsequent contract signed by now. “Genuinely, I genuinely don‘t know but,” Mears told motorsport.com on Friday. “We‘ve had blueprint more flee this yr. Clearly, our stuff has gotten larger. As some distance as I know, the total lot is de facto obvious. We haven‘t genuinely dove into these conversations but. All indications are that we‘re appealing forward into subsequent yr. However some point, now we want to possess that dialog for obvious. I‘m shocked that it took goodbye for somebody to point out it on fable of for the time being, the total lot happens so early. With out a doubt, now we want to start having conversations and procure out when that‘s going to be.” Mears has piloted the No. 13 Geico Walk Cup automobile for Germain Racing since the Bristol August lumber in 2010. The crew changed manufacturers sooner than closing season from Ford to Chevy — along with a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing. While there had been rumors that Ty Dillon may maybe perchance moreover prove with the journey subsequent season, it‘s more likely that Richard Childress‘ grandson would force the #33 Chevy with give a boost to from Bass Pro Outlets. Germain Racing declined touch upon Mears‘ popularity.(Motorsport)(5-10-2015)

2015 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence Paint Schemes


2014:

  • 5-Hour Vitality “lawful” with NASCAR:  After questioning NASCAR‘s integrity closing season, the president of 5-Hour Vitality mentioned the firm‘s sponsorship extension with Clint Bowyer is an endorsement of the Walk Cup Sequence‘ direction. “We‘re lawful,” 5-Hour 2014 14 600 15president Scott Henderson mentioned Friday at Kansas Speedway, the put the firm launched a brand contemporary taste that can abet succor the Particular Operations Warrior Foundation. “Clearly, we wouldn‘t possess signed up for three more years if we weren‘t OK with it.” Last September at Fresh Hampshire Motor Speedway, Henderson solid doubt on the sponsor‘s future in NASCAR within the wake of a lumber manipulation scandal at Richmond Worldwide Raceway. NASCAR levied an unheard of penalty on Michael Waltrip Racing drivers Bowyer, Martin Truex Jr. and Brian Vickers, but the sanctioning physique issued lighter punishments to Crew Penske and Entrance Row Motorsports. NASCAR chairman Brian France also expanded the Chase for the Walk Cup field to 13 drivers, which didn‘t appear to thrill Henderson. Henderson mentioned Friday he hadn‘t talked to France since the incident but indicated approval of NASCAR‘s lengthy-time duration handling within the aftermath. “I‘m now not in payment,” he mentioned. ” I wouldn‘t alternate the foundations within the heart of the season, but I specialise in we‘re OK.” Henderson mentioned 5-Hour started striking together the extension for Bowyer‘s #15 Toyota at the waste of closing season.(USA On the present time)(5-10-2014)

2014 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence Paint Schemes


2011:

  • North Wilkesboro Speedway Closing:  For the closing 1 ½ years, Speedway Friends Inc. has taken lumber fans and Wilkes County residents on a historical previous-making journey with the reopening of North Wilkesboro Speedway which had been shuttered for 14 years. On the other hand, NORTH WILKESBORO, NC - APRIL 14, 1996: Terry Labonte (No 5) and Elton Sawyer (No 27) bring the field to the start of the First Union 400 at North Wilkesboro Speedway. Mark Martin is in No. 6 and the No. 43 is Bobby Hamilton. (Photo by ISC Images & Archives via Getty Images)the alternate local climate and an absence of working capital has now introduced the total lot at the ancient facility to a screeching cease. “Merely get, we made a total lot of enhancements to the speedway,” Speedway Friends Inc. President Alton McBride Jr. mentioned Monday. “We lined up some massive events. On the other hand, even supposing we can mission obvious earnings from events at the speedway, we manufacture now not possess the money needed on the entrance waste to rep these events happen. In spite of our total funding within the speedway and in this community, now we possess go out of money needed to slide forward.”

    Despite the surprising re-shuttering of the music after the 2011 season had begun, McBride mentioned it became once “now not totally a sad day” as a result of total lot that had been accomplished, in conjunction with receiving the North Carolina Motorsports Association‘s industry award for the music‘s contribution to motorsports in 2010. Speedway Friends started its hump at the 5-eighths-mile music in November 2009 with an ambitious but strategic idea to reopen North Wilkesboro Speedway, which became once closed after the fall NASCAR Cup lumber in 1996. At once, its title became once adjusted to Historical North Wilkesboro Speedway in uncover to pay admire to the music‘s space in motorsports historical previous. From Labor Day weekend 2010 thru the 2011 season-opening richest-ever Pro All-Enormous title Sequence lumber, the SAI crew performed six massive and more than a dozen tiny winning events. In 2010 PASS and SAI executives launched “The Dash”, which guaranteed a minimum $75,000 to the winner. Approximately 80 drivers, in conjunction with previous Daytona 500 winners Right Marlin and Geoff Bodine, entered the tournament. Every space of the United States, as neatly as Canada, became once represented within the historical previous-making lumber.(more at historicnws.com and / or savethespeedway.get)(5-10-2011)

2009:

  • One other Elliott within the winners circle:  Chase Elliott, the 13-yr-traditional son of NASCAR driver Bill Elliott, easy his first occupation Slack Mannequin victory by winning Saturday evening‘s Georgia Asphalt Sequence 100 at Lanier National Speedway in Braselton, Ga. Elliott, who started second, passed teammate Casey Roderick for the lead on the .375-mile paved oval with three laps closing. Bill Elliott became once in attendance for the tournament.(5-10-2009)

2007:

  • Earnhardt Jr. To Drive for Fresh Crew in 2008 Four-time NASCAR Most Favorite Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., launched at this time time at a data convention at JR Motorsports that negotiations to elongate his using contract with Dale Earnhardt Inc. possess reach to an amicable waste. Earnhardt Jr. will proceed using the #8 Budweiser Chevrolet thru the relaxation of the season, while his sister, Vice President and In vogue Manager of JR Motorsports, Kelley Earnhardt Elledge, will launch exploring contemporary opportunities for 2008. Earnhardt Jr. mentioned Thursday he would survey at his alternatives within the arriving months and with rather of luck express a decision mid to slack summer season. “What crew I force for subsequent season, I don‘t know,” Earnhardt Jr. mentioned. “However what I manufacture want to train is that it‘s been a privilege to force for DEI. After a yr of intense negotiations and concerted efforts to elongate my contract there, it grew to turn out to be evident that while we want to rep to the same space, we merely possess assorted visions on the vogue to rep there.” Earnhardt Jr. made the announcement along with his sister, Earnhardt Elledge, by his aspect, and a total lot of of the Earnhardt family in attendance. “DEI will always be a special space for me and my family,” Earnhardt Jr. mentioned. “(Owner) Teresa (Earnhardt) and (Vice President of World Operations) Max Seigel are taking the mandatory steps to bring DEI abet to 1 in every of the entrance-operating NASCAR teams. On the other hand I am 32 years traditional — the same age as my father when he made his closing and most important occupation decision — and the time for me to compete on a fixed basis and contend for championships is now. Since that is what I idea to manufacture, I genuinely feel strongly that I would possess my father‘s blessing.” Earnhardt Jr. mentioned JR Motorsports will proceed to work with DEI on many projects that can succor both corporations and offer protection to the legacy of his father. A beefy transcript of at this time time‘s data convention would possibly be launched later this afternoon.(JR Motorsports PR)(5-10-2007)
  • Dale Jr. to slide away DEI after 2007 season UPDATE:  Statement from Teresa Earnhardt/DEI: In step with at this time time‘s announcement by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., that he’ll be leaving DEI, Teresa Earnhardt, CEO of Dale Earnhardt, Inc. issued the next narrate. “While we are very disappointed that Dale Jr. has chosen to slide away the family alternate, we live fascinated by our firm‘s future. Our aggressive expansion and diversification plans have not changed. This firm has persisted to thrive since Dale left us in 2001, and it will thrive following at this time time‘s announcement. Dale and I constructed this firm to be a championship-contender, and these suggestions detached put together. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. will desire, and now we possess assorted extremely talented drivers and a entire bunch of workers which are dedicated to the packages we basically based. This firm has a enormous legacy and a intellectual future, constructed on loyalty, integrity, and dedication.”(DEI)

    UPDATE:  some highlights from the Dale Earnhardt Jr. press convention:

    Dale Jr. will slide away DEI at the waste of the season

    Sponsor/Budweiser? would possibly be mentioned in a neatly timed manner

    Automobile #8: No decision, but Dale Jr. expects DEI to abet the auto number 8. Gift: NASCAR owns and assigns automobile numbers to an owner(s). NASCAR reserves the lawful to revoke or transfer automobile numbers to 1 other owner/crew at any time. Automobile numbers are non-assignable and non-transferable, apart from by NASCAR. NASCAR works with teams and sponsors when a explicit number is requested. Crew had been identified to ‘promote‘ automobile numbers, love when DEI bought the number from the Stovala Brothers in 2000, #15 from Bud Moore, and hundreds others.

    Crew Chief Tony Eury Jr.: no decision on if crew chief Eury Jr. will slide with DaleJr, Dale Jr. mentioned he can‘t divulge for Eury Jr.

    DEI Teammate Truex Jr.: is now not fragment of this space or discussion

    Doubtless Plans:

    1) label with a prime tier Nextel Cup crew [one that wins and runs for the championship

    2) sign with a second tier team

    3) and the last choice, would be to run Nextel Cup with Dale Jr‘s own team, JR Motorsports, but no plans for that to happen at this points, Dale Jr. does hope he can drive a few Busch Series [or whatever it will be called in 2008] out of the JR Motorsports store.

    Why slide away DEI? Dale Jr. mentioned he negotiations had been by no blueprint stop, and he is aware of fans are disappointed, but so is he.(5-10-2007)

2007 NASCAR Nextel Cup Schemes


2005:

  • 2005 6hellmansPaul Wolfe abet within the #6 for Richmond:  Unilever Foods and Evernham Motorsports launched at this time time that Paul Wolfe would possibly be abet within the driver‘s seat of #6 Hungry Drivers Dodge Charger for this weekend‘s Funai 250 at Richmond Worldwide Raceway as neatly as NASCAR Busch Sequence events at Dover and Nashville. Kasey Kahne will force the #6 Dodge at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway. Wolfe, who shared using duties of the #6 Hungry Drivers Dodge in 2004 with three assorted up and coming drivers, ran the first three NASCAR Busch Sequence events of the 2005 season in conjunction with Daytona, California and Las Vegas. Jeremy Mayfield and Kasey Kane [and Mike Wallace] possess since split using duties of the #6 Dodge. The crew‘s very top accept as true with of the season is an eighth-space accept as true with this previous weekend at Darlington Raceway with Jeremy Mayfield slack the wheel.(Hungry Drivers Racing)(5-10-2005)

2005 Busch Sequence Paint Schemes


2004:

    • Ganassi Racing to possess a Busch crew in 2005:  been told that Ganassi Racing will go a beefy time Busch program subsequent yr in house and presumably a second crew for 15 — 20 Busch races also. Supposedly the drivers would possibly be some combination of their most up-to-date three Cup drivers (Marlin, McMurray and Mears) and presumably David Stremme and/or Reed Sorenson. Ganassi Racing also plans to pass into their contemporary building by the Harmony [NC] Airport in July.(5-10-2004)

BROOKLYN, MI - JUNE 20: Chip Ganassi Racing presents their new Busch team during the DHL 400 June 20, 2004 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. (Photo By Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images) | Getty Images

2005 Busch Sequence Paint Schemes


2001:

  • Double Gibbs:  Joe Gibbs‘ two sons, J.D. and Coy, are racing Saturday within the Craftsman Truck Sequence 200-miler at Darlington Raceway.(Gaston Gazette). J.D. would possibly be within the #48 HotRod Journal Chevy and Coy within the #20 MBNA Chevy(5-10-2001)

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Might well presumably moreover 10, 2018

  • Gaunt Brothers Racing faucets Parker Kligerman for Coca-Cola 600 seat:  Gaunt Brothers Racing (GBR) will field an entry within the 2018 Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, Might well presumably moreover 27 at Charlotte Motor Speedway for driver Parker Kligerman. Kligerman, of Westport, Conn., is a two-time lumber winner within the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence and a 10-time winner within the ARCA Racing Sequence Presented by Menards. The 600-mile contest on Memorial Day weekend will again as his 11th occupation Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence launch.[More]
  • Kenseth expected to force subsequent 5 weekends:  In step with two contributors with insist recordsdata of the agenda but who spoke on the condition of anonymity on fable of they weren‘t authorized to divulge publicly, Kenseth will force in now not now not as a lot as the next 5 lumber weekends — Kansas, the All-Enormous title Dash, the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Pocono Raceway and Michigan Worldwide Speedway.(5-8-2018)

    UPDATE:  NASCAR Champion Matt Kenseth will rep his return to Roush Fenway Racing this weekend at Kansas Speedway in an tournament that also marks the debut of Roush Fenway‘s contemporary partnership with Wyndham Rewards. Kenseth can even be abet slack the wheel of the Wyndham Rewards Ford for the famed Coca-Cola 600 on Might well presumably moreover 27th and at Jack Roush‘s ‘dwelling music‘ of Michigan Worldwide Speedway on June 10. Wyndham Rewards will again again as the first on Kenseth‘s Ford at the ancient Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Sept. 9) and the Monster Mile of Dover Worldwide Speedway (Oct. 7), sooner than rounding out the 2018 agenda at Phoenix Raceway (Nov. 11) and the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway (Nov. 18).(5-10-2018)[More]
  • Kansas Weekend Preview:  Kevin Harvick vs. Kyle Busch moves to Kansas; Camping World Truck Sequence at Kansas is regularly unpredictable. [More](5-10-2018)
  • Enormous title-studded musical lineup to execute at Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Gala — Catwalk for a Region off:  ward-winning artists Cassadee Pope, Cole Swindell and Frigid Creek County will execute sometime of the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation‘s ninth annual Catwalk for a Region off equipped by Furnishings Row, a fundraiser for childhood most cancers awareness and initiatives. The gala, that can moreover merely lift the theme of Mid Summer Night‘s Dream, will desire space Wednesday evening Might well presumably moreover 16 at the Statesville Regional Airport, and may maybe perchance presumably merely again feature Catwalk Heroes — younger contributors in remedy or remission from most cancers walking the runway with NASCAR drivers and their spouses.[More](5-10-2018)
  • Fresh survey for LaJoie at Kansas:  Corey LaJoie, driver of the No. 72 Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence (MENCS) entry will compete this weekend under the lights at Kansas Speedway. Having two old MENCS begins at the 1.5-mile oval, LaJoie has accomplished a total of 526 laps. Schluter-Programs would possibly be on board the No. 72 as the first sponsor the put they’re going to debut a brand contemporary Schluter orange paint plan for the 267 lap tournament.[More](5-10-2018)
  • Dover TV rankings UPDATE:  Fox Sports actions 1 earned a 1.7 in a single day ranking for Sunday‘s lumber.(5-7-2018)

    UPDATE:  Sunday‘s NASCAR Cup Sequence Dover 400 earned a 1.7 ranking and a pair of.8 million viewers on FS1, down 19% in rankings and 17% in viewersihp from closing yr (2.1, 3.4M) and down 32% and 30% respectively from 2016 (2.5, 4.0M).[More](5-10-2018)
  • Mosley to force Kansas for Beaver Motorsports after 5-yr absence:  Beaver Motorsports at this time time launched Crossbar Electronic Cigarettes as the first sponsor for the No. 50 Chevrolet Silverado of Jamie Mosley at Kansas Speedway for the 37 Form Days 250. Mosley will rep his return to the NASCAR Circut after a 5-yr hiatus. Jamie Mosley for the time being holds the house of an elected Jailer in Laurel County, KY and is decided to start his third four-yr time duration as the head of the 1000 mattress Laurel County Correctional Center. His racing trip spans over 40 years from childhood kart races to the ARCA, NASCAR Camping World Truck, and NASCAR Xfinity Sequence.[More](5-10-2018)

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Might well presumably moreover 10, 2017

  • NASCAR National Sequence News & Notes — Kansas:  A see at many contemporary, notes and account strains for the Shuffle Bowling 400 Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence lumber at Kansas Speedway, glance the stats on the NASCAR National Sequence News & Notes — Kansas Speedway internet page.(5-10-2017)
  • Talladega penalties launched:  NASCAR has launched the next penalties had been launched following the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Might well presumably moreover 7, 2017: #43 crew of Aric Almirola assessed L1 penalty for violation of Sections 20.17.3.1.2: Post-Dash In vogue Inspection Measurements.[More](5-10-2017)
  • 2018 Schedule now not expected this week:  The open will reach later than expected, in fragment due to ability adjustments at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.[More](5-10-2017)
  • NASCAR Productions scores desire at 2017 Sports actions Emmy Awards: “100,000 Cameras: DAYTONA 500” got prime honors for its innovative expend of fan, crew and driver-generated video to convey the account of the Mammoth American Dash. Weaving together insist material submitted using #100KCams, the third installment within the groundbreaking FS1 documentary sequence took viewers within the 2016 DAYTONA 500, capturing the tournament‘s most compelling moments from every conceivable perspective.[More](5-10-2017)
  • IncredibleBank Joins Shuffle Fas Racing for 2017 Season Shuffle Fas Racing launched that IncredibleBank would possibly be becoming a member of Matt DiBenedetto and the #32 crew as a predominant sponsor for more than one races within the 2017 season. The IncredibleBank racecar will first go at Kansas Speedway this weekend and may maybe perchance presumably merely possess more dates to be launched. IncredibleBank, a division of River Valley Bank, opened in 2009 as one in every of the earlyinternet-handiest banks. They‘ve been known as one in every of the “least rotten banks” and “detached in reality helpful” by CNN. Now IncredibleBank has added to their already winning high passion deposit buyer monstrous with a luxurious motor coach financing product known as OnRamp that caters to the high-waste traveler.(Shuffle Fas Racing)[click to continue](5-10-2017)
  • Busch to go a M&M‘s Red Nose plan at Kansas again:  To take part on the Red Nose Day relaxing, Kyle Busch and his #18 M&M‘S Toyota will feature the aforementioned special Red Nose Day paint plan in Saturday evening‘s lumber. And Busch and his automobile won‘t be the handiest ones at Kansas donning Red Noses for the motive as M&M‘S will provide attendees at Saturday evening‘s prerace festivities with their very comprise Red Nose. Busch can even possess some relaxing with fans by being fragment of a #NosesOn orderly selfie after a special Red Nose Day fan Q&A.(Joe Gibbs Racing)[click to continue](5-10-2017)
  • Varied tire compound being tested at Kentucky:  Goodyear officials will survey to manufacture more than check the tire package for this yr‘s Monster Vitality NASCAR Cup Sequence lumber at Kentucky Speedway when they retract a two-day test Tuesday and Wednesday at the 1.5-mile music. “We‘ve also bought some issues to strive to in actuality promote just a shrimp more get on on a repaved surface, which is something we haven‘t been ready to manufacture,” Greg Stucker, director of lumber tire sales for Goodyear, told NASCAR.com on Sunday. “The fellows possess roughly taken a special methodology on compound formula to glance if we can‘t genuinely generate some get on on what we mission to be a moderately tranquil surface.” Checking out at Kentucky are #1-Jamie McMurray (CGR), #3-Austin Dillon (RCR), #41-Kurt Busch (SHR) and #77-Erik Jones (FRR).(NASCAR.com)[click to continue](5-10-2017)
  • Jack Roush Ratings Narrative-Extending 324th NASCAR Take at Talladega:  In Jack Roush‘s 30 years of NASCAR racing, his teams possess covered over 1.78 million miles on the music, but none more dramatic than the closing 2.66 miles within the day old to this‘s Cup lumber at Talladega Superspeedway. Ricky Stenhouse Jr.‘s dramatic reach-from-slack desire from the pole at Talladega, marked Roush Fenway‘s account-extending 324th desire in NASCAR‘s three premiere sequence. Stenhouse grew to turn out to be the ninth driver to desire for Jack Roush within the Cup sequence. Total, 19 assorted drivers possess pushed Roush Fenway Fords to victory lane in NASCAR motion. Apart from, Stenhouse‘s pole became once the crew‘s 232nd in NASCAR and its 89th within the Cup sequence.(Roush Fenway Racing)[click to continue](5-10-2017)
  • Daniel Suárez and #19 Stanley Crew Dash for a Miracle This Weekend This weekend at Kansas Speedway, every driver would possibly be racing for a desire. However Daniel Suárez and the #19 Stanley Toyota Camry crew, are racing for blueprint more — $1 Million for Childhood‘s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals). This appealing quite so a lot of is a immense fragment of Stanley‘s Annual “Racing for a Miracle” campaign in partnership with CMN Hospitals and the Ace Hardware Foundation. If Suárez wins, Stanley Dusky & Decker will donate $1 Million to CMN Hospitals thru the Ace Hardware Foundation. The “Racing for a Miracle” program with Stanley and the Ace Hardware Foundation will another time pledge $100,000 to Childhood‘s Miracle Network Hospitals. It‘s a total contribution of more than a million greenbacks since the program began to abet member hospitals and native younger contributors. As basically the most winning and longest-operating campaign of its model, it‘s protected to train that every body eyes would possibly be on Suárez this weekend.

    On Thursday, Suárez will tour the local Pediatrics Unit at The University of Kansas Correctly being Plan, a Childhood‘s Miracle Network Sanatorium, and meet many of the younger sufferers admitted there. While visiting, Suárez and representatives from Stanley, will tell the $100,000 donation to CMN Hospitals on behalf of the Ace Hardware Foundation. The crew can even unveil the paint plan that can go this weekend on the #19 Stanley Toyota. The paint plan involves names of one baby from every snort who represents Childhood‘s Miracle Network Hospitals, as neatly as four very special younger contributors who will again as “Honorary Pit Crew People” of the #19 crew within the midst of the weekend. (Joe Gibbs Racing)[click here to continue)(5-10-2017)
  • Conley latest to join JGL Racing “Young Guns” program JGL Racing is proud to announce Cale Conley as the latest addition to their popular “Young Guns” program. Conley will first climb behind the wheel of the programs #24 Toyota at the running of the Hisense 300 on May 27th at Charlotte Motor Speedway.[More](5-10-2017)

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  • Goodyear attempting out underway at Watkins Glen:  5 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence drivers and their teams may maybe perchance be the first to roll out onto Watkins Glen Worldwide following the music‘s off-season repaving mission this week when they like part in a Goodyear tire test scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday. #4-Kevin Harvick (Stewart-Haas Racing), #5-Kasey Kahne (Hendrick Motorsports), #6-Trevor Bayne (Roush Fenway Racing), #19-Carl Edwards (Joe Gibbs Racing) and #22-Joey Logano (Crew Penske) are scheduled to desire part within the test. The total 3.4-mile layout at WGI has been repaved, even despite the truth that NASCAR events are contested on the shorter 2.45-mile fragment of the music, warding off the house of the layout identified as “the boot.”(NASCAR.com)(5-10-2016)
  • Particular Mountain Dew plan for Earnhardt, Jr. in All-Enormous title Dash:  When the lights slide on at Charlotte Motor Speedway for this yr‘s NASCAR Walk All-Enormous title Dash, Dale Earnhardt‘s Jr.‘s Chevy can possess a put contemporary survey. The #88 Mountain Dew Chevrolet SS will sport a patriotic paint plan for the tournament with a $1 million payday. As a lumber-winner in 2015, Earnhardt is already tremendous for the All-Enormous title Dash, that can moreover merely endure a structure alternate this yr. Teammates Kasey Kahne and Jimmie Johnson are also eligible to desire part, while Rookie of the 365 days contender Chase Elliott is vying for a shot to lumber by job of fan vote.(Hendrick Motorsports) glance a divulge of the auto on the #88 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2016)
  • Many teams to go Autism decals at Dover:  Better than 40 drivers from across NASCAR‘s three premier national touring sequence would possibly be showing their give a boost to for Autism Delaware‘s mission sometime of the upcoming Might well presumably moreover 13-15 weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway by showing a special decal on their cars and trucks. Autism Delaware, a chief within the First Articulate on autism awareness since its founding in 1998, is working with AAA Mid-Atlantic to lift funds and awareness sometime of the Might well presumably moreover 15 “AAA 400 Drive for Autism” NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence lumber at the Monster Mile. That is also the 10th consecutive yr that Dover Worldwide Speedway‘s spring NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence lumber has had a tie-in with the motive slack autism awareness. Earlier this yr, in give a boost to of Autism Consciousness Month in April, the Monster Monument at Victory Plaza equipped by Smithfield and Dover Downs Resort & On line casino had been illuminated in blue gentle sometime of the evening and evening hours. The Monster Mile can even host Autism Consciousness Day at the Races in its enclosed grandstand for the fifth straight yr on Sunday, Might well presumably moreover 15. The tournament offers a sensory-excellent atmosphere for younger contributors and households on the autism spectrum to revel within the lumber. In total, 21 drivers from the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence, 13 drivers from the NASCAR XFINITY Sequence and 13 drivers from the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence will repeat the Autism Delaware decal on their respective cars and trucks.(Dover Speedway)(5-10-2016)
  • Top payment Motorsports, Sorenson rep 3 lumber sponsor:  Top payment Motorsports has added the World Narrative Striper Firm to the crew as predominant sponsor backing sequence susceptible Reed Sorenson foundation this weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Sorenson pilots the #55 Chevrolet SS. Also, becoming a member of World Narrative Striper Firm are affiliate sponsors, EVINRUDE — BRP and Atlantic Outboard. Founded in 2011 by owner and Four Time World Narrative holder Greg Myerson, he holds the All-Take care of World Narrative for striped bass at 81.88 lbs and has been dubbed excellent by fishing consultants world wide. Born in Fresh York and raised in Wallingford, CT, Greg Myerson, has famously been known as “The Warren Buffett of Striped Bass Fisherman” and is a existence-lengthy angler, hunter and outdoorsman since he may maybe perchance moreover step outdoor. World Narrative Striper Firm offers the premier of fishing lures with the flagship product being the Greg Myerson RattleSinker, proven to be the finest striper lure on this planet as Greg has susceptible it to rob every of his four world account striped bass.(Top payment Motorsports)(5-10-2016)
  • Truex needs to live with Furnishings Row:  Martin Truex, Jr. would make a choice to live within the #78 FRR automobile “for a in reality lengthy time.” Last yr, Truex extended his contract thru 2016 but he hopes to proceed building a winning relationship with the Denver-basically based totally crew beyond this season. When would he love renegotiate? “Truthful now,” Truex mentioned with a convey. “The declare I‘ve had with my occupation is it‘s been up and down. And that‘s due to alternate. That‘s on fable of you rep in scenarios the put they don‘t slide the methodology you propose they had been going to slide.

    “DEI (Dale Earnhardt Inc.) fell aside. I stayed there too lengthy. It became once a though-provoking space. You survey at Jimmie Johnson. You survey at Denny Hamlin, Kyle Busch. They rep with a crew they now and again correct retain building on that foundation. 365 days in, yr out, they‘re the guys to beat on fable of they’ve that round them. They’ve that solid — correct rock. They are going to execute on issues and survey at previous historical previous . All they’ve is the auto and the rule of thumb adjustments and these roughly issues. They don‘t want to figure out the total lot else that goes along with it.”

    Truex won two Xfinity Sequence titles with DEI and dabbled with their Cup program sooner than graduating to NASCAR‘s prime tour beefy-time in 2006. When DEI merged with Chip Ganassi‘s program in 2009, he stayed the route sooner than becoming a member of Michael Waltrip Racing in 2010. Although he left MWR at the waste of 2013 — and sooner than the organization‘s closing demise closing yr — Truex, 36, understands FRR has the ability to blossom true into a perennial contender. “With Cole and these guys, it‘s something special and it‘s something I‘d make a choice to abet going for a lengthy, lengthy time,” Truex mentioned. “To rep the put I want to rep within the sport, that‘s what you’d like to possess. With rather of luck, we can rep it work.”(Motorsport)(5-10-2016)
  • NASCAR observing bodywork adjustments:  Two cases of bodywork modification — one mid-lumber, one put up-lumber — caught the admire of NASCAR officials sometime of closing Saturday‘s Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Kansas Speedway. Scott Miller, NASCAR Senior Vice President of Competition, detailed these conditions in a Monday morning look on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio‘s “Morning Drive” program. Kyle Busch scored his third Walk Cup victory of the season in Saturday evening‘s GoBowling 400, breaking an 0-for-16 drought at the 1.5-mile Kansas Metropolis music, traditionally a stumbling block for the reigning sequence champ. Busch‘s exuberant put up-lumber burnout shredded the lawful-rear tire, causing foremost distress to the fender of the Joe Gibbs Racing #18 Toyota.

    “We genuinely don‘t make a choice to glance that happen,” Miller told SiriusXM. “There became once just a shrimp little bit of a rash of it closing yr and we roughly bought that in test, and here’s the first time we‘ve considered it in a while. We absolutely don‘t make a choice to glance it, but I imagine Kyle became once very entirely overjoyed on fable of he‘s genuinely, genuinely struggled at that lumber music and he correct bought just a shrimp overzealous there with the party. We‘ve had a total lot of JGR cars thru NASCAR, so now we possess a stunning lawful notion of what they‘re doing with their stuff so I don‘t … it‘s now not that suspicious to me, genuinely.”

    The quite so a lot of bodywork space that drew officials‘ consideration, Miller mentioned, enthusiastic the Chip Ganassi Racing #1 Chevrolet for driver Jamie McMurray . The crew became once flagged on Lap 30 within the 267-lap lumber for unapproved adjustments to the auto‘s physique sometime of a pit stop. Miller susceptible a soccer analogy to snort the alteration.

    “We‘ve gone to very massive lengths to rep bracing within the aspect of the cars and make clear how your entire parts and pieces possess gotta be, and that‘s for one motive — in order that the sides don‘t collapse and the quarterpanels don‘t collapse,” Miller mentioned. “Their jackman looked love an offensive lineman throwing a block at the aspect of their automobile, so it caved the aspect in. We saw it, didn‘t love it, and abet down pit avenue they came to repair it. That‘s correct the blueprint it works. You would moreover‘t pull on the skirts or cave the sides in or alter the physique of the auto on pit avenue, and that‘s what they did.”(NASCAR.com)(5-10-2016)
  • Kansas TV Ratings:  NASCAR Walk Cup racing from Kansas earned a 1.8 in a single day ranking on Fox Sports actions 1 Saturday evening, up 20% from closing yr (1.5) but down 45% from 2014 on the FOX broadcast network (3.3). Last yr‘s lumber became once delayed two hours due to rain and carried out after 1: 00am/et. The 1.8 in a single day is the second-lowest ever for the lumber, which became once first go in 2011. It is regularly the second-lowest for a Walk Cup lumber on FS1 (eight telecasts). In both conditions, closing yr‘s lumber holds the underside space. In fragment as a result of low bar space closing yr, Saturday‘s lumber became once the first of the season to put up a yr-over-yr amplify within the metered markets.(Sports actions Media Look)(5-10-2016)
  • High 10 Driver Ratings at Dover:

    #48-Jimmie Johnson 120.1

    #20-Matt Kenseth 107.7

    #18-Kyle Busch 105.8

    #19-Carl Edwards 98.6

    #42-Kyle Larson 98.1

    #16-Greg Biffle 95.4

    #15-Clint Bowyer 92.5

    #4-Kevin Harvick 91.2

    #78-Martin Truex, Jr. 91.2

    #41-Kurt Busch 91.1

    Gift: Driver Ratings compiled from 2005-2015 races (22 total) amongst energetic drivers at Dover Worldwide Speedway.

    Formulation combining the next categories: Take, Enact, High-15 Enact, Sensible Working Region while on Lead Lap, Sensible Dash Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Enact. Most: 150 facets per lumber.

    Sight an clarification how the Driver Rating is calculated at NASCAR.com.(NASCAR)
  • Iron Source sponsoring Preece at Dover:  The longstanding relationship between JD Motorsports with Gary Keller and sponsor Iron Source will proceed this weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Iron Source has subsidized JD Motorsports Chevrolets at the Dover music for several years and this weekend would possibly be on Ryan Preece‘s #01 Chevy for Saturday‘s Ollie‘s Good purchase Outlet 200 NASCAR Xfinity Sequence lumber at the one-mile music. Iron Source, headquartered in Georgetown, Del., is a sales and rental firm turning within the finest construction equipment on the market to an house that encompasses Delaware, Maryland and Virginia. Amongst the equipment on hand from Iron Source‘s massive inventory are music loaders, compact excavators, brush chippers, stump grinder and telescopic handlers. Amongst the manufacturers are John Deere, Caterpillar, CASE, Komatsu and Hitachi.(JD Motorsports)(5-9-2016)
  • Younger‘s to enter second truck at Iowa:  Officials from Younger‘s Motorsports at this time time launched that the Mooresville, North Carolina-basically based totally crew will field an additional NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence (NCWTS) entry within the upcoming lumber at Iowa Speedway on June 18. Newcomer Derek Scott Jr. will join teammate and Midland, Texas native Tyler Younger for the eighth lumber of the season. Scott, 16, hails from Franklin, Texas and started his racing occupation by achieving a enormous desire of slide-kart wins and titles. Accelerating his direction forward, Scott also has several begins in a NASCAR Pro and Correctly-organized Slack Mannequin which involves two pro feature victories on prime of a enormous desire of prime-5 performances in both divisions. While the crew is taking part in a breakout yr within the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence, the family-owned and operated crew will almost definitely be building a foundation as a driver pattern organization the put the crew specializes on the basics of a core pattern structure. Debuting a second truck at Iowa Speedway provides to the interior circle of Younger‘s Motorsports growth this season which involves a factor-time NASCAR K&N; Pro Sequence East program with driver Reid Wilson. Sponsorship for Scott‘s entry is being finalized and may maybe perchance presumably merely be launched nearer to the tournament date.(Younger‘s Motorsports)(5-10-2016)
  • Truck teams to go Autism Delaware decals:  Better than 40 drivers from across NASCAR‘s three premier national touring sequence would possibly be showing their give a boost to for Autism Delaware‘s mission sometime of the upcoming Might well presumably moreover 13-15 weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway by showing a special decal on their cars and trucks.That is also the 10th consecutive yr that Dover Worldwide Speedway‘s spring NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence lumber has had a tie-in with the motive slack autism awareness. Participating truck teams consist of:

    Austin Cindric #2 BKR Ford, Christopher Bell #4 Toyota, John Wes Townley #05 Zaxby‘s Chevrolet, John Hunter Nemechek #8 Chevrolet, William Byron #9 Liberty University Toyota, Cameron Hayley #13 Cabinets by Hayley Toyota, Daniel Hemric #19 Oakmont Administration Staff/Autism Delaware Ford, Austin Hill #20 A&D; Welding Ford, Tyler Reddick #29 Cooper Usual Ford, Ben Rhodes #41 Alpha Vitality Strategies Toyota, Daniel Suarez #51 ARRIS Toyota, Matt Crafton #88 Hormel/Menards Toyota, Rico Abreu #98 Safelite/CURB Data Toyota.(Dover Worldwide Speedway)(5-10-2016)
  • Harmon honors truck drivers charity:  Mike Harmon, driver of the #74, had a brand contemporary decal, truckersfinalmile.org on his CWTS truck at Kansas closing weekend. Mike now not too lengthy ago grew to turn out to be aware of this organization when a in reality stop friend misplaced a member of the family, a immense rig driver, while on a go. With out a blueprint or funds on hand to bring him dwelling, the family started a behold any organization or charity that can moreover abet bring him abet to his family. That search resulted in finding truckersfinalmile.org basically based by trucker Robert Palm of Albuquerque, Fresh Mexico. The family became once extremely grateful and when Mike learned of this charity and how they had been ready to abet this family and realizing the ability connections with the drivers of the varied racecar haulers, Mike decided to bring awareness to this organization by donating the hood.(Mike Harmon Racing)(5-10-2016)
  • Dover in conjunction with SAFER barrier UPDATE:  ESPN‘s Bob Pockrass reviews, “Dover Worldwide Speedway will replace the guard rails it had on the interior of Flip 3 with roughly 500 toes of SAFER Barrier by the time NASCAR visits for its Might well presumably moreover 13-15 lumber weekend. The steel-and-foam barrier is designed to soak up vitality in a atomize.”(ESPN.com)(4-28-2016)

    UPDATE:  Dover Worldwide Speedway has accomplished two projects that lengthen SAFER boundaries by nearly 500 toes along the backstretch and into the entrance of Flip 3 and expand the pit stalls along pit avenue by 2 toes every. The work comes sooner than the Monster Mile‘s most up-to-date NASCAR tripleheader weekend on Might well presumably moreover 13-15. Fresh asphalt has also been added along the house slack pit avenue, from the entrance of the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence garage correct down to the Delivery-Enact line. Info on basically the most up-to-date construction are listed below:

    ” 479 toes of Steel and Foam Vitality Cut payment (SAFER) boundaries had been added to the one-mile, high-banked, concrete oval.

    ” Seventy-eight toes of fashioned SAFER boundaries had been added to the present interior backstretch wall and 401 toes of SAFER boundaries had been integrated in entrance of a brand contemporary, steel put up interior wall on a newly positioned stretch of concrete in entrance of the grassy house at the entrance to Flip 3. The Monster Bridge reach the Flip 3 entrance sits above the contemporary construction house.

    ” The SAFER boundaries are 40 inches high.

    ” Alongside the contemporary stretch of wall, one foam block is positioned every 5� toes within the SAFER barrier to maximise security from atomize impacts.

    ” 190 cubic yards of concrete, 7-toes wide and 18 inches deep became once added to the music.

    ” Alongside pit avenue, three pit stalls had been eradicated, leaving house for 40 cars. Every pit stall became once elevated 2 toes in size, to 34 total toes. All stalls live 16 toes wide.

    ” 550 toes of most up-to-date asphalt became once added between the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence garage entrance and the Delivery-Enact line.

    (Dover Speedway)(5-10-2016)
  • Dover agrees to handle sports merchandise chief Lovers:  Dover Worldwide Speedway and Lovers, the realm chief in licensed sports merchandise, possess reached a 10-yr retail merchandising and e-commerce agreement, music officials launched. Lovers, a multi-channel firm which runs a entire bunch of online and offline stores for sports leagues (NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL, NASCAR, MLS, PGA), legitimate teams and collegiate properties, in conjunction with all trackside merchandise operations for every NASCAR lumber, will handle the overall Monster Mile‘s retail locations. Lovers can even manufacture apparel for Dover Worldwide Speedway, additional bettering the assortment both online and at the music. The Lovers Trackside Superstore, within the Monster Mile‘s FanZone slack Flip 4, properties merchandise and souvenirs such as hats, T-shirts, jackets and more in a 60,000-square foot headquarters, roughly the size of 1� soccer fields. The Trackside Superstore debuted in 2015 and may maybe perchance presumably merely return for the Might well presumably moreover 13-15 and Sept. 30-Oct. 2 NASCAR weekends in 2016.(Dover Speedway)(5-10-2016)

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  • Mears hopes to reach to Germain Racing subsequent yr:  Casey Mears‘ popularity is unsure for subsequent season. While the 37-yr-traditional driver of the #13 Geico Chevrolet remains optimistic, Mears expected to possess his subsequent contract signed by now. “Genuinely, I genuinely don‘t know but,” Mears told motorsport.com on Friday. “We‘ve had blueprint more flee this yr. Clearly, our stuff has gotten larger. As some distance as I know, the total lot is de facto obvious. We haven‘t genuinely dove into these conversations but. All indications are that we‘re appealing forward into subsequent yr. However some point, now we want to possess that dialog for obvious. I‘m shocked that it took goodbye for somebody to point out it on fable of for the time being, the total lot happens so early. With out a doubt, now we want to start having conversations and procure out when that‘s going to be.” Mears has piloted the No. 13 Geico Walk Cup automobile for Germain Racing since the Bristol August lumber in 2010. The crew changed manufacturers sooner than closing season from Ford to Chevy — along with a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing. While there had been rumors that Ty Dillon may maybe perchance moreover prove with the journey subsequent season, it‘s more likely that Richard Childress‘ grandson would force the #33 Chevy with give a boost to from Bass Pro Outlets. Germain Racing declined touch upon Mears‘ popularity.(Motorsport)(5-10-2015)
  • Hamlin questions NASCAR‘s delay in throwing warning:  Joe Gibbs Racing‘s #11-Denny Hamlin had a rough couple of laps slack in Saturday evening‘s SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway. Hamlin became once caught within the heart of a four-wide battle off Flip 2 and became once pinched between #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Sam Hornish Jr. Contact with the left rear of Hornish‘s #9 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford lower Hamlin‘s lawful entrance tire and precipitated him to slack dramatically on the music. With cars racing at beefy flee under him, Hamlin became once unable to rep it to pit avenue at the inspiration and had to limp his #11 JGR Toyota round for one other lap sooner than hitting pit avenue for four current tires. As soon as abet heading within the true direction, Hamlin saw his evening rep worse on Lap 207 when he lower a tire off Flip 4 and slid down the frontstretch sooner than hitting the outdoor wall. While Hamlin became once ready to force his automobile to the garage, he became once now not too gay with NASCAR‘s timing on the warning flag. “There became once no warning there (on the first incident) after which we lower a left rear, blew it off of flip four and spun out, hit the wall at the launch accept as true with line. I retain spinning out, I retain hitting the wall and I will be able to‘t figure out why all people is detached coming at 200 (miles per hour) and I survey and the inexperienced gentle is detached on,” Hamlin mentioned of NASCAR while standing within the Walk Cup garage. “They didn‘t throw a warning till seven seconds after I wrecked. Fortunately nobody hit us. They‘ll proceed to show screen the gap, I‘m guessing is what they‘ll reveal.” Last weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, Hamlin‘s JGR teammates #19-Carl Edwards and #20-Matt Kenseth both wondered NASCAR‘s decision now not to throw a warning flag when Edwards wrecked on the closing lap of the lumber.(FoxSports)(5-10-2015)
  • 1st earl baldwin of bewdley entirely overjoyed to be abet as crew chief:  Occupation abet-pedaling gave the impact to agree with Tommy 1st earl baldwin of bewdley Jr. on Saturday afternoon. Sitting on a director‘s chair slack his Tommy 1st earl baldwin of bewdley Racing hauler within the infield of Kansas Speedway, 1st earl baldwin of bewdley smiled and even laughed as he talked about his return to the role of crew chief for the evening‘s SpongeBob SquarePants 400. “It feels lawful,” 1st earl baldwin of bewdley mentioned. “Clearly there are a selection of issues occurring (within his Walk Cup crew) but I‘m genuinely taking part in being abet to calling the pictures” from the waste of the pit box. 1st earl baldwin of bewdley spent a hefty chunk of his racing occupation on pit boxes. In 2009, 1st earl baldwin of bewdley launched Tommy 1st earl baldwin of bewdley Racing. The crew, underfunded by at this time time‘s requirements, has had mixed results over the years but factual racers push on and 1st earl baldwin of bewdley is a factual racer. Earlier this week, 1st earl baldwin of bewdley misplaced his crew chief, Kevin “Bono” Manion, who moved to Richard Petty Motorsports to turn out to be crew chief for Sam Hornish Jr. Somewhat than flee out and desire a see at to search out one other susceptible crew chief to call the pictures for driver #7-Alex Bowman within the SpongeBob SquarePants 400, 1st earl baldwin of bewdley opted to make expend of a susceptible crew chief who became once already on the payroll; himself. “Worship using a motorcycle,” he mentioned of re-mounting the pit box stairs.(NASCAR Wire Provider)(5-10-2015)
  • Coca-Cola 600 Salute to the Troops Pre-Dash Festivities:  As fragment of the largest Memorial Day Weekend party on the earth, Charlotte Motor Speedway will honor Taya Kyle with the coveted Stonewall Jackson Award and may maybe perchance presumably merely welcome Gen. Stamp Milley to offer the Articulate of Freedom handle sometime of the Coca-Cola 600 pre-lumber Salute to the Troops on Sunday, Might well presumably moreover 24. Given every yr since 1992, the Stonewall Jackson Award recognizes recipients who possess demonstrated, by instance, the wonderful requirements of patriotism thru interior most give a boost to of the navy and/or by interior most carrier to sacrifice above and beyond the call of responsibility. Kyle is the widow of the legendary U.S. Navy SEAL and creator of the bestsellers American Sniper and American Gun, Chris Kyle, whose account of carrier and sacrifice became once told in Clint Eastwood‘s significantly acclaimed blockbuster film American Sniper.

    Milley, a embellished susceptible with more than three decades of carrier within the U.S. Military, will offer a appealing Articulate of Freedom speech as fragment of the Coca-Cola 600 pre-lumber Salute to the Troops. A 1980 graduate of Princeton University, Milley has served within the 82nd Airborne Division and the Fifth Particular Forces Staff at Castle Bragg, North Carolina; the 7th Infantry Division at Castle Ord, California; the 10th Mountain Division at Castle Drum, Fresh York; the 2nd Infantry Division in Korea; the Joint Readiness Center at Castle Polk, Louisiana; the 25th Infantry Division at Schofield Barracks, Hawaii; and the 101st Airborne (Air Assault) at Castle Campbell, Kentucky.(CMS)(5-10-2015)
  • Johnson wins at Kansas:  #48-Jimmie Johnson won the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Kansas Speedway for his Third desire of the season, Third desire at Kansas and his 73rd occupation desire. It is regularly his 200th prime-5 and 300th prime-10 occupation accept as true with.

    #4-Harvick carried out 2nd followed by #88-Earnhardt, Jr., #24-Gordon, #22-Logano, #20-Kenseth, #2-Keselowski, #41-Busch, #78-Truex, Jr., and #31-Newman.

    #18-Erik Jones, operating his first beefy Walk Cup lumber, ran reach the entrance for a total lot of the lumber, but spun out and hit the wall with 73 laps to slide. He carried out 40th.

    Rain fell at the music on lap 98, causing a 2 hour and 16 minute red flag.

    Harvick maintains the facets lead with 437, 46 facets over Truex, Jr. Johnson has the Chase lead, with 3 wins to Harvick‘s 2.

    There had been 16 lead adjustments amongst 10 drivers. There had been 9 cautions for 49 yellow flag laps.

    The common flee became once 125.265mph.

    Sight unofficial lumber results, awards, money won, laps led, cautions and more on the Unofficial Dash Outcomes internet page (pdf) and test out the Penalty Narrative (pdf) and Lap Summary Narrative (pdf).

    (5-10-2015)
  • Dash Instant Info — Kansas:

    Jimmie Johnson won the Fifth Annual SpongeBob SquarePants 400, his 73rd victory in 482 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races.

    Right here’s his third victory and eighth prime-10 accept as true with in 2015.

    Right here’s his third victory and 15th prime-10 accept as true with in 18 races at Kansas Speedway.

    Kevin Harvick (second) posted his ninth prime-10 accept as true with in 19 races at Kansas Speedway. It’s his 10th prime-10 accept as true with in 2015.

    Dale Earnhardt Jr. (third) posted his ninth prime-10 accept as true with in 18 races at Kansas Speedway.

    Matt DiBenedetto (25th) became once the wonderful finishing rookie.

    Kevin Harvick leads the purpose standings by 46 facets over Martin Truex Jr.

    (NASCAR Integrated Sports actions Marketing)(5-10-2015)
  • 2015 NASCAR Walk Cup CHASE Standings:

    [after Kansas, race 11 of 36]

    (by wins, then by facets standings)

    1) #48-Jimmie Johnson [3 wins], 389, -48 (Third in driver facets)

    2) #4-Kevin Harvick [2 wins], 437 (1st in driver facets)

    3) #22-Joey Logano [1 win], 375, -62 (4th)

    4) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [1 win], 360, -77 (Fifth)

    5) #2-Brad Keselowski [1 win], 343, -94 (sixth)

    6) #20-Matt Kenseth [1 win], 331, -106 (7th)

    7) #41-Kurt Busch [1 win], 292, -145 (14th)

    8) #11-Denny Hamlin [1 win], 284, -153 (15th)

    9) #78-Martin Truex Jr., 391, -46 (2nd in drivers pts)

    10) #1-Jamie McMurray, 328, -109 (Eighth)

    11) #24-Jeff Gordon, 317, -120 (ninth)

    12) #5-Kasey Kahne, 313, -124 (10th)

    13) #43-Aric Almirola, 312, -125 (11th)

    14) #27-Paul Menard, 306, -131 (12th)

    15) #31-Ryan Newman, 305, -132 (13th)

    16) #15-Clint Bowyer, 272, -165 (16th)

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

    Sight the Unofficial Drivers Capabilities Standings internet page (pdf) and Unofficial House owners Capabilities Standings internet page (pdf).

    (5-10-2015)

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  • Gordon wins at Kansas:  #24-Jeff Gordon won the 5-hour Vitality 400 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Kansas Speedway for his 1st desire of 2014, Third at Kansas, and his 89th occupation desire.

    Pole sitter #4-Harvick carried out 2nd followed by #5-Kahne, #22-Logano, #88-Earnhardt, Jr., #99-Edwards, #10-Patrick [her career best finish], #43-Almirola, #48-Johnson, and #20-Kenseth.

    #24-Gordon, who came into the lumber as the facets chief, extended his facets lead to 15 over #20-Kenseth.

    The lumber started about 35 minutes slack after storms moved correct north of the music, causing NASCAR to slide true into a holding sample.

    #22-Logano leads the Chase Seeding with two wins. #4-Harvick is second, also with 2 wins, but lower in facets. They are followed by #24-Gordon, #18-Busch, and #88-Earnhardt, Jr.

    There had been 25 lead adjustments amongst 10 drivers and there had been 8 cautions for 47 yellow flag laps.

    The common flee became once 128.149mph.

    Sight unofficial lumber results, awards, money won, laps led, cautions and more on the Unofficial Kansas Dash Outcomes internet page (pdf) and test out the Kansas Penalty Narrative (pdf).

    (5-10-2014)
  • Dash Instant Info — Kansas Speedway:

    Jeff Gordon won the 4th Annual 5-hour ENERGY 400 Benefiting Particular Operations Warrior Foundation, his 89th victory in 736 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races.

    Right here’s his first victory and eighth prime-10 accept as true with in 2014.

    Right here’s his third victory and 12th prime-10 accept as true with in 17 races at Kansas Speedway.

    Kevin Harvick (second) posted his eighth prime-10 accept as true with in 17 races at Kansas Speedway. It’s his fifth prime-10 accept as true with in 2014.

    Kasey Kahne (third) posted his seventh prime-10 accept as true with in 14 races at Kansas Speedway.

    Kyle Larson (12th) became once the wonderful finishing rookie.

    Jeff Gordon leads the purpose standings by 15 facets over Matt Kenseth.

    Danica Patrick posted her finest occupation accept as true with (7th) in tonight‘s lumber.

    (NASCAR Integrated Sports actions Marketing)(5-10-2014)
  • 2014 Walk Cup Driver Chase Championship Capabilities Standings:

    [after Kansas, race 11 of 36]

    1) #24-Jeff Gordon [1 win], 394

    2) #20-Matt Kenseth, 379, -15

    3) #18-Kyle Busch [1 win], 373, -21

    4) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. [1 win], 368, -26

    5) #99-Carl Edwards [1 win], 367, -27

    6) #22-Joey Logano [2 wins], 346, -48

    7) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 340, -54

    8) #31-Ryan Newman, 332, -62

    9) #16-Greg Biffle, 328, -66

    10) #55-Brian Vickers, 327, -67

    Varied drivers with now not now not as a lot as one desire, likely will rep the Chase:

    11) #2-Brad Keselowski [1 win], 326, -68

    12) #11-Denny Hamlin [1 win], 318, -76

    15) #4-Kevin Harvick [2 wins], 302, -92

    28) #41-Kurt Busch [1 win], 211, -183 (52 pts earlier than 31st)

    Sight UNOFFICIAL drivers championship facets standings on the Unofficial Drivers Capabilities Standings (pdf).

    Sight the UNOFFICIAL owner facets standings on the Unofficial House owners Capabilities Standings internet page (pdf).

    (5-10-2014)
  • Present 2014 Walk Cup Driver Chase Seedings:

    [after Kansas, race 11 of 36 if Chase seeding started after this race]

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

    2) #4-Kevin Harvick, 2 wins, 19th

    3) #24-Jeff Gordon, 1 desire, 1st

    4) #18-Kyle Busch, 1 desire, Third

    5) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr., 1 desire, 4th

    6) #99-Carl Edwards, 1 desire, Fifth

    7) #2-Brad Keselowski, 1 desire, 11th

    8) #11-Denny Hamlin, 1 desire, 12th

    9) #41-Kurt Busch, 1 desire, 28th

    (no wins, in by facets)

    10) #20-Matt Kenseth, 2nd

    11) #48-Jimmie Johnson, 7th

    12) #31-Ryan Newman, Eighth

    13) #16-Greg Biffle, ninth

    14) #55-Brian Vickers, 10th

    15) #42-Kyle Larson, 13th

    14) #3-Austin Dillon, 14th

    (5-10-2014)
  • Kansas Rookie of the 365 days Dash Outcomes & Capabilities:

    #42-Larson, carried out 12th, 11 rookie facets

    #3-Dillon, 19thth, 10

    #7-Annett, 25th, 9

    #26-Whitt, 28th, 8

    #23-Bowman, 35th, 7

    #51-Allgaier, 36th, 6

    #83-Truex, 43rd, 5

    Kligerman, Did No longer Dash

    Sight rookie suggestions, standings and historical previous on the 2014 Rookie of the 365 days internet page.(5-10-2014)
  • 5-Hour Vitality “lawful” with NASCAR:  After questioning NASCAR‘s integrity closing season, the president of 5-Hour Vitality mentioned the firm‘s sponsorship extension with Clint Bowyer is an endorsement of the Walk Cup Sequence‘ direction. “We‘re lawful,” 5-Hour president Scott Henderson mentioned Friday at Kansas Speedway, the put the firm launched a brand contemporary taste that can abet succor the Particular Operations Warrior Foundation. “Clearly, we wouldn‘t possess signed up for three more years if we weren‘t OK with it.” Last September at Fresh Hampshire Motor Speedway, Henderson solid doubt on the sponsor‘s future in NASCAR within the wake of a lumber manipulation scandal at Richmond Worldwide Raceway. NASCAR levied an unheard of penalty on Michael Waltrip Racing drivers Bowyer, Martin Truex Jr. and Brian Vickers, but the sanctioning physique issued lighter punishments to Crew Penske and Entrance Row Motorsports. NASCAR chairman Brian France also expanded the Chase for the Walk Cup field to 13 drivers, which didn‘t appear to thrill Henderson. Henderson mentioned Friday he hadn‘t talked to France since the incident but indicated approval of NASCAR‘s lengthy-time duration handling within the aftermath. “I‘m now not in payment,” he mentioned. ” I wouldn‘t alternate the foundations within the heart of the season, but I specialise in we‘re OK.” Henderson mentioned 5-Hour started striking together the extension for Bowyer‘s #15 Toyota at the waste of closing season.(USA On the present time)(5-10-2014)
  • Edwards now not commenting on contract negotiations:  #99-Carl Edwards talked to the media Friday at Kansas Speedway:

    You mentioned contracts. Has there been progress? “You guys know that I don‘t make a choice to chat about that stuff within the media. To me, that is alternate and I possess made the error of letting that flip true into a immense media ingredient sooner than so I would rather now not discuss about that and retain that between me and Jack and Steve Newmark.”

    Are some teams more horny that others? “Phase of me now not talking about it’s some distance also now not answering that query.”(Ford Racing)(5-10-2014)
  • Sam Bass expecting reach to music:  It‘s rarely that people procure existence at 200 mph to be peaceful, but after the yr that Sam Bass has had, NASCAR‘s first officially licensed artist appears to be like to be forward to returning to his “popularity quo” existence within the rapid lane. After two reach death experiences over the closing three months, Bass plans to at closing be abet at the music debuting art for his 75th and 76th consecutive program covers at Charlotte Motor Speedway this month. Angry for a brand contemporary lumber season and busy upcoming yr, Bass visited Elon University and Appalachian Articulate University as a customer lecturer sometime of the month of January. On the other hand, as a substitute of making his usual February skedaddle to NASCAR‘s birthplace in Daytona Beach, Fla., Bass spent NASCAR‘s Speedweeks combating for his existence as a beforehand undetected diabetic-linked blood an infection grew to turn out to be to septic shock. Four linked surgeries within the time span of two and a half weeks took its toll. “It became once very touch-and-slide there for rather,” commented Bass. “While the recovery route of from losing more than 33% of the tissue in my left leg has been frustrating now and then, for the first time in 90 days I am at closing ready to hump without crutches. Genuinely, I‘m correct genuinely entirely overjoyed to detached be here.” With his recovery heading within the true direction, Bass expects to reach to his fashioned look and hump agenda foundation with the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence All-Enormous title Dash at Charlotte Motor Speedway.(Sam Bass PR)(5-10-2014)
  • Kansas Notes & Info — Saturday — lumber:

    ” 111 drivers possess competed in now not now not as a lot as one NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Kansas; 83 in more than one.

    ” Most practical one in every of the 16 races at Kansas Speedway has been shortened due to climate prerequisites: fall of 2007.

    ” For the reason that advent of electronic scoring the closest margin of victory within the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence at Kansas Speedway became once the (10/10/2004) lumber won by Joe Nemechek with a MOV of 0.081 second. ” There became once one NSCS lumber resulting with a inexperienced-white-checkered accept as true with at Kansas Speedway: fall of 2011 (267/272).

    ” Denny Hamlin has participated in basically the most NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races at Kansas Speedway without posting a DNF (11).

    ” 11 assorted drivers possess won at Kansas Speedway, led by Greg Biffle, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon, Tony Stewart and Jimmie Johnson with two every.

    ” Roush Fenway Racing and Hendrick Motorsports are tied for basically the most wins at Kansas within the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence with four every.

    ” Chevrolet leads the sequence in wins at Kansas with eight victories; followed by Ford with four wins.

    ” The deepest within the sphere that a lumber winner has started at Kansas Speedway became once 25th, by Brad Keselowski within the spring of 2011.

    (NASCAR)(5-10-2014)
  • NASCAR Insist Presents Educate to NASCAR in Sonoma:  For the second consecutive yr, NASCAR fans can rep on board the NASCAR Insist put together to the Toyota/Effect Mart 350 Walk Cup Sequence tournament at Sonoma Raceway. The raceway will partner with Key Holidays to offer an tell put together that can transport fans straight some distance from the Sacramento house to the raceway on lumber day, Sunday, June 22. The put together will slide some distance from Sacramento, with stops in Davis and Suisun Metropolis, and traverse a few of Northern California‘s most spectacular surroundings sooner than dropping passengers correct steps from the raceway‘s foremost entrance. Last yr‘s inaugural NASCAR Insist sold out 5 days sooner than lumber weekend, and this yr‘s put together will almost definitely be expected to be a sellout. To fulfill elevated query, seating ability for the put together has been elevated from 500 to 700 passengers. It‘s a one-stop store to snatch your lumber-day ticket and NASCAR Insist pass. The $199 top class package involves: A reserved-seat within the Foremost Grandstan; Spherical-day out hump from Sacramento, Davis or Suisun; VIP foremost-gate entry, On-music rep admission to to driver introduction and pre-lumber ceremonies; and Particular T-shirt. Seats are restricted, so for more records on the NASCAR Insist or to snatch your ticket package at this time time, call 800-870-RACE (7223) or discuss over with www.racesonoma.com/nascarexpress.(Sonoma Raceway)(5-10-2014)

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  • Pit Stall Decisions:  The selections of pit stalls for the Bojangles‘ Southern 500 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway had been made.

    Pole sitter #78-Busch chose pit stall 1 [as do most pole sitters].

    Outside pole sitter #48-Johnson took pit stall 21, the first pitstall slack the launch accept as true with line.

    #18-Busch, who begins Third took the 7th pit stall, with a gap slack it.

    The 43rd and closing pit stall became once taken by #88-Earnhardt, Jr, who begins 16th.

    To survey the put the drivers/teams pit stall is, glance the pit risk chart on the Pit Stall Different chart.(5-10-2013)
  • Kurt Busch wins Darlington pole:  #78-Kurt Busch won the pole for the Bojangles‘ Southern 500 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway with flee of 181.918mph, a brand contemporary music account, for his 1st pole of 2013 and 16th of his occupation. #48-Johnson is on the outdoor pole, followed by #18-Busch, #5-Kahne, #56-Truex, Jr., #11-Hamlin, #20-Kenseth, #24-Gordon, #16-Biffle, and #29-Harvick. There had been 43 cars entered so no one uncared for the lumber.

    Sight the initiating lineup, pole progression, qualifying results, qualifying uncover, qualifying suggestions on the Darlington Initiating Lineup / Qualifying Page.(5-10-2013)
  • Qualifying Instant Info — Darlington:

    Kurt Busch won the Coors Light Pole Award for the 64th Annual Bojangles‘ Southern 500 with a lap of 27.032 seconds, 181.918 mph. Right here’s a music account, which became once beforehand space by Kasey Kahne in 2011 with a lap of 181.254 mph.

    Right here’s his 16th pole in 446 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races.

    Right here’s his first pole and third prime-10 launch in 2013.

    Right here’s his second pole in 17 races at Darlington Raceway.

    He became once the youngest pole winner at Darlington Raceway when he won the pole in September 2001. He became once 23 years and 29 days traditional.

    Jimmie Johnson (second) posted his seventh prime-10 launch of 2013 and his eighth in 15 races at Darlington Raceway.

    Kyle Busch (third) posted his fourth prime-10 launch at Darlington Raceway. It’s his eighth in 11 races this season.

    (NASCAR Statistics)(5-10-2013)
  • Menard plans to persist with Childress:  #27-Paul Menard says he is “stop” to re-signing with Richard Childress Racing. Menard mentioned he‘s “attempting forward” to growing an announcement soon that he’ll live within the #27 Menard‘s Chevy. Menard, 32, is for the time being ninth within the NASCAR Walk Cup standings. He‘s remained within the waste 10 for seven of 10 weeks this season and earned three consecutive prime-10 finishes at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Auto Club Speedway earlier this yr. Since Menard and crew chief Slugger Labbe joined RCR as a package in 2011, the driver has experienced the finest three seasons of his Cup occupation, a stretch that involves a victory at the Brickyard 400. In 2012, Menard carried out a occupation-high 16th within the facets standings with an common accept as true with of 15.5. Labbe signed an extension two weeks ago. His contract runs thru 2016.(Fox Sports actions)(5-10-2013)
  • Final put together for the Bojangles‘ Southern 500 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway is over after 45 scheduled minutes, the waste 5, slowest and any notes:

    #42-Montoya 177.070

    #17-Stenhouse, Jr. 176.809

    #99-Edwards 176.543

    #31-Burton 176.492

    #78-Busch 175.993

    slowest: #7-Blaney 166.953 & #36-Yeley 166.326. No flee: #87-Nemechek.

    Notes: Qualifying will launch at 5: 10pm/et at this time time and shown on SPEED. With 43 cars at the music, all people will rep the lumber.

    Sight fastest kaps, finest ten-lap common, laps go and more on the Darlington Follow 2 Speeds (pdf) internet page.
  • First Friday put together for the Bojangles‘ Southern 500 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway is over after 120 scheduled minutes, the waste 5, slowest and any notes:

    #27-Menard 173.963

    #15-Bowyer 173.626

    #1-McMurray 172.936

    #88-Earnhardt, Jr. 172.596

    #99-Edwards 172.481

    slowest: #30-Stremme 166.444 & #35-Wise 166.337.

    Notes: #16-Biffle bought a Darlington stripe early within the session. The crew repaired the auto. #36-Yeley, #30-Stremme, and #24-Gordon also scraped the wall, with handiest minor distress. #10-Patrick hit the wall grand ample that she’s going to want to slide to a backup automobile.

    Sight fastest kaps, finest ten-lap common, laps go and more on the Darlington Follow 1 Speeds (pdf) internet page.
  • Qualifying Expose for the Bojangles‘ Southern 500 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway is posted. 43 cars/drivers are listed.

    The principle of the drivers scheduled to exit is #10-Patrick.

    The closing driver scheduled to exit is #51-Smith.

    Fastest in second Friday put together, #42-Montoya, is scheduled to qualify sixth.

    Qualifying uncover is dependent upon a random scheme, held about an hour sooner than the first put together.

    Sight the beefy qualifying uncover on the Darlington Qualifying Page.(5-10-2013)
  • RK Motors sponsoring Bowyer UPDATE:  Clint Bowyer will rep his eighth Walk Cup launch at Darlington Raceway within the RK Motors Charlotte Toyota Camry. In seven old begins, Bowyer has one prime-10 (ninth in 2007). He won the pole in 2007 in handiest his second launch at the music. It’s one in every of two occupation NSCS pole awards that Bowyer has won — the assorted came at Loudon in 2007. RK Motors Charlotte is the nation‘s main retailer of funding-grade traditional and collector cars. Founded in 2010 by Robert Kauffman, co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, and Joseph M. Carroll, founding father of Most practical of Indicate Automobile, RK Motors Charlotte‘s 80,000 sq./toes. facility facets a 200-automobile, snort-of-the-art showroom total with digital media studio, beefy restoration / customization store and a beefy carrier house.(MWR)(5-10-2013)

    UPDATE:  In some unspecified time in the future this weekend at Darlington Raceway Clint Bowyer is obvious to survey true into a television digicam and reveal: “I Ate The Bones.” That‘s on fable of Bowyer‘s #15 Toyota will lift Kentucky Fried Chicken‘s “I Ate The Bones” paint plan Saturday evening when the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence races at the 1.366-mile South Carolina music. Last month, KFC launched its innovative contemporary Usual Recipe Boneless rooster and accompanying “I Ate the Bones” marketing campaign to answer to an amplify in person query for boneless menu objects.(MWR), glance a divulge of the auto on the #15 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2013)
  • Wally Brown to again as Kenseth‘s crew chief:  Two broken-down NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence crew chiefs and an engineer will launch intervening time roles atop the pit box this weekend as the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence heads to Darlington Raceway. Kevin Buskirk and Steve Reis had been named to occupy the crew chief roles for Penske Racing‘s two Cup teams foundation with this week‘s Bojangles‘ Southern 500. For Joe Gibbs Racing, broken-down Cup crew chief Wally Brown would possibly be calling the pictures for the #20 crew and driver Matt Kenseth.(NASCAR.com)(5-10-2013)
  • Hamlin plans to go beefy lumber at Darlington:  After operating correct 24 laps closing week at Talladega, #11-Denny Hamlin says he is completely healed and interesting to go the beefy 500 miles Saturday evening at Darlington Raceway. Hamlin uncared for four Walk Cup races and handiest started the lumber closing week at Talladega after struggling a compression fracture in his lower abet in a March 24 atomize at Auto Club Speedway. He tweeted Wednesday, alternatively, that he has been absolutely cleared by his doctors and plans to go the beefy lumber in Saturday‘s Bojangles Southern 500 at Darlington, a lumber that he won in 2010. Hamlin tweeted: “Extra lawful data after this weeks scan. Therapeutic goes genuinely lawful and I‘m ready to slide the gap this week. #makethechase”(Carrying News)(5-10-2013)
  • Kurt Busch passes Indy rookie test:  Kurt Busch needs to lumber an IndyCar at Indianapolis. Correct now not now. The 2004 Walk Cup champion kept Ryan Hunter-Reay‘s predominant automobile out of trouble Thursday, topping 218 mph on one in every of the arena‘s most prestigious tracks. He grew to turn out to be the first driver to pass this yr‘s rookie test at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, likely growing a rumor-stuffed month of Might well presumably moreover. “I genuinely couldn‘t manufacture it this yr as a result of stamina,” Busch mentioned. “My fingers had been disturbing and firm and that became once handiest after 10 laps. Michael (Andretti) needs to manufacture it, but they‘ve already bought 5 cars dedicated this yr, so I specialise within the obedient ingredient would be to rep some trip with this automobile at one other music. There‘s going to be a total lot of swirling that goes on after day love at this time time, after reaching 218 on your first day round this space,” Busch mentioned after posting a rapid lap of 218.210 mph. “However that doesn‘t mean the relaxation on fable of I want more time.” Andretti acknowledged that‘s a risk later this yr, if Busch can figure out the particulars along with his Cup agenda.(Associated Press)(5-10-2013)
  • Sport Clips sponsoring Hamlin at Darlington:  This weekend Denny Hamlin will return to the #11 Sport Clips Toyota for his first beefy lumber since being sidelined after a slack-lumber accident at Auto Club on March 24. Denny Hamlin will rep his eighth Walk Cup Sequence launch at the music ‘Too Tricky Too Tame‘ on Saturday evening when he climbs abet into the #11 Sport Clips Toyota. Last yr Hamlin carried out second within the Bojangles‘ 500 using a retro Sport Clips paint plan honoring Cale Yarborough and his induction within the NASCAR Hall of Reputation. This yr Hamlin is abet attempting to accept as true with one house stronger and fabricate his first desire of the 2013 season for the #11 Joe Gibbs Racing crew.(Joe Gibbs Racing)(5-10-2013)
  • RK Motors sponsoring Bowyer:  Clint Bowyer will rep his eighth Walk Cup launch at Darlington Raceway within the RK Motors Charlotte Toyota Camry. In seven old begins, Bowyer has one prime-10 (ninth in 2007). He won the pole in 2007 in handiest his second launch at the music. It’s one in every of two occupation NSCS pole awards that Bowyer has won — the assorted came at Loudon in 2007. RK Motors Charlotte is the nation‘s main retailer of funding-grade traditional and collector cars. Founded in 2010 by Robert Kauffman, co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, and Joseph M. Carroll, founding father of Most practical of Indicate Automobile, RK Motors Charlotte‘s 80,000 sq./toes. facility facets a 200-automobile, snort-of-the-art showroom total with digital media studio, beefy restoration / customization store and a beefy carrier house.(MWR), glance a divulge of the auto on the #15 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2013)
  • Time Warner Cable returns to the #5:  Time Warner Cable will adorn the hood of Kasey Kahne‘s #5 Chevy SS this weekend at Darlington Raceway and may maybe perchance presumably merely be the first sponsor on the auto for two more Walk Cup Sequence events this yr: Charlotte Motor Speedway on Might well presumably moreover 26 and Kansas Speedway on Oct. 6. Kahne welcomed Time Warner Cable on the hood of his #5 Chevy for the first time at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Walk Cup Sequence tournament on Oct. 13, 2012.(Hendrick Motorsports), glance a divulge of the auto on the #5 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2013)
  • Geek Squad abet on the #99:  Geek Squad returns to the music for his or her second predominant lumber of the season. #99-Carl Edwards closing ran the Geek Squad paint plan in Richmond, the put he started in 26th-space and drove to a sixth-space accept as true with.(Roush Fenway), glance a divulge of the auto on the #99 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2013)
  • Busch wins at Darlington: #18-Kyle Busch won the VFW Sport Clips Lend a hand a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway, for his Fifth desire of the yr and the 56th of his Nationwide occupation. #11-Elliott Sadler carried out second followed by #20-Brian Vickers, #22-Joey Logano, #18-Matt Kenseth, #32-Kyle Larson, #7-Regan Smith, #12-Sam Hornish, Jr., #5-Kasey Kahne, and #31-Justin Allgaier. There had been 4 cautions for 17 laps and 10 lead adjustments amongst 8 leaders. Complete results are on the Darlington lumber results internet page (pdf).(5-10-2013)
  • Darlington Dash Instant Info:

    Kyle Busch(i) won the 31st Annual VFW Sport Clips Lend a hand a Hero 200, his 56th victory in 252 NASCAR Nationwide Sequence races.

    Right here’s his fifth victory and seventh prime-10 accept as true with in 2013.

    Right here’s his second victory and fifth prime-10 accept as true with in 9 races at Darlington Raceway.

    Right here’s the 13th NASCAR Nationwide Sequence lumber to be won from the pole (or 1st initiating house) at Darlington Raceway. He became once the closing driver to manufacture this feat in Might well presumably moreover 2011.

    Elliott Sadler (second) posted his fourth prime-10 accept as true with in ten races at Darlington Raceway. It’s his fifth prime-10 accept as true with in 2013.

    Brian Vickers (third) posted his fifth prime-10 accept as true with in 9 races at Darlington Raceway.

    Kyle Larson (sixth) became once the wonderful finishing rookie.

    Regan Smith leads the purpose standings by 28 facets over Sam Hornish Jr.

    (NASCAR Integrated Marketing)(5-10-2013)
  • Driver standings following Darlington:

    1) #7-Regan Smith, 342

    2) #12-Sam Hornish Jr., 314 -28

    3) #11-Elliott Sadler, 300 -42

    4) #31-Justin Allgaier, 299 -43

    5) #20-Brian Vickers, 293 -49

    6) #3-Austin Dillon, 290 -52

    7) #77-Parker Kligerman, 287 -55

    8) #2-Brian Scott, 284 -58

    9) #99-Alex Bowman #, 258 -84

    10) #32-Kyle Larson #, 248 -94

    Sight total standings on the driver standings internet page (pdf).(5-10-2013)
  • Owner Standings following Darlington are posted (pdf).(5-10-2013)
  • Busch on pole at Darlington:  #54-Kyle Busch won the Coors Light Pole for the VFW Sport Clips Lend a hand a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway with a flee of 172.584mph. #11-Elliott Sadler will launch second. The the relaxation of the waste 10: #18-Matt Kenseth, #20-Brian Vickers, #31-Justin Allgaier, #5-Kasey Kahne, #32-Kyle Larson, #3-Austin Dillon, #12-Sam Hornish, Jr., and #6-Trevor Bayne. Did No longer Qualify: #47-Jason Bowles & #73-Derrike Cope. The initiating lineup is posted on the Darlington initiating lineup internet page (pdf).(5-3-2013)
  • Fix-A-Flat sponsoring Bliss at Darlington:  The #1 put in tire repair, Fix-A-Flat, will debut on Mike Bliss‘ Toyota Camry for tonight‘s NASCAR Nationwide Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway. On a music that is notorious for ‘moving-up‘ tires, the timing of Fix-A-Flat‘s first look with TriStar Motorsports appears to be like apt. Invented in 1970 by Snap Merchandise, Fix-A-Flat grew to turn out to be the first emergency aerosol flat tire sealant and inflator. In 2011 Fix-A-Flat became once obtained by Illinois Tool Words (ITW) and joined the Equipment Marketing family of manufacturers under ITW in March of 2012. With the open of several contemporary and appealing products under the neatly-identified Fix-A-Flat put, 2013 has been a cutting-edge yr.(TriStar Motorsports)(5-10-2013)
  • Vickers fastest in put together:  #20-Brian Vickers became once fastest sometime of the handiest Nationwide Sequence put together at Darlington Raceway with a flee of 171.124mph. #11-Elliott Sadler became once second, followed by:#7-Regan Smith, #3-Austin Dillon, #6-Trevor Bayne, #32-Kyle Larson, #54-Kyle Busch, #18-Matt Kenseth, #2-Brian Scott, and #77-Parker Kligerman. Sight total results on the Darlington put together 1 speeds internet page (pdf).(5-10-2013)
  • Efland within the #74 at Darlington:  Danny Efland will return to the Nationwide Sequence after a transient hiatus to pilot the #74 Mike Harmon Racing Chevy within the VFW Lend a hand a Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway. Joining Efland in his return to the Nationwide Sequence is contemporary sponsor the Las Vegas basically based totally Eurasia Accommodations Worldwide, Ltd. The Future EURASIA Are living Leisure Resort Mega Resort will feature a total lot of 39 boutique nation-explicit themed inns along with the “world‘s largest” 15,000,000 square foot Las Vegas Dream Browsing Mall that contains are living leisure and amusement attractions that contains cirque vogue production with full of life characters from a foremost Hollywood animation firm. Eurasia in Las Vegas can even be dwelling to the “world‘s largest” convention heart that contains 6,000,000 square toes of meeting house.(Efland PR)(5-10-2013)
  • Sheryl Crow to execute pre-lumber concert for Coke Zero 400:  9-time Grammy winner Sheryl Crow, whose lengthy checklist of hits consist of “All I Wanna Produce,” “Soak Up The Sun” and her most up-to-date single “Straightforward,” will execute a hour-lengthy pre-lumber concert sooner than the 55th annual Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence lumber on Saturday, July 6 at Daytona Worldwide Speedway. Via a special VIP Stamp Kit, lumber fans can rep unheard of rep admission to to the 60-minute pre-lumber concert that will almost definitely be staged on pit avenue within the tri-oval house of the “World Center of Racing.” With packages initiating at $115, the VIP Stamp Kit involves: A reserved grandstand ticket for the Coke Zero 400, Pre-Dash/Walk FANZONE rep admission to, Admission to the VIP viewing house in entrance of the stage for the pre-lumber concert by Crow. VIP Stamp Packages would possibly be bought online.(DIS)(5-10-2013)
  • Keselowski, Kenseth, Kahne and others headline NASCAR Hall of Reputation Pit Occasion:  Brad Keselowski will join NASCAR stars Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne, legends Bobby and Donnie Allison and crew owner Joe Gibbs for appearances at a one-of-a-model infield Pit Occasion subsidized by the NASCAR Hall of Reputation at the Coca-Cola 600 on Might well presumably moreover 26. The NASCAR Hall of Reputation Pit Occasion would possibly be a fan-excellent tournament taking space on pit avenue from 12: 30pm-4: 15pm sooner than the handiest 600-mile lumber on the NASCAR circuit. The occasion will feature driver appearances, are living song from national recording artist Benton Blount, concessions, racing displays and more. In finding entry to to the Pit Occasion is integrated with the snatch of a pit pass or a driver introduction pass. Apart from to fan boards with Keselowski, Kenseth, Kahne, the Allison brothers and Gibbs, the Pit Occasion will feature traditional navy autos and displays from the Richard Petty Riding Expertise. Pit passes are $100 for adults, $50 for younger contributors 14-18 and free for younger contributors 13 and under with a paying adult. Driver introduction passes are $150 for adults and $75 for younger contributors 13 and under. Pit passes must be bought apart from a lumber ticket.(CMS)(5-10-2013)

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  • Fresh sponsor for Kenseth? number? Roush Fenway Racing is scheduled to rep announcement at the NASCAR Hall of Reputation on Monday, Might well presumably moreover 14th for an announcement with regards to the contemporary number on Matt Kensethï’s #17 Walk Cup Ford Fusion, as neatly as a brand contemporary multi-yr partner for RFR and Kenseth. Kenseth and crew co-owner Jack Roush would possibly be on hand for the tournament.(Roush Fenway Racing), NOTE: the PR doesn‘t reveal Kenseth can possess a brand contemporary automobile number but a brand contemporary number on the auto. And it on the entire is a special number for the All-Enormous title lumber love closing season when Jimmie Johnson ran the #5 within the tournament.(RFR PR)(5-10-2012)
  • Third BK Racing automobile at Darlington: UPDATE:  BK Racing will field a third Toyota at Darlington Raceway for Travis Kvapil to go the Bojangles‘ Southern 500. The automobile will go Dr. Pepper colors and expend the #73. Kvapil incessantly drives BK Racing #93 Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota, but David Reutimann is in that automobile for Darlington and assorted races in 2012. Kvapil will want to lumber his methodology into the sphere as the auto has no owners facets and because it appears to be like to be to be a slack entry is now not going to receive any drivers/owners facets as a put up entry.(Travis Kvapil Facebook)(5-10-2012)

    UPDATE:  BK Racing launched that Travis Kvapil will force the #73 Dr Pepper Toyota in Saturday‘s Bojangles‘ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. Kvapil‘s automobile would possibly be a third entry fielded by BK Racing and may maybe perchance presumably merely go apart from the organization‘s #83 Toyota, pushed by Landon Cassill, and #93 Toyota, pushed by David Reutimann. That is also BK Racing‘s first strive and field three cars for an tournament. Ben Leslie will again as Kvapil‘s crew chief. Kvapil will return to the #93 automobile for the Walk All-Enormous title Showdown subsequent week at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “I‘m genuinely excited to be racing at Darlington,” Kvapil mentioned. “I want to thank Dr Pepper and BK Racing for striking this together. It‘s a immense step for BK Racing to field a third automobile. We didn‘t start our doorways till February and we‘ve managed to rep every lumber and protect within the waste-35 in facets. Now we‘re fielding a third entry. That claims plenty about our progress and this crew‘s risk.(Breaking Limits/BK Racing)(5-10-2012)
  • Danica gets contemporary spotter:  #10-Danica Patrick can possess a brand contemporary spotter for Saturday‘s Walk Cup lumber at Darlington Raceway in Tab Boyd, a broken-down spotter for Juan Pablo Montoya and an worker at Earnhardt Ganassi Racing. Boyd will replace Stamp Robertson as Patrick makes her second Cup launch of the season. “That became once positively something that I‘ve been pondering plenty about the closing couple of months,” Patrick mentioned Thursday sometime of a promotion for the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “As a driver you correct want to possess someone on the radio that you just click on with. Each person needs something assorted. For me, I want someone … I‘m going to train, nearly force the auto. Worship, tell me you‘re turning in too early, tell me be patient with the throttle; OK, purchase it up. I want somebody that is acquainted with these patterns, on fable of I‘m now not.” Patrick will live with Truck Sequence driver Rick Carelli as her Nationwide spotter. Carelli spotted for Regan Smith closing yr when he won the Cup lumber at Darlington.(ESPN)(5-10-2012)
  • Bowyer sued by bike firm:  A Mitchell-basically based totally bike firm is suing NASCAR driver #33-Clint Bowyer. Klock Werks Kustom Cycles is alleging Bowyer, 32, did now not pay $30,788.45 for the customization of a motorcycle performed by the firm in slack 2008 and early 2009. In its complaint, dated Nov. 23, 2011, and filed Might well presumably moreover 2 with the Davison County clerk of courts, Klock Werks says Bowyer contacted the firm on or about Nov. 11, 2008, and employed it to customize a 2009 Harley-Davidson bike. After the work became once performed at Klock Werks‘ Mitchell facility, it became once introduced to Bowyer in Daytona Beach, Fla., on or about Feb. 15, 2009, the date of the 2009 Daytona 500 NASCAR lumber. In Bowyer‘s solution, which has now not been officially filed but became once got Wednesday by The Each day Republic, he denies he agreed to pay money for the bike. As an quite so a lot of, Bowyer says he agreed to produce Klock Werks with “obvious promotional products and services and special lodging within NASCAR and linked publications.” Bowyer then claims he fulfilled that duty, barring Klock Werks from any additional compensation. (in fragment from the Mitchell Each day Republic)(5-10-2012)
  • Danica Patrick becoming a member of Coca-Cola Racing Family:  #10-Danica Patrick would possibly be launched as the first female member of the Coca-Cola Racing Family sometime of a Thursday data convention at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The 30-yr-traditional fulltime Nationwide Sequence driver and fragment-time Walk Cup driver joins most up-to-date CCRF contributors Greg Biffle, Jeff Burton, Denny Hamlin, Bobby Labonte, Joey Logano, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart. Patrick would possibly be straight away branded with Coke Zero. Amongst her first promotional appearances wil be at the Coca-Cola 600 weekend at CMS to advertise the journey film “Battleship” with one in every of the film‘s stars, Brooklyn Decker. She also will compete within the 600 as the third of her 10 Cup races this season. “To be with Coca-Cola is a model of issues you handiest dream about as a driver,” Patrick told ESPN.com. “Quite so a lot of legendary drivers had been a factor of the Coke family, so I genuinely feel very lucky.”(ESPN)(5-10-2012)
  • Darlington is closing facets lumber to rep into All Enormous title Dash:  Saturday evening‘s lumber at Darlington Speedway marks the closing facets lumber sooner than the Might well presumably moreover 19 NASCAR Walk All-Enormous title Dash. Which blueprint it‘s the closing quite so a lot of for drivers now not already locked into the sphere to manufacture so. In a technique. In actuality, after this weekend‘s lumber, these now not already locked into the all-superstar field can manufacture so by finishing either first or second within the Walk Showdown or winning the Walk Fan Vote. However no driver needs that roughly stress. The Walk Showdown is blink-of-an-admire rapid (two 20-lap segments), so the relaxation but a rapid launch likely spells trouble. And with some fan-well-liked names on the Walk Fan Vote ballot (i.e. #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr.), it‘s now not intellectual to depend on that. So, Darlington it’s some distance. Those suggestions swirl within the heads of some massive names, particularly Earnhardt, #56-Martin Truex Jr., #20-Joey Logano, #1-Jamie McMurray, #42-Juan Pablo Montoya, #31-Jeff Burton and #22-AJ Allmendinger. All sit down within the waste 20 of the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence facets standings, and all are for the time being without an all-superstar nod.(NASCAR)(5-10-2012)
  • Waltrip transport driver honoring brother in Darlington hauler parade:  Michael Waltrip Racing‘s #15 5-hour ENERGY transport driver Al Nelson, a native of Long Island, N.Y., will rep the special quite so a lot of on Thursday evening in Darlington to honor his brother Peter Allen Nelson. Peter Nelson became once a firefighter in FDNY Rescue 4 killed within the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist assault on the World Alternate Center. People of the Remembrance Rescue Project, a now not-for-earnings created by firefighters to restore, protect and honest Rescue 4 and Rescue 5 from 9/11 as tutorial tools, historical artifacts and memorials, reached out to Al Nelson closing month. The community knowledgeable Nelson that broken-down FDNY Rescue 4 would possibly be in Darlington similtaneously the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence events and requested if he would be interesting to force the Rescue 4 truck within the Darlington Automobile Hauler Parade on Thursday evening. Nelson agreed and may maybe perchance presumably merely now force the Rescue 4 truck in Thursday evening‘s festivities. Michael Waltrip Racing‘s #15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota can even go a special Remembrance Rescue Project decal on the lower rear quarter panel within the midst of the lumber weekend at Darlington.(MWR)(5-10-2012)
  • Tire test at Fresh Hampshire Might well presumably moreover 8-9: UPDATES:  The finest methodology to desire races is to be ready. That‘s why a desire of NASCAR Walk Cup drivers would possibly be in Fresh Hampshire subsequent week, attempting out contemporary tires for this season‘s races at Fresh Hampshire Motor Speedway. Goodyear Tire and Rubber Firm launched a tire test with 5 Walk Cup teams Might well presumably moreover 8-9. The fans are encouraged to behold from the grandstands freed from payment. NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence drivers scheduled for this test session consist of; #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Chevy), #99-Carl Edwards (Ford), #47-Bobby Labonte (Toyota), #78-Regan Smith (Chevy), and #27-Paul Menard (Chevy). Grandstands would possibly be start from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesday, Might well presumably moreover 8 and Wednesday, Might well presumably moreover 9. The infield would possibly be closed sometime of the test.(NHMS)(5-4-2012)

    UPDATE:  Rain washed out attempting out on Tuesday. The forecast for Wednesday is larger, but there’s detached a alternate of scatter showers and thunderstorms.(5-9-2012)

    UPDATE 2:  Mom Nature pulled abet the curtain of fog and an armada of music dryers bought “The Magic Mile” ready for a special tire test with 5 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence drivers. Carl Edwards, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Bobby Labonte, Paul Menard and Regan Smith waited out the showers sooner than striking on a show masks for the fans at Fresh Hampshire Motor Speedway. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. technicians took over the speedway for the day to test contemporary tire compounds for mile-music setups. It looked love the climate may maybe perchance moreover shatter the relaxing, but the clouds lifted and the lights went inexperienced correct sooner than 2: 00 p.m.(NHMS), rain returned later within the day, but cars had been ready to rep in 4-5 hours of attempting out.(5-10-2012)
  • BB&T; returns to the #31:  Jeff Burton‘s #31 Chevy will sport the burgundy and grey colors of Winston-Salem, N.C.-basically based totally BB&T; this weekend. The #31 BB&T; Chevrolet paint plan debuted in March at Bristol Motor Speedway and made appearances this season at Martinsville Speedway and Richmond Worldwide Raceway. After this weekend, BB&T; may maybe perchance be the first sponsor at Dover Worldwide Speedway in June along with a special edition co-branded paint plan with Caterpillar subsequent weekend sometime of NASCAR‘s Walk All-Enormous title Dash Weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway.(RCR), glance a divulge of the auto on the #31 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2012)
  • NASCAR Hall of Reputation tell specializes in grassroots:  The NASCAR Hall of Reputation kicks off a brand contemporary exhibition within the Mammoth Hall, “Grassroots Racing: Where NASCAR Heroes are Born” on Monday. The exhibition is integrated in total admission. “Grassroots Racing: Where NASCAR Stars are Born” tells the account of fatherland racetracks, affectionately known as “grassroots,” the put many NASCAR drivers started their careers racing every Friday and Saturday evening. “It‘s a important fragment of our mission to protect, uphold and be a helpful resource for the sport and its historical previous,” mentioned Winston Kelley, govt director of the ability. “Right here’s the eighth contemporary Mammoth Hall exhibition since opening in Might well presumably moreover 2010 and it’s some distance with these exhibitions the Hall continues to convey contemporary chapters within the historical previous book” of NASCAR. The tell explores four lumber tracks traditionally identified and identified to be the beginnings of NASCAR racing — Greenville Pickens Speedway in Greenville, S.C., Bowman Grey Stadium in Winston-Salem, N.C., Hickory Motor Speedway in Hickory, N.C. and South Boston Speedway in South Boston, Va. Highlighting the exhibition are ancient lumber cars — David Pearson‘s Ford Modified (1937), Richard Childress‘ Plymouth Modified (1937), Dale Jarrett‘s Busch Sequence Pontiac LeMans (1986) and Denny Hamlin‘s Slack Mannequin Chevrolet (2003). Tickets to the NASCAR Hall of Reputation would possibly be bought by calling 877-231-2010 or at NASCARHall.com.(NASCAR Hall of Reputation)(5-10-2012)
  • The Numbers for the Bojangles‘ Southern 500:

    0 — fewest cautions (9/2/63)

    1 — fewest cars on lead lap at accept as true with (24 times, most most up-to-date 9/3/79)

    1 — fewest laps led by lumber winner Ricky Craven, 3/16/03)

    2 — fewest leaders (5/9/64)

    4 — fewest lead adjustments (9/4/50)

    6 — desire of jet dryers on hand for music drying this weekend

    10 — most wins by driver (David Pearson)

    12 — fewest cars operating at accept as true with (9/2/74)

    17 — most cautions (5/9/09)

    17 — most leaders (9/6/82)

    19 — wins from the pole; 35 from the entrance row

    23 — most cars on lead lap at accept as true with (9/1/02)

    41 — most lead adjustments (9/6/82)

    41 — most operating at accept as true with (twice, most most up-to-date 5/10/08)

    45 — assorted lumber winners

    47 — assorted pole winners

    101 — most warning laps (9/2/74)

    120 minutes — approximate amount of time it takes to dry the 1.366-mile music after a wide rainfall

    351 — most laps led by lumber winner (Johnny Mantz, 9/4/50)

    Key Darlington Dates

    1949 — Harold Brasington, a retired racer, bought 70 acres from Sherman Ramsey and started construction of the lumber music. (The egg-shaped model became once needed on fable of Brasington promised Ramsey the music wouldn‘t disturb his minnow pond on the west aspect of the property).

    1950 — First lumber on Labor Day, a 75-automobile field for the 500-mile tournament on what became once then a 1.250-mile music

    1951 — Discipline of 82 cars started the lumber

    1953 — Tune became once re-measured to 1.375 miles

    1959 — Last convertible lumber (won by Fireball Roberts)

    1965 — Cale Yarborough, of nearby Timmonsville, crashed along with his automobile sailing over the guard rail and off the music. He became once unharmed and the mishap became once susceptible as an introduction to ABC‘s Wide World of Sports actions for several years.

    1970 — Tune re-configured to 1.366 miles following the spring lumber

    1982 — Worldwide Speedway Company (ISC) acquires Darlington Raceway

    1995 — Tune repaved

    1997 — Frontstretch and backstretch switched

    2000 — All cars pit on same aspect for first time

    2005 — First Saturday evening lumber at Darlington

    2008 — Tune repaved sooner than 2008 lumber

    2012 Warning Change

    1 — fewest cautions this season (Fontana)

    3 — races extended beyond scheduled distance (Daytona, Martinsville, Talladega)

    10 — most cautions this season (Daytona)

    53 — desire of cautions within the first 10 races of 2012; involves 24 for accidents, 14 for particles and 5 for spins

    305 of three,120 — desire of laps under warning in 2012

    386.163 of three,730.430 — miles under warning within the first 10 races

    (Darnell Communications for SRT Motorsports and Dodge)(5-10-2012)
  • Darlington Goodyear Tire Notes:  Groups in both the NASCAR Walk Cup and Nationwide Sequence will go the same tire codes at Darlington this weekend . . . here’s the same combination of left- and lawful-aspect tires that teams in these two sequence ran at Darlington closing season . . . these teams possess also go every of these two tire codes individually at assorted tracks within the previous, in conjunction with this left-aspect code (D-4392) at Texas closing month . . . moreover, closing season, they ran this left-aspect code at Texas, Nashville (Nationwide handiest), Chicagoland and Homestead; and this lawful-aspect code (D-4430) at Charlotte . . . as on all NASCAR ovals larger than one mile in size, teams are required to go interior liners in all four tire positions at Darlington . . . air stress in these interior liners must be 12-25 psi larger than that of the outer tire. Sight tire codes, pressures and more on the Darlington Dash Data internet page — Goodyear fragment.(5-10-2012)
  • Tony La Russa named Gigantic Marshal of Toyota/Effect Mart 350:  Tony La Russa, one in every of the wonderful managers within the historical previous of Foremost League Baseball, has been named Gigantic Marshal of the Toyota/Effect Mart 350 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence weekend at Infineon Raceway, June 22-24. La Russa would possibly be honored on Friday, June 22, of lumber weekend at the Childhood‘s Champions Gigantic Marshal‘s Feast at stunning Cline Cellars in Sonoma. The gala is a fundraiser for the Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Childhood‘s Charities. He can even desire fragment in pre-lumber actions on Sunday, June 24, and desire part within the marvelous elaborate of, “Gents, Delivery Your Engines.” La Russa, who detached calls the Bay Residence dwelling, posted three World Sequence victories sometime of his 33-yr managerial occupation, one coming with the Oakland Athletics (1989) and two with the St. Louis Cardinals, most now not too lengthy ago in 2011. His assorted world championship with the Cardinals came in 2006. He retired after the 2011 season.(Sonoma Raceway)(5-10-2012)
  • Join The Dew Crew” on the #88 at Iowa:  In entrance of a frenzied crowd at Walmart‘s Dash Time tournament Thursday evening, JR Motorsports crew owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and driver Cole Whitt unveiled the #88 “Join the Dew Crew” Chevy that Whitt will force within the Might well presumably moreover 20th NASCAR Nationwide Sequence lumber at Iowa Speedway. The disclosing became once fragment of a one-lumber partnership announcement between JR Motorsports and PepsiCo that can force awareness of Dew Crew, a internet based Facebook community that offers fans the varied to rep more enthusiastic with Dale Jr. and Food plan Mountain Dew, while having a direct and making key selections for the #88 Hendrick Motorsports crew. Fans can turn out to be a member of the Dew Crew freed from payment at www.DewCrew.com. A predominant-yr driver for JR Motorsports, Whitt will pilot the #88 “Join the Dew Crew” Chevy within the Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 at Iowa.(JR Motorsports), glance a divulge of the auto on the #88 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2012)
  • Security equipment on McClure‘s automobile labored:  While the steering column did pass rather rather toward driver Eric McClure sometime of his nasty atomize Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, the TriStar Motorsports crew didn’t glance the relaxation out of the customary when inspecting the auto after the accident, crew chief Wes Ward mentioned Thursday. Ward, who has spent 22 years within the sport, and NASCAR officials looked over the auto Monday at the TriStar store to resolve if any of the safety facets failed. “The steering column went up rather rather,” Ward mentioned. “However from what they‘re telling me, that‘s stunning total with a frontal affect love that. & From what they‘re telling me, I don‘t specialise in he genuinely hit the steering wheel that though-provoking. It correct roughly moved up. His helmet or face didn‘t genuinely slide down into it that though-provoking as a result of HANS and the seat belts. There wasn‘t the relaxation within the auto that we may maybe perchance moreover reveal became once despicable. The total lot did what it became once speculated to manufacture and the total lot held up.” The automobile became once at the inspiration constructed at Rusty Wallace Racing, the put Ward became once store foreman. The seat became once manufactured by MasterCraft.(Carrying News)(5-10-2012)
  • Patrick wrecks Hornish after lumber: UPDATES:  After finishing 13th, likely unsatisfying and never indicative of how neatly she competed many of the lumber, #7-Danica Patrick wrecked traditional friend/broken-down house customer and fellow IndyCar alum #12-Sam Hornish Jr. on the chilly-down lap. NASCAR took no speedy motion. Patrick restarted 18th on a second strive at a inexperienced/white/checker accept as true with and labored her methodology to 10th foundation the closing lap sooner than #2-Elliott Sadler — with whom she had been interested in an earlier incident — and Kenny Wallace opted to work together and slide away her with out a draft partner and plummeting abet thru the operating uncover. Patrick regained an arena in line and rallied but became once audibly agitated, responding to a query over crew radio if she became once “all lawful” with, “Completely stunning. … I don‘t know. It appears to be like love contributors don‘t frickin‘ love me, man.” Early within the chilly-down lap, the put cars slack sooner than returning to pit avenue, Patrick had go alongside Sadler and Hornish, who had been nostril-to-tail, when it seemed Hornish veered wide lawful, with regards to blocking her into the wall. Patrick due to this truth chased Hornish down and susceptible her bumper to flip him into the wall. Hornish mentioned after the lumber he veered due to a tire difficulty. Patrick mentioned Hornish apologized.(ESPN)(5-5-2012)

    UPDATE:  Danica Patrick will hear from NASCAR officials about sending Sam Hornish Jr. into the wall following the Nationwide Sequence lumber Saturday at Talladega Superspeedway, but she likely won‘t be penalized, NASCAR officials mentioned Sunday morning. The 2 drivers, whose rivalry goes abet to their days racing slide-karts and extended to the IndyCar Sequence, likely will both be talked to by NASCAR officials sooner than put together subsequent Friday at Darlington Raceway for what occurred after the Aaron‘s 312 on Saturday. “We talked just a shrimp bit to the of us closing evening and we‘ll consult with them again at Darlington,” NASCAR Vice President of Competition Robin Pemberton mentioned Sunday morning. “However there‘s now not a historical previous (in NASCAR) there. There‘s now not a total lot of issues. Pemberton indicated that Patrick‘s actions didn’t upward push to the extent of Kyle Busch retaliating against Ron Hornaday in a Truck Sequence lumber closing November at Texas Motor Speedway, the put Busch became once suspended for the Nationwide and Cup events later that weekend.(Carrying News)(5-6-2012)

    UPDATE 2:  Danica Patrick mentioned Thursday she isn‘t obvious if NASCAR will penalize her for deliberately wrecking Sam Hornish Jr. at Talladega Superspeedway. Patrick became once offended after Hornish ran her up the music on the closing lap of the Nationwide Sequence lumber. She retaliated on the chilly-down lap, but insisted her intent became once handiest to hit Hornish to show masks her displeasure. After observing a replay of the accident, she known as both Hornish and Nationwide Sequence director Joe Balash. She also exchanged emails with Hornish crew owner Roger Penske. “I became once positively shocked he hit the wall; that became once entirely unintentional,” she mentioned sometime of an look for put contemporary sponsor Coca-Cola at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Sam didn‘t mean to get me within the wall, either. We‘re both lawful, and I know we‘re both expecting Darlington.” Patrick became once now not known as to the NASCAR hauler after the lumber, and has now not been punished for her actions. She wasn‘t obvious if that can alternate once she arrives Friday at Darlington Raceway. “I don’t possess any notion,” she mentioned. “That‘s now not my department. I don‘t rep these forms of choices. That‘s as a lot as NASCAR and the issues that they survey at, and the issues they’ve in suggestions.”(ESPN)(5-10-2012)
  • Danica Patrick becoming a member of Coca-Cola Racing Family:  #7-Danica Patrick would possibly be launched as the first female member of the Coca-Cola Racing Family sometime of a Thursday data convention at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The 30-yr-traditional fulltime Nationwide Sequence driver and fragment-time Walk Cup driver joins most up-to-date CCRF contributors Greg Biffle, Jeff Burton, Denny Hamlin, Bobby Labonte, Joey Logano, Jamie McMurray, Ryan Newman and Tony Stewart. Patrick would possibly be straight away branded with Coke Zero. Amongst her first promotional appearances wil be at the Coca-Cola 600 weekend at CMS to advertise the journey film “Battleship” with one in every of the film‘s stars, Brooklyn Decker. She also will compete within the 600 as the third of her 10 Cup races this season. “To be with Coca-Cola is a model of issues you handiest dream about as a driver,” Patrick told ESPN.com. “Quite so a lot of legendary drivers had been a factor of the Coke family, so I genuinely feel very lucky.”(ESPN)(5-10-2012)
  • Hyland‘s and Shepherd to possess ‘Lady In Dusky‘:  After 45 years of racing at endless venues, 70-yr-traditional #89-Morgan Shepherd will allow you to know that Darlington is his well-liked. Hyland‘s, Inc., a homeopathic all-natural medication firm basically based totally in Los Angeles will leap on board this weekend at Darlington with Shepherd as an affiliate sponsor to abet the #89 crew to compete for the overall tournament. Hyland‘s and MorganShepherd.comwould possibly be on every aspect and the rear decklid of Shepherd‘s #89 entry this Friday evening for the VFW Sport Clips/Lend a hand A Hero 200 at Darlington.(Shepherd Racing Ventures)(5-10-2012)
  • TEAM BCR & Evans increasing agenda to incorporate trucks:  Officials at Crew BCR and Charles “CJ” Evans, Jr possess launched that they’ll be competing in snatch NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence events this season. Evans would possibly be using a Ford F150 powered by Roush Yates Engines. Crew Chief, Howard Bixman equipped “CJ is a extremely talented driver. Right here’s a enormous quite so a lot of for the crew and CJ, and we are excited to be a factor of his NASCAR debut” Evans‘ NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence agenda and sponsorship particulars would possibly be launched at a later date.(Crew BCR PR)(5-10-2012)

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  • Harvick -Busch fined, probation:  per a Kevin Harvick tweet: “4 weeks probation and $25,000 stunning….I perceive as a result of auto on pit avenue..” And from ESPN.com: Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch had been positioned on four weeks‘ probation and fined $25,000 Tuesday for his or her pit avenue war of words following Saturday evening‘s Walk Cup lumber at Darlington Raceway. Harvick tweeted about his penalty and officials from Kevin Harvick Inc. confirmed the punishment Tuesday.

    AND NASCAR has penalized NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence drivers Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick as a results of suggestions infractions dedicated within the waste weekend‘s tournament at Darlington Raceway. Busch, driver of the #18 automobile, and Harvick, driver of the #29 automobile, possess every been fined $25,000 and positioned on NASCAR probation for the next four NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence championship facets events till June 15 for violating Half 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock automobile racing — interested in an altercation on pit avenue after the conclusion of the lumber). “These penalties are a results of what took place on pit avenue after the lumber became once over,” mentioned Kerry Tharp, senior director for communications, opponents. “They are about striking forward a fetch atmosphere on pit avenue.”(NASCAR)(5-10-2011)
  • #78 Crew Qualifies for Walk Pit Crew Mission:  By virtue of the #78 Furnishings Row Racing Chevy‘s NASCAR Walk Cup SeriesTM desire Saturday, Might well presumably moreover 7 at Darlington Raceway, the pit crew is now tremendous for the 2011 NASCAR Walk Pit Crew Mission equipped by Craftsman. The opponents is the handiest indoor tournament sanctioned by NASCAR that contains head-to-head opponents between the waste-24 NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence pit crews. The finishing uncover of the NASCAR Walk Pit Crew Mission equipped by Craftsman will resolve the uncover of pit risk for The Walk Showdown or NASCAR Walk All-Enormous title Dash.

    The next teams are for the time being eligible: #00 Aaron‘s Dream Machine Toyota, #1 Bass Pro Outlets Chevy, #4 Red Bull Racing Toyota, #5 GoDaddy.com Chevy, #11 FedEx Toyota, #14 Region of labor Depot Chevy, #16 3M Ford, #17 Crown Royal Ford, #18 M&M‘s Toyota, #21 Motorcraft/Instant Lane Ford, #22 Shell-Pennzoil Dodge, #24 Drive to Conclude Starvation Chevy, #29 Budweiser Chevy, #33 Cheerios/Hamburger Helper Chevy, #39 US Military Chevy, #42 Target Chevy, #48 Lowe‘s Chevy, #78 Furnishings Row Racing Chevy, and #99 Aflac Ford. Tickets are on hand for snatch online at www.pitcrewchallenge.com or by calling 800-745-3000.(Walk)(5-10-2011)
  • T.J. Bell gets three lumber sponsor:  Green Smoke, one in every of the nation‘s main electronic cigarette manufacturers, launched that it goes to sponsor T.J. Bell within the 52nd operating of the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, Might well presumably moreover 29th at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Bell, who is identified to NASCAR fans within the Camping World Truck and Nationwide Sequence, will pilot the #50 Green Smoke Toyota Camry in his first strive and qualify for NASCAR‘s longest lumber. Green Smoke‘s sponsorship of Bell will label its first NASCAR endeavor, as neatly as the first NASCAR sponsorship by any organization within the electronic cigarette industry. “Every driver goes into racing desirous to compete at the wonderful level ability. Green Smoke has reach on board to rep racing within the NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence a reality for me and I‘m expecting striking our #50 Green Smoke Toyota Camry to the test at Charlotte,” mentioned Bell, who for the time being resides in Mooresville, NC. “Right here’s a immense step forward for my occupation and Green Smoke couldn‘t possess picked a more apt market to advertise its product. I‘m expecting a enormous future with Green Smoke and a in reality appealing Coca-Cola 600 debut.” Green Smoke will sponsor Bell‘s #50 Toyota Camry for at the very least three Walk Cup events this season [no word on the other two races).(Green Smoke/Breaking Limits), see an image of the scheme on the #50 Team Schemes page.(5-10-2011)
  • Delaware General Assembly declares May 15, 2011 ‘Jimmie Johnson Day‘: Though he is a native of El Cajon, Calif., and currently lives in Charlotte, it appears as if Jimmie Johnson has found himself yet another home here in the First State. Based on his extensive success at Delaware‘s NASCAR track, Dover International Speedway, as well as the charitable work done nationwide by the Jimmie Johnson Foundation, the 146th Delaware General Assembly, in a joint resolution from the House and Senate, declared in Senate Joint Resolution No. 2 that Sunday, May 15, 2011 will be known as “Jimmie Johnson Day.” Johnson will be aiming for his second straight win at Dover, and seventh ever at the track. A victory would put Johnson, a 10-year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series veteran, in elite company with NASCAR Hall of Fame members Richard Petty and Bobby Allison, the only drivers to ever win seven times at the Monster Mile.

    The resolution, authored by Sen. Bruce Ennis (D-Smyrna), and co-sponsored by Sen. Brian Bushweller (D-Dover), Rep. William Carson (D-Smyrna) and Rep. Darryl Scott (D-Dover), lauds Johnson‘s athletic achievements, including his five consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series titles, and dedication to community service off the track, and “urges the people of the State of Delaware to observe the day with appropriate programs, ceremonies and activities.” Tickets for the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, as well as the “Lucas Oil 200” NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and “5-hour ENERGY 200” NASCAR Nationwide Series races are available by calling 800-441-RACE or visiting DoverSpeedway.com.(5-10-2011)
  • VZillion Signs J.J. Yeley: VZillion, a social utility and lifestyle technology company, has partnered with #46-J.J. Yeley. As part of the agreement, VZillion will collaborate with Yeley to integrate his voice, his brand and his sponsors into the online platform the company is currently developing. This will enable Yeley to expand his reach among NASCAR fans, regardless of their location, and offer them exclusive news, videos, pictures as well as special promotions.(see full release at jjyeley.com)(5-10-2011)
  • At Dover International Speedway:

    · The official opening of Dover International Speedway, then called Dover Downs International Speedway, was in 1969.

    · The first NASCAR Sprint Cup race was held on July 6, 1969.

    · The first two races at Dover were 300 miles. The race length was changed to 500 miles in 1971.

    · The track surface was changed to concrete in 1995.

    · The race length was changed to 400 miles beginning with the second race in 1997.

    · The track name was changed to Dover International Speedway in 2002.

    · There have been 82 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Dover International Speedway since the track opened in 1969.

    · There was one race in 1969 and 1970. There have been two-a-year since 1971.

    · Richard Petty won the track‘s first NASCAR Sprint Cup race.

    · There have been 35 different pole winners, led by David Pearson (six).

    · David Pearson won the first pole in July 1969.

    · Mark Martin, Jeff Gordon and Ryan Newman lead all active drivers, each with four poles.

    · 32 different drivers have posted victories led by Bobby Allison and Richard Petty, each with seven.

    · Jimmie Johnson leads all active drivers, with six victories.

    · Hendrick Motorsports has a series-high 12 wins.

    · 50 races at Dover have been won from a top-five starting position; 17 races have been won from a starting position outside the top 10.

    · 13 drivers have won from the pole. The last to do so was Jimmie Johnson, in last season‘s September race.

    · The furthest back in the field a race winner started was 37th, by Kyle Petty in 1995.

    · Several active drivers had their first start at Dover, including three past champions: David Ragan (finished 42nd in 2006), Kurt Busch (18th in 2000), Matt Kenseth (sixth in 1998) and Bobby Labonte (34th in 1991).

    · In addition, Matt Kenseth (2002) and Michael Waltrip (1991) earned their first pole at Dover. Martin Truex Jr. won his first race there (2007).

    · There have been 82 NASCAR Sprint Cup races in Delaware, all at Dover International Speedway.

    · Eight drivers in NASCAR‘s three national series (all-time) have their home state recorded as Delaware, though none have posted victories.(NASCAR)(5-10-2011)
  • Dale Earnhardt Jr. Takes World‘s Largest HD TV For a Test Drive: #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. took the world‘s largest high definition television for a spin Tuesday [May 10th] at Charlotte Motor Speedway by taking digital laps round the legendary 1.5-mile music using an iRacing simulation. Marcus Smith, president and total manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway, invited Earnhardt Jr., an avid video gamer, to show masks off his abilities on the wide HDTV. For its operational debut, Smith and Earnhardt Jr. susceptible an outsized some distance-off to vitality on the 200 foot-wide, 80 foot-massive HDTV, created by Panasonic, to convey a highlight video of previous racing motion at Charlotte Motor Speedway. “Charlotte sets the fashioned for the relaxation of the tracks,” mentioned

    Earnhardt Jr. “They always manufacture issues first and manufacture issues the largest and survey, here we are at this time time with one other first from them. Charlotte holds a special space in a total lot of drivers‘ hearts, mine integrated and the immense TV makes this space blueprint more special.”

    “This wide Panasonic HDTV would possibly be a sport changer for our fans on lumber day,” mentioned Smith. “It goes to give them a entire contemporary methodology to

    trip a NASCAR tournament at Charlotte Motor Speedway.” The tournament signaled the completion of the Panasonic HDTV mission, which took as a lot as 57 workers a day, working more than 11,000 man hours, more than four months to manufacture. The 332-and-a-half-ton

    structure is the largest HDTV on this planet. The 158 panels that rep up the face of the television‘s show masks would possibly be illuminated by 9 million LED lamps sometime of snatch events at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Sam Bass, the marvelous artist of Charlotte Motor Speedway, became once

    also on hand to unveil the souvenir lumber program covers for the 27th operating of the NASCAR Walk All-Enormous title Dash and 52nd operating of the Coca-Cola 600 on the immense show masks.

    The public debut of the arena‘s largest HDTV will desire space Might well presumably moreover 21 under the lights sometime of the NASCAR Walk All-Enormous title Dash. The show masks is centered along the backstretch between Turns 2 and 3, across from the launch/accept as true with line. Fans seated within the midst of the frontstretch from Flip 4 to Flip 1 can possess clear viewing angles of on the spot replays, leaderboard updates and interactive leisure displayed in clear 720P high-definition visuals. Frontstretch tickets with the finest views of the arena‘s largest HDTV launch at correct $49 for the NASCAR Walk All-Enormous title Dash on Might well presumably moreover 21. Fans may maybe perchance moreover also snatch two frontstretch tickets for correct $99 to the Coca-Cola 600 on Might well presumably moreover 29. Tickets for all Might well presumably moreover races at Charlotte Motor Speedway would possibly be bought online at www.charlottemotorspeedway.com or by calling the ticket space of industrial at 1-800-455-FANS (3267).(CMS)(5-10-2011)
  • Frankie‘s Monster Mile Café to start NASCAR weekend:  Dover Downs Resort & On line casino will introduce lumber fans to a Tuscan-vogue café with the taste and ambiance of its Frankie‘s Wine Bar and Italian Restaurant sometime of the Might well presumably moreover 13-15 NASCAR lumber weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Frankie‘s Monster Mile Café will offer lumber fans a total lot of most up-to-date menu alternatives in an al fresco setting. The public is invited to the Friday gigantic opening tournament at 7 p.m., that can moreover merely feature illustrious pastry chef and “Delaware‘s King of Truffles” Dana Herbert. Herbert will craft custom reproduction truffles of Miles the Monster, one to live to tell the tale repeat and one to be sliced and served on Friday evening. Chef Herbert, owner/operator of Truffles by Dana in Fresh Fortress, Del., is the winner of TLC‘s 2011 season of Cake Boss: Subsequent Mammoth Baker, hosted by Buddy Valastro. Herbert would possibly be on hand for autographs. Extra data at Doverspeedway.com.(5-10-2011)
  • North Wilkesboro Speedway Closing:  For the closing 1 ½ years, Speedway Friends Inc. has taken lumber fans and Wilkes County residents on a historical previous-making journey with the reopening of North Wilkesboro Speedway which had been shuttered for 14 years. On the other hand, the alternate local climate and an absence of working capital has now introduced the total lot at the ancient facility to a screeching cease. “Merely get, we made a total lot of enhancements to the speedway,” Speedway Friends Inc. President Alton McBride Jr. mentioned Monday. “We lined up some massive events. On the other hand, even supposing we can mission obvious earnings from events at the speedway, we manufacture now not possess the money needed on the entrance waste to rep these events happen. In spite of our total funding within the speedway and in this community, now we possess go out of money needed to slide forward.”

    Despite the surprising re-shuttering of the music after the 2011 season had begun, McBride mentioned it became once “now not totally a sad day” as a result of total lot that had been accomplished, in conjunction with receiving the North Carolina Motorsports Association‘s industry award for the music‘s contribution to motorsports in 2010. Speedway Friends started its hump at the 5-eighths-mile music in November 2009 with an ambitious but strategic idea to reopen North Wilkesboro Speedway, which became once closed after the fall NASCAR Cup lumber in 1996. At once, its title became once adjusted to Historical North Wilkesboro Speedway in uncover to pay admire to the music‘s space in motorsports historical previous. From Labor Day weekend 2010 thru the 2011 season-opening richest-ever Pro All-Enormous title Sequence lumber, the SAI crew performed six massive and more than a dozen tiny winning events. In 2010 PASS and SAI executives launched “The Dash”, which guaranteed a minimum $75,000 to the winner. Approximately 80 drivers, in conjunction with previous Daytona 500 winners Right Marlin and Geoff Bodine, entered the tournament. Every space of the United States, as neatly as Canada, became once represented within the historical previous-making lumber.(more at historicnws.com and / or savethespeedway.get)(5-10-2011)
  • Cope twins to strive Iowa lumber:  — After rewriting the NASCAR historical previous books closing yr, the Cope Twins — Angela and Amber — idea so that you just can add one other chapter by turning into the first twins to compete in a NASCAR Nationwide Sequence lumber — on Sunday, Might well presumably moreover 22, at Iowa Speedway. The duet, which made historical previous closing season by turning into the first twins to ever lumber against every assorted in a single in every of NASCAR‘s prime three divisions by competing in a Camping World Truck Sequence lumber at Martinsville closing October, rep their return to NASCAR at the beautiful 7/8-mile tri-oval in Newton, IA, correct 30 miles east off Des Moines, IA. The twins, nieces of 1990 Daytona 500 Champion Derrike Cope, would possibly be using for a brand contemporary crew in Keystone Motorsports. Amber will pilot a #93 Ford while Angela will slack the wheel of a #94 Chevy. The crew plans to also go the Nationwide Sequence lumber at Kentucky Speedway in July, with hopes of competing in more races later in 2011. Odyssey batteries, which served as a foremost sponsor for his or her historical previous making go at Martinsville, is abet again as a co-predominant on both cars to offer a boost to the 27-yr-olds from Puyallup, Washington, of their Nationwide Sequence debut.(HB&M Sports actions)(5-10-2011)
  • Swindell in for Bayne at Dover: UPDATE:  In step with a Twitter message by NASCAR, #16-Trevor Bayne is now not going to lumber this weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Kevin Swindell would possibly be within the auto while Bayne sits out “now not now not as a lot as one other week”.(5-12-2011)

    UPDATE:  Roush Fenway Racing will retract Trevor Bayne out of this week‘s Nationwide Sequence lumber at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Fellow Tennessee native Kevin Swindell will occupy in for Bayne within the #16 Roush Fenway Mustang this weekend within the Nationwide Sequence lumber. “Trevor‘s symptoms possess subsided and we are very encouraged by his progress,” mentioned Roush Fenway president Steve Newmark. “Still, we are going to exercise a fraction of warning along with his return to the music and retain him out of opponents for at the very least one other week. Trevor is itching to rep abet out on the lumber music, and, even despite the truth that it‘s grand to abet someone along with his passion away, we genuinely feel it’s some distance in his finest passion to retract off for one other week. As of now, we, along with the Wood Brothers, are planning for Trevor to reach subsequent week and compete within the Walk Cup All-Enormous title tournament in Charlotte and the Nationwide Sequence lumber in Iowa.” (Roush Fenway)(5-12-2011)
  • Rusty Wallace Racing assessments at GMP:  Toyota cars and trucks in every single put! For the previous two days Toyota lumber teams possess kept the music sizzling at Gresham Motorsports Park. NASCAR Nationwide Drivers, Steve Wallace and Michael Annett tested at GMP mainly to rep adjustments to the cars. “Right here’s a enormous music and it‘s so tranquil,” mentioned Nationwide driver, Michael Annett. “We are able to‘t genuinely test for a obvious music here alternatively it’s some distance a lawful space for us to ‘A and B‘ a total lot of issues.”(GMP)(5-10-2011)
  • 150th launch for Keselowski:  This weekend‘s NNS lumber at Dover will label the 150th sequence launch for #22-Brad Keselowski. Within the old 149 begins, Keselowski has accumulated 12 wins. 64 prime-5 finishes, 89 prime-10 results and eight pole awards.(Penske Racing)(5-10-2011)
  • Darlington TV Ratings:  ESPN2‘s are living telecast of the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway on Friday evening, Might well presumably moreover 6, earned a closing national family protection ranking of 1.0 (0.9 U.S. ranking), averaging 1,351,148 viewers, in preserving with the Nielsen Firm. The ranking became once down from the 1.1 for closing yr‘s tournament that also aired on ESPN2. For the season, NASCAR Nationwide Sequence rankings across ESPN networks are up 15 percent from this point closing season.(ESPN)(5-10-2011)
  • JR Motorsports Honors U.S. Armed Forces with #7 “We Salute You” Chevy at Dover:  On Sept. 11, 2001, our nation wakened to an unfathomable reality that tugged at the core of its values. Virtually a decade later, the unravel and relentlessness of the United States Armed Forces took abet a few of what became once misplaced that day, and while the war on fear continues, so too does the unconditional carrier of The us‘s bravest ladies and men. JR Motorsports, along with the NASCAR community, will salute the bold ladies and men of the United States Armed Forces with a tribute paint plan of pride, patriotism and gratitude on the #7 Chevy this weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway. The aptly named “We Salute You” JR Motorsports Chevy would possibly be piloted by Josh Wise, a 28-yr-traditional native of Riverside, Calif., within the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence tournament on Might well presumably moreover 14. The automobile speaks for all Americans with a patriotic model that pays tribute to the strength and unravel of the wonderful navy on earth. “USA” is emblazoned in stable, fearless letters across the hood and rear decklid of the #7 Chevy. Etched on the TV panel are the words “God Bless The us”. The phrase “We Salute You” is featured on the quarter panels, with The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation logo gracing the lower aspect panels. In continuation of JRM‘s message of appreciation, Aric Almirola‘s #88 Stage Men Chevy can even feature the “We Salute You” logo on its lower aspect panels for the Dover tournament. (JR Mtorsports), glance a divulge of the auto on the #7 crew paint schemes internet page.(5-10-2011)
  • Alex Kennedy to force #23: UPDATE:  Alex Kennedy will force the St. Baldrick‘s Foundation “Racing to Overcome Childhood‘ Most cancers” #23 Dodge subsequent week at Dover Worldwide Speedway on Might well presumably moreover 14th for R3 Motorsports. Alex can even force the #23 at Freeway The us, Watkins Glen, and Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. Extra races would possibly be added to the “Racing to Overcome Childhood‘ Most cancers” campaign if additional marketing partners are signed. Aztec, Fresh Mexico‘s Alex Kennedy made his NASCAR Nationwide Sequence debut closing season with a occupation finest 16th space accept as true with at Watkins Glen. The St. Baldrick‘s Foundation hosts “Shave Occasions” the put volunteers lift money by shaving their heads in team spirit with younger contributors combating most cancers. The organization has raised over $23 Million in 2011 and may maybe perchance presumably merely pay out more in grants for younger contributors most cancers study than any organization assorted than the Federal Government. (Dash Talk about Radio)(5-6-2011)

    UPDATE:  Alex “Small one” Kennedy will force the #23 Comic Dan Dash Automobile Man/St. Baldrick‘s Dodge for R3 Motorsports this weekend in Dover. That is also his second NNS launch of the season and eighth of his occupation. He has three old begins on the Monster Mile within the NASCAR K&N East Pro Sequence qualifying within the waste-20 for all three, one became once a prime-10. The sponsorship for the weekend is a combination of the contemporary younger contributors‘s book, “Comic Dan the Dash Automobile Man,” and the St. Baldrick‘s Foundation. The book became once launched closing week and became once written by Tim Packman, the crew‘s Communications Director, is fragment of the NASCAR Library Sequence and became once printed by Headline Childhood, the 2010 Independent Publisher of the 365 days. In step with sources at NASCAR Publishing, here’s the first time one in every of their books has been featured on the hood of automobile. It became once Kennedy‘s notion to get the book on the hood to abet lift more awareness for St. Baldrick‘s. The St. Baldrick‘s Foundation is a volunteer-pushed charity dedicated to funding basically the most promising study to search out cures for childhood cancers and offers survivors lengthy and wholesome lives. They lift funds and awareness by participants raising money to shave their heads as a label of their give a boost to. Kennedy is their marvelous spokesperson within the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence.(R3 Motorsports)(5-10-2011)
  • One other lumber for Dash: UPDATE:  In step with a put up on his Facebook internet page, “Scott will now lumber one other NASCAR Nationwide lumber for KHI… Might well presumably moreover 22nd at Iowa”.(4-25-2011)

    UPDATE:  With Scott Dash‘s deal to go the Indianapolis 500, he is now not going to force within the Might well presumably moreover Iowa lumber. Austin Dillon would possibly be within the auto as a substitute.(5-10-2011)
  • Carmichael making 2nd day out to Dover; introduces contemporary free Motorcross App:  Ricky Carmichael, using the No. 4 Monster Vitality Chevrolet Silverado carried out fourth in his first and handiest NCWTS lumber at Dover and recorded his occupation-finest showing in truck sequence opponents closing Might well presumably moreover. The Tallahassee, Fla., resident also made one NASCAR K&N Pro Sequence East launch at the “Monster Mile” the put he started 16th and carried out seventh in a Chevrolet fielded by Ken Schrader Racing. Ricky Carmichael‘s Motocross Matchup….Twist the throttle and put together to hit the dirt, on fable of 2XL Games has published that Ricky Carmichael‘s Motocross Matchup, the first cell sport that contains Ricky Carmichael is on hand now within the iTunes App Retailer. Gamers can get the gasoline-powered, adrenaline-infused dirt bike racing sport free of payment and leap into the arena of legitimate motocross.(Turner Motorsports PR)(5-10-2011)
  • Olivia Barnett “Utilizing Shotgun” with Busch: UPDATE 2 Traxxas making first 2011 sponsorship look; divulge added:  Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) is gay to express that 10-yr-traditional Olivia Barnett of Dover, Del. has been selected as the winner of the “Utilizing Shotgun With Kyle Busch Motorsports” essay contest for the Increased Dover house. Barnett‘s title and film will adorn the house above the passenger aspect window of Kyle Busch‘s No. 18 Traxxas Toyota Tundra for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence Lucas Oil 200 at Dover Worldwide Speedway this Friday, Might well presumably moreover 13. Apart from, Dover Worldwide Speedway has equipped Barnett and her fogeys with passes to wait on Friday‘s lumber. Barnett, a pupil at Holy Snide Faculty in Dover had her essay chosen amongst submissions from younger contributors age 5-12 within the Increased Dover house.(Kyle Busch Motorsports PR)(5-9-2011)

    Traxxas, the main producer of passion-class radio-controlled (R/C) autos, returns as the first sponsor of Kyle Busch‘s No. 18 Toyota Tundra for the Lucas Oil 200 Friday, the first of three races they’re going to sponsor in 2011 — Might well presumably moreover 13 at Dover Worldwide Speedway, Aug. 20 at Michigan Worldwide Speedway and November 4 at Texas Motor Speedway — with driver-owner Kyle Busch slack the wheel for every tournament.The partnership has proven to be a apt fit on and off the music. Busch, an R/C fanatic, became once three-for-three in races subsidized by the Plano, Texas-basically based totally firm in 2010 — winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence (NCWTS) races at Chicagoland, Talladega and Homestead-Miami.(Kyle Busch Motorsports PR)(5-10-2011)

    UPDATE:  Rendering of the #18-Traxxas Toyota being pushed by Kyle Busch at Dover is posted on the #18-NCWTS Paint Schemes internet page.(5-10-2011)
  • Harvick making first Dover truck launch: UPDATE divulge added:  The NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence heads to the Northeast for the Lucas Oil 200 at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Kevin Harvick Inc. co-owner Kevin Harvick is scheduled to pilot the No. 2 Sinful Boy Buggies Chevrolet Silverado at the Monster Mile. That is also Harvick‘s first Truck Sequence launch at the one-mile oval. Within the course of his occupation Harvick has made several appearances at Dover in both the NASCAR Walk Cup and Nationwide Sequence. Between the 2 sequence Harvick has gathered 36 begins at the music and has posted 5 prime-5 and 16 prime-10 finishes. Harvick detached searches for his first desire in any sequence at the Monster Mile.(Kevin Harvick Inc. PR)(5-9-2011)

    UPDATE:  Rendering of the #2 Sinful-Boy Buggies Chevrolet being pushed by Kevin Harvick at Dover is posted on the #2 NCWTS Paint Schemes internet page.(5-10-2011)
  • Provider onboard with ThorSport & Sauter; divulge added:  Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 13 Catch Auto/Curb Data/Provider Chevrolet Silverado, makes his third NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence launch in as decades for ThorSport Racing at Dover Worldwide Speedway on Friday, Might well presumably moreover 13th. With one prime 5 and one prime ten under his belt at Dover up to now, basically the most up-to-date driver facets chief feels thinks he has the momentum to possess Miles the Monster and tame that Monster Mile. Provider, the arena chief in air-con, heating and refrigeration methods, has joined forces as the Legitimate Heating, Air slide with the hotfoot & Air Conditioning provider for ThorSport Racing. ThorSport Racing can even proudly repeat the Provider logo on the No. 13 Catch Auto/Curb Data/Provider Chevrolet Silverado, piloted by NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence facets chief Johnny Sauter, in Dover, De. at the Lucas Oil 200 on Might well presumably moreover 13th.(ThorSport Racing PR) [Rendering of the No. 13 Safe Auto/Curb Records/Carrier Chevrolet is posted on the #13 NCWTS Paint Schemes page.](5-10-2011)
  • Buescher to feature Residence Waft Center at Dover: UPDATE 2 Double-responsibility weekend; truck divulge added:  Turner Motorsports and the Residence Waft Center for Mothers with Childhood possess formed a joint partnership that can moreover merely feature the Melbourne, Florida organization as the first sponsor on James Buescher‘s No. 31 Chevrolet Silverado in subsequent Friday‘s Lucas Oil 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence lumber at Dover Worldwide Speedway. The Residence Waft Center for Mothers with Childhood is a residential facility in Brevard County that helps homeless single moms and their younger contributors transition from being without many of existence‘s fashioned needs to turning into self-ample. Dedicated to offering psychological, non secular and physical guidance, the Residence Waft Center is an 18-24 month absolutely supported residential transition program for single-homeless moms and their younger contributors who’re excited about rebuilding their lives. This system offers aid with psychological and physical neatly being care, larger tutorial needs, vocational coaching, as neatly as safe haven to its participants. The Residence Waft Center also has a special space within the coronary heart of driver James Buescher. Lila Buescher is his aunt from his father‘s aspect and has served as an inspiration for the 21-yr-traditional wheelman. Buescher is for the time being 16th within the NCWTS point standings and is coming off his second prime-5 accept as true with of the season.(Turner Motorsports PR)(5-4-2011)

    UPDATE:  James Buescher will lumber in both the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence and the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence events at Dover Worldwide Speedway. The 21-yr-traditional driver, who is competing for the NCWTS driver‘s championship for Turner Motorsports, will pilot the No. 31 Residence Waft Center Chevrolet Silverado in Friday evening‘s NCWTS tournament and the No. 30 ABF Chevrolet Impala in Saturday‘s 5-Hour Vitality 200.(Turner Motorsports PR)(5-10-2011)

    UPDATE:  Rendering of the #31-Residence Waft Center Chevrolet being pushed by James Buescher at Dover is posted on the #31 NCWTS Paint Schemes internet page.(5-10-2011)
  • Piquet carries momentum into Dover debut:  Nelson Piquet Jr. will head to Dover Worldwide Speedway within the No. 8 Autotrac Chevrolet Silverado as the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence hits the sixth tournament of the season. Piquet Jr. will face the one-mile oval for the first time, his fifth-consecutive music this season in which he has no old begins. The music, coined as the “Monster Mile” for the it‘s toughness on man and machine, facets an all-concrete surface, such as the surface at Nashville Superspeedway. Piquet Jr. is coming off his occupation-finest accept as true with of second at Nashville Superspeedway, besting his sixth-space accept as true with in his Truck Sequence debut at Daytona Worldwide Speedway in 2010. Piquet Jr. will almost definitely be coming off his occupation-finest qualifying effort of fourth at Nashville. The No. 8 Autotrac crew hopes to abet their momentum going as the Truck Sequence heads to Dover, a the same music to the 1.366-mile concrete oval of Nashville.(Kevin Harvick Inc. PR)(5-10-2011)

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  • Darlington Notes & Info:

    • Denny Hamlin won the Showtime Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday. He started eighth to desire his 11th Walk Cup Sequence victory in his 162nd lumber. His closing sequence victory became once at Texas, three races ago. All 11 wins possess reach with crew chief Mike Ford. It became once his seventh occupation superspeedway victory in 108 superspeedway races.

    • Hamlin‘s victory became once his third desire in 2010, tying Jimmie Johnson for many. It became once Hamlin‘s fourth prime-10 accept as true with in 11 races in 2010, all prime-5s. It became once his first Darlington Cup Sequence victory in 5 races. Hamlin is the 44th assorted lumber winner at Darlington.

    • Hamlin also won Friday‘s Nationwide Sequence lumber, the first weekend sweep of his occupation.

    • Hamlin grew to turn out to be the third driver to brush both the Nationwide and Cup Darlington races in a single weekend, becoming a member of Dale Earnhardt (1987) and Stamp Martin (1993).

    • Hamlin has carried out 13th or larger in all 5 of his Darlington races. He led 104 of the 367 laps raced Saturday and climbed from seventh to sixth within the facets standings.

    • Hamlin‘s desire became once the 81st Walk Cup Sequence victory for Joe Gibbs Racing. It became once JGR‘s third Darlington victory (Bobby Labonte, September 2000; Kyle Busch, Might well presumably moreover 2008; Denny Hamlin, Saturday). JGR scored its fourth victory in 11 races in 2010 (Hamlin — 3, Busch — 1), most by all owners.

    • There had been four assorted speedway winners this yr: Jimmie Johnson (California and Las Vegas), Kurt Busch (Atlanta), Ryan Newman (Phoenix) and Denny Hamlin (Texas and Darlington).

    • Jeff Gordon is the handiest driver to lead now not now not as a lot as one lap in 9 of the 11 races this season. Gordon leads all drivers, scoring 60 lap-chief bonus facets. Gordon has won handiest once within the previous 12 races in which he has led 100 or more laps. Gordon passed Cale Yarborough for fifth all time in laps led at Darlington (1,720).

    • Four drivers possess ranked within the waste 12 after every lumber in 2010: Greg Biffle, Jeff Burton, Kevin Harvick and Matt Kenseth.

    • Tony Stewart dropped from a season-high fifth in facets after Bristol to 18th sometime of the last six races.

    • Johnson had a 108-point lead three races ago. He’s now second, 110 facets slack Harvick.

    • Jamie McMurray (second) posted his finest Darlington accept as true with in 10 races.

    • Kurt Busch (third) has been operating at the accept as true with in his 14 Darlington races.

    • Gordon (fourth) extended a fade of seven straight Darlington prime-5 finishes.

    • Juan Pablo Montoya (fifth) posted his finest Darlington accept as true with. He has climbed from 24th to 17th in facets within the previous three races.

    • Burton (eighth) extended a fade of 5 straight Darlington finishes of 12th or larger.

    • Newman (ninth) has scored 5 prime-10 finishes in his previous six Darlington races.

    • Kenseth carried out 13th in his 375th occupation launch.

    • Elliott Sadler (21st) has been operating at the accept as true with in his 18 Darlington races, the longest most up-to-date fade.

    • Joey Logano carried out 27th in his 50th occupation launch.

    • This became once Toyota‘s second Darlington victory and the fourth victory in 11 races this season for the producer. Chevrolet has six and Dodge has one while Ford remains winless in 2010.

    • The waste 10 consisted of six Chevrolets, three Toyotas and one Dodge.

    • Kenseth became once the wonderful-finishing Ford.(ESPN)(5-10-2010)
  • The Entry List for the Autism Speaks 400 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Dover Worldwide Speedway is posted, 46 teams/drivers [for 43 spots] are listed, in conjunction with:

    No longer in prime 35 of owners facets for the first 5 races in 2010:

    #09-Mike Bliss (2009 lumber winner as owner)(40th in owners pts/11 makes an strive)

    #13-Max Papis (39/11)

    #26-David Stremme (2009 lumber winner as owner)(37/11)

    #32-Reed Sorenson (47/4)

    #36-Casey Mears (38/11)

    #38-David Gilliland (36/11)

    #46-J.J. Yeley (44/11)

    #55-Michael McDowell (41/11)

    #64-Todd Bodine (50/2]

    #66-Dave Blaney (43/11)

    #87-Joe Nemechek (42/11)

    Within the tournament qualifying is rained out or cancelled:

    the eight who would rep it [8]: #‘s 26,09,38,36,13,

    missing the lumber would be [3]: #‘s 46,32,64

    Sight the beefy entry checklist at my Jayski‘s Dover Entry List.(5-10-2010)
  • TV Ratings for Darlington amplify:  NASCAR on FOX had a 3.9/8 in a single day ranking Saturday evening for racing from Darlington Raceway for the Showtime Southern 500, an 8% amplify over closing yr‘s 3.6/7 for the same lumber. The Walk Cup lumber ran second for the evening to ABC‘s NBA Playoff sport (3.9/8 vs. 4.4/8). The season-to-date NASCAR‘s metered market common of 4.5/9 is off correct -2% from closing season‘s 4.6/9. For closing week‘s TV Ratings, lumber-by-lumber and four season comparison chart, glance my 2010 TV Ratings internet page.(5-10-2010)
  • Take 191 for #11:  with #11-Denny Hamlin‘s desire within the Showtime Southern 500 Walk Cup Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway, it became once automobile #11‘s 191st desire within the Walk Cup Sequence, handiest 7 wins slack the #43, which has 198 wins in 2257 Walk Cup races. Sight more on my Wins by Automobile Amount internet page.(5-10-2010)
  • O‘Quinn to force for Shuffle Green at Dover: UPDATE:  The 2006 NASCAR Busch Sequence Rookie of the 365 days and broken-down Roush Racing driver Danny O‘Quinn will force the #39 Nationwide Ford for Shuffle Green Racing at Dover Worldwide Speedway on Might well presumably moreover 15 within the Heluva Correct! 200. That is also O‘Quinn‘s first lumber for Shuffle Green Racing.(Shuffle Green Racing PR)(4-19-2010)

    UPDATE:  Danny O‘Quinn can possess the #39 automobile carrying Shadow Beverage‘s Ironclad Vitality Drink for the Heluva Correct! 200 at Dover Worldwide Speedway this weekend. Right here’s Ironclad‘s first entry into NASCAR as a sponsor. Sam Jones of Shadow Beverage and Archie St. Hilaire of GGR are hoping here’s the launch of a lengthy partnership between the 2 younger corporations and specialise in that they are able to both grow alternate thru the Nationwide Sequence sponsorship.(Shuffle Green PR), glance a divulge of the auto on my #39 Nationwide Sequence paint plan internet page.(5-10-2010)
  • Neuenberger within the #31 at Dover:  Making his 10th launch at Dover within the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence, Neuenberger calls Dover his dwelling music. This weekend will label a milestone for him and his Rick Ware Racing crew as Neuenberger would possibly be pulling double responsibility, Nationwide and Camping World Truck vogue. The Maryland native can even be carrying the massive contemporary paint plan for his sponsor, Understanding B Applied sciences. Understanding B Applied sciences, Inc. (PBT) is a special engineering and entire-carrier “cradle to grave” IT solutions provider offering a wide number of products and services from session, assessments, advanced network model and integration to beefy-carrier give a boost to and upkeep. Apart from to Understanding B, Donnie can possess EZ-Slider Cylinder Liners as a foremost affiliate sponsor for his NASCAR Nationwide Sequence tournament.(Rick Ware PR)(5-10-2010)
  • Darlington Notes & Info:

    • Denny Hamlin won his 10th Nationwide Sequence lumber in his 121st launch. Hamlin started on the pole, and the previous 5 Darlington races had been won from a prime-six initiating house. Hamlin‘s victory became once his first sequence desire in 2010 in his second launch. There became once a special lumber winner for every lumber in 2010. Hamlin‘s closing sequence victory became once at Kansas in September 2008. It became once Hamlin‘s third Darlington victory in 5 sequence begins, with all three coming from the pole. Hamlin has posted prime-10 finishes in all 5 of his Darlington races. Hamlin has carried out within the waste 10 in his previous three sequence races. He led 111 of 147 laps, basically the most of all drivers. Hamlin‘s desire became once the first within the sequence for crew chief Kevin Kidd.

    • The driver who has led basically the most laps has won six of the previous eight races at Darlington. The driver who led basically the most laps has won six of 10 races in 2010.

    • Joe Gibbs Racing won for the 46th time in sequence historical previous. It became once JGR‘s fourth desire in 2010 (Kyle Busch — 3, Hamlin — 1). It became once JGR‘s fifth sequence Darlington victory, in conjunction with four of the previous 5. With Kyle Busch finishing second, it became once the 10th 1-2 accept as true with by Gibbs teammates in sequence historical previous. The No. 20 has won four of the previous 5 Darlington races.

    • Busch tied his finest Darlington accept as true with, space in August 2003. Busch has led in all 10 races in 2010, the handiest driver to manufacture so.

    • Jamie McMurray (third) has posted prime-5 finishes in three of his previous four Darlington races; it marked his third prime-10 in four begins in 2010.

    • Kasey Kahne (fourth) posted his finest accept as true with in eight Darlington races.

    • Jason Leffler (fifth) scored his finest accept as true with of the season.

    • Coleman Pressley (15th) scored his occupation-finest accept as true with.

    • Justin Allgaier (17th) posted his worst accept as true with of the season. He had carried out 15th or larger within the first 9 races in 2010.

    • Kahne, Leffler and Brian Vickers (ninth) marked the third time Braun Racing had three cars accept as true with within the waste 10 (Chicago and Dover in 2009). The victory became once the second sequence desire at Darlington for Toyota. It became once the producer‘s fourth sequence desire in 2010 (Toyota — 4, Chevrolet — 3, Dodge — 3, Ford — 0). The closing sequence Ford desire came at Phoenix closing November.(ESPN)(5-10-2010)
  • March of Dimes logo returns to the #6:  This weekend in Dover and for the second time this season, the CitiFinancial #6 Ford will lift the March of Dimes logo on the deck lid to bring awareness to the national March for Babies. Over the arriving weeks, a entire bunch of CitiFinancial workers and CitiFinancial possibilities from across the nation would possibly be walking and raising money to rep obvious that every body infants will sometime be born wholesome. CitiFinancial possibilities would possibly be identified for his or her March of Dimes give a boost to by a $50,000 donation from CitiFinancial to the March of Dimes.(CitiFinancial PR)(5-10-2010)
  • Don and Lisa Frantz to again as gigantic marshal of Charlotte lumber:  Don and Lisa Frantz, House owners of Frantz Automobile Center in Cary, North Carolina will again as Gigantic Marshals for the TECH-NET Auto Provider 300 Powered by CARQUEST at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Might well presumably moreover 29, 2010. Don and Lisa will declare basically the most illustrious words in motorsports — “Gentleman, Delivery Your Engines!” Don and Lisa Frantz can even wait on the pre-lumber driver‘s meeting and may maybe perchance presumably merely be in victory lane to possess a grand time with the eventual lumber winner.(Frantz Automobile PR)(5-10-2010)
  • Double-responsibility for Neuenberger at Dover:  Donnie Neuenberger will slack the wheel of the #6 EZ-Slider Cylinder Liners within the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence and the #31 Understanding B Applied sciences within the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence, both for Rick Ware Racing. The Maryland native is decided for motion within the Dover 200 at Dover Worldwide Speedway within the NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence, a music which he refers to as “dwelling”.(Rick Ware Racing PR)(5-10-2010)
  • Sneak preview of Sadler Dover truck: UPDATE: Sadler makes first Dover truck launch:  From Most practical Take Racing Facebook internet page — Most practical Take Racing, Insignia & Elliott Sadler becoming a member of forces for the Dover 200 truck lumber. Sadler is decided to force the #2-Chevy truck for Kevin Harvick Inc. Schematic is posted on the #2 Camping World Truck Sequence Schemes Page.(5-8-2010)

    UPDATE:  Elliott Sadler returns to Kevin Harvick Inc. to pilot the #2 Most practical Take/Insignia Silverado for the second time this season. Elliott Sadler and the #2 KHI crew will sport the intellectual inexperienced colors of Insignia this weekend at Dover Worldwide Speedway. The Insignia put of electronics, which is sold exclusively at Most practical Take, is making its first ever look within the Truck Sequence. Despite the truth that Sadler has been competing in NASCAR‘s prime-3 sequence for over 15 years, he has by no blueprint made a Truck Sequence launch at Dover Worldwide Speedway. Sadler has, alternatively, made a total of 27 combined begins within the Walk Cup and Nationwide Sequence at the one-mile concrete music. This Friday at Dover Worldwide Speedway, both KHI entries will sport the Autism Speaks puzzle fragment logo in give a boost to of the non-earnings organization. This weekend, which culminates with Sunday‘s NASCAR Walk Cup Sequence lumber, the Autism Speaks 400 equipped by HERSHEY‘S Milk & Milkshakes, marks the fourth consecutive yr of the music‘s relationship with Autism Speaks.(Kevin Harvick Inc. PR)(5-10-2010)
  • Benson returns to #15 at Dover:  Johnny Benson will rep his third launch with Billy Ballew Motorsports this week at Dover Worldwide Speedway. His relationship with BBM has proven to be a winning one, as the Gigantic Rapids, Mich., native drove the #15 Red High Auto Auction Toyota to a fifth-space accept as true with in every old tournament. Dover became once the set of Benson‘s first Nationwide Sequence desire in 1994. Although he hasn‘t visited victory lane at the “Monster Mile” in NASCAR Camping World Truck Sequence opponents, he has carried out within the waste-10 on three times. BBM‘s #15 crew has one desire at Dover, which came in 2005 with Kyle Busch slack the wheel.(Billy Ballew Motorsports PR)(5-10-2010)

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  • One other Elliott within the winners circle:  Chase Elliott, the 13-yr-traditional son of NASCAR driver Bill Elliott, easy his first occupation Slack Mannequin victory by winning Saturday evening‘s Georgia Asphalt Sequence 100 at Lanier National Speedway in Braselton, Ga. Elliott, who started second, passed teammate Casey Roderick for the lead on the .375-mile paved oval with three laps closing. Bill Elliott became once in attendance for the tournament.(5-10-2009)
  • Haas became once launched from prison:  #14/#39 Stewart-Haas Racing co-owner Gene Haas became once launched from prison Friday after serving about 16 months for tax fraud and has got permission from a U.S. District Court docket mediate to wait on NASCAR races while on supervised open. Haas‘ projected open became once Sunday, but the federal Bureau of Prisons‘ Net set indicated that Haas became once launched Friday. Haas became once sentenced to two years in prison in November 2007 and entered a Lompoc, Calif., federal correctional facility Jan. 14, 2008. He has requested the court docket, and got permission, to wait on NASCAR races while on supervised open. The principle lumber mentioned within the motion is the upcoming Walk All-Enormous title Dash at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway. Haas‘ lumber crew, Haas CNC Racing, at closing grew to turn out to be Stewart-Haas Racing when driver Tony Stewart became once given a 50% passion within the crew.(SceneDaily)(5-10-2009)
  • Busch, Ard discuss over with at Darlington:  #18-Kyle Busch bought to chat over with with a fellow Nationwide Sequence account holder Saturday at Darlington Raceway. And Jo Ard at closing bought to convey the NASCAR superstar how mighty he‘s supposed to her husband of 48 years, broken-down Natiowide driver Sam Ard. “Thank you so mighty,” Jo mentioned, hugging Busch when the Ards met him by his motorhome sooner than the Southern 500. After Busch tied Ard‘s 1983 sequence label with 10 victories in a season closing November, the 24-yr-traditional Walk Cup driver donated $100,000 to abet the struggling Ard and his family. The 69-yr-traditional Ard has Alzheimer‘s and Parkinson‘s. He sat quietly in his wheelchair for many of the 15-minute discuss over with. “Sanatorium funds had been moving us up. You would moreover‘t imagine how mighty he‘s helped us,” mentioned Jo, standing alongside her husbands‘ wheelchair. She mentioned the family became once ready to rep their lavatory handicap accessible for Sam. Busch, who had handiest met Ard rapid, became once gay to piece some a few more moments with a pioneer of NASCAR‘s second-tier sequence. “He‘s been massive for the sport, done plenty for the sport winning races and championships and stuff,” Busch mentioned. “It became once nice to meet him and discuss him just a shrimp bit. Indubitably, he‘s now not so talkative, but that‘s to be understood.” Varied racers possess improved to abet Ard, who didn’t lumber after struggling excessive head trauma in a 1984 accident at North Carolina Speedway. Kevin Harvick donated a 2007 Chevrolet van to Ard‘s family closing fall after Jo‘s automobile died earlier in 2008. Then the NASCAR Foundation and Motor Racing Outreach teamed for a internet based public sale to succor the Sam Ard Fund. Busch invited the Ards to the Southern 500 drivers‘ meeting the put he got applause from the NASCAR racers.(Associated Press)(5-10-2009)
  • Buescher wins Kentucky ARCA RE/MAX tournament:  James Buescher and Justin Lofton traded the lead abet and forth officially four times. Then they traded paint coming to the white flag within the tri-oval sooner than Buescher bounced off after which drove off to victory lane to desire the thrilling Drive Super Buckle Up Kentucky 150 Saturday evening at Kentucky Speedway. Buescher, in Kevin Cywinski‘s Wolfpack Leases Toyota, led three times for 57 laps en path to his third occupation ARCA RE/MAX Sequence victory in his 16th sequence launch. Buescher, who led off the season with a victory at Daytona using for the same Take-Tron Racing crew, fought an ill-handling racecar many of the day sooner than the crew grew to turn out to be issues round.(ARCA Racing PR)(5-10-2009)

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  • Busch Wins at Darlington:  #18-Kyle Busch won the Dodge Challenger 500 at Darlington Raceway for his Third desire of 2008 and his 7th occupation desire. He dominated the later phases of the lumber and led 169 laps on the evening. #99-Carl Edwards became once second, with the relaxation of the waste-10 being #24-Jeff Gordon, #88-Dale Earnhardt, Jr., #6-David Ragan, #17-Matt Kenseth, #11-Denny Hamlin, #28-Travis Kvapil, #22-Dave Blaney, and #10-Jeff Burton (who continues his fade of finishing every lap this season). Pole sitter #16-Greg Biffle broke a transmission midway thru the lumber and carried out 43rd. There had been 8 cautions for 31 laps and 15 leaders with 35 lead adjustments.

    Darlington Dash Outcomes Awards Page.(5-10-2008)
  • UNOFFICAL Drivers Capabilities Standings [after Darlington race 11 of 36]:

    1) #18-Kyle Busch 1690 [3 wins]

    2) #31-Jeff Burton 1611 -79 [1 win]

    3) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 1556

    4) #11-Denny Hamlin 1500 -190 [1 win]

    5) #07-Clint Bowyer 1490 -200 [1 win]

    6) #48-Jimmie Johnson 1442 -248 [1 win]

    7) #99-Carl Edwards 1400 -290 [would be 4th without 100 pt penalty] [3 wins]

    8) #20-Tony Stewart 1397 -293

    9) #29-Kevin Harvick 1396 -294

    10) #24-Jeff Gordon 1326 -364

    11) #16-Greg Biffle 1308 -382

    12) #6-David Ragan 1266 -424

    assorted hump contenders

    13) #12-Ryan Newman 1264 -426 [1 win]

    14) #9-Kasey Kahne 1264 -426

    15) #1-Martin Truex Jr. 1230 -460

    16) #42-Juan Montoya 1190 -500

    Capabilities Standings on my Drivers/House owners Capabilities after Darlington internet page.(5-10-2008)
  • Darlington Worldwide Raceay Penalty Narrative:

    Automobile #, Motive, Penalty, Lap Issued

    1 #19 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 2

    2 #12 Outside half pit box tire violation/Crew member now not enthusiastic with the outdoor tire. PT 64

    3 #20 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 141

    4 #18 Lug nut(s) now not installed MCI 141

    5 #66 Lug nut(s) now not installed MCI 141

    6 #40 Obscene flee — Exiting pits TE 142

    7 #10 Outside half pit box tire violation/Crew member now not enthusiastic with the outdoor tire. PT 201

    8 #55 Obscene flee — Exiting pits TE 250

    9 #77 Obscene flee — Exiting pits TE 278

    10 #84 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 281

    11 #05 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 281

    12 #43 Getting rid of equipment from assigned pit house SG 303

    PT — Shuffle thru

    TE — Tail waste of the longest line

    SG — End and Shuffle

    OL — One lap

    ND — NASCAR discretion

    MCI — Need to reach into pits(NASCAR Statistics)(5-10-2008)
  • High-35 in Owner Capabilities and assured a initiating space at Lowe‘s:

    one alternate within the waste 35 as Hornish falls out and Blaney jumps in. The facets between 35th and 36th is now 18

    The teams are NOT locked in previous the next lumber as the owners facets alternate after every lumber.

    30) #00-McDowell/Waltrip Racing 878 +72

    31) #44-Reutimann/Waltrip Racing 873 +67

    32) #41-Sorenson/Ganassi Racing 872 +66

    33) #55-Waltrip/Waltrip Racing 851 +45

    34) #01-Smith/Dale Earnhardt Inc 835 +29

    35) #22-Blaney/Bill Davis 824, 18 facets earlier than 36th

    these teams/ drivers have to qualify by flee:

    36) #77-Hornish/Penske Racing 806 -18 facets out of 35th

    37) #96-Yeley/Hall of Reputation Racing 730 -94

    38) #40-Franchitti/Ganassi Racing 690 -134

    39) #70-Sauter/Haas CNC Racing 679 -145

    40) #84-Allmendinger/Red Bull Racing 654 -170

    For the owner facets standings, glance my Drivers/House owners Capabilities Standings internet page.(5-10-2008)
  • Darlington Worldwide Raceway Instant Info

    .. Kyle Busch won the Dodge Challenger 500, his ninth victory in 125 Walk Cup Sequence races.

    .. Right here’s his third victory and eighth prime-10 accept as true with in 2008.

    .. Right here’s his first victory and second prime-10 accept as true with in four races at Darlington Raceway.

    .. Busch grew to turn out to be the 43rd assorted lumber winner at Darlington and at 23 years, eight days — the youngest. He beat Terry Labonte (9/1/1980) by 9 months and eight days.

    .. Carl Edwards (second) posted his seventh prime-10 accept as true with of 2008 and his fourth in 5 races at Darlington.

    .. Jeff Gordon (third) posted his fifth prime-10 accept as true with in 2008, tying his season finest space at California. It’s his 19th prime-10 in 28 races at Darlington.

    .. Michael McDowell (28th) became once the wonderful finishing rookie.(NASCAR Statistics)(5-10-2008)
  • John Andretti gets Indy 500 journey:  John Andretti will strive and qualify for his ninth Indianapolis 500 within the #24 Roth Racing automobile. Andretti, who started 24th and carried out 30th closing yr in a Panther Racing-ready automobile in his first Indy 500 since 1994, will replace Jay Howard within the seat for the lumber. Howard, the 2006 Firestone Indy Lights champion, passed the Rookie Orientation Program earlier within the week and practiced Might well presumably moreover 6. He has finishes of 22nd, 14th, 13th and 13th in IndyCar Sequence races this season. “As a results of the days misplaced due to climate, and losing our chief engineer (David Cripps) days sooner than the launch of this month, we stumbled on ourselves slack the 8-ball,” crew president Margaret Roth mentioned. “John brings with him a wealth of trip, that can moreover merely abet us execute two competitive cars for the 500. Jay would possibly be abet at Milwaukee. He has our beefy give a boost to. He‘s a enormous driver.”

    “I want to in actuality feel it out just a shrimp bit, and glance what we can manufacture,” Andretti mentioned on the methodology to pit lane for the tail waste of put together preceding abilities for the first 11 spots within the 33-automobile field. He topped 220 mph on three laps. Crew owner-driver Marty Roth will strive and qualify for his fourth 500-Mile Dash within the #25 automobile. He has a high accept as true with of 24th in 2004.(Roth Racing), Andretti skipped Darlington and Lowe‘s attempting out to search out an Indy 500 journey and Jeff Green attempted and did now not rep the #34 Chevy into the lumber at Darlington.(5-10-2008)
  • Labonte supposedly agrees to contract extension with Petty‘s UPDATE 2:  Bobby Labonte has reached an agreement to live within the #43 automobile at Petty Enterprises after this season, sources told ESPN.com on Saturday. Labonte has been widely speculated as a candidate to force the fourth automobile at Richard Childress Racing, but Petty officials possess remained adamant that he’ll use the relaxation of his occupation with the organization and that he is decided to be the driver that places the 43 abet into Victory lane. David Hovis, a spokesman for Petty Enterprises, mentioned the crew had nothing to express Saturday about Labonte‘s future. “We detached live 100% overjoyed that Bobby would possibly be with Petty Enterprises subsequent season,” Hovis mentioned. Sources mentioned Labonte‘s contemporary deal would possibly be launched as soon as particulars touching on a brand contemporary sponsor are labored out. In vogue Mills, Labonte‘s most up-to-date sponsor, would possibly be on the fourth automobile at RCR subsequent season.

    Robbie Loomis, the vice president for racing operations at Petty, has been basically the most outspoken on Labonte‘s dedication to Petty Enterprises. He remained that methodology on Saturday. “As some distance as I know Bobby Labonte would possibly be with us for a in reality lengthy time,” he mentioned sooner than the Walk Cup lumber at Richmond Worldwide Raceway. “I genuinely feel assured the put we‘re at with Petty Enterprises and with Bobby. In due time Petty Enterprises can possess a total lot of bulletins coming forward.” One is that a Petty has finalized a possess Fresh York-basically based totally Medallion Financial as a alternate partner. Loomis mentioned that can moreover reach within the next month to 6 weeks. The quite so a lot of concerns Labonte‘s contemporary sponsor. In vogue Mills, Labonte‘s most up-to-date sponsor, would possibly be on the fourth automobile at RCR subsequent season. Loomis mentioned negotiations for a brand contemporary sponsor are going neatly, noting Labonte‘s “put is ravishing love the Petty‘s.”(ESPN.com), one rumored sponsor for the #43 crew has been Caterpillar, whose possess Bill Davis Racing and the #22 Toyota runs out at the waste of 2008.(5-3-2008)

    UPDATE 2:  from an ESPN.com put up from #43 crew chief Jeff Meendering: “As for reviews that Bobby Labonte has signed with the crew, I don‘t specialise in that the relaxation is decided in stone there. They are getting genuinely stop on working the total lot out. However to train the relaxation is decided in stone may maybe perchance moreover want been some speculation. When the total lot started blowing up with that account, the guys on our crew by no blueprint paid any consideration to that. We possess genuinely lawful administration here that takes care of that and enables us to slide to the music and lumber. I detached genuinely feel love Bobby would possibly be here subsequent yr, but I know they‘re now not totally done with it. I specialise in they‘re getting stop, despite the truth that.”(ESPN.com)(5-10-2008)
  • Stewart praises Goodyear:  Most practical two months ago, #20-Tony Stewart angrily blasted Goodyear after the Atlanta lumber, announcing the firm had given him “basically the most pathetic racing tire I‘ve ever been on in my legitimate occupation.” However it absolutely became once a happy, smiling Stewart who praised Goodyear for its study and labor in turning in tires that helped the Joe Gibbs Racing superstar to his first desire Friday evening on NASCAR‘s oldest superspeedway, Darlington Raceway. “I genuinely want to offer Goodyear a pat on the abet,” he mentioned. The firm made two trips since March to test tires on Darlington‘s slick, contemporary surface, repaved at a value of $7 million for the first time since 1995. The results had been absolutely apt for Stewart. “I‘m the first one to convey them when they screw up and I want to be the first one to convey them when they manufacture a lawful job, too,” Stewart mentioned.(ESPN/AP)(5-10-2008)
  • Concerns with #99 rear housing? #24-Jeff Gordon would in reality like NASCAR to survey into the methodology Roush Fenway Racing is adjusting the rear housing on Carl Edwards‘ #99 Ford to compose a competitive succor. Edwards has won three times on 1.5-mile tracks this season and became once in house to desire a fourth sooner than having slack engine problems. Many within the garage mentioned sometime of attempting out at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway earlier this week that the yaw created — Edwards‘ automobile appears to be like to be going sideways on the straightaway, growing more aspect force heading into the turns — by turning the rear housing to the lawful offers Edwards a competitive succor. ” … NASCAR is aware of it‘s occurring,” Gordon mentioned on Friday at Darlington Raceway. “They are these that glance the cars reach thru inspection. They glance it. When cars can‘t even rep on the scales on fable of they‘re operating sideways, it‘s something they want to handle.” Sequence director John Darby mentioned there don’t appear to be any plans to additional police the rear housing adjustment, noting NASCAR already has a rule restricting more than a quarter-scamper alternate plus or minus. He added that Hendrick Motorsports, for which Gordon drives, became once the first to experiment with the rear-housing adjustment on the contemporary automobile and that Edwards‘ #99 crew became once one in every of the closing. “They [complain] once we‘ve bought too many suggestions after which they wish us to compose more,” Darby mentioned of teams in total. “The route of is so simple. There are limits on how some distance they are able to slide.”(beefy account at ESPN.com)(5-10-2008)
  • #08 gets sponsor for Lowe‘s races:  #08-EM Motorsports owner John Carter launched that Pure Styles, creator of “Fueled Up Past All Recognition (FUBAR) Performance Drink” and “FUBAR Performance Bar” will turn out to be the first sponsor for the #08 Walk Cup Sequence crew. This association will launch with the Walk Showdown, which takes space Might well presumably moreover 17th, at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway in Harmony, NC. Tony Raines will pilot the EM Motorsports Dodge Charger within the tournament. Pure Styles, a Mesa Arizona basically based totally operation, has production facilities in Utah and California with a line up of most up-to-date age — functional, “All Pure” drinks and 100% Organic efficiency bars.(Tony Raines.com)(5-10-2008)
  • Busch Wins at Darlington:  #18-Kyle Busch won the Dodge Challenger 500 at Darlington Raceway for his Third desire of 2008 and his 7th occupation desire. He dominated the later phases of the lumber and led 169 laps on the evening. #99-Carl Edwards became once second, with the relaxation of the waste-10 being #24-Jeff Gordon, #88-Dale Earnhardt, Jr., #6-David Ragan, #17-Matt Kenseth, #11-Denny Hamlin, #28-Travis Kvapil, #22-Dave Blaney, and #10-Jeff Burton (who continues his fade of finishing every lap this season). Pole sitter #16-Greg Biffle broke a transmission midway thru the lumber and carried out 43rd. There had been 8 cautions for 31 laps and 15 leaders with 35 lead adjustments.

    Darlington Dash Outcomes Awards Page.(5-10-2008)
  • UNOFFICAL Drivers Capabilities Standings [after Darlington race 11 of 36]:

    1) #18-Kyle Busch 1690 [3 wins]

    2) #31-Jeff Burton 1611 -79 [1 win]

    3) #88-Dale Earnhardt Jr. 1556

    4) #11-Denny Hamlin 1500 -190 [1 win]

    5) #07-Clint Bowyer 1490 -200 [1 win]

    6) #48-Jimmie Johnson 1442 -248 [1 win]

    7) #99-Carl Edwards 1400 -290 [would be 4th without 100 pt penalty] [3 wins]

    8) #20-Tony Stewart 1397 -293

    9) #29-Kevin Harvick 1396 -294

    10) #24-Jeff Gordon 1326 -364

    11) #16-Greg Biffle 1308 -382

    12) #6-David Ragan 1266 -424

    assorted hump contenders

    13) #12-Ryan Newman 1264 -426 [1 win]

    14) #9-Kasey Kahne 1264 -426

    15) #1-Martin Truex Jr. 1230 -460

    16) #42-Juan Montoya 1190 -500

    Capabilities Standings on my Drivers/House owners Capabilities after Darlington internet page.(5-10-2008)
  • High-35 in Owner Capabilities and assured a initiating space at Lowe‘s:

    one alternate within the waste 35 as Hornish falls out and Blaney jumps in. The facets between 35th and 36th is now 18

    The teams are NOT locked in previous the next lumber as the owners facets alternate after every lumber.

    30) #00-McDowell/Waltrip Racing 878 +72

    31) #44-Reutimann/Waltrip Racing 873 +67

    32) #41-Sorenson/Ganassi Racing 872 +66

    33) #55-Waltrip/Waltrip Racing 851 +45

    34) #01-Smith/Dale Earnhardt Inc 835 +29

    35) #22-Blaney/Bill Davis 824, 18 facets earlier than 36th

    these teams/ drivers have to qualify by flee:

    36) #77-Hornish/Penske Racing 806 -18 facets out of 35th

    37) #96-Yeley/Hall of Reputation Racing 730 -94

    38) #40-Franchitti/Ganassi Racing 690 -134

    39) #70-Sauter/Haas CNC Racing 679 -145

    40) #84-Allmendinger/Red Bull Racing 654 -170

    For the owner facets standings, glance my Drivers/House owners Capabilities Standings internet page.(5-10-2008)
  • Darlington Worldwide Raceay Penalty Narrative:

    Automobile #, Motive, Penalty, Lap Issued

    1 #19 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 2

    2 #12 Outside half pit box tire violation/Crew member now not enthusiastic with the outdoor tire. PT 64

    3 #20 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 141

    4 #18 Lug nut(s) now not installed MCI 141

    5 #66 Lug nut(s) now not installed MCI 141

    6 #40 Obscene flee — Exiting pits TE 142

    7 #10 Outside half pit box tire violation/Crew member now not enthusiastic with the outdoor tire. PT 201

    8 #55 Obscene flee — Exiting pits TE 250

    9 #77 Obscene flee — Exiting pits TE 278

    10 #84 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 281

    11 #05 Pitting sooner than Pit Freeway is Delivery TE 281

    12 #43 Getting rid of equipment from assigned pit house SG 303

    PT — Shuffle thru

    TE — Tail waste of the longest line

    SG — End and Shuffle

    OL — One lap

    ND — NASCAR discretion

    MCI — Need to reach into pits(NASCAR Statistics)(5-10-2008)
  • Darlington Worldwide Raceway Instant Info

    .. Kyle Busch won the Dodge Challenger 500, his ninth victory in 125 Walk Cup Sequence races.

    .. Right here’s his third victory and eighth prime-10 accept as true with in 2008.

    .. Right here’s his first victory and second prime-10 accept as true with in four races at Darlington Raceway.

    .. Busch grew to turn out to be the 43rd assorted lumber winner at Darlington and at 23 years, eight days — the youngest. He beat Terry Labonte (9/1/1980) by 9 months and eight days.

    .. Carl Edwards (second) posted his seventh prime-10 accept as true with of 2008 and his fourth in 5 races at Darlington.

    .. Jeff Gordon (third) posted his fifth prime-10 accept as true with in 2008, tying his season finest space at California. It’s his 19th prime-10 in 28 races at Darlington.

    .. Michael McDowell (28th) became once the wonderful finishing rookie.(NASCAR Statistics)(5-10-2008)
  • Bodine to go Nationwide lumber at Darlington UPDATE 2 Brings dwelling 4th space accept as true with:  Todd Bodine and Germain Racing will subsequent desire to the music on Might well presumably moreover ninth at Darlington Raceway with the #03 Germain Motor Firm Toyota within the NASCAR Nationwide Sequence, followed by more Truck Sequence motion within the Lumber Liquidators Tundra on Friday evening at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway on Might well presumably moreover 16th.(Germain Racing PR)(4-28-2008)

    UPDATE:  Mike Hillman Jr. will again as crew chief for the #03 Germain Motor Firm Toyota. Right here’s his first lumber abet atop the pit box since he started serving a suspension issued by NASCAR following an infraction stumbled on sooner than qualifying within the Truck Sequence lumber at Daytona. Bodine has one desire, seven prime 5 and 14 prime-ten finishes at Darlington in 20 begins within the Nationwide Sequence.(Germain Racing PR)(5-9-2008)

    UPDATE 2:  After initiating from the 15th house, Todd Bodine introduced the #03 Germain Racing Toyota dwelling with a legit 4th space accept as true with. Todd‘s feedback: “We genuinely had a automobile to desire and I goofed up and bought up within the wall on three and four after I became once slack Matt (Kenseth) and that in reality messed it up. It took the lawful entrance fender and pushed it in after which I pushed after that. We had a enormous evening, massive pit stops — the guys doing a hell of a job and proper proud to be here racing. It‘s massive in an effort to accept as true with a Nationwide lumber within the waste-5 with all of these Cup guys. It correct reveals this traditional truck crew is stunning though-provoking.”(Toyota Motorsports PR)(5-10-2008)

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  • TRANSCRIPT gaze the beefy transcript from Thursday‘s data convention, in which Nextel Cup driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. launched his plans to force for a brand contemporary crew in 2008 on the Dale Jr. Transcript internet page.(5-10-2007)
  • Earnhardt Jr. To Drive for Fresh Crew in 2008 Four-time NASCAR Most Favorite Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., launched at this time time at a data convention at JR Motorsports that negotiations to elongate his using contract with Dale Earnhardt Inc. possess reach to an amicable waste. Earnhardt Jr. will proceed using the #8 Budweiser Chevrolet thru the relaxation of the season, while his sister, Vice President and In vogue Manager of JR Motorsports, Kelley Earnhardt Elledge, will launch exploring contemporary opportunities for 2008. Earnhardt Jr. mentioned Thursday he would survey at his alternatives within the arriving months and with rather of luck express a decision mid to slack summer season. “What crew I force for subsequent season, I don‘t know,” Earnhardt Jr. mentioned. “However what I manufacture want to train is that it‘s been a privilege to force for DEI. After a yr of intense negotiations and concerted efforts to elongate my contract there, it grew to turn out to be evident that while we want to rep to the same space, we merely possess assorted visions on the vogue to rep there.” Earnhardt Jr. made the announcement along with his sister, Earnhardt Elledge, by his aspect, and a total lot of of the Earnhardt family in attendance. “DEI will always be a special space for me and my family,” Earnhardt Jr. mentioned. “(Owner) Teresa (Earnhardt) and (Vice President of World Operations) Max Seigel are taking the mandatory steps to bring DEI abet to 1 in every of the entrance-operating NASCAR teams. On the other hand I am 32 years traditional — the same age as my father when he made his closing and most important occupation decision — and the time for me to compete on a fixed basis and contend for championships is now. Since that is what I idea to manufacture, I genuinely feel strongly that I would possess my father‘s blessing.” Earnhardt Jr. mentioned JR Motorsports will proceed to work with DEI on many projects that can succor both corporations and offer protection to the legacy of his father. A beefy transcript of at this time time‘s data convention would possibly be launched later this afternoon.(JR Motorsports PR)(5-10-2007)
  • Budweiser Statement:  Statement from Tony Ponturo, Vice President, World Media and Sports actions Marketing, Anheuser-Busch, Inc. Concerning Dale Earnhardt Jr‘s decision to slide away Dale Earnhardt Inc. at the waste of the 2007 Nextel Cup season: “Budweiser, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Dale Earnhardt Inc. possess loved a enormous relationship since 1999. Dale Jr., and his father sooner than him, had been wonderful and accurate ambassadors for our firm and the sport of NASCAR. Budweiser and JR Motorsports possess an agreement in space to verify Dale Jr. will proceed to in my plan signify Budweiser thru 2008, and we watch for discussing our future with Dale Jr. and DEI within the weeks forward.”(fingerprint inc./Bud Racing PR)(5-10-2007)
  • Dale Jr. to slide away DEI after 2007 season UPDATE:  Statement from Teresa Earnhardt/DEI: In step with at this time time‘s announcement by Dale Earnhardt, Jr., that he’ll be leaving DEI, Teresa Earnhardt, CEO of Dale Earnhardt, Inc. issued the next narrate. “While we are very disappointed that Dale Jr. has chosen to slide away the family alternate, we live fascinated by our firm‘s future. Our aggressive expansion and diversification plans have not changed. This firm has persisted to thrive since Dale left us in 2001, and it will thrive following at this time time‘s announcement. Dale and I constructed this firm to be a championship-contender, and these suggestions detached put together. Dale Earnhardt, Inc. will desire, and now we possess assorted extremely talented drivers and a entire bunch of workers which are dedicated to the packages we basically based. This firm has a enormous legacy and a intellectual future, constructed on loyalty, integrity, and dedication.”(DEI)

    UPDATE:  some highlights from the Dale Earnhardt Jr. press convention:

    Dale Jr. will slide away DEI at the waste of the season

    Sponsor/Budweiser? would possibly be mentioned in a neatly timed manner

    Automobile #8: No decision, but Dale Jr. expects DEI to abet the auto number 8. Gift: NASCAR owns and assigns automobile numbers to an owner(s). NASCAR reserves the lawful to revoke or transfer automobile numbers to 1 other owner/crew at any time. Automobile numbers are non-assignable and non-transferable, apart from by NASCAR. NASCAR works with teams and sponsors when a explicit number is requested. Crew had been identified to ‘promote‘ automobile numbers, love when DEI bought the number from the Stovala Brothers in 2000, #15 from Bud Moore, and hundreds others.

    Crew Chief Tony Eury Jr.: no decision on if crew chief Eury Jr. will slide with DaleJr, Dale Jr. mentioned he can‘t divulge for Eury Jr.

    DEI Teammate Truex Jr.: is now not fragment of this space or discussion

    Doubtless Plans:

    1) label with a prime tier Nextel Cup crew [one that wins and runs for the championship

    2) sign with a second tier team

    3) and the last choice, would be to run Nextel Cup with Dale Jr‘s own team, JR Motorsports, but no plans for that to happen at this points, Dale Jr. does hope he can drive a few Busch Series [or whatever it will be called in 2008] out of the JR Motorsports store.

    Why slide away DEI? Dale Jr. mentioned he negotiations had been by no blueprint stop, and he is aware of fans are disappointed, but so is he.(5-10-2007)
  • Martin to go first Busch lumber for Hendrick:  Stamp Martin, the winningest driver in NASCAR Busch Sequence historical previous, will crew with automobile owner Rick Hendrick this week for the first time. Martin will force the #5 Hendrick Autoguard/hendrickcars.com Chevy in Friday‘s Busch Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway, marking his first time in more than 25 years of NASCAR opponents slack the wheel of a Hendrick Motorsports-ready automobile.(HMS PR)(5-10-2007)
  • Dale Jr. & Truex to JR Motorsports? press convention at 11am/et UPDATE 3:  Dave Testy reported on Wednesday afternoon‘s Sirius Speedway that rumor has it that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will express the next day [Thurs, May 10th] at JR Motorsports, that both he and #1-Martin Truex, Jr. will force within the Nextel Cup Sequence for JR Motorsports in 2008. Hendrick Motorsports will provide engines for the crew. A press convention is deliberate for 11: 00am/et at JR Motorsports headquarters per a PR from the crew and SPEED will interrupt on a conventional basis scheduled programming to slide LIVE from the JR Motorsports lumber store at 11: 00am/et for a data convention with NASCAR Nextel Cup Sequence driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.(5-9-2007)

    UPDATE:  Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR‘s largest superstar, has been in contract negotiations along with his most up-to-date employer, Dale Earnhardt Inc., and is soliciting for 51% possession of the crew. However the gap of the clicking convention, at JR Motorsports, which Earnhardt Jr. owns individually from DEI, signifies his future plans may maybe perchance moreover merely now not consist of DEI. Earnhardt Jr., who became once at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Wednesday evening for a sponsor look, told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that he deliberate to chat about “some suggestions I‘ve bought for the lengthy go” but would now not make clear. Officials from DEI didn’t return phone calls attempting for comment. However Earnhardt Jr., answering questions from fans at an tournament held by his sponsor Budweiser, indicated that his plans for JR Motorsports may maybe perchance moreover merely now not consist of in conjunction with two Nextel Cup cars. He mentioned his foremost goal in being a crew owner is in an effort to abet younger drivers and mechanics come their careers. “I don‘t desire the firm to rep too immense,” he mentioned. “I‘ve bought about 70 workers now, and I don‘t want to rep too many more.” He also gave the impact to squelch one other power rumor — that he became once headed to Richard Childress Racing to force the #3 Chevrolet made illustrious by his slack father. “‘I‘d fancy to manufacture it for a yr or two at the waste of my occupation, after I‘m 50 or 55,” he mentioned.(Atlanta Journal-Constitution)(5-9-2007)

    UPDATE 2:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. officially will reveal goodbye to Dale Earnhardt Inc. on Thursday morning. A extremely positioned source within DEI as neatly as additional sources acquainted with the gap told Yahoo! Sports actions on Wednesday afternoon that both Junior and teammate Martin Truex Jr. will express Thursday morning that they are leaving the DEI camp at the waste of this season and may maybe perchance presumably merely force for Earnhardt‘s heretofore Busch Sequence operation, JR Motorsports. Sources at Hendrick Motorsports reportedly disavowed recordsdata of a pending partnership. Also, diverse reviews possess indicated that Earnhardt Jr. will express his plans to slide away DEI, but that he won‘t necessarily be using for a JR Motorsports crew in association with Hendrick. Sources tell Yahoo! Sports actions that Earnhardt Jr.‘s predominant sponsor, Budweiser, will put together Junior to JR Motorsports or wherever he lands. Budweiser‘s contract with DEI is due to go out at the waste of 2008, but Yahoo! Sports actions sources imagine there are provisions within the contract for an early exit if Earnhardt Jr. doesn’t force the #8 Chevrolet for DEI. There became once no comment up to now from either DEI president Teresa Earnhardt (Dale Jr.‘s stepmother) or firm director of world operations Max Siegel. Truex‘s contract with DEI reportedly runs thru 2008, despite the truth that ‘08 will almost definitely be handiest an risk yr on his possess the crew. It is also feasible Truex has an out tied to predominant sponsor Bass Pro Outlets‘ future with the DEI. Sources possess told Yahoo! Sports actions that the sponsor has explored appealing to a special crew after this season.(Yahoo!Sports actions)

    UPDATE 3:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. is predicted to get himself on the start market as a free agent at this time time, opening the methodology for a rupture along with his stepmother and Dale Earnhardt Inc. NASCAR‘s preferred driver has scheduled a data convention for 11 a.m. at this time time at his comprise lumber store, JR Motorsports, and never at DEI — an indication he’ll be going his comprise methodology. Indications had been stable Wednesday evening that Earnhardt would now not express he‘s appealing wherever particularly, or even that he’ll absolutely rupture with DEI. A divulge that Earnhardt will field his comprise Cup crew under the JR roof, with engines and chassis equipped by grand Hendrick Motorsports, became once flatly denied by sources stop to both organizations. One other divulge that Earnhardt is leaning toward signing with Hendrick outright became once denied from within the Hendrick organization.(Orlando Sentinel)

    AND Opposite to printed reviews, listening to that Hendrick Motorsports is now not interested within the Thursday press convention at JR Motorsports.(5-10-2007)
  • Tony Stewart Riding Passe Spice Physique Spray Map at Darlington:  Passe Spice has Tony Stewart main the open of its contemporary fragrance line at Darlington Raceway. Stewart will force the #33 Passe Spice Physique Spray Chevy, owned by Kevin Harvick, Inc., within the Diamond Hill Plywood 200. (Passe Spice/Paine PR)(5-10-2007).
  • Craftsman hosts Urban Childhood Racing Faculty Students sometime of All-Enormous title Week:  Four college students from Philadelphia‘s Urban Childhood Racing Faculty will intern with Truck Sequence teams [Circle Bar, Red Horse Racing, South Point Racing] sometime of Charlotte‘s All Enormous title week, Might well presumably moreover 14-19. Within the 2007 Craftsman Occupation Pattern Program, the college students will glance racing‘s “alternate” aspect thru a agenda that follows a crew‘s preparation for and participation within the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Sequence Quaker Steak and Lube 200 on Might well presumably moreover 18. Varied actions sometime of the week will repeat them to assorted facets of the motorsports industry. The Urban Childhood Racing Faculty is headquartered in Philadelphia with a newly opened department in Washington, D.C. The faculty offers interior-city youths with an awareness of the motorsports industry thru training, carrier studying, coaching and racing. The faculty is free for all participants, and for the time being has 175 college students enrolled.(Craftsman PR)(5-10-2007)

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  • #88 Crew dealing with penalty? UPDATE penalties/suspension..Enchantment:  The space surrounding #88-Dale Jarrett Saturday evening became once dark [supposedly the rear away bar was taken], but NASCAR mentioned it will moreover space penalties this week. Jarrett‘s crew it appears to be like that made some pre-lumber chassis adjustments that NASCAR didn‘t love, so NASCAR forced Jarrett to start from the rear of the sphere.(Winston Salem Journal)(5-8-2006)

    UPDATE — Penalties/Suspension:  NASCAR issued penalties Tuesday to the #88 Nextel Cup Sequence crew for a rule violation dedicated closing weekend at Richmond Worldwide Raceway. Richard “Slugger” Labbe, crew chief for the #88 Ford pushed by Dale Jarrett, became once fined $25,000 and suspended from NASCAR till June 7, 2006 [thru race at Dover], for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock automobile racing); 12-4-Q (automobile, automobile parts, parts and/or equipment susceptible that manufacture now not conform to NASCAR suggestions); and 20-12.2D (unapproved rear sway bar mounting to be used assorted than anti-roll) of the 2006 NASCAR Rule E book. The violation became once chanced on sometime of pre-lumber inspection on Might well presumably moreover 6. Also, Jarrett has been penalized 25 driver championship facets, while crew owner Robert Yates has been penalized 25 owner championship facets as a results of the violation.(NASCAR PR), the penalty drops Jarrett from 11th in Drivers Capabilities to 12th, #31-Burton moves as a lot as 11th, Jarrett had been correct 2 facets out of 10th.(5-9-2006)

    APPEAL:  “Clearly, in this case, we interpreted the foundations in every other case from NASCAR,” Robert Yates, who vowed to appeal the punishments, acknowledged. “However as a result of shortcoming of a clear-lower working out on our fragment, we imagine now we possess grounds for appeal and possess started that route of.” For the reason that appeal won‘t be heard sooner than subsequent week, Labbe would possibly be tell at the upcoming Darlington lumber this weekend. “If our interpretation is crude, we did crude,” Yates added. “Worship most, we‘re pressing the envelope to the wonderful level to rep the finest efficiency. We pushed studying the foundations to the edge.” Within the wake of the Chad Knaus‘ ejection from the Daytona 500 in February, Yates became once quoted as announcing he would possess fired a crew chief that cheated deliberately love within the case of the unlawful rear window stumbled on Jimmie Johnson‘s #48 Hendrick Chevy. The susceptible crew owner declined to touch upon Labbe‘s future with RYR in case the #88‘s appeal is denied.(Dash Channel)

    UPDATE 2:  the appeal is scheduled to be heard on Wednesday, Might well presumably moreover 17th, if held up, Labbe would omit Pocono as a substitute of this weeks lumber in Darlington.(PRN‘s Garage Shuffle Radio Indicate)(5-10-2006)
  • Richmond TV Ratings:  FX‘s marvelous debut of on a conventional basis scheduled NASCAR NEXTEL CUP RACING earned a 3.5/7 (5.633 million viewers) for the Richmond 400 this previous Saturday. That is up +3% over closing yr‘s 3.4/7 and ranks as FX‘s very top ranking for the Richmond lumber ever. These are national figures that’s now not going to alternate.(FOX/FX), glance previous TV Ratings and a 2006 Chart on my TV Ratings internet page.(5-10-2006)
  • #29 Crew Takes Pit Crew Honors at Richmond:  Kevin Harvick‘s lumber crew scored its first desire of the season within the weekly Checkers / Rally‘s Double Drive-Thru Mission opponents by spending the least amount of time on pit avenue in Saturday evening‘s Nextel Cup lumber at Richmond Worldwide Raceway. The GM Goodwrench crew, which spent 164.225 seconds on pit avenue sometime of the Crown Royal 400, helped propel its driver to a third-space accept as true with within the tournament. Harvick also led basically the most laps, 272 of 400. “It became once a enormous lumber for our entire GM Goodwrench crew,” mentioned Todd Berrier, crew chief for the No. 29 Chevrolet. “Our guys did a tremendous job on pit avenue. We had lawful, ravishing, rapid pit stops all evening that helped retain Kevin up entrance.” Harvick‘s over-the-wall crew consists of: Cut Terry (jackman), Josh Mick (entrance-tire carrier), Jason Pulver (entrance-tire changer), Matt Krueter (rear-tire carrier), Clint Pittman (rear-tire changer), Brian Englehart (gasman), Scott Naset (rob can), Rick Tulbert (2nd gasoline can) and John Goodwin (eighth-man). The crew‘s pit crew coach is Corrine Mauldin. The #29 Richard Childress Racing crew would possibly be awarded the weekly $10,500 prize. A bonus of $105,000 would possibly be equipped by Checkers/Rally‘s to the crew with basically the most pit crew difficulty wins at the completion of the 36-lumber agenda. After 10 Nextel Cup races, the pit crews for Jimmie Johnson, Tony Stewart and Elliott Sadler are tied for first space within the Checkers/Rally‘s Double Drive-Thru Mission standings with two wins every. Checkers/Rally‘s is the Legitimate Burger and Drive-Thru Restaurant of NASCAR, more data at checkers.com.(DMF Communications PR)(5-10-2006)
  • Labonte‘s closing Darlington launch:  Terry Labonte, driver of the #44 Kellogg‘s Chevy, will rep his 54th and closing Darlington Raceway launch Saturday evening. Racing a restricted agenda in his closing NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Sequence season, Labonte will enter eight more events for Hendrick Motorsports in 2006, in conjunction with the closing of his occupation in November at Texas Motor Speedway. Darlington Raceway president Chris Browning will tell Labonte with a one-of-a-model memento sometime of pre-lumber driver introductions Saturday evening. The fragment involves memento program covers from foremost Darlington races within the midst of Labonte‘s occupation, in conjunction with his first launch, first desire, most most up-to-date desire and closing launch. Although Labonte has 53 occupation begins at Darlington, Saturday evening‘s lumber will label his first under the lights at the South Carolina music. Labonte, whose occupation now spans 29 seasons, didn’t compete there in 2005 while operating a factor-time agenda for Hendrick Motorsports. Following Darlington, Labonte will subsequent lumber for Hendrick Motorsports at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway on Might well presumably moreover 28.(Hendrick Motorsports PR)(5-10-2006)
  • Menards & Moen on the #7 this week:  #7-Robby Gordon will again be subsidized by Menards this weekend sometime of the 103rd lumber at Darlington Raceway while Moen takes heart stage on the #7 Chevrolet hood. Moen Integrated is the No. 1 put of faucet in North The us. Apart from to sophisticated and practical faucets, Moen also offers residential and commercial sinks and a beefy vary of bath and showering packages. Jim Beam, Harrah‘s and CarLoan.com will again as affiliate.(Robby Gordon Motorsports PR)(5-10-2006)
  • Blaney to Drive Restricted Schedule for Braun Racing:  Braun Racing launched a brand contemporary driver alliance with NASCAR NEXTEL Cup traditional Dave Blaney. Blaney who for the time being drives beefy-time for Bill Davis within the #22 Caterpillar NEXTEL Cup automobile has been assigned to force the #32 Braun Racing Chevy in a restricted amount of Busch sequence races this yr.(Braun Racing PR)(5-10-2006)
  • Kertus Davis within the 34?: UPDATE 2 Listening to that Kertus Davis tested the #34 Frank Cicci Chevy at this time time at Lowe‘s and may maybe perchance presumably merely be slack the wheel of the #34 this weekend at Darlington and again at Lowe‘s in two week. Jason Keller is reportedly exploring assorted alternatives.(5-8-2006)

    UPDATE: Initiating this weekend in Darlington and persevering with to subsequent weekend at Lowes Motor Speedway, Kertus Davis would possibly be using the #34 Chevy for Frank Cicci within the NASCAR Busch Sequence. “We‘re very excited that Frank is giving us this quite so a lot of,” Kertus mentioned of the varied, “and we hope that we can rep the finest of it and offers them a pair of lawful runs.” Davis is hoping that the varied will start more doorways to permit him to proceed his sophomore season within the finest equipment ability. His finest effort this season introduced him a 10th space initiating house at Talladega, using the #0 RaceGirl Chevy for Davis Motorsports.(KertusDavis.com)(5-9-2006)

    UPDATE 2:  Sport Clips has another time joined Frank Cicci Racing to be the first sponsor for this weekend‘s lumber.(Sport Clips PR)(5-10-2006)
  • FBR to Enter One Automobile at Darlington:  FitzBradshaw Racing will field handiest one automobile in Friday‘s Diamond Hill Plywood 200 NASCAR Busch Sequence lumber at Darlington Raceway. Joel Kauffman will force the #12 Dodge, that can moreover merely possess sponsorship from Olympia Steel Buildings.(NASCAR Scene Each day)(5-10-2006)
  • Sadler Stepping Out of #90 to Give Pattern Drivers Extra Races:  A source with Robert Yates Racing mentioned Tuesday sometime of the test session at the Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, that the crew has been knowledgeable that Elliott Sadler is stepping out from slack the wheel of the #90 for a while to permit the come drivers, Stephen Leict and Matt McCall to rep more seat-time. Each Leicht and McCall are hoping to go the Carquest 300 at LMS at the waste of the month. McCall alternatively had a though-provoking day attempting out on Tuesday after wrecking his machine. Leicht is entered in Darlington this weekend while McCall will go the ARCA tournament in Kentucky.(BGNRacing.com)(05-10-2006)
  • MIS June lumber to be named Con-Scheme Freight 200:  Ann Arbor-basically based totally Con-methodology Freight Inc., and Michigan Worldwide Speedway (MIS) possess launched that the less-than-truckload freight transportation firm may maybe perchance be the title sponsor of the Saturday, June 17 “Con-methodology Freight 200” Truck Sequence lumber at MIS. Apart from to its title sponsorship of the lumber, Con-methodology Freight Inc. is the first sponsor of Truck Sequence driver and Michigan native Jack Sprague, who is piloting the #60 Con-methodology Freight Toyota Tundra within the midst of the 2006 season for Wyler Racing. (Michigan Worldwide Raceway)(5-10-2006)

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  • Change on #31 Jackman Josh Yost:  Josh Yost, jackman for the #31 Cingular Wi-fi Chevrolet pushed by Jeff Burton, who became once injured on pit avenue after being struck by one other automobile [#2-Wallace], is now not going to return to opponents this season following two surgeries to repair his heavily injured lawful ankle. After being launched from a Birmingham, Ala., sanatorium following the Might well presumably moreover 1 NASCAR Cup tournament at Talladega Superspeedway, Yost became once flown abet to North Carolina to start remedy at Baptist Sanatorium in Winston-Salem. Within the course of the exploratory surgery performed Might well presumably moreover 3, it became once chanced on Yost‘s injuries integrated two ruptured tendons, damaged ligaments, a excessive laceration and a overwhelmed fibula tip. Yost then underwent reconstructive surgery Might well presumably moreover 5 to repair the ankle and became once launched from the sanatorium the next day. He has been suggested by his doctors to live off of the ankle for six to eight weeks and may maybe perchance presumably then launch the lengthy rehabilitation route of.(RCR)(5-10-2005)
  • Roundup to sponsor Edwards at Richmond:  Roush Racing and Scotts Crew Racing launched that the #99 Ford of Carl Edwards will lift the Roundup Prolonged Administration logo and contemporary paint plan as the first sponsor for the upcoming races at Richmond Worldwide Raceway on Might well presumably moreover 14 and the Coca-Cola 600 on Might well presumably moreover 28. Roundup Prolonged Administration is a thrilling contemporary product that became once now not too lengthy ago launched, and became once specially developed to desire weed and grass retain a watch on to an entire contemporary level. For more records on Roundup or any of the Scotts products discuss over with www.roundup.com, or www.scotts.com.(Roush Racing)(5-10-2005)
  • #97 Crew Wins Tyson Crew Championship:  Kurt Busch‘s #97 crew won the National Pit Crew Championship, defeating Jeremy Mayfield‘s #19 crew within the closing round with a mistake-free stop Monday evening. in Mooresville, NC. Busch‘s crew, which helped him desire the Nextel Cup championship closing season, didn‘t rep a single mistake sometime of the opponents and picked up $100,000 for the need. Mayfield‘s crew earned $25,000 for finishing second. Joe Nemechek‘s #01-crew became once third — missing out on an arena within the finals due to a two-second penalty for a free lug nut within the semifinals. The opponents became once a bracket-vogue tournament that pitted crews against every assorted in four rounds. Groups had to alternate four tires and occupy the auto with gasoline in a lumber against the stopwatch. Every tire changer had to push a button on the wall to forestall the clock, and a total lot of teams had a crew member purchase the changer up and throw him at the wall. Penalties had been issued for free lug nuts, impolite gasoline spillage, or now not getting ample gasoline within the auto. Mayfield‘s crew went up against Busch‘s crew, which accomplished its stop in 16.342 seconds. Mayfield‘s crew clocked in at 16.439, but became once penalized four seconds for two free lug nuts.

    A additional $500,000 became once up for grabs in a bonus round, start to the waste three finishing teams and one wild card, which became once Greg Biffle‘s #16-crew. The crews had to total an error-free stop in 14.437 seconds to manufacture the money. Busch‘s crew came stop — entrance tire changer Scott Ward did his fragment in 14.121 seconds and famed by jumping on the hood of his automobile. However rear changer Kevin Gillman clocked in at 14.900, correct wanting the bonus.

    The winning crew contributors had been:  Stamp Stout (entrance tire carrier), Scott Ward (entrance tire changer), Scott Radel (jackman), Doug Newell (fueler), Jim Gaudette (rob can), Kevin Gillman (rear tire changer), Jason Binger (rear tire carrier) and Wayne DeLoria (coach). The four Cup teams from Hendrick Motorsports declined to desire part [no idea why].

    NASCAR and Nextel can even retract a pit crew opponents. That tournament is scheduled for Might well presumably moreover 19th at the Charlotte Coliseum, and the Hendrick teams are taking part in that one. Because two competitions is one too many, every aspect possess agreed to strive to merge it into one tournament subsequent season. So all eyes had been on this one to glance the blueprint it would unfold. The non permanent bleachers had been stuffed to ability — roughly 4,000 fans — and several drivers had been on hand to offer a boost to their crews.(ESPN.com/AP)(5-10-2005)
  • Ganassi has no plans for Marlin, to the #07? UPDATE:  #40-Right Marlin mentioned closing month that he didn‘t specialise in he‘d be abet at Chip Ganassi Racing subsequent yr since the auto owner had been reluctant to discuss a brand contemporary contract with him. Ganassi mentioned Marlin can alternate that by job of on-music efficiency. “Truthful now, we don‘t possess a idea for Right for subsequent yr,” Ganassi mentioned. “However if he wins a pair of races, it‘s now not love we can‘t alternate our plans.”

    Assuming he needs a brand contemporary job subsequent season, garage speculation has him appealing over to Richard Childress Racing to force the #07 Jack Daniel‘s Chevy that Dave Blaney for the time being pilots.Jack Daniels is a Tennessee-basically based totally firm that may maybe perchance presumably make a choice to be represented by a homestate driver. Busch sequence driver David Stremme, who is fragment of Ganassi‘s pattern program, is most typically mentioned to replace Marlin within the #40 Dodge.(ESPN.com RPM), NOTE: possess heard that Marlin has already met with Jack Daniels‘s reps and is a entrance runner for a Jack Daniels‘s subsidized journey, it may maybe perchance be within the #07 RCR Chevy or Jack Daniel‘s coud pass to 1 other crew.(5-8-2005)

    UPDATE Q) Marty Smith: Word is you‘ve [Marlin] bought a liquor sponsor interested. You‘ve done the beer deal, now we‘re listening to the liquor of us are after you.

    A) Marlin: Naw. That‘s a vicious rumor. We‘ll correct want to wait on and glance what plays out.(glance beefy dialog at NASCAR.com)(5-10-2005)
  • Gordon to superstar genuinely show masks? Scott Woolley, who owns 5 Enormous title Productions in South Florida, now not too lengthy ago inked a possess a brand contemporary Chicago-basically based totally network, Continuously Free TV, that‘s on the slate to open within the fall. It‘s a house shopping channel, but with a twist — every snatch is accompanied by a freebie of some form or size. It‘s also exploring assorted kinds of production. Earlier this yr, Woolley space up a subsidiary, 5 Enormous title Photos, in Santa Monica, Calif., to drum up honest film shoots for the contemporary Boca studios. Up to now, Woolley‘s formula for achievement has been to eavesdrop on making and marketing half-hour magazine-model reveals specializing in special passion niches, such as alternate, the atmosphere and neatly being. The packages are generally subsidized by an organization client, who buys mighty of the national commercial slots. Woolley‘s most up-to-date notion is a reality program starring NASCAR headliner Jeff Gordon, who will search for out and form the next superstar lumber automobile driver.(in fragment from the Miami Herald), don‘t know anymore about this but heearing this set may maybe perchance moreover merely20th2005.com has something to manufacture with it.(5-10-2005)
  • No stunning for Busch…this time:  #97-Kurt Busch crashed on the first lap of Saturday‘s lumber at Darlington Raceway, forcing him to retreat to the garage house for repairs. He at closing re-entered the lumber but later uncared for officials‘ instructions sometime of a warning duration on the put he may maybe perchance moreover merely detached line up for a restart. Busch became once ordered to pit avenue to again a penalty. Busch responded with offensive language over his in-automobile radio communications system, revved his engine when officials ordered him to forestall his automobile off and threw a water bottle that hit an marvelous standing in his pit house. Roush Racing President Geoff Smith says Busch became once pissed off by the atomize, which left him nursing a damaged, uncompetitive automobile round a slim, though-provoking music for the relaxation of the evening to carry out championship facets. Busch has been interested in a total of seven on-music incidents this season, tied for third-most within the sequence this yr, in preserving with USA TODAY database study. Smith says Busch misplaced his temper after officials assessed a penalty Smith known as “questionable. So he fought it — and misplaced, surely,” Smith says. Smith doesn‘t query Busch to receive additional penalties from NASCAR this week. “I specialise in he is with out a doubt aware of the put he stands at this time time,” NASCAR vice president of communications Jim Hunter mentioned in an email. “Without going into any additional component, he absolutely is aware of NASCAR is now not going to tolerate any future temper tantrums. President Mike Helton made our house very clear.” Says Smith: “He‘s now on seek. So if there‘s the relaxation, there‘s going to be a penalty linked to it.”(USA On the present time)(5-10-2005)
  • VA Governor, Sadler to advertise GED‘s:  Virginia Governor Stamp Warner will discuss over with the music on Thursday, Might well presumably moreover 12 at 1: 00pm/et to express a partnership with Virginia Native Elliott Sadler, Richmond Worldwide Raceway and the “Dash to GED” program. This system is designed to abet Virginia residents execute a high faculty diploma. The music has equipped its facility as an marvelous GED attempting out set and lumber tickets for varsity students as an incentive to total the program.(RIR Fact Sheet)(5-10-2005)
  • Wolfe abet within the #6 for Richmond:  Unilever Foods and Evernham Motorsports launched at this time time that Paul Wolfe would possibly be abet within the driver‘s seat of #6 Hungry Drivers Dodge Charger for this weekend‘s Funai 250 at Richmond Worldwide Raceway as neatly as NASCAR Busch Sequence events at Dover and Nashville. Kasey Kahne will force the #6 Dodge at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway. Wolfe, who shared using duties of the #6 Hungry Drivers Dodge in 2004 with three assorted up and coming drivers, ran the first three NASCAR Busch Sequence events of the 2005 season in conjunction with Daytona, California and Las Vegas. Jeremy Mayfield and Kasey Kane [and Mike Wallace] possess since split using duties of the #6 Dodge. The crew‘s very top accept as true with of the season is an eighth-space accept as true with this previous weekend at Darlington Raceway with Jeremy Mayfield slack the wheel.(Hungry Drivers Racing)(5-10-2005)
  • Newman fastest at Lowe‘s, at this time time closing day:  #39-Ryan Newman showed he is a threat to desire the pole whatever the division, posting the fastest unofficial lap Monday evening as 29 NASCAR Busch Sequence teams tested at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway in preparation for the inaugural nighttime operating of the CARQUEST Auto Capabilities 300 on Saturday, Might well presumably moreover 28. NASCAR Busch Sequence point chief #60-Carl Edwards became once amongst four drivers who walked some distance from grinding crashes sometime of the six-hour attempting out session. #14-David Stremme, #38-Tyler Walker and #88-Brian Sockwell had been the others who tested the SAFER boundaries. The unofficial watches caught Newman with a lap of 29.303 seconds, 184.281 mph, in his contemporary #39 Penske Racing Dodge. Newman, who plans to makes his first Busch Sequence launch since 2001 within the CARQUEST Auto Capabilities 300, didn’t desire part within the closing week‘s NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Sequence attempting out sessions and this became once his first time on the now not too lengthy ago renovated 1.5-mile superspeedway. Shane Hmiel became once second fastest on the unofficial stopwatches at 183.032 mph within the #32 WIN Gasoline Chevy. Greg Biffle recorded the third fastest lap at 182.729 mph within the #66 Duraflame Ford with defending Busch Sequence champion Stamp Truex Jr. subsequent on the chart at 182.716 mph within the #8 Bass Pro Outlets Chevy Stremme became once the first to rep wall contact when his #14 Dodge slammed the wall early within the session. Stremme became once ready to force abet to the garage, but the auto suffered heavy lawful-aspect distress and he became once carried out for the evening. Sockwell became once subsequent to search out the wall when he spun the #88 Chevy rapidly after the dinner rupture. Worship Stremme, Sockwell became once ready to force abet to the garage house. Edwards became once checked and launched from the Carolinas HealthCare Plan Infield Care Center after a tricky atomize when his #60 Ford slammed the flip four wall reach the waste of the session and Tyler Walker crashed the #38 Dodge with now not as a lot as 15 minutes closing.

    NASCAR Busch Sequence teams would possibly be on the music again Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The six-hour session concludes attempting out for the music‘s slate of Might well presumably moreover races.

    Fans can wait on the closing NASCAR Busch Sequence attempting out session freed from payment. Lowe‘s Motor Speedway‘s frontstretch grandstand would possibly be start and fans may maybe perchance moreover merely detached enter thru Gate 5A, positioned subsequent to the first ticket space of industrial.

    The waste-10 unofficial speeds:

    Exhibiting driver, automobile number and flee: 1. Ryan Newman, #39, 184.281;

    2. Shane Hmiel, #32, 183.032;

    3. Greg Biffle, #66, 182.729;

    4. Martin Truex Jr., #8, 182.716;

    5. Reed Sorenson, #41, 182.402;

    6. Jimmie Johnson, #48, 182.303;

    7. Kevin Harvick, #21, 182.205;

    8. Bobby Hamilton, #95,181.855;

    9. Tyler Walker, #38, 181.415;

    10. Paul Menard, #11, 181.342.(Lowe‘s Motor Speedway)(5-10-2005)
  • Two Crew Chiefs Fined for Darlington Violations:  NASCAR launched Tuesday that fines had been issued to two NASCAR Busch Sequence crew chiefs resulting from rule violations sometime of opening day inspection at Darlington Raceway on Might well presumably moreover 5.

    Blake Bainbridge, crew chief of the #64 Dodge pushed by Jamie McMurray, became once fined $2,500 after violating Half 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock automobile racing) and Half 12-4-CC (unapproved rear waste equipment ratio) of the NASCAR Busch Sequence rule book.

    Ronnie Griffin, crew chief of the #0 Chevrolet pushed by Kertus Davis, became once fined $500 after violating Sections 12-4-A and 12-4-Q (automobile, automobile parts, parts, and/or equipment that manufacture now not conform to NASCAR suggestions) for an unapproved jacking walk.(NASCAR PR)(5-10-2005)
  • Fontane to rep CTS debut in BHR #4 at Mansfield:  NASCAR Newcomer Chris Fontaine will rep his NASCAR Craftsman Truck Sequence debut within the UAW-GM/Ohio 250 at Mansfield Motorsports Speedway on Sunday Might well presumably moreover 15th. The 23 yr-traditional Lakeland, Florida native will pilot the #4 Bobby Hamilton Racing Dodge pushed beforehand this yr by Casey Atwood and Timothy Peters. Peters will return to the driver‘s seat for the Charlotte Tailgate 200 at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway on Might well presumably moreover 20th. Fontaine brings a total lot of Slack Mannequin stock automobile trip to the BHR stables. Fontaine has competed within the NASCAR All-Pro Sequence, the Hooter‘s Pro Cup Sequence and the All American Mission Sequence.(BHR)(5-10-2005)
  • Spitzer Dodge to sponsor the #18 at Mansfield:  Spitzer Dodge of Mansfield, OH will sponsor the #18 Dodge that Chase Sir Bernard Law driver at Manfield. Spitzer Dodge is a member of Spitzer AutoWorld which is a mega-car retail firm that operates over 30 franchise dealerships at over 20 locations in Ohio, Pennsylvania and Florida.(BHR)(5-10-2005)

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  • Attention-grabbing Stat:  Sunday‘s Mom‘s Day rupture became once one in every of handiest four such weekends from Feb. 12 to Nov. 21 this season. #99-Jeff Burton appears to be like to rep the more incessantly than now not off. Within the 24 races held following weekends off since 1999, he has four victories. #17-Matt Kenseth and #2-Rusty Wallace possess three wins every.(Delaware News Journal)(5-10-2004)
  • Benson leaves the #09 crew UPDATE assessments for PPI:  been told that Johnny Benson and Phoenix Racing possess parted suggestions. Benson drove the #1 Yellow Frieght Dodge within the Busch Sequence and #09 Miccosukee Indian Gaming for the crew.

    AND moreover it’s some distance posted on the Johnny Benson internet internet site.

    AND II BGNRacing.com has confirmed that Johnny Benson has been launched by Phoenix Racing and Jamie McMurray will force the #1 Dodge this weekend at Richmond within the Busch Sequence lumber. A data open would possibly be sent out Tuesday. Benson became once scheduled to driver the #09 Dodge within the Cup lumber at Richmond, no notion if Joe Ruttman, who also drives the #09 automobile will force or if someone else will.(5-10-2004)
  • Driver to be voted into the All-Enormous title Dash:  Dash fans will desire an brisk role in in conjunction with one other entry to the Might well presumably moreover 22 Nextel All-Enormous title Mission at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, ThatsRacin.com has learned. Following the Nextel Delivery — a 30-lap, two section lumber held sooner than the all-superstar tournament for drivers now not already eligible — fans would possibly be allowed to vote on the Data superhighway and by phone so that you just can add one other driver to the all-superstar field apart from the winner of The Delivery, sources mentioned. An marvelous annoucement of the alternate is predicted by the waste of the week, sources mentioned. Barring a brand contemporary lumber winner this weekend at Richmond, Va., that can give the three section, 90-lap all-superstar lumber that pays $1 million to the winner now not now not as a lot as 25 entries. The bulk of the entries (23) reach from lumber winners from the old and most up-to-date Cup seasons, as neatly as broken-down winners of the all-superstar tournament, if they have to now not in every other case eligible. Now, two drivers will come thru The Nextel Delivery, the winner and the wonderful vote getter. Nextel officials, reached Monday, mentioned it became once untimely to touch upon any additional adjustments to the all-superstar lumber. Officials with NASCAR and Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, which has hosted the all-superstar lumber every yr but one since its inception in 1985, all declined to touch upon the alternate. Lowe‘s is internet internet hosting a data convention Tuesday to advertise the lumber and unveil the all-superstar lumber‘s “most memorable moments.”(ThatsRacin.com)(5-10-2004)
  • Ganassi Racing to possess a Busch crew in 2005:  been told that Ganassi Racing will go a beefy time Busch program subsequent yr in house and presumably a second crew for 15 — 20 Busch races also. Supposedly the drivers would possibly be some combination of their most up-to-date three Cup drivers (Marlin, McMurray and Mears) and presumably David Stremme and/or Reed Sorenson. Ganassi Racing also plans to pass into their contemporary building by the Harmony [NC] Airport in July.(5-10-2004)
  • Hermie to devote RIR races to uncle:  After choosing up sponsorship from the Bank of Southside Virginia and the law firm of Jenkins and Jenkins, Hermie Sadler will strive and qualify for the Busch and Nextel Cup events at Richmond Worldwide Raceway this weekend. Sadler is dedicating both races to his uncle, Bud Elliott, who died Saturday after a battle with most cancers. Elliott, a broken-down NASCAR Sporstman driver, became once instrumental in leap-initiating the racing careers of Hermie and Elliott Sadler.(Richmond Times Dispatch)(5-10-2004)
  • Petty Checking out engines at Lowe‘s:  Petty Enterprises broke two engines at California, they now and again weren‘t the first engines to blow this yr. The #45 and #44 Petty Enterprises cars will test this week at Charlotte. The #44, a developmental automobile pushed by Christian Fittipaldi [not so far in 2004], would possibly be susceptible strictly for engine work and may maybe perchance presumably merely be pushed by Stamp Green, who in total works as the spotter for Kyle Petty and the #45.(FoxSports/Carrying News)(5-10-2004)
  • Gordon practices at Indy:  Robby Gordon susceptible Sunday‘s opening day of put together for the Might well presumably moreover 30 Indianapolis 500 for minimal space-up laps on both his predominant and backup Meijer/Coca-Cola Dallara-Chevrolets. In exactly six laps, slack within the afternoon, Gordon went 215.317mph in his predominant automobile. Earlier, he did a 209.733 mph flee in 11 laps within the backup Meijer entry. Scott Dixon became once fastest for the day at 219.760 mph in more than 20 laps. “On the present time‘s goal became once to go both cars and never possess any problems,” mentioned Gordon. “It became once a lawful honest-test day and that became once Thomas‘ (Knapp, crew manager/engineer) idea all along. We tried one contemporary setup on the backup automobile after which went abet to what we learned within the test here a week ago.”(PR)(5-10-2004)
  • Ganassi Racing to possess a Busch crew in 2005:  been told that Ganassi Racing will go a beefy time Busch program subsequent yr in house and presumably a second crew for 15 — 20 Busch races also. Supposedly the drivers would possibly be some combination of their most up-to-date three Cup drivers (Marlin, McMurray and Mears) and presumably David Stremme and/or Reed Sorenson. Ganassi Racing also plans to pass into their contemporary building by the Harmony [NC] Airport in July.(5-10-2004)
  • Benson leaves the #1 crew:  been told that Johnny Benson and Phoenix Racing possess parted suggestions. Benson drove the #1 Yellow Frieght Dodge within the Busch Sequence and #09 Miccosukee Indian Gaming for the crew.

    AND moreover it’s some distance posted on the Johnny Benson internet internet site.

    AND II BGNRacing.com has confirmed that Johnny Benson has been launched by Phoenix Racing and Jamie McMurray will force the #1 Dodge this weekend at Richmond within the Busch Sequence lumber. A data open would possibly be sent out Tuesday.(5-10-2004)
  • Cope Wrecks in put together UPDATES:  Derrike Cope became once interested in an accident in flip three bringing out the red flag. He became once lower out of the auto, but is reportedly conscious and alert. He became once taken to a neighborhood hosiptal, by job of helicopter, for added evaluate. The accident stopped put together for approximately 30 minutes.

    UPDATE:  Stories from the sanatorium are obvious, but nothing marvelous has been launched but. A substitute driver for tonight has now not been named.

    UPDATE 2:  Josh Richeson would possibly be within the #49 tonight. Cope is alert.(BGNRacing.com)

    Sight more particulars at the St Louis Post Dispatch.(5-8-2004)

    UPDATE — Sunday:  Derrick Cope [#50 Cup, #49 Busch] became once injured in a atomize Saturday morning at Gateway Worldwide Raceway [while practing for the Busch race held Saturday night]. Cope, 45, of Spanaway, Wash., who pilots the #49 Jay Robinson Racing Ford Taurus, slammed into the wall in Flip 3 on the driver‘s aspect within the first of two put together sessions on the 1 1/4-mile oval in Madison. Security workers had to lower the roof off Cope‘s automobile to desire away the injured driver, who became once momentarily knocked unconscious by the accident. Cope became once carrying a head and neck restraint (which is required). Busch Sequence spokesman Rick Houston mentioned Cope “became once conscious and aware” when he became once airlifted to St. Louis University Sanatorium. When he arrived at the sanatorium, Cope became once “conscious and alert and responding precisely,” Houston mentioned. Cope became once in stable condition after reportedly struggling a concussion and became once kept in a single day for observation. NASCAR officials straight away impounded the auto, covered it with a entice and had been in moderation inspecting the engine compartment as neatly as the cockpit attempting to search out evident mechanical problems. Cope became once training for the Constitution 250 when his brakes locked up coming into Flip 3, causing the auto to coast 180 levels. It went up the music and hit the wall smashing the driver‘s aspect of the auto from entrance to abet. “It may maybe most likely presumably be speculation to train why, or how or what precipitated the atomize,” Houston mentioned. “However we are attempting into the accident.” Robinson Racing susceptible Josh Richeson, 22, of Davidson, N.C., to force the crew‘s backup automobile. Richeson carried out 27th.(St Louis Post Dispatch.(5-9-2004)

    UPDATE — Monday:  Derrike Cope shook off a rough weekend and is ready to slide within the #49 Advil Ford in Friday evening‘s Funal 250 NASCAR Busch Sequence lumber at the .750-mile Richmond Worldwide Raceway. Cope became once taken to a St. Louis, Mo., sanatorium following a atomize in put together Saturday at Gateway Worldwide Raceway. Although his injuries had been diagnosed as minor, he became once held a few hours for observation and launched Saturday evening, about the time of the launch of the lumber. Josh Richeson substituted for Cope, using the Jay Robinson-owned automobile. “It became once ‘Reward the Lord and pass the Advil,’” Cope mentioned. “The brakes didn‘t burn within the methodology I believed they’d. They locked and spun me round, and I hit the wall there stunning grand. I‘m grateful the total lot grew to turn out to be out okay, but I‘m ready to rep abet within the auto. You by no blueprint know how straightforward you possess issues. I needed a lawful go at Gateway, and didn‘t rep to force at all. I believed it became once going to be despicable ample observing the lumber on television Saturday evening but the sanatorium didn‘t possess cable. I became once on a flight anyway, so uncared for listening to any of it. Have faith me, I‘d mighty rather had been using,” he mentioned.(Williams Firm PR)(5-10-2004)
  • David Starr Leaves #50 Holigan Racing UPDATE:  Holigan Racing and driver David Starr possess parted suggestions, owner Michael Holigan launched this morning. The contemporary driver for the #50 Enzyte Chevrolet within the NASCAR Busch Sequence has now not been certain. “This means that of his obligations to his Truck sequence crew, David requested to be launched from the relaxation of the races this yr with our crew,” Holigan mentioned. “We’re massive mates with David and, while we are sorry he is now not going to be with our crew, we totally perceive his may maybe perchance moreover merely detached be with a crew operating the beefy season. We desire him the finest.” Holigan Racing is foundation discussions with ability successors for the relaxation of this yr‘s partial NASCAR Busch Sequence agenda and subsequent season‘s beefy agenda. “We’re initiating to interview Cup and Busch drivers to accept as true with the season for us and to abet us proceed to put together for subsequent yr‘s beefy agenda,” Holigan mentioned. “We would like to search out the lawful driver to abet us proceed to execute our fleet and to abet us in our attempting out and preparation for subsequent yr‘s beefy season.” Crew Enzyte, along with its sister Samsung/Radio Shack AMA Motocross crew, is the subject of television‘s most-watched motorsports reality show masks, The Actuality Of Dash, which airs at 10: 30 a.m. Eastern and Pacific times, and 9: 30 a.m. Central time, on Spike TV. There became once a brand contemporary show masks every single week because it debuted Saturday, Jan. 3.(Williams Firm PR)(5-10-2004)

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Might well presumably moreover 10, 2003

  • Softball League Returns:  NASCAR lumber teams put together for opponents in The Dash Metropolis Resumes.com Completely Racin Softball League. Local Charlotte and Mooresville, NC lumber teams compete on the softball diamond every Tuesday evening at North Mecklenburg Park in Huntersville, NC. The Dash Metropolis Resumes.com Completely Racin Softball League is heading into its sixth consecutive season of opponents with their first games scheduled for Tuesday evening Might well presumably moreover 13 at 6: 30pm/et. The Ultra Motorsports Truck Crew is asking to protect their 2002 Season Title. The league started within the spring of 1999 with (9) teams, fall 1999 with (7), Spring 2000 with (9), Summer 2001 with (13), Summer 2002 with (16) now Summer 2003 they’ve (18 and two divisions). The teams are BACE Motorsports, Braun Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing, DEI-Dale Earnhardt, Inc., Hendrick Motorsports, Jasper Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, JR Motorsports, MB2 Motorsports, Dash Metropolis Resumes, Inc., Robert Yates Engines, Robert Yates Racing #38 & #88, Roush Racing (Winston Cup) Roush Racing (Busch & Truck) Dash Channel, Carolina Digicam NASCAR-Media, Ultra Motorsports (Truck) and Champion Tire & Wheel/Sirius Racing. Extra data at NASCAR Softball League/Racing Resumes set.(5-10-2003)
  • Gordon fastest in Friday‘s attempting out at Indy UPDATE Rain:  Add Robby Gordon‘s title to the crowded ring of MBNA Pole contenders for the 87th Indianapolis 500, as he led the closing put together sooner than abilities with a lap of 231.362mph on Might well presumably moreover 9 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Gordon grew to turn out to be his prime lap within the #27 Alpine/Archipelago/Motorola Dallara/Honda/Firestone in sunny, warm prerequisites sometime of the closing 30 minutes of put together. He grew to turn out to be the fifth assorted driver to lead one in every of the six put together days main as a lot as Pole Day. Qualifying for the MBNA Pole begins at 1: 00pm/et Saturday [and will be televised on ABC 1:00-300pm/et, then ESPN 5:00-6:00pm/et, then ESPN2 6:00-700pm/et]. Robbie Buhl is the first driver within the qualifying line — certain in a blind scheme after put together Friday — within the #24 Purex/Aventis/Dreyer & Reinbold Dallara/Chevrolet/Firestone. Gordon‘s flee became once the fifth fastest of the tournament, marking him as a stable contender for the pole and the accompanying $100,000 bonus.(IRL Keep)

    UPDATE:  qualifying has been postponed due to rain, they’re going to strive again Sunday(5-10-2003)
  • Softball League Returns:  NASCAR lumber teams put together for opponents in The Dash Metropolis Resumes.com Completely Racin Softball League. Local Charlotte and Mooresville, NC lumber teams compete on the softball diamond every Tuesday evening at North Mecklenburg Park in Huntersville, NC. The Dash Metropolis Resumes.com Completely Racin Softball League is heading into its sixth consecutive season of opponents with their first games scheduled for Tuesday evening Might well presumably moreover 13 at 6: 30pm/et. The Ultra Motorsports Truck Crew is asking to protect their 2002 Season Title. The league started within the spring of 1999 with (9) teams, fall 1999 with (7), Spring 2000 with (9), Summer 2001 with (13), Summer 2002 with (16) now Summer 2003 they’ve (18 and two divisions). The teams are BACE Motorsports, Braun Racing, Chip Ganassi Racing, DEI-Dale Earnhardt, Inc., Hendrick Motorsports, Jasper Motorsports, Joe Gibbs Racing, JR Motorsports, MB2 Motorsports, Dash Metropolis Resumes, Inc., Robert Yates Engines, Robert Yates Racing #38 & #88, Roush Racing (Winston Cup) Roush Racing (Busch & Truck) Dash Channel, Carolina Digicam NASCAR-Media, Ultra Motorsports (Truck) and Champion Tire & Wheel/Sirius Racing. Extra data at NASCAR Softball League/Racing Resumes set.(5-10-2003)
  • No longer NASCAR but:  Trans-Am and sometime NASCAR driver Boris Talked about, the runner-up in this yr‘s Gigantic Prix of St. Petersburg, has been suspended for 45 days by Trans-Am after evaluating sequence operator Paul Gentilozzi and his sons to Saddam Hussein and his sons.(Tampa Tribune)(5-10-2003)
  • Riggs Wins at Gateway:  #10 Scott Riggs won the Constitution Pipeline 250 at Gateway Worldwide Speedway on Saturday, his first desire of the 2003 season. #37-David Green became once 2nd, followed by #57-Jason Keller, #5-Brian Vickers and #25-Bobby Hamilton Jr. David Green takes over the facets lead by 5 over #92-Todd Bodine, who carried out 11th.

    For lumber results, glance BGNRacing.com or NASCAR.com.(5-10-2003)

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  • Jarrett special plan at Lowes UPDATE:  Watch a special paint plan recognizing the Dash Fans For A Cure program on Dale Jarrett‘s automobile within the Winston and the Coca Cola 600 in Might well presumably moreover at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway in Charlotte. To In finding Out Extra About Dash Fans For A Cure or to rep the booth music agenda, slide to www.Racefansforacure.com.(NASCAR.com)(4-27-2002)

    UPDATE:  For the previous two-plus years, thousands of lumber fans possess shown their give a boost to for Dash Fans for a Cure(tm) by carrying purple ribbons. For the next two races, Dale Jarrett‘s famed #88 UPS Ford will manufacture the same. In give a boost to of Dash Fans for a Cure(tm) — a joint initiative full of life Ford Credit ranking, Dale and Kelley Jarrett and the Susan G. Komen Breast Most cancers Foundation — the 7½” x 14″ ribbon decal will replace the Ford Credit ranking decal slack the “88” on every aspect of Dale Jarrett‘s Winston Cup Taurus for The Winston on Might well presumably moreover 18 and the Coca-Cola 600 on Might well presumably moreover 26. Extra data on the motive at www.racefansforacure.com. Ford Credit ranking, affiliate sponsor of Jarrett‘s #88, sponsors Dash Fans for a Cure(tm) repeat cubicles at diverse lumber-linked events — in conjunction with the NASCAR Winston Cup and Busch Sequence weekend at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway on Saturday, Might well presumably moreover 25, and Sunday, Might well presumably moreover 26. Indicate cubicles can even be at the 600 Competition in downtown Charlotte from Might well presumably moreover 23 to 25; Dale Jarrett Ford in Monroe, N.C. on Might well presumably moreover 16; and Dale Jarrett, Inc., in Newton, N.C., on Might well presumably moreover 24.(Campbell Co/Ford Racing PR)(5-10-2002)
  • Looney Toons and Taz to reach? #8-Dale Earnhardt Jr will go a #3 Taz plan at Richmond within the BGN lumber and that there is a risk the Looney Toons schemes may maybe perchance moreover merely return at the Richmond Cup lumber.(5-10-2002)
  • Marilyn Monroe plan? UPDATE 3:  listening to #9 Bill Elliott will go a Marilyn Monroe plan of some sort this season, no notion the put or why(1-22-2002)

    UPDATE:  listening to the plan would possibly be go at the California Speedway Cup lumber(1-26-2002)

    UPDATE 2:  now listening to it may maybe perchance be at Sears Point in June.(5-4-2002)

    UPDATE 3:  now listening to this plan has been pushed abet to sometime in 2003.(5-10-2002)
  • ‘Bigger‘ automobile tested at Kansas UPDATE:  In an strive and rep racing safer and better, NASCAR has been attempting into making the “greenhouses” of Winston Cup cars larger. An experimental automobile with a larger greenhouse took to the music for the first time this week, and the music became once Kansas Speedway. Those taking fragment within the test mentioned issues went neatly. Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates has been recruited by NASCAR to abet accept as true with a test automobile. That automobile became once at Kansas Speedway on Tuesday and Wednesday. Ganassi driver Jimmy Spencer became once using it, and NASCAR‘s managing director of opponents Gary Nelson became once monitoring the assessments. Andy Graves, crew manager for Ganassi, mentioned, “It became once a stunning winning test.” Graves mentioned the auto became once free within the inspiration, but “We bought mechanical grip to bring it abet.” Mechanical grip is utilized with shock absorbers, springs and tires. The greenhouse of the test automobile is 2 inches taller and 4 inches wider than that of a outdated-customary Winston Cup automobile.(more at the Kansas Metropolis Enormous title)(5-9-2002)

    UPDATE:  NASCAR officials bought their first suggestions from this week‘s attempting out at Kansas Speedway of an experimental Winston Cup automobile with an enlarged “greenhouse.” And the suggestions became once principally obvious. “We‘re on the lawful music,” NASCAR vice president for company communications Jim Hunter mentioned. “The drivers mentioned it became once OK.” The automobile with the larger greenhouse — which is the fragment of the auto surrounded by the windows — became once tested on a lumber music for the first time by Target Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. Despite the unsightly results of the test, Hunter mentioned, don‘t query to glance the auto in a lumber this yr. He mentioned the earliest that this kind of automobile would glance lumber prerequisites would be early subsequent yr. “We‘re capturing to possess the larger automobile at the earliest, in February at Daytona,” he mentioned. “At basically the most up-to-date, Talladega or Daytona later within the yr.”(Kansas Metropolis Enormous title)(5-10-2002)
  • Dawsonville Museum to Delivery:  Initiating Saturday [May 11th], company to Dawsonville, GA will procure a brand contemporary, snort-of-the-art museum and racing enchantment known as Relate Freeway USA. Internal the $12 million, 40,000-square-foot facility are tributes to racing greats previous and tell as neatly as interactive games, a music the put company can lumber some distance-off-controlled cars, racings simulators, a theater, gift store and diner.

    Data: Relate Freeway USA in Dawsonville, Ga. Shuffle north on Ga. 400 from Atlanta to the intersection of Ga. 53. Shuffle west on Ga. 53 (toward Dawsonville) for approximately six miles.706-216-7223 or thunderroadusa.com.(Atlanta Journal Constitution)(5-10-2002)
  • Buckshot Racing Closed? listening to the #00 BGN crew owned by broken-down #44 driver, Buckshot Jones has been closed and that Jones may maybe perchance moreover merely now not return to BGN or Cup racing.(5-10-2002)
  • Gordon Divorce replace:  Jeff Gordon has requested that his estranged wife and anyone interested in his divorce be compelled to label a confidentiality agreement. Gordon contended that his employment is “extremely competitive” and a total lot of his financial records requires confidentiality, in preserving with court docket paperwork filed in Palm Beach County Circuit Court docket. Gordon needs to offer protection to alternate secrets and programs, study and commercial records from turning into public sometime of his divorce from Jennifer Brooke Sealey Gordon, the paperwork show masks. The confidentiality uncover would proceed even after the divorce is closing. Circuit Take Peter Blanc will mediate in a listening to subsequent month if the court docket‘s court docket cases have to live confidential. A person at the family division of the Palm Beach County Clerk of Courts mentioned that a seek for a June 10 confidentiality listening to became once filed on Might well presumably moreover 2. (USA On the present time/AP)(5-10-2002)
  • Evernham denies rumors:  Stories that DaimlerChrysler officials are planning to field a Dodge pattern crew within the Busch Sequence are fraudulent, in preserving with Winston Cup flagship owner Ray Evernham and Wayne Jesel, co-owner of the handiest organization for the time being operating beefy-time Dodges on NASCAR‘s junior circuit. Although he says he‘s now not interested in any roughly program, Evernham says the basis of operating younger Dodge drivers within the Busch Sequence is a lawful one.(Winston Cup Scene — want sub to read)(5-9-2002)
  • Buckshot Racing Closed? listening to the #00 BGN crew owned by broken-down #44 Cup driver, Buckshot Jones, has been closed and that Jones may maybe perchance moreover merely now not return to BGN or Cup racing.(5-10-2002)
  • Hmiel wins pole at NHIS:  #47-Shane Hmiel won his 2nd 2002 pole, winning the pole for Saturday‘s Busch 200 at Fresh Hampshire Worldwide Speedway with a lap of 129.406mph. #25-Bobby Hamilton Jr. will line up second, #92-Todd Bodine third, #57-Jason Keller fourth and #7-Randy LaJoie fifth. 41 cars made an strive and are within the lumber. Sight ThatsRacin.com or BGN Racing for the lineup/results.(5-10-2002)

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Might well presumably moreover 10, 2001

  • Extra Investigation Controversy:  Two months ago, a Daytona Beach mediate appointed Barry Myers, a Duke University biomechanical engineer, to gaze autopsy photos and render an honest divulge on what killed Earnhardt. Now, some scientific and obedient consultants query Myers‘ notion that Earnhardt died of a violent whiplash that cracked his cranium. And they reveal the knowledgeable‘s ties to In vogue Motors, sponsor of Earnhardt‘s #3 Chevrolet, impaired his ability to appear honest. GM and assorted automobile makers possess retained Myers as an knowledgeable glance to protect complaints. Myers declined to be interviewed but mentioned in a written narrate he stood by the independence and accuracy of his divulge. GM also mentioned in an announcement it’s some distance now not a occasion to the debate(That‘s Racin‘)(5-10-2001)
  • Medical Director at Speedway Motorsports Tracks UPDATE:  H.A. “Humpy” Wheeler, president and total manager of Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, performed a “Tire-Facet Chat” with media contributors earlier at this time time. mentioned became once: “One in every of the assorted issues that we‘re attempting at as a firm at Speedway Motorsports is the varied of hiring a beefy-time scientific director for our tracks and our events which consist of now not handiest NASCAR, but additionally Indy Automobile and budge racing. This medial director put up we are attempting at would also abet sanctioning bodies with driver records and crewman records—and we haven‘t talked mighty about that and as these pit stops rep faster and faster we‘re going to proceed to glance orthopedic-model injuries with the pit crews and we may maybe perchance moreover merely detached be on prime of that as mighty as ability.” You mentioned the varied of a scientific director for the SMI tracks. Are you able to elaborate that? “I specialise in this ingredient may maybe perchance moreover happen pretty rapid. We‘ve been studying it for some time and we detached are. We would like to rep obvious that we rep the lawful person. We would proceed to possess the personnel in our trauma centers and the actual person music scientific directors, but this person would oversee issues and rep obvious that now we possess the total lot that we want within the trauma centers at our diverse speedways. This person may maybe perchance moreover also be interested in persisted study on making the trauma centers larger as neatly as what‘s occurring on the music and even to the purpose of working with the varied these which strive to rep the cars safer.” Sight beefy account/teleconference at the LMS Keep and one other account at Racing Extra(4-11-2001)

    UPDATE — SMI Provides Medical Coordinator:  Speedway Motorsports Inc. took a step forward for driver security Wednesday when it added Dr. Jerry Petty to its workers as scientific products and services coordinator. Petty will abet at every of the races at Speedway Motorsports tracks — Atlanta, Bristol, Charlotte (Lowe‘s), Las Vegas, Sears Point and Texas. NASCAR, now not like CART and Formulation One, doesn‘t possess a sequence physician who travels and assists at the overall races. Drivers incessantly are attended to by physicians who know nothing about the drivers‘ scientific histories. It‘s a step NASCAR have to desire, and presumably Speedway Motorsports is pushing the sanctioning physique within the lawful direction. (Carrying News)(5-10-2001)
  • #90 within the Wind:  The #90 Hills Bros Espresso Racing crew has two intermediate cars (for Lowes) within the wind tunnel at N.A.S.A.‘s Langley Research Center positioned in Hampton, VA at this time time(5-10-2001)
  • John Deere abet? In step with a weekly John Deere newsletter, the firm‘s relationship with Chad Small will almost definitely be reborn. This excerpt came straight some distance from the source: “That‘s lawful! I heard it from a in reality legit source high up at Deere and Firm! Deere is planning on sponsoring Chad Small again within the Busch Sequence! My source didn‘t know an true date.”(NASCAR.com Buzz)(5-10-2001)
  • Double Gibbs:  Joe Gibbs‘ two sons, J.D. and Coy, are racing Saturday within the Craftsman Truck Sequence 200-miler at Darlington Raceway.(Gaston Gazette). J.D. would possibly be within the #48 HotRod Journal Chevy and Coy within the #20 MBNA Chevy(5-10-2001)

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Might well presumably moreover 10, 2000

  • Aero Work:  Although sophisticated computerized recordsdata acquisition is allowed sometime of start attempting out love that at the Lowes Motor Speedway this week, teams detached consist of fashioned aerodynamics of their plans. Worship many teams, crew chief Tony Eury and his engineers tried a few adjustments to the physique of Dale Earnhardt Jr‘s #8 Monte Carlo. Sight the literally taped on pieces of physique which are generally fabricated on the gap, tested on the music, then replaced with additional adjustments(glance the Speedway Illustrated set for the divulge). If the crew hits on something that works, and matches NASCAR templates, the genuine physique would possibly be changed accordingly(Speedway Illustrated)(5-10-2000)
  • Lowe‘s Motor Speedway Checking out Notes I:  Winston Cup rookie-of-the-yr contender Dave Blaney frolicked on both dirt and pavement sometime of the day. Earlier than attempting out his Winston Cup machine on the 1.5-mile tri-oval, the 1995 World of Outlaws go automobile champion gave media contributors rides round the contemporary four-tenths mile The Filth Tune at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway in a special two-seat go automobile. The 2-seat automobile is owned by the Dave Blaney Outlaw Riding Expertise, a college in which fans can trip the fun of go automobile racing(LMS PR)(5-10-2000)
  • Lowe‘s Motor Speedway Checking out Notes II:  Petty Enterprises introduced two cars for Adam Petty to test at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway, but there became once a special twist; one became once a Pontiac Gigantic Prix and the assorted a Chevrolet Monte Carlo(LMS PR)(5-10-2000)
  • Lowe‘s Motor Speedway Checking out Notes III:  Bill Elliott‘s crew utilized a separate pit box stuffed with sophisticated computers and linked diagnostic equipment within the midst of the 2-day Winston Cup test. Curiously, the box sported Evernham Motorsports emblems(LMS PR)(5-10-2000)
  • Lowe‘s Motor Speedway Checking out Notes IV:  The Robert Yates Racing and MB2 Motorsports teams had English wheels of their garage stalls. In total handiest considered in fabrication stores, the devices are liable to invent sheetmetal. Each teams utilized the wheels to form pieces that had been liable to rep aerodynamic adjustments(LMS PR)(5-10-2000)
  • #34 News:  AFG Glass Crew 34 Chevrolet has a brand contemporary featured affiliate sponsor for this weekend‘s Busch 200 at NHIS. KAS-KEL Residence windows from Fonda, NY will seem on the rear quarter panel of the Crew 34 Chevrolet. Right here’s the first time the window producer has been featured on the AFG Glass Chevrolet. AFG Glass facets a special affiliate sponsor every tournament to partner with the manufacturers that expend their glass products. KAS-KEL Residence windows became once basically based in 1946 and has been identified as a chief in innovative window model since 1953. The family owned and operated alternate is now one in every of the largest window manufacturers within the Northeast(Disson Furst & Companions)(5-10-2000)
  • Lowes Checking out:  With Stamp Martin now not taking part within the second day of the BGN test, his teammate, Jeff Burton, assumed the waste space on the payment chart with an unofficial lap at 176.470mph within the #9 Northern Light.com Ford Taurus. Rookie Anthony Lazarro became once second-quickest with a flee of 176.125mph within the #97 McDonald‘s Ford. #3-Kevin Harvick and #21-Mike Dillon had been third and fourth fastest respectively with speeds of 176.010 and 175.953. Point chief Jeff Green became once clocked at 175.324mph(LMS PR)(5-10-2000)
  • Buckshot News:  #00-Buckshot Jones will again force a Chevrolet Monte Carlo at Fresh Hampshire. The Busch 200 will label the third consecutive lumber for Jones in a Chevy. The crew would possibly be bringing the auto that became once raced in Richmond closing weekend(Bucksot PR)(5-10-2000)
  • Waltrip and Christopher:  Michael Waltrip, BGN automobile owner and driver of the #7 BAND-AID® Trace Chevrolet, is increasing his BGN program for the 2000 season to incorporate driver Ted Christopher. Christopher would possibly be slack the wheel this weekend at the Fresh Hampshire Worldwide Speedway and may maybe perchance presumably merely return for the June BGN lumber at Watkins Glen. Christopher‘s sponsor, Les Care Kitchens Inc., and Michael Waltrip Racing possess high expectations for one in every of NASCAR‘s most diverse drivers. Les Care Kitchens Inc. and Waltrip agree this relationship is one they would make a choice to glance progress. Each events possess agreed to hump sooner than they go, but in addition they glance the ability with Waltrip as a automobile owner and Christopher as the driver. Waltrip believes the addition of a beefy time Busch Gigantic National Crew would beef up what he is attempting to manufacture within the sequence. Christopher has competed in pro-stocks, modifieds, the Craftsman Truck Sequence, Busch North, Busch Gigantic National and the Winston Cup Sequence. In 1999, Ted made racing historical previous at Watkins Glen Worldwide the put he became once the first NASCAR driver to enter the Winston Cup, Busch North and Featherlite Modified Sequence races to accept as true with 33rd, 2nd and 1st respectively. His popularity to lumber the relaxation, wherever at anytime is proof of his ambition to be a winning racecar driver. Christopher is fascinated by the varied this weekend at Loudon and also hopes it results in larger and better issues for his racing occupation. “Right here’s a enormous quite so a lot of for me. Fresh Hampshire Speedway has been lawful to me and I know Michael is supplying me with lawful equipment for this weekend. I would make a choice to possess a beefy time journey within the Busch Sequence for 2001 and Michael and Les Care Kitchens Inc. are slack me your entire methodology.” Les Care Kitchens Inc., headquartered in Waterbury, Connecticut, is owned and operated by James and Louis Lestorti. Since its inception in 1945, Les Care Kitchens Inc. has developed into the industry‘s largest privately held cupboard maker. The firm is ranked within the waste-15 leaders in kitchen and bathtub cabinetry worldwide(Cox Marketing)(5-10-2000)
  • Bessey Returns:  Joe Bessey returns to BGN motion at NHIS within the #6 Vitality Crew Chevy(5-10-2000)
  • #86 Driver:  Listening to Scott Riggs will force the #86 RC Cola Dodge at Memphis this weekend(5-10-2000)
  • Roush Checking out:  on the Thursday sooner than the Ram Tricky 200, broken-down WKA kart racer Timmy Peters, 19; two-time 2000 ASA ACDelco Mission Sequence winner Scott Wimmer, 24; and broken-down Northeast Modified driver Chuck Hossfeld, 21 tested at Toledo for the seat within the #50 Ford Truck when Greg Biffle goes to the BGN in 2001. Peters had tested earlier within the first session at Toledo, when he became once joined by NASCAR Slack Mannequin Stock Automobile susceptible Scott Riggs, southeastern Modified and Slack Mannequin Stock Automobile driver Jason White and LMSC driver Jason York(NASCAR Online)(5-10-1000)
  • #99 Assoc:  Nashville-basically based totally Tractor Present Firm would possibly be an affiliate sponsor on the #99 Exide Ford and driver Kurt Busch for six of the closing 17 CTS races. The principle lumber would possibly be at Memphis this weekend. THe assorted races: Texas(6/9), Kentucky(6/17), Michigan(7/22), Indianapolis Raceway Park(8/3) and Nashville(8/12)(Roush Racing)(5-10-2000)
  • #19 News:  After failing to qualify for the innaugral 2000 truck lumber at Daytona, despite training rapid ample for the waste 20, the #19 Lefturn Motorsports Crew started specializing within the Martinsville Dash in April following its pre-season idea to go 5 races in 2000. “We checked out the Daytona trip and realized that renting motors became once now not thebest program for us,” mentioned Jim Murphy, Lefturn‘s owner. “We needed more flexibility for attempting out, more time to put together the lumber truck with the motor in it and fewer complicated logistics for the shop.” This means that, Lefturn has obtained motors from Cornet Machine, constructed by Jack Cornet. Because a test motor wasn‘t ready in time for a Martinsville shake- down, the crew withdrew from Martinsville. “Our idea for 5 races integrated Daytona, Martinsville, Memphis, Texas and Kentucky,” Murphy mentioned. “By dopping Martinsville, we idea so that you just can add a lumber within the second half of the season.” Aged Crew Chief, Bucky Gregory took a beefy-time house with Billstein Schock Absorbers and has been replace by Todd Griffen, a in reality lengthy time Gregory Accomplice. “Todd labored with us at both the Daytona test and the qualifying strive,” mentioned Ricky Sander‘s, the #19 Ford entry driver, “he proved to be orderly at lumber preparation and has labored with Bucky at essential events in all Nascar courses. We’re genuine overjoyed with him and assured that he’ll insist a top quality lumber effort.” Griffen coordinated a music test for Martinsville at Peachstate Speedway the week of Might well presumably moreover 1. “The test gave us a risk to shake the Memphis truck down, be taught to divulge and, most important, gave Ricky a total lot of seat time,” Griffen mentioned. The #19 Lefturn Motorsports entry at Memphis will again lift its 2000 sponsors with TruckTrix.com as the first, supported by The Brushguard Warehouse, www.pitboxes.com and Billet Dash Merchandise.(StockCarFans E-newsletter)(5-10-2000)

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  • #98 Sponsor:  Hobas Pipe will sponsor the #98 Yarborough-Burdette Ford pushed by Rick Mast at Richmond, the Winston Delivery and the Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe‘s Motor Speedway(NOL)(5-10-1999)
  • Hamilton Tests:  The #4 Kodak Chevy became once at Greenville Pickens Speedway(SC)attempting out three cars(5-10-1999)
  • One other Rudd:  Jason Rudd, Ricky‘s nephew, will strive and rep his BGN debut at the Richmond BGN lumber within the #81 Al Rudd Auto Capabilities Ford(5-10-1999)
  • Dash Out:  Lonnie Dash Jr. became once launched as the driver of the #75 Spears Manufacturing Chevy truck after the Memphis lumber. After the lumber, Spears‘ crew coordinator Al Hoffman knowledgeable Dash that he had been launched for the journey. On the initiating, Dash became once told the crew would suspend actions and never compete this weekend at Pikes Height Worldwide Raceway in Fountain, CO. Stories now tell the crew may maybe perchance moreover merely resurface within the Pikes Height tournament with Marty Houston as the driver(TNN Motorsports Keep)(5-10-1999)

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Might well presumably moreover 10, 1998

  • Bob Dell, broken-down total manager of the #77 Jasper Motorsports Ford crew has permitted a job with pro motor and may maybe perchance presumably merely be assigned to the #7 Mattei Motorsports Ford Crew initiating at The Winston.(5-10-98)
  • Michael Waltrip and Jeremy Mayfield get on rather a show masks at Oklahoma Metropolis. In a 12 lap “warmth” Dash on the 1/2 Mile Filth Oval, Michael Waltrip piloted his borrowed automobile to a desire. The Prostock/Slack Mannequin Sportsman cars belonged to local racers. Jeremy Mayfield carried out second but made a thrilling effort to pass Waltrip several times within the closing 4 or 5 laps. This became once handiest the second time Mayfield has raced on dirt. The Dash of Champions Feature became once canceled (as neatly as traditional races) when a thunderstorm shut down actions early within the evening. Wallace carried out third followed by Marlin. Officials hope to rep the lumber rescheduled later within the yr. Sight the account at A Night for Looking out at at the Stars: Rain Halts Racing, However Fans on Cloud 9 and Crew Sabco Fan Page.(5-10-98)
  • Truck driver Ron Hornaday will go 5 races within the #59 Kingsford/Matchlight Chevrolet within the NASCAR BGN Sequence, substituting for Robert Pressley on the weekends when Pressley has conflicts along with his NASCAR Winston Cup #77 crew.(NASCAR Online)(5-10-98)
  • On TNN‘s Raceday — Tim Beverly who bought Darrell Waltrip Motorsports became once interviewed on Raceday and says he plans to possess DW within the #17 Chevy when he is done at DEI in August. Plans are to go DW for the relaxation of 1998 and all of 1999. First uncover of alternate is to search out a sponsor. Rich Bickle and Toby Porter tested the #17 truck at Charlotte now not too lengthy ago in preparation for Texas, which is unavailable for attempting out.(TNN)(5-10-98)
  • Kevin Lepage and the #91 LJ Racing Chevy crew would possibly be heading to Richmond for a rehearsal this week. They are going to be at RIR on Monday and Tuesday(rain allowing), attempting out and making ready for the upcoming Pontiac Excitement 400 scheduled for June sixth.(Victory Lane Online)(5-10-98)
  • On TNN‘s Raceday Motorsports show masks Bruton Smith became once interviewed by Rick Benjamin and mentioned he’s now not going to start a brand contemporary lumber organization(sequence) and is now not fragment of any contemporary lumber organization. Smith mentioned he is enthusiastic with NASCAR and plans to protect enthusiastic.(TNN-Raceday)(5-10-98)
  • The #85 Stegall Motorsports crew and driver Shane Hall possess a beefy sponsorship possess Enormous-A Auto Capabilities initiating within the waste weeks Fresh Hamshire. Enormous-A grew to turn out to be on hand when the #96 Andretti-Laird Racing crew decided to reorganize.(NASCAR Online).(5-10-98)

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Might well presumably moreover 10, 1997

  • Robby Gordon tremendous 12th for the Indy 500(5-10-97)

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