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DuPont Make Drastic Cuts of NASCAR Programme
DuPont Make Drastic Cuts of NASCAR Programme

26 Feb 2009, 11:04 UTC / The longest driver-sponsor-owner streak in the history of NASCAR seems to be going through some hard times these days, as Jeff Gordon's primary sponsor of his No 24 Chevrolet DuPont has announc...

 
USF1 to Sponsor America's Young Talents
USF1 to Sponsor America's Young Talents

25 Feb 2009, 15:02 UTC / USF1 co-owner Ken Anderson revealed that part of the sponsorship for his and his partner Peter Windsor's team will go to racing programmes helping young talents on their way to F1 stardom. Ande...

 
USF1 to Take Fan-Friendly Approach
USF1 to Take Fan-Friendly Approach

25 Feb 2009, 09:07 UTC / The newly-based USF1 team seems eager to bring back that lost fan-loving spirit of Formula 1 when they'll debut in the series next year. Co-owners Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor revealed that t...

 
American Drivers Turn Down USF1 Role
American Drivers Turn Down USF1 Role

24 Feb 2009, 08:11 UTC / Ken Anderson and Peter Windsor are scheduled to unveil the all-new USF1 team later today. As information about the new team's potential drivers' lineup have not been disclosed, several rum...

 
Kyle Busch Makes NASCAR History, Wins 2 Races in the Same Day
Kyle Busch Makes NASCAR History, Wins 2 Races in the Same Day

23 Feb 2009, 07:57 UTC / Kyle Busch won the Stater Bros 300 Nationwide Series race at Auto Club Speedway on Saturday. However, this was not the biggest news of the weekend. The real piece of information is that the driver o...

 
NASCAR Hands Penalties to 3 N'Wide Teams and One Truck Driver
NASCAR Hands Penalties to 3 N'Wide Teams and One Truck Driver

20 Feb 2009, 10:46 UTC / Apart from the Sprint Cup crew member that failed a February 11 drug test and was served an indefinite suspension by NASCAR – Paul Chodora of Mayfield Motorsports' No 41 team – the ...

 
Crew Member Suspended by NASCAR
Crew Member Suspended by NASCAR

20 Feb 2009, 08:42 UTC / NASCAR's revised substance abuse policy has made its first victim in the Sprint Cup Series. Following a drug test conducted after the Daytona 500 race last Sunday, Paul Chodora, a licensed crew...

 
Jeff Burton to Make "General Hospital" Appearance
Jeff Burton to Make "General Hospital" Appearance

18 Feb 2009, 10:55 UTC / NASCAR driver Jeff Burton will appear on ABC's famous soap-opera General Hospital in the near future, as reported by the series' official site. He is scheduled to visit the set of the afor...

 
Tom Cruise Meets Keith Urban at Daytona
Tom Cruise Meets Keith Urban at Daytona

17 Feb 2009, 10:54 UTC / How would it be like to meet your ex-wife's current husband at the same event you take part at? Not very pleasant, we suppose... However, that's exactly what happened to actor Tom Cruis...

 
Matt Kenseth Clinched Maiden Daytona 500 Win
Matt Kenseth Clinched Maiden Daytona 500 Win

16 Feb 2009, 09:12 UTC / “Crying in the rain” is probably the best motto to describe what happened in NASCAR's famous Daytona 500 on Sunday. The Great Race officials decided to stop the race due to heavy ra...

 
Goodyear Starts the 2009 Season of Race-Weekend Interns
Goodyear Starts the 2009 Season of Race-Weekend Interns

16 Feb 2009, 08:37 UTC / While their fellow colleagues were celebrating Valentines Day, two undergraduates from Mainland High School had the unique chance to be part of the Goodyear Racing and Diversity Program. The prog...

 
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Urges Daytona to Resurface Track
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Urges Daytona to Resurface Track

12 Feb 2009, 15:27 UTC / The Daytona International Speedway hadn't had its track resurfaced in more than three decades. That's a fact. And most NASCAR drivers feel that the it could really used a facelift in the n...

 
NASCAR Announce Top 35 Owners Points for 2009
NASCAR Announce Top 35 Owners Points for 2009

9 Feb 2009, 13:37 UTC / NASCAR has finally announced its new Top 35 in the Sprint Cup owners standings which will privilege the cars to make a certain appearance in the first 5 rounds of the 2009 season. It was no easy job...

 
Johnson Predicts the Unpredictable in 2009
Johnson Predicts the Unpredictable in 2009

6 Feb 2009, 09:20 UTC / Hoping to secure a 4th consecutive Sprint Cup title in 2009, Hendrick Motorsports' Jimmie Johnson reckons that nobody knows what to expect from the new season. Following the testing ban imposed...

 
Complete Budweiser Shootout List Announced
Complete Budweiser Shootout List Announced

4 Feb 2009, 11:30 UTC / It's not the season opener, but is sure is important. The Budweiser Shootout at Daytona have announced the complete list of drivers who will try to make a statement ahead of the new Sprint Cup ...

 
Memphis Motorsports Park Changes Ownership for $10 Million
Memphis Motorsports Park Changes Ownership for $10 Million

2 Feb 2009, 09:51 UTC / Dover Motorsports Inc. have announced that they will share their stock of its subsidiary Memphis International Motorsports Corp. – the owner of Memphis Motorsports Park – to Gulf Coast E...

 
NASCAR Guilty of 2007 Plane Crash
NASCAR Guilty of 2007 Plane Crash

30 Jan 2009, 10:35 UTC / NASCAR are to be held responsible for the plane crash that occurred just outside of Orlando less than 2 years ago. This is the conclusion reached by the federal investigators after a thorough examin...

 
NASCAR Sponsors to Cut Jobs
NASCAR Sponsors to Cut Jobs

27 Jan 2009, 07:52 UTC / Apart from teams finding it very hard to maintain or get sponsorship for the upcoming season, the NASCAR series is nowadays confronting with another series of financial setbacks. According to a repo...

 
NASCAR Forces Roush Fenway to Cut Team
NASCAR Forces Roush Fenway to Cut Team

23 Jan 2009, 10:45 UTC / Roush Fenwat Racing were demanded by NASCAR officials 4 years ago to let go of at least one team from their Sprint Cup Series lineup, but the organization is pulling all the strengths possible to pr...

 
Burger King Makes NASCAR Return
Burger King Makes NASCAR Return

22 Jan 2009, 11:38 UTC / Burger King will officially make their return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as of the upcoming season. The famous brand signed a multi-year contract with Stewart-Haas Racing and Tony Stewart for ...