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Busch (SERIES)

Busch (SERIES)

Posted on by Alex Julian

Nascar has finaly anounece the 2008 scheduale. For the next year Nascar made a few changes. The first one is that Nextel Cup will be named Sprint Cup, and the Busch Series will be called Nationwide Series. This two changes are not so important – the only change is the name, not the rules and the competition – the real change is the introduction of the new car concept: the Car of Tommorow. 2008 Sprint Cup Series Race Schedule Date Venue February 09 Daytona International Speedway February (...)
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Posted on by Alex Julian
On Tuesday, in front of the Speedway Club at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, the three Raybestos Rookie of the Year winners peeled the yellow stripes off their bumpers and joined the ranks of NASCAR veterans. "When I first came here, they told me I was running for Raybestos Rookie of the Year, and I was like, ’you’ve got to be kidding me,’" said Montoya, the 1999 Indianapolis 500 winner and a seven-time winner in Formula One. "I thought I would be an exception or something. In a lot of (...)
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Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates announced yesterday that Fastenal Company, a leading global industrial and construction supply distributor, has signed a multi-year deal with the team to sponsor driver Dario Franchitti and the No. 40 Dodge Charger in the 2008 Nationwide Series. The program will feature Franchitti as the car’s primary driver and also include select races with his Ganassi Sprint Cup Series teammate Reed Sorenson behind the wheel. "I’m very pleased to bring Fastenal (...)
Posted on by Alex Julian
Jeff Burton wrapped up the Busch Series car owner’s championship in style Saturday night, winning the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway to give Richard Childress his 11th NASCAR title. Burton, who shared the No. 29 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet with Scott Wimmer this season, took control late in the race after a series of green-flag pit stops and pulled away to the win while runner-up Mark Martin and series points champion Carl Edwards battled behind him. As Burton crossed (...)
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Posted on by Alex Julian

Drew Blickensderfer, crew chief for the No. 17 Ford driven by Matt Kenseth in the Busch Series, was fined with 10,000 USD for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions detrimental to stock car racing), 12-4-Q (car, car parts, components and/or equipment used that do not conform to NASCAR rules) and 20A—12.8.1D (after competition, the right rear quarter panel height exceeded the maximum of 36.5 inches) of the 2007 NASCAR Busch Series Rule Book. Additionally, Kenseth was penalized with the loss of (...)
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Posted on by Alex Julian

On November 13, 2007, the National Stock Car Racing Commission heard and considered the appeal of Gregory Tester, crew chief for the No. 71 car concerning a penalty issued by NASCAR following post-race inspection on October 27, 2007 for a Busch Series event at Memphis Motorsports Park. Gregory Tester was accused to break Section 12-4-A of the NASCAR Rule Book "Actions detrimental to stock car racing"; Section 12-4-Q "Any determination by NASCAR Officials that the car, car (...)
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Kyle Busch’s run of bad luck officially ended Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch followed his Friday night Truck Series win with a victory Saturday in the Busch Series, giving him a chance Sunday in the Nextel Cup event to become the first driver to sweep all three of NASCAR’s national series at the same track on the same weekend. "I am not saying we will. I am not saying we won’t," Busch said. "I am just saying we hope to. It would be a great honor to have (...)
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Posted on by Alex Julian

NASCAR is considering a plan that would keep full-time Nextel Cup Series drivers from winning the Busch Series after the 2008 season - the same year the Busch Series will have its own version of the Car of Tomorrow. If NASCAR signs off on the plan, any driver ranked among the top 35 in the Nextel Cup standings cannot get points in a Busch Series race. It won’t keep Nextel Cup regulars from racing - and dominating - the junior circuit, but it will help NASCAR crown a champion that’s (...)
Posted on by George Grand

Kurt Busch scored his second win of the season in the delayed 3M Performance 400 race at Michigan International Speedway. In this way Buch increased his chances of making the Chase for the Nextel Cup. The officials started the race under yellow flag but the red flag was shown due to the heavy fog. After 32 minutes the race finally got underway. Busch took the lead in lap 101 overtaking Matt Kenseth and dominated the race untill the end. Busch managed to handle the pressure from Martin (...)
Posted on by George Grand

Richard Childress Racing made an announcement on Saturday that their partnership with General Motors will continue and they will be a Chevrolet team also in the 2008 season.The team is the longest running Chevrolet team in the Nascar championship and won over 160 races in 10 championships between Nextel Cup, Busch Series and Craftsman Truck Series. The team last won the Nextel Cup in 1994 and seems that this year they have big chances to repeat the success because currently they have their (...)

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