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
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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 (...) > Full story
Hornaday won his third Truck Series championship Friday night, finishing seventh to edge Skinner by 54 points after the season-ending Ford 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Hornaday trailed by 29 points entering the night, but benefited nicely when Skinner’s left-rear wheel broke away midway through the race.
"This is an unbelievable year," said Hornaday, who matched Jack Sprague for the most career Truck Series titles. "No matter what happened today, it was a great year. (...) > Full story
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 (...) > Full story
NASCAR announced Wednesday that Chad Walter, crew chief of the No. 24 Chevrolet driven by Casey Mears, and Tony Eury Sr., crew chief of the No. 88 Chevrolet driven by Brad Keselowski in the NASCAR Busch Series, have been fined and penalized due to rule violations at Texas Motor Speedway.
The infraction was discovered during pre-race inspection on Nov. 3.
Both crew chiefs were fined 10,000 USD and placed on probation until Dec. 31, 2007, for violating Sections 12-4-A (actions (...) > Full story
Wyler Racing announced Wednesday that Tony Furr has been released as crew chief of the No. 60 Toyota driven by three-time NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series champion Jack Sprague.
"We are taking the necessary steps to prepare our team for a championship run in the Craftsman Truck Series next year," said team owner, Jeff Wyler. "We appreciate everything that Tony has done for our program since he joined our team and we wish him all the best."
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