Hendrick Motorsports (HEN)

Hendrick Motorsports (HEN)

Posted on by George Grand
Hendrick Motorsports is the team that won 10 Nascar championships in the last decade. Currently the team competes in top two divisions: the Nextel Cup Series and Busch Series. The No. 5 Nascar Nextel Cup Kellogg’s/Carquest Racing team began competing in the Nascar Nextel Cup Series in 1984. The team has seenNextel Cup drivers Geoff Bodine, Ricky Rudd, Terry Labonte and Kyle Busch who is currently the official driver. From 1984 to 2007 the No. 5 team took 697 starts, obtained 26 victories, (...)
Posted on by George Grand
When he reached 18 years old Busch signed with Hendrick Motorsports and won his first Automobile Racing Club of America event at Nashville Speedway. Busch qualified for the Nascar Nextel Cup Series races and due to his perfomances at the team he was selected by the owner of the Hendrick Motorsports team, Rick Hendrick, to replace the two-time champion Terry Labonte in the No. 5 Chevrolet. In the 2006 season Kyle Busch obtained a pole at Phoenix and won at New Hampshire International (...)
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Casey Mears will switch from the No. 25 team to the No. 5 Hendrick Motorsports team in 2008 and will leave his place to his new team mate Dale Earnhardt Jr. Mears is going to race the No. 5 car that has been used by Kyle Busch for the last 2 years. The 29 years old driver is going to collaborate with Alan Gustafson, the winner of four Nextel Cups since his first season as crew chief in 2005. Mears has done very well for Hendrick Motorsports due to the fact that the driver took his maiden (...)
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After a three-week hiatus from the NASCAR Busch Series, Casey Mears is ready for some extra road work this weekend as he returns to the National Guard Chevrolet at Watkins Glen International. Although Mears has competed sporadically in the Busch Series for the past seven years, he has never run at the Glen. In fact, Saturday will mark his first-ever start in a Busch Series race on a road course. Mears certainly isn’t hurting for experience, though, having raced in four NEXTEL Cup events at (...)
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JR Motorsports and Hendrick Motorsports will combine the two companies’ NASCAR Busch Series operations at the conclusion of the 2007 racing season with plans to field a joint effort beginning in 2008. The partnership will campaign two full-time race cars under the JR Motorsports banner that utilize Hendrick Motorsports engines, chassis and vehicle engineering support. Rick Hendrick will be listed as car owner of the No. 5 team and Dale Earnhardt Jr. will be car owner of the No. 88. To (...)
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Landon Cassill is an 18-year-old race car driver living the NASCAR dream.Saturday night at Gateway International Raceway, Cassill will pilot Hendrick Motorsports’ No. 24 National Guard Chevrolet in his first career NASCAR Busch Series race . After being discovered through the GM Racing Devel Devel opment program in 2006, Cassill was signed by Hendrick Motorsports in December. In February, he graduated early and with honors from his hometown Jefferson High School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and made the (...)
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Casey Mears completed a lap at Chicagoland in 29.580 seconds with a top speed of 182 mph. These were the elements that helped him to win the pole position for Sunday’s Nextel Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway.This pole position represents the 3rd in Casey’s career of 163 Nextel Cup races.Looks like the 29 years old driver ,and newphew of four time Indianapolis 500 winner Rick Mears, is improving his performances in the Nextel Cup. Casey’s team-mates were also fast here at Chicagoland: Kyle (...)
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Nascar issued penalties to the Hendrick Motorsports teams that compete in the Nextel Cup Series, all of these as a result of rule infractions found at the last race at Sonoma. The two cars of the team driven by Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson were found with components and equipment that are not approved by the Nascar regulations.All of these were found last Friday during the initial inspections of the car. As a result, the two drivers have been penalized with 100 points each,their crew (...)
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It became official Wednesday (June 13) when Hendrick and Earnhardt said that Junior will join Hendrick Motorsports for five years,begining from 2008. The most popular driver goes to the Chevrolet company that won six NASCAR titles with three drivers and 159 races with 12 drivers since 1984.


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