Nascar Series

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One of the premier road racing events of the year will be held at Watkins Glen this Sunday. We refer, of course, to the NASCAR Nextel Cup race. Watkins Glen was for many years the home of the United States Grand Prix. It is a racecourse steeped in legend. Mario Andretti drove his first Formula One race at Watkins Glen, a course he’d never driven before. He won the pole. But now the United States Grand Prix is non-existant and Watkins Glen is home to one of the two road races in the (...)
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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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Juan Pablo Montoya, making his first trip around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, drove the No. 42 Texaco/Havoline Dodge to a runner-up finish in Sunday’s Brickyard 400. Montoya started on the outside pole, which marked his career best Nextel Cup start to date. From there, he remained in the top 10 for the entire race before bringing home the second-place finish. It was the Texaco/Havoline Team’s third top-five finish of the season and moved the team up two spots–to 18th–in the championship (...)
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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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The Colombian driver Juan Pablo Montoya will compete at his final Busch Series race at Watkins Glen International due to the fact that his team wants to focus on the Nextel Cup for the rest of the season.Montoya competed so far 16 races of the 22 of the Busch Series. Montoya’s team Chip Ganassi Racing has come to an agreement with team’s main sponsor Texaco/Havoline to focus on their Nextel Cup effort and transfer the remaining budget for the Busch Series into the Nextel Cup programme. (...)
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Stevie Wonder will serve as Grand Marshal of California Speedway’s Sharp AQUOS 500 which will be held on 2nd of September.This announcement was made by Speedway President Gillian Zucker.The artist will announce the, “Gentlemen, Start Your Engines” command to the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup drivers in front of the live audience and millions of fans. “We are absolutely thrilled to have a talent the likes of Stevie Wonder serving as our Grand Marshal,” said Zucker. “Stevie is one of the most influential (...)
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Juan Pablo Montoya, making his first trip around Indianapolis Motor Speedway, drove the No. 42 Texaco/Havoline Dodge to a runner-up finish in Sunday’s Brickyard 400. Montoya started on the outside pole, which marked his career best NEXTEL Cup start to date. From there, he remained in the top 10 for the entire race before bringing home the second-place finish. It was the Texaco/Havoline Team’s third top-five finish of the season and moved the team up two spots–to 18th–in the championship (...)
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Jason Leffler gave the Camry its first-ever win in NASCAR competition when he took the lead with three laps to go en route to the checkered flag in Saturday night’s NASCAR Busch Series (NBS) race at O’Reilly Raceway Park (ORP) outside Indianapolis. When he was asked what he feels after this victory Leffler said that he is very excited to have his name going into the record books as Toyota’s first Busch Series winner. And he might be, maybe not in Guinness World Records book but he will sure be (...)
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When the NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series last raced two weeks ago, Casey Mears earned his third career pole position after turning a fast lap of 182.556 mph at Chicagoland Speedway. Mears turned that qualifying effort into a fifth-place finish at the 1.5-mile oval, giving the 29-year-old driver four top-five finishes in his last eight Cup races. He currently sits 17th in points, 230 markers out of the final spot in this year’s Chase for the Championship. Since winning the annual 600-mile race at (...)

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