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Nextel Cup

Posted on by George Grand
Joe Jackson Gibbs who born in November 25, 1940 is the founder and owner of one of the biggest Nascar team, Joe Gibbs Racing and also a football coach. Gibbs, who won three Super Bowls during his first stint as Redskins coach from 1981-1992, formed Joe Gibbs Racing in July 1991 with business partner Don Meredith. The two met in April of 1991 with Jimmy Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports and seven-time Winston Cup Champion Richard Petty to discuss forming a NASCAR team and shortly after found (...)
Posted on by George Grand
Hendrick Motorsports represents a group of Nascar teams that was started by Rick Hendrick in 1984 but under the name "All Star Racing". The team raced only with Chevrolet cars in the Nextel Cup and Busch Series circuits. Drivers include Kyle Busch of the No. 5 Nascar Nextel Cup Kellogg’s Racing team, Jeff Gordon of the No. 24 Nascar Nextel Cup DuPont Team, Brian Vickers of the No. 25 Nascar Nextel Cup Gmac Racing team, Terry Labonte of the No. 44 Nascar Nextel Cup Kellogg’s Team, Jimmie (...)
Posted on by George Grand
Joseph Riddick Hendrick III borned on July 12, 1949 in Warrenton,North Carolina, better known as Rick Hendrick is the owner of the Hendrick Automotive Group, one of the biggest automotive chains in the United States and also the owner of several Nascar Teams. Founded in 1984, Hendrick Motorsports is one of the most successful teams in the Nascar, with over 6 championships won since its debut. Rick Hendrick owns several race teams, including the Nextel Cup teams of Jeff Gordon, Casey Mears (...)
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. Jeff Gordon began driving the No. 24 DuPont Chevrolet of Hendrick Motorsports in the Nascar Nextel Cup in 1993. Over the years Gordon amazed his team by winning over 70 races including three Daytona 500 events, four Brickyard 400’s, five Southern 500’s and three Nascar Nextel All-star Challenges. The driver obtained (...)
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 (...)
Posted on by George Grand
Hendrick Motorsports has won nine Nascar championships in the last decade and currently fields teams in the sanctioning body’s top two divisions the Nextel Cup Series and Busch Series. Jimmie Johnson began driving a full Nascar Nextel Cup season with Hendrick Motorsports in 2002. Jimmie Johnson was the first rookie in Nextel Cup Series history to lead the points standing and clinched 3 wins that year, one in California and two at Dover. Jimmie Johnson finished the 2003 Nascar Nextel Cup (...)
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
Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 20 Home Depot Chevrolet for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), took the lead for good on the next-to-last lap of Sunday’s Centurion Boats at The Glen at the Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International road course and went on to score his third win in his last four Nascar Nextel Cup Series outings. Stewart, who led three times for a total of 20 laps around the 2.45-mile, 11-turn Watkins Glen layout, was in second-place and dogging race-leader Jeff Gordon as the two took the white (...)
Source: tonystewart
Posted on by Ralph Kalal

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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