Jimmie Johnson (born September 17, 1975, El Cajon, California) this year winner of the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series is the Hendrick Motorsports driver of the car # 48, a Chevrolet own by his team mate Jeff Gordon. Career
Like any other driver Johnson begun his racing career very young, at the age of five, on a 50cc motorcycle. At eight years he won his first competition, the 60cc class championship. From motorcycles Johnson moved to several off-road leagues including SODA, SCORE International (...) > Full story
Team Red Bull made its debut in 2006 by purchasing Roger Penske’s old shop location in Mooresville, North Carolina. The Red Bull team bought several Dodge Chargers from Bill Davis Racing but with Bill Elliott and A.J. Allmendinger as the official driver they failed to qualify in all three attempts at Lowe’s Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway. In the 2007 season the team failed to qualify for the 2007 Daytona. Allmendinger crashed with Robby Gordon on lap 24 (...) > Full story
Roush Fenway Racing is one of Nascar’s largest premier racing teams that currently runs teams in the Nextel Cup, Busch and Craftsman Truck series. The team was founded in 1988 by Jack Roush and co-owner John Henry but the true success came in 2003 when driver Matt Kenseth won the Nextel Cup Championships. In 2004 Kurt Busch repeated the performance and along with the victory from the 2007 Dodge Dealers 400 at Dover International Speedway Roush Fenway Racing had compiled 100 victories in the (...) > Full story
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates is an automotive racing organizations with teams currently running in the Nascar, Indy Racing League and Grand-Am Racing. As you figured, the team is owned by Chip Ganassi and Felix Bates. Floyd "Chip" Ganassi, born May 24th 1958 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is a former American racecar driver while his associate Felix Sabates is an Cuban entrepreneur and philanthropist currently living in the United States.
The team was formed in 1989 by Felix Sabates (...) > Full story
The Front Row Motorsports Racing organization, formed in 2004, is a relatively new team in the Nascar Nextel Cup circuit. FRM is owned by restaurant entrepreneur Bob Jenkins.
FRM is running two Nextel Cup cars in 2007. Kevin Lepage drives car number # 37 and John Andretti drives car number # 34. FRM is in the third full season in Nascar Nextel Cup competition.
The #34 car made its debut in 2004 at Atlanta Motor Speedway with Todd Bodine as the official driver. At that time the car (...) > Full story
Robby Gordon was born in Bellflower, California on January 2nd, 1969. He is the son of the off-road driver, the legendary “Baja Bob” who won three Baja 1000’s in 1987,1989 and 2006.
Robby Gordon is an American racing driver who currently competes in the Nascar Nextel Cup with the #7 Jim Beam/Menards Ford Fusion. In the Nascar championship Gordon is known as one of the best road course drivers.
The team made its debut with Bill Terry as owner in 1982 at the Cracker Barrel Country Store 420 (...) > Full story
Morgan-McClure Motorsports is owned by business partners Larry McClure and Tim Morgan. They began this partnership back in 1983 when they bought a race car from G.C. Spencer. The car made its debut at Talladega Superspeedway with Connie Saylor as official driver. Saylor didn’t do too much for the team at its debut because he finished 40th due to a engine failure. After this Saylor was replaced by Mark Martin who had one top 10 finish. Later, in 1984 the team began racing as the #4 car due to (...) > Full story
Roger Penske , born February 20, 1937, in Shaker Heights, Ohio is the owner of the Penske Racing Team, a very successful team that competes in the NASCAR, ALMS and Indy Racing League.
Penske Racing returned to NASCAR fulltime in 1991 with driver Rusty Wallace and sponsor Miller Brewing Co. after a 14-year hiatus from stock car racing. By 1998, it had grown into a two-car operation, and for the 2004-05 NEXTEL Cup Series seasons a third team was added.
Penske returned to two full-time (...) > Full story
Michael Curtis Waltrip was born on in 1963, on April 30 in Owensboro, Kentucky. Waltrip is a professional driver and also the owner of the Michael Waltrip Racing team that activates in the Nascar Campionship. Michael Waltrip is currently the driver of the self-owned #55 Napa Toyota Camry. He is the two-time winner of the Daytona 500 race ( he won the race in 2001& 2003 ). In his free time is a commentator of the Craftsman Truck Series at Speed TV channel.
The team that was formed in (...) > Full story
Bill Davis is the owner of the Bill Davis Racing team that currently fields the #22 Caterpillar Inc. Toyota Camry and the #36 360/OTC Camry in the Nextel Cup Series and the Toyota cars driven by Mike Skinner, Tyle Walker and Johnny Benson, in the Craftsman Truck Series.
Bill Davis Racing (BDR) was formed by Bill Davis, a former motocross racer and also a truck-rental owner. Davis helped his business partner Julian Martin to develop his son Mark’s ASA racing program. When his partner signed (...) > Full story