When Dale Earnhardt Jr. told the racing world on Wednesday that he wants majority interest in DEI, it brought to a head a contract-and life-dispute.
For Dale Earnhardt fans, the 1986 Daytona 500 is one of the “big ones that got away.”
Well, I guess introductions are in order. My name is Matt Taliaferro, and I’ll be one of your guides through a predictably unpredictable NASCAR Nextel Cup season here on Frontstretch. I’m a “newbie” around here, a term the rest of the Frontstretch staff seems to love, as they’ve taken great joy in throwing the word …
The 1981 Daytona 500 marked the debut of the “little” cars, with a 110-inch wheelbase as opposed to the 115 inches on the reliable Monte Carlos and Cutlasses.
It was announced this week that Erin Crocker is scaling back her schedule to 12 ARCA and four Busch Series races this year. Is this the beginning of the end?
10. Mark Martin: “I didn’t HAVE to win one, I get in the Shootout forever-which is handy, ’cause that’s how long I’m gonna race!”
Jeff Burton, veteran driver for Richard Childress Racing, may be feeling a little singled out by corporate America as it becomes more and more likely that he will lose his primary sponsorship from Cingular Wireless through no fault of his or his team. The latest saga in Burton’s sponsorship woes centers on AT&T’s recent acquisition …
Richard Petty and David Pearson arrived at Daytona Beach in February of 1976 with some unsettled business.
Defending Daytona 500 champion Pete Hamilton won the first 125-mile qualifier race of ’71 in his new ride, a Plymouth out of Cotton Owens’s shop.
The nuclear winter for racing fans is beginning to thaw. NASCAR testing in both Daytona and Las Vegas gave fans a little taste of some cars on the track in January, and the 24 Hours of Daytona let them see their first real racing action of the season last week. Suddenly, the countdown to 2007 …