Childress, Jarrett, Bodine Headline Legends Club at Chicagolan​d Speedway, Sept. 12-14

Chicagoland Speedway today announced Richard Childress, Dale Jarrett and Brett Bodine will be inducted in the Legends Club this September as part of a triple-header weekend to kick off the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Featuring some of the most storied figures, families and personalities in the sport, The Legends Club offers an intimate setting with an all-inclusive package of...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
13 days ago  |  Discuss

ESPN says NO to showing support for Stewart and Ward Jr.

After ESPN decided to show NO respect for either Kevin Ward Jr. (or his family) or Tony Stewart by replaying that horrid YouTube video over and over the day after it happen, they decided to be disrespectful once again. Mike Helton and officials at Bristol Motor Speedway had encouraged people to stand on both lap 13 and 14 (their racing numbers) to show  support for the Ward family...
Via 110 Nation Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Familiar finish

Kevin Harvick was second at Michigan for the fourth straight race, matching the Sprint Cup Series record set by Dale Jarrett at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway. He was in a sour mood in June after winning the pole and getting stuck in a battle of pit strategy but was in better spirits Sunday. He’s already locked up a spot on the Chase Grid and said the team is much more concerned with...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Will Sunday's race at Indy identify next NASCAR Sprint Cup champion?

Perhaps more than any other race on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule, the Brickyard 400 historically has been an excellent predictor of the series championship. In 1998, Jeff Gordon started a streak of four straight years in which the Indy winner went on to win the title. Dale Jarrett (1999), Bobby Labonte (2000) and Gordon (2001) followed. In 2005, Tony Stewart won both the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Jarrett Prepares for Last Indianapolis Race for ESPN

Since retiring in 2008, Dale Jarrett has been one of the greatest announcers in NASCAR. Jarrett, 57, hasn’t been in a racecar in quite some time, yet he has never faded away from the sport. Jarrett joined NASCAR on ESPN before he retired in 2007, and since then – his name has become well-known for fans that weren’t around to follow his racing career. Highlighted by winning...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Brickyard unpredictability makes it a perfect wild card

The Brickyard is the home of champions. Or is it? A quick point-counterpoint on the subject… Point Heading into the 20th anniversary of NASCAR racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on ESPN, IMS Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), legendary names have conquered more often than not. For instance: - 15 of the 20 races have been won by past, future or reigning series...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Hauler Parade Kicks Off 2014 Kroger Super Weekend

 The 2014 Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard will kick off this Thursday, July 24, with the sixth annual Hauler Parade. This event allows fans to enjoy the color and excitement of NASCAR leading into the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The event will take place from 5-8 p.m. on Main Street in Speedway. Admission is free...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Buddy, can you spare a ride? Dale Jr. leaves Newman at tarmac

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was supposed to give fellow Sprint Cup driver Ryan Newman a ride on his plane to Michigan. But Junior forgot, leaving Newman to hitch another ride with Dale Jarrett.
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June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

War Hero, Public Officials to Kick Off 2014 Coca-Cola 600, Nation’s Largest Memorial Weekend Celebration

A United States Congresswoman, the North Carolina Senate Leader and a military hero will lead race fans in the commencement of the nation’s largest Memorial Day Weekend celebration as they serve as race officials for the 2014 Coca-Cola 600. Master Sergeant Cedric King will be the Grand Marshal, United States Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito will be the Honorary Starter and North...
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May 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Final Hours for Fans to cast NASCAR Hall of Fame votes

The seven-week window NASCAR fans had to cast votes toward the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame class is quickly closing. With Wednesday’s Voting Day almost here, fans only have a few more hours to determine who will be on the Fan Ballot submitted for Hall of Fame consideration. Last year, two of the five people who were on the Fan Ballot, Dale Jarrett and Fireball Roberts, were elected...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Bike Spokes and Shoe Boxes – 2014 Press Pass Total Memorabilia

Card collecting is a much a part of the game today as it has been in the past.  Bike Spokes and Shoe Boxes is the column here on i70baseball that is dedicated to reviews, stories and commentary based around America’s collecting habit. Per Box Items: 5 packs per box 9 cards per pack 1 autograph or memorabilia card per pack Press Pass Sell Sheet The 50 card base set features art...
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May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Johnson hopes to enter 'seventh' heaven

Rain poured down while Michael Waltrip sat under a really big umbrella. Then, he got the word. He hopped up, and the newly crowned two-time Daytona 500 champion threw his hands in the air – surprised and relieved. The next race, Dale Jarrett won at Rockingham. It was his only top-five finish that season. A race after that, eventual champion Matt Kenseth nabbed his only victory...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Hammer down: Sprint Unlimited a chance to push limits

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to competition for the first time this season with the running of the 75-lap, non-points Sprint Unlimited race Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) The action gets started today with two rounds of practice, both on FOX Sports 1, the first from 5-5:45 p.m. ET and the final Happy Hour round from 6:30 to 7:30...
Via Fox Sports Florida
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Winning Sprint Unlimited Doesn’t Necessarily Mean Daytona 500 Success

  NASCAR Media Site Daytona Beach, Fla- Most would think that if you win the Sprint Unlimited then you’d be the favorite to take home the Daytona 500 crown too. Reality is, it’s not that easy. In fact, rarely does the driver that wins the all-star race at the Daytona International Speedway go on to win the season’s biggest race just a week later. In the race’s 32 year history...
Via Race Review Online
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Parrott named crew chief at Tommy Baldwin Racing

Todd Parrott has landed a crew chief position in the Sprint Cup Series with Tommy Baldwin Racing. Parrott was suspended by NASCAR last year for failing a random drug test and it cost him his job with Richard Petty Motorsports. Parrott completed NASCAR's recovery program and was reinstated in January to work in the garage. Parrott will be the crew chief for the No. 36 car. The...
Via AP on Fox
February 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Dale Jarrett and more news

The Sprint Showdown which is apart of the All-Star--Race is now going to be run on Friday night whjich is the same night as the Truck Series race. Dale Jarrett says that he is unsure of his plans after 2014. Kevin Harvick is living at his mom's house until repairs are completed at his place. Gardner Denver us going to be the sponsor foe the Nationwide Series race at Road America.
Via The Pit Stop
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Halll of Fame and more news

CSX is going to sponsor David Ragan for four races. Richard Petty, Waddell Wilson, Harry Gant, Humpy Wheeler and Blake Shelton are going to be inducting  Maurice Petty, Fireball Roberts, Jack Ingram, Tim Flock and Dale Jarrett – on Wednesday, Jan. 29 at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. Former NASCAR crew chief Rey Evernham is going to be host of of a show on...
Via The Pit Stop
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

NASCAR reinstates Todd Parrott

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images NASCAR has reinstated former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chief Todd Parrott. Parrott has completed NASCARs Substance Abuse Policy Road to Recovery Program. On Oct. 17, 2013 Parrott was suspended indefinitely by NASCAR for violating the sanctioning bodys substance abuse policy. He had most recently served as the crew chief of the No. 43 for Richard...
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January 07, 2014  |  Discuss

RPM fires crew chief Parrott for failing drug test

Richard Petty Motorsports has fired Todd Parrott for violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy. Parrott was crew chief for the No. 43 car driven by Aric Almirola for the last year. NASCAR suspended him indefinitely last week for failing a random drug test. Car chief Greg Ebert was elevated to interim crew chief beginning with this weekend's race at Martinsville Speedway...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Petty, crew chief Parrott part ways

Todd Parrott was released from Richard Petty Motorsports on Monday for violating NASCAR's substance-abuse policy. The 19-year veteran crew chief won the 1999 Sprint Cup championship with Dale Jarrett and most recently oversaw the No. 43 Ford team and driver Aric Almirola. Parrott has been with RPM since 2010. He has 31 Sprint Cup wins. Parrott has already submitted his application...
Via Fox Sports
October 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Todd Parrott suspended by NASCAR

Todd Parrott, crew chief of the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford driven by Aric Almirola, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body's Substance Abuse Policy, NASCAR announced Thursday afternoon. Parrott, 49, is the highest-visibility NASCAR personality to fail a drug test since AJ Allmendinger more than a year ago. Parrott is best known...
Via Fox Sports
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Almirola crew chief suspended by NASCAR

NASCAR has indefinitely suspended Todd Parrott, the crew chief for Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola, for violating its substance-abuse policy. NASCAR announced its decision Thursday against Parrott, who works for Richard Petty Motorsports. ''We have an expectation of all RPM employees to conduct themselves at the highest level of professionalism and within the competitive...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Bama Redneck In Dale Jarrett NASCAR Shirt Leads Police On 110 MPH Chase

BOOGITY! BOOGITY! BOOGITY! YEEHAW! Goddamn nothing gets my juices pumping like a good old fashioned police chase in Alabama. It reminds me of…
Via Busted Coverage
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Can Johnson be stopped?

Chevrolet as a manufacturer has been darn near unstoppable in the Brickyard 400, winning 14 times in 19 tries at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, including the last 10 in a row. To put that in context, when Dale Jarrett gave Ford its last Brickyard victory in 1999, Joey Logano was in grade school. And Toyota's most recent victory here as of Saturday morning was a decade ago in the...
Via Fox Sports
July 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Aric Almirola Crown Royal 400 Race Preview

CONCORD, N.C. – A tradition started by No. 43 Eckrich Ford crew chief Todd Parrott, Aric Almirola looks to kiss the bricks in his second Brickyard 400 this weekend. In the fourth race where the No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports Ford will carry the Eckrich logo, the team looks to capture their fifth top-10 finish of the 2013 season while working their way back into the coveted 10th...
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
July 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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