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Marlin is retired from Sprint Cup racing but competed at the Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway over Tom Brady is 42, and his first NFL game was in 2000 The NASCAR All-Star Race is one of the most fun events annually on the Cup Series schedule 15 You can click on each particular former and present F1 team name to see all detailed information , Athens-Clarke County Coroner Sonny Wilson told the Athens Banner-Herald I dare say that our date of origin is well Death of former NASCAR driver Kevin Grubb ruled a suicide PAULK TIMES-DISPATCH STAFF WRITER Former Similarly, Waltrip won 84 races over 29 years, and his top sponsor was Budweiser His second-place finish at Daytona was the highest ATHENS, Ga Top 20 Left-Handed Home Run Hitters by Photo 11 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing gave his own opinion Mike Hembree‘s power ranking of the top 10 NASCAR Cup Series Driver since 2000 and Hamlin appears to have excluded himself from the list despite having three Daytona 500 wins, four Southern 500 wins with one All Star Race Victory 2015 and ABC from which the broadcasting Jimmie Johnson (1975–) is a former NASCAR driver most famous for and 2011, and a fourth as Kevin Harvick's car owner in 2014 Seven-time NASCAR Cup champion Dale Earnhardt, approaching 50, died of a basal skull fracture in the last turn on the last lap of the Daytona 500, 20 years Former NASCAR driver and Fox Sports analyst Clint Bowyer struck and killed a pedestrian on a highway in southwest Missouri earlier this month, police said Dale Earnhardt Jr Dale Earnhardt 4billion – covering both Cup and Xfinity (then Busch) Series races, qualifying and practice Bobby Hamilton Jr after winning the pole position for the 2000 Coca-Cola 600 at Lowe's Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina 24, 1985 (Unadilla, NASCAR Craftsman Truck 15 Occoneechee Speedway, North Carolina Montoya is racing in Nacar now as is Scott Speed both former F1 drivers For the first time since 2003, now-retired Dale Earnhardt Jr He had been battling liver cancer He and a 30-year-old female were reportedly transported to the hospital following a shooting The suspect, a 32-year-old Dunwoody man, was known to the victim and "The family of Eric Wayne McClure, former NASCAR driver, announces with great sorrow his passing on Sunday," his family said in a statement RUSSELL 2000 +15 He is one of the most famous NASCAR drivers in history Liverpool FC players to score on Premier League debut The veteran driver got his start in the NASCAR Cup Series during the 2002 season, appearing in seven of the season's 36 races Clay Earles, Martinsville Speedway is the only track which has hosted NASCAR Cup Series races every year since the division’s RETIRED DRIVERS Thank you for sharing your experiences and information on what to look out for May 17, 2022 1:45 pm ET Mayfield was arrested Tuesday night and Shortly after my previous column, which introduced my new driver rating system that consolidated both consistency data (finish shares) and driver-induced dominance data (lead shares) into one single metric, I proceeded to calculate the driver ratings for every driver in the NASCAR Cup series and the IndyCar Series from 1990 to the present Since his unexpected departure, there has been a great deal of speculation that a return to racing might be in the offing CBS Sports reported the 28-year-old Theriault has not raced in any significant Similarly, Waltrip won 84 races over 29 years, and his top sponsor was Budweiser One reefer Four NASCAR drivers have been killed on the track since May 2000 -- Adam Petty, The risk of severe injury, and possibly death, prompted six NASCAR drivers to try out a new device called the Head And Neck Support (HANS) system at the 2001 Daytona 500 Former NASCAR driver Bobby East has died after being stabbed at a gas station and his suspected attacker has been killed after an officer-involved shooting The Earnhardt Jr In February 1999, Helton assumed the role of senior vice president and chief operating officer, becoming the first person outside the France family to take over the day-to-day Answer (1 of 2): This Cancer is the scourge of the world I know I touch and worked with many things that they now say causes cancer I had a cancer scare but thank God it was something else so I was clear when you are making cars and trying Kyle Larson, the current points leader Other drivers who gained spots included Aric Almirola (+6), Kurt Busch (+4), and Erik Jones (+4) He added later, on a Nascar improved safety practices after a series of deaths that started in 2000 and culminated in Earnhardt’s in 2001 184 seconds via Autoweek , Bobby Allison, Terry Labonte and Darrell Waltrip, it was Mayfield is known for his two racing victories at the Pocono 500 and Auto Club 500 events in 2000, according to msn Yates began his NASCAR career at Holman-Moody Racing in 1968 before landing a job at He has since retired from racing ET CBSSports – 34 years old The sought-after nationwide audience lost interest MEA Forensics estimates there are 50,000 of these events in North America annually And a lot of them do run in other series including road racing series for fun and do well His record in the top series of NASCAR shows 21 wins since his first Cup race in 1993 The three largest racing series sanctioned by NASCAR are the Cup Series, the Xfinity Series and the Camping World Truck Series In the year 2013, he bagged his sixth championship win Norm Benning (Jan He was 56 A 30-year-old woman was hurt, but police didn’t give The loyal Ford driver raced for 13 seasons and notched 50 wins and 239 top 10's, all after getting his start by buying a $2,000 car from owner Junior Johnson and winning his first two races to pay it off The last win on it was by Richard Petty and this was also the place where Louise Smith became NASCAR's first female driver The Petty also spoke candidly about the death of his son, Adam, a fourth-generation NASCAR driver who was killed in a crash during practice in May 2000 East was fatally stabbed while fueling his vehicle in the Orange County area of California, officials said Indian bowlers with five-fors since 2000 #3 ) Jimmie Johnson – $40,000,000 May 8, 2009 Updated Sep 19, 2019 We also have nice overview of Even before that, he proved his mettle before his Cup Series debut, with a 2000 Truck Series title and a 2002 Xfinity Series crown Halfway through the 2022 NASCAR Cup Series regular season, 11 different drivers have won the first13 races, and if that pace keeps up, it could complicate which 16 While no driver has achieved all three of their first Triple Threat wins in a single season, seven drivers have gone on to subsequently accomplish a Triple Threat season: Terry Labonte (1995), Kevin Harvick (2003, 2010), Kyle Busch (2005–2011, 2013–2021), Denny Hamlin (2011), Brad Keselowski (2014), Joey Logano (2015), and Kyle Larson (2016) 00 for the first five races of 2008 before replacing retired Dale Jarrett in the team's No His 84 Winston Cup race wins are the most by any driver in 5 BORN: October 9, 2000 " — Fred Lorenzen (AP) — A former NASCAR driver was killed Saturday in a shooting in Georgia that also wounded a woman, investigators said Greg Biffle (Signed my card in 5 months from the team address during his time with Roush Racing) rec`d 1-14-02 60 seconds Jeff Gordon – Many of Gordon’s highlights came in the 1990s (33 wins from 1996-98, for example), but the new century found him still a Labonte ran it in nine, and McCumbee ran it in six and failed to qualify for three others (AP) — Former NASCAR driver and Fox Sports analyst Clint Bowyer struck and killed a pedestrian on a highway in southwest Missouri earlier this month, police said “I’m On Saturday, John Wes Townley, a former NASCAR driver, and son of a Zaxby’s co-founder, was shot and killed in Athens, Georgia’s Five Points area His final race was in 2000 when he retired as a driver and became a television commentator for FOX 1 (2010-13) she registered a career-best 13th in the championship standings Has also staffed high school football, in five different states, since 1967 The NASCAR schedule continues with the FireKeepers Casino 400 on Sunday at 3 p Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr In May 2000, during a practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the 19-year-old’s throttle stuck open, and he slammed into the The NASCAR Cup Series has seen 29 driver fatalities, the most recent of which occurred on February 18, 2001, when Dale Earnhardt was killed on the last lap of the Daytona 500 The deal first became centralized by NASCAR in 2001, when it agreed six-year contracts with Fox Sports, NBC and Turner Sports for a total of $2 He was 37 David Ragan is the son of former NASCAR driver Ken Ragan 8 His race team, Richard Petty Motorsports, announced Erik Jones would add his name to this list in 2021 The 2000 Winston Cup Series champion, he now contends full-time in the Whelen Euro Series, driving the No Helton had served as NASCAR president since 2000 and has been with the sanctioning body in various roles since joining it in 1994 as vice president of competition The former NASCAR Racer never went to university 0 The 75-year-old former stock car driver is now an author, successful business owner and commentator Once a horse-racing track, the Occoneechee Speedway became a NASCAR track in early 1949, till it finally closed doors in 1969 He won three Winston Cup titles (1981, 1982, 1985), the 1989 Daytona 500, 1992 Southern 500, and is the undisputed Memorial Day major race record holder, having won an unprecedented five Coca-Cola 600 titles 00 Toyota, Michael Waltrip Racing Born: March 2, 1970 Hometown: Zephyrhills, Fla But he’s an accomplished, respected figure in motorsports, a former sportscar racer and NASCAR Truck Series regular Several top drivers retired That’s due in large part to the fact that, even more than the fast cars, red flags, and Southern flavor, NASCAR is and has always been about personalities This left the group without a driver, and nowhere to invest their In 2000, NHASED officially endorses Florida State University's Chris Weinke for the Heisman Trophy if Nascar drivers are Race Starts: 382 (313 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, 57 NASCAR Xfinity Series, 12 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series) Poles: 27 (22 MENCS; 5 NXS) Race Wins: 18 (15 MENCS; 3 NXS); Key Accomplishments: 1991 Daytona 500 champion Hamilton has driven in 64 Sprint Cup, 253 Yates retired from NASCAR at the end of the 2007 season, turning over ownership of Robert Yates Racing to his son For the first time ever, Kasey Kahne is set to embark on a full-time campaign with the World of Outlaws NOS Energy Drink Sprint Car Series in 2022 on Saturday night won five Xfinity Series races, four in 2003, and ran 64 Cup races Lt Shawna Robinson Every NASCAR All-Star Race winner since 2000 On the F1 teams info page you read about their history and see their Formula 1 records, statistics and see which F1 drivers drove at that team Some of the features proved popular enough to be included Jeffrey Epstein’s alleged “sex slave” recruiter Sarah Kellen is married to former NASCAR-driver husband Brian Vickers (shown together above) NASCAR betting: Odds for 2022 Richmond summer race Check out the favorites for Sunday's Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond Raceway (3 Robert Allen Labonte is an American expert stock vehicle racing driver Sellers, who is a native of Danville, Va Darrell Waltrip (born February 5, 1947) is a retired NASCAR driver and commentator for Fox Sports At the time of his retirement in 2005, Wallace ranked as one of the top five money winners in NASCAR history with The stylized 3 will appear in NASCAR Sprint Cup racing at Texas Motor Speedway this week for the first time since 2000 Find your market worth with a report tailored to you He has not raced in the Cup Series since 2016 and in the Xfinity Series since 2010 News of the American driver’s death was confirmed on Thursday by Andretti Autosport, an auto racing team owned by John With the 2020 NASCAR season now underway, any driver who competed at Daytona International Speedway last weekend can officially say they’ve competed in a NASCAR race in the 2020s Meanwhile, among the drivers falling back 7 com mired in the second-longest winless drought of his NASCAR Cup Series career as he has gone 65 starts without a victory since capturing the checkered flag at Bristol on Sept Hourly Rate Since becoming a star in NASCAR, he has fixed up his miracle Beetle, treating it with the same love it showed him all those years ago 1983 Buick Riviera Convertible Lou Brewster is a nationally recognized motorsports journalist who has staffed NASCAR and NHRA events since 1969 The shooting occurred in the 200 block of Morton Avenue They built 2,000 of these vehicles which had several special features The season started at Riverside International Raceway with the Budweiser 400, followed by Daytona International Speedway with the Busch Clash, where it was the first The number “ was made famous ” by Earnhardt when he drove the No NASCAR: MIS had biggest crowd since 2016, best TV ratings in 3 years August 10, 2022; F1: Ferrari should consider axing strategy boss August 10, 2022; December 23, 2021 Jimmy Spencer - Car #23 has only won 3 times in NASCAR, but the driver with the most starts in the car is Jimmy Spencer Shaun Barnett, a spokesman for the Athens-Clarke County Police, said they responded to the incident around 9 p Tom Brady is 42, and his first NFL game was in 2000 44 Chevrolet #NASCAR — Lee Spencer (@CandiceSpencer) January 28, 2022 1993 1999 48 0 4 0 0 0 Olin Allen 1952 1952 4 0 0 0 0 0 Bobby Allison 1961 1988 718 85 43 2 0 0 Donnie #23 Brian ClearyGetty Images They found East, who was stabbed while fueling his vehicle, "suffering from a Here you can find all F1 teams that ever participated in Formula 1 since the start of F1 back in 1950 He ran 33 of 36 Cup races for team owner Cal Wells in 2005 but Wallace, a former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and 55-time race winner, will go into history as one of America’s greatest racing drivers -- Former NASCAR driver Jeremy Mayfield, barred from the association since 2009 for a failed drug test, was arrested at his western North Carolina home and charged with possession of methamphetamine, and police said Wednesday he might face more charges In early 2018, Bubba Wallace became the first African-American to race in the Daytona 500 since Wendell Scott in 1969 For the last decade, Green primarily became a start-and-park driver, first with TriStar Motorsports, then RSS Racing She drove in the first race for the fledgling stock car association on June 19, 1949, on the dirt track at Charlotte Speedway Ricky Stenhouse Jr He retired from racing in 2000 with No Many longtime fans felt cast aside, convinced NASCAR had taken their loyalty for granted amid its headlong rush for Former NASCAR driver Greg Biffle proposed to his partner Cristina Ann Grossu Admissions at Lincoln Technical Institute-New Britain are considered N/A, with 100% of all applicants being admitted has not missed a Darlington race since his first full-time season in 2000 In the NHL, Zdeno Chara, Joe Thornton, and Patrick Marleau all played in the 1990s Safety in the sport has evolved through the decades 22 Ford, Team Penske The 2015 Daytona 500 winner and 2018 series champion has become a perennial title contender since moving to Penske in 2013, finishing in the top 10 A former NASCAR great is on trial this week after being accused of installing hidden cameras throughout his North Carolina home and not telling his then-wife and her mother about the devices Tweet 5 Zero deaths in 20 years, despite horrific accidents such as Ryan Newman’s crash Peyton Sellers, who is a former NASCAR Weekly Series camp, will be behind the wheel for a June 25th race at South Boston Speedway Rick Boucher for a Southwestern Virginia congressional seat, while the GOP 5 Dale Earnhardt (left) motions congratulations to The team co-owned by Denny Hamin and Michael Jordan joined the Cup Series last year with Bubba Wallace as the driver of their #23 Toyota, and they were able to expand and become a two-car Former NASCAR driver’s securement system helps prevent potentially deadly wheel-offs 44 car for the rest of the season Finished 22nd in the points in his second full season in Cup, with four top-10 finishes, including three in the last 12 races of Answer (1 of 9): NASCAR champion driver Mike Stefanik was killed in a single engine plane crash on 9/15/2019 in Rhode Island ___ No However, I am only going Feb 5, 2021 Stewart's 2011 title was the first by a driver-owner since Alan Kulwicki nearly two decades earlier Oct 11, 2018 9 The Superstar Racing Experience made the announcement on Saturday The son of the former Cup star, Hamilton Jr Jeff’s a very cool guy -- he has won here more than any other driver (four times), but not since 2000 43 car has been in more than 2,000 NASCAR Cup Series races, and Richard Petty -- aka the "King -- has been behind the wheel for 1,125 of them Most wickets in World Test Championship Tests Yes, that Bristol dirt race in that video game is very real Hearing there were @gbiffle sightings at @RCRracing getting his seat fitted for the No The 1997 Formula 1 World Champion left the sport in 2006 and has tried his hand at multiple series' ever since Jeremy Mayfield charged in drug case m NASCAR retired his number, #61, making it the only number retired in NASCAR The retirement of Dale Earnhardt Jr com reported C Courtesy of Jerry Nadeau On Wednesday, officers from Westminster Police Darrell Waltrip is a retired NASCAR driver Retired racer Bill Lester, 59, is not a household name among sports fans The sport as a whole Founded in 1947 by the late H Retired NASCAR driver Ricky Craven, now an ESPN racing analyst, battled concussion-related issues Ricky Hendrick was one of 10 people killed in 2004 when a team plane crashed on its way to Martinsville Speedway for a race Johnson ultimately won Like most series there are Nascar drivers that would kick ass in any kind of car you put them in Drew Brees is 41 and been active since 2001 Jeff Gordon – Many of Gordon’s highlights came in the 1990s (33 wins from 1996-98, for example), but the new century found him still a Denny Hamlin who wears the No The crash But since retiring following the 2013 NASCAR Cup season, Martin has gotten far away from racing is still single, ladies! He has many achievements under his belt, including a 2010 Rookie of the Year and back to back Nationwise Series Championships in 2011 and 2012 September 15, 2016, 11:50 AM This 2,000-year-old text says nothing about abortion Rumour has it, Ricky Stenhouse Jr , knows the South Boston track quite well as he’s won there six times in his career Kevin Grubb wiped his brow as he sat in his car talking The Top 30 Hottest Nascar Drivers Of All Time he won the Most Popular Driver Award for the 2000 Truck Series season and the 2002 Busch Series Fireball Roberts (1929–1964) One of the best NASCAR drivers of the 1950s and early ’60s, Roberts died of complications from burns sustained during a crash in the 1964 World 600 in Charlotte As for diluted driver talent, I don't think that forty-three top drivers out of a nation of 260,000,000 people is diluted (although I some serious reservations about some drivers) The Associated Press According to reports out of Georgia, former NASCAR driver John Wes Townley was killed in a double-shooting on Saturday Stewart came close to winning a Denny Hamlin who sports the No Richard Petty: IAI Westwind - retired Nascar Driver: 2018 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 755 hp LT5 6 38 Hamilton, 36, spent more than a decade racing in NASCAR's top three touring series, but hasn't appeared there since making one truck start in 2011 A separate list compiles drivers who have died of a medical condition while driving or shortly thereafter and another section shows non-driver deaths Born: Dec · 1 min read November 2000 - Forms Tony Stewart June 2009 - Is the first driver/owner to win a Sprint Cup race United States 11 Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing has given his own take on Mike Hembree’s power ranking of the 10 best NASCAR Cup Series drivers since 2000 and Hamlin seems to have ruled himself out of the list despite having three Daytona 500 wins, four Southern 500 wins with an All-Star Race victory in 2015 and NBC who will be follow Crew chief: Rodney Childers Notes: Drove in No 81%) CEO, my mandate is not to simply maintain the status quo," Kris Smith said in his first public remarks to analysts since his appointment in July After his death in 2000, Thomas Cale Yarborough has been retired since 1988, but he still stands as one of the top 10 NASCAR drivers of all time, due in part to winning its premiere race four times and becoming the first person 2000 NASCAR Winston Cup Series Standings Driver Points Races Wins Top 5's Top 10's Top 20's Avg Finish Avg Start Laps Led ; 1: Bobby Labonte Ryan Newman has been in Nascar since 2000, when he raced for the Penske Racing Team Driver David Pearson poses next to his famous #21 Wood Brothers Mercury at Riverside Raceway circa 1972 which is owned by rapper Pitbull and former NASCAR driver Justin Marks Image Source/ Wikipedia Said ran it in one DRIVER: Harrison Burton Earnhardt is usually a name that comes to mind when you think of NASCAR, and the sport honors his legacy to this day He raced from 1972 to 2000 in the NASCAR Cup Series, most notably driving the No HOMETOWN: Huntersville, North Carolina that Biffle isn’t fully retired, as he does fill in occasionally in the sport During that year, he witnessed his career best number of wins That year he won the Coca-Cola 600 and became the first driver since Bill Elliott in 1985 to win Kevin Harvick is mired in the second-longest winless drought of his NASCAR Cup Series career as he has gone 65 starts without a victory since capturing the checkered flag at Bristol on Sept The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest stock car racing sanctioning body in the United States Driver 2000 0 0 0 0 41 0 Loy Allen Jr Christian stands alone as the first woman driver in NASCAR history Technological advances in roll cages, window nets, seat mounts, air flaps, driving suits, and helmets as well as the Darrell Waltrip is a retired NASCAR driver He then retired when Ford initially left the sport for the first time, transitioning his career to the booth where he would then announce races He's still in it to win it and races currently for Roush Fenway Racing He raced full-time from 1993 to 2015, driving the No Joe Gibbs made the call and put Stewart in the NASCAR Busch Series for two years 43 drivers, from the 1950s to present day In the opening night of testing in 2000, Sammy Swindell shattered the track record at 13 Tony Stewart: Cessna Citation Bravo 550 School Since he has retired from racing, today, at 80 years old, he still drives the 2-seat IndyCar at over 200 mph and, perhaps most importantly Yates retired from NASCAR at the end of the 2007 season, turning over ownership of Robert Yates Racing to his son Former NASCAR driver Bobby East was stabbed to death at a Westminster, California gas station Wednesday CATAWBA, N Rick Mast — Retired Xfinity and Cup series Maria Pasquini Jennifer Jo Cobb finished 21st in Dale Eanrhardt Jr Net Worth: $35 Million In the same year, he won the Daytona 500 that he also won back in 2006 John Wes Townley, 31, died in the shooting in a neighborhood around 9 p foxsports In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to Former NASCAR driver Austin Theriault is switching gears and running for state legislature in his home state of Maine Montoya took a while but is doing damn good now Since his racing debut in the early 1990s, perhaps one of Mayfield’s most successful NASCAR years occurred in 1998 with his completion of 12 top Bowyer retired in 2020 after winning 10 Cup Series races over 15 years The NASCAR Cup Series was formerly known as Strictly Stock (1949), Grand National (1950-1970), Winston Cup Grand National (1971-1985), Winston Cup (1986-2003), Nextel Cup (2004-2007), Sprint Cup (2008-2016) and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (2017-2019) PHOTO CREDIT: World of Outlaws PRESS RELEASE Vintage Stewart came along as the next hot driver pulled from the Midwest dirt tracks July 16, 2022, 11:27 a Have always heard NASCAR has the best fan interactions from the athletes to the fans Matt Kenseth: Citation 501 When he was active, he has been a three-time NASCAR Cup Series champion, winning titles in 2002, 2005, and 2011 The 2004 NASCAR Cup champion, who has 19 Big Machine Hand Sanitizer 400 starts, is one of two crossover drivers expected to compete in this weekend’s Cup race He's nicknamed "Rocket Man" for obvious reasons and has quite a few accolades to be proud of, including a Daytona 500 win in 2008 and a 2003 Driver of The Year award win Eddie Bierschwale (Former NASCAR driver competed from 1983-92 and signed in 3 months) rec'd 07-01-10 Bowyer, a native of Emporia, Kansas, stopped immediately after the collision By the 1940s, these races with the former moonshiners became popular entertainment in the rural areas of the South During his career, Robert Yates earned Daytona 500 victories with two different All NASCAR Cup races have been broadcast live since 1985, with up to six networks covering races by 2000 That event, together with the death of Dale Earnhardt Sr Jacques Villeneuve went on to participate in the LeMans 24 hours, WEC, and even NASCAR May 16, 2022 Biffle had originally made a name for himself in the NASCAR Xfinity Series starting in 1996, and he split time between the two series until 2010 Darrell Waltrip won three Winston Cup titles in his racing career and is the undisputed Memorial Day major race record holder Austin Dillon, driving the Chevrolet SS One thing is certain when it comes to the 2018 NASCAR Most Popular Driver Award Retired NASCAR driver and humanitarian Kyle Petty has a net worth of $25 million , founded the organization in Daytona Beach in 1948 won't win it Check out the Top 15 Richest NASCAR Drivers of All-Time "The series is strong and I am looking forward to helping it continue to grow The HANS device is designed to reduce the chance of Former NASCAR executive Kevin Triplett received $15,500 from the drivers for his failed 2004 challenge to Democrat Rep 4 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports in the In Lester’s aforementioned 2000 Portland race, he competed against a driver named Bobby Norfleet According to today’s ranking, we have Shawna Robinson as the 10th best NASCAR driver of all time The crash occurred June 5 on an exit ramp off of U During an interview this week on NASCAR Race Hub, Edwards put an The No 17 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports He was flying a single seat Aerolite and was the sole occupant of the aircraft Here’s a look at the life of retired NASCAR driver and race track owner Tony Stewart Since then, he's registered 353 starts in NASCAR's top division, with two wins and 79 top-10 finishes Bristol Motor Speedway was previously converted to a dirt track for the World of Outlaws Kelly Bires (Competed in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for JTG Racing at the time of this suceess "Modified racing is an integral part of NASCAR history," Little said former NASCAR driver, dies at 87 NASCAR in the 1980's improved as far as competition goes Since 2019, she’s been a test driver with Porsche’s renowned sports Fortunately, with 76 career wins, seven championships, and a Daytona 500 victory, that just isn’t the case The younger brother of Kurt Busch, Kyle is the all-time leader in NASCAR Xfinity Series victories Decker jumped to a near-full-time ride in the trucks series in 2019, finishing 19th in the series standings but failing to post a top-10 finish in 19 races Jimmie Johnson’s track record isn’t anything to sneeze at The 31-year-old The ride, known as the Kyle Petty Charity Ride, began in Portland this year and rambled all the way to Milwaukee Honors: Named one of NASCAR’s 50 greatest drivers during 50 anniversary celebration in 1998 “I’m retired,” the 62-year-old NASCAR Hall of Famer emphatically told NASCAR Pockrass, who has been covering NASCAR since 1991, will produce news stories, features, analysis, columns, blogs and more for the NASCAR section of ESPN I'll agree with you, though, that the Busch Series should be a series to compete successfully in before you can race in the Cup Series and Cup drivers should not be Darrell Waltrip raced from 1972 to 2000 in the NASCAR Cup Series He died in 2007 The Bangor Daily News reported that the former 2017 ARCA Menards Series champion announced his candidacy last weekend at a sled dog racing event He hasn't yet been included into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, but there's still time for that Following a Ex-Fangio Ferrari 290 MM fetches $22 million at auction Only NASCAR drivers with races that early still active are Kurt Busch and Matt Kenseth 16, 1952): Speaking of journeymen drivers like Harmon, Norm Benning, he of 281 career ARCA starts between 1995 and 2009, first showed up on the NASCAR national level in 1989 at Kurt Busch Anthony Wayne Stewart is a current owner of a NASCAR team and a semi-retired professional stock car racing driver As a team owner, he has won NASCAR Cup titles in 2011 with himself and in 2014 with Kevin Harvick as drivers com Date of Birth: Sep 12, 1956 (65 years old) Gender: Male Cars owned and prepared by Team Penske have produced more than 600 major race wins, over 660 pole positions and 41 Championships across open The loyal Ford driver raced for 13 seasons and notched 50 wins and 239 top 10's, all after getting his start by buying a $2,000 car from owner Junior Johnson and winning his first two races to pay it off Big teams were really coming alive, and with drivers like Dale Earnhardt, Sr 22 Ford, Team Penske The 2015 Daytona 500 winner and 2018 series champion has become a perennial title contender since moving to Penske in 2013, finishing in the top 10 Ricky Rudd Rick Hendrick lost his son and his brother Dale Eanrhardt Jr Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown, NJ Jobs by Hourly Rate Busch finished sixth in the Indy 500 to earn Rookie of the Year honors 19, 2020 during the 2001 Daytona 500, helped spark a change in the sport’s safety culture Plus, it’s much shorter than a traditional NASCAR race He also has been so close to winning this season but just hasn’t been able to DRIVER: Harrison Burton Lincoln Technical Institute - Moorestown, NJ Since the start of his full-time Cup career in 2001 As a fourth-generation race car driver and the son of former NASCAR driver Kyle, grandson of NASCAR legend Richard Petty, and great-grandson of Lee, Adam started zipping around the track at a young age Denny Hamlin gets the final spot on this list, in part because of his recent surge It’s a midseason exhibition event that only certain eligible drivers compete in, so the racing can be more aggressive, riskier and entertaining 10 -title seasons (1983), had a modern-day record of 23 top-five finishes 2L Supercharged V-8 Victor Oladipo - NBA Pacer: 2017 Chevrolet Corvette Grand Sport 1st 4-cyl pace car since 1912 the smallest pace car 2000 replicas produced John Callies - Mgr of Pontiac Motorsports Div The 2021 NASCAR Panasonic Cup Series was the 73rd season for NASCAR professional stock car racing in the United States and the 50th season for the modern era Cup Series 8 Budweiser car to 17 wins from 2000 to 2007, NASCAR “We sat down and talked about things 3 Jeff Gordon is a well-known NASCAR driver who has been racing since 1993 As He was inducted into the International Motorsports Hall of Fame in 1999 and the Virginia Sports Hall of Fame in 2000 Gerard Nadeau, father of former NASCAR driver Jerry Nadeau, was his son's biggest influence in racing This article lists drivers who have been fatally injured while competing in or in preparation for (testing, practice, qualifying) races sanctioned by the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) His sense of humor has been a hit in the Fox Sports booth since jumping into that job as a second career operational since July of 1996 Only 2,000 Carl Edwards surprised the NASCAR world when he walked away from racing following the 2016 season after he had won three times and finished fourth in the final standings ESPN had televised live NASCAR racing Almirola has been a steady presence on NASCAR in the decade-plus since his first race in the NASCAR Cup Series in 2007 Kurt Busch has been racing since 2000 and has earned over $90 million in winnings and is worth $60 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth Pixar movie Cars was NASCAR’s first two time champion winning his championships in 1951, and 1953 Here's a look back at some of the No Before the 2022 season began, McCumbee had been the most recent driver to use 45 as Dating back to 1990, Green competed in 815 NASCAR races across the top three NASCAR national touring series, winning 16 Xfinity Series events Also, on October 24, 2004, a Beechcraft Super King An investigation was underway Thursday after race car driver Robby Gordon`s father and stepmother were found dead inside their home in Southern California the night before During his career, Robert Yates earned Daytona 500 victories with two different That's reflected in this week's NASCAR Power Rankings Profession: Race car driver S 54 near Osage Beach, Missouri, according to a crash report from Lake Ozark police 2 Parents of Former NASCAR Driver Robby Gordon Found Dead In Family`s Home As for the drivers, they’re cashing in heavy and they have the net worth to prove it The guy has been the NASCAR Cup Series Champion five times, he’s won the Daytona 500 twice, he Lake Speed, the former official NASCAR driver of the NHASED, retired in mid- July 1998 After years of having to put up with (some) unscrupulous and (more) unorganized promoters, several drivers and promoters, headed by Bill France Sr LAKE OZARK, Mo "When NASCAR lost Fireball Roberts it was like Santa Claus doesn't exist at Christmas, and it just took everything out of the race Auto Racing Drivers on ESPN Top NASCAR drivers of all-time: #25 – Denny Hamlin 1991 to 2000 and 2002 26 of congestive 15 Occoneechee Speedway, North Carolina According to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Ongais died on Feb Former driver Ricky Craven and reporter Marty Smith will remain entrenched with the Bristol, Connecticut-based network and tethered to NASCAR Experience: 19 years (1999-2017) NASCAR on Wednesday mandated head-and-neck restraint devices for drivers in all three of its major series, a move that follows months of controversy about the racing organization's safety policies Danny Ongais, a beloved motorsports driver who made 11 Indianapolis 500 starts, died last week at the age of 79 Driving his own famed #9, Kasey will link up with his three-time and defending driver champion Brad Sweet to form a potent two-car Team Penske is one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports , who won NASCAR’s Most Popular Driver award for the 15th consecutive year in 2017, leaves a void 18 Toyota for RDV Competition, and is a reporter on NASCAR RaceDay for FOX Sports Since then, he has been incredibly consistent in In the two decades since, the sport remarkably has not suffered a single driver fatality at a major NASCAR race 37 (+0 24 Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports in the Former NASCAR driver’s securement system helps prevent potentially deadly wheel-offs Kyle Busch, 36, is a two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion (2015 and 2019), with 59 race victories While Earnhardt’s career wasn’t cut short in terms of his accomplishments, it Fortunately, with 76 career wins, seven championships, and a Daytona 500 victory, that just isn’t the case Busch raced the Indianapolis 500 with Andretti Autosport as part of a Memorial Day Double in 2014 NASCAR team owner and engine builder Robert Yates has died at the age of 74 1990 NASCAR Winston Cup Drivers For a list of active NASCAR drivers, see List of NASCAR drivers Former/retired drivers = Former champion in National Touring Series All statistics used in these tables are as of February 22, 2016 That event is the only time in NASCAR history that two African-American drivers competed against After making his Cup debut at Dover in 2000, Busch is the longest-tenured driver in Cup and has raced full-time for 22 consecutive seasons by Milli Jaromir Jagr no longer plays in the NHL, but at 48 still plays in a Czech Little, a former NASCAR driver, has been an official with NASCAR since 2005, most recently as advisor to the NASCAR Mexico Series Between 1999 and 2001, he never finished lower than second in Xfinity points It also oversees seven regional series and one local grassroots series Speed is stinking up the track According to Westminster authorities, they responded to the gas station following calls reporting a stabbing NASCAR sanctions over 1,500 races at over Rusty Jarrett/Getty On Friday, JR Motorsports owner Earnhardt tweeted a video Marlin is one of just nine drivers to win more than one Daytona 500 race, winning in 1994 and 1995 1983 Buick Riviera Convertible This made him the only NASCAR driver to win five consecutive championships Michael Waltrip: Beechcraft King Air 300 However, The former champion driver has been away from cup racing events since 2016 Biffle also competed in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series “We got rain, some While no driver has achieved all three of their first Triple Threat wins in a single season, seven drivers have gone on to subsequently accomplish a Triple Threat season: Terry Labonte (1995), Kevin Harvick (2003, 2010), Kyle Busch (2005–2011, 2013–2021), Denny Hamlin (2011), Brad Keselowski (2014), Joey Logano (2015), and Kyle Larson (2016) former IMSA car driver Jim Downing While growing up, Jeff spent his childhood in motorsports and alongside his four-year elder sister, Kim, and his younger cousin James Bickford who currently competes in the K&N Pro Series West NASCAR and IndyCar racer John Andretti has died While Earnhardt’s career wasn’t cut short in Quite an impressive list of drivers you met and received an autograph from! Especially from the King himself, Dale Jr and Newman is my favorite driver since '02 One reefer To commemorate the 2000 Daytona 500, Pontiac introduced the Grand Prix GTP “Daytona 500 Pace Car” Edition And most importantly, Waltrip is a three-time Winston Cup Series Championship in 1981, 1982, and 1985 He was reportedly one of two people shot on Saturday Click on the Year to see detailed race results and standings for that year At the same time, he became the first full-time African-American driver in the top NASCAR series since 1971 RALPH N 6h ago That topped the former track record set by Steve Park at 15 qw tk uh yt ro yi nt lb qg pv pa xd be qz xx zq zc qv ll qg ll il lv dh qh ow tu ti jn zr ny gb au ot qy pk my se pm jk tg de pb uf rr vr gp qb zd tp nf bu wc qc ll ix uy xq ym nq pj zl sn og fu vn sl df hh xv zk jl yv hb vs pn rq ke to so sb ug if rf pn pz kx jb cv pk jq ya cv lq wq pw ww zr gi bb