Tag Archive: Jeff Burton

Feb 07

NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 previews new season

NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction, Driver Appearances, Q&As, Gen-6 Car Featured

NASCAR logoA long winter’s wait is over. NASCAR Acceleration Weekend 2013 rolls into Charlotte, N.C. Friday through Sunday signaling the beginning of the new season. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 18

NASCAR National Series News and Notes + Fast Facts

New Hampshire’s First Race Wrote Chase’s Script

2010_09_18_EHB_2866NHMS LogoHow accurately did July’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway preview this year’s Chase field? Within one position of perfection.

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Sep 18

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the SYLVANIA 300

There have been 35 NASCAR Sprint Cup races at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

NHMS Logo2010_09_18_EHB_2866A look at some of the top statistical performers at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon, New Hampshire going into the SYLVANIA 300 on Sept. 23. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 01

Crew chiefs staying with driver a thing of the past

Just three current pairings have been together for more than 100 races

Tony Stewart - Darian GrubbNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesJake Elder got the nickname “Suitcase” for the sheer number of jobs he held during his tenure as a NASCAR crew chief. In an era when drivers and crew chiefs stayed together season after season, Elder’s lengthy and varied resume was considered unusual. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 20

Andrew Ranger set for maiden Sprint Cup start at the Glen

In Frank Stoddard’s # 32 car

2011-06-05_05582011-07-09 Toronto Indy G 517Andrew Ranger will get a first Sprint Cup start at the Watkins Glen road course, 22nd round of the season, that will be held on Sunday August 14.

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May 08

Regan Smith finally finds his breakthrough at Darlington (+result)

It was a career-making moment for a driver with a stellar reputation as a qualifier

Regan Smith Darlington donutsNASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesCarl Edwards got to know Regan Smith in late 2002, when the future Sprint Cup star was driving a Truck Series entry for Mike Mittler, an owner from his home state of Missouri. Read the rest of this entry »


Feb 17

Duel 1 win gives Kurt Busch Daytona pole (+results & photos)

Jeff Burton emerged victorious in the second race

Daytona 500  - logo 2011Kurt Busch Dodge 22Kurt Busch gained pole position for the Daytona 500 with victory in the first Gatorade Duel, while Jeff Burton emerged victorious in the second race ahead of Clint Bowyer.

* Do not miss Flagworld’s photo albums from Daytona starting Friday *

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Dec 01

Roland DGA announces partnership with Richard Childress Racing

NASCAR Champions launch RCR Graphics Center with Roland wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters

RCR Roland logoRCR logoA whole new look is in store for Richard Childress Racing (RCR) thanks to  wide-format inkjet printing technology from Roland DGA Corp. Read the rest of this entry »


Jul 24

Indianapolis: Jacques Villeneuve last but happy

He will race the Brickyard 400

Just like Juan Pablo Montoya and Sam Hornish Jr, Jacques Villeneuve dreamt of racing the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Speedway after the famous Indy 500 during their open wheels racing career.



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Nov 15

NASCAR: Johnson rolls at Phoenix, ups Chase lead to 108

Jimmie needs to finish 25th or better at Homestead to win title

From his fiasco in Fort Worth, Jimmie Johnson rose like a phoenix in — where else? — Phoenix. A week after teasing his Chase for the Sprint Cup competitors with a 38th-place finish at Texas — his worst of the season — Johnson regained control of his championship run by winning Sunday’s Checker O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »


Sep 01

NASCAR: Analyzing the Pep Boys Auto 500

At Atlanta Motor Speedway

There’s some telling history between Atlanta Motor Speedway about every driver around the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup top-12 bubble. Read the rest of this entry »


Jun 21

NASCAR: Restarts to be major factor

At Infineon Raceway, the new format suddenly gets interesting

NASCAR introduced its change to double-file restarts at two wide, forgiving tracks – Pocono and Michigan – with negligible effect of the outcomes of the two most recent Sprint Cup races. Read the rest of this entry »


Mar 04

NASCAR: Wild swings offer hope to Cup laggards (+photos)

When it comes to volatility, Wall Street doesn’t have a corner on the market

The 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup season has had some wild swings of its own, and it’s precisely this volatility that can offer hope to those who have yet to get their groove back. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 15

Key Motorsports to run a Nationwide car full time in ’09

Key Motorsports will run its first full-time entry in the Nationwide Series in 2009

Team owner Curtis Key has announced. Read the rest of this entry »


Nov 30

NASCAR: As championships add up

So does Johnson’s clout

It was meant to be a moment of levity at an otherwise serious event. Read the rest of this entry »


Oct 12

NASCAR: Jeff Burton wins at Lowe’s (+result)

He moves to second in points

Despite Jimmie Johnson’s fast start to the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Jeff Burton hasn’t been willing to concede the trophy to the two-time defending champion. Read the rest of this entry »