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Atlanta Motor Speedway race day summary

Mark Martin wins record-high five Crown Royal IROC championships while Martin Truex, Jr. wins season finale race Hampton, Ga. (October 29, 2005) Atlanta Motor Speedway provided fans a double header on Saturday and the fans were not ...

Atlanta II: Goodyear Racing preview

GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Nextel Cup Series -- Race No. 33 -- Bass Pro Shops / MBNA 500 NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series -- Race No. 22 -- Easycare 200 Crown Royal International Race of Champions -- Race No. 4 Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.5-mile ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday notes 1

SORENSON TO RUN FIRST CUP RACE AT HOME TRACK: Peachtree City, Ga., native Reed Sorenson qualified for his first Nextel Cup race Friday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where he won many races in a Legends car. The 19-year-old driver ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday notes II

GORDON ADDS SPARKLE TO SPONSORS: Georgia-Pacific on Friday - just hours before Nextel Cup qualifying that bears its name - announced a multi-year agreement to put its Sparkle brand of paper towels on the No. 24 Chevrolet of four-time champion Jeff ...

Atlanta pre-race quotes

2005 Crown Royal IROC Series Finale Final Pre-Race Quotes Max Papis (2004 Grand American Road Racing Co-Champion) "This is my first time here at Atlanta Motor Speedway and it is a great track. I had a lot of fun running around here today, (Max ...

Legendary drivers honored at Atlanta

Legendary Drivers Honored in Ceremony; Nearly a Quarter-Million Votes Cast by Fans HAMPTON, Ga. (October 28, 2005) -- After nearly three decades of championship racing, the International Race of Champions (IROC) and title sponsor Crown Royal made ...

Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday notes I

IROC NAMES FIRST "ALL-TIME" TEAM: Four legends of racing were honored Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway, as the inaugural inductees into the "Crown Royal IROC Legends of Victory Lane" team. A panel of three motorsports journalists ...

Atlanta Wednesday testing pit notes

Hampton, GA (Oct. 26, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series continued testing at Atlanta Motor Speedway Wednesday, which included practice sessions for the series competitors. Nearly half the field was on hand to take ...

Atlanta pre-race facts, lineup

Crown Royal International Race of Champions Race Four Championship Finale -- Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday, October 29, 2005 The following is the Crown Royal IROC starting lineup for Saturday's 65-lap, 100.1-mile race. The start time is 1:45pm ...

Atlanta Tuesday test pit notes

2005 CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES FINALE PIT NOTES FROM ATLANTA Hampton, GA (Oct. 25, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series began testing over the weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway in preparation for the finale round of the ...

Scott Pruett Atlanta preview

PRUETT SET TO PUT THE WRAPS ON 2005 IROC CAMPAIGN IN ATLANTA INDIANAPOLIS (October 26, 2005) -- CompUSA Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates pilot and defending Rolex Sports Car Series Daytona Prototype champion Scott Pruett will pit his ...

Atlanta Thursday pit notes

Hampton, GA (Oct. 27, 2005) -- 2005 Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series competitors Mark Martin, Helio Castroneves and Kurt Busch took initial practice runs during Thursday's on track sessions in preparation for this Saturdays final ...

Mark Martin needs to start to clinch championship

Million Dollar Day for Mark Martin in Atlanta HAMPTON, Ga. (October 14, 2005) -- It's not every day a man can show up to work, flip a switch and collect $1 million. But that's exactly what Mark Martin will do Saturday, October 29 in the Crown ...

Richmond race results, standings

ROYAL INTERNATIONAL RACE OF CHAMPIONS Race Three -- 90 Laps (67.5 Miles) Thursday, Sept. 8, 2005 Richmond International Raceway, Richmond, VA .75-mile D-shape oval <pre> Finish Start Driver Car Color Car ...

Richmond race notes

MARTIN TAKES RICHMOND CROWN ROYAL IROC WIN RICHMOND, Va., September 8, 2005 -- Kurt Busch dominated Round Three of the Crown Royal International Race of Champions (IROC) at Richmond International Raceway on Thursday night, but it was Mark ...

Richmond starting lineup

The following is the Crown Royal IROC starting lineup for Thursday's 90-lap, 67.5-mile race. The start time is 7:00 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live by Speed Channel. Race Three Line Up -- Inversion of the point standings: The driver with the ...

BUSCH: Martin does Richmond triple

MARTIN LOOKS FOR THE TRIPLE AT RICHMOMD Locked into chase, Martin sets sights on IROC, BUSCH and CUP races CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 7, 2005) -- Unlike a year ago Mark Martin will not enter this weekend's race at Richmond with the weight of the ...

BUSCH: Roush Racing Richmond preview

Richmond International Raceway, September 8-10th, 2005 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series: Chevrolet Rock and Roll 400, Saturday 7:40PM NASCAR Busch Series: Emerson 250, Friday @ 7:50PM NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series: ...

Richmond Tuesday test quotes

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES RICHMOND QUICK TRACK QUOTES Richmond, VA -- (September 6, 2005) SEBASTIEN BOURDAIS -- First time ever on a three-quarter mile track and still a stock car rookie: "This has been really interesting, and as with the other IROC ...

Richmond testing preview

THE SOPHOMORE TRY AT RICHMOND FOR CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES Richmond, VA (Sept. 3, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions Series began a week of testing at Richmond International Raceway in preparation for round three, of the four ...

Series watches month of May

MAY RESULTS COULD LEAD TO CROWN ROYAL IROC INVITES Tinton Falls, N.J. (May 27, 2005) -- May is, arguably, one of the most notable racing months of the year in the United States. The tales of two cities -- Indianapolis and Charlotte -- engross the ...

Standings after Texas

Pos Driver Series Points --- ------------------------------ ------------------------- ---------- 1. Mark Martin NASCAR Nextel Cup 42 2. Sebastien Bourdais ...

Texas race results

Pos Start Driver Car Laps Times Led Laps Led Bonus1 Bonus2 Points Status --- ----- -------------------- ------------- ---- --------- -------- ------ ------ -------- ---------- 1. 1 Sebastien Bourdais 2 (Yellow) ...

Texas post-race quotes

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES TEXAS RACE QUOTES Sebastien Bourdais, Champ Car World Series: Winner "It's quite special for an open-wheel driver to keep up with the NASCAR drivers here," said Bourdais. "These (NASCAR) guys have a lot of tricks, and they ...

Texas race notes

BOURDAIS WINS FIRST CAREER CROWN ROYAL IROC RACE Champ Car driver holds off Mark Martin for Texas win FT. WORTH, April 15, 2005 -- With his racing season less than a week old, Frenchman Sebastien Bourdais has already stamped two wins to his 2005 ...

Goodyear Texas race incident statement

GOODYEAR RACING STATEMENT IROC RACE TIRE INCIDENT AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY In the late stage of Friday's International Race of Champions event at Texas Motor Speedway, race leader Kurt Busch hit the wall when his right front ...

Texas starting lineup

CROWN ROYAL IROC Race Two Texas Motor Speedway, Friday April 15 The following is the Crown Royal IROC starting lineup for Friday's 67-lap, 100.5-mile race. The start time is 6:00 p.m. Central Time and will be broadcast by Speed Channel at 8:00 ...

Texas Friday pit notes

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES PIT NOTES FORT WORTH (April 15, 2005) -- Bobby Hamilton worked hard in the final practice session for the Crown Royal International Race of Champions. The NASCAR Craftsman Truck champion jumped from practice car to ...

Pre-race quotes

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES Pre-Race Driver Quotes -- Race Two Texas Motor Speedway, Friday April 15 Sebastien Bourdais, Champ Car World Series "It's quite different than what I've been doing over the last week, for sure. The IROC cars are about twice ...

Wednesday pit notes 2

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES PIT NOTES Kinser and Pruett Practice Quotes FT. WORTH, Texas (April 13, 2005) -- 19-time World of Outlaws champion, Steve Kinser and 2004 Grand American Road Racing champion, Scott Pruett put in initial practice laps at ...

Texas Wednesday pit notes

Outlaws Lasoski & Kinser in Crown Royal IROC ride-around car 2005 Crown Royal IROC World of Outlaws representatives, Danny Lasoski gives the legendary World of Outlaws "King," Steve Kinser a few laps around the 1.5-mile high-banked Texas Motor ...

Texas Motor Speedway pre-event notes

CROWN ROYAL IROC TEXAS SHOWDOWN SET America's Leading Drivers To Put Their Pride On The Line Friday Night FORT WORTH, Texas (April 13, 2005) - The premise for the Crown Royal International Race of Champions is simple. Place 12 championship ...

Texas pit notes 2005-04-12

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES PIT NOTES Open Wheel Monday FT. WORTH, Texas (April 11, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions was back in the saddle at Texas Motor Speedway Monday in preparation for round two, of the four race $1- ...

Daytona round one race notes

RECORD BREAKING WIN FOR MARTIN IN CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., February 18, 2005 -- Mark Martin's bid for a record-breaking fifth Crown Royal International Race of Champions (IROC) got off to a great start in the series-opener at ...

Daytona post-race quotes

Kurt Busch, NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series champion "A few cars just spun out. You can't blame it on one specific driver. It was a wreck waiting to happen. When you have so many champions wanting to get to the front, and you've got Matt leading the ...

Daytona post-race press conference

Martin Truex, Jr., d river of the No. 8, second-place finisher in the Crown Royal IROC race ON THE FINAL LAPS: "It was a lot of fun. The cars were really, really close together and it seemed like if you got out of line you'd just go to the back & ...

Daytona round one results

Pos Start Driver Car Laps Times Led Laps Led Bonus1 Bonus2 Points Status --- ----- -------------------- ------------- ---- --------- -------- ------ ------ -------- ---------- 1. 11 Mark Martin 6 Lt. Blue ...

Pre-race notes

Crown Royal IROC Race One Daytona International Speedway Daytona 25th IROC Race At Daytona - The 2005 season opener marks the 25th IROC race at Daytona International Speedway. Inaugural IROC Daytona Event - The series concluded its inaugural ...

Daytona starting lineup

Crown Royal IROC Series Line Up It's All About First's For Bourdais On The Pole Daytona Beach, FL (Feb. 16, 2005) -- The 2004 Champ Car World Series champion, Sebastien Bourdais is on the pole for the season opening race of the 2005 Crown ...

Daytona Pit Notes 2005-02-15

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES PIT NOTES Something New, Something Borrowed and Something Andretti Daytona Beach, Fla. (February 15, 2005) -- To borrow a phrase from the world of music radio promos -- "And the hits just keep on coming." Everyday during ...

Daytona Pit Notes 2005-02-14

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES PIT NOTES IRL IndyCar Star Buddy Rice Takes First Laps Daytona Beach, Fla. (February 14, 2005) -- One of the highlights of the season opener for the Crown Royal International Race of Champions team is getting new drivers ...

Daytona Friday pit notes 2005-02-11

CROWN ROYAL IROC SERIES PIT NOTES Frigid Friday Does Not Deter Drivers Daytona Beach, Fla. (February 11, 2005) -- Frigid temperatures on Friday did not deter the Crown Royal International Race of Champions drivers from lengthy practice sessions at ...

Daytona Thursday pit notes 2005-02-10

Crown Royal IROC Pit Notes Max Papis' First Daytona Oval Experience Daytona Beach, Fla. (February 10, 2005) -- Max Papis, the 2004 Grand American Road Racing co-champion, took his first laps on the 2.5-mile, high-banked oval portion of the Daytona ...

Daytona day one pit notes

Crown Royal IROC Series Pit Notes Series' Newcomers Sebastien Bourdais, Bobby Hamilton Try Out IROC Cars Daytona Beach, Fla. (February 9, 2005) -- The Crown Royal International Race of Champions began on-track activities at Daytona International ...

Texas to host round two

Crown Royal IROC Field Announced FORT WORTH-DALLAS (January 19, 2005) - Defending Crown Royal International Race of Champions titlewinner Matt Kenseth and Danny Lasoski, who captured the inaugural IROC race at Texas Motor Speedway, lead the ...

Atlanta season finale race report

Matt Kenseth Sweeps Crown Royal IROC Finale at Atlanta First ever $1 Million Dollar Champion Hampton, GA (Oct. 30, 2004) - Reigning NASCAR Nextel Cup champion, Matt Kenseth made it a clean sweep Saturday at Atlanta Motor Speedway by winning the ...

Final results, points, purse

<pre> THE CROWN ROYAL INTERNATIONAL RACE OF CHAMPIONS Race Four-- 65 Laps (100.1 Miles) Saturday, October 30, 2004 Atlanta Motor Speedway 1.54-mile quad oval Finish Start Driver Car Color Car ...

2005 schedule announced

Crown Royal International Race of Champions Schedule Announced Famed series to make 25th appearance at Daytona Hampton, Ga. - (Oct. 29, 2004) - Officials of the Crown Royal International Race of Champions (IROC) series announced today that ...

Atlanta driver line-up, facts

Crown Royal International Race of Champions Race Four Championship Finale - Atlanta Motor Speedway Saturday, October 30, 2004 The following is the Crown Royal IROC starting lineup for Saturday's 65-lap, 100.1-mile championship finale. The start ...

Atlanta pit notes 2004-10-25

2004 Crown Royal IROC at Atlanta Motor Speedway Pit Notes Hampton, GA (Oct. 25, 2004) - World of Outlaws star, Danny "The Dude" Lasoski is keeping alive his streak of being the first series competitor on the scene to get seat time. Lasoski ...

Richmond final practice notes, quotes

Richmond, VA (Sept. 7, 2004) -- The weather cooperated Wednesday afternoon in the Richmond, VA area allowing the Crown Royal International Race of Champions a final afternoon practice session. Drivers participating in the final sessions were World ...

Richmond race report

NASCAR Nextel Cup Driver Matt Kenseth Wins Crown Royal Iroc at Richmond Richmond, VA (Sept, 9 2004) -- NASCAR NEXTEL Cup star Matt Kenseth won race three of the Crown Royal International Race of Champions at Richmond International Speedway ...

Richmond race three results

The Crown Royal International Race of Champions <pre> Race Three 90 Laps (67.5 Miles) Thursday Sept. 9, 2004 Richmond International Raceway Richmond, VA .75-mile D-shape oval Fin St Driver Car Color Laps Points ...

Richmond preview

Crown Royal International Race of Champions Race Three - Richmond International Raceway Thursday, September 9, 2004 The following is the Crown Royal IROC starting lineup for Thursday's 90-lap, 67.5-mile race. The start time is 7:30 p.m. Eastern ...

Richamond practice quotes - day one

Richmond, VA (Sept. 7, 2004) - Crown Royal IROC race three activities resumed on-track Tuesday at Richmond International Speedway. Six of the 12 series competitors were on hand to turn initial practice laps in preparation for the inaugural Crown ...

BUSCH: Roush Racing Richmond preview

Roush Racing heads to triple-threat weekend in Richmond Richmond International Raceway, Sept. 9-11, 2004 NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series: Chevy Rock & Roll 400, 7:30PM, Sept. 11 NASCAR Busch Series: Emerson 250, 8:00PM, Sept. 10 NASCAR Craftsman Truck ...

Richmond test notes 2004-09-06

Crown Royal IROC Prep Continue at Richmond Richmond, VA (Sept. 6, 2004) -The Crown Royal IROC team has been negotiating rain throughout Sunday and Monday at Richmond International Raceway in preparation for round-three, which will be broadcast ...

Richmond test notes 2004-09-03

RICHMOND, VA (Sept. 3, 2004) The Crown Royal International Race of Champions began on-track race preparations Friday for race-three of four at Richmond International Raceway, which will be a double-header Thursday night September 9 with the NASCAR ...

Richmond test notes 2004-05-19

IROC Series Ready To Roar into Richmond May 18, 2004 -- The International Race of Champions (IROC) made a stop at Richmond International Raceway for two days of testing in preparation for its Richmond and short track debut this September. Danny ...

WoO's Lasoski takes Texas win

Lasoski Wins IROC Race at Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH, TX (April 2) -- Danny Lasoski made the World of Outlaws proud Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. "The Dude" became the second World of Outlaws Sprint Series driver to win a ...