Rain postpones the latest Nextel race

DOVER, Del., June 3 (UPI) -- Heavy rains spurred by tropical depression Barry Sunday forced a cancellation of the Nextel Cup's Autism Speaks 400 at Dover, Del.

Newman captures pole for 600-mile race

CONCORD, N.C., May 24 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman won the pole Thursday for Sunday's running of NASCAR's longest race -- the Coca-Cola 600.

Gordon reacts to car inspection failure

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 16 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon Friday said he accepts his fate with NASCAR officials after his Chevrolet failed a post-race inspection because of height violation. Gordon won Thursday's second Gatorade qualifying run for this Sunday's Daytona 500, but during the inspection,

Gordon, Stewart head qualifiers at Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon and Tony Stewart won Thursday's 60-lap Gatorade Duel runs at Daytona to qualify for Sunday's Daytona 500.

Waltrip speaks on Daytona 500 fiasco

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 15 (UPI) -- Michael Waltrip Thursday said he considered pulling out of the Daytona 500 qualifying race because of rules violations by crew chief David Hyder. Waltrip's No. 55 Toyota was cited after last Sunday's Gatorade Duel qualifying runs.

Waltrip crew chief suspended

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 14 (UPI) -- David Hyder, the crew chief for Nextel Cup driver Michael Waltrip, was suspended Wednesday for rules violations during qualifying for Sunday's Daytona 500.

Report: Two have problems at Daytona

DAYTONA, Fla., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne had their qualifying runs for next Sunday's Daytona 500 disallowed after both failed post-race inspections, it was reported.

NASCAR issues several disciplines

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 6 (UPI) -- NASCAR has suspended, fined and placed on probation Nextel Cup Series crew chief Todd Berrier because of rules violations last weekend at Talladega.

Jarrett wins at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., Oct. 2 (UPI) -- Dale Jarrett collected his first victory of the NASCAR season, edging Tony Stewart to win Sunday's UAW-Ford 500 at Talladega Superspeedway.

Ryan Newman captures the Dover 200

DOVER, Del., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman won the Dover 200 Busch race Saturday for his fourth consecutive Busch Series win.

eBay suspends Gordon's helmet sale

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 22 (UPI) -- The online eBay auction of the racing helmet Nextel Cup driver Robby Gordon wore was halted after a suspicious top bid of $9.7 million was posted.

NASCAR gives fines, penalties for Sylvania

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 19 (UPI) -- NASCAR issued fines and penalties Monday to four Nextel Cup Series teams because of rule violations this past weekend at the Sylvania 300.

Waltrip leaving DEI

MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 15 (UPI) -- Dale Earnhardt Incorporated (DEI) and driver Michael Waltrip announced Friday they will part company in 2006.

NASCAR fine five crew chiefs

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 11 (UPI) -- Five Nextel Cup Series crew chiefs were fined by NASCAR for violations in connection with the Pepsi 400 July 2 at Daytona International Speedway.

Edwards takes Pocono 500

LONG POND, Pa., June 12 (UPI) -- Carl Edwards won the Pocono 500 auto race Sunday at Long Pond, Pa.

Waltrip on pole for Sunday's Pocono 500

LONG POND, Pa., June 11 (UPI) -- Michael Waltrip won the pole Saturday for Sunday's Pocono 500 at with a time of 53.238 seconds (169.052 m.p.h.) on the 2.5-mile tri-oval..

Jeff Gordon wins at Talladega

TALLADEGA, Ala., May 1 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon won the Aaron's 499 Nextel Cup race Sunday at the Talladega Superspeedway, finishing 0.193 seconds ahead of runner-up Tony Stewart.

Busch wins 500 race at Phoenix

PHOENIX, April 23 (UPI) -- Kurt Busch won Saturday night's Subway Fresh 500 race at the Phoenix International Raceway, finishing 2.315 seconds ahead of runnerup Michael Waltrip.

Jeff Gordon wins Daytona 500

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon won the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sunday, finishing 0.158 seconds ahead of second place Kurt Busch.

Wreck mars Daytona 500 qualifying

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 17 (UPI) -- Michael Waltrip and Tony Stewart won the Daytona 500 qualifying races Thursday, the second of which included a multi-car wreck that left tempers frayed.

Mayfield wins NASCAR pole

DOVER, Del., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Jeremy Mayfield captured the pole Friday for the second race of the Nextel Cup's chase for the championship, the MBNA America 400.

Newman breaks Gordon's pole string

LOUDON, N.H., July 24 (UPI) -- Ryan Newman has the pole for Sunday's Siemens 300 Nextel Cup race at New Hampshire International, breaking Jeff Gordon's four-race pole win streak.

Gordon wins another NASCAR pole

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 1 (UPI) -- Jeff Gordon made it three straight NASCAR Nextel Cup poles Thursday mogjt, posting the fastest qualifying lap for Saturday's Pepsi 400.

Martin wins MBNA 400 at Dover

DOVER, Del., June 6 (UPI) -- Mark Martin snapped a 73-race winless streak Sunday with a victory in the MBNA 400 NASCAR Nextel Cup race at Dover International Speedway.

Johnson wins from pole at Coca-Cola 600

CONCORD, N.C., May 30 (UPI) -- Jammie Johnson led virtually from start to finish Sunday night at the NASCAR Coca-Cola 600 to clinch his eighth career victory.
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