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May 30
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Jimmie Johnson: Joining double-digit club would be significant milestone

2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Team Lowe's Patriotic) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images DOVER, Del.— With his next victory at Dover International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson will join an exclusive club. Currently, there are only four drivers in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history who have won 10 or more races at the same track. Richard Petty accomplished the feat at five different venues: Daytona (10), Martinsville (15), North Wilkesboro (15), Richmond (13) and Rockingham (11). Darrell Waltrip, the only other driver in the double-digit club at more than one track, amassed 12 victories at Bristol, 11 at Martinsville and 10 at North Wilkesboro. David Pearson won 10 races at Darlington, and Dale Earnhardt Sr. 10 at Talladega, and their two names are inexorably linked to those tracks—just as Johnson’s will be at Dover when and if ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon To FOX Booth For 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season

Jeff Gordon (center) in the Booth with Alex Alexander (left) and Michael Waltrip (right) for FOX Sports Jeff Gordon will join FOX NASCAR full time in 2016 as an analyst for FOX’s 16th year of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series coverage, the network announced on Thursday. Gordon will join play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and analyst Darrell Waltrip in ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Waltrip, Jamie McMurray Tout Magnitude of NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race as Historic 30th Anniversary Nears

NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip, who won the inaugural NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race in 1985, and defending Sprint All-Star Race champion Jamie McMurray talked about the magnitude of winning the biggest all-star event in sports during a media event marking the upcoming 30th anniversary of the event on Friday. (CMS/HHP photo) BRISTOL, TENN. (April 17, 2015) – Less than a month before the 30th anniversary of the biggest all-star event in sports on May 16, former race winners Darrell Waltrip and Jamie McMurray reflected on what it means to take the ... FULL STORY »

FOX NASCAR Analysts React to Tire Penalties Handed Down to No. 31 Team NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tuesday

FOX NASCAR NASCAR on Tuesday imposed a P5 level penalty on the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing team for rules infractions discovered as a result of NASCAR’s post-event tire audit conducted following the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway. Below, FOX ... FULL STORY »

FOX Sports 2015 Daytona 500 Race Preview

FOX NASCAR Commentators Mike Joy, Darrell Waltrip and Larry McReymolds 2015 MARKS THE 15TH YEAR THAT FOX ANNOUNCERS MIKE JOY, DARRELL WALTRIP & LARRY MCREYNOLDS HAVE WORKED TOGETHER IN THE BROADCAST BOOTH, WHICH IS LONGER THAN ANY OTHER THREE-MAN BROADCAST CREW IN PROFESSIONAL SPORTS.  THE TRIO RESPONDED TO HOW THEY’VE ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Waltrip Delivers Keynote Address At National Prayer Breakfast

Darrell Waltrip FOX NASCAR Lead Analyst Shares Testimony in Washington, D.C. on Birthday FOX NASCAR lead analyst Darrell Waltrip joined an elite group this morning when he delivered the keynote address and shared his testimony at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, ... FULL STORY »

Reaction As Jeff Gordon Announces 2015 As Final Full Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season

2013 NSCS Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Below you will find statements from around the racing community on today's announcement from Hendrick Motorsports driver Jeff Gordon, who announced that the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season will be his final full-time year on the tour. “Jeff Gordon ... FULL STORY »



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NASCAR on FOX Championship Week Q&A
Posted 11.12.14
Hammond, McReynolds and Waltrip Break Down the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup As NASCAR heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend to crown a champion in the Championship Round of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR on FOX analysts Jeff Hammond, Larry McReynolds and NASCAR Hall of Famer ...FULL STORY »
Known as "The Tide Slide," this moment between Darrell Waltrip and Rusty Wallace from the 1989 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (then called The Winston) is among the most memorable of the race's 30-year history. (CMS photo)
Twenty-Five Years Later, Darrell Waltrip and Rusty Wallace’s Famous Tide Slide Remains Among Sprint All-Star Race’s Most Memorable Moments
Posted 05.06.14
CONCORD, N.C. (May 6, 2014) – For three decades, the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway has produced some of the most memorable and intense on-track action of the entire season. With no points on the line and a $1 million payday to the winner, there’s nothing to ...FULL STORY »
Waltrip stands with Samford PR students in front of his historic No. 88 Gatorade Monte Carlo that won many races in the late 1970s.
Darrell Waltrip Educates Samford University Students on Talladega Superspeedway’s Incredible $19 College Ticket
Posted 04.15.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Four-time Talladega Superspeedway winner and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University in Birmingham on Tuesday, showcasing his historic No. 88 Gatorade Monte Carlo that won many races in the late 1970s and letting students know that Talladega Superspeedway has the best ticket ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
The Busch Boys, Who’s Where, Bobby Gerhart And Other Stuff
Posted 02.13.11
Hello again loyal readers and other folks. Now that I am fully breathin' again I have to say Saturday was one heck of a race day. Why I am still shakin' a bit, if ya know what I mean. I have been preparin' for this day for a few days ...FULL STORY »
Billy Bad Bu _ _ ? And Tony
Posted 05.28.09
Well, I am going to try this writin' business one more time. I kinda like it. Not too many people around here listen to me. Nitwits! I think they think I'm talkin' to hear my teeth rattle. As those silly girls in Hollywood say, "As if?" I just got to ...FULL STORY »


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