Friday, January 11, 2008

2007 NASCAR Drivers

I can't wait until the 2008 NASCAR Nextel Cup gets underway. Juan Pablo Montoya was my boy last year and his willingness to trade paint as a rookie was fun and impressive. With Dale Earnhardt Jr. on a good team, I expect a bunch of wins from him, probably Daytona.

As a little slice of history, here are last year's drivers;

84 A.J. Allmendinger* Toyota Red Bull Team Red Bull Rick Viers
49 John Andretti Dodge OBOVO.com BAM Racing Dean Johnson
36 Johnny Benson Toyota 360 OTC Bill Davis Racing Slugger Labbe
16 Greg Biffle Ford Dish Network Roush Fenway Racing Greg Erwin
22 Dave Blaney Toyota Caterpillar Bill Davis Racing Tommy Baldwin Jr.
4 Todd Bodine Chevrolet Lucas Oil/State Water Heaters Morgan-McClure Motorsports Chris Carrier
07 Clint Bowyer Chevrolet Jack Daniel's Richard Childress Racing Gil Martin
31 Jeff Burton Chevrolet AT&T Mobility Richard Childress Racing Scott Miller
2 Kurt Busch Dodge Miller Lite Penske Racing Pat Tryson
5 Kyle Busch Chevrolet Kellogg's/CARQUEST Hendrick Motorsports Alan Gustafson
10 Patrick Carpentier Dodge Valvoline/Stanley Tools Valvoline Evernham Racing Mike Shiplett
8 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Chevrolet Budweiser Dale Earnhardt Incorporated Tony Gibson
99 Carl Edwards Ford Office Depot Roush Fenway Racing Bob Osborne
21 Bill Elliott Ford Motorcraft Wood Brothers/JTG Racing Gene Nead
38 David Gilliland Ford M&M's Yates/Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing Todd Parrott
24 Jeff Gordon Chevrolet DuPont Hendrick Motorsports Steve Letarte
7 Robby Gordon Ford Camping World/RVs.com Robby Gordon Motorsports Peter Sospenzo
11 Denny Hamlin Chevrolet FedEx Express Joe Gibbs Racing Mike Ford
29 Kevin Harvick Chevrolet Shell/Pennzoil Richard Childress Racing Todd Berrier
44 Dale Jarrett Toyota UPS Michael Waltrip Racing Jason Burdett
48 Jimmie Johnson Chevrolet Lowe's Hendrick Motorsports Chad Knaus
9 Kasey Kahne Dodge Dodge Dealers Lifetime Powertrain Warranty/UAW Gillett Evernham Motorsports Kenny Francis
17 Matt Kenseth Ford DEWALT NANO Technology Roush Fenway Racing Robbie Reiser
43 Bobby Labonte Dodge Cheerios/Betty Crocker Petty Enterprises Doug Randolph
34 Kevin Lepage Dodge MyAutoLoan.com Front Row Motorsports Scott Eggleston
01 Mark Martin Chevrolet U.S. Army Dale Earnhardt Incorporated Ryan Pemberton
66 Jeremy Mayfield Chevrolet Best Buy Haas CNC Racing Harold Holly
26 Jamie McMurray Ford Crown Royal Roush Fenway Racing Larry Carter
25 Casey Mears Chevrolet National Guard/GMAC Hendrick Motorsports Darian Grubb
15 Paul Menard* Chevrolet Johns Manville/Menards Dale Earnhardt Incorporated David Charpentier
42 Juan Montoya* Dodge Texaco/Havoline Chip Ganassi Racing Donnie Wingo
78 Joe Nemechek Chevrolet Furniture Row Racing Furniture Row Racing Jay Guy
12 Ryan Newman Dodge ALLTEL Penske Racing Mike Nelson
45 Kyle Petty Dodge Marathon American Spirit Motor Oil Petty Enterprises Bill Wilburn
6 David Ragan* Ford AAA "Show Your Card and Save" Roush Fenway Racing Jimmy Fennig
96 Tony Raines Chevrolet DLP HDTV Hall of Fame Racing Brandon Thomas
00 David Reutimann* Toyota Burger King Michael Waltrip Racing Frank Kerr
88 Ricky Rudd Ford Snickers Yates/Newman/Haas/Lanigan Racing Charles Barraclough
19 Elliott Sadler Dodge Dodge Dealers Lifetime Powertrain Warranty/UAW Gillett Evernham Motorsports Rodney Childers
70 Johnny Sauter Chevrolet Yellow Trans. Haas CNC Racing Bootie Barker
41 Reed Sorenson Dodge Target Chip Ganassi Racing Jimmy Elledge
20 Tony Stewart Chevrolet The Home Depot Joe Gibbs Racing Greg Zipadelli
40 David Stremme Dodge Target Chip Ganassi Racing Steven Lane
1 Martin Truex Jr. Chevrolet Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Dale Earnhardt Incorporated Kevin Manion
83 Brian Vickers Toyota Red Bull Team Red Bull Randy Cox
55 Michael Waltrip Toyota NAPA Auto Parts Michael Waltrip Racing Buddy Sisco
18 J.J. Yeley Chevrolet Interstate Batteries Joe Gibbs Racing Steve Addington

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