Sprint to end run as NASCAR series sponsor after 2016 season

...in wireless."The wireless carrier assumed a 10-year sponsorship agreement with NASCAR when it acquired Nextel in 2005. The Nextel Cup Series became the Sprint Cup Series in 2008, and Sprint later agreed to a three-year extension that took...

Sprint acquiring Nextel in $35 billion deal

...35 billion merger of Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. could challenge Cingular...would create a company called Sprint Nextel with 35 million wireless subscribers and...likely. The first challenge is that "Nextel's rough-and-tumble roots as an entrepreneurial...

NASCAR: Sprint-Nextel merger won't harm Cup series

...telecommunications giant Sprint Corp. and Nextel Communications Inc. But what long-term effects the merger will have on the Nextel Cup Series - including a possible name...that the 10-year sponsorship deal with Nextel is not in danger of being dissolved...

Nextel brings new services to Augustans

...market since March, wireless phone company Nextel Partners Inc. is coming out. The cellular...WestTown center at 3836 Washington Road. Nextel said the locations will employ about 15...traffic. The sales office will market Nextel's cellular and digital walkie-talkie...

Nextel ready to make presence felt

...title sponsor of NASCAR's top series, Nextel finally is making some noise. It began...said Monday it was his decision to have Nextel remain in the background until after Winston...this was still the Winston Cup, not the Nextel Cup, and R.J. Reynolds has been such...

Target, Nextel get into product-placement game

Target Stores and Nextel Communications Inc. are hoping to accelerate...and access to the pit in Chicago. The Nextel car's role in the Stallone movie was...PacWest Racing Group, said Kevin Flynn, Nextel's vice president for Minnesota and...

Nextel trying to block AT&T

SONOMA, Calif. - Nextel's 10-year, $700 million-plus...Green's No. 1 Chevrolet at DEI, but Nextel's contract with NASCAR allows them...teams once the circuit becomes the NASCAR Nextel Series. BAM Racing owner Beth Ann Morgenthau...

Report: MCI WorldCom, Nextel in preliminary takeover talks

...acquiring wireless phone service provider Nextel Communications Inc., The Wall Street...doesn't comment on rumor or speculation." Nextel spokesman Ben Banta said "we have no comment" on the report. Nextel, based in McLean, Va., has been considered...

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Merger of Sprint, Nextel won't affect series

...35 billion merger between Sprint and Nextel won't immediately change the way the...racing. NASCAR's top division, the Nextel Cup Series, won't change its name or...The new company will be known as Sprint Nextel, and it will be the third-largest telecommunications...

Teens take first steps to Nextel

...The next generation of drivers on the Nextel Cup Series will make their first steps...Racing. "This will be my first time in a Nextel Cup-type car," Sorenson said. "The...ARCA, then to the Busch Series, then to Nextel Cup. Ragan, son of former NASCAR driver...