Rudd anxious to get started with new team

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Ricky Rudd admits the obvious: the younger drivers...you still have time to get it done." Rudd has extra incentive in this, his 29th...Sadler, a young gun with one career win. Rudd wound up replacing Sadler at Wood Brothers...

Rudd still has hopes of catching Gordon

AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Ricky Rudd knows bad finishes in his last two races...for Sunday's Checker Auto Parts 500, Rudd trails series leader Jeff Gordon by a...first to 43rd - of 151 at each event, Rudd still has time to at least make it interesting...

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Rudd survives thoughts, field for Pocono win

LONG POND, Pa. - As quickly as Ricky Rudd took the lead in the closing laps of Sunday's...to lose races in the last couple years, Rudd finally hit on a combination of luck...first 15 laps from the pole position, Rudd waited until the final 24 laps to lead...

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Rudd leaves ownership behind

LAS VEGAS -- Once Ricky Rudd's ego allowed him to take orders instead...accept paychecks instead of writing them. Rudd tried for six years on the NASCAR Winston...jet-quick Ford Taurus race cars, Rudd is content with only one full-time duty...

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Harvick, Rudd harbor grudge

...isn't forgiving and forgetting, and Ricky Rudd doesn't care. Harvick said Friday he regrets tapping Rudd's car and his use of bad language during...Richard Childress Racing driver still blames Rudd for putting him in the wall late in the race...

Ricky Rudd faces uncertainty

...NASCAR Winston Cup Series has been Ricky Rudd. His ability to win at least one race...stretched into three presidencies. Suddenly, Rudd has never faced so many uncertainties in...future as a lot of people right now," Rudd said while preparing for Saturday night's...

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Wood Brothers hire Rudd to replace Sadler

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- The Ricky Rudd saga ended Tuesday when the driver signed...year for Robert Yates Racing in the ride Rudd is vacating when his contract expires in...said from the beginning that until Ricky Rudd is in a seat, we were not going to sign...

Sponsors loss pulls plug on Rudd

...the laughter stopped, the idea of Ricky Rudd driving for Robert Yates suddenly didn't...The racing community had rallied around Rudd's attempt to secure sponsorship for the...said I should drive his car next year," Rudd said. "I think we both got a laugh out...

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Rudd and new team working on consistency

Ricky Rudd hasn't gotten off to the start he had hoped...weekends on Winston Cup's 36-race schedule, Rudd reflected on being 19th in the points. His...this year with the Wood Brothers," said Rudd, who left Robert Yates Racing following...

Rudd, disenchanted with NASCAR's future, considering retirement

CONCORD, N.C. -- Ricky Rudd, one race away from breaking the NASCAR...too many more events in his future. Rudd, in his 21st season of Winston Cup racing...I'll give a lot of thought too," Rudd said while testing his Robert Yates Ford...