Category Archive: NASCAR

Dec 11

Field Set for ‘The Clash’ at Daytona

75-Lap Event Caps Sunday Doubleheader at the World Center of Racing

NASCAR fans get a double-dose of racing action to open the 2018 season on Sunday, February 11, with The Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway capping a day that starts with Coors Light Pole Award qualifying for the 60th Annual Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Dreams Realized For Champions From Across The Globe

NASCAR Home Tracks Awards Spotlights Accomplishments

For a 17-year-old, Todd Gilliland was in a familiar situation when he took the stage at the Charlotte Convention Center at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Friday night. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

David Thorndyke will race new look Camaro in 2018

NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Thorndyke will race new look Camaro in 2018David Thorndyke and the #67 Thorsons EVT Chevrolet team are already busy preparing for competition in the 2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Series.  Next season there will be a fresh look to the #67 machine, as Thorndyke will be campaigning the new look Chevrolet Camaro when they hit the track for the season opener in May. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

NASCAR and Whelen Engineering Announce Multi-Year Extensions

To continue its entitlement sponsorship through 2024

Company to Remain Entitlement Sponsor of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Through 2024;
Whelen Signs Ten-Year Renewal with NASCAR Hall of Fame. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 06

Marc-Antoine Camirand and GM Paillé engage full-time in the NASCAR Pinty’s series

“It’s every driver’s dream to have a drive with a top-tier team confirmed for a full season”

2017-12-06--0022Marc-Antoine Camirand will run full time in the NASCAR Pinty’s series in 2018 thanks to his renewed partnership agreement with GM Paillé, #1 au Canada of Berthierville, QC.

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Dec 05

Ryan Newman ready to ride RCR, new Chevrolet to Victory Lane in 2018

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Ryan Newman has advanced to the Championship 4 during his tenure with Richard Childress Racing, but he had never won a race with the organization entering 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

Dale Earnhardt Jr. ends full-time racing career with 15th consecutive MPD Award (+video)

Earnhardt, 43, was named on nearly 68 percent of the votes cast by fans

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who retired from full-time competition in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the conclusion of the 2017 season, has been named the National Motorsports Press Association Most Popular Driver for the 15th consecutive time.

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Nov 27

2018 Schedule announced for NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Calendar Includes First Race In U.S.; Championship finale set for Jukasa

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoThe NASCAR Pinty’s Series will open at one of the preeminent road-course venues in North America, include the series’ first championship points race in the United States, and will conclude at historic and refurbished Jukasa Motor Speedway in Ontario. The 2018 schedule, which was announced today, will feature some of the country’s iconic tracks and will crown Canada’s stock car champion over the course of 13 races from Nova Scotia to Alberta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Speculation grows on who Danica Patrick will drive for at 2018 Indy 500

Patrick held a news conference to say that she’d conclude her career in the Indianapolis 500

Danica PatrickNot long after a tearful Danica Patrick announced that the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil would be the final race of her career, the news was still too fresh for many Verizon IndyCar Series team officials to digest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Martin Truex Jr. wins Miami race, 2017 championship (+video)

“It’s just overwhelming” – Truex

At the end of a riveting, breathtaking battle that had fans in the grandstands on their feet long after the checkered flag, Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch by .681 seconds at Homestead-Miami Speedway to win Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 and his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

Martin Truex Jr. Wins 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship

Jones Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; Toyota Captures Manufacturers’ Title

NASCAR Monster Energy logoFollowing a long and winding road, Martin Truex Jr. finally owns the biggest prize in motorsports. The driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota capped off a dominant season in fitting fashion –by capturing the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship with a stirring victory in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Nov 18

William Byron wins 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship

Byron Also Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; No. 22 Team Penske Ford Captures Owners Title;

NASCAR XFINITY Series logoWilliam Byron’s meteoric NASCAR rise continued Saturday, as the 19-year-old added two more superlatives to an already lengthy list – 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Champion and 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Byron is only the second driver to win the XFINITY Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott, 2014). Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Goodyear remains exclusive tire supplier across all three National Series; renewed multi-year agreement extends six decades of partnership

Goodyear and NASCAR extend historic partnership

NASCAR logoNASCAR and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a renewed sponsorship agreement that ensures Goodyear is the exclusive tire of NASCAR’s top three national series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Danica Patrick to end racing career at Indianapolis 500

The first woman to win an Indy car race

Danica Patrick will end her racing career at the 102nd Indianapolis 500.Danica Patrick plans to return to the Verizon IndyCar Series and race in the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May 2018, the final start in her barrier-breaking career as a race driver. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Christopher Bell wins 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship

Briscoe Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; Toyota Captures Manufacturer Title

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series logoYouth has been served once more in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Christopher Bell, 22, completed an outstanding sophomore campaign by capturing the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship following Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 16

CBRT welcomes Brett Taylor full-time in 2018

This past year Taylor was behind the wheel in a CBRT prepared car for three events

Canada’s Best Racing Team - CBRTFollowing a successful 2017 campaign Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) is hard at work preparing for competition in the 2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Series that will again race on ovals, road courses and temporary street circuits across Canada.

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Nov 16

22 Racing & Theetge team up again

Veteran to run Pinty’s oval races for championship team

2017-06-25_0049It is with great pleasure that 22 Racing announce Wednesday the return of Donald Theetge to the team for 2018. Theetge will compete in the No. 24 Mercedes-Benz St Nicholas/Circuit Acura entry in all of the NASCAR Pintys Series oval events. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

Kenseth denies Elliott for Phoenix win; Keselowski ices final Miami spot (+video)

Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Raceway

The middle-aged man without a ride for 2018 drove a dagger through the heart of the youngster expected to shine in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for years to come. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 12

Denny Hamlin’s late-race run-in with Chase Elliott ends his title dreams

High drama in the desert

The Chase Elliott-Denny Hamlin rivalry continued Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, and it had massive playoff implications. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Phoenix

5 Drivers To Fight For Final Championship 4 Berth At Phoenix

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Phoenix Raceway for its penultimate race of the season and the Playoffs Round of 8 cutoff event – Sunday’s Can-Am 500 (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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