Category Archive: NASCAR

Mar 05

Dumoulin Competition and King Autosport: A powerful combination

The first race of the 2015 season takes place on May 17th on the road circuit of the Canadian Tire Motorsport Park.

Dumoulin Competition logo King Autosport and Mario Gosselin have turned a new page in history in 2014 by becoming the first team made up entirely of Quebecers to ever win the NASCAR Canadian Tire series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 05

Phoenix to add tire barrier for race weekend

PIR will work with NASCAR to enhance ‘impact-absorbing technologies’

Phoenix International Raceway wall Jimmie JohnsonPhoenix International Raceway, which will host the second leg of NASCAR’s West Coast trip, announced Wednesday that it will install a tire barrier in time for next weekend’s tripleheader. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kroger 250, Boyd Gaming 300 and Kobalt 400

NASCAR logoThe NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for its first stop on a three-race west coast swing – Sunday’s Kobalt 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX).

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Mar 02

Gordon hits another wall without SAFER barrier

Four-time champion adds Atlanta to list that includes Las Vegas, Richmond

Jeff Gordon

For the second time in two weeks, a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver crashed into a wall that was not covered with the Steel and Foam Energy Reduction (SAFER) barrier safety system. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 28

Inspection woes prevent several from qualifying

Gordon, Stewart, Kenseth and Johnson among those that couldn’t get out

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race here at Atlanta Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET, FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Teams learn new package in Atlanta open test

Drivers adjust to less horsepower, get data in first session under 2015 rules

Jeff Gordon 3M carJamie McMurray was fastest in the opening session, Jeff Gordon in the second. And defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick was third fastest in both as teams spent nearly four hours testing here Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV present ‘I Am Dale Earnhardt,’ a compelling look at the life of an Indelible American Icon

SPIKE TV’s New, Original Documentary Premieres Monday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Dale Earnhardt Sr - photo NASCAR NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV have joined forces to create a captivating and revealing documentary on the life of a legendary American sports hero – Dale Earnhardt.  The original film, “I AM DALE EARNHARDT,” premieres exclusively on Monday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SPIKE TVRead the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Kyle Busch has successful surgery on left foot

Joe Gibbs Racing driver resting comfortably in hospital

Kyle BuschKyle Busch underwent successful surgery on his left foot Wednesday in Charlotte, according to a statement released by Joe Gibbs Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Canadian driver Mario Gosselin 15th in Xfinity opener

Nascar Xfinity race at Daytona Speedweek

Nascar Xfinity - King Autosport - Mario Gosselin The veteran racer and Crew Chief had the busiest weekend of his career at Daytona last week, having prepared two King Autosport team cars for the 300-mile Xfinity race, then qualifying the No 90 car and racing to a magnificent 15th place despite broken rear shock absorbers.

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Feb 25

New tracks highlight return of NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash

Potential $1M Bonus for drivers and fan sweepstakes highlight program

NASCAR XFINITY Series logoThree new tracks headline the “Dash 4 Cash” program as it  returns for the seventh consecutive year, and first as part of the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Dover International Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Darlington Raceway will debut as part of the program, while Indianapolis Motor Speedway will return in 2015.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

Two-time NASCAR Truck Series Champ Todd Bodine to appear at Toronto’s Motorama Show

Will appear Saturday & Sunday to sign autographs and meet fans

2010 Daytona Cup Todd Bodine head shot (Large) Continuing the long tradition of NASCAR stars who have come to Toronto to meet the fans and be part of Canada’s biggest indoor racing show, two-time NASCAR Truck Series champion Todd Bodine will appear at this year’s inaugural Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Atlanta

Logano aims for rare 2-fer

NASCAR logo Joey Logano followed up his career-year of 2014 with a stirring win in the Daytona 500, becoming the second youngest driver to win the Great American Race at 24 years old. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Indycar ‘monitoring’ Busch situation as it evolves

Regan Smith was named to replace the Stewart-Haas Racing driver

Kurt BuschNASCAR on Feb. 21 denied Kurt Busch’s initial appeal for reinstatement from the indefinite suspension the sanctioning body announced Feb. 20 for “actions detrimental to stock car racing.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Joey Logano wins 2015 Daytona 500

First victory in the Great American Race for Team Penske driver

Joey Logano - photo © C. Trotman - NASCAR via Getty Images No one seemed more surprised than Joey Logano as he stood atop his No. 22 Penske Racing Ford in Daytona International Speedway Victory Lane celebrating his first-ever Daytona 500 victory on Sunday. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

Drivers wish Kyle Busch well after hard Daytona hit

Busch taken to hospital by ambulance after big XFINITY Series wreck

Drivers wish Kyle Busch well after hard Daytona hit

Kyle Busch hit the interior wall of Daytona International Speedway hard during Saturday night’s Alert Today Florida 300 season-opening XFINITY Series event, sustaining injuries that will keep him out of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

National Motorsports final appeal hearing statement

Kurt Busch now has exhausted his appeal options

The National Motorsports Final Appeals Officer, Mr. Bryan Moss, heard and considered the appeal of driver Kurt Busch. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

National Motorsports appeals Panel Statement

The National Motorsports Appeals Panel today heard and considered the appeal of driver Kurt Busch.

The penalty concerns Section 12.1.a: Actions detrimental to stock car racing; 12.8: Behavioral penalty. The penalty stems from activities last year involving Kurt Busch that resulted in a decision by the Family Court of the State of Delaware to issue an Order of Protection of Abuse against him. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

NASCAR and FOX to introduce 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series creative campaigns

Nowhere But NASCAR’ Brings to Life the Thrill of the Sport’s Top Series and the Series Where Names Are Made

NASCAR logo Riding a surge of momentum generated by the most thrilling Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ ever, NASCAR® and FOX are releasing a broad portfolio of original creative promoting the return of the most unpredictable and dramatic experience in sports. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

NASCAR indefinitely suspends driver Kurt Busch

NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch

Teamwork Pays Off at Daytona Haas Automation Driver Helps Teammate’s Cause in Budweiser Duel|February 19,2015NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch for actions detrimental to stock car racing following the release today of a supplemental disposition setting forth the findings and conclusions that formed the basis for the Family Court of the State of Delaware’s decision on Monday to issue an Order of Protection from Abuse against him. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

NASCAR announces Nominees for 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class, Landmark Award

Evernham, Hyde, Kulwicki, Martin and McGriff Added To Ballot

NASCAR Hall Of Fame Legendary engine builders, crew chiefs, owners and drivers. Their roles and responsibilities may have differed, but they all have one trait in common – each made an everlasting mark on NASCAR history. Read the rest of this entry »

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