Category Archive: NASCAR

Feb 25

Kaz Grala sneaks by last-lap ‘Big One’ for win at Daytona

What happened between the first green flag and the checkers, however, could fill volumes

In the space of 100 laps, Kaz Grala went from youngest NASCAR national series pole winner at Daytona International Speedway to youngest NASCAR national series race winner at Daytona. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

NASCAR celebrates best racing in years with return of ready. set. race marketing campaign

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Creative to Debut During 2017 DAYTONA 500

NASCAR logo Following a season highlighted by some of the closest, side-by-side racing NASCAR® fans have seen in years, NASCAR today announced the return of its 2017 season launch marketing campaign, Ready. Set. Race.

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Feb 24

DJ Kennington races into the Daytona 500

DJ Kennington will start the 59th running of the Daytona 500 from the 30th position

DJ Kennington races into the Daytona 500 DJ Kennington of St. Thomas, Ontario will realize a lifelong dream this Sunday and for the first time since 1988 a Canadian will race in the Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 24

Truex Jr., Allmendinger, Buescher fail post-race inspection

Duel win slips away, but no rust on Junior’s return performance

Three cars failed post-race inspection following Thursday’s Can-Am Duels at Daytona International Speedway, disallowing their finishing positions and forcing them to the rear of Sunday’s Daytona 500 (2 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” gears up for a season-long ride with NASCAR

“Cars 3” Director, Key Talent and Life-Sized Characters Roll into DAYTONA 500

Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” gears up for a season-long ride with NASCAR Disney•Pixar’s “Cars 3” is teaming up with NASCAR this year as crowd favorite Lightning McQueen prepares to return to the big screen June 16, 2017.

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Feb 23

10th Annual NASCAR Diversity Awards Spotlights Industry Efforts

Ten Honorees To Be Recognized For Their Commitment To Multicultural & Diversity

NASCAR logo From Daniel Suárez’s historic NASCAR XFINITY Series championship to the efforts from NASCAR tracks, teams, sponsors and partners, the last year represented tremendous progress in the areas of diversity within the sport. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 23

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

He’s Back. Dale Jr. Set To Return At Daytona

2013-02-24_0146 After missing the final 18 races of the 2016 season Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns to his No. 88 Chevrolet for Sunday’s 59th running of the DAYTONA 500 (2 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 22

NASCAR Launches NASCAR TrackPass to Expand Reach of Live Racing Content

Digital Subscription Product Facilitates International Fan Development for 2017

NASCAR logo NASCAR TrackPass™, the sport’s first digital subscription product developed specifically for the international market, will now offer live racing action to more NASCAR® fans than ever before. Fans around the world can watch all 38 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ and 33 NASCAR XFINITY Series™ events either through NASCAR’s local television partner or by subscribing to NASCAR TrackPass.

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Feb 22

Get ready for the Daytona 500 with driver interviews

Don’t miss any of the stories, banter and laughs as NASCAR.com live streams

Chase ElliottDrivers take center stage starting at 8:30 a.m. ET Wednesday for the Media Day live stream presented by NAPA as excitement builds toward Sunday’s Daytona 500.

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Feb 21

Jean-François Dumoulin’s 2017 Pinty’s NASCAR Series race car unveiled

Spectra Premium develops NSCR100 Racing Car Radiator

20170221 - JF Dumoulin Spectra Premium Photo Yves Clément (3) Spectra Premium and the Company’s ambassador Jean-François Dumoulin today proudly presented a technological innovation, the new high-performance NSCR100 radiator.

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Feb 20

Chase Elliott captures back-to-back Daytona 500 poles

The pole was the second straight for Elliott, who led the field to green last year as a Sunoco rookie

Chase Elliott

Winning back-to-back Daytona 500 poles is something of a family tradition, as Chase Elliott proved by the skin of his teeth Sunday at Daytona International Speedway.
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Feb 18

Hamlin does his homework before doing battle

“I was at the very back for the first 20-some laps last year” – Hamlin

Denny HamlinJoe Gibbs Racing drivers have won the last three Advance Auto Parts Clash races at Daytona International Speedway and four of the last five. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

NASCAR expands concussion protocol

New features include consistent screening tool, additional neurological support

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced updates to its concussion protocol for competitors, adding a consistent screening tool for all venues and increasing available neurological support for race event weekends through its new partnership with AMR. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 17

Elliott starting to feel comfortable with No. 24 legacy

The history of the No. 24 car is monumental

Chase ElliottChase Elliott can’t make fans forget the legacy of the No. 24 car, but by all indications, he’s ready to make his own distinctive mark in that vaunted ride. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

FOX Sports and NASCAR Productions commemorate Jeff Gordon’s First Daytona 500 Victory in Original Documentary

Actor Luke Wilson Narrates Tonight’s “Beyond the Wheel” Short Film in One of Three Daytona-Themed Specials

NASCAR logo In advance of the 59th annual Daytona 500, FOX Sports and NASCAR Productions have teamed up to deliver a rare behind-the-scenes look at four-time champion Jeff Gordon’s first win in the “Great American Race” with an original film entitled “Refuse to Lose.”

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Feb 16

NASCAR unveils enhanced format stage lengths for all three national series

Fuel Mileage, Tire Wear Among Determining Factors for Lap Counts

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced the 2017 stage lengths for each race in all three of its national series. A number of factors went into determining the lap count for Stage 1, Stage 2 and the Final Stage of each race, with a singular goal in mind – the best racing for NASCAR fans.

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Feb 15

NASCAR becomes first Sports League to launch DeskSite Video App

New HD Video Platform Delivers NASCAR.com Content On-demand to Desktops, Laptops and Tablets

NASCAR logo Just in time for the 2017 DAYTONA 500®, NASCAR and DeskSite jointly announced today the official launch of the NASCAR DeskSite, an interactive and personalized video app that delivers premium, high-definition video content on-demand to NASCAR fans – for free. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 15

Aspen Dental becomes lead sponsor for Danica Patrick

Aspen Dental will debut on the No. 10 Ford Fusion for the season-opening Daytona 500

Danica Patrick

Stewart-Haas Racing and Aspen Dental expanded their partnership on Tuesday, with the dental company becoming the lead sponsor for Danica Patrick in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

Brad Keselowski, Paige White get married

Keselowski tweeted the news and posted a video of the event Saturday evening.

Brad Keselowski, Paige WhiteTeam Penske driver Brad Keselowski and fiancée Paige White were married on Feb. 10 in a ceremony the 2012 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion said would “live on forever.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

NASCAR’s race enhancements have set up stages that will see drivers battling for stage wins and playoff bonus points

Stages, enhancements add to pit road pressure

Pit roadThe impact of accumulating playoff points has a big benefit during the 10-race playoff in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series that starts in September, and it could lead to added pressure on pit road.  Read the rest of this entry »

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