Category Archive: NASCAR

Jan 21

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami

Colombian motor sport great Juan Pablo Montoya has won the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time at Miami’s Marlins Park

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami Colombia’s 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya put in a stunning performance to eclipse 16 fellow stars of motor sport and earn the title ‘Champion of Champions’ for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Recognizes Five NASCAR Icons

Childress, Hendrick, Martin, Parks, Parsons Officially Enshrined

NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2017Five of NASCAR’s legendary competitors – three owners and two drivers – were enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina, tonight during the Induction Ceremony held in the Crown Ball Room at the Charlotte Convention Center.

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Jan 20

Motor sport legends from all over the world prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami

Miami’s Marlins Park was swarming with legends of motor sport today ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

Motor sport legends from all over the world  prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami Many of the world’s greatest drivers have arrived in Miami ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions – and today they put in their first practice laps of the unique ROC circuit winding its way around the inside of Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction

The auction includes unique items like the ROC Art Car

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction Together with this weekend’s ROC Miami drivers and Racing For Cancer, the Race Of Champions is running a special charity auction in aid of the new Pediatric Cancer Care Unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Countdown to ROC Miami: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC Miami will be the 28th Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Countdown to ROC Miami Race Of Champions in numbers Miami’s Marlins Park is the 13th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including London’s Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium, Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Stewart at ease with new role at SHR, in NASCAR

Tony Stewart remembers standing on the floor of the Stewart-Haas Racing shop in mid-December

Tony StewartAll around him, across the shop floor, were race car chassis. No body, no paint, no decals — Just skeletons of race cars-to-be.

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Jan 18

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world

Viewers in the USA can watch Sunday’s ROC Nations Cup live on CBS Sports Network from 12pm to 2pm Eastern Time

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world CBS Sports Network is among a stunning range of broadcasters from all over the world who will be screening this weekend’s ROC Miami live. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 18

DJ Kennington takes a Canadian run at the Daytona 500

“As the Daytona 500 is called The Great American Race, our team will be considered the Great Canadian Invasion” -Kennington

DJ Kennington takes a Canadian run at the Daytona 500 In February, Canadian stock car driver DJ Kennington will be behind the wheel of an all-Canadian effort attempting to make history in the world’s biggest stock car race; the Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Patrick Carpentier appointed Montreal ePrix ambassador

Champ Car, IndyCar and NASCAR ace Patrick Carpentier has been appointed as the ambassador for the season finale Montreal ePrix, which takes place on July 29/30.

2016:04:22_13:47:16_0067 The Quebec native has been following the FIA Formula E Championship through his TV commentary job at RDS, and following the announcement of his new role, he took some time out to speak to www.fiaformulae.com.

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Jan 17

Take a tour of Wood Brothers Racing’s new shop (+video)

Ever wanted to take a tour around one of the race shops of one of NASCAR’s most storied teams? 

Wood Brothers RacingWell, now you can — thanks to Wood Brothers Racing, formed in 1950. While the team is old, the shop is new. The organization recently moved headquarters to Mooresville, North Carolina to be closer to their Ford-affiliated counterpart, Team Penske. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

Christopher Bell claims 2017 Chili Bowl victory

Christopher Bell rang in the start of his 2017 season with perhaps the biggest win of his burgeoning racing career — the 31st annual Chili Bowl

Bell, a full-time driver for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, won what many consider to be the world’s most prestigious Midget Car race after midnight ET on Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Carl Edwards leaves JGR: What they’re writing

The media center can be a tough place for drivers — or a place to celebrate. Reliving the key moments of a thrilling victory. Hard questions on hard days.

Carl EdwardsCarl Edwards‘ decision to leave Joe Gibbs Racing and step aside from competing full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series brought a little of both at Wednesday’s press conference at the team’s shop. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

NASCAR Summit Presented By AMR Promotes Innovation, Safety, Preparation

Motorsports Industry Gathers for Best-in-Class Training, Best-Practice Sharing for 2017

NASCAR logo Safety is a founding NASCAR tenet and as a contact sport with major multi-day events that span the calendar, it’s vitally important that the professionals who will respond to incidents be prepared with the latest technology and best practices. That’s why medical, safety, security and operations professionals from race tracks nationwide and abroad convened for the annual NASCAR Summit Presented by American Medical Response (AMR). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup

“I’m so happy I don’t even know what to say. Thank you everyone in Edmonton, Canada” – Rzadzinski

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup Two relatively unknown drivers have won the opportunity to compete at this month’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park following a unique ROC Factor contest based on a social media vote Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018

Team Chevy will have its own ripple effect in place for the following 2018 season.

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018Toyota Racing made offseason waves Monday, unveiling the new Camry for this season’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series alongside its road-going counterpart at the North American International Auto Show.
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Jan 09

First look: See Bowyer in No. 14 Mobil 1 fire suit

Seeing someone other than Tony Stewart in the No. 14 next year is going to look weird for a while

Clint Bowyer

The Stewart-Haas Racing Twitter account is helping preparations by giving us a glimpse of the future. ‘Smoke’ has driven that number since 2009, when he left Joe Gibbs Racing and the No. 20 to co-found Stewart-Haas Racing. Now that he has retired from full-time competition, Clint Bowyer will pilot the No. 14 Ford in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Circle Sport, The Motorsports Group join forces for 2017

The team will be led by Circle Sport owner, Joe Falk, utilizing manufacturer Chevrolet and participate in the full 2017 season under the No. 33.

Circle Sport/The Motorsports GroupJoe Falk of Circle Sport (CS) and Curtis Key, Sr., of The Motorsports Group (TMG) announced today that it will combine resources and participate in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Stunning range of supercars lined up for 
this month’s Race Of Champions in Miami

The cream of the world’s driving superstars are gathering in Miami to find out who is the best of the best

Stunning range of supercars lined up for 
this month’s Race Of Champions in Miami ROC Miami – at Marlins Park on January 21-22 – will feature a wide range of vehicles specially prepared for the Race Of Champions, including first ROC appearances by the Polaris Slingshot SLR, RX Supercar Lite and VUHL 05 ROC Edition.

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Jan 05

Danica Patrick launches Warrior clothing line

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has opened her 2017 with a New Year’s fitness and fashion kick

Patrick introduced her new line of athletic clothing — Warrior by Danica Patrick — on Wednesday with a pair of scheduled appearances on the Home Shopping Network (HSN).

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