Category Archive: NASCAR

Apr 28

JF Dumoulin signs major partnership with Spectra Premium

Spectra Premium Engineers to Partner with Dumoulin Competition to Develop Radiators 

2016:04:28_12:48:29_0004 Dumoulin Competition is pleased to announce a major sponsorship agreement between renowned racecar driver Jean-François Dumoulin and Spectra Premium Industries, a Canadian manufacturer and distributor of auto parts, for the 2016 NASCAR Pinty’s season.

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Apr 27

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Talladega

Horn Sounds On Thrilling First Quarter

NASCAR logo Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway marked the conclusion of the first quarter of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 26

Multi-year Plan to Enhance Customer Service at National Series Events; Lixar Becomes a Preferred Technology Partner of NASCAR

NASCAR partners with Lixar to develop best-in-class at-track guest experience

NASCAR logo NASCAR and Lixar, a technology company driven by mobile and data science innovation, announced today a multi-year deal, designating the company as a preferred technology partner of NASCAR.

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Apr 24

Carl Edwards wins Richmond Sprint Cup race

Edwards pulls bump-and-run on Kyle Busch to grab Richmond win

Carl Edwards Kyle BuschThe honeymoon at Joe Gibbs Racing may be over. Yes, on Sunday at Richmond International Raceway, Carl Edwards won his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in the Toyota Owners 400 and the fourth in a row for JGR, but he did so with a last-lap bump-and-run on teammate Kyle Busch, who was seeking his third victory in four events. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

NASCAR Go FAS Racing Team entrusts its Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear #32 car to Carpentier

Patrick Carpentier  to race in Sonoma and Indianapolis

 

2016:04:22_13:47:16_0067 The NASCAR Sprint Cup Go FAS Racing Team took advantage of the public opening of BRP Space, an urban showcase featuring all BRP products and brands – Ski-Doo, Lynx, Sea-Doo, Evinrude, Rotax and Can-Am – to announce that it would entrust its Can-Am/Kappa/Cyclops Gear Ford Fusion #32 to the renowned Quebec driver, Patrick Carpentier.

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Apr 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Richmond

Crazy 8s: 8 Different Winners In Past 8 Richmond Races

Richmond International RacewayParity has been the pattern recently at Richmond International Raceway. Eight different drivers have won the last eight races at the Northern Virginia short track – the second-longest streak at an active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series course (Darlington boasts a streak of 10). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 18

Carl Edwards wins at Bristol

Carl Edwards rides pole position to checkered flag in Bristol

Edwards: 'I didn't see any velvet to break the fall'The record will show that polesitter Carl Edwards won Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in dominating fashion, leading 276 of 500 laps and beating runner-up Dale Earnhardt Jr. to the finish line by .766 seconds.
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Apr 14

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol

Triple Play: Kyl3 Busch Visits Top Track In Search Of Third Straight Win

NASCAR logo Baseball season has started, but Kyle Busch may turn the first triple play of 2016. Busch will attempt to win his third consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 12

‘Les 50 Tours Can-Am’ to Headline August NASCAR week-end at the Grand Prix De Trois-Rivières

Jeffrey Earnhardt to race in Trois-Rivières

Les 50 Tours Can-Am logo BRP (TSX: DOO) announced today that it will serve as the title sponsor for the August Weekend NASCAR Pinty’s Series race at the Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières (GP3R). The race, scheduled for Sunday, August 14, 2016 will be named ‘Les 50 Tours Can-Am’.

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Apr 12

Eddie MacDonald races in his NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season opener at Bristol

Eddie Mac has achieved great success on “The World’s Fastest Half-Mile”

2014-07-20_0198 Eddie MacDonald and the Grimm Racing Team will open the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East season in the 5th annual Pittlite 125 at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, April 16. Eddie Mac will pilot the Grimm Construction/Multiple Sclerosis Chevy in the first of the five race partial schedule the team will compete in this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

Dash 4 Cash Heat Racing debuts for NASCAR XFINITY Series at Bristol

Chase Berth and $1,000,000 on the Line in Four Dash 4 Cash Events

NASCAR XFINITY Series logo The NASCAR XFINITY Series will take racing back to its roots with Heat races, beginning with the first of four Dash 4 Cash events Saturday, April 16, at Bristol Motor Speedway (12:30 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Kyle Busch wins at Texas

Kyle Busch extends streak, corrals Texas win

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Opportunistic Kyle Busch sped away from the rest of the field after a restart with 33 laps left in Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and collected his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.

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Apr 07

NASCAR National Series News and Notes — Texas-1

Busch clocks in First at Martinsville, readies for Texas

NASCAR logo Kyle Busch earned his first win of the season and his first career checkered flag at Martinsville Speedway when he led 352 of 500 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Sunday’s STP 500. Busch virtually guarantees himself a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as the fifth different driver to win this season (Jimmie Johnson, 2; Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Pinty’s Series drivers enter charity Curling tournament

Trio to Participate in Pinty’s Annual Charity Event

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo NASCAR Pinty’s Series competitors are no stranger to slip-sliding through the turns of Canada’s short tracks. Thursday a trio of drivers will glide on a completely different surface. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Voting now open for 2016 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

30 drivers seek fan vote into Annual Star-Studded Event at Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race logo NASCAR fans once again have the power to put a driver of their choice in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. The Sprint Fan Vote is now open, and will send one of 30 drivers into the annual star-studded event on May 21 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The race will be broadcast live at 7 p.m. ET, on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

LP Dumoulin, Bill Burns and the team unify their expertise

2016: 5th Full Season – 12 Races – Successful Formula

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin 2In 47 days, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin will begin his fifth full season in the NASCAR Pinty’s series. In collaboration with renowned crew chief Bill Burns, who has known success for over 20 years in the world of stock cars, the #47 Dodge WeatherTech Canada/ Groupe Bellemare driver will overcome new challenges within the Dumoulin Competition racing team.   Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Kyle Busch wins STP 500 at Martinsville

Busch sweeps weekend, dominates in Martinsville Cup race

Tick tock Busch gets a clockKyle Busch came to Martinsville Speedway this weekend with no grandfather clock trophies, the traditional award for winning at the shortest and tightest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series short tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 31

NASCAR driver Derek White wanted in massive tobacco smuggling investigation

White allegedly worked within a criminal organization to bring cheap tobacco into Quebec

Derek White portrait NASCAR driver Derek White, as well as 60 other people, are wanted in connection with a massive tobacco smuggling operation, according to Bloomberg.

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Mar 20

Jimmie Johnson wins Auto Club 400 in California

Johnson swoops in to score overtime victory at Fontana

Superman unfurls his cape, Johnson wins in FontanaJimmie Johnson captured his second overtime victory of the season, swooping to the start/finish line at the Auto Club 400 for his 77th career victory. With the win, Johnson passed Dale Earnhardt for seventh all-time in NASCAR victories.

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Mar 16

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Auto Club Speedway

Keselowski has won two races by leading just the final lap

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski returns to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX) as the defending race winner.

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