Category Archive: NASCAR

Oct 30

F1 to end US GP’s Nascar clash in 2015

F1 looks set to end its controversial clash with a Nascar race in the same state of Texas for the 2015 season.

GP Austin - photo Getty Images This weekend, the United States grand prix is taking place at the same time as the Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway, some 3 hour drive away. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Collapsing F1 teams ‘made mistakes’ – Haas

As F1’s two backmarker teams collapse, 2016 newcomer Haas’ plans continue to take shape.

Haas F1 Team The teams that were ultimately known as Caterham, Marussia and HRT are all now gone, but Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas is determined not to make the same mistakes as his North Carolina based Haas F1 Team takes its next bold steps. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

WorldRX and NASCAR Canadian Tire are back at the GP3R for 2015

GP3R fans can enjoy both series fully and completely, they will be held on separate weekends

GP3R logo Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is proud to announce the return of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil1 and of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for its 2015 edition.

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Oct 28

World Touring Car Champion López to race at ROC 2014

At the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados

Newly-crowned World Touring Car Champion José Maria ‘Pechito’ López has signed up to compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 27

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the AAA Texas 500

There have been 27 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway

NASCAR logo A look at the Eliminator 8 – and beyond –  at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas going into the AAA Texas 500 on November 2. ESPN’s coverage begins at 2 p.m. ET and the race is scheduled for 3 p.m.

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Oct 26

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins at Martinsville

Gets first grandfather clock as teammate Gordon finishes second

Chase-logo On a day that saw two of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup favorites suffer potentially catastrophic problems, Dale Earnhardt Jr. stole a victory from the title contenders on Sunday, passing Tony Stewart for the lead with less than four laps left in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway and pulling away for his fourth victory of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Fantastic comeback drive by Alex Guenette at Martinsville

Alex went from 22nd position to 6th on lap 188

Alex Guenette Martinsville (2) After taking the start of the 200 lap race from 12th on the grid, young Alex Guenette  fought hard for every position, hovering around 10th over the first half of the race before clawing his way up to 6th and finishing 9th on a flat tire. 
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Oct 23

Haas not worried about Ecclestone comments

Gene Haas has played down suggestions Bernie Ecclestone could freeze him out of F1 long before his team’s scheduled 2016 debut.

Gene Haas - photo Getty Images The American might be forgiven if he was alarmed by the F1 supremo’s latest statements, including Ecclestone’s desire for “a formula one with eight teams with three cars each”. And as backmarker Caterham sits on the brink of collapse this week, Ecclestone told The Sun: “I think it’s better they go. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 23

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Almost There: Welcome to The Eliminator Round

NASCAR logo Before we get into the nitty gritty of this storyline-rich round, a quick primer of the Eliminator Round – the final hurdle before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series to incorporate updates in 2015

32-Truck Maximum Starting Field, New Qualifying Rule Among Competition Changes

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced three key enhancements in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the 2015 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 21

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field

2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kurt Busch will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados

American NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch has happily accepted the invitation to participate in the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14.

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Oct 21

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

There have been 131 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Martinsville Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesA look at the eight Eliminators – and beyond – at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia going into the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 on October 26 (1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 20

Keselowski battles back to win at Talladega

Team Penske driver holds off hard-charging Newman for sixth win of season

Chase-logo In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500.

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Oct 16

Alex Guénette in NASCAR at Martinsville

Camping World Truck Series

Alex Gu It’s been a long two-month idle period for Alex Guénette since his last race at Trois-Rivières in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, punctuated by only one karting endurance race and second-place finish.  Alex will be back in the saddle at the Martinsville NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Saturday Oct 25th at 13.30 (live on Fox.)

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Oct 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Big names, bigger goal: win and advance, or else

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson (six) and Brad Keselowski (one) have accounted for seven of the last eight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships. The two drivers better hurry if either hopes to increase that figure to eight-of-nine. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

Opportunity to make an impression

NASCAR Drive For Diversity candidates hit the track at Langley Speedway

NASCAR logo It wasn’t long ago that Darrell Wallace Jr. was in this place, a teenager with Late Model experience looking to make a positive impression that would make him stand out in a crowded field of young, talented drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 14

NASCAR penalizes drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart

“These penalties are about maintaining a safe environment following the race” – Robin Pemberton

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NASCAR has assessed behavioral penalties to drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart for their involvement in post-race incidents on Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 13

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the GEICO 500

There have been 90 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Talladega Superspeedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series A look at the 12 Chase Contenders – and beyond –  at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama going into the GEICO 500 on October 19 (2 p.m. ET on ESPN). Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 12

Harvick wins Charlotte night race with restart

Ganassi drivers play Chase spoilers among top 10

Kevin Harvick - photo © Chris Trotman NASCAR via Getty Images The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski.

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Oct 09

Voting Opens For 2014 Most Popular Driver Awards In NASCAR Nationwide,NASCAR Camping World Truck And NASCAR Touring Series

Fans can also vote for the NASCAR Nationwide Series top moment

NASCAR logo It’s another showdown between the rising stars and seasoned veterans of the NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR’s seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular Driver Awards begins today, Thursday, October 9. Read the rest of this entry »

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