Category Archive: NASCAR

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 »

Oct 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Logano Storms Kansas, advances in Chase

NASCAR logo Joey Logano continued to dominate the pressure-filled Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, punching his ticket to the Eliminator Round by winning at Kansas on Sunday. The 24-year-old led 122-of-267 laps (45.7%) and registered a 144.7 driver rating on his way to Victory Lane. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

ROC welcomes 2014 World Rallycross Champion Solberg

“It’s great to have Petter back with us at the Race Of Champions again.” – Fredrik Johnsson

Race Of Champions logo Newly-crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg is the latest driver to sign up for 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 06

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the Bank of America 500

There have been 111 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points races at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway logo A look at the 12 Contenders and beyond, at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Charlotte, North Carolina going into the Bank of America 500 on Saturday night October 11. Coverage begins at 7 p.m. ET on ABC, with the race start scheduled for 7:30 p.m. ET. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 06

Joey Logano wins wild race at Kansas

Johnson, Earnhardt Jr. and Keselowski among those involved in incidents

Chase-logo In a race that saw Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup favorites Jimmie Johnson, Brad Keselowski and Dale Earnhardt Jr. fall by the wayside, Joey Logano earned a ticket to the Eliminator Round of the Chase with a hard-fought victory in Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Now Starting…Round No. 2…The Contender Round…Round No. 2

NASCAR logo Twelve drivers persevered through a Challenger Round that tested the versatility of the world’s best drivers. Four failed to navigate through the early gauntlet. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Packard chosen for the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

The Drive for Diversity is a program that helps with the development of minority and female drivers and crew members.

2014-07-20_0159 Emily Packard, the 17-year old East Montpelier Vermont late model driver, has been chosen as one of the 20 finalists to compete in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (#NASCARD4D) Combine being held this October 13th through 15th at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia.

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Sep 30

Young, multicultural and female drivers compete for spot in NASCAR

 

Rev Racing, NASCAR Scout Drivers At 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

NASCAR logo Twenty multicultural and female race car drivers from the United States, Canada and Latin America will participate in the 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine Oct. 13-15 with hopes of earning a spot in the 2015 NASCAR D4D Class in partnership with Rev Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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