Category Archive: NASCAR

Dec 17

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series schedule announced

Nationwide slate of events for 2015

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue NASCAR announced today the 2015 schedule for the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1.

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Dec 17

Dumoulin Compétition signs a two-year partnership with Weathertech Canada

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin wins honors during the NASCAR Champions’ Week

20141213 - Victoire d' Negotiations for the partnership with WeatherTech Canada were ongoing since the crowning of Louis-Philippe Dumoulin as the 2014 Champion in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series on September 20th, 2014.

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Dec 17

Sprint, NASCAR partnership to end after 2016 season

Gaffney: ‘The NASCAR sponsorship has been a valuable investment for us’

Sprint announced on Tuesday that it will not extend its sponsorship of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series beyond 2016. Citing a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities, Sprint announced it has informed NASCAR it will not extend the title sponsorship of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after the current agreement expires at the end of the 2016 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 15

Expanded 2015 Sprint Unlimited field to feature Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers

Former Daytona 500 Pole Winners also added to season-opening showcase at Daytona

Fans Have Four Ways To Vote For The Sprint UnlimitedComing off an exciting 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, NASCAR announced today all 16 Chase drivers will be eligible to compete in the 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway (DIS).

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Dec 15

How did Kyle Larson’s rookie season stack up?

Comparing Larson to some of the all-time greats

Austin Dillon- - Kyle Larson Kyle Larson completed one of the best rookie season in premier series history in 2014. While Victory Lane was just out of grasp for the 22-year-old, his overall numbers were comparable to some of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

NASCAR Night Of Champions honors seven titlist

LP Dumoulin and Top Performers Of 2014 Celebrated at NASCAR Hall Of Fame

nascar_touring_night-of-champions_final_121314 The culmination and coronation of a season-long – and career-defining – road to NASCAR glory came Saturday night for seven drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

NASCAR announces 2015 Sprint Cup testing policy

Sanctioning body, Goodyear team up for 13 sessions throughout the season

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series organizations will be allowed to participate in 13 one-day “open” tests in 2015 as part of a revamped testing policy for the series.

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Dec 12

Kyle Busch undergoes offseason surgery

Driver expects to make full recovery by 2015 season opener

DSC_0249 Kyle Busch underwent surgery on his left foot on Thursday morning and is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of the 2015 NASCAR season in February. The scheduled procedure to relieve inflammation was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson of OrthoCarolina, according to a team release from Joe Gibbs Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Bobby Labonte signs with GoFAS Racing for ’15

Former series champ to run all Daytona, Talladega events

Bobby Labonté - photo © John Harrelson - Getty ImagesBobby Labonte, the 2000 champion of NASCAR’s premier series, has signed to drive for GoFAS Racing in all four superspeedway events next season, the team announced Wednesday. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 10

Mercedes Formula 1 car to appear at ROC Barbados

The car, which features a spectacular screaming V8 engine, will be driven by Pascal Wehrlein

News imageThis year’s Formula 1 world constructors’ champions Mercedes will bring their 2012 F1 car to the Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Champions ready to ROC Barbados

2014 Race Of Champions

Champions and driving greats from the world’s major motor sport series are sizing up their opposition for this weekend’s Race Of Champions following today’s draw for the event, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 09

Edwards, Hornish with new teams at tire test

Dale Jr. looks to build ‘rapport’ with new crew chief at Charlotte this week

It may just be a tire test, but Carl Edwards sees it as a “huge” opportunity as he prepares to make his first appearance behind the wheel on behalf of Joe Gibbs Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

NASCAR Home Tracks Champions Week kicks off

All that’s left is to hand out is the hardware. And settle some bragging rights.

NASCAR Home Tracks Champions at the event will include: L.P. Dumoulin, Trois-Rivières, Quebec, Canada (NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1) Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 08

Harvick, Childers reflect on risk that won a championship

Measuring risk versus reward, Childers discusses leaving MWR for SHR

Kevin Harvick - © Robert Laberge -NASCAR via Getty Images Kevin Harvick’s gracious keynote speech Friday night as reigning champion at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards touched all the bases for acknowledging the people who helped him reach stock-car racing’s pinnacle, 14 years after his tenure in the big leagues began.

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Dec 07

Dale Jr. wins Sprint NMPA Most Popular Driver Award

Driver nabs award for 12th straight year

Dale Earnhardt Jr - photo © David Becker -NASCAR via Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr., winner of four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 2014 and eighth overall in the final points standings, has been named the 2014 recipient of the Sprint NMPA Most Popular Driver award for the series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 04

Robby Gordon brings his Stadium Super Trucks to Barbados

One of the most versatile drivers in the world and experienced in everything from sports cars to trucks

News imageAmerican motor sport superstar Robby Gordon will compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at Bushy Park Barbados on December 13-14. But Gordon’s not travelling to Barbados alone: he’s bringing his stunning Stadium Super Trucks, which will also feature in the racing action. Read the rest of this entry »

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