Category Archive: NASCAR

Jan 24

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand

The new 40,000 seats are available on three different concourse levels for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015

Motorsports Hall of Fame of America inductees experience DAYTONA Rising first-hand - Carmichael-Kendall at DIS Motorsports Hall of Fame of America 2015 inductees Ricky Carmichael and Tommy Kendall experienced the revolutionary DAYTONA Rising construction project first-hand this week at Daytona International Speedway.

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Jan 24

NASCAR Illustrated: Dale Jr. back where he belongs

Junior’s comeback season brought out the best of old and new

Dale Earnhardt - Pocono - photo Getty Images The announcement of NASCAR’s new points system dominated the preseason in 2014, and headlocks and brawls and go-for-broke racing dominated the end. But in between, the best story was the return of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Ingersoll Rand expands relationship with Racing Community, becomes ‘Official Power Tools of NASCAR’

Multi-Faceted Agreement Makes Company an Official Partner of IMSA / Contingency Sponsor in NASCAR Touring & Weekly Series

NASCAR logo NASCAR® and Ingersoll Rand, a global leader in reliable and innovative power tools, today announced a multi-year partnership designating Ingersoll Rand as the “Official Power Tools of NASCAR.” An innovator in tool technology, Ingersoll Rand products have been a staple in NASCAR garages for more than 50 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Season preview: Brad Keselowski

2012 series champion enters new year with momentum

Brad Keselowski - photo © Daniel Mompo - US RACING Strides: Although the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion didn’t win a second trophy in 2014, it was in many other ways a “career year” for the 30-year old Michigan native.

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Jan 15

NASCAR announces updates to NASCAR Hall of Fame voting panel

NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Voting Day Set for May 20

NASCAR Hall Of Fame NASCAR today announced several revisions to the NASCAR Hall of Fame (NHOF) Voting Panel. The 58-member panel will vote for the NHOF Class of 2016 on Wednesday, May 20 in Charlotte, North Carolina, to be announced that afternoon in the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Great Hall. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 14

Danica Patrick gets new sponsor, paint scheme

TaxACT to serve as co-primary in Sprint Unlimited, primary at Martinsville

Danica Patrick - photo © Sean Gardner-NASCAR via Getty Images Danica Patrick is off to a busy 2015. Last week, her crew chief was revealed for the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Record-Setting attendance at NASCAR Summit signals start of 2015 season

Industry’s Medical, Security, and Track Services Personnel Gather For Annual Pre-Season Preparation

NASCAR logo What began more than a decade ago in early January as a small gathering of medical, safety, security and track services personnel to share best practices and prepare for the coming NASCAR season has ballooned into one of the most vital and unique preseason conventions in all of motorsports.

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Jan 12

NASCAR Fan Appreciation Day returns to the NASCAR Hall Of Fame

For the second straight year, the NASCAR Hall of Fame will open its doors for FREE for NASCAR Fan Appreciation Day.

NASCAR logo On Saturday, Jan. 31, fans will have free access to the Hall for a full day of activities, including autographs and Q&A sessions with current drivers and NASCAR Hall of Famers. Fans will be admitted into the Hall on a first-come, first-served basis in lieu of needing a ticket. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Donnie Wingo moves to Front Row Motorsports

Veteran pit boss to serve as crew chief for David Gilliland and the No. 38 team

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Donnie Wingo has joined Front Row Motorsports for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season as crew chief for the No. 38 Ford and driver David Gilliland. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 07

Season preview: Aric Almirola

Richard Petty Motorsports driver aims to build on season of firsts in 2015

Aric Almirola - © Rainier Ehrhardt -Getty Images Almirola put the famed No. 43 into Daytona’s Victory Lane on the 30th anniversary weekend of Petty’s landmark 200th win at the 2.5-mile track, but also brightened the outlook for 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Season previews: Get ready for the 2015 action

See the full schedule of NASCAR.com previews for all three series

NASCAR logo With the 2015 NASCAR season fast approaching, NASCAR.com will preview the top returning drivers in each series as we get closer to cars hitting the track at Daytona International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 06

Danica Patrick’s 2015 crew chief revealed

Interim tag dropped from Knost; pair together for final three races of ’14

Danica Patrick - photo © Todd Warshaw -Getty ImagesDaniel Knost will serve as crew chief for Danica Patrick in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 02

Preview: XFINITY Series primer

What to watch for in 2015 season

NASCAR XFINITY Series logo With the NASCAR Nationwide Series officially becoming the NASCAR XFINITY Series on Jan. 1, here’s a primer for this season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 24

2015 schedules and tickets

Dates for all three national series unveiled with new network partners

NASCAR logo The 2015 NASCAR national series schedules (non-points races noted in parentheses). Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 19

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 at Daytona

Chip Ganassi Racing’s Sprint Cup drivers will help pilot one entry

Larson, McMurray to drive in Rolex 24 At DaytonaChip Ganassi Racing announced Thursday that Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray will compete in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, the season-opening event in the 2015 IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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