Category Archive: NASCAR

Nov 24

NASCAR Touring series Most Popular Drivers announced

Four Rookies & Two Repeat Winners Among 2015 Honorees

After nearly 34,000 votes were cast around the world for NASCAR regional touring series’ 2015 Most Popular Driver Awards, seven drivers earned the ultimate honor from fans – including four rookie drivers and a pair of repeat winners. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 22

Kyle Busch wins 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Kyle Busch is Sprint Cup champion, wins finale

Kyle BuschIn a season that would make a pretty good movie script, Kyle Busch completed his comeback and captured his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-shortened Phoenix race

93 laps short of its scheduled distance of 312 laps

Phoenix Chase race results

A serendipitous sequence of pit stops and a drizzle that turned into a downpour made a winner of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sunday night’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, the start of which was delayed from day to night by rain in the afternoon.

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Nov 09

Jimmie Johnson wins at Texas

Jimmie Johnson foiled Brad Keselowski‘s dominant day Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, rallying to win the AAA Texas 500

Johnson laughs about Kenseth tweetJohnson led just six laps but denied the eight remaining contenders in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs an automatic berth among the championship-eligible quartet. His fifth win of the season was his sixth at the 1.5-mile Fort Worth track and the 75th of his premier-series career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Jeff Gordon wins at Martinsville

Yes, Jeff Gordon celebrated his 93rd career victory in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winners

Yes, Gordon will compete for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Oct 26

NASCAR Reaches Five-Year Sanction Agreements with National Series Tracks

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Will Visit 23 Markets in 2016; Popular ‘NASCAR Goes West’ Returns for Second Year

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced agreements with 23 tracks to field NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for the next five years. Additionally, 24 tracks will host NASCAR XFINITY Series races through 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

Joey Logano wins at Talladega

Logano sweeps Contender Round with wild win at Talladega

New G-W-C rule comes into play in wild Talladega finish

Through no fault of his own, Joey Logano may have achieved the most unpopular sweep in NASCAR history on Sunday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

First entries revealed for WEC Bahrain rookie test

Juan Pablo Montoya  has this week been in Stuttgart for a seat-fitting

Almost half the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship field will be present for the inaugural ‘Rookie’ Test which is due to take place at the Bahrain International Circuit the day after the final round of the WEC season, Sunday 22 November. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

Joey Logano wins Kansas Sprint Cup race

Logano’s late bump denies Kenseth, ices Kansas win

Logano: 'I wasn't going to put up with it'Block me once, and I’ll cut you some slack. Block me twice — and it’s “Gotcha.”
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Oct 12

Logano makes Chase leap forward with Charlotte win

The victory gives Logano immunity from elimination in the three-race Contender Round

Joey Logano wins

Joey Logano surged to a dominant victory Sunday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, landing an automatic berth in the next round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Enter Sandman: Harvick Lives Up To “Closer” Billing

NASCAR logo Even Mariano Rivera and Kyra Sedgwick would be impressed with Kevin Harvick’s closing ability. Harvick proved why he’s called “The Closer” by visiting Victory Lane in a win-or-go-home situation at Dover for his third consecutive checkered flag in a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup cutoff race. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 05

Kevin Harvick wins Chase elimination race at Dover

Chase bubble watch: Who’s in, who’s out post-Dover

Harvick: ‘I’m so damn proud’The AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway represented the final race of the Challenger Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, and Kevin Harvick was able to stave off elimination with a victory. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 01

Stewart announces that 2016 is final Cup season

Bittersweet day’ sets stage for Stewart’s ’16 swan song

Smoke announces retirement, Bowyer in for 2017He was loose and smiling, joking and what, jovial?  Has Tony Stewart ever been described as jovial? We’ve seen him laugh and cut up. Have fun from time to time.
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Sep 30

Statement from Brian France on Tony Stewart

NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on Tony Stewart

NASCAR logo“When I think of Tony Stewart, unmatched passion and a pure love of the sport come to mind. He has won championships and millions of fans. But he has given back so much more, and that’s what I admire most.” Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Dover & Las Vegas‏

Harvick on the ropes heading into Dover

NASCAR logoDefending champion Kevin Harvick has two options heading into Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN) – the first cutoff race of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – win or go home.  Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

NASCAR statement on meeting with team owners

The on-going dialogue with the entire industry has been very good

NASCAR logo NASCAR met with all Sprint Cup Series owners and presented framework concepts for future qualification to compete in NASCAR’s top national series with an eye toward implementing a new model for the 2016 season. “ Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

Matt Kenseth wins at New Hampshire

Kevin Harvick clarified his championship status on Sunday—but not the way he had planned

Kenseth: 'You got to enjoy it while it's here'After dominating the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway for most of the afternoon, Harvick ran out of fuel while leading on Lap 298 of 300, handing the top spot and the victory to Matt Kenseth, who joined teammate Denny Hamlin as an automatic qualifier for the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.

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Sep 23

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Presented by Mobil 1

NASCAR penalty report – Kawartha Speedway

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue The No. 17 team has been assessed a P4 level penalty. Two members of the No. 9 crew were assessed penalties for a post-race incident.   Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Denny Hamlin wins at Chicagoland

In the theater, using the expression “Break a leg” is a way to wish an actor good luck on opening night.

Recap: Hamlin busts Chase Grids with winTwelve days before Sunday’s opening Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway, Denny Hamlin tore the ACL in his right leg playing basketball. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

Tough night to close out 2015 for Team Mopar

The Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway

Pinty's 250 2015Entering the final race for the 2015 season Andrew Ranger and the #27 Mopar Parts Dodge team were vowing to do all they could to fight for a third NASCAR Canadian Tire Series title.

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