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NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway pay tribute to Scott with special paint scheme, number change
2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott to be honored at Martinsville
NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway announced today they will honor 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier series event, with a series of tributes during the Martinsville race weekend from Oct. 24-26.
2014 season concludes with Pinty’s 250 – Dumoulin, Fitzpatrick vie for first championship
When the checkered flag falls on the season finale Pinty’s 250 Saturday at Kawartha Speedway, the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 will have a first-time titlist as either L.P. Dumoulin or J.R. Fitzpatrick will take home the championship trophy.
White hot Team Penske enters Chase as Championship threat
Brad Keselowski has bounced back in a big way this year. After failing to defend his 2012 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title in a disappointing 2013 campaign when he missed the postseason entirely, the Team Penske driver has notched a series-leading four wins to enter this season’s Chase as its No. 1 seed.
Maintains his lead in the standings
Extraordinary team work, a great ability to adapt to every challenge. Louis-Philippe Dumoulin, Mario Gosselin, crew chief, King Autosport and the #47 WeatherTech Canada/Bellemare Group team have brilliantly fought through many twists and turns that occurred yesterday on the small track of the Barrie Speedway, Barrie, Ontario.
Survives Green-White-Checkered finish for fifth career victory
It took a few extra laps, but Jason Hathaway left Barrie Speedway with a win Saturday night. The Dutton, Ontario, native won the Wahta Springs 300 for the second year in a row. It marked Hathaway’s second NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 victory of the season and fifth of his career.
Last Call: Sense of urgency reaches boiling point at Richmond
A numbers game will play out under the lights at Richmond International Raceway on Saturday night. There will be winners. And losers. With way more hopes popped than champagne bottles. But for the few who do earn a spot in this thrilling new playoff – the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – they know this: After a grueling 26-race regular season … they have earned it.