Tag Archive: Austin Dillon

Feb 18

Three reasons the No. 3 could win The Daytona 500

Is Austin Dillon’s Richter-scale-registering Coors Light Pole victory only the beginning?
2013-02-24_0019 If so, it’s quite an opening act. But maybe the news-making storylines will continue well after his iconic No. 3 Chevrolet leads the field to green at around 1:30 p.m. on Sunday (Live on FOX, Motor Racing Network Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

Jan 17

Seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Champions headline NASCAR preview 2013

NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff

NASCAR Hall of Fame2010-09-19-dimanche-FrancoisGobeil.zipReigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.

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Jan 08

NASCAR preseason thunder rolls Into Daytona

Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup car to make debut at The World Center of Racing

2011-02-18_06472012-02-26NASCAR fans will get their first glimpse of the new sixth-generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars on the storied Daytona International Speedway for three days this week at Preseason Thunder, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

NASCAR’s next wave of superstars just over the horizon

NASCAR has a talent-laden farm system loaded with the stock car racing’s future stars.

2012-02-24_02712012-02-25_0340From the NASCAR Nationwide and NASCAR Craftsman Truck series through the sanctioning body’s touring divisions and on the Whelen All-American tracks, there’s a single common denominator: Youth, lightning fast youth. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

Sprint Cup: Kenseth determined to finish tenure at Roush Fenway Racing on a high note (+results)

Nationwide: Stenhouse rallies for improbable win at Kansas  (+results)

NASCAR logoKansas SpeedwayFolks who use the words “lame” or “duck” in any sentences around the driver of crew of the No. 17 Ford team these days better be prepared to duck themselves. Ricky Stenhouse rallied from two laps down to win Saturday’s Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway and tighten the battle for the series championship. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 22

Crowning achievement for Kennington (updated²)

Caps off NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Championship with 7th win at Kawartha – D.J. Kennington won it all

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue2012-08-04_0099Kennington capped his 2012 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 championship with a victory Saturday in the final race of the season, the Pinty’s 250 presented by Dodge, at Kawartha Speedway.

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Sep 18

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Presented By Mobil 1 Statistical Advance: Kawartha

Analyzing the Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway

IMG_0001Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueThe NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 travels to Kawartha Speedway near Peterborough, Ont., on Saturday, Sept. 22 for the Pinty’s 250 presented by Dodge to close out the 2012 season.

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Sep 18

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 News & Notes: Kawartha

Closing time for Kennington

IMG_0001Nascar Canadian Tire Series BilingueThe 2012 season has belonged to D.J. Kennington and now it’s time for him to close it out. The scenario for Kennington to claim his second NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 championship in three years is simple and straightforward. Assuming a full 26-car field in the season finale on Saturday, Sept. 22 in the Pinty’s 250 presented by Dodge at Kawartha Speedway near Peterborough, Ont., Kennington has to finish 19th or better should second-place J.R. Fitzpatrick win the race and lead the most laps.

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Jul 15

Opportunistic Keselowski grabs first NHMS victory

His second of the season and the 19th of his career

Brad Keselowski Loudon - photo © Jeff Zelevansky -Getty ImagesNHMS LogoPole-sitter Brad Keselowski took advantage of an opportune moment late in Saturday’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series race and held off Kevin Harvick in the closing laps to claim his first victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, his second of the season and the 19th of his career. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Stenhouse keeps Martin out of Vegas Victory Lane (+result)

Driver of the No. 6 easily wins his first at the 1.5-mile track and third in the series

Ricky Stenhouse Jr -Tom Pennington -Getty ImagesNASCAR Nationwide SeriesRicky Stenhouse Jr. dominated the last 50 laps of Saturday’s Sam’s Town 300 Nationwide Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, pulling away from Mark Martin during a 39-lap green flag run the finish. The victory was Stenhouse’s first of the season and third in the series — and his first on a 1.5-mile intermediate speedway, the staple of NASCAR’s top three touring series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 24

Nationwide: Edwards overcame penalty to win (+result)

Carl Edwards didn’t let a pit lane speeding penalty get in the way of another Nationwide Series win

Carl Edwards KentckyNASCAR Nationwide SeriesHe charged to victory in the Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. There was no NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend and most of the Cup field took the rare mid-season opportunity to take a break from racing and stayed away from the Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 26

Kyle Busch holds off Bowyer for truck victory at PIR (+result & photos)

Bush becomes the fastest driver in NASCAR to win 25 races in a single series

Kyle Busch Burn Phoenix2011-02-18_0661After taking the lead under caution on Lap 44 of Friday night’s Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway, Kyle Busch led the final 107 laps to post his second win at the 1-mile track and his 25th in the Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 30

Richard Childress Racing shop takes Green to the next level

RCR Partners with Safety-Kleen to recycle aerosol cans at their Welcome, NC Shop

Safety-Kleen logoRCR logoIn the first program of its kind, designed to prevent the unnecessary disposal of aerosol spray cans still containing chemical solutions that can eventually leak into the environment, Safety-Kleen and Richard Childress Racing are teaming up to make sure those cans are empty and recycled. Read the rest of this entry »