Tag Archive: NASCAR.com®

Apr 21

Statement from NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France on the passing of Steve Byrnes

“NASCAR extends its condolences to the many friends, FOX Sports colleagues and family of Steve Byrne.”

NASCAR logo Whether you had the privilege of knowing him or if you watched him on television for the last three decades, Steve’s work ethic and authenticity made him a beloved individual inside and outside the garage. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Bristol Motor Speedway

Perfect 10: Three drivers look to continue top-10 streaks at Bristol

Bristol Motor Speedway logo No driver has opened a season with seven consecutive top 10s since Jimmie Johnson in 2005. Until now. Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 08

2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star race expands to showcase top talent

Million-Dollar Payday Awaits Winner of Annual Classic at Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race logo Showcasing the sport’s top talent, NASCAR announced changes for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race that will elevate the excitement of this annual classic. Race coverage is set for 7 p.m. ET, Saturday, May 16 at Charlotte Motor Speedway (FOX Sports 1, MRN Radio and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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Apr 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

Hamlin chimes in with Fifth Martinsville victory

NASCAR logo With past nemesis Brad Keselowski beating on his bumper in the closing laps of Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Denny Hamlin kept control of his car and sped to his first checkered flag since he won at Talladega on May 4, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

American Heart Association recognizes NASCAR as Platinum Fit-Friendly Worksite

NASCAR Earns American Heart Association’s Worksite Innovation Award

NASCAR logo In recognition of its initiatives to help employees live healthier lifestyles, the American Heart Association has named NASCAR a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 30

Superspeedway qualifying format updated for Talladega, Daytona

New structure to feature two rounds to determine pole winner

NASCAR logo NASCAR today unveiled modifications to the qualifying format at superspeedways across all three national series. The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next month. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 29

Larson taken to hospital after fainting

Driver of No. 42 became ill during appearance at Martinsville Speedway

Larson taken to hospital after faintingKyle Larson was taken to a local hospital for a check-up after fainting at an appearance Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Martinsville Speedway

Ho-Hum: Another Top-Two For Harvick. Does the lead for NASCAR’s News & Notes ever change?

NASCAR logo Kevin Harvick has been THE story for weeks now, posting his eighth consecutive top-two finish with a runner-up showing at Auto Club. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 20

Company to Remain Entitlement Sponsor of NASCAR K&N Pro Series through 2021; K&N Filters to be Series Entitlement sponsor for 12–Consecutive Years

NASCAR and K&N Filters announce multi-year extension

NASCAR K&N Pro Series NASCAR® announced today it has reached a five-year agreement with K&N Filters to continue as the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series™ through 2021. The renewed deal ensures that K&N Filters will own exclusive rights as the title sponsor for a total of 12-consecutive years. Additionally, K&N Filters acquires the designation as the “Official Automotive Filters of NASCAR.” Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 19

Let the fans be heard: Sprint Fan Vote returns

A favorite isn’t always the winner – as the Sprint Fan Vote’s history suggests.

NASCAR logo In the last 10 seasons, fans have voted 10 different drivers into the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race™ at Charlotte Motor Speedway, including names like Danica Patrick, Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 16

NASCAR signs exclusive Seven-year extension with FOX Sports Latin America

FOX Sports Latin America will continue to be the home of live races for all three of NASCAR’s national series

NASCAR logo NASCAR announced today it has signed a seven-year media broadcast extension with FOX Sports Latin America, ensuring that sports fans in Latin America can continue to enjoy NASCAR events and news on FOX Sports through 2021. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

NASCAR lifts Kurt Busch suspension, outlines on-going requirements

NASCAR announced today that, effectively immediately, the indefinite suspension of Kurt Busch has been lifted.

NASCAR logo He is eligible to return to NASCAR racing under indefinite probation subject to additional mandatory requirements that include but are not limited to participation in a treatment program and full compliance with any judicial requirements placed upon him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 11

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Phoenix International Raceway

Bloomin’ Onions May Become Scarce After NASCAR Visits Phoenix

NASCAR logo Every time Kevin Harvick finishes in the top 10, customers at Outback Steakhouse can get a Bloomin’ Onion the following day. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 06

5.11 Tactical® captures “Driving Business Award” after First full year as NASCAR® Official Partner

Company’s participation in NASCAR Fuel For Business Council generates more than $12 Million in B-to-B transactions in 2014

NASCAR logoIn its first year as the Official Tactical Apparel & Gear Supplier of NASCAR®, 5.11 Tactical® has not only produced high-performance officials’ uniforms for the sport’s three national series, but has also played a key role in driving business across the industry.

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Mar 06

NASCAR packs up and heads West – Literally

#NASCARGoesWest Takes Fans on the Road, Behind the Scenes

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Switching gears from previous seasons, the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™ will run three consecutive races on the west coast – and NASCAR has loaded up an RV for an epic road trip. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 05

NASCAR statement

NASCAR is aware of the Delaware Department of Justice announcement today regarding driver Kurt Busch.

NASCAR logoAs we disclosed Monday, he has accepted the terms and conditions of a reinstatement program and is actively participating in the program.

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Mar 05

Phoenix to add tire barrier for race weekend

PIR will work with NASCAR to enhance ‘impact-absorbing technologies’

Phoenix International Raceway wall Jimmie JohnsonPhoenix International Raceway, which will host the second leg of NASCAR’s West Coast trip, announced Wednesday that it will install a tire barrier in time for next weekend’s tripleheader. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 26

NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV present ‘I Am Dale Earnhardt,’ a compelling look at the life of an Indelible American Icon

SPIKE TV’s New, Original Documentary Premieres Monday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT

Dale Earnhardt Sr - photo NASCAR NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV have joined forces to create a captivating and revealing documentary on the life of a legendary American sports hero – Dale Earnhardt.  The original film, “I AM DALE EARNHARDT,” premieres exclusively on Monday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on SPIKE TVRead the rest of this entry »

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Feb 25

New tracks highlight return of NASCAR XFINITY Series Dash 4 Cash

Potential $1M Bonus for drivers and fan sweepstakes highlight program

NASCAR XFINITY Series logoThree new tracks headline the “Dash 4 Cash” program as it  returns for the seventh consecutive year, and first as part of the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Dover International Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway and Darlington Raceway will debut as part of the program, while Indianapolis Motor Speedway will return in 2015.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 22

Drivers wish Kyle Busch well after hard Daytona hit

Busch taken to hospital by ambulance after big XFINITY Series wreck

Drivers wish Kyle Busch well after hard Daytona hit

Kyle Busch hit the interior wall of Daytona International Speedway hard during Saturday night’s Alert Today Florida 300 season-opening XFINITY Series event, sustaining injuries that will keep him out of Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

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