Tag Archive: NASCAR

May 20

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte Motor Speedway

It’s Hamlin Time: All-Star Winner Tries To Become Eighth Driver To Sweep May Charlotte Races

Charlotte Motor Speedway logo Denny Hamlin sent a message to the other drivers on the final 10-lap shootout of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race: “Can’t touch this.” Read the rest of this entry »

May 14

Kyle Busch’s return is hot topic at Dover test

Drivers support decision to make Busch Chase eligible

Kyle BuschNASCAR competitors testing at Dover International Speedway on Wednesday said they have no qualms with NASCAR granting fellow Kyle Busch a waiver that keeps his Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup eligibility intact. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Riobel announces its association with Alex Tagliani

Riobel: a tradition of excellence since 1995!

Riobel announces its association with Alex Tagliani Riobel, a Canadian faucet and shower systems company, is proud to announce its partnership with renowned race car driver Alex Tagliani for the 2015 season, which includes the prestigious Indianapolis 500 as well as all 12 events on the NASCAR Canadian circuit. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Kyle Busch to remain eligible for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Driver granted waiver from having to compete in all championship events

NASCAR logo NASCAR announced today that Kyle Busch will remain eligible to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Busch will qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by meeting all requirements of eligibility excluding Rule 17.6.2.1.a, which requires a driver to start all Championship Events of the current season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte Motor Speedway & Iowa Speedway

He Called Game: Johnson’s Late-Race Heroics Help Him Pick Up Series-Best Third Win

NASCAR logo Late Saturday night, Paul Pierce threw up a shot at the buzzer. He called “Game,” banking it in from the left elbow to break a 101-101 tie, giving the Washington Wizards an NBA playoff victory. Read the rest of this entry »

May 05

NASCAR’s future is bright … and young

New NASCAR next class already making mark on track

NASCAR logo Five of the six NASCAR K&N Pro Series race winners in 2015 are 21 years old or younger. The championship points leaders in both the East and West are 17 and 16, respectively. And a 17-year-old just became the highest-finishing female in the 61-year history of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series West. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Talladega Superspeedway

Busch-Gibson Combo Morphing Into Championship Contenders

NASCAR logoMany predicted this. Dating all the way back to his championship season of 2004, Richmond winner Kurt Busch had excelled with a crew chief who could be defined as “old school” – one who made decisions with a healthy mix of modern engineering smarts and plain old gut. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Richmond International Raceway

Team Penske tandem attempts turnaroundat Richmond

2008-09-05_025 Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano collided early in Sunday’s Bristol race, relegating them to finishes of 35th and 40th, respectively. The good news: They now head to a track at which they dominated last season. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

Apr 10

Derek White to drive Grafoid Dodge in the NASCAR Xfinity Series

The team will be supported by Grafoid and Braille Battery

NASCAR Xfinity Series, Grafoid Dodge, Derek White (2) Veteran driver Derek White has signed with Motorsports Business Management (MBM) principal Carl Long to participate in the remaining rounds of the 2015 NASCAR Xfinity Series.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 08

Danica rides momentum toward ZZ Top’s Texas

Classic band will perform prior to the 56th running of NASCAR’s longest race

Danica PatrickDanica Patrick emerged from behind the wheel of a 1957 Chevrolet on Tuesday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, chauffeuring two-thirds of classic rock superpower ZZ Top.

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Apr 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Texas Motor Speedway

Logano Looks To Lasso Texas Competition

NASCAR logo Last spring, Joey Logano wrangled in the competition at Texas Motor Speedway and two-stepped into Victory Lane. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Mar 23

Sherwin-Williams renews as the ‘Official Paint Of NASCAR’

FORTUNE 500 Company Leverages Multi-Faceted Official Partnership to Continue Driving Business On and Off the Track

NASCAR logo NASCAR® and Sherwin-Williams, the nation’s largest specialty retailer of paint and paint supplies, announced a three-year extension to their Official Partnership. The newly signed extension will designate Sherwin-Williams as the “Official Paint of NASCAR” through 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Mar 11

INSIGHT: Andretti Formula E

Now the Andretti team is embarking on the world’s first all-electric racing series, Formula E.

After dominating North American single seaters, Andretti is now targeting its first world title. Read the history of Formula E's legendary American family team.For over 50 years, Andretti has been one of the most famous names in motorsport thanks to the family’s achievements through successive generations in series around the world.

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