Tag Archive: NASCAR

Sep 18

Marc-Antoine Camirand: First NASCAR oval career start

Driving a White Motorsports prepared car

2014-08-10_0011 Saint-Léonard-d’Aston (Quebec) successful road racer, Marc-Antoine Camirand, to make his first NASCAR Canadian Tire Series (NCTS) oval race career start in season finale at Kawartha Speedway in Fraserville, Ontario (Canada). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 18

Speed 51 TV to air 52nd Thunder Road Milk Bowl live PPV

The famous event will take place on Saturday and Sunday, October 4-5, 2014.

Thunder Road The nation’s leading short track racing internet supplier, Speed51.com, owned and operated by NASCAR television broadcaster Bob Dillner from Charlotte, North Carolina, has entered into an agreement with Thunder Road International Speedbowl in Barre, VT to have the 52nd annual People’s United Bank Milk Bowl broadcast on the 51 TV pay-per-view schedule of events. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 16

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

2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 10

Schumacher stopped Ferrari move – Montoya

Juan Pablo Montoya says F1 legend Michael Schumacher blocked his potential move to Ferrari a decade ago.

Juan Pablo Montoya P1Award Pocono The Colombian, now 38 and having switched to Indycars at the end of a long stint in Nascar, was back in the formula one paddock last weekend at Monza. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

Haas reveals extent of Ferrari tie-up

The extent of new 2016 entrant Haas’ tie-up with Ferrari is becoming clearer.

Haas F1 Team Earlier in 2014, the ‘Haas’ logos of Nascar team owner Gene Haas’ successful machine tool company were added to the race livery of Ferrari’s F14-T car. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Nascar and Comcast reach 10-year series entitlement agreement

Matches longest single series title sponsorship pact in the sport’s history

NASCAR logoBeginning January 1, 2015, the property will be known as the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Comcast’s XFINITY Brand to Become Only Third Title Sponsor of the Series ‘Where Names Are Made’. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

Ferrari confirms engine deal for Haas

Ferrari on Wednesday announced it will supply a V6 ‘power unit’ to F1’s new American entrant Haas in 2016.

Haas F1 Team Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas’ machine tool company Haas Automation is already a sponsor of the fabled Maranello based team. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 03

2016 team Haas announces name tweak

The plans of F1’s newest team are marching on.

Haas F1 Team Although it will only debut in 2016, the American outfit Haas Formula has announced a name tweak. The team is now called Haas F1 Team, with the name-change decision made by founder and chairman Gene Haas “to better correlate his team with motor racing’s most prestigious series”. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 21

Nelson Piquet Jr joins Formula E with Team China Racing (+photos)

He now joins Nick Heidfeld, Sebastian Buemi and Jarno Trulli on the Formula E grid

2014-08-19- 0051Team China Racing has announced the signing of Red Bull Global Rallycross championship leader Nelson Piquet Jr as one of its drivers for the inaugural FIA Formula E Championship.

Aug 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

Night Riders: Kenseth, Kahne Looking To End 0-fer

NASCAR logo Matt Kenseth and Kasey Kahne waged one of the memorable battles from the 2013 season. For nearly 20 laps, two of NASCAR’s marquee talents ran side-by-side, inches apart, navigating Bristol’s high banks in a thrilling show of expertise and competitive desire. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the IRWIN Tools Night Race

There have been 107 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Bristol Motor Speedway

Bristol Motor Speedway logo A look at some of the top statistical performers at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee going into the IRWIN Tools Night Race on August 23 (7:30 p.m. ET on ABC, PRN Radio, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

Police: Stewart struck, killed driver with sprint car (updated)

NASCAR driver Tony Stewart’s sprint car collided with driver Kevin Ward Jr.

2011-02-18_0129 Tony Stewart struck and killed a fellow driver with his sprint car late Saturday night during a dirt-track race at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park, the Ontario County Sheriff’s Department announced early Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Dale Jr. grabs top spot in Chase standings

Fan favorite has three wins this season after sweeping Pocono

Dale Earnhardt - Pocono - photo © Todd Warshaw -NASCAR via Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr.‘s third win of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season has put him atop the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings.
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Aug 01

Albatec heads into the unknown in World RX of Canada

At the famous GP3R in Trois-Rivières

World RX - Albatec Racing Albatec Racing heads into unknown territory in round seven of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy at World RX of Canada on 7&8 August.

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Jul 24

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series St-Eustache preview (updated)

Analyzing The National 250 at Autodrome St-Eustache

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue The 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 will head to Quebec for the third of four events in the province this year with the National 250 on Saturday at Autodrome St-Eustache.

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Jul 23

Tagliani brings NCATS oval break-through to home province!

“I’m really excited about this next race at St. Eustache!”

2014-07-11 - Edmonton - Alex Tagliani Riding a series career-best oval finish of 5th last week at Auto Clearing Motor Speedway in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan during the Western Swing, Montreal’s Alex Tagliani fully intends to bring that momentum back to his home Province! Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

Elliott wins at Chicagoland, moves into points lead

Rookie earns third win of the season; Brian Scott wins Dash 4 Cash bonus

Chase Elliot - photo © NASCAR Media Accomplishing feats uncharacteristic for a rookie, Chase Elliott won once again, leading 85 of 200 laps en route to his third win of the season in Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway.

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Jul 17

Alex Guenette shines in NASCAR Truck test in Florida

The young driver was quickest right from the start on day 1

Alex Guenette - NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (1) Alex Guénette was on the pace right from the start of a major two-day test session on July 15 and 16 aboard a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series racer at the short New Smyrna Speedway oval, near Daytona Beach in Central Florida.

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Jul 17

Haas paid ‘$20m deposit’ for F1 team entry

Gene Haas proved his seriousness about entering formula one by paying a $20 million deposit.

Gene Haas - photo Getty Images That is the claim of F1 business journalist Christian Sylt, who told us the “more than $20m” deposit was paid at F1 chief executive Bernie Ecclestone’s request. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 11

NASCAR and Whelen expand relationship

New England-Based Lighting and Warning System Manufacturer Adds New Line of Consumer Vehicle Illumination Products to itsOfficial Partner Status 

NascarWhelen NASCAR announced today it has reached an agreement with Chester, Conn., and Charlestown, N.H.-based Whelen Engineering to enhance its long-standing status as the Official Warning Lights of NASCAR with the additional position as the Official Vehicle Illumination Lights of NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry »

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