Tag Archive: NASCAR

Jan 21

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami

Colombian motor sport great Juan Pablo Montoya has won the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time at Miami’s Marlins Park

Juan Pablo Montoya crowned Champion of Champions in Miami Colombia’s 2015 Indianapolis 500 winner Juan Pablo Montoya put in a stunning performance to eclipse 16 fellow stars of motor sport and earn the title ‘Champion of Champions’ for the first time on a thrilling afternoon of action at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

2017 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Recognizes Five NASCAR Icons

Childress, Hendrick, Martin, Parks, Parsons Officially Enshrined

NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2017Five of NASCAR’s legendary competitors – three owners and two drivers – were enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina, tonight during the Induction Ceremony held in the Crown Ball Room at the Charlotte Convention Center.

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Jan 20

Motor sport legends from all over the world prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami

Miami’s Marlins Park was swarming with legends of motor sport today ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

Motor sport legends from all over the world  prepare for this weekend’s ROC Miami Many of the world’s greatest drivers have arrived in Miami ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions – and today they put in their first practice laps of the unique ROC circuit winding its way around the inside of Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 20

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction

The auction includes unique items like the ROC Art Car

ROC Miami to raise money for local Children’s Cancer Centre with spectacular charity auction Together with this weekend’s ROC Miami drivers and Racing For Cancer, the Race Of Champions is running a special charity auction in aid of the new Pediatric Cancer Care Unit at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital in Miami. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami

The new track was finished overnight

Kyle Busch and Travis Pastrana enjoy first runs on brand new track ahead of this weekend’s ROC Miami The Race Of Champions will celebrate its first appearance on American soil with a brand new track concept this weekend: a figure-of-eight circuit with two loops winding their way around the inside of Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Start them young: Kaz Grala is youngest driver in Rolex 24 At Daytona, again

Adjusting back to road racing from burgeoning NASCAR career

Kaz Grala is youngest driver in Rolex 24 At Daytona, again Being the youngest driver in the Rolex 24 At Daytona doesn’t phase Boston’s Kaz Grala—he’s done it before.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Countdown to ROC Miami: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC Miami will be the 28th Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988

Countdown to ROC Miami Race Of Champions in numbers Miami’s Marlins Park is the 13th venue to host the Race Of Champions, following a range of prestigious venues all over the world – including London’s Olympic Stadium and Wembley Stadium, Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium, Bangkok’s National Stadium, Bushy Park Barbados and the Stade de France in Paris. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Stewart at ease with new role at SHR, in NASCAR

Tony Stewart remembers standing on the floor of the Stewart-Haas Racing shop in mid-December

Tony StewartAll around him, across the shop floor, were race car chassis. No body, no paint, no decals — Just skeletons of race cars-to-be.

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Jan 18

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world

Viewers in the USA can watch Sunday’s ROC Nations Cup live on CBS Sports Network from 12pm to 2pm Eastern Time

CBS Sports Network joins broadcasters screening ROC Miami LIVE on TV all around the world CBS Sports Network is among a stunning range of broadcasters from all over the world who will be screening this weekend’s ROC Miami live. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 17

Patrick Carpentier appointed Montreal ePrix ambassador

Champ Car, IndyCar and NASCAR ace Patrick Carpentier has been appointed as the ambassador for the season finale Montreal ePrix, which takes place on July 29/30.

2016:04:22_13:47:16_0067 The Quebec native has been following the FIA Formula E Championship through his TV commentary job at RDS, and following the announcement of his new role, he took some time out to speak to www.fiaformulae.com.

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Jan 17

Take a tour of Wood Brothers Racing’s new shop (+video)

Ever wanted to take a tour around one of the race shops of one of NASCAR’s most storied teams? 

Wood Brothers RacingWell, now you can — thanks to Wood Brothers Racing, formed in 1950. While the team is old, the shop is new. The organization recently moved headquarters to Mooresville, North Carolina to be closer to their Ford-affiliated counterpart, Team Penske. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 16

The draw for the group stages took place today at Marlins Park

For this weekend’s Race Of Champions gets motor sport’s greats ready to ROC Miami

DHL Express becomes Official Logistics 
Provider for the Race Of Champions The draw for this weekend’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park has thrown up some intriguing head-to-head encounters between some of the world’s greatest drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation!

The event is part of the build-up to the Race Of Champions itself

Win the chance to race Indy 500 winners at ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation! Two drivers will win the chance to compare their skills with three Indianapolis 500 winners at a special ROC Factor Miami presented by AutoNation event – taking place outside Miami’s Marlins Park on Monday January 16 – and it could be you! Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup

“I’m so happy I don’t even know what to say. Thank you everyone in Edmonton, Canada” – Rzadzinski

ROC Factor winners Rzadzinski and Glusman to compete in Miami’s ROC Nations Cup Two relatively unknown drivers have won the opportunity to compete at this month’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park following a unique ROC Factor contest based on a social media vote Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018

Team Chevy will have its own ripple effect in place for the following 2018 season.

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018Toyota Racing made offseason waves Monday, unveiling the new Camry for this season’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series alongside its road-going counterpart at the North American International Auto Show.
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Jan 06

Stunning range of supercars lined up for 
this month’s Race Of Champions in Miami

The cream of the world’s driving superstars are gathering in Miami to find out who is the best of the best

Stunning range of supercars lined up for 
this month’s Race Of Champions in Miami ROC Miami – at Marlins Park on January 21-22 – will feature a wide range of vehicles specially prepared for the Race Of Champions, including first ROC appearances by the Polaris Slingshot SLR, RX Supercar Lite and VUHL 05 ROC Edition.

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Jan 05

Danica Patrick launches Warrior clothing line

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has opened her 2017 with a New Year’s fitness and fashion kick

Patrick introduced her new line of athletic clothing — Warrior by Danica Patrick — on Wednesday with a pair of scheduled appearances on the Home Shopping Network (HSN).

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Jan 04

Atlanta Motor Speedway to be repaved in 2017

Work is scheduled to begin in late March with an expected completion in mid-April

AtlantaTwenty years after it was last resurfaced, Atlanta Motor Speedway‘s historic racing surface is scheduled to be repaved this spring, following the March 3-5 NASCAR Weekend tripleheader. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 23

ROC Factor offers unique chance for unknowns to race the best alongside IndyCar greats Castroneves and Hinchcliffe

Do you have the ROC Factor?

ROC Factor offers unique chance for unknowns to race the best alongside IndyCar greats Castroneves and Hinchcliffe Two unknown drivers will win the opportunity to compete at next month’s Race Of Champions inside Miami’s Marlins Park in a unique contest based on a social media vote. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Kendra Adams featured in Episode #1 of Go Nitro, available on Bell Fibe TV

Barrie, Ont. Super Stock driver Kendra Adams will be featured in the first episode of the new high-octane sports television series Go Nitro on TV1, Bell Fibe TV, channel 1.

Kendra Adams Go Nitro, the groundbreaking new sports television series takes the audience for an in-depth look at professional sports. The series introduces various sports to new or casual fans with behind the scenes content, interviews and high-octane action segments. Sports to be featured include; NASCAR, CSBK, NCAA, NHL, NBA, MLB, and the Olympics. Read the rest of this entry »

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