Tag Archive: NASCAR

Jan 30

2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Honors Five Iconic Wheelmen

Elliott, Lorenzen, Scott, Weatherly, White Officially Enshrined

NASCAR Hall Of Fame Five legendary drivers with distinct styles and contributions to NASCAR 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. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 30

Joey Logano stands by pit crew after Homestead miscue

No. 22 Team Penske pit crew undergoes minimal personnel changes

Season preview: Joey LoganoA handful of professional athletes who enjoyed success over the course of a career have been — fairly or unfairly — remembered for their clutch-moment gaffes. Bill Buckner and Leon Lett come to mind. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Rex White: small stature, giant legend

1960 NASCAR Premier Series Champion earns sport’s top honor

NASCAR logo Over the years, NASCAR premier series champions have come in all shapes and sizes – tall, short, muscular and lean.  The single constant? It’s impossible to judge a book by its cover. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 24

NASCAR Illustrated: Dale Jr. back where he belongs

Junior’s comeback season brought out the best of old and new

Dale Earnhardt - Pocono - photo Getty Images The announcement of NASCAR’s new points system dominated the preseason in 2014, and headlocks and brawls and go-for-broke racing dominated the end. But in between, the best story was the return of Dale Earnhardt Jr. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona – Championship Drivers Photo

Notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona.

IMSA - notable drivers entered in the 53rd Rolex 24 At Daytona. The annual kick off to the international motorsports calendar, the Rolex 24 At Daytona is one of the premier racing events in the world featuring star drivers from NASCAR, IndyCar and Formula One, joining the best of the best from international sports car competition. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Ingersoll Rand expands relationship with Racing Community, becomes ‘Official Power Tools of NASCAR’

Multi-Faceted Agreement Makes Company an Official Partner of IMSA / Contingency Sponsor in NASCAR Touring & Weekly Series

NASCAR logo NASCAR® and Ingersoll Rand, a global leader in reliable and innovative power tools, today announced a multi-year partnership designating Ingersoll Rand as the “Official Power Tools of NASCAR.” An innovator in tool technology, Ingersoll Rand products have been a staple in NASCAR garages for more than 50 years. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

NASCAR announces updates to NASCAR Hall of Fame voting panel

NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Voting Day Set for May 20

NASCAR Hall Of Fame NASCAR today announced several revisions to the NASCAR Hall of Fame (NHOF) Voting Panel. The 58-member panel will vote for the NHOF Class of 2016 on Wednesday, May 20 in Charlotte, North Carolina, to be announced that afternoon in the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Great Hall. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 13

Record-Setting attendance at NASCAR Summit signals start of 2015 season

Industry’s Medical, Security, and Track Services Personnel Gather For Annual Pre-Season Preparation

NASCAR logo What began more than a decade ago in early January as a small gathering of medical, safety, security and track services personnel to share best practices and prepare for the coming NASCAR season has ballooned into one of the most vital and unique preseason conventions in all of motorsports.

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Jan 09

Roar Before the Rolex 24, Day One

All-Star Ganassi Racing lineup ondisplay with fastest practice speeds

Roar Before the 24 Once again, the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates organization is among the favorites to win the Rolex 24 At Daytona, with a high-profile two-car team featuring stars from IMSA, IndyCar and NASCAR. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 17

Dumoulin Compétition signs a two-year partnership with Weathertech Canada

Louis-Philippe Dumoulin wins honors during the NASCAR Champions’ Week

20141213 - Victoire d' Negotiations for the partnership with WeatherTech Canada were ongoing since the crowning of Louis-Philippe Dumoulin as the 2014 Champion in the NASCAR Canadian Tire series on September 20th, 2014.

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Dec 15

Expanded 2015 Sprint Unlimited field to feature Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers

Former Daytona 500 Pole Winners also added to season-opening showcase at Daytona

Fans Have Four Ways To Vote For The Sprint UnlimitedComing off an exciting 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, NASCAR announced today all 16 Chase drivers will be eligible to compete in the 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway (DIS).

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Dec 15

How did Kyle Larson’s rookie season stack up?

Comparing Larson to some of the all-time greats

Austin Dillon- - Kyle Larson Kyle Larson completed one of the best rookie season in premier series history in 2014. While Victory Lane was just out of grasp for the 22-year-old, his overall numbers were comparable to some of the greatest drivers in NASCAR history. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

David Coulthard crowned Champion of Champions

Thirteen-time Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard lifts the Race Of Champions trophy for the first time 

News imageMultiple Formula 1 grand prix winner David Coulthard put in a stunning performance to eclipse 15 fellow stars of motor sport and win the Race Of Champions on a thrilling afternoon of action and entertainment at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 14

NASCAR Night Of Champions honors seven titlist

LP Dumoulin and Top Performers Of 2014 Celebrated at NASCAR Hall Of Fame

nascar_touring_night-of-champions_final_121314 The culmination and coronation of a season-long – and career-defining – road to NASCAR glory came Saturday night for seven drivers. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 13

Team Nordic win the ROC Nations Cup

Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg have stormed to the 2014 ROC Nations Cup title

News imageTeam Nordic’s Tom Kristensen and Petter Solberg are celebrating after they took a stunning victory in the 2014 ROC Nations Cup at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Motor sport legends prepare for the Race Of Champions

Some of the world’s best drivers

News imageMany of the world’s greatest drivers have taken part in the first practice session at Bushy Park Barbados ahead of this weekend’s Race Of Champions. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

Countdown to ROC 2014: Race Of Champions in numbers

ROC 2014 in Barbados will be the 26th annual end-of-season Race Of Champions since its first event in Paris in 1988.

News imageBushy Park Barbados is ROC’s first host venue in the Americas – and the 11th overall – along with such prestigious host venues as London’s Wembley Stadium, the Stade de France in Paris and Beijing’s ‘Bird’s Nest’ Olympic Stadium. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

NASCAR announces 2015 Sprint Cup testing policy

Sanctioning body, Goodyear team up for 13 sessions throughout the season

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series organizations will be allowed to participate in 13 one-day “open” tests in 2015 as part of a revamped testing policy for the series.

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Dec 12

Kyle Busch undergoes offseason surgery

Driver expects to make full recovery by 2015 season opener

DSC_0249 Kyle Busch underwent surgery on his left foot on Thursday morning and is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of the 2015 NASCAR season in February. The scheduled procedure to relieve inflammation was performed by Dr. Robert Anderson of OrthoCarolina, according to a team release from Joe Gibbs Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Volkswagen Polo RX completes ROC 2014 car line-up

The Race Of Champions has been running for over 25 years

2014-08-08_0565 The stunning Volkswagen Polo RX Supercar will be in action at this weekend’s Race Of Champions at Bushy Park Barbados. Read the rest of this entry »

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