Tag Archive: NASCAR

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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Mar 11

The NASCAR Foundation® now accepting nominations for 2015 Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award Presented by Nationwide®

NASCAR Fans Can Nominate Everyday Champions at NASCAR.com/award; Winner to Receive $100,000 Donation for Children’s Charity

The NASCAR Foundation® logo Beginning today, people across the country can nominate their personal champion for The NASCAR Foundation’s Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award presented by Nationwide, the sport’s highest community service honor. Read the rest of this entry »

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 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 »

Mar 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kroger 250, Boyd Gaming 300 and Kobalt 400

NASCAR logoThe NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for its first stop on a three-race west coast swing – Sunday’s Kobalt 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX).

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Feb 27

Teams learn new package in Atlanta open test

Drivers adjust to less horsepower, get data in first session under 2015 rules

Jeff Gordon 3M carJamie McMurray was fastest in the opening session, Jeff Gordon in the second. And defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick was third fastest in both as teams spent nearly four hours testing here Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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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