Tag Archive: NASCAR

Oct 30

F1 to end US GP’s Nascar clash in 2015

F1 looks set to end its controversial clash with a Nascar race in the same state of Texas for the 2015 season.

GP Austin - photo Getty Images This weekend, the United States grand prix is taking place at the same time as the Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway, some 3 hour drive away. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Austin says Vettel qualifying absence ‘unfortunate’

Organisers of the US grand prix say world champion Sebastian Vettel’s absence from qualifying this weekend is “unfortunate”.

Austin cowboy booths The Red Bull driver will sit out Saturday’s decisive session and start the Austin race from the pitlane, as he takes a penalty for using an unscheduled sixth engine of the 2014 season. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 29

Collapsing F1 teams ‘made mistakes’ – Haas

As F1’s two backmarker teams collapse, 2016 newcomer Haas’ plans continue to take shape.

Haas F1 Team The teams that were ultimately known as Caterham, Marussia and HRT are all now gone, but Nascar team co-owner Gene Haas is determined not to make the same mistakes as his North Carolina based Haas F1 Team takes its next bold steps. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 28

WorldRX and NASCAR Canadian Tire are back at the GP3R for 2015

GP3R fans can enjoy both series fully and completely, they will be held on separate weekends

GP3R logo Le Grand Prix de Trois-Rivières is proud to announce the return of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil1 and of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy for its 2015 edition.

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Oct 28

World Touring Car Champion López to race at ROC 2014

At the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados

Newly-crowned World Touring Car Champion José Maria ‘Pechito’ López has signed up to compete at the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 25

Fantastic comeback drive by Alex Guenette at Martinsville

Alex went from 22nd position to 6th on lap 188

Alex Guenette Martinsville (2) After taking the start of the 200 lap race from 12th on the grid, young Alex Guenette  fought hard for every position, hovering around 10th over the first half of the race before clawing his way up to 6th and finishing 9th on a flat tire. 
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Oct 21

NASCAR champion Kurt Busch joins ROC 2014 field

2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kurt Busch will compete at this year’s Race Of Champions in Barbados

American NASCAR superstar Kurt Busch has happily accepted the invitation to participate in the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14.

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Oct 16

Alex Guénette in NASCAR at Martinsville

Camping World Truck Series

Alex Gu It’s been a long two-month idle period for Alex Guénette since his last race at Trois-Rivières in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series, punctuated by only one karting endurance race and second-place finish.  Alex will be back in the saddle at the Martinsville NASCAR Camping World Truck Series on Saturday Oct 25th at 13.30 (live on Fox.)

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Oct 14

NASCAR penalizes drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart

“These penalties are about maintaining a safe environment following the race” – Robin Pemberton

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NASCAR has assessed behavioral penalties to drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart for their involvement in post-race incidents on Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 07

ROC welcomes 2014 World Rallycross Champion Solberg

“It’s great to have Petter back with us at the Race Of Champions again.” – Fredrik Johnsson

Race Of Champions logo Newly-crowned FIA World Rallycross Champion Petter Solberg is the latest driver to sign up for the 2014 Race Of Champions, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14 Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Young, multicultural and female drivers compete for spot in NASCAR

 

Rev Racing, NASCAR Scout Drivers At 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

NASCAR logo Twenty multicultural and female race car drivers from the United States, Canada and Latin America will participate in the 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine Oct. 13-15 with hopes of earning a spot in the 2015 NASCAR D4D Class in partnership with Rev Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

V8 Supercar legend Whincup signs up for ROC 2014

Tickets are now available for ROC 2014, which will take place at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14

Five-time V8 Supercar champion Jamie Whincup is the latest driver to join the line-up for the 2014 Race Of Champions. Whincup has dominated Australia’s most popular racing series in recent years and leads the 2014 championship as he bids for a record sixth title.

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Sep 25

Indy 500 winner Hunter-Reay heads to ROC

This year’s Indianapolis 500 winner Ryan Hunter-Reay has signed up for the 2014 Race Of Champions

Race Of Champions logo The 2014 Race Of Champions will feature the winner of this year’s Indianapolis 500 after Ryan Hunter-Reay signed up to compete at the event, to be held at the Bushy Park Circuit in Barbados on December 13-14. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes + Fast Facts

2-For-2: Penske proves it’s contender round material

NASCAR logo How quickly the tide can turn. All summer it looked like a Hendrick Motorsports driver would take the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, but now a new team has seized the title of favorite. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Emily Packard chosen for the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine

Packard Finishes 20th in the Bond Auto Parts ACT Invitational at NHMS

2014-07-20_0159 Emily Packard, the 17-year old East Montpelier Vermont late model driver, has been chosen as one of the 20 finalists to compete in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (#NASCARD4D) Combine being held this October at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia.

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Sep 23

NASCAR delivers 2015 competition package to teams

Rules finalized following intensive research & development by the industry

NASCAR logo Following more than a year of extensive collaboration with stakeholders throughout the industry, and with a keen eye towards the future, NASCAR has finalized and delivered to teams the 2015 racing package for all three national series. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 20

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Results: Dumoulin earns first NASCAR Championship (updated)

Wins NASCAR Canadian Tire Series crown as Fitzpatrick takes Kawartha finale

Pinty's 250 Nascar Canadian TireJR Fitzpatrick did everything he could. LP Dumoulin did what he needed. The result was Dumoulin was crowned the champion of the 2014 NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 Saturday, while Fitzpatrick walked away with the winner’s trophy for the Pinty’s 250 at Kawartha Speedway.

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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 »

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