Tag Archive: NASCAR

Feb 17

NASCAR expands concussion protocol

New features include consistent screening tool, additional neurological support

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced updates to its concussion protocol for competitors, adding a consistent screening tool for all venues and increasing available neurological support for race event weekends through its new partnership with AMR. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

NASCAR unveils enhanced format stage lengths for all three national series

Fuel Mileage, Tire Wear Among Determining Factors for Lap Counts

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced the 2017 stage lengths for each race in all three of its national series. A number of factors went into determining the lap count for Stage 1, Stage 2 and the Final Stage of each race, with a singular goal in mind – the best racing for NASCAR fans.

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Feb 15

NASCAR becomes first Sports League to launch DeskSite Video App

New HD Video Platform Delivers NASCAR.com Content On-demand to Desktops, Laptops and Tablets

NASCAR logo Just in time for the 2017 DAYTONA 500®, NASCAR and DeskSite jointly announced today the official launch of the NASCAR DeskSite, an interactive and personalized video app that delivers premium, high-definition video content on-demand to NASCAR fans – for free. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 11

NASCAR’s race enhancements have set up stages that will see drivers battling for stage wins and playoff bonus points

Stages, enhancements add to pit road pressure

Pit roadThe impact of accumulating playoff points has a big benefit during the 10-race playoff in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series that starts in September, and it could lead to added pressure on pit road.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 08

NASCAR bolsters emergency response system

Expands Capabilities of NASCAR’s Medical Support Model with AMR Partnership

NASCAR bolsters emergency response system NASCAR announced today it is partnering with American Medical Response (AMR) to expand the capabilities of NASCAR’s medical support model and enhance on-track incident response. AMR, a recognized leader in the emergency medical services, will add a doctor and paramedic to the on-track safety team for each Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series weekend.

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Feb 01

NASCAR announces 2017 Schedule for NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series

Twelve-Race Calendar Slated For Latin America’s Top Racing Series

The return of the NASCAR PEAK Mexico Series will take the green flag in March in Monterrey, and the 2017 champion will be crowned in November at Mexico City, as part of a 12-race calendar announced today.

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Jan 31

NASCAR Cup Series Phoenix Raceway unveils details for $178 million modernization project

The project, sponsored by XFINITY Series entitlement partner DC Solar, is expected to be completed in November of 2018

Officials with International Speedway Corp., and Phoenix Raceway jointly announced plans for a $178 million facelift for the 1-mile facility on Monday that focuses on improving the fan experience while also including a competition twist that will see the relocation of the track’s start/finish line. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 29

Rolex 24 At Daytona: Gordon loves first stint driving in 2017 Rolex 24

Jeff Gordon has taken a very serious approach to his participation in the weekend’s Rolex 24 at Daytona

Jeff GordonHowever, the four-time NASCAR champion was all smiles after climbing out of his Wayne Taylor Racing Cadillac DPi following his first stint behind the wheel Saturday evening. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 27

NASCAR meets IMSA as Kevin Hamlin and TJ Majors return to Rolex 24 spotters stand with Change Racing

Monster Energy Cup regulars return to Daytona International Speedway for Rolex 24

Change Racing When the green flag flies on the Rolex 24 At Daytona (2:00 PM ET FOX), all eyes will be on the 55 IMSA WeatherTech machines that will go hurling into turn one on the first of hundreds of laps around the 3.56-mile road course at Daytona International Speedway.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 25

NASCAR Drive for Diversity Announces 2017 Driver Class

Six Drivers Selected to Join Rev Racing in Sport’s Top Development Program

NASCAR logo After a season of milestones for NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduates competing across NASCAR national series, the industry’s flagship development program for multicultural and female drivers has announced that six drivers will join its 2017 class. The drivers were selected after a competitive combine held last October at New Smyrna Speedway and will compete for Rev Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 23

NASCAR Enhances On-Track Product with New Stage-Based Race Format

Playoff Points, Regular Season Champion Incentives Highlight Updates

NASCAR logo NASCAR, in collaboration with industry stakeholders, announced today an enhanced competition format that will be implemented in all three of its national series – the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations Cup for Team Germany in Miami

Team Germany’s Sebastian Vettel stormed to victory in the ROC Nations Cup at Miami’s Marlins Park

Sebastian Vettel wins ROC Nations  Cup for Team Germany in Miami Team Germany are celebrating a record seventh win in the ROC Nations Cup after Sebastian Vettel took a stunning victory all by himself at Miami’s Marlins Park. Read the rest of this entry »

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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