Tag Archive: NASCAR

Feb 09

NASCAR implements Team Owner Charter Agreement for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

New Collaborative Business Model for Owners and Tracks Now in Place for 2016

NASCAR logo During a historic event held today in Charlotte, N.C., NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France joined with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owners to announce a landmark long-term agreement that provides teams with increased business certainty and the ability to work more closely with NASCAR to produce best-in-class racing.

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Feb 08

XFINITY: Villeneuve set to return with new team

The team’s exact schedule was not announced

2014-08-09_0191 Wing Nut Racing, a new team that says it “will be debuting this year with a wide variety of racing avenues from off-road to stock car racing,” announced it has signed Jacques Villeneuve to drive its entry in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, with backing from Alsco, K1 Speed, and SpeedForSale. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 26

NASCAR announces Race Start Times for 2016 Season

Network coverage for all three of its national series based on previously released schedule dates for 2016

NASCAR logo Broadcast Network and Start Times Set for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 22

Formula E : Villeneuve exits Venturi team after 3 races

Former F1 world champion Jacques Villeneuve parts ways with the Venturi Formula E team after just three races

Jacques Villeneuve - photo © DPPI - A. Guillaumot Jacques Villeneuve’s return to world championship motorsport is back on hold after it was confirmed he has parted ways with the Venturi Formula E team. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 15

NASCAR Drive for Diversity unveils 2016 driver roster

Six Drivers Will Compete for Rev Racing in Top Development Program

NASCAR logo After a competitive Combine event last October, six drivers were selected to the 2016 NASCAR Drive for Diversity® (D4D) class and will join the industry’s premier development program for multicultural and female drivers, and pit crew members. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

NASCAR leads industry with annual summit to start 2016 season

Innovation And Safety Highlight Concord Gathering

NASCAR logo With the DAYTONA 500 right around the corner, the men and women who are tasked with the safety, security and organization across NASCAR gathered in Concord, North Carolina, in a collaboration of ideas and advancements.

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Jan 12

Eligible drivers and format announced for 2016 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Event marks First NASCAR race in New Daytona International Speedway Stadium

NASCAR logo NASCAR announced today the 25 eligible drivers and the format for the season-opening 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at the new Daytona International Speedway motorsports stadium on Saturday, Feb. 13. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

NASCAR announces 2016 K&N Pro Series schedules

East returns to Stafford, adds Dominion, Mobile & New Jersey

NASCAR K&N Pro Series The NASCAR K&N Pro Series has become the preeminent development proving ground for the sport’s future stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 12

NASCAR Champions celebrate crowning cchievements

Seven touring titlists close out 2015 in spotlight

Three young, rising stars received their first NASCAR championships, and four veteran drivers added to their already impressive resumes.

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Dec 07

Pinty’s to become Entitlement Sponsor of Canadian Series

NASCAR Pinty’s Series returns to Toronto with 3-Year-Deal

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo NASCAR in Canada has a new name and entitlement sponsor – one that’s familiar to race fans across the country. NASCAR and Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. announced today a six-year series entitlement sponsorship agreement of NASCAR’s Canadian-based series. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the series will be known as the NASCAR Pinty’s Series.

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Dec 07

McLaren Applied Technologies wins 2015 Pioneering and Innovation Award

McLaren Applied Technologies has been awarded the Pioneering and Innovation Award at this year’s Autosport Awards ceremony

McLaren Applied Technologies wins 2015 Pioneering and Innovation AwardDr Caroline Hargrove, technical director at Applied Technologies, collected the award from 1996 F1 World Champion Damon Hill on behalf of the company headed by chief executive officer Ian Rhodes, who leads a team now over 300 strong.

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Nov 22

Kyle Busch wins 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Kyle Busch is Sprint Cup champion, wins finale

Kyle BuschIn a season that would make a pretty good movie script, Kyle Busch completed his comeback and captured his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup championship.  Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 26

NASCAR Reaches Five-Year Sanction Agreements with National Series Tracks

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Will Visit 23 Markets in 2016; Popular ‘NASCAR Goes West’ Returns for Second Year

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced agreements with 23 tracks to field NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for the next five years. Additionally, 24 tracks will host NASCAR XFINITY Series races through 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 22

First entries revealed for WEC Bahrain rookie test

Juan Pablo Montoya  has this week been in Stuttgart for a seat-fitting

Almost half the 2015 FIA World Endurance Championship field will be present for the inaugural ‘Rookie’ Test which is due to take place at the Bahrain International Circuit the day after the final round of the WEC season, Sunday 22 November. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Statement from Brian France on Tony Stewart

NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on Tony Stewart

NASCAR logo“When I think of Tony Stewart, unmatched passion and a pure love of the sport come to mind. He has won championships and millions of fans. But he has given back so much more, and that’s what I admire most.” Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

Haas confirms Romain Grosjean for maiden F1 season

Romain Grosjean will head up Haas F1’s maiden season of Formula 1 racing next season, it is officially confirmed

  2015-06-05_0032 The new Haas F1 Team has officially confirmed Romain Grosjean will lead the driver line-up for its inaugural season in Formula 1 after successfully luring him from Lotus. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

NASCAR statement on meeting with team owners

The on-going dialogue with the entire industry has been very good

NASCAR logo NASCAR met with all Sprint Cup Series owners and presented framework concepts for future qualification to compete in NASCAR’s top national series with an eye toward implementing a new model for the 2016 season. “ Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 24

Wealth of racing and other memorabilia added to online auction benefiting Wilson Children’s Fund

A wealth of racing and other memorabilia has been added to the eBay online auction benefiting the Wilson Children’s Fund.

Justin WilsonItems available for bid include donations from Formula One, NASCAR, sports car and Global Rallycross drivers and teams, the USA Soccer men’s national team, National Football League players and the entertainment world, as well as additional items submitted by Verizon IndyCar Series drivers and teams. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Richmond

Clinch scenarios for Richmond

2008-09-05_025 Jamie McMurray will lock up his first career Chase berth simply by starting the race on Saturday night. For three others, it’s a little tougher – but certainly doable. Ryan Newman clinches by finishing 31st or better; Jeff Gordon by finishing 17th or better; and Paul Menard by finishing ninth or better – and that’s all regardless of who wins the race.

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Sep 07

Carl Edwards wins Bojangles’ Southern 500

Carl Edwards rallies for framatic Darlington win

Carl Edwards Darlington winOn a night when throwback paint schemes recalled NASCAR’s past in vivid color, and a low-downforce aerodynamic package suggested the future direction of the sport, Carl Edwards overcame early misfortune to win an exhilarating race at “The Lady in Black.” Read the rest of this entry »

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