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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 »

Sep 06

25,000 fans gather in Square Victoria for Montreal’s first-ever La Course Red Bull Boîte à Savon Race

Sibling team Les Docs, of St Hyacinthe Quebec, take top prize  in the wacky non-motorized race on wheels.

La Course Red Bull Boîte à Savon Race25,000 screaming fans flooded downtown Montreal this afternoon to witness 42 Canadian teams of Soap Box racers compete in the city’s first-ever La Course Red Bull Boîte à Savon.

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Aug 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Road America & Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Logano wins Bristol Night Race for second straight year

NASCAR logoThe No. 22 Team Penske driver successfully defended his August 2014 Bristol Motor Speedway win, leading 176 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Saturday’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at “The Last Great Colosseum.” Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

Justin Wilson 1978-2015

Driver succumbs to injury sustained in Aug. 23 race

Justin Wilson

INDYCAR announced that driver Justin Wilson, who enjoyed success in multiple motorsports series during a two-decade professional career, died today from a head injury sustained in the Verizon IndyCar Series race Aug. 23 at Pocono Raceway. He was 37. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol

Straight Outta Michigan: Kenseth Shows He’s Championship Contender

NASCAR logoMatt Kenseth is showing the speed of bona fide Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship contender. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 10

NASCAR Legend Buddy Baker passes away at 74

Baker’s NASCAR Career as Driver and Broadcaster Spanned Parts of Seven Decades

NASCAR logoElzie Wylie “Buddy” Baker Jr., the 1980 Daytona 500 champion and famed NASCAR commentator, has died after a battle with cancer. He was 74 (b. 1-25-41). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 07

“Crazy” Stadium Super Trucks set to light up Australia

Stadium Super Trucks were a crowd favourite at the Clipsal 500 V8 Supercar

Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Truck Robby Gordon’s “crazy” Stadium Super Trucks will return to Australia later this year for a two-round series including a spectacular stadium event at the  Spotless Stadium, Sydney Showgroundson Saturday, October 31. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

Host of motorsport stars join World RX for Canadian street race 

A total of 20 Supercars will compete at Trois-Rivieres

2014-08-08_0821The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will resume after a short summer hiatus as the teams cross the Atlantic for Canada RX, round seven of the 13-event calendar.

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Aug 03

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series race recap: Lacroix powers to Trois-Rivieres triumph

Two wins in First Four Canadian Tire Series starts

2015-08-02_0275The latest in a long line of Quebec road course aces has arrived in Kevin Lacroix, and his ascension has come faster than all of those before him.

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Jul 30

Busy weekend for Tagliani at the Trois-Rivières GP

Tagliani to compete in three races at the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières

2015-07-25_0097Alex Tagliani will be a busy driver this weekend at the 47th running of the Grand Prix of Trois-Rivières (GP3R). A regular entrant in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series presented by Mobil 1 (NCATS), Tagliani is entered in Round 8 of 12 held on this tight street course.  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 20

NASCAR Sprint Cup: Derek White 2-race Marathon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway

NASCAR Xfinity and Sprint Cup Series

NASCAR Sprint Cup Derek White 2-race Marathon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway Getty ImagesDerek White spent the past weekend jumping from his Xfinity to his Sprint Cup car at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Jul 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire Motor Speedway

After missing the first 11 races of the season, Kyle Busch is beginning to hit his stride

NASCAR logoSaturday Night Live alum and comedy movie star Adam Sandler will play a vital role this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Grand Marshal. In honor of his NASCAR visit, we’ve peppered a number of Sandler puns and references throughout this notes package. See if you can find them all … any more brain busters?  Read the rest of this entry »

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