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Apr 11

Dash 4 Cash Heat Racing debuts for NASCAR XFINITY Series at Bristol

Chase Berth and $1,000,000 on the Line in Four Dash 4 Cash Events

NASCAR XFINITY Series logo The NASCAR XFINITY Series will take racing back to its roots with Heat races, beginning with the first of four Dash 4 Cash events Saturday, April 16, at Bristol Motor Speedway (12:30 p.m. ET on FS1, PRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Pinty’s Series drivers enter charity Curling tournament

Trio to Participate in Pinty’s Annual Charity Event

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo NASCAR Pinty’s Series competitors are no stranger to slip-sliding through the turns of Canada’s short tracks. Thursday a trio of drivers will glide on a completely different surface. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 06

Voting now open for 2016 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

30 drivers seek fan vote into Annual Star-Studded Event at Charlotte Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race logo NASCAR fans once again have the power to put a driver of their choice in the 2016 NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. The Sprint Fan Vote is now open, and will send one of 30 drivers into the annual star-studded event on May 21 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The race will be broadcast live at 7 p.m. ET, on FS1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

Pinty’s Series in the news at Motorama

Car Enhancements on Display; New CTMP Sponsor; Driver Appearances

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo First-year entitlement sponsor Pinty’s Delicious Foods will bring a fresh look to the NASCAR Pinty’s Series in 2016, but the new series logo won’t be the only update that fans see this weekend at the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Expo. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 21

Denny Hamlin wins Daytona 500

Truex earned the runner-up result

Denny Hamlin

In a thrilling photo finish, Denny Hamlin made a pass on Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Matt Kenseth for the lead on the final lap on Sunday’s Daytona 500. Hamlin and Martin Truex Jr. were side-by-side for the win as they crossed the start-finish line, but Hamlin — who led a race-high 95 laps — prevailed by inches over Truex in a photo finish. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

Logano(ther) One: No. 22 Ford Driver Looks To Capture Second Straight Daytona 500 Victory

NASCAR logo With a visit to Victory Lane in Sunday’s Daytona 500 (1 p.m. on FOX), Joey Logano would become only the fourth driver to win The Great American Race in consecutive seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

NASCAR and Mack Trucks announce multi-year partnership

Iconic Mack Trucks to Transport NASCAR in Custom-Engineered Haulers   

NASCAR logo Mack Trucks, one of the most iconic American brands, has entered into a multi-year national sports partnership with NASCAR. The collaboration designates Mack Trucks as the “Official Hauler of NASCAR®.” Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 16

NASCAR and Twitter to bring fans exclusive DAYTONA 500 content

Twitter Introduces #DAYTONA500 Emoji; Will Go Behind-the-Scenes at Daytona International Speedway

NASCAR logo As anticipation builds for the 2016 DAYTONA 500® on February 21, NASCAR® and Twitter are collaborating to enhance the #DAYTONA500 conversation with fun, original content and unique activations around racing’s biggest event.  Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 14

Denny Hamlin wins Sprint Unlimited in overtime finish

Hamlin battles through to win wild Sprint Unlimited

Sprint Unlimited logo Saturday’s Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway ended with a mere handful of cars undamaged — and race winner Denny Hamlin‘s Toyota wasn’t one of them.
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Feb 12

NASCAR Fast Facts 2016 procedural changes

Maximum Field Sizes / Corresponding New Points Systems

NASCAR logo NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Maximum 40-car field (36 Charter team cars, 4 Open team cars), race winner awarded 40 points, 40th place awarded one point. Read the rest of this entry »

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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Jan 31

Attrition claims early favorites in Rolex 24

At the conclusion of the 12th hour

While the 54th Rolex 24 At Daytona is shaping up to be one of the most competitive in the race’s history, attrition has claimed a handful of favorites as the race hits the halfway mark and the second segment of the Tequila Patrón North American Endurance Cup.
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Jan 22

FansChoice.tv to stream season kickoff at New Smyrna

Eight nights of NASCAR Whelen All-American Series racing airing live

NascarWhelen Race fans around the world got to watch last year as 14-year-old Harrison Burton became the youngest Division I winner in NASCAR Whelen All-American Series history and rising dirt racing star Christopher Bell scored his first NASCAR win. That was possible thanks to the coverage from New Smyrna Speedway on FansChoice.tv. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 21

After 50 years, no end in sight for Roger Penske

The white-haired, soon-to-be 79-year-old Penske has no plans to go gently into the night, however.

Team PenskeTeam Penske kicked off its’ 50th season Wednesday night with a private function in the Crown Ballroom of the Charlotte Convention Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

NASCAR announces innovations for NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

XFINITY Dash 4 Cash Races To Include Two Heats & Main

NASCAR logo NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell announced today several racing-related innovations to the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, beginning with the 2016 season, designed to ignite and energize the growth of each series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Chase format extended to NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Seven-Race Chase formats to be implemented in 2016

NASCAR logo Using the overwhelming success of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format introduced in 2014 as a guidepost, NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France announced today the implementation of a playoff system in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Jeff Gordon makes his FOX NASCAR debut

Jeff Gordon made his 2016 season debut with the FOX NASCAR broadcasting team on FS1’s “Race Hub” Monday.

Mike Joy, Larry McReynolds, Jeff GordonDanielle Trotta and Adam Alexander kicked off the episode with Alexander saying, “We’ve done a lot of shows in this studio, but this is one we’ll remember forever.”

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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 »

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