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Apr 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Richmond

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

NASCAR logoDale Earnhardt Jr. To Retire At End Of Season. Dale Earnhardt Jr. announced Tuesday he will retire from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing at the end of the season. He is still under contract to run two NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 25

Dale Earnhardt Jr to retire after 2017 season

Statement from Brian France, NASCAR Chairman and CEO, on Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr. photo Sean Gardner - Getty Images“Dale Earnhardt Jr. is among the most recognizable athletes in the world, unequivocally serving as the sport’s most popular driver for more than a decade.”

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Apr 25

Jimmie Johnson wins at Bristol

Clear skies, sailing for Johnson in Bristol victory

Jimmie Johnson surged to victory in the rain-delayed Food City 500 on Monday at Bristol Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 24

Monster Energy Series Bristol race postponed

The race, No. 8 on the 36-race schedule for 2017, has been rescheduled for a 1 p.m. ET start Monday.

Sunday’s Food City 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway has been postponed due to rain.  Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 11

A Silver Anniversary Gold Rush: Monster Energy All-Star Race format announced

$1 Million At Stake as NASCAR, Charlotte Celebrate 25th Anniversary of ‘One Hot Night’

A Silver Anniversary Gold Rush Monster Energy All-Star Race format announcedAs the engines fired, the lightbulbs buzzed – a first for the annual non-points extravaganza. Never before had an all-star race been run under the lights. Dubbed “One Hot Night,” the 1992 race signaled a new era, one that became tradition for the fan-favorite event. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 09

A seventh win at Texas puts Jimmie Johnson back in Victory Lane

Lucky 7 indeed

Jimmie Johnson proved on Sunday that you can’t keep a good driver, a good car and a good team down for long — even if you change the playing field at one of his favorite race tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Texas

Clock Stopper: Keselowski First Driver To Multiple Wins

NASCAR logoBrad Keselowski became the first driver in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to win multiple races this season when he passed Kyle Busch with 42 laps remaining and never looked back to visit Victory Lane for his first time at Martinsville Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 05

Polls open for NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018 fan vote

Polls are now open for the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018 Fan Vote

NASCAR Hall Of FameFans are asked to cast votes for up to five nominees for inclusion into the Class of 2018, and can vote up to 50 times per day. The five nominees who receive the most votes will count as one of the 54 votes cast by the Voting Panel on NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Day on May 24. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 03

Brad Keselowski wins grandfather clock at Martinsville for Ford’s first win here since ’02

Yes, that’s right, a Ford

In Sunday’s STP 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway, everything worked – but nothing more than Brad Keselowski’s race-winning No. 2 Ford. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Martinsville

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

NASCAR logoCalifornia Winning: Larson Notches First Win Of Season At Auto Club. Kyle Larson snapped a streak of three consecutive runner-ups, leading 110 laps and winning Stage 1 on his way to Victory Lane in last Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Auto Club

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

NASCAR logoLarson Leads Points Standings Following Third Straight Runner-Up Finish. There’s a new sheriff in town as the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series closes out its West Coast swing with Sunday’s Auto Club 400 at Auto Club (Calif.) Speedway (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 21

Philanthropic Tech Company Becomes the ‘Official Hotel Booking Partner of NASCAR’;  Each Booking to Benefit The NASCAR Foundation®

NASCAR Checks-In to Hotels for Hope

NASCAR logoNASCAR announced today a multi-year partnership with Hotels for Hope designating the company as the “Official Hotel Booking Partner of NASCAR®.” Hotels for Hope, a hotel inventory brokerage with a philanthropic business model, services large scale consumer events across the country and will now include NASCAR race weekends.  Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 20

Ryan Newman holds off Kyle Larson to win in wild finish at Phoenix

Newman’s 18th career victory was his second at Phoenix

When the winner of Sunday’s Camping World 500 was announced, officials might have thought for a moment that they got the wrong envelope, a la Warren Beatty at the Oscars.
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Mar 18

Joey Logano nabs Coors Light Pole Award for Phoenix race

Penske on point

Joey Logano launched his way to the top of the heap in Coors Light Pole Qualifying on Friday at Phoenix Raceway, claiming the first starting spot for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series event. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Phoenix

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

NASCAR logoSweep’n Row: Furniture Row Racing’s Truex First To Win All 3 Stages. Martin Truex Jr. became the first driver to win all three stages under NASCAR’s race enhancements when he took the checkered flag in last Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Las Vegas

Grand Theft Auto: Keselowski Steals Win At Atlanta, Goes For Second Straight Victory At Las Vegas

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski took advantage of Kevin Harvick’s late speeding penalty by passing Kyle Larson with six laps left to win last Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway.

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Mar 08

NASCAR Announces Nominees for NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2018, Landmark Award

Allison, Farmer, Gibbs, Labonte, Penske New To Ballot; France, Hawkins Join Landmark List

NASCAR Hall Of Fame NASCAR today announced the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Each name made an indelible mark on the sport, whether from behind the wheel or atop a pit box … or even from inside a broadcast booth.

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Mar 08

NASCAR Drivers, Social Media Stars Lead Return of NASCAR Goes West

Driver Adventures Off the Track to Highlight Three-week Trek to Las Vegas, Phoenix and L.A. Races

NASCAR logo NASCAR® drivers are packing a sense of adventure for their 2,000-mile journey west as NASCAR Goes West celebrates the sport’s annual stretch of races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Phoenix Raceway and Auto Club Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 08

NASCAR and SiriusXM extend broadcasting agreement through 2022 for every NASCAR National Series Race

 NASCAR fans continue to get 24/7 coverage of the sport on exclusive SiriusXM NASCAR Radio channel

NASCAR logo SiriusXM will continue to air all races from NASCAR’s premier division, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, as well as every NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race.

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Mar 04

Kevin Harvick captures pole in Atlanta

Second pole at Atlanta and the 18th of his career

Kevin Harvick saved his best lap for the best possible moment on Friday afternoon, putting his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Ford on the pole for Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 400 at Atlanta Motor Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

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