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Dec 01

NASCAR Announces Multi-Year Partnership with Monster Energy for Premier Series Entitlement

Brand Becomes Official Energy Drink of NASCAR, NASCAR All-Star Race Title Sponsor

Monster EnergyNASCAR and Monster Energy announced today a multi-year agreement for the premier series entitlement as well as the prestigious annual NASCAR All-Star Race.

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Nov 30

Field, Format Set for ‘The Clash’ At Daytona

Season-Opening, 75-Lap Event to Feature NASCAR’s Top Premier Series Drivers

The Clash logoRecently crowned seven-time NASCAR premier series champion Jimmie Johnson will join a star-studded elite field as NASCAR kicks off its 2017 season with The Clash at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017.

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Nov 19

Daniel Suárez wins 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship

Becomes First Latin American And Drive For Diversity Graduate To  Capture NASCAR National Series Title

NASCAR XFINITY Series logo It’s been a rapid rise for Daniel Suárez, who captured the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series championship Saturday at Homestead-Miami Speedway by winning the Ford EcoBoost 300 in only his second full-time season of NASCAR national series racing. The driver of the No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota is the first Latin American, as well as the first graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program operated by Rev Racing, to win a NASCAR national series title.

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Nov 19

Johnny Sauter wins 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship

Captures First Title In Eighth Season Of Competition

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series logo After eight full-time seasons of racing in the rough-and-tumble circuit, Johnny Sauter earned his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship Friday at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Nov 17

Special Edition Championship 4 News & Notes – NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

In anticipation of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR XFINITY Series logo For the first time in the NASCAR XFINITY Series’ 34-year existence, the title will be decided at the culmination of the inaugural NASCAR XFINITY Series Chase, a four round elimination-style playoff that will name the series’ 27th different champion in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Special Edition Championship 4 News & Notes – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway

In anticipation of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Tony Stewart, in his last appearance this weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, is the only driver in series history to win at the famed 1.5-mile speedway in his first appearance (1999).

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Nov 15

Special Edition Championship 4 News & Notes — Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch

In anticipation of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR logo An in-depth look at the third and fourth seeds in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 – Carl Edwards and Kyle Busch. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 14

Special Edition Championship 4 News & Notes — Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson

In anticipation of Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR logo An in-depth look at the top two seeds in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship 4 – Joey Logano and Jimmie Johnson

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Nov 14

Joey Logano wins at Phoenix; Kyle Busch also advances

Joey Logano earned a return trip to the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway after a year’s absence

Kyle Busch will head to the South Florida track to try to defend his 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title as well. And Kevin Harvick won’t be competing for the title for the first time since NASCAR debuted its elimination Chase format in 2014. Needing a victory to advance, as it turned out, Harvick finished fourth in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 09

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Phoenix

Rise Of The Phoenix: Harvick In Need Of Another Win At Arizona Track

NASCAR logo Positioned 18 points below the cutoff line and below two other drivers for the final berth in the Championship 4 race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick essentially needs a win in Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway (2 p.m. ET on NBC).

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Nov 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Texas

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – #Se7en: A Jimmie Johnson Story

NASCAR logo It includes Jimmie Johnson instead of Morgan Freeman and Brad Pitt, but for the next three weeks, NASCAR fans will be treated to another star-studded tale called #Se7en. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 31

Johnson scores ninth Martinsville win, advances to Championship 4

Mr. Martinsville is back – and with him, a realistic shot at a record-tying NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship

Winless at the .526-mile short track since the spring race of 2013, Jimmie Johnson ended his “drought” on Sunday with a victory in the Goody’s Fast Relief 500 and earned a berth in the Championship 4 race, set for Nov. 20 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 24

Logano lands victory in Talladega overtime

Logano advances as field cut to eight

If Joey Logano‘s victory in Sunday’s Hellman’s 500 at Talladega Superspeedway was decisive — in relative terms — the race between Denny Hamlin and Austin Dillon for the final spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup‘s Round of 8 was anything but. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Talladega

Chase Snapshot: Bubble Occupied By Heavyweights And Talented Youngsters

NASCAR logo The competition for the final transfer spot to the Round of 8 is tight following Sunday’s race at Kansas. Four drivers are within seven points of each other for the final spot, including a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, two Daytona 500 champions and a talented up-and-coming wheelman.

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Oct 12

Charlotte shook up the Chase Grid

Wild Charlotte Race Leads To Round of 12

NASCAR logo Charlotte shook up the Chase Grid as five Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers finished 30th or below while Jimmie Johnson sped to victory to clinch the first automatic berth in the Round of 8. Read the rest of this entry »

Oct 03

Martin Truex Jr. scores second win of the Chase; Round of 12 set

It was a Martin Truex Jr. blowout, a Jamie McMurray blow-up and a Jimmie Johnson “We blew it again.”

Martin Truex Jr.

Truex cruised to a decisive victory in Sunday’s Citizen Soldier 400 at Dover International Speedway, a race that pared the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field from 16 drivers to 12. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 29

Lapcevich scores Jostens Rookie Award

NASCAR Pinty’s Series Champion Sweeps Honors

2016-09-10_67955 Cayden Lapcevich’s impressive season continued as he earned another honor. The NASCAR Pinty’s Series champion is also the Josten’s Rookie of the Year for the series. He becomes the first driver to win both awards in the same year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Dover & Las Vegas

Crowded Chase Bubble Heading Into Dover

NASCAR logo The drivers on the Chase bubble must deliver in Sunday’s Citizen Soldier 400 cutoff race at Dover International Speedway (2 p.m. ET on NBCSN) or they’ll be eliminated from NASCAR’s playoffs. Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 26

Kevin Harvick wins at New Hampshire

Harvick charges to New Hampshire win with late-race surge

Kevin Harvick

Remember last week, when Kevin Harvick was trapped a lap down at Chicagoland Speedway, finished 20th and fell out of the top 12 in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup standings? Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire & Kentucky

Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener

NASCAR logo Martin Truex Jr. won his third race of the season in last Sunday’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway – the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup opener. He now has an automatic berth in the Round of 12, which starts following the upcoming Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN) and Citizen Soldier 400 at Dover International Speedway (Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

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