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Dec 17

Blaney set to make move to Team Penske for 2018

“I never really thought of it”

Ryan Blaney is 23, has two full seasons in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season under his belt and has driven for two of the most iconic teams in auto racing. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 11

Field Set for ‘The Clash’ at Daytona

75-Lap Event Caps Sunday Doubleheader at the World Center of Racing

NASCAR fans get a double-dose of racing action to open the 2018 season on Sunday, February 11, with The Advance Auto Parts Clash at Daytona International Speedway capping a day that starts with Coors Light Pole Award qualifying for the 60th Annual Daytona 500. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 09

Dreams Realized For Champions From Across The Globe

NASCAR Home Tracks Awards Spotlights Accomplishments

For a 17-year-old, Todd Gilliland was in a familiar situation when he took the stage at the Charlotte Convention Center at the NASCAR Hall of Fame Friday night. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 07

NASCAR and Whelen Engineering Announce Multi-Year Extensions

To continue its entitlement sponsorship through 2024

Company to Remain Entitlement Sponsor of NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR Whelen Euro Series Through 2024;
Whelen Signs Ten-Year Renewal with NASCAR Hall of Fame. Read the rest of this entry »

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Dec 01

Dale Earnhardt Jr. ends full-time racing career with 15th consecutive MPD Award (+video)

Earnhardt, 43, was named on nearly 68 percent of the votes cast by fans

Dale Earnhardt Jr., who retired from full-time competition in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the conclusion of the 2017 season, has been named the National Motorsports Press Association Most Popular Driver for the 15th consecutive time.

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Nov 27

2018 Schedule announced for NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Calendar Includes First Race In U.S.; Championship finale set for Jukasa

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logoThe NASCAR Pinty’s Series will open at one of the preeminent road-course venues in North America, include the series’ first championship points race in the United States, and will conclude at historic and refurbished Jukasa Motor Speedway in Ontario. The 2018 schedule, which was announced today, will feature some of the country’s iconic tracks and will crown Canada’s stock car champion over the course of 13 races from Nova Scotia to Alberta. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

William Byron wins 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship

Byron Also Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; No. 22 Team Penske Ford Captures Owners Title;

NASCAR XFINITY Series logoWilliam Byron’s meteoric NASCAR rise continued Saturday, as the 19-year-old added two more superlatives to an already lengthy list – 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Champion and 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Byron is only the second driver to win the XFINITY Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott, 2014). Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Goodyear remains exclusive tire supplier across all three National Series; renewed multi-year agreement extends six decades of partnership

Goodyear and NASCAR extend historic partnership

NASCAR logoNASCAR and The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced a renewed sponsorship agreement that ensures Goodyear is the exclusive tire of NASCAR’s top three national series. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 18

Christopher Bell wins 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship

Briscoe Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; Toyota Captures Manufacturer Title

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series logoYouth has been served once more in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Christopher Bell, 22, completed an outstanding sophomore campaign by capturing the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship following Friday night’s Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 13

Kenseth denies Elliott for Phoenix win; Keselowski ices final Miami spot (+video)

Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix Raceway

The middle-aged man without a ride for 2018 drove a dagger through the heart of the youngster expected to shine in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for years to come. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Phoenix

5 Drivers To Fight For Final Championship 4 Berth At Phoenix

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Phoenix Raceway for its penultimate race of the season and the Playoffs Round of 8 cutoff event – Sunday’s Can-Am 500 (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Texas

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Turbos Into Texas

NASCAR logoOne week after the dramatic Round of 8 opener at Martinsville, the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 (2 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Kyle Busch has locked up a berth in the Championship 4 with his win at “The Paperclip.”  Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion to be Honored in Las Vegas

NASCAR Champion’s Week in Las Vegas

NASCAR logoMonster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Awards Set for Thursday, November 30, NASCAR After The Lap Features Concert by Grammy-Nominated Artist Lee Brice

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Oct 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kansas

Round Of 12 Cutoff Race

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series rolls into Kansas Speedway for the Round of 12 cutoff race – the Hollywood Casino 400 (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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Oct 17

NASCAR Drive For Diversity Combine Gets On Track On Day 2

Returnees & Newcomers Via For Spots With Rev Racing

After a day of media training and physical assessment, the 12 drivers participating in the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine presented by Honda Generators finally got on track Tuesday. But not without a little extra waiting for the rain to clear at New Smyrna Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Talladega

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Travels To Talladega

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs travel to the second race of the Round of 12 – Sunday’s Alabama 500 at Talladega Superspeedway (2 p.m. ET on NBC, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).

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Oct 02

Kyle Busch rallies past Chase Elliott for Dover win (+video)

Call him the Grinch

Halloween may be the next holiday on the calendar, but Kyle Busch stole Christmas morning from Chase Elliott late on Sunday afternoon at Dover International Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 23

Tripleheader weekend set for NHMS

Whelen Mods, K&N Pro East and Pinty’s to make history In ’18

History will be made next September at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The 1.058-mile speedway is set to host a three-race weekend that will feature the longest NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race in history, a global cast of drivers from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, PEAK Mexico and Whelen Euro series, and for the first time ever, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, which has never previously held a race outside of Canada. The weekend is tentatively scheduled for Sept. 21-22 of 2018. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 21

Pinty’s Series Stat Advance: Jukasa

Analyzing the Pinty’s Fall Brawl 200 at Jukasa Motor Speedway

Pinty’s Fall Brawl 200 logoThe 2017 NASCAR Pinty’s Series season finale takes places at Jukasa Motor Speedway at the newly re-opened and reconfigured track. Although the championship battle will be decided once Alex Labbe takes the green flag, there are many storylines going into the 13th and final race of the season.

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Sep 20

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire and Kentucky

Truex Wins Playoff Opener

NASCAR logoMartin Truex continued his winning ways in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs opener by taking the checkered flag at Chicagoland Speedway – his second consecutive victory. Because of his win, he advances to the second round automatically. Read the rest of this entry »

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