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Jan 15

Christopher Bell claims 2017 Chili Bowl victory

Christopher Bell rang in the start of his 2017 season with perhaps the biggest win of his burgeoning racing career — the 31st annual Chili Bowl

Bell, a full-time driver for Kyle Busch Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, won what many consider to be the world’s most prestigious Midget Car race after midnight ET on Sunday morning. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

Carl Edwards leaves JGR: What they’re writing

The media center can be a tough place for drivers — or a place to celebrate. Reliving the key moments of a thrilling victory. Hard questions on hard days.

Carl EdwardsCarl Edwards‘ decision to leave Joe Gibbs Racing and step aside from competing full-time in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series brought a little of both at Wednesday’s press conference at the team’s shop. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

NASCAR Summit Presented By AMR Promotes Innovation, Safety, Preparation

Motorsports Industry Gathers for Best-in-Class Training, Best-Practice Sharing for 2017

NASCAR logo Safety is a founding NASCAR tenet and as a contact sport with major multi-day events that span the calendar, it’s vitally important that the professionals who will respond to incidents be prepared with the latest technology and best practices. That’s why medical, safety, security and operations professionals from race tracks nationwide and abroad convened for the annual NASCAR Summit Presented by American Medical Response (AMR). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 10

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018

Team Chevy will have its own ripple effect in place for the following 2018 season.

Chevrolet to debut new race car in 2018Toyota Racing made offseason waves Monday, unveiling the new Camry for this season’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series alongside its road-going counterpart at the North American International Auto Show.
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Jan 09

First look: See Bowyer in No. 14 Mobil 1 fire suit

Seeing someone other than Tony Stewart in the No. 14 next year is going to look weird for a while

Clint Bowyer

The Stewart-Haas Racing Twitter account is helping preparations by giving us a glimpse of the future. ‘Smoke’ has driven that number since 2009, when he left Joe Gibbs Racing and the No. 20 to co-found Stewart-Haas Racing. Now that he has retired from full-time competition, Clint Bowyer will pilot the No. 14 Ford in 2017. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 08

Circle Sport, The Motorsports Group join forces for 2017

The team will be led by Circle Sport owner, Joe Falk, utilizing manufacturer Chevrolet and participate in the full 2017 season under the No. 33.

Circle Sport/The Motorsports GroupJoe Falk of Circle Sport (CS) and Curtis Key, Sr., of The Motorsports Group (TMG) announced today that it will combine resources and participate in the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS). Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 05

Danica Patrick launches Warrior clothing line

NASCAR driver Danica Patrick has opened her 2017 with a New Year’s fitness and fashion kick

Patrick introduced her new line of athletic clothing — Warrior by Danica Patrick — on Wednesday with a pair of scheduled appearances on the Home Shopping Network (HSN).

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Jan 04

Atlanta Motor Speedway to be repaved in 2017

Work is scheduled to begin in late March with an expected completion in mid-April

AtlantaTwenty years after it was last resurfaced, Atlanta Motor Speedway‘s historic racing surface is scheduled to be repaved this spring, following the March 3-5 NASCAR Weekend tripleheader. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 21

Kyle Busch to make five Camping World starts in 2017

KBM will promote Textron Aviation’s Cessna, Hawker and Beechcraft brands

Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that owner-driver Kyle Busch will compete in five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events in 2017. Busch’s No. 51 Tundra will carry primary sponsorship from Textron Aviation, an aircraft industry leader that provides its customers with the most versatile and comprehensive general aviation product portfolio in the world.

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Dec 19

NASCAR unveils new brand identity, Premier Series name and mark

Premier Series to be named Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series beginning in 2017

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ logo NASCAR today unveiled a new official brand identity which will replace the bar mark used by the sanctioning body since 1976. The announcement was made in conjunction with the news that Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ will be the new name of the sport’s premier series beginning January 1, 2017.

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Dec 17

Richard Petty Motorsports changes team structure

Richard Petty Motorsports announced Friday that it will field one car next season in NASCAR’s premier series with hopes of returning to a two-car stable in 2018

Aric AlmirolaThe Richard Petty-owned operation plans to focus its efforts on its flagship No. 43 Ford driven by Aric Almirola next year. Brian Moffitt, the organization’s CEO, indicated in a statement Friday that the team plans to lease one of its two charters it has in NASCAR’s top division.
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Dec 16

Wood Brothers lease charter from Go Fas Racing for 2017

Blaney qualified for all 36 races this past season

Len and Eddie Wood with Ryan BlaneyNASCAR premier series driver Ryan Blaney and the Wood Brothers Racing team will be guaranteed a spot in all 36 races in 2017 now that the organization has obtained a Charter through a lease agreement with Go FAS Racing. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 11

Diverse paths lead six drivers to top Nascar Touring Series honor

NASCAR Night of Champions Recognizes Touring Series Titlest

It was the fourth time Doug Coby took the stage to accept a NASCAR championship ring. As the elder statesman on the stage, the Milford, Connecticut, driver took a moment to reflect.

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Dec 08

NASCAR announces 2017 schedule for NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Eleventh Season of Canadian Championship Features Unique Events

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo Coming off an historic inaugural season with a new entitlement partner, the NASCAR Pinty’s Series is primed to capitalize on that momentum with a 2017 schedule that includes traditional marque events and several unique changes.

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Dec 08

NASCAR announces 2017 schedule for NASCAR K&N Pro Series

27 Showcase Events Slated To Test Sport’s Top Young Talent

NASCAR K&N Pro Series NASCAR fans have been thrilled in recent years by the achievements of the sport’s rising stars – from Joey Logano’s DAYTONA 500 win in 2015 to Austin Dillon, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson joining him in the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Daniel Suarez won the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship this year and William Byron led the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in wins.

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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 »

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