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May 24

NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Welcomes 2016 Class

Top College Students Kicked Off 10-Week Summer Program with Exclusive Orientation at NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend

NASCAR logo Twenty-six of the best and brightest college students from across the country and abroad ventured to Charlotte Motor Speedway this past weekend as the sport introduced the 2016 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Weekend.

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May 19

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte

NASCAR Programming

NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race logo “NASCAR: The Rise of American Speed” – Sunday, May 22 at 9 p.m. ET on CMT. In the final installment of the three-part mini-series, Brian France and Lesa France Kennedy are interviewed, sharing a third-generation perspective and plans for the future of motorsports. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Future stars unveiled during NASCAR Next announcement

Three different countries represented in 2016-17 Class

NASCAR NextTwo are following in the footsteps of their former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving fathers. One is a long-time racer who competed on the reality television show “Survivor,” and later added a degree from Stanford University. Another is one of the fastest rising stock car drivers in the Midwest. There is even a pair of international phenoms. Read the rest of this entry »

May 17

NASCAR Pinty’s Series News & Notes: CTMP

New Season Begins for Popular Canadian Series This Weekend

NASCAR Pinty’s Series logo Every May there’s a buzz among Canadian race fans when the Clarington 200 gets the season going for the NASCAR Pinty’s Series at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. Read the rest of this entry »

May 15

Matt Kenseth wins Dover Sprint Cup race

Kenseth holds off Larson, wins at chaotic Dover

Matt KensethMatt Kenseth roared to victory Sunday afternoon at Dover International Speedway, holding off a hard-charging Kyle Larson to score his first win of the season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Dover

MonStar: No One Better At Dover Than Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR logo Last season, Jimmie Johnson notched his 10th career win at Dover International Speedway – aka the Monster Mile – to become just the fifth driver to visit Victory Lane at least 10 times at a single track. Read the rest of this entry »

May 08

Kyle Busch wins GoBowling 400

Kyle Busch finally overcame his gremlins at Kansas Speedway in a race that left Martin Truex Jr. overcome with frustration.

Kyle Busch win KansasOn Saturday night — in stark contrast to many of his prior misadventures at the 1.5-mile track — Busch waited until after the GoBowling 400 to destroy his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota, a feat he accomplished during his celebratory burnout. Read the rest of this entry »

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 »

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