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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 »

Jan 21

After 50 years, no end in sight for Roger Penske

The white-haired, soon-to-be 79-year-old Penske has no plans to go gently into the night, however.

Team PenskeTeam Penske kicked off its’ 50th season Wednesday night with a private function in the Crown Ballroom of the Charlotte Convention Center. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

NASCAR announces innovations for NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

XFINITY Dash 4 Cash Races To Include Two Heats & Main

NASCAR logo NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer Steve O’Donnell announced today several racing-related innovations to the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, beginning with the 2016 season, designed to ignite and energize the growth of each series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Chase format extended to NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Seven-Race Chase formats to be implemented in 2016

NASCAR logo Using the overwhelming success of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format introduced in 2014 as a guidepost, NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France announced today the implementation of a playoff system in both the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 19

Jeff Gordon makes his FOX NASCAR debut

Jeff Gordon made his 2016 season debut with the FOX NASCAR broadcasting team on FS1’s “Race Hub” Monday.

Mike Joy, Larry McReynolds, Jeff GordonDanielle Trotta and Adam Alexander kicked off the episode with Alexander saying, “We’ve done a lot of shows in this studio, but this is one we’ll remember forever.”

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Jan 15

NASCAR Drive for Diversity unveils 2016 driver roster

Six Drivers Will Compete for Rev Racing in Top Development Program

NASCAR logo After a competitive Combine event last October, six drivers were selected to the 2016 NASCAR Drive for Diversity® (D4D) class and will join the industry’s premier development program for multicultural and female drivers, and pit crew members. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 12

NASCAR leads industry with annual summit to start 2016 season

Innovation And Safety Highlight Concord Gathering

NASCAR logo With the DAYTONA 500 right around the corner, the men and women who are tasked with the safety, security and organization across NASCAR gathered in Concord, North Carolina, in a collaboration of ideas and advancements.

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Jan 12

Eligible drivers and format announced for 2016 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Event marks First NASCAR race in New Daytona International Speedway Stadium

NASCAR logo NASCAR announced today the 25 eligible drivers and the format for the season-opening 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at the new Daytona International Speedway motorsports stadium on Saturday, Feb. 13. Read the rest of this entry »

Jan 11

NASCAR announces 2016 K&N Pro Series schedules

East returns to Stafford, adds Dominion, Mobile & New Jersey

NASCAR K&N Pro Series The NASCAR K&N Pro Series has become the preeminent development proving ground for the sport’s future stars. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 18

NASCAR wraps up season with thrilling finale, growth across platforms

Tom Cruise, Brian France, Jeff Gordon – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Banquet

NASCAR 2015 The sport fittingly crowned a first-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Kyle Busch, in what was a transformational season that saw the championship format produce a series of records, milestones and firsts on and off the track. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 24

NASCAR Touring series Most Popular Drivers announced

Four Rookies & Two Repeat Winners Among 2015 Honorees

After nearly 34,000 votes were cast around the world for NASCAR regional touring series’ 2015 Most Popular Driver Awards, seven drivers earned the ultimate honor from fans – including four rookie drivers and a pair of repeat winners. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 16

Earnhardt Jr. wins rain-shortened Phoenix race

93 laps short of its scheduled distance of 312 laps

Phoenix Chase race results

A serendipitous sequence of pit stops and a drizzle that turned into a downpour made a winner of Dale Earnhardt Jr. in Sunday night’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway, the start of which was delayed from day to night by rain in the afternoon.

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Nov 09

Jimmie Johnson wins at Texas

Jimmie Johnson foiled Brad Keselowski‘s dominant day Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, rallying to win the AAA Texas 500

Johnson laughs about Kenseth tweetJohnson led just six laps but denied the eight remaining contenders in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs an automatic berth among the championship-eligible quartet. His fifth win of the season was his sixth at the 1.5-mile Fort Worth track and the 75th of his premier-series career. Read the rest of this entry »

Nov 01

Jeff Gordon wins at Martinsville

Yes, Jeff Gordon celebrated his 93rd career victory in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winners

Yes, Gordon will compete for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Sep 30

Statement from Brian France on Tony Stewart

NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer on Tony Stewart

NASCAR logo“When I think of Tony Stewart, unmatched passion and a pure love of the sport come to mind. He has won championships and millions of fans. But he has given back so much more, and that’s what I admire most.” Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 30

NASCAR statement on meeting with team owners

The on-going dialogue with the entire industry has been very good

NASCAR logo NASCAR met with all Sprint Cup Series owners and presented framework concepts for future qualification to compete in NASCAR’s top national series with an eye toward implementing a new model for the 2016 season. “ Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 23

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series Presented by Mobil 1

NASCAR penalty report – Kawartha Speedway

Nascar Canadian Tire Series Bilingue The No. 17 team has been assessed a P4 level penalty. Two members of the No. 9 crew were assessed penalties for a post-race incident.   Read the rest of this entry »

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