Category Archive: NASCAR

Nov 20

Speculation grows on who Danica Patrick will drive for at 2018 Indy 500

Patrick held a news conference to say that she’d conclude her career in the Indianapolis 500

Danica PatrickNot long after a tearful Danica Patrick announced that the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil would be the final race of her career, the news was still too fresh for many Verizon IndyCar Series team officials to digest. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 20

Martin Truex Jr. wins Miami race, 2017 championship (+video)

“It’s just overwhelming” – Truex

At the end of a riveting, breathtaking battle that had fans in the grandstands on their feet long after the checkered flag, Martin Truex Jr. held off Kyle Busch by .681 seconds at Homestead-Miami Speedway to win Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 and his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series title. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 19

Martin Truex Jr. Wins 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship

Jones Takes Sunoco Rookie of the Year; Toyota Captures Manufacturers’ Title

NASCAR Monster Energy logoFollowing a long and winding road, Martin Truex Jr. finally owns the biggest prize in motorsports. The driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota capped off a dominant season in fitting fashion –by capturing the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship with a stirring victory in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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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

Danica Patrick to end racing career at Indianapolis 500

The first woman to win an Indy car race

Danica Patrick will end her racing career at the 102nd Indianapolis 500.Danica Patrick plans to return to the Verizon IndyCar Series and race in the 102nd Indianapolis 500 presented by PennGrade Motor Oil in May 2018, the final start in her barrier-breaking career as a race driver. 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 16

CBRT welcomes Brett Taylor full-time in 2018

This past year Taylor was behind the wheel in a CBRT prepared car for three events

Canada’s Best Racing Team - CBRTFollowing a successful 2017 campaign Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) is hard at work preparing for competition in the 2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Series that will again race on ovals, road courses and temporary street circuits across Canada.

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Nov 16

22 Racing & Theetge team up again

Veteran to run Pinty’s oval races for championship team

2017-06-25_0049It is with great pleasure that 22 Racing announce Wednesday the return of Donald Theetge to the team for 2018. Theetge will compete in the No. 24 Mercedes-Benz St Nicholas/Circuit Acura entry in all of the NASCAR Pintys Series oval events. 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 12

Denny Hamlin’s late-race run-in with Chase Elliott ends his title dreams

High drama in the desert

The Chase Elliott-Denny Hamlin rivalry continued Sunday at Phoenix Raceway, and it had massive playoff implications. 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 08

Stewart-Haas Racing adds Aric Almirola to driver lineup

Almirola Will Pilot No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion Beginning in 2018

Stewart-Haas Racing has signed Aric Almirola to join its Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series lineup in 2018. The 33-year-old from Tampa, Florida, will drive the team’s No. 10 Smithfield Ford Fusion.

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Nov 07

22 Racing and Tagliani join forces again

Will continue quest for Pinty’s Series title

2017-10-31_003822 Racing is pleased to announce today that Alex Tagliani will be back with them in his #18 EpiPen/Lowes/St-Hubert/Spectra Premium sponsored car in 2018.  This will be the fifth year of partnership in the NASCAR Pintys Series between Tagliani and 22 Racing.

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Nov 06

NASCAR Announces Start Times for 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Return of the DAYTONA 500 to President’s Day weekend for the historic 60th running of The Great American Race®

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™ logoTogether with FOX, NBC, race teams and tracks, NASCAR today unveiled 2018 race start times and network coverage for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series™, including the DAYTONA 500® on FOX and the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship on NBC. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 06

Kevin Harvick clinches Homestead berth with first Texas win (+video)

Martin Truex Jr. isn’t invincible after all.

Kevin Harvick put a serious dent in Truex’s sense of invulnerability on Sunday afternoon, passing Truex with 10 laps left in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and pulling away to win by 1.580 seconds. Read the rest of this entry »

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Nov 03

Click n’ Close partners with Richard Petty Motorsports and NASCAR

Click n’ Close™ has entered into official partnership agreements with NASCAR

Click'n'Close logoMid America Mortgage to Introduce Click n’ Close to Fans via NASCAR Official Partnership and Sponsorship of Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace Jr.’s Iconic No. 43. 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 29

Kyle Busch wins wild Round of 8 opener, punches ticket to Miami

It seemed that Denny Hamlin had Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville Speedway won

When the green flag dropped for the final restart with two laps to go in overtime, Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota took off seamlessly. But Hamlin’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch came up beside him, making contact with the No. 11 to take the lead as the white flag waved and holding on to win at Martinsville while the field wrecked behind him. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 25

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Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs Kicks Off Round of 8

NASCAR logoThe Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs kicks off its Round of 8 at Martinsville Speedway with Sunday’s First Data 500 (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). Martin Truex Jr. heads the Playoffs leaderboard (52 points ahead of Jimmie Johnson on the cutoff line). Read the rest of this entry »

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