Category Archive: NASCAR

Jan 26

Shepherd returning to Pinty’s

Teams with Bray Motorsports for full-time run
Pete Shepherd III will be back behind the wheel in the NASCAR Pinty’s Series for the 2018 season.

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Jan 23

What’s new in NASCAR for the 2018 season

Being stuck on the couch inside in January makes me want to ponder deep questions and dream about the future

What faraway places do I want to visit? How many pounds do I need to lose? Can I be a better friend this year? But if the question burning up your mind is should this finally be the year I take that RV trip across the country and visit every NASCAR track in the nation, well here are 10 new things to look forward to on your once-in-a-lifetime journey.

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Jan 19

Danica Patrick, GoDaddy back together for ‘Danica Double’

“This is definitely the way I want to finish my racing career”

Danica Patrick will carry familiar sponsorship for her two-race farewell in 2018, with longtime backer GoDaddy reuniting for her efforts in the Daytona 500 and Indianapolis 500. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 17

Coca-Cola Refreshes Partnerships with NASCAR & ISC

Renewed Partnerships Build Upon Coca-Cola’s 50-Year History in NASCAR

NASCAR logoCoca-Cola, International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and NASCAR today announced an extension to each of its long-standing partnerships through 2023. Coca-Cola, an iconic global brand, will continue its deep-rooted history in the sport by engaging racing fans across NASCAR’s three national series and 12 ISC-operated race tracks. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 09

NASCAR Summit Recognizes Track Services Professionals

Annual Event Highlights Preparation for 2018 Season

NASCAR logoPlanning and preparation for the 2018 season reached an important milestone this week as track services professionals from the U.S., Canada and Mexico participated in the 18th annual NASCAR Safety and Operations Summit presented by American Medical Response. Read the rest of this entry »


Jan 02

Updated look on track for 2018 for Touring Series

New Marks, Procedures Introduced To Enhance Touring Series

new-marks_2018As a record-setting 2017 is officially in the rear-view mirror and competitors turn their attention fully on the 2018 season, NASCAR announced several updates that will provide a new look to the touring series. Read the rest of this entry »


Dec 29

Champion’s profile: Labbe Makes His Point

Breakthrough Season Nets Five Wins & Pinty’s Championship

Alex Labbe has always shown the ability to go fast. Quickly. Whether it was a go-kart, the American Canadian Tour, or the NASCAR Pinty’s Series, the St. Albert, Quebec, driver hasn’t wasted any time getting acclimated to the next level and being successful. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


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 »


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 »


Dec 07

David Thorndyke will race new look Camaro in 2018

NASCAR Pinty’s Series

Thorndyke will race new look Camaro in 2018David Thorndyke and the #67 Thorsons EVT Chevrolet team are already busy preparing for competition in the 2018 NASCAR Pinty’s Series.  Next season there will be a fresh look to the #67 machine, as Thorndyke will be campaigning the new look Chevrolet Camaro when they hit the track for the season opener in May. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


Dec 06

Marc-Antoine Camirand and GM Paillé engage full-time in the NASCAR Pinty’s series

“It’s every driver’s dream to have a drive with a top-tier team confirmed for a full season”

2017-12-06--0022Marc-Antoine Camirand will run full time in the NASCAR Pinty’s series in 2018 thanks to his renewed partnership agreement with GM Paillé, #1 au Canada of Berthierville, QC.

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Dec 05

Ryan Newman ready to ride RCR, new Chevrolet to Victory Lane in 2018

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series

Ryan Newman has advanced to the Championship 4 during his tenure with Richard Childress Racing, but he had never won a race with the organization entering 2017. Read the rest of this entry »


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 »


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 »


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 »


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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