Apr 29

Honorary Officials Named for Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega

Aaron's Dream Weekend at Talladega Wounded Warriors to Serve as Grand Marshals for Aaron’s 312; Torres Race’s Honorary Starter  TALLADEGA, AL – A host of distinguished “Honorary” officials were named today for this weekend’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway, May 2-4. Grand Marshals for the Aaron’s 312 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, which gets the green flag on Saturday at 2 p.m., will be four representatives from the Wounded Warriors Project. The quartet will give the command – “Drivers, Start Your Engines!” They include: Army Sergeant Chad Shadle from Naples, FL Army Sergeant Joe Washam from Justin, TX Army Staff Sergeant Erick Millette from Jacksonville, FL Army Specialist Logan Hathorn from Petal, MS The Honorary Starter for the Aaron’s 312 will be Peter Torres from East Hampton, CT, who was the winner of the Aaron’s Weekend of Your ... FULL STORY »

Sprint To End Cup Series Sponsorship After 2016 Season
By Chris Knight

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Let the search begin. With two years remaining on their extension contract, Sprint informed NASCAR Tuesday that it will not renew their sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series following the checkered flag of the 2016 season. The decision by one of the top mobile carriers in the United States will force NASCAR to find a new partner to back its top national series for the second time in 13 years. Sprint began its tenure with NASCAR under the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series banner in 2004 in what was a 10-year agreement, replacing R.J. Reynolds and the iconic Winston-brand after a 33-year run. A branding change four years later in 2008 made it the Sprint Cup Series, after Sprint and Nextel ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott, Darrell Wallace Jr. Headline Autograph Sessions at Talladega for Nationwide / ARCA Series

Talladega Superspeedway Logo TALLADEGA, AL – NASCAR Nationwide Series points leader Chase Elliott, along with Mobile, AL native Darrell Wallace Jr., are among a host of young talented drivers who are scheduled to appear as part of a NASCAR Nationwide Series autograph session ... FULL STORY »

“An Environmentalist Who Races”: Generosity Helps Leilani Münter Enter “Blackfish” Car for Venturini Motorsports

No. 55 Blackfish Toyota Camry Concord, NC (April 29, 2014) – Conservation as a topic in racing circles usually centers on elements crucial between the green and checkered flags, like fuel or tires. For Leilani Münter, though, conservation plays a greater role not only this ... FULL STORY »

Team BCR Racing and Current Points Leader Grant Enfinger are Looking Forward to Talladega

Grant Enfinger (Mooresville, NC – April 29, 2014) Following his third consecutive win of the season, Grant Enfinger and Team BCR will make their second start together at Talladega Superspeedway for the annual International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200. Enfinger will ... FULL STORY »

Team BCR Racing and Justin Allison Plan to Carry Family’s Talladega Legacy

Justin Allison (Mooresville, NC – April 29, 2014) Justin Allison will have all eyes on him this weekend as he makes his Talladega ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut with Team BCR Racing in the No. 88 Ford Fusion. ... FULL STORY »

Cunningham Motorsports Heads to Talladega with Two Top-Five Finishes at Salem Speedway

Cunningham Motorsports April 27, 2014 – (Salem, IN) - In the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards 95th appearance at the high-banked Salem Speedway, Cunningham Motorsports drivers Austin Wayne Self and Tom Hessert finished 4th and 5th respectively in Sunday’s Federated Auto ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin Earns his First Top Ten In ARCA Competition

No. 55 JEGS Toyota Camry Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Finishes Ninth in Second Start (DELAWARE, OH - April 28, 2014) - As Cody Coughlin makes the transition from Late Models to heavier stock cars there will be many steps to climb to the top of ... FULL STORY »

Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher Notches Runner-Up Finish In Salem
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SALEM, Ind. (April 28, 2014) – Certain tracks are circled on a driver’s schedule every season. For Spencer Gallagher, Salem (Ind.) Speedway is that track, as the 24-year-old came just one spot short of entering Victory Lane a year ago. History would repeat itself one year later as Gallagher, ...FULL STORY »
Justin Boston
Justin Boston Fights Back to Finish 15th at Salem Speedway
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Justin Boston and the No. 25 ZLOOP Computer and Electronic Recycling Centers - JACO Environmental Toyota Camry finished 15th at Salem (Ind.) Speedway on Sunday afternoon. The Baltimore, Md., driver had to overcome alternator issues late in the race in order to come home with a top-15 finish in the ...FULL STORY »
Frank Kimmel (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Frank Kimmel comes home third at Salem; survives wall-banger in qualifying
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(SALEM, Ind.) - The good news for Frank Kimmel is that the No. 44 Ansell / Menards Toyota left Salem Speedway Sunday in second place in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards driver point standings. "It was a good point day for us," Kimmel said after his ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell
Mason Mitchell Captures Seventh Place Finish at Salem with Never Give Up Attitude
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(Mooresville, N.C. ---- April 28, 2014) - Mason Mitchell earned his 12th straight top 10 finish in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Sunday afternoon at the high banked half-mile Salem Speedway. Saturday afternoon, Mitchell finished both practices in the top five and qualified the No. 98 Thermal Technology ...FULL STORY »
Grant Enfinger Wins Federated Auto Parts 200 presented by Crunch 'N Nutter	at Salem (Ind.) Speedway (Photo Credit: Automobile Racing Club of America)
Team BCR and Grant Enfinger Make History at Salem Speedway
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(Salem, IN – April 28, 2014) Grant Enfinger made ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards history on Sunday when he earned his third consecutive win this season at Salem Speedway. The only other driver to win the first three races of an ARCA Racing Series season was back ...FULL STORY »
Thomas Praytor
Thomas Praytor 11th in Wild Salem Shootout
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Coming in to the Federated Auto Parts 200 presented by Crunch ‘N Nutter, Thomas “Moose” Praytor new his love/hate relationship would be put to the test, What Praytor and his REALTOR / Nudraulix team didn’t know, was how many times he was going to have to take the test. Praytor’s three ...FULL STORY »
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Special offers for military members and college students
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BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 28, 2014) — Michigan International Speedway continues to enhance its fan experience and looks to make memories for everybody. Now, NASCAR’s fastest track has a special ticket offer just for military service members and college students who want to spend the summer at the speedway. As a thank ...FULL STORY »
Aaron's 499 at Talladega Logo
2014 Talladega Superspeedway NASCAR & ARCA May Weekend Track Event Schedule
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