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Nationwide Series

Jan 11
Saturday

Dylan Kwasniewski; Chase Elliott Lead Saturday Nationwide Testing At Daytona

Dylan Kwasniewski, driver of the #31 Turner Motorsports Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 11, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images Many left Daytona International Speedway yesterday expecting weather to be a factor Saturday, but it proved to be a picture-perfect day, which set up for eight hours of NASCAR Nationwide Series testing, the first of two days in preparation for the season-opening DRIVE4COPD 300 on Saturday, February 22. Newcomer Dylan Kwasniewski (49.071 / 183.408 miles per hour) led RAB Racing’s James Buescher (49.074 / 183.397 miles per hour) in the morning session with Kyle Larson, Elliott Sadler and Ty Dillon rounding out the top-five. Roush Fenway Racing’s Ryan Reed, Trevor Bayne, JRM’s Bill Elliott, Richard Petty Motorsports’ Dakoda Armstrong was ninth with Ryan Blaney closing out the top-10. After lunch, it was all about JR Motorsports. Freshman driver Chase Elliott with backing from ... FULL STORY »

WESCO Renews Sponsorship with Richard Childress Racing

NNS Driver Ty Dillon (WESCO) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Ty Dillon to drive the No. 3 WESCO Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nationwide Series WELCOME, N.C. (January 10, 2014) - WESCO International, Inc. and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced today their primary sponsorship of Ty Dillon's No. 3 Chevrolet Camaro ... FULL STORY »

Atlanta Motor Speedway Announces 2014 Schedule Of Racing Events

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (January 10, 2014) – A full schedule of racing action showcasing numerous types of motorsports is planned at Atlanta Motor Speedway throughout 2014, with the events culminating during the Labor Day Weekend of NASCAR night racing on Aug. 29-31. Over ... FULL STORY »

Jeffrey Earnhardt Joins JD Motorsports with Gary Keller For 2014

Jeffrey Earnhardt - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images GAFFNEY, S.C. – Jeffrey Earnhardt will take another big step in his stock car racing career in 2014, teaming with JD Motorsports with Gary Keller to run the full Nationwide Series schedule for the first time. Earnhardt and veteran Nationwide ... FULL STORY »

TriStar Motorsports Adds Blake Koch to Their Driver Line-Up for the 2014 Season

Blake Koch Mooresville, N.C. (January 10, 2014) - Entering their fifth season of NASCAR Nationwide Series competition, TriStar Motorsports is proud to announce the addition of Blake Koch to its full-time driver roster for the 2014 season. Koch, a native of West ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan to Make 100th Nationwide Start with Biagi-DenBeste at Daytona

Biagi-DenBeste Racing Logo Driver Brings Winning Superspeedway Experience to No. 98 CONCORD, N.C. (January 10, 2014) - David Ragan, a race winner in NASCAR's Sprint Cup and Nationwide series, will make his return to Nationwide racing with Biagi-DenBeste Racing in the DRIVE4COPD 300 ... FULL STORY »

Rheem Manufacturing Company Announces Primary Sponsorship of James Buescher for 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Season

James Buescher (Photo Credit: John Harrelson / Getty Images) James Buescher to Drive RAB Racing's No. 99 Toyota Camry ATLANTA - January 9, 2014- Rheem Manufacturing Company® today announced that it will serve as primary sponsor for RAB Racing's No. 99 Toyota Camry driven by James Buescher. Rheem ... FULL STORY »



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Toyota Racing Development Appoints David Wilson President And General Manager
Posted 01.09.14
COSTA MESA, Calif., Jan. 9, 2014 -- Effective immediately, David Wilson is promoted to president and general manager of TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development). Previously, Wilson, who has been with TRD since 1989, was acting president and general manager of the organization since last June. Prior to that, he ...FULL STORY »
Chad Boat
Billy Boat Motorsports Announces 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series Program
Posted 01.08.14
"Rookie Chad Boat to Pilot Team's No. 84 Entry" MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 7, 2014) - Billy Boat Motorsports announced today that they will field the No. 84 Chevrolet driven by Chad Boat in the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS). The newly formed program, which operates out of a ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott
NAPA AUTO PARTS to sponsor Chase Elliott in the Nationwide Series
Posted 01.08.14
JR Motorsports to field talented young driver in the No. 9 Chevrolet MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 6, 2014) – Driver Chase Elliott will compete full time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series for JR Motorsports starting in 2014 and do so with NAPA AUTO PARTS as his full-season primary sponsor, the team ...FULL STORY »
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New Ownership, New Year: Iowa Speedway Single Event Tickts, Weekend Packages Available
Posted 01.08.14
(NEWTON, Iowa –) Iowa Speedway announced today that individual event tickets and weekend ticket packages for the track’s 2014 racing events are now available for purchase, starting as low as $20 per seat for each race. “We are very excited to kick off the New Year by ...FULL STORY »
World's Largest HD Sports Venue Video Board Begins To Take Shape At Texas Motor Speedway
World’s Largest HD Sports Venue Video Board Begins To Take Shape At Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 01.08.14
Time-Lapse Camera to Allow Fans To Check Out Construction Progress of "Big Hoss TV" 24 Hours A Day, Seven Days A Week FORT WORTH, Texas (January 8, 2014) - The massive steel beams that will compose the skeletal structure of the world's largest HD sports venue video board being created by Panasonic ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Simplifies Manufacturer Points System For 2014
Posted 01.08.14
New Structure Intensifies Rivalries Between Auto Makers DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2014) – NASCAR announced today that it has restructured its manufacturer points system for 2014, simplifying it for fans, competition and the industry, while amplifying the already passionate rivalries between each auto maker. The new points system – which applies to all ...FULL STORY »
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Start Times Finalized For Budweiser Speedweeks 2014 Events
Posted 01.07.14
56th annual Daytona 500 set for a 1 p.m. ET start DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The 56th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb. 23, NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race, will go green at 1 p.m. (TV – FOX Sports, Radio – MRN Radio, SiriusXM). It’s the fifth straight year “The Great American ...FULL STORY »
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Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Sam Hornish, Jr. To Drive No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota For Seven NASCAR Nationwide Series Races in 2014
Posted 01.06.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (January 6, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that it has signed driver Sam Hornish, Jr. to drive the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota in seven NASCAR Nationwide Series races in 2014. “I’m excited about driving the No. 54 Monster Energy car this year. It’s a great ...FULL STORY »
Steel installation near the middle bowl section of the frontstretch grandstand
Daytona International Speedway Kicks Off The New Year With Race-Ready Preparation
Posted 01.03.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway has shifted its focus to race-ready preparation for the 52nd Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Budweiser Speedweeks 2014. Construction activities related to the DAYTONA Rising project will continue during this time.  However, the Speedway’s main goal is to accommodate and entertain ...FULL STORY »


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