Nationwide Series

Jan 22

2014 NASCAR Qualifying Procedure Q&A with NASCAR Executive Robin Pemberton

Robin Pemberton, NASCAR's Vice President of Competition and Racing Development - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images THE MODERATOR:  We are joined by Robin Pemberton, NASCAR's Vice President of Competition and Racing Development.  Today, NASCAR announced an exciting new qualifying format for its three national series.  With that, I'll turn it over to Robin Pemberton. ROBIN PEMBERTON:  Good afternoon, everybody.  Thanks for joining.  We're looking forward to the new qualifying format for all three of our national series this year.  The new format is something that we have been looking at for quite some time.  The goal of providing a more fan‑friendly and exciting qualifying session for each race event across the board, with the exception of the Daytona 500 and Eldora, which are unique in their own right. NASCAR fans will be treated to highly competitive, elimination‑based qualifying ... FULL STORY »

New NASCAR National Series Qualifying For The Coors Light Pole Award Unveiled

Coors Light Pole Award Format Designed To Enhance Fan Experience, Broadcast and Digital Content  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 22, 2014) – In a move aimed toward enhancing the fan experience watching at the track and at home, NASCAR has announced a new group qualifying format for ... FULL STORY »

Kerry Earnhardt and Schumacher Homes Open New Model Homes and Design Studio in Mooresville, NC

Kerry Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2014) – Schumacher Homes, America’s largest custom homebuilder, announced the opening of three new model homes and design studios in Mooresville, N.C. featuring two new designs from the award-winning Earnhardt Collection™. The Earnhardt Collection™, a Schumacher ... FULL STORY »

TriStar Motorsports Extends Partnership with Ingersoll Rand and Appoints a New Driver

TriStar Motorsports Mooresville, N.C. (January 21, 2014) - For the second consecutive year, TriStar Motorsports welcomes Ingersoll Rand back for the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season. Ingersoll Rand, a global leader in air compressors, tools, fluid management and material handling equipment, ... FULL STORY »

Brand-New Team with Powerful Roster Set to Debut as Full-Season Participants in Daytona International Speedway’s DRIVE4COPD® 300

Martins Motorsports Logo Nashville, TN - The Nationwide Series®, NASCAR®’s second biggest stage, is welcoming an exciting team into the fold for the 2014 season. Martins Motorsports, based in Nashville, TN, will be a rare full-time participant in the entire 33-race ... FULL STORY »

Power By Ernie Elliott Announces 2014 Plans New Organization Carries Forward Championship Winning History

Power by Ernie Elliott, Dawsonville, GA( January 16, 2014) Power by Ernie Elliott announced today the company has officially restructured and is offering full service leasing programs to NASCAR’S top-3 divisions, ARCA Racing Series, and other motorsport divisions. The company develops ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR, manufacturers talk tech, innovation at Detroit auto show

(left to right): Gene Stefanyshyn, Vice President, Innovation and Racing Development, NASCAR; David Wilson, President and General Manager, Toyota Racing Development, Toyota; Jim Campbell, U.S. Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports, Chevrolet and Jamie Allison, Director, Ford Racing, Ford Motor Company talk how the technology helps teams prepare for the races.  (Photo Credit: Jeff Steers / Brooklyn Exponent) DETROIT -- NASCAR, manufacturers and teams have collaborated to make a handful of changes to their cars for the coming season, and though many of the tweaks may be small -- they could wind up paying big dividends. Gene Stefanyshyn, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS No. 4 Vitenam War 50th Seal Chevrolet Camaro driven by Jeffrey Earnhardt
Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Chevy Driven By NASCAR’s Jeffrey Earnhardt
Posted 01.15.14
NASCAR Nationwide series driver Jeffrey Earnhardt, grandson of racing legend Dale Earnhardt, will be bringing an important message to the racetrack. He will be carrying the Vietnam War 50th Commemoration Seal on his #4 Chevy Camaro for the 2014 NASCAR season. "The President of the United States signed a proclamation to ...FULL STORY »
Roger Curtis, President, Michigan International Speedway, Gene Stefanyshyn, Vice President, Innovation and Racing Development, NASCAR; Kim Brink, Vice President, Marketing, NASCAR; Michael Waltrip, NASCAR driver/team owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, Toyota; David Ragan, No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford; Ryan Newman, No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet, Richard Childress Racing discuss ways they engage with fans.  (Photo Credit: Jeff Steers / Brooklyn Exponent)
NASCAR, MIS host panels at the North American International Auto Show
Posted 01.15.14
Superstar panels talk innovation during Industry Preview  BROOKLYN, Mich. (Jan. 15, 2014) — NASCAR has proven to be the technology proving grounds for companies throughout the industry as it continues to be at the forefront of innovation. Michigan International Speedway hosted a panel discussion at the North American International Auto Show. ...FULL STORY »
Madison Rising
Madison Rising to Sing National Anthem for DRIVE4COPD 300
Posted 01.15.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Madison Rising, a patriotic, guitar-heavy band, will sing the National Anthem for the DRIVE4COPD 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, Feb. 22 at Daytona International Speedway (ESPN, MRN Radio and SiriusXM). “Madison Rising’s modern take on the National Anthem is remarkable and we are excited to have them ...FULL STORY »
Kaitlyn Bailey - Photo Credit: Harrelson Photography for Darlington Raceway
Kaitlyn Bailey Named Darlington Raceway’s Lady in Black
Posted 01.15.14
Darlington, S.C. native will make appearances at various events in 2014 DARLINGTON, S.C. (Jan. 15, 2014) – The votes have been tallied and local Darlington, S.C. native Kaitlyn Bailey has been selected as Darlington Raceway’s next “Lady in Black”. Bailey, as the “Lady in Black” will serve as the face of Darlington Raceway throughout ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Jeremy Clements - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Jeremy Clements Racing announces plans for 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season
Posted 01.14.14
Jeremy Clements to drive the No. 51 for the full season for JCR Spartanburg, S.C. - Jeremy Clements Racing (JCR) announced today that the team will run full time in the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series, with Jeremy Clements driving the No. 51 Chevrolet. The 2014 season will mark ...FULL STORY »
Texas Motor Speedway No Limits Wild Asphalt Circus
Texas Motor Speedway Seeking Members For 2014 Fan Council
Posted 01.13.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (Jan. 13, 2014) - For the third consecutive year, Texas Motor Speedway is seeking fans to become part of the Texas Motor Speedway Fan Council and provide insightful feedback in an effort to enhance the race experience for all the speedway's guests. Beginning today and continuing through Feb. ...FULL STORY »
Great Clips The Greatest Weekend Ever Sweepstakes
Adventurers Race to Win 2014 Chevy Silverado and Weekend with NASCAR Legends
Posted 01.13.14
Enter Great Clips Sweepstakes to Win the Greatest Weekend Ever  (January 2014)  - Ladies and gentlemen, start your entries to win a brand new Chevy truck and the weekend of a lifetime with NASCAR legends, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kasey Kahne. Great Clips, the world’s largest salon brand, will award the ...FULL STORY »
James Buescher, driver of the #99 Rheem Toyota, and Dakoda Armstrong, driver of the #43 Winfield Ford, lead Kyle Larson, driver of the #32 Turner Motorsports Chevrolet, and Chris Buescher, driver of the #60 Ford Ecoboost Ford, during NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 12, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images
NASCAR Nationwide Series Completes Two-Day Preseason Thunder Test
Posted 01.12.14
2012 DRIVE4COPD 300 Champion Buescher Moves to New Team for 2014 Season; NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Next Up on Testing Calendar  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR Nationwide Series got its turn to test the high banks of Daytona International Speedway in preparation for the season-opening DRIVE4COPD 300 on Saturday, Feb. ...FULL STORY »
Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during NASCAR Preseason Thunder at Daytona International Speedway on January 12, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: NASCAR via Getty Images
Kwasniewski; Boat Lead Final Day Of Daytona Testing; Plus Notebook
Posted 01.12.14
Even though the NASCAR Nationwide Series open test session at Daytona International Speedway ended an hour and a half earlier than expected, teams were able to take advantage of the gorgeous weather to work out their notebook to better prepare for next month’s DRIVE4COPD 300 on February 22. Both the morning ...FULL STORY »

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