Press Releases

Dec 18

NASCAR on Fox’s Mike Joy Finds Great Joy At Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (December 18, 2013) – Mike Joy was raised on racing in the Northeast, where the powerful open-wheel Modified racers were king. But the Modified promised-land was Martinsville Speedway and Joy’s first trip chasing those cars south to the historic half-mile began a lifetime love affair with the track. It was the spring of 1973. Joy and a couple of his young buddies, all with empty pockets, hatched a plan for a road trip to Martinsville. “We were so broke in 1973, nobody had a car that could make the trip,” recalled Joy, the lead announcer for NASCAR on FOX, who was in Martinsville Tuesday night as the keynote speaker for the Martinsville-Henry County Chamber of Commerce annual meeting. “We rented a car from ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon to Join Richard Childress Racing’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Lineup in 2014

2014 NSCS No. 3 DOW/Cheerios Chevrolet SS Two-Time NASCAR Champion will Drive No. 3 Dow/Cheerios Chevrolet SS in 2014 WELCOME, N.C. (December 11, 2013) - Austin Dillon, a champion in both the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, will compete full-time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Day Three: Stewart Receives 2013 NMPA Myers Brothers Award

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart speaks onstage after winning the Myers Brothers Award at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon at the Encore Las Vegas on December 5, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credif: David Becker/NASCAR via Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr. Named Most Popular Driver For 11th Consecutive Season DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 5, 2013) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ driver Tony Stewart’s reaction to being named recipient of the 2013 NMPA Myers Brothers Award was emotional and heartfelt. “This is crazy,” ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Jimmie Johnson To Guest Host SportsCenter

ESPN Logo Tuesday night’s recipe is simple, yet untested. Take one part Stuart Scott, one part Billy Crystal. Add a handful of Chris Berman, and a pinch of Ken Jeong. The result: Television history, as six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson ... FULL STORY »

“Fresh From Florida” Motorsports Campaign to be Led by Richard Petty Motorsports Marketing

2014 NSCS No 43 Fresh from Florida Ford Fusion Plan Includes Year-Long Sponsorship Activation In and Out of State CONCORD, N.C. (November 15, 2013) - The marketing arm of Richard Petty Motorsports announced today they will lead a fully integrated motorsports marketing campaign for the Florida Department of Agriculture and ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing Announces Sponsorship from VooDoo BBQ & Grill for No. 83 at Homestead-Miami

2013 NSCS No. 83 BK Racing/VooDoo BBQ Grill Toyota Camry STATESVILLE, N.C. (November 13, 2013) - Race fans will have to keep a keener eye for the No. 83 BK Racing Toyota in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The red and white has been replaced with Mardi Gras colors ... FULL STORY »

AJ Allmendinger 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview

2013 NSCS No. 47 Win My Car Toyota Camry - JTG Daugherty Racing AJ ALLMENDINGER NO. 47 SCOTT® PRODUCTS WIN MY CAR TOYOTA HOMESTEAD-MIAMI SPEEDWAY PREVIEW Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway Event: Ford EcoBoost 400 Date: Sunday, November 17th Time: 3 PM ET TV/Radio: ESPN / MRN / SiriusXM AJ ALLMENDINGER NOTES: AJ Allmendinger wraps up the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose in the No. 9 DEWALT Ford Fusion on Track - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Ambrose Looks to Spoil the “Chase” with a Win in Season Finale
Posted 11.12.13
DEWALT Team Poised to Contend for the Win CONCORD, N.C. (November 12, 2013) - Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT Ford team have one more opportunity to score a win in 2013 this weekend at the Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway. The team finished well in the race last season and is ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Race Preview
Posted 11.06.13
Carl Edwards – AdvoCare 500 Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK- 866 last ran at Loudon Backup Chassis: RK – 802 last ran at Bristol ADVANCE NOTES ·         Edwards at Phoenix o   In 18 starts at the one-mile track, Edwards has two wins, seven top-five and 11 top-10 finishes. His average start is ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS No 83 Horizon Toyota Camry
BK Racing Announces Partnership with Horizon for No. 83 at Phoenix
Posted 11.06.13
Statesville, N.C. (November 6, 2013) -David Reutimann and the No. 83 BK Racing team will have a different look on his red and white Toyota Camry as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Phoenix (AZ) International Raceway November 8 - 10. Reutimann will carry the colors of Chandler, AZ based ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 at PIR Race Preview
Posted 11.05.13
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE ADVOCARE 500 PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY AVONDALE, ARIZONA NOVEMBER 10, 2013 DID YOU KNOW? Chevrolet provided the first look at nine high-performance concept cars at the SEMA Show. The horsepower-infused range includes stylized versions the all-new 2014 Corvette Stingray, SS sports sedan and a variety of restyled 2014 Camaros – including the all-new Z/28. Through ...FULL STORY »
Madison Rising - Photo Credit: Dave Bray - lead singer of Madison Rising
NASCAR Fans: Meet Madison Rising
Posted 11.05.13
Core values, shared beliefs, and dedication form the very heart and soul of every relationship and it will ultimately determine its long-standing success. A match made in Heaven.  Soul mates.  Fate.  Call it what you will, but NASCAR and music have been hand in hand going all the way back to ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.03.13
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (Finished 6th) – “We had an okay day. I thought we had decent speed at times and then we were leading at one point and the yellow flag came and we pitted and came out ninth which ended our shot of being able ...FULL STORY »
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Veteran Engineer Pappas Joins RLL as Race Engineer for Graham Rahal
Posted 10.31.13
BROWNSBURG, Ind. (October 31, 2013) – Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing (RLL) announced today that Bill Pappas will join the team as race engineer for Graham Rahal’s IndyCar Series program beginning November 1. Pappas has over 25 years of racing experience after working with teams such as Roush Racing, Chip Ganassi ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Everything’s Bigger in Texas, Including Number of Starts
Posted 10.30.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (October 30, 2013) – Of all the tracks Danica Patrick has competed at, she is most associated with the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. In seven Indianapolis 500 starts, Patrick finished in the top-10 six times, including a third-place result in 2009, the best finish ever for ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Mark Martin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Mark Martin – Fast Tejas
Posted 10.30.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Oct. 30, 2013) – Texas joined the Union as the 28th state on Dec. 29, 1845. Its name originated from the word “tejas,” the title bestowed upon the vast territory by its earliest settlers – the Native Americans of East Texas. It’s a word they used to describe a ...FULL STORY »

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