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Ron Hornaday 2014 NCWTS 1-800-CarCash Mudsummer Classic Race Preview

Ron Hornaday Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Ron Hornaday No. 30 Exide Technologies Silverado Eldora Speedway - 1-800-CarCash Mudsummer Classic July 23, 2014 Dirt Racin'... The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) heads to Eldora Speedway for its second year of dirt racing. Four-time champion Ron Hornaday Jr. has one start at the 0.5-mile-oval, coming home 28th in last year's inaugural showdown. This Week's Silverado... The No. 30 Exide Technologies team will unload chassis TSM-021 for Wednesday night's race at Eldora Speedway. TSM-021 was last on the track last year in Eldora where Ryan Newman drove it to a third-place finish after an exciting last-lap battle. Excited About Exide... This week in Eldora, Exide Technologies will be on the No. 30 Chevrolet Silverado. Exide Technologies has a rich history spanning ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Reed Finishes 15th at Chicagoland Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Ryan Reed in car (Lilly) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill. (July 20, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing rookie Ryan Reed visited Chicagoland Speedway for the first time Saturday for a race under the lights. The rookie had a strong car with competitive lap times for the entirety ... FULL STORY »

Gray Gaulding and Precision Performance Motorsports Partner for Hampton Heat 200

Gray Gaulding Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Driver: Gray Gaulding Car: No. 20 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts / B&C Seafood Chevrolet Track: Langley Speedway Race: Hampton Heat 200 Distance: 200 Laps / 80 Miles Broadcast: Watch LIVE on FansChoice.tv • Gray Gaulding will make his second NASCAR Whelen ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose Debuts Colors of Black and Decker at Kentucky

Returns to Oval Racing, Looking for Right Setup Marcos Ambrose will debut the colors of Black and Decker this weekend on the Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) No. 9 Ford Fusion. Coming off a Top-10 finish last weekend, Ambrose hopes to bring the Black and Decker Ford another Top-10 to move closer to a Chase position in points. To do so, the team will look to improve their mile-and-a-half program. The team has showed strength during qualifying and also during the race. However, finding the best setup over the course of the race has been the challenge this year. But, Ambrose and Crew Chief Drew Blickensderfer are confident that any race is one they can win and Ambrose has been strong at Kentucky. Ambrose has three previous starts at Kentucky with RPM. The track has proved to be one his best ovals on qualifying day with an average start inside the Top-10. His best start is fifth just last season. He has completed every lap he's ever raced at Kentucky and has a pair of Top-15 finishes. Ambrose's best finish at Kentucky is 13th. Great to have @blackanddecker on the No. 9 @Ford of @MarcosAmbrose this weekend. #NASCAR This weekend @Marcos Ambrose #9 Fan Page has a new look, the @Black and Decker scheme runs at @Kentucky Speedway. "It's great to come off of a Top-10 at Sonoma, although we were hoping for a bit more. We now really have to focus on these mile-and-a-half ovals. We have to find that magic that puts us in contention all race. With it being a night race, hopefully that helps us find that grip that we need. We have had that struggle to find the right balance, but I feel that we're putting the work in to get better. "Kentucky has been a good track for us. We have qualified well, run well and have just missed a few Top-10 finishes. We are hopeful to continue that. We have the momentum from Sonoma, but don't have all the eyes looking at us. Hopefully we can surprise some of these guys this weekend." No. 9 Black and Decker Ford A performance and marketing driven company, Richard Petty Motorsports, co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty and successful business entrepreneurs Andrew Murstein and Douglas Bergeron, is one of the most recognized brands in all of motorsports. With a history of over 200 wins and business partnerships with national and global leaders, today the race operation fields two teams in competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Aric Almirola pilots the famous No. 43 Ford Fusion with primary partners Smithfield Foods, U.S. Air Force, STP, Strike Ten Entertainment and Fresh From Florida, and Marcos Ambrose drives the No. 9 machine with primary partners STANLEY, DEWALT, Mac Tools and Twisted Tea. In addition, Dakoda Armstrong wheels the No. 43 WinField Ford Mustang full-time in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. The team is headquartered in Concord, N.C. NSCS No. 9 Black & Decker Ford Fusion and Driver Marcos Ambrose on Track - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images Returns to Oval Racing, Looking for Right Setup Marcos Ambrose will debut the colors of Black and Decker this weekend on the Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) No. 9 Ford Fusion. Coming off a Top-10 finish last weekend, Ambrose hopes to bring ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 Starting Lineup

2014 NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track at Michigan in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jason MillerGetty Images Kyle Busch shattered the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS)  qualifying track record at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, as he ran a qualifying lap speed of 193.242 m.p.h., to capture the pole for this afternoon's Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250. (NOTE: Austin Dillon held the previous ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS Drivin’ for Linemen 200 First Practice Session Speeds

Chase Pistone, driver of the #9 nogginroundup.com / NTS Motorsports Chevrolet, left, talks with a crew member - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) is at Gateway Motorsports Park (formerly known as Gateway International Raceway) this weekend for the inaugural Drivin' for Linemen 200. And, at the end of the first practice session Friday evening, it was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NASCAR Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) teams took their turn on Michigan International Speedway Friday afternoon for their first Ollie's Bargain Outlet 250 practice session, and posting the fastest lap speed of 190.411 m.p.h., was Paul Menard. Posting the second fastest lap speed of 189.514 ... FULL STORY »



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Consumers Energy Working with Michigan International Speedway and Race Fans to Reduce Energy Usage
Posted 06.13.14
Sponsorship starts with this weekend’s Quicken Loans 400  JACKSON, Mich., June 13, 2014 – Consumers Energy is sponsoring Michigan International Speedway, helping race fans – and Michigan’s premier racetrack – to save energy. That begins with this weekend’s Quicken Loans 400. “We’re thrilled to be part of this race weekend and to provide useful information ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Slim Jim/Menards Toyota, races during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway on June 6, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas.- Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 06.06.14
The defending 2013 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion, Matt Crafton, took over the series' points lead Friday night, as he won the WinStar World Casino & Resort 400(k) at Texas Motor Speedway in dominate fashion. Crafton, who led the most laps - 118 out of 167, received his second ...FULL STORY »
How It's Made
Science Channel’s How It’s Made Explores the Fabrication of NASCAR’s New Gen-6 Race Car
Posted 06.05.14
An All-New Episode of HOW IT’S MADE World Premieres Thursday, June 5 at 9 PM ET/PT (Silver Spring, Md.) – Science Channel’s fan favorite HOW IT’S MADE is teaming up with NASCAR, America’s premier motorsports organization, to give viewers an inside look at how NASCAR’s new Gen-6 race car bodies are made. On Thursday, June 5 at 9 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt (MWR) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Brett Moffitt to Drive MWR’s No. 66 Toyota at Michigan; His Second Career Start
Posted 06.05.14
Jeff Burton to Drive at NHMS in July CORNELIUS, N.C. - Michael Waltrip Racing announced today Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, marking his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start. Moffitt, a 21-year-old Iowa native, made his NASCAR Sprint Cup debut ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on June 1, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS FedEx 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 06.01.14
After a 4-lap dash to the finish, it was last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Coca-Cola 600 winner, Jimmie Johnson, going to victory lane in Sunday's NSCS FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway. Johnson, who dominated the race by leading the most laps - 272 out of 400, received his second win ...FULL STORY »
Dylan Kwasniewski, driver of the #42 Up&Up Chevrolet, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Get To Know Newton 250 Presented By Sherwin Williams at Iowa Speedway in Newton, Iowa. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Mechanical Failure Relegates Dylan Kwasniewski to 26th-Place Finish
Posted 06.01.14
DOVER, Del. (June 1, 2014) - Dylan Kwasniewski made his first-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Dover International Speedway during Saturday afternoon's Buckle Up 200 and was on his way to a solid finish until suffering a late-race mechanical issue, which relegated the 19-year-old rookie and his Rockstar Energy ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Larson, No. 42 Target Ticket Chevrolet Camaro
Kyle Larson Prevails and Claims Sixth-Place Finish at Dover
Posted 06.01.14
DOVER, Del. (June 1, 2014) - Following his second-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) win last weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kyle Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team hoped winning momentum would be on their side at Dover International Speedway; however, handling issues at the 1.0-mile track led ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #51 Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Lucas Oil 200 at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS Lucas Oil 200 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 05.30.14
It was another dominate performance in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) by Kyle Busch Friday night at Dover International Speedway, as he starts from the pole and ends in victory lane with win in the Lucas Oil 200. Busch, who led the most laps - 150 out of 200, ...FULL STORY »


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