Press Releases

Feb 25

Q&A with Daytona 500 Winner, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images THE MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Welcome to today's NASCAR teleconference.  We're joined by Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports and the winner of the 56th running of the Daytona 500.  With the victory Dale became the 11th driver with multiple Daytona 500 victories. Dale, congratulations to you and the entire 88 team.  It's been about 36 hours since you took the checkered flag at Daytona.  Since then you've made the rounds in New York City, you wrapped up at ESPN in Bristol, now you are en route to Texas.  Has it all sunk in yet? DALE EARNHARDT JR.:  This media tour is a great way to decompress off of something like that.  I don't know how ... FULL STORY »

Go FAS Racing gets a sponsor for Phoenix

2014 NSCS No 32 Go FAS Racing Ford Fusion Go FAS Racing will have as their title sponsor for the, The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix this Sunday, Ask More Get More. Ask More Get More, written by Michael Alden, is a guide into getting more out of you professional, ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott 2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Post-Race Report

Justin Allgaier, driver of the #51 Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevrolet, and Brian Scott, driver of the #33 Whitetail Chevrolet, are involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway Sunday, February 23, 2014 Race Highlights: Brian Scott started 12th in the 56th running of the Daytona 500. In only his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start, Scott finished 25th. Longest NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – WHAT HAPPENED?  “I don’t know.  I was going to the top with Kurt.  We were trying to do something.  We were a lap down.  We had a mistake in the pits that got us a lap down, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

After weather delayed the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 practice session at Daytona International Speedway Saturday morning, 27 drivers/teams were able to get in a full session to tweak out whatever they could for the final time. At ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Fifth Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Nationwide Insurance) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Rain shortened the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams fifth (overall & first of the day) Daytona 500 practice session at Daytona International Speedway Friday afternoon. And, before the red-flag was shown, it was Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., who was the ... FULL STORY »

Strong Duel Drive Earns Bayne, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team A Daytona 500 Starting Spot

2014 NSCS Driver Trevor Bayne on track in the No. 21 Motorcraft Quik Lane Ford - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Five days filled with drama, worry and apprehension came to a happy conclusion for the Wood Brothers and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane race teamThursday night at Daytona International Speedway. With the pressure squarely on his 23-year-old shoulders, Trevor Bayne drove one of ... FULL STORY »

Bobby Gerhart - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
2014 NNS DRIVE4COPD 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.20.14
During the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) practice session for Saturday's DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, it was Bobby Gerhart with a lap speed of 189.342 mph, showing the quickest way around the superspeedway Thursday afternoon. Scott Lagasse, Jr., with a lap speed of 189.239 mph, was second fastest, followed ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Elliott Sadler - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NNS DRIVE4COPD 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.20.14
The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) teams opened their 2014 season early Thursday afternoon with their first DRIVE4COPD 300 practice session at Daytona International Speedway. At the end of the session it Joe Gibbs Racing's (JGR) Elliott Sadler who was the fastest with a lap speed of 187.986 mph. Sadler was followed by ...FULL STORY »
The Profit on CNBC 500 Logo
Kevin Harvick to Appear at Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club During The Profit on CNBC 500 Weekend at PIR
Posted 02.20.14
PHOENIX  – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet, is scheduled to appear at Phoenix International Raceway’s Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club for a question-and-answer session with NASCAR fans before The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, ...FULL STORY »
Helio Castroneves - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 INDYCAR Pre-Season Media Day Q&A with Driver Helio Castroneves
Posted 02.18.14
HELIO CASTRONEVES, NO 3 HITACHI TEAM PENSKE CHEVROLET, met with members of the media and discussed. THE MODERATOR:  Helio Castroneves joins us. At the end of last season, coming up short in the championship, you put that away. HELIO CASTRONEVES:  That's gone.  Yesterday's news.  Now we're in 2014.  We have a lot of work ...FULL STORY »
Will Power of Australia driver of the #12 Team Penske Chevrolet Dallara - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 INDYCAR Pre-Season Media Day Q&A with Driver Will Power
Posted 02.18.14
WILL POWER, NO. 12 VERIZON TEAM PENSKE CHEVROLET met with members of the media and discussed pre-season testing, expectations for season and other topics. THE MODERATOR:  We welcome Will Power of Team Penske. Will, just a little bit about how potentially the momentum of last year can carry over to this year and ...FULL STORY »
Martinsville Speedway's Party Plaza
Kahne, Kenseth Scheduled For Martinsville Party Plaza Prior To STP 500
Posted 02.17.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (February 17, 2014) – Two championship contenders are scheduled to appear in Martinsville Speedway’s Party Plaza prior to the STP 500 on March 30. Kasey Kahne and Matt Kenseth are scheduled to be in the Party Plaza on the morning of the STP 500. The drivers will appear at different ...FULL STORY »
Carlos Contreras - Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images
Carlos Contreras, NASCAR’s Original Diversity Driver and Rick Ware Racing Team Up for Daytona
Posted 02.17.14
Carlos Contreras makes his return to NASCAR's Nationwide Series in the Drive4COPD 300 at Daytona on February 22, 2014. Contreras, a talented internationally known driver with 7 Mexican Championships, has been a true ambassador for NASCAR over the years. He currently has 87 NASCAR starts and will ...FULL STORY »
Daytona 500 Qualifying
How To Qualify For The Daytona 500
Posted 02.16.14
Qualifying for the Daytona 500 is unlike any other auto racing qualifying procedure. Drivers have multiple opportunities to qualify for the season-opening race, as opposed to the usual format of one qualifying session per event. The first chance comes via Daytona 500 Coors Light Pole Qualifying, which will be held Sunday, Feb. 16 ...FULL STORY »
Justin Wilson with Engineer Michael Cannon (left) and Team Owner Dale Coyne (right)
Justin Wilson and Dale Coyne Prepare for 2014
Posted 02.15.14
Plainfield, Illinois - No, it is not a typo. When you are preparing for the 2014 IndyCar season with a driver that is nearly 2.0 meters tall (6’ 3.5” to be exact) and new safety regulations require you to add 1/4 inch of side intrusion panels, it takes some fitting. Justin ...FULL STORY »

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