Sprint Cup Series

Jul 02

Tony Stewart can make Daytona dash for Chase berth

2015 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Throughout his 17-year NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Tony Stewart has averaged 17.5 top-10 finishes per season. This year, he only claims one – a sixth-place showing in April at Bristol. And there are only 20 races left. Stewart’s struggles have put him in an unescapable hole in the driver point standings. The three-time NSCS champion ranks 26th in the standings, 130 points behind Aric Almirola for the final spot on the current Chase Grid. Luckily for Stewart, under the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format, a win in the next 10 races is all he needs to secure a berth in NASCAR’s playoffs. One visit to Victory Lane can turn his season around. That visit could occur ... FULL STORY »

Big Red Inc. Inks NASCAR Sprint Cup Sponsorship with Josh Wise and No. 98 Team

Josh Wise, No. 98 Big Red Ford Fusion Layout AUSTIN, TX (July 2, 2015) - Big Red, Inc. today announced that it will serve as primary sponsor for Josh Wise and the Premium Motorsports team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for four races. The program will kick ... FULL STORY »

NBCSN Presents NASCAR Edition Of Off The Grid Series From Daytona Friday At 7 P.M. ET

NASCAR on NBC Hosted by NBC Sports’ NASCAR Features Reporter Rutledge Wood and Motorsports Reporter Kelli Stavast • Off the Grid: Daytona Takes Fans Off the Track and Into the Sights and Sounds of Daytona International Speedway • Interviews with NASCAR Legend Richard Petty, ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Hall of Fame Statement on the Passing of Mary Scott

NASCAR Hall of Fame Logo CHARLOTTE, N.C. (July 2, 2015) – The following is a brief statement from the NASCAR Hall of Fame Executive Director Winston Kelley on the passing of Mary Scott. "On behalf of the entire NASCAR Hall of Fame team, I would like ... FULL STORY »

Statement from NASCAR Industry Members

NASCAR Logo Statement from NASCAR Industry Members: July 2, 2015: “As members of the NASCAR industry, we join NASCAR in the desire to make our events among the most fan-friendly, welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment. “To do that, we are asking ... FULL STORY »

Drive NASCAR’s fastest track (Michigan International Speedway)

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (July 2, 2015) — Want to be like a NASCAR Hall of Famer or any of your favorite NASCAR drivers? Now is your opportunity to drive on the racing surface with the popular Track Laps at Michigan International ... FULL STORY »

David Gilliland Takes Florida Lottery to Daytona International Speedway

No. 38 Florida Lottery Ford Fusion Render Former Polesitter to Promote Games that Benefit Education STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 2, 2015) - David Gilliland will give the Florida Lottery some high-speed attention this holiday weekend as it joins the accomplished superspeedway racer for one of the most high-profile ... FULL STORY »

Race Team Alliance
Race Team Alliance Announces Marketing Partnership With DraftKings Inc
Posted 07.02.15
CONCORD, N.C. (July 2, 2015) – The Race Team Alliance (“RTA”), a coalition of NASCAR Sprint Cup teams, through its affiliate RTA Promotions, LLC, has entered into a multi-year marketing partnership with DraftKings Inc., a leading Daily Fantasy Sports company. Working collaboratively with NASCAR, the teams will support and ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Michael McDowell - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Michael McDowell 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.02.15
Michael McDowell No. 95 K-LOVE Radio Ford Fusion Leavine Family Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Daytona International Speedway RETURN TO DAYTONA: Leavine Family Racing has been anticipating their return to DIS for several reasons. The team typically runs strong ...FULL STORY »
No. 7 Advance Auto Parts Chevrolet SS
Alex Bowman to Carry Advance Auto Parts on the No. 7 Chevy SS at Kentucky Speedway for Quaker State 400
Posted 07.02.15
HUNTERSVILLE, NC (JULY 1, 2015) - Tommy Baldwin Racing's Alex Bowman will team with Advance Auto Parts and Quaker State for the upcoming Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts race on July 11th at Kentucky Speedway. "We are proud to have Advance Auto Parts and Quaker State ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's/ Budweiser Chevrolet, looks on from the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 13, 2015 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick: Leader of the Pack
Posted 07.02.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 1, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s / Budweiser Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has led or been near the front of the field in each of the first 16 Sprint Cup Series races of 2015 – a trend he hopes ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Grace Wyant Krenrich for Catchfence
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.02.15
Justin Allgaier No. 51 TradeMark Nitrogen Chevrolet Daytona International Speedway Coke Zero 400 | July 5, 2015 Beachin' It... Justin Allgaier and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) make their second stop of the season at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) on Sunday. Allgaier has three NSCS starts at the 2.5-mile superspeedway. Unfortunately, luck hasn't ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.02.15
HScott Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Preview Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Daytona International Speedway Coke Zero 400 | July 5, 2015 Back to Daytona... The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series goes home to Daytona International Speedway this weekend for the Coke Zero 400, the second and final event at The ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #17 Fifth Third Bank Ford, drives on pit road during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on February 27, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Looks to Cap Off Week with Victory in Daytona
Posted 07.02.15
CONCORD, N.C (July 1, 2015) – Ricky Stenhouse Jr. traveled to Orlando on Tuesday to support Fifth Third Bank as they became the official bank of Daytona International Speedway and will serve as an official partner of the Daytona 500 and the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola. “Fifth Third Bank ...FULL STORY »
NBC Sports Group Celebrates NASCAR’s Return With 23.5 Hours Of Holiday Weekend Coverage
Posted 07.01.15
STAMFORD, Conn. – July 1, 2015 – NBC Sports Group begins its 10-year partnership with NASCAR this 4th of July weekend with 23.5 hours of NASCAR coverage. The holiday weekend slate from Daytona International Speedway is highlighted by the 57th running of the Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola ...FULL STORY »
Analysis: Number of FORTUNE 500 Companies in NASCAR Increases for Third Consecutive Year
Posted 07.01.15
More than 1-in-4 FORTUNE 500 and Nearly 1-in-2 FORTUNE 100 Companies Invested; FORTUNE 500 Tech Sponsorships Grow 66 Percent over Last Two Years DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 1, 2015) – Since the moment stock cars first raced on the shores of Daytona Beach, sponsorship has played a role ...FULL STORY »

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