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Apr 16
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Martinsville Speedway Infield Switches To ‘Fun Power’ For After-Prom Party

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (April 16, 2014) – Horsepower and Goodyear Eagle tires were replaced by music, games and all-night laughter in the infield of Martinsville Speedway last Saturday night. The infield was transformed into “The Stars Are Out In Central Park” for Martinsville High School’s After-Prom Party with almost 200 teenagers enjoying music, dancing, games, prizes and lots of fun from midnight to 5 a.m. After-prom gatherings at Martinsville Speedway have become a tradition for Martinsville High School. For more than a decade the school’s junior class has held the event at the track. “I love having after prom, but having after prom at the speedway is even better,” said Cassidy Agee, a senior who was voted this year’s prom queen. “There is so much ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

Kentucky Transportation Cabinet to Sponsor June 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series Race

The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over SPARTA, Ky. – The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety announced its return to Kentucky Speedway as the title sponsor for the June 27NASCAR Nationwide Series 300-mile event. The John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over ... FULL STORY »

Cotton And Phoenix International Raceway Hit The Big Screen To Showcase Blue Jeans Go Green™ NASCAR Promotion

Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Logo 90-second video now showing nationwide, including over 400 screens in Arizona PHOENIX – Cotton Incorporated and Phoenix International Raceway are taking to the silver screen to spread the word about the Blue Jeans Go Green™ denim recycling program that was showcased ... FULL STORY »

DAYTONA Rising Creates Opportunities For Local Construction Firms, Welcomes New Families To Daytona Beach Area

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo Project Provides Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity For Design-Build Team DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After a successful beginning to the 2014 motorsports event season, Daytona International Speedway is now ramping up construction activities for the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. More than 65 Volusia ... FULL STORY »

After Action-Packed Weekend, NASCAR Takes A Cool Down Lap

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 14, 2014) – Five hundred miles at Darlington Raceway. It’s a challenging, exhausting endeavor – and on Saturday night, the Southern 500 needed overtime. Of course it did. In a busy storybook weekend of NASCAR and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler and the OneMain Financial Team Focus on Green in April

No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Camry APRIL 14, 2014 (BALTIMORE, MD.) - OneMain Financial and NASCAR driver Elliott Sadler will support the NASCAR Green initiative in a month-long campaign to draw focus on environmental awareness. The campaign will culminate with a green paint scheme for ... FULL STORY »

Track-Best Finish for Eric McClure at Darlington Raceway

Eric McClure (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images) Darlington, SC (April 11, 2014)- Coming off a 24th-place finish at Texas Motor Speedway, Eric McClure and the No. 14 Hefty®/Reynolds Wrap® team headed to Darlington Raceway to try their luck with "The Lady in Black". Despite qualifying 30th, McClure ... FULL STORY »



Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile during today’s announcement . - Photo Credit: Harrelson Photography for Darlington Raceway
Darlington Raceway Announces Plans to Honor Its History and Shape Its Future
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The Track “Too Tough To Tame” Embraces the Past, Present and Future of NASCAR  DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 12, 2014) – It all started in the fall of 1949, when a crisp breeze toyed with the loose soil of an old cotton field on the west side of rural Darlington, South Carolina.  Harold Brasington ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeffrey Earnhardt In Top-20 At Darlington Raceway
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Jeffrey Earnhardt rang up his second straight top-20 finish Friday night in the VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 at Darlington Raceway. Earnhardt finished 19th the previous weekend at Texas Motor Speedway and backed up that run with a 20th on the lead lap at Darlington, one ...FULL STORY »
Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images)
Landon Cassill Roars To 12th At Darlington Raceway
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DARLINGTON, S.C. – Landon Cassill matched his best performance of the season in Friday night’s VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway, finishing 12th. Cassill maneuvered through a two-lap green-flag dash to the finish to claim 12th, on the lead lap. Earlier in the season, ...FULL STORY »
TriStar Motorsports
TriStar Motorsports (Mike Bliss / Eric McClure / David Starr) 2014 NNS VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 Post Race Reports
no responses - Posted 04.12.14
Mooresville, NC (April 12, 2014) - Friday nights Nationwide Series race at Darlington Raceway lived up to the track's nickname, "Too Tough To Tame". Two of TriStar Motorsports Toyota Camrys sustained damage early into the race, but the TriStar Motorsports team worked long and hard to get both cars ...FULL STORY »
Chris Buescher (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images)
Mid-Race Accident Spoils Chris Buescher’s Strong Performance in Darlington
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DARLINGTON, S.C. (Apr.11, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Chris Buescher exhibited one of the fastest racecars on the track during the weekend’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) action at Darlington Raceway. The rookie led Thursday’s final practice session in his No. 60 Mustang 50th Anniversary Ford and qualified a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne Collects Top-10 at Darlington Raceway
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DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 11, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing’s Trevor Bayne and the No. 6 AdvoCare racing team visited "The Lady in Black" Friday night in NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) action under the lights at Darlington Raceway. The team battled hard on the 1.3-mile asphalt track to take ...FULL STORY »
Dylan Kwasniewski (Photo Credit: Nick Laham / Getty Images)
Dylan Kwasniewski Comes Home 23rd at Darlington
no responses - Posted 04.12.14
Darlington, S.C. (April 12, 2014) - Dylan Kwasniewski drove the Rockstar Energy Drink Chevrolet to a 23rd-place finish in the only NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race of the season at Darlington Raceway on Friday night. After fighting through adversity during the two practice sessions on Thursday afternoon, the No. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kyle Larson Battles for a Sixth-Place Finish at Darlington Raceway
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DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 12, 2014) - In his second-career start at Darlington Raceway, Kyle Larson proved the "Too Tough To Tame" track could be conquered, but not without his fair share of Darlington stripes on the No. 42 Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet Camaro. Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports ...FULL STORY »


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