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Oct 29
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Speedway Christmas Construction Begins as Charlotte Motor Speedway Prepares for Busy Holiday Season

Charlotte Motor Speedway crews begin sorting more than 800 light displays that will make up the fifth annual Speedway Christmas drive-through light show, which opens in three weeks (Photo Credit: Charlotte Motor Speedway) CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – While many revelers are busy making last-minute Halloween costumes and sorting candy for eager trick-or-treaters, officials at Charlotte Motor Speedway are busy stringing lights and building Santa’s Workshop in anticipation of the fifth annual Speedway Christmas holiday light show, which will light up the legendary 1.5-mile superspeedway in just three weeks. Construction has begun on the completely redesigned 3.1-mile course, which weaves through the infield, offers visitors the chance to drive on the track and – new for 2014 – continues under the concourse behind the frontstretch grandstands. Crews will work seven days a week for the next 22 days preparing for opening night. In addition to setting up more than 800 light displays, ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski back in the same hole he just escaped
By NASCAR Wire Service

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images Apparently, Brad Keselowski can’t stand prosperity. Or perhaps he’s just trying to extract every ounce of drama possible from the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format. A week after keeping his championship hopes alive with a storybook victory at Talladega Superspeedway, in a race he had to win to advance to the Chase’s Eliminator Round, Keselowski and his No. 2 Ford team are back on skid row. And, once again, he has company on his quick trip from the penthouse to the outhouse heading into Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET on ESPN). At Talladega, Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered the GEICO 500 facing win-or-bust scenarios. Obviously, the trophy went to the Keselowski and No. 2 ... FULL STORY »

NBC Sports Group Adds Krista Voda as NASCAR Host

Krista Voda - Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images Motorsports Host Brings More Than a Decade of Experience to NBC Sports Group’s Multi-Platform Package, Starting in 2015 STAMFORD, Conn. — October 29, 2014 — NBC Sports Group announced today that Krista Voda has signed a multi-year agreement to serve as ... FULL STORY »

ZAK Products and BK Racing Partner for the Wild Circus

ZAK Products, the #1 Professional Maintenance Fluid of NASCAR Logo ZAK Products, the #1 Professional Maintenance Fluid of NASCAR, will be the primary sponsor on the BK Racing No. 83 Toyota Camry of JJ Yeley this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway for the AAA Texas 500. Based in Irving, Texas, ZAK ... FULL STORY »

Bit-O-Honey to Appear on Chris Buescher’s No. 60 Mustang at Texas Motor Speedway

Chris Buescher, No. 60 Bit-O-Honey Ford Mustang Partnership to Create Buzz with Halloween-Themed Fan Engagement on Social Media CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – Just in time for Halloween, Chris Buescher’s No. 60 Roush Fenway Racing Ford Mustang will carry the Bit-O-Honey colors this weekend in Saturday’s NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Scott Lagasse Jr. Joins Richard Childress Racing for Homestead-Miami Speedway Nationwide Season Finale

No. 33 Alert Today Florida / Boy Scouts of America Chevrolet Camaro Layout ALERT TODAY FLORIDA and Boy Scouts of America to Sponsor No. 33 Chevrolet Welcome, NC (October 29, 2014) - Richard Childress Racing will have Scott Lagasse, Jr. driving the No. 33 Alert Today Florida / Boy Scouts of ... FULL STORY »

JR Motorsports Announces One-Race Deal with LINE-X

Alex Bowman, No. 5 LINE-X Chevrolet Camaro Layout Alex Bowman to drive No. 5 LINE-X Chevrolet at Phoenix MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – JR Motorsports announced today that LINE-X, North America’s largest retail automotive aftermarket franchise and leading provider of high-performance spray-on bedliners, will sponsor Alex Bowman ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – This weekend Kyle Busch will once again attempt victory and a possible “sweep” as he runs in all three of NASCAR’s top divisions, including the NASCAR Camping World Truck, Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series. ... FULL STORY »



Jamie Dick, No. 55 Fiesta Auto Group Chevrolet Camaro Render
Jamie Dick; Viva Motorsports Adds New Sponsor for Phoenix
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Jamie Dick, No. 55 Fiesta Auto Group Chevrolet Camaro Preview DAV 200 - Phoenix International Raceway Viva Motorsports is hoping to have a fiesta this weekend in Phoenix to celebrate a good finish for their new sponsor, Fiesta Auto Group. Fiesta Auto Group is a brand new car dealership ...FULL STORY »
Chad Boat (Photo Credit: Billy Boat Motorsports)
Chad Boat 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview
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TEXAS SETUP: Race: O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge - 300 miles / 200 laps Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Driver: Chad Boat (@ChadBoat) Car: No. 84 CorvetteParts.net Chevrolet Camaro Broadcast: Saturday, November 1st at 3:30 pm ET on ESPN2 Follow BBM: @BBMotorsprts, #TeamBBM, #Team84 WEEKEND BREAKDOWN: BOAT AT ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Chase Elliott (NAPA Auto Parts) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Chase Elliott and NAPA Returning to Memory Lane
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DRIVER: Chase Elliott / No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet Camaro RACE: Texas 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Texas Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – With three races to go, NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Chase Elliott looks to capitalize on a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Regan Smith (Taxslayer.com) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Regan Smith 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview
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DRIVER: Regan Smith / No. 7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet Camaro RACE: Texas 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Texas Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Quotes | Regan Smith: “I’m looking forward to heading into Texas and getting back into the swing of things. We’re not used to much down ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick (Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt / Getty Images)
Kevin Harvick 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview
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DRIVER: Kevin Harvick / No. 5 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet RACE: Texas 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Texas Motor Speedway DATE: Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014 Quotes | Kevin Harvick: “I’m looking forward to getting back to Texas. Our team feels like we let one get away from us there in ...FULL STORY »
Carlos Contreras
Carlos Contreras Reaches 100th Start Milestone At Texas Motor Speedway
no responses - Posted 10.29.14
JUSTIN, Texas (October 29, 2014) - - A week after watching his nephew make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, Carlos Contreras will exchange a radio for a steering wheel and compete in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). More ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Matt Kenseth (Gamestop) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.28.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 GameStop / Call of Duty Toyota Preview O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: • KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 18 Nationwide Series career starts at Texas, Kenseth has an average start of 10.9 and an average finish of ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Trevor Bayne 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview
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Trevor Bayne – Texas Advance: Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang Crew Chief: Chad Norris Chassis: RK-862 Twitter: @Tbayne21, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway ADVANCE NOTES: Trevor Bayne at Texas • Trevor Bayne makes his ninth NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday afternoon. In eight previous starts at the 1.5-mile oval, Bayne ...FULL STORY »


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