Nov 25

Richard Childress Racing Hires Mike Hillman Jr. to Lead No. 2 XFINITY Series Team

Richard Childress Racing Logo Two-Time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion to Work with Brian Scott WELCOME, N.C. (November 25, 2014) - Richard Childress Racing has hired Mike Hillman, Jr. to crew chief their No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro team with driver Brian Scott in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Hillman, Jr, 36, comes to RCR with 20 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victories and two series championships. Through 235 NCWTS starts he has also earned 93 top-five and 132 top-10 finishes, including 17 pole awards. The Lockport, N.Y. native joins RCR and the No. 2 Chevrolet team effective immediately. "This is a great opportunity for a guy like me to become part of RCR and the No. 2 Chevrolet team," Hillman, Jr. said. "When we first ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which Harvick applied his exclamation mark Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, was anything but. It was special and quite remarkable for the team, its owners and its driver. Moreover it was about the combined family that Stewart-Haas Racing had become in the last year, bringing in new faces like Harvick and Kurt Busch and talented behind-the-scenes people like eager-to-achieve crew chief Rodney Childers. It’s a family that has experienced rough times. Co-owner Tony Stewart, ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon and Rheem Team up for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series

NASCAR Driver Austin Dillon (Rheem) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Two-Time NASCAR Champion Austin Dillon to Drive No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet in 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series WELCOME, N.C. (November 24, 2014) - Two-time NASCAR Champion Austin Dillon will return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series with Rheem Manufacturing Company as primary sponsor ... FULL STORY »

Athenian Motorsports; John Wes Townley Set to Run Chevrolet Full Time In 2015

Athenian Motorsports Athenian Motorsports, LLC Set to Run Chevrolet Camaros Full-Time in NASCAR Xfinity Series & Silverados in Entire Camping World Truck Series Season in 2015 Mooresville, NC (November 21, 2014)– Athenian Motorsports, LLC is proud to announce it will field a ... FULL STORY »

MIS Cares awards $85,169 in cash grants to local charities

MIS Cares, the speedway’s charity arm, awarded a record $85,169 in cash donations to local charities through its grant program during the track’s annual Community Luncheon on Thursday. In addition MIS and its catering and concession partner Americrown donated or paid out an additional $617,863 to local charities and service groups through cash donations and work programs. Speedway donates nearly $775,000 in cash and contributions in 2014 BROOKLYN, Mich. (November 20, 2014) – The spirit of giving isn’t just a seasonal belief at Michigan International Speedway; it’s the racetrack’s way of doing business, giving back to the community ... FULL STORY »

Milka Duno Accomplishes Goals at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Milka Duno 2014 NASCAR Series Season a Season of History for Milka Duno Los Angeles, Calif. (November 17, 2014) – Milka Duno headed into the last race of her historic first NASCAR Nationwide Series season at Homestead-Miami Speedway with two goals - to ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Goes Orange to Recognize World COPD Day

NASCAR Logo DRIVE4COPD and NASCAR Join Forces to Increase Awareness and Get Fans Screened DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2014) – NASCAR® announced today on World COPD Day that it is joining the fight to help NASCAR fans with COPD breathe easier. Chronic obstructive ... FULL STORY »

FOX Sports 1 Airs Coverage of 2014 NASCAR Awards Ceremonies

FOX Sports 1 As buzz surrounding one of the most competitive and memorable championship runs in NASCAR history continues, FOX Sports 1 turns its attention to honoring the drivers and teams who played pivotal roles in the 2014 NASCAR season. FOX Sports 1 offers ... FULL STORY »

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Richard Petty Motorsports Ends A Season to Remember
no responses - Posted 11.19.14
CONCORD, N.C. (November 19, 2014) - The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season concluded Sunday evening at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. For Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM), it ends a season to remember. RPM earned its fifth win during the July 4 weekend when Aric Almirola put the No. 43 back into Victory Lane. ...FULL STORY »
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Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Has New Look, Same Goals
no responses - Posted 11.19.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Nov. 19, 2015) – This year’s Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive will have a new look and feel, but the goal will remain the same: to brighten Christmas morning for as many children as possible in Martinsville and Henry County. The centerpieces of the 2014 toy drive will be five ...FULL STORY »
ESPN’s Live NASCAR Race Coverage Takes Checkered Flag
no responses - Posted 11.18.14
After 28 years and 398 races, ESPN’s live telecasts of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing took the checkered flag Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the telecast of the 2014 season finale. Kevin Harvick won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. The race marked the end of ESPN’s eight-year contract with NASCAR, which began ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Blaney, driver of the No. 12 Discount Tire Ford, Crew chief Jeremy Bullins, Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 22 Hertz Ford, Michael McDowell and Joey Logano pose for a photo after Penske was nammed the Champion Owner during the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit:  Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Ford 2014 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Jeremy Bullins Post Race Notes And Quotes
no responses - Posted 11.18.14
Ford Racing NNS Notes & Quotes: Ford EcoBoost 300 Saturday Nov. 15, 2014 OWNER CHAMPIONSHIP PRESS CONFERENCE – JEREMY BULLINS: JEREMY BULLINS, crew chief, No. 22 Hertz Ford Mustang – TALK ABOUT THE SIGNIFICANCE OF WINNING THIS OWNERS CHAMPIONSHIP FOR TEAM PENSKE? “I think the things we have talked about this week that gets ...FULL STORY »
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Ford 2014 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
no responses - Posted 11.18.14
Ford Racing NNS Notes & Quotes: Ford EcoBoost 300 Saturday Nov. 15, 2014 FORD FINISHING RESULTS: 4th Ryan Blaney 5th Chris Buescher 8th Brad Keselowski 11th Trevor Bayne 20th Dakoda Armstrong 27th Ryan Reed RYAN BLANEY, No. 12 Discount Tire Ford Mustang - Finished: 4th “We had ...FULL STORY »
The Black Friday Blowout returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, Nov. 28, offering fans the rare chance to drive on the famed 1.5-mile superspeedway. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo)
Black Friday’s Most Thrilling Family Moments are at Charlotte Motor Speedway
no responses - Posted 11.18.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 18, 2014) - Black Friday 2014 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will provide fans with great, one-day only discounts and deals on tickets, pit passes and merchandise during the biggest day-after-Thanksgiving event in racing. During the Black Friday sale at Charlotte Motor Speedway, bargain-hunting shoppers will be treated to ...FULL STORY »
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Discount Tire and Team Penske Extend Partnership
no responses - Posted 11.18.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 18, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it has reached a multi-year extension with Discount Tire, the world’s largest tire and wheel retailer, to continue as a key marketing partner with the team. Discount Tire will remain a primary sponsor of the No. 22 Team Penske ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Next Alumni Sweep Sunoco Rookie of the Year Awards
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott and Ben Kennedy Take Rookie Honors in Respective NASCAR National Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2014) – For the first time since the NASCAR Next initiative was created in 2011, three of its alumni captured the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Awards in NASCAR’s national series. Kyle ...FULL STORY »

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