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Mar 28
Friday

Air Titan 2.0 Unveiled At Martinsville Speedway

An infographic explaining the performance specifications of Air Titan 2.0 and a comparison to Air Titan 1.0. NASCAR Debuts Latest Version Of Cutting-Edge Track-Drying Technology DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 28, 2014) – NASCAR introduced an evolution in innovation today – the results of which will continue to elevate a fan’s race-viewing experience to an evn greater level. The Toyota-hauled next generation of Air Titan, the cutting-edge track-drying technology, made its race weekend debut at Martinsville Speedway today. Air Titan 2.0 is a more compact, more nimble and more environmentally friendly version of its innovative predecessor – one that since its introduction in February 2013 has rescued multiple races, including this year’s Daytona 500. Air Titan 2.0 signals a major step forward in NASCAR’s innovation cycle. It replaces the bulky support vehicles required by Air Titan 1.0 with a single, self-contained unit ... FULL STORY »

Daniel Suárez prepares for his next step — the NASCAR Nationwide Series
By NASCAR Wire Service

Daniel Saurez - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images RICHMOND, Va. -- Driving in multiple series and handling multiple languages -- as he did during his first international NASCAR Nationwide Series video cam press conference on Tuesday -- has proven to be no problem for Mexican-born driver Daniel Suárez. This weekend, one of NASCAR's fastest-rising stars will see how he does with three races in two countries in the span of about 48 hours. Suárez, 22, will make his Nationwide debut for Joe Gibbs Racing in Friday night's ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway (7 p.m. ET, ESPNews). As soon as that race is over, he'll try for his third victory of the season in the NASCAR K&N Pro East Series. Then he'll head to Charlotte, N.C., to catch a ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 24 – 30, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo CALIFORNIA CHECKERS FOR KYLE’S CAMRY:  Kyle Busch won the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race for Toyota this season on Sunday at California’s Auto Club Speedway, marking his second consecutive NSCS race win at the two-mile speedway located in Toyota’s backyard.  The scheduled 400-mile ... FULL STORY »

Kenseth Family Welcomes Baby Clara Mae

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo Huntersville, NC (March 26, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver of the No. 20 Toyota, Matt Kenseth, and his wife Katie welcomed a new bundle of joy Tuesday evening with the birth of the couple's third daughter. Clara Mae ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing Provides Proving Grounds for Red Kap’s Performance Workwear

Richard Childress Racing crew member sporting Red Kap gear RCR / ECR Engines teams put the Red Kap performance workwear through vigorous working conditions of a top racing NASCAR team NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 25, 201) – When it comes to preparing race cars for a NASCAR team like Richard Childress ... FULL STORY »

No. 39 NASCAR Nationwide Series Team Penalized For Rules Violation at Auto Club Speedway

NASCAR Nationwide Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Mar. 25, 2014) — The No. 39 team that competes in the NASCAR Nationwide Series has been penalized as a result of a rules violation committed during last week’s event at Auto Club Speedway. During post-race inspection ... FULL STORY »

Billy Boat Motorsports Drives Fans to RedFest with New Partnership in Texas

Chad Boat NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie Chad Boat to Pilot the No. 84 RedFest Chevrolet Camaro MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 25, 2014) - Billy Boat Motorsports (BBM) announces today a partnership with RedFest presented by Natty Light for the NASCAR Nationwide Series ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson didn’t arrive at Fontana; he was already there

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Cartwheel Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series TREATMYCLOT.COM 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images FONTANA, Calif.— Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick both realized how special the moment was. Busch, who typically is disgusted when he runs second, seemed happy with third. Harvick, another hard-nosed racer with a first-or-bust mentality, took his runner-up finish in stride. Busch and ... FULL STORY »



Roger Penske - Photo Credit: Catchfence Open Wheel Editor: Paul Powell
Legendary Motorsports Team Owner Earns Induction Into Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
no responses - Posted 03.24.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (March 24, 2014) - No owner in the history of open-wheel racing has displayed such dominance over the sport than Roger Penske. Penske, the owner of Team Penske, has established himself as one of the premier owners in all of motorsports and his proficiency for finding Victory Lane ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Eric McClure on pit box - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Eric McClure Posts 25th-place Finish at Auto Club Speedway; Advances Two Spots In Points
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
Fontana, California (March 23, 2014)- After slipping two positions in the point standings following last week's event, Eric McClure headed to Auto Club Speedway to improve on last season's 27th-place finish at the two-mile track. Despite starting 33rd, McClure not only posted a 25th-place finish, his second-best at the track, ...FULL STORY »
TriStar Motorsports
TriStar Motorsports (Mike Bliss / Eric McClure / David Starr) 2014 NNS TREATMYCLOT.com 300 Post Race Reports
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
Mooresville, NC (March 23, 2014) - The TREATMYCLOT.com 300 from Auto Club Speedway is complete. The 150-lap/300-mile race had four cautions for a total of 12 laps. Overall, TriStar Motorsports had a good points weekend in Fontana, CA. This weekend the NASCAR Nationwide Series has their first off weekend of ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Landon Cassill (Flex Seal) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Fuel Pump Parks Landon Cassill At Auto Club Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif. – After four solid races to start the season, Landon Cassill ran into the gremlins in Race Five Saturday at Auto Club Speedway. Cassill parked his Flex Seal Chevrolet 108 laps in the 150-lap race after fuel pump problems, finishing 35th. Cassill had finished no worse than 21st in the ...FULL STORY »
Jeffrey Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Jeffrey Earnhardt Claims 23rd At Auto Club Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif. – Jeffrey Earnhardt scored his best finish of the young Nationwide Series season Saturday, coming home 23rd in the TREATMYCLOT.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway. Earnhardt had failed to crack the top 25 in the season’s first four races. His Saturday finish boosted him from 21st to 19th in ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Trevor Bayne Finishes Ninth in Fontana, Tied For NASCAR Nationwide Series Points Lead
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 22, 2014) – Trevor Bayne and the No.6 AdvoCare team finished ninth in Saturday’s TreatMyClot 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Bayne is now tied with Regan Smith for the NASCAR Nationwide Series points lead. “We ended up ninth and I think we are tied for the ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Larson Wins First Career NASCAR Nationwide Series Race In TREATMYCLOT.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway
Kyle Larson Captures First Nationwide Series Victory in his Home State
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
Race Recap - Making his second-career start at Auto Club Speedway, Kyle Larson didn't back down until the checkered flag waved during Saturday afternoon's NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Although he and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team struggled to find speed during the weekend's two practice sessions, Larson managed to ...FULL STORY »
No. 31 Rockstar Energy Chevrolet Camaro
Dylan Kwasniewski Brings Home an 11th Place Finish in California
no responses - Posted 03.23.14
Race Recap - In his track debut at Auto Club Speedway, Dylan Kwasniewski drove the No. 31 Rockstar Energy Chevrolet to an 11th place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday afternoon. With speed on their side during the weekend's two practice sessions, the Rookie of the Year ...FULL STORY »


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