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Mar 31
Tuesday

Kyle Larson Released From Hospital; Awaits Doctors Clearance For NASCAR Return

Kyle Larson NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson was released from Carolina’s Medical Center (CMC) Monday night following a series of tests and observations that occurred after he fainted at his merchandise hauler Saturday at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway Larson, 22, completed his final tests Tuesday and according to a release issued by Chip Ganassi Racing team is “currently waiting for final doctor recommendation in order to clear him to return to all NASCAR-related activities.” With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series off in observance of Easter this weekend, the tour resumes next weekend at Texas Motor Speedway with an Apr. 11 night race. The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie-of-the-Year would need to be cleared by Apr. 10 in order to participate in practice ... FULL STORY »

Superspeedway Qualifying Format Updated for Talladega, Daytona
By Press Release

NASCAR Logo New Structure to Feature Two Rounds to Determine Pole Winner DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 30, 2015) – NASCAR today unveiled modifications to the qualifying format at superspeedways across all three national series. The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next month. Qualifying for May’s Talladega Superspeedway races, as well as the July events at Daytona International Speedway, will consist of the following: Two rounds of qualifying, with the top-12 posted lap speeds advancing to the second round Race vehicles taking one, timed lap in each round of qualifying Each race vehicle will be released in a predetermined timed interval as determined by NASCAR, with the sanctioning body reserving the right to have more ... FULL STORY »

FOX NASCAR Analysts React to Tire Penalties Handed Down to No. 31 Team NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tuesday

FOX NASCAR NASCAR on Tuesday imposed a P5 level penalty on the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing team for rules infractions discovered as a result of NASCAR’s post-event tire audit conducted following the March 22 race at Auto Club Speedway. Below, FOX ... FULL STORY »

Bristol Motor Speedway Introduces New Battle At Bristol Ticket Information And Priority Points Program

Bristol Motor Speedway Logo New Initiative Gives Priority to Loyal Customers BRISTOL, TENN. (March 31, 2015) – In an unprecedented move for a motorsports facility, Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) has constructed a new platform to ensure their most loyal customers - as determined by longevity ... FULL STORY »

ARRIS Technology to Help Power Communications at NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesTM Events

ARRIS Logo ARRIS Technology and Services to Provide Crucial Link for NASCAR Productions At-Track Communications to Teams SUWANEE, Ga., March 27, 2015 – ARRIS Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ARRS) today announced that its technology and services will help power NASCAR Productions, LLC by ... FULL STORY »

The Dale Jr. Foundation Presents “Win Dale Jr.’s Ride” Charity Raffle

2015 Corvette Stringray Z51 Coupe 3LT Earnhardt Jr. giving away 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 31, 2015) – The Dale Jr. Foundation (TDJF) is offering fans the chance to receive the keys and title to one of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s very own Chevrolets with ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR’s Super Heroes to Sign Autographs for Kids at Richmond International Raceway

Richmond International Raceway Logo Youth Autograph Session to Feature Four of NASCAR’S Best Every kid dreams of meeting a super hero one day, and Richmond International Raceway is offering that chance. Before the Saturday April 25 TOYOTA OWNERS 400, kids 12 and younger can attend ... FULL STORY »

Statement From Target Chip Ganassi Racing With Felix Sabates Regarding Kyle Larson

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo STATEMENT FROM TARGET CHIP GANASSI RACING WITH FELIX SABATES REGARDING KYLE LARSON “After extensive testing and observation over the last few days, Kyle Larson was released from the hospital last night and has finished up final tests today. He is ... FULL STORY »



Miles' the Monster Light It Up Blue campaign
Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino will again ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness Month
no responses - Posted 03.31.15
DOVER, Del. (March 30, 2015) – Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino are pleased to once again support Autism Speaks’ global Light It Up Blue campaign. The Monster Monument and hotel exterior will participate by both being illuminated in blue throughout the month of April. With both ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from NASCAR Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Brett Jewkes on the Indiana Legislation
no responses - Posted 03.31.15
Statement from NASCAR Senior Vice President and Chief Communications Officer Brett Jewkes on the Indiana Legislation DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 31, 2015) – “NASCAR is disappointed by the recent legislation passed in Indiana. We will not embrace nor participate in exclusion or intolerance. We are committed to diversity and inclusion within ...FULL STORY »
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Michael Printup assumes Americrown role; continues role of president at Watkins Glen International
no responses - Posted 03.31.15
International Speedway Corporation announces changes; Printup to continue as WGI President WATKINS GLEN, NY (March 31, 2014) – International Speedway Corporation announced on Tuesday that Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup will assume additional responsibilities within the company, including managerial oversight of Americrown, effective immediately. While continuing in his current role ...FULL STORY »
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Denny’s Teams Up With NASCAR® Star Denny Hamlin To Build The World’s First Denny’s Denny’s
no responses - Posted 03.31.15
One-of-a-kind “Denny’s Denny’s” will tour with Hamlin and take guests to the races SPARTANBURG, S.C. (March. 31, 2014) – How much does NASCAR® winning driver Denny Hamlin love Denny’s? So much so, the life-long fan has teamed up with the diner to introduce the world’s first, and only, “Denny’s Denny’s.” ...FULL STORY »
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Superspeedway Qualifying Format Updated for Talladega, Daytona
no responses - Posted 03.30.15
New Structure to Feature Two Rounds to Determine Pole Winner DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 30, 2015) – NASCAR today unveiled modifications to the qualifying format at superspeedways across all three national series. The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Ragan (Crispy M&M's - Photo Credit: David Shirey/Getty Images
David Ragan Wheels To Fifth Place At Martinsville
no responses - Posted 03.29.15
MARTINSVILLE, (Va.) – David Ragan’s stretch of mediocre finishes in a Joe Gibbs Racing entry is over. On Sunday, the Unadilla, Georgia native lived up to the expectations everyone thought he would, as he scored an impressive fifth-place finish in Sunday’s STP 500. The driver of the No. 18 M&M’s ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Regan Smith - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
In Substitute Role, Regan Smith 16th At Martinsville
no responses - Posted 03.29.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – MARTINSVILLE, Va. – By all accounts, Regan Smith’s 16th place finish in Sunday’s STP 500 was a small victory for the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates team. When the team’s driver Kyle Larson unexpectedly collapsed at his souvenir hauler Saturday afternoon, Larson underwent a series ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Mixed Feelings For Matt Kenseth
no responses - Posted 03.29.15
With 30 laps left in Sunday’s STP 500, Matt Kenseth surged into the lead past Tony Stewart, who was driving on old tires. But Kenseth couldn’t hold the position. He lost the top spot to race winner and Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin on Lap 473 and later gave way ...FULL STORY »


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