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Truex Jr. Seeking Third-Straight Top-5 at Atlanta Motor Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images DENVER (Aug. 27, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. will be seeking his third straight top-five finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway, site of Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 Sprint Cup Series race. Truex, who is in his first season driving the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, notched a fourth-place finish at Atlanta in 2012 and a third-place result in 2013. He has also led 247 career laps at Atlanta, second only to Kansas where he has led 251. Just looking at his Atlanta numbers it is easy to decipher why the 34-year-old veteran has a special feeling about the 1.54-mile high-speed oval. “I love Atlanta, it’s the best racetrack on the circuit -- it’s right there with Homestead,” said Truex. “The Atlanta track wears ... FULL STORY »

Darlington, Atlanta moves, West Coast swing highlight 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule
By NASCAR Wire Service

NASCAR Logo The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule, as announced Tuesday afternoon on Fox Sports 1’s “Race Hub” and NBC Sports Network's "NASCAR America," is a more geographically friendly version that also pays homage to important traditions of the past. The Darlington race returns to its historic spot on Labor Day weekend, while the Atlanta date moves from Labor Day weekend to March 1, the Sunday after the season-opening Daytona 500. Atlanta also will feature a weekend tripleheader, as both the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series will race at the 1.54-mile speedway on Feb. 28 as a prelude to the March 1 Sprint Cup main event. Las Vegas occupies its traditional third spot on the schedule, but there’s a major ... FULL STORY »

DAYTONA Rising Welcomes CommScope as First Technology Partner in Expanding “We Built Daytona” Marketing Platform

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo CommScope will Upgrade and Future-Proof the Network Infrastructure for DAYTONA Rising DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway (DIS) today announced CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has become the first technology partner in the expanding “We Built Daytona” marketing ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet – The Leader of the Pack

Team Chevy Logo The Chase Battle Rages on at Atlanta Motor Speedway DETROIT - (August 26, 2014) – Chevrolet has a long and successful history at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS).  During its 54-years, Team Chevy has visited Victory Lane 37 times, more than any other manufacturer. Several ... FULL STORY »

Atlanta Motor Speedway NASCAR Race Date Changed to March 1

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (August 21, 2014) – The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will be held on Sunday, March 1st and will be a daytime event. The event weekend will include all three of NASCAR’s National touring series with ... FULL STORY »

Talladega Superspeedway 2015 Weekend Dates Unveiled

Grant Lynch, Chairman of Talladega Superspeedway, circles next year’s most exciting NASCAR race weekend dates Traditional May Weekend Returns May 1-3; October 23-25 Features 6th Chase Race TALLADEGA, AL – In 2015, the dates for Talladega Superspeedway’s two race weekends will have a sense of familiarity with race fans – one in the spring to kick off the ... FULL STORY »

Phoenix International Raceway 2015 Dates Anounced

Phoenix International Raceway Logo Spring race weekend moves to March 12-15 – fourth race of NASCAR season PHOENIX – NASCAR released the 2015 Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) schedule today, and Phoenix International Racewaywill once again host two NSCS race weekends next season. PIR’s spring event weekend, headlined by the Camping World ... FULL STORY »

Texas Motor Speedway Announces 2015 Racing Schedule

Texas Motor Speedway No Limits Wild Asphalt Circus NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 Returns To Saturday Night Race On April 11 On FOX AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Chase Race Set For Sunday, Nov. 8, On NBC Verizon IndyCar Series Returns For 19th Season With Firestone 600 On Saturday, June 6, On NBC Sports Port-A-Cool ... FULL STORY »



Crown Royal's "Your Hero's Name Here" 400 at The Brickyard
2015 NASCAR at The Brickyard Schedule Announced
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INDIANAPOLIS, Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 - The 2015 Crown Royal Presents the "Your Hero's Name Here" 400 at the Brickyard, the marquee event of the annual Kroger Super Weekend at the Brickyard, will take place on Sunday, July 26, at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Crown Royal Presents the "Your Hero's Name Here" 400 ...FULL STORY »
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2015 Pocono NASCAR Race Weekends Announced
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Pocono 400 (June 5-7) and Pennsylvania 400 (July 31-August 2) LONG POND, PA (August 26, 2014) ― Pocono Raceway will host two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race weekends next summer. The June 5-7 Pocono 400 race weekend will feature NASCAR’s top touring series, as well as, the ARCA Racing Series Presented by ...FULL STORY »
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Kansas Speedway Hosting Two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Weekends in 2015
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Kansas Speedway will once again host a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race on May 9, 2015, and a race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on Oct. 18, 2015 for the Hollywood Casino 400. Joining the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series night race is the ...FULL STORY »
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The Tradition Returns! Darlington Raceway’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 Returns to Labor Day Weekend in 2015
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Tickets may be purchased now by calling 866-459-7223 or visiting DarlingtonRaceway.com Renewal customers will be guaranteed seats and camping in 2015 DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (August 26, 2014) ­ Darlington Raceway and NASCAR officials announced that stock car racing will return to the track Too Tough To Tame on Labor Day weekend in 2015. The NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR is Back at the Action Track Twice in 2015
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Richmond International Raceway Retains Traditional Dates What’s better than a single scoop? A double dip! That’s what race fans in Richmond will get in 2015, as NASCAR returns to Richmond International Raceway twice next season, and it will be on our traditional dates. Fans will rise to their feet for NASCAR excitement April ...FULL STORY »
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2015 Schedule Set at NASCAR’s Fastest Racetrack
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Track will host a pair of race weekends, June 12-14 and Aug. 14-16; other events all season  BROOKLYN, Mich. (August 26, 2014) – Mark your calendars, race fans! The high-paced action at the fastest track in NASCAR returns to Michigan International Speedway in 2015 with a pair of NASCAR weekends: June 12-14 and Aug. ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Returns to The Glen for 30th Consecutive Year
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NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and K&N Series return to Watkins Glen International, August 6-9 WATKINS GLEN, NY (August 26, 2014) – Watkins Glen International is proud to announce the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will return for the 30th consecutive year on Sunday, August 9, 2015. The weekend will also feature the NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200 and NASCAR K&N Series Bully Hill Vineyards 125. “After ...FULL STORY »


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