Mar 20

Watkins Glen International Opening Weekend to kick off 2015 season

Watkins Glen International Logo Ticket savings, track laps, and family fun highlight April 18-19 event WATKINS GLEN, NY (March 20, 2015) - With another New York winter’s end in sight, the 2015 race season at Watkins Glen International has arrived. To celebrate the beginning of another season at the historic road course, the two-day Opening Weekend will provide fans with the opportunity to support three local charities, save on ticket purchases for the coming season, and take their personal vehicles on the same renowned circuit that will host the TUDOR United SportsCar Championship in June, and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in August. Proceeds from this year’s event will benefit the International Motor Racing Research Center and Corning Community College Library. In addition, on Saturday morning, The ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano Leads All 300 Laps In Record Win At Bristol
By NASCAR Wire Service

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 18, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn.— Joey Logano was enjoying such a perfect day at Bristol Motor Speedway that the driver of the No. 22 Team Penske Ford kept expecting something to go wrong. It never did. Logano led all 300 laps of Saturday’s Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at the .533-mile short track, a record for laps led in a NASCAR XFINITY Series race. It was the first time a driver led every lap in a single race since Kyle Busch accomplished the feat in winning the Virginia 529 College Savings 250 at Richmond on Sept. 5, 2014. The victory was Logano’s second of the season, his second at Bristol (and his second straight dating back to his last start at Thunder Valley in 2012) and ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Kevin Harvick

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's/ Budweiser Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S/BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS met with media at Auto Club Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend’s race, growing up racing in California, fellow competitor Brian Vicker’s health issues and many other topics.  TALK A LITTLE ... FULL STORY »

Veteran journalist Reid joins LVMS as media relations manager

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Logo LAS VEGAS – Neal Reid, a published writer for more than 20 years, has been named media relations manager at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the speedway announced on Friday. In his new role, Reid will help publicize events at all LVMS ... FULL STORY »

Chris Buescher To Make NASCAR Sprint Cup Debut

2015 NASCAR Driver Chris Buescher - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Chris Buescher will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut and drive the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford Fusion for Front Row Motorsports this weekend.  Buescher is replacing Brett Moffitt, who is now filling in for Brian Vickers.  Buescher spoke ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers Sidelined; Brett Moffitt To Drive No. 55 At Auto Club Speedway

2015 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. – Brett Moffitt will drive Michael Waltrip Racing’s No. 55 Toyota in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. The team’s regular driver Brian Vickers informed MWR he has experienced a reoccurrence of ... FULL STORY »

Hillman Racing Adds Justin Original Workboots to Sponsor Lineup after Strong Run at Phoenix

Hillman Racing Logo MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 20, 2015) – Landon Cassill and the Hillman Racing team adds Justin Original Workboots (JOW) as a major associate sponsor for the 2015 race season. The No. 40 Chevrolet SS will display the Justin Original Workboots branding for ... FULL STORY »

Iconic Jesse Jones Hot Dogs out at Martinsville Speedway, replaced by another brand

The Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog Being Prepared at Martinsville Speedway - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images When fans go to concession stands at Martinsville Speedway next weekend seeking the “Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog,” for the first time in nearly seven decades the red hots and chili will not be produced by Jesse Jones Southern Style ... FULL STORY »

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Statement from Talladega Superspeedway (TSS) Chairman Grant Lynch on Safety Initiatives
no responses - Posted 03.19.15
Statement from TSS chairman Grant Lynch Following an extensive track review with International Speedway Corporation (ISC), NASCAR and ARCA, Talladega Superspeedway will add SAFER Barrier to its existing barrier system in advance of the May 1-3 NASCAR weekend. The new SAFER barrier will be placed in three locations along the inside ...FULL STORY »
Global country music legend, Dwight Yoakam, will serve as Honorary Starter for Auto Club 400 – March 22.
Dwight Yoakam Named Honorary Starter of Auto Club 400
no responses - Posted 03.19.15
FONTANA, Calif. (March 19, 2015) – Global country music legend and superstar of the screen, Dwight Yoakam, will serve as Honorary Starter for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, March 22. With more than 25 million albums sold worldwide, and major motion ...FULL STORY »
The Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car carrying the JDRF colors in 2010 with Bill Elliott at the wheel.
Children with T1D Are Raising Funds as Voting Opens in Race Car Design Contest for JDRF Hosted by Motorcraft
no responses - Posted 03.19.15
More than 35 children ages 5-18 living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) from around the country are raising funds for T1D research by submitting race car designs in the Race Car Design Contest for JDRF hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire and Auto Centers, in the hopes of making it to ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Stands Next to the Martinsville Speeway Grandfather Clock after Winning the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Grand Home Furnishings Renews As Official Provider of Grandfather Clock Trophy
no responses - Posted 03.19.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 19, 2015) – Martinsville Speedway and Grand Home Furnishings, two companies with long and storied histories and deep Virginia roots, are continuing their long-standing relationship. Roanoke-based Grand Home Furnishings, which has long been the source of the iconic grandfather clock winner’s trophy, has extended its status as the ...FULL STORY »
Sprint Fan Vote 2015
Let The Fans Be Heard: Sprint Fan Vote Returns
no responses - Posted 03.19.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 19, 2015) – A favorite isn’t always the winner – as the Sprint Fan Vote’s history suggests. In the last 10 seasons, fans have voted 10 different drivers into the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race™ at Charlotte Motor Speedway, including names like Danica Patrick, Kasey Kahne and ...FULL STORY »
NSCS/Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) abd Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Previews
no responses - Posted 03.19.15
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Auto Club 400 – 200 laps/400 miles #AutoClub400 Track:                    Auto Club Speedway (2-mile D-shaped oval) @ACSupdates Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television:  Sunday, Mar. 22 – FOX (3:30 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRnascar #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #TeamMcD I BET ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Grace Wyant Krenrich for Catchfence
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 03.18.15
HScott Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preview Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Auto Club Speedway Auto Club 400 | March 22, 2015 California Dreaming...The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) hits its last of three races in a row out west this weekend at Auto Club Speedway (ACS). Justin Allgaier will make his ...FULL STORY »
FOX NASCAR at Auto Club Speedway Quotes & Programming Schedule
no responses - Posted 03.18.15
Bowyer in FOX Sports 1 XFINITY SERIES Booth on Saturday Darrell Waltrip Weighs in on Latest News NASCAR’s “West Coast Swing” concludes its third of three consecutive stops this weekend at Auto Club Speedway (Fontana, Calif.) after competing in Las Vegas and Phoenix.  FOX Sports offers 18 hours of live coverage of ...FULL STORY »

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