Aug 26

First Race in the Chase Returns to Chicagoland Speedway in 2015

Chicagoland Speedway Logo 2015 Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR Race Tickets Go On-Sale Monday, Sept. 15 Joliet, Ill. — August 26, 2014 — Today, NASCAR announced that Chicagoland Speedway will once again host the first race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup in 2015. The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup will return to Chicagoland Speedway for the fifth consecutive year in 2015, Sept. 18-20, with a triple-header weekend of action. Rally, Rock and Race weekend will return with a stand-alone NASCAR Nationwide Series race on Saturday, June 20, the day prior to Father’s Day. In addition to the NASCAR Nationwide Series race, the June weekend will welcome back the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards and two nights of TORC: The Off Road Championship Presented by Amsoil at Route 66 Raceway. Tickets for the 2015 NASCAR race weekends at ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart answers questions in public setting for the first time since fatal on-track incident
By NASCAR Wire Service

Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Talking with the media and answering questions in a group setting Monday for the first time since his involvement in the Aug. 9 incident which resulted in the death of 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr., Tony Stewart said he is willing to “be available” to talk to the grieving family of Ward. But Stewart also insisted that the incident in which the sprint car he was driving in a non-NASCAR-sanctioned event struck and killed Ward on a dirt track in New York was an accident. “I want to be available to them if they want to talk about it,” Stewart said of Ward’s family during a news conference at Stewart-Haas Racing, the company he co-owns with Gene Haas. “At ... FULL STORY »

Silver Anniversary Celebration Features Two NASCAR Dates In 2015

New Hamphshire Motor Speedway 25th Anniversary Logo NASCAR officials announce New Hampshire Motor Speedway July and September race weekends for next year LOUDON, N.H. - New Hampshire Motor Speedway, the largest sports and entertainment facility in New England, will celebrate its 25th anniversary in 2015 by once again hosting ... FULL STORY »

Fans to Get An Early Preview of DAYTONA Rising at 2015 Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo Daytona RApproximately 50,000 New Seats with Amenities will be Available for 2015 Event; Mid-Summer Classic will Move to Sunday Night, July 5 DAYTONA BEACH – Daytona International Speedway (DIS) President Joie Chitwood III unveiled the Speedway’s preliminary plans for hosting next summer’s 2015 ... FULL STORY »

2015 NBC Sports Group 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series Schedules Announced

NASCAR on NBC NASCAR Returns to NBC Sunday, July 5 from Historic Daytona International Speedway NBC Sports Group’s 2015 NASCAR Nationwide Series Coverage BeginsSaturday, July 4 on NBCSN from Daytona NBC & NBCSN Will Combine to Present 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup and 19 Nationwide Series Races in 2015 ... FULL STORY »

FOX Sports Unveils Expanded NASCAR Coverage for 2015

FOX Sports Logo FOX Carries 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Races, Four NASCAR Nationwide Series Races Over-the-Air FOX Sports 1 Adds NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Race Coverage; Increases Already Strong Motor Sports Lineup  Charlotte, N.C. - FOX Sports, the leader in televised motor sports, today unveils its ... FULL STORY »

Earnhardt Jr. Loves Racing At Martinsville Speedway And The Results Prove It

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (August 26, 2014) – Some of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s biggest wins have come on NASCAR’s largest tracks. But it is the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ shortest track … Martinsville Speedway … that is a sentimental favorite for Earnhardt. Part ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images Denny Hamlin / No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Preview Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota News and Notes: HAMLIN RETURNS TO ‘HOT’LANTA: Denny Hamlin will make his 15th-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this weekend at Atlanta Motor ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Home Depot Husky/Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
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Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway  No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 25 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 12.7.  He’s completed 7,732 of 8,075 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr on track in the No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Oral-B USA 500 Advance Team: No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 914 - last raced at Dover– finished 41st. Backup Chassis: RK- 877 – last ran at Loudon – finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Atlanta Motor Speedway o   Last year, the two-time NASCAR Nationwide champion earned his ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ambrose and STANLEY Racing Team Have One Mindset
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Leaving It All on the Table Next Two Weekends With two races remaining before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship begins, Marcos Ambrose and the STANLEY Racing team are focused on nothing but winning. Their next opportunity comes this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, the mile-and-a-half, high-banked oval. Ambrose ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Hope Chicago Test Translates to Speed at Atlanta
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Eckrich Team Looks for Momentum Leading into The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team hope that a two-day test at Chicago will translate to speed this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. As the team looks for momentum leading into The Chase for the NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Subway) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
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Carl Edwards – ATLANTA ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-880 Backup Chassis RK-904 Twitter: @RandyPR99 ADVANCE NOTES Bristol Recap o   Edwards qualified third in his Ford Fusion for the second week in a row. While fighting a very tight condition through nine cautions, he ran in the top-10 the majority of the 500-lap ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers - Michael Waltrip Racing
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
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CORNELIUS, N.C. — This is an important weekend for No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver knows he has to win Sunday night’s 500-mile race at Atlanta Motor Speedway or the Sept. 6 race at Richmond to secure a spot in NASCAR’s 2014 Chase for the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Working Toward More Atlanta Success
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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Kyle Busch returns this weekend to the place where it all began in 2008 and also continued one year ago – Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), headed to Atlanta for the fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »

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