Jan 07

New Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion Crew Chief Bullins Expects to Build on Past Racing Success with Blaney

Jeremy Bullins New Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion crew chief Jeremy Bullins comes to Wood Brothers Racing with championship credentials and a successful working relationship with new driver Ryan Blaney. DEARBORN, Mich., January 7, 2015 — When Wood Brothers Racing picked Ryan Blaney in August as the new driver for the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion, they knew they were getting a young driver with NASCAR race wins and championships already on his resume. The rest of the package arrived with the Christmastime announcement that Jeremy Bullins, a young crew chief with championship credentials of his own, would be lead the way for the iconic No. 21. Bullins, like Blaney, comes to the Wood Brothers courtesy of the technical alliance for 2015 and beyond that the ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon announces 2015 as his final full-time season
By NASCAR Wire Service

When it comes down to it, Jeff Gordon's hope for how he is remembered in NASCAR is quite modest. “I definitely am proud of everything I’ve done on and off the track,” Gordon said. “But I guess I like to keep it simple when I think of things like this. I think of my heroes on the track when I was growing up – A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears, Al Unser. ... I loved the fact that those guys won Indianapolis 500s and championships. They were great race car drivers. And quite simply, I will be happy if people recognize me as a great race car driver, because that’s all I ever wanted to be.” Yet he is so much more. Gordon announced on ... FULL STORY »

Richard Petty Motorsports Forms Partnership with northAmerican Van Lines

Richard Petty Motorsports Logo Named Official Moving Partner of Richard Petty Motorsports MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 7, 2014) - northAmerican Van Lines has been named the "Official Moving Partner for Richard Petty Motorsports" for the 2015 and 2016 race seasons. northAmerican has been helping people move ... FULL STORY »

My Martinsville℠ Program Will Reward Martinsville Speedway’s Most Loyal Fans

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Jan. 6, 2015) – Martinsville Speedway has announced a new fan-loyalty program that rewards ticket renewal customers with exclusive benefits and allows them to show off their pride in being one of Martinsville Speedway’s most loyal fans. The advantages ... FULL STORY »

Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup

Roush Fenway Racing Logo Fennig Named Research and Development Special Coordinator CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 6, 2015) – Roush Fenway Racing has announced its 2015 crew chief lineup. The lineup features the return of Bob Osborne atop the pit box as the crew chief of Trevor ... FULL STORY »

Join the 4th annual John’s March Against Stomach Cancer at Sonoma Raceway, Jan. 17

Last year’s John’s March Against Stomach Cancer SONOMA, Calif. (Jan. 5, 2015) – Sonoma Raceway will host the 4th annual John’s March Against Stomach Cancer on Saturday, Jan. 17 to support the battle against gastric cancer, one of the world’s leading causes of cancer-related deaths. The event is named in honor of ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR® Surpasses One Billion Total Page Views Across Its Digital Platform In 2014

NASCAR Digital Media Live-Event Engagement And Continued Expansion To Mobile Result In Unprecedented Year-Over-Year Growth Daytona Beach, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2014) — In only the second full year of managing its digital rights in-house, NASCAR has experienced significant growth, exceeding one billion aggregate page views ... FULL STORY »

Dr. Jerry Punch to Remain with ESPN, Return to College Sports

ESPN's Dr. Jerry Punch Dr. Jerry Punch, who has been associated with ESPN since 1984 as a motorsports and college sports announcer, has agreed to a new contract to remain with the network and extend his run as one of ESPN’s longest-tenured announcers. Punch, who ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Wood Bros Racing Team with driver Ryan Blaney
Jeremy Bullins to return to Wood Brothers Racing as crew chief for Ryan Blaney
no responses - Posted 12.22.14
HARRISBURG, N.C. (December 22, 2014) – Wood Brothers Racing announced today that Jeremy Bullins will rejoin the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion team next season to serve as the crew chief for Ryan Blaney in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, beginning with the 2015 Daytona 500. Bullins returns to ...FULL STORY »
Michael Tatoian
Michael Tatoian promoted to president of Dover International Speedway
no responses - Posted 12.19.14
DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway today announced the promotion of Michael Tatoian to the position of president, effective. Jan. 2, 2015. Tatoian retains his position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of parent company Dover Motorsports, Inc. (NYSE: DVD). Tatoian will continue to report to Denis McGlynn, ...FULL STORY »
Kid Rock
Kid Rock to Headline the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show
no responses - Posted 12.19.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Multi-platinum award-winning, American rock star Kid Rock will perform the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show, the prelude to the 57th annual “Great American Race” on Sunday, Feb. 22 (1 p.m. – FOX, FOX Deportes, MRN Radio and SiriusXM Radio.) Kid Rock will perform several of his hits, ...FULL STORY »
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FOX Airs Special 2015 NASCAR Preview Adjacent to Sunday NFL on FOX Coverage
no responses - Posted 12.18.14
Jay Glazer, Chris Myers and Darrell Waltrip Go In-Depth with Sport’s Top Stars in NASCAR 2015: A NEW ERA on Dec. 21 Charlotte, N.C. - While NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES teams look forward to some downtime during the holidays before kicking back into overdrive in January, FOX takes a sneak peek ...FULL STORY »
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MIS, Chevy, Ford, Toyota award $40,000 to Detroit’s Michigan Science Center
no responses - Posted 12.18.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (December 18, 2014) – Michigan International Speedway, on behalf of Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota, donated $40,000 to the Michigan Science Center in Detroit on Thursday as part of the speedway’s Michigan Heritage trophy. The Michigan Heritage trophy is a recognition and celebration of the automobile and its importance to ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway To Host 2015 NASCAR Season’s First Sprint Cup Series Open Team Test Feb. 26
no responses - Posted 12.18.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (Dec. 18, 2014) – An open team test for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams onThursday, Feb. 26, 2015 will kick off four consecutive days of on-track NASCAR action at Atlanta Motor Speedway leading into the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend. The open team test, the first of 13 on ...FULL STORY »
Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis presents the Michigan Heritage Trophy to Jeff Gordon and Jim Campbell, Chevrolet’s U.S. Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. The trophy is presented to the winning manufacturer in each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. Chevrolet’s won both Sprint Cup races at MIS in 2014.
The Michigan Heritage presented to Chevy Racing
no responses - Posted 12.17.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (December 17, 2014) – The Michigan Heritage trophy is a recognition and celebration of the automobile and its importance to the race track and manufacturers competing in NASCAR. The trophy is presented to the winning manufacturer in each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. MIS President ...FULL STORY »
Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell presents a check to Simone Redd of the Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County. The track’s 18th Annual Toy Drive raised more than $13,000 to provide toys for kids on Christmas Morning.)
Martinsville Speedway’s Christmas Toy Drive Raises More Than $13,000 For Grace Network
no responses - Posted 12.17.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Dec. 17, 2014) - The holiday season is a time for giving and Martinsville Speedway’s 18th annual Christmas Toy Drive showed that the NASCAR community is willing to do just that. The toy drive raised more than $13,000 and saw 200 toys donated for the Grace Network of ...FULL STORY »

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