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Apr 21
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ESPN Logo NASCAR Nationwide Series in Prime Time from Richmond The NASCAR Nationwide Series will race under the lights in prime time in the Toyotacare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on Friday night, April 25, and ESPNEWS will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at 6:30 p.m. ET and the green flag will fly at 7:14 p.m.  Also from Richmond, ESPN2 will air qualifying for the race at 3:30 p.m. All NASCAR programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video subscription from an affiliate provider.  The race telecast also will air live in Canada on TSN2 and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on April ... FULL STORY »

Part-time anchorman Matt Kenseth hopes to BE story at Richmond
By NASCAR Wire Service

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Ford, looks on in the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the time being, Matt Kenseth plans to keep his day job. But it's apparent that the former NASCAR Sprint Cup champion is as comfortable with a microphone in his hand as a steering wheel. Staying classy throughout a guest appearance at the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue, Kenseth did more than sign autographs and take photos with fans within eyeshot of the Capital dome. He handled a wide-ranging Q & A with aplomb, then tried his hand at news broadcasting, doing his best Ron Burgundy imitation at the media museum's Anchorman exhibit. "I'm a big Will Ferrell fan," said Kenseth, who also spent nearly a half hour in a talk show setting at the Newseum's Knight Theater, tackling the questions ... FULL STORY »

Stremme to Drive No. 33 Newtown Building Supplies Sprint Cup Entry at Richmond

2014 NSCS No. 33 NBS Chevrolet SS MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 21, 2014) – Circle Sport Racing has announced that Newtown Building Supplies, Inc. (NBS) will be the primary sponsor of the No. 33 Chevrolet SS driven by David Stremme April 26 in the Toyota Owners 400 at ... FULL STORY »

2014 Richmond International Raceway NASCAR April Weekend Track Event Schedule

Toyota Owners 400 at RIR RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES / NASCAR K & N PRO-EAST EVENT SCHEDULE Wednesday, April 23RD 6:00 PM NNS HAULERS ENTER ... FULL STORY »

Role of Crew Chief at Talladega Pivotal in Team’s Outcome

Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway New “Knockout” Qualifying and Chase Format Create New Challenges for Mammoth Track  TALLADEGA, AL -- With all the excitement around NASCAR’s competition changes for Talladega Superspeedway’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend, May 2-4, added pressure and a sense of urgency will now be felt ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Executive Marcus Jadotte Leaving Organization

Marcus Jadotte Jadotte to Serve as NASCAR Consultant for Multicultural Development; Teneo Strategy to Broaden NASCAR Public Affairs Capabilities DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 16, 2014) – NASCAR announced today that Marcus Jadotte, vice president of public affairs and multicultural development, will ... FULL STORY »

Martinsville Speedway Infield Switches To ‘Fun Power’ For After-Prom Party

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (April 16, 2014) – Horsepower and Goodyear Eagle tires were replaced by music, games and all-night laughter in the infield of Martinsville Speedway last Saturday night. The infield was transformed into “The Stars Are Out In Central Park” for ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Foundation Announces Ten Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope Semifinalist

Jimmie Johnson Foundation CHARLOTTE, N.C. (April 16, 2014) – The Jimmie Johnson Foundation announced today the 10 semifinalists that are eligible for a $25,000 grant. In all, five grants are available through the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope program. A public vote will ... FULL STORY »



Waltrip stands with Samford PR students in front of his historic No. 88 Gatorade Monte Carlo that won many races in the late 1970s.
Darrell Waltrip Educates Samford University Students on Talladega Superspeedway’s Incredible $19 College Ticket
no responses - Posted 04.15.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Four-time Talladega Superspeedway winner and three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Darrell Waltrip was at Samford University in Birmingham on Tuesday, showcasing his historic No. 88 Gatorade Monte Carlo that won many races in the late 1970s and letting students know that Talladega Superspeedway has the best ticket ...FULL STORY »
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DAYTONA Rising Creates Opportunities For Local Construction Firms, Welcomes New Families To Daytona Beach Area
no responses - Posted 04.15.14
Project Provides Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity For Design-Build Team DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After a successful beginning to the 2014 motorsports event season, Daytona International Speedway is now ramping up construction activities for the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. More than 65 Volusia County-based businesses have been involved in the DAYTONA Rising project ...FULL STORY »
Graphic rendering of Freedom Trophy to be presented to the winner of the Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4.
New Freedom Trophy Awarded to Talladega Sprint Cup Series Winner; Begins New Military Tradition
no responses - Posted 04.14.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway -  NASCAR’s Most Competitive track - brings with it history, tradition, prestige and honor. Now, it has taken on a new meaning that has a special place in everyone’s heart. In support of the United States Military, Talladega ...FULL STORY »
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After Action-Packed Weekend, NASCAR Takes A Cool Down Lap
no responses - Posted 04.14.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 14, 2014) – Five hundred miles at Darlington Raceway. It’s a challenging, exhausting endeavor – and on Saturday night, the Southern 500 needed overtime. Of course it did. In a busy storybook weekend of NASCAR and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship racing, that was the necessary outcome. Seven races were run in three countries ...FULL STORY »
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Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
no responses - Posted 04.14.14
Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag ahead of Dale Earnhardt Jr. to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Earns Second Win of 2014
no responses - Posted 04.13.14
Chevrolet SS Sweeps the Podium at Darlington DARLINGTON, SC – (APRIL 12, 2014) – Team Chevy crossed the finish line occupying the top three spots at the conclusion of the Bojangles Southern 500, the eighth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race to open the 2014 season.  After the first seven races the series ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on April 12, 2014 in Darlington, South Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Becomes First Repeat Winner Of 2014 At Darlington
no responses - Posted 04.13.14
Welcome to the Chase, officially, Kevin Harvick. After a series of mishaps, misfortunes and mistakes lately for Kevin Harvick and his Stewart Haas Racing team, their stars perfectly aligned Saturday night at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway to win the Bojangles Southern 500 in overtime. Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Southern 500 Post-Race Recaps
no responses - Posted 04.13.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – WINNER AN EVENTFUL RACE BUT LETS START WITH THOSE LAST TWO RESTARTS STARTING WITH THE ONE WHERE YOU SHOVED DALE EARNHARDT, JR. OUT THERE AND THEN WERE TRYING TO CHASE THOSE GUYS DOWN: “It was just one of those deals where the strategy was ...FULL STORY »


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