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Jul 18
Friday

Statement from NASCAR President Mike Helton on the Passing of Dr. John Melvin

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 18, 2014) – “NASCAR and the entire motorsports industry lost a giant on Thursday with the passing of Dr. John Melvin. Dr. Melvin was a pioneer in the field of driver safety, particularly in the area of driver restraint systems. His many contributions as a safety consultant to NASCAR for more than 13 years forever changed the sport. We lost a colleague, and a friend. “NASCAR extends its condolences to Dr. Melvin’s family and friends. He will be greatly missed by the entire racing community.” Source: NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. wins wild one at Eldora Speedway
By Chris Knight

Eldora Speedway Track Owner Tony Stewart presents Darrell Wallace Jr. , driver of the #54 ToyotaCare Toyota, with a trophy after winning the Camping World Truck 2nd Annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway on July 23, 2014 in Rossburg, Ohio. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images In front of a packed house at Eldora Speedway, Darrell Wallace Jr. won Wednesday’s night second annual 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic. Wallace, a NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate, earned his second NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) win of the season. Wallace led the final 97 laps of the 150-lap race and withstood a relentless effort by Kyle Larson, another NASCAR Drive for Diversity graduate. However, Larson creamed the wall with two laps remaining, sealing Wallace's third career victory in NCWTS competition in the No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra for Kyle Busch Motorsports. "That's so cool - on the dirt at Eldora," Wallace said from Victory Lane. "Really? Eldora? "The coolest things about it is I came into this hoping ... FULL STORY »

CHARACTER COUNTS! Joins Moffitt and Jay Robinson Racing at Indianapolis

2014 NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images BIGGEST CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE IN THE NATION TO BE PRIMARY PARTNER OF NO. 66 TOYOTA MONROE, N.C. (JULY 18, 2014) -- Jay Robinson Racing announced today that CHARACTER COUNTS!®, a character-building initiative of the Josephson Institute, will be the primary partner ... FULL STORY »

Actor Chris Pratt to Drive Chevrolet SS Pace Car at Brickyard

Actor Chris Pratt speaks onstage at the 2014 MTV Movie Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on April 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS – Actor Chris Pratt – star of the soon-to-be-released movie “Guardians of the Galaxy” – will serve as honorary pace car driver in a 2014 red and silver Chevrolet SS pace car for the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding ... FULL STORY »

“Turn 3 Theater Presented by Raceway Ford & Chevrolet” to Take Place on July 18

Turn 3 Theater at Darlington Presented by Raceway Ford & Chevrolet Logo Free movie night featuring “Cars” rescheduled from June 27; new amenity added to Friday’s event at Darlington Raceway  DARLINGTON, S.C. (July 17, 2014) – Turn 3 Theater Presented by Raceway Ford & Chevrolet, a free movie event, is scheduled for this Friday, ... FULL STORY »

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Announces Scavenger Hunt

Indianapolis Motor Speedway Logo Watch @IMS for Clues Each Day INDIANAPOLIS, Thursday, July 17, 2014 - In preparation of the upcoming 2014 Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords.com, the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will hold a scavenger hunt for fans ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch enters ARCA CRA Super Series 100-lapper at Lucas Oil Raceway July 25

Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images ARCA Racing Series SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 follows (INDIANAPOLIS - July 16, 2014) - It's not often that Kyle Busch passes on an opportunity to climb into an ARCA CRA Super Series late model machine and do his ... FULL STORY »

Exclusive Turn 1 Tavern to Host Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: : Jamie Squire/Getty Images No. 88 National Guard driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. scheduled to address fans before Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen  WATKINS GLEN, NY (July 16, 2014) – No. 88 National Guard driverDale Earnhardt Jr. is scheduled to address audience questions at Watkins Glen International during Cheez-It™ 355 at ... FULL STORY »



NASCAR Introduces Special Paint Scheme Elements For Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ Championship Contenders
NASCAR Introduces Special Paint Scheme Elements For Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ Championship Contenders
no responses - Posted 07.15.14
New Color Schemes Celebrate Members of the Chase Grid DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 15, 2014) – Celebrating the accomplishments of those drivers who will contend for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, NASCAR has released several new elements to the paint schemes of race cars making the 16-driver Chase Grid. Chase for ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redds Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 13, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski’s rebound to championship form continues at Loudon
no responses - Posted 07.14.14
Sometimes a driver needs a reality check. Brad Keselowski certainly got one in 2013 when he failed to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup a year after winning the series championship. It’s not that Keselowski didn’t have speed in his Team Penske Fords last year. The problem was a ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS July Off-Week Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
no responses - Posted 07.14.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, WAS THE GUEST OF THIS WEEK’S NASCAR TELECONFERENCE.  BELOW IS THE TRANSCRIPT: AMANDA ELLIS:  Good morning, everyone.  With us today is Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  Jeff has one win and currently leads ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Post-Race Recaps
no responses - Posted 07.13.14
KESELOWSKI KEEPS FORD WIN STREAK GOING WITH NEW HAMPSHIRE VICTORY Brad Keselowski’s win today was his third of the season and completes a weekend sweep. The win is Ford’s fourth straight, marking the first time Ford has won four consecutive Cup Series races since 2001 (Dale Jarrett, Darlington on March 18;  Elliott Sadler, Bristol ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redds Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 13, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Clean Sweep: Keselowski KO’s the Competition
no responses - Posted 07.13.14
He becomes first driver to win Nationwide and Sprint Cup races in one weekend at New Hampshire; becomes 13th different Cup winner to visit victory lane at NHMS since '08 LOUDON, N.H. – After dropping the American flag out of his window during a victory lap in Saturday's Sta-Green 200 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Post-Race Recaps
no responses - Posted 07.13.14
Kyle Busch (second) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Brad Keselowski was the race-winner in the 305 lap race at the New England one-mile oval. Busch led 62 laps (of 305) in the race. Camry drivers Matt Kenseth (fourth), ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 Camping World RV Sales 301 Post-Race Recaps
no responses - Posted 07.13.14
JEFF GORDON, NO., 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED 26TH ON RUNNING OUT OF GAS IN THE FINAL GREEN-WHITE-CHECKERED “The whole race for us was just so up and down and crazy. There at the beginning, we had a leak in the right rear and went a lap down. ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redds Ford, comes to the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 13, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Race Results & Point Standings
no responses - Posted 07.13.14
After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Camping World RV Sales 301, it was Brad Keselowski - adding to last night's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) victory - with another dominant win at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Keselowski, who led the most laps - ...FULL STORY »


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