Aug 26

NASCAR Returns to The Glen for 30th Consecutive Year

Watkins Glen International Logo NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide and K&N Series return to Watkins Glen International, August 6-9 WATKINS GLEN, NY (August 26, 2014) – Watkins Glen International is proud to announce the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will return for the 30th consecutive year on Sunday, August 9, 2015. The weekend will also feature the NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200 and NASCAR K&N Series Bully Hill Vineyards 125. “After an incredibly successful Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen, we are excited to announce our date in conjunction with NASCAR for 2015,” stated Michael Printup, Watkins Glen International President. “For all of our dedicated fans, sponsors, and media contingencies, I thank them for their continued support.  The racing on the track keeps getting better each year and I’m already excited about 2015.” 2014 was a major success for Watkins Glen International by ... FULL STORY »

Late-race surge at Atlanta puts Kahne in Victory Lane—and in the Chase
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga. – It was Tony Stewart’s return to racing that dominated the headlines before Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, but it was Kasey Kahne who stole the show—and a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. In a race that went 10 laps beyond its scheduled distance of 325 laps, Kahne surged past Matt Kenseth on the second attempt at a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win for the first time this year and the third time at the 1.54-mile speedway. Kenseth finished second and clinched a Chase spot on points, leaving just two of 16 positions in NASCAR’s 10-race playoff available in Saturday’s regular-season finale at Richmond International Raceway. After streaking into the lead on a restart ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Tripleheader Weekend Returns to Kentucky Speedway July 2015

Kentucky Speedway Logo Kentucky Speedway hosts the NASCAR tripleheader weekend July 9-11, 2015 Sparta, Ky. – For the fifth time in the tracks history, NASCAR’s elite drivers will battle on the roughest track in NASCAR July 9-11, 2015 for three action-packed nights of racing ... FULL STORY »

Dover International Speedway announces race dates for the 2015 season

Dover International Speedway Logo NASCAR returns to the Monster Mile May 29-31 and Oct. 2-4, 2015 DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway officials have announced the track’s 2015 race dates, as two tripleheader NASCAR weekends will return to the track on May 29-31 and Oct. 2-4, ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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 »

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FOX Sports Unveils Expanded NASCAR Coverage for 2015
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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 expansive NASCAR race schedule for 2015, including the first eight ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Announces 2015 National Series Schedules
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NBC Sports Joins FOX Sports As Broadcast Homes to All Three National Series; Key Date Changes Include Atlanta Motor Speedway, Bristol Motor Speedway, Darlington Raceway and Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 26, 2014) – NASCAR announced today its national series schedules for the 2015 season, featuring date enhancements to races at some ...FULL STORY »
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Earnhardt Jr. Loves Racing At Martinsville Speedway And The Results Prove It
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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 of that sentiment stems from Earnhardt’s love for the roots ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview
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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 Speedway when he climbs behind the wheel of the No. ...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 »
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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 »

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