Feb 07

GEICO Chevrolet Driver Casey Mears Set to Race in Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Germain Racing Excited to Enter the Prestigious Pre-Season Race Mooresville, NC (February 7, 2015) - This season, the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited will also feature chase drivers, expanding its field to 25 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racers. For the first time in the team's history, Germain Racing will enter the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS in the Sprint Unlimited, driven by Casey Mears. Mears is eligible by way of his status in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Drivers Points Standings. This year's race will be held on Saturday night, February 14th, and one team owner is certainly hoping it's a sweetheart of an evening. "We are really looking forward to participating in the Sprint Unlimited race," said team owner Bob Germain ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin holds off Brad Keselowski for Martinsville Sprint Cup win
By NASCAR Wire Service

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va.— With Brad Keselowski beating a tattoo into his rear bumper, and with his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota sliding sideways as it approached the checkered flag, Denny Hamlin held on to his car and held off Keselowski to win Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. In winning his first race of the season, his fifth at the .526-mile short track and the 25th of his career, Hamlin took the lead for good on Lap 473 of 500, passing teammate Matt Kenseth for the top spot. Two laps later, Keselowski surged past Kenseth and tracked down Hamlin, setting up a breathtaking battle in the closing laps. Keselowski could have won his second straight Sprint Cup race ... FULL STORY »

Veteran Driver Johnny Sauter Signs with BK Racing for the Daytona 500

NASCAR Driver Johnny Sauter - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, NC (February 7, 2015) - Johnny Sauter will pilot the No. 83 Dustless Blasting Toyota Camry for BK Racing in the 57th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday February 22nd, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway for the premier ... FULL STORY »

Third Annual Daytona 500 Race Party at XFINITY Live! Philadelphia

Dover International Speedway, Pocono Raceway team up for Daytona 500 Watch Party at XFINITY Live! Philadelphia Dover and Pocono Partner Up for Feb. 22 Event Featuring Giveaways and More LONG POND, PA (February 6, 2015) – Dover International Speedway and Pocono Raceway invite race fans to kick off the 2015 NASCAR season at the third-annual Daytona 500 ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway Prepares To Preview New Amenities

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Following a successful 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona, Daytona International Speedway is now finalizing its race-ready preparations for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015 and the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Feb. 22. ... FULL STORY »

Premium Motorsports Purchases the No. 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team from Tommy Baldwin Racing

(Mooresville, NC 2-6-15) Premium Motorsports has purchased the assets from the 2014 NSCS No. 36 team from Tommy Baldwin Racing. The No. 36 team ran the full schedule in 2014 and finished 35th in the final point standings. For ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan Taking KFC for another Fast Ride in No. 34 Ford for Season-Opening Daytona 500

Front Row Motorsports Logo Partnership Celebrates 75 Years of Original Recipe® Chicken STATESVILLE, N.C. (February 6, 2015) - David Ragan will bring a familiar face to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' season-opening Daytona 500. The iconic image of Colonel Harlan Sanders will return to the ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR & ARCA Daytona Speedweeks Track Event Schedule

57th Annual Daytona 500 Logo Wednesday, February 11TH 8:00 AM 5:00 PM ARCA REGISTRATION OPEN 11:00 AM ARCA HAULERS ENTER 12:00 PM 7:00 PM ARCA GARAGE OPEN (LIMITED ... FULL STORY »

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Jay Guy Hired to Crew Chief the No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevy for Michael Annett
no responses - Posted 02.06.15
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 6, 2015) - HScott Motorsports is pleased to announce that Jay Guy has joined the Spartanburg, S.C. based operation. Jay will be the crew chief for the No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevy driven by Michael Annett in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS). "I'm looking forward to ...FULL STORY »
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Nature Blast and SafeZorb Join Richard Petty Motorsports at Daytona 500
no responses - Posted 02.06.15
Two More Companies Sign with Sam Hornish and No. 9 Ford Team for Historical Attempt MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 6, 2015) - Two more national brands announced today they will join Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM), Sam Hornish, Jr. and the No. 9 Ford Performance team for the Daytona 500. Nature Blast and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Scott (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Brian Scott To Drive No. 62 Chevrolet In Richard Childress Racing Prepared Car For Daytona 500
no responses - Posted 02.06.15
With a Chevrolet SS prepped by Richard Childress Racing, Brian Scott will attempt his second Daytona 500 in an expected entry for Premium Motorsports and longtime NASCAR owner Jay Robinson. reported on January 19 that Scott would drive a fourth Richard Childress Racing car for the "Great American Race," ...FULL STORY »
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Michael Waltrip Racing Medical Services to be Provided by OrthoCarolina
no responses - Posted 02.05.15
OrthoCarolina Motorsports provides medical care for teams year-round CORNELIUS, N.C. (February 5, 2015) – OrthoCarolina, the most comprehensive orthopedic practice in the region, has formalized an agreement to provide medical services for Michael Waltrip Racing, a premiere NASCAR Sprint Cup team co-owned by two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip and Rob ...FULL STORY »
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GEICO 500 Gets the Green Flag on Sunday, May 3
no responses - Posted 02.05.15
May Race weekend at Talladega Superspeedway to also feature Winn-Dixie 300 XFINITY Series Event on Saturday & Traditional ARCA Race back to Friday TALLADEGA, AL – The GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama, roars back into action May 1-3. The GEICO 500 will serve as ...FULL STORY »
The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona
2015 Sprint Unlimited Format Set
no responses - Posted 02.05.15
Fans To Join Crew Chiefs In Setting Starting Grid DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 5, 2015) – NASCAR announced today that the season-opening 75-lap Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday, Feb. 14, will be split into two segments. A competition caution at lap 25 will separate the segments in the ...FULL STORY »
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Darrell Waltrip Delivers Keynote Address At National Prayer Breakfast
no responses - Posted 02.05.15
FOX NASCAR Lead Analyst Shares Testimony in Washington, D.C. on Birthday FOX NASCAR lead analyst Darrell Waltrip joined an elite group this morning when he delivered the keynote address and shared his testimony at the annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. Included among the nearly 4,000 worldwide attendees were ...FULL STORY »
Earnhardt Childress Racing (ECR) Engines
ECR Engines Promotes Richie Gilmore from COO to President
no responses - Posted 02.04.15
WELCOME, N.C. (February 4, 2015) - ECR Engines has promoted longtime Chief Operating Officer Richie Gilmore to the position of President. The championship winning engine builder will assume his new role effective immediately. Gilmore, 50, is a native of Rochester, N.H. and has been part of ECR Engines since ...FULL STORY »

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