Feb 26

Matt Dibenedetto Joins BK Racing’s Driver Stable Starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Matt DiBenedetto (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images) CHARLOTTE, NC (February 26, 2015) - Matt Dibenedetto joins BK Racing as the driver of the No. 83 Burger King Toyota, starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. Matt DiBenedetto, a first generation driver, started his NASCAR career as a development driver for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2009-2010. Competing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and Xfinity Series, Dibenedetto made a name for himself in the racing community. After much success, Matt's opportunity got cut short due to a tough economy and lack of sponsorship. Starting in 2011, Dibenedetto has done extensive Sprint Cup testing for various teams and last year competed in the Xfinity Series for The Motorsports Group (TMG) and got some of the teams best finishes in their 9 ... FULL STORY »

Merger Talks?
By Chris Knight

BK-Racing-Logo Richmond – Chatter in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series garage this weekend has a potential merger between BK Racing and Tommy Baldwin Racing being considered, has learned. Both teams have struggled thus far at NASCAR’s top level this season, but the merger would combine resources, assets and personnel with hopes of lifting the on-track performance of their drivers. Another possible scenario is BK Racing simply acquiring Tommy Baldwin Racing, sources say. Currently, Tommy Baldwin Racing fields the No. 7 Chevrolet for Alex Bowman, while BK Racing fields three cars for rookie candidate Jeb Burton, Matt DiBenedetto and veteran JJ Yeley. Bowman drove for BK Racing in 2014, but left the team to join TBR. Sources tell if the ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV Present ‘I Am Dale Earnhardt’

1979 Southeastern 500 Winner Dale Earnhardt - Photo Credit: Getty Images A Compelling Look at the Life of an Indelible American Icon; SPIKE TV’s New, Original Documentary Premieres Monday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 26, 2015) – NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV have joined forces to create a ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – Game Stays the Same at Atlanta

2015 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Feb. 26, 2015) – Atlanta Motor Speedway plays host to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for a daytime race in the crisp air of late winter rather than a nighttime race in the heat of late summer. Gone ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne was in desperation mode at Atlanta Motor Speedway last August

2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Ins,) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Kasey Kahne was in desperation mode at Atlanta Motor Speedway last August. Sitting in 18th on the Chase Grid – 33 points below the 16th-place cut off line – the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports driver needed a win to make NASCAR’s ... FULL STORY »

Chartwell Investments Exploring Strategic Alternatives for the Sale of Minority Equity Position in Richard Childress Racing Enterprises

Richard Childress Racing Logo WELCOME, N.C. (February 25, 2015) - Richard Childress Racing Enterprises ("RCR" or the "Company"), a premier sports enterprise focused primarily on NASCAR race teams, has advised its employees, drivers and key sponsors that RCR's minority partner, Chartwell Investments and the ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 – 325 Laps/500.5 Miles #FOHQT500 Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54 mi. quad oval) @amsupdates Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Energizer EcoAdvanced Chevrolet SS Television: ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Undergoes Successful Surgery On Left Foot

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo Huntersville, NC (Feb. 25, 2015) – Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), underwent successful surgery this afternoon on his left foot, which was injured in an accident during last Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier on track in the No. 51BRANDT Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview
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Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor 500 | March 1, 2015 Schedule Switch-Up...A change in the 2015 NASCAR race schedule has put Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) earlier in the season than in previous years. Typically, the race has been on Sunday evening before ...FULL STORY »
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Danica Patrick Ready to Return to Atlanta
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – After overcoming adversity at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Danica Patrick and the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) are ready to return to the site of Patrick’s career-best NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finish: Atlanta Motor Speedway. In Daytona last week, Patrick ...FULL STORY »
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Austin Dillon to Visit Pocono Raceway’s Tricky Triangle Club Before June NASCAR Race
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LONG POND, PA (February 25, 2015) – Dale Earnhardt Jr., the defending winner of the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400, and Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet SS for Richard Childress Racing, are scheduled to make a pre-race appearance at Pocono Raceway’s Tricky Triangle Club on Sunday, June ...FULL STORY »
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Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview
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Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Atlanta Motor Speedway March 1, 2015 The "Real Season" Begins...Following a hectic weeklong format leading into last Sunday's Daytona 500, Michael Annett and his No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet team travel to Hampton, Ga.'s Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, embarking on the type ...FULL STORY »
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Roush Fenway Racing 2015 NASCAR at Atlanta Motor Speedway Preview
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Roush Fenway Racing Looks to Heat Up Atlanta Fresh off a strong outing at Daytona Speedweeks, Roush Fenway Racing rolls into Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) looking to continue its momentum at a track where the team is deep in history.  Roush Fenway boasts 13 NASCAR wins at AMS, where it has ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 42 Energizer Chevrolet SS
Energizer to Serve as Primary Partner on Larson’s No. 42 Chevrolet SS at AMS
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CONCORD, N.C.  (Feb. 25, 2015) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) for the first race of the season at an intermediate track, and first race with the new rules package, Energizer® is set to serve as the primary partner on Kyle Larson’s ...FULL STORY »
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No. 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Issued a Written Warning For Rules Infraction at Daytona International Speedway
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2015) — The No. 10 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been issued a Written Warning* for a rules infraction discovered during opening day inspection Feb. 13 at Daytona International Speedway. Written Warnings are outlined in Section in the 2015 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Atlanta Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
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GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 2 – Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 2 – Hisense 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 2 – Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) – Hampton, Ga. Fast Facts for February 27-March 1, ...FULL STORY »

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