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Apr 15
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Darrell Waltrip Educates Samford University Students on Talladega Superspeedway’s Incredible $19 College Ticket

Waltrip stands with Samford PR students in front of his historic No. 88 Gatorade Monte Carlo that won many races in the late 1970s. 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 in any sport for college students – the $19 College Party Pass. “For a college student, Talladega and the Aaron’s Dream Weekend (May 2-4) has everything,” admitted Waltrip, whose youngest daughter is a student at Samford. “If you like excitement, Talladega has it – the most intense, heart-pounding, four-wide racing at 200 mph. If you want fun, Talladega has that, too. There is so much to do, and the Saturday night concert is ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Waltrip Named Grand Marshal of Toyota/Save Mart 350

Darrell Waltrip SONOMA, Calif. (April 18, 2013) — Legendary driver Darrell Waltrip, a member of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, has been named Grand Marshal of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend at Sonoma Raceway, June 21-23. The event ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR and NHRA Stars Set for Softball Showdown

NASCAR vs NHRA Softball Showdown CHARLOTTE (March 20, 2013) -- Drivers from the uniquely exciting motorsports worlds of NASCAR and NHRA will find common ground on Wednesday, April 17, when they square off to raise money for charity in a slow-pitch softball game, slated for ... FULL STORY »

Charlie Daniels Headlines 2013 Waltrip Brothers Charity Championship

Charlie Daniels - Photo Credit: Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR Fourth Annual Fundraiser Set for Oct. 23-24 in Franklin, Tenn.  Charlie Daniels went down to Bristol … he was willing to make a deal … The legendary country and Southern rock musician announced Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway that he has partnered ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR’s Blake Koch Takes I am Second to Daytona International Speedway

Toyota Camry Nationwide Black "Nationwide Series Driver Seeks to Win the Title While Declaring He is Second" DALLAS, February 18, 2013 – Blake Koch, No. 24 for SR2 Motorsports in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, will declare he is second during this weekend's DRIVE4COPD 300 ... FULL STORY »

NSCS & NNS Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Visit Q&A

Toyota Racing Logo Prior to the start of the 2013 NASCAR season next week at Daytona International Speedway, a group of Camry NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) drivers visited Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky, Inc. (TMMK) in Georgetown, a ... FULL STORY »

Speedway Children’s Charities and Waltrip Brothers Kick Off Season of Giving at Speedway Christmas

Marcus Smith, Darrell and Stevie Waltrip and Michael Waltrip surprised Morgan Shepherd with a truckload of supplies for his charitable efforts. (Credit: CMS/Tami Pope) CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2012) – Monday night, Marcus Smith and Darrell and Michael Waltrip kicked off both Speedway Christmas and the Season of Giving at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The trio flipped the switch on over 3 million lights, helped ... FULL STORY »



Crews are making final preparations for a busy Thanksgiving week of activity at Charlotte Motor Speedway, which kicks off Monday with the grand opening of Speedway Christmas. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo)
Speedway Prepares For Its Busiest Thanksgiving Week Ever
Posted 11.15.12
Speedway Christmas Grand Opening, Capitol Christmas Tree Viewing And Souvenir and Race Ticket Blowout Highlight Exciting Holiday Week Events CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 15, 2012) – In just four days, Charlotte Motor Speedway will kick off its busiest Thanksgiving week ever with the grand opening of Speedway Christmas, including special appearances by NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Ron Hornaday, No. 9 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Chevrolet Silverado Iowa Speedway Preview
Posted 09.11.12
Joe Denette Motorsports News & Notes Iowa Speedway NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race No. 15 of 22 Ron Hornaday No. 9 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Chevrolet Fast and Fun Facts... - This weekend's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at Iowa Speedway will mark the first of four events for Hornaday's new sponsor, Smokey Mountain ...FULL STORY »
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Petty, DW and McReynolds Debate Allmendinger’s Return to NASCAR
Posted 07.29.12
Petty: “He’s not going to come back … I’m glad he’s on the ‘Road to Recovery,’ but he might as well be on a weight-loss program when it comes to coming back in NASCAR.”              The NASCAR RaceDay panel on Sunday debated the likelihood that suspended NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger will return to ...FULL STORY »
Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway
Travel Channel to Premiere NASCAR Episode of “Sand Masters” filmed at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, July 8 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
Posted 07.05.12
DAYTONA BEACH, FL & CHEVY CHASE, MD – Daytona International Speedway is known across the globe as the home of “The Great American Race,” the DAYTONA 500®.  During this year’s Speedweeks, it also hosted the Travel Channel’s original series “Sand Masters,” which follows a group of sand masons as they ...FULL STORY »
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Cole Whitt Unveil No. 88 “Join The Dew Crew” Chevrolet At Hartsville, S.C. Walmart Store
Posted 05.10.12
HARTSVILLE, S.C. (May 10, 2012) – In front of a frenzied crowd at Walmart’s Race Time event Thursday night, JR Motorsports team owner Dale Earnhardt Jr. and driver Cole Whitt unveiled the No. 88 “Join the Dew Crew” Chevrolet that Whitt will drive in the May 20th NASCAR Nationwide Series ...FULL STORY »
Granny Grump
The Busch Boys, Who’s Where, Bobby Gerhart And Other Stuff
Posted 02.13.11
Hello again loyal readers and other folks. Now that I am fully breathin' again I have to say Saturday was one heck of a race day. Why I am still shakin' a bit, if ya know what I mean. I have been preparin' for this day for a few days ...FULL STORY »
Billy Bad Bu _ _ ? And Tony
Posted 05.28.09
Well, I am going to try this writin' business one more time. I kinda like it. Not too many people around here listen to me. Nitwits! I think they think I'm talkin' to hear my teeth rattle. As those silly girls in Hollywood say, "As if?" I just got to ...FULL STORY »


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