Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Jun 22

NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports Team with Microsoft to Drive Technology and Innovation across the Sport

2015 NSCS No. 88 Windows 10 Chevrolet SS Microsoft Becomes an Official Technology Partner of NASCAR / Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet to Feature Windows 10 Paint Scheme DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 22, 2015) – A global leader in technology and innovation, Microsoft has ramped up its involvement in NASCAR with new multi-year official agreements with both the sanctioning body and 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. The collaborations designate Microsoft as an Official Technology Partner of NASCAR and a major technology partner of Hendrick Motorsports. Both NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports will adopt the Windows 10 platform and Microsoft Azure to deliver technology solutions to help improve performance on and off the track. In addition, Microsoft will support the upcoming launch of Windows 10 with primary sponsorship of ... FULL STORY »

2015 Sonoma Raceway NASCAR Weekend Track Event Schedule


Chicagoland’s Dry Run

Chicagoland Speedway Logo The track, located outside Chicago, has had ample experience hosting big-time events. Saturday’s doubleheader, which included an ARCA race, is a prelude to September’s big show when all three NASCAR series will take turns on the track. The main event ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Hauler Parade Rumbles Through Sacramento, June 25

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Haulers Crossing the Tower Bridge SONOMA, Calif. (June 19, 2015) –NASCAR Sprint Cup Series haulers will rumble through the streets of Sacramento at the 5th annual NASCAR Hauler Parade on Thursday, June 25. The NASCAR haulers, which will be en route to Sonoma Raceway for this ... FULL STORY »

2016 Daytona 500 Tickets on Sale Monday, June 22

2016 Daytona 500 Logo First Opportunity for Fans to Experience “The Great American Race” In Newly Redesigned, First of its Kind Motorsports Stadium DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Tickets for the highly anticipated 58th running of the DAYTONA 500, NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race—and ... FULL STORY »

Super Bowl Champion to Lead NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Field to Green on July 19

In February, Rob Ninkovich (50) was sacking Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson in the Super Bowl. Next month, the New England Patriots defensive end will get behind the wheel of the official pace car for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at NHMS.(Courtesy Patriots) Patriots’ Rob Ninkovich to drive official Toyota pace car; Red Sox legend Rico Petrocelli to deliver invocation during 25th Anniversary race LOUDON, N.H. – Gillette Stadium and Fenway Park fit inside New Hampshire Motor Speedway's 1.058-mile oval. On July 19, Super ... FULL STORY »

High School Students Take An Inside Look At NASCAR with Camp 95

Leavine Family Racing Logo Leavine Family Racing Comes Together with the NASCAR Community to Provide Inaugural Session of One-Of-A-Kind Camp CONCORD, N.C. (June 17, 2015) – Leavine Family Racing kicked off the start of summer by holding the debut session of Camp 95, a summer ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 AMP ENERGY Chevrolet, kisses his girlfriend Amy Reimann prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 14, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets engaged to girlfriend Amy Reimann in Germany
Posted 06.17.15
Dale Earnhardt Jr. went to Germany this week in hopes of researching his genealogy. He ended up making plans to add to his family. Earnhardt got engaged to longtime girlfriend Amy Reimann on Wednesday in Germany, where the couple is vacationing during NASCAR's off-week. Reimann posted a picture early Wednesday afternoon of ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Subway Toyota, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 24, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
NASCAR Introduces New Rules Package For July Kentucky Sprint Cup Race
Posted 06.17.15
In an effort to improve passing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the sanctioning body will introduce a new rules package for the upcoming Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway on July 11. The change comes after worries from drivers about the on-track product this season, especially the ability to ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta 'We Paint Winners' 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 7, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
NASCAR implements lower-downforce package for Kentucky Sprint Cup race
Posted 06.16.15
Confirming what had been widely discussed this past weekend at Michigan, NASCAR announced on Tuesday it will implement significant changes to the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rules package for the July 11 Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Specifically, the rear spoiler will be shortened from six inches to three ...FULL STORY »
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FanVision Introduces FanVision Puck: A Groundbreaking Mobile Accessory To Enhance The Fan Experience
Posted 06.16.15
FanVision Puck also offers smartphone charging capabilities for fans at sporting events NEW YORK (June 16, 2015) – FanVision, the in-venue technology and content platform used at professional sporting events across the country, today announced the introduction of the groundbreaking mobile accessory FanVision Puck. FanVision Puck connects to any iOS ...FULL STORY »
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RIR and the Department of Veterans Affairs are “Driving VA Benefits Home”ns Affairs are “Driving VA Benefits Home” This September
Posted 06.16.15
RIR and VA Partner for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pole Qualifying on Friday, September 11 Richmond International Raceway (RIR) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) are teaming up to bring home greater awareness and access to VA benefits for our nation’s Veterans and Servicemembers. The Department of Veterans Affairs Pole ...FULL STORY »
David Spade as Joe Dirt in Crackle’s Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser (Photo credit: Happy Madison Productions)
Actor/Comedian David Spade to Serve as Grand Marshal for the 57th Annual Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola
Posted 06.16.15
“Joe Dirt 2” Star to Give Command “Drivers, start your engines”  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Actor, comedian and writer David Spade, who stars in Crackle’s upcoming original movie “Joe Dirt 2: Beautiful Loser” will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 57th annual Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing Announces Crew Chief Changes on Sprint Cup Program
Posted 06.15.15
Slugger Labbe to take over No. 3, Gil Martin to take over R&D leadership role Welcome, N.C. (June 15, 2015) - Richard Childress Racing has made a change in crew chiefs for its NASCAR Sprint Cup Series program, effective immediately. Veteran crew chief Richard "Slugger" Labbe will assume crew chief responsibilities for ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Champion and El Cajon Native Jimmie Johnson to Visit Volunteers and Families During Home Builders Blitz
Posted 06.15.15
Habitat for Humanity Partners with Local Builders, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation and Lowe’s  to Construct Four Homes in Five Days during Home Builders Blitz EL CAJON, CA – From June 22 through June 26, 2015, San Diego Habitat for Humanity, in partnership with local homebuilders, the Jimmie Johnson Foundation, and Lowe’s, ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta/Penn State Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Explains Testy Radio Exchange
Posted 06.15.15
Last Sunday at Pocono Raceway, Jeff Gordon’s frustration boiled to the surface, and the result was an uncharacteristically acrimonious radio exchange with crew chief Alan Gustafson. Gustafson wanted Gordon to pit for tires late in the race. Gordon thought keeping his track position was more important. “Tires are not our problem,” ...FULL STORY »

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