Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Dec 22

NASCAR® Surpasses One Billion Total Page Views Across Its Digital Platform In 2014

NASCAR Digital Media Live-Event Engagement And Continued Expansion To Mobile Result In Unprecedented Year-Over-Year Growth Daytona Beach, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2014) — In only the second full year of managing its digital rights in-house, NASCAR has experienced significant growth, exceeding one billion aggregate page views across®, NASCAR mobile web and the NASCAR Mobile™ app in 2014. The billion page view milestone marks a 45-percent year-over-year increase in engagement on the platform, according to data from Adobe Omniture SiteCatalyst. This year,, the ultimate online destination for NASCAR news, content and live race-day experiences, also saw a 36 percent year-over-year increase in average unique visitors, according to data from ComScore My Metrix Multiplatform Data (Feb. – Nov.). This includes a 90 percent year-over-year increase during the ... FULL STORY »

Dr. Jerry Punch to Remain with ESPN, Return to College Sports

ESPN's Dr. Jerry Punch Dr. Jerry Punch, who has been associated with ESPN since 1984 as a motorsports and college sports announcer, has agreed to a new contract to remain with the network and extend his run as one of ESPN’s longest-tenured announcers. Punch, who ... FULL STORY »

Jeremy Bullins to return to Wood Brothers Racing as crew chief for Ryan Blaney

2015 NSCS Wood Bros Racing Team with driver Ryan Blaney HARRISBURG, N.C. (December 22, 2014) – Wood Brothers Racing announced today that Jeremy Bullins will rejoin the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion team next season to serve as the crew chief for Ryan Blaney in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Kid Rock to Headline the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show

Kid Rock DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Multi-platinum award-winning, American rock star Kid Rock will perform the DAYTONA 500 Budweiser Pre-Race Show, the prelude to the 57th annual “Great American Race” on Sunday, Feb. 22 (1 p.m. – FOX, FOX Deportes, MRN Radio ... FULL STORY »

Roush Fenway Racing Signs Bubba Wallace

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) Wallace to drive No. 6 Ford Mustang in NASCAR XFINITY Series CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 18, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing has announced that Bubba Wallace will drive the No. 6 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) ... FULL STORY »

FOX Airs Special 2015 NASCAR Preview Adjacent to Sunday NFL on FOX Coverage

FOX Sports Logo Jay Glazer, Chris Myers and Darrell Waltrip Go In-Depth with Sport’s Top Stars in NASCAR 2015: A NEW ERA on Dec. 21 Charlotte, N.C. - While NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES teams look forward to some downtime during the holidays before kicking ... FULL STORY »

MIS, Chevy, Ford, Toyota award $40,000 to Detroit’s Michigan Science Center

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (December 18, 2014) – Michigan International Speedway, on behalf of Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota, donated $40,000 to the Michigan Science Center in Detroit on Thursday as part of the speedway’s Michigan Heritage trophy. The Michigan Heritage trophy is a ... FULL STORY »

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Atlanta Motor Speedway To Host 2015 NASCAR Season’s First Sprint Cup Series Open Team Test Feb. 26
Posted 12.18.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (Dec. 18, 2014) – An open team test for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams onThursday, Feb. 26, 2015 will kick off four consecutive days of on-track NASCAR action at Atlanta Motor Speedway leading into the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 weekend. The open team test, the first of 13 on ...FULL STORY »
Michigan International Speedway President Roger Curtis presents the Michigan Heritage Trophy to Jeff Gordon and Jim Campbell, Chevrolet’s U.S. Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. The trophy is presented to the winning manufacturer in each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. Chevrolet’s won both Sprint Cup races at MIS in 2014.
The Michigan Heritage presented to Chevy Racing
Posted 12.17.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (December 17, 2014) – The Michigan Heritage trophy is a recognition and celebration of the automobile and its importance to the race track and manufacturers competing in NASCAR. The trophy is presented to the winning manufacturer in each NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. MIS President ...FULL STORY »
Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell presents a check to Simone Redd of the Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County. The track’s 18th Annual Toy Drive raised more than $13,000 to provide toys for kids on Christmas Morning.)
Martinsville Speedway’s Christmas Toy Drive Raises More Than $13,000 For Grace Network
Posted 12.17.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Dec. 17, 2014) - The holiday season is a time for giving and Martinsville Speedway’s 18th annual Christmas Toy Drive showed that the NASCAR community is willing to do just that. The toy drive raised more than $13,000 and saw 200 toys donated for the Grace Network of ...FULL STORY »
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UNOH Named Official Educational Partner of Daytona International Speedway
Posted 12.16.14
Ohio-Based School is Home to the Nation’s First Motorsports Degree Program DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway (DIS) today announced a new partnership with the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) naming the school the Official Educational Partner at the “World Center of Racing.”  UNOH invented the first high-performance degree program ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR & Sprint Address Their Partnership Ending after 2016
Posted 12.16.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C.--Citing a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities, Sprint announced it has informed NASCAR it will not extend the title sponsorship of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after the current agreement expires at the end of the 2016 season. “We are proud of our association with ...FULL STORY »
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Watkins Glen International Awarded State Funding for Modernization and Repaving
Posted 12.11.14
WATKINS GLEN, NY (December 11, 2014) – Watkins Glen International is pleased to announce that it has been awarded $2.25 million by the State of New York and Governor Andrew Cuomo to assist in modernization efforts and repaving of the historic facility. Watkins Glen International receives the award after being ...FULL STORY »
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Chip Ganassi Partners with Harry Scott to Form HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for 2015
Posted 12.11.14
CONCORD, NC (Dec. 11, 2014) – Chip Ganassi and Harry Scott, Jr. announced today that they have joined forces to field a one-car NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) entry beginning in 2015.  The entry will be run from the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates team shop in Concord, NC and ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Undergoes Scheduled Offseason Foot Surgery
Posted 12.11.14
Driver of No. 18 Toyota Expected to Return for Start of 2015 NASCAR Season HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 11, 2014) – Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) had successful surgery on his left foot this morning. Busch is expected to make a full recovery in ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Elevates Five to Vice President
Posted 12.11.14
New Officers Include Dynamic Leaders From Across Several Key Departments DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 11, 2014) – NASCAR today announced it has promoted five leaders in its Daytona Beach, Florida, and Charlotte, North Carolina, offices to Vice President, in recognition of their various achievements and leadership roles in key business units. The ...FULL STORY »

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