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Jul 05
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2015 NXS Subway Firecracker 250 Race Results & Point Standings

Austin Dillon, driver of the #33 Rheem Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 4, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images After a rain delay before the start, and then two red flags within 10-laps to go in Saturday night's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Subway Firecracker 250, it was Austin Dillon taking the checkered flag ahead of Elliott Sadler to win at Daytona International Speedway. This was Dillon's third series victory and 10th top-10 finish of the 2015 season, his fifth series career victory in 90 races, and his first series victory at Daytona International Speedway. Following Dillon and Sadler was the reigning series champion Chase Elliott finishing third, Kasey Kahne fourth and Benny Gordon finished fifth. Rounding out the top-10 finishing positions were Dakoda Armstrong taking sixth, David Ragan seventh, Erik Jones eighth, and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidates, Harrison Rhodes ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon Wins Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola

Austin Dillon, driver of the #33 Rheem Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 Powered By Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 4, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Austin Dillon emerged from a frenzied late-race battle to win the Subway Firecracker 250 Powered by Coca-Cola on Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway. Dillon, driving the No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing, outraced veteran ... FULL STORY »

Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt top starting spot

2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., On Track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start first Sunday after the cancellation, which lined up the field according ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Starting Lineup

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 4, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images Due to rain early Saturday evening at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying for Sunday night's Coke Zero 400 has been canceled, and the starting lineup will be based upon the NASCAR rulebook (Friday's first practice session ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Subway Firecracker 250 Starting Lineup

Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, sits in his car during qualifying for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway on July 4, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images Saturday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Daniel Suarez - with a qualifying lap speed of 180.256 MPH - captured the pole (his series first) for this evening's Subway Firecracker 250. This ... FULL STORY »

Statement from International Speedway Corporation® (ISC) President John Saunders

International Speedway Corporation Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 4, 2015) – “Following February and the completion of Speedweeks in Daytona, International Speedway Corporation, in conjunction with NASCAR, initiated a thorough review and audit of impact-absorbing technologies at our properties. "Based on those findings, ISC ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Says They Won’t Hold Truck / XFINITY Banquet At Donald Trump’s Resort

Marcus Lemonis (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Amidst pressure from its sponsors and partners, NASCAR announced Friday afternoon that the sanctioning body will not return to the Trump National Doral Miami resort for its annual postseason Camping World Truck Series and XFINITY ... FULL STORY »



NASCAR on NBC
NBCSN Presents NASCAR Edition Of Off The Grid Series From Daytona Friday At 7 P.M. ET
Posted 07.02.15
Hosted by NBC Sports’ NASCAR Features Reporter Rutledge Wood and Motorsports Reporter Kelli Stavast • Off the Grid: Daytona Takes Fans Off the Track and Into the Sights and Sounds of Daytona International Speedway • Interviews with NASCAR Legend Richard Petty, 2015 Daytona 500 Grand Marshal Vince Vaughn, Recent Daytona 500 ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from NASCAR Industry Members
Posted 07.02.15
Statement from NASCAR Industry Members: July 2, 2015: “As members of the NASCAR industry, we join NASCAR in the desire to make our events among the most fan-friendly, welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment. “To do that, we are asking our fans and partners to join us in a renewed ...FULL STORY »
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Analysis: Number of FORTUNE 500 Companies in NASCAR Increases for Third Consecutive Year
Posted 07.01.15
More than 1-in-4 FORTUNE 500 and Nearly 1-in-2 FORTUNE 100 Companies Invested; FORTUNE 500 Tech Sponsorships Grow 66 Percent over Last Two Years DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 1, 2015) – Since the moment stock cars first raced on the shores of Daytona Beach, sponsorship has played a role ...FULL STORY »
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Country Music Superstar Blake Shelton Performs “Bringing Back the Sunshine” for NBC Sports’ NASCAR Sprint Cup Opening Theme
Posted 06.29.15
Judge of NBC’s The Voice Makes NASCAR on NBC Debut on Sunday, July 5, Prior to the Coke Zero 400 NBC Sports NASCAR Sprint Cup Open Featuring Blake Shelton is Available via the NASCARonNBC Facebook and Twitter Platforms STAMFORD, Conn. - June 29, 2015 - NBC Sports Group tapped country music superstar ...FULL STORY »
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2015 Daytona Int’l Speedway NASCAR (July) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 06.29.15
DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY 2015 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR XFINITY SERIES Thursday, July 2nd 1:00 PM 3:00 PM Daytona International Speedway Ride Along Program 3:00 PM 5:00 PM ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, congratulates Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 28, 2015 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kurt Busch Leads the Charge for Team Chevy at Sonoma
Posted 06.28.15
Chevy SS Power Brings Home Six of the Top 10 Finishing Positions Sonoma, Calif. (June 28, 2015) – A late race pit stops for tires led to a mad dash to the finish of the 110-lap Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway, the 16th race of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 28, 2015 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Resurrects Season With Spectacular Victory At Sonoma
Posted 06.28.15
SONOMA, Calif. – Check the box. Kyle Busch has a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. That simple statement hardly plumbs the depth of emotion Kyle Busch was feeling after winning Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. In the first-ever 1-2 finish in the series by the Busch brothers, Kyle Busch beat ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2015 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.28.15
Camry driver Kyle Busch won his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race of the season on Sunday at Sonoma Raceway – his first win since returning from leg injuries at Daytona (February) that sidelined him for three months. This is Busch’s 30th career NSCS victory and 26th Camry victory since ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 06.28.15
KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED 2ND WAS THIS A STATEMENT CHAMPIONSHIP-TYPE RUN FOR YOU TODAY? “Well, yeah you could say that. Gene Haas has given everything to me and I wanted to deliver a win for him. It was an incredible drive all day. The car was ...FULL STORY »


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