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Nov 20
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Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen in 2015

Cheez-It 355 at the Glen Cheez-It® returns as title sponsor for Watkins Glen International’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race WATKINS GLEN, NY (November 20, 2014) – Watkins Glen International and Kellogg Company announced Cheez-It® renews its place as the title sponsor of The Glen’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. WGI’s marquee event, Cheez-It™ 355 at The Glen returns August 6-9. “We’re excited to welcome back the Kellogg Company with Cheez-It® as our title sponsor for the NASCAR event week,” stated Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup. “They have been a great partner and we look forward to continuing the tradition for our fans in 2015.” This will be the company’s third-consecutive year as the race’s entitlement sponsor, while the iconic snack brand’s parent company, the Kellogg Company, has been ... FULL STORY »

No. 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Rules Infraction At Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Daytona Beach, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2014) — The No. 17 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered during pre-qualifying inspection Nov. 14 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This infraction is a P3 level ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Foundation Announces More Than $550,000 in Grants in Partnership with Lowe’s Toolbox for Education®

Jimmie Johnson Foundation Twelve Champions Grants Awarded to K-12 Public Schools in Jimmie and Chandra Johnson’s Hometowns CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2014) – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson and his wife Chandra, announced today the recipients of the 2014 Jimmie Johnson ... FULL STORY »

LiftMaster partners with Hendrick Motorsports

2015 NSCS No 5 LiftMaster Chevrolet SS Three-Year Pact Includes Primary Sponsorship of Kasey Kahne CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2014) – LiftMaster, the number-one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers, will join 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning with the 2015 NASCAR season when ... FULL STORY »

Stewart-Haas Racing Names Rex Stump Technical Director

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Nov. 19, 2014) – Stewart-Haas Racing, the championship-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, has hired Rex Stump as its technical director, effective immediately. Stump comes to Stewart-Haas Racing after an 18-year career at Hendrick Motorsports. There, he founded the ... FULL STORY »

Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities Distributes Nearly $300,000 to Youth Groups

Sonoma Raceway Logo SONOMA, Calif. (Nov. 19, 2014) — Forty-eight Sonoma County non-profit organizations will benefit from nearly $300,000 that was generated during the 2014 motor-racing season at Sonoma Raceway. The Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities (SCC), the raceway’s charitable arm, raised ... FULL STORY »

Aric Almirola Nominated for Premios Univision Deportes Best Car Racing Performance Award

Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 United States Air Force Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 after the race was called for weather at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images The Inaugural Univision Sports Award Show Acknowledges Almirola's Accomplishments in 2014 CONCORD, N.C. (November 18, 2014) - Univision Deportes, the sport division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced today that Cuban American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »



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NASCAR Goes Orange to Recognize World COPD Day
Posted 11.19.14
DRIVE4COPD and NASCAR Join Forces to Increase Awareness and Get Fans Screened DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2014) – NASCAR® announced today on World COPD Day that it is joining the fight to help NASCAR fans with COPD breathe easier. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), a life threatening lung disease, is the ...FULL STORY »
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FOX Sports 1 Airs Coverage of 2014 NASCAR Awards Ceremonies
Posted 11.19.14
As buzz surrounding one of the most competitive and memorable championship runs in NASCAR history continues, FOX Sports 1 turns its attention to honoring the drivers and teams who played pivotal roles in the 2014 NASCAR season. FOX Sports 1 offers coverage of the NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR driver and champion Kevin Harvick visits the Empire State Building on November 18, 2014 in New York City. - Photo Credit: Monica Schipper/Getty Images
Q&A with the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, Kevin Harvick
Posted 11.19.14
An Interview With: KEVIN HARVICK            JENNIE LONG:  Good morning, everyone, and welcome to today's NASCAR teleconference with 2014 Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet for Stewart‑Haas Racing.  Kevin clinched his first Sprint Cup Series title on Sunday at Homestead‑Miami Speedway after ...FULL STORY »
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Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Has New Look, Same Goals
Posted 11.19.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Nov. 19, 2015) – This year’s Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive will have a new look and feel, but the goal will remain the same: to brighten Christmas morning for as many children as possible in Martinsville and Henry County. The centerpieces of the 2014 toy drive will be five ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports Realigns No. 5 Team Personnel
Posted 11.19.14
Francis Named Technical Director, Rodden Returns as Crew Chief CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2014) – In preparation for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and revised rules that affect race car development and on-track testing, Hendrick Motorsports has named Kenny Francis to the new position of vehicle technical director and ...FULL STORY »
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ESPN’s Live NASCAR Race Coverage Takes Checkered Flag
Posted 11.18.14
After 28 years and 398 races, ESPN’s live telecasts of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing took the checkered flag Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the telecast of the 2014 season finale. Kevin Harvick won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. The race marked the end of ESPN’s eight-year contract with NASCAR, which began ...FULL STORY »
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Bully Hill Vineyards and WGI Harvest Deal
Posted 11.18.14
Bully Hill Vineyards renews entitlement sponsorship of Watkins Glen International’s 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series race WATKINS GLEN, NY (November 18, 2014) – Watkins Glen International  is pleased to announce Bully Hill Vineyards has renewed as the entitlement sponsor for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race – Bully Hill Vineyards 125. ...FULL STORY »
The Black Friday Blowout returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, Nov. 28, offering fans the rare chance to drive on the famed 1.5-mile superspeedway. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo)
Black Friday’s Most Thrilling Family Moments are at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 11.18.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 18, 2014) - Black Friday 2014 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will provide fans with great, one-day only discounts and deals on tickets, pit passes and merchandise during the biggest day-after-Thanksgiving event in racing. During the Black Friday sale at Charlotte Motor Speedway, bargain-hunting shoppers will be treated to ...FULL STORY »
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Discount Tire and Team Penske Extend Partnership
Posted 11.18.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 18, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it has reached a multi-year extension with Discount Tire, the world’s largest tire and wheel retailer, to continue as a key marketing partner with the team. Discount Tire will remain a primary sponsor of the No. 22 Team Penske ...FULL STORY »


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