Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Nov 25

Comedian, Actor Jay Mohr To Host The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards

2014 Comedian Jay Mohr - Photo Credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc And Nashville’s Lennon And Maisy To Perform DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2014) – The slogan is as recognizable as any: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But NASCAR will make an exception on Dec. 5 when it gives audiences a front row seat as Jay Mohr, Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc and Lennon and Maisy take the stage at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards™ show from the Wynn Las Vegas® live on FOX Sports 1. This year, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards will honor 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick, as well as celebrate the other Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ Challengers. FOX Sports 1 will provide coverage of the NASCAR Sprint ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Celebrates Champion’s Week in Las Vegas With First-Time Champion Kevin Harvick

2013 NSCS Champion's Week Four-Day NASCAR Postseason Bash Returns with New Consumer Activations, Traditional Fan-Favorite Events DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2014) — After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon and Rheem Team up for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series

NASCAR Driver Austin Dillon (Rheem) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Two-Time NASCAR Champion Austin Dillon to Drive No. 33 Rheem Chevrolet in 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series WELCOME, N.C. (November 24, 2014) - Two-time NASCAR Champion Austin Dillon will return to the NASCAR XFINITY Series with Rheem Manufacturing Company as primary sponsor ... FULL STORY »

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Re-Signs Richard Petty Motorsports Marketing

Richard Petty Motorsports Logo Team Will Manage Growth in "Fresh From Florida" Marketing Campaign CONCORD, N.C. (November 24, 2014) - The marketing arm of Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today the extension of their relationship with the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. RPM ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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 »

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LiftMaster partners with Hendrick Motorsports
Posted 11.20.14
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 it will become a primary sponsor of driver Kasey Kahne ...FULL STORY »
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Stewart-Haas Racing Names Rex Stump Technical Director
Posted 11.19.14
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 organization’s research and development program and has been instrumental in ...FULL STORY »
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Sonoma Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities Distributes Nearly $300,000 to Youth Groups
Posted 11.19.14
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 $294,158 to help children in need through 12 fundraising events ...FULL STORY »
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
Aric Almirola Nominated for Premios Univision Deportes Best Car Racing Performance Award
Posted 11.19.14
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 driver Aric Almirola is nominated for the Best Car Racing ...FULL STORY »
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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