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Dec 16
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NASCAR & Sprint Address Their Partnership Ending after 2016

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo 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 NASCAR’s top series but have made the decision not to extend our sponsorship beyond the next two years,” said Steve Gaffney, vice president-Marketing, Sprint. “As we look to the future, Sprint is focused on investing in maintaining a competitive edge and providing consumers with the best value in wireless. “Sprint has long benefitted from the unprecedented level of brand integration available in NASCAR, and the passionate fan base that is the ... FULL STORY »

Watkins Glen International Awarded State Funding for Modernization and Repaving

Watkins Glen International Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Chip Ganassi Partners with Harry Scott to Form HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi in the NASCAR Xfinity Series for 2015

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Undergoes Scheduled Offseason Foot Surgery

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Elevates Five to Vice President

NASCAR Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Four Drivers In Search of First Points Win at Charlotte Participate in Test at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Dale Earnhardt Jr. was one of four drivers taking part in this week's Goodyear tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo) CONCORD, N.C. (Dec. 10, 2014) – The four drivers participating this week in Goodyear’s tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway couldn’t be much more different. They drive for different teams and different manufacturers. They have different driving styles and different personalities ... FULL STORY »

2014 Goodyear Racing NSCS (Dec.) Tire Test at Charlotte Q&A

Goodyear Racing Logo Below are some quotes from participants in the Goodyear tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway on Tuesday and Wednesday (quotes were gathered midday of day two). The four teams (drivers) that participated in the test were No. 9 Richard Petty ... FULL STORY »



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GO FAS Racing Renews With C&J Energy Services and Signs Bobby Labonte
Posted 12.10.14
Mooresville, NC  (December 10, 2014) - GoFAS Racing is pleased to announce that former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Champion Bobby Labonte will pilot the No. 32 C&J Energy Services Ford Fusion in 2015.  The Corpus Christi, TX native will run the four Superspeedway events with support from Texas based C&J ...FULL STORY »
USAF Thunderbirds at Daytona International Speedway
World-Renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds to Perform Flyover for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 22
Posted 12.09.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – For the fifth straight year, the world-renowned U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will provide the flyover for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season opener onSunday, Feb. 22. The Thunderbirds, officially known as the U.S. Air Force Air Demonstration Squadron, will fly their signature “Delta” ...FULL STORY »
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Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway Donate over $70,000 in 2014
Posted 12.09.14
The R.A.C.E. Foundation and Levy Restaurants Combine to Provide Over $317,000 In 2014 Joliet, Ill. — December 9, 2014 — Chicagoland Speedway and Route 66 Raceway’s foundation, R.A.C.E., donated $30,222 in grants to five Chicago-area charities at a luncheon on Tuesday, raising its total charitable gifts for 2014 to over $71,000. ...FULL STORY »
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Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Offers Something For Kids Of All Ages
Posted 12.08.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Dec. 8, 2014) – The Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive is going to make a lot of kids happy … including some big kids. This is the 18th year for the toy drive and as always, the goal is to enrich Christmas for as many children as possible in Martinsville ...FULL STORY »
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Daytona International Speedway Finishes The Year On A Strong Note
Posted 12.05.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After achieving significant construction milestones related to the $400 million DAYTONA Rising project during the past year, Daytona International Speedway (DIS) is now preparing for the 53rd Anniversary of the Rolex 24 At Daytona and Budweiser Speedweeks 2015. “We had another great year and hit several major ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick and the other drivers from the Chase pose onstage during the 2014 NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards on December 4, 2014 at the Encore Las Vegas in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: David Becker/NASCAR via Getty Images
Award Winners Announced from the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon
Posted 12.04.14
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Receives 2014 NMPA Myers Brothers Award; 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick Earns Seven Honors DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2014) – In recognition of his career achievements as a champion driver, team owner and philanthropist, Dale Earnhardt Jr. was named the recipient of the 2014 ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Honored With NASCAR Marketing Achievement Award For Second Time
Posted 12.04.14
Decade-Long Partner Advances Sport with Innovative Activation That Goes Beyond the Track  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 4, 2014) – Toyota will be honored today with the 2014 NASCAR® Marketing Achievement Award at the NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon held in the Encore Ballroom at Wynn Las Vegas. An official partner since 2004, ...FULL STORY »
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Holiday Offer – $100 Gift Card and Garage Experience
Posted 12.04.14
The Access Every NASCAR Fan Wants is Now Available LONG POND, PA (December 4, 2014) – Pocono Raceway announced their 2014 holiday offer today. Included with the purchase of a Pocono Raceway $100 Gift Card is one Tricky Triangle Garage Experience for either the Pocono 400 on June 7, 2015, or ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Petty - Photo Credit: Mike Stobe/Getty Images
NBC Sports Group Welcomes Kyle Petty to NASCAR Broadcast Team
Posted 12.04.14
Popular and Experienced NASCAR Analyst Joins Krista Voda on Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series Pre- and Post-race Coverage on NBC and NBCSN STAMFORD, Conn. — December 4, 2014 — NBC Sports Group welcomes one of the most-liked personalities in motorsports to its multiplatform NASCAR coverage as Kyle Petty joins its upcoming ...FULL STORY »


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