Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Mar 20

Veteran journalist Reid joins LVMS as media relations manager

Las Vegas Motor Speedway Logo LAS VEGAS – Neal Reid, a published writer for more than 20 years, has been named media relations manager at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the speedway announced on Friday. In his new role, Reid will help publicize events at all LVMS facilities including the Bullring and The Strip, assist with the speedway’s social media efforts, maintain and edit the speedway’s website and oversee all publications. Reid comes to LVMS after spending the last four years as a full-time freelance writer in Colorado Springs, Colo., where he wrote for a multitude of publications that included USA Today, Newsday, the Colorado Springs Gazette, Denver Post,, and An Auburn University journalism graduate, Reid is also a longtime Associated Press contributor and covered ... FULL STORY »

Chris Buescher To Make NASCAR Sprint Cup Debut

2015 NASCAR Driver Chris Buescher - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Chris Buescher will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut and drive the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford Fusion for Front Row Motorsports this weekend.  Buescher is replacing Brett Moffitt, who is now filling in for Brian Vickers.  Buescher spoke ... FULL STORY »

Hillman Racing Adds Justin Original Workboots to Sponsor Lineup after Strong Run at Phoenix

Hillman Racing Logo MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 20, 2015) – Landon Cassill and the Hillman Racing team adds Justin Original Workboots (JOW) as a major associate sponsor for the 2015 race season. The No. 40 Chevrolet SS will display the Justin Original Workboots branding for ... FULL STORY »

Iconic Jesse Jones Hot Dogs out at Martinsville Speedway, replaced by another brand

The Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog Being Prepared at Martinsville Speedway - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images When fans go to concession stands at Martinsville Speedway next weekend seeking the “Famous Martinsville Speedway Hot Dog,” for the first time in nearly seven decades the red hots and chili will not be produced by Jesse Jones Southern Style ... FULL STORY »

Statement from Talladega Superspeedway (TSS) Chairman Grant Lynch on Safety Initiatives

Talladega Superspeedway Logo Statement from TSS chairman Grant Lynch Following an extensive track review with International Speedway Corporation (ISC), NASCAR and ARCA, Talladega Superspeedway will add SAFER Barrier to its existing barrier system in advance of the May 1-3 NASCAR weekend. The new SAFER ... FULL STORY »

Dwight Yoakam Named Honorary Starter of Auto Club 400

Global country music legend, Dwight Yoakam, will serve as Honorary Starter for Auto Club 400 – March 22. FONTANA, Calif. (March 19, 2015) – Global country music legend and superstar of the screen, Dwight Yoakam, will serve as Honorary Starter for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on Sunday, March 22. With ... FULL STORY »

Children with T1D Are Raising Funds as Voting Opens in Race Car Design Contest for JDRF Hosted by Motorcraft

The Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup car carrying the JDRF colors in 2010 with Bill Elliott at the wheel. More than 35 children ages 5-18 living with type 1 diabetes (T1D) from around the country are raising funds for T1D research by submitting race car designs in the Race Car Design Contest for JDRF hosted by Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Stands Next to the Martinsville Speeway Grandfather Clock after Winning the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Grand Home Furnishings Renews As Official Provider of Grandfather Clock Trophy
Posted 03.19.15
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 19, 2015) – Martinsville Speedway and Grand Home Furnishings, two companies with long and storied histories and deep Virginia roots, are continuing their long-standing relationship. Roanoke-based Grand Home Furnishings, which has long been the source of the iconic grandfather clock winner’s trophy, has extended its status as the ...FULL STORY »
Sprint Fan Vote 2015
Let The Fans Be Heard: Sprint Fan Vote Returns
Posted 03.19.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 19, 2015) – A favorite isn’t always the winner – as the Sprint Fan Vote’s history suggests. In the last 10 seasons, fans have voted 10 different drivers into the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race™ at Charlotte Motor Speedway, including names like Danica Patrick, Kasey Kahne and ...FULL STORY »
NSCS/Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) abd Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Previews
Posted 03.19.15
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Auto Club 400 – 200 laps/400 miles #AutoClub400 Track:                    Auto Club Speedway (2-mile D-shaped oval) @ACSupdates Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television:  Sunday, Mar. 22 – FOX (3:30 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRnascar #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #TeamMcD I BET ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Grace Wyant Krenrich for Catchfence
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.15
HScott Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preview Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Auto Club Speedway Auto Club 400 | March 22, 2015 California Dreaming...The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) hits its last of three races in a row out west this weekend at Auto Club Speedway (ACS). Justin Allgaier will make his ...FULL STORY »
FOX NASCAR at Auto Club Speedway Quotes & Programming Schedule
Posted 03.18.15
Bowyer in FOX Sports 1 XFINITY SERIES Booth on Saturday Darrell Waltrip Weighs in on Latest News NASCAR’s “West Coast Swing” concludes its third of three consecutive stops this weekend at Auto Club Speedway (Fontana, Calif.) after competing in Las Vegas and Phoenix.  FOX Sports offers 18 hours of live coverage of ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 7 Cypress HQ Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.15
HScott Motorsports NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race Preview Michael Annett No. 46 CypressHQ Chevrolet Auto Club Speedway Auto Club 400 | March 22, 2015 One Final Showdown in the West...The three-race West Coast swing for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to an end this Sunday at Fontana, Calif.'s Auto Club Speedway. Michael Annett ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 55 Janssen Toyota Camry
Brian Vickers 2015 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. – Racing has been Brian Vickers’ passion of choice since a young age when he climbed behind the wheel of his family’s race cars. It led to fame and fortune as trophies filled the trophy case. But battles with life threatening illness in adulthood made the young racer turn ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (BlueDEF) - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Blue is DEFinitely the Color of the Weekend
Posted 03.18.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series concludes its three race swing on the West Coast with a trip to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., this weekend. Bowyer enjoys the high speeds found at the 2-mile oval. He has been in peak form during his 14 starts at the ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 16 – 22, 2015
Posted 03.18.15
TOYOTA TERRITORY:  Headquarters for Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., are located in Torrance, Calif.  Toyota sold its first car -- the Toyopet Crown -- in its initial dealership located in Hollywood, Calif., in 1957.  Sales began in 1958 and totaled 288 vehicles that first year.  Since production of the Toyota ...FULL STORY »

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