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Feb 20
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NASCAR Executive V.P. Steve O’Donnell on Kurt Busch Suspension

Executive Vice President & Chief Racing Development Officer Steve OÂ’Donnell announces the indefinite suspension of Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. A Delaware judge issued a no-contact order against Busch after an alleged incident of domestic violence between Busch and his ex-girlfriend Patricia Driscoll in his motorhome at Dover International Speedway in September 2014. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images DAVID HIGDON: Good evening everyone. Thank you for joining us tonight at Daytona International Speedway. We have with us tonight Mr. Steve O’Donnell, our NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer. STEVE O’DONNELL: Thank you David. As we stated last year, NASCAR fully recognized the serious nature of the specific situation involving Kurt Busch, and the broader issue of domestic violence.  Based on our review of the available details, including the court’s findings that were released earlier today, NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch. He has been indefinitely suspended based on the rulebook for Section 12.1.a: Actions detrimental to stock car racing, and Section 12.8, which is a behavioral penalty. Kurt Busch and Stewart Haas Racing are fully aware ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Announces Nominees For 2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class, Landmark Award

NASCAR Hall of Fame Evernham, Hyde, Kulwicki, Martin and McGriff Added To Ballot DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 20, 2015) — Legendary engine builders, crew chiefs, owners and drivers. Their roles and responsibilities may have differed, but they all have one trait in common – each ... FULL STORY »

2015 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Starting Lineup

Ty Dillon, driver of the #33 Rheem/Gemaire Chevrolet, walks on pit road prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ty Dillon, with a qualifying lap speed of 188.774 MPH, captured the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) pole for tonight's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway. This was Dillon's first series pole at Daytona International Speedway and his ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Indefinitely Suspends Driver Kurt Busch

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2015) — NASCAR has indefinitely suspended driver Kurt Busch for actions detrimental to stock car racing following the release today of a supplemental disposition setting forth the findings and conclusions that formed the basis for ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 46 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Daytona International Speedway Daytona 500 | February 22, 2015 "If we're in it, we can win it"...Michael Annett raced his No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet into the Daytona 500 via a 14th-place finish in Thursday ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Alert Today Florida 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

2015 NASCAR Driver Mike Wallace - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Mike Wallace, with a lap speed of 187.009 MPH, was at the top of the speed chart Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway during the final NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Alert Today Florida 300 practice session. Posting the second quickest lap ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Seventh Practice Session Speeds

The #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, driven by Dale Earnhardt Jr., is pushed through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Dale Earnhardt Jr., with a lap speed of 194.405 MPH, was the fastest Friday afternoon during the seventh NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session at Daytona International Speedway for Sunday's Daytona 500. Earnhardt's fellow Hendrick Motorsports teammates, Kasey Kahne (193.528 MPH) ... FULL STORY »



2015 NXS Driver Kyle Busch (Monster Energy) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NXS Alert Today Florida 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.20.15
Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) held their first practice session of the 2015 season, and it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 191.681 MPH - at the top of the speed chart in the Alert Today Florida 300 practice. Justin Marks, with a ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Sixth Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.20.15
Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole-sitter, Jeff Gordon, with a lap speed of 193.079 MPH, on Friday led the field of 14 drivers during the sixth Daytona 500 practice session at Daytona International Speedway. Michael Waltrip was second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 192.485 MPH, and he was followed ...FULL STORY »
Talladega Superspeedway 2 for $88 Dale Jr Package
“Two for $88” Dale Jr. Ticket Package is back for Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500, May 3
Posted 02.20.15
TALLADEGA, AL – Talladega Superspeedway’s “Two for $88” ticket package, named for NASCAR’s most popular driver and a Talladega favorite - Dale Earnhardt, Jr. - is back for the May 3 GEICO 500. Earnhardt, Jr., a five-time winner at NASCAR’s Most Competitive track, opened the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season ...FULL STORY »
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With Win In Duel, Dale Jr. Moves Closer To Earning Refund For Chicagoland Fans
Posted 02.20.15
Purchase Sprint Cup Tickets Between Today And The DAYTONA 500 To Earn Your Money Back If Dale Jr. Wins The Great American Race Joliet, Ill. — Feb. 20, 2015 — Only three days remain to take advantage of Chicagoland Speedway’s unprecedented DAYTONA 500 offer, where race fans purchasing a single-day Sprint ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver JJ Yeley (Dr Pepper) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Imagee
Dr Pepper to Partner with BK Racing for 2015
Posted 02.20.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 20, 2015) - Dr Pepper partners with BK Racing as the primary sponsor on the No. 23 Toyota of JJ Yeley for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. The one of a kind soft drink, whose involvement with BK Racing started in 2011, will be back on board the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Justin (Allgaier BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.20.15
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Daytona International Speedway Daytona 500 | February 22, 2014 New Year, New Season...Justin Allgaier peeled off the yellow rookie stripe from the back bumper of his No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet at the end of November 2014 in preparation for this season. ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Puts Youth on the Fast Track to Learn and Have Fun With NASCAR Acceleration Nation™
Posted 02.20.15
Kids Can Play Games and Learn Math and Science the NASCAR Way Through the Sport’s First National Youth Initiative DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 20, 2015) – The school of NASCAR® is officially in session. NASCAR today announced the launch of NASCAR Acceleration Nation, the sport’s first-ever national learning and entertainment platform created ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Bud Duel 1 Race
Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson Win Budweiser Duel At Daytona Races; Field Set for DAYTONA 500
Posted 02.20.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The Budweiser Duel At Daytona races Thursday night at Daytona International Speedway were separate events won in equally dominating fashion by Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson. The Budweiser Duel, consisting of two 150-mile (60 laps) qualifying races, established positions 3-32 for the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 ...FULL STORY »
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2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 02.20.15
Now that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Budweiser Duel qualifying races have concluded, the starting lineup for the 57th annual Daytona 500 is set, and the teams will now focus their attention preparing their cars for the 200-lap event. Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson had already secured the pole and ...FULL STORY »


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