Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Nov 12

Multi-Platinum Artist JoJo to Sing National Anthem Prior to Quicken Loans 500(k)

Singer JoJo performs onstage during the 2nd Annual BeautyCon New York City Festival at Pier 36 on October 17, 2015 in New York City. - Photo Credit: Andrew Toth/Getty Images JoJo singing national anthem on Sunday, local trio Anglim Sisters performing anthem on Friday night PHOENIX – Pop singer/songwriter and actress JoJo will sing “The Star Spangled Banner” prior to the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Phoenix International Raceway Sunday afternoon. "I'm so excited to return to Phoenix International Raceway and perform at the semifinal race in the Chase,” said JoJo. “I feel extremely honored to have the opportunity once again to sing the National Anthem in front of such amazing and dedicated racing fans." The multi-platinum singer burst onto the music scene in 2004 with her debut single “Leave (Get Out),” which reached no. 1 on the Billboard Pop songs chart, making her the youngest ... FULL STORY »

Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Previews

Front Row Motorsports Logo Brett Moffitt | No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford "I raced at Phoenix once in the K&N Series before they repaved it. It was a lot of fun then, and it was a worn-out surface. When they repaved it, it became more ... FULL STORY »

GEICO Inks Multiyear Extension with Germain Racing and Casey Mears

NSCS No. 13 GEICO Military Chevrolet SS Mooresville, NC (November 12, 2015) - Longtime partner, GEICO, announces that they have extended their relationship with Germain Racing as the primary sponsor of the No. 13 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry through at least the end of the 2018 ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Previews

BK-Racing-Logo BK Racing Preview: Phoenix International Raceway Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 (k) | November 15, 2015 Last Trip Out West: Race No. 35 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule heads back to Phoenix International Raceway for the Quicken Loans Race ... FULL STORY »

Drive the track and give back during the annual Track and Toy Drive on Dec. 5

MIS Cares Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (Nov. 12, 2015) – The holiday season is quickly approaching. There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than taking a lap around the fastest track in NASCAR and donating to local charities. MIS Cares, the non-profit ... FULL STORY »

NXS Driver Cale Conley Joins America’s Parade Honoring Veterans with IAVA

NXS Driver Cale Conley Joins America's Parade Honoring Veterans with IAVA Will Be Honored by the 2015 IAVA Heroes Gala CONCORD, NC (November 11, 2015) NASCAR XFINITY Series Driver Cale Conley helped honor America’s veterans this Veterans Day by participating in the 2015 America’s Parade in New York City on November 11, ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – For Love of the Game

2015 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Nov. 11, 2015) – “For Love Of The Game” is a novel turned motion picture that was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara and actually published posthumously in 1991 after the writer’s son discovered the manuscript. The ... FULL STORY »

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 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500
Posted 11.11.15
Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Phoenix International Raceway Quicken Loans 500 | November 15, 2015 Two to Go...Michael Annett and his No. 46 Pilot Flying J team venture west of the Mississippi River for the second consecutive weekend, heading to Phoenix International Raceway for the penultimate race of the 2015 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.11.15
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Phoenix International Raceway Quicken Loans Race for Hereos 500 | November 15, 2015 Final West Coast Stop...This weekend's race at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) is the final short-track race of the 2015 season. While Allgaier has a penchant for short tracks, PIR hasn't ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle in car - Photo Credit: Matt Hazlett/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Quicken Loan 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.11.15
Greg Biffle – Phoenix Advance Team: No. 16 Jardiance Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Phoenix        Biffle has 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Phoenix, earning five top-five and eight top-10 finishes.  He has led a total of 389 laps at the one-mile track. Biffle has ...FULL STORY »
Speedway Christmas returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway Nov. 21-Dec. 30 for its sixth year, bringing the sights and sounds and Christmas to thousands of visitors. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo)
Speedway Christmas By the Numbers
Posted 11.11.15
Millions of Lights, Thousands of Visitors, Countless Memories CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2015) – Next week may mark the kickoff of the sixth year of Speedway Christmas at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but visitors from years past won’t even recognize the show, which will see dramatic changes for 2015. Charlotte’s biggest and brightest ...FULL STORY »
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2015 Phoenix Int’l Raceway NASCAR (Nov.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 11.11.15
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PIR Recognizes Veterans Day Throughout NASCAR Race Weekend
Posted 11.11.15
DAV and Quicken Loans partner with PIR to honor veterans through at-track recognition and activities PHOENIX – Phoenix International Raceway’s popular fall race has fallen on or around Veterans Day for nearly the past 15 years. This weekend, the track will be recognizing veterans throughout the weekend for the DAV 200 ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Nov. 9 – 15, 2016
Posted 11.11.15
LAST RACE OF THE ELIMINATOR: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) now moves to Phoenix International Raceway for the final event of the ‘Eliminator 8’ round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship playoff. After Phoenix, only four racers will remain to compete for the NSCS championship at ...FULL STORY »
Areas in yellow indicate new sections of SAFER barrier that will be completed in January.
AMS to Add SAFER Barrier Ahead of 2016 NASCAR Weekend
Posted 11.11.15
HAMPTON, Ga. (Nov. 11, 2015) – Atlanta Motor Speedway will install additional SAFER barrier to both its inside and outside retaining walls prior to the 2016 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Weekend, scheduled for Feb. 26-28. Installation of an additional 4,742 linear feet of the barrier, set to begin in January, will ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.11.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: Quicken Loans 500 Date/Time: Nov. 15/12:30 p.m. MT Distance: 312 laps/312 miles Track Length: 1 mile Track Shape: Oval Banking: 9-11 degrees 2014 Winner: Kevin Harvick Express Notes: Texas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 38th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, after a failure in the ...FULL STORY »

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