Articles tagged ‘Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway’

Apr 15

Diversity Graduate Kyle Larson Scores First NASCAR National Series Victory

2013 Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images "Californian Wins NASCAR Camping World Truck Race at Rockingham Speedway" Kyle Larson, a multi-talented 20-year-old from Elk Grove, Calif., captured Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway to become the first graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity initiative to win at the sanctioning body’s national level. “Kyle Larson’s victory is a truly historic moment in this sport,” said Brian France, NASCAR chairman and CEO. “We applaud his tremendous talent, and this landmark milestone for the NASCAR Drive for Diversity program. Kyle is among a strong crop of young, rising stars who signal a promising and competitive future for NASCAR.” Larson, of Japanese-American heritage, finished second in the truck series last November at Phoenix International Raceway. In March, ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Blaney 2013 NCWTS North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Post Race Report

2013 NCWTS Driver Ryan Blaney (Cooper Standard) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Ryan Blaney (@RyanBlaney22), driver of the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-Series, made his 12th career start in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) and first career start at Rockingham Speedway on Sunday afternoon after posting a 6th place ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano 2013 NCWTS North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Post Race Report

Joey Logano (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images North America) Joey Logano (@JoeyLogano), driver of the No. 19 Reese Towpower Carbon Forged Ford F-Series, made his inaugural start for Brad Keselowski Racing (@TeamBKR) in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) during the North Carolina Lottery 200 at Rockingham Speedway ... FULL STORY »

Brendan Gaughan Scores Third-Place Finish at “The Rock”

Brendan Gaughan (NCWTS South Point Hotel & Casino) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet crossed the finish line third in the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Rockingham Speedway Sunday afternoon, earning his first top-five finish of the season. The Las Vegas ... FULL STORY »

Ty Dillon Salvages 12th-Place Finish at “The Rock”

Ty Dillon - Photo Credit: Patrick McDermott / Getty Images for NASCAR Ty Dillon and the No. 3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet team finished 12th in Sunday's North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Rockingham Speedway. Dillon started the scheduled 200-lap affair from 14th and began making his way to the front of ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson Captures First NASCAR Win At Rockingham; Hornaday Jr. And Wallace Jr. Tango

Kyle Larson, driver of the #30 Autism Speaks Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Carolina 200 at Rockingham Speedway on April 14, 2013 in Rockingham, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images And no one was sitting. A late-race caution jumbled the field back together under overcast skies at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway. A potent rookie driver Kyle Larson in complete command of the North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock presented by ... FULL STORY »

Who To Watch At Rockingham

North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock Presented by Cheerwine Walking around the garage area on Saturday at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway, you could just feel the excitement by the look on everyone’s faces. They are just happy to be at “The Rock.” So am I. The second-annual North Carolina Education Lottery 200 ... FULL STORY »

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Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott pace NCWTS practices; Brodie Kostecki, Chuck Barnes Sr. take Fast Track 175 wins
Posted 04.13.13
Rockingham, N.C. (April 13, 2013) - Rockingham Speedway may be nearly 50 years old, but it sported a youthful appearance Saturday as 20-year-old Kyle Larson and 17-year-old Chase Elliott led practice for Sunday's North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at The Rock presented by Cheerwine. Larson, driving a Chevrolet, ...FULL STORY »
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Brandon Jones Collects Third Top-10 Finish in UARA-STARS Event at Rockingham Speedway
Posted 04.13.13
ROCKINGHAM, N.C. (April 13, 2013) - Brandon Jones, driver of the No. 33 Rheem Turner Scott Motorsports Chevrolet, visited the one-mile oval of Rockingham Speedway for the matinée event. With two practice sessions on Friday, Jones and the Rheem crew went to work on a race setup for the ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing NCWTS Rockingham Speedway Open Notes & Quotes – Johnny Sauter And Matt Crafton
Posted 04.13.13
TOYOTA NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Matt Crafton & Johnny Sauter -- Notes & Quotes Rockingham Speedway -- April 13, 2013 MATT CRAFTON, No. 88 Menards Toyota Tundra, ThorSport Racing Are you looking forward to racing at Rockingham and breaking the consecutive start record? "Does that mean I'm older than hell now that I'm ...FULL STORY »
Chuck Barnes Sr. set to lead street stock field to green; Clay Rogers and Ty Dillon fastest in UARA practice
Posted 04.12.13
"NASCAR Camping World Trucks to take to track for first time at noon Saturday" Rockingham, N.C. (April 12, 2013) - Once the rain cleared Friday afternoon, Chuck Barnes Sr. proved once again that he knows the fast way around Rockingham Speedway. The three-time Frank Kimmel Street Stock Nationals (FKSSN) Rockingham ...FULL STORY »
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The “Rock” Redemption; Ben Rhodes Looking Forward to Return to Rockingham
Posted 04.12.13
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (April 11th, 2013) – One year ago, Louisville, Kentucky, native Ben Rhodes made his debut at Rockingham Speedway (NC), racing in the UARA-STARS Late Model Stock event on the one-mile oval. After starting third and patiently riding in that position during the race, Rhodes never had a ...FULL STORY »
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Todd Bodine expects steady progress at Rockingham Speedway
Posted 04.11.13
SANDUSKY, Ohio (April 11, 2013) -- Todd Bodine has a winning history at Rockingham Speedway and with his first two races this season with ThorSport Racing giving him the anticipation that a victory is right around the next left-hand turn, Bodine's got a good feeling about Sunday's NASCAR Camping World ...FULL STORY »
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Johnny Sauter, Joe Shear Jr. poised for NASCAR history at Rockingham
Posted 04.11.13
SANDUSKY, Ohio (April 11, 2013) -- ThorSport Racing driver Johnny Sauter is on the cusp of creating NASCAR history Sunday at Rockingham Speedway. So setting aside the passion that Sauter brings to every second he's practicing his craft, as he prepares to attempt to win his third consecutive NASCAR Camping ...FULL STORY »
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Matt Crafton sets NASCAR Camping World Truck Series record with Rockingham start
Posted 04.11.13
SANDUSKY, Ohio (April 11, 2013) -- For a race-winning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver and a former NASCAR touring division champion, Matt Crafton is about as low-key as you can get -- when he's outside the race vehicle... But when he takes the green flag at Rockingham (N.C.) Speedway for ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP Gas Booster 500 on April 7, 2013 at Martinsville Speedway in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
He Said, She Said: Martinsville, Texas, Rockingham & Barber Motorsports Park
Posted 04.11.13
Welcome to round two of “He Said, She Said”, where members of the racing community sound off on a variety of topics in the Motorsports community. This year’s panel includes current writers and editors, a current NASCAR Nationwide Series team owner, a former driver and current radio personality, providing a plethora ...FULL STORY »

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