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Jan 29
Thursday

Dillon Brothers Pair For Seven Race Stint With GMS Racing

GMS Racing Logo CHARLOTTE, North Carolina -- While both Austin and Ty Dillon will campaign for championship runs in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and XFINITY Series respectively, both Richard Childress Racing (RCR) drivers will compete collectively in seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races for GMS Racing. GMS Racing, formally Gallagher Racing will field a full-time entry for Spencer Gallagher and a 16-race program with RCR driver Brandon Jones. The addition of seven races for the Dillon brothers will fill the void left by Jones’s gap, assembling two-full time truck programs. Ty Dillon will make his debut with GMS Racing at Daytona International Speedway next month in the season-opening race. He’ll return the following Saturday as part of a doubleheader at ... FULL STORY »

Despite Changes Elliott Sadler Confident As Ever Entering XFINITY Season
By Chris Knight

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – The 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season hasn’t started, but Elliott Sadler is already feeling exuberant. With the season-opener three weeks away, Sadler’s exemplifying he’s in a great place at Roush Fenway Racing, as he prepares to embrace his seventh season of XFINITY competition. Sadler, 38, left Joe Gibbs Racing after a two-year stint and mediocre success. Two years before that he joined Richard Childress Racing all with one goal in mind: championship. Four years later, Sadler and sponsor OneMain are still looking to hoist that championship trophy. He came close in 2011 and 2012 as a runner-up both times. Many expected the move to Gibbs to bring the organization their first championship since 2009, but ... FULL STORY »

MIS Tickets on sale Monday

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (Jan. 29, 2015) — Tickets, campsites and travel packages for all Michigan International Speedway events, including both NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekends, Michigan Wine and Beer Fest presented by Experience Jackson and Faster Horses Festival, are on sale ... FULL STORY »

Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Extends Partnership with ThorSport Racing and Johnny Sauter in 2015

Johnny Sauter, No. 98 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff / Curb Records Toyota Tundra Becomes primary sponsor of the No. 98 Toyota Tundra for eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races Sandusky, Ohio (January 27, 2015) - ThorSport Racing is pleased to announce that Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff and Pouches has extended their partnership with ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series 2015 Race Start Times

FOX Sports NBC Sports Logos The full 2015 season schedules, including race start times, for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. For the 2015 NASCAR season, races will be televised by FOX, FOX Sports 1, NBC and NBCSN. ... FULL STORY »

Martinsville Speedway’s Mike Smith Recognized for “Helping Others”

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Jan. 26, 2015) - For Mike Smith the role of Director of Public Relations at Martinsville Speedway is one in which he always goes the extra mile to ensure everyone, from fans to media, leaves the track having ... FULL STORY »

Lynda Petty Named 2014 NMPA Spirit Award Winner

Lynda Petty DARLINGTON, S.C. – Lynda Petty, the wife of seven-time NASCAR premier series champion Richard Petty, has been named the recipient of the National Motorsports Press Association’s annual Spirit Award for 2014. Petty, who passed away March 30, 2014, was one of ... FULL STORY »

Schedule Shakeup Stresses Early Success

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 23, 2015) – For the past three years, Atlanta Motor Speedway’s sole race on the NASCAR schedule was the second-to-last stop before the official beginning of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. And while each race ... FULL STORY »



Charlotte Motor Speedway President and General Manager Marcus Smith accepts an award from the NCMA recognizing the contributions of the speedway's STEM program to the community (Photo Credit: Charlotte Motor Speedway)
Charlotte Motor Speedway Recognized by North Carolina Motorsports Association For Contributions of STEM Program
no responses - Posted 01.22.15
CONCORD, N.C. (Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015) – Charlotte Motor Speedway was recognized Wednesday by the North Carolina Motorsports Association for contributions to the community through its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math-based educational field trip program. Marcus Smith, president and general manager of Charlotte Motor Speedway, accepted the award, presented by ...FULL STORY »
Swan Lake at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway
Campground lake at Atlanta Motor Speedway gets a new name
no responses - Posted 01.22.15
HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 22, 2015) – A small lake covering one of the nearly 900 acres that make up Atlanta Motor Speedway has a new name. Inspired by a pair of ever-present residents of the bird variety who have made a home out of its cozy confines and grassy ...FULL STORY »
Faster Horses Festival Poster
Florida Georgia Line, Brad Paisley And Carrie Underwood Saddle Up For Faster Horses Festival’s Third Year
no responses - Posted 01.22.15
Passes For The Three-Day Camping And Music Festival Go On Sale Feb. 2 NASHVILLE, TN (Jan. 22, 2015) – Faster Horses Festival will return for the third year on July 17, 18, 19 following two immensely successful years, last year hosting over 25,000 fans for the three day country music ...FULL STORY »
Tyler Young, No. 02 AKL Insurance Group / Young's Building Systems Chevrolet Silverado (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Arthur Krenzel Lett (AKL) Insurance Group Extends Partnership With Young’s Motorsports And Tyler Young
no responses - Posted 01.21.15
Mooresville, NC (January 21, 2015) - Young's Motorsports is pleased to announce that Arthur Krenzel Lett (AKL) Insurance Group will return as an associate sponsor for seven races this season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) with Tyler Young and the No. 02 Chevrolet Silverado. AKL Insurance ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Superstore Area (Photo Credit: NASCAR)
NASCAR and NASCAR Team Properties Select Fanatics to Operate At-Track Merchandise Business
no responses - Posted 01.21.15
New At-Track Shopping Environment to Provide Fans with Convenience and Wide Selection of High-Quality NASCAR-Branded Merchandise DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (January 21, 2015) – NASCAR, NASCAR Team Properties (NTP) and Fanatics jointly announced today a 10-year agreement for the sport’s at-track merchandise business that will deliver fans an enhanced, experiential shopping ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher Cleared for Takeoff; Will Run Full 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Schedule
no responses - Posted 01.20.15
Statesville, N.C. (January 20, 2015) – Spencer Gallagher will compete in all 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) events in 2015 with GMS Racing. Gallagher will pilot the No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Silverado alongside teammate Brandon Jones in the No.33 Chevrolet. In 2013, Gallagher made his premier start ...FULL STORY »
NBC Sports Group
Nate Ryan Joins NBC Sports Group Full-Time As Lead Motorsports Writer And On-Air Reporter
no responses - Posted 01.20.15
Award-Winning Motorsports Journalist and Former USA Today Writer to Lead NASCARTalk Editorial Coverage, Contribute to NBC SportsWorld and Serve as On-Air Correspondent; Former Motor Racing Network Contributor and 2011 NMPA Writer of the Year Dustin Long Also Joins NBCSports.com’s NASCARTalk Franchise as Editor and Writer STAMFORD, Conn. — January 20, ...FULL STORY »
Jason Anderson (Photo Credit: Dover International Speedway)
Dover International Speedway mourns tragic death of dedicated employee
no responses - Posted 01.19.15
Dover International Speedway is mourning the loss of a dedicated employee who died yesterday from injuries sustained during a multi-vehicle collision on I-476 in Broomall, Pa. Jason Anderson, 33, senior director of ticket sales and operations for Dover International Speedway, died in the accident. Jason was a dedicated husband, father, ...FULL STORY »


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