Apr 20

NASCAR Embarks on Third Annual Race to Green Effort

NASCAR Green Logo Week-Long Campaign Highlights How Industry is Helping to Protect the Environment; Fans Can Track Their Environmental Impact at DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (April 20, 2015) — To commemorate one of the most innovative and holistic sustainability platforms in the country, NASCAR® announced its third annual NASCAR Race to Green™ initiative. Beginning today and culminating with Saturday’s TOYOTA OWNERS 400 at Richmond International Raceway, NASCAR Race to Green will build awareness around the programs the governing body, industry and multiple partners have created to help protect and preserve the environment. This year, NASCAR and the Environmental Protection Agency are inviting fans to measure their environmental impact at and receive tips from Official Partners on how to reduce their carbon footprint. NASCAR drivers will reward select ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Rewrites Record Book At Bristol Motor Speedway
By Chris Knight

2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images BRISTOL – It took nearly eight hours start to finish, but Danica Patrick made NASCAR history Sunday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. With her ninth place finish in the rain-delayed Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes, Patrick eclipsed former female Cup Series driver Janet Guthrie for the most top-10s in the history of the sport’s highest level by a female competitor. Patrick had to work hard for her second top-10 finish of the season. Virtually all day and night. “I didn’t think this day was ever going to end,” Patrick said. “I’m proud of everybody for keeping their heads up and staying positive and these are the things that happen when you work together as a team. Just keep at it. We had ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Driver Ben Kennedy To Drive SpongeBob SquarePants Toyota Tundra In NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race At Kansas Speedway, May 8

Ben Kennedy, No. 11 Local Motors / SpongeBob SquarePants Toyota Tundra Kansas Speedway Layout NEW YORK – April 18, 2015 – SpongeBob SquarePants joins the field for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015, -- on NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy’s No. 11 Local Motors Toyota Tundra. Nickelodeon ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – April 13 – 19, 2015

Toyota Racing Logo JOY FOR JONES: Erik Jones claimed his first-career NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) victory and the first for Toyota in 2015 in Friday night's race at Texas Motor Speedway. Jones led 79 laps (of 200) after starting from the pole position ... FULL STORY »

Jennifer Jo Cobb to appear at three Krystal® Restaurants in Tennessee this week

Jennifer Jo Cobb (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) Kansas City, KS (April 13, 2015) - The Krystal Company® and Jennifer Jo Cobb Racing (JJCR) continue their partnership with a trio of appearances by NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver, Jennifer Jo Cobb, in Knoxville, Nashville and Chattanooga, ... FULL STORY »

Leading RaceTrack Content Provider FanVision And NASCAR® Renew Contract

FanVision Logo FanVision will remain as in-venue content broadcaster through the 2019 season NEW YORK, NY (April 13, 2015) – FanVision, the in-venue technology and content provider used at professional sporting events across the country, announced a four-year extension of an existing ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – April 6 – 12, 2015

Toyota Racing Logo MARTINSVILLE FLASHBACK: Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and Toyota driver Denny Hamlin enjoyed the fresh success with a victory at Virginia's Martinsville Speedway two weeks ago. It was Hamlin's fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) triumph at the half-mile race track ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway Completes Removal Of Sprint Tower’s Front Facade

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During the recent weeks, Daytona International Speedway continued demolition of the Sprint Tower as part of the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. Using a 490-foot Manitowoc 2250 Crawler Crane, the Speedway has already completed the ... FULL STORY »

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MAKE Motorsports Celebrates Five Years
no responses - Posted 04.02.15
Shelby, N.C. (April 2, 2015) - Today marks the five-year anniversary of the first race that the MAKE Motorsports organization qualified for their first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Nashville Superspeedway. The No. 50 entered and qualified for that race in 2010 marking the inception of the ...FULL STORY »
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Brad Keselowski Racing Enjoys Sizzling Start to 2015 Season
no responses - Posted 04.02.15
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 2, 2015) - The start of the 2015 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season couldn't get much better for Brad Keselowski Racing. The organization has racked up two wins in the first three races. Draw-Tite Ford F-150 driver Tyler Reddick scored his first ...FULL STORY »
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Bristol Motor Speedway Regarding the Additional Installation of SAFER Barrier Walls
no responses - Posted 04.02.15
Statement from Executive Vice President and General Manager of Bristol Motor Speedway, Jerry Caldwell, regarding the additional installation of SAFER barrier walls at Bristol Motor Speedway:  BRISTOL, TENN. (April 2, 2015) — “The safety of our fans and competitors continues to be a focal point for Bristol Motor Speedway,” said Jerry Caldwell, executive ...FULL STORY »
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Tennessean Clay Greenfield Teams with Venturini Motorsports for Nashville Homecoming
no responses - Posted 04.02.15
Concord, NC (April 2, 2015) – After an opportunistic meeting earlier this year at Daytona International Speedway, driver Clay Greenfield and Venturini Motorsports (VMS) have teamed up for the April 11th ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Troop Aid 200 at Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville. Greenfield, a Clarksville, TN, native has raced ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver German Quiroga Jr (Otterbox) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
German Quiroga And Wauters Motorsports Partner with Nation Rising All Access Series
no responses - Posted 04.02.15
Mooresville, NC (April 2, 2015)- Wauters Motorsports and three-time NASCAR Mexico Champion German Quiroga are excited to introduce “Nation Rising”. Nation Rising is a hybrid digital series that will follow Quiroga as he competes in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in this 24/7-access, no-filter series. NASCAR fans are ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Michigan International Speedway (MIS) President Roger Curtis on Safety Initiatives
no responses - Posted 04.02.15
BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 2, 2015) – Following a significant review of the facility by International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and NASCAR, additional safety measures will be implemented prior to the June NASCAR weekend. Steel and Foam Energy Reduction (SAFER) will be added to pit in and pit out walls and tire ...FULL STORY »
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Iowa Speedway: The “One Thing” to Do on June 19
no responses - Posted 04.01.15
Finger Eleven is second act in NAPA Auto Parts Concert Series NEWTON, Iowa (March 31, 2015) – Alternative Rock band Finger Eleven will bring June 19 to a crescendo when they take over the Pork Producers-sponsored stage for the second installment of the NAPA Auto Parts Concert Series at Iowa ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver John Hunter Nemechek poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Gear Trouble Slows John Hunter Nemechek At Martinsville Speedway
no responses - Posted 03.31.15
NEMCO Motorsports was within striking distance of a top finishing slot before a bout of bad luck struck at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway this weekend. A broken rear-end gear relegated John Hunter Nemechek and the No. 8 SWM International Inc. Chevrolet Silverado team to a 29th-place finish in the Kroger 250 ...FULL STORY »

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