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Nov 21
Friday

Athenian Motorsports; John Wes Townley Set to Run Chevrolet Full Time In 2015

Athenian Motorsports Athenian Motorsports, LLC Set to Run Chevrolet Camaros Full-Time in NASCAR Xfinity Series & Silverados in Entire Camping World Truck Series Season in 2015 Mooresville, NC (November 21, 2014)– Athenian Motorsports, LLC is proud to announce it will field a Chevrolet Camaro full-time in the NASCAR Xfinity Series and a Chevrolet Silverado in all 23 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events in 2015 with engines provided by Hendrick Motorsports. Georgia native John Wes Townley will compete full-time for AMS in the Truck Series and run a partial schedule on the circuit previously known as the Nationwide Series. A search is underway to find a driver with sponsorship who will pilot the No. 25 Camaro in the remaining Xfinity Series events. ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which Harvick applied his exclamation mark Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, was anything but. It was special and quite remarkable for the team, its owners and its driver. Moreover it was about the combined family that Stewart-Haas Racing had become in the last year, bringing in new faces like Harvick and Kurt Busch and talented behind-the-scenes people like eager-to-achieve crew chief Rodney Childers. It’s a family that has experienced rough times. Co-owner Tony Stewart, ... FULL STORY »

MIS Cares awards $85,169 in cash grants to local charities

MIS Cares, the speedway’s charity arm, awarded a record $85,169 in cash donations to local charities through its grant program during the track’s annual Community Luncheon on Thursday. In addition MIS and its catering and concession partner Americrown donated or paid out an additional $617,863 to local charities and service groups through cash donations and work programs. Speedway donates nearly $775,000 in cash and contributions in 2014 BROOKLYN, Mich. (November 20, 2014) – The spirit of giving isn’t just a seasonal belief at Michigan International Speedway; it’s the racetrack’s way of doing business, giving back to the community ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Goes Orange to Recognize World COPD Day

NASCAR Logo DRIVE4COPD and NASCAR Join Forces to Increase Awareness and Get Fans Screened DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 19, 2014) – NASCAR® announced today on World COPD Day that it is joining the fight to help NASCAR fans with COPD breathe easier. Chronic obstructive ... FULL STORY »

FOX Sports 1 Airs Coverage of 2014 NASCAR Awards Ceremonies

FOX Sports 1 As buzz surrounding one of the most competitive and memorable championship runs in NASCAR history continues, FOX Sports 1 turns its attention to honoring the drivers and teams who played pivotal roles in the 2014 NASCAR season. FOX Sports 1 offers ... FULL STORY »

Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive Has New Look, Same Goals

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Nov. 19, 2015) – This year’s Martinsville Speedway Toy Drive will have a new look and feel, but the goal will remain the same: to brighten Christmas morning for as many children as possible in Martinsville and Henry ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Reinstates Crew Member Troy Cupples

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2014) – NASCAR has reinstated Troy Cupples, a crew member in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, upon his successful completion of NASCAR’s Substance Abuse Policy Road to Recovery Program. On Aug. 11, 2014, Couples was ... FULL STORY »

Black Friday’s Most Thrilling Family Moments are at Charlotte Motor Speedway

The Black Friday Blowout returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway on Friday, Nov. 28, offering fans the rare chance to drive on the famed 1.5-mile superspeedway. (CMS/Jonathan Coleman photo) CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 18, 2014) - Black Friday 2014 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will provide fans with great, one-day only discounts and deals on tickets, pit passes and merchandise during the biggest day-after-Thanksgiving event in racing. During the Black Friday sale ... FULL STORY »



2014 NCWTS Driver Tyler Young (Young's Racing) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Tyler Young Wraps Up Rookie-Season With A Top-25 Finish At Homestead
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Homestead, Fla. (November 15, 2014) - Tyler Young's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) campaign came to a conclusion with a 24th-place finish at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway (HMS), his 12th track debut of the 2014 season. While the Midland, Texas driver entered HMS looking for his first NCWTS top-10 finish, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Jeb Burton (ESTES) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeb Burton Finishes 13th In Homestead Season Finale
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Homestead, Fla. (November 15, 2014) - Jeb Burton, driver of the No. 13 Estes Express Toyota Tundra qualified a track-best ninth for Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS), but contact with another competitor early in the 134-lap event relegated Burton to ...FULL STORY »
Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore / Getty Images)
Johnny Sauter Scores Top-10 Finish In Season Finale At Homestead-Miami Speedway
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Homestead, Fla. (November 15, 2014) - Johnny Sauter, driver of the No. 98 Nextant Aerospace Toyota Tundra, closed out the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season with a 10th-place finish at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway (HMS). The result marked Sauter's 16th top-10 finish of the season. Sauter began his night ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton, driver of the No. 88 Jeld-Wen / Menards Toyota, celebrates winning the series championship in Victory Lane after the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 14, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. (Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR)
Matt Crafton Makes History In Homestead; Becomes Series First Back-To-Back Champion
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Homestead, Fla. (November 15, 2014) - Matt Crafton drove into the NASCAR history books on Friday night when he cruised to a ninth-place finish in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season finale at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway (HMS). With the top-10 result, his sixth at the 1.5-mile oval, ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Hemric
Daniel Hemric Races to 12th Place Finish in NCWTS Season Finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 22 of 22 - November 14th, 2014 Driver: Daniel Hemric Truck: No. 20 First Community Bank Chevrolet Silverado Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway - Homestead, FL Owner's Point Standings: 14th (-199) Event: Ford EcoBoost 200 Distance: 134 Laps / 201 Miles Homestead, Florida (November 17th, 2014) Daniel Hemric ...FULL STORY »
Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Spencer Gallagher Exits the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Season with a Solid 14th Place Finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Under the lights at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Spencer Gallagher drove GMS Racing’s No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Silverado to a 14th-place finish in the Ford EcoBoost 200 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. Gallagher and the No. 23 Allegiant Travel crew started the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season-finale from the 16th-position. ...FULL STORY »
Joey Coulter (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Joey Coulter Closes Out the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Season with a 23rd-place Finish at Homestead-Miami Speedway
no responses - Posted 11.17.14
Joey Coulter and the No. 21 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Silverado team earned a 23rd-place result on Friday evening in the season-finale NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) event at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. The GMS Racing driver started the 134-lap affair from the 19th position and battled a loose-handling Chevrolet Silverado ...FULL STORY »
No. 48 Gary Yeoman’s Ford / NEEMEnergySolutions.com Ford F-150
Mason Mitchell Finishes 16th in Truck Series Debut at Homestead-Miami Speedway
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(Mooresville, N.C., November 14, 2014--) Mason Mitchell’s goal in the Ford EcoBoost 200 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway was simple, run all of the laps and keep his fenders clean. The 2014 ARCA Racing Series champion who made his Camping World Truck Series debut Friday night exceeded all of his expectations ...FULL STORY »


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