Jul 04

Christopher Bell To Run Fourth KBM Truck At Kentucky Speedway

Christopher Bell (Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore / Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Kyle Busch confirmed Saturday at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway that his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) team, Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) will run four trucks next Thursday night at Kentucky Speedway. Twenty-year-old Christopher Bell, who wowed in his Truck Series debut finishing fifth after starting 10th at Iowa Speedway last month, will drive the No. 52 Toyota Tundra in the UNOH 225. As of now, Busch says Wes Ward is scheduled to serve as crew chief. “I’m really looking forward to it,” said Busch of Bell’s second truck start. “I think he’s a huge asset to Toyota, has been for a few years now and we’re really looking forward to continuing on his progression ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. wins Coke Zero 400
By NASCAR Wire Service

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Dale Earnhardt Jr. endured a weekend of rain, a three-hour-plus pre-race delay, and nine caution flags to win the Coke-Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway early Monday morning. The race ended at 2:41 a.m. and concluded with a large crash featuring Austin Dillon's No. 3 Chevrolet going airborne and smashing into the catch-fence near Turn 1 after he crossed the start-finish line. Dillon walked away from the wreck, the fourth major crash of the night. After being released from the infield care center, Dillon said he suffered a bruised tailbone and forearm. Pole-sitter Earnhardt dominated the night, leading 96 laps in his No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet. He also had the convincing support of the fans ... FULL STORY »

Statement from International Speedway Corporation® (ISC) President John Saunders

International Speedway Corporation Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 4, 2015) – “Following February and the completion of Speedweeks in Daytona, International Speedway Corporation, in conjunction with NASCAR, initiated a thorough review and audit of impact-absorbing technologies at our properties. "Based on those findings, ISC ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Says They Won’t Hold Truck / XFINITY Banquet At Donald Trump’s Resort

Marcus Lemonis (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Amidst pressure from its sponsors and partners, NASCAR announced Friday afternoon that the sanctioning body will not return to the Trump National Doral Miami resort for its annual postseason Camping World Truck Series and XFINITY ... FULL STORY »

Statement from NASCAR Industry Members

NASCAR Logo Statement from NASCAR Industry Members: July 2, 2015: “As members of the NASCAR industry, we join NASCAR in the desire to make our events among the most fan-friendly, welcoming environments in all of sports and entertainment. “To do that, we are asking ... FULL STORY »

Analysis: Number of FORTUNE 500 Companies in NASCAR Increases for Third Consecutive Year

NASCAR Logo More than 1-in-4 FORTUNE 500 and Nearly 1-in-2 FORTUNE 100 Companies Invested; FORTUNE 500 Tech Sponsorships Grow 66 Percent over Last Two Years DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 1, 2015) – Since the moment stock cars first raced on ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet Becomes Founding Partner of DAYTONA Rising Project At Daytona International Speedway

Chevrolet Becomes Founding Partner of DAYTONA Rising Project At Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.– International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) (“ISC”) and Chevrolet today announced a multi-year partnership that will make Chevrolet a Founding Partner at Daytona International Speedway (DIS) as part of its ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Martel To Return To NASCAR Camping World Truck Series At Pocono Raceway

Kyle Martel LEBANON, PA - June 30, 2015 - Bill Martel Racing (BMR) is planning to burn up Pocono Raceway with both tires and sneakers -- at summer's hottest race. BMR has committed to racing in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ... FULL STORY »

Mike Skinner Wins Goodwood Festival of Speed
Mike Skinner Breaks His Own Record at Goodwood Festival of Speed
no responses - Posted 06.29.15
1995 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Named "Driver of the Day" for the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed WEST SUSSEX, England (June 29, 2015) - Former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Mike Skinner was back to his winning ways on Sunday as he broke his own record ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR chair Brian France wants ‘insensitive symbol’ eliminated at races
no responses - Posted 06.28.15
SONOMA, Calif. -- Calling the Confederate flag an "insensitive symbol" that he finds offensive, NASCAR chairman Brian France said the sport will be aggressive in disassociating it from its events. "We want to go as far as we can to eliminate the presence of that flag," France said Saturday. "I personally ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – June 22 – June 28, 2015
no responses - Posted 06.24.15
JONES JUBILEE: Toyota driver Erik Jones swept both the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway and Iowa Speedway, respectively. The victories marked his fifth NCWTS victory and second win in the NXS – for a total of seven NASCAR triumphs. ...FULL STORY »
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Justin Boston Back In Business in ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Winchester Speedway
no responses - Posted 06.23.15
Concord, NC (June 23, 2015) -- Current Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Justin Boston will reunite with Venturini Motorsports (VMS) for this weekend's ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Herr's Chase the Taste 200 at Winchester Speedway. “It feels like I’m coming home,” ...FULL STORY »
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Jake Griffin and Bobby Pierce Look to Open Eyes At NCWTS Mud Summer Classic
no responses - Posted 06.23.15
Quincy, Illinois (06/22/15) – It's hard to believe, but 16-year-old Jake Griffin and 18-year-old Bobby Pierce have raced each other hundreds of times on dirt tracks across America's Heartland. On Wednesday, July 22nd these two young men will once again go into action on the dirt, but this time ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR’s & ISC’s Statements on The Confederate Flag
no responses - Posted 06.23.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 23, 2015) – “As we continue to mourn the tragic loss of life last week in Charleston, we join our nation’s embrace of those impacted. NASCAR supports the position that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley took on the Confederate Flag on Monday. As our industry works ...FULL STORY »
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Groupon & Chicagoland Speedway Bring NASCAR Fantasy Camp To Race Fans
no responses - Posted 06.23.15
In First-of-its-Kind Partnership, Package Will Be Provided Exclusively Through Groupon Joliet, Ill. – June 23, 2015 – Today, Chicagoland Speedway announced a first of its kind partnership with Chicago-based Groupon to become the sole provider of the speedway’s new NASCAR Fantasy Camp experience. The Fantasy Camp experience is available nationwide beginning ...FULL STORY »
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Austin Theriault 2015 NCWTS American Ethanol 200 Post Race Report
no responses - Posted 06.20.15
BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING IOWA SPEEDWAY RECAP Iowa Speedway American Ethanol 200 Friday, June 19th, 2015 | 8:30 PM ET THE RESULTS: Driver: Austin Theriault Starting Position: 18 Finishing Position: 12 Status: Running Owner Points Position: 6 Points Behind Leader: -48 Austin Theriault (@AustinTheriault) rallied from two laps down to score a respectable 12th place finish in ...FULL STORY »

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