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Dec 22
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NASCAR® Surpasses One Billion Total Page Views Across Its Digital Platform In 2014

NASCAR Digital Media Live-Event Engagement And Continued Expansion To Mobile Result In Unprecedented Year-Over-Year Growth Daytona Beach, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2014) — In only the second full year of managing its digital rights in-house, NASCAR has experienced significant growth, exceeding one billion aggregate page views across NASCAR.com®, NASCAR mobile web and the NASCAR Mobile™ app in 2014. The billion page view milestone marks a 45-percent year-over-year increase in engagement on the platform, according to data from Adobe Omniture SiteCatalyst. This year, NASCAR.com, the ultimate online destination for NASCAR news, content and live race-day experiences, also saw a 36 percent year-over-year increase in average unique visitors, according to data from ComScore My Metrix Multiplatform Data (Feb. – Nov.). This includes a 90 percent year-over-year increase during the ... FULL STORY »

Sprint To End Cup Series Sponsorship After 2016 Season
By Chris Knight

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Let the search begin. With two years remaining on their extension contract, Sprint informed NASCAR Tuesday that it will not renew their sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series following the checkered flag of the 2016 season. The decision by one of the top mobile carriers in the United States will force NASCAR to find a new partner to back its top national series for the second time in 13 years. Sprint began its tenure with NASCAR under the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series banner in 2004 in what was a 10-year agreement, replacing R.J. Reynolds and the iconic Winston-brand after a 33-year run. A branding change four years later in 2008 made it the Sprint Cup Series, after Sprint and Nextel ... FULL STORY »

Chad Finley Racing Moving To Mooresville, North Carolina For The 2015 Racing Season

Chad Finley Partnership with 220 Ventures to offer Driver Development Program DeWitt, Michigan (Friday, December 19, 2014): As the 2015 racing season approaches, Chad Finley and his Chad Finley Racing Team have big plans for the upcoming season. The biggest move of all ... FULL STORY »

Michael Tatoian promoted to president of Dover International Speedway

Michael Tatoian DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway today announced the promotion of Michael Tatoian to the position of president, effective. Jan. 2, 2015. Tatoian retains his position of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of parent company Dover Motorsports, Inc. ... FULL STORY »

Crew Member Suspended Due To Violation Of NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2014) – Marshal Faust, a crew member in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s Substance Abuse Policy. On Dec. 12, 2014, Faust was ... FULL STORY »

MIS, Chevy, Ford, Toyota award $40,000 to Detroit’s Michigan Science Center

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (December 18, 2014) – Michigan International Speedway, on behalf of Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota, donated $40,000 to the Michigan Science Center in Detroit on Thursday as part of the speedway’s Michigan Heritage trophy. The Michigan Heritage trophy is a ... FULL STORY »

Ben Kennedy Joins Red Horse Racing

Ben Kennedy poses for a photo opportunity with the #11 Red Horse Racing Toyota during the Red Horse Racing announcement at NASCAR Hall of Fame on December 17, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. Kennedy will drive the #11 Red Horse Racing Toyota starting in Daytona for the 2015 season. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (December 17, 2014) - Red Horse Racing announced today that 2014 Sunoco Rookie of the Year Ben Kennedy will join the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team to drive the No. 11 Toyota Tundra. "I am ... FULL STORY »

Martinsville Speedway’s Christmas Toy Drive Raises More Than $13,000 For Grace Network

Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell presents a check to Simone Redd of the Grace Network of Martinsville and Henry County. The track’s 18th Annual Toy Drive raised more than $13,000 to provide toys for kids on Christmas Morning.) MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Dec. 17, 2014) - The holiday season is a time for giving and Martinsville Speedway’s 18th annual Christmas Toy Drive showed that the NASCAR community is willing to do just that. The toy drive raised more than $13,000 ... FULL STORY »



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UNOH Named Official Educational Partner of Daytona International Speedway
no responses - Posted 12.16.14
Ohio-Based School is Home to the Nation’s First Motorsports Degree Program DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway (DIS) today announced a new partnership with the University of Northwestern Ohio (UNOH) naming the school the Official Educational Partner at the “World Center of Racing.”  UNOH invented the first high-performance degree program ...FULL STORY »
Ted Minor
Findit.net continues support of NASCAR driver Ted Minor
no responses - Posted 12.16.14
December 16, 2014- Charlotte, NC - Findit.net announce a key sponsorship for two drivers in the 2015 season. Findit.net will be sponsoring NASCAR driver, Ted Minor and Southeast Super Truck Series driver, Cole Glasson. Cole Glasson stated, “To have such a cool product like Findit.net for next year is amazing. ...FULL STORY »
Ray Black Jr.
Ray Black Jr. And SS Green Light Racing Partner for 2015
no responses - Posted 12.16.14
MOORESVILLE, NC – December 15, 2014 After running seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races in 2014, SS Green Light Racing is pleased to announce that Ray Black Jr. will run the full NCWTS schedule for the Mooresville based team in 2015 driving the No. 07 ScubaLife Chevrolet Silverado. "We’ve ...FULL STORY »
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Matt Brannock Promoted To Vice President At Martinsville Speedway
no responses - Posted 12.15.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Dec. 15, 2014) – Martinsville Speedway President Clay Campbell announced today that Matthew Brannock has been promoted to Vice President, Operations. It was one of two promotions and a new hire announced by Campbell. Ashley Oakes has been promoted to Marketing Coordinator while Heather Motley has been ...FULL STORY »
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GMS Racing Relocates to Statesville, North Carolina
no responses - Posted 12.15.14
Statesville, N.C. (December 15, 2014)— GMS Racing, currently fielding multiple teams in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) as well as in the Automobile Racing Club of America (ARCA) Racing Series, will have a new place to call home. GMS Racing announced today that the team’s race operations will ...FULL STORY »
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Kyle Busch Motorsports Finalizes Crew Chief Lineup and Truck Numbers for 2015
no responses - Posted 12.11.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Dec. 11, 2014) - Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today that veteran crew chief Jerry Baxter will move over to call the shots for the back-to-back reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Owner's Champion No. 51 team and the addition of Shannon Rursch as crew chief for Sunoco ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Elevates Five to Vice President
no responses - Posted 12.11.14
New Officers Include Dynamic Leaders From Across Several Key Departments DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 11, 2014) – NASCAR today announced it has promoted five leaders in its Daytona Beach, Florida, and Charlotte, North Carolina, offices to Vice President, in recognition of their various achievements and leadership roles in key business units. The ...FULL STORY »
Justin Boston (Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey / Getty Images)
Justin Boston To Make Special Appearance At Christmas 4 Kids Bus Tour In Nashville
no responses - Posted 12.09.14
JBoss One Of The First NASCAR Participants In Music City Children’s Charity Event NASHVILLE, Tenn. (December 09, 2014)— Professional stock car driver, Justin Boston (“JBoss”) is revving up to celebrate the spirit of the holidays in Music City style. JBoss will appear as one of the first NASCAR participants to ...FULL STORY »


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