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Martinsville Speedway Infield Switches To ‘Fun Power’ For After-Prom Party

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (April 16, 2014) – Horsepower and Goodyear Eagle tires were replaced by music, games and all-night laughter in the infield of Martinsville Speedway last Saturday night. The infield was transformed into “The Stars Are Out In Central Park” for Martinsville High School’s After-Prom Party with almost 200 teenagers enjoying music, dancing, games, prizes and lots of fun from midnight to 5 a.m. After-prom gatherings at Martinsville Speedway have become a tradition for Martinsville High School. For more than a decade the school’s junior class has held the event at the track. “I love having after prom, but having after prom at the speedway is even better,” said Cassidy Agee, a senior who was voted this year’s prom queen. “There is so much ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

DAYTONA Rising Creates Opportunities For Local Construction Firms, Welcomes New Families To Daytona Beach Area

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo Project Provides Once-In-A-Lifetime Opportunity For Design-Build Team DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After a successful beginning to the 2014 motorsports event season, Daytona International Speedway is now ramping up construction activities for the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. More than 65 Volusia ... FULL STORY »

Lucas Oil Announced As Event Title Sponsor For NASCAR Camping World Truck Series At Chicagoland Speedway

Lucas Oil 225 Event Logo Lucas Oil 225 Kicks Off the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Weekend Joliet, Ill. – April 15, 2014 – Chicagoland Speedway today announced Lucas Oil as the title sponsor of its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race this September. ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway Announces Plans to Honor Its History and Shape Its Future

Darlington Raceway President Chip Wile during today’s announcement . - Photo Credit: Harrelson Photography for Darlington Raceway The Track “Too Tough To Tame” Embraces the Past, Present and Future of NASCAR  DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 12, 2014) – It all started in the fall of 1949, when a crisp breeze toyed with the loose soil of an old cotton field on ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – April 7 – 13, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo GIBBS TOP-10s:  All three Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Camrys finished in the top-10 at South Carolina’s Darlington Raceway the past two seasons.  Last year, Matt Kenseth earned his first win at the historic ‘Lady in Black’ and was followed to the finish line by Denny ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway Prepares To Take The Fan Experience to New Heights

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Construction activities for the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project are back in full swing. During the next month, the Speedway will begin to install the infrastructure for the new escalators and vertical transportation. “Our new motorsports ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 31 – April 6, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS:  Toyota drivers have visited victory lane at Texas Motor Speedway more than any other track on the NASCAR circuit.  In total, Toyota drivers have won 20 Texas NASCAR races, including three NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »



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Three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Teams Penalized For Rules Infractions At Martinsville Speedway
no responses - Posted 04.01.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 1, 2014) — Three teams that compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series have been penalized for rules violations discovered during post-race inspection last Sunday (March 30) at Martinsville Speedway. All three teams – the No. 31, No. 54, and No. 98 – have been assessed a P3 level ...FULL STORY »
Jet Dryers melt the 80-plus inches of snow at Michigan International Speedway
Michigan International Speedway uses jets dryers to melt snow in preparation for the 2014 season
no responses - Posted 03.31.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 31, 2014) — More than 80 inches of snow has fallen at Michigan International Speedway this year. And with just a week to go before NASCAR’s fastest track opens its gates for a Goodyear Tire Test, it was time to call in the big guns to ...FULL STORY »
No. 13 VAMP / VaporBrands International Inc. Toyota Tundra
Jeb Burton fights back at Martinsville; Still in top-10 in points
no responses - Posted 03.31.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 30, 2014) -- Jeb Burton had perhaps the most frustrating weekend of his career at his home track, Martinsville Speedway, but both Burton and his ThorSport Racing crew showed great resolve to make up two laps in their No. 13 VAMP / VaporBrands International Inc. Toyota Tundra, ...FULL STORY »
No. 98 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Toyota Tundra
Johnny Sauter shares point lead after Martinsville fourth
no responses - Posted 03.31.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 30, 2014) -- Johnny Sauter was frustrated after a paint-swapping battle Sunday resulted in a fourth-place finish for his No. 98 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff / Curb Records Toyota Tundra in the Kroger 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The race, ...FULL STORY »
No. 20 Gemini Southern Chevrolet Silverado (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry / Getty Images)
Gray Gaulding’s Debut gets Turned Around late in the Kroger 250
no responses - Posted 03.31.14
Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 2 of 22 - March 29, 2014 Driver: Gray Gaulding Truck: No. 20 Gemini Southern Chevrolet Silverado Driver's Point Standings: 30th (-57) Owner's Point Standings: 18th (-36) Track: Martinsville Speedway Race: Kroger 250 Distance: 250 Laps/ 131.5 Miles Kernersville, NC (March 31st, ...FULL STORY »
Germán Quiroga
Germán Quiroga Scores Second Top-10 Finish of the Season in a Thrilling Martinsville Speedway Race
no responses - Posted 03.31.14
Germán Quiroga rolled off eighth in the No. 77 NET10 Wireless Toyota Tundra for the Kroger 250 after Saturday's qualifying was cancelled due to rain and the field was set per the NASCAR rule book. The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series drivers were able to participate in both practice sessions ...FULL STORY »
Timothy Peters (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Timothy Peters Finishes Sixth at Martinsville Speedway; Retains NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Championship Points Lead
no responses - Posted 03.31.14
Hometown favorite, Timothy Peters and the No. 7 Parts Plus Toyota Tundra team started the rain-delayed Kroger 250 from the third position and remained a fixture near the front of the field at Martinsville Speedway until the final restart, when he was shuffled back to finish sixth. Inclement weather throughout ...FULL STORY »
Brian Ickler (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Brian Ickler Perseveres at Martinsville Speedway to Bring Home a Top-10 Finish
no responses - Posted 03.31.14
Brian Ickler started the postponed Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway from the seventh position on Sunday evening, and battled in the closing laps to finish 10th in the second race on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule. The 36-truck field took the green flag on Sunday following the NASCAR ...FULL STORY »


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