Catchfence


Feb 21
Friday

NASCAR Announces Nominees For 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class, Inaugural Landmark Award

NASCAR Hall of Fame Baker, Elliott, Labonte, Stefanik, Yates Added To Ballot  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 21, 2014) — Following the first in-person meeting among the NASCAR Hall of Fame nominating committee in the hall’s history, NASCAR today announced the 20 nominees for the 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame’s sixth induction class, as well as the five nominees for the inaugural Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. Included among the list up for induction into the NASCAR Hall of Fame are an eclectic – and exemplary – group of individuals whose skillsets span all levels of racing and areas of expertise. Among them are two-time NASCAR premier series champion Terry Labonte; 1988 NASCAR premier series champion and 16-time Most Popular Driver Bill Elliott; nine-time NASCAR champion Mike ... FULL STORY »

Part-time anchorman Matt Kenseth hopes to BE story at Richmond
By NASCAR Wire Service

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Ford, looks on in the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the time being, Matt Kenseth plans to keep his day job. But it's apparent that the former NASCAR Sprint Cup champion is as comfortable with a microphone in his hand as a steering wheel. Staying classy throughout a guest appearance at the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue, Kenseth did more than sign autographs and take photos with fans within eyeshot of the Capital dome. He handled a wide-ranging Q & A with aplomb, then tried his hand at news broadcasting, doing his best Ron Burgundy imitation at the media museum's Anchorman exhibit. "I'm a big Will Ferrell fan," said Kenseth, who also spent nearly a half hour in a talk show setting at the Newseum's Knight Theater, tackling the questions ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Starting Lineup

2014 NCWTS Driver Ben Kennedy on track in the No. 31 Florida Lottery/Whelen Chevrolet Silverado - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images [table=2091](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series # Denotes Rookie Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

Talented Young Class of Drivers Headline Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award Competition Across Three National Series

Justin Allgaier, Austin Dillon, Gray Gaulding and Ben Kennedy enjoy one of the interactive elements of the 2014 NASCAR Rookie Seminar held Feb. 19 at Daytona International Speedway. Allgaier and Dillon – the Daytona 500 polesitter – are rookies in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Gaulding, full-time in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East, also will compete in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series events this year. Kennedy is in his first full-time season in the truck series. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 24 Companies to Participate in NASCAR National Series Contingency Awards Program  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 21, 2014) - As the start of the 2014 race season approaches, NASCAR announced today the lineup of 2014 Contingency Program partners for all three national series, ... FULL STORY »

Bryan Silas; T3R2 Welcome ICI Homes For Daytona

Bryan Silas DAYTONA BEACH, Florida (February 21, 2014) - - On the heels of a strong performance in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards season-opener last Saturday afternoon, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver Bryan Silas is hoping for ... FULL STORY »

Excel Bottling Co. Teams With MB Motorsports For 2014 NCWTS Season

MB Motorsports In their hit record, “Dumas Walker,” the Kentucky Headhunters sang of their favorite soda, Ski. Now Justin Jennings and the MB Motorsports crew will get to enjoy the “ultimate ahh factor” that Ski Soda’s uniquely refreshing punch of caffeine ... FULL STORY »

BeBevCo Daytona Bound With Participation In NASCAR Events

KOMA Unwind Logo KOMA Unwind Relaxation Drink featured Friday and Saturday at World Center of Racing STATESVILLE, NC - - Bebida Beverage Company (OTC markets: BBDA) (BeBevCo), a developer, manufacturer and marketer of Relaxation drinks and energy products, announced today that the company ... FULL STORY »

Brennan Newberry and John King to Raise Money for Project Child Safe

NTS Motorsports Logo As They Race, NTS Motorsports Pair Will Raise Money for National Non-Profit, Project Child Safe DAYTONA BEACH, FL. (February 20, 2014) - 2012 Daytona International Speedway (DIS) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) winner John King, has signed with NTS ... FULL STORY »



Ryan Blaney, driver of the #29 Cooper Standard Ford, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Final Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
Early Thursday evening, Ryan Blaney, with a lap speed of 190.775 mph, was the fastest during the final NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) practice session at Daytona International Speedway. Kyle Busch put up the second fastest lap with a speed of 190.468 mph, and he was followed by the series ...FULL STORY »
Chevrolet unveils its pace vehicles Thursday, February 20, 2014 for this weekend's races at the Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. The 2014 Silverado 1500 Crew Cab (l to r) will pace the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series NextEra Energy 250 on Friday. The 2014 Camaro SS 1LE will pace the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive4COPD 300 on Saturday, and the 2014 Chevrolet SS will pace the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 on Sunday. (Photo by HHP/Harold Hinson for Chevy Racing)
Chevrolet SS to Pace 56th Daytona 500
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
Camaro SS and Silverado 1500 Crew Cab to Also Pace Nationwide, Camping World Truck Series Openers  DETROIT – Chevrolet unveiled today the trio of vehicles that will pace NASCAR’s opening round of events at Daytona International Speedway this weekend.  ·        2014 Chevrolet SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 ·        2014 Camaro SS 1LE ...FULL STORY »
Sean Corr
Sean Corr Returns To Daytona For NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Season Opener
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
MOORESVILLE, NC (FEBRUARY 19, 2014) – Veteran ARCA Series driver and returning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver, Sean Corr, will take to the Daytona pavement for the second time this 2014 season in Fridays NCWTS season opener the NextrEra Energy Resources 250. Corr scored a top-10 finish at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Tyler Reddick (Rees Towpower) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Second Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Tyler Reddick, with a lap speed of 190.090 mph, was the fastest Thursday afternoon during the second NextEra Energy Resources 250 practice session at Daytona International Speedway. Reddick's fellow Brad Keselowski Racing teammate, Ryan Blaney, with a lap ...FULL STORY »
Todd Bodine - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images
Bodine name to be missed in NASCAR Daytona opener
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
He (Todd Bodine) wasn’t able to find sponsorship for a ride for Friday’s Truck race at Daytona. Instead, he announced this week on twitter @Team_Onion that he will join the Fox Sports 1 broadcast team for coverage of the NextEra Energy Resources 250 Truck Series race. Race coverage starts at 7 p.m. ...FULL STORY »
Germán Quiroga (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Germán Quiroga 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
Germán Quiroga No. 77 OtterBox Toyota Tundra This Week's OtterBox Toyota Tundra at Daytona International Speedway... Germán Quiroga will pilot chassis No. 019 from the Red Horse Racing stable. This chassis is brand new and will see its first laps of competition in Friday night's NextEra Energy Resources 250. Quiroga ...FULL STORY »
Timothy Peters (Photo Credit: John Harrelson / Getty Images)
Timothy Peters 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
Timothy Peters No. 17 Valvoline / Express Oil Change Toyota Tundra This Week's Valvoline / Express Oil Change Toyota Tundra at Daytona International Speedway... Timothy Peters will pilot chassis No. 012 from the Red Horse Racing stable in Friday's night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. This chassis was used by ...FULL STORY »
Brian Ickler
Brian Ickler 2014 NCWTS NextEra Energy Resources 250 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 02.20.14
Brian Ickler No. 7 Bullet Liner Toyota Tundra This Week's Bullet Liner Toyota Tundra at Daytona International Speedway... Brian Ickler will pilot chassis No. 140 from the Red Horse Racing stable in Friday's night's NextEra Energy Resources 250 at Daytona. This chassis was most recently used by the No. 7 team ...FULL STORY »


© 2011-2012 Catchfence. All rights reserved.

Catchfence.com is a member of the Citizen Journalist Media Corps created by NASCAR®.
NASCAR® is a registered trademark owned by National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
The Official NASCAR® website is NASCAR® ONLINE(sm) at www.nascar.com