Oct 15

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Veteran Johnny Sauter to Join GMS Racing in 2016

GMS Racing Logo STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 15, 2015) GMS Racing is pleased to announce that 10-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race winner, Johnny Sauter, will join the organization to compete for the 2016 driver championship title. The 2016 campaign will mark Sauter’s seventh full-time season in the NCWTS, and his return to the seat of a Chevrolet Silverado for the first time since 2011. The Necedah, Wisc., native has a storied history with Chevrolet, scoring his first four NCWTS victories in a Silverado. “GMS has made tremendous progress building their organization into team capable of competing consistently and winning races” stated Dayne Pierantoni, GM Racing Program Manager for the NCWTS. “Hiring Johnny Sauter for 2016 demonstrates their desire to win ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch completes comeback with victory, championship at Homestead
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, celebrates winning the series championship and the race in Victory Lane after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22, 2015 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Finishing off one of the most remarkable comebacks in NASCAR history—indeed, in the annals of sport—Kyle Busch won Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway and, with it, his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Absent from the first 11 races of the season because of a broken right leg and left foot sustained in the NASCAR XFINITY Series opener at Daytona in February, Busch pulled away from fellow Championship Round driver Kevin Harvick after a restart with seven laps left and crossed the finish line 1.553 seconds ahead of the defending series champion. “I don’t know if I understand life yet, but there’s something to be said about this year,” a jubilant Busch said after crossing the finish line. Indeed. The ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Driver Jennifer Jo Cobb Goes From Wedding Gown To Fire Suit

Jennifer Jo Cobb (Photo Credit:  Jerry Markland / Getty Images) Kansas City, KS – This weekend, Kansas City, KS native Jennifer Jo Cobb will compete for a spot in the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kansas Lottery 300. Not so ironically, her car will be the No. 10 Mark One Electric Chevrolet. ... FULL STORY »

Mason Mingus Returns to XFINITY Series at Kansas Speedway

Mason Mingus (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) Driver to Pilot No. 97 Camaro for Obaika Racing NASHVILLE, TENN. (October 12, 2015) - Mason Mingus will make his second NASCAR XFINITY Series start Saturday at Kansas Speedway, driving the No. 97 VroomBrands Chevrolet Camaro for Obaika Racing. The driver's ... FULL STORY »

Homestead-Miami Speedway Enters Into Multi-Year Partnership with FanVision

FanVision Fan Zone At Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway MIAMI - As the host of the championship races for all three of NASCAR’s premier series, Homestead-Miami Speedway attracts racing fans all over the world. Not only is it a desirable destination spot for fans and others in ... FULL STORY »

Statement from Talladega Superspeedway on Safety Initiatives

Talladega Superspeedway Logo Statement from Talladega Superspeedway Chairman, Grant Lynch: TALLADEGA, AL – Working closely with NASCAR and International Speedway Corporation (ISC), Talladega Superspeedway performed an extensive review of its facility and outlined significant safety enhancements that will be in place prior to our ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Drivers Timothy Peters, Daniel Hemric in Birmingham Area to Talk About Upcoming fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway, Oct. 24

Scot Harrison (center) of Birmingham’s WJOX 94.5 FM’s “Matt and Scot” show, was crowned the “Media Champion” of a special media race Wednesday hosted by Talladega Superspeedway in preparation for the fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race (Oct. 24). Defending fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola champion Timothy Peters (left) and rookie Daniel Hemric raced against the media at the Autobahn Indoor Speedway (go-karting facility) in Bessemer and also talked about their chances upcoming at Talladega. Harrison took home the trophy and a special signature white “Champion” Talladega Superspeedway hat – identical to those which are awarded to each winning driver and team that goes to Gatorade Victory Lane at Talladega. Compete in Go-Kart Races Against Local Media at the New Autobahn Indoor Speedway In Bessemer TALLADEGA, AL – In just over two weeks, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) drivers Timothy Peters and Daniel Hemric will come to Talladega Superspeedway ... FULL STORY »

Timothy Peters Ready For Hometown Track, Friendly Crowd In ValleyStar Credit Union 300 At Martinsville

2014 NCWTS Driver Timothy Peters (Red Horse Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 7, 2015) – Timothy Peters is always pumped when he heads to a race at Martinsville Speedway. It’s his home track and he’s always been solid on the historic half-mile oval. As he prepares for Sunday’s ValleyStar ... FULL STORY »

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Chevrolet Supports Breast Cancer Battle for Fifth Year
no responses - Posted 10.07.15
Brand has helped raise more than $4.4 million since 2011 DETROIT – Chevrolet and General Motors’ employees, dealers and customers are uniting to fight breast cancer this October for the fifth consecutive year. They hope to exceed the $1.2 million raised for the American Cancer Society in 2014 through Chevrolet’s ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 5 – 11, 2015
no responses - Posted 10.07.15
DOVER DOWNLOAD: Camry driver Kyle Busch finished second at Delaware’s Dover International Speedway on Sunday to move into the top-12 in points and advance to the second round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ (NSCS) championship playoff.  Busch started 13th and raced to the ...FULL STORY »
Coming to Bristol Motor Speedway in Spring 2016: Colossus
no responses - Posted 10.07.15
World’s Largest Outdoor, Center-Hung Video Display; Will Revolutionize Guest Experience Through World-Class Resolution And Sound BRISTOL, Tenn. (Oct. 7, 2015)—Welcome to a brighter, bolder Bristol, baby. The Last Great Colosseum will soon be the home of the world’s largest outdoor, permanent, center-hung digital display, officials announced Wednesday. The display, named Colossus, will plunge ...FULL STORY »
The new Fanatics NASCAR Trackside Superstore
New Fanatics NASCAR Trackside Superstore at Talladega Superspeedway To Enhance Fan Retail Experience, Oct. 23-25
no responses - Posted 10.06.15
TALLADEGA, AL – Race fans coming to Talladega Superspeedway for the 500 and fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola Weekend (October 23-25) will experience a whole new way to shop for merchandise of their favorite drivers. The new Fanatics NASCAR Trackside Superstore, which will be located in the track’s Horsepower ...FULL STORY »
Voting Opens For 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Most Popular Driver Awards
no responses - Posted 10.06.15
Fans Can Also Vote For Their Favorites Across NASCAR’s Seven Touring Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 6, 2015) – As on-track competition heats up, there’s another showdown on the line in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR’s seven touring series, as voting for the Most Popular ...FULL STORY »
Travis Kvapil, No. 1 LandWorks Solutions Chevrolet Silverado
Travis Kvapil Finishes 18th in Las Vegas
no responses - Posted 10.05.15
Event: Rhino Linings 350 Date: October 3rd, 2015
 Track: Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway Start – 21st Finish – 18th
 Laps Led – 1 Driver’s Points Position - 18th Owner's Points Position – 24th Travis Kvapil, driver of the No. 1 LandWorks Solutions Chevrolet in the NASCAR Camping World Truck ...FULL STORY »

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