Mar 20

Kay Wauters, wife of owner Richie Wauters, Underwent Successful Heart Surgery Today

Wauters Motorsports LLC. Thoughts, prayers and well wishes going out to Kay Wauters, wife of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team owner Richie Wauters, who had heart surgery today in Charlotte, NC. Kay is out of surgery and doing well. The doctors feel that it was a tremendous success and should be leaving the hospital within the next few days. The Wauters Motorsports No. 5 Zaxby’s Toyota Tundra will carry a special decal wishing Kay a ‘Speedy Recovery’ when the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series heads to Martinsville Speedway next Saturday. Source: Wauters Motorsports 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 »

After Month Off, Timothy Peters Ready For Kroger 250 At Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 20, 2014) – For a month Timothy Peters has enjoyed the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points lead without turning a lap. Now, he says, it’s time to get back to work. Peters finished second in the ... FULL STORY »

Germán Quiroga Joins FOX Deportes at Auto Club Speedway

Germán Quiroga MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 20, 2014) - Germán Quiroga, driver of Red Horse Racing's No. 77 Net10 Wireless / OttterBox Toyota Tundra, will appear as a special guest commentator for the FOX Deportes broadcasts of the NASCAR Sprint Cup and ... FULL STORY »

Annett, Gaulding Get Up To Speed In Martinsville Speedway Test

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 19, 2014) – Two drivers who had never turned a lap at Martinsville Speedway felt a lot better when they left the tough half-mile oval late Wednesday afternoon. “Zero. Absolutely zero,” is how rookie driver Grey Gaulding ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 17 – 23, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA TERRITORY:  Headquarters for Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., are located in Torrance, Calif.  Toyota sold its first car -- the Toyopet Crown -- in its initial dealership located in Hollywood, Calif., in 1957.  Sales began in 1958 and totaled 288 vehicles ... FULL STORY »

Dollar General to Sponsor Four Races on No. 51 Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

Kyle Busch Motorsports and Dollar General Wins MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 18, 2014) - Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) announced today Dollar General, the nation's largest small-box discount retailer, will be the primary sponsor of the No. 51 Tundra in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for four races ... FULL STORY »

New Enshrinement Criteria To Be Implemented For International Motorsports Hall Of Fame For 2015, Beyond

International Motorsports Hall of Fame Logo No Individuals Received Required Percentage Of Votes For Induction This Year  TALLADEGA, AL – The International Motorsports Hall of Fame, adjacent to Talladega Superspeedway, will establish a new process for enshrinement beginning in 2015. There will not be an International Motorsports Hall ... FULL STORY »

Chase Pistone
Chase Pistone joins NTS Motorsports to Drive in 14 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Races
no responses - Posted 03.18.14
Kernersville, NC (March 17, 2014) Chase Pistone inks new deal to race fourteen (14) NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races in 2014 in the No.9 Chevrolet Silverado. Chase Pistone is set to make his debut for NTS Motorsports in the Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29th. Pistone ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 10 – 16, 2014
no responses - Posted 03.12.14
SHORT TRACK SEASON STARTS:  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) will make its first short track stop of the season this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.  After competing at the superspeedway of Daytona International Speedway, the flat track of Phoenix International Raceway and the 1.5-mile intermediate Las Vegas Motor Speedway -- the ...FULL STORY » Brings Race Track To The Fans
no responses - Posted 03.12.14
AMA Pro, IMSA & NASCAR Team To Launch Live Streaming Site Coverage; Compliments Extensive Slate of Television Broadcast Options DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 12, 2014) — Motorcycle races at Daytona. Sports cars at Watkins Glen. Modifieds at Langley. For race fans, if they couldn’t make it to the track and the event didn’t have television coverage, there ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Makes Modifications To National Series Qualifying
no responses - Posted 03.11.14
Enhancements Made To Help Make An Exciting Format Even Better DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 11, 2014) — NASCAR notified its teams this afternoon that effective immediately the following modifications apply to all elements of its national series qualifying including the breaks: One cool down unit connected through either the left side or right side hood flap/cowl flap ...FULL STORY »
SS Green Light Racing
Ray Black Jr. to SS Green Light Racing for Six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Races
no responses - Posted 03.10.14
MOORESVILLE, NC – March 10, 2014 – SS Green Light racing is pleased to announce that Florida late model standout Ray Black Jr. has joined the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team. Black will make a minimum of six starts for the veteran team beginning with the Kroger 250 ...FULL STORY »
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Pocono Raceway Honored by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
no responses - Posted 03.10.14
For an Economic Impact of $257,500,000 in 2013 LONG POND, PA (March 10, 2014) ― Pocono Raceway was honored today at a ceremony in the Rotunda of the State Capital Building in Harrisburg, PA for the economic impact that the Raceway provided the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 2013. Governor Tom Corbett ...FULL STORY »
MIS President Roger Curtis - Photo Credit: International Speedway Corp.
Roger Curtis to attend the Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism
no responses - Posted 03.07.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (March 7, 2014) – Michigan International Speedway President and Michigan Travel Commission Chairman Roger Curtis will attend the annual Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism. The three-day conference will take place March 9-11 in Traverse City, Mich. The Pure Michigan Governor’s Conference on Tourism is an educational ...FULL STORY »

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