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NSCS: Despite Four-Straight Sub-Par Finishes, Don’t Count Dale Earnhardt Jr. Out

FORT WORTH, TX. — Judging by how many are breaking their legs to jump from the “Dale Earnhardt Jr. will win his first championship” bandwagon, you would have thought that Earnhardt came out this past Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway with a run from his dreaded 2009-2010 stretch of his career. In reality, Earnhardt and his crew took a car that was awful on Friday and Saturday...
Via Sicknissified
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Stanley and Dewalt join JGR; to sponsor Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth

On Wednesday Joe Gibbs Racing announced that it had entered into a partnership with Stanley and Dewalt bringing sponsorship to the cars which will be driven by Carl Edwards and Matt Kenseth during the 2015 season. Stanley will partner with JGR appearing as the primary sponsor for 12 races on the No. 19 Toyota Camry driven by Edwards while Dewalt will appear on the No. 20 driven by...
Via Tireball.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

NTS MOTORSPORTS TEAMS UP WITH RHEEM TO RETURN RON HORNADAY JR. TO THE CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES

Four-time Series Champ Set to Make 357th Career Start September 27th at Las Vegas Kernersville, N.C. – September 16, 2014– NTS Motorsports welcomes Ron Hornaday, Jr. back, after it was announced this past weekend that Rheem Manufacturing Company will sponsor the four-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion in two races with the team. The No. 9 Chevrolet Silverado will...
Via On Pit Road
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Stewart case goes to grand jury

The Office of the Ontario County (N.Y.) District Attorney has decided to move the case involving Tony Stewart’s role in the death of driver Kevin Ward, Jr. to a grand jury. This move is not overly surprising, but it is interesting given that the Ontario County Sheriff Philip Povero had[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Austin Dillon with Top-5 Finish in the Windy City

Austin Dillon made his seventh NASCAR Camping World Truck Series start of 2014. Dillon, a past winner at Chicagoland Speedway, had the mentality of returning to victory lane with partnership from Rheem. Dillon posted the sixth-quickest time in Thursday's opening 60 minute practice session and followed it up with the fourth-quickest time during the final 90 minute session. After...

TriStar Motorsports Announces Centershot Ministries will be on Board Blake Koch's No. 44 Camry in Kentucky

TriStar Motorsports is excited to announce that Centershot Ministries will serve as the primary sponsor of the No. 44 Camry at Kentucky Speedway with Blake Koch behind the wheel. Centershot Ministries is an interdenominational outreach ministry that uses archery as a tool to assist local church's to reach their community with the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Centershot ministry meets...

Marcos Ambrose, Tire Theft, And David Ragan News

Penske Racing made it official today in hiring Marcos Ambrose to drive in the Super V8 series in Australia. The #55 and #83 Sprint Cup teams wound up with stolen tires. David Ragan could wind up as the new driver of the #9 car next season.
Via The Pit Stop
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Danica Patrick crashes into boyfriend at Chicagoland

Danica Patrick started 18th and finished 19th tonight in the Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway; her “homecoming race.” That’s a very pedestrian showing, but still an above average place placement for her. It’s a good run for Danica. That’s not newsworthy though, the fact that she bumped into her boyfriend, the man that she allegedly, supposedly divorced her husband in order...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Who can replace Marcos Ambrose at Richard Petty Motorsports?

It is going to be a busy few weeks for executives at Richard Petty Motorsports. On Saturday afternoon, the organization announced that the No. 9 Ford Fusion is vacant for the 2015 season. Driving for the team since 2011, Marcos Ambrose is opting to leave RPM to take his family back to his home in Australia.  In lieu of this decision, the team now has the task of finding a new driver...

NSCS: Joey Logano’s Dream Season Almost Comes To Nightmarish End

JOLIET, Ill. - Joey Logano has had a career-year in 2014, but Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway Logano’s chances at his first Sprint Cup Series championship nearly went up in smoke. Logano rolled off the grid from the 28th position, after qualifying was rained out, and unlike his teammate — Brad Keselowski — Logano struggled marching toward the front. However Logano kept his head...
Via Sicknissified
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Several Chase Contenders With Early Issues at Chicagoland

JOLIET, Ill. — Sixteen drivers took the green flag on Sunday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway with the chance to win the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title.  Several drivers began to experience issues within the first 70 laps of the race. Kurt Busch spun his No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet during the first round of green flag pit stops.  While Busch was able to regain control...
Via Sicknissified
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch wins Truck Series race at Chicagoland, full results for Lucas Oil 225

Kyle Busch won Friday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Chicagoland Speedway. The driver of the No. 51 Toyota Tunda crossed the finish line ahead of Matt Crafton and Austin Dillon in the Lucas Oil 225. Johnny Sauter began the 150 lap race at the 1.5-mile Chicagoland Speedway on the pole but the race was highlighted by Kyle Busch driving from the back of the field...
Via Tireball.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Richard Petty Motorsports Announces Driver Update to No. 9 Ford Team

CONCORD, N.C. (September 13, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today the No. 9 team will move forward with a new driver in 2015. Marcos Ambrose, who has been with RPM since 2011, has informed the organization that he will return to his native home of Australia in 2015. This was a personal decision by Ambrose. At this time RPM is currently evaluating several driver...
Via On Pit Road
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon set to contend for championship with right team behind him

“This is definitely the highest elevation that I’ve ever done a press conference.” were the first words spoken by Jeff Gordon on Wednesday at the CN Tower. The four-time Sprint Cup Champion was at the CN Tower in Toronto to discuss his chances for the 2014 Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship as part of NASCAR’s “Chase Across North America” tour. “We’re certainly...
Via On Pit Road
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Can Danica Patrick revive Chicago’s interest in NASCAR?

It’s undeniable who the best current driver in NASCAR is- Jimmie Johnson. It’s undeniable who the most polarizing and most visible current driver in NASCAR is- Danica Patrick. When Danica shifted from IndyCar to NASCAR a few years ago it was great for both her and stock car racing. Obviously, she’s been pretty bad, with an average finish around 26th or 27th place. Her best...
Via The Sports Bank
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart, Kevin Harvick, And Jimmie Johnson News

Still no timetable for the Kevin Ward Jr. investigation. Kevin Harvick and Tony Stewart are doing a pit stop crew swap. Jimmie Johnson is feeling much better after being dehydrated after the Richmond Race.
Via The Pit Stop
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Shirtless NASCAR fan climbs fence at Richmond, triggers caution (Photos)

A caution was triggered during the late stages Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway when a shirtless fan climbed the catch fence at Turn 4 and perched himself at the top of it.Photo via Twitter / @jamieeeh18.At this point, it is unclear how the unidentified fan made it past security in order to climb the fence, but it's probably...
Via Holdout Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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