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NSCS: Dillon Brothers to Run Seven Races for GMS Racing

The Dillon Brothers both have had success in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, and they intend on continuing that success in 2015. The brothers will be splitting a seven race schedule with GMS Racing while Brandon Jones campaigns the truck in the other 16 races. Ty Dillon will make his debut with GMS at Daytona International Speedway, with dates also scheduled at Atlanta Motor...
Via On Pit Road
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Matt Kenseth Reunites with DEWALT for Six Races

When Matt Kenseth was at Roush Fenway Racing having success, everybody knew the familiar black and yellow colors. Those colors will return in 2015 as Kenseth is reunited with DEWALT. The line of tools will be primarily featured on Kenseth’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota for six Sprint Cup races. Las Vegas Motor Speedway – March 8 California Speedway – March 22 Charlotte Motor...
Via On Pit Road
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

The 2015 NASCAR guide for beginners

The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, or NASCAR, is one of America’s most underrated sports. Folks often write it off as a hobby rather than a sport and often claim “anybody can drive a car for 4 hours.” Those people are incredibly wrong. NASCAR drivers need to be in peak physical condition (Take a look at Carl Edwards. The man is a freak athlete.) The drivers...
Via isportsweb.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Dillon Brothers to Share Seven-Race Deal at GMS Racing

EASTON, Pa. — GMS Racing has had some big news this off-season. With the joining of Brandon Jones for a part-time entry in the No.33 Chevrolet, to Spencer Gallagher filling a full-time No.23 truck, the team has been molding their 2015 Camping World Truck Series plans into what could be a winning masterpiece. During NASCAR Media Week in Charlotte, Ty Dillon announced that he and...
Via Rubbings Racing
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Kevin Harvick using championship as motivation for more success

Despite having success and making the Chase, Kevin Harvick was “just tired of going to work” while at Richard Childress Racing in 2013. “I didn’t like my job and that’s not a healthy way to be productive in this environment because it takes a lot of work and effort to be competitive and there’s going to be ups and downs and a lot of emotions to deal with,” he commented...
Via On Pit Road
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon does not want No. 24 retired

Just like how the No. 3 has returned to the track, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Jeff Gordon hopes to see his No. 24 on the track after his days of racing are over. Team owner Rick Hendrick wanted to retire Gordon’s car number but the driver told him otherwise. “Rick wanted to retire that number for maybe one year or a certain period of time — you never know what NASCAR...
Via Tireball.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Just awesome: Bill Elliott leads the 2015 class into Hall of Fame

As weeks go, this has been a pretty good one for the Elliott family of Dawsonville, Georgia. On Thursday, 18-year-old Chase Elliott was announced as Jeff Gordon's successor in the iconic No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, one of the most coveted rides in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, starting in 2016. And Friday night, Chase's father, Bill Elliott, a/k/a "Awesome Bill from Dawsonville...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Kasey Kahne, Joey Logano at odds for Super Bowl XLIX

Among the millions watching Sunday night's Super Bowl with keen interest will be NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Joey Logano and Kasey Kahne.
Via Shake and Bake
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New Hampshire Motor Speedway exec charged with lewdness

Manchester, NH police say New Hampshire Motor Speedway executive vice president and general manager Jerry Gappens was arrested last week after being found in his car doing lewd things with a 19-year-old woman. Detectives watched as the female entered Gappens’ SUV, where they followed the car into a parking lot where the peep show began. They “allegedly observed an act of lewdness...
Via Low Brow Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Hendrick Motorsports Excited About 2015 Season

JOPLIN, Mo. — Hendrick Motorsports enters the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with a lot of emotions going into the year. With the news earlier today of Chase Elliott taking over the No. 24 ride in 2016, it means that Jeff Gordon will enter his final full-time season in the Sprint Cup Series. Rick Hendrick started the formal media session wanting to thank Gordon for everything...
Via Rubbings Racing
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Nick Offerman’s hilarious NASCAR Super Bowl ad

  Parks and Recreation star Nick Offerman and NBC Sports teamed up for a hilarious NASCAR ad that will air during Sunday’s Super Bowl. “Welcome to the place where we speed all day, where we bump and grind in a non-sexual way,” Offerman recites in the clip. “Where scores are settled, and we break the rules, and everybody’s got a set of badass tools.”   ...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Grainger Joins Richard Childress Racing

Richard Childress Racing (RCR) and Grainger announced today a multi-year partnership that brings a leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products to NASCAR.   Grainger will serve as the primary sponsor of the No. 31 Chevrolet driven by Ryan Newman for select NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races beginning with the June 7 event at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway. Grainger...

As 2015 season approaches, Joe Gibbs Racing deals with massive changes

In contemplating his future at Joe Gibbs Racing, driver Carl Edwards draws inspiration from an unlikely source—Kevin Harvick. With a new team, a new crew chief and a new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format in 2014, Kevin Harvick drove his No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet to the series championship. With a new team (Joe Gibbs Racing), a new crew chief (Darian Grubb), a new...

Wood Brothers, Danica Patrick, And loads More news

Wood Brothers have sponsorship for 18 races now. Sherwin Williams will be a primary sponsor this year for Jamie McMurray, but I do not know what races that is for yet. Tony Stewart now owns the All Star Circuit Of Champions Sprint Car Series. Bubba Wallace still needs full season sponsorship. GoDaddy dumps the Danica Patrick Superbowl ad. Brett Moffitt will get one shot at the #55...
Via The Pit Stop
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NBC adds Dale Jarrett to NASCAR coverage

NASCAR on television is approaching a new age as NBC Sports and Fox Sports will team up once again to provide coverage of America’s most popular racing series.  While Fox is continuing their relationship with the sport, NBC is replacing ESPN as NASCAR’s other major rightsholder and making its return to the track after several years out of the sport.  In that regard, NBC has...
Via Awful Announcing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch, Danica Patrick, And A Mess Load More News

Gene Haas is looking to resign Danica Patrick. J.J. Yeley is going to be a primary driver for BK Racing. HScott Motorsports has made it official today with the signing of Michael Annett as a full time driver. Axalta is going to sponsor a race at Pocono this year. NASCAR said that Sprint is not going to early exit as a title sponsor for NASCAR. Kyle Busch says that people confuse...
Via The Pit Stop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

IndyCar: Kurt Busch’s Return to Indy 500 in 2015 “Something We Haven’t Talked About”

INDIANAPOLIS- The NASCAR Media Day is going on down in the Charlotte area this week at all the team shops in preparation for the upcoming season. One bit of news though that came out of Charlotte area on Tuesday afternoon directly affects the Indianapolis market. Stewart/Haas Racing’s Kurt Busch said during his media availability today that he’s yet to discuss … Continue...
Via Race Review Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Michael Waltrip Racing Looking to Get Back On Track in 2015

JOPLIN, Mo. — Michael Waltrip Racing goes into the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series hoping to recover from a very bad 2014 season. The entire organization isn’t happy about last season and looks forward to get back on track this year. The team enters their eighth season in the series. Waltrip spoke mainly on one subject: rebuilding. With the performance not being there all last...
Via Rubbings Racing
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Michael Annett Joins HSM in 2015

Michael Annett is leaving Tommy Baldwin Racing as he’s found a new home for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Annett, will drive a second entry for HScott Motorsports team in the upcoming season. Annett, will join Justin Allgaier with the team as Allgaier will return to the No. 51 Chevrolet in 2015. The team … Continue reading NASCAR: Michael Annett Joins HSM in 2015 →
Via Race Review Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Bowyer and MWR Fire Back at Kyle Busch for “Idiots” Comment

Part of yesterday’s NASCAR Media day schedule was Joe Gibbs Racing. That portion of the day might have sparked the best story. JGR driver Kyle Busch voiced his displeasure of the two Toyota teams for not working closer together and said they’re no where close to where they should be with the season opener being just a … Continue reading NASCAR: Bowyer and MWR Fire Back at...
Via Race Review Online
4 days ago  |  Discuss

'He s--t his pants': Clint Bowyer's rude awakening to the joys of parenthood

Michael Waltrip Racing's Clint Bowyer got a rude awakening to the joys of parenthood the other night when he had to change a very messy diaper. 
Via Shake and Bake
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Big Names: Dale Jarrett, NASCAR Drivers, Peter Oosterhuis

With ESPN out of the NASCAR business, lead analyst Dale Jarrett has jumped ship to NBC. In other news, Fox Sports will use a rotation of active NASCAR drivers on XFinity Series races this year, and golf analyst Peter Oosterhuis has retired from broadcasting. ESPN’s Jarrett Joins NBC Sports ESPN NASCAR analyst Dale Jarrett has [...]
Via Sports Media Watch
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. asks fans where NASCAR should hold all-nighter

Dale Earnhardt Jr. took to Twitter to share some memories of his own experiences in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, profess his loyalty to Corvettes, and ask fans an important question: If NASCAR were to hold a 24-hour endurance race, where should it be held?
Via Shake and Bake
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolex 24: Andy Lally to the garage after hitting a possum

The No. 44 Porsche 911 GT America team will not make it to the end of the running of the 53rd running of the 24 Hours of Daytona. The GTD car began billowing out smoke soon after the sun broke through at Daytona International Speedway due to, what was eventually diagnosed as, an oil leak. Though the exact cause of the oil leak is not known for certain, a potential culprit could...
Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Waving Checkered Flag On 23-Year NASCAR Career

Jeff Gordon is waving the checkered flag on his storied career, and will retire following the 2015 season. Here are some takes from Twitter.
Via Gamedayr
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon will retire after 2015 season

Marvin Gentry-USA TODAY Sports NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon announced Thursday morning that he will compete in his 23rd and final full-time Sprint Cup Series season in 2015. “As a race car driver, much of what I’ve done throughout my life has been based on following my instincts and trying to make good decisions,” Gordon said. “I thought long and hard about my future this...
Via Sports-Glory
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Major Brian Vickers And Loads More News

Brian Vickerrs is going to be back at Las Vegas. NASCAR though is still going to allow him to make the chase even after missing the start of the season. Michael Waltrip is going to be the driver of the 55 car at Daytona, but no other driver announcements have been made at this time. Jeff Gordon says that nothing has changed on health situation on his back. NASCAR is looking at...
Via The Pit Stop
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Kurt Busch says ex is a trained assassin: 'I saw it firsthand'

Someday, the Kurt Busch story is going to be one of the greatest movies of all time. While there’s nothing funny about the domestic abuse allegations the NASCAR driver faces, the story took a bizarre turn of events with Busch’s testimony Tuesday. The driver is accused of smashing his ex-girlfriend’s head against a wall. During his testimony Tuesday, Busch said Patricia Driscoll...
Via NESN.com
18 days ago  |  Discuss
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