Dale Earnhardt Jr. for thre 11th time in a row has been selected as the most popular driver.
NASCAR has made changes on who can get into the NASCAR Hall Of Fame. Starting in 2015 a driver can get in at age 55 if they have 30 years of NASCAR racing. They are also going to limit the amount of poeple the voters can vote on to 20.
Generally the awards and honors at the end of a season are pretty simple but every once and a while you have a glaring omission that is so absurd that you want to fly to meet the election or voting committee, line them up and run down the line smacking each face for their stupidity. How was Camilo not short listed for the MLS MVP award or selected for the MLS Best XI?
This piece of silly season news will not rock the NASCAR world, but Phil Parsons Racing, start-n-park extraordinaire, has hired Josh Wise. Wise previously drove a third car for Front Row Motorsports that primarily started and parked. Parsons' team has used the #98 over the past couple of years with Michael McDowell behind the wheel.
Phil Parsons Racing has signed driver Josh Wise to pilot the No. 98 Chevrolet SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the 2014 season.
In addition to announcing the addition of Wise, PPR also announced a switch from Ford to Chevrolet.
Wise makes the move to PPR after racing for Front Row Motorsports the past two seasons. No sponsorship has been announced for the team yet.
Swan Racing? There are the team that fired David Stremme, who was a part-time owner from what I understand. They will expand to two cars in 2014 according to MSN Foxsports. In 2013, they fielded the #30 Toyota with Stremme, Cole Whitt, Parker Kligerman, and Kevin Swindell as drivers. Whitt and Kligerman will be the two drivers. "The expansion is another step under new...
Dakoda Armstrong has been signed by Richard Petty Motorsports to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series.
Armstrong will take over the seat of the No. 43 Ford Mustang which opened with the move of Michael Annett to the Sprint Cup Series for Tommy Baldwin Racing.
WinFieldTM, Armstrong’s primary sponsor during his tenure with Turn One Racing and Richard Childress Racing, will...
Jeff Burton was announced as a member of the NBC broadcasting booth on Tuesday according to NASCAR.COM. Burton will transition from part-time and test driver for MWR in 2014 to analyst in 2015. Burton is known for his intelligence and insight when it comes to NASCAR.
NBC Sports Group has made driver Jeff Burton its first hire for the broadcast booth for when the network resumes covering NASCAR in 2015.
The multiyear hiring of Burton was announced Tuesday in Las Vegas.
Burton's career as a full-time driver is ending this season. Michael Waltrip Racing said Monday Burton will be a test driver for the team in 2014 and drive in select races...
Via AP on Fox
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Swan Racing will expand to two teams in 2014 and field cars for Parker Kligerman and Cole Whitt.
The expansion is another step under new owner Brandon Davis, who pledged to stop starting and parking when he took over control of the team in late 2012.
Davis used multiple drivers in his first full season of ownership, beginning with Michael Waltrip in the Daytona 500. David Stremme...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago
Early Wednesday morning the Harvick family had an unexpected alarm clock to wake them up. According to officials, the local fire department responded to a call that there was a fire in Kevin Harvick’s home that started in the basement. We are happy to report that Kevin, his wife Delana, and their one year old son Keelan we all able to get out of the home and are unharmed. Harvick...
As Jeff Gordon prepares for his 22nd full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series he has to wonder what happened this offseason. With the retirements of Mark Martin and Ken Schrader and the unknown plans for Jeff Burton and Bobby Labonte, this leaves Gordon as the driver who debuted the longest time[...]
The new 2014 paint scheme for Trevor Bayne has been released. New for this year will be AdvoCare being on the #6 Roush Fenway Racing Ford of Bayne as he competes for the NASCAR Nationwide Series title. A new scheme for AdvoCare abandons the black base used the past few[...]
NASCAR.com has an article up on Tony Stewart and his recovery efforts.
The StarGazzette has an article up on Geoff Bodine and his new sled that he has created for use in training athletes.
JTG/Daugherty Racing, which fields the No. 47 car (shown here) are the latest team that has announced a technical alliance with Richard Childress Racing for the upcoming season. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images).
Since Richard Childress Racing closed the door on their fourth full-time team car in 2011, and shrunk back down to a three-car stable, they have been...
David Ragan stands next to his No. 34 machine before qualifying for the 2013 Ford Ecoboost 400 in Homestead. (Photo Credit: Jan Foster/Sicknissified.com).
Many know him as the David who slayed the Goliaths in Talladega this past year. David Ragan is now a two-time Sprint Cup Series winner heading into 2014, and he had a very good season driving the No. 34 Ford for Furniture Row Motorsports...
via YouTube We have all seen nasty wrecks during NASCAR races. We have all seen nasty fires during NASCAR races. But I, for one, have never seen a tire explode with a half dozen guys crouched around a car on pit road. That was the scene as Paul Menard pulled into pit road as flames started coming out of the rear of his vehicle with 37 laps to go in Sunday’s Ford Ecoboost 300...
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Donovan McNabb has a troubling tendency of saying things that land him in unfavorable positions with people.The latest testiment to this fact came Friday night during an appearance on Fox Sports Live when the former NFL quarterback triggered NASCAR fans to lash out at him after proclaiming that he doesn't believe NASCAR drivers are athletes.Uh oh. Big mistake, Donovan!McNabb...