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NBC Sports Group ramps up 360 degree NASCAR marketing campaign as it kics off new 10-year chapter

In preparation for the launch of its 10-year chapter as the home of NASCAR’s championship run, beginning this 4th of July weekend, NBC Sports Group will employ its “Big Event Strategy” to leverage NBCUniversal’s robust collection of broadcast and cable networks, websites, radio and social media platforms, and additional promotional assets to drive further awareness of the...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Did Dale Jr. buy engagement ring despite jewelry phobia?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. is no fan of jewelry, admitting during February's Media Day in Daytona that he actually has what he considers to be a real jewelry phobia. "My sister (Kelley) used to chase me around the house with necklaces and stuff," NASCAR's most popular driver said. "I don't know. It's creepy to me. It is." So what then did Earnhardt do about is dislike for all things jewelry...
Via Fox Sports
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Complete NASCAR driver standings after 16 races

Here is what the NASCAR driver standings looks like after 16 races.  The next NASCAR race is July 5, the 57th Annual Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DRIVER LEADERS POS Driver Points Starts Wins Top 5 Top 10 Money Won 1 KEVIN HARVICK 616 16 2 11 14 $5,023,381 2 MARTIN TRUEX JR. 563 16 1 5 14 2,756,953 3 JOEY LOGANO 559 16 1 9 12 4,182,458...
Via Sports-Glory
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Irwin Tools Night race hosts guest from all 50 states and 25 foreign countries

Used to be, all roads led to Rome. Now, fans from around the world are beating a path to “The Last Great Colosseum” at Bristol Motor Speedway. Visitor stats for the Irwin Tools Night Race (ITNR), popular for its under-the-lights action, showed that in 2014 the track hosted guests from all 50 states and 25 foreign countries. With two months to go until the August 22, 2015 event...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. joins Steve Letarte for periscope Q&A tomorrow at 10:30

To gear up for the launch of NBC Sports Group’s 10-year chapter as the home of NASCAR’s championship run, NBC Sports Social Media will deploy around-the-clock coverage across all of NBC Sports’ social media platforms this week. NBC Sports’ coverage begins on Saturday, July 4th at 7 p.m. ET with the Subway Firecracker 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series Race on NBCSN.  Coverage continues...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy NASCAR Picks for Coke Zero 400 at Daytona

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will travel to Daytona, Florida this week for the Coke Zero 400. Racing in the summer at Daytona will be different from the Daytona 500. The race track was cooler and had more grip in the February race. This week the track will be hot and slick. The speeds may not be as fast this week, but the race will come down to an exciting dash to the checkered flag...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Truex Jr. crashes at Sonoma, hold on second narrows

Furniture Row Racing’s No. 78 car suffered would could be its worst finish of the 2015 season when Martin Truex Jr. was sent off the course and into the tire barriers at Sonoma Raceway in Sunday’s Toyota/SaveMart 350. His hold on second place in the Sprint Cup standings is now a slim four points, with a logjam of three racers hot on his tail. The crash was a result of what Truex...
Via Mile High Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Transmission change for Earnhardt

After Dale Earnhardt Jr. qualified 20th in Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series time trials, the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team opted to change the transmission for Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350. Earnhardt said his Chevrolet got stuck in second gear in Turn 11 as he was coming to green for his second qualifying run. Under road course rules, Earnhardt can keep his starting spot...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. backs NASCAR’s ban on confederate flag

Dale Earnhardt Jr. stood before reporters on Friday at Sonoma Raceway and backed statements by NASCAR that the Confederate flag should not be flown on the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol. “I think it’s offensive to an entire race,” Earnhardt said. “It does nothing for anybody to be there flying, so I don’t see any reason. It belongs in the history books and...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Confederate flag 'offensive to an entire race’

SONOMA, Calif. — Dale Earnhardt Jr., NASCAR’s most popular driver, called the Confederate flag “offensive to an entire race” Friday while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse. NASCAR this week said it backs South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds and noted that it bars...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says he hopes to become a father in the future

Now that Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Amy Reimann are engaged to be married, could a little "Junior Jr." be somewhere on the not-too-distant horizon? Earnhardt, who proposed to his longtime girlfriend while vacationing in Germany during the Sprint Cup Series' off-week, tackled the big question head-on Friday at Sonoma Raceway in Northern California. "Of course, I mean, you want to have...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR's Dale Earnhardt Jr. backs ban on Confederate flag

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) NASCAR's most popular driver is calling the Confederate flag ''offensive to an entire race'' while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol. NASCAR this week said it backs South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley's call to remove the Confederate flag from the State House, and said it disallows the flag symbol in any...
Via AP on Fox
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Confederate flag is ‘offensive to an entire race’

Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY SportsNASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., thinks the Confederate flag is offensive and should be banned from all race tracks. “I think it’s offensive to an entire race,” Earnhardt said Friday at Sonoma Raceway, via SBNation. “It belongs in the history books and that’s about it.” Use of the Confederate flag is still frequent in the...
Via Sports-Glory
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. says Confederate flag 'belongs in history books'

With the nation debating the legacy of the Confederate flag, NASCAR fan-favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr. offered his thoughts Friday, saying "it belongs in the history books." "I think it's offensive to an entire race," Earnhardt said during his media availability at Sonoma Raceway. "It belongs in the history books and that's about it." Earlier this week, NASCAR issued a statement reaffirming...
Via Fox Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss

How fast did Dale Jr. go on Germany's unrestricted Autobahn?

Dale Earnhardt Jr. returned home Tuesday after an extended vacation in Germany, where he proposed to longtime girlfriend Amy Reimann and learned more about his family's German ancestry. While visiting the European country, NASCAR's most popular driver took a drive out on the world-famous Autobahn, a highway where speeds are unrestricted in most areas. So how fast did the third-generation...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fast Trax: Sonoma Selections

Photo Credit: Nigel Kinrade, NKP Posted by Matt Lovisa – follow on Twitter @mattlovisa June 24, 2015 Sonoma Raceway – Toyota-Save Mart 350 Nine races. That is how far you have to go back to find the last repeat winner at Sonoma. It was Jeff Gordon in 2006, who also picked up his fifth win at Sonoma on that day. In 2005, it was Tony Stewart, who also found victory in 2001 for...
Via Motor Racing Digest
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. felt late father pull him from flaming crash

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Via Fox Sports
6 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: NASCAR Hauler Parade Rumbles Through Sacramento, June 25

SONOMA, Calif. (June 19, 2015) –NASCAR Sprint Cup Series haulers will rumble through the streets of Sacramento at the 5th annual NASCAR Hauler Parade on Thursday, June 25. The NASCAR haulers, which will be en route to Sonoma Raceway for this year’s Toyota/Save Mart 350, June 26-28, will make their way over the Tower Bridge and around the State Capitol on a newly-designed route...
Via On Pit Road
7 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Hendrick Motorsports teams with Microsoft to drive technology, innovation

CONCORD, N.C. — A global leader in technology and innovation, Microsoft has ramped up its involvement in NASCAR with new multi-year official agreements with both the sanctioning body and 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. The collaborations designate Microsoft as an Official Technology Partner of NASCAR and a major technology partner of Hendrick Motorsports...
Via On Pit Road
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Suave Men Heritage Edition and Dale Earnhardt Jr. want you to be a man again

If NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Jr. and his JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith admit to doing it, then there’s no shame in admitting you have, too. So go ahead and unburden yourself – 80% of men have used their girlfriend, wife or spouse’s haircare products. “We’re all guilty of getting lazy and grabbing whatever the girlfriend or wife is using,” admitted Earnhardt...
Via The Scores Report
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. driving Microsoft Windows 10 car at Sonoma (Photos)

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive his No. 88 Chevrolet this coming weekend at Sonoma Raceway with Microsoft Windows 10 serving as the primary sponsor. In addition to the June 28 race at Sonoma, Earnhardt will also have this scheme on his car when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Pocono on August 2. “NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports are perpetual innovators in motorsports,...
Via Tireball.com
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Microsoft partners with NASCAR, will also sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr.

On Monday morning, Microsoft announced that it has signed two multi-year agreements to be an Official Technology Partner of NASCAR and a major technology partner of Hendrick Motorsports. As part of the deal, Microsoft will be the primary sponsor of Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s No. 88 Chevrolet SS at Sonoma Raceway on June 28 and Pocono Raceway on August 2. “I’m a big technology user...
Via Sports-Glory
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Microsoft leaps into NASCAR, will sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr. car

Microsoft is entering into the NASCAR world with multi-year agreements.  Microsoft becomes the official technology partner of NASCAR, and a major technology partner of 11-time champion-winning team Hendrick Motorsports.  Both NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports will adopt the Windows 10 platform and Microsoft Azure to deliver technology solutions to help improve performance on and...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR and Hendrick Motorsports Team with Microsoft to Drive Technology and Innovation across the Sport

A global leader in technology and innovation, Microsoft has ramped up its involvement in NASCAR with new multi-year official agreements with both the sanctioning body and 11-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports. The collaborations designate Microsoft as an Official Technology Partner of NASCAR and a major technology partner of Hendrick Motorsports. Both NASCAR...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
8 days ago  |  Discuss

For father-son moments, it's tough to top the 1988 Daytona 500

There have been plenty of dramatic father-son moments in NASCAR throughout the years, including Dale Earnhardt Jr. winning the 2000 Sprint All-Star Race in one of his dad's Chevrolets, Ned Jarrett calling son Dale's victory in the 1993 Daytona 500 and even Lee Petty appealing -- and winning -- his son Richard's first race victory. So choosing a single moment or event to focus on...
Via Fox Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss
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