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HOF: NASCAR Announces Updates to NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel

NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2016 Voting Day Set for May 20   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 14, 2015) – NASCAR today announced several revisions to the NASCAR Hall of Fame (NHOF) Voting Panel. The 58-member panel will vote for the NHOF Class of 2016 on Wednesday, May 20 in Charlotte, North Carolina, to be announced that afternoon in the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Great Hall. For the...
Via On Pit Road
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Eight new members named to NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel

NASCAR on Wednesday announced several revisions to the NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel. The 58-member panel will vote for the NHOF Class of 2016 on Wednesday, May 20 in Charlotte, N.C., to be announced that afternoon in the NASCAR Hall of Fame's Great Hall. For the first time, new NASCAR broadcast partner NBC will be represented on the Voting Panel. Below are the eight new members...
Via Fox Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Announces Updates to NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel

NASCAR today announced several revisions to the NASCAR Hall of Fame (NHOF) Voting Panel. The 58-member panel will vote for the NHOF Class of 2016 on Wednesday, May 20 in Charlotte, North Carolina, to be announced that afternoon in the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Great Hall. For the first time, new NASCAR broadcast partner NBC will be represented on the Voting Panel. Below are the eight...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Rutledge Wood joins NBC Sports Group as motorsports specialty reporter

  NBC Sports Group today added reporter Rutledge Wood to its multiplatform coverage of NASCAR, Formula 1, IndyCar, Global Rallycross and Mecum Auctions.  Among his contributions, Wood will present features on the storied raceways, unique towns and enthusiastic fans that make NASCAR an American treasure. The announcement was made today by Jeff Behnke, Vice President of NASCAR Production...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
December 16, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC Sports group adds reporters Dave Burns and Mike Massaro to NASCAR broadcast team

  NBC Sports Group has reached agreements with motorsports reporters Dave Burns and Mike Massaro, who will join NBC’s multiplatform NASCAR coverage in 2015.  In addition to covering pit road during Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series action on NBC and NBCSN, Massaro and Burns will contribute to NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN, as well as handle assignments throughout various NBC Sports properties...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
November 06, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC Sports Group Adds Krista Voda As NASCAR Host

NBC Sports Group announced today that Krista Voda has signed a multi-year agreement to serve as host of NBC Sports’ upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series pre- and post-race coverage, beginning in 2015. Her on-air duties will also include regular appearances as host of NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN, as well as a range of assignments across NBC Sports and NBC Olympics. The announcement...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
October 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Major Tony Stewart Update As He Will Not

be indicted for the Kevin Ward Jr. death.  The findings showed that Kevin Ward Jr. had Marijuana in system before his last race.    Tony Stewart has come out and released statement on this big news. In other news Jeff Burton has a chance to drive the #15 car this weekend as Clint Bowyer and his wife is due to give birth. For the second week in a row Ryan Truex is not going to...
Via The Pit Stop
September 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Dalton Sargeant to attempt a ‘double header’ this weekend at Southern National Motorsports Park and South Boston Speedway.

Charlotte, N.C. (September, 11 2014) - Dalton Sargeant and the No. 54 Lee Pulliam Performance/Kiker Motorsports team are looking forward to a double-header weekend at Southern National Motorsports Park and South Boston Speedway this weekend.  On Friday, September 12 Southern National Motorsports Park will host twin 75-lap feature events, and onSaturday, September 13 South Boston...
Via On Pit Road
September 11, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Tony Stewart Returns, Has One Last Shot at Chase

RICHMOND, Va. — Last Sunday night under the lights at the Atlanta Motor Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart returned to race in the Oral B USA 500. Stewart, who had not been behind the wheel of a racecar since the tragic accident involving Kevin Ward Jr. in a non-NASCAR event on August 9, 2014, walked out to an overwhelming response by the fans in attendance...
Via Rubbings Racing
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart: Kevin Ward’s death will ‘affect my life forever’

Tony Stewart addressed the media for the first time since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint-car race in New York. “This has been one of the toughest tragedies I’ve ever had to deal with, both professionally and personally. This is something that will definitely affect my life forever,” said Stewart. “This is a sadness and a pain that I hope no one has...
Via Sports-Glory
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart to return to racing at Atlanta

Stewart-Haas Racing today announced that Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend, participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart returns to the race track for the first time since the fatal sprint car accident at Canandaigua (New York) Motorsports Park on Aug. 9 involving Kevin Ward Jr. He had previously sat out the NASCAR Sprint...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart to return to racing this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway

Stewart-Haas Racing announced on Thursday that Tony Stewart will be back behind the wheel of the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. It marks Stewart’s first Sprint Cup Series race since the incident earlier this month involving Kevin Ward Jr. During a sprint car event on August 9th at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park, Ward Jr. was...
Via On Pit Road
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart Returns to Racing

After missing the last three races in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Tony Stewart is back behind the wheel of the No. 14 Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing. NASCAR’s premier series heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. The investigation is still ongoing into the death of Kevin Ward, Jr. an Ontario County spokeswoman said on Thursday.  Since Stewart has been out, Regan Smith...
Via Total Sports Blog
August 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Ty Dillion, Wendy Venturini, Jeff Burton, And Contest News

On NASCAR America Jeff Burton stated that he did not know if he was driving the #14 this weekend and that is could be a last minute decision to change drivers.  He also stated that it will be easy to change out seats. Ty Dillion will make first Sprint Cup start at Atlanta in the #33 car. Wendy Venturini at New Hampshire is going to be a co-anchor for the PRN radio broadcast of the...
Via The Pit Stop
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Burton gives No. 14 team solid finish amid controversy

After three rough weeks both on and off the track, the No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing team had something to smile about Saturday night. With veteran Jeff Burton behind the wheel for the second straight weekend, the No. 14 team tackled Bristol Motor Speedway and scored their best finish since Tony Stewart stepped out of the car due to a sprint car incident that claimed the life of 20...
Via Fox Sports
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Burton Finishes 15th at Bristol

Jeff Burton delivered a solid performance in his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start as the interim driver of the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR). Subbing for regular driver Tony Stewart, Burton started 25th and ran as high as fourth before finishing 15th in the Irwin Tools Night Race Saturday at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway....
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

lrwin Tolls Night Race-Preview

Which driver will clinch a Chase berth this week? Jeff Burton to fill in for Tony Stewart again this week With 3 races left until the Chase field is set and only 4 spots left, who is going to get in this week? Those 4 spots are currently held by Matt Kenseth, Ryan Newman, Clint […] The post lrwin Tolls Night Race-Preview appeared first on Champs Nation.
Via Champs Nation
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeff Burton will again drive for Tony Stewart at Bristol

Jeff Burton will again climb behind the wheel of the No. 14 Chevrolet SS normally driven by three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart. Stewart will be missing his third straight Cup Series race following an accident at Canandaigua Speedway in New York that took the life of 20-year old Kevin Ward Jr. Burton, a 21 time Cup winner, has 40 career starts at Bristol which...
Via Tireball.com
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Stewart To Sit Out Bristol; Burton To Return as Interim Driver for No. 14 Team

Tony Stewart has decided not to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event this weekend at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Veteran driver Jeff Burton, a winner of 21 Sprint Cup races, will pilot the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing in place of Stewart for the second straight week. Burton subbed for Stewart last weekend at Michigan International...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart will sit out third race weekend in a row at Bristol

For the third straight race, three-time champion Tony Stewart will not race in this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event. According to a statement issued by Stewart-Haas Racing on Wednesday evening, Jeff Burton will drive the No. 14 Chevrolet during Saturday night's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway. This is the second week Burton has filled in for Stewart, who has not...
Via Fox Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Tony Stewart skipping Bristol after Ward's death

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) Tony Stewart will not race Saturday night at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee, the third Sprint Cup race he's skipped since his car struck and killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race. Stewart's decision was announced Wednesday and Jeff Burton will once again replace him in the No. 14 Chevrolet. Burton also drove Stewart's car at Michigan last week...
Via AP on Fox
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NSCS: Stewart to Miss Bristol Motor Speedway

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. — Stewart-Hass Racing announced Tuesday that Jeff Burton will once again pilot the No. 14 Chevrolet at the Bristol Motor Speedway this weekend. This will be the third race in-a-row where Tony Stewart has missed a NASCAR Sprint Cup series race since the Sprint Car crash almost three weekend’s ago. It is still unclear when Stewart will get back into his ride. Rumors...
Via Rubbings Racing
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Sirius XM Radio: Tony Stewart to sit out Bristol; Jeff Burton in for second straight weekend

According to Sirius XM’s Dave Moody, Tony Stewart will miss his third straight Sprint Cup Series race in a row following the tragedy at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park.   Hearing @JeffBurton will be back aboard the #14 @StewartHaasRcng Chevrolet this weekend @BMSupdates in place of @TonyStewart — Dave Moody (@DGodfatherMoody) August 19, 2014   Moody added on Sirius XM...
Via On Pit Road
August 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Soldiering on: Stewart-Haas making most of time without Tony

There is no doubt the situation surrounding Tony Stewart and the tragic accident Aug. 9 at Canandaigua Motorsports Park has left a lasting mark on the racing community and Stewart-Haas Racing, in particular. The team that Stewart co-owns has not missed a step in its preparation for the last two weekends' NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, considering the highly emotional situation that...
Via Fox Sports
August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Broken Tailpipe Sends Burton to Garage; Finishes 37th at Michigan

The opportunity to spin the tires incessantly as part of a celebratory burnout for winning a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race is the goal of any driver, and veteran wheelman Jeff Burton had that very goal at the start of the Pure Michigan 400 Sunday at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn. Unfortunately for Burton, who served as the interim driver of the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
August 17, 2014  |  Discuss
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