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NSCS: Goodyear Tire Test scheduled for Dec. 9-10 at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Goodyear announced that they will be conducting a tire test at Charlotte Motor Speedway on December 9th and 10th to get a baseline heading into next year, as a result of the new rules package for intermediate tracks that includes a reduction of horsepower and less downforce. NASCAR.com announced that Dale Earnhardt Jr., Sam Hornish Jr. and Carl Edwards are scheduled to test – along...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Most Popular Driver Award winner to be announced during Sprint Cup banquet

The National Motorsports Press Association announced on Tuesday, December 2nd that they will reveal the winner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Most Popular Driver Award during the Cup Series banquet on Friday night at the Wynn Las Vegas. Traditionally, the award has been presented during the Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon a day before the awards banquet the past seasons....
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

MOTORAMA: VINTAGE AUTO INSURANCE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES WINNER TO BE UNVEILED AT MOTORAMA

$10,000 in cash and prizes on the line in fan-voted contest!   TORONTO, ON // DECEMBER 1, 2014 • During the inaugural Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo, Vintage Auto Insurance will unveil the winner of its 2014 Vintage Auto Championship Series. The Motorama show takes place March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at the International Centre, across from Toronto’s Pearson Airport...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAT: Dumoulin Reaches Pinnacle Of NASCAR Racing In Canada

Completes Transition From Sports Car Racing With Canadian Tire Series Title   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 1, 2014) – L.P. Dumoulin’s racing career came to a crossroads. If he wanted it to continue, he had a choice to make. Six years after he decided on a new direction, he’s reached the pinnacle of stock car racing in his native Canada.   On Sept. 20, 2014 at Ontario’s Kawartha...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

VICS: VERIZON INDYCAR SERIES RELEASES 2015 RULE CHANGES

INDIANAPOLIS (Tuesday, Dec. 2, 2014) –  The 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series rulebook was issued to teams this week and changes to the sporting and technical regulations include double points for the 99th Indianapolis 500 Mile Race and the season finale at Sonoma Raceway on Aug. 30. “The best thing the sanctioning body can provide competitors, manufacturers and fans is a stable,...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

TRACK NEWS: Print At Home And Have Tickets for Christmas

That’s the easiest way to make sure there are Martinsville Speedway tickets under the Christmas tree? Martinsville Speedway’s print-at-home tickets. The print-at-home option allows you to have access to your tickets for the STP 500 on March 29 almost immediately. “This is a great way fans can guarantee they have Martinsville tickets for Christmas morning,” said Martinsville...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

ARCA: Team BCR Racing Signs Developmental Driver Will Carroll

(Mooresville, NC – December 1, 2014)  Beginning in the 2015 season, Will Carroll will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut with Team BCR Racing and Development Team. Carroll plans to compete in a limited schedule in 2015, with the goal to run for a Championship and Rookie of the Year honors in 2016. The Australian based driver began his racing career in 2002...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

ST: Full Throttle Motor Speedway unveils 2015 Tentative Schedule

Full Throttle Motor Speedway officials unveiled the 2015 tentative schedule last week, and fans are already excited for the season to come. Gord Bennett and Full Throttle Marketing had  a successful season last year with their first year as track owners, after purchasing Varney Motor Speedway and renaming it. The 1/4 mile bull-ring located in Durham Region, Ontario brought forth...
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TRACK NEWS: CMS OPENS CORPORATE OFFICE IN FORT ERIE

Canadian Motor Speedway investors continue to make significant progress in discussions with Ontario Provincial Ministries to clear final site plan conditions for Canada’s first world class oval speedway designed by racing legend Jeff Gordon. Additional unique features built into the design include a fully integrated road course, R&D innovation park and major entertainment complex...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

RALLYCROSS: Albatec Seals 2014 With Double Semi Final Performance In Argentina

Autodromo Rosendo Hernandez, San Luis (Argentina) — Sunday 30 November, 2014:  Albatec Racing brought its 2014 to a close with both two-litre 16v Peugeot 208s reaching the finals in the last round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy. Partnering Albatec Team Principal Andy Scott, 2007 British Rallycross Champion Ollie Donovan joined the Dumfries...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: Moments to Remember of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season

Each NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season brings forth memories that live in the hearts of fans for years. This year was no exception as there are certain moments that will live on in the minds of the fans moving forward. Here are some of the memorable moments of the season, with some of OnPitRoad.com’s readers thoughts in bold and italics throughout. Quiet and consistent,...
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NNS: Moments to Remember of the 2014 Nationwide Series Season

Each Nationwide Series season brings forth memories that live in the hearts of fans for years. This year was no exception as there are certain moments that will live on in the minds of the fans moving forward. Here are some of the memorable moments of the season, with some of OnPitRoad.com’s readers thoughts in bold and italics throughout. Any reflection back on a season brings...
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21 days ago  |  Discuss

NCAT: Dumoulin Awarded Gilles-Villeneuve Trophy

TROIS-RIVIERES, Quebec – On September 20th, Louis-Philippe Dumoulin was consecrated the 2014 champion of the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. Since then, he has been giving a series of interviews and participating in various trial sessions throughout North America. Back in Quebec for a short amount of time, it is with great honor that the driver of the #47 Dodge WeatherTech Canada...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Moments to Remember of the 2014 Sprint Cup Series Season

Each Sprint Cup Series season brings forth memories that live in the hearts of fans for years. This year was no exception as there are certain moments that will live on in the minds of the fans moving forward. Here are some of the memorable moments of the season, with some of OnPitRoad.com’s readers thoughts in bold and italics throughout. The season brought forth plenty of memorable...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

OSCAAR: 14-year-old Dustin Jackson to make 5 Flags Speedway debut as part of Snowball Derby

After a solid OSCAAR Hanover Holiday Modified season, 14-year-old Dustin Jackson is set to make his 5 Flag Speedway debut as he will be running the Friday night Modified feature as part of Snowball Derby weekend. “I’m looking forward to the whole event and also I am very excited for the experience,” he commented. “I hope everything goes well for myself and our team.” For...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

DIRT: Tracy Hines Heads into Turkey Night Grand Prix in Title Contention

NEW CASTLE, Ind.—November 26, 2014 — Three drivers will battle for the 2014 Honda USAC National Midget Series title this week in the Turkey Night Grand Prix at Perris Auto Speedway in California, and Tracy Hines will be one of them. The veteran driver is looking to add a midget title to his already impressive resume that includes an Amsoil USAC National Sprint Car Series title...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

HOMETRACK: Daytona International Speedway ends the ‘Battle At The Beach’

DAYTONA BEACH, FL – Daytona International Speedway President Joie Chitwood III announced on Wednesday that the UNOH Battle At The Beach won’t be taking place during Speedweeks 2015. “After much consideration, Daytona International Speedway will not host any future UNOH Battle At The Beach events. For the past two years, the UNOH Battle At the Beach has produced thrilling racing...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

ARCA: ARCA Racing Series schedule set for 2015

(TOLEDO, Ohio – November 26, 2014) – Officials from the Automobile Racing Club of America released the full 2015 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards schedule Wednesday, and the tour once again has something for everyone. The 63rd season of the nationally-renowned stock car racing series will again include stops at superspeedways, short tracks, dirt tracks and a road course...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

TRACK NEWS: BMS JOINS THE HOLIDAY SHOPPING SEASON SPIRIT WITH BLACK FRIDAY AND CYBER MONDAY OFFERS

BRISTOL, Tenn. (Monday, November 24, 2014) – Holiday shoppers are encouraged to add Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) to their Black Friday shopping  schedules as the World’s Fastest Half-Mile offers commemorative, autographed tickets to those purchasing at BMS on Friday, Nov. 28. Richard Childress, Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards are just a few of the notable NASCAR personalities...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

TRACK NEWS: Black Friday at Charlotte Motor Speedway Roars with the Sounds of Bargain-Hunting Fans on and off the Track

During the Black Friday Blowout sale, Friday, Nov. 28, race fans seeking discounts and thrills will visit Charlotte Motor Speedway for the opportunity to drive their personal vehicles on the high banks of the legendary 1.5-mile superspeedway. The sale is this from 8 am until 5 pm. Shoppers who spend at least $50 on souvenirs, race tickets or pit passes, or donate at least $25 to...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

DIRT: Taylor Ferns Season in Review: A Return to Winged Sprint Car Racing

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — November 25, 2014 — For Taylor Ferns, the 2014 season was all about learning the intricacies of 410-winged sprint car racing and getting seat time, as she returned to the 900-horsepower machines for the first time in nearly four seasons. When it was all said and done, she had earned her first winged sprint car win, along with recording several other strong...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

XFINITY: Mike Hillman, Jr. to Lead No. 2 XFINITY Series Team

Richard Childress Racing has hired Mike Hillman, Jr. to crew chief their No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro team with driver Brian Scott in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Hillman, Jr, 36, comes to RCR with 20 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victories and two series championships. Through 235 NCWTS starts he has also earned 93 top-five and 132 top-10 finishes, including 17 pole awards. The Lockport...
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TRACK NEWS: Make a difference at MIS on the Youth FAB

Michigan International Speedway strives to provide a memorable experience for fans of all ages. After a successful first-time effort in 2014, MIS is again seeking knowledgeable and passionate youth to share their insight and ideas to improve NASCAR’s fastest racetrack as part of a Youth Fan Advisory Board. The Youth FAB provides a unique opportunity for young NASCAR fans to communicate...
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NSCS: Comedian, Actor Jay Mohr To Host The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards; Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc And Nashville’s Lennon And Maisy To Perform

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2014) – The slogan is as recognizable as any: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas.   But NASCAR will make an exception on Dec. 5 when it gives audiences a front row seat as Jay Mohr, Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc and Lennon and Maisy take the stage at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards™show from the Wynn Las Vegas®live on FOX Sports 1. ...
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NSCS: NASCAR Celebrates Champion’s Week in Las Vegas with First-Time Champion Kevin Harvick

Four-Day NASCAR Postseason Bash Returns with New Consumer Activations, Traditional Fan-Favorite Events   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 25, 2014) — After a season filled with exciting racing fueled by the revamped Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ format, NASCAR will return to Las Vegas in December for its annual postseason celebration – this edition with first-time NASCAR Sprint...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss
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