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Wallace Delivers Memorable Kroger 200 Victory In Special Tribute Truck

On a day when his team honored 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Wendell Scott, Darrell Wallace Jr. delivered the ultimate tribute. Wallace bounced back from a late-race incident to win the Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway, his second straight victory in the race. When he won at the half-mile oval a year ago he became the first African American...

Kroger 200 results from Martinsville

McMurray upstages Chase drivers with Martinsville pole run

When the green flag waves to start the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway (1:30 p.m. ET on ESPN), it won’t be a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup driver who leads the field to the start/finish line. Touring the .526-mile short track in 18.954 seconds (99.905 mph) in his No. 1 Ganassi Racing Chevrolet, Jamie McMurray upstaged the championship contenders...

Johnson Sticking With Knaus

Now that he’s eliminated from the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship picture, Jimmie Johnson plans to spend as much time as possible working on his effort for 2015. On several occasions, including Friday at Martinsville Speedway, Johnson has referred to likely changes on his team next year. “This does open up an opportunity for us to work on ’15 from a personnel standpoint...

Patrick Embraces Crew Chief Change

Though she has shown obvious progress in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year with Tony Gibson on her pit box, Danica Patrick on Friday expressed an open-minded attitude toward the crew chief and team changes that will take Gibson to Kurt Busch’s car and Daniel Knost, Busch’s current crew chief, to Patrick’s No. 10 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet, effective after Sunday’s...

Kenseth A Man Of Few Words

Asked how he felt about advancing to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth summed it up in one word during Friday morning’s question-and-answer session at Martinsville Speedway. “Good,” Kenseth said, and that was it. “Could you elaborate on that?” asked the moderator. “Great,” Kenseth deadpanned, then smiled broadly. That Kenseth...

Kroger 200 starting lineup at Martinsville

NCWTS: Darrell Wallace Jr. Earns Kroger 200 Pole

Darrell Wallace Jr. will start on the pole at the Martinsville Speedway after posting a fast time of 19.679 seconds, 96.224 mph. Wallace earned his fifth career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pole on Saturday morning. It'll be the 14th time of the year that the 21-year-old has started an event from the top-10. Starting in second will be last weekend's winner at the Talladega...

Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 starting lineup at Martinsville

NASCAR Names Entertainment Industry Veteran Matt Summers Senior Director Of Entertainment Marketing And Content Development

NASCAR announced today that it has named Matt Summers senior director of entertainment marketing and content development of NASCAR’s Los Angeles, Calif.-based Entertainment Marketing division. In his new role, Summers will be responsible for leading the development, sale and steering of original NASCAR television, film and digital content projects, as well as the development and...

Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca Announces 2015 Schedule

Fan favorites, international series and historic racing are on the calendar as Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca announced its 2015 race schedule today.   The 2015 season at Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca is as follows:  TUDOR United SportsCar Championship (May 1-3) eni FIM Superbike World Championship, GEICO Motorcycle U.S. Round (July 17-19) Moterey Pre-Reunion (Aug. 8-9) Rolex Monterey...

FanBoost re-opens for Putrajaya ePrix

Voting for Formula E’s interactive FanBoost feature is now open – www.fiaformulae.com/fanboost - four weeks to go before the championship’s second race in Putrajaya on November 22.  FanBoost allows fans to vote for their favourite driver giving them an extra ‘speed burst’ during the race, helping them to overtake or defend their position.   The three drivers with the...

WC Vision Announces Exciting Changes for Pirelli World Challenge GTS Class in 2015

With an eye to further promote and grow the Pirelli World Challenge GTS class for 2015 and beyond, WC Vision has announced some exciting changes for the class for next season.                                                                                         Back in 2010 and the inaugural season...

Marty Smith to Remain with ESPN as Bureau Reporter

Marty Smith, who has been lead NASCAR reporter for SportsCenter and other ESPN platforms since 2007, has agreed to a new contract and will remain with ESPN as a bureau reporter.  From his base in Charlotte, N.C., Smith will travel to cover a variety of sports for the network, including NASCAR, pro and college football and basketball, and other sports. He also will still write for...

MB Motorsports returns to Martinsville supporting Eagle Rock Camp

After a solid Martinsville debut back in March, Justin Jennings returns to the legendary Martinsville Speedway in MB Motorsports’ #63 Mittler Brothers Machine and Tool / Papa Murphy’s / Excel Bottling Chevy Silverado. “We had a solid run here in the spring for Justin’s first Martinsville attempt,” notes team owner Mike Mittler. “We’ve got folks from Papa Murphy’s...

Wallace Jr. goes for fall repeat at Martinsville as he pays homage to Wendell Scott

Last season at Martinsville, Darrell Wallace Jr. made history. The Kyle Busch Motorsports driver led the final 50 laps of the Kroger 200 all the way to the finish at the .526-mile oval to become the second African-American driver to win a NASCAR national series race. His triumph occurred nearly 50 years after Wendell Scott became the first African-American victor of a NASCAR national...

Richard Petty Motorsports Adds Associate Partner

America's number one over-the-counter muscle and joint cream is joining an America icon, Richard Petty and Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM). RPM announced today their newest partner, BLUE-EMU, the odorless, non-greasy and deep-penetrating topical emu oil formula that soothes muscles and joints.   BLUE-EMU will be an associate sponsor of RPM with their logo appearing on the roof...

BK Racing and Uponor announce partnership for Whitt at Martinsville

BK Racing is proud to announce a partnership with Uponor for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on October 26. Uponor will ride-along with the No.26 car driven by Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt. Uponor is a leading manufacturer and supplier of plumbing, fire sprinkler and radiant heating and cooling systems for commercial...

BK Racing and DipYourCar.com announce partnership for No 23 and 83 at Martinsville and Homestead-Miami

BK Racing is proud to announce a partnership with Coral Springs, Fla. based DipYourCar.com for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on October 26 and the season finale at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway on November 16. The colors of blue and purple will adorn the No.23 Toyota Camry for Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Alex Bowman and...

2014 IHRA Top Champion - Cody Bayus

Who knew the answer to more wins and more success on the racetrack was actually less time behind the wheel?While not the most ideal of situations for an experienced racer like Cody Bayus, that is exactly the situation Bayus found himself in in 2014 with less time on the track and even fewer opportunities to collect wins. But not even a reduced schedule could keep Bayus, of the famous...

Short Track Ace Peyton Sellers To Drive For Win-Tron Racing At Martinsville

In an 11th hour agreement, short track racing ace Peyton Sellers will drive Win-Tron Racing’s No. 35 Danville Toyota / Pembelton Forrest Products Toyota Tundra in Saturday’s Kroger 200 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway.   The pairing seems like a natural fit, as Win-Tron Racing hails from the short track ranks, while Sellers will compete at his hometown track, often dubbed as...

Racing legends return to Phoenix Raceway during Quicken Loans 500 weekend

A number of the greatest drivers to ever turn a lap on the oval at Phoenix International Raceway will return to the Valley of the Sun to help celebrate the culmination of the track’s 50thanniversary season, PIR President Bryan R. Sperber announced today. Racing legends Bobby Allison, Bobby Unser and Johnny Rutherford will all take part in festivities throughout The Quicken Loans...

Xtreme Changes for No. 44 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team

Team Xtreme Racing, formerly known as Xxxtreme Motorsport has recently some major changes during their time off from their limited race schedule for the 2014 season.   Along with the name change the team has also added a new but familiar face as Peter Sospenzo has recently been named crew chief for the No. 44 Phoenix Warehouse Chevrolet which is now in its new home located on Knob...

Mazda Racing Announces $75,000 Prize, the Biggest in All of Club Racing

The Mazda Club Racer Shootout is the single largest prize in club racing.  Since 2007 Mazda has annually promoted one talented club racer to the professional ranks.  The $75,000 prize funds a drive in the 2015 SCCA Pro Racing Mazda MX-5 Cup Presented by BFGoodrich Tires.     The heart and soul of Mazda Motorsports is club racing, and supporting those racers who have invested...

Massa, Perez, Gutierrez confirmed to appear at Austin Fan Forum during Formula One week

Formula One drivers Felipe Massa, Sergio Perez and Esteban Gutierrez have been confirmed for the Austin Fans' Forum on Wednesday, Oct. 29, ahead of the United States Grand Prix. Fans will be able to hear from and ask questions of the drivers at the Forum, which is set from 6 to 7 p.m. at the iconic Gibson Showroom at 3601 S. Congress Ave., in the Penn Station complex in South...
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