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Pulliam edges VanDyke for Kingsport Speedway NASCAR victory

The 2015 racing campaign kicked off on a sunny Saturday afternoon back in March, marking the 50th anniversary of Kingsport Speedway. Many former racers from the track’s glorious past were present Friday for Racers Reunion/Championship Night at the Races in the season finale. With his success in stock car racing over the past few years, winning back-to-back NASCAR Whelen All-American...

SEM Sponsors JD Motorsports, Lawson Aschenbach At Road America

SEM Products, Inc. has joined forces with the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team once again, this time for one of the tour's most demanding races. The team announced Friday that SEM, the Rock Hill, S.C.-based manufacturer of innovative paints, adhesives and coating products, will sponsor the No. 0 Chevrolet Camaro, piloted by Lawson Aschenbach in his NASCAR debut, in Saturday's...

Kevin Harvick The Original Can of Budweiser

Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is helping turn back the clock with a special commemorative Budweiser paint scheme for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway as part of the track’s The Tradition Returns weekend Sept. 4 to 6. The retro-themed paint scheme mimics the first can...

NWMT Preview: Preece the man to beat at Riverhead

With the final four races left in the Whelen modified season the series moves back the Long Island’s hot bed of racing for the second time this year and a return since new ownership. While just announced a week ago long time team owners Eddie and Connie Partridge entered into an agreement to purchase the speedway, taking over as new ownership since the early 80s. "Everybody loves...

NXS: Road America 180 Fired Up by Johnsonville Race Preview

The NASCAR XFINITY Series will return to a road course for the sixth annual Road America 180 presented by Johnsonville. Road America will mark the final road course race of the season for the series. Brendan Gaughan comes into the weekend as the defending race winner. The entry list features 40 different drivers. Some of those include Lawson Aschenbach, Tim Cowen, Kevin O’Connell...

Richard Petty and Richard Petty Motorsports to Auction Off 2015 Mustang

You won't be able to miss it. With its unmistakable Petty Blue coloring and the sleek design of the 2015 Ford Mustang, a Petty's Garage-built, 2015 Ford Mustang GT will roll onto Mecum Auction's signature red carpet and cross the auction block to be claimed by one lucky winning bidder at the Mecum Dallas auction this September 16-19. The real winner, however, will not only be the...

The Balance Special Broadcast “Remembering Justin Wilson”

The Balance Special Broadcast on Saturday August 29th,2015 9-11 AM EST LIVE Broadcast with a special encore episode on Yahoo Sports Radio Indiana 1-3 PM EST. The entire broadcast will be dedicated to the memory of Justin Wilson. The Balance Team and host Tom Marquis will be joined by a special “A” list guest line up. Our guests include: • 9:05-9:30 – Matt Hicks from The Jersey...

Wilson Children’s Fund Accepting Support Online

With the racing world rallying to offer their support, progress has been made with the Wilson Children’s Fund, which is now able to accept support electronically.   Please visit http://wilsonchildrensfund.com.    Reflecting the depth of respect that Justin Wilson engendered, the response to his passing has been a global one, with the universal desire to focus on providing support...

FOX Sports Racing, Home to the Camping World Truck Series in Canada, Offers Open Live Streaming This Weekend

FOX Sports Racing, which carries the full NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES season live in Canada, is live streaming this weekend’s Chevrolet Silverado 250 from Canadian Tire Motorsport Park in Ontario, making the event available without restriction to all viewers in Canada through www.FOXSportsRacing.com. The Chevrolet Silverado 250 begins Sunday, Aug. 30 (1:30 PM ET) with Tyler...

Musselman’s increases sponsorship of ARCA championship contender Josh Williams

Knouse Foods Inc. and its Musselman’s Applesauce brand have increased their partnership with ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards championship contender Josh Williams. Musselman’s BIG CUP brand first joined Josh Williams Motorsports (JWM) in June of this year and the partnership has grown since day one.   “Musselman’s is excited to extend our partnership with Josh Williams...

World Championship Punkin Chunkin to be held at Dover International Speedway, Nov. 7-8, 2015

Dover International Speedway and the World Championship Punkin Chunkin Association (WCPCA) announced today that it will host the 2015 event on Nov. 7-8 on Speedway grounds. Tickets are now on sale for $10 per person per day, with an early bird special available for $16 per person for a two-day pass. Tent and RV camping options are also available. The 2014 event was postponed, and...

Jeffrey Earnhardt to make Sprint Cup Series debut at Richmond

Go Green Racing (GGR) is pleased to announce that Jeffrey Earnhardt will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) debut with GGR in the No.32 Ford Fusion at Richmond International Speedway during the Federated Auto Parts 400 on September 12, 2015. This will mark the return of two Earnhardt's competing in the NSCS for the first time in over a decade.   "I'm really excited to...

Whelen Mod Tour News & Notes: Riverhead

Returning to Riverhead Raceway with the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship lead has to make Ryan Preece a happy man. With four wins in 10 career tour starts at the venerable Long Island quarter-mile, Preece has found more success at Riverhead than at any other track on the schedule. His average finish of 3.7 is the best among 181 all-time competitors across 31 years of Whelen...

Lira Motorsports Announces Driver Line-Up For Salem That Includes Two 2015 ARCA Race Winners

Last week, Lira Motorsports announced that they would field four cars for the upcoming ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Federated Car Care Fall Classic 200 at Salem Speedway.   The team officially announced their driver line-up for the September 19th race event today, and it includes two drivers new to the Lira Motorsports team. Twenty-one year old racer Brandon Lynn will...

Stewart-Haas Racing Extends Partnership with Atlas Copco North America

Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the title-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team co-owned by three-time Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart and Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation – the largest CNC machine tool builder in North America, has extended its partnership with Parsippany, New Jersey-based Atlas Copco North America. “It’s my job to make sure our guys have all the tools and...

Self ready for Road America

Michael Self is back on the road again this week. Self returns to JD Motorsports with Gary Keller and the No. 4 Auto Remote Warehouse Chevrolet to challenge the Road America course in the Road America 180 Xfinity Series race Saturday. “Road America is a great road course, and I’m anxious to get there and run some laps in this car,” Self said. “It’s one of the most challenging...

Chastain making debut at Road America

Ross Chastain will hit the road at Road America for the first time this weekend. Chastain, one of the spotlighted drivers of the Xfinity Series season, will run his first race over the fast and winding 14-turn, four-mile course. “I understand the track is a challenge, and I’m anxious to get there,” Chastain said. “I like road racing, and Road America is a track I’ve heard...

NASCAR Chase Fest Sponsored By Toyota To Celebrate The Beginning of Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup in Chicago

Chicago will once again host the start of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with one of the biggest NASCAR® themed parties of the season, NASCAR Chase Fest™ sponsored by Toyota. The free outdoor fan fest will feature all 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series™ Challengers and culminate with a live concert by Grammy-nominated band, 3 Doors Down. NASCAR Chase Fest will take place on Weed...

South Boston 200-Lapper May Be Most Important Race Of Season

The longest Late Model race of the season at South Boston Speedway very well may turn out to be the most important. Saturday night’s 200-lapper, part of the Bojangles Presents Dr. & Mrs. Maresca of St. Lawrence Radiology and Thunder Road Harley Davidson night, has all the ingredients of a thriller with more than a checkered flag on the line. First there’s the length of the...

Drive a Little, Save a Lot with Hotel Rooms Booked Through DEGARooms.com

DEGARooms.com, the fastest, easiest and most economical way to find room reservations for Talladega Superspeedway's upcoming Alabama 500/fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola race weekend Oct. 23-25, still has vacancies available but they are going about as fast as the cars on the track so fans are encouraged to book by the deadline date of October 2nd. There is a sense of urgency by many...

Almirola and STP Throwback to 1972 at Darlington Raceway

A throwback conversation wouldn't be complete without the iconic No. 43 STP Ford and neither would the throwback The Tradition Returns weekend at Darlington Raceway. Joining in on the retro paint schemes, Aric Almirola will pilot the 1972 "Petty Blue" and Day-Glo Red No. 43 STP paint scheme, originally driven by "The King" Richard Petty. STP will also have special guests at the track...

2016 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Terry Labonte to serve as Bojangles Southern 500 Grand Marshal

Terry Labonte, who will be inducted into the 2016 class of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, will serve as Grand Marshal for the Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, Sept. 6. Labonte will give the command to start engines accompanied by Bojangles’ CEO Clifton Rutledge. Labonte’s involvement in the Bojangles’ Southern 500 further enhances the track’s throwback...

Leavine Family Racing and Monitronics Security Launch Two Exclusive Promotions for Race Fa­­ns

Leavine Family Racing and Monitronics Security are celebrating their new partnership with a sweepstakes and an exclusive limited-time offer for race fans.Following a devastating fire at Leavine Family Racing shop in May, Monitronics partnered with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team and outfitted the refurbished Concord, N.C. facility with a new, state-of-the-art security and...

Potential Season-Making Weekends Await Farrington & Crider

The East Coast contingent of the Kulwicki Driver Development Program (KDDP) – Jay, Maine’s Dave Farrington, Jr. and Statesville, North Carolina’s Justin Crider – will take center stage in two of the biggest races of the season this weekend.  Both drivers are eager to make headlines and advance up the ladder in the battle for the program’s inaugural “Kulwicki Cup” award...

Landon Cassill Pacing Himself on and Off the Track with Hillman Racing

Week-in and week-out, 43 competitors put their lives on the line. But some people have the audacity to question whether or not racecar drivers are athletes. No matter one’s opinion, in recent years, many NASCAR drivers have upped the ante in their conditioning. From six-time Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson to Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey Kahne, Carl Edwards and more....
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