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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...

Enrique Contreras To Make NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Debut At Martinsville

Following in the footsteps of his uncle, Carlos Contreras, Enrique Contreras III is poised to make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) debut in this weekend’s Kroger 200 from Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. In a joint partnership between SS Green Light Racing and Rick Ware Racing, the younger Contreras will pilot the No. 07 RaceTrac Chevrolet Silverado in the highly anticipated...

Courtney Force and Erica Enders-Stevens have world championship hopes going into NHRA Toyota Nationals

Courtney Force and Erica Enders-Stevens are no strangers to making history in the NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series. But the pair of talented female drivers both have a chance to leave their biggest marks on the NHRA history books with two races remaining in the 2014 Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship.   Force is third in the Funny Car standings in her 10,000-horsepower...

Five Standout Drivers Learn, Receive Guidance From Porsche During Young Driver Academy

Porsche is continuing its longstanding legacy of recognizing and developing young talent, as five standout North American drivers are learning to hone their skills on and off the track during the third annual Young Driver Academy Oct. 19-20 at Barber Motorsports Park near Birmingham, Alabama.  Porsche Motorsport North America (PMNA) and Porsche Cars North America (PCNA) invited...

Upcoming Events at PBIR: Test & Tune, Mud Bog, Bracket Races and Our 50th Anniversary Party!

Test & Tune Presented by R.J.S. Racing Equipment Wednesday, October 22  Run Whatcha Brung! Gates open at 6 pm. $20 to race. $10 to spectate. All racers must tech in by 10 pm.    R.J.S. Racing Equipment will be selling diapers, parachutes and pit mats on October 22 and 29 during Test & Tune at PBIR. For more info, visit www.rjsracing.com or call their Jupiter, FL office...

Hometown Ties Help Hargrove, Chia Form Title-Winning Bond In 2014

 Jim Hargrove has been a loyal customer at OpenRoad Auto Group in British Columbia for years, and each time he stopped by the dealership he would share the story of his talented racing son, dropping off press clippings and brochures to owner Christian Chia.  A regular competitor in the Ultra 94 Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Canada by Michelin series, Chia politely listened to Hargrove...

Tickets on sale for Putrajaya ePrix

Following the spectacular season-opener to the FIA Formula E Championship in Beijing, tickets for the series’ second race – the Putrajaya ePrix – are now on sale. Taking place on Saturday, November 22 2014, four types of fan tickets are available ranging from general admission – priced from just 50 Malaysia Ringgit (MYR) equivalent to 12 Euros – to the premiere grandstand...

FIM Superbike World Championship Returns to Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca

The eni FIM Superbike World Championship returns to the famed Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca on California’s scenic Central Coast for a third consecutive year July 17-19, 2015, and its only U.S. appearance.  “We continue to be pleased with the growth of the fan base for the Series,” says Gill Campbell, Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca CEO/general manager. “With the continuation of GEICO...

NHRA legends to be featured during special 50th anniversary celebration at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona

 The 2014 NHRA Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season has been one of the most exciting seasons in drag racing history and it will come to a fitting end at historic Auto Club Raceway at Pomona, Nov. 13-16, at the 50th annual Auto Club NHRA Finals.   The best in Top Fuel, Funny Car, Pro Stock and Pro Stock Motorcycle will once again battle for the coveted race victory and world championship...
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