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Corey LaJoie to Enter Four Nationwide Races

Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Biagi-DenBenste Racing announced today they will partner to enter Corey LaJoie in four of the final five NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season.  LaJoie will pilot the No. 98 Medallion Financial Ford owned by Biagi-DenBenste Racing in the events at Kansas Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway, Texas Motor Speedway and Homestead-Miami Speedway...

Another Test for NAPA and Chase Elliott in New Territory

One thing is for sure, Chase Elliott and his No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS team have taken the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season by storm. The 18-year-old rookie has been on a tear since the drop of the green flag at Daytona International Speedway on Feb. 22. Elliott is coming off an enormous momentum swing after dealing with adversity last week when he was involved in a fender-bender...

Kyle Busch No. 54 NNS Monster Energy Kansas Preview

Working off a successful weekend at Dover (Del.) International Speedway where Kyle Busch and the No. 54 Monster Energy team led over half the race then captured the checkered flag, the now six-time winning unit turns their attention to the 1.5-mile oval of Kansas Speedway in Kansas City. To date, across all three of NASCAR’s top racing series, Busch has entered 26 events at the...

Young, Multicultural And Female Drivers Compete For Spot In NASCAR

Twenty multicultural and female race car drivers from the United States, Canada and Latin America will participate in the 11th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine Oct. 13-15 with hopes of earning a spot in the 2015 NASCAR D4D Class in partnership with Rev Racing. The NASCAR D4D Combine – being held at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virgina, for the fourth consecutive...

Dover International Speedway to install new catch fence for 2015 season

Dover International Speedway officials announced today that the track will install a new catch fence that will be in place for the May 29-31, 2015 NASCAR race weekend. The process of removing the current fence began on Monday, Sept. 29, one day after the “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Monster Mile, is scheduled for completion by Jan. 1, 2015. The new fence will...

Talk Already Buzzing about Elimination Race of Contender Round -Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500

It’s now down to 12 Contenders in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, but the talk has already begun about the most anticipated and unpredictable race – Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500 on October 19. Talladega will be filled with high intensity, pressure and anguish like never before as the field of eligible drivers for the title will dwindle to eight at the conclusion...

Stewart answers questions in public setting for the first time since fatal on-track incident

Talking with the media and answering questions in a group setting Monday for the first time since his involvement in the Aug. 9 incident which resulted in the death of 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr., Tony Stewart said he is willing to “be available” to talk to the grieving family of Ward. But Stewart also insisted that the incident in which the sprint car he was driving in...

Jeff Gordon adds to his legacy with Dover win

With all the jockeying for Chase positions in the middle of the field, it was difficult at times to focus on what was happening at the front of the field in Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. At the end of the day, Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag for the 92nd time in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career and took another stride toward a milestone everyone—including...

Ragan Rolls with the Changes at Kansas

David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Kansas Speedway: "Kansas is another track that's been changing since it was repaved. I'm looking forward to see how it's different from how it was six or eight months ago. It was very much like Chicagoland until the repave. Now it races more like a Charlotte or a Michigan.  With that...

Gilliland Has 'Race to Finish' in Kansas

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 MDS Transport Ford, comments on racing at Kansas Speedway: "Historically, Kansas has not been one of my favorite tracks, but earlier this year we were actually running OK. And then we got into one of the worst accidents I've ever been in. It tore up our race car, which is now sitting in Dale Jr.'s car graveyard. So, we're starting...

Whitt leads BK Racing with a 30th-place finish at The Monster Mile

Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the checkered flag with a 30th-place finish in the No. 26 Uponor Toyota Camry at Dover (Del.) International Speedway on Sunday afternoon.  Whitt was followed by Alex Bowman in the No. 23 Dr Pepper Toyota Camry who finished 34th, and Travis Kvapil who finished 38th in the No. 83 Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota Camry.  Racing at the track...

RCR Post Race Report - Dover International Speedway

Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates Ryan Newman, Paul Menard and Austin Dillon finished eighth, 16th and 24th, respectively. Newman ranks ninth in the Sprint Cup Series championship point standings, while Menard ranks 20th and Dillon ranks 21st. Jeff Gordon earned his fourth victory of the 2014 season and was followed to the finish line by Brad Keselowski, Jimmie...

Kurt Busch Part Failure Costs Busch at Dover

Kurt Busch was in position to continue his bid for a second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship for much of Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, but a part failure saw the 2004 series champion fade in the closing stages of the race. While the driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) was able to soldier to an 18th-place...

Mears caps off busy week with strong run at the Monster Mile

  After a solid run in New Hampshire, Casey Mears and the GEICO team headed to Dover, DE, armed with a battle plan for the track affectionately referred to as the Monster Mile. First though, Mears and the Germain Racing crew would stop and visit with service members at Dover Air Force Base, where they took part in a C-17 orientation flight with the 436th Airlift Wing. They found...

Stenhouse Jr. Drives the Zest Ford to a 19th-Place Finish at Dover

After puncturing a left rear tire in qualifying on Friday and making slight contact with the wall in Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. overcame adversity battling back to earn a  solid 19th- place finish in his No. 17 Zest Ford. ”Our Zest Ford was really strong in the middle of the race,” Stenhouse said. “As the race progressed, our car...

Biffle Narrowly Misses Contender Round of 2014 Chase with 21st-Place Finish at Dover

Biffle fell just shy of making the next round of the 2014 Chase for the Championship with his 21st-place finish at Dover International Raceway.  The No. 16 3M Post-it Brand Ford reacted to the slightest of adjustments throughout the 400-lap race and despite many chassis adjustments the handling was never where Biffle needed it.    Greg Biffle started the third race of the Chase...

Busch Finishes 10th at Dover; Advances to Contender Round

While the result wasn’t exactly what he had hoped for, Kyle Busch did exactly what he needed to do to advance into the second round of this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Busch, driver of the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), was a staple in the top-five for much of Sunday’s AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover (Del.) International...

Gaulding finishes KNPSE season with top-10 at The Monster Mile And 3rd in the Final Points Standings

Gray Gaulding and the No.20 Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Chevrolet team ended their NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) season with a top-10 finish at The Monster Mile (Dover International Speedway).  With continuous rain showers moving through the Delaware area forcing NASCAR to cancel both scheduled NKNPSE practice sessions on Thursday, September 25th. NASCAR officials reschedule...

VIDEO: Tony Stewart press conference

Full Tony Stewart press conference transcript

THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone.  I'm Mike Arning, Director of Communications for Stewart-Haas Racing and want to say thank you for your time this morning.  We'll introduce Tony Stewart and start off with any questions you may have.   Q.  Tony, since the accident, when you think of Kevin Ward, Jr., what comes to mind? TONY STEWART:  Honestly, before the accident...

BI-LO, Ragú® and Charlotte Motor Speedway to Celebrate Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Birthday at the Bank of America 500

Dale Earnhardt Jr. will celebrate his 40th birthday during the Oct. 9-11 Bank of America 500 weekend and fans can join the fun at the Dale Jr. Birthday Pit Party presented by BI-LO on Saturday, Oct. 11. The pre-race pit party will include a concert by The Band Perry, the 2014 Academy of Country Music Vocal Group of the Year, along with performances by Parmalee and Jimmy Wayne. Earnhardt...

Track best finish for Burton in Vegas

Motor Speedway (LVMS) in Saturday night's Rhino Linings 350. Starting seventh, Burton ran as high as second and as low as 17th, but maintained a position inside the top-15 for the first half of the 146-lap event, battling a Toyota Tundra that was "plowing tight" in the opening laps. Crew chief Jeriod Prince brought the ThorSport Racing driver to pit road for scheduled...

Chase-Type Run Gives Truex Jr. 7th-Place Finish in Dover

Martin Truex Jr. continues to show performance improvement as the Furniture Row Racing driver poured it on at the end to finish seventh in Sunday’s AAA 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway.   Truex, who started 26th in the 400-lapper at the Monster Mile, steadily gained track position, reaching the top-10 on Lap 305. His No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress...

Jeff Gordon wins "AAA 400," advances to second round of The Chase

In the mid-1990s, Jeff Gordon was a hotshot young driver who was in the process of winning three championships in four seasons, while finishing second in the one year of that stretch he didn’t win the title. He was also consistently winning pole positions and races at Dover International Speedway, where he became a darling of the First State as the driver representing what was...

Courtney Force's Win Makes Her The Winningest Woman in Funny Car History

Speed junkies of all shapes, sizes and ages came from around the country to watch the fastest cars on land at the AAA Insurance National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) Midwest Nationals at Gateway Motorsports Park this weekend.  This was the 21st of 24 events in the 2014 drag racing series and is a key race in the “Mello Yello Countdown to the Championship. “We had record crowds...
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