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Donald Trump to Appear at Michigan International Speedway

NASCAR's fastest track will be hosting an appearance by the 2016 Presidential front runner Mr. Donald Trump this week.  The Big Mitten Fair and Festival is scheduled to run September 3rd thru the 7th. This event is the first of its kind blending the fun and excitement of a NASCAR race track environment with the lights, festivities and fun of a state fair.  The Big Mitten will...

NASCAR Penalty Report / Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

The No. 10 team has been assessed a P3 level penalty for having a non-engine electronic component in the truck during the event on August 30 (Section 20.18.13.b). Driver Jennifer Jo Cobb has been fined $5,000, plus an additional $2,500 for an infraction occurring while on probation (Section 12.5.2 – Recurrence Multipliers).NASCAR PR

JD Motorsports Celebrates S.C. Racing History At Darlington

History will come alive this weekend at Darlington Raceway. JD Motorsports with Gary Keller announced Tuesday that, in the spirit of Darlington’s “throwback” weekend, all three team cars will have retro car numbers representing South Carolina racing history in the VFW Sport Clips Help a Hero 200. Landon Cassill’s No. 01 Flex Seal Chevrolet will be paying homage to South Carolina...

Frank Kimmel Set to Make 500th Career ARCA Start

Over the course of his illustrious career, 10-time Champion Frank Kimmel has etched his name into the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards record books more times than any other driver – he’s unquestionably the most identifiable driver in series history. Kimmel, driver of the No.25 Ansell-Menards Toyota and all-time series leader with 80 victories, is set to hit another major...

AccuDoc Solutions On Board No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro at Darlington

HScott Motorsports with Chip Ganassi announced today that AccuDoc Solutions will serve as the primary sponsor on the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro for the NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Darlington Raceway on Saturday, Sept. 5 (3:30 p.m. EDT on NBC). The No. 42 AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet Camaro will be driven by 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson. Long-time HScott...

Hornish and Winn-Dixie Look to Continue Darlington Success

Last week, Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Winn-Dixie would join Sam Hornish Jr. and the No. 9 team as the team's primary sponsor at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. Winn-Dixie's history in NASCAR dates back to 1980, making their debut in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as the primary sponsor for Lake Speed. Since then, they've proven their support to the world of NASCAR in more...

Almirola and No. 43 STP Team Throwback to 1972

Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team are still in the hunt for a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup transfer spot with just two races remaining before the start of the Chase. Currently, the team is 35 points outside of the cutoff. Not only will the team be fighting for a good finish to earn a Chase spot, but they will also throwback to 1972 with the No. 43 STP Ford for The Tradition Returns...

SiriusXM Host Dave Moody to Join NASCAR RACE HUB Every Monday Live from FS1 Studio

SiriusXM NASCAR Radio host Dave Moody, one of NASCAR’s most popular and opinionated on-air personalities, will join NASCAR RACE HUB, the most-watched daily NASCAR show on television, every Monday beginning Monday, Sept. 7. Moody hosts his live listener call-in show, SiriusXM Speedway, from the FOX Sports 1 studios in Charlotte, N.C., each Monday through the conclusion of the 2015...

Continued Success for Rev Racing and the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Development Program

This past weekend at Virginia International Raceway, Rev Racing and the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Program earned another checkered flag to add to its sixth consecutive winning season. This first place finish will mark the 16th win for Rev Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East division. Sergio Peña, Rev Racing alumni and fill-in driver of the No. 42 Special Smiles Pediatric...

Armstrong Looks to Rebound at the Track "Too Tough To Tame"

The month of August was tough for the No. 43 WinField team with late race accidents and mechanical issues robbing the team of good results in four of the five races. To finish the month off, a cut brake line on Lap 13 took Dakoda Armstrong out of contention early at Road America. With the arrival of September, Armstrong hopes to shake all the bad luck off with a strong performance...

Josh Berry to Pilot JRM’s No. 88 Speedco Chevrolet in NXS race at Richmond

Josh Berry, a two-time late model champion for JR Motorsports (JRM), has been selected to drive the No. 88 Speedco Chevrolet Camaro in the upcoming NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race at Richmond International Raceway on Sept. 11, general manager Kelley Earnhardt Miller announced today.    A 24-year-old native of Hendersonville, Tenn., Berry will make his first NXS start since...

Talladega Superspeedway’s Back Forty Beer Co. Paddock Club

If you want to get as close to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola action as you can without joining a pit crew on Saturday, Oct. 24, then Talladega Superspeedway's Back Forty Beer Co. Paddock Club is for you. For fans that want a prime location to watch NCWTS veterans like Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter try to hold off hard-charging young guns...

Clint Bowyer No. 15 Buddy Baker Tribute Toyota Darlington Preview

Clint Bowyer’s No. 15 will honor NASCAR legend and Hall of Fame nominee Buddy Baker in this weekend’s 66th running of the Southern 500 at historic Darlington Raceway. The Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota’s blue-and-white paint scheme was hand painted and is similar to the scheme Baker carried on his Bud Moore Engineering No. 15 Torino in the early 1970s. Baker, who was 74 years...

BK Racing Partners with Sam Bass and Beds for Kids at Darlington Raceway

BK Racing has partnered with NASCAR artist Sam Bass and Beds for Kids, a local Charlotte non-profit for the upcoming race weekend at Darlington Raceway.    Beds for Kids is furnishing futures one family at a time. Founded in 2011, Beds for Kids is a 501(c)3 non-profit whose mission is to provide a bed and other essential furniture to every child and family in need. Careful...

The Hurrying Hoosier wins again at I-44

2013 NASCAR Missouri State and Lebanon I-44 Speedway O'Reilly Auto Parts Pro Late Model Champion Cole Williams took advantage of a lap 14 caution to close the gap on leader Kyle Donahue and made a high-side turn four pass on the 19th circuit to capture his 3rd NASCAR Whelen All American Series Pro Late Model feature of the season at The "High-Banks" of The Lebanon I-44 Speedway in...

Simmons Sisters Quick Learners at South Boston Speedway

Their sweet smiles are misleading. Sure, Kaitlinn and Kirstin Simmons are polite young ladies … off the race track. On the track, though, that’s a different story. They are up-on-the-wheel, take-no-prisoners weekly racers. The perfect example was their most recent race. They were both involved in a first-lap spin in the feisty Hornet Division at South Boston Speedway. They tightened...

Dover International Speedway Launches Kids Club Website

Dover International Speedway announced today the launch of a new microsite, MonsterMileYouthNation.com, dedicated to its kids club Monster Mile Youth Nation, which was introduced earlier this year. Featuring interactive games, infographics and links to detailed information about racing at the Monster Mile, the new site aims to enhance the young fan’s experience and educate the...

Laps for Charity Hosted by Speedway Children’s Charities is Back for Its Fourth Consecutive Year

The Kentucky Chapter of Speedway Children’s Charities will host its Fourth Annual Laps for Charity from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, September 19 at Kentucky Speedway. Weather permitting, this fundraiser will be held one week prior to the track’s September race weekend, which includes the ARCA Racing Series Crosley 150 and NASCAR XFINITY Series VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300...

Xfinity Series Toyota Camry Joins iRacing’s NASCAR Lineup

iRacing.com is making another exciting addition to its comprehensive lineup of digital NASCAR-sanctioned race cars: the NASCAR Xfinity Series Toyota Camry. The new car is scheduled to be released in the September quarterly software update next week and joins an iRacing lineup that includes the NASCAR Xfinity Series Chevrolet Camaro and Ford Mustang, as well as the Chevrolet SS...

2015 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Youth Combine Date and Location Change

Rev Racing and NASCAR Multicultural Development have decided to host a separate combine for the 2015 NASCAR Drive for Diversity youth participants.   “Separating the youth participants from the late model and K&N drivers allows us a unique opportunity to spend more time and communicate with each driver. This can provide a learning opportunity for these young aspiring drivers...

NBC Sports Group presents "Throwback" NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series racing coverage from Darlington this Labor Day Weekend

NBC Sports is gearing up for a holiday weekend celebration for the ages, when the sights, sounds and style of the 1970s will be incorporated to commemorate NASCAR’s rich racing history at Darlington Raceway.  The storied, egg-shaped track that has earned two nicknames over the years through tough, white-knuckle racing will be hosting a full slate of Labor Day Weekend action for...

Truex Jr.’s Darlington Car to Promote National Ovarian Cancer Awareness

With September designated as National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, Martin Truex Jr.’s Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet will showcase a teal appearance for Sunday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway.   The teal look, which is the official ribbon color for ovarian cancer awareness, will be displayed on the hood, roof, quarter panels and...

BMR Drivers Focus On Continuing Momentum At Idaho

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series West will make just its second visit in the history of the circuit to Meridian (Idaho) Speedway for the NAPA AUTO PARTS Idaho 208 on Saturday.   The series made its only previous trip to the quarter-mile oval in 1972.   Bill McAnally Racing drivers Chris Eggleston in the No. 99 NAPA Filters/H2O Fire Protection Toyota and Brandon McReynolds in the No...

Danica Patrick The Lady in Black

It’s been called the toughest of all tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule, so much so that Darlington (S.C.) Raceway years ago was nicknamed “The Track Too Tough To Tame.”Darlington is an egg-shaped oval, 1.366 miles in length – the odd shape because the western half of the track required a tighter radius in the turns as founder Harold Brasington promised Sherman...

Kyle Busch Turning Back the Clock

Starting in 1950, the traditional Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway was held every Labor Day weekend. In 2004, the race was moved to the penultimate race of the season during the first year of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship playoffs before it was eventually moved to the Saturday of Mother’s Day weekend, where the Southern 500 name was brought back starting...
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