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Jonah Mullins to Ride with Ryan Reed This Weekend at Bristol

Jonah Mullins to Ride with Ryan Reed This Weekend at Bristol

Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes announced on Tuesday that Jonah Mullins will be riding along with Ryan Reed for this weekend’s Nationwide Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway as part of the ‘Riding with Ryan’ program. Mullins will have his name featured above the passenger side door on Reed’s No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop Diabetes presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang. “Bristol is a tough track, so it’s fitting that the Drive to Stop Diabetes ... Read More »

Jimmie Johnson to Bring Back “My Boy Blue” Scheme

Jimmie Johnson to Bring Back “My Boy Blue” Scheme

Since posting his third victory of the season at Michigan in June, Jimmie Johnson hasn’t been posting the finishes that fans are accustomed to seeing for Johnson, Chad Knaus and the No. 48 Lowe’s team. In the eight races that have followed since the victory, Johnson has only three top-10s and three finishes of 39th or worse. It’s no surprise that he is looking for a way to change his luck, and that begins this weekend with a change in ... Read More »

Carl Edwards to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015, Daniel Suarez Full-Time in Nationwide Series

Carl Edwards to Joe Gibbs Racing in 2015, Daniel Suarez Full-Time in Nationwide Series

After months of speculation, the biggest Silly Season move in NASCAR this season is finally official. Joe Gibbs Racing announced Tuesday morning that Carl Edwards will be joining the organization in 2015, driving the No. 19 Toyota. “It’s a thrill to have Carl here,” team owner Joe Gibbs said in a press conference welcoming Edwards to the program. “I know we have a lot of racing left this year in these four racing for the championship. I think we have reached ... Read More »

Multiple Nationwide Series Teams Partner With Nationwide Children’s Hospital

Multiple Nationwide Series Teams Partner With Nationwide Children’s Hospital

As part of the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champion program, multiple cars in the Nationwnide Series for this weekend’s Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course will feature special children on either the hood or side panel. Richard Childress Racing announced that the No. 2 of Brian Scott and the No. 62 of Brendan Guaghan’s cars will feature paint schemes with the favorite colors and interests of Nationwide Children’s Hospital Patient Champions, Avery Neely and Allie Norman. Roush-Fenway Racing announced ... Read More »

Brad Keselowski Comments On Possible Rules Change Following Canandaigua Tragedy

Brad Keselowski Comments On Possible Rules Change Following Canandaigua Tragedy

On Tuesday, Brad Keselowski was the featured guest on NASCAR’s weekly media teleconference call as he heads into this weekend’s event at his home track of Michigan International Speedway. During the media teleconference, Keselowski was asked whether he thinks NASCAR should make a rule prohibiting drivers from getting out of their cars on track following an incident in order to express frustration with a fellow competitor. “Whew, I hate to put myself in NASCAR’s shoes,” said Keselowski. “I think sometimes ... Read More »

Wynonna Judd and The Big Noise to Perform Pre-race at Bristol Motor Speedway

Wynonna Judd and The Big Noise to Perform Pre-race at Bristol Motor Speedway

Country music and NASCAR tend to mix rather well and Bristol Motor Speedway is bringing both of those things together for the Irwin Toold Night Race weekend. Wynonna Judd and The Big Noise will perform during the Built Ford Tough Pre-Race Show before the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday August 23rd at Bristol Motor Speedway, the first time Judd will ever perform a concert at the self-acclaimed “Last Great Colosseum”. “Wynonna’s distinctive country sounds and high-energy hits are ... Read More »

Sherriff Povero: Investigation Of Stewart/Ward Incident Will Last “At Least Another Two Weeks”

Sherriff Povero: Investigation Of Stewart/Ward Incident Will Last “At Least Another Two Weeks”

On Tuesday, Ontario County Sherriff Philip C. Povero released a statement with regards the investigation into Kevin Ward Jr.’s death. “The investigation into the death of Kevin Ward, Jr., of Lewis County, N.Y., is ongoing and is expected to continue for at least another two weeks or more,” Povero said. “Investigators continue to seek witnesses, gather evidence, and develop the racetrack crash reconstruction. However, it would be inappropriate to discuss details or findings of the investigation with the media at this ... Read More »

Alex Tagliani, Ray Courtemanche, Jr. Enter Truck Race at Mosport

Alex Tagliani, Ray Courtemanche, Jr. Enter Truck Race at Mosport

Two Canadian drivers have decided they’ll take their talents to the Camping World Truck Series when the circuit visits Canadian Tire Motorsports Park at the end of the month. Brad Keselowski Racing announced Tuesday that Alex Tagliani will drive the No. 19 Ford F-150 in the Aug. 31 Truck Series race at the road course. A native of Montreal, Canada, Tagliani has five Nationwide Series starts over the past six seasons, including a second-place finish earlier this year at Road America. “It’s ... Read More »

Ryan Reed to Run NASCAR K&N Pro East Series Race this Weekend at Watkin’s Glen

Ryan Reed to Run NASCAR K&N Pro East Series Race this Weekend at Watkin’s Glen

Roush Fenway Racing announced on Tuesday that Ryan Reed will run both the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and NASCAR Nationwide series events this weekend at Watkin’s Glen International. Reed will drive the No. 99 Ford for Bill McAnally Racing in the East event, before running his familiar No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang in the Nationwide Series event. Reed is one of the drivers who is in contention for the ... Read More »

NASCAR Penalizes Two CWTS Teams Following Pocono Infractions

NASCAR Penalizes Two CWTS Teams Following Pocono Infractions

NASCAR announced on Tuesday that a pair of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams have been penalized following this past weekend’s race at Pocono Raceway. The No. 17 of Timothy Peters was found in violation of the rules during opening day inspection at Pocono Raceway and as a result, crew chief Paul Richmond was fined $7,500 and placed on NASCAR probation until December 31st. The infraction was a P3 level penalty and violated section 12-1 (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) ... Read More »