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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 »

Rick Ware Racing Penalized Following Iowa Infraction

Rick Ware Racing Penalized Following Iowa Infraction

NASCAR has announced that Carl Long and the No. 23 of Rick Ware Racing have been penalized for a rules infraction that occurred during practice on August 1st at Iowa Speedway. Crew chief James Bell was fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until December 31st. The infraction was a P3 penalty and violated section 12-1 (Action detrimental to stock car racing) and 12A-2.3A (Any weight added to the car must be bolted inside the body shell in an approved weight ... Read More »

Nelson Piquet, Jr. to make Sprint Cup Series Debut this Weekend

Nelson Piquet, Jr. to make Sprint Cup Series Debut this Weekend

Randy Humphrey Racing announced that they will have Nelson Piquet, Jr. behind the wheel of their No. 77 Ford this weekend at Watkins Glen. It will mark Piquet, Jr.’s inaugural Sprint Cup Series start and his first NASCAR race of 2014. After making numerous starts for Turner Scott Motorsports in both the Camping World Truck Nationwide series in previous years, Piquet, Jr. was let go from the team at the end of the 2013 season when sponsorship could not be ... Read More »

Carlos Contreras to Run Watkins Glen for Tri-Star Motorsports

Carlos Contreras to Run Watkins Glen for Tri-Star Motorsports

After finishing 15th earlier this year at Road America, Tri-Star Motorsports announced on Monday that Carlos Contreras is back behind the wheel of the No. 44 38 Special/Ingersoll Rand/Voli Camry at Watkins Glen this weekend and Mid-Ohio Motorsports Park. “I am excited to be back in the Ingersoll Rand No. 44 Camry for these two, back to back, road course races,” Contreras said. “I feel we left a lot on the table at Road America due to contact on the ... Read More »

Boris Said to run Watkins Glen Sprint Cup Race for Go FAS Racing

Boris Said to run Watkins Glen Sprint Cup Race for Go FAS Racing

Go FAS Racing announced on Monday that Boris Said will drive the No. 32 Ford Fusion in the Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen on Sunday, August 10th with sponsorship from Genny Light. “Genny Light is a fan favorite in upstate New York. It’s brewed in Rochester about an hour and a half away from Watkins Glen,” Boris said. “We hope local fans will come out to see us race. The Genny Light paint looks great on the car.” ... Read More »

Marcos Ambrose to run Nationwide Series event at Watkins Glen

Marcos Ambrose to run Nationwide Series event at Watkins Glen

Richard Petty Motorsports announced on Monday that Marcos Ambrose will run both the Sprint Cup Series and Nationwide Series races this weekend at Watkins Glen International. Ambrose will drive the No. 09 Stanley Ford in Saturday’s Zippo 200, before driving the No. 9 Stanley Racing Ford on Sunday. “I love going to Watkins Glen and competing there,” Ambrose said. “I am really thankful to STANLEY for allowing me the opportunity to race in the Nationwide Series and giving me another ... Read More »