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Jason White to Run Part Time Truck Series Schedule for NTS Motorsports

Jason White to Run Part Time Truck Series Schedule for NTS Motorsports

NTS Motorsports announced on Tuesday that Jason White will run a part time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule, beginning with this weekend’s Pocono Mountains 125 on Saturday. “Jason is a great driver and always has an upbeat attitude and that is what we strive to build NTS Motorsports around,” NTS Motorsports Vice President of Operations Dwayne Gaulding said. “We had a few races still open and Jason was available. With Jason’s level of experience and the equipment that Jeff Hensley, ... Read More »

Denny Hamlin and No. 11 Team Penalized Following Indianapolis Race

Denny Hamlin and No. 11 Team Penalized Following Indianapolis Race

NASCAR announced on Tuesday that the No. 11 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team of Joe Gibbs Racing has been penalized for a rule infraction that was found during post-race inspection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway this past weekend. NASCAR has suspended crew chief Darian Grubb and car chief Wesley Sherrill for the next six races and placed both on probation for the next six months. Grubb has also been fined a total of $125,000. Hamlin will lose 75 championship drivers points, ... Read More »

Mobil 1 to sponsor Kevin Harvick at Pocono Raceway

Mobil 1 to sponsor Kevin Harvick at Pocono Raceway

ExxonMobil announced on Monday they’re expanding their partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing, adding another primary sponsorship race to their schedule. However, it’s not with Tony Stewart, who they back consistently as part of a multi-year deal with the No. 14 Chevrolet. Instead, they will be the primary sponsor for Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 for the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 3rd. “Kevin Harvick has had a brilliant year and is a strong contender to win the 2014 Sprint Cup ... Read More »

Report: Costs Around $1.5 million Per Race Weekend for Four-Car Team

Report: Costs Around $1.5 million Per Race Weekend for Four-Car Team

Late last month, Sports Business Daily writer Tripp Mickle followed Stewart-Haas Racing for the Kentucky Speedway race weekend to determine the cost of being a competitive race team in the Sprint Cup Series. The findings are startling, to say the least. Team expenses including flights, hotels, pit box transport, food, drinks and other expenses total up to $125,181. Competitive expenses such as the racecar, labor, tires, credentials and entry free total up to around $1,434,654. “Over the course of three days ... Read More »

Nationwide Series Sponsors: Larson welcomes Nashville Outlaws; Harvick reunites with Jimmy John’s

Nationwide Series Sponsors: Larson welcomes Nashville Outlaws; Harvick reunites with Jimmy John’s

Chip Ganassi Racing announced Tuesday that a new Big Machine Records album, Nashville Outlaws: A Tribute to Motley Crue, will adorn the quarter panels of Kyle Larson’s No. 42 Chevrolet for Turner Scott Motorsports in this weekend’s Nationwide Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The new CD will feature some of country’s biggest stars, such as Florida Georgia Line, Rascal Flatts, Justin Moore and Darius Rucker as they perform a slew of Motley Crue tunes. “The car looks really cool, and ... Read More »

Zing Zang Bloody Mary to sponsor Reed Sorenson for Four Races

Zing Zang Bloody Mary to sponsor Reed Sorenson for Four Races

Tommy Baldwin Racing announced on Tuesday that Zing Zang Bloody Mary will be on Reed Sorenson’s No. 36 Chevrolet for first time this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “I am happy that we were able to create this partnership with Zing Zang,” team owner Tommy Baldwin commented. “I believe that it will be good for TBR, as well as the sport, and Zing Zang. We are going to give it our all this weekend at Indy, and hopefully create a ... Read More »

Brian France Comments on RTA, 2015 Schedule

Brian France Comments on RTA, 2015 Schedule

On Monday, Brian France was a guest on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio’s Sirius Speedway with Dave Moody. On the show, France said that he anticipates small changes to the 2015 Sprint Cup Series schedule when it is released later this year in September. “There’s not going to be a dramatic change but there may be some things that are a little different,” France said. “That’s not unusual. You come back to moving dates around and whatever else, we don’t do a lot of ... Read More »

New Crew Chief for Mason Mingus, Starting With Eldora

New Crew Chief for Mason Mingus, Starting With Eldora

Per his Twitter account, Camping World Truck Series driver Mason Mingus confirmed that Tripp Bruce will be on the pit box for the No. 35 Toyota, beginning at Eldora Speedway this weekend. Up until the announcement, Bruce had been serving as the crew chief for Frank Kimmel in the ARCA Racing Series. WinTron Racing has announced that, essentially, Bruce and Mark Rette will swap spots, with Rette taking over as Kimmel’s crew chief. The news first broke when Mingus retweeted Catchfence.com’s ... Read More »

Ty Dillon To Make Sprint Cup Series Debut At Atlanta Motor Speedway

Ty Dillon To Make Sprint Cup Series Debut At Atlanta Motor Speedway

Per the Motor Racing Network, Ty Dillon is scheduled to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut next month at Atlanta Motor Speedway. MRN stated that they learned the news via Mike Dillon, the vice president of competition at Richard Childress Racing. Mike Dillon told MRN that Dillon will drive the No. 33 car for Circle Sport, which has a technical alliance with RCR. Ty Dillon is scheduled to take part in the Richard Childress Racing test at Atlanta Motor ... Read More »

Chase for the Sprint Cup Drivers to Have Special Paint Schemes During Chase

Chase for the Sprint Cup Drivers to Have Special Paint Schemes During Chase

In order to help the Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers stand out once the postseason begins, NASCAR has announced a series of special elements for their paint schemes throughout the 10-week playoffs. The car of each driver will feature a roof number, front splitter, and windshield header all bright yellow, along with a Chase for the Sprint Cup logo adorned on the front quarter panel. The Chase-centric paint schemes will be on all 16 Chase cars beginning with the first race ... Read More »