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Brendan Gaughan, Richard Childress Racing Renew For 2015

Brendan Gaughan, Richard Childress Racing Renew For 2015

Richard Childress Racing and South Point Hotel & Casino announced they have renewed their partnerships with Brendan Gaughan for the 2015 XFINITY Series season. The 2014 season marked Gaughan’s return to the Nationwide Series full-time after spending a year in the Truck Series. The partnership between RCR and South Point began in 2012 through a combined part-time effort in the Nationwide and Truck series. “Returning to victory lane this season has been a big morale booster for not only me ... Read More »

Austin Hill To Attempt Martinsville Truck Series Debut

Austin Hill To Attempt Martinsville Truck Series Debut

Ricky Benton Racing Enterprises announced early Thursday morning that K&N Pro Series East driver Austin Hill will attempt to making his Camping World Truck Series debut at Martinsville Speedway this weekend. Hill, who won twice this season in K&N, is set to pilot the No. 92 BTS Tire and Wheel Distributors / Goodyear FleetHQ / A&D Welding / Wynn’s Ford for Saturday’s Kroger 200. “Austin is a remarkable talent. He has proven his mettle with the season he had in the ... Read More »

Junior Johnson Honorary Pace Car Driver at Martinsville

Junior Johnson Honorary Pace Car Driver at Martinsville

Martinsville Speedway announced on Thursday that Junior Johnson will once again be directly involved in the race festivities. The two-time winner at the paperclip will serve as honorary pace car driver for Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. “Junior Johnson is one of the true legends of our sport and we are thrilled to get him back out front here at Martinsville again,” said Martinsville Speedway president Clay Campbell. “He helped make this sport what it is today and this hall-of-famer is ... Read More »

Texas Motor Speedway, Levy Restaurants Unveil Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos

Texas Motor Speedway, Levy Restaurants Unveil Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos

On Thursday, Texas Motor Speedway and Levy Restaurants teamed up to unveil a new bacon-infused product that will be featured during the AAA Texas 500 weekend at the 1.5-mile oval. According to the release on the speedway’s website, Hawg Heaven Bacon Nachos feature four forms of bacon all in one dish: white nacho bacon cheese sauce, chunks of hickory smoked bacon, candied bacon and bacon powder. “We serve thousands of orders of nachos over a race weekend and we wanted ... Read More »

Reed Sorenson Picks Up Phoenix Sponsor

Reed Sorenson Picks Up Phoenix Sponsor

Tommy Baldwin Racing announced on Tuesday that FLASR will serve as primary sponsor on Reed Sorenson’s No. 36 Chevrolet at Phoenix International Raceway next month. Excited to announce a partnership with @FlasrFlask for @PhoenixRaceway More: http://t.co/G2hEBKfBh3 #TeamRS pic.twitter.com/7NFb4NdVIk — Reed Sorenson (@ReedSorenson36) October 21, 2014 “It means a great deal to us that FLASR will join us for Phoenix,” said Sorenson. “This group of guys at TBR have been working hard on the No. 36 car all season and for someone like ... Read More »

Fans Able to Attend Martinsville Drivers’ Meeting

Fans Able to Attend Martinsville Drivers’ Meeting

This weekend, Martinsville Speedway has moved the drivers’ meeting before Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race to pit road inside turn 4 to allow fans to get up close and personal. Fans who have purchased the Green Flag Experience addition to their tickets for the race will be able to attend on pit road. The meeting will also be broadcast on the SprintVision screens across the track. “Our number one goal is to make sure the fans have the best experience ... Read More »

No Penalties For Ryan Newman

No Penalties For Ryan Newman

Early Tuesday morning, NASCAR announced there would be no penalties for Ryan Newman and the No. 31 team related to the car failing inspection following Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Newman’s car was found too low on both sides in the rear end following his fifth-place finish and his fourth top 10 in the last ten races. The driver of the No. 31 Chevrolet heads into the Eliminator Round in the Chase tied for the point lead. UPDATE: The No. ... Read More »

Pace Laps: Chase Shakeups and Surviving Talladega

Pace Laps: Chase Shakeups and Surviving Talladega

Sprint Cup Series: Another Round of Chase Eliminations - As the checkered flag dropped over Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday afternoon, four more drivers were removed from the championship battle. Kasey Kahne, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Kyle Busch and Jimmie Johnson are now left to just fight for Victory Lane for the remainder of the season. With that said, things could still change the makeup of the eight-driver field that remains if you listen to some speculation from the Twittersphere. Ryan Newman’s No. ... Read More »

Tracking the Trucks: fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola

Tracking the Trucks: fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola

In a Nutshell: Timothy Peters took the checkered flag 0.143 seconds ahead of Tayler Malsam to win the fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon. Peters held the top spot and remained there through a green-white-checkered finish to make 2014 his sixth consecutive season with at least one win. Spencer Gallagher, Tyler Reddick and Ryan Blaney rounded out the top 5. Who Should Have Won: Throw everyone’s name in a hat and grab one. Seriously. Talladega ... Read More »

Tyler Reddick Scores First Career Pole

Tyler Reddick Scores First Career Pole

Camping World Truck Series rookie Tyler Reddick scored his first career pole in just his 13th start for Saturday afternoon’s fred’s 250 at Talladega Superspeedway. The part-time driver posted a speed of 186.827 mph (51.256 seconds). Tayler Malsam qualified second, followed by ThorSport teammates Matt Crafton and Johnny Sauter. Sophomore driver Ryan Blaney, who is also running the Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, rounded out the top 5 qualifiers. Prior to qualifying, T.J. Bell and the No. 56 withdrew ... Read More »