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Harry Scott Files Notice of Suit Against Steve Turner Over Race Team

Harry Scott Files Notice of Suit Against Steve Turner Over Race Team

In what has already been a chaotic situation this week for Turner Scott Motorsports, more fuel was added to the fire on Thursday as reports surfaced that Harry Scott has threatened to sue Steve Turner over management of the organization. Sporting News reports that Scott has filed a notice of suit in North Carolina Superior Court, with 20 days given to file said suit. According to the filing, Scott claims Turner has let the team’s funds run low and has ... Read More »

Comcast Xfinity to Become Title Sponsor of NASCAR’S Second-Tier Series: Report

Comcast Xfinity to Become Title Sponsor of NASCAR’S Second-Tier Series: Report

The Nationwide Series looks to finally have its new name. According to Sports Business Journal, NASCAR and Comcast plan to announce next Wednesday (Sept. 3) a 10-year agreement that will see what is currently known as the Nationwide Series transformed into the NASCAR Xfinity Series. The deal is believed to worth $200 million and comes at a convenient time as NBC, the company’s sports group, signed a 10-year, $4.4. billion deal with NASCAR for network rights to Sprint Cup and ... Read More »

Tony Stewart to Return to Racing This Weekend

Tony Stewart to Return to Racing This Weekend

Tony Stewart hasn’t been at or near a race track following an Aug. 9 sprint car racing accident that claimed the life of Kevin Ward, Jr., but all that’s set to change this weekend. Stewart-Haas Racing announced today (Aug. 28) that the three-time Cup Series champion will return to competition this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR’s Steve O’Donnell released a statement following the news of Stewart’s return to competition . “Tony Stewart has received all necessary clearances required to ... Read More »

Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson Pace Bristol Nationwide Series Practices

Chase Elliott, Kyle Larson Pace Bristol Nationwide Series Practices

After two consecutive weeks of turning left and right, the Nationwide Series returned to the high banks of the Bristol Motor Speedway on Thursday for practice sessions in preparation for tomorrow night’s Food City 300. Championship points leader Chase Elliott was the fastest man in town in opening practice, piloting his No. 9 NAPA Chevrolet around the half mile bullring with a speed of 123.324 mph. Kyle Busch was second, Kevin Harvick third, Brian Scott fourth and Ryan Blaney fifth. ... Read More »

Post-Race Inspection Issues Plague Keselowski and Others

Post-Race Inspection Issues Plague Keselowski and Others

Just moments after Brad Keselowski’s first win in the Camping World Truck Series at Bristol Motor Speedway, the celebration hit a sour note as Keselowski’s No.19 as well Ron Hornaday, Jr.’s No.30 and Cole Custer’s No.00 had issues in post race inspection following the rain delayed UNOH 200 on Thursday morning. In a statement released by NASCAR. The winning truck of Keselowski, third place truck of Hornaday, and eighth place truck of Custer were “too high in the spoiler” in ... Read More »

Joe Gibbs Racing Confirms Tuesday Press Conference About Organization’s Future

Joe Gibbs Racing Confirms Tuesday Press Conference About Organization’s Future

Is the future of Joe Gibbs Racing finally coming together? A press conference next week may hold all the answers. JGR has confirmed it will hold a press conference next Tuesday morning (Aug. 19) at 10 a.m. ET, though the fine details have not been determined. However, it is widely anticipated that it will be officially announced that Carl Edwards will join the organization for the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season. But even then, the press conference wouldn’t be all ... Read More »

Tony Stewart Sitting Out at Michigan, Jeff Burton to Drive No. 14

Tony Stewart Sitting Out at Michigan, Jeff Burton to Drive No. 14

Tony Stewart will again be absent when the Sprint Cup Series takes the green flag this Sunday. Stewart-Haas Racing has announced that Stewart, who was involved in a fatal sprint car accident in upstate New York state last weekend, will not compete in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Sprint Cup Series veteran Jeff Burton will pilot the No. 14 Mobil1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet in Sunday’s race. Michigan will make the second race in row that Stewart has ... Read More »

Ryan Blaney Driving for Wood Bros. Racing in 2015

Ryan Blaney Driving for Wood Bros. Racing in 2015

Wood Brothers Racing has named its guy for 2015. On Thursday (Aug. 14), the longtime race team announced it would form a technical alliance with Team Penske for the 2015 Sprint Cup Series season and will race a minimum 12-race schedule with current Camping World Truck Series points leader Ryan Blaney as the driver of the iconic No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion. “Wood Brothers Racing is excited to align with Roger Penske and his team and we couldn’t be more ... Read More »

Nationwide Series Breakdown: Lilly Diabetes 250

Nationwide Series Breakdown: Lilly Diabetes 250

Ty Dillon would return the legendary No. 3 back to Victory Lane at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway after gaining the lead on a late restart with just 25 laps to go to score his first career Nationwide Series win in the Lilly Diabetes 250. Dillon, who led 24 laps on the afternoon, held off a surging Kyle Busch by .833 seconds to score the victory. Matt Kenseth would come home third while Kevin Harvick, who had the dominant car most ... Read More »

Hamilton Confident in Future Despite Vettel Rumors

Hamilton Confident in Future Despite Vettel Rumors

2008 Formula 1 world champion Lewis Hamilton insists that his long term future with Mercedes is not in doubt, despite increasing speculation linking four time F1 world champion Sebastian Vettel to the team. Red Bull’s lead motorsport advisor Helmut Marko has suggested that Mercedes has started to ramp up their efforts to try to lure Vettel for 2016, after Hamilton’s current deal expires. Although Hamilton knows the speculations are beginning to run rampant, he remains confident that will be at Mercedes ... Read More »