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Matt Kenseth Releases Anti-Bullying Book

Matt Kenseth Releases Anti-Bullying Book

On Tuesday, Matt Kenseth teamed up with Dollar General Literacy Foundation to release the first book in a four part series. The book, entitled Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying was released to coincide with National Youth Literacy Day. “As a parent of three small children, it’s natural to worry about the issues they will face while growing up,” said Kenseth in a team release. “Both Katie and I believe that openly talking about these issues is the best way to prepare them. ... Read More »

NASCAR Mailbox: NASCAR Listened …. Now The Fans Have A Job To Do

NASCAR Mailbox: NASCAR Listened …. Now The Fans Have A Job To Do

You know what they say … the squeaky wheel gets the grease. Fans have been crying out for Darlington Raceway to get its historical Labor Day weekend back since the last holiday race weekend back in 2003. Despite the hot temperatures in the South Carolina heat, it seems that tradition won out over NASCAR’s own stubbornness on this one, and fans can once again celebrate their three-day weekend at an egg-shaped racetrack. Now my only concern is if the attendance ... Read More »

NASCAR Announces 2015 Schedules

NASCAR Announces 2015 Schedules

2015 Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck series Schedules The much-anticipated announcement on the 2015 NASCAR schedules came Tuesday afternoon on a special edition of Race Hub on Fox Sports 1. As expected, there were several dates moved around on the Sprint Cup schedule. One of the biggest highlights is that Darlington Raceway’s Southern 500 moves back to its traditional Labor Day weekend date. Darlington has been on the schedule since 1950, and had hosted a race every Labor Day weekend ... Read More »

2015 Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series Schedules

2015 Sprint Cup, Nationwide and Truck Series Schedules

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015 – Sprint Unlimited, FOX Sunday, Feb. 15, 2015 – Daytona 500 Qualifying, FOX Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 – Duel, FOX Sports 1 Sunday, Feb. 22, 2015 – Daytona 500, FOX Sunday, March 1, 2015 – Atlanta, FOX Sunday, March 8, 2015 – Las Vegas, FOX Sunday, March 15, 2015 – Phoenix, FOX Sunday, March 22, 2015 – California, FOX Sunday, March 29, 2015 – Martinsville, FOX Sunday, April 5, 2015 – Off Saturday, April 11, 2015 – Texas, FOX Sunday, April 19, 2015 – Bristol, FOX Saturday, April 25, 2015 – Richmond, FOX Sports 1 Sunday, May 3, 2015 – Talladega, FOX Saturday, May ... Read More »

NASCAR Penalizes No. 00, No. 19 and No. 30 NCWTS Teams Following Bristol

NASCAR Penalizes No. 00, No. 19 and No. 30 NCWTS Teams Following Bristol

Three different teams failed post-race inspection following the UNOH 200 presented by ZLOOP last Thursday morning at Bristol Motor Speedway after their rear spoilers were found to be too high. On Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR announced penalties for the Turner Scott Motorsports No. 00, driven by Cole Custer and No. 30, driven by Ron Hornaday, Jr. and the Brad Keselowski Racing No. 19, driven by Keselowski. Each truck was found in violation of sections 12-1 (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) ... Read More »

Stewart-Ward Investigation Finishing Up; No Timetable Given

Stewart-Ward Investigation Finishing Up; No Timetable Given

Just a little over two weeks since the crash involving Tony Stewart that killed driver Kevin Ward, Jr., authorities are “finishing up” their investigation according to a report by Tom Jensen with Fox Sports. Ontario County Police Department Senior Communications Officer Nathaniel Ross gave no timetable of when the department’s findings would be released. Tony Stewart has not spoken publicly about the incident and has missed three races so far while the investigation as been under way. Widespread speculation has ... Read More »

Several Teams Test at Chicagoland Speedway

Several Teams Test at Chicagoland Speedway

Multiple teams descended on Chicagoland Speedway for the first of a two-day test on Monday at the 1.5-mile oval that opens the Chase in just a couple short weeks. According to a report from MRN, Stewart-Haas Racing, Roush Fenway Racing, Michael Waltrip Racing, Richard Petty Motorsports and Chip Ganassi Racing were all represented. SHR said the No. 14 team and Stewart were not present for the test. Penske Racing and Joe Gibbs Racing have opted to save their four test sessions ... Read More »

Ortho to Sponsor Roush Fenway Racing, Greg Biffle

Ortho to Sponsor Roush Fenway Racing, Greg Biffle

Just a little more than a week removed from Hendrick Motorsports’ announcement that current Greg Biffle sponsor 3M would join the organization to back Jeff Gordon beginning next season, Roush Fenway Racing and Ortho got together at Bristol Motor Speedway Friday morning to announce a multi-year partnership. “I am thrilled to have Ortho on board,” said Biffle, who is looking to become the first driver to win championships in all three of NASCAR’s major series. “I spend a great deal of ... 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 »