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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 »

Former NASCAR, NHRA Owner Raymond Beadle Dead at 70

On Monday morning, former NASCAR, NHRA Drag Racing and Sprint Car team owner Raymond Beadle passed away.  Beadle had suffered a heart attack in July and died of complications arising from the attack.  He was 70. After news of Beadle’s passing was announced, NASCAR released its own statement. “Raymond Beadle had a brief, but prolific, career in NASCAR,” the statement reads.  “A true competitor whose love of auto racing led him to ownership in a variety of motorsport disciplines, his 1989 ... Read More »

Blake Koch Gets Sponsorship from Celsius, Flo Rida for Nationwide Homestead Race Next Month

Blake Koch Gets Sponsorship from Celsius, Flo Rida for Nationwide Homestead Race Next Month

For the season finale of the NASCAR Nationwide Series in Miami, Fla., TriStar Motorsports will have a hometown boy behind the wheel of its No. 44 Toyota Camry. West Palm Beach, Fla., native Blake Koch will drive the No. 44 entry for TriStar during the Ford EcoBoost 300 on Nov. 15 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. In an announcement by TriStar, Koch will have sponsorship by Celsius, and Grammy award winning recording artist Flo Rida. The pair will be promoting Flo Rida’s ... Read More »

Richard Petty Motorsports to Move Headquarters

Richard Petty Motorsports to Move Headquarters

Richard Petty Motorsports will make a big move very soon. The owner of the Nos. 9 and 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, as well as the No. 43 Nationwide team,  will reportedly move its race shop at the conclusion of the 2014 season to Mooresville, N.C. Originally reported in the Charlotte Observer and confirmed and updated by RPM, the organization was in the process of searching for a new location because its current building in Concord, N.C., was recently ... Read More »

Ryan Newman Fails Post-Race Inspection at Talladega

Ryan Newman Fails Post-Race Inspection at Talladega

Ryan Newman came out of Sunday’s GEICO 500 looking very good.  He had just finished fifth and qualified for the Eliminator round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup easily. Then came post-race inspection. In the “Room of Doom,” Newman’s car was found to be too low on both sides.  Normally, that would be considered a big enough infraction to see Newman being docked points.  Due to the ruling potentially affecting the driver lineup for the Eliminator round, NASCAR has ... Read More »

Truck Series Breakdown: fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola

Truck Series Breakdown: fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola

Timothy Peters finally broke through in 2014, holding off the field on a green-white-checkered finish, to score the win in the fred’s 250 powered by Coca Cola at Talladega Superspeedway Saturday afternoon. Peters held off Tayler Malsam by 0.143 seconds to score his eighth career Truck Series win. Spencer Gallagher finished a career best third, followed by polesitter Tyler Reddick in fourth. Despite going a lap down for a pit road speeding penalty under green, Ryan Blaney rallied to round out ... Read More »

The Shrub Sprouts

The Shrub Sprouts

The Busch’s are bringing along some competition for Cash Bowyer. In a post on Facebook, Samantha Busch broke the news with a retro themed picture featuring the pink Ford Thunderbird that Kyle purchased for her at the Scottsdale Barrett-Jackson auction. The couple is wearing 50s era clothing, standing in front of the Thunderbird and a l1956 Chevrolet. There is a 50s Chevy inspired pedal car in front of the couple who are holding a sign that says “Racing at you ... 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 »