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Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch Lead Practices at Talladega

Clint Bowyer, Kyle Busch Lead Practices at Talladega

The Sprint Cup Series took to Talladega Superspeedway on Friday for two practice sessions on Friday in preparation for Sunday afternoon’s GEICO 500. The first session lasted 60 minutes, and the second and final practice was only 50 minutes. Clint Bowyer topped the first session with a fast lap of 200.385 mph. Meanwhile, only 21 cars ran in the final session, though Joey Logano did not even complete a lap at speed. Kyle Busch sat atop the leaderboard in the second session ... Read More »

Kaz Grala to Race for Ben Kennedy Racing in 2015

Kaz Grala to Race for Ben Kennedy Racing in 2015

Kaz Grala will be running with a different organization in 2015. Grala, 15, announced on Thursday morning that he will be joining forces with Ben Kennedy Racing. Although sponsorship details were not immediately announced, he will be replacing Kenzie Ruston with the organization. “Ben Kennedy and Mike Fritts have done a great job making Ben Kennedy Racing a top NASCAR K&N Pro Series East team,” said  Grala in a press release. “I couldn’t be more excited for the 2015 season. Being ... Read More »

Brandon Jones Teams with GMS Racing in Truck Series

Brandon Jones Teams with GMS Racing in Truck Series

Rising star Brandon Jones will join GMS Racing for the remainder of the Camping World Truck Series season, starting next weekend at Martinsville Speedway. Jones will pilot the No. 33 Chevrolet Silverado with veteran crew chief Shane Huffman calling the shots atop the pit box. He’ll also race at Phoenix Raceway. Jones has had a busy 2014 season, with a full K&N Pro Series East schedule that saw him finish fourth in the final standings with a win at Iowa ... Read More »

Wood Brothers Set for Milestone at Talladega

Wood Brothers Set for Milestone at Talladega

Nothing says tradition in NASCAR like the name of the legendary Wood brothers. Compiling over 1,400 starts, 98 wins, 337 top 5s, and 622 top-10 finishes, Wood Brothers Racing has enjoyed success to the highest level over its 61-year history in the sport. However there is no place where the Wood Brothers has made its impact more than on NASCAR’s superspeedways. The team has compiled 36 wins on the tracks measuring more than two miles in length. This includes 15 ... Read More »

David Ragan Expects to Return to Front Row Motorsports

David Ragan Expects to Return to Front Row Motorsports

David Ragan was considered to be one of the hot free agents in the garage ahead of the 2015 season. Rumors were running rampant that he would be the one to replace Marcos Ambrose as the driver of the No. 9 Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports until RPM signed Sam Hornish, Jr. last week. Ragan said despite the Petty rumors there was never any genuine interest between him and Petty for that ride – just preliminary conversations. “I had my ... Read More »

Daytona Rising Project Reaches Halfway Point

Daytona Rising Project Reaches Halfway Point

On Wednesday, Daytona International Speedway held a special ceremony to commemorate the halfway point of the track’s $400 million renovation, dubbed “Daytona Rising.”  For the Daytona Rising project, the halfway point entailed the installation of the highest steel beams for the project.  In a special ceremony, a plaque was placed onto the beam, while the construction team responsible signed their names with Sharpies. International Speedway Corporation (ISC) CEO Lesa France Kennedy (the mother of Camping World Truck Series rookie Ben ... Read More »

Bully Hill Vineyards To Sponsor Joe Nemechek in fred’s 250

Bully Hill Vineyards To Sponsor Joe Nemechek in fred’s 250

NEMCO Motorsports announced Wednesday that Hammondsport, NY-based Bully Hill Vineyards will serve as the primary sponsor of the No. 8 Toyota Tundra driven by Joe Nemechek in Saturday’s fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway. Car chief Austin Pollack hinted at the partnership on Tuesday afternoon with a tweet that featured a small portion of the paint scheme. A sneak peak at @FrontRowJoe87 @NASCAR_Trucks for @TalladegaSuperS this weekend pic.twitter.com/dFOyiqG1Jk — Austin Pollak (@AustinPollak8) October 14, 2014 Nemechek is very ... Read More »

Christian PaHud Captures Victory Thanks to Opportunity with Michael Waltrip and Bill McAnally

Christian PaHud Captures Victory Thanks to Opportunity with Michael Waltrip and Bill McAnally

Christian PaHud isn’t the average 21-year-old race car driver. With the help of the Peak Stock Car Dream Challenge held by Michael Waltrip Racing, this young man was able to do something that very few have done over the past few years. Making his NASCAR K&N Pro Series debut during the NAPA Auto Parts 150 at All American Speedway in California, PaHud sat on the pole after participating in a test just days before the 150-lap event. Entered in the ... Read More »

Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart Penalized for Charlotte Postrace Actions

Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart Penalized for Charlotte Postrace Actions

On Tuesday afternoon, NASCAR announced that Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart will be penalized for actions taken at the Charlotte Motor Speedway on Saturday evening following the Bank of America 500. Keselowski had been fined $50,000, while Stewart will receive discipline of $25,000. Both drivers will also be on probation until Nov. 12 – spanning the next four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. During the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte, Keselowski was having intense battles with Joe Gibbs Racing ... Read More »

Marching Tar Heels Will Play National Anthem at Martinsville Speeday

Marching Tar Heels Will Play National Anthem at Martinsville Speeday

NASCAR is filled with many timeless traditions that fans participate in. Tailgating outside the track, infield camping, cheering loudly during driver intros for the ones you like, booing those you don’t, standing respectfully while listening to the national anthem… …complaining about it afterwards. No tradition is more valued or sacred to NASCAR fans than the pre-race ceremonies, and no habit is harder to break than the tendency to gripe loudly on social media when the anthem isn’t played or sung ... Read More »