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Teams Set to Test This Week at Phoenix

Teams Set to Test This Week at Phoenix

Sprint Cup teams are trying to prep themselves for the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup in the desert of Arizona this week. Eleven Sprint Cup drivers and one Camping World Truck Series entry (the No. 00 of Cole Custer) will take to Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Ariz., Tuesday and Wednesday of this week as they prepare for the tail end of the season race, the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500, on Sunday, Nov. 9. ... Read More »

Joey Logano, Rockwell Watches Announce Partnership

Joey Logano, Rockwell Watches Announce Partnership

Could Sliced Bread be the new NASCAR sponsorship “it” man? Current NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup standings leader Joey Logano will partner with timepiece brand Rockwell Watches. Logano joins Rockwell’s roster of athletes representing the watch brand in the extreme sports. He becomes the brand’s first NASCAR-affiliated driver. “I’m thrilled to become a part of the Rockwell Team,” Logano said in a release. “I’ve always been a big fan of their watches and they really fit my style. I’m ... Read More »

Dover International Speedway to Remove Nearly 20,000 Seats

Dover International Speedway to Remove Nearly 20,000 Seats

It looks like the Monster Mile is the latest to join the list of race tracks cutting down on total number of seats. According to a report originally in the Delaware State News, the turns 2 and 3 grandstands at Dover International Speedway are currently being removed, due to a declining need for spectator seating for events, including NASCAR racing, at the 45-year-old facility. In total, the track says it will remove 17,500 aluminum seats as part of a multiphase ... Read More »

Kevin Harvick Wins Charlotte Race, Post Race Tempers Flare

Kevin Harvick Wins Charlotte Race, Post Race Tempers Flare

Kevin Harvick was the strongest car at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday night. For the first time since Darlington in the Spring, Harvick was unencumbered by misfortune and came home with the win. The talk of the race didn’t focus on Harvick however. During the cool down lap, Brad Keselowski and Denny Hamlin made contact. That was followed by pit lane shenanigans between Keselowski and Matt Kenseth, which ended with Tony Stewart being pulled into the fracas as well. The melee ... Read More »

Toyota Unveils Its 2015 Camry Race Car

Toyota Unveils Its 2015 Camry Race Car

Earlier today, at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) and TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) unveiled its 2015 ‘Gen-6’ model race car for both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Xfinity Series (currently the Nationwide Series). This redesign is the first by any of the three NASCAR manufacturers since the introduction of the ‘Gen-6′ model in 2012. “We’re thrilled to finally be able to show off our new 2015 Camry race car – becoming the first ... Read More »

Logano Paces Final Bank of America 500 Practice

Logano Paces Final Bank of America 500 Practice

Point leader Joey Logano found himself on top again Friday night in Charlotte, this time on the charts for the final practice session for the Bank of America 500. Logano set a fast laps time of 28.332 (190.597 MPH to take the top spot from Kurt Busch by just two hundredths of a second. Kevin Harvick, Jeff Gordon, and Brad Keselowski rounded out the top 5. The Chase hits the halfway point this week, and some big names are in ... Read More »

Kurt Busch Paces First Sprint Cup Practice

Kurt Busch Paces First Sprint Cup Practice

Kurt Busch set a track record last night in qualifying, and backed that up with the fastest speed in the first of two practice sessions today for the Sprint Cup Series. Because of timing of the first practice session and a switch from qualifying to race trim, speeds were expected to be considerably slower than Thursday night. For a majority of the drivers, their first lap on the track Friday was their fastest. Chase drivers were sprinkled throughout the speed ... Read More »

Daniel Suarez To Make Truck Series Debut At Talladega

Daniel Suarez To Make Truck Series Debut At Talladega

Earlier today it was announced that Daniel Suarez will make his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series debut at Talladega Superspeedway next weekend in the fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola. Suarez will pilot the No. 35 ARRIS Toyota for Win-Tron Racing, part of a collaborative effort with Joe Gibbs Racing. ARRIS also sponsored Saurez in his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Kentucky Speedway and will provide backing to his 2015 full-time NASCAR XFINITY Series effort. “We’re ecstatic to ... Read More »

Burt Myers Wins Southern Slam 150, Andy Seuss Takes Whelen Southern Modified Tour Title

The Southern Slam 150 was the final race of the 2014 Whelen Southern Modified tour. The 15th and final race took place on the infield quarter mile at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Andy Seuss entered the race 17 points ahead of George Brunnhoelzl III so he only had to finish 12th to secure the championship. When the checkered flag flew, Burt Myers scored the win for the second consecutive year and third time in the five years that it has been ... Read More »