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Jes Ferreira Named 2022 Comcast Community Champion of the Year


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Comcast has announced Jes Ferreira as the recipient of the 2022 Comcast Community Champion of the Year. During the COVID-19 pandemic, Ferreira wanted to find a way to give back. And despite putting on events every weekend following the NASCAR circuit as the senior director of live shows for CMS Production, she wanted to earn …

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Xfinity Gives Rewards Customers Weekend to Remember in Martinsville

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For the third straight year, Xfinity was the entitlement sponsor for the Championship 4 cutoff race for the NASCAR Cup Series at Martinsville Speedway. And for the third straight year, it was a booming success. Between the cutoff race at Martinsville and sponsoring the Xfinity Series Championship race at Phoenix Raceway, it’s a week full …

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Xfinity Joins eNASCAR College iRacing Series as Presenting Sponsor; Donating Four Sim Rigs to Four HBCU Schools

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Richmond Signage Aug., Bubba Wallace, Rajah Caruth. (Photo: John Harrelson/Nigel Kinrade Photography)

In a partnership between NASCAR and Bubba Wallace, the eNASCAR event was designed to engage new fan audiences and bring local families to the racetrack.

Brendan Gaughan Might Not Retire After All

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With speculation running wild throughout the first third of the 2016 NASCAR season, Brendan Gaughan never said he was definitely going to retire, though many thought he would. As the XFINITY Series heads into it’s first ever race at Pocono Raceway, the 40-year-old still hasn’t made up his mind. Currently, the No. 62 Chevrolet sits …

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Eyes on XFINITY: Jeremy Clements Trying to Compete with NASCAR Elites

21. That’s the number of cars on the grid in the season-opening XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway that were part of a Cup Series organization, or an affiliate to a top-tier team. Many smaller organizations within the XFINITY Series garage are struggling for sponsorship, struggling to stay competitive with the elite teams in NASCAR. …

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NASCAR Drivers Speak Out on Brian France’s At-Track Attendance

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During the 2018 NASCAR Media Tour, Brad Keselowski lashed out regarding the leadership of NASCAR and how frequently NASCAR CEO Brian France is visible at the track. It wasn’t the first time France was called out by a driver for his lack of presence at tracks. In 2016, during a SiriusXM NASCAR Radio interview, three-time …

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Comcast Is Gearing Up for Big NASCAR Xfinity 500 Weekend at Martinsville Speedway

Bubba Wallace leads a pack of cars at Martinsville Speedway, April 2021. Photo: NKP

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For the second year in a row, Comcast has the naming rights to the NASCAR Cup Series’ penultimate race of the season at Martinsville Speedway. After 500 laps on the famed paperclip, the four drivers with a chance at the 2021 championship will be determined. By design, Comcast went after Martinsville to be its entitlement …

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Nominations for 2021 Comcast Community Champion of the Year Are Open

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Since becoming the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Xfinity Series in 2015, NBCUniversal and Comcast have made it a point of emphasis to give back to the NASCAR community. That continues in 2021. For the seventh consecutive year, Comcast will have a Comcast Community Champion of the Year award, which serves to recognize the philanthropic …

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Comcast Celebrating Opening of New Dover Lift Zone on Heels of Dash 4 Cash Race

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Since entering NASCAR as the entitlement sponsor of the Xfinity Series, Comcast NBCUniversal has continued to give back. It is doing so again leading into the final Dash 4 Cash race of the 2021 season this weekend at Dover International Speedway. Last September, Comcast vowed to open 1,000 new high-speed Wi-Fi Lift Zones throughout the …

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