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Tony Stewart is introduced before the NASCAR Daytona 500 Sprint Cup series auto race at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Fla. in this Feb. 23, 2014 file photo.
2 hrs ago | National Speed Sport News
Ron Hornaday Jr. is set to return to action with NTS Motorsports in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series later this month. Hornaday has been out of action since late August when Turner Scott Motorsports shut down the No.
7 hrs ago | MotorAuthority
Leading NASCAR team owner and businessman Roger Penske has confirmed plans to enter Australia's awesome V8 Supercars touring car series , starting from the 2015 season. Penske has secured a controlling 51 percent stake in existing V8 Supercars team Dick Johnson Racing , and will compete under the DJR Team Penske banner.
NASCAR driver and team owner Michael Waltrip tackled a new kind of competition Monday - ABC's "Dancing With the Stars." NASCAR team owner and part-time driver Michael Waltrip, a two-time Daytona 500 winner, is participating in "Dancing with the Stars" on ABC-TV.
Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the checkered flag as he brought home a 30th-place finish in the No. 26 Iowa City Capital Partners Toyota Camry at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., on Sunday afternoon.
Those expecting some sort of upset or surprise in the Chase opener were sadly disappointed. The 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup started pretty much like the regular season ended, with Brad Keselowski winning and Jeff Gordon, Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick all running strong.
The sponsorship will encompass seven select NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR Nationwide Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and NASCAR Whelan Euro Series races ending in a major announcement from WRIT in Homestead Miami during championship weekend. "Through our partnership with RWR and team, we will drive brand awareness across North America and Europe to gain broad exposure to millions of racing fans through NASCAR's spectator experience, national TV distribution, and the social media campaigns surrounding the racing events leading up to and through championship weekend.
A power outage at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, forced parkgoers off rides Sunday. Rides stopped during the incident, prompting crews to... -- Australia will send personnel and aircraft to the United Arab Emirates in an effort to assist in the international coalition against ISIS, Prime Minis... -- Multinational corporation Nike terminated its endorsement contract with South African Olympian Oscar Pistorius following a guilty verdict in the murder trial of ... -- Scientists at Harvard University's Wyss Institute created a spleen-like device on a tiny chip to filter fungi and toxins from patients' blood.
Richard Petty Motorsports announced in a news release that Marcos Ambrose will not return as the driver of the #9 Ford for the 2015 season. Shrouded in speculation, since mid-May, Ambrose would join Roger Penske as Penske prepared to enter the V8 Supercar Series in Australia, was no longer a mystery as it turned into a reality with the announcement made by RPM Saturday morning at Chicagoland.
Chase for the Sprint Cup drivers for the most part didn't do much to cost themselves a shot at the title in the Chase opener Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway. Although the one driver hoping to maybe upset the conventional wisdom of who could advance ended up having the worst day.
When he was a kid with grand plans to become a NASCAR driver someday, Kyle Larson dressed up as Jeff Gordon when his family went to watch the races at Sonoma. In the last few laps of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship opener, Larson found himself racing the real-life version nose to nose down the stretch at Chicagoland Speedway.
After being closed for repairs for two months, one of the most iconic locations in Volusia County motorsports history is set to reopen today. In July, an early morning kitchen fire shut down Racing's North Turn Beach Bar & Grille at 4511 S. Atlantic Ave. The restaurant will be ready to welcome customers through its doors again at 11 a.m. The restaurant sits where cars used to turn from what is now State Road A1A onto the beach and head north on the sand to complete a 4.1-mile loop before the stock car race now known as the Daytona 500 was moved to Daytona International Speedway in 1959.
The class of 2014 inductees to the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame boasts one of the most successful dirt track campaigners in the state's history, a historic driver turned car builder, a veteran wheelman who ruled the short tracks and competed in NASCAR, a legendary Super Modified driver and a legendary pioneer drag racer. With fans packing the grandstands, the five new inductees into the Georgia Racing Hall of Fame were announced Saturday night on the front stretch of the historic, high banked half-mile Gresham Motorsports Park in Jefferson, Ga., as the speedway hosted Georgia Racing Hall of Fame night as part of a big night of racing at the famed speedplant.
It's race day at Chicagoland Speedway, and it's also the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the first of 10 races in NASCAR's version of the playoffs. NASCAR at Chicago: Start time, lineup, TV/radio schedule, more It's race day at Chicagoland Speedway, and it's also the start of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, the first of 10 races in NASCAR's version of the playoffs.
Title contender Carl Edwards was the fastest driver in the final practice for the opening race of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Brad Keselowski, who struggled to find speed on the opening day of practice, was second-fastest at 186.335.
Formula DRIFT PRO 2 continued the season at Texas Motor Speedway with the third of four rounds of competition. Brandon Wicknick in the Driftmotion D-Spare Nissan 2JZ S13 takes the victory.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:37 pm
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