NASCAR has announced a new “Chase” format that will put a greater emphasis on winning races during the season, expands the current Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field to 16 drivers, and implements a new round-by-round advancement format.
The sanctioning body of NASCAR has announced changes to the qualifying process for its three national series that NASCAR says should be more exciting for the fans and its drivers.
NASCAR’s 2014 Schedule
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season gets underway with the 56th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday, February 23rd at 1 p.m. ET on FOX.
Truex Jr. OUT, Newman IN
NASCAR after reviewing what happened near the end of the race Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway has penalized Michael Waltrip Racing for manipulating the outcome of the race.
Penalties Handed Down By NASCAR
Penske Racing had seven of its members suspended by NASCAR on Wednesday for bringing unapproved parts to Texas Motor Speedway this past Saturday.
Nationwide Accident Sends Fans to the Hospital
On the last lap of the NASCAR Nationwide race at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday. The leaders were making their final moves for the victory as one car slams into the catchfence sending debris flying into the stands.
Budweiser Duel’s Sets Daytona 500 Field
Two NASCAR Sprint Cup Budweiser Duel qualifier races were ran on Thursday setting the field for the Daytona 500 on Sunday.
NASCAR’s Gen6 Car
With NASCAR debuting the new Gen6 car at The Unlimited at Daytona on Saturday night you might be wondering what has changed compared to the COT car that had it’s last ride with the Miami-Homestead race this past November.
The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Entries
Inaugural The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Daytona International Speedway
NASCAR News – Week of November 11, 2012
Four-time NASCAR champion Jeff Gordon was fined $100,000 and docked 25 points by NASCAR on Monday for intentionally wrecking Clint Bowyer at Phoenix.
Earnhardt Jr. Out Next Two Races!!
Hendrick Motorsports on Thursday said that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will sit out Saturday night’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway and the following week’s race at Kansas Speedway.
NASCAR’s 2013 Schedule
NASCAR announced the 2013 schedule this past Tuesday (09/25/12). 2013, will mark the 65th season for NASCAR’s Cup series and will start with the Daytona 500 before moving to Phoenix on March 3rd and Las Vegas on March 10.
NASCAR News – Week of August 27, 2012
Tony Stewart joked on Tuesday that his toss of his helmet at Matt Kenseth was ”not bad for a 41-year-old who doesn’t work out.” The three-time NASCAR champion lost his infamous temper Saturday night at Bristol after contact with Kenseth… Read More ›
Martins Crash Has NASCAR’s Attention
Mark Martin’s car went sliding off the track at Michigan Speedway and crashed sideways into a pit road barrier. The vehicle was pierced by the short, narrow end of the wall, but Martin was able to walk away.
Penske Fires Allmendinger
NASCAR driver AJ Allmendinger was fired from Penske Racing. Team owner Roger Penske announced Wednesday the decision to release Allmendinger after they met face-to-face on Tuesday.
NASCAR News – Week of July 9th 2012
Sprint Cup: Tuesday, NASCAR penalized Three-time champion Tony Stewart. Stewart, was docked six points, and crew chief Steve Addington fined $25,000 because of a cooling hose found inside Stewart’s car after his qualifying lap.
Matt Kenseth and Jack Roush Parting Ways
Roush Fenway Racing announced Tuesday that Matt Kenseth would leave the organization at the end of this season and be replaced in the No. 17 car by current Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
Kurt Busch Back at it Again!
Kurt Busch who was fired in December by Penske Racing after a number of run-ins with the media got in a heated exchange with a reporter at Dover on Saturday.
Latest NASCAR News
Chevrolet announced its entry for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — the Chevrolet SS. The model, ties to a V-8 powered, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan that will return to the U.S. lineup as well as being the model that makes… Read More ›
Johnson Wins Darlington and A Pit-road Incident
With its 14th victory at Darlington Raceway, by Jimmie Johnson, Hendrick Motorsports reached historic Cup Series win No. 200.
Changes are coming to Bristol Motor Speedway
Bristol Motor Speedway owner Bruton Smith said he’ll make changes to the track. Smith did not reveal what exactly he’ll do to the track, but said in a statement an announcement could come in about two weeks.
NASCAR’s All-Star Race Gets New Format
NASCAR’s annual all-star race will be split into five segments this year, with a mandatory pit stop before the final 10-lap sprint for the $1 million prize.
Knaus & Johnson’s Penalties Overturned!
On Tuesday, NASCAR’s chief appellate officer John Middlebrook overturned a majority of the penalties levied against crew chief Chad Knaus. Knaus must still pay a $100,000 fine because Johnson’s car failed opening day inspection of the Daytona 500.
Knaus Appeal, Denied!
Chad Knaus the crew chief of Jimmie Johnson lost his appeal Tuesday challenging penalties for failing the opening-day inspection for the Daytona 500. A three-member committee heard testimony from Hendrick Motorsports plus NASCAR.
NASCAR’s 2013 Dodge Charger Unveiled
The new Dodge Charger for 2013 was unveiled at a news conference in the garage area before the Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on Sunday. The designers and engineers created a race car that fans will have… Read More ›
Keselowski Allowed to Keep Phone
NASCAR said Tuesday Brad Keselowski can keep his cellphone in his race car during events, and all drivers are encouraged to use social media. Keselowski drew attention for posting on Twitter during a red-flag period in Monday night’s Daytona 500.
Daytona 500 Racing on Monday
NASCAR has raced on the beach at Daytona, under the lights and even around a pothole, but has never raced on Monday – until now. The Daytona 500 was postponed Sunday for the first time in its 54-year history after heavy rain-soaked… Read More ›