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Posts from the ‘NASCAR’ Category

31
Jan

NASCAR Chase Format Changes

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. Read more »

25
Jan

2014 Changes

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. Read more »

9
Jan

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. Read more »

10
Sep

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. Read more »

17
Apr

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. Read more »

24
Feb

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. Read more »

22
Feb

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. Read more »

17
Feb

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. Read more »

14
Feb

The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Entries

Inaugural The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Daytona International Speedway  Read more »
13
Nov

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. Read more »

11
Oct

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. Read more »

29
Sep

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. Read more »

30
Aug

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 caused him to wreck as they were racing for the lead. Read more »

22
Aug

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. Read more »

3
Aug

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. Read more »

10
Jul

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. Read more »

26
Jun

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. Read more »

3
Jun

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. Read more »

18
May

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 its debut in the 2013 Daytona 500. Read more »

13
May

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. Read more »

30
Mar

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. Read more »

28
Mar

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. Read more »

20
Mar

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. Read more »

14
Mar

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. Read more »

12
Mar

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 no problem identifying on the track. The defining features of the street Charger have been incorporated into the racing version. Read more »