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Terry Labonte to Make 127th and Final Career Start at Daytona International Speedway Saturday Night
July 3rd, 2014 at 12:35 AM
Terry Labonte will make his 127th and final career start at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night in the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola. Labonte will drive Go FAS Racing’s #32 Ford in the event. ***PHOTO1*** Labonte’s start number is third on the all-time Daytona starts list with former NASCAR...

Kyle Busch Motorsports Penalized After Kentucky Speedway Truck Series Win
July 1st, 2014 at 7:50 PM
On Thursday night last week Kyle Busch won his fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race of the 2014 season in as many starts when he took the checkered flag in the UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway. However, in post-race inspection Kyle Busch's No. 51 Toyota Tundra was found to...

Bobby Labonte to Drive for Circle Sport Racing in Coke Zero 400
June 30th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Bobby Labonte has driven in every race at Daytona International Speedway since February 1993 and it looked like this weekend’s Coke Zero 400 was in jeopardy for Labonte until the entry list for the entry list came out Monday with Labonte’s name on it. ***PHOTO1*** Labonte will drive the #33 Chevrolet for...

RAB Racing on Coke Zero 400 Entry List with Joe Nemechek Listed as the Driver
June 30th, 2014 at 10:33 PM
Last week the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series did not have at least 43 cars on the entry list for the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. It was the first time since 1996 that less than 43 cars were entered. On Monday the unofficial preliminary entry list for this Saturday...

Eddie MacDonald Will Make His NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
June 26th, 2014 at 9:23 PM
On Thursday GO FAS Racing announced that Eddie MacDonald will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut on July 13th at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the Camping World Sales 301. Hailing from Rowley, Massachusetts MacDonald will be 34-years-old when he makes his debut in the No. 32 Ford. The car...

Less than 43 Cars on Kentucky NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List
June 25th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
There are only 42 cars on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry list for Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. This is the first time since September of 1996 at Dover that there have been less than 43 cars entered in a top-level NASCAR race. That day there...

Randy Humphrey Racing Takes Hiatus, May Return for Indianapolis
June 24th, 2014 at 11:41 PM
According to NASCAR.com writer David Caraviello, Randy Humphrey Racing is not shutting down, but they are simple retooling. "We're retooling things," Humphrey said Tuesday by telephone. "We're just trying to find the right people. ... We have not shut down." The team has run in four races in the 2014 season all...

Nationwide News and Notes: Sponsorship Announcements a Plenty, Ryan Blaney Running at Kentucky Speedway
June 24th, 2014 at 11:19 PM
There were several bits of sponsorship news coming out of the NASCAR Nationwide Series garage on Tuesday afternoon. Tanner Berryhill has received some sponsorship for his #17 Vision Racing car for this season. Nuke Optics will be the official sunglasses provider of the #17 team and will also be an associate...

Erik Jones Will Make NASCAR Nationwide Series Debut at Chicagoland Speedway
June 19th, 2014 at 8:45 PM
On Thursday 18-year-old Erik Jones announced that he will be driving three NASCAR Nationwide Series races for Joe Gibbs Racing in the 2014 season in the No. 20 Toyota. His debut race will be at Chicagoland Speedway on July 19th. He will also race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22nd...

Panasonic Signs with Hendrick Motorsports; Will Debut on Jeff Gordon’s Car at Sonoma
June 17th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
Today Hendrick Motorsports announced a deal with Panasonic to sponsor the No. 24 car driven by Jeff Gordon in two races this season starting this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The deal also includes Panasonic sponsoring the No. 24 team for two races in 2015 and 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Panasonic has been aligned with...

Justin Marks to Drive for Turner Scott Motorsports at Road America and Mid-Ohio
June 10th, 2014 at 12:25 PM
On Monday Turner Scott Motorsports announced that 33-year-old Justin Marks will drive the team's No. 31 NASCAR Nationwide Series car at Road America on June 21st and Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course on August 16th. Dylan Kwasniewski, the normal driver of the No. 31 Chevrolet, will drive the team's No. 42 car...

Is This the Beginning of the End for Roush Fenway Racing?
June 5th, 2014 at 2:04 PM
Roush Fenway Racing has been a premier team in NASCAR since the team was created back in 1988. That’s when former road racer Jack Roush called ASA star Mark Martin up and asked him to drive a Winston Cup car for the team. Martin had previous Cup experience but never...

Alex Kennedy to Drive for Circle Sport Racing This Weekend at Pocono Raceway
June 3rd, 2014 at 8:03 PM
Alex Kennedy posted on his facebook page this afternoon that he will drive the #33 Circle Sport Racing entry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starting this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Kennedy will also run the #33 Chevrolet in a few other races throughout the season. Veteran David Stremme was originally...

Minor Format Changes Made to NASCAR’s Only Dirt Track Race
June 3rd, 2014 at 12:06 PM
The 1-800-CarCash Mudsummer Classic NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event at Eldora Speedway is scheduled for July 23rd and NASCAR has only made minor tweaks to the format since last season's inaugural event was such a success. ***PHOTO1*** The special dirt track format will still include the popular qualifying heat races which will...

IRacing Forms Partnership Phil Parsons Racing
May 28th, 2014 at 11:29 PM
Josh Wise, winner of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Fan Vote, at Charlotte Motor Speedway on All-Star weekend two weekends ago has announced that he and his race team, Phil Parsons Racing, will partner with the world's premier motorsports simulator iRacing. The team has made a lot of gains in their...

Estes Express Lines Comes on Board Allowing Jeb Burton to Run Full Truck Series Schedule
May 28th, 2014 at 10:19 AM
On Tuesday ThorSport Racing announced that Jeb Burton will run the full 22-race NASCAR Camping World Truck Series schedule in the team's No. 13 truck with the backing of Estes Express Lines. Burton was on a race-by-race deal during the first four outings of the season with the team. The sponsorship deal...

Brett Moffitt Will Make NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut This Weekend at Dover International Speedway
May 28th, 2014 at 12:11 AM
This weekend at Dover International Speedway 21-year-old Brett Moffitt will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut driving the No. 66 Toyota for Jay Robinson Racing. The No. 66 team has an alliance with Michael Waltrip Racing so that it can run the full season and Moffitt tested for MWR at Charlotte Motor...

Trevor Bayne Moves to Cup Series Full Time in 2015, Will Drive the #6 Ford for Roush Fenway Racing
May 24th, 2014 at 9:31 AM
Roush Fenway Racing has announced that 2011 Daytona 500 Champion Trevor Bayne will move to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series full time in the 2015 season. Roush Fenway Racing made the announcement at Charlotte Motor Speedway Saturday morning. Bayne is currently running in the NASCAR Nationwide Series with Advocare as sponsor for...

Jake Crum’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series License Downgraded
May 22nd, 2014 at 7:34 PM
On Thursday NASCAR announced that Jake Crum a driver in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series had his license downgraded by NASCAR. The ruling is a disciplinary action from NASCAR after an incident in which Crum, who ran the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway last...

2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Class Announced Wednesday; Bill Elliott Headlines
May 21st, 2014 at 9:04 PM
The sixth NASCAR Hall of Fame class was announced today at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina and the inductees selected were Bill Elliott, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly, Rex White, and Fred Lorenzen. The 2015 class will be inducted on January 30, 2015. ***PHOTO1***Elliott was the top vote...