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Ryan Truex’s Future Uncertain After Parting Ways with BK Racing
September 26th, 2014 at 12:08 AM
Ryan Truex was replaced on the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway entry list by Travis Kvapil. It is the second straight week that Kvapil has replaced the 22-year-old rookie in the No. 83 Toyota for BK Racing. On Thursday Truex spoke about parting ways with BK Racing. ***PHOTO1*** Truex, the younger...

NASCAR’s New Sprint Cup Series Rules Package Could Hurt Nationwide Series
September 25th, 2014 at 3:57 PM
On Tuesday NASCAR officially announced a new rules package that will be in effect for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Included in those rules were a lot of rules that have made the Sprint Cup Series come closer to the NASCAR Nationwide Series. ***PHOTO1*** One major change to the NASCAR...

Grand Jury Rules No Charges Against Tony Stewart in the Death of Kevin Ward Jr
September 24th, 2014 at 9:04 PM
On Wednesday an Ontario County, New York grand jury ruled that there will be no criminal charges against NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Tony Stewart. The grand jury heard two dozen witnesses over the better part of two days with the two charges considered being second degree manslaughter and criminally...

NASCAR Announces New Rules Package for 2015 Sprint Cup Series Season
September 23rd, 2014 at 10:50 PM
NASCAR announced Tuesday afternoon a complete overhaul of the rules package for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. All together NASCAR made nearly 60 enhancements for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. ***PHOTO1*** "This race package represents a lot of hard work by NASCAR, the race teams, the drivers, our...

Mason Mingus Will Drive Final Six NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Races with Billy Boat Motorsports
September 18th, 2014 at 10:42 PM
Billy Boat Motorsports announced Thursday that they will field a truck in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series for the final six races of the 2014 season and that 19-year-old Truck Series rookie Mason Mingus will pilot the truck. The first race for the team will be next Saturday, September...

Joe Gibbs Racing Announces Additions of Stanley and DeWalt Along with Justin Boston’s Nationwide Debut
September 17th, 2014 at 9:52 PM
On Wednesday Joe Gibbs Racing announced the additions of Stanley and DeWalt to their sponsorship lineup for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and also announced that Justin Boston will drive two NASCAR Nationwide Series race for the team. ***PHOTO1*** Stanley will sponsor the No. 19 Toyota of Carl Edwards for 12...

NTS Motorsports Will Field Truck for Ron Hornaday Jr at Las Vegas and Texas
September 16th, 2014 at 11:35 PM
On Tuesday NTS Motorsports announced that Ron Hornaday Jr will drive for the team in two of the final seven NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races during the 2014 season. Hornaday will pilot the No. 9 Chevrolet with sponsorship from Rheem Manufacturing Company at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on September...

Tony Stewart/Kevin Ward Crash Investigation Will Go to Grand Jury
September 16th, 2014 at 5:44 PM
The Ontario Co., NY Police Department has confirmed that the Tony Stewart/Kevin Ward case will go to a grand jury. Michael Tantillo the county's District Attorney made a statement about the investigation. ***PHOTO1*** "Over the past several weeks I have reviewed with members of the Ontario County Sheriff's Department their investigation, as...

Marcos Ambrose to Run for DJR Team Penske in Return to Australia’s V8 Supercars
September 15th, 2014 at 8:27 PM
On Sunday, one day after Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Marcos Ambrose would not return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with the team in 2015 and said he would return to Australia, Team Penske announced that they have signed the 38-year-old. He will drive the No. 17 Ford Falcon...

Corey LaJoie to Make Sprint Cup Series Debut This Weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
September 15th, 2014 at 5:34 PM
According to the entry list for this weekend's Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, 22-year-old driver Corey LaJoie will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut driving the No. 77 Ford for Randy Humphrey Racing. LaJoie, a second generation driver from Concord, North Carolina, is currently a development driver...

Marcos Ambrose Leaving Richard Petty Motorsports at End of 2014 to Return to Australia
September 13th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
On Saturday Richard Petty Motorsports announced that Marcos Ambrose, driver of the team's No. 9 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford, will not return to the organization in 2015 as he has decided to return to his home country of Australia to continue his racing career. Richard Petty Motorsports is evaluating...

NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Chicagoland Speedway Pushed Back to Saturday Night
September 12th, 2014 at 9:00 PM
Rain canceled almost all track activity on Friday at Chicagoland Speedway and that included the scheduled running of the Lucas Oil 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race. The race was scheduled to start a little after 8:30 p.m. ET Friday night but will now be run starting at 7...

Daniel Suarez to Race for RAB Racing at Chicagoland Then for Venturini Motorsports at Kentucky
September 11th, 2014 at 11:10 PM
Joe Gibbs Racing announced that 22-year-old Mexico native Daniel Suarez will drive full-time for the team in the NASCAR Xfinity (Nationwide) Series in 2015 back in August and this week Suarez has picked up more rides to end the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday RAB Racing announced that Suarez will drive their...

Stewart-Haas Racing Announces Pit Crew Swap Between #4 & #14 Teams
September 9th, 2014 at 10:55 PM
Stewart-Haas Racing announced Tuesday that they have decided to swap the pit crews between the #4 team and driver Kevin Harvick and the #14 team and driver Tony Stewart. ***PHOTO1*** The decision comes after Tony Stewart's #14 team failed to make the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Harvick has been vocal...

NASCAR Alters Qualifying Format for Upcoming Races at Talladega Superspeedway
September 4th, 2014 at 10:46 PM
The last time NASCAR was at a restrictor-plate track was on the Fourth of July weekend in Daytona and one thing became clear. NASCAR needed to make a change to the knockout qualifying procedure used. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday NASCAR announced changes for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR Camping World...

Michael McDowell to Run Nationwide Race at Kentucky for Team Penske
September 3rd, 2014 at 9:58 AM
NASCAR driver Michael McDowell has announced via his Facebook page that he will drive the #22 Team Penske Ford in the NASCAR Nationwide Series' VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway on September 20th. It will be the first time McDowell and Team Penske have teamed up. ***PHOTO1*** McDowell runs a partial schedule in...

Turner Scott Motorsports Shuts Down No. 30 Truck Team and Lays Off Employees
September 3rd, 2014 at 12:11 AM
Six days after the story broke about Turner Scott Motorsports not bringing the No. 30 truck of Ron Hornaday Jr to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park the team released a statement on Tuesday explaining the permanent shut down of the No. 30 team...

Update: Steve Turner Also Suing Harry Scott Jr in Turner Scott Motorsports Saga
August 30th, 2014 at 12:53 PM
More updates became available on Friday in the Turner Scott Motorsports saga and what seems to be a feud between the two co-owners Steve Turner and Harry Scott Jr. On Thursday it was reported that Harry Scott Jr was suing Turner and Friday Sporting News reported that Steve Turner is...

Tony Stewart Speaks for First Time About Incident with Kevin Ward Jr
August 29th, 2014 at 1:54 PM
Tony Stewart made a statement at Atlanta Motor Speedway Friday afternoon. It was Stewart's first public appearance since the accident that Stewart was involved in that took the life of fellow competitor Kevin Ward Jr. Stewart did not take questions from the media due to the ongoing investigation from the...

Update: Harry Scott Jr Could Be Suing Steve Turner for Mismanagement of Team
August 28th, 2014 at 7:40 PM
In a story that keeps evolving Sporting News reported today that Harry Scott Jr has filed a law suit against fellow co-owner of Turner Scott Motorsports Steve Turner. Yesterday it was first reported that Turner Scott Motorsports would shut down its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams but Scott later...