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Chase Contender Matt Kenseth Wins AAA Texas 500 Pole at Texas Motor Speedway
October 31st, 2014 at 10:07 PM
Matt Kenseth won the pole on Friday evening for the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Sunday's race is the second in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Kenseth knows his team needs to work hard in practice tomorrow still. ***PHOTO1*** "We've got to get...

Elliott Sadler and OneMain Financial Sign with Roush Fenway Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 31st, 2014 at 9:23 PM
OneMain Financial and Roush Fenway Racing announced on Thursday that Elliott Sadler will drive the No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford in the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season. Sadler is a 10-time winner in what is currently the NASCAR Nationwide Series. ***PHOTO1*** In 2013 and 2014, Sadler has driven the No. 11 OneMain...

2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Schedule Set for 17 Races
October 30th, 2014 at 11:16 PM
On Thursday the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule was released. There will be 17 races in 2015, which is down from 18 races in 2014 when Will Power won the championship. ***PHOTO1*** Two new tracks have been added to the 2015 schedule and they are the Autodromo Internacional Nelson Piquet road course...

Mackena Bell Set for Nationwide Debut; Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr Pick up Rides
October 30th, 2014 at 1:15 AM
News was breaking on Wednesday in the NASCAR Nationwide Series on many fronts. Mackena Bell is set to make her NASCAR national series debut and Alex Bowman and Scott Lagasse Jr have picked up rides with big time Nationwide Series teams to close out the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Mackena Bell, a 24-year-old...

Jack Hawksworth Moves to Expanded AJ Foyt Racing for 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series Season
October 29th, 2014 at 8:59 PM
AJ Foyt Racing announced Wednesday that the team will expand to two full-time entires for the 2015 Verizon IndyCar Series season. Jack Hawksworth will move over from the BHA/BBM with Curb-Agajanian team, where he raced his rookie season in 2014. He will join forces with Takuma Sato, who will be...

Kevin Harvick Vows That Matt Kenseth Will not Win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship
October 27th, 2014 at 10:07 PM
With two races left in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin Harvick's road to advancing to Homestead-Miami with a chance at the title is much more difficult than he would like. Harvick was crashed in Sunday's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway...

Dale Earnhardt Jr Wins for the First Time at Martinsville Speedway
October 26th, 2014 at 9:17 PM
For the first time in his career, Dale Earnhardt Jr has won at Martinsville Speedway. He rallied from fifth on a restart with five laps to go on Sunday in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500, to grab the lead and then hold off his Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jeff Gordon. ***PHOTO1*** The...

Darrell Wallace Jr Wins Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway for Third Win of Season
October 25th, 2014 at 6:49 PM
Saturday's Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway was a physical affair, but in the end it was Darrell Wallace Jr driving to victory lane for the third time in the 2014 season. Wallace picked up his first career Truck Series win in this same race...

Jamie McMurray Wins Pole for Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway
October 24th, 2014 at 9:29 PM
The seventh race of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and the first race of the Eliminator Round will have a non-Chase driver starting from the pole. Jamie McMurray set the fast lap in Round 2 of knockout qualifying on Friday at Martinsville Speedway to grab the pole...

Brendan Gaughan Will Return to Richard Childress Racing for 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series
October 24th, 2014 at 12:53 AM
Richard Childress Racing announced on Thursday that Brendan Gaughan will return to the team driving the No. 62 South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. The 39-year-old veteran NASCAR driver is wrapping up his first full season with RCR in what is currently called the NASCAR...

NASCAR Announces 2015 Changes for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and Camping World Truck Series
October 22nd, 2014 at 11:24 PM
On Wednesday, NASCAR announced some changes that will take affect in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (now Nationwide Series) and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starting with the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Both series will use a qualifying format similar to the one used in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series currently. The Truck...

NASCAR Does not Penalize Ryan Newman’s Team Following Talladega Inspection Process
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:43 AM
Shortly after the conclusion of the GEICO 500 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, news broke that Ryan Newman's No. 31 Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet failed post-race inspection for being too low in the rear. Newman had finished fifth in the final race of the Contender Round of the Chase for...

Kyle Fowler to Make NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut This Weekend at Martinsville Speedway
October 21st, 2014 at 12:43 AM
GO FAS Racing has entered 22-year-old Kyle Fowler as the driver of the Frank Stoddard Jr owned No. 32 Ford for this coming weekend's Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinville Speedway. With only 43 cars on the initial entry list the Smyrna, Georgia native looks poised to make his...

Doug Coby Clinches Second Championship in Three Seasons as Ryan Preece Wins Finale
October 20th, 2014 at 9:04 PM
On Sunday at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park, Doug Coby wrapped up the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship for 2014 to go along with his 2012 title. His 17th place finish was the worst of the season for him, but he still won the championship by 22 points over Ryan Preece. ***PHOTO1*** Preece,...

Brad Keselowski Saves Championship Chances After Winning Wild GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 19th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup playoff format reached the next cutoff and the 2012 champion, Brad Keselowski, had his back against the wall, needing a win to ensure his advancement into the final eight. Keselowski did just that after surviving near disaster early in the race and then...

Timothy Peters Wins Fred’s 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race at Talladega
October 19th, 2014 at 1:52 AM
It took a green-white-checkered finish, but Red Horse Racing and Timothy Peters was able to hold of the field of trucks in the Fred's 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday afternoon. The win was the first of the 2014 season for Peters and the...

Brian Vickers Wins Pole for GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 18th, 2014 at 7:34 PM
The elimination race of the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway, and it proves to be a wild affair. Things kicked off Saturday with knockout qualifying that left Brian Vickers on the GEICO 500 pole and Ricky Stenhouse Jr and Justin...

Tyler Reddick Wins First Career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pole at Talladega Superspeedway
October 17th, 2014 at 8:54 PM
Brad Keselowski Racing's 18-year-old driver Tyler Reddick won his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series pole in only his 13th start on Friday at Talladega Superspeedway. Reddick set the pole speed for the Fred's 250 Powered by Coca-Cola in Round 3 of knockout qualifying with a speed of 186.827...

Chase Advancement on the Line in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway
October 16th, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick accomplished what all of the 12 drivers left in the Contender Round of the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup had hoped to do. Logano won race one of the round at Kansas Speedway and Kevin Harvick won race two of the round at...

NASCAR Penalizes Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart, but not Matt Kenseth or Denny Hamlin
October 15th, 2014 at 10:39 PM
On Tuesday, NASCAR handed down two penalties stemming from post race altercations from Saturday night's Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart were both fined and placed on probation for their actions. ***PHOTO1*** Keselowski was fined $50,000 and placed on probation for the next four...