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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Christian PaHud Wins in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Debut Saturday Night
October 14th, 2014 at 1:14 AM
Christian PaHud, this season's PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge winner, earned a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West start and won his debut race in the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at All American Speedway in Roseville, California this past Saturday. The 21-year-old from Daytona, Ohio drove the No. 99 PEAK Toyota...

Brad Keselowski Picks up 31st Career NASCAR Nationwide Series Victory Friday Night at Charlotte
October 12th, 2014 at 11:43 PM
Brad Keselowski led the final 14 laps of Friday night's Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway to pick up his fourth NASCAR Nationwide Series victory of 2014 and the 31st of his career. Keselowski moved into a tie for fifth all-time with NASCAR Hall of Famer Jack...

Andy Seuss Wraps up NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour Championship as Burt Myers Wins at Charlotte
October 10th, 2014 at 1:12 AM
Andy Seuss won his first career NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship on Thursday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway's quarter-mile after finishing fifth in the Southern Slam 150. Burt Myers won a Tour-high fourth race this season. ***PHOTO1*** The 27-year-old Seuss' season ended with 12 top five finishes in the 14 races...

Kyle Busch Wins Pole for Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway
October 9th, 2014 at 11:55 PM
Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup contender Kyle Busch started off Race 2 of the Contender Round in strong fashion by winning the pole on Thursday for the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch set the pole speed at 197.390 mph in Round 3 of knockout qualifying....

Ryan Reed Extended at Roush Fenway Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series
October 9th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
On Wednesday Roush Fenway Racing announced that they have resigned Ryan Reed to a multi-year deal to drive the No. 16 Drive to Stop Diabetes Ford in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. During the 2014 season, which has been Reed's rookie campaign in the Nationwide Series, the 21-year-old from Bakersfield, California...

Sam Hornish Jr Returning to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2015 with Richard Petty Motorsports
October 8th, 2014 at 11:25 PM
On Wednesday Sam Hornish Jr was announced as the full-time driver of Richard Petty Motorsports' No. 9 Ford for the 2015 season. He will replace Marcos Ambrose who is leaving NASCAR to return to Australia to continue his racing career. ***PHOTO1*** Richard Petty Motorsports Director of Operations Sammy Johns said the deal...

Trevor Bayne to Attempt First NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Start in Roush Fenway Racing’s 6 Car
October 7th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Trevor Bayne is moving full time to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2015 and will pilot the No. 6 Ford for Roush Fenway Racing. We knew that back in May. However, the 23-year-old Bayne will drive his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race for Roush Fenway Racing in Saturday...

Danny Bohn Edges Brian Loftin to Win Prestoria Farms 150 at Caraway Speedway
October 5th, 2014 at 2:19 AM
An ultra competitive NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour race on Saturday night at Caraway Speedway ended with Danny Bohn drag racing past Brian Loftin to take the victory in the Prestoria Farms 150. The green-white-checkered finish saw Loftin leading when the field took the white flag but Bohn got next...