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Thu 05 Jun 2008
The Circuit aims for the checkered flagHeadline

The Circuit aims for the checkered flag

We've seen Tom Cruise aim for the top of NASCAR in Days of Thunder. We've laughed at Will Ferrell goofing around in Talladega Nights: The Legend of Ricky Bobby. But step aside now, gentlemen, as Michelle Trachtenberg takes to the oval track in The...

Thu 14 Feb 2008
Michigan Int'l Speedway unveils new logo

Michigan Int'l Speedway unveils new logo

Forty years in the making: New logo unveiled for Michigan International Speedway BROOKLYN, Mich. (Feb. 13, 2008) -- More than two years of research compiled from fan feedback, surveys and focus groups have helped shape a new image for Michigan...

Sat 19 Jan 2008
Gillett Evernham names director of competition

Gillett Evernham names director of competition

Gillett Evernham Motorsports Names Mark McArdle Vice President and Managing Director of Competition STATESVILLE, N.C. (Jan. 16, 2008) -- Gillett Evernham Motorsports announced today the promotion of Mark McArdle to Vice President and Managing...

Thu 07 Feb 2008
Jack Roush - fans appearance schedule

Jack Roush - fans appearance schedule

JACK ROUSH 2008 APPEARANCE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED LIVONIA, Mich. (February 6, 2008) - Jack Roush, one of the most famous names in motorsports, has released his 2008 appearance schedule. Fans and owners of ROUSH* Performance products will have an...

Fri 14 Nov 2008
California Auto Club Speedway adds Talley to staff

California Auto Club Speedway adds Talley to staff

AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY NAMES DAVID TALLEY DIRECTOR OF COMMUNICATIONS San Bernardino County, Calif. (November 14, 2008) -- David Talley, who currently serves as Director of Media Relations for Daytona International Speedway, has been named...

Fri 18 Jul 2008
DC's

DC's "It's high time"

FIGURING IT OUT About as surprising as the Sun also rising is that - if recent reports prove true - NASCAR will purchase the Grand American Road Racing Association, a sportscar and motorcycle race-sanctioning body. A lot of folks have long ...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
Fri 27 Jun 2008
Braun Racing's Linda Braun passes

Braun Racing's Linda Braun passes

BRAUN RACING MOURNS PASSING OF A TREASURED MOTHER AND TEAM MEMBER A Tribute to Honor "Mama B" Planned for this Weekend in New Hampshire MOORESVILLE, NC (June 26, 2008) -- Yesterday afternoon Braun Racing lost one of its most beloved members of...

Tue 22 Apr 2008
Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2008-04-22

Michigan Int'l Speedway news 2008-04-22

Moving Along: MIS Capital Improvement Projects Taking Shape BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 22, 2008) -- With less than two months to go before the start of the 40th season of racing at Michigan International Speedway construction crews are...

Sat 11 Oct 2008
Bugs Stevens to be honored at Thompson

Bugs Stevens to be honored at Thompson

NASCAR Modified Legend Stevens To Be Honored At Thompson NASCAR To Also Recognize DeSarro, Widenhouse At Season Finale DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 10, 2008) -- As part of the season-long celebration of 60 Years of Modified Champions, three-time...

Mon 21 Jan 2008
SMT: Andy Seuss named Riggs Racing driver

SMT: Andy Seuss named Riggs Racing driver

ANDY SEUSS NAMED AS THE NEW NASCAR WHELEN SOUTHERN MODIFIED TOUR DRIVER FOR RIGGS RACING WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Jan. 18, 2008) -- The final piece to one of the biggest off-season puzzles surrounding the future NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour...

Thu 03 Jul 2008
Jamie Tomanio to receive special honor

Jamie Tomanio to receive special honor

Past Modified Champion Tomaino to be Honored at Spencer Speedway NASCAR to Recognize Tomaino on July 12 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 3, 2008) -- As part of a season-long celebration of 60 years of Modified champions, 1990 NASCAR Whelen Modified...

Sun 28 Sep 2008
Jack Roush statement on Paul Newman

Jack Roush statement on Paul Newman

"Paul Newman - a real American hero, an inspiration to me in much that I have attempted in my adult life. Not so much for the parts he played but for the man that he was. He was one of Hollywood's greatest. He could not only talk the talk on...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
NASCAR promotes three to vice president

NASCAR promotes three to vice president

NASCAR Announces Three Vice President Promotions DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 22, 2008) -- The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR) announced today the promotion of Karen Leetzow, Paula Miller and Susan Schandel to vice ...

Wed 24 Dec 2008
The future is green — or is it?Headline

The future is green — or is it?

In motorsports, the winter months are often a time for reflection and preparation for the upcoming season. Anticipation builds as team announcements provide a fix for racing junkies during the dog days of winter. But this year, it's a completely...

Wed 23 Apr 2008
Drive for Diversity tribute to Wendell Scott

Drive for Diversity tribute to Wendell Scott

DRIVE FOR DIVERSITY TEAMS PAY TRIBUTE TO WENDELL SCOTT Michael Cherry & Mike Gallegos honor Scott by driving No. 34 In 1963, Wendell Scott, driving the No. 34 Chevrolet Impala, defied the odds by becoming the first African-American to win a race...

Fri 12 Sep 2008
Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Ingram's Flat Spot On: Time for questions?

Flat Spot On by Jonathan Ingram The key question at Spa: would the stewards have handed out the same 25-second penalty if the situation was reversed and Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen had used the momentum from cutting through a chicane to take the...

Fri 01 Aug 2008
WS: Miller Motorsports Park pre-race notes

WS: Miller Motorsports Park pre-race notes

NASCAR Camping World Series Returns to Miller Motorsports Park This Weekend TOOELE VALLEY, UTAH (July 31, 2008) -- The Tooele Valley will be reverberating with the rumble of stock cars this weekend as the NASCAR Camping World Series returns to...

Sat 06 Sep 2008
DC's

DC's "The road to riches?"

THE ROAD TO RICHES? NASCAR Holdings on Thursday announced an agreement to acquire Grand American Road Racing Association. NASCAR Holdings is a legal entity under which Grand-Am, the National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing and various...

Mon 22 Dec 2008
NASCAR statement on lawsuit settlement

NASCAR statement on lawsuit settlement

Litigation Resolved DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2008) -- At a mediation held in New York on December 3, 2008, Ms. Mauricia Grant settled her discrimination lawsuit with her former employer, NASCAR. Ms. Grant was represented by her...

Fri 08 Aug 2008
DC's A Skeleton Rattles

DC's A Skeleton Rattles

A SKELETON RATTLES When I was a kid, only the monster under my bed scared me worse than a skeleton. On the all-of-two television channels available to me in that era, the cartoons appearing upon which and those in movie theaters (which once ...

Sun 14 Sep 2008
ES: Loudon II: James Pritchard Jr race notes

ES: Loudon II: James Pritchard Jr race notes

James Pritchard Jr. Brings New Car Home 21st At New Hampshire Loudon, N.H. (Sept. 13, 2008) - Following an accident in his most recent NASCAR Camping World Series race, James Pritchard Motorsports had to scrap the No. 41 Mannings USA Dodge it...

Fri 27 Jun 2008
Toyota announces TRD, TMS personel changes

Toyota announces TRD, TMS personel changes

TOYOTA ANNOUNCES TRD, TMS MOTORSPORTS MANAGEMENT CHANGES Smooth Transition Expected With New Titles and Expanded Roles TORRANCE, Calif. (June 27, 2008) -- Toyota announced today that effective July 1, Lee White will become president and general...

Wed 04 Jun 2008
ES: South Boston: Goodyear Racing race notes

ES: South Boston: Goodyear Racing race notes

ICKLER WINS NASCAR CWS EAST RACE AT SOUTH BOSTON SOUTH BOSTON, Va. (June 2, 2008) -- Brian Ickler won his second consecutive NASCAR Camping World Series East race in overpowering fashion when he took the ...