(Stafford Springs, CT)—As time continues to count down to the first green flag of the 2015 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series season at Stafford Motor Speedway, the track’s SK Light rookie class continues to grow. Oakdale native Kyle Startz is the latest rookie to join the class of drivers who will be chasing a record $1,000 bonus from R.A.D. Automachine and T/A Engines. Startz is also the latest driver to move from the Wild Thing Kart ranks into one of Stafford’s five weekly divisions. There are currently over 20 drivers who raced on Monday nights at Stafford in the Wild Thing Karts on the 2015 driver roster and Startz was the 2008 Champ Kart Champion in the Wild Thing Karts. Startz also won the 2009 New England Champ Kart Series championship and he has won Rookie of the Year honors across all his divisions of go kart racing. After taking some time off from racing, Startz is ready to embark on a new challenge in his racing career.
PHOENIX, Ariz. (November 4, 2014) – – Officials from Rick Ware Racing (RWR) confirmed today that NASCAR K&N Pro Series East (NKNPSE) driver Mackena Bell will compete in Saturday’s DAV 200 at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Speedway.
By taking the green flag behind the No. 23 Rick Ware Racing Chevrolet, Bell will become the only female graduate of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program to compete at a NASCAR national series level.
DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway officials announced today that the track will install a new catch fence that will be in place for the May 29-31, 2015 NASCAR race weekend. The process of removing the current fence began on Monday, Sept. 29, one day after the “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Monster Mile, is scheduled for completion by Jan. 1, 2015.
The new fence will be installed by Smith Fence, a Florida-based contractor that has performed similar installations at other facilities on the NASCAR circuit. The project will incorporate the most up-to-date technologies and stand at 21-feet tall, up from its current 15-feet.
DOVER, Del. – Current and former professional athletes Brian Mitchell, Elena Delle Donne and Michael Carter-Williams will serve as dignitaries for both the Sept. 28, 2014 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Sept. 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway.
NASCARs Austin Theriault Unveiling the Maine Car at Bernstein Shur in Portland, ME
Team Chevy’s Austin Dillon Wins 2013 Nationwide Championship
The CNBC Prime’s “The Profit” 200 came to an exciting end on Saturday afternoon. Kyle Busch held on through three green-white-checkered attempts to hold off his teammate, Brian Vickers.
AVONDALE, Ariz.—Nothing was going to keep Kyle Busch out of Victory Lane on Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway.
Not a pit road speeding penalty. Not a spate of cautions that kept bunching the field. Not Brad Keselowski, who in the past has found magic out front on old tires.
The prohibitive favorite in the Dollar General 200—after he won the pole in a laydown earlier in the day—Busch overcame a speeding penalty that dropped him to 22nd position for a restart on Lap 44.
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet, competed in a sprint triathlon with members of his team earlier this year. Johnson plans to compete in a full triathlon after next week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series festivities in Las Vegas.
NASCAR releases full schedule, will race at NHMS on July 13
LOUDON, N.H. (Nov. 13, 2012) – The snow has yet to accumulate, but eight short months from today, NASCAR will officially be back at “The Magic Mile.” NASCAR announced the 2013 schedule for its Nationwide Series today, a slate that once again includes New Hampshire Motor Speedway for the 24th straight year. As a part of the Sprint Cup Series weekend, NASCAR’s premier subdivision will roar around the 1.058-mile oval on Saturday, July 13.
“Having the Nationwide Series provides us with a tremendous anchor for what is sure to be another super Saturday lineup of racing,” said Jerry Gappens, executive vice president and general manager of the speedway. “We recognize the importance of the Nationwide Series as a launching pad to the Sprint Cup Series, so it’s a great thrill to have the stars of tomorrow battling it out at ‘The Magic Mile.’ ”