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David Ragan Explains the Snowball Derby

This Week in Ford racing November 30, 2010 David Ragan, driver of the No. 6 UPS Ford Fusion, will begin his off-season from Sprint Cup racing by participating in the Snowball Derby, a 300-lap super late model stock car race held

NASCAR DRIVERS AND FANS KICK OFF RACE DAY WITH A SPIN AROUND CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY ON FOOT

Thousands of fans to kick off race day with favorite drivers at Coca-Cola Family Track Walk. WHAT:                        Before the green flag drops on the July 10 race at Chicagoland Speedway, three NASCAR® stars will get their engines started in a

Future Looking Bright for Ford’s FR9

Six Fords Finish in Top 15 with New Engine at Chicagoland Speedway Mooresville, NC  Roush Yates Engines had tremendous success at Chicagoland Speedway this weekend with their new Ford FR9 engine. The FR9 has been met with some scrutiny during

NASCAR Sprint Cup Stars to Pull Double Duty at Pocono Raceway

Hamlin, Kahne and Sadler to run Inaugural Truck Race at Pocono Long Pond, PA …Denny Hamlin, Kasey Kahne and Elliott Sadler are not new names to race fans at Pocono Raceway. In the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Hamlin is a

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Featured on SportsCenter My Wish July 19

NASCAR star Dale Earnhardt Jr. recently brightened the day of an ill 15-year-old Maine boy through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, and highlights of the boy’s day with Earnhardt will air Monday, July 19, on the 6 p.m. edition of ESPN’s flagship

Dale Earnhardt Jr. To Make Appearance In Martinsville Speedway Fan Zone‏

MARTINSVILLE, VA – AMP Energy driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. will take time to visit with fans and answer some of their questions before the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24. Earnhardt will make an appearance in

Brad Coleman to serve as ESPN in-race reporter at Gateway

Young driver to give fans an insider’s perspective during the race CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Joe Gibbs Racing driver Brad Coleman will put his journalism skills to work in this weekend’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Gateway International Raceway, serving as

Sweet Homecoming for Hamilton Jr. in Nashville

With the new sponsor, Direct Auto Insurance on board, Bobby Hamilton Jr. will strap into his #6 Rick Ware Racing entry at the Nashville Superspeedway for the NASCAR Camping World Series Nashville 200 in front of a welcoming hometown crowd.

Ken Schrader Named to Staff of Richard Petty’s Driver Search II

NASCAR veteran joins Marcos Ambrose at four-day competition (Concord, NC.) – One of the most respected and well-liked racers in the NASCAR garage has joined the team of instructors for Richard Petty’s Driver Search II. Ken Schrader, a veteran of nearly 30

Ford Gets First Win with FR9

Greg Biffle Wins at Pocono with New Ford Engine  Mooresville, NC Greg Biffle took his Roush Yates powered FR9 to Victory Lane for the first time on Sunday at Pocono International Raceway. With 20 laps to go in the action

Michigan State University’s Tom Izzo to serve as honorary pace car driver for CARFAX 400

BROOKLYN, Mich. — In his 15 years with the Spartans, Tom Izzo has done just about everything: four-time national coach of the year, six NCAA Final Four appearances and one basketball national championship. Now he can add pace car driver

Saving Abel returns to MIS on August 14 for Budweiser Acceleration Concert

MIS’ popular post-race concert will follow Saturday’s Nationwide Series CARFAX 250 race BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 6, 2010) — If fans couldn’t get enough great rock ‘n’ roll when Saving Abel performed at Michigan International Speedway in June, the popular band