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PHOENIX AWARDED TWO NASCAR WEEKENDS AGAIN IN 2011

PIR to host second & semifinal race of Sprint Cup season; Local economic impact to exceed $400 million PHOENIX – Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced today that the track has been awarded two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race

NATIONAL STOCK CAR RACING APPEALS PANEL STATEMENT:

On August 10, 2010, the National Stock Car Racing Appeals Panel heard and considered the appeal of Gary Showalter, Crew Chief for the Key Motorsports #40 NASCAR Nationwide Series car. The penalty concerned Section 12-1 of the NASCAR Rule Book:

NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TO VISIT KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY IN 2011

Inaugural 400-mile event scheduled for July 9  SPARTA, Ky. –Speedway Motorsports, Inc. (SMI) Chairman and CEO Bruton Smith announced today that Kentucky Speedway will play host to its inaugural 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, July 9, 2011. “The passionate

Dale Earnhardt and Amp continue to be fan favourites

O.K. I admit this is a bit of an Amp promo, but for good reason.  Throughout the year I get a ton of press releases from NASCAR, NASCAR teams and their sponsors as well as from some driver’s agents and

JOIE CHITWOOD III NAMED PRESIDENT OF DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY

Press Release: DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  – International Speedway Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select Market: ISCA; OTC Bulletin Board: ISCB) (“ISC”) today announced it has named Joie Chitwood III President of Daytona International Speedway (“DIS”) effective immediately.  Current DIS President Robin Braig will leave to

NASCAR Press Release: Legendary NASCAR Vice President Jim Hunter Dies

This is sad news indeed: Hunter Served Sport For More Than 40 Years As Journalist, Promoter And Executive   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 30, 2010) – NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter, whose career in motorsports spanned portions of

NAPA AUTO PARTS MAKES $250,000 DONATION TO SUSAN G. KOMEN FOR THE CURE® AND UNVEILS NASCAR PAINT SCHEME HONORING FANS AFFECTED BY BREAST CANCER

 No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS Toyota to Feature Names of More than 2,400 Breast Cancer Victims, Survivors & Supporters during AAA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Texas Motor Speedway NAPA AUTO PARTS will make a $250,000 donation to

David Ragan Explains the Snowball Derby

Chris Trotman – Getty Images for NASCAR about 1 month ago: HOMESTEAD FL – NOVEMBER 20: David Ragan driver of the #6 UPS Ford walks in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway