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(1/29/15)

Courteousy SpeedwayMedia.com (http://www.speedwaymedia.com/):

The Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom, NASCAR’s annual season kick-off press conference, continued with Day 3 on Wednesday at Charlotte Convention Center in Downtown Charlotte, North Carolina.



Team Penske had its best NASCAR season ever in 2014 with 11 Sprint Cup Series wins and 6 Nationwide victories. The duo of Joey Logano and Brad Keselowski both qualified for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and finished in the top five of the final point standings. Both drivers were part of today’s Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour and discussed 2015.


Mike Affarano Motorsports announced Wednesday that Johanna Long will compete with the team in select NASCAR Xfinity and Camping World Truck Series events in 2015.


R-M Named Official Automotive Refinish Paint of Richard Petty Motorsports

There is only one color that has defined the Petty brand over the past 65 years, Petty Blue, And, for the last 25 years the Petty family has relied on R-M Automotive Finishes, a brand of BASF to bring that color to life. In 2015, R-M will continue that tradition on the No. 43 and also provide the colorful finishes to the No. 9 Ford and the No. 43 XFINITY team for Richard Petty Motorsports.

Twisted Tea to Make 2015 Debut at Daytona 500 with Richard Petty Motorsports

It has been just over one year when Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced that Twisted Tea Brewing Company partnered with the organization in its first NASCAR sponsorship. Today, RPM announced that the hard ice tea brewing company will return to the No. 9 Ford for two primary races in the 2015 season with driver Sam Hornish Jr.

Ross Chastain Joins JD Motorsports

Ross Chastain will drive the No. 4 Chevrolet for JD Motorsports with Gary Keller, with sponsorship from Watermelon.org, on this year’s NASCAR Xfinity Series.


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GoDaddy pulls Super Bowl ad starring puppy, Danica Patrick
 
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Recent News

(1/28/15)

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Richard Petty

A Happy King

One victory can make a difference. Sure, Richard Petty Motorsports was on the rise, but Aric Almirola's win -- and Chase berth -- in 2014 has had a lasting effect. Ryan McGee »

Media tour notebook »


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Tony Stewart adds racing series to portfolio
 
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Burton, Letarte explain Gordon's decision


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Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour: 10 things learned on Day Three




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U.S. Air Force returns to sponsor No. 43 Ford


Staying put, Biffle aims to lead Roush Fenway reversal


Leavine Family Racing extends with Thrivent


Courteousy ESPN.com
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Rebound Season For Roush?

Carl Edwards is long gone. Trevor Bayne is in the 6 car. And Ricky Stenhouse Jr. is rocking a mullet.
Change is afoot at Roush Fenway Racing. Oreovicz »


Courteousy FOX Sports NASCAR.com (http://www.foxsports.com/nascar):

Richard Petty Motorsports committed to running Hornish Jr.

 http://www.foxsports.com/motor/story/richard-petty-motorsports-committed-to-running-hornish-jr-012815


NASCAR's 'Bubba' Wallace teaming up with LeBron James' agent


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Wood Brothers expands to 18 races in 2015


GoDaddy changes Danica, dog Super Bowl ad

 http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/blogs/Off-Track/danica-patrick-super-bowl-dog-ad-pulled.html                                                                                                                               



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Tony Stewart purchases All Star Circuit of Champions Sprint Car Series


{There's more on this on my DIRT Racing News page :DIRT Racing News .Joe}

You won't believe what MWR owner Rob Kauffman drove to Loudon



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Stock Car Gazette
The Off-Season Roundup (Part 4)
by Chuck Abrams


Clint Bowyer Owning the Pressure of ‘Crucial’ 2015 CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Last year not only sucked for @ClintBowyer, it scared him straight. Never one to sugarcoat his feelings, Bowyer didn’t even attempt to feed the preseason ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.3fYJxTzV.dpuf
Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Extends Partnership with ThorSport Racing and Johnny … Becomes primary sponsor of the No. 98 Toyota Tundra for eight NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races Sandusky, Ohio (January 27, 2015) - ThorSport Racing is pleased to announce ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.3fYJxTzV.dpuf
Sophomore Squad (HScott Motorsports) HScott Motorsports is excited to add a second car to the team, welcoming Michael Annett and his Pilot Flying J Chevrolet. Annett and fellow sophomore teammate Justin Allgaier ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.3fYJxTzV.dpuf
Road Course Ringer: A.J. Allmendinger After winning for the first time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014, A.J. Allmendinger and JTG Daugherty Racing are ready to have even more success in - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.3fYJxTzV.dpuf
After Rollercoaster 2014 Season, Stewart Haas Racing Looking Forward There wasn’t much room to spare as NASCAR’s most captivating team, Stewart-Haas Racing, made its way to the stage during the second day of the 33rd annual Charlotte - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.3fYJxTzV.dpuf
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RALEIGH — NASCAR team owner Rick Hendrick headlines this year's electees into the North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame. The hall announced its ...
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KINGSTON — The man accused of road rage in an incident where the father of NASCAR driver Trevor Bayne was the victim has pleaded guilty to ...
Sports Car Illustrated
He also has won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' Brickyard 400 and the ... Dixon is a three-time IndyCar Series champion and won the Indy 500 in ...
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CHARLOTTE – The Race Team Alliance and NASCAR both proclaim to be having an active and ongoing conversation, but neither side is revealing ...
Lacrosse Magazine
Mr. Downes previously served as head of business development at NASCAR since 2011. Prior to NASCAR, he was Vice President of Corporate ...
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There, the NASCAR driver said under oath that his former girlfriend Patricia Driscoll had told him she was a trained assassin who had killed people, ...

(1/27/15)

Courteousy  SpeedwayMedia.com (http://www.speedwaymedia.com/):

The Final Word – Greats do not always stay great though a few, like Jeff Gordon, leave as they arrived

Jeff Gordon appears to be one who is prepared to take his final bow while he is not just a legend in his sport, but also a contender. At the age of 43, Gordon has four championships to his credit, 92 victories and an amazing 320 Top Fives in 761 starts.


For Jeff Gordon Fans, It’s Personal

As the tributes to Jeff Gordon continue to pour in, most recently from Darrell Waltrip’s pronouncement of Gordon as one of the ‘Greatest of All Time’ NASCAR drivers, some of the most poignant reactions to have been from long-time Jeff Gordon fans.

NASCAR Talks Technology; Gibbs Welcomes Edwards; Speedway Rolls Out All-Star Entertainment

The 33rd annual Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom dropped the green flag on Monday afternoon with NASCAR officials taking the stage to make a series of announcements. NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France Jr. announced during his “State of the Sport” address that he was thrilled to build off the excitement and intensity of last year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship.


2015 Marks 10th Anniversary in NASCAR for Furniture Row Racing

The 2015 season will be Furniture Row Racing’s 10th anniversary in NASCAR. The single-car team based in the Mile High City of Denver began its NASCAR career in the Xfinity Series (formerly known as the Nationwide Series) with driver Jerry Robertson qualifying on March 26, 2005 at Nashville Superspeedway.


MOFFITT TO DRIVE No. 55 AARON’S TOYOTA AT ATLANTA

Michael Waltrip Racing announced today Brett Moffitt will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1.

Michael Waltrip Racing — Looking for a Better Year

Now looking ahead for 2015, Bowyer noted that he is fond of the new rules package as he feels it's a step in the right direction, despite not having everything that he wanted.

Notes and Quotes from Day 2 at NASCAR’s 2015 Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour

The Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom, NASCAR’s annual season kick-off press conference, continued with Day 2 on Tuesday at Charlotte Convention Center in Downtown Charlotte, North Carolina.

Canada’s Best Racing Team Announces Partnership with Green Sports Alliance

An exciting new partnership between Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) and Green Sports Alliance was just announced. This news hits close to home for the team, which based its core foundation around the desire to make auto racing in Canada more eco-friendly.


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NBC Sports 'thrilled' to be part of NASCAR coverage


Gordon news catches Stewart off-guard


Danica doubts she'll ever do the double


For reigning champion Harvick, pressure is off


Joe Weatherly | Class of 2015


Rex White | Class of 2015


Fred Lorenzen | Class of 2015


Wendell Scott | Class of 2015


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J.J. Yeley to drive full-time for BK Racing
 
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Stewart: ‘This is the most prepared I’ve been’


MWR reacts to Kyle Busch's 'idiots' statement


JJ Yeley named BK Racing's primary driver


Season preview: Chase Elliott


Courteousy ESPN.com
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Stewart-Haas Racing

Less Drama For Stewart-Haas?

Stewart-Haas Racing certainly got the production it was seeking from Cup champion Kevin Harvick in the
No. 4 car. Now, about all that other drama ...

Oreovicz»

AP Photo/Chuck Burton

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Are JGR and MWR on the same page?
 
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Courteousy FOX Sports NASCAR.com (http://www.foxsports.com/nascar):

Hammond: Not altering Chase format was the right move

Will 2015 be Danica Patrick's final season at Stewart-Haas?

http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/danica-patrick-stewart-haas-racing-godaddy-contract-negotiation-012715

No looking back: Tony Stewart seems like his old self

 http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/tony-stewart-haas-racing-seems-like-his-old-self-charlotte-motor-speedway-media-tour-012715

Kurt Busch focusing on racing amid domestic violence case

 http://www.foxsports.com/motor/story/kurt-busch-focusing-on-racing-amid-domestic-violence-case-012715


Make or break? After 2014 struggles, Michael Waltrip Racing changing how it does busines



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Michael Annett officially joins HScott Motorsports
 
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson on Rolex 24 winning team
 
 
Brett Moffitt to drive No. 55 at Atlanta
 
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Rayovac Presents Little Big Town to Rock NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, May 16 at Charlotte Motor Speedway The biggest all-star event in sports will host a pre-race concert with one of the biggest bands in country music as Little Big Town will get the crowd ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.XAYMrMMB.dpuf

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Manufacturer Ingersoll-Rand has been named the official power tool company for NASCAR. In this photo from November, Kevin Harvick, driver of the ...
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As far as NASCAR representation went, numbers were thin on the ground – but the drivers present gave a stirring account of themselves.
Yahoo News
8 TriStar Motorsports Toyota Camry this season, which will be driven by Celsius brand ambassador and NASCAR driver Blake Koch in all 33 races.
wtvr.com
This event, which features top NASCAR drivers competing against the best regional Late Model drivers, will once again be a weekday prelude to the ...
Beyond the Flag
The drop of the green flag for the 2015 Daytona 500 is rapidly approaching. In honor of the Daytona 500 the staff here at Beyond The Flag have ...
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Stock car legends Richard "The King" Petty and the late Dale "The Intimidator" Earnhardt won the most Nascar season titles with seven ...


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Can Joe Gibbs Racing contend to be the top team in NASCAR?
 
written by Kevin Jacobs
 
submitted by Amanda Vincent

Courteousy The Frontstretch.com

 (http://frontstretch.com/):

What to Watch: Week of January 26-30:

- The NASCAR Media Tour, a yearly exhibition in which teams in the Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series show off their programs for the upcoming season and make announcements, is already underway in North Carolina.  We'll have plenty of news to report this week as our own Amy Henderson and Joseph Wolkin are covering the events around the Charlotte area.  For the latest news, follow @Frontstretch, @Writer_Amy and @JosephNASCAR on Twitter.

- The NASCAR Media Tour will culminate in the induction of the sixth class of five individuals into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.  Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White will be honored in a ceremony televised live on NBC Sports Network on Friday night.

TV Schedule for January 27-February 1

Tuesday, January 27

Time                                       Telecast                                                                 Network
10 a.m. - 1 p.m.                        AMA Monster Energy Supercross: Oakland               FOX Sports 1*# (from January 24)
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.                     NASCAR America                                                    NBC Sports Network
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.                          NASCAR RaceHub                                                  FOX Sports 1
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.                          NASCAR RaceHub                                                  FOX Sports 2*#

Wednesday, January 28

Time                                       Telecast                                                                        Network
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.                  Monster Energy Supercross: Behind the Dream                 FOX Sports 1#
3:30 p.m. - 4 p.m.                     NASCAR America: 2014 Chase Spectacular                     NBC Sports Network#
4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                     NASCAR America: In The News                                       NBC Sports Network#
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.                     NASCAR America                                                           NBC Sports Network
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.                         NASCAR RaceHub                                                          FOX Sports 2

Thursday, January 29

Time                                       Telecast                                                                          Network
3 a.m. - 4 a.m.                          NASCAR RaceHub                                                           FOX Sports 1*# (from January 28)
4:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.                      NASCAR America                                                            NBC Sports Network
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.                          NASCAR RaceHub                                                           FOX Sports 1
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.                          NASCAR RaceHub                                                           FOX Sports 2*#
Friday, January 30

Time                                         Telecast                                                                        Network

4 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                       NASCAR America: Countdown 2015                                 NBC Sports Network
4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.                   NASCAR America                                                           NBC Sports Network
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.                            NASCAR RaceHub                                                          FOX Sports 1
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.                            NASCAR RaceHub                                                          FOX Sports 2*#
7 p.m. - 8 p.m.                            NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Special                           NBC Sports Network
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.                          NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony                       NBC Sports Network
10 p.m. - 11 p.m.                         NASCAR Gridiron Challenge                                            NBC Sports Network
11 p.m. - 1 a.m.                          NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony                       NBC Sports Network*#
Saturday, January 31

Time                                        Telecast                                                                           Network

1 a.m. - 2 a.m.                           NASCAR Gridiron Challenge                                              NBC Sports Network#
10 p.m. - 1 a.m.                         AMA Monster Energy Supercross: Anaheim No. 3                FOX Sports 1
Sunday, February 1

Time                          
               Telecast                                                                         Network
2 a.m. - 3 a.m.                            NASCAR Gridiron Challenge                                            NBC Sports Network#
1 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.                       Monster Energy Supercross: Behind the Dream                 FOX Sports 1#
1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.                   AMA Monster Energy Supercross: Anaheim No. 3             FOX Sports 1*# (from January 31)


*- Tape Delayed
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#- Repeat Coverage

(1/26/15)

Courteousy SpeedwayMedia.com (http://www.speedwaymedia.com/):

Rolex in hand, Jamie McMurray kicks off 2015 on strong note

A.J. Foyt and Mario Andretti are each known as racing legends for the victories and championships that they accumulated over their careers. Now, Jamie McMurray has etched his team into company with them.


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Courteousy ESPN.com
(http://espn.go.com/racing/nascar/):

No News, Good News

The big news from chairman Brian France to open the NASCAR media tour is that there was no big news. For most fans of the sport, that is good news. Ryan McGee » Notebook: A few tweaks coming »



Courteousy USA Today.com (http://www.usatoday.com/sports/nascar/):



HScott Motorsports


NASCAR to police flared skirts in 2015


Season preview: Kevin Harvick



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NASCAR artist Sam Bass back on track after scare with death

Erik Jones gets sponsor for part-time Xfinity Series schedule with JGR


Race Hub returns: Catch NASCAR show at new time -- 6 p.m. ET -- today



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Viva Motorsports Welds Partnership with Fronius USA China Grove, N.C. (January 23, 2015) - Viva Motorsports is proud to announce their partnership with Fronius USA for the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series Season. Fronius USA ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.C8YNlNyh.dpuf

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Jeff Gordon says he seriously considered retiring from NASCAR racing more than once in recent years, but was always convinced to stay on by team 

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The video game franchise "NASCAR" has found a new home in Charlotte, ... NASCAR games were originally developed from the 1990s to the early ...
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CHARLOTTE – Surrounded by 100 wide-eyed and smiling questioners sitting cross-legged on the floor of the NASCAR Hall of Fame, Danica Patrick 

Charlotte Observer
In this July 2, 1988, file photo, Bill Elliott celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Firecracker 400 auto race at Daytona Beach, Fla. Elliott's ...
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All week we will be updating our website with information as we meet with NASCAR drivers, crew members, and owners. We also hope to provide live ...
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2015 CGRFS Rolex 24 At Daytona Win Notes
 
No. 02 Target/Ford EcoBoost Riley Prototype
  • Today’s race marked the sixth Rolex 24 At Daytona win for CGRFS in just 12 attempts (Winning Percentage 50%)
  • CGRFS now holds the record for most Rolex 24 At Daytona wins in the 53-year history of the race (2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2013, 2015) – recently tied with Brumos Racing.
  • This is the second Rolex 24 win for the No.02 car (2006, 2015)
  • With his first win, Jamie McMurray joined AJ Foyt and Mario Andretti as the only drivers to win the Daytona 500 and the Rolex 24 At Daytona.
  • This marked the second Rolex 24 At Daytona win for Scott Dixon (2006, 2015), and the first for Tony Kanaan in just his second start with CGRFS
  • This marked the first Rolex 24 At Daytona win for Kyle Larson in just his second Rolex 24 start.
  • This win marked Chip Ganassi Racing Teams’ 166th victory
  • CGRFS engine manufacturer Ford is ranked sixth on the all-time manufacturer’s victory list for the IMSA TUDOR United SportsCar Championship for the Modern Era (169 wins)


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NASCAR aero problems will continue in 2015
 
written by Anthony Kernich
 
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NASCAR: John Hunter Nemechek, XFINITY champ Chase Elliott win at SpeedFest

Courteousy SpeedwayMedia.com (http://www.speedwaymedia.com/):

Harvick scores Richard Petty Driver of the Year Award for 2014

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick has been named the recipient of the NMPA’s Richard Petty Driver of the Year Award for 2014.

Lynda Petty named 2014 NMPA Spirit Award Winner

Lynda Petty, the wife of seven-time NASCAR premier series champion Richard Petty, has been named the recipient of the National Motorsports Press Association’s annual Spirit Award for 2014.




Courtney Hansen, the popular television personality who hosts the automotive-themed PowerNation on Spike TV, NBC Sports and CBS Sports, is coming to the Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo.



Pocono President and CEO Brandon Igdalsky admittedly leads an interesting life. But this off-season, he had the unusual opportunity to go to Cuba, joining the select few who were the first to visit the island after President Obama normalized relations.

(1/25/15)

Courteousy FOX Sports NASCAR.com (http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/news): 

Elite company: McMurray joins Andretti, Foyt as Rolex 24 and Daytona 500 winners

http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/rolex-24-jamie-mcmurray-daytona-500-mario-andretti-aj-foyt-012515


Dale Earnhardt Jr. asks fans where NASCAR should pull all-nighter


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Ryan Briscoe
                                                                   
Rolex24 Winners
                                                                   

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Scott Dixon

Star Power

The "Star Car" ended up being the best car in the Rolex 24 at Daytona, with Scott Dixon, Jamie McMurray, Tony Kanaan and Kyle Larson piloting their Riley Ford to a win in the prestigious endurance race. Story »

Courteousy NASCAR.com (http://www.nascar.com/en_us/sprint-cup-series.html):

2015 Charlotte Media Tour schedule, live video

http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2015/1/25/sprint-cup-xfinity-series-2015-charlotte-media-tour-schedule-live-streaming-video.html



NASCAR TV schedule: Week of Jan. 26-Feb. 1


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Images of the 2015 class of NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees are displayed during a news conference at the NASCAR Hall of Fame on May 21, 2014.

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On August 29, 1992 at the Bud 500, Bristol became the first speedway to host a NASCAR Cup event that boasted a track surface of all concrete.
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Jimmy McDonald | Daily Journal file photoA NASCAR official watches what would be Rockingham Speedway's final Camping World Truck Series race ...
Boston Globe
Before announcing 2015 would be his last season behind the wheel of the No. 24 Chevrolet fielded by Hendrick Motorsports, NASCAR driver Jeff 
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Contributed photoKevin Parsons, son of NASCAR and broadcasting legend Benny Parsons, is now the vice president of instruction for Richmond ...
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"He's obviously got a lot of talent and he's an inspiration to so many people so I think he'll be a perfect fit for NASCAR," Larson said of Abreu to ...

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Richard Childress Racing employee faces larceny charge
 
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On Reflection

Jeff Gordon has been such a big part of NASCAR -- and if you're around the sport, a big part of your life -- that his announcing he's racing his final full Cup season brings in a flood of memories. Marty Smith »


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Jeff Gordon's future plans
 
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(1/24/15) 

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NASCAR meets hockey at Charlotte Checkers Race Night

http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/nascar-meets-hockey-at-charlotte-checkers-race-night-012415



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As of today, Jeff Gordon has won four NASCAR Winston/Nextel/Sprint Cup championships. He became so famous that he hosted “Saturday Night 
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Fifteen years ago or so, while researching a NASCAR book, one of the people I interviewed was John Bickford, Jeff Gordon's stepfather and business 
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Gordon, 43, announced Thursday a decision he said he made in mid-2014, that the coming season will be his last full-time in NASCAR. He left the ...
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NEW YORK—She is the best kept secret in sports. That's no mean feat in her famous family. Big Bill France, NASCAR's founding father, is her 
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The challenges of completing the Rolex 24 at Daytona are immense as teams need to be nearly flawless to win the 
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(Jan. 22, 2015) - Jeff Gordon, the celebrated stock car champion whose crossover appeal helped take NASCAR into the mainstream, will compete in his 23rd and final full-time Sprint Cup Series season in 2015. He announced his decision this morning to the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports team he has driven for since November 1992.

"As a race car driver, much of what I've done throughout my life has been based on following my instincts and trying to make good decisions," Gordon said. "I thought long and hard about my future this past year and during the offseason, and I've decided 2015 will be the last time I compete for a championship. I won't use the ‘R-word' because I plan to stay extremely busy in the years ahead, and there's always the possibility I'll compete in selected events, although I currently have no plans to do that.

"I don't foresee a day when I'll ever step away from racing. I'm a fan of all forms of motor sports, but particularly NASCAR. We have a tremendous product, and I'm passionate about the business and its future success. As an equity owner in Hendrick Motorsports, I'm a partner with Rick (Hendrick) and will remain heavily involved with the company for many years to come. It means so much to have the chance to continue working with the owner who took a chance on me and the incredible team that's stood behind me every step of the way.

"Racing has provided a tremendous amount of opportunity that's been extraordinarily rewarding and fulfilling in my life. The work we're doing with the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation will continue to be extremely important to me. Outside the race car, my passion is pediatric cancer research, and my efforts will remain focused there when I'm no longer driving.

"I'll explore opportunities for the next phase of my career, but my primary focus now and throughout 2015 will be my performance in the No. 24 Chevrolet. I'm going to pour everything I have into this season and look forward to the challenge of competing for one last championship.

"To everyone at NASCAR, my teammates, sponsors, competitors, friends, family, members of the media and especially our incredible fans, all I can say is thank you."

Gordon, 43, has earned four career Cup championships, 92 points-paying race wins and 77 pole positions, all for longtime car owner Rick Hendrick. He is third in all-time victories behind only NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Richard Petty (200) and David Pearson (105).

One of the most versatile drivers of his era in any auto racing discipline, Gordon's résumé includes three Daytona 500 victories and a record five Brickyard 400 wins. He is the sport's winningest road course driver with nine victories, stands alone as the all-time leader with 12 restrictor plate wins and has won at every track on the Sprint Cup circuit with the exception of Kentucky Speedway.

"There's simply no way to quantify Jeff's impact," said Hendrick, who first noticed Gordon during a race at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March 1992. "He's one of the biggest sports stars of a generation, and his contributions to the success and growth of NASCAR are unsurpassed. There's been no better ambassador for stock car racing and no greater representation of what a champion should be. I will never be able to properly express the respect and admiration I have for Jeff and how meaningful our relationship is to me. I'm so grateful for everything he's done for our company and my family, and I look forward to many more years together as friends and business partners."

Hendrick Motorsports will announce plans for its 2016 team alignment at a later date.

JEFF GORDON BIO BRIEF:

FULL NAME: Jeffery Michael Gordon
BIRTHDATE: Aug. 4, 1971
BIRTHPLACE: Vallejo, California
HOMETOWN: Pittsboro, Indiana
FAMILY: Wife Ingrid Vandebosch; daughter Ella Sofia (7); son Leo Benjamin (4)

• Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion (1995, 1997, 1998, 2001)
• 92 career Cup victories; third on the all-time list
• 77 career Cup pole positions; third on the all-time list
• Three-time Daytona 500 winner (1997, 1999, 2005)
• Five-time Brickyard 400 winner (1994, 1998, 2001, 2004, 2014)
• Three-time champion of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race (1995, 1997, 2001)
• NASCAR record nine road course victories
• NASCAR record 12 restrictor plate victories
• 1997 Winston Million winner and four-time Winston No Bull 5 winner
• Seven-time winner at Darlington Raceway

CUP SERIES HIGHLIGHTS AND CAREER NOTES:

2014: Captured four victories, three pole positions, 14 top-five finishes and a series-leading 23 top-10s. Scored a NASCAR-record fifth Brickyard 400 win, tying Formula One driver Michael Schumacher for the most victories at Indianapolis. Posted series-best average finish (10.4) en route to a sixth-place finish in the point standings. Extended NASCAR record for most consecutive seasons with a pole (22). Starred in the viral video "Test Drive 2," which has surpassed 17 million views on YouTube.

2013: Finished sixth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with one win (Martinsville), two poles, eight top-fives and 17 top-10s. Set NASCAR record for most consecutive seasons with a pole (21), breaking a tie with NASCAR Hall of Fame driver David Pearson. Starred in the viral video "Test Drive," which has surpassed 43 million views on YouTube.

2012: Recorded two wins, two poles, 11 top-fives, 18 top-10s and finished 10th in the Chase. Scored first career Homestead-Miami victory and surpassed NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Darrell Waltrip for sixth in all-time career laps led (23,147). Recipient of the Heisman Humanitarian Award, established to recognize those in sports who give significantly to serve communities and improve the lives of others. Appeared as himself in an episode of the FOX animated television show "The Simpsons." Returned to Rwanda for a second time in conjunction with the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation. Recipient of the NMPA Myers Brothers Award, which recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to the sport of stock car racing.

2011: Began working with fourth full-time crew chief Alan Gustafson. Posted three wins, one pole, 13 top-fives and 18 top-10s en route to an eighth-place finish in the Chase. Moved to third in all-time wins after scoring his 85th career victory at Atlanta and claimed sole possession of third in all-time career poles (70). Voiced the character "Jeff Gorvette" in the animated film "Cars 2." Traveled to Rwanda with the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation, and visited the Democratic Republic of Congo in conjunction with the Clinton Global Initiative.

2010: Finished ninth in the Chase with one pole, 11 top-fives and 17 top-10s. Tied NASCAR Hall of Fame driver Cale Yarborough for third in all-time career poles (69) and remained sixth in all-time career wins (82), one behind Yarborough.

2009: Finished third in the Chase with one win, one pole, 16 top-fives and a series-high 25 top-10s. Scored first career Texas victory. Appeared in an episode of the long-running children's television series "Sesame Street."

2008: Finished seventh in the Chase with four poles, 13 top-fives and 19 top-10s. Scored first career Texas pole. Became first NASCAR driver to surpass $100 million in career prize winnings.

2007: Finished second in the Chase with six wins, seven poles, 21 top-fives and 30 top-10s -- a single-season record for most top-10s in NASCAR's modern era (1972-present). Scored first career Phoenix victory and set all-time record for most career restrictor plate wins (12). Moved to sixth all-time in career wins (81) and fourth all-time in career poles (63).

2006: Finished sixth in the Chase with two victories, two poles, 14 top-fives and 18 top-10s. Scored first career Chicagoland victory and extended own record for most road course victories (9) with fifth career win at Sonoma.

2005: Posted four wins, two poles, eight top-fives, 14 top-10s and finished 11th in the point standings. Achieved third career Daytona 500 victory, fourth win at Talladega and sixth and seventh victories at Martinsville, marking the second time in three years he swept both events at the short track. Ran first race with third full-time crew chief Steve Letarte at New Hampshire on Sept. 18. Appeared as himself in the film "Herbie: Fully Loaded."

2004: Five wins, six poles, 16 top-fives and 25 top-10s. Finished third in the inaugural Chase, marking 11 consecutive top-10 point finishes. Led standings after 26th race before top-10 points were reset. Became the first stock car driver to capture four victories at Indianapolis and only the fourth driver in history to win there four times. Won back-to-back races for the 19th and 20th times in his career.

2003: Three wins, four poles, 15 top-fives, 20 top-10s and a series-leading 1,639 laps led. Won both events at Martinsville to complete a season sweep at the track. Finished fourth in the point standings. Became the only auto racing driver in the show's history to host NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

2002: Recorded three victories, three poles, 13 top-fives and 20 top-10s. At Darlington, won 60th career race. Recorded 300th career start and became first NASCAR driver to surpass $50 million in career prize winnings.

2001: Achieved a fourth career championship to become at the time only the third driver to win more than three titles. Led the series in several statistical categories: wins (6), poles (6), top-fives (18), top-10s (24), races led (25) and laps led (2,320). Became the first driver to eclipse $10 million in single-season prize winnings. Won both the all-star event and the Brickyard 400.

2000: Began working with second full-time crew chief Robbie Loomis. Earned three wins, three poles, 11 top-fives and 22 top-10s. Became the youngest driver in history to achieve 50 career wins. Won Talladega, Richmond and Sonoma. Win at Sonoma marked sixth straight road course victory, a series record. Finished ninth in points.

1999: Finished the season with seven victories to become the first driver in history to win the most races for five straight years. Also won the most poles (7) and led the most laps (1,319). Finished the season sixth in points with 18 top-fives and 21 top-10s. Ran final race with original crew chief Ray Evernham at Dover on Sept. 26. Appeared on the cover of Fortune magazine. Established the Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation, which supports pediatric cancer research, treatment and patient support programs. Became an equity owner in Hendrick Motorsports after signing a lifetime contract to drive for the team.

1998: Won third series championship with 13 victories, seven poles, 26 top-fives and 28 top-10s. Became first driver to win the Brickyard 400 twice. Won the Winston No Bull Five twice. Tied two modern-era records with 13 wins in one season and four wins in a row. Named one of NASCAR's 50 Greatest Drivers.

1997: Won second series championship with 10 victories, one pole, 22 top-fives and 23 top-10s. Became youngest driver to win the Daytona 500 in a Hendrick Motorsports 1-2-3 finish. Second driver ever to win the Winston Million.

1996: Led the series in wins (10), poles (5) and laps led (2,314). Also recorded 21 top-fives and 24 top-10s. Finished second in championship points, only 37 behind Hendrick Motorsports teammate Terry Labonte.

1995: At 24, became youngest Cup champion in NASCAR's modern era in only third full season in the series. Recorded seven victories, eight poles (personal record), 23 top-10 finishes and 2,610 laps led.

1994: Won twice, including first career victory at Charlotte and the inaugural Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis. Achieved seven top-fives and 14 top-10s.

1993: Earned series Rookie of the Year to become the first driver ever to win top rookie honors in NASCAR's two top divisions (XFINITY Series Rookie of the Year in 1991). Became first rookie in 30 years to win a 125-mile qualifying race at Daytona.

1992: Signed contract with Hendrick Motorsports and made first career series start on Nov. 15 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, finishing 31st under the guidance of crew chief Evernham. The race also marked the final NASCAR event for seven-time series champion Richard Petty.

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2015 Sprint Cup Championship - Odds to Win
Jimmie Johnson                        5/1 
Jeff Gordon                              6/1 
Kevin Harvick                            6/1 
Brad Keselowski                       7/1 
Joey Logano                             8/1 
Dale Earnhardt Jr.                     10/1 
Matt Kenseth                             10/1 
Kyle Busch                               12/1 
Carl Edwards                            12/1 
Denny Hamlin                            14/1 
Kyle Larson                               18/1 
Tony Stewart                             22/1 
Kurt Busch                                25/1 
Kasey Kahne                             25/1 
Ryan Newman                           33/1 
Greg Biffle                                40/1 
Clint Bowyer                              40/1 
Jamie McMurray                        40/1 
Austin Dillon                             50/1 
Brian Vickers                             100/1 
A.J. Allmendinger                      200/1 



HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 19, 2015) – For one week only beginning today, Atlanta Motor Speedway is making an unbelievable discount offer available to fans for the Folds of Honor ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.6TgcodHs.dpuf

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Daytona Beach News-Journal (blog)
We didn't hear or see much of Mark Martin last year and that got folks wondering what happened to the popular NASCAR driver? We recently got this ...
Motorsport.com
Well, we tend to pay attention a little more when one of the most successful sprint car racers of all-time and two NASCAR stars are the ones having ...


Beyond the Flag
NASCAR is unique from other sports in that age doesn't end a career the same as it does for some other athletes. In the NFL 30 begins to spell the end 

NBCSports.com
Few NASCAR drivers have banked as much seat time this offseason as Kyle Larson, in an offseason where actual seat time, and track time, is so 

Courteousy SpeedwayMedia.com (http://www.speedwaymedia.com/):

The Final Word – Sprint Cup’s next irrelevant driver to earn respectability shall be…

Recently, a story by Chad Robb listed the top ten organizations in Cup. Not surprisingly, those ten organizations represented all but one of last season’s top 28 teams. Hendrick, Penske, Gibbs, Stewart-Haas, Ganassi, Childress, Roush-Fenway, Waltrip, and Petty were all there.

CBRT Welcomes Erica Thiering

Shortly after announcing their Trans Am Series debut, Canada’s Best Racing Team (CBRT) pulls another surprise from their helmet by introducing Erica Thiering from Sherwood Park, Alberta, to the team. Thiering will be racing in the NASCAR Canadian Tire Series alongside teammate and General Manager of the team, Joey McColm.

OSCAAR Banquet January 17th 2015

We finished 3rd in the points this season and won the Media Award at Sunset Speedway for promoting, the track, our sport and sponsors. Last night, at the OSCAAR banquet we won the very prestigious Sportsman of the Year award.


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(1/19/15)


Wendell Scott: Legend, trailblazer, NASCAR Hall of Famer


 Season preview: Jeff Gordon


NASCAR TV schedule: Week of Jan. 19-Jan. 25


Was Dale Jr. behind Russell Wilson in Seattle?


Courteousy FOX Sports NASCAR.com (http://www.foxsports.com/nascar):

NASCAR cars bring big money at Barrett-Jackson auto auction

http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/jeff-gordon-rusty-wallace-barrett-jackson-scottsdale-auto-auction-ron-pratte-011915

Kurt Busch, Patricia Driscoll spend weekend out and about, but apart

 http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/story/kurt-busch-patricia-driscoll-domestic-abuse-case-chili-bowl-nationals-barrett-jackson-011915

{Gee ! Wow ! What a surprise ! I thought that they would've gone out to dinner together . You know ? Maybe even taken in a movie !

Geeze ! Enough of this already. !

Joe }


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Harvick 'nursing hangover' after cheering UFC fighter            



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Courteousy The Stock Car Gazette (http://MotorSportsNews.Net)
(Thanks Heather !):

{Sad News }

P R E S S  *  R E L E A S E
 
Dover International Speedway is mourning the loss of a dedicated employee who died yesterday from injuries sustained during a multi-vehicle collision on I-476 in Broomall, Pa.
 
Jason Anderson, 33, senior director of ticket sales and operations for Dover International Speedway, died in the accident. Jason was a dedicated husband, father, employee and friend. He will be greatly missed.
 
“Jason’s death is a tragic loss for all of us who considered him a close friend as well as a loss for Dover International Speedway,” said President Mike Tatoian. “He was an exemplary employee who always put customers and co-workers first. Our thoughts and prayers are with his friends and family during this very difficult time.”
 
Anderson was a member of the Dover Motorsports, Inc. team for six years, and moved to Dover, Del. after operations were ceased at Memphis Motorsports Park. He worked at the New Orleans Saints prior to joining the Dover team. He was a proud Syracuse University graduate and recently received his master’s degree in Sports Management from Ohio University.
 
Memorial services will be announced when more information is available.


Richard Childress Racing To Field Fourth Entry For Daytona 500 In search of their third victory in the “Great American Race”, Richard Childress Racing (RCR) will field a fourth entry for the Daytona 500, CATCHFENCE.com has learned. The - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.dASv6vt6.dpuf
Tyler Young Will Return To NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Full Time In 2015 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 16, 2015) - Young's Motorsports announced today that Midland, Texas native Tyler Young will return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) full-time ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.dASv6vt6.dpuf
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The Rock Father
Now, the folks at Madame Alexander are stepping-up to go a little bit bigger, teaming with NASCAR and driver Patrick for some new collections of play ...
Greensboro News & Record
CHARLOTTE — There's nothing amusing about domestic violence. If NASCAR star Kurt Busch knocked around Patricia Driscoll, his girlfriend at the 
Autism Daily Newscast
Tulsa, OK – Nascar Racer and Chilli Bowl Champ Bryan Clauson and race car owner Joe Dooling hosted an autism benefit. The benefit was called ...
PaddockTalk
Twenty-five years have passed since Peugeot's last participation on the Dakar. While the continent and the team may have changed, the race remains 
SpaceCoastDaily.com
22, NASCAR's biggest, richest and most prestigious race, will start at 1 p.m. ... Fans can follow NASCAR on Twitter and stay up to speed on the latest ...
Wink News
FORT MYERS – WINK sports first featured 22-year-old Ross Chastain in November. He is a NASCAR driver from Alva, and competed in a number of ...
Mooresville Tribune
NASCAR Tech veteran students, town officials and others gather in the school's ... are becoming students at Mooresville's NASCAR Technical Institute.
SportsBlog.com (blog)
NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Ray Black Jr is the focus of this week's edition of my Sports Foodie article. The driver has announced that ...


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{Sunday was a sad day for Dale Jr.}


 


(1/18/15)

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Sad news


Another 3M option, more disdain from Gordon 


Courteousy Sporting News.com (http://www.sportingnews.com/nascar):




Courteousy NASCAR.com (http://www.nascar.com/en_us/sprint-cup-series.html):

 First Goodyear tire test under new policy on tap 

http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2015/1/18/goodyear-tire-test-las-vegas-motor-speedway-teams.html

NASCAR TV schedule: Week of Jan. 19-Jan. 25

http://www.nascar.com/en_us/news-media/articles/2015/1/18/nascar-tv-schedule-week-of-january-19-january-25.html


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Nasser Al-Attiyah claimed his second Dakar championship, finishing with a 35-minute cushion over other drivers. More | Coma secures fifth bike title | Mardeev wins first championship in trucks | Sonik earns first quads title



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(1/17/15)

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Courteousy Amanda Vincent
(Thanks Amanda !):

 
NASCAR needs its own network
 
written by Kevin Jacobs
 
submitted by Amanda Vincent


{I like this and wish it could happen ! I also wish I could buy one of those cars in the next article !
   Joe }
  
Courteousy FOX Sports NASCAR.com (http://www.foxsports.com/nascar/news):

To the highest bidder: Earnhardt Jr. selling two cars on eBay


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Courteousy The Stock Car Gazette (http://MotorSportsNews.Net )
(Thanks Heather !):

HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 16, 2015) – The Georgia Governor’s Office of Highway Safety (GOHS) will serve as the title sponsor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying day at ... - See more at: http://www.catchfence.com/#sthash.JHnecJXe.dpuf 
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Plummeting drastically in the drivers' standings can be attributed to NASCAR's most recent modifications to the points system, but Bowyer's two year

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“I am a very safe driver, but there are times when I've misjudged how quickly I'm approaching the car ahead or I've begun to move a bit out of my lane, ...
Motorsport.com
Many have glittering credentials from Formula 1, IndyCar, NASCAR and more. For 2015, Mazda has added IndyCar star James Hinchcliffe to the driver 
PaddockTalk
30, with exclusive radio coverage of the sixth annual NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony from Charlotte, N.C. Air time will be 7 p.m. (EST) with ...


Courteousy ESPN.com
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Ford GT

Come And See The Show!

This year's North American International Auto Show really does have something for everyone. Even the racing enthusiast should be entertained by the spectacle this year more than most. John Oreovicz »


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Tony Stewart returns to Chili Bowl as tractor driver         





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Born on date  11/14/08
 
Now for the reason for creating this site
 
This site was created by me because of frustations with other internet service providers, and is for the use of anyone who's interested in anything about NASCAR. 
 
  However,over time I hope to add other auto racing news,from other auto racing series / venues ,in the hopes of having something here for everyone to enjoy.
 
Now for a little bit about me ,
 
 
I'm Joe,from New Jersey. I've lived in the Garden State for most of my life.  It's also where I've been fighting,to get a major NASCAR track built somewhere in the NYC/NJ area for many years now.
I am also "foot soldier" / bill collector for the electric company.So I do work days. Therefore the best time to check for any updates is after 8 pm,on weeknights.  But just about any time on weekends !!!
My favorite current driver : KASEY KAHNE
I'm also a fan of :Martin Truex Jr. ( Hey ! He's a "Jersey Guy" !!! I was rooting for him since I first saw him racing .and winning,as a 17 year old,in the modified division at Wall Stadium ( now known as Wall Speedway ) !!!
My favorite all time driver : "Awesome Bill From Dawsonville" ... BILL ELLIOTT !!!
Needless to say .My favorite car owner is fellow "Jersey Guy"...Ray Evernham
My favorite NASCAR Track : Dover
My favorite local tracks : Wall Speedway (paved),and New Egypt Speedway (dirt)
 
My favorite actors/actresses : Tom Hanks, John Wayne,Kiefer Sutherland ,Catherine Zeta-Jones,Rene Zellweiger
 
My Favorite movies : Star Wars ( all 6 of them),
Lord of the Rings (ALL OF THEM),
Gone With the Wind,
Fort Apache,
She Wore A Yellow Ribbon,
The Longest Day,
Saving Private Ryan.
Zorro (especially the Antonio Banderas ones !)
Batman ( the ones with Michael Keaton,and Christian Bale ! The rest of them...blech ! Sorry Adam West ! I used to like the old "campy" BATMAN tv shows. But then I grew up !)
 
Favorite TV shows :
MASH !!!
Cheers,
Seinfeld,
Bones
 
House
 
 
24 !!!  & House !, & Fringe !!! , &  Terra Nova ! , & Alcatraz !(Always,and forever !!!)
 

GOTHAM !!!
24: Live Another Day !!!
Almost Human
 
Sleepy Hollow  !!!   The Following !
 
 
Law and Order : SVU
 
 
Touch
 
 
Person of Interest
 
 
 
 
Favorite all time master sleuth :
Sherlock Holmes !
(as portrayed by Jeremy Brett !)
 
Favorite Comedy Routine :
"Who's on First ? "
Needless to say my favorite comedy team is ....
Abbott & Costello !!!
 
My other interests other than NASCAR :
My family
The New York Yankees ( I was BORN a Yankee fan !!!)
The New York Giants
The New Jersey / now Brooklyn Nets
The New York Knicks
The Hawthorne Caballeros "all age" & Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps
The Golden Knights Alumni Drum & Bugle Corps
The Bayonne Bridgemen Alumni Drun & Bugle Corps
The Cadets Drum & Bugle Corps (formerly of Garfield NJ.Now they currently are based in Allentown,Pa.)
Do I give you the impression that I also love Drum & Bugle Corps? I could go on with the many corps that I really enjoy !
I was a snare drummer in high school !
 
I truly hope that you enjoy visiting my site. I also hope that you will come back often,and that you tell your friends & family about it.
 
P.S.
As I type this ( Nov.25,2006). My current 1/24 scale NASCAR diecast car collection is @ 175 + cars !!!
Personal note from me. ( AKA Site disclaimer...or something like that ! )
If you see something here that you would like to use on your website / newsletter / whatever. Please feel free to do so.
HOWEVER !!! 
I do ask that you give credit where credit is due ( as I do here). Please indicate something  (somewhere / somehow ),that you got it from this website.
Thank You,
Joe

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