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Radio Voice Barney Hall Passes Away
Wednesday, 27 Jan, 2016 – 7:55 | Comments Off on Radio Voice Barney Hall Passes Away
Radio Voice Barney Hall Passes Away

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Longtime racing radio voice Barney Hall as died at the age of 83.
Hall communicated the action of NASCAR to countless radio listeners during a broadcast career has spanned nearly 50 years.
A native of Elkin, North Carolina, Hall was one of the original members of the Motor Racing Network staff and was known as the “Voice of […]

NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR
Tuesday, 1 Dec, 2015 – 19:17 | Comments Off on NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR
NASCAR Notes: Top Cop Pemberton Leaving NASCAR

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NASCAR announced Tuesday that Robin Pemberton will not return as Senior Vice President of Competition.
Pemberton joined the sanctioning body in August of 2004. Since that time, he has overseen all areas of NASCAR competition.
 
“Robin has left an indelible mark on the sport while at NASCAR,” said NASCAR Vice Chairman Mike Helton. “He joined us at a […]

NASCAR Annouces 2016 Schedules
Monday, 26 Oct, 2015 – 15:17 | Comments Off on NASCAR Annouces 2016 Schedules
NASCAR Annouces 2016 Schedules

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NASCAR officials unveiled the 2016 Sprint Cup and Xfinity series schedules on Monday and they contained several changes from the 2015 schedule.
Once again, 36 races are on the season.
The season will begin, as usual, at Daytona International in February for Speedweeks and the Dayt0na 500.
Daytona Rising, the speedway’s $400 million redevelopment project, will be complete […]

Stewart Responds To Ward Family’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Saturday, 29 Aug, 2015 – 8:02 | Comments Off on Stewart Responds To Ward Family’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit
Stewart Responds To Ward Family’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit

NASCAR champion Tony Stewart contends he did not see Kevin Ward Jr. walking toward his Sprint Car until seconds before the 20-year-old was struck and fatally injured during an on-track accident in Upstate New York last summer.
Stewart’s response to the wrongful death lawsuit brought earlier this month by Ward’s parents was filed Friday by attorney […]

SMI’s Bruton Smith Battling Lymphoma
Saturday, 22 Aug, 2015 – 7:05 | Comments Off on SMI’s Bruton Smith Battling Lymphoma
SMI’s Bruton Smith Battling Lymphoma

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – Speedway Motorsports Inc. Executive Chairman Bruton Smith is attending this weekend’s events at Bristol Motor Speedway after battling non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma earlier this summer, it was announced Friday.
“We talked about this for the last few days actually, about having a conversation because health and personal matters are […]

Robbie Allison Is Chasing His Racing Legacy
Thursday, 30 Jul, 2015 – 10:29 | Comments Off on Robbie Allison Is Chasing His Racing Legacy
Robbie Allison Is Chasing His Racing Legacy

By Larry Woody | Senior Writer
Racintoday.com
NASHVILLE – Robbie Allison, son of the late Davey Allison, grandson of legendary Bobby Allison, nephew of famed Donnie Allison, realizes he has an awesome family tradition to uphold.
And the name “Allison” paints a big target on his back.
“It can be a heavy load at times, but I’m proud of […]

NASCAR Reaffirms Opposition To Confederate Flag
Tuesday, 23 Jun, 2015 – 11:55 | Comments Off on NASCAR Reaffirms Opposition To Confederate Flag
NASCAR Reaffirms Opposition To Confederate Flag

NASCAR officials on Tuesday joined the list of people and organizations who shun the flying of the Confederate Flag.
The stock car racing organization cited Monday’s call by the South Carolina Governor that the flag be removed from the grounds of the state’s State House.
A statement released the by NASCAR read: “As we continue to mourn the […]

NASCAR Hall Having A Healing Effect On The Sport
Thursday, 21 May, 2015 – 18:59 | Comments Off on NASCAR Hall Having A Healing Effect On The Sport
NASCAR Hall Having A Healing Effect On The Sport

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – No matter whether it’s the adage “time heals old wounds” or it’s the fact that sometimes history takes a different view of events, there’s little doubt that one person was correct when he said the NASCAR Hall of Fame mends fences.
With Bruton Smith’s and Curtis Turner’s selection to the NASCAR Hall of […]

Nascar Hall of Fame Names Class of ’16
Wednesday, 20 May, 2015 – 19:34 | Comments Off on Nascar Hall of Fame Names Class of ’16
Nascar Hall of Fame Names Class of ’16

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
Racintoday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Two-time NASCAR champion Terry Labonte and Speedway Motorsports Inc. Executive Chairman Bruton Smith were the top vote getters in balloting Wednesday to determine the five new members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Joining Labonte and Smith for the Jan. 22, 2016 induction of the seventh class will […]

The Pace Of Technology Is Quickening In NASCAR
Thursday, 23 Apr, 2015 – 7:18 | Comments Off on The Pace Of Technology Is Quickening In NASCAR
The Pace Of Technology Is Quickening In NASCAR

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In a technology driven society, NASCAR is faced with a delicate balancing act of determining the proper amount of technology to incorporate into its race cars without overshadowing a driver’s talent.
A digital dash under development for use in NASCAR would provide a driver with a myriad of information during a […]