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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 […]

Kennedy Could Be Racing His Way To The Top
Tuesday, 21 Apr, 2015 – 17:26 | Comments Off on Kennedy Could Be Racing His Way To The Top
Kennedy Could Be Racing His Way To The Top

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – It’s mid-afternoon at a food bank located on the economically challenged east side of Kansas City and bags and boxes are efficiently and quickly being stuffed with things like canned spaghetti and sliced peaches.
It’s an unlikely spot to find the 20-something man who some day just […]

Roman Conquerors Ride Again On Television
Tuesday, 3 Mar, 2015 – 9:05 | 2 Comments
Roman Conquerors Ride Again On Television

The cars that provided the heartbeat of the NASCAR Modified division’s most storied rivalry – and put Rome, N.Y., forever on the racing map – are about to take their places in American automotive culture.
A No. 61 Pinto-bodied Modified formerly owned and driven by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richie Evans and a replica No. 38 […]

Perseverance Led These Five To NASCAR’s Hall
Saturday, 31 Jan, 2015 – 9:11 | Comments Off on Perseverance Led These Five To NASCAR’s Hall
Perseverance Led These Five To NASCAR’s Hall

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – When I was a child my dad and I were sitting on the backstretch at Bristol during a race. He pointed to car No. 34 as it entered pit road and said, “Watch this.”
The driver positioned his race car in the proper pit box, turned off the […]

New Year, New Look, New Attitude At Roush Fenway
Wednesday, 28 Jan, 2015 – 19:23 | Comments Off on New Year, New Look, New Attitude At Roush Fenway
New Year, New Look, New Attitude At Roush Fenway

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
After this year’s Roush Fenway Racing drivers were seated on stage for the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom’s opening event Wednesday, it became evident there was a different atmosphere among the competitors than had existed at the organization in previous years.
At past media tours, the organization’s drivers […]

‘Big’ Bill France May Have Saved the ‘Vette Marque
Tuesday, 13 Jan, 2015 – 9:16 | One Comment
‘Big’ Bill France May Have Saved the ‘Vette Marque

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
A 1953 Corvette Roadster with a little-known NASCAR pedigree and 60-plus years of provenance will cross the bidding block Saturday night as a bona fide budget-buster of the annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Lot No. 5054, bearing VIN No. E53F001211, is the earliest-known Corvette race car. Billed as […]

NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs
Sunday, 14 Dec, 2014 – 9:19 | Comments Off on NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs
NASCAR Honors Touring Series Champs

Drivers who seldom get much national attending were honored Saturday night at the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions.
“This championship was a dream a few years ago,” said 26-year-old Abraham Calderone of Monterrey, Mexico driver as he accepted the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series title. “It was really hard. But now that it’s real, it’s way […]