PODCAST: Northeast Focused Mainly Modifieds Podcast Launches Today

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STATESVILLE, N.C. — A brand new Race Chaser Radio podcast focused on the New England region launches today. Mainly Modifieds, a podcast focusing mostly on modified divisions in the region, will cover the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, Tri Track Open Modified Series and more from a busy racing scene. It will also cover some of the region’s top NASCAR Weekly …

Tyler Thompson to Head West for Midwest Super Series Fall Brawl in Indianapolis

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OSWEGO, NY – Photo Courtesy – RC Media — There is no rest in sight for Oswego Speedway International Classic champion Tyler Thompson and Jason Simmons Racing, as the team now prepares for the Midwest Supermodified Series Fall Brawl at Lucas Oil Raceway Park in Indianapolis, IN on Saturday, September 14. Thompson, the youngest winner in the 63-year history of …

FloSports Announces Acquisition of DirtonDirt.com

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AUSTIN, Texas —Photo Courtesy Flo Racing — FloSports, the innovator in live digital sports and original content, announced today the acquisition of DirtonDirt.com and all of the Bloomington, Illinois-based company’s owned and operated entities. DirtonDirt is the home on the internet for Dirt Late Model racing and its community. The deal accelerates FloSports’ investment in growing motorsports coverage in the U.S. and …

Menard Retiring, DiBenedetto To Join Wood Brothers Racing In 2020

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STUART, VA  – Photo Courtesy Stacy Revere/Getty Images — Wood Brothers Racing, the oldest active NASCAR team and one of the winningest teams in series history, announced today that driver Paul Menard will transition from full-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) racing after the 2019 season. Matt DiBenedetto will join the team next season and will race the iconic …

RADIO: Motorsports Madness – Debates: Joey Logano, Hallie Deegan

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In this lively episode of Motorsports Madness, Murdock has restart issues, the group reviews Michigan, debates Joey Logano restart move and Jacob tees off on Hallie Deegan’s third bump and run in three winning efforts.

Inside Groove Podcast Launches In May, Covers Supermodified Division

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – For the first time in almost 20 years, the long-time Oswego-based radio show Inside Groove will return in May as a weekly one-hour podcast focusing on Oswego Speedway and the supermodified division in general.  The show’s original founder and host Tom Baker will once again be behind the mic for the reboot, produced from the Race Chaser …

Brenda Jackson, Mother Of Dale Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, Passes Away

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. —  JR Motorsports announced Monday afternoon that Brenda Jackson, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Kelley Earnhardt Miller, has died at age 65 following a battle with cancer. Jackson joined her son’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race team as an accounting specialist in 2004. Her sarcastic sense of humor injected a brand of humor at JR Motorsports that became …

PENALTY: DGR Crosley Assessed With Level 6 Penalty For KNPSE Testing Violation

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Car owner (David Gilliland) has been fined $5,000; a loss of 100 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Championship Car Owner points for the 2019 NKNPSE Season; has been suspended from the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East until the completion of the third NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event; and placed on NASCAR Probation through December 31, 2019. …

McMurray To Race In Daytona 500 With Chip Ganassi Racing, Spire Motorsports

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CONCORD, N.C. — Parade.com Photo –Spire Motorsports, through a partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR), announced today that 2010 Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray will drive the No. 40 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for the 2019 Daytona 500. McMurray will be making his 17th start in the “Great American Race”, when the Daytona 500 kicks-off the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup …

Chad Finley Racing Adding Truck Series Races Next Season

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — CFR Photo — After a successful return to the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) this year, Chad Finley Racing (CFR) is preparing to increase their presence in the series’ next year beginning with the season-opener at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway on Fri., Feb. 15, 2019. The team under the leadership of Motorsports veteran Bruce Cook hopes …

USAC Silver Crown Series Returning To Memphis In 2019

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MILLINGTON, Tenn. — Memphis International Raceway and the United States Auto Club announced the 2019 Season opener for the Silver Crown Champ Car Series will be held at MIR on Saturday, March 23. This marks a return to the three-quarter mile for the popular open-wheel cars, which held its first event at Memphis in 1998. The 100-lap race will be …

Alexander Rossi To Join Acura Team Penske IMSA WeatherTech Lineup

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Team NAPA Photo — Acura Team Penske announced today that IndyCar Series championship contender and 2016 Indianapolis 500 winner Alexander Rossi will join the team for the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship endurance events at the Rolex 24 at Daytona and the 12 Hours of Sebring. Rossi, a five-time race winner in the IndyCar Series, will share the …