TRD Development Driver Jesse Love Teams With Keith Kunz Motorsports

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MENLO PARK, Ca. — How many 13-year-old aspiring race car drivers can say they are the youngest driver to ever win a stock car championship, the youngest racer to ever win a midget series championship and the youngest racer to ever win a midget series race? Redwood City, California’s Jesse Love can, and he has now been given a golden …

Jamie McMurray Joins Fox Sports Team As NASCAR Analyst For 2019

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Parade.com Photo — Jamie McMurray, recently replaced in Chip Ganassi Racing’s No. 1 Chevy by fellow NASCAR veteran Kurt Busch, has traded his driving gear for a microphone and inner-ear monitor as he joins the Fox Sports broadcast team as a NASCAR studio analyst for 2019. McMurray spent some time in the studio as part of Fox’s …

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 …

Sheldon Creed Honored As 2018 ARCA Racing Series Champion

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Sheldon Creed (No. 28 United Rentals Toyota) was honored as the 2018 ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards champion at the series’ annual Awards Banquet in Indianapolis on Saturday night. Creed, from Alpine, California, scored the championship in his first full season of competition in the ARCA Racing Series. He had 17 ARCA starts prior to 2018, …

Kurt Busch, Monster Energy To Chip Ganassi Racing For 2019

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CONCORD, N.C. — CGR Team Photo — Today Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced a partnership with Monster Energy, for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) season. Monster Energy will be a primary sponsor on the No. 1 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 to be driven by 2004 MENCS Champion Kurt Busch. Busch will compete in his 20th season in the MENCS …

ONIKC: World’s Largest Indoor Kart Race Revving Up In Mississippi This Weekend

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BATESVILLE, MS — RaceChaser/NIKC Photos — The 28th Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts National Indoor Kart Championship gets the green flag Friday, November 23rd for two days of racing at the Batesville Civic Center  in the Mid-South’s Delta region. uniting hundreds of racers aged 7 and up from across the USA in one single mission – to win a prized “slot”, the …

Representatives from Across Motorsports Unite to Advocate for Racing Safety

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BRAINTREE, MA— When it comes to racing safety, drivers, sanctioning bodies, safety organizations, clubs, series, track owners, circuit designers, safety personnel, equipment manufacturers, coaches/HPDE groups, insurance companies, journalists and every other motorsport constituent play an important role. Stakeholders may perform different jobs, but they all converge on a race course.  That’s why a diverse group of safety advocates has united to …

Canadian Cameron Hayley, JPR Enter SRL Southwest Tour Vegas Finale

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LAS VEGAS, NV — (November 13, 2018) — Getty Images/NASCAR Photo –Canadian stock car racer Cameron Hayley hasn’t raced in a couple of seasons due to starting a family and taking a more active role in the family business. Those things haven’t quelled the former NASCAR Camping World Truck Series racer’s need for speed, however, and Hayley is excited to …

Harvick Team Assessed L1-Level Penalty, Docked 40 Points After Texas

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fl — (Action DBP / Dylan Barr Photo) — NASCAR has announced that the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team has been issued an L1-level penalty following driver Kevin Harvick’s win Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, an infraction that carries major championship implications in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. The team violated Section 20.4.12 of the NASCAR Rule …

MARTINSVILLE: Kyle Busch, Harvick One Point Apart

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MARTINSVILLE, Va. — (Photo Credit: NASCAR) — The thrill and competitive tension for this year’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship doesn’t get much tighter than this. The two season-long top trophy contenders – Kyle Busch and Kevin Harvick – are separated by a single point as the series heads into Sunday’s First Data 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway (2:30 …