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 …

Raceday Roundup: Sunshine, Warmth, and Unknowns

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ATLANTA, Ga. — Photo Courtesy Chris Murdock — The good news from Atlanta Motor Speedway on this raceday morning is that the sun is shining brightly and there is hardly a cloud in the sky.  Temperatures are expected to climb into the 60’s by the time the green flag drops on the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500.  This, after two …

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. …

GMS Racing Teams With JR Motorsports For Driver’s Edge Development Program

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MOORESVILLE, N.C.–RC Media Photo–Building on a successful technical alliance, JR Motorsports and GMS Racing jointly announced today the establishment of Drivers Edge Development, a program presented by Chevrolet aimed at grooming the next generation of racing superstars through a tiered competition pipeline coupled with comprehensive off-track education. Drivers Edge Development will give participating drivers, all with differing levels of experience, …

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 …

Ryan Truex To Pilot Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet In Daytona 500

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Photo by Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images– Ryan Truex will pilot the No. 71 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season opener, DAYTONA 500, at Daytona International Speedway. Taking after family history, Ryan Truex has ascended to the top of the motorsports ladder in just a few short years competing throughout the …

Spencer Boyd, Austin Hill On Motorsports Madness Tonight 7 ET

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — Join the conversation tonight as Motorsports Madness presented by My Computer Careergoes live tonight at 7 Eastern with special in-studio guests 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck Series racers Austin Hill and Spencer Boyd. Hill joins the program tonight on the heels of this week’s announcement that he will move from Young’s Motorsports to Hattori Racing Enterprises this season, …

Gus Dean Teams With Young’s Motorsports For 2019 Truck Campaign

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Two-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards winner Gus Dean (@GusDean) will join Young’s Motorsports full-time for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) season, the Mooresville, N.C.-based team announced on Wednesday at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte. Dean, a native of Bluffton, S.C., will compete for Rookie of the Year honors in the …

Hattori Racing Teams With Austin Hill For 2019 NGOTS Campaign

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Team HRE Photo –  Hattori Racing Enterprises (HRE) team owner Shige Hattori announced today that the organization is pleased to welcome Austin Hill to drive the No. 16 Toyota Tundra in 2019. Hill, a native of Winston, Georgia, joins HRE’s team, led by crew chief Scott Zipadelli, to compete for the organization’s second consecutive NASCAR Gander Outdoor Truck …

StarCom Racing Acquires RCR Charter, Cassill For 2019 Season

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SALISBURY, N.C. — Daniel Shirey / Getty Images North America Photo — StarCom Racing announced this morning that it has upped its ante for the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season by acquiring a charter from Richard Childress Racing and hiring Landon Cassill to pilot the team’s No. 00 Chevrolet for all 36 races in the coming season. Team …

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 …

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 …