KNPSW: BMR Adds Landauer to 2016 Driver Roster

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ROSEVILLE, Calif. — official team release — Bill McAnally Racing photo — Bill McAnally Racing today announced that Julia Landauer will join the team’s lineup in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series for 2016. Landauer brings with her a diverse racing resume that includes a NASCAR Whelen All-American Series championship this past season in the Limited Late Model division at Motor …

ARCA: Hessert Moves Over to Venturini Motorsports for 2016

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CONCORD, N.C. — official team release — ARCA photo — In a series of off-season moves Venturini Motorsports (VMS) has announced the addition of Cherry Hill, New Jersey’s Tom Hessert for a full season effort in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards in 2016. Hessert, a nine-year veteran of the ARCA Series, will pilot VMS’s flagship No. 25 Toyota …

ARCA: Series Sets 2016 Bill France 4 Crown Championship Schedule

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — Officials from the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards have released the 2016 schedule for the Bill France Four Crown championship. The Bill France Four Crown, which provides a link to the series’ roots by featuring a diverse combination of tracks in any given season, will include the New Jersey …

NXS: WinField, Dakoda Armstrong Join JGL Racing for 2016 Season

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DENVER, N.C. — official team release — JGL Racing photo — JGL Racing officials announced today that Dakoda Armstrong has joined the growing organization and will headline their 2016 drivers lineup. Armstrong will pilot the team’s No. 28 Toyota in the 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series season and will be joined by longtime sponsor WinField. “I am really excited to work …

NORTHEAST: PA’s Evergreen Raceway Holds Snowball Enduros; First Event Under New Management

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ST. JOHNS, Pa. — official track release — Evergreen Raceway Facebook page photo — The 2016 race season at Evergreen Raceway in St. Johns, PA officially kicked off Saturday afternoon. It was an inaugural show of sorts, with Jason Makarewicz as the new track lease holder and track manager. The show was anticipated by many drivers and fans to be …

NORTHEAST: Mahoning Valley Speedway Releases Full 2016 Slate; RoC Modifieds Booked

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LEHIGHTON, Pa. — official track release — Kyle Magda photo — Mahoning Valley Speedway utilized the Eastern Motorsport Press Association convention held this past weekend in King of Prussia to officially release the 2016 race schedule at the popular ¼-mile paved oval in Lehighton and while this year’s calendar of events is chuck full of excellent action that will see …

ARCA: Series Announces Changes to Points System

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards has adjusted its championship points system heading into the 2016 season. The first change eliminates the 25 point bonus for pre-entering and competing. Those 25 points become part of the total race points a driver and owner now earn.  Teams who enter a …

NXS: Alex Bowman Inks Nine-Race Deal with JR Motorsports in 2016

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. — official team release — JR Motorsports photo — JR Motorsports announced Wednesday evening that 22-year-old Alex Bowman will drive nine NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races for the team in the No. 88 Chevrolet next season. Bowman becomes the fourth driver named to the lineup of JRM’s No. 88 “All-Star” car for 2016, joining Dale Earnhardt Jr., Kevin …

ARCA: Series Announces 2016 Return to Michigan; 35th Irish Hills Stop Set For June 10

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TOLEDO, Ohio — official series release — ARCA photo — The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards is headed back to Michigan Int’l Speedway for the 35th time Friday, June 10, 2016. Located in the Irish Hills of Brooklyn, Michigan, the spacious and fast two-mile superspeedway is an hour away from ARCA’s Temperance, Michigan-based home office, and has long been …

NSCS: Chase Elliott’s 2016 Sprint Cup Scheme Revealed on NASCAR Race Hub

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CONCORD, N.C. — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman and Associate Editor Kyle Magda — Hendrick Motorsports photo — The wait is over. NAPA Auto Parts’ absence in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will be no more when Chase Elliott steps behind the wheel of the No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet in 2016, and Elliott revealed his new …

NSCS: Sprint to Conclude NASCAR Partnership after 2016 Season

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HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. — official release –Patrick Smith/Getty Images North America photo — Citing a need to focus more directly on its core business priorities, Sprint announced it has informed NASCAR it will not extend the title sponsorship of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after the current agreement expires at the end of the 2016 season. “We are proud of our …

MOTOGP: MotoGP Delays Introduction of Homologated Wheels

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CATALUNYA, Spain — official release — The Grand Prix Commission met during the Spanish Grand Prix weekend and ruled that the official rim size for the MotoGP class will be increased to 17 inches beginning in 2016. The move follows the recent announcement that Michelin will become tire supplier for the series. As a result the planned move to homologated …