CUP: Industry Honors Stewart With Donation To EB Research Partnership

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To honor three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart as he retires from his 20-year NASCAR driving career, the motorsports industry came together Friday night at the season-ending NASCAR Awards Banquet by making a $1.8 million contribution on Stewart’s behalf to the EB Research Partnership, the largest global non-profit dedicating to curing EB.

NSCS: Busch Crowned Champion to Conclude 2015 During Emotional Sprint Cup Awards Gala

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LAS VEGAS – official series release — Ethan Miller/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Friday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards gala at the Wynn Las Vegas honored series champion Kyle Busch for one of the most remarkable comebacks in the history of professional sports. But Busch, car owner Joe Gibbs and champion crew chief Adam Stevens had to share the stage and …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Final Farewell; Emotional Banquet Speech Concludes Gordon’s NASCAR Career

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LAS VEGAS — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Audio courtesy of NBC and NASCAR Media — Ethan Miller/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — After 23 years, 797 starts and countless memories along the way, Jeff Gordon’s career as a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver officially came to an end on Friday night during the premier series’ …

NSCS: Lucky Number 13; Dale Earnhardt Jr. Once Again Captures NMPA Most Popular Driver Award

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LAS VEGAS — Story by Race Chaser Online Managing Editor Jacob Seelman — Sean Gardner/Getty Images for NASCAR photo — Cue the 88, stage left! (Again!) As has become all but ritual on Friday night at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards Banquet, Hendrick Motorsports driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. was honored with the 2015 National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) Most Popular …

NSCS: Drew Carey to Host Sprint Cup Awards Ceremony at Wynn Las Vegas

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — NASCAR photo — Actor and comedian Drew Carey will serve as host of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas on Friday, Dec. 4. This year’s show will also feature a lineup of performances from award-winning musical artists Andy Grammer, Sam Hunt, Rachel Platten and Sabrina Carpenter. As …

NSCS: Champion’s Week and Sprint Cup Awards Banquet Returns to Las Vegas for Seventh Straight Year

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Jared C. Tilton/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — NASCAR announced Monday that the annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards – and all of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion’s Week – will return to Las Vegas in 2015 as part of a renewed partnership with the destination. The agreement ensures that Las Vegas will …

NASCAR: Daniel Noltemeyer Wins Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official series release — Daniel Noltemeyer of Louisville, Kentucky, representing Best Buddies Kentucky, was presented with the fourth annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award on Friday night, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas. Noltemeyer, one of four national finalists for the award, will receive a $100,000 donation for Best Buddies Kentucky from The …

NSCS: Jay Mohr Returns As Host of NASCAR Sprint Cup Awards Banquet

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – official release —  Tom Pennington/NASCAR via Getty Images photo — The slogan is as recognizable as any: What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. But NASCAR will make an exception on Dec. 5 when it gives audiences a front row seat as Jay Mohr, Lady Antebellum, Aloe Blacc and Lennon and Maisy take the stage at the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards™ show from …

Jacob Seelman Blog: Jimmie Johnson isn’t the best ever…yet.

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December 7, 2013 — Blog by Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — Charlotte, NC — The 2013 season has been over for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for about a month now, and as the 13 Chase drivers hit the Wynn Las Vegas last night for the annual awards banquet and champion’s coronation, it got me thinking about a …