All RSS – Online Resource for Motorsports Information Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:54:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Newman Embracing Change; Poised for RFR Debut Fri, 18 Jan 2019 22:54:16 +0000 There’s something to be said about an 18-year veteran in this day and age of NASCAR. Especially one with a Daytona 500 win, Brickyard 400 win, and Rookie of the Year title under his belt. But with anything new comes a learning curve, one Ryan Newman is excited to embrace heading into his first season in the No. 6 Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing.]]> 0 Ross Chastain and Reid Wilson to drive for Niece Motorsports in 2019 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:47:36 +0000 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) winner Ross Chastain will pilot the No. 45 TrüNorth™ Chevrolet Silverado for Niece Motorsports during the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) season-opening event at Daytona International Speedway.]]> 0 Win 50 years of Dover International Speedway access by entering ‘Golden Tickets’ contest Fri, 18 Jan 2019 21:15:48 +0000 One lucky fan has the chance to attend each NASCAR Cup Series event at Dover International Speedway for the next 50 years as part of the Monster Mile’s “Golden Tickets” promotion, track officials announced today.]]> 0 McMurray to Compete in the 2019 Daytona 500 Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:54:39 +0000 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 Series (MENCS) regular season on Feb. 17.]]> 0 Fire Alarm Services Continues Partnership with John Hunter Nemechek at GMS Racing in Select 2019 Xfinity Series Races Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:30:38 +0000 GMS Racing announced today that Fire Alarm Services, Inc., (FAS), a provider in a superior fire, life safety, and security services, will serve as primary sponsor for John Hunter Nemechek and the No. 23 GMS Racing team in 13 NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) races in 2019.]]> 0 Statement from NASCAR Chairman and CEO Jim France on the Passing of Glen Wood Fri, 18 Jan 2019 19:28:10 +0000 “In every way, Glen Wood was an original. In building the famed Wood Brothers Racing at the very beginnings of our sport, Glen laid a foundation for NASCAR excellence that remains to this day. As both a driver and a team owner, he was, and always will be, the gold standard. But personally, even more significant than his exemplary on-track record, he was a true gentleman and a close confidant to my father, mother and brother. On behalf of the France family and all of NASCAR, I send my condolences to the entire Wood family for the loss of a NASCAR giant.”]]> 0 Ford Statements on the Passing of Glen Wood Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:40:21 +0000 Statements from Edsel B. Ford II, member of the Board of Directors, Ford Motor Company, and Mark Rushbrook, global director, Ford Performance Motorsports on the passing of Glen Wood.]]> 0 David Ragan Raises $300,000 for Shriners Hospitals for Children Fri, 18 Jan 2019 14:28:12 +0000 David Ragan was all smiles Thursday night at the world renowned car auction house, Barrett-Jackson in Scottsdale, Ariz. Ragan joined patients from the Shiners Hospitals for Children on stage to watch the hammer drop after a final bid of $300,000 to purchase a 2018 No. 38 Shriners Hospitals for Children Ford Fusion Cup car. All of the proceeds of the bid will benefit the Shriners Hospitals. ]]> 0 Spencer Boyd and 1A Auto Announce Motorsports Partnership Thu, 17 Jan 2019 22:42:25 +0000 Spencer Boyd Racing and 1A Auto Inc. are proud to announce 1A Auto’s sponsorship of NASCAR driver, Spencer Boyd, for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Series. 1A Auto will make its debut on the Young’s Motorsports’ No. 20 Chevrolet Silverado at the NextEra Energy 250 at Daytona on February 15, 2019.]]> 0 First Wave of Entries Filed for ARCA Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire at Daytona Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:26:48 +0000 The first wave of entries for the Lucas Oil 200 driven by General Tire for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards have arrived, including the defending race winner and the defending General Tire Pole Award winner.]]> 0 AmericanMuscle $5,000 Sitewide Giveaway Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:20:25 +0000 Attention all 1979-2019 Mustang and 2008-2019 Challenger owners: AmericanMuscle’s latest giveaway could earn you a $5,000 sitewide shopping spree. Each vehicle model has its own entry form where participants can enter daily for their best chance to win their choice of products from]]> 0 Erik Jones slides into Red Wings practice to promote MIS Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:31:41 +0000 Michigan native Erik Jones enjoys the hot, slick racing surface at Michigan International Speedway for NASCAR racing in the summer. On Tuesday, the surface was icy and slick when Jones visited the Detroit Red Wings.]]> 0 Pocono Raceway Upgrades More Camping Spots with Power and Water to Start the 2019 Season Wed, 16 Jan 2019 20:15:49 +0000 Pocono Raceway announced today an upgrade to a popular camping area, now referred to as ‘50-Amp Family Grandstand Camping,’ to include electricity and water. These improvements were made one year after the Raceway added power and water hook ups to the Trackside and 50-Amp Infield Camping areas. ]]> 0 A Special Day: The Inaugural Hickory Motor Speedway Reunion Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:36:06 +0000 For the first time since the historic .363-mile track opened in 1951 Hickory, N.C., native, GMS President and former HMS competitor Mike Beam - along with racing historian Phil Combs - have joined forces to host the inaugural 2019 Hickory Motor Speedway Reunion on Saturday, January 19 at the GMS Racing shop located on West Aviation Drive in Statesville, N.C. ]]> 0 Richard Childress Racing Extends Partnership with Alsco for 2019 Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:07:30 +0000 Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has renewed its partnership with Alsco, the premier linen and uniform rental business, into the 2019 NASCAR season. Alsco will serve as an associate partner for the full year on both No. 8 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, piloted by Daniel Hemric in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, and the No. 2 Chevrolet Camaro, driven by Tyler Reddick in the NASCAR Xfinity Series.]]> 0 2019 NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Rookie race not looking like much of a race Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:43:09 +0000 Although the 2019 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year race will see such talents as Ryan Preece and Daniel Hemric lead a charge that also includes Matt Tifft and Tanner Berryhill, it doesn’t look like it will be much of a race. ]]> 0 Mustang News | 2020 Shelby GT500 Tue, 15 Jan 2019 21:29:42 +0000 AmericanMuscle’s (AM) Justin Dugan visited the COBO Center in Detroit, Michigan for the 2019 North American International Auto Show and the official reveal of the 2020 Shelby GT500. After a brief press conference, Ford Motor Company revealed the new Shelby in typical entertaining fashion using a video game/virtual reality presentation topped with craning the pre-production GT500 onto the stage for its official introduction.]]> 0 PROCORE RETURNS TO LEAVINE FAMILY RACING FOR 2019 SEASON Tue, 15 Jan 2019 20:52:48 +0000 Leavine Family Racing (LFR) today announced that Procore, a leading provider of cloud-based applications for construction, will return as a primary sponsor for 2019. Procore will be featured as the primary sponsor aboard the team’s No. 95 Toyota Camry for a total of 12 races this coming season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series with driver Matt DiBenedetto behind the wheel.]]> 0 Plan B Sales to Support Bubba Wallace at Auto Club Speedway Tue, 15 Jan 2019 19:37:45 +0000 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced a fan-focused sponsorship with Plan B Sales and Marketing that will allow fans to not only design the No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, but also get their name on the car and then order the same diecast.]]> 0 KRUSEMAN MOTORSPORTS ENTERS SIX CARS AT CHILI BOWL MIDGET NATIONALS Sat, 12 Jan 2019 23:22:30 +0000 Ventura, California’s Kruseman Motorsports has entered six cars in the 33rd Annual Chili Bowl Midget Nationals in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The six-day event will begin with preliminaries running from Monday, January 14th through Friday, January 18th. The finals will be on Saturday, January 19th.]]> 0 Girl Power Dominates at Daytona; Decker Leads Saturday ARCA Test Sat, 12 Jan 2019 23:19:17 +0000 The ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards concluded a two-day test at Daytona International Speedway on Saturday afternoon. A total of 43 drivers took time on the 2.5-mile tri-oval over the course of the two days.]]> 0 Procter & Gamble Joins ARCA Family of Corporate Partners; Bounty Becomes Title Sponsor of ARCA’s Rookie of the Year Program Sat, 12 Jan 2019 18:58:12 +0000 The Automobile Racing Club of America, Procter & Gamble, and Menards today announced that the multi-national consumer goods corporation would become an official partner and major sponsor of the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards beginning in 2019. ]]> 0 J.D. Gibbs, co-founder of Joe Gibbs Racing, dies at 49 Sat, 12 Jan 2019 07:02:07 +0000 J.D. Gibbs, who followed his famous father’s path from football to stock-car racing, died Friday evening. He was 49.]]> 0 Leilani Munter Leads ARCA Daytona Test Speeds on Friday Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:36:02 +0000 Leilani Munter (No. 55 What The Health Toyota) led the way on the first day of testing for the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards at Daytona International Speedway on Friday afternoon. Munter turned a fast lap at 184.064 miles per hour while leading a pack of cars around the 2.5-mile tri-oval as she prepares to make her seventh ARCA Racing Series start at Daytona.]]> 0 ARCA Series Tests at Daytona With Familiar Names Behind the Wheel Sat, 12 Jan 2019 00:34:32 +0000 Daytona Beach residents are familiar with the roar of engines being heard from Daytona International Speedway, especially this time of the year. On Friday however, it was the loud distinct noise of ARCA Racing Series’ stock cars testing the high banks of the speedway for February’s Lucas Oil 200 Driven by General Tire that could be heard throughout the city.]]> 0 Jimmie Johnson and Ally Unveil the Paint Scheme for the New No. 48 Ally Chevrolet Fri, 11 Jan 2019 17:34:45 +0000 Legendary NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson and Ally revealed the new look for the No. 48 Ally Chevrolet this morning, unveiling a blend of Ally’s unique branding along with Johnson’s iconic number and color.]]> 0 Daytona Testing to Kick Off 2019 Track Activity for ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:35:24 +0000 The Christmas trees are down and the decorations are put away for another year, the mess from the New Year's Eve party has been cleaned up, and the ARCA Racing Series has made its annual January trip to the highbanks of Daytona International Speedway to kick off its 2019 season.]]> 0 Dover International Speedway, Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company to release ‘Splash & Go’ Lager to celebrate track’s 50th anniversary Fri, 11 Jan 2019 14:33:14 +0000 Dover International Speedway, in cooperation with Dover, Delaware-based Fordham & Dominion Brewing Company, is releasing a special “Splash & Go” Lager as part of the celebrations surrounding the Monster Mile’s 50th anniversary this year.]]> 0 RACING HAS A NEW NAME: IT’S O-S-C-A-R Thu, 10 Jan 2019 17:01:11 +0000 Oscar Mayer will debut as a 2019 sponsor of the No. 6 Oscar Mayer Ford Mustang at the historic Daytona 500 on February 17, with driver Ryan Newman and Roush Fenway Racing.]]> 0 Brett Moffitt Joins GMS Racing for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series Season Moffitt Completes the 2019 GMS Driver Lineup Thu, 10 Jan 2019 15:38:27 +0000 GMS Racing announced today that 2018 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) champion driver Brett Moffitt will join the organization for the 2019 season. The 26-year-old Grimes, Iowa native will be defending his championship title in GMS’ No. 24 Chevrolet, alongside veteran crew chief Jerry Baxter.]]> 0