Growing up and living in the northeast, where franchises like the Yankees, Knicks and Rangers reign, Sean Downes, NASCAR’s newly appointed Managing Director, Business Development, candidly admits that stock car racing was not on his sports radar.
On hand at the Motorama Custom Car and Motorsports Show, Jeff Gordon's step-father John Bickford was greeting show attendees as they checked out Gordon's No. 3M Chevrolet and discussed details surrounding the Canadian Motor Speedway project. Though one of the questions beyond the speedway's progress was with regards to Gordon's announcement at the beginning of this season.
How would you like the opportunity to do something you love, while doing something to help other people? That is exactly what Donovan Price is doing. For his 2013 racing season, he will be racing in the Legends series across Ontario while raising money for breast cancer awareness.
Coming into the 2013 season, Andrew Gresel was going to use his rookie season to, as he said, “figure everything out”. Gresel would debut his Hemke chassis at the second race of the OSCAAR Super Late Model season – Barrie Speedway – finishing inside of the top three.
While the contenders for the NASCAR Chase may still be uncertain at present, there are two NASCAR personalities who are most certainly looking forward to the special event, NASCAR Contenders Live Sponsored by Toyota, where fans will formally meet the twelve Chase competitors.
"I’m a little disappointed. We’ve felt that we’ve had very strong racecars week-in-week-out, and for whatever reason, we’re not finishing the way we should. We’re struggling a little bit for the finishes, but not all of it is our fault. Some of it is mechanical failures, crashes, and things that are unfortunate, yet out of our control."
When Robby Gordon started putting together the Stadium Super Truck Series, there were drivers that wanted to be involved. One of those being 2011 Off-Road Motorsports Hall of Fame Inductee Rob MacCachren.
This past weekend, Kyle Busch achieved a milestone, securing 100 wins in all three major series of NASCAR.