Press Release – Online Resource for Motorsports Information Fri, 17 Aug 2018 05:38:19 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Toyota, Bass Pro Shops Team up for Sweepstakes to Benefit the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Thu, 16 Aug 2018 23:56:23 +0000 The Martin Truex Jr. Foundation has created a sweepstakes where one lucky winner will receive a 2018 Toyota Tundra and Bass TRACKER® Heritage Edition Boat.]]> 0 Toyota NASCAR Christopher Bell Quotes Thu, 16 Aug 2018 19:46:54 +0000 CHRISTOPHER BELL, No. 20 Rheem Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing - What do you think about racing at Bristol Motor Speedway? “For me, I love Bristol – it's one of my favorite race tracks that we go to throughout the course of the year. I haven’t had any success here, but it’s always a really fun race track and driving for Joe Gibbs Racing, I’ve got really fast race cars. Hopefully, we can turn that around this weekend.”]]> 0 Rick Ware Racing welcomes JACOB Companies for remainder of 2018 Cup season Thu, 16 Aug 2018 17:00:11 +0000 Officials from Rick Ware Racing (RWR) announced today that Monarch Token, the world’s dominant cryptocurrency wallet has partnered with Trading View to support Rick Ware Racing’s No. 51 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 for Saturday night’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.]]> 0 BUSH’S BEANS® INKS MULTI-YEAR PARTNERSHIP RENEWAL WITH JTG DAUGHERTY RACING Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:27:13 +0000 As one of the longest standing partners with JTG Daugherty Racing, BUSH’S Beans has signed a multi-year partnership renewal with the race team as a primary partner on the No. 37 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, and an associate partner on both the No. 37 and the No. 47 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1.]]> 0 Kasey Kahne reveals 2018 will be his last full-time season Thu, 16 Aug 2018 14:10:41 +0000 Staff Report | Fifteen-year premier series veteran Kasey Kahne revealed that 2018 will be his last full-time season in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series. Kahne, 38, currently drives the No. 95 Chevrolet for Leavine Family Racing. “I’ve thought about this decision for many months, if not longer,” Kahne wrote on his Twitter account. […]]]> 0 Menard Looking Forward To Racing Under The Lights At Bristol Wed, 15 Aug 2018 21:33:44 +0000 Paul Menard and the No. 21 Menard/Knauf Ford teams are gearing up for one of the signature events of the Monster Energy Cup Series schedule – the night race at Bristol Motor Speedway.]]> 0 Chase Briscoe – Bristol Advance Wed, 15 Aug 2018 19:49:57 +0000 Briscoe on Bristol “Bristol is always a special place, there is so much history there and it’s such a cool atmosphere. On top of all that, getting to run under the lights there is always cool. Hopefully, we can stay out of the chaos and end the night up front.”]]> 0 Dale Jr. To Drive Camaro ZL1 Pace Car at Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Wed, 15 Aug 2018 18:27:59 +0000 NASCAR icon Dale Earnhardt Jr. will drive the 2018 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 Pace Car to lead the field to the start of the 25th Running of the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard Powered by Florida Georgia Line on Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.]]> 0 Ryan Reed – Bristol Advance Wed, 15 Aug 2018 17:11:23 +0000 Ryan Reed was poised to earn his career best finish at Bristol Motor Speedway before a tire went flat on his No. 16 Drive Down A1C Lilly Diabetes Ford with only 12 laps remaining. Bristol has been Reed’s nemesis, but he was able to earn his best qualifying effort at the .0533-mile track of 12th and had a top-10 finish in his sights.]]> 0 Chad Finley and team ready for Bristol Truck Series debut Wed, 15 Aug 2018 11:26:53 +0000 Still reaping the benefits of their strong NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) performance in June at Gateway (Ill.) Motorsports Park, Chad Finley and his Chad Finley Racing (CFR) head to Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) hoping to produce back-to-back top-10 finishes in Thursday night’s UNOH 200.]]> 0 Justin Fontaine – UNOH 200 Race Advance Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:15:25 +0000 Fontaine on Racing at Bristol: “It’s going to be an exciting race,” said Fontaine. “You’re going to have a lot of drivers on different agendas. From those focused on making it into the Playoffs, to those who are having an opportunity to showcase their ability and for us, it’s a chance for us to get some momentum on our side – while also looking at opportunities to pull off an upset.]]> 0 Austin Wayne Self – UNOH 200 Race Advance Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:14:33 +0000 Self on Racing at Bristol: “I feel really good heading to Bristol,” said Self. “Over the last couple of weeks, I think everyone at the track has seen dramatic improvements from our Niece Motorsports team. And I don’t expect anything less this week at Bristol.]]> 0 JR Motorsports — NXS Bristol II Preview Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:13:03 +0000 Following his strong run at Mid-Ohio, Elliott Sadler returned to second in the NASCAR Xfinity Series point standings – just 17 markers outside of first.]]> 0 Elliott Sadler announces 2018 will be his last full-time season Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:09:51 +0000 Perennial NASCAR Xfinity Series contender Elliott Sadler said he is ending his run as a full-time driver after the 2018 season. The veteran of more than 800 races in NASCAR’s national series and driver for JR Motorsports posted a statement on his website,, on Wednesday announcing his decision.]]> 0 Spencer Boyd No. 76 Grunt Style Chevrolet Camaro Race Preview Wed, 15 Aug 2018 15:06:13 +0000 News and notes: The NASCAR Xfinity Series will take a break from the road course racing action as it makes its way to Thunder Valley for some short track racing. This will be Boyd's second trip to The World's Fastest Half-Mile. In his previous trip, Boyd scored a 25th place finish. "I'm stoked to be coming back to Bristol this weekend," says Boyd. "I've always wanted to race here under the lights, so that's going to be very special. The atmosphere at Bristol is unlike any other. It's so loud and the fans are a lot of fun. Hopefully we can come out of here with a great finish."]]> 0 Ross Chastain – UNOH 200 Race Advance Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:41:28 +0000 Chastain on Racing at Bristol: “I’m excited about getting back in a Truck this week at Bristol,” said Chastain. “I’ve had the opportunity to run a few Truck races this year, which is always a good time. I’ve been to the shop with Cody and the Niece Motorsports team, and I am really looking forward to Thursday’s race. I think we will have a great chance at a strong performance.”]]> 0 Truex Jr. Needs Clean Bristol Race to Contend for 1st Short Track Win Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:27:06 +0000 Martin Truex Jr. knows that if he can avoid the wrecks at Bristol Motor Speedway in Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race he will have a good shot at winning his first career short track race.]]> 0 Codie Rohrbaugh leaps ARCA team to prepare for Bristol Truck Series debut Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:25:20 +0000 On the strength of three consecutive top-10 finishes in the ARCA Racing Series, veteran racer Codie Rohrbaugh and his Grant County Mulch Racing team invade the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) tour this week hoping to earn a starting berth in Thursday night’s UNOH 200 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway.]]> 0 Hendrick Motorsports Media Advance: Bristol Tue, 14 Aug 2018 23:03:36 +0000 Byron on driving more aggressively at short tracks: “I think the cars are so fast nowadays, you have to keep the fenders on the car to be competitive. But, you’re more aggressive and you don’t give near as much to other guys as you would at other places. The last race there was intense the whole time because you were trying to guess when the rain was going to get there.”]]> 0 FedEx Racing Express Facts – Bristol Motor Speedway Tue, 14 Aug 2018 22:21:14 +0000 Bristol Preview: The Series returns to Bristol Motor Speedway for Saturday night’s 500-lap event under the lights at the half-mile Tennessee bullring. Hamlin has captured three poles at “The Last Great Colosseum,” tied for a Series-best among active drivers. Earlier this season, Hamlin came back from three laps down to finish 14th in the event won by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch.]]> 0