Press Release – 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Gordon, Mears among 12 finalists for West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame’s 2019 Class Thu, 10 Jan 2019 00:51:08 +0000 Four-time NASCAR premier series champion Jeff Gordon and four-time Indianapolis 500 winner Rick Mears headline 12 finalists for election into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame.]]> 0 GMS Racing and Johnny Sauter to Part Ways Wed, 09 Jan 2019 21:23:41 +0000 GMS Racing announced today the team will part ways with driver Johnny Sauter effective immediately. Sauter has been with GMS since the 2016 season when he claimed the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series championship.]]> 0 How Fast is a Tuned & Lifted Silverado? Wed, 09 Jan 2019 19:26:44 +0000 In this episode of AmericanTrucks’ (AT) “The Haul”, Adam Maqboul installs a trio of bolt-on modifications to his 2016 Silverado LT equipped with 33” all-terrain tires and 6” lift before taking it to the drag strip. While not trying to set any records, the purpose of this video is to see what kind of power and sound his 5.3L V-8 can produce with just a cold-air intake, tune and catback exhaust.]]> 0 Gus Dean joins Young’s Motorsports for 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series season Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:44:30 +0000 Two-time ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards winner Gus Dean (@GusDean) will join Young’s Motorsports full-time for the 2019 NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series (NGOTS) season, the Mooresville, N.C.-based team announced this morning at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte.]]> 0 Alsco Returns to Support Richard Petty Motorsports in 2019 Wed, 09 Jan 2019 17:21:53 +0000 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) today announced that Alsco will continue its relationship as an associate sponsor of the No. 43 team and driver Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. In addition, Alsco will continue to be the official linen and workwear uniform supplier for Petty's Garage, Victory Junction, and also be a partner of Thad Moffitt in the ARCA Racing Series and NASCAR Late Model competition. ]]> 0 Ford Performance NASCAR: Daniel Suarez Joins Stewart-Haas Racing and Ford Performance Mon, 07 Jan 2019 19:19:21 +0000 Stewart-Haas Racing announced today that Daniel Suarez will drive the No. 41 Haas Automation/Arris Mustang this season. Suarez joins teammates Kevin Harvick, Clint Bowyer and Aric Almirola as part of the four-car operation. The 2016 NASCAR XFINITY Series champion was part of a teleconference to talk about his new opportunity. Following is a complete transcript:]]> 0 QUIKTRIP HOSTS PIT PARTY WITH NASCAR DRIVER APPEARANCES, KICKING OFF FOLDS OF HONOR QUIKTRIP 500 RACE FESTIVITIES IN ATLANTA Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:41:53 +0000 Start your engines — early! NASCAR fans in the greater Atlanta metro will not have to wait until February’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 event to get a glimpse of the 2019 race at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS). QuikTrip (QT), one of the nation’s premier convenience and gasoline marketers, will host a Pit Party for fans on Saturday, Jan. 26th at a Norcross QT store to kick off the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 race weekend in February. ]]> 0 Watkins Glen International 2019 season tickets to go on-sale January 8 Mon, 07 Jan 2019 17:38:35 +0000 Tickets and camping for the 2019 season at Watkins Glen International will go on sale to the general public Tuesday, January 8 at 9 a.m.]]> 0 All Tickets On-Sale Today – With Incredible Savings – for Talladega Superspeedway’s Springtime Tripleheader Weekend, April 26-28 Mon, 07 Jan 2019 16:48:16 +0000 Come and experience the celebration of Talladega Superspeedway’s 50 Years of Speed! Tickets for the track’s springtime tripleheader motorsports weekend (April 26-28) are officially on-sale today and fans can save on countless ticket offers with the track’s economical, advance-priced tickets.]]> 0 Three-time Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band To Headline Firestone Legends Day Concert May 25 at IMS Mon, 07 Jan 2019 15:30:24 +0000 Multi-platinum, Grammy Award-winning Zac Brown Band will headline the Firestone Legends Day Concert on Saturday, May 25 at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, one day before the 103rd Indianapolis 500.]]> 0 Dover International Speedway celebrates 50th anniversary, hosts its 100th NASCAR Cup Series race in 2019 Thu, 03 Jan 2019 18:29:11 +0000 Dover International Speedway is gearing up for the biggest year in its history as the Monster Mile celebrates its 50th anniversary season and hosts its 100th Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race.]]> 0 NASCAR CUP ROOKIE OF THE YEAR CANDIDATE RYAN PREECE TO SIGN AUTOGRAPHS AT PPB MOTORSPORT SHOW Wed, 26 Dec 2018 21:32:46 +0000 Just a few weeks before he kicks off his quest for the NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series Rookie of the Year honors Ryan Preece will join Darrell Waltrip and Ray Evernham at the 34th Annual edition of the Pioneer Pole Buildings Motorsports Racecar & Trade Show Fueled by Sunoco Race Fuels Distributed by Insinger Performance.]]> 0