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  • Ben Kennedy Makes History At Tours 0 CommentsPosted by THL on July 8, 2012 under Other News, Series News, THL Highlights
    Records First NASCAR Win In First NASCAR Oval Race In Europe By Jason Christley, NASCAR July 7, 2012 - 7:02pm Tweet TOURS, France -– Ben Kennedy turned a historic first for the Euro-Racecar Series into a historic first for his young racing career. The 20-year-old Daytona Beach, Fla., driver -- the great-grandson of NASCAR-founder Bill France... more.
  • NASCAR, MillerCoors And Penske Racing Announce Major Partnership Extensions 0 CommentsPosted by THL on January 28, 2012 under Cup Series News, Other News, Series News, THL Highlights
    Coors Light Renews As Official Beer of NASCAR; Miller Lite Extends Partnership with Penske Racing, Keselowski Daytona beach, fla.(January 26, 2012) – NASCAR, MillerCoors and Penske Racing today jointly announced multi-year partnership extensions for the brewer’s two biggest brands. For MillerCoors, the deals with the sanctioning body and one of the sport’s most respected teams solidify ... more.
  • Tony Stewart/Lewis Hamilton switch press conference transcript from Watkins Glen 0 CommentsPosted by THL on June 16, 2011 under Cup Series News, Other News, Series News
    THE MODERATOR:  Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to get the drivers up here and take a few questions, explain whether that was as much fun as it looked.  Before we throw it open to the floor, I'll get a few questions going here. Lewis, tell us your experience for the first time in a stock car. LEWIS HAMILTON:  Well, it was definitely good that I got to go out in the F1 car just to kind ... more.
  • Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC 0 CommentsPosted by THL on May 23, 2011 under Other News, Series News
    Indianapolis 500 Airs on ABC for 47th Consecutive Year One of the longest-running relationships between a sporting event and a network will continue on Sunday, May 29, when the Indianapolis 500 airs on ABC for the 47th consecutive year. ESPN on ABC’s coverage from Indianapolis Motor Speedway begins at 11 a.m. ET with The Indianapolis 500 – A Centennial Celebration presented by Honda. ... more.
  • Scott Speed to Compete in Two INDYCAR Events-Indy 500 and Vegas Finale 0 CommentsPosted by THL on May 10, 2011 under Other News, Series News
    Out of a ride this season in the Cup series, Scott Speed will drive an Izod IndyCar Series machine for Jay Penske's Dragon Racing in this month's Indianapolis 500. Speed will be sponsored by Fuzzy's Ultra Premium Vodka, American Racing Wheels and Vizio. Speed also plans to compete in IndyCar's $5 million bonus race in October at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. It's expected that he will be approved as... more.
  • KYLE BUSCH TO PARTICIPATE IN SHORT TRACK SHOWDOWN 0 CommentsPosted by THL on April 11, 2011 under Cup Series News, Other News, Series News
    Kyle Busch Motorsports announced today that Kyle Busch will participate in the fourth annual Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown at Richmond International Raceway on April 28. Busch, a two-time winner of the event, will be racing a Toyota Camry Late Model prepared by Frank Deiny, Jr. (FDJ) Motorsports. "Denny's Short Track Showdown is a really fun event and it's for a great cause," said Busch. "A... more.
  • Former F1 Champ Raikkonen Looking to NASCAR 0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 29, 2011 under Other News, Series News
    Excerpt from RACER.com-Former Formula 1 World Champion Kimi Raikkonen will make a surprising move to NASCAR later this year with a new team, according to the Turun Sanomat newspaper in his native Finland. Raikkonen, 2007 World Champion with Ferrari, plans to race with the new "ICE1 Racing" team in the Camping World Truck Series (ABOVE) before moving on to the Nationwide and Sprint Cup series, ... more.
  • MCMurray Takes Turn in an Indy Car at Barber Motorsports Park, AL 0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 16, 2011 under Cup Series News, Other News, Series News, THL Highlights
    Mar. 16- Barber Motorsports Park-Chip Ganassi arranged a driver swap between his teams today in Alabama. NASCAR's Jamie McMurray would take a run here at Barber Motorsports Park in the #9 Indy Car of Scott Dixon, and in exchange, Dixon would turn a few laps at Talladega. Well, the crowd has just left for 'Dega', about a half hour's ride from Barber to follow Dixon's half of the swap, but McMurray ... more.
  • 13-Year Old Challenges Fans to Support the Kyle Busch Foundation 0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 9, 2011 under Other News, Series News
    After collecting over 8,000 books and donating them to children’s homes supported by the Kyle Busch Foundation last year, 13-year old Lexie Ziolkowski decided that she wanted to do something more to help support her favorite driver’s charity this season. Ziolkowski has pledged to donate a $5 gift card to the foundation for every win that Kyle Busch gets in any of NASCAR’s top three series durin... more.
  • McMurray and INDYCAR’s Dixon set to swap rides in Alabama 0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 5, 2011 under Cup Series News, Other News, Series News
    Excerpt from Autosport.com Double IndyCar champion Scott Dixon and 2010 Daytona 500 winner Jamie McMurray will try out each other's cars in a promotional event in Alabama on March 16. While 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and double NASCAR Sprint Cup champion Tony Stewart reportedly are to swap cars at Watkins Glen this summer, although there has been no formal announcement, Gan... more.
  • Celebrity Poker Tournament to Raise Money for Victory Junction 0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 24, 2011 under Other News, Series News
    Black Ace Clothing is pleased to announce a celebrity charity poker tournament hosted by poker star Tiffany Michelle featuring special NASCAR guests Kyle Petty and Ryan Newman.  Net proceeds from the Black Ace tournament will raise money for Victory Junction, a camp that serves children with chronic medical conditions and serious illness. The tournament will be held March 3, 2011 at 7:30pm at the... more.
  • Indycar announces $5 million bonus for win by outsider in finale 0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 23, 2011 under Other News, Series News, THL Highlights
    The Indianapolis-to-Charlotte/Indianapolis 500-Coca-Cola 600 "double" has been dead for seven years, but there could be a successor of sorts this year: A Charlotte to Sin City special. The Izod IndyCar Series confirmed its 2011 season finale at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with an enticing twist: A $5 million reward to any driver from another series who can win the race. "We want to see anyone t... more.
  • NASCAR Lowers Minimum Age for Drivers in Regional Touring Series 0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 12, 2011 under Other News, Series News
    NASCAR announced today it has lowered the minimum age for drivers competing in its regional touring series to 15. The change, effective immediately, will be applied to drivers in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West, NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour, NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour and NASCAR Canadian Tire Series. “We are constantly evaluating the process in which drivers are introd... more.
  • Statement from Tony Stewart Regarding the Passing of Tom Carnegie 0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 11, 2011 under Other News, Series News
    Below is a statement from Columbus, Ind., native Tony Stewart, the two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver/owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, on the passing of Tom Carnegie, the legendary voice of Indianapolis Motor Speedway. “He was the voice of the speedway. I still have a tape of my qualifying lap at Indy during my rookie year when I broke the track record, and it’s his voice a... more.
  • Toyota All-Star Showdown Results from Irwindale 0 CommentsPosted by THL on January 31, 2011 under Other News, Series News, THL Highlights
    Jason Bowles got the one victory that had eluded him during his NASCAR K&N Pro Series West career. The Ontario, Calif., native drove the No. 75 Rusty Wallace Racing Experience Toyota to the win in the NASCAR Toyota All-Star Showdown Saturday night. Bowles grabbed the lead on the race’s final restart and held off DJ Kennington through the final eight laps. The win for Bowles, the 2009 NA... more.
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