NSCS: Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes a moment to reflect

May 19, 2012 No Comments

CHARLOTTE, NC—NASCAR’s most popular driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., hasn’t won a race since Michigan in June, 2008. That streak not only includes races in which points are awarded, but also in exhibition races like Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star race. A past winner of the event, Earhardt Jr. remembers how big that event was to him and his […]

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NCWTS: Justin Lofton holds on for first Truck Series victory

May 18, 2012 No Comments

CHARLOTTE, NC— Friday night’s Truck Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway was a night that the members of the Eddie Sharp Racing team will never forget. After having both of their trucks with Cale Gale and Justin Lofton qualify in the top-ten, the team looked to be in store for a great night under the […]

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NSCS: Kyle Busch on the pole for the Sprint All-Star Race

May 18, 2012 No Comments

CHARLOTTE,NC—For the second consecutive year, Kyle Busch will start on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race. Going out last in the session after topping the charts in practice during the afternoon, the Las Vegas native grabbed the top spot for the All-Star Race for the third time in his career. “It’s just a […]

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NSCS: Allmendinger starts from pole for Sprint Showdown

May 18, 2012 No Comments

A.J. Allmendinger wasn’t quite fast enough in practice to unseat Dale Earnhardt Jr. from the top spot for the Sprint Showdown. But, when it came time to qualify, Allmendinger was able to beat Earnhardt and everyone else to grab the pole for the prelimenary All-Star event on Saturday night. With a lap of 192.47 MPH/28.06 […]

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NCWTS: Ty Dillon grabs first career Truck Series pole

May 18, 2012 No Comments

CHARLOTTE,NC—For the first time in his young NASCAR career, Ty Dillon will start a race from the pole position by winning the pole for Friday night’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. After pacing the first practice session early in the morning, Dillon was the final of 41 trucks to take time. […]

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NASCAR and Twitter partner for the fans

May 18, 2012 No Comments

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 18, 2012) – NASCAR and Twitter announced today a unique digital partnership that will create a new way for the sport’s millions of fans to experience what happens inside NASCAR and its teams on race day. Built to support the live race broadcast, this new experience will give fans a complementary insider’s […]

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NSCS: Sprint All-Star Race/ Sprint Showdown preview—Charlotte

May 18, 2012 No Comments

Information:   Date: Saturday, May 19, 2012 Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway—Concord, NC Time: 7:30 p.m. ET Distance: All-Star Race/ 100 laps (Four 20 lap segments, then a final 10 laps) —Sprint Showdown/ 40 laps (Two 20 lap segments) Broadcast: TV/ SPEED at 7 p.m. ET time Radio: Performance Racing Network, Sirius XM Channel 90 Notes and Analysis:  […]

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NNS: Pioneer Hi Bred 250 from Iowa Speedway preview

May 17, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Sunday, May 20, 2012 Location: Iowa Speedway, Newton, Iowa Time: 2:00 p.m. EST Distance: 250 laps/ 218.75 miles Broadcast: TV– ESPN with broadcast starting at 1:30 p.m. EST Radio– MRN Analysis:  Last year was the first time that Iowa Speedway held two Nationwide Series races, it was also the first time that a […]

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