The NASCAR Pace Car for the Capital City 400 was previously revealed to be a new 2012 Ford Focus Electric, and now we’ve got the pictures to prove it. Continue Reading...
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Really want to support your favorite NASCAR driver? Check out Wallhaulers, from The Real Art of Racing. They create unique, limited, one-of-a-kind racing doors of popular NASCAR drivers. These aren’t beat up, used doors coming off of actual race cars, but rather high-quality replicas that are individually hand-made in the good ‘ol U.S. of A…. Continue Reading...
Who ever thought the Baywatch star famous for her slow motion running on the beach scenes would ever be a race enthusiast, let alone own and run a race team. Well you better beleive it, because Pamela Anderson has started her own race firm called Downforce1, and will have cars competing in the European Le… Continue Reading...
The Chevy Impala has become a staple in NASCAR for the past few years, having claimed the checkered flag an astonishing 79 times since 2007. Just this past week, Tony Stewart took the win at Las Vegas and was one of three Impalas in the top five when the race ended. Impressive as that may… Continue Reading...
After catching sneak photos of the new 2013 NASCAR Dodge Charger a few weeks ago, the American automaker headed to Las Vegas Motor Speedway and unveiled the real deal. SRT Motorsports unveiled the Charger set to compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next season and we’re pleased to see that Dodge fans won’t have… Continue Reading...
Dodge‘s performance department, SRT, announced its 2013 Dodge Charger will be revealed during next week’s Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. A little more than a week ago, the first images of the new race car leaked from Penske Racing. Thanks to a 2010 NASCAR summit held with all four participating automakers, the… Continue Reading...
Involved in racing since 1972, Roger Penske has fielded many cars of different makes in his NASCAR efforts. First entering the sport with a red, white and blue AMC Matador for Mark Donohue in 1972, Roger Penske has since fielded Chevrolets, Mercuries, and Pontiacs. From 1995 through 2002, Penske raced with Ford. Finally, from 2003… Continue Reading...
Despite the dramatic explosion, folks didn’t seem to care very much for this year’s Daytona 500. After experiencing the first-ever rain postponed race at Daytona, the event itself took a while to get started after a multi-car wreck on the first lap and then another two hour delay when Juan Pablo Montoya collided with… Continue Reading...
Yesterday, the Daytona 500 was cancelled for the first time in its 53-year-old history due to weather. Heavy rains have been falling in the Daytona, Florida area and even though NASCAR hoped to start the race today at 12:00PM EST, it has been postponed once again until 7:00PM EST. Everything surrounding The Great American race… Continue Reading...
Pro golfer Bubba Watson bought himself a “General Lee” Dodge Charger for $110,000 at an auction because he loved it, not because he wanted publicity Nevertheless, that is exactly what Watson got after being scheduled to drive the ’69 Charger on a parade lap before the March 4 Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix until… Continue Reading...
The new NASCAR Dodge Charger isn’t set to even make an appearance until next year, but the team out at Penske Racing is already hard at work in preparing it for its racing debut. Much like the 2013 NASCAR Ford Fusion that was revealed earlier this year, the 2013 Dodge Charger actually looks like a… Continue Reading...
Rick Hendrick, owner of four NASCAR teams under Hendrick Motorsports, picked up the first Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 in person at GM’s Oshawa Assembly Plant yesterday as production of the 580-hp, 556 lb-ft of torque American sports car kicked off. Hendrick is clearly a die-hard Camaro enthusiast, having purchased the first 2010 Camaro Coupe, the first… Continue Reading...
If you’re a die hard NASCAR or Dale Earnhardt Jr. fan, you may want to start digging around for $79,900. Up for sale is JR Motorsports car number 10, which was also one of Dale’s first stock cars to wear his now infamous #88. The 2007 Chevy Monte Carlo is a race-ready car, but was… Continue Reading...
How’s this for putting a breast… er, we mean foot… in your mouth? NASCAR race car driver Kasey Kahne is furiously back peddling after making some objectionable remarks on Twitter about breast feeding. The comments were made on Twitter after Kahne saw a woman breastfeeding her child in a supermarket. At first, he tweeted: “Just… Continue Reading...
The Ford Police Interceptor has long made its name chasing after speeding cars. However, at the Ford Championship Weekend NASCAR races at Homestead Miami Speedway this November 18-20, the roles are reversed as the 2013 Ford Police Interceptor Utility and Sedan are honored to serve as pace cars to lead the pack for the weekend…. Continue Reading...
It’s official – Danica Patrick will be making her NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut in the 2012 season-opening 54th annual Daytona 500. Patrick’s schedule with Stewart-Haas Racing will begin on Feburary 26 with “The Great American Race.” Other races on her schedule include Darlington, Bristol, Atlanta, Dover, Texas and Phoenix. “Each year, the Daytona 500… Continue Reading...
Winter is coming – is your car ready? If you need a new set of windshield wipers to keep the snow from obscuring your view, now’s the time to pick some up, as Teflon has just announced a contest that could win you a trip to see a NASCAR race. The contest, which is on… Continue Reading...
Everything Breast Cancer Awareness touches turns pink, so why should an all-American fire breathing Chevrolet Camaro SS be any different? Next weekend, September 10th, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Richmond International Raceway will feature two special American Cancer Society “Making Strides Against Breast Cancer” Camaro SS pace cars to raise… Continue Reading...
NASCAR is off to college. No, they won’t be enrolling in any classes – the racing circuit is on campus in hopes of recruiting a new generation of upmarket fans. If you’re off to school next week, be on the lookout for the NASCAR U CREW. These “brand ambassadors” will be visiting 12 college campuses… Continue Reading...
NASCAR big boys, Jimmie Johnson and Jeff Gordon attended a Chevrolet Volt Homecoming Parade in metro Detroit on August 18 as a part of the festivities surrounding the annual Woodward Dream Cruise. Over 50 owners from 12 different states attended the even, with both Johnson and Gordon included in the pack as actual Volt owners…. Continue Reading...
In 2007, Toyota began running Camrys in the Nationwide Series and has since claimed 60 wins and three manufacturer’s cups as well as propelling Kyle Busch to the driver’s title in 2009. Continue Reading...
In West Virginia, fans sure do love their NASCAR races. In fact, that state boasts the most NASCAR fans per capitia. And five days after a NASCAR race is aired on TV, accidents caused by aggressive driving rise notably. The Journal of Applied Social Psychology wanted to see if aggressive, crash-filled racing influenced the day-to-day… Continue Reading...
Reports are coming in that Danica Patrick is leaning towards a full-time move to NASCAR for 2012, running a full Nationwide Series with JR Motorsports and limited Sprint Cup Series races with Tony Stewart’s team. One shake-up in any agreement with Patrick however is that she still desires to run in the Indy 500 even… Continue Reading...
Travis Pastrana might not be high-tailing it to NASCAR according to plan: at the X Games, he landed hard on his right foot, shattering his ankle as well as any chances to start in the Nationwide NASCAR Series on Saturday. Pastrana was attempting to nail a 720-double-backflip-spin on a dirtbike, but with a late rotation… Continue Reading...