RACE WEEK ARRIVES IN ATLANTA ALONG WITH SEVERAL INTRIGUING STORYLINES

After a rough and tumble opening weekend for all three national touring series, the 2017 NASCAR season shifts 400 miles north to Atlanta Motor Speedway, a track where drivers will face a whole different set of challenges, as the historic facility, first opened in 1960, closes the books on one iconic era of racing before opening another on a new... Read More

CHASE ELLIOTT SET FOR DOUBLE-DUTY IN ATLANTA

Georgia native to drive NASCAR Camping World Truck Series entry for GMS Racing:  Dawsonville, Georgia native and 2016 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year, Chase Elliott, will have two chances to score his first NASCAR national touring series win at his home track, Atlanta Motor Speedway, as he pulls double-duty in races both Saturday and Sunday, March... Read More

NASCAR Enhances On-Track Product with New Stage-Based Race Format

Playoff Points, Regular Season Champion Incentives Highlight Updates:  NASCAR, in collaboration with industry stakeholders, announced an enhanced competition format that will be implemented in all three of its national series – the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, the NASCAR XFINITY Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Increasing the sense of urgency and emphasizing aggressive racing and strategy, the... Read More

Rheem, Menards and Richard Childress Racing Tap Young Driver Ben Kennedy to Run Nine XFINITY Series Races

Rheem, Menards and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) are committed to championing the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) charge to be the series where “names are made,” and each have long histories of supporting aspiring drivers from local short tracks to NASCAR’s feeder series.  Ben Kennedy will be the latest up-and-coming driver to be given that opportunity when he climbs into the... Read More

PHOENIX RACEWAY UNVEILS DETAILS FOR $178 MILLION MODERNIZATION PROJECT

DC Solar to serve as title sponsor of project that will enhance fan amenities at Phoenix Raceway, anchored by one-of-a-kind infield experience:  Phoenix Raceway, together with its parent company, International Speedway Corporation (“ISC”), announced today the details of a $178 million modernization of the race track with a variety of enhanced amenities for fans, teams, sponsors and other stakeholders. “This is... Read More

Seven-Time GRAMMY Award Winning Group Lady Antebellum To Perform DAYTONA 500 Pre-Race Show

The multi-PLATINUM trio Lady Antebellum will perform the pre-race-show prior to the start of the 59th annual DAYTONA 500 on Sunday, Feb. 26 (FOX, FOX Deportes, MRN Radio and SiriusXM Radio), the opening race of the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season. Honing in on the melodious foundation that first brought Lady Antebellum together, the group returns to radio... Read More

BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING ANNOUNCES FULL-TIME DRIVER LINEUP DETAILS FOR 2017 NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES SEASON

Brad Keselowski Racing (BKR) announced its team lineup details for the 2017 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) season at the National Motorsports Press Association annual convention in Concord, N.C. Austin Cindric will pilot the No. 19 Draw-Tite Ford F-150 and , who was recently named as the first driver in the Ford Performance development program, joins the organization as... Read More

Atlanta Motor Speedway To Repave in 2017

Twenty years after it was last resurfaced, Atlanta Motor Speedway’s historic racing surface is scheduled to be repaved this spring, following the March 3-5 NASCAR Weekend triple-header. Work is scheduled to begin in late March with an expected completion in mid-April. The current asphalt at AMS is the second-oldest racing surface on the entire NASCAR Cup Series circuit, and officials credit its... Read More