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


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 (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

By The Numbers: Carl Edwards’s NASCAR National Series Career

First NASCAR national series start was at Memphis Motorsports Park on July 22, 2002 driving for car owner Michael Mittler in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Edwards started the race 16th and finished 23rd in his NASCAR national series debut.   1 – Number of NASCAR XFINITY Series driver championships (2007)  2 – Highest career Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final points... Read More

Carl Edwards to retire from racing

CARL EDWARDS: I didn’t want a podium up here, but all right, thanks for coming. It’s occurred to me there must be some sort of thing that people do on the internet where they communicate really quickly because everybody found out about this in a hurry, Twitter or something. Anyway, so I am, I’m stepping away from full‑time driving in... Read More

NASCAR: It all comes down to this

The Chase battle is tight heading into Phoenix International Raceway where the Cup Championship will be determined. Rise Of The Phoenix: Harvick In Need Of Another Win At Arizona Track Positioned 18 points below the cutoff line and below two other drivers for the final berth in the Championship 4 race in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Kevin... Read More