Charlotte, Pensacola NASCAR Weekend Preview with Hot Topics on Fan4Racing Radio

Charlotte, Pensacola NASCAR Weekend Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann. Join us as we rev up NASCAR fans for the upcoming weekend of racing. Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and the Fan4Racing crew!

Charlotte, Pensacola NASCAR Weekend Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann. Join us as we rev up NASCAR fans for the upcoming weekend of racing. Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and the Fan4Racing crew! 

This episode centers around the¬†Charlotte Roval¬†for the NASCAR¬†Cup, and Xfinity Series, along with ARCA Eas¬†at¬†Five Flags Speedway¬†in Pensacola, FL. We’ll also give a few updates from the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, ARCA Menards Series, and ARCA West along with pre-race audio from drivers as time permits.

The Agenda

  • First, we give a few updates from the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA West, then, preview the ARCA East at Five Flags Speedway.
  • Next, we update the NASCAR Truck Series on their off weekend.
  • Next, ou preview continues with the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup Series at the Charlotte Roval.
  • Then, it’s Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing Crew.

As always…Thanks for listening!

Kevin Harvick And Stewart-Haas Racing Make It Official

Kevin Harvick will drive the No. 4 in 2014.  Photo - Jerry Markland//Getty Images

Kevin Harvick will drive the No. 4 in 2014.
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Summer time – it’s the time in the season when everybody officially makes plans for the 2014 season. And Friday,¬†Kevin Harvick¬†made it official that he will be joining¬†Stewart-Haas Racing¬†(SHR) next season.¬†Budweiser, Harvick’s current sponsor, also announced, they will follow Harvick and continue to sponsor him at SHR. Continue reading

Great Clips Extends Sponsor with Hendrick Motorsports

Kasey Kahne celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 17, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee.  Photo - Jared Wickerham/Getty Images

Kasey Kahne celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 17, 2013 in Bristol, Tennessee.
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In a sport where sponsors are tougher and tougher to come by,¬†Hendrick Motorsports¬†(HMS) has found one that wants to expand its involvement. Great Clips will be appearing on¬†Kasey Kahne’s¬†No. 5 Chevrolet three times this season. The sponsor also plays a role on the Nationwide team of¬†JR Motorsports, as well as, on the No. 5 car.

In 2014, Great Clips plans to expand its involvement with Hendrick Motorsports. Fox Sports first reported this week that Great Clips will be the primary sponsor of the No. 5 team for ten races in 2014. The report has not been confirmed by Great Clips or HMS at this time. Continue reading

Axalta Coating Systems Extends Sponsorship with Jeff Gordon

Axalta Coating Systems makes it debut at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, June 9.  Photo - Hendrick Motorsports

Axalta Coating Systems makes it début at Pocono Raceway on Sunday, June 9.
Photo – Hendrick Motorsports

Axalta Coating Systems, formally Dupont, announced today that the company has extended its sponsorship with Hendrick Motorsports and Jeff Gordon through 2016.

This season has been the first year that the name Dupont has not been seen on Jeff Gordon’s car in the Sprint Cup series. Earlier this year, Dupont came under new ownership and is renamed as¬†Axalta Coating Systems. Jeff Gordon has sponsored paint brands such as Cromax Pro so far this season in place of the Axalta name. This weekend at Pocono Raceway marks the first time Axalta will appear on the car where he will run the “firestorm” scheme. Continue reading

The No. 2 Team Facing More Penalties

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, talks with crew chief Paul Wolfe in the garage during practice at Dover International Speedway.  Photo - Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, talks with crew chief Paul Wolfe in the garage during practice at Dover International Speedway.
Photo – Tom Pennington/Getty Images

Following the race at Dover Sunday, the No. 2 of Brad Keselowski failed post-race inspection. The car was found too low during the inspection process, after the race. This comes on the heels of crew chief Paul Wolfe’s return to top the pit box after a three-week suspension from penalties at Texas Motor Speedway earlier this year.

Martin Truex Jr. failed post-race inspection earlier this year for his car being too low at Texas and resulted in¬†a six-point penalty. Brad Keselowski’s team could be facing the same penalty. Continue reading