Nominations Close March 19, Winner Announced in November
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 22, 2021) – Nominations open today for The NASCAR Foundation’s 11th annual Betty Jane France Humanitarian Award, a recognition that honors the philanthropic ideals and vision of Betty Jane France, The NASCAR Foundation’s late founder, and chairperson.
It all started with a tweet. After coming off an 18th place finish at the season-opening race at Daytona, Ryan Vargas and JD Motorsports with Gary Keller found themselves without a primary partner for the second race of the season at the Daytona Road Course. Vargas took to social media to try and attract potential partners, and the answer came flying in from the end zone.
Two-Time Daytona 500 Winner Will Compete in Six-Race Short-Track Series on CBS
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 18, 2021) – Two-time Daytona 500 winner Michael Waltrip is the latest racecar driver to join the Superstar Racing Experience (SRX), a six-race short-track series airing this summer on Saturday nights in primetime on CBS.
The Dale Earnhardt legacy 20-years later is explored in ‘Intimidator: The Lasting Legacy of Dale Earnhardt’ by ESPN and senior writer Ryan McGee.
Twenty years ago, the world of racing lost one of its biggest stars when Dale Earnhardt died during a crash on the last lap of the Daytona 500. In a new special, ESPN’s E60 will take viewers back to that fateful day to explore the legacy of Dale Earnhardt and the effect his loss has had on the sport of NASCAR, including safety improvements to cars and racetracks
Peltier adds to his legacy with a victory in the SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour victory in the All-Star Showdown event at Irwindale Speedway.
Irwindale, CA; Preston Peltier added to his impressive credentials Saturday night at Irwindale Speedway when he took home a victory in a record field of 44 SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series Super Late Models. Peltier came home victorious in the “Sunrise Ford All-Star Showdown 200 presented by the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame”, securing a record SPEARS SRL Southwest Tour Series payout of $30,000, for a curfew shortened 177 lap victory. It was the second time in three events that the series record for attendees was broken.