From left, Burt Myers, Cayden Lapcevich, Todd Gilliland, Anthony Kumpen, Justin Haley and Doug Coby show off their NASCAR championship rings at the end of Saturday’s NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions at the Charlotte Convention Center. Photo – Getty Images
NASCAR Night of Champions Recognizes Touring Series Titlest
It was the fourth time Doug Coby took the stage to accept a NASCAR championship ring. As the elder statesman on the stage, the Milford, Connecticut, driver took a moment to reflect.
“It seems like just yesterday I was standing right here giving a speech for my first championship and now here I am for number four,” said 37-year-old from Milford, Connecticut. “But a lot has changed in the five years since my first championship, and in fact it has been a great five years for all of the series champions.”
27 Showcase Events Slated To Test Sport’s Top Young Talent
NASCAR fans have been thrilled in recent years by the achievements of the sport’s rising stars – from Joey Logano’s DAYTONA 500 win in 2015 to Austin Dillon, Chase Elliott and Kyle Larson joining him in the 2016 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Daniel Suarez won the NASCAR XFINITY Series championship this year and William Byron led the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in wins.
They all have one thing in common. They cut their teeth in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series before breaking into NASCAR’s national series.
With the announcement by NASCAR of the 2017 schedules for the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and West, fans across the United States will get to see up close the next wave of young drivers looking to make their impact. Continue reading →
NASCAR Pinty’s Series Returns To Honda Indy Toronto Weekend In 3-Year Deal
NASCAR in Canada has a new name and entitlement sponsor – one that’s familiar to race fans across the country.
NASCAR and Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. announced today a six-year series entitlement sponsorship agreement of NASCAR’s Canadian-based series. Beginning Jan. 1, 2016, the series will be known as the NASCAR Pinty’s Series. Continue reading →
South Carolina Driver Wins First NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Crown
Anthony Anders was sitting with friends in the grandstands off turn four at historic Greenville Pickens Speedway when he got the itch to give this racing thing a try. Twenty years later, the Easley, South Carolina, driver has reached the pinnacle of short-track racing.
Anders is the 2014 NASCAR Whelen All-American Series championship.
The 43-year-old Anders accomplished the feat by leading the national points standings every week of the season and finishing with 30 wins, ninth most in a single season in the history of the series. Continue reading →