NASCAR Camping World Truck Series M&M’s 200 presented by Casey General Store at Iowa Preview


NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams are in the spotlight for the M&M’s 200 presented by Casey’s General Store at Iowa Speedway on Friday, June 23rd at 8:30 pm ET.  Coverage begins at 8 pm ET on FOX Sports 1, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

Teams are racing 175 miles over 200 laps with Stage 1 ending on lap 60, Stage 2 on lap 120 and the last stage ending on the last lap 200,

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John Hunter Nemechek Passes Matt Crafton Late for the Win at Gateway

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“Happy Father’s Day!” a crew member shouted at team owner Joe Nemechek Saturday night as track workers put together the Victory Lane stage behind them. Nemechek had already passed out a half-dozen hugs and handshakes to other members of the team he owns, NEMCO Motorsports. “Incredible,” was all Nemechek could muster in response after watching his son, John Hunter Nemechek, pass Matt Crafton late in the race and win the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series Drivin’ for Linemen 200 at Gateway Motorsports Park. Continue reading

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Daytona 500 Preview

Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series team return to action for 500 miles over 200 laps in the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday, February 26, 2017.  FOX will start their coverage at 1 pm ET with a green flag around 2 pm ET and radio coverage on MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio.

He’s Back. Dale Jr. Set To Return At Daytona

After missing the final 18 races of the 2016 season Dale Earnhardt Jr. returns to his No. 88 Chevrolet for Sunday’s 59th running of the DAYTONA 500.

Earnhardt, a two-time DAYTONA 500 winner, qualified second for Sunday’s race, a mere 0.002 seconds behind Chase Elliott. In 34 total starts at “The Birthplace of Speed,” he has four wins, 13 top fives and 19 top-tens. Continue reading

You’ll Hear Familiar Voices in ‘Cars 3’ this Year

(L-R) Brian Fee, Daniel Suarez, Darrell Wallace Jr., Chase Elliott, Darrell Waltrip and Zane Stoddard attend the ‘Cars 3’ NASCAR Collaboration Announcement on February 23, 2017 in Daytona Beach, Florida.
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NASCAR and Disney-Pixar’s “Cars 3” announced a season-long partnership on Thursday at Daytona International Speedway. Scheduled for release on June 16, Cars 3 “very much pays homage to stock car racing and its rich history,” said director Brian Fee.

“Our drama leans into the drama, emotion and excitement NASCAR fans find at every race.”

Owen Wilson, who will serve as the grand marshal for Sunday’s 59th running of the Daytona 500, will reprise his role as the voice of Lightning McQueen, but his isn’t the only voice NASCAR fans will find familiar. Continue reading

NASCAR Hall of Fame Enshrines Distinguished Class of 2017

CHARLOTTE, NC – JANUARY 20: The living members of the NASCAR Hall of Fame gather as a group at the conclusion of the 2017 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony at NASCAR Hall of Fame on January 20, 2017 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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The enshrinement of three car owners of paramount importance to stock car racing, a driver who proved a prolific winner in NASCAR’s top-two series and a former Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion who would become one of the most beloved storytellers in the history of the sport highlighted Friday night’s induction of the Class of 2017 into the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Not only did the emotional proceedings usher one of NASCAR’s first car owners, Raymond Parks, into the Hall. Also recognized were the ongoing accomplishments of two owners – Richard Childress and Rick Hendrick – whose efforts have helped to produce a pair of seven-time champions.

Friday night also brought the induction of driver Mark Martin, who won 40 races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series, another 49 in the NASCAR XFINITY Series and who finished second in the championship standings at NASCAR’s highest level no less than five times. Continue reading