Tanner Gray’s Transition from Straight Line to Oval Track Racing

Tanner Gray turned the quickest lap during two practice sessions for the WhosYourDriver.org twin 100s at South Boston Speedway on Saturday afternoon. Photo – Matt Thacker/NKP

Coming to stock car racing from the National Hot Rod Association (NHRA) drag racing circuit would seem a difficult transition but so far NASCAR K&N Pro Series East driver Tanner Gray is making it look easy. 

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Martin Truex Jr. Takes Checkered Flag at ESPYS

Martin Truex Jr., the driver of the #78 Auto-Owners Insurance Toyota, celebrates winning the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Walmart at Kentucky Speedway on July 14, 2018, in Sparta, Kentucky. Photo – Sarah Crabill/Getty Images

Reigning Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Champion Wins Best Driver

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 19, 2018) – 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. added another trophy to his collection at last night’s 26th annual ESPY Awards, winning Best Driver in the preeminent event celebrating the greatest achievements and performances in sports.  Continue reading

Route 66 Raceway Announces Full Schedule for 20th Anniversary Season


Tickets are on sale now for the NHRA Route 66 Nationals!

Joliet, Ill. — January 16, 2018 — As Route 66 Raceway prepares for the highly anticipated 20th anniversary, the 2018 schedule was announced for the famed racetrack. The 2018 Route 66 Raceway schedule is filled with exhilarating content including longstanding favorites such as the NHRA Route 66 Nationals, the Burndown at Sundown and the Route 66 Classic. The Dirt Oval at Route 66 will also provide a robust line-up of events ensuring that fans of all forms of racing are entertained and engaged. Continue reading

Buttera, Fisher, Gordon, Hughes, Merkel, Patrick, Tullius, Announced as 2018 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America Inductees


Milestone 30th Annual Ceremony on March 13 at Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach

Aviation, Drag Racing, Motorcycle, Open-Wheel, Sports Car and Stock Car Disciplines Represented 

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 5, 2018) – An illustrious seven-man list representing six motorsports disciplines and one iconic racing facility comprise a most unique class of 2018 Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) inductees announced today at Daytona International Speedway. Continue reading

Chip Ganassi Racing Names Doug Duchardt Chief Operating Officer


Max Jones Promoted to Managing Director of the Team’s NASCAR Operation 

CONCORD, NC (Jan. 3, 2018) – Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that long-time racing executive Doug Duchardt has been named Chief Operating Officer of the corporation. Duchardt begins the role effective immediately in preparation for the upcoming 2018 seasons while Max Jones is promoted to Managing Director of the team’s NASCAR Operation joining Mike Hull, Managing Director of the team’s INDYCAR and IMSA Operations. Continue reading