September 20th, 2012
British Touring Car frontrunner Mat Jackson is targeting the top three in the championship this year. Jackson currently lies seventh in the standings, 64 points behind third-placed Jason Plato, and has recently switched from Motorbase Performance’s S2000 Ford Focus to its new NGTC version . Despite the team’s emphasis on developing the NGTC Focus for a 2013 title tilt, Jackson believes he can still score well this season
January 17th, 2011
George Brunnhoelzl III (Adam Fenwick Photo) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour car owner Eddie Harvey will add a second car to his team for 2009 series champion George Brunnhoelzl III. Harvey, who fielded the No
December 4th, 2010
Burt Myers captured his first NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour championship this year. (Adam Fenwick Photo) WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — There was one description that was used when mentioning Burt Myers that he hated.
November 29th, 2010
Richard Petty has joined with two investors to take control of Richard Petty Motorsports. (HHP/Alan Marler Photo) CONCORD, N.C.
November 2nd, 2010
SHOW OF SUPPORT: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars sported decals remembering NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter, who passed away Friday. (Jason Smith/Getty Images Photo) TALLADEGA, Ala
October 30th, 2010
Jim Hunter DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — NASCAR Vice President of Corporate Communications Jim Hunter, whose career in motorsports spanned portions of six decades as both a journalist and public relations professional, died last night in Daytona Beach, Fla. following a 12-month battle with cancer
October 13th, 2010
The Wood Brothers Racing team poses with young Carson Luther, who was revealed as the winner of the Ford Customer Service Division’s design contest to support the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. (Adam Fenwick Photo) HARRISBURG, N.C.
September 18th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — Twelve racers from eight states, Canada and Barbados descended upon the Charlotte area this week to display their racing talents, but Richard Petty only needed to look a few miles away to find his guy. Ryan Wilson, an 18-year-old late-model racer from Randleman, N.C., was named “Top Driver” of Richard Petty’s Driver Search II, following four days of intense competition at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Concord Speedway and Carolina Motorsports Park
August 26th, 2010
CONCORD, N.C. — Two-time NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Randy LaJoie has been reinstated by NASCAR after completing a NASCAR-approved treatment program after testing positive for marijuana earlier this season. “I am thankful to NASCAR for reinstating me for competition, and grateful to my friends and family who supported me through this time,” said LaJoie, who was suspended on June 22 for violating of NASCAR’s substance abuse policy.
August 13th, 2010
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Joie Chitwood III has been named president of Daytona Int’l Speedway, replacing former track president Robin Braig effective immediately.