“Iron Man” NASCAR Driver Jack Ingram has crossed the ‘Finish Line’:Hall of Famer gone at age 84

from www.yardbarker.com/YardBarker.com CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Jack Ingram, a hard-hosed, hot-tempered racer who won five NASCAR championships and more than 300 races, has died, the NASCAR Hall of Fame said Friday. He was 84. No details were released by the Hall of Fame. A 2014 inductee, Ingram lived in the Asheville area and had been hospitalized… Continue reading “Iron Man” NASCAR Driver Jack Ingram has crossed the ‘Finish Line’:Hall of Famer gone at age 84

Jeff Gordon leaving FOX Sports to join Hendrick Motorsports team

from www.sportingnews.com and from YardBarker.com Jeff Gordon’s time in the broadcast booth will be coming to an end. The 49-year-old will be leaving his role as a broadcaster on Fox Sports at the end of 2021 to take on a vice chairman role at Hendrick Motorsports. According to Bob Pockrass of Fox Sports, Gordon will… Continue reading Jeff Gordon leaving FOX Sports to join Hendrick Motorsports team

New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara has a new job:Kamara now working for NASCAR

Saints RB Alvin Kamara has new job with NASCAR from Larry Brown Sports, with Grey Papke, and from YardBarker.com/www.yardbarker.com New Orleans Saints running back Alvin Kamara has parlayed his NASCAR fandom into a job. On Sunday, Kamara announced that he was joining NASCAR as its first-ever Growth and Engagement Advisor. According to NASCAR.com, Kamara’s role… Continue reading New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara has a new job:Kamara now working for NASCAR

Storylines Abound Heading Into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s First-Ever NASCAR Triple-Header Coca-Cola 600 Weekend

Storylines Abound Heading Into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s First-Ever NASCAR Triple-Header Coca-Cola 600 Weekend CONCORD, N.C. – With capacity restrictions lifted, tens of thousands of fans are expected at Charlotte Motor Speedway – and millions more will tune in from around the world – for an action-packed Coca-Cola 600 weekend this Friday through Sunday, and there… Continue reading Storylines Abound Heading Into Charlotte Motor Speedway’s First-Ever NASCAR Triple-Header Coca-Cola 600 Weekend

NASCAR Truck Driver has his passenger truck stolen

from Amanda Vincent with AutoRacingDaily.com….. A truck owned by NASCAR Camping World Truck Series team owner/driver Norm Benning was stolen early Saturday morning from the parking lot of a Comfort Inn Suites in Kansas City, Kan., ahead of Saturday’s Wise Power 200 Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway near Kansas City. “Our 2002 Ford F-350… Continue reading NASCAR Truck Driver has his passenger truck stolen

May Means Motorsports as Charlotte Motor Speedway Welcomes Fans Back for Action-Packed Month of Fun

May Means Motorsports as Charlotte Motor Speedway Welcomes Fans Back for Action-Packed Month of Fun With the long-awaited return of Cars & Coffee Concord, a 44,000-horsepower assault on the senses at zMAX Dragway and the biggest Memorial Day Weekend celebration in the country at the Coca-Cola 600, Charlotte Motor Speedway is poised for an action-packed… Continue reading May Means Motorsports as Charlotte Motor Speedway Welcomes Fans Back for Action-Packed Month of Fun

Kevin Harvick’s eight-year-old son Keelan Harvick races alongside Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Clint Bowyer in virtual NASCAR race

Amanda Vincent with Auto Racing Daily and from www.yardbarker.com: Virtual Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway will play hosted the second race of the 2021 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series season Wednesday night. The entry list for the race was released, and among the entrants were Keelan Harvick, the eight-year-old son of Cup Series veteran driver Kevin Harvick.… Continue reading Kevin Harvick’s eight-year-old son Keelan Harvick races alongside Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Clint Bowyer in virtual NASCAR race

Charlotte Motor Speedway Hosts Defending Coca-Cola 600 Winner Brad Keselowski For Special Visit to Arlington National Cemetery

Charlotte Motor Speedway Hosts Defending Coca-Cola 600 Winner Brad Keselowski For Special Visit to Arlington National Cemetery ARLINGTON, VA – Wednesday, as a prelude to its Memorial Day Weekend salute to the troops, Charlotte Motor Speedway hosted defending Coca-Cola 600 winner Brad Keselowski for a poignant visit to Arlington National Cemetery, the final resting place… Continue reading Charlotte Motor Speedway Hosts Defending Coca-Cola 600 Winner Brad Keselowski For Special Visit to Arlington National Cemetery

NASCAR Star Erik Jones and Richard Petty Motorsports Partner BASF Help the National Auto Body Council

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —NASCAR star Erik Jones, who drives the legendary No. 43 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE for Richard Petty Motorsports in the NASCAR Cup Series (NCS), and BASF are helping the National Auto Body Council® (NABC) to put the brakes on distracted driving, just in time for National Distracted Driving Month in April. NASCAR Star… Continue reading NASCAR Star Erik Jones and Richard Petty Motorsports Partner BASF Help the National Auto Body Council

William Byron the Big Winner at Homestead back on Sunday

HOMESTEAD, Fla. — After years of seeing a handful of drivers — the same guys, really — dominate NASCAR’s top level nearly every week, the Cup Series is experiencing a little parity to start the season. from www.espn.com and from www.yardbarker.com…. It’s a welcome sight for some. Others hope it’s a fleeting moment. William Byron… Continue reading William Byron the Big Winner at Homestead back on Sunday

Denny Hamlin on Kyle Petty saying Hamlin should be concerned about job security:Hamlin says, “Obviously, since I am at the end of my career, why care at this point?”

from www.yardbarker.com:(YardBarker.com) Denny Hamlin sounds off on Kyle Petty’s comments about veteran drivers’ job security CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Denny Hamlin is NASCAR’s current points leader and locked in at Joe Gibbs Racing with a contract extension inked at the start of his 17th season with the organization. So when an analyst suggested Hamlin and the… Continue reading Denny Hamlin on Kyle Petty saying Hamlin should be concerned about job security:Hamlin says, “Obviously, since I am at the end of my career, why care at this point?”

New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara starts/revs up his engine, and becomes a NASCAR sponsor

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Alvin Kamara, NFL star and new NASCAR fan, put some of his own money into the sport as a team sponsor this past weekend at Daytona International Speedway. from www.yardbarker.com, by way of www.espn.com…… The New Orleans Saints running back agreed to sponsor Ryan Vargas in the Xfinity Series race this… Continue reading New Orleans Saints RB Alvin Kamara starts/revs up his engine, and becomes a NASCAR sponsor

Michael McDowell takes rain-delayed Daytona 500 victory

Michael McDowell shockingly wins Daytona 500 after late crash from Larry Brown with Larry Brown Sports, by way of YardBarker.com/www.yardbarkerl.com Michael McDowell emerged as the shocking winner of the Daytona 500 on Sunday night after a crash in the final lap altered things. Joey Logano was leading but got nudged by teammate Brad Keselowski, sending… Continue reading Michael McDowell takes rain-delayed Daytona 500 victory

Chase to race in “Chili Bowl”(Dirt-Track Event) and to get ‘souped-up’, Chase Elliot will race in Salisbury, N.C. next weekend/December 12-13

coming in from www.yahoo.com and from Yahoo! Sports…..CLICK HERE (Chris Estrada) The new NASCAR Cup Series champion is ready for a new experience in 2021. Chase Elliott confirmed Tuesday night that he will make his debut in the Chili Bowl Nationals, which is scheduled for Jan. 11-16 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Elliott discussed the decision in… Continue reading Chase to race in “Chili Bowl”(Dirt-Track Event) and to get ‘souped-up’, Chase Elliot will race in Salisbury, N.C. next weekend/December 12-13

Bubba Wallace to drive the Michael Jordan/Denny Hamlin #23 car on the NASCAR circuit next season

Bubba Wallace will be driving car #23 for Michael Jordan and NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin’s team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series… .@BubbaWallace will be driving car #23 for Michael Jordan and NASCAR driver Denny Hamlin’s team @23XIracing for the 2021 @NASCAR Cup Series First on @CBSThisMorning Friday: Wallace and Hamlin unveil the new car… Continue reading Bubba Wallace to drive the Michael Jordan/Denny Hamlin #23 car on the NASCAR circuit next season

No Practice or Qualifying Adds to the Unique Challenge Of Bank of America ROVAL 400:There could be ‘Chaos in Concord’, but you know that there will be “Pure Excitement”!!!!!

No Practice or Qualifying Adds to the Unique Challenge Of Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 As part of NASCAR’s adjusted weekend schedules due to the ongoing pandemic, teams will not have any practice or qualifying before Sunday’s green flag at the Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 CONCORD, N.C.– The stakes are high for drivers competing… Continue reading No Practice or Qualifying Adds to the Unique Challenge Of Bank of America ROVAL 400:There could be ‘Chaos in Concord’, but you know that there will be “Pure Excitement”!!!!!

Charlotte Motor Speedway Puts Fans First with Enhanced Safety Measures at Bank of America ROVAL 400 Weekend

Charlotte Motor Speedway Puts Fans First with Enhanced Safety Measures at Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 Weekend From mobile ticketing and cashless payments for souvenirs and concessions to updated cooler policies and socially distanced seating, America’s Home for Racing will roll out new procedures to safely welcome fans to Bank of America ROVAL™ 400 weekend… Continue reading Charlotte Motor Speedway Puts Fans First with Enhanced Safety Measures at Bank of America ROVAL 400 Weekend

NASCAR’s Larry McReynolds(NASCAR on FOX) Honored with Prestigious Smokey Yunick Award

Larry McReynolds Honored with Prestigious Smokey Yunick Award in Surprise Presentation on FOX’s ‘Race Hub’ The award, named for legendary car owner and mechanic Henry ‘Smokey’ Yunick, recognizes individuals who rose from humble beginnings to make a major impact on motorsports McReynolds joins a distinguished list of NASCAR greats to receive the award including Cotton… Continue reading NASCAR’s Larry McReynolds(NASCAR on FOX) Honored with Prestigious Smokey Yunick Award

Jimmie Johnson Teams with BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina For Virtual Paint Pit Wall Pink Event

CONCORD, N.C. – For the seventh consecutive year, seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson joined executives from BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina and Charlotte Motor Speedway in painting the iconic speedway’s pit wall pink on Wednesday. Due to restrictions on public gatherings during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the event was conducted virtually, with dozens… Continue reading Jimmie Johnson Teams with BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina For Virtual Paint Pit Wall Pink Event

Speedway Motorsports Brings NASCAR To Circuit of the Americas in 2021

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Race fans will have an experience like no other when the NASCAR Cup Series visits Austin, Texas and the Circuit of the Americas for the first-time, courtesy of Speedway Motorsports. The inaugural running of the NASCAR Cup Series at COTA will take place on May 23, 2021. “Our company is proud to… Continue reading Speedway Motorsports Brings NASCAR To Circuit of the Americas in 2021