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12/15/2017 04:37 PM
Rick Ware Racing acquires Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series charter for 2018
Officials from Rick Ware Racing (RWR) announced today that they have acquired a charter from a current Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) team to utilize during the 2018 season.
12/13/2017 01:22 PM
Niece Motorsports to Form Technical Alliance with GMS Racing
Niece Motorsports announced today that it will form a technical alliance with GMS Racing for the 2018 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season. In addition to the technical alliance, Niece Motorsports will move shop locations from China Grove to Statesville to be closer to GMS.
12/12/2017 01:26 PM
Richard Childress Racing and Caterpillar Inc. Extend Partnership
Richard Childress Racing (RCR) and Caterpillar Inc. have renewed their overall partnership and sponsorship of the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series No. 31 Chevrolet Camaro team, and will use the platform for the introduction of new digital and social content campaigns.
12/12/2017 01:22 PM
John Hunter Nemechek to Compete in Multiple NASCAR XFINITY Series Races in 2018 for Chip Ganassi Racing
Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) announced today that they have signed John Hunter Nemechek, a five-time winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) and former NASCAR NEXT driver, to pilot the No. 42 Chevrolet Camaro in multiple NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) races in 2018. Nemechek, 20, will work with veteran NXS crew chief Mike Shiplett, who has led the team for the last four seasons. Nemechek’s No. 42 Chevrolet will carry primary sponsorship from Fire Alarm Services, Inc. in 2018.
12/08/2017 09:22 AM
Richard Petty Motorsports Announces Partnership with Richard Childress Racing
Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Richard Childress Racing (RCR) announced today a new partnership between the two organizations. RCR will supply chassis and engineering support to the team. The RPM entry will receive horsepower from ECR Engines, the high-performance engine production, research and development subsidiary of RCR. With the transition, RPM will permanently move its team headquarters adjacent to the RCR campus in Welcome, N.C. The move will begin immediately and be completed by January.
12/07/2017 01:11 PM
TEAM PENSKE AND LTI PRINTING ANNOUNCE NEW PARTNERSHIP
As part of the multi-year agreement that begins with the 2018 season, LTi Printing will be featured as the primary sponsor on Team Penske’s championship-winning No. 22 Ford Mustang team for two races in the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS), including the event at Pocono Raceway in June and at Iowa Speedway in late July. LTi Printing will also be an associate sponsor on the No. 22 NXS Ford for the rest of the 2018 season.
12/07/2017 09:27 AM
GMS Racing Names Chad Norris as 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series Crew Chief for Spencer Gallagher
GMS Racing officials announced today that veteran crew chief, Chad Norris will join Spencer Gallagher and the No. 23 team for the 2018 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) season. With many successful years of experience in the NASCAR industry, Norris has worked alongside numerous top-name drivers like Carl Edwards, Matt Kenseth, Trevor Bayne, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. and most recently Brennan Poole.
12/05/2017 09:53 AM
Bayne and AdvoCare “Back in Black” for the 2018 Season
Trevor Bayne’s AdvoCare Ford Fusion will sport a different look when it hits the track to begin the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) season as the famed Roush Fenway Racing No. 6 will be sporting the primary color of black.
12/04/2017 11:28 AM
Richard Childress Racing Names Andy Petree Vice President of Competition; Dr. Eric Warren Named Chief Technology Officer
Richard Childress Racing (RCR) has named Andy Petree as its new Vice President of Competition, and Dr. Eric Warren as Chief Technology Officer, effective immediately. The organizational moves bolster RCR's competition department with more than 50 years of combined racing experience.
11/30/2017 08:41 PM
Earnhardt Jr. Ends Racing Career with 15th Consecutive MPD Award
DARLINGTON, S.C. – Dale Earnhardt Jr., who retired from full-time competition in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the conclusion of the 2017 season, has been named the National Motorsports Press Association Most Popular Driver for the 15th consecutive time.
11/29/2017 04:35 PM
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Named Grand Marshal for 60th Annual DAYTONA 500
Dale Earnhardt Jr. is indeed returning to the DAYTONA 500, although in a different role than the previous 20 Speedweeks at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt, who has retired from Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series competition, will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 60th running of “The Great American Race” on Feb. 18, 2018.
11/28/2017 05:45 PM
Credit One Bank Greatly Bolsters Partnership With Chip Ganassi Racing, Kyle Larson, and the No. 42 Team Beginning in 2018
After a successful first season with Kyle Larson and the No. 42 team, Credit One Bank, the Official Credit Card of NASCAR, will expand the relationship with Chip Ganassi Racing (CGR) by becoming the largest sponsor of the No. 42 for the 2018 season.
11/28/2017 09:26 AM
Walter “Bud” Moore Passes Away
Walter “Bud” Moore Jr., a decorated member of America’s “Greatest Generation” who went on to win NASCAR championships as car owner and crew chief, has died at the age of 92.
11/20/2017 07:45 PM
A Season To Remember for Martin Truex Jr.
As the checkered flag waved on the 2017 season Sunday night, Martin Truex Jr. became our newest champion. It has indeed been a season to remember for Truex who has risen in the past five years from just another driver to a Monster Energy Cup Series champion.
11/19/2017 07:49 PM
Martin Truex Jr. Wins 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Championship
The driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota capped off a dominant season in fitting fashion –by capturing the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship with a stirring victory in Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
11/19/2017 07:13 PM
Truex Holds Off Kyle Busch in Final Laps to Win Cup Championship Title
Four years ago, Martin Truex Jr. sat on his front porch thinking his career was over. Four years later, he held off a hard charging Kyle Busch to win the Ford EcoBoost 400 and the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series championship.
11/18/2017 07:08 PM
Byron Out-Races Sadler in Waning Laps to Win XFINITY Title at Homestead
Exactly one year ago, William Byron stood in victory lane at Homestead-Miami Speedway, having won the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season-finale the week after his title hopes went up in smoke with his engine. Today, a week after he punched his ticket with a victory in the Arizona desert, he dueled it out with JR Motorsports teammate Elliott Sadler in the final laps of the 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series season to claim the championship in his name.
11/18/2017 06:11 PM
Custer Puts on Clinic in XFINITY Season Finale at Homestead
Cole Custer led all but 18 laps on his way to dominating and winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
11/18/2017 06:01 PM
William Byron Wins 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Championship
William Byron’s meteoric NASCAR rise continued Saturday, as the 19-year-old added two more superlatives to an already lengthy list – 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Champion and 2017 NASCAR XFINITY Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year. Byron is only the second driver to win the XFINITY Series championship in his rookie season (Chase Elliott, 2014).
11/18/2017 06:37 AM
Ford Performance NASCAR: Ford Development Driver Chase Briscoe Wins First Race
Ford Performance development driver Chase Briscoe scored his first major NASCAR national series event win when he captured the Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway Friday night. The win marked the first by the Ford Performance driver development racer since the program’s inception earlier this year.

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