Track Talk – NBC Sports Network Reportedly Shutting Down by the End of the Year

According to reports in both the Wall Street Journal and Sports Business Journal, NBC Sports Network will shutter by the end of the year, representing a shift in the television rights agreement for NASCAR, IMSA and IndyCar. NBC Sports executive producer Sam Flood has called his network ‘America’s Home for Motorsports. The network premiered in 1995 as the Outdoor Life Network. It was rebranded as Versus in 2006.

Track Talk – Sean Creech Motorsports’ Lance Willsey Brings COVID Awareness to Daytona

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (22 January 2021) – As the 2021 IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship prepares to launch this Friday with the Roar Before the 24, the field of drivers and teams are all working through their checklists to prepare in the build up to the 59th running of the Rolex 24 At Daytona on January 30-31.  But one set of to-dos is all new for 2021, as teams not only need to work through how to race their way to a new Rolex, but also how to do so safely in the time of…


CONCORD, N.C. (January 20, 2021) – Spire Motorsports is pleased to welcome Schluter Systems North America to its family of partners as preparations for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series (NCS) reach a fever pitch for the two-car Concord, N.C., operation. The Schluter Systems livery will be showcased aboard the team’s No. 7 Chevrolet Camaro with driver Corey LaJoie at seven races in 2021, beginning with the April 18 NCS race at Richmond Raceway. Meanwhile, the tile-industry specialist will serve as an associate sponsor of the No. 7 team across the balance…

Track Talk – Brandon Lanphear to Take Over Driver’s Seat at Richard Green Racing

Barre, VT – One of the most iconic cars of the past two decades at Barre’s Thunder Road has a new pilot. Richard Green Racing has announced that Morrisville’s Brandon Lanphear will drive the #16VT Chevolet with sponsorship from Richard Green Trucking, Green’s Ace Hardware, and Pro Driver Training during the upcoming Maplewood/Irving Oil Late Model season.

Kelley Blue Book and Hendrick Motorsports Extend Partnership

CONCORD, N.C. (Jan. 22, 2021) – Kelley Blue Book, The Trusted Resource for vehicle pricing and valuations, has extended its sponsorship of Hendrick Motorsports and 2020 NASCAR Cup Series champion Chase Elliott with a two-year contract renewal.