Mike Bumgarner Promoted to JR Motorsports Director of Competition

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 1, 2022) – JR Motorsports today named longtime crew chief Mike Bumgarner to its director of competition role. Bumgarner, currently the crew chief for Josh Berry and JRM’s No. 8 team, will assume the position at the conclusion of the 2022 season.

Bob Tasca III Wins the NHRA Sonoma Nationals Funny Car Competition in California

SONOMA, Calif. — Bob Tasca III and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Funny Car team won the NHRA Sonoma Nationals on Sunday night. It was his first victory of the season and 10th in his career in the Nitro Funny Car class.

Cody Blake Goes Lights Out Over the Thunder Road Late Model Competition

Barre, VT — The month of June ended with the thunderous roar from high atop Quarry Hill in Barre, Vermont on Thursday, June 30th. At the end, it was four triumphant returns to victory lane as Williamstown’s Nate ‘Tater’ Brien, Plainfield’s Patrick Tibbetts, Barre’s Jason Pelkey and Montpelier’s Cody Blake all found victory lane once again, but for the first time in 2022.

Competition Will Be Booming for the $500-to-Win Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank Strictly Mini Stock 50 Lapper At White Mountain

N. Woodstock, NH — This Saturday, June 25th the Woodsville Guaranty Savings Bank Strictly Stock Minis are the stars of the show with their annual 50-lap special. The 50-lap extravaganza for the longtime 4-cylender class is the longest distance for the Woodsville Savings Bank-sponsored division all year, and with a $500 top prize for the winner, it’s the richest race for them too!

No Changes For 602 Engine Race Teams In Sportsman Competition At Grandview Speedway, Race Date Added

BECHTELSVILLE, PA. – Grandview Speedway management would like to answer some questions that may have arisen from the recent announcement regarding the 602 crate Sportsman mini-series. Nothing is changing regarding the use of 602 engines in the regular Saturday night NASCAR Sportsman competition. Race teams are still able to use the 602 engines as they have been for the last several seasons, and are encouraged to do so, looking toward the future of the class.

Tapley in as WMMP Director of Race Day Operations, Knights Returns as Director of Competition

N. Woodstock, NH — Current Thunder Road, Thompson Speedway and American-Canadian Tour (ACT) race director Scott Tapley has further stepped up his role in the ACT-Sanctioned landscape as the new Director of Race Day Operations for White Mountain Motorsports Park (WMMP). After years of performing various duties at Connecticut’s Stafford Speedway and New London-Waterford Speedbowl, New York’s Riverhead Raceway, Lee USA Speedway, the Modified Racing Series and the INEX Legends National Championship series, Tapley joined the Thunder Road operational staff last season.

NASCAR Announces Two Key Competition Personnel Promotions

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 6, 2022) – NASCAR today announced that Brad Moran has been promoted to NASCAR Cup Series Managing Director and Seth Kramlich will transition to the role of NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Managing Director.

Stewart-Haas Racing Bolsters Competition Leadership with Key Promotion and New Addition

KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Jan. 4, 2022) – Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) has bolstered its competition leadership by promoting Mike “Buga” Bugarewicz to the newly formed role of performance director and by adding Drew Blickensderfer to its crew chief lineup.

NASCAR Announces Competition Format for the Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2021) – NASCAR today announced the qualifying elements and race format for the first-ever Busch Light Clash at the Coliseum, the unprecedented 150-lap main event highlighting two days of racing action at the iconic Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Saturday, Feb. 5 and Sunday, Feb. 6, 2022.