NORTH WILKESBORO — If his license plate didn’t give it away, the man’s thick New England accent certainly did. Mark Jenison came from a long way away to catch Tuesday’s Racing Revival at the North Wilkesboro Speedway.Read More
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Nashville Not Yet Ready to Approve NASCAR Fairgrounds Race
Before any agreement to bring NASCAR back to Fairgrounds Speedway Nashville can be finalized, the parameters of such a deal must be agreed upon by the Board of Fair Commissioners, who are seeking more dialogue on the subject. The 117-acre fairgrounds property is owned by the City of Nashville and Davidson County. As a result, any decision regarding events or changes to its infrastructure is subject to public approval via the members of the Nashville Metro Council.Read More
Bristol Faces ‘Paramount Challenge’ Preparing for NASCAR on Dirt
Unlike 20 years ago when Bristol Motor Speedway’s concrete surface was first covered with clay, there are all sorts of simulation programs designed to make ambitious projects like this one all the more tenable. It will need to be, because this time it’s more than just the World of Outlaws at Thunder Valley, with this iteration of the Bristol Dirt Track needing to consider the requirements of a 250-lap NASCAR Cup Series race. Tall task. BY MATT WEAVER, Auto Week For the next two months, the iconic Tennessee half-mile will host numerous…Read More
NASCAR Announces Nominees For NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2020, Landmark Award
Ard, Bonnett, Panch, Paschal, Stewart, Vogt nominated for first time DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 13, 2019) — NASCAR today announced the 20 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2020, as well as the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The list includes six first-time NASCAR Hall of Fame nominees whose careers spanned the entirety of NASCAR. Among them are a NASCAR Xfinity Series pioneer and two-time champion (Sam Ard), an original member of the “Alabama Gang” (Neil Bonnett), a Daytona 500 winner (Marvin…Read More