BMR Drivers Academy Joins With NASCAR For Driver Development Program In 2021

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Feb. 17, 2021) – The 2021 BMR Drivers Academy – a NASCAR development program – will feature 14 full-time drivers competing in 16 two-day race events on the West Coast, culminating in opportunities in the ARCA Menards Series and the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. The program opens on March 26-27 at All American Speedway in Roseville, Calif. for its 40-race campaign.

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Reuse Brothers to Compete in Partial Truck Series Schedule for Jordan Anderson Racing in 2021

STATESVILLE, N.C. (February 18, 2021) – Jordan Anderson Racing (JAR) announced today that brothers Bobby Reuse and Roger Reuse from Birmingham, Alabama will split a partial season driving the organization’s flagship No. 3 Chevrolet Silverado in the NASCAR Camping World Trucks Series (NCWTS) in 2021. Bobby will make his initial NCWTS start Feb. 19 at the Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway Road Course in the BrakeBest Brake Pads 159 with support from the restaurant chain I Heart Mac & Cheese and More, along with JAR team partners Bommarito Automotive Group and…

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Scott Hecker to Race in Daytona Road-Course for LFM

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (February 18, 2021) – Live Fast Motorsports announces today Scott Heckert will wheel the No. 78 Ford Mustang with Motorsport Games adorned as the primary sponsor at the Daytona Road Course.

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Trans Am by Pirelli Racing App Ready to Go for Season Opener at Sebring

Not at Sebring (Fla.) International Raceway this weekend for the Trans Am Series presented by Pirelli season opener? Not a problem. Fans can get their fix of Trans Am racing action no matter where they are this Saturday and Sunday with full coverage from the Trans Am by Pirelli Racing App, available for download on Apple iOS and Android Google Play.

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NASCAR’s TV Schedule for 2/18-2/21/21

Which channels have NASCAR programming for the rest of this week? We answer that and give the weekly NASCAR television listings here in the NASCAR TV schedule.

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Formula 1 Driver Daniel Ricciardo Says That a Sprint Race Format is a Better Alternative Than Reverse Grids

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Formula 1 is considering sprint races to replace traditional F1 Saturday qualifying at three tracks in 2021. The new format has been proposed as a trial for F1 Grands Prix at Montreal, Monza and Interlagos. New F1 chief executive Stefano Domincali has said that the new format is just one more way to try to attract new fans to Formula 1.

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2021 Daytona 500 TV Ratings

Last Sunday’s NASCAR Daytona 500 averaged a 2.8 rating and 4.83 million viewers on FOX, easily the lowest in the history of the race. Ratings fell 36% and viewership 34% from the previous low set last year, when most of the race was run on a Monday afternoon (4.4, 7.33M).

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Castrol® Supports Roush Fenway Racing to Power First Carbon Neutral NASCAR Race Team

CONCORD, N.C., (February 18, 2021) – Roush Fenway Racing today announced that the team has become the first carbon neutral NASCAR race team, powered by its official sponsor Castrol. Throughout the 2021 NASCAR season, Castrol will power the Roush Fenway team by supporting Roush Fenway’s carbon reduction and offset programs across their operations both on and off the track.

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NASCAR Cup Series News & Notes – Daytona Road Course

For the first time in a NASCAR Cup Series season (1949-2021) the schedule calls for the series to visit seven different road course tracks – Daytona International Speedway Road Course, Circuit of The Americas (COTA), Watkins Glen International, Sonoma Raceway, Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course, Charlotte Motor Speedway Road Course (ROVAL) and Road America. The previous most the NASCAR Cup Series competed on in one season was four back in 1964 and 1957.

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NASCAR Xfinity Series News & Notes – Daytona Road Course

In 2020, the NASCAR Xfinity Series ran on four road courses. They started the season at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Road Course and then went to Road America, the Daytona Road Course and closed out at the Charlotte ROVAL. Austin Cindric, last week’s winner, also won this race last season.

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