NASCAR Announces NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021, Landmark Award

Views: 24 Earnhardt Jr., Farmer, Stefanik make up first three-person class DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (June 16, 2020) – NASCAR announced today the inductees who will comprise the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021. Dale Earnhardt Jr., Red Farmer and Mike Stefanik make up the Hall of Fame’s 12th class, and first with three members. In addition, Ralph Seagraves was named as the recipient of the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. As a result of the current COVID-19 pandemic, the NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel met virtually to…

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NASCAR Announces Second Installment in Return to Racing Schedule

Views: 30 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 14, 2020) – NASCAR today announced the next installment of races in its return to racing, featuring events at Bristol Motor Speedway, Atlanta Motor Speedway, Martinsville Speedway, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Talladega Superspeedway. The slate of races include events in the NASCAR Cup Series, NASCAR Xfinity Series, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Series and the ARCA Menards Series.

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NASCAR Honors Healthcare Workers in First Race Back with The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway

Views: 37 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 14, 2020) – As NASCAR returns to the racetrack for the first time in more than two months, the sport will honor frontline healthcare workers in The Real Heroes 400 at Darlington Raceway on Sunday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. ET on FOX. The special NASCAR Cup Series race entitlement at Darlington Raceway follows the launch of The Real Heroes Project, a collaborative initiative by 14 sports leagues including NASCAR to recognize and pay tribute to medical professionals serving on the front lines in the fight…

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eNASCAR Heat Pro League Returns For Season Two After Successful 2019 Debut

Views: 35 Series Kicks Off Tonight at Virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway; Full Season Streamed on eNASCAR.com DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 22, 2020) – NASCAR, Race Team Alliance and Motorsport Games announced today the highly anticipated eNASCAR Heat Pro League™ season two kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET at virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway. The series will again be streamed on eNASCAR.com, as well as NASCAR Heat’s Twitch and Facebook. “The eNASCAR Heat Pro League debut last year highlighted the significant opportunity for our esports platforms,” said Tim Clark, senior vice president and chief digital…

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News – Statement From NASCAR

Views: 30 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 17, 2020) – “NASCAR is postponing the scheduled events on May 8-9 at Martinsville Speedway. Our intention remains to run all 36 races, with a potential return to racing without fans in attendance in May at a date and location to be determined. The health and safety of our competitors, employees, fans, and the communities in which we run continues to be our top priority. We will continue to consult with health experts and local, state and federal officials as we assess future scheduling…

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NASCAR Announces Nominees For NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2021, Landmark Award

Views: 45 Burton, Earnhardt Jr., Edwards, Elder, Matthews nominated for first time   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 7, 2020) — NASCAR today announced the 15 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2021, introducing the Modern Era and Pioneer Ballots for the first time.

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Next Gen Car Debut Delayed Until 2022

Views: 44 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 2, 2020) – “Due to challenges related to the coronavirus pandemic, the debut of the Next Gen car will be delayed until 2022. The decision was made in collaboration with the OEMs and team owners. We will continue to develop the Next Gen car, and a revised testing timeline will be shared when more information is available.”  – John Probst, NASCAR Senior Vice President of Racing Innovation

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NASCAR, iRacing Introduce eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series

Views: 76 NASCAR Cup Series Drivers and Racing Icons to Compete in Esports Series; Exhibition Races to Provide Fans with Entertaining Content While NASCAR’s National Series Await Return   DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 17, 2020) – NASCAR and iRacing announced today the formation of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, an exhibition esports series featuring many of the sports most talented and popular drivers. The simulation-style showcase will include a cross-section of competitors from the NASCAR Cup Series™, NASCAR Xfinity Series™, NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series™ and a group of…

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Racing On Hold (The Phone)?!?!

Views: 139 Sports in general, and NASCAR in particular, is not exempt from COVID-19 spreading across the globe. Social distancing won’t work when stands are full of people sitting hip to hip. Well, OK, hip to hip isn’t at every track these days.

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NASCAR is Postponing All Race Events Through May 3rd

Views: 101 DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 16, 2020) – “The health and safety of our fans, industry and the communities in which we race is our most important priority, so in accordance with recent CDC guidance, NASCAR is currently postponing all race events through May 3rd, with plans to return racing in Martinsville. We appreciate the patience of our fans and we look forward to returning to the racetrack. We intend to hold all 36 races this season, with future rescheduling soon to be determined as we continue to monitor…

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