NEWS from SRX: Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp Named an Official Tourism Partner

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 11, 2021) – The Nashville Convention & Visitors Corp has joined Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) as an official tourism partner.   SRX is a six-race short-track series airing this summer on Saturday nights in primetime on CBS. It features drivers from an array of motorsports backgrounds competing in identically prepared racecars on a variety of tracks. Its season finale takes place July 17 at the iconic Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway in Tennessee.

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It’s Good To Be Genuine Toyota Racing: Daniel Suárez Supermarket Heroes 500 at Bristol Preview

MOORESVILLE, North Carolina (May 29, 2020) – It’s time for a little change of scenery for Daniel Suárez and the No. 96 It’s Good To Be Genuine Toyota Camry team for Gaunt Brothers Racing (GBR). After four races in the Carolinas during an 11-day stretch that ended a 70-day hiatus for the NASCAR Cup Series due to the COVID-19 pandemic, they’ll take to the concrete, high-banked, half-mile Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway oval for the some short-track racing.   Sunday’s Supermarket Heroes 500 marks the ninth race of 2020 for the…

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Today. Tomorrow. Toyota Racing: Daniel Suárez Alsco Uniforms 500k at Charlotte Preview

MOORESVILLE, North Carolina (May 25, 2020) – Daniel Suárez and the red, white and blue No. 96 Today. Tomorrow. Toyota Camry team for Gaunt Brothers Racing (GBR) can’t wait to get back to the 1.5-mile Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway oval for Wednesday night’s NASCAR Cup Series Alsco Uniforms 500k after an admittedly frustrating run in Sunday night’s Coca-Cola 600.   Their sixth race together Sunday night – and third since the season resumed after a 70-day shutdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic – netted a 29th-place finish. That wouldn’t normally…

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Gaunt Brothers Racing Hires Nick Ollila as Technical Director

Motorsports Veteran Joins NASCAR Team from Virgin Australia Supercars Championship   MOORESVILLE, N.C. (May 11, 2020) – Gaunt Brothers Racing, which fields the No. 96 Toyota Camry for driver Daniel Suárez in the NASCAR Cup Series, has hired Nick Ollila (pronounced Oh-li-lah) as its technical director, with the motorsports veteran overseeing the team’s engineering department. Ollila comes to Gaunt Brothers Racing after a three-year stint as the technical director for Kelly Racing in the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship. The Warren, Michigan-native returned to the United States late last week in time…

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On This Date in NASCAR History…

Saturday, April 10, 2010 – On this day in history, Ryan Newman led just four laps and beat NASCAR Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon to the finish by a mere 0.130 second in the NASCAR Cup Series race at Phoenix Raceway. Newman took the lead on the final NASCAR Overtime restart and led the final two laps to win his 14th of his 18 NASCAR Cup Series career wins.

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