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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Talladega Invitational Advance – Daniel Suárez Taking CommScope Toyota to ‘Dega

Details:   • Race:  GEICO 70 (Round 5) • Series:  eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series • Time/Date:  1 p.m. EDT on Sunday, April 26 • Location:  Virtual Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) • Distance:  70 laps (186.2 miles)   Where to Watch:   • FOX network • Announcers: Jeff Gordon, Mike Joy and Larry McReynolds, with in-race commentary from Clint Bowyer. • FS1 (DIRECTV Channel 219 and Dish Channel 150) • FOX Sports app • FOX Sports Racing for fans in Canada   DYK?:   • We Need a Bigger Podium: Last Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race from virtual Richmond Raceway had 971,000 viewers tune in to the simulcast…

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James Hinchcliffe to Serve as Analyst for INDYCAR, Indy Lights, IMSA and NASCAR Coverage on NBC Sports

STAMFORD, Conn. – Feb. 27, 2020 – Current INDYCAR driver for Andretti Autosport and fan-favorite James Hinchcliffe has joined NBC Sports as a motorsports analyst for 2020. He will serve as a driver analyst for a majority of NBC Sports’ 2020 INDYCAR race coverage, providing reports from pit road and will make his debut at the season-opener in St. Petersburg, Fla., the weekend of March 13-15.

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