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  • NASCAR 2019 Firecracker 400 thread

    07/07/2019 10:37:18 AM PDT · by Texas Eagle · 18 replies
    Freerepublic.com ^ | July 7,. 2019 | N/A
    Only posted to commend the announcers for actually paying attention to what's going on on the track and being enthusiastic about it. I got so sick of Waltrip and Gordon's endless string of stats and trivia and technical mumbo-jumbo.
  • NASCAR will stop the Coca-Cola 600 for moment of remembrance on Memorial Day weekend

    05/09/2019 9:42:03 AM PDT · by ETL · 28 replies
    FoxNews.com/auto ^ | May 9, 2019 | Gary Gastelu | Fox News
    NASCAR will pause the Coca-Cola 600 in the middle of the race on Memorial Day weekend for a moment of remembrance. Charlotte Motor Speedway officials requested that the series make the gesture, which it did in 2009 when the Sunday race was moved to Memorial Day due to rain. “People kept talking about that that was so impactful,” Charlotte Motor Speedway general manager Greg Walter told NBC Sports.“So we asked can we do that again? Our sport is so prone to supporting the military and so prone to understanding what the Memorial Day is all about.” The 30-second break will take...
  • 2019 NASCAR RACING COVERAGE for Cup, Busch and Trucks

    02/07/2019 5:16:34 PM PST · by mabarker1 · 223 replies
    NASCAR ^ | 02/07/2019 | Assorted
    HELLO, Race Fans and Welcome to the FR Home for NASCAR Racing 2019. I'm going to try this Season running one Thread and breaking in for each Week adding to this one Thread. We may change that after We get rolling that plan doesn't work so well but I want to try it for a while.
  • Donald Trump Jr. calls out Schiff after reports say that blocked phone calls weren’t to father

    01/31/2019 10:09:04 PM PST · by knighthawk · 35 replies
    Fox News ^ | January 31 2019 | Stephen Sorace
    Donald Trump Jr. late Thursday laid into House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., after reports appeared to vindicate the younger Trump surrounding Democratic suspicions that he made phone calls to President Trump around the time of the Trump Tower meeting with Russians in June 2016. Senate investigators obtained phone records which appeared to show that Trump Jr. had actually spoken to two longtime Trump family friends – Brian France, the chief executive of Nascar, and the investor Howard Lorber, the New York Times reported, citing two people briefed on the matter. Trump Jr. responded to the reports on...
  • Free Republic Racing Fantasy NASCAR 2019

    01/26/2019 8:55:40 AM PST · by John W · 49 replies
    Free Republic Racing ^ | January 26, 2019 | John W
    Folks go here to join Free Republic Racing Fantasy NASCAR for 2019. https://drivergroupgame.com/login/
  • NASCAR legend Glen Wood dies at 93

    01/18/2019 8:49:49 AM PST · by mabarker1 · 19 replies
    Sporting News ^ | 01/18/2018 | Arthur Weinstein
    NASCAR legend Glen Wood dies at 93 NASCAR January 18, 2019 10:07am ESTJanuary 18, 2019 10:07am ESTMotorsport, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, English, NASCARWood and his brother, Leonard, co-founded Wood Brothers Racing in 1950, making it the oldest active team in the sport. Longtime NASCAR team owner Glen Wood has died at age 93, Wood Brothers Racing announced Friday. It’s with profound sadness that we mourn the passing of team founder and family patriarch Glen Wood this morning. We want to thank family, friends, our small-town Virginia community of Patrick County, as well as everyone in the NASCAR community for their...
  • NASCAR Hall of Famer, Spartanburg native David Pearson dies at 83

    11/12/2018 5:17:57 PM PST · by buckalfa · 81 replies
    7News WSPA.com ^ | November 12, 2018 | WSPA Staff
    SPARTANBURG, SC (WSPA) - NASCAR Hall of Fame driver and Spartanburg native David Pearson has died at the age of 83. Pearson died Monday, according to a source who knew the famed driver. Pearson was part of NASCAR's inaugural Hall of Fame class in 2010. He was the 1960 NASCAR Rookie of the Year. Among his 105 career wins - second all-time in NASCAR's highest division - was a Daytona 500 victory. Pearson also won 3 Grand National Series championships.
  • Penalty costs Kevin Harvick guaranteed NASCAR title shootout spot

    11/07/2018 9:15:15 AM PST · by mabarker1 · 28 replies
    Autosport ^ | November 7, 2018, 10:48 AM EST | Tom Errington
    Stewart-Haas Racing's Kevin Harvick's guaranteed place in the NASCAR Cup Series championship shootout at Homestead has been lost due to a L1 penalty incurred at Texas Motor Speedway.
  • Pennsylvania sprint car racer Greg Hodnett killed in crash

    09/21/2018 3:26:37 PM PDT · by ropin71 · 4 replies
    Fox News ^ | 9/21/18 | Gary Gastelu
    Veteran sprint car driver Greg Hodnett was killed in a racing accident at BAPS Motor Speedway in York Haven, Penn., on Thursday night. The 49-year-old Pennsylvanian reportedly lost control and rolled his car into the Turn One wall of the short dirt track, dying on impact.
  • MILLER: Daly's caught in a scandal built from B.S.

    08/27/2018 12:50:21 PM PDT · by God luvs America · 12 replies
    Racer Magazine ^ | 8-27-2018 | Robin Miller
    I was driving into the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1983 when Derek Daly was being interviewed by Larry Henry on WIBC and uttered the now-infamous “n….. in a woodpile,” description of himself as he assessed the makeup of his Wysard racing team. Of course it was shocking to hear on the biggest radio station in town, but even though I’d only met Daly a couple weeks earlier, I also knew from his delivery that he had no concept of what he’d just said. I found him in Gasoline Alley and told him he could not use that word in any...
  • NASCAR Driver Loses Sponsorship Over Father’s Racial Slur … 35 Years Ago

    08/26/2018 8:12:46 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 46 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | 8/25/18 | Molly Prince
    A sponsor announced on Friday that it has ended its partnership with NASCAR driver Conor Daly after it was reported that his father used racially insensitive language during an interview in the early 1980s. Lilly Diabetes pulled its sponsorship from Conor’s No. 6 car in Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity race, citing his father’s alleged use of the N-word 35 years ago, reported Fox News. Derek Daly, a retired Indy 500 and Formula One driver, was fired days earlier from his role as WISH-TV’s Racing Analyst due to the controversy. In a statement, the elder Daly admitted to using the word, but...
  • NASCAR Xfinity Driver Conor Daly Loses Sponsorship over Father's Racial Slur

    08/25/2018 3:19:39 AM PDT · by mabarker1 · 84 replies
    Bleacher Report ^ | AUGUST 24, 2018 | TIM DANIELS
    NASCAR Xfinity Series driver Conor Daly lost his sponsorship deal with Lilly Diabetes for Saturday's Johnsonville 180 race at Road America in Elkhart Lake, Wisconsin, because of a racial slur his father, Derek Daly, used during a radio interview in the 1980s that surfaced this week. According to ESPN, Daly's dad said he accidentally used a slur for African Americans because it had a different meaning in his native Ireland, and he hasn't used it since. "Unfortunately, the comments that surfaced this week by Derek Daly distract from this focus, so we have made the decision that Lilly Diabetes will...
  • British IMSA driver Katherine Legge to make NASCAR debut at Mid-Ohio

    08/11/2018 10:30:52 AM PDT · by umgud · 19 replies
    NASCAR ^ | 8/8/18 | Holly Cain
    In her diverse and thriving career, Katherine Legge has raced GT cars, IndyCars, and IMSA sports cars. She’s competed in the Indianapolis 500 and stood on the podium in the Rolex 24 At Daytona. And this weekend the popular and talented Brit will make her NASCAR debut in the Xfinity Series’ Rock n Roll Tequila 170 at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course (Saturday, 3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, MRN and SiriusXM NASCAR Radio).
  • TMZ: NASCAR CEO Brian France Arrested for DUI, Name-Dropped Donald Trump

    08/06/2018 9:57:30 AM PDT · by mabarker1 · 57 replies
    The Bleacher Report ^ | 08/06/2018 | TYLER CONWAY
    NASCAR CEO and Chairman Brian France was arrested Sunday evening on charges of driving under the influence. TMZ reported France's blood alcohol content was more than twice the legal limit at the time of the arrest. Law enforcement sources told TMZ that France attempted to use his relationship with President Donald Trump during the stop. France endorsed Trump during his presidential candidacy in 2016. A statement released by the Sag Harbor Village (N.Y.) Police Department said France was also in possession of oxycodone. "Mr. France was observed operating a 2017 Lexus northbound on Main Street failing to stop at a...
  • (Vanity) No Kneelers Here

    07/07/2018 4:53:19 PM PDT · by Lean-Right · 9 replies
    Pre-race activities NASCARS' Daytona race. Honoring all branches of our military. Not one person kneeling. Respect. God Bless America!
  • Dad Gets Probation from Track after Pulling Son from Fiery Wreck

    06/24/2018 9:42:29 AM PDT · by KittyKares · 36 replies
    Yahoo ^ | June 22, 2018 | Nick Bromberg
    A father who pulled his son from his car following a fiery crash has been placed on probation for the rest of the season by the track where the wreck occurred. Dean Jones jumped into action when his son Mike’s car burst into flames following a crash in a NASCAR-sanctioned late model race on June 16 at South Boston Speedway. While you can’t blame Dean for his fatherly instincts kicking in, those instincts are also a breach of conduct. It’s against the rules for people other than licensed safety personnel to run out on an active track.
  • Novant Health receives $1.2 million gift from NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and cancer awareness

    05/16/2018 9:05:10 PM PDT · by mabarker1 · 10 replies
    Paddocktalk.com,local tv news ^ | 05/16/2018 | ASkyler
    NASCAR News Novant Health receives $1.2 million gift from NASCAR champion Martin Truex Jr. and cancer awareness advocate Sherry Pollex This evening during the 9th annual Catwalk for a Cause fundraising event, 2017 NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex Jr. and his partner, Sherry Pollex announced a $1.2 million gift to Novant Health from the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation. The gift will be used to establish the Novant Health Martin Truex Jr. Foundation Children’s Emergency Department in Huntersville and the SherryStrong Integrative Medicine Oncology Clinic in Charlotte. “This remarkably generous gift from the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation will help Novant...
  • Lowe's will not return to Hendrick in 2019 (bye bye jj)

    03/14/2018 2:01:13 PM PDT · by mabarker1 · 30 replies
    Jayski ^ | 03/14/2018 | Jayski.com Staff
    Jayski.com Staff CONCORD, N.C. -- The seven-time NASCAR Cup Series champions No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports team with driver Jimmie Johnson will have a new primary sponsor beginning next season. Lowe's Companies Inc., which has been the No. 48 team's only primary sponsor since 2001, will not return to Hendrick Motorsports in 2019. "Working with Hendrick Motorsports, Jimmie, Chad (Knaus) and the entire No. 48 team has been an incredible journey," said Michael P. McDermott, Lowe's chief customer officer. "Rick Hendrick and his organization have been exceptional partners, and we could not have asked for more from Jimmie - a consummate...
  • Danica done: Patrick wrecks in final race of NASCAR career

    02/18/2018 6:19:28 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 83 replies
    Washington Post ^ | February 18 at 6:24 PM | Dan Gelston | AP
    Patrick’s final NASCAR race at the Daytona 500 captured her career to perfection. She had photojournalists embedded with her, a hunky celebrity NFL QB boyfriend by her side, social media buzzing — and a crumpled Chevy towed to the garage that put a premature end to her race. Patrick smooched her boyfriend and then kissed her NASCAR career goodbye when she was caught up in a wreck in Sunday’s race. Her final win-loss record was a dud: 0 for 191 in the Cup series.
  • Free Republic NASCAR Fantasy League Sign Up

    02/01/2018 11:57:50 AM PST · by John W · 41 replies
    Free Republic Racing ^ | February 1, 2018 | John W
    Folks, we have migrated (legally) to a new web site this year as Yahoo has shut down their league. This site attempts to mimic yahoo as far as possible. Go here: https://fantasyracingcheatsheet.com/fantasy-nascar/games Free Republic Racing password: jimrob Good Luck!