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Benjamin Joins Ranier Racing with MDM

Team Release

MOORESVILLE, N.C. - 18-year-old Kyle Benjamin, a race winner in both the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards, will compete in select 2016 events in both series for Ranier Racing with MDM.

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Date Change For K&N Pro East At NHMS

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR and New Hampshire Motor Speedway confirmed today the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East race at the “Magic Mile” has been moved to Saturday, July 16. This change creates a unique triple-header at the short track, with the series joining the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour and NASCAR XFINITY Series on the Saturday slate of racing.

In addition, NASCAR announced the implementation of group qualifying for that race at New Hampshire, as well as the race on Saturday, April 16 at Bristol Motor Speedway.

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Van Wieringen Joins Rette Jones Racing

Team Release

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – Officials from Rette Jones Racing (RJR) announced today that Late Model standout Dominique Van Wieringen has joined the team for a full NASCAR K&N Pro Series East schedule this season.

Van Wieringen, 20, advances to the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East after running a Late Model schedule last season for NEMCO Motorsports. During her rookie season, her ability to maximize speed and car control awarded her with five top-five finishes and seven top-10 efforts overall. 

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NASCAR D4D Unveils 2016 Driver Roster

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – After a competitive Combine event last October, six drivers were selected to the 2016 NASCAR Drive for Diversity® (D4D) class and will join the industry’s premier development program for multicultural and female drivers, and pit crew members.

Talented drivers from across the Americas will compete for Rev Racing in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East and NASCAR Whelen All-American Series, and attempt to follow in the footsteps of D4D graduates and current NASCAR national series drivers Kyle Larson, Darrell Wallace Jr. and Daniel Suarez.

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K&N Pro Series 2016 Schedules Announced

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – The NASCAR K&N Pro Series has become the preeminent development proving ground for the sport’s future stars.

The 27 races on the 2016 schedule – from New England to Southern California, and from Washington to Florida – provides a comprehensive slate of venues and events designed to test drivers and showcase the best and brightest for NASCAR fans.

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Dominion Joins NASCAR For Inaugural Year

By Jason Christley, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – A new era in Virginia racing will take the green flag on Saturday, April 9 – and it will do so under the NASCAR banner.

NASCAR and Dominion Raceway and Entertainment announced today the .4-mile asphalt track will be part of the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series beginning with its inaugural season in 2016. The brand new facility is located in Spotsylvania Country, Virginia, just 10 minutes south of Fredericksburg and 30 minutes north of Richmond.

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Best Of 2015: K&N Pro Series East

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – William Byron kept his competition in his rearview mirror en route to his first NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship title.

The 18-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina, raised the trophy at Delaware’s Dover International Speedway after a rainy weekend cancelled both the practice and qualifying sessions.

Byron certainly earned the elite tile, collecting four wins, five top fives, 11 top 10s and five poles in 14 starts this season.

But Byron wasn’t the only talent to shine in the K&N East the season.

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Champs Celebrate Crowning Achievements

Official Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Three young, rising stars received their first NASCAR championships, and four veteran drivers added to their already impressive resumes.

On a night where the remarkable achievements of 2015 were recognized, it was seven drivers who stood on stage at the Charlotte Convention Center Saturday at the conclusion of the NASCAR Touring Series Night of Champions who accomplished the sport's ultimate honor.

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Byron & Eggleston Battle For Bragging Rights

Tim Southers, NASCAR

MOORESVILLE, N.C. – The racing was all in fun, but a race car driver is always a race car driver and it was never more evident in a pair of races held during the seventh annual Champions Karting Challenge Thursday. 

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2015 CHAMPION PROFILE: William Byron

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – William Byron had the dream rookie season.

The 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East champion scored four wins, five top-five and 11 top-10 finishes and led a total of 740 laps, the most of any competitor in the series’ this season.

The No. 9 Liberty University Chevrolet team was compromised of rookies vying to prove themselves. Aside from Byron, his crew chief Kevin Bellicourt and car owner Justin Marks, were newcomers to their roles.

So what made this rookie team so successful? In the words of the champion: Communication.

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