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Robust NBCSN Broadcast Schedule Revealed

Unprecedented 39-Race Slate; Richmond Race Moved To Fall
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
February 3, 2015 - 6:44pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR and NBC Sports Group announced today an unprecedented broadcast line-up of NASCAR’s popular regional touring series, with a 39-race telecast schedule for racing’s premier grassroots series as their landmark partnership begins this season.

NBCSN BROADCAST SCHEDULE

Bruncati Announces K&N Pro West Lineup

Bickford Returning, Adds Newcomer Partridge
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
February 3, 2015 - 12:13pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Bob Bruncati, one of the most successful team owners in the K&N Pro Series West with his Sunrise Ford Racing team, will field cars for James Bickford and rookie Ryan Partridge for the 2015 season. 

Bickford, 16, is returning to Sunrise Ford after a stellar rookie season last year. The Napa, California native raced registered a win, eight top-five and ten top-ten finishes in 14 races.

World Series To Stream Live Online

NASCAR, FansChoice.tv & Speed51 Broadcast New Smyrna
Official Release
February 2, 2015 - 6:03pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – New Smyrna Speedway has long been on the “must see” list for short-track race aficionados.

This year, a unique partnership between NASCAR, FansChoice.tv and Speed51.com will allow fans across the globe – and in the stands at the venerable .48-mile high-banked oval – to witness the action as never before.

Catalano Celebrates Another Championship

Racer Competes With Family For Special Season
Tim Southers, NASCAR
February 2, 2015 - 12:28pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — Being ‘a female in a man’s world’ as she puts it, can be tough enough, but that’s nothing new for Amy Catalano. What’s even tougher than that is competing against your own family.

Catalano, who races against her husband and son each week at Holland Motorsports Complex, was able to walk away with another track championship in 2014 out of the Getzoni Nationwide Insurance Pro Modified division.

Hall of Fame Inducts Five Iconic Wheelmen

Elliott, Lorenzen, Scott, Weatherly, White Officially Enshrined
Official Release
January 31, 2015 - 12:00am

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Five legendary drivers with distinct styles and contributions to NASCAR were enshrined into the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, North Carolina tonight during the Induction Ceremony held in the Crown Ball Room at the Charlotte Convention Center.

Those who added their names to the list of now 30 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductees, included: Bill Elliott, Fred Lorenzen, Wendell Scott, Joe Weatherly and Rex White.

The group makes up the Hall’s sixth class in its history.

Culver A True Home Track Champ

Lake Erie Driver Enjoys First Title With Hometown's Support
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
January 28, 2015 - 4:25pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Randy Culver is living a charmed life as a hobbyist racer. Just seven years after transitioning from the grandstand to the garage, he’s a champion at his hometown track.

Culver grew up as a self-described gearhead and racing fan in North East, Pennsylvania. He followed drag racing and watched the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series religiously on television, but had no direct connection to the sport. No relative or acquaintance that raced. He was just a fan.

BMR Builds on K&N Pro Success

Fields Cars for McReynolds, Eggleston, Custer and Drake
Team Release
January 28, 2015 - 3:15pm

ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Jan. 28, 2015) – Bill McAnally Racing has announced plans to expand its lineup for 2015, as it builds on its success in the East and West divisions of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series and celebrates a special anniversary.

BMR, which scored six wins and five poles last year, is looking to add to that mark in 2015 as the team commemorates the 25th year of its partnership with NAPA AUTO PARTS.

Hamlin Showdown Returns to South Boston

Virginia Track To Host Late Model Showcase
Official Release
January 28, 2015 - 12:50pm

SOUTH BOSTON, Va. – The Denny Hamlin Foundation announced today that April 23, 2015 marks the eighth edition of the Denny Hamlin Short Track Showdown and the second consecutive year the celebrity Late Model charity race will be held at South Boston Speedway (Va.).

Spieker Wins 10th Career Track Title

Crowned Iowa State, Adams County Speedway Champ
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
January 27, 2015 - 4:38pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Chris Spieker’s supurb 2014 performance earned a ninth Adams County Speedway track championship and his first NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Iowa state crown.

It was the Massena, Iowa, native’s 10th NASCAR track title overall. In addition to his Adams County haul, he also won at I-80 Speedway in 2004.

“It’s a gratifying experience,” Spieker said. “I started racing in the stock car division and when I decided to move to the late model division, some people said I wouldn’t be able to compete at that level. I showed them I could.

Rogers Adds To Impressive Resume

Former National Champion Scores Track Crown At New Smyrna
By Tim Southers, NASCAR
January 26, 2015 - 4:58pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — David Rogers is no stranger to success on the race track. If there has been a special event Late Model race in his home state of Florida, more than likely, he already has a trophy or banner at his race shop showing him as a winner.

Now he can add two more trophies to his crowded collection – NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Florida champion as well as the track Division I champion at New Smyrna Speedway.

New Names Fill Drive For Diversity Roster

Six Drivers Earn Spots To Compete For Rev Racing
Official Release
January 26, 2015 - 2:21pm
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D), the leading developmental platform for female and multicultural drivers and pit crew members, announced its 2015 class today. The program welcomes four talented program newcomers to the roster of six drivers striving to transition into the sport’s national series spotlight. Rev Racing, the program’s competition arm, has played a key role in the development of 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year Kyle Larson and NASCAR XFINITY Series drivers Darrell Wallace Jr. and Daniel Suarez.

Good Gets The New Smyrna Win

Declared Pete Orr 100 Winner After Sargeant DQed
By Jason Christley, NASCAR
January 24, 2015 - 11:51pm

NEW SMYRNA, Fla. – Bobby Good was disappointed he came up short Saturday night.

After post-race technical inspection at New Smyrna Speedway, however, he walked away with the big Super Late Model trophy.

Good was declared the winner of the prestigious Pete Orr Memorial 100 after Dalton Sargeant, who crossed the line .118 seconds ahead of Good, was disqualified for left-side weight infraction.

Smith Secures Historic Mark At Spencer

Record Third-Straight Track Title
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
January 22, 2015 - 1:40pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Rusty Smith closed out one chapter of his racing career with the equivalent of a walk-off win as he captured a record third-straight track title at Upstate New York’s Spencer Speedway.

Smith, from Oxford, New York, became the first driver in the NASCAR Whelen All-American Series era at Spencer to win three titles in a row.

“I didn’t know that until they announced it at the [Spencer] banquet,” Smith said. “It’s pretty cool when you stop and think about it.”

Philpott Earns Second Stockton Title

Joins Father As Two-Time Track Champion
By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR
January 21, 2015 - 12:50pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Justin Philpott captured his second NASCAR Whelen All-American Series title at his hometown track, Stockton 99 Speedway, after winning the Grand American Modified feature division this past season.

“This season was totally different,” the Tracy, California native said. “Last year we raced full time and didn’t have any success. I said I wasn’t going to come back until we had everything 100-percent together. We got ourselves together this season and had success.”

Anderson Stays With Solomitos For 2015

Will Continue Tour Competition With Shawn Solomito
By Jason Cunningham, NASCAR
January 20, 2015 - 4:15pm

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour team owner Wayne Anderson will transition from one brother to another as Shawn Solomito will take over behind the wheel of the No. 75 Chevrolet for the 2015 season.

Anderson, the 1994 Whelen Modified Tour titlist, rejoined the tour full-time as an owner last year with driver Timmy Solomito, who captured the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Award. The younger Solomito moved to Flamingo Racing this offseason, which left Anderson with a vacancy.