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NASCAR to Partner with Netflix for 2023 Cup Playoffs Documentary

Netflix, the subscription-based streaming service, has announced a new sports documentary series that tracks the upcoming NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs and championship race this fall. Filming has begun as drivers fight to secure their spot in the NASCAR Playoffs, which begins Sunday, September 3 at Darlington Raceway in Darlington, South Carolina. The series will feature

Cup Series’ Legacy Motor Club Announces Executive Changes

Legacy Motor Club (Legacy M.C.) CEO Cal Wells III has announced two key executive promotions within the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series racing team based out of Statesville, North Carolina. Bill Scott, formerly executive vice president and general counsel of Legacy M.C., has been named chief operating officer. He will oversee all the Club’s business

NASCAR Announces Hall of Fame Class of 2024

NASCAR has announced the inductees comprising the NASCAR Hall of Fame Class of 2024. The three-person group–the 14th since the inception of the NASCAR Hall of Fame in 2010–consists of Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus and Donnie Allison. In addition, Janet Guthrie was named the recipient of the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The Class

Inside Pro Motor Engines in Mooresville, NC

During our recent trip to Charlotte and Mooresville, NC, we got the opportunity to tour Pro Motor Engines with owner Dennis Borem. This engine machine shop has a rich 40-year history of building engines for all three top NASCAR Series as well as ARCA, SCCA and NHRA. PME focuses on high performance engine building and

NASCAR Xfinity Series to have a New Home on the CW Network

The CW Network will become the exclusive home to the NASCAR Xfinity Series beginning in 2025 and extending through the 2031 season. The CW will broadcast 33 live NASCAR Xfinity Series races annually and practice and qualifying events each weekend.  Starting in 2025, for the first time in series history, every NASCAR Xfinity Series race will be available on

NASCAR’s Nominees for 2024 Hall of Fame Class

NASCAR has announced the 15 nominees for the NASCAR Hall of Fame’s Class of 2024 and the five nominees for the Landmark Award for Outstanding Contributions to NASCAR. The NASCAR Hall of Fame Voting Panel will meet in person to discuss and vote for the Class of 2023 and Landmark Award on Wednesday, August 2.

NASCAR Whelen Modifieds to Reutrn to North Wilkesboro Speedway

NASCAR will return to North Wilkesboro Speedway–the recently revived short oval track located in North Wilkesboro, North Carolina–on September 30 for Whelen Modified Tour Brushy Mountain Powersports 150, which will serve as the third race before the end of the season. Daytona 500 winner Ryan Newman and NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Labonte are among

New Minority Owner at Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR)–the NASCAR organization with four Cup Series teams, three Xfinity Series teams and an ARCA Series team– has announced a new minority owner. JGR has received a significant investment from Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) and Arctos Partners. “Josh Harris, David Blitzer and their entire team have a vision that has

Darlington Raceway President Kerry Tharp to Retire After 2023

Officials with NASCAR and Darlington Raceway–the NASCAR “Track Too Tought to Tame” in Darlington, South Carolina–has announced track president Kerry Tharp will retire at the end of the 2023 season following the Cook Out Southern 500 during Labor Day weekend. “It’s been the honor of a lifetime to serve as president of this beloved South

NASCAR Diversity Internship Program Announces 2023 Class

NASCAR has announced its 22nd NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class of undergraduate and graduate students. The class of 37 students will participate in a 10-week program that offers hands-on experience across various roles in the motorsports industry. “This year, we’re welcoming another exceptional class of college students eager to learn about our sport,” said

NASCAR to Announce New Short Track, Road Course Rules

Officials with NASCAR have announced plans to debut new aerodynamic rules designed to enhance NASCAR Cup Series racing at short ovals and road courses. The new rules will help reduce downforce by up to 30%, according to NASCAR’s Dr. Eric Jacuzzi, who said the downforce levels are reminiscent of those in the mid-1990s.  The main

NASCAR Sells California’s Auto Club Speedway

According to published reports, NASCAR has sold land on the site of Auto Club Speedway, the 2-mile, low-banked D-shaped oval superspeedway near Fontana, California. Approximately 433 acres of the 522-acre site is said to have been sold to an unknown buyer at an undisclosed price. Reported plans include the demolition of the famed track, which