Tag: NASCAR

Daniel Ricciardo To Drive Dale Earnhardt Sr’s 1984 Chevy Monte Carlo NASCAR Racer During U.S. GP Weekend

NASCAR and Formula 1 have little in common, but at next weekend’s United Sates Grand Prix, the two will have an unlikely coming together. McLaren announced in a tweet that driver Daniel Ricciardo will be piloting Dale Earnhardt Sr’s 1984 Wrangler Chevrolet Monte Carlo around Circuit of the America’s as an exhibition. You may be […]

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NASCAR Could Transition To Hybrid Powertrains In 2024

NASCAR could be in for a serious shake-up in 2024 with reports suggesting that hybrid powertrains will be adopted. While speaking at the SportsBusiness Journal World Congress of Sports event, NASCAR president Steve Phelps said that from 2024, NASCAR will have “some type of hybrid engine system with an electrification component,” Fox Sports reporter Bob […]

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Toyota Unveils 2022 Tundra TRD Pro For 2022 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series

As Toyota nears two decades of competition in the Camping World Truck Series, they unveiled their new NASCAR race truck for 2022 at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway. With the Tundra TRD Pro, they hope to add another title to the eight drivers’ and 11 manufacturers’ championships they’ve won so far. The 2022 NASCAR Tundra TRD […]

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Family Of Wendell Scott, The First Black Driver To Win A NASCAR Cup Race, To Finally Receive 1968 Trophy

The only Black driver to ever win a race in NASCAR’s highest level of competition will finally get the trophy he earned. Wendell Scott’s family is set to receive a custom trophy commemorating the driver’s historic 1963 victory at the Jacksonville 200. Scott was denied his trophy after officials incorrectly said he had finished in […]

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NASCAR Denies Rumors That Next-Gen Car Failed Crash Tests And “Killed” Dummy Driver

NASCAR’s senior vice president of competition, Scott Miller, took to the NASCAR Radio show on Sirius XM this week to quell rumors that the recently-unveiled Next-Gen racecar has failed its safety tests in Talladega. “There’s a lot of fiction out there,” Miller said. “We see absolutely nothing in the data that’s alarming, but we want […]

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GM Establishes $45 Million Racing And Performance Development Center In Charlotte, North Carolina

GM announced today that it has broken ground on its Charlotte Technical Center, a 130,000 sq-ft facility intended to expand its performance and racing capabilities. The new center is designed to support GM’s racing efforts across all the series it competes in, from sports car racing at Le Mans to stock car racing in NASCAR […]

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Genesis G70 Undercuts BMW And Audi, Corvette Z06 And ZR1 Testing, Ford Explorer Timberline, NASCAR Shake-Up, Ferrari 812 Competizione: Your Weekly Brief

Good morning and welcome to our weekly digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… New 2022 Genesis G70 Starts From $38,570, Lower Than German And Japanese Rivals The base 2.0T version of the Korean sports sedan costs significantly less than the equivalent Audi A4 ($40,145), BMW 330i ($42,895) and Mercedes C300 ($42,650). […]

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NASCAR Gets Radical, Ferrari 812 Competizione, $140k Mitsubishi Evo, Porsche-Penske Back In Bed: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… Mitsubishi Evo VI Tommi Makinen Edition Sells For Record £100,100 At Heritage Fleet Auction An iconic red TME Evo changed hands for the U.S. equivalent of nearly $140,000 when Mitsubishi’s UK importer auctioned its collection of classics. Other […]

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