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  • 2013 Dodge Charger NASCAR Sprint Cup race car

    Dodge departed from the NASCAR circuit back in 2012, but it is apparently eyeing a return to the left-turn loving motorsport. At the time, Dodge was coming out of bankruptcy and decided to cut its NASCAR program in an effort to focus its expenditures where they were most needed. Now it's a different time and, according to Autoweek, that means the automaker is on the verge of announcing that it is jumping back in the game. NASCAR officials have stated that a new manufacturer is in talks to join the fray, but won't specify which one just yet. Based on this report, it seems like it's Dodge. ALSO...

  • Brad Keselowski crashes at 165mph
    NASCAR's Brad Keselowski loses his brakes at 165 mph

    Losing your brakes while driving is a terrifying feeling. There's nothing but the sense of impending doom since you're no longer in complete control of your two-ton metal machine. Imagine if you were out on a race track when you lost your brakes? Now imagine you were doing 165 mph when they went...

  • Carl Edwards gets ready to attack the Charlotte Motor Speedway. Image via NASCAR
    Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig to headline NASCAR-themed movie

    A new NASCAR-themed movie is headed to theaters late next year, but it doesn't look like it will have much in common with "Talladega Nights" or "Days of Thunder." Set to star Channing Tatum, Daniel Craig, Riley Keough, Adam Driver, and Seth MacFarlane, "Logan Lucky" will depict a heist at Charlotte...

  • Forza 6 NASCAR expansion pack
    NASCAR expansion pack added to "Forza Motorsport 6"

    NASCAR may be a thoroughly North American-oriented racing series, but a new expansion pack for the popular Xbox One racing game Forza Motorsport 6 allows users to take a 2016 stock car to one of many global tracks against anything from a vintage Indycar to a modern Formula One racer. This latest...

  • 2016 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup race car
    2016 Ford Fusion NASCAR Sprint Cup Racer Adopts New Look

    Ford Motor Company [NYSE:F] has just updated its Fusion sedan for the 2017 model year and that means the version of the car competing in NASCAR needed to be updated as well. Today we have our first look at the new Ford Fusion that will compete in the 2016 season of NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series...

  • Tony Stewart confers with teammate Ryan Newman - NASCAR photo
    Tony Stewart Sued Over Sprint Car Death

    NASCAR driver and part-time Sprint Car racer Tony Stewart is being sued over the 2014 on-track accident that took the life of 20-year-old Kevin Ward Jr. The wrongful death lawsuit has been filed against Stewart by the late racer's family. LEARN MORE: NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Hits And Kills Kevin...

  • Kyle Busch Days of Thunder

    Remember Cole Trickle? He was that promising open-wheel racer from California with a number of wins under his belt, but without the support of a big family name to pursue his dream of winning the Indy 500. He decides to jump over to NASCAR, and he becomes a polarizing young racer. Still, he manages to refocus and, with the help of his team, wins the Daytona 500. If you don't remember him, you need to go back and re-watch Days of Thunder, because it's awesome. From the racin' is rubbin' line to the rental car bashing and everything in between, it all adds up to a rather enjoyable movie...

  • 2016 Mercedes-Benz AMG GT S at Laguna Seca, first drive, November 2014
    NASCAR's France Family Negotiating For Control Of Laguna Seca: Video

    Here's news that may make racing enthusiasts nervous: NASCAR's first family is interested in taking operational control of California's historic Laguna Seca circuit. If the deal is successful, the France family's International Speedway Corporation would take over track management from the current...

  • Jeff Gordon and the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car for the 2015 Indianapolis 500
    Jeff Gordon To Pace 2015 Indy 500 In A Chevy Corvette Z06

    NASCAR’s Jeff Gordon isn’t racing as much as he used to but the four-time Sprint Cup champion will be at next month’s 2015 Indianapolis 500, where he’ll be behind the wheel of a Chevrolet Corvette Z06 pace car. This will be the 13th time a Corvette has served as the official...

  • Toyota Mirai serves as official pace car for 2015 Toyota Owners 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race
    Toyota Mirai Becomes World's First Fuel Cell Pace Car

    Toyota is keen to get the message out about its new fuel cell-powered Mirai and recently launched a video that attempts to convey to the masses the somewhat dubious benefits of a vehicle that runs on hydrogen. The Japanese automaker is now taking its promotional efforts a step further, announcing...

  • Kurt Busch
    Kurt Busch Suspended Indefinitely From NASCAR, Sits Out Daytona 500

    Kurt Busch exhausted opportunities for an appeal of his NASCAR suspension over a domestic-abuse case.

  • Nick Offerman's reasons to watch NASCAR
    Nick Offerman Gives You Every Reason You Need To Watch NASCAR In Two Minutes

    Whether you already love NASCAR (or racing in general) or you think it’s a giant waste of time, we challenge you to spend two minutes with Nick Offerman—better known to some as Parks & Recreation’s Ron Swanson—and not come away convinced. MUST SEE: How Do You Remove The...

  • Jeff Gordon breaks news of his future plans to the Hendrick Motorsports team

    NASCAR star Jeff Gordon has announced that 2015 will be his last full season in the sport. He broke the news to his team, Hendrick Motorsports, who he’s driven for since November 1992, at a meeting this morning. MUST WATCH: Nissan GT-R Blows A Tire At 200MPH, Driver Keeps It Together: Video Gordon competes in NASCAR’s premier Sprint Cup Series and already has four titles under his belt, 92 points-paying race wins and 77 pole positions. This means he is third in all-time victories behind NASCAR Hall of Fame drivers Richard Petty (200) and David Pearson (105). He will now compete in...

  • Callaway C12
    Callaway C12 Owned By Dale Jr. Hits eBay

    If you're a Corvette fan, it's probably safe to say that you're also a Callaway fan. No, I don't mean the group that make golf clubs, but rather Callaway cars. The Connecticut-based team has been turning out modified Corvettes in various shades of aggression for many years now. MUST SEE: Watch The...

  • Drifters offer up Days of Thunder tribute
    NASCAR Meets Slideways As Drifters Offer Up ’Days Of Thunder’ Tribute: Video

    It’s not like you don’t see NASCAR drivers out sliding their cars around nearly every weekend, and many drivers and fans are no strangers to the flat-brimmed hat. But this tribute to the Days of Thunder movie by the Wide Open Drift Team is a mashup of two sports that might not—at...

  • Roger Penske
    Penske Enters V8 Supercars, With NASCAR’s Marcos Ambrose In Tow

    Leading NASCAR team owner and businessman Roger Penske has confirmed plans to enter Australia’s awesome V8 Supercars touring car series, starting from the 2015 season. Penske has secured a controlling 51 percent stake in existing V8 Supercars team Dick Johnson Racing (DJR), and will compete...

  • Tony Stewart flips his sprint car five times
    NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Hits And Kills Kevin Ward Jr. During Sprint Car Race: Video

    Warning: The video above contains footage of the impact that killed Kevin Ward Jr. during a sprint car race on Saturday night. NASCAR star Tony Stewart was involved in a tragic accident that led to the death of up-and-coming driver Kevin Ward Jr. Saturday night during a sprint car race at...

  • 2015 Ford Mustang pace car
    2015 Ford Mustang’s First Safety Car Duty Will Be At 2014 Quicken Loans 400 At Michigan

    The 2015 Ford Mustang is about to take part in what we bet will be the first of many official safety car outings for the sixth-generation car. The first will be at the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014, and behind the wheel will be Joe...

  • Valvoline Reinvention Project - 1974 Chevrolet C10

    If you could take out the incessant left turns and spectacular crashes, a typical NASCAR race is essentially a four-hour commercial for at least 43 different companies, but these sponsorships keep cars on the track and the shop lights on. So if you’re going to pander to your corporate sponsors, why not have fun with it. This is exactly what Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. did to help Valvoline--the “official motor oil sponsor of Hendrick Motorsports”--celebrate its 140th anniversary with the Valvoline Reinvention Project. WATCH: Hear The...

  • Smoke IS the Bandit Tony Stewart
    Tony Stewart Heads Eastbound And Down As The Bandit: Video

    It's funny how one movie can turn a car into a legend. Such is the case with Smokey and the Bandit, and the Pontiac Trans Am. Sure the Trans Am looked pretty cool thanks to its t-top and fire chicken on the hood, but it wasn't bursting with power thanks to the arrival of emission controls. That...

  • 2014 Chevrolet SS pace car
    After Recent Fire, Chevy SS Returns For Pacing Duties At Daytona 500

    Last weekend, during the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at the Daytona International Speedway in Florida, the event's 2014 Chevrolet SS pace car caught fire because of some faulty electrical equipment used to power its caution lights. It looks like the issue has since been fixed because...

  • 2014 Chevrolet SS NASCAR Sprint Cup pace car on fire
    2014 Chevy SS Pace Car Catches Fire During NASCAR Sprint Unlimited Race At Daytona: Video

    The 2014 Chevrolet SS pace car in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona got itself into trouble when a fire started inside its trunk. As the Fox Sports video above shows, smoke from the fire quickly engulfed the cabin and the driver, former NASCAR driver Brett...

  • 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429
    Is A 1969 Ford Mustang Boss 429 Worth $480K To You?

    The Boss 429 is one of the rarest Mustangs around.

  • Ford Mustang from ‘Need For Speed’ movie serves as NASCAR pace car
    ‘Need For Speed’ Ford Mustang Pace Car Revealed: Video

    Remember the wide-body Ford Mustang set to star in the upcoming Need For Speed movie? Well, it’s set to hit Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend as the official pace car of the NASCAR Sprint Cup’s Ford EcoBoost 400 series finale. Driving the car will be Ramon Rodriguez, one of the...

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