NASCAR

 
 

Kyle Larson uses late race dramatics to win FireKeepers Casino 400

TweetBROOKLYN, Mich. — Kyle Larson made the perfect restart when it mattered the most to win the FireKeepers Casino 400. It marked his second consecutive victory at Michigan International Speedway. On the final restart with five laps to go, Larson started on the outside and Denny Hamlin on the inside. The two drivers went into turn one side-by-side, but Larson was able to pull away to take the checkered flag. “The Cars 3 Chevy was really, really fast,” Larson said. “And it was cool to win it. What a great Father’sRead More


NASCAR driver Tommy Regan to debut in the Cup series at Sonoma

TweetNASCAR driver Tommy Regan was born in Pleasanton, Calif. Regan will return to his home turf to kick off the next chapter in his NASCAR career and fulfill his lifelong dream of driving in a NASCAR Cup Series race. “I was born and raised in a horsepower family,” Regan said in an exclusive interview. “My dad always had a hot rod in the garage and a v-drive boat. We were always going to the lake tearing it up. When we got a little older, my dad bought me and myRead More


WATCH: Interview with NASCAR’s Tommy Regan about Sonoma debut

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo spoke one-on-one with NASCAR driver Tommy Regan. Born in Pleasanton, California, not far from the Sonoma Raceway, Regan will be returning to his home turf to kick off the next chapter in his NASCAR career and fulfill his lifelong dream of driving in a NASCAR Cup Series race. On June 25, 2017, the 39-year-old NASCAR driver Tommy Regan will race, against 39 of the best stock car drivers in the world, on the uniquely technical 2.52-mile Sonoma Raceway. Find out what he hopes to learn from theRead More


NASCAR’s Aric Almirola excited for the FireKeepers Casino 400 at MIS

TweetROMULUS, Mich. — NASCAR driver Aric Almirola made a pit stop at the Marriott near Detroit Metro Airport to preview the upcoming FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). The Monster Energy Cup Series race is scheduled for Sunday, June 18 in the Irish Hills area. He was in town to promote the “Pie with Petty” special ticket package. Fans can attend a question-and-answer session with Almirola’s team owner Richard Petty and enjoy some apple bacon pie from Michigan’s Grand Traverse Pie Co. The ticket package costs $80 perRead More


WATCH: Exclusive Interview with NASCAR Driver Aric Almirola

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from the Marriott near Detroit Metro Airport. NASCAR driver Aric Almirola made a pit stop there to preview the upcoming FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). He was in town to promote the “Pie with Petty” special ticket package. For $80, fans can attend a Q-and-A with Aric’s team owner Richard Petty and enjoy some Apple Bacon Pie from Grand Traverse Pie Co. In this video, watch for an exclusive interview with Aric Almirola and MIS President Rick Brenner.   For tickets and moreRead More


SAE Foundation to Honor Racing Legend Jack Roush at Annual Celebration May 23, 2017 in Detroit

TweetWARRENDALE, Pa. – The SAE Foundation’s 2017 Annual Celebration will include an exciting addition to the evening festivities as auto industry expert and journalist John McElroy interviews Jack Roush, the 2017 Industry Leadership Award recipient, for an “Autoline This Week” broadcast. John McElroy, host of “Autoline Daily” and “Autoline This Week” has won numerous awards and accolades for his print, and broadcast coverage of the auto industry. In addition to interviewing Mr. Roush, he will also serve as the evening’s Master of Ceremonies. Jack Roush, Founder, CEO and Co-Owner ofRead More


WATCH: NASCAR’s Julia Landauer discusses the “Clash of Silicon Valley and NASCAR”

TweetAmericaJR’s Jason Rzucidlo reports from Cobo Center for the 2017 SAE World Congress Experience (WCX17). In this video, watch for an address by NASCAR driver Julia Landauer on the Tech Hub stage. Her speech was titled “Clash of Silicon Valley and NASCAR: The Divides (and Potential Brides) Between Racing, Modern Technology, and People.” She offered potential ways that NASCAR tracks can become greener and more interactive for the fans.  


Little Caesars Pizza® to Give America Free Lunch if Chase Elliott Wins at Bristol

TweetDETROIT  — With the racing season in full swing, Little Caesars is offering America a free lunch if fan favorite driver Chase Elliott claims a victory in Bristol, Tennessee, on April 23. If Elliott wins the April 23 race, Little Caesars will give away one free $5 HOT-N-READY®  Lunch Combo, featuring a 20 oz. Pepsi product to every customer who comes into a participating store and mentions this offer at the check-out counter, between 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. (local time) on April 26, in accordance with the offer terms. “WeRead More


California Native Kyle Larson wins NASCAR Xfinity Series Service King 300 Race

TweetFONTANA, Calif. — For the second consecutive year, the NASCAR XFINITY Series race came down to the wire with California native Kyle Larson (No. 24, ENEOS Chevrolet) holding off a fast-charging Joey Logano (No. 22, America’s Tire/Discount Tire Ford) to win the 19th Annual Service King 300 on Saturday at Auto Club Speedway. The 24-year-old Larson from Elk Grove near Sacramento won for the second time at the Fontana track and for the sixth time in 94 Xfinity Series races. It was the first victory and third top-10 finish inRead More


NASCAR: Larson Right at Home with Coors Light Pole at Auto Club

TweetFONTANA, Calif. — California native Kyle Larson stormed to the Coors Light Pole Award in Friday qualifying for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at Auto Club Speedway. Larson notched a best lap of 187.047 mph with the Chip Ganassi Racing No. 42 Chevrolet around the 2-mile track. He’ll lead the 39-car field to the green flag in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET, FOX, MRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), the series’ fifth race of the season and the closing event in the three-race NASCAR Goes West swing. “Really happyRead More