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GoDaddy riding shotgun with Danica once again
Danica Patrick has secured a sponsor for her final two races – the Daytona and Indy 500s – but is still searching for a car to drive.



Brewester on motorsports: Palmdale-native Hornaday Jr., worthy of NASCAR Hall for truck career
Southern California will be in the spotlight Friday in Charlotte, N.C., as NASCAR holds its annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Ron Hornaday Jr., who made his name as a racer out of Palmdale, will be the first Truck Series driver inducted into the Hall while veteran journalist Dusty Brandel will



It's killing Brad Keselowski that he hasn't won Daytona 500 — or at MIS
A look at the top finishes in Brooklyn, Mich., for the Rochester Hills native. Video by Ryan Ford/DFP Growing up as a fan of Dale Earnhardt's  legendary driving career, Brad Keselowski can relate to the frustration Earnhardt had when it came to the Daytona 500. Earnhardt's heartache and near-misses



BRANDT returns for third year with JR Motorsports in Xfinity Series
Justin Allgaier will be back in the No. 7 Chevrolet after making the Championship 4 for the second straight year.



NASCAR revamps Rookie of the Year points system in national series
The new points system reflects how series champions are determined.



NASCAR Updates Rookie Points System
William Byron will be one of the rookies in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018. (Photo: Getty Images) DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - Exactly one month from today, the green flag will wave over what is expected to be the youngest DAYTONA 500 field in NASCAR history. And today, NASCAR announced an update



Robert Yates' lifetime dedication to NASCAR to be honored
It took four times on the ballot for Robert Yates to be elected to NASCAR's Hall of Fame. When he finally received enough votes, the championship-winning car owner and engine builder burst into tears. Yates was in a grueling fight with liver cancer when he was elected last May following a vote



GoDaddy, NASCAR’s Danica Patrick reunite for farewell races
NASCAR driver Danica Patrick discusses GoDaddy’s sponsorship of her last two races, the Daytona 500 and the Indianapolis 500.



Hendrick, Kelley Blue Book extend relationship through 2020
Kelley Blue Book will be a primary sponsor for Chase Elliott in two races this season.



Kelley Blue Book Extends With Elliott
Kelley Blue Book has extended its relationship with 12-time Monster NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports with a three-year contract renewal through the 2020 racing season. In 2018, 2019 and 2020, Kelley Blue Book will be featured as a two-race primary sponsor and full-season associate sponsor



Gascar
GASCAR is the inspirational tale of Amos Wallace, a talented NASCAR driver who has completely lost his passion for the sport. After his sponsors drop him, Amos turns to the shady all-natural juice company NutriQuaff and, during a routine race, he feels the obvious side effects of ingesting six bottles



Dale Earnhardt Jr. helps car stuck in the snow, later hits a tree
(RNN) – Being able to turn left at 200 mph doesn't count for much when the roads get icy. On his Twitter account, Dale Earnhardt Jr. said he “center punched a pine tree” while driving in North Carolina. The retired NASCAR driver lives in Mooresville, NC, about 40 miles north of Charlotte. Earnhardt



Class of 2018: Ken Squier
The co-founder of Motor Racing Network and longtime voice of the sport will become the first broadcaster among the Hall of Fame's legendary list of inductees. (Photo: ISC Archives) Photos | NASCAR Hall of Fame Page | Opinion: Media's Mt. Rushmore Ken Squier, the man who coined the phrase “The



Atlanta Motor Speedway accepting lucky charms to help Chase Elliott earn first Cup win
The campaign is based off one that preceded Bill Elliott's first Cup win in 1983.



Dale Earnhardt Jr. crashes in snowstorm, warns N.C. residents 'stay off the roads'
Dale Earnhardt Jr. walked away from plenty of hard crashes throughout his NASCAR career, so he quickly shrugged off a weather-related traffic accident he was involved in Wednesday. Earnhardt Jr. was out for a drive in North Carolina's Piedmont region, which has received several inches of snow since



Kasey Kahne looks to run 20-30 races outside NASCAR this year
Kasey Kahne is excited about joining Leavine Family Racing and racing on dirt this year.



Todd Gilliland to drive No. 4 for Kyle Busch Motorsports; father to fill-in at Daytona
David Gilliland will make his first NASCAR start since 2016 on Feb. 16 at Daytona International Speedway.



Social Roundup: Snow hits NASCAR country
Charlotte Motor Speedway and teams celebrate the first snowfall of 2018.



Opinion: Media's Mt. Rushmore
MRN's Pete Pistone says Barney Hall (left) and Ken Squier are two of the most influential NASCAR media members of all time. (Photo: Getty Images) Who are the four media members who represent the best contributions to motor sports and NASCAR? There have been so many dedicated, talented individuals



NFF unveils Coca-Cola as official soft drink, co-sponsor of national teams
The Nigeria Football Federation and Coca-Cola Nigeria Limited on Wednesday in Lagos signed a partnership that made the beverage company the 'Official Soft Drink and Co-Sponsor of Nigeria National Teams'. The Head of Strategic Marketing (Sparkling) at Coca-Cola's West Africa Business Unit,



Dale Earnhardt Jr. to make NBC Sports TV debut at Super Bowl and Olympics
Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email NBC Sports has dropped all pretense of slowly introducing Dale Earnhardt Jr. to his new broadcasting job.   The channel announced on Tuesday that the recently retired NASCAR Cup Series star will make his NBC debut as a contributor during Super Bowl LII on Feb. 4 and



Todd Gilliland to race 19 NASCAR Truck races for Kyle Busch Motorsports
Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Todd Gilliland is racing full time in Trucks this year for Kyle Busch Motorsports. Sort of. The third-generation NASCAR driver will not turn 18 until May 15 so he is not eligible to compete on tracks 1.5 miles or larger until then. As a result, the two-time K&N West



How Dale Earnhardt Jr. knew he wanted to go into broadcasting more than a year ago
Dale Earnhardt Jr. walked away from full-time racing at the end of the NASCAR Cup Series in November, but he's just getting started with his new broadcasting career. The retired driver is joining NBC's broadcast team for the second half of the NASCAR season starting in July – FOX Sports has the



New year, new beginnings for Stenhouse
Bob Pockrass NASCAR • NASCAR writer for ESPN.com • 2009, 2013 NMPA Writer of the Year • More than 25 years experience covering motorsports Follow on Twitter TULSA, Okla. -- Ricky Stenhouse Jr. doesn't plan to let one flip in a midget car deter him from his plans for 2018. He plans to run in more



Earnhardt interested in becoming minority owner of Panthers
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Retired NASCAR driver Dale Earnhard Jr. says he is interested in becoming a minority owner with the NFL's Carolina Panthers.



DC Solar to sponsor Chip Ganassi Racing in Cup, Xfinity races
DC Solar will sponsor Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray in select Cup races.



DC Solar to Sponsor Larson, McMurray
DC Solar is moving to the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series (MENCS) for the 2018 season as a primary partner with both Kyle Larson and Jamie McMurray. (Photo: @CGRTeams) After partnering with Chip Ganassi Racing for three seasons in the NASCAR XFINITY Series, DC Solar is moving to the Monster Energy NASCAR



Opinion: Five 'Must Win' Drivers
MRN's Pete Pistone says Chase Elliott is among five Cup Series drivers who must win in 2018. (Photo: Getty Images) Pete Pistone lists his five drivers who must find their way to Victory Lane during the 2018 season. Chase Elliott It's year No. 3 in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series for Elliott



Darrell Wallace Jr. feels a connection to Wendell Scott without the pressure of his legacy
Embracing role as Cup Series' first full-time African-American driver in 47 years, RPM rookie says 'history falls in place' by focusing on results.



Legends, Star Power and Fan Appreciation Highlight Ninth Annual NASCAR Hall of Fame Weekend
As part of NASCAR Fan Appreciation Day on Saturday, Jan. 20, the NASCAR Hall of Fame will offer free admission to the venue. (Photo: Getty Images) An exciting weekend is in store for NASCAR fans beginning this Friday, Jan. 19 in Charlotte, N.C., featuring the stars of today and the legends of yesteryear



Justin Haley returns to GMS for 2018 NASCAR Trucks bid
Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email Justin Haley will return to GMS Racing for a full season in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series No. 24 Chevrolet in 2018. The 18-year-old will carry with him sponsorship from the Fraternal Order of Eagles as he looks to make his debut in the Truck Series Playoff



Christopher Bell wins Chili Bowl Nationals for second year in a row
Christopher Bell takes advantage of Kyle Larson's engine failure while leading.



Brian Clauson to be inducted into National Sprint Car Hall of Fame
Jayski.com Staff The National Sprint Car Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the names of its eight inductees for 2018. Those that will be inducted into the National Sprint Car Hall of Fame on Saturday, June 2, during the twenty-ninth annual ceremonies in Knoxville, Iowa, are: Drivers Bryan Clauson -



Thad Moffitt, Richard Petty’s grandson, makes Daytona debut in ARCA test
The 17-year-old driver made his first laps on the track Richard Petty won 10 Cup races at.



Chili Bowl Saturday 'Alphabet Soup' starting lineups
Share Facebook Tweet Pinterest Email It all comes down to this … The Chili Bowl Midget Nationals has the most exciting and intense main event qualifying format in all of dirt racing. After a week of qualifying preliminaries, Saturday will feature a series of lettered mains that will eventually whittle



Class of 2018: Red Byron
The winner of the first-ever NASCAR sanctioned national points race was Red Byron, shown here with the trophy. (Photo: ISC Archives) This is the first of a five-part series in advance of the 2018 NASCAR Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday, Jan. 19. Motor Racing Network - "



GMS Racing signs 19-year-old Dalton Sargeant for Truck ride
Doug Randolph will be the team's crew chief.



Friday 5: How soon until the next female driver arrives in Cup?
Hall of Fame inductee Ray Evernham calls for more opportunities for females in racing. Also, the story behind the phrase 'The Great American Race.'



Richmond Raceway to launch new fan engagement initiative, Richmond Raceway eSports
Jayski.com Staff As eSports grows across the globe, the gaming evolution continues at Richmond Raceway with a full slate of interactive initiatives for the 2018 NASCAR season. Richmond has partnered with 704Games, NASCAR's official video game licensee, and Richmond-based Sim Seats to introduce Richmond



MRN's Week In Review
Kyle Busch climbing behind the wheel of the No. 4 truck for two races this year is among the stories that broke this week. (Photo: Getty Images) It was a busy week around the racing world as the countdown to the start of the 2018 season continues. Kaulig Racing Shakeup Blake Koch won't be back with