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  1. Automotive Industry & GM News
    General Motors' internal racing program will be taken over by Mark Stielow. The former head, Mark Kent, will move to GM Defense.  Stielow will be responsible for GM's IMSA, IndyCar, NASCAR, and NHRA racing programs as the company sets to open a new racing and technical development center. The...
  2. Global Chevrolet News
    Just a few weeks after announcing his departure from Richard Petty Racing, Bubba Wallace's new team has been announced in a social media post.   The post shows Denny Hamlin and Michael Jordan, the team's owners, together and announces the team and their driver.     Hamlin, the Jordan Brand's...
  3. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Why did we ever decide that limousines had to be based on panther body Fords when we could have been driving around in NASCAR-themed Grand Prixes? Now's your opportunity to show the world how wrong it's been! This 10-passenger masterpiece is offered without reserve (!) at Barrett-Jackson's...
  4. Motorsports & Racing News
    The threat of racist violence cast a pall over this weekend's NASCAR race in Alabama, as driver Bubba Wallace discovered a noose in his garage. Wallace, driver of the #43 Chevrolet for Richard Petty Motorsport team, is the only Black driver in NASCAR's top series and successfully pushed to have...
  5. Motorsports & Racing News
    Fans will no longer be allowed to bring confederate flags to any NASCAR events, effective immediately. Although the sport banned the use of the flag on any race vehicles or official merchandise in 2015, the new rule will ban anyone from waving the flag at its events. The decision follows calls...
  6. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Bubba Wallace's number 43 Chevrolet will have a special #BlackLivesMatter livery for June 10's NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. The livery will feature a white hand clasping a black hand and will feature the slogan "Compassion, love, understanding." In a recent video posted on...
  7. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Sure, your roll-caged Mazda Miata or Honda Civic hatch is pretty cool. And a Corvette ZR-1 or Porsche 911 GT2 RS is pretty quick on track. But no matter how quick or raw they are, they aren't race cars. Not real race cars. If you want a real race car, Hendrick Motorsports has what drivers crave...
  8. Automotive Industry & GM News
    Chevrolet is entering a new model in the Nascar Cup Series for 2020. Gone is the barely recognizable sheet metal and carbon fiber effigy of a Chevrolet Camaro, replaced by an equally barely recognizable sheet metal and carbon fiber effigy of a slightly different Chevrolet Camaro. The...
  9. Automotive Industry & GM News
    A collection of 20 cars driven or inspired by Dale Earnhardt and Dale Earnhardt Jr is up for sale at Mecum's Phoenix auction, which starts today. The collection is full of NASCAR race cars that competed with Earnhardts (Jr or Sr) at the wheel. And some are of historical note. Dale Earnhardt's...
  10. Motorsports & Racing News
    While I throughly enjoy motorsport, my NASCAR fandom has dwindled over the years. It's not a frequency I'm perpetually tuned into anymore, but I revisit the series regularly to keep tabs on what's happening. However, when I put on Sunday's race, I noticed something different about the...
  11. Motorsports & Racing News
    Racing. Sometimes it sucks. Sometimes you spend a whole Sunday waiting for something to happen only to have the same boring driver win the stupid race yet again. And then sometimes the pack goes four-wide down the front straight for a photo finish, as happened today at the Indianapolis Motor...
  12. Motorsports & Racing News
    The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series' only Canadian stop has become one of the series' many reliable agents of chaos. Held at a largely unchanged Grand Prix track designed in the early '60s (now known as Canadian Tire Motorsport Park), the race has delivered last-lap insanity for the past two...
  13. Automotive Industry & GM News
    The last race of this season's Monster Energy NASCAR Cup regular season will end with the Big Machine Vodka 400 at the Brickyard and Dale Earnhardt Jr will be on track in a Camaro. Tapped to drive the pace car for the final race of the season, Earnhardt Jr follows Jeff Gordon, who paced the...
  14. Motorsports & Racing News
    The majority owners of NASCAR are reportedly looking for a potential deal for the company. According to Reuters, the owners of NASCAR, the France family, are working with investment bank Goldman Sachs Group Inc. which could see NASCAR acquiring to new owners. The sources cautioned, however...
  15. Motorsports & Racing News
    Chase Elliot became the first driver to test the new Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 NASCAR on track.  During Tuesday's Goodyear tire test at Texas Motor Speedway, Elliot became the first Chevrolet backed driver to shake down the Camaro as it steps in to replace the discontinued Chevrolet SS. The ZL1 will...
  16. Motorsports & Racing News
    Chevrolet debuted the Camaro ZL1 as its next generation Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Car. Seven-time champ Jimmie Johnson joined Mark Reuss, executive vice president of GM Global Product Development, to pull the sheet on the new Cup car at GM HQ in Detroit. "Chevrolet, Camaro, and ZL1 are all...
  17. Motorsports & Racing News
    With the Chevrolet SS slipping into the spirit world this week, Chevy needs a new "donor" body. According to Jaysaki, Chevrolet will announce its car plans for the 2018 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series on August 10th during a press conference in Detroit. Little information is known beyond the...
  18. Motorsports & Racing News
    Dale Earnhardt Jr. has announced his intention to retire from NASCAR racing at the end of the 2017 season. Earnhardt Jr. has racked up a lot of races over his 18-year careers, winning 26 times in 603 starts including two Daytona 500 wins. Jr. will discuss this announcement further this...
  19. Motorsports & Racing News
    Say what you want about the state of the sport, but the man just won won his seventh NASCAR championship, and that counts for something. Johnson chiseled himself in among the NASCAR royalty with a devastatingly perfect sprint to the finish after a late race caution. Johnson's seventh NASCAR...
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