The history and development of Martinsville Speedway and NASCAR are closely intertwined. Auto racing at Martinsville predates NASCAR, though with very humble beginnings and small spectator capacity. The Martinsville Speedway has matched NASCAR lap by lap, meeting new technology and safety standards, while also providing for the rapid growth of fans for the sport. Every [...]
The very name inspires awe amongst Pocono Raceway has hosted such great racing events. Much of the secret NASCAR ingredients at this scenic location must be the deceptive banking. Although inclines on the 3 turns at Pocono never exceed 14 degrees, and one turn has banking of just 6 degrees, the variations in each turn [...]
NASCAR hosts a number of exciting auto racing championships every year and this year will be no different. Not only will the 2009 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series be kicking off in less than three weeks time, but a number of great drivers, such as Jimmie Johnson, Juan Pablo Montoya and Casey Mears, are set to return to the racetracks for another great season.
The Oâ€™Reilly Raceway Park at Indianapolis has got fans excited after releasing the details of the 2009 racing schedule earlier this week. The park will see favorites such as NHRA, NASCAR and Super Chevy returning to the track. It will also see a few new events such as the Pinks All Out.
The NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series schedule has received a major makeover. Two brand new venues have been added to the series and an extra event promises to provide fans with plenty of great excitement. These are just two of the highlights that are bound to make the 2009 NHRA Hot Rod Heritage Racing Series a massive success.
Racetracks in Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina will be hosting the debut of the United Southeast Modifieds on Dirt Series (USMOD) in 2009. A group of former late model owners and drivers, along with a few die-hard race fans, developed the USMOD Series with the aim of bringing added excitement to their local speedways. These innovative speedsters are confident that the speed, history and unique look of northeast modifieds will generate plenty of excitement for drivers and spectators alike.
The Lanier National Speedway, located at 5309 Winder Highway in Braselton, Georgia, is to be the venue for SpeedFest 2009. Pro Late Model teams, Super Late Model teams and crowds of fans will gather for the fifth annual SpeedFest at the state-of-the-art facility on 24-25 January. With the closure of the USA International Speedway in Florida, officials from Champion Racing Association (CRA) Super Series and the Georgia Asphalt Series (GAS) needed to find a new home for the event, and Lanier National Speedway fits the bill perfectly.
Every year some of the worldâ€™s greatest drivers gather together to enjoy a relaxing and entertaining bit of racing â€“ the annual Race of Champions event. The race has been described as being â€œlike racing go-karts in your living roomâ€ by Jenson Button (Formula One) and it certainly seems to be an apt description of this enjoyable event.
Another fantastic year of auto racing is drawing to a close and now weâ€™re at that special time of year when everyoneâ€™s hard work is duly recognized at various award ceremonies and events. This year is no different, and already the AARWBA All-American Auto Racing Team nominees have been announced.
German Automotive manufacturer Volkswagen recently took advantage of the 2008 L.A. Auto Show to showcase its entire range of diesel powered technology. It debuted at a news conference at the event with the all-new Touareg V6 TDI clean diesel SUV which is compliant with the regulations of 50 states. It also showed off the new purpose-built VW Red Bull Baja Race Touareg TDI Trophy Truck which will be used at the 2008 Tecate SCORE Baja 1000.