With this year’s NASCAR racing season at an end, the auto racing industry will be looking forward to 2012, and making plans to promote this exciting sport despite the gloomy outlook for the U.S. economy. The recent ceremonial ground-breaking for the new Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing headquarters to be built on Speedway’s main street, can be seen as a vote of confidence that auto racing will maintain its place as one of the country’s most popular sports.
Back in 1992, Charlotte Motor Speedway officials recognized that a need existed for an affordable race car that was easy to maintain. With increasing race car costs, car counts dropped, with an estimated 30% to 40% of North America’s cars not competing due to costs. Research revealed that tracks with lower cost cars saw far greater participation. Thus, US Legend Cars, Inc. was introduced in January 1992, with the aim of creating an affordable race car that could race on smaller tracks and had lower maintenance costs. The first Legends Car debuted in April 1992, and since then the sport has grown tremendously.
The 11th Annual NHRA Nevada Nationals forms the penultimate event in the Full Throttle season, with a lot at stake for drivers in this event. This is a thrilling race that will see drivers pushing their vehicles to the limits. The day will also be the concluding event fot the NHRA Get Screened America Pro […]
Considered to be one of the most prestigious stock car race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the Brickyard 400 has taken place every year since 1994. It also has the distinction of being the first race of its kind on the renowned Indianapolis Motor Speedway, which up until then had only hosted open-wheel cars. […]
The NASCAR Camping World Truck Series arrives at Michigan International Speedway in August with the VFW 200. Spectators can look forward to a thrilling race. The event is followed the next day by the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400. This is a weekend not to be missed. Date: 20 & 21 August June 2011 Venue: […]