NASCAR’s Gen-Six Cars Thunder into Daytona for first 2013 Test and Fan Fest

daytonapreseason2013Sixth-Generation NASCAR Sprint Cup Car debuting at The World Center of Racing this weekend!

NASCAR fans are heading to Daytona for Preseason Thunder Fan Fest, the unofficial on-track start of the 2013 NASCAR season and Daytona International Speedway is ready for a full three days of activities and action for drivers and race fans.

Daytona’s Preseason Thunder this weekend – Jan 10 – 12 – includes the only test for the Sprint Cup Series new Gen-6 car prior to the official start of the 2013 season in February. Continue reading

NASCAR Nuggets from the Net – January 7, 2013

January 7, 2013

January 7, 2013

Another great pre-season week for NASCAR Fans with Pre-Daytona testing later this week, Jan 10-12. Watch for more details posted on Fan4Racing today and as this week unfolds.

Have you ever imagined the experience of being part of the pre-race driver introduction ceremonies or the Grand Marshal or Honorary Starter for a NASCAR race? Or how about delivering or presenting the trophy to the race winner? Well read our Nuggets from the Net today and find out how you can make it happen as soon as February! Continue reading

NASCAR Nuggets from the Net: January 4, 2013

January 4, 2013

January 4, 2013

Today’s NASCAR Nuggets from the Net includes some great information from NASCAR about the 2013 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony and NASCAR Acceleration events taking place Feb 8th and 9th, respectively. 

There are more nuggets after NASCAR’s rather large press release – including a chance for two lucky fans to be special guest at the 2013 Hall of Fame Induction – so, be sure to check them out as well. Thanks! Continue reading

Brian Keselowski Attempting Daytona 500

Brian Keselowski, Sprint Cup champion Brad Keselowski‘s older brother, will attempt to make the Daytona 500 in February. Brian will try to make the “Great American Race” in the No. 92 Toyota.

Brian Keselowski signs autographs for fans at Phoenix in 2011Photo - Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Brian Keselowski signs autographs for fans at Phoenix in 2011
Photo – Todd Warshaw/Getty Images

Recently, Brian Keselowski moved his team to Huntersville, NC in hopes of leading to more success and opportunities. One opportunity Keselowski hopes becomes a reality, is making the Daytona 500. He made the Daytona 500 in 2011 and has experience to lean on, but Keselowski hopes his team’s new location will also lead to a better result in 2013. Continue reading

The 5 Most Interesting Events from the NASCAR World in 2012

Photo - Getty Images

Photo – Getty Images

2012 featured many interesting, exciting and shocking events in the NASCAR world. Some of the most extreme events were a jet dryer blowing up, a huge brawl in the garage and a champion who had a tad bit much of Miller Lite in victory lane, after winning his first Sprint Cup championship. Continue reading

NASCAR Nuggets from the Net: December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012

December 20, 2012

NASCAR Fans mark your calendars to set your DVRs for Daytona Testing  Jan 10 – 12 with SPEED and SPEED.com coverage all three days.

SPEED schedule for Daytona testing – all times Eastern and live:

Each day begins at 9am to 12pm on SPEED.com. Coverage continues at 1pm to 5pm on SPEED, with an encore of the 3-5pm sesson at 6pm to 8pm on SPEED. SPEED

Also, SPEED is announcing their coverage of Speedweeks 2013, and the beginning of the new racing season!

Start Times Finalized for Speedweeks 2013 Events

For the fourth straight year the 55th annual Daytona 500 on Sunday, Feb 24, NASCAR’s biggest, richest and most prestigious race is scheduled for a 1pm ET start.

The race will be broadcast live on FOX.

Start times for the other remaining events of Budweiser Speedweeks 2013 at Daytona International Speedway are as follows:

  • The 51st anniversary Rolex 24 at Daytona GRAND-AM Rolex Sports Car Series race, Jan 26-27, 3:30pm – SPEED
  • The Lucas Oil 200 ARCA Racing Series, Saturday, Feb 16, 4:30pm – SPEED
  • The Daytona Shootout non-points event, Saturday, Feb 16, 8pm – FOX
  • Daytona 500 Qualifying Presented by Kroger, Sunday, Feb 17, 1pm – FOX
  • Budweiser Duel at Daytona, Thursday, Feb 21, 2pm – SPEED
  • NextEra Energy Resources 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race, Friday, Feb 22, 7:30pm – SPEED
  • DRIVE4COPD 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race, Saturday, Feb 23, 1pm

Penske Racing’s Brad Keselowski will begin his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title defense in the season-opening 55th annual Daytona 500, which will mark the debut of the new 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series car. Dubbed “Gen 6,” the new-look sixth generation cars highlight greater brand identity for the manufacturers.

Matt Kenseth, who won the 2012 Daytona 500 with Roush Fenway Racing, will attempt to be the first driver since Sterling Marlin – 1994/1995 – to win “The Great American Race” for a second straight year with his new team Joe Gibbs Racing. SPEED 

More NASCAR Nuggets from the Net… Continue reading