Summer time – it’s the time in the season when everybody officially makes plans for the 2014 season. And Friday, Kevin Harvick made it official that he will be joining Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) next season. Budweiser, Harvick’s current sponsor, also announced, they will follow Harvick and continue to sponsor him at SHR. Continue reading
In a sport where sponsors are tougher and tougher to come by, Hendrick Motorsports (HMS) has found one that wants to expand its involvement. Great Clips will be appearing on Kasey Kahne’s No. 5 Chevrolet three times this season. The sponsor also plays a role on the Nationwide team of JR Motorsports, as well as, on the No. 5 car.
In 2014, Great Clips plans to expand its involvement with Hendrick Motorsports. Fox Sports first reported this week that Great Clips will be the primary sponsor of the No. 5 team for ten races in 2014. The report has not been confirmed by Great Clips or HMS at this time. Continue reading
This season has been the first year that the name Dupont has not been seen on Jeff Gordon’s car in the Sprint Cup series. Earlier this year, Dupont came under new ownership and is renamed as Axalta Coating Systems. Jeff Gordon has sponsored paint brands such as Cromax Pro so far this season in place of the Axalta name. This weekend at Pocono Raceway marks the first time Axalta will appear on the car where he will run the “firestorm” scheme. Continue reading
Following the race at Dover Sunday, the No. 2 of Brad Keselowski failed post-race inspection. The car was found too low during the inspection process, after the race. This comes on the heels of crew chief Paul Wolfe’s return to top the pit box after a three-week suspension from penalties at Texas Motor Speedway earlier this year.
Martin Truex Jr. failed post-race inspection earlier this year for his car being too low at Texas and resulted in a six-point penalty. Brad Keselowski’s team could be facing the same penalty. Continue reading
We all hear the stories about lengths NASCAR fans will go, to get their favorite drivers’ autographs. When you’re trying to catch a driver at the right moment it can seem nearly impossible. It’s a mad house during race weekend while thousands of other fans are at the race track. Among the chaos, there are specific techniques used to get a once in a lifetime opportunity with your favorite driver.
After my experiences in the infield over the past few years, here are five tips I have learned on how you can meet your favorite driver. Continue reading