Charlotte, Pensacola NASCAR Weekend Preview is presented by host Sharon Burton and co-host Jay Husmann. Join us as we rev up NASCAR fans for the upcoming weekend of racing. Then stick around for Hot Topics Sound Off with co-host Andy Laskey and the Fan4Racing crew!
This episode centers around the Charlotte Rovalfor the NASCAR Cup, and Xfinity Series, along with ARCA Eas at Five Flags Speedwayin Pensacola, FL. We’ll also give a few updates from the NASCAR Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series, ARCA Menards Series, and ARCA West along with pre-race audio from drivers as time permits.
First, we give a few updates from the ARCA Menards Series and ARCA West, then, preview the ARCA East at Five Flags Speedway.
Next, we update the NASCAR Truck Series on their off weekend.
Next, ou preview continues with the NASCAR Xfinity and Cup Series at the Charlotte Roval.
Then, it’s Hot Topics Sound Off with the Fan4Racing Crew.
Kevin Harvick will drive the No. 4 in 2014. Photo – Jerry Markland//Getty Images
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 →
Axalta Coating Systems, formally Dupont, announced today that the company has extended its sponsorship with Hendrick Motorsports and Jeff Gordon through 2016.
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 →