Motorsports Industry News

April 2, 2024


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MEDIA ADVISORY: Press Event: Thursday, April 4th, 2024; 10 a.m. at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Greg Walter, chairman of the North Carolina Motorsports Association and executive vice president and general manager of the Charlotte Motor Speedway, will make a major announcement that will positively impact Charlotte, the state of North Carolina and the auto racing and performance aftermarket industries...

Denny Hamlin steals Richmond win in overtime on Easter night

Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team gave him a clutch pit stop to emerge with the lead out of the pits and then was able to hold the advantage on a two-lap overtime shootout to claim the Toyota Owners 400 victory Sunday night at Richmond Raceway, his home track…

Chandler Smith wins Xfinity race at Richmond for second straight season

Chandler Smith led a Joe Gibbs Racing sweep at Richmond Raceway Saturday afternoon cruising to a 4.495-seconds victory over teammates Aric Almirola and Taylor Gray in the ToyotaCare 250 NASCAR Xfinity Series race…

Justin Bonsignore finds a new level of joy with his thrilling Modified Tour win at Richmond

Justin Bonsignore, a three-time NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion, entered Friday’s Virginia is for Racing Lovers 150 at Richmond Raceway with 40 series victories on his resume…

No. 9 UniFirst Chevy to sport ruby red scheme at Martinsville Raceway for Hendrick Motorsports' 40th Anniversary

UniFirst Corporation (NYSE:UNF), a North American leader in providing customized business uniform programs, facility service products and first aid and safety services, in partnership with 14-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports, are set to make a bold statement at Martinsville Speedway on April 7. The No. 9 UniFirst Chevrolet Camaro ZL1, driven by NASCAR Cup Series Champion Chase Elliott, will be decked out in a striking ruby red paint scheme to celebrate Hendrick Motorsports' 40th anniversary…

Lucas Oil Named Primary Sponsor of RCR's No. 8 Lucas Oil Chevrolet for Three Races in 2024 - Partnership Highlights On-Track Success, Longstanding Partnership

Lucas Oil, a long-time partner of both Richard Childress Racing and ECR Engines, continues the expansion of its partnership as the primary sponsor of the No. 8 Chevrolet driven by two-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Kyle Busch for multiple races in the 2024 NASCAR Cup Series season. Fans will see the familiar race-winning Lucas Oil paint scheme for the first time April 7 at Martinsville Speedway in Virginia, kicking off a multi-race primary partnership…


BetRivers, powered by Rush Street Interactive, Inc. (NYSE: RSI) ("RSI"), a leading US-based online betting and gaming company, has proudly announced its partnership as the title sponsor for the upcoming NASCAR Xfinity Series Dash 4 Cash race at Dover Motor Speedway. The BetRivers 200, set for Saturday, April 27, is being undertaken with the Delaware Lottery and marks the beginning of a thrilling new chapter in NASCAR history, as RSI commits to the long-term support of this top tier sporting event. With the recent online launch in Delaware of online sportsbooks powered by BetRivers, this will be the first time in Delaware history where fans can place mobile sports wagers from inside a sporting event, elevating the excitement surrounding race weekend…

Stewart-Haas's NASCAR future in focus amid charter sales chatter

The organization is co-owned by NASCAR HOFer Tony Stewart and businessman Gene Haas, who also owns an eponymous F1 team. Stewart-Haas Racing’s future has become one of the most watched topics in NASCAR , with sponsorship departures and on-track struggles raising questions abo...

Formula E attempting to lure Chinese brand BYD to series

Formula E CEO Jeff Dodds confirmed to SBJ that executive leadership from Formula E has been selling BYD on the idea of entering the series as a manufacturer Jeff Dodds/X Formula E is in discussions with Chinese car company BYD to lure the EV giant into the racing series, in what could be ...

More Than Pretty Cars: Can’t-Miss Attractions Offer Family Fun at AutoFair This Weekend

Thousands of hot rods, classics and custom cars will take center stage when the AutoFair presented by Camping World returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway this Thursday through Sunday, but they aren’t the only attractions that will get guests’ motors running. Fans are in for a four-day adventure filled with Hall of Fame appearances by industry experts, fast-paced thrill rides and family-friendly entertainment…

Original Red Baron Among Head-Turning Machines Coming To Charlotte AutoFair Presented by Camping World

Fans will experience an iconic blast from the past as the Charlotte Autofair presented by Camping World will be home to many historic and eye-catching automobiles next week. Among other displays, including a collection of some of the wildest and wackiest machines every built, will be the original, famed 1969 Chuck Miller “Red Baron.”..

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