Business Hooters to sponsor Chase Elliott for 3 races in 2019-2021 The Associated Press LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story September 21, 2018 12:24 PM RICHMOND, Va. Hendrick Motorsports and Hooters have reached a three-year agreement to extend the restaurant chain's primary sponsorship of Chase Elliott's No. 9 Chevrolet for three races per year in NASCAR's Monster Energy Cup Series. The contract covers the 2019-2021 seasons. Hooters joined Hendrick as a two-race primary sponsor for Elliott in 2017. The 22-year-old Elliott earned his third playoff berth in as many seasons this year, and his first career Cup victory at Watkins Glen last month. He has eight top-five finishes and 14 top-10 finishes this season. Elliott, the son of 1988 NASCAR champion Bill Elliott, was the rookie of the year in the Xfinity Series in 2014 and Cup series rookie of the year in 2016. Be the first to know. No one covers what is happening in our … [Read more...] about Hooters to sponsor Chase Elliott for 3 races in 2019-2021
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Ahead of this weekend's race at Daytona International Speedway, Toyota has announced it will be bringing the new Supra to NASCAR's minor league Xfinity Series for the 2019 season, replacing the Camry. The new car will be built by TRD USA and Calty Design Research, borrowing styling cues from the Gazoo Racing Supra concept shown at Geneva in March 2018. Advertisement - Continue Reading Below The Xfinity Supra wears a pointy-nose fascia and exterior lighting designs that originated with Toyota's 2014 FT1 concept. Of course, underneath, you'll find a NASCAR-spec tube-frame chassis, a carbureted pushrod V8, and a four-speed manual transmission. Really, this car is a Supra in name alone; NASCAR's standardized body template doesn't quite mimic the fastback shape of the Supra we expect to hit the streets soon. Still, it's pretty damn cool to see the Supra name racing in America again. The last time Toyota's sports car went racing in the US was during the IMSA GT Series in the 1980s. It also … [Read more...] about This Is the Toyota Supra That Will Race in NASCAR’s Xfinity Series in 2019
Tweet TweetThe new McLaren P1 officially arrives in the United States at the British carmaker brought it to the Newport Beach. The new P1 is now showcased at the company’s dealership in California, being one of the 375 units that will be built. The new P1 packs a hybrid powertrain offering a total output of 916 horsepower and 900Nm of torque. With such resources, and a total weight of 1,400 kilograms, the model sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in less than 3 seconds with a top speed limited at 350 km/h. As you would expect, the British supercar benefits from a lightweight chassis and body, the main material used being carbon fiber. McLaren prices the new P1 at $1,150,000 in the States, therefore, interior features will be quite premium even though you would expect stripped-out model for increased performance. Buyers will enjoy climate control, premium sound system, satellite navigation and much more. Racing seats, carbon fiber trim, sports steering wheel and digital dashboard are … [Read more...] about McLaren debuts the new P1 in California, U.S.
Ryan Blaney 22) leads the field at the start of the NASCAR XFinity series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. Ryan Blaney 22) leads the field at the start of the NASCAR XFinity series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway, Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Fort Worth, Texas. Sports Blaney 3rd straight driver to win Xfinity race in No. 20 By STEPHEN HAWKINS AP Sports Writer LinkedIn Google+ Pinterest Reddit Print Order Reprint of this Story April 07, 2018 05:58 PM FORT WORTH, Texas Ryan Blaney became the third different Team Penske driver to win a NASCAR Xfinity Series race in the No. 22 Ford when he took the checkered flag on a chilly Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. Blaney was the pole sitter and led 132 of 200 laps. The Xfinity Series was back on the track after a two-week break since Joey Logano won in the No. 22 car at California. That was a week after Brad Keselowski drove that Team Penske entry to … [Read more...] about Blaney 3rd straight driver to win Xfinity race in No. 20
By Michael T. Lynch, William Edgar, Ron Parravano MBI PUBLISHING COMPANY Hardcover, 10×10, 172 pages, Illustrated Black & White and Color Published October 1998 As this book’s co-authors, Lynch, Parravano and I won the Motor Press Guild’s 1998 Dean Batchelor Award “in recognition of outstanding achievements by automotive writers.” Since then, the critically acclaimed work has sold widely throughout the world. Carroll Shelby writes in his foreword: “I was afraid nobody would write about how much fun we had racing sports cars back in the ‘50s, let alone go out and find pictures of it and put it all in one book. The book that Lynch and Edgar and Parravano have done is the best of what can be printed of that era.” Vintage Racecar Journal called it “a stunning study of not only the history of sports car racing in the 1950s, but also of the people and personalities that shaped the future of American racing.” Classic … [Read more...] about American Sports Car Racing in the 1950s (the book)