SRX Series to contest event at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway in July

Press Release: Nashville, TN (Monday, January 4, 2021) – Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway announces its third blockbuster event of the 2021 season – The Superstar Racing Experience (SRX) championship race will be held at the prestigious Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway (NFS) on Saturday, July 17th. The SRX championship race will join the JEGS/CRA All-Stars Tour Masters of the Pros 150, making this show a cannot miss auto racing experience. “We are proud to unveil another national event for our race fans in Nashville,” says President of Track Enterprises, Bob Sargent. “The SRX and Masters of the Pros event is another step in…

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Hendrick Motorsports signs Kyle Larson to drive No. 5 Chevrolet

Story and photo provided by Hendrick Motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports this morning signed driver Kyle Larson to a multi-year contract that will see him join the 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions beginning with the 2021 racing season. He will pilot the No. 5 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE, which the organization will field for the first time since 2017. Larson has won more than 250 events across a variety of sanctioning bodies and vehicle styles. The Elk Grove, California, native began driving at age 7 and has raced stock cars, winged and non-winged sprint cars, karts, trucks, and sports cars. In…

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Big car count expected for All-American 400 weekend in Nashville

Over 200 Racers Set To Compete During All American 400 Weekend (Nashville, TN) The excitement is building as it is now officially race week for the 36th running of the All American 400 presented by Freeman Webb, Big Machine Vodka, Sunoco Race Fuels and a great number of others. It all begins on Friday, October 30 with three straight action packed days at Nashville Fairgrounds Speedway, culminating with the 36th All American 400 on Sunday, November 1. Preliminary estimates show over 200 drivers heading toward the Music City, representing over 20 different states. The weekend features a mix of local…

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Josh Berry earns $30,000 at Greenville-Pickens; Jared Fryar takes CARS title

EASLEY, S.C. (Oct. 25, 2020) — Jared Fryar won the 2020 Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour Late Model Stock Car championship in Sunday’s second annual Heritage Transportation Risk Management Old North State Nationals presented by GXS Wraps at Greenville-Pickens Speedway, while JR Motorsports’ Josh Berry won the race and $30,000. Fryar won the title by a single point over Layne Riggs. With the championship, Fryar became the first driver in Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour history to win both the LMSC and Super Late Model titles. Berry’s race win capped off a week that included a NASCAR Advance Auto Parts…

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Corey Heim wins the battle; Bret Holmes wins the ARCA Menards war in Kansas

BYTADD HAISLOP WWW.ARCARACING.COM OCTOBER 17, 2020 KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The last race of the 2020 ARCA Menards Series season was all about firsts. Bret Holmes, who said he entered the season not knowing he would run a full season let alone contend for a title, did more than enough with his second-place finish Friday at Kansas Speedway to clinch the series championship. The 23-year-old from Munford, Alabama, won his first title in his fifth season of ARCA Menards Series competition. Meanwhile, 18-year-old Corey Heim earned his first ARCA Menards Series win in his 16th start. The driver of the…

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Alex Bowman to drive No. 48 for HMS in 2021; Plans for No. 88 TBA

  Story and Photo provided by Hendrick Motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — Beginning with the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season, Alex Bowman will drive the iconic No. 48 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 1LE of Hendrick Motorsports with full-season primary sponsorship from Ally. The 27-year-old Bowman is enjoying a career-best year at NASCAR’s highest level. With five races remaining in the season, the Tucson, Arizona, native ranks in the top 10 in major statistical categories including stage wins, stage points, playoff points, total points, laps led, and average running position. He punched his 2020 playoff ticket on March 1 with a dominant victory at…

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Chad Knaus promoted to VP by Hendrick Motorsports

Story provided by Hendrick Motorsports CONCORD, N.C. — Hendrick Motorsports has promoted senior leaders Jeff Andrews and Chad Knaus into new roles designed to enhance the competition structure of the 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions. The moves include the elevation of Knaus, one of the most decorated crew chiefs in NASCAR history, to an executive management position. As vice president of competition, Knaus will oversee the technical development of Hendrick Motorsports’ entire stable of Chevrolet race cars, including its implementation of NASCAR’s 2022 “Next Gen” vehicle. The Rockford, Illinois, native will be responsible for personnel dedicated to the organization’s four…

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Layne Riggs powers to CARS Tour LMSC victory at Langley

Story provided by CARS Tour HAMPTON, Va. (Aug. 29, 2020) – Layne Riggs became the seventh different winner in as many Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour Late Model Stock races, snapping a two-year winless drought after muscling his way past Corey Heim on the last lap of Saturday night’s VisitHampton.com 125 at Larry King Law’s Langley Speedway. Corey Heim dominated much of the race, leading a race-high 114 laps, and was on his way to his second victory of the season. In the final 10 laps, Riggs closed down a two-second gap and made his move on the backstretch, diving…

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Jared Fryar, Bubba Pollard go to CARS Tour victory lane at Franklin County

Story provided by CARS Tour CALLAWAY, Va. (Aug. 22, 2020) – Jared Fryar outdueled Mike Looney in a phenomenal finish while Bubba Pollard made a late race pass on Sammy Smith in the Solid Rock Carriers CARS Tour AutosByNelson.com 250 at Franklin County Speedway in Callaway, Virginia on Saturday night. Fryar and Looney swapped the lead multiple times during the final laps in a physical battle for the win in the CARS Late Model Stock Tour feature. Fryar ultimately prevailed, passing Looney entering turn three on the race’s last lap. “That was tough right there,” Fryar said in victory lane….

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Sam Mayer tames the Monster Mile

ARCA Press Release DOVER, Del. — It wasn’t the dominating, championship coronation performance of a year ago. But Friday’s win at Dover International Speedway was just as satisfying for Sam Mayer. Mayer drove his No. 18 Vince Lombardi Cancer Foundation Chevrolet past race leader Ty Gibbs with 20 laps to go and rolled to the win in the General Tire 125. The 17-year-old from Franklin, Wisconsin, strengthened his hold on the ARCA Menards Series East championship lead with his second win in three races this season. He became just the third driver to win back-to-back East races at the Monster…

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