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2014-01-30 16:21:13

NASCAR announces major changes to playoff format; four drivers guaranteed to compete for title in winner-take-all finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway MIAMI, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR Chairman Brian France today announced a restructuring of the points system in its premier NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The changes to the Chase For The Sprint Cup will result in four drivers battling for the title during the season-ending Ford EcoBoost 400 race at Homestead-Miami Speedway on...

2013-12-19 12:21:42

Promotes Designated Driving in Memory of U.S. Naval Officer HARRISBURG, Pa., Dec. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police, PennDOT and the Liquor Control Board today announced a new, statewide campaign to promote designated driving in an effort to keep drunk drivers off the road. The State Police Commissioner, PLCB Chairman and PennDOT Executive Deputy Secretary joined with representatives of the John R. Elliott HERO Campaign for Designated Drivers® to...

2013-10-10 12:20:52

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- -- Ford's technologically advanced 3.5-liter V6 EcoBoost(®) race engine helps set three new speed records at Daytona International Speedway -- Colin Braun drives to new 222.971 mph single-lap mark on Daytona tri-oval, breaking 26-year-old record held by Bill Elliott and his Ford Thunderbird -- Michael Shank Racing also sets new standing-start 10-mile and standing-start 10-kilometer...

2012-07-03 10:22:44

DAYTONA, Fla., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Racing legend Bill Elliott will help Walmart celebrate its 50th anniversary behind the wheel of the Walmart No. 50 Chevrolet and in appearances with fans at Daytona Area Walmart stores. Elliott, who was voted NASCAR's Most Popular Driver 16 times and is one of NASCAR's Top 50 Drivers of all time, will be among drivers attempting to qualify for the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona. (Logo:...

2012-05-01 06:25:11

TALLADEGA, Ala., May 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the Talladega area prepares for the upcoming Aaron's 499, select Walmart stores will offer authentic NASCAR merchandise and host exclusive fan events starting May 3. Customers are invited to attend these events with a special appearance by Bill Elliott and Dale Earnhardt Jr., and enjoy show car and simulator displays - perfect to safely get behind the wheel and feel the power of NASCAR - on May 3 - 5 from 10 a.m. to 7:30 p.m., depending on the...

2012-04-26 14:21:31

SALINE, Mich., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR fans in Michigan can save on tickets to the upcoming Michigan 400 on June 17 with the Walmart Family Track Pack. The $99 package gives families four race tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and one program - a total savings of more than $100. "We are making races affordable and accessible for fans," said Rand Waddoups, senior director, Entertainment Properties and Brands, Walmart. "The Walmart Family Track Pack is a great...

2012-04-19 14:21:26

WILKES BARRE, Pa., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR fans can save on tickets to the upcoming Pocono 400 on June 10 with the Walmart Family Track Pack. The $99 package gives families four race tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and one program - a total savings of more than $100. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/DA01204LOGO) "We are making races affordable and accessible for fans," said Rand Waddoups, senior director, Entertainment Properties and Brands,...

2012-03-29 14:21:22

CHARLOTTE, N.C., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- NASCAR fans in North Carolina can save on tickets to the upcoming Sprint All-Star Race on May 19 with the Walmart Family Track Pack. The $99 package gives families four race tickets, four hot dogs, four sodas and one program - a total savings of more than $100. "We are making races affordable and accessible for fans," said Rand Waddoups, senior director, Entertainment Properties and Brands, Walmart. "The Walmart Family Track Pack is a great...

2012-03-11 17:20:00

LAS VEGAS, March 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SRT Motorsports unveiled the 2013 Dodge Charger that will compete in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next season at Las Vegas Motor Speedway today in front of the people that asked for the change -- the fans. Just as they did with the Dodge Challenger when it was introduced in the NASCAR Nationwide Series two years ago, SRT Motorsports designers and engineers created a race car fans will have no problem identifying on the race track. The defining...

2012-02-24 08:45:00

ST. LOUIS and DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Feb. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Budweiser and Daytona International Speedway today announced the beer brand will take on an enhanced role in NASCAR's season opening festivities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120224/CG58938LOGO) Beginning with the 2013 season, Budweiser will become the official title sponsor of Speedweeks -the ten-day stretch of stock-car races from the Shootout to the Daytona 500®. Budweiser also will secure entitlement of...