2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona Details

by Chuck Tolsma on December 21, 2014

2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona

Daytona Prototypes at the Rolex 24 at Daytona Photo: Chaser/Level5

The 2015 racing season kicks off with the Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona.

The TUDOR Championship will include these four classes:

P – Prototype class

PC – Prototype Challenge class

GTLM -GT Le Mans class

GTD – GT Daytona class

Enjoy the race!

All times EST

Race Name: 2015 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona

Date: Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25, 2015

Start Time: 2:30 p.m.

Where: Daytona International Speedway

Duration: 24 hours

Circuit Length: 3.56 miles (see layout below)

Safety Car: Audi R8 V10

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TV: Saturday, January 24 – Fox Sports – times to be announced.  Sunday, January 25 – Fox Sports -times to be announced.

24 Hours at Daytona Green Flag Time: 2:30 p.m.

Radio: Live flag-to-flag streaming coverage – times to be announced.

Entry List: 2015 Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona entry list – TBD

IMSA Timing and Scoring

Twitter Hash Tag: #Rolex24

Practice 1: Thursday, January 22 at 9:25-10:25 a.m.

Practice 2: Thursday, January 22 at 1:20-1:50 p.m.

Qualifying GTD class: Thursday, January 22 at 4 p.m.

Qualifying GTLM class: Thursday, January 22 at 4:25 p.m.

Qualifying PC class: Thursday, January 22 at 4:50 p.m.

Qualifying P class: Thursday, January 22 at 5:15 p.m.

Practice 3: Thursday, January 22 at 6:30-8 p.m.

Practice 4: Friday, January 23 at 6:30-8 p.m.

Qualifying Results – TBD

Race Results: Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona Results – TBD

Daytona Weather: Daytona Beach Nexrad Radar

2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona Results

2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona Layout

2014 Rolex 24 at Daytona Road Course Layout

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2014 NASCAR Awards Banquet

by Chuck Tolsma on November 25, 2014

NASCAR Banquet 2014

Las Vegas Strip – Photo: Lasvegaslover

Here are the details for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup awards banquet:

Date: Friday, December 5, 2014

Location: Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada

Time: 9 p.m. EST

TV: Fox Sports 1

Radio: MRN and Sirius NASCAR radio will have live coverage of the annual Sprint Cup Series Awards from Las Vegas, with live streaming at MRN.com.

NASCAR Awards Banquet Entertainment:

Host – Jay Mohr

Jay Mohr - Photo: US Navy

Jay Mohr – Photo: US Navy

Music – Lady Antebellum, Lennon and Maisy Stella, Aloe Blacc.

2014 NASCAR Banquet

Lady Antebellum – Photo: zqvol

2014 NASCAR Banquet

Lennon and Maisy – Photo: Lennon/Maisy Stella

2014 NASCAR Banquet

Aloe Blacc – Photo: Chris Hakkens

The top 8 drivers in the 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup will be giving speeches.

NASCAR Banquet 2014

Wynn Hotel – Las Vegas – Photo: Almc1217

NASCAR Victory Lap: Thursday, December 4 at 3:30 p.m. PST on Las Vegas Blvd. at Miracle Mile Shops and the LINQ. The 16 Chase drivers will perform celebratory donuts and pit stops.

NASCAR After the Lap: Thursday, December 4. Doors: 2:30 p.m. and Event at 5 p.m. PST at the Pearl Palms Concert Theater. NASCAR’s top 16 drivers participate in a tell-all for the fans. The event will be streamed here.

NASCAR Pit Pass Tour: December 3 through December 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST. Authentic NASCAR race cars on display and fan giveaways. Pit Pass Tour Check-In Pick up your RFID badge at the fan headquarters at Champion’s Week Live at The LINQ, or at the various locations along Las Vegas Blvd., and start checking in

FanFest presented by Las Vegas Motor Speedway: Wednesday, December 3 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m PST at the Third Street Stage on Fremont St. This event features the 13 Sprint Cup Chase drivers. Drivers will walk the red carpet through the crowd and then participate in a game of Deal or No Deal.

NASCAR NMPA Myers Brothers Awards Luncheon: Thursday, December 4 from 11 a.m to 1:15 p.m PST.  in the Encore Ballroom at Wynn Las Vegas. Streaming on NASCAR.com. This is the annual industry/media luncheon that includes a presentation, celebration, and honorary awards

2014 Sunoco NASCAR Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year – Winner – Kyle Larson – Previous NASCAR Rookie of the Year winners.
2013 NMPA Most Popular Driver – Winner – Dale Earnhardt, Jr. – Previous NASCAR Most Popular Driver winners.

2014 Sprint Cup Final Standings

2014 NASCAR Banquet

Kevin Harvick – Photo: Paula R. Lively

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Homestead Miami Ford 400 Race Details

by Chuck Tolsma on November 11, 2014

Homestead Ford 400

Homestead Miami Speedway – Photo: Jared Smith

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series concludes with round 36 on the tour schedule at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Enjoy the race!

Race Name: Homestead-Miami Ford 400

Where: Homestead-Miami Speedway  (1.5 mile oval,  267 laps, 401 miles)

Homestead Tickets:  Ford EcoBoost 400 tickets

Date: Sunday, November 16, 2014

Time: 3 p.m.

Homestead Miami Green Flag Time: 3:16 p.m.

TV: ESPN TV (pre-race at 1 p.m. and race at 3 p.m.)

Radio: MRN Radio Network and Sirius XM NASCAR radio Channel 90. MRN live stream.

Homestead Ford 400 entry list

Sprint Cup Practice 1: Friday, November 14, at 2 p.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Qualifying: Friday, November 14 at 6:15 p.m. – ESPN2 TV – Results

Race Starting Lineup: Homestead Ford 400 starting lineup

Sprint Cup Practice 2: Saturday, November 15 at Noon – FS1 TV – Results

Sprint Cup Final Practice: Saturday, November 15 at 3 p.m. – FS2 TV – Results

Race Results: 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Homestead Miami Ford 400 Results

Sprint Cup Standings

Previous Race: 2013 Ford EcoBoost 400 race winner – Denny Hamlin – Results

Race Odds: Homestead-Miami odds to win

Weather: Homestead-Miami Nexrad Radar

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Phoenix Quicken Loan 500 Race Details

by Chuck Tolsma on November 8, 2014

Phoenix International Raceway - Photo by J. Rndrr

Phoenix International Raceway – Photo by J. Rndrr

Round 35 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues at Phoenix International Raceway located in Avondale, Arizona. Enjoy the race!

All times ET

Race Name: 2014 Phoenix Quicken Loans 500

Where: Phoenix International Raceway at Avondale, Arizona (1-mile oval, 312 laps)

Date: Sunday, November 9, 2014

Time: 3 p.m.

Phoenix Green Flag Time: 3:15 p.m.

TV: ESPN TV (pre-race at 2 p.m. and race at 3 p.m.)

Radio: MRN – Motor Racing Network and Sirius NASCAR Radio channel 90. MRN will stream the race.

Phoenix Entry List

Sprint Cup Practice 1: Friday, November 7 at 1:30 p.m – FS1 TV – Results

Qualifying: Friday, November 7 at 6:45 p.m. – ESPN2 TV – Results

Phoenix Quicken Loans 500 Starting Lineup

Sprint Cup Practice 2: Saturday, November 8 at 12:20 p.m – FS2 TV – Results

Sprint Cup Final Practice: Saturday, November 8 at 2:30 p.m- FS2 TV – Results

Phoenix Quicken Loans 500 Results

2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings

Fantasy: 2013 AdvoCare 500 winner – Kevin Harvick – Results

Race Odds: Phoenix odds

Weather: Phoenix Nexrad Radar

Twitter Hash Tags: #PIR

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Texas AAA 500 Race Details

by Chuck Tolsma on October 26, 2014

2014 Texas AAA 500

Texas Motor Speedway – Photo by Chuck Tolsma

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues with round 34 on the tour schedule in the Lone Star State. Texas Motor Speedway is the home of the Wild Asphalt Circus. Enjoy the race!

All times ET
Race Name: 2014 Texas AAA 500

Where: Texas Motor Speedway – Fort Worth, Texas (1.5 mile oval,  334 laps)

Tickets:  Texas AAA 500 tickets

Date: Sunday, November 2, 2014

Time: 3 p.m.

Texas Green Flag Time: 3:16 p.m.

TV: ESPN TV (pre-race at 2 p.m. and race at 3 p.m.)

Radio: PRN Radio Network and Sirius XM NASCAR radio Channel 90.

Texas AAA 500 Entry List

Sprint Cup Practice 1: Friday, October 31 at 1 p.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Qualifying: Friday, October 31 at 6:45 p.m. – ESPN2 TV – Results

Race Starting Lineup: Texas AAA 500 Starting Lineup

Sprint Cup Practice 2: Saturday, November 1 at 11 a.m. – FS1 TV

Sprint Cup Final Practice: Saturday, November 1 at 2 p.m. – FS1 TV

2014 Texas AAA 500 Results

Sprint Cup Standings

Fantasy: 2013 Fall race winner – Jimmie Johnson – Results

Race Odds: Texas odds to win

Weather: Fort Worth Nexrad Radar

Twitter Hash Tags: #WildAsphaltCircus #AAA500 #TheSideShow

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2014 Martinsville Goody’s 500 Race Details

by Chuck Tolsma on October 21, 2014

NASCAR Sprint Cup Martinsville STP 500

Martinsville Speedway – Photo: zqvol

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues with round 33 on the tour schedule in Martinsville, Virginia. Martinsville Speedway (aka The Paperclip) is the home of the world famous Martinsville Hotdog. Enjoy the race!

All times ET
Race Name: 2014 Martinsville Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

Where: Martinsville Speedway –  Martinsville, Virginia (0.526 mile oval,  500 laps)

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Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014

Time: 1:30 p.m.

Martinsville Green Flag Time: 1:43 p.m.

TV: ESPN TV (pre-race at 1 p.m. and race at 1:30 p.m.)

Radio: MRN Radio Network and Sirius XM NASCAR radio Channel 90.

Entry List: 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup entry list for the Goody’s 500 at Martinsville

Sprint Cup Practice 1: Friday, October 24 at Noon – FS1 TV – Results

Qualifying: Friday, October 24 at 4:40 p.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Race Starting Lineup: 2014 Martinsville Goody’s 500 Starting Lineup

Sprint Cup Practice 2: Saturday, October 25 at 9 a.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Sprint Cup Practice 3 (Happy Hour): Saturday, October 25 at Noon – FS1 TV – Results

Race Results: 2014 Goody’s 500 at Martinsville Results

Sprint Cup Standings

Fantasy: 2013 race winner – Jeff Gordon – Results

Race Odds: Martinsville odds to win

Weather: Martinsville Nexrad Radar

Twitter Hash Tags: #NASCAR

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Talladega Geico 500 Race Details

by Chuck Tolsma on October 15, 2014

2014 Talladega Geico 500

Talladega – Photo: Curtis Palmer

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues with round 32 on the tour schedule in Talladega, Alabama. Enjoy the race!

All times ET

Race Name: Talladega Geico 500

Where: Talladega Superspeedway – Talladega, Alabama (2.66 mile superspeedway,  188 laps)

Tickets:  Talladega race tickets

Date: Sunday, October 19, 2014

Time: 2 p.m.

Talladega Green Flag Time: 2:19 p.m.

TV: ESPN TV (pre-race at 1 p.m. and race at 2 p.m.)

Radio: MRN Radio Network and Sirius XM NASCAR radio Channel 90.

Entry List: Talladega Entry List

Sprint Cup Practice 1: Friday, October 17 at 2:30 p.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Sprint Cup Final Practice: Friday, October 17 at 4:30 p.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Qualifying: Saturday, October 18 at 4:40 p.m. – ESPN News TV – Results

Race Starting Lineup: Talladega Starting Lineup

Race Results: Talladega Geico 500 results

Sprint Cup Standings

Previous Race: 2013 Talladega Camping World RV Sales winner – Jamie McMurray – Results

Race Odds: Talladega odds to win

Weather: Talladega Nexrad Radar

Twitter Hash Tags: #Talladega

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2014 Charlotte Bank of America 500 Race Details

by Chuck Tolsma on October 7, 2014

2014 Bank of America 500

Charlotte Motor Speedway – Photo: Wiki Commons

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues with round 31 on the tour schedule at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Enjoy the race!

Race Name: Charlotte Bank of America 500

Where: Charlotte Motor Speedway  (1.5 mile oval,  334 laps, 501 miles)

Charlotte Tickets:  Charlotte Bank of America 500 tickets

Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014

Time: 7:30 p.m.

Charlotte Green Flag Time: 7:46 p.m.

TV: ABC TV (pre-race at 7 p.m. and race at 7:30 p.m.)

Radio: PRN Radio Network and Sirius XM NASCAR radio Channel 90.

Sprint Cup Standings

Charlotte Bank of America 500 entry list

Sprint Cup Practice 1: Thursday, October 9 at 1:30 p.m. – No TV scheduled – Results

Qualifying: Thursday, October 9 at 7:20 p.m. – ESPN2 TV- Results

Race Starting Lineup: Charlotte Bank of America 500 starting lineup

Sprint Cup Practice 2: Friday, October 10 at 3 p.m. – ESPN2 TV – Results

Sprint Cup Final Practice: Friday, October 10 at 5:30 p.m. – ESPN2 TV – Results

Race Results: 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Charlotte Bank of America 500 Results

Previous Race: 2013 Bank of America 500 race winner – Brad Keselowski – Results

Race Odds: Charlotte odds to win

Weather: Charlotte Nexrad Radar

Twitter Hash Tags: #CMS

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Kansas Hollywood Casino 400 Race Details

September 29, 2014

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues with round 30 on the tour schedule at Kansas Speedway. Enjoy the race! All times ET Race Name: Kansas Hollywood Casino 400 Where: Kansas Speedway – Kansas City, Kansas (1.5 mile oval,  267 laps) Kansas Tickets:  Kansas Hollywood Casino 400 tickets Date: Sunday, October 5, 2014 Time: 2 p.m. […]

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2014 Dover AAA 400 Race Details

September 23, 2014

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues with round 29 on the tour schedule at the Monster Mile in Dover, Delaware. Enjoy the race! All times ET Race Name: Dover AAA 400 Where: Dover International Speedway Dover, Delaware  (1 mile oval,  400 laps) Dover AAA 400 Tickets -Dover Sprint Cup Tickets Date: Sunday, September 28, 2014 […]

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