2015 Atlanta QuikTrip 500 Race Schedule

by Chuck Tolsma on February 27, 2015

2015 Atlanta QuikTrip 500

Atlanta Motor Speedway – Kurt Busch – Photo: Duane Tate

Round 2 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series continues in Hampton, Georgia. Enjoy the race!

All times ET

Race Name: Atlanta QuikTrip 500

Where: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54 mile oval, 325 laps)

Atlanta Tickets: Atlanta QuikTrip 500 Race Tickets

Date: Sunday, March 1, 2015

Time: 1 p.m.

 Atlanta Race Green Flag Time: 1:16 p.m.

TV: Fox TV (pre-race at 12:30 p.m. and race at 1 p.m.)

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

Internet: Fox Sports Go (streaming)

Sprint Cup Standings

Entry List: 2015 Atlanta entry list

Sprint Cup Practice 1: Friday, February 27 at 1 p.m – FS1 TV – Results

Qualifying: Friday, February 27 at 5:45 p.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Race Starting Lineup: Atlanta QuikTrip 500 Starting Lineup

Sprint Cup Final Practice: Saturday, February 28 at Noon – FS1 TV – Results

Race Results: Atlanta QuikTrip 500 Results – TBD

Previous Race: 2014 Atlanta Oral-B 500 winner – Kasey Kahne – Results

Race Odds: Atlanta race odds

Weather: Atlanta Nexrad Radar

Twitter Hash Tags: #NASCAR, #AMS

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2015 Daytona 500 Race Details

by Chuck Tolsma on February 22, 2015

2015 Daytona 500

Daytona International Speedway – Image by familymwr

The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series kicks off with round one on the tour schedule at Daytona International Speedway. Enjoy the race!

Note: all times ET

Where: Daytona International Speedway at Daytona Beach, Florida (2.5 mile paved Superspeedway; 200 laps; pit road speed is 55mph; fuel window is 42 laps.)

Date: Sunday, February 22, 2014

Time: 1 p.m.

Daytona 500 Green Flag Time: 1:19 p.m.

2015 Daytona 500 Starting Lineup

TV: Fox TV – Pre-race coverage at Noon and race at 1 p.m.

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

Pre-race Entertainment: Kid Rock

2015 Daytona 500 - Kid Rock

Kid Rock
Photo: Eva Rinaldi

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Standings

2015 NASCAR Schedule

Entry List: 2015 Daytona 500 entry list

Daytona Practice 1: Saturday, February 14 at 10:30 a.m. – FS1 TV – Results

Daytona Practice 2: Saturday, February 14 at 1:30 p.m. –  FS2 TV

2014 Daytona 500 Qualifying: Sunday, February 15 at 1:30 p.m. – Fox TV

Daytona Practice 3: Wednesday, February 18  at 2 p.m. – FS2 TV – Results

Daytona Practice 4: Wednesday, February 18 at 3:15 p.m. – FS2 – Results

Daytona 500 Practice 5: Thursday, February 19 at noon – FS1 TV – Results

Budweiser Duels at Daytona Qualifying Races: Thursday, February 19 at 7 p.m. (150 miles) – FS1 TV

2015 Daytona Duels Starting Lineups

2015 Daytona Duel Results

Daytona 500 Practice 6: Friday, February 20 at 11 a.m – FS1 TV – Results

Daytona 500 Practice 7: Friday, February 20 at 2 p.m – FS1 TV – Results

Daytona 500 Final Practice: Saturday, February 21 at 10:30 a.m –  FS1 TV – Results

2015 Daytona 500 Race Results

Previous Daytona 500: 2014 Daytona 500 winner – Dale Earnhardt, Jr. – Results

Odds: 2015 Daytona 500 odds – To be determined

Weather: Daytona Beach Nexrad Radar.

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Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Details

by Chuck Tolsma on February 7, 2015

2015 Daytona 500

Daytona International Speedway – Image by familymwr

The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour and Speedweeks kicks off with the 2015 Sprint Unlimited exhibition race at Daytona in Daytona Beach, Florida.  Enjoy the race!

All times EST

Race Name: The 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona

Where: Daytona International Speedway (2.5 mile oval, 75 laps)

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Date: Saturday – February 14, 2015

Time: 8 p.m.

2014 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Green Flag Time: ~ 8:29 p.m.

TV: Fox

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

Entry List: 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona entry list

Format: 75 laps with a mid-race competition caution

Sprint Unlimited Practice 1: Friday, February 13 at 5 p.m. – Fox Sports 1 TV – Results

Sprint Unlimited Final Practice: Friday, February 13 at 6:30 p.m. – Fox Sports 1 TV

Race Starting Lineup: 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Starting Lineup

Race Results: 2015 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Results

Fantasy: 2014 Sprint Unlimited at Daytona winner – Denny Hamlin – Results

Race Odds: Daytona Sprint Unlimited odds to win

Daytona Weather: Daytona Beach Nexrad Radar

Twitter Hash Tag: #SprintUnlimited

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2015 Rolex 24 at Daytona Details

by Chuck Tolsma on January 25, 2015

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 – 2-4 p.m Fox; 4-8 p.m. Fox Sports 2;  8-10 p.m. Fox Sports 1.  Overnight – IMSA.com streaming and commentary. Sunday, January 25 – 7 a.m-2:30 p.m. Fox Sports 1. Other networks include SPEED (Canada), Fox Sports Latin America, Motors TV (Europe) and Network Ten (Australia).

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 (PDF)

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. – Results

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

Race Results: Rolex 24 Hours at Daytona Results

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

October 21, 2014

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 […]

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Talladega Geico 500 Race Details

October 15, 2014

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 […]

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