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NASCAR Without Naming Rights Sponsor for Top Series

For the first time in five decades, the top series in NASCAR will be without a title sponsor. NASCAR has announced that instead of a naming rights sponsor for its top series, it will be known as the NASCAR Cup Series with four ‘Premier Partners’ in Busch Beer, Coca-Cola, Geico and Xfinity. “This has been […]

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Atlanta Motor Speedway President Retiring

Atlanta Motor Speedway President Ed Clark will retire following the 2020 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, culminating 27 years at the NASCAR track. Clark has more than four decades of experience in the auto racing industry overall, starting in 1981 with Speedway Motorsports in the Charlotte Motor Speedway public relations department. He moved up to […]

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Autonomous Racing Coming to Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Indianapolis Motor Speedway will host a two-year, $1 million competition culminating in a race on October 23, 2021, that will be contested by autonomous vehicles driving around the legendary 2.5-mile oval that hosts the Indiananpolis 500. The Indy Autonomous Challenge builds on the track’s interest in autonomous driving and will be a competition among universities […]

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NASCAR Partners with HotelPlanner

NASCAR is partnering with HotelPlanner as its official online booking partner with its travel hotel booking platform now available for NASCAR’s corporate offices and to serve as a resource for the industry and its fans. As a key part of the partnership, HotelPlanner will have a customized hotel booking platform on NASCAR’s website that searches […]

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Penske Corporation Buys IndyCar Series, Indianapolis Motor Speedway

In a stunning move that will upend auto racing, the Penske Corporation has purchased the NTT IndyCar Series, the historic Indianapolis Motor Speedway and IMS Productions from the Hulman & Company group, ending 74 years of family ownership of the home of the Indianapolis 500. The Hulman family bought the track in 1945 and restarted […]

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Formula One Agrees to Race at Miami’s Hard Rock Stadium

The United States may be getting a second Formula 1 race in Miami starting in 2021, which would complete a drawn-out saga in the racing series’ quest to place a race in South Florida that it believes would become a showpiece event. Formula One has an agreement in principle with Hard Rock Stadium to have […]

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Milking It in Indianapolis

Typically, a car hurtling along the roadway without a driver at 200 miles per hour would be terrifying—a horrendous accident in the making. But what if such a car could help prevent accidents and ensure highway safety for all? That’s what more than 20 researchers from prestigious institutions set out to answer when they gathered at […]

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