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Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 18-24: 10 Years To Driverless Cars? Buick Wagon? Tequila! Concours@St Johns; Gordon Back; Tesla Plan

Nutson's Weekly Automotive News Digest - July 18-24: 10 Years To Driverless Cars? Buick Wagon? Tequila! Concours@St Johns; Gordon Back; Tesla Plan

* Keith Crain in Automotive News writes: "Tesla has a feature on its cars that it calls "autopilot," and it isn't. We are probably not going to have a tested and proven driverless car for a decade or more — assuming the courts figure out who needs the insurance and the licensing for the vehicle. That might take a dec ... Continue reading

Toyota Camry Drivers Dominate NASCAR Biggest Event 2016 Daytona 500

Toyota Camry Drivers Dominate NASCAR Biggest Event 2016 Daytona 500

Denny Hamlin Captures Toyota's First Daytona 500 Victory DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 22, 2016) – Camry driver Denny Hamlin won NASCAR’s biggest race – the Daytona 500 – when he finished first in Sunday’s 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season-opener at Daytona International Speedway. Hamlin ... Continue reading

Brashear, Childress, Gabelich, Ganassi, McClelland, Posey, Sweikert To Be Inducted Into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

Brashear, Childress, Gabelich, Ganassi, McClelland, Posey, Sweikert To Be Inducted Into Motorsports Hall of Fame of America

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 29, 2016) – The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America (MSHFA) announced its 28th class of inductees today at Daytona International Speedway, continuing a long-standing tradition of honoring legendary figures from a wide variety of racing disciplines. The seven-person class of 2016 inductees ... Continue reading

NEWSMAKER Podcast: Is Ethanol Worth Your Vote? Interview with POET and NASCAR Engine Builder +VIDEO

NEWSMAKER Podcast: Is Ethanol Worth Your Vote? Interview with POET and NASCAR Engine Builder +VIDEO

Special Election Year Report On Ethanol and NASCAR Fuel AUTO CENTRAL - January 28, 2016: The Auto Channel presents a special podcast with Jeff Broin of Poet and Andy Randolph of ECR Racing Engines. We thought you might like to listen/watch the interview. We talk about the upcoming Iowa primary, ethanol myths, NASCAR, a ... Continue reading

Motorsports HoF Announces Bridgestone Induction Sponsor

Motorsports HoF Announces Bridgestone Induction Sponsor

Motorsports HoF Announces Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations As Presenting Sponsor for Annual Induction Ceremony Three-year partnership to begin with June 29 induction at Daytona International Speedway DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 8, 2015) – The Motorsports Hall of Fame of America announced today that Bridgestone A ... Continue reading

Little Rappers Become Stars Through NASCAR +VIDEO

Little Rappers Become Stars Through NASCAR +VIDEO

By Aaron Burns Reprinted by permission of NASCAR Pole Position Officially Licensed NASCAR publication - Source for all things NASCAR Wearing a black bicycle helmet, black-and-silver shorts and a bright green shirt that says "Play hard, practice harder," Caleb C. gets to work on another rap video. This isn't the type of ... Continue reading

MOTORAMA Custom Car & Motorsports Expo March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto's International Centre

MOTORAMA Custom Car & Motorsports Expo March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto's International Centre

TORONTO, ON (CANADA) • Inside Track Communications – publishers of Inside Track Motorsport News, Inside Motorcycles, MX & Off-Road and the producer of the Canadian Motorsports Expo – is now the owner / promoter of the traditional hot rod / classic car / motorsports show held in mid-March at Toronto’ ... Continue reading

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series coming to Toronto's Motorama show with racers, cars and more

NASCAR Canadian Tire Series coming to Toronto's Motorama show with racers, cars and more

NASCAR CANADIAN TIRE SERIES COMING TO MOTORAMA WITH RACERS, CARS AND MORE March 13, 14 & 15, 2015 at Toronto's International Centre TORONTO, ON // MARCH 6, 2015 * Visitors to this year's Motorama Custom Car & Motorsports Expo will have the chance to meet and speak with many of Canada's top stock car racers as the NASCA ... Continue reading

Pennzoil The Pioneer Web Site Sponsor (1995) Of The Auto Channel To Donate $222,222 To Paralyzed Veterans If Joey Logano Wins Kobalt 400

Pennzoil The Pioneer Web Site Sponsor (1995) Of The Auto Channel To Donate $222,222 To Paralyzed Veterans If Joey Logano Wins Kobalt 400

Pennzoil® To Donate $222,222 To Paralyzed Veterans With Joey Logano Win At Kobalt 400 Logano Races to Bring the No. 22 Pennzoil Platinum Ford Fusion to Victory Lane for Charity HOUSTON, March 5, 2015; As Joey Logano heads into the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend, he'll be racing for more than the c ... Continue reading

Mike Helton Named Vice Chairman of NASCAR

Mike Helton Named Vice Chairman of NASCAR

Dewar Added To NASCAR Board of Directors, Helton to Remain Top Official at National Series Events DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2015) – NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France announced today that Mike Helton has been named Vice Chairman of NASCAR and Chief Operating Officer Brent Dewar has been ad ... Continue reading

Statement from Steve Page Regarding Jeff Gordon’s Retirement Announcement

Statement from Steve Page Regarding Jeff Gordon’s Retirement Announcement

SONOMA, Calif. (Jan. 22, 2015) – The following is a statement from Sonoma Raceway President and General Manager Steve Page regarding this morning’s announcement that Jeff Gordon will retire from NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing after the 2015 season. “As promoters we are supposed to be neutral observers, ... Continue reading

Is NASCAR's Business Growing Or Shrinking; Why?

Is NASCAR's Business Growing Or Shrinking; Why?

By Rick Carlton with Permission From The Motley Fool - Business Between February and November each year, a torrent of hurtling stock cars circulate around racetracks from sultry South Florida to the sun-bleached wine country of Northern California, all amply supported by hours and hours of sports television programming ... Continue reading

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