Passion, Intensity Create Thrilling Finale and Crown a Deserving Champion

KHChampEvery hope and vision NASCAR had for the newly formatted Chase for the Sprint Cup played out over the past ten weeks.

Week after week, fans were treated to some of the most intense, dramatic, and thrilling racing the sport has ever seen. Every race had its twists and turns, which set up for an incredible season finale. (more…)

Paint Scheme Report: Phoenix International Raceway

PaintSchemeReportPhoenix International Raceway often produces some of the most exciting races each season. This time around, the Eliminator Round will conclude here, and could make for very intense competition. Teams showed up to the track this weekend with a hunger to succeed, and some neat paint schemes. Some teams are displaying patriotic colors for Veterans Day, while others are displaying unique looks, making for an interesting mix of schemes during the second to last race weekend of the year.

We’ll take a look at a few of the great looking cars and ones that could use a new paint-job in this week’s Paint Scheme Report. (more…)

Voting Open for Next Miss Coors Light

MissCoorsLightYou can find Miss Coors Light (MCL) around the track during each race weekend. She is often posing for pictures with pole winners along with interacting with race fans. As the 2014 season comes to a close, current MCL Rachel Rupert will hand over her firesuit to one of the six new candidates. They recently participated in a video at Charlotte Motor Speedway so you can get to know them a little bit better. Voting ends with race season on Sunday, November 16th.

If you are unsure who to give your vote to, I would appreciate a vote for my friend Brittany Berndt. I know you all would love to have her as the new MCL and she would fit the role perfectly!

Vote now and up to six times per day!

 

Photo Credit: Patrick Smith

The Road to Miami: Contender Round Shakes Up Championship Picture

charlotte_nscs_race_field (1)Each race in the Contender Round of the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship provided a unique twist to the title battle.

Three weeks ago at Kansas Speedway, the trouble Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne, and Brad Keselowski ran into impacted their chances at moving forward in the Chase.

During the following week at Charlotte Motor Speedway, drivers including Earnhardt Jr. dug themselves a bigger hole while Kevin Harvick took the victory and was relieved of the pressure Talladega would bring. (more…)

Baby Busch is On the Way

The news broke this morning on social media that Kyle and Samantha Busch are expecting their first child. The due date is next May, and falls around Sprint All-Star Race weekend. I want to congratulate them both, and wish good luck in the next chapter of their lives. They will definitely be great parents!

The couple is very active on twitter, so its likely that fans will be able to stay up-to-date on the pregnancy until the day Baby Busch arrives.

Paint Scheme Report: Charlotte Motor Speedway

PaintSchemeReportA new feature to Turn 4 Racing News, the “Paint Scheme Report” will depict which cars came to the track looking great and which ones did not. This social media driven report will use pictures found on twitter and discuss what’s great or not so great about the different schemes.

The second race weekend of the season at Charlotte Motor Speedway is upon us. It’s a homecoming for most drivers and teams which means the cars are looking their best. In addition, this is the only night race during the Chase for the Sprint Cup and that brings some different looking cars that will shine under the lights this weekend. (more…)

Dirty Mo Radio Makes Appearance as Sponsor on JR Motorsports Car in Charlotte

charlotte_nns_p2_alexIt’s always neat to see new sponsors break into the sport of NASCAR. Whether it’s a food chain, clothing retailer, or an internet product – fans tend to be very supportive of the company. While the sponsor for Alex Bowman’s JR Motorsports (JRM) debut isn’t technically new to the sport, it’s bringing in a new type of sponsorship – podcasting.

Through social media, many fans and NASCAR industry leaders have heard about Dirty Mo Radio (DMR). It’s the podcast station developed by NASCAR Nationwide Series team JRM. For fans of the team and Dale Earnhardt Jr., it’s the place for limitless information and insight.

JRM Director of Communications Mike Davis spearheads the station and is one of personalities found on a couple of their four podcasts. Currently, the station features The Monday Recap, The Dale Jr. Download, Kelly Earnhardt-Miller’s Fast Lane Family, and JRM 360: The Podcast. (more…)