Paint Scheme Report: New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Kentucky 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.

Two action-packed tracks are up next on the schedule in New Hampshire Motor Speedway and Kentucky Speedway. Typically, the Paint Scheme Report focuses solely on NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schemes. However, this week, one from the NASCAR Nationwide Series makes the list. The New England market often puts new sponsors on cars during race weekend in New Hampshire and this weekend is no different. (more…)

The Road to Miami: A Look Ahead at the Chase

Photo Credit: Robert Laberge

Photo Credit: Robert Laberge

Almost eight months following NASCAR’s landmark announcement regarding the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format, the time to write a new chapter in the sport’s history has arrived.

Excitement has been building around the new format all season-long. The importance placed on winning has increased the competition level in almost every race. Now, 13 victors along with three drivers in on points are about to embark on potentially the wildest ten races in the sports’ history. Its new, its different and it will surely be fun to watch. (more…)

Paint Scheme Report: Chicagoland Speedway

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A 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.

This week, NASCAR is in the “Windy City” of Chicago, IL for the opening race in the Challenger Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. With a lot on the line for the 16 Chase competitors, they each hope for a good run in order to gain some momentum because that is the key to this season’s championship. Sponsors want their cars looking good this weekend as all eye’s are on Chicaogland Speedway. Many teams brought out their primary paint schemes, but we’ll still take a look at them in this week’s edition of the Paint Scheme Report. (more…)

Chase Madness: Chase Grid Challenge

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The all-new Chase for the Sprint Cup has arrived. The new elimination-style system uses the handy Chase Grid to keep track of how drivers can advance through each round to make it to the final race in Homestead-Miami.

Just like for the NCAA Basketball Tournament each March, NASCAR fans will fill out their Chase Grid prior to the start of the final ten races.

Many people make filling out the basketball bracket a game, so now, NASCAR fans have the same opportunity. Turn 4 Racing News is launching Chase Madness. (more…)

Race to the Chase: Richmond International Raceway

With the completely-new Chase for the Sprint Cup Series championship approaching, there will be a lot to watch for in the final regular season races. To break it all down, I’ll post this weekly infograph to show who is on the Chase Grid and who is on the outside looking in. Also, I’ll include a list of drivers who could potentially win their first race of the season and put themselves in a position to make the Chase. One race remains and the Race to the Chase is on.

Race to Chase Richmond

Paint Scheme Report: Richmond International Raceway

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A 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 final regular season race weekend in 2014 brings NASCAR to Richmond International Raceway. Classic short-track racing may not leave the cars looking great following the events, so we’ll talk about them while the paint schemes remain fresh. Racing under the lights always bring out new schemes and much like in Bristol and Atlanta, there is a good amount this weekend. (more…)

NASCAR and Comcast Reach 10-Year Series Entitlement Agreement; Matches Longest Single Series Title Sponsorship Pact in the Sport’s History

454549404_10DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. and PHILADELPHIA (SEPTEMBER 3, 2014) — NASCAR and Comcast (Nasdaq: CMCSA, CMCSK) announced today a historic agreement that will make Comcast’s XFINITY brand the title sponsor of what is now known as the NASCAR Nationwide Series through 2024. The 10-year term matches the longest single agreement around title sponsorship of any NASCAR national series in history, and is the longest entitlement sponsorship agreement in this series’ history. (more…)