5 Favorites For Saturday’s Rinnai 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio)

HAMPTON, Ga – The NASCAR XFINITY Series had two practice sessions at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday as they were the lone two sessions in preparation for Saturday afternoon’s Rinnai 250 (2 p.m. ET/FS1/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio). All they do on Saturday is qualifying at 9:10 am in the morning then race after. The odds of a new XFINITY Series winner this weekend are pretty high. How high? Try a 97.4% chance high. Since only one former series Atlanta winner is entered this weekend – Kevin Harvick (four-time winner: 2009, 2013,…

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Elliott Sore After Daytona 500 Crash, 100 Percent Though For This Weekend, Says Atlanta Won’t Be Indicative on Rest Of Season

HAMPTON, GA – The first two races in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series season are arguably the top two races circled each year for Hendrick Motorsports driver Chase Elliott. It’s not the fact that they’re the first two races of each season now, it’s because of what each mean to the second generation driver. The Daytona 500 and it’s morale speak for itself. It’s a no brainer why Elliott and ever Cup driver are extra charged up for that race. It’s the season opener as well as the biggest race…

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New Sponsor For Alex Bowman For 2018, 2019 and 2020

Eastman Performance Films, LLC, a subsidiary of Eastman Chemical Company, has joined 12-time NASCAR Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of driver Alex Bowman and the No. 88 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 team in the premier NASCAR Cup Series through 2020. The sponsorship featuring the LLumar brand of window film and paint protection film was announced today at Eastman’s Elite Dealer Conference in San Diego. Eastman will be a primary sponsor of Bowman, 24, for one race in 2018 and two races each season in 2019 and 2020. The…

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Luther Automotive Group To Sponsor Rahal at Iowa, 5th Different Sponsor For 2018 Season For The Team

It wouldn’t be a normal week if Rahal/Letterman/Lanigan Racing didn’t bring in a new sponsorship opportunity to the Verizon IndyCar Series. The team has already announced four previous sponsorship deals for the 2018 season, and now has secured a fifth. RLL announced today that Luther Automotive Group, the largest new and used dealership group in the Midwest, will be the primary sponsor of the No. 15 Verizon IndyCar Series entry of Graham Rahal at Iowa Speedway on July 8. Luther Automotive Group will also be an associate sponsor for Rahal’s…

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Juncos Racing Hires Alfonso Celis Jr. To 2018 Indy Lights Season

Juncos Racing announced today that Mexican Alfonso Celis Jr. will join the team for the 2018 Indy Lights Championship Presented by Cooper Tires. Celis is the second driver to commit to the reigning 2017 Indy Lights Champions. Alfonso Celis Jr. (Puebla, Mexico) joins the Indy Lights Championship after a successful season in the World Series Formula V8, where he claimed one pole and one win to finish third in the championship. Celis was also a Formula One Reserve Driver for Sahara Force India Formula One during the 2016 and 2017…

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5 Things To Watch For NASCAR’s Weekend In Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga – The NASCAR world says this weekend’s race at the Atlanta Motor Speedway begins the “real” season. After last week’s season opener at the Daytona International Speedway, a restrictor plate track, the second race of the year on a 1.54-mile oval is what many consider the beginning of the year. Atlanta can give us far more information to go on for the season than Daytona can. LISTEN: Atlanta Preview Podcast With that being said, here are five things to watch this weekend. 

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Prime Sports NASCAR, Race Review Online Feb. 22 Podcast – Looking Back at Daytona, Atlanta Preview

Greg DePalma, RotoWire‘s C.J. Radune and Eric Smith of Race Review Online look back at the final stages of the Daytona 500, as Austin Dillon‘s bump tactics pay off with victory. On the flip side, impatience might have cost Ryan Blaney and Chase Elliott. They also preview the Folds of Honor 500 in Atlanta, as the season gets into full swing. Listen to the Podcast Here

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