Archive for December 16th, 2007

Pro Four Modifieds Announce 2008 Schedule

The Pro Four Modifieds of New England Racing Series is pleased to announce its action packed 2008 schedule of 15 race events. These dates take the series to seven tracks in Connecticut, New Hampshire and Maine.

The Pro Four Modifieds always provide exciting side by side racing at every track they go to and 2008 will not be an exception. 2007 Pro Four Modified Champion Norm Wrenn looks to defend his title against formidable competition.

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2008 NASCAR Camping World Series Schedule Announced

Historic Tracks Highlight Calendar For Top Developmental Series

Daytona Beach, FL — Several new tracks join a list of historic venues that will make up the 2008 NASCAR Camping World Series schedule, as the top developmental series in NASCAR presents a stronger, more geographically diverse mixture of short tracks, speedways and road courses across the United States. Also today, NASCAR announced that beginning in 2008, Camping World would be the new title sponsor for the sport’s long-standing Grand National Division, East and West Series.

The NASCAR Camping World Series calendar will run on 23 tracks in 16 states, including a return trip to Iowa Speedway for a combination race between the East and West on the 7/8-mile tri-oval in Newton, Iowa. Last year’s event drew almost 25,000 fans that witnessed an epic battle in which 17-year-old Joey Logano, the eventual 2007 East champion, outdueled 2007 Daytona 500 winner Kevin Harvick to claim the victory.

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NASCAR Ushers in Era of Camping World Series

NASCAR Welcomes Camping World As News Series Sponsor

Daytona Beach, FL — The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) announced today that Camping World, the country’s largest RV and outdoor retailer, will become the title sponsor for NASCAR Camping World Series beginning in 2008, entitling NASCAR’s top developmental series – the long-standing Grand National Division, East and West Series.

Over the years, this series has helped launch the careers of many future NASCAR stars, including current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standouts Kevin Harvick, Martin Truex, Jr., and David Gilliland, along with two-time championship crew chief Greg Zipadelli. As the new title sponsor, Camping World looks to continue the tradition of developing talented young drivers that aspire to go on and excel in the highest levels of NASCAR racing. Recent enhancements to the series included a schedule with an expanded geographic reach, new competition and cost-containment initiatives such as the new “spec engine” and composite body, and a lowered age-limit to 16 for drivers.

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Logano Crowned 2007 Champion in NASCAR Busch East Series

Uncasville, CT — Teenage NASCAR phenom Joey Logano returned to his home state to be honored as the 2007 NASCAR Grand National Division, Busch East Series at the series’ awards ceremony at the Mohegan Sun Resort in Uncasville, Conn. Saturday night.

The 17-year-old rookie driver from Middletown, Conn., was presented the championship trophy and postseason team awards. Logano’s winnings, bonus awards, and point fund earnings pushed his season total to $233,978. The championship celebration culminated with NASCAR Managing Director of Racing Operations George Silbermann presenting Logano with the prestigious NASCAR championship ring.

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