NASCAR

Hey, buddy, have you seen a racecar hauler?

Drivers of NASCAR transporters pride themselves on being essential members of precision race teams.

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Why is a JakeBrake important to you?

Answer the question by November 15 and you may just win a weekend in Las Vegas March 9-12, 2012, around the time of the NASCAR events. JakeBrake makers Jacobs Vehicle Systems, as I wrote in May this year, share a 50th anniversary with Overdrive this year. To celebrate and thank customers, via their Facebook page they're collecting drivers and owner-operators' stories, pictures and video in answer to the question of the engine brake's importance and ...

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Alliance Truck Parts sponsors NASCAR race

Company has signed a 3-year naming rights deal with Michigan International Speedway.

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ExxonMobil to sponsor NASCAR champion Tony Stewart

ExxonMobil signed a multi-year sponsorship agreement with two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Tony Stewart and Stewart-Haas Racing beginning in 2011. “With Mobil 1’s long tradition of partnering with world-class race teams around the globe, we are proud of our new association with one of NASCAR’s top drivers,” said Nigel Searle, vice president marketing, ExxonMobil Lubricants & Petroleum Specialties Company. “We look forward to helping Stewart-Haas Racing secure a Sprint Cup Series championship and add to ...

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Charlotte show highlights trucks

Activities include truck and construction industry-related displays, truck drag races and the Custom Rigs Pride & Polish truck beauty contest.

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New Truckers News photo contests starting in July

In July, Truckers News, via its photo group on Flickr.com, is embarking on a new monthly series of photo contests -- the winner will have his/her photo published in the magazine and will receive an instructional book on photography. Each contest will be themed, so it may require a little looking around/searching -- I'm posting this early on so you can get to scanning the horizon for some scenes including JUNKED or FORGOTTEN TRUCKS/TRAILERS, such as ...

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Joy of sharing — win some diesel oil, Nascar VIP tickets, maybe a portable toilet?

A new sweepstakes put on by Shell Rotella opened today and is asking drivers to share what they feel is the toughest road in America by the end of August. The company's "Road-Tested Challenge," in exchange for operators' stories, offers a chance for drivers to win a VIP NASCAR experience with Richard Childress Racing, along with hundreds of instant prizes, including Shell Gift Cards and Shell Rotella-branded merchandise. Click here for the sweepstakes entry page -- no purchase ...

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Alliance Parts contest winners get chance on NASCAR tracks

Three truckers and a team bus driver have won individual $500 awards to drive a Richard Petty car on a race course or ride in a NASCAR-style stock car driven by a professional instructor.

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Freightliner continues NASCAR support

Freightliner Trucks NASCAR sponsorship for 2010 marks the fifth year the truck maker has been the official heavy duty truck sponsor of the sport.

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Views from the Grandstands

The Car of Tomorrow may sound like it's humming, but an overhaul is in order to keep fans and drivers happy.

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