Ben Kennedy’s evolving leadership role at NASCAR

By Holly Cain, NASCAR Wire Service As NASCAR has announced bold new editions of the 2022 race schedules for its three premier series in the last few weeks, a fresh voice in leadership has essentially taken the corporate green flag – 29-year old Ben Kennedy. The great-grandson of NASCAR founder Bill France Sr. has been […]

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NASCAR’s Steve Phelps on progress with diversity, overcoming the pandemic and racing’s future

By Jerry Jordan, Editor DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – As the 2021 NASCAR season officially gets underway, NASCAR President Steve Phelps explained the most important issues facing professional stockcar racing this year and how the sport has not only embraced racial diversity, its position is helping the sport thrive more than ever. Plus, the approach taken […]

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Bubba Wallace wins 2020 NMPA Pocono Spirit Award

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Following a tumultuous 2020 NASCAR Cup Series season, Bubba Wallace has been recognized as the winner of the 2020 NMPA Pocono Spirit Award. The National Motorsports Press Association (NMPA) recognized Wallace for his advocacy in making NASCAR more diverse and inclusive. Following the killing of Ahmaud Arbery and George Floyd […]

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NASCAR President Steve Phelps declares the sport overcame ‘difficult’ race season brought on by COVID-19

By Jerry Jordan, Editor PHOENIX, AZ. – Whether motivated by financial necessity, pride or the desire to give fans some sense of normalcy, NASCAR fought through the COVID-19 shutdown earlier this year, returned strong and will become the first national sport to complete the season in its entirety. Steve Phelps, NASCAR’s president, went over the […]

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NASCAR’s Steve Phelps looks ahead as sport’s return gave guidance to others following lockdown

By Jerry Jordan, Editor Calling 2020 an “extraordinary, unprecedented year for our sport,” NASCAR President Steve Phelps told a group of media this week he is “proud of how our industry has come together as one.” He proclaimed that past criticisms of the sport regarding its inability to get along and play well within its […]

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Steve Phelps Comments on Inclusivity in NASCAR Ahead of Regular Season Finale

By: Zach Catanzareti Shortly before the running of Saturday night’s Coke Zero Sugar 400 from Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR president Steve Phelps joined NBC Sports to speak about the current efforts to stay inclusive in what has been a year of social change across the country. “The sports world, we saw some things that are […]

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Wallace selected as second quarter NMPA Pocono Spirit Award Winner

By Seth Eggert, Staff Writer Following his advocacy efforts to make NASCAR more diverse and inclusive, Bubba Wallace was recognized as the second quarter NMPA Pocono Spirit Award Winner. Advocacy Wallace’s advocacy started in early June in the wake of the death of Georgy Floyd in Minneapolis, MN. Prior to the NASCAR Cup Series race […]

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