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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Twenty-eight talented collegiate students from across the country participated in the 2017 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP). Among the stand-outs are current and former students who have attended HBCUs, Historically Black Colleges and Universities: Cabrell Cooper, Dejah Gilliam, Gregory Carty, Kenneth Lee, Precious Makuyana, and Ronald Alexander. These students hail from five different HBCUs - Delaware State University, Johnson C. > More
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Five of the 28 students selected for this year’s NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) are current or former collegiate athletes from across the country. This talented group of students, both on and off the field, participate in the 10-week, paid internship that targets multicultural undergraduate and graduate students interested in the motorsport industry.> More
The NASCAR Diversity Interns participated in the program’s fourth, annual community service project as part of their internship experience Saturday. The interns both in Daytona Beach and Charlotte offices volunteered with their respective Habitat for Humanity ReStore centers. The teams had an impactful day preparing for the future home-building projects for locals.
The interns embraced the importance of giving back and working as a team. Bria Dixon, the Weekly and Touring department intern in the Daytona Beach office commented on her involvement.> More
CONCORD, N.C. – This weekend’s journey to New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) will mark the second companion race of the K&N Pro Series East season. Despite the rigorous schedule in July, the drivers are looking to each race as an opportunity to improve their standings and finishes.> More
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Twenty-eight students embarked on, what was for many, their first motorsports internship during the Monster Energy NASCAR All-Star race weekend in May. This year’s NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class is the largest since 2004. Much of the growth and success of the 10-week, paid, summer internship program is due, in part, to the steady increase in industry participation.> More
CONCORD, N.C. – Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park (TSMP) unveiled their 2017 short track schedule in December, announcing the return of the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East. After an eight-year absence for the KNPSE, the upcoming race will celebrate the series’ New England roots and the rich history of the division with the Busch North Throwback 100 on Saturday, July 8.
To mark the occasion, Rev Racing will honorably wrap two of their cars in the former paint schemes of Rogelio López and Tommy Houston.> More
BROOKLYN, Mich. – Two weeks ago at Dover, Kyle Larson took a painful master class in restarts from Professor Jimmie Johnson.
In Sunday’s FireKeepers Casino 400 at Michigan International Speedway, Larson graduated with high honors, using a series of exceptional restarts to win his second Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race of the season and his second in a row, dating to last August, at the two-mile track in the Irish Hills.> More
LONG POND, Pa. — Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. entered the Pocono Raceway garage early Friday morning walking alongside and chatting with NASCAR’s biggest superstar, Dale Earnhardt Jr.
As always, a huge crowd of adoring NASCAR fans excitedly made their way toward the pair.> More
On June 4, Delaware State University's National Association of Black Journalists and NASCAR Multicultural Development teamed up once again to bridge the gap between young media students and the growing sports industry. This is my second opportunity to spend time at Dover International Speedway networking with industry insiders. This year, I had the opportunity to be a part of a group of educators from the Baltimore city and central Delaware areas who were invited to NASCAR not just to see the race, but to learn how to bring a NASCAR stem curriculum to the classroom.> More
CONCORD, N.C. -- Each year Rev Racing seeks to obtain the highest quality applicants representing diverse backgrounds and develop them into successful NASCAR drivers. Started by Max Siegel in 2009, Rev Racing also manages a youth racing initiative for kids 8-14 who want to compete in the INEX Legend cars.
Through a several week evaluation process, youth drivers were chosen by recommendation, historical success, and overall driving performance.> More