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D4D Youth Combine Participants Announced

Rev Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – The participants have been selected for 2015 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Youth Combine. Youth combine participants will be evaluated on their driving skills and past experience on November 2nd at Concord Motorsports Park, located in Charlotte, NC.
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Engines Revved For D4D Combine

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Twenty-two drivers have three days to compete for a spot in the motorsport industry’s top driver development program, the NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D), set to commence at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Va., Oct. 19-21, 2015.

Now in its 12th year, the annual Combine invites promising ethnically diverse and female drivers, ages 14 to 26, from across North America to test their skills over a three-day period in order to identify members of the NASCAR D4D Class of 2016.

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Byron Finishes Title Run At Monster Mile

By Brooke Franceschini, NASCAR

DOVER, Del. -- William Byron found it was worth the wait at the Monster Mile.

After the Drive Sober 125 presented by the Delaware Office of Highway Safety was postponed Friday due to inclement weather, and the start was delayed again Saturday morning, the 17-year-old from Charlotte, North Carolina, was finally able to drive his No. 9 Liberty University Chevrolet to a ninth-place finish and raise the 2015 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East championship trophy Saturday afternoon at Dover International Speedway.

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D4D Youth Combine Date, Location Change

Rev Racing Press Release

CHARLOTTE, N.C. - Rev Racing and NASCAR Multicultural Development have decided to host a separate combine for the 2015 NASCAR Drive for Diversity youth participants.
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Pena Makes Most Of Opportunity At VIR

Tim Southers, NASCAR

ALTON, Va. – Sometimes it’s good to be at the right place at the right time and that was true for Sergio Pena Saturday in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Biscuitville 125 at Virginia International Raceway.

Pena driving the No. 42 Special Smiles Pediatric Dentistry Toyota for REV Racing, took advantage of a couple of cars going off course during the final green-white-checkered attempt to collect his fifth career win.

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Deadline Approaching For D4D Combine

Rev Racing

CHARLOTTE, N.C. –  Aspiring drivers have one month left to apply for the 2015 NASCAR Drive for Diversity Driver Combine. Young drivers of ethnically diverse backgrounds and females must submit their online application by Sept. 4 in order to be considered for the 12th Annual NASCAR Drive for Diversity (D4D) Combine, Oct. 19-21 at Langley Speedway in Hampton, Virginia. A select number of applicants will have the opportunity to compete for a spot in the 2016 NASCAR D4D class in partnership with Rev Racing.

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Partners Drive Diversity Internship Program

By Lauren Houston, NASCAR

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla.  –  Since its inception 16 years ago, the NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) has served as one of the top programs in the sports industry. > More

Smithfield Partners With RPM & NASCAR To Serve Central Florida Food Bank

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – In celebration of the race weekend in Daytona, Smithfield partnered with Richard Petty Motorsports No. 43 driver Aric Almirola, and the NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) to donate 43,000 pounds of protein to the Second Harvest Food Bank of Central Florida to help serve the Daytona community. This significant donation is part of Smithfield's Helping Hungry Homes tour, the company's coast-to-coast effort to help families and individuals become more food secure.

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Internship Program Welcomes 2015 Class

Official Release

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Twenty of the best and brightest college students from across the country will descend on Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend as the sport introduces the 2015 NASCAR Diversity Internship Program (NDIP) class at NASCAR Sprint All-Star Weekend.

The interns come to NASCAR from as far north as the University of Minnesota and as far south as the University of Puerto Rico, and will take part in the 10-week, paid program, created to expose multicultural college students to employment opportunities within America’s number one motorsport.

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D4D Application Process To Be Year-Round

Official Release

CONCORD, N.C. – Each year NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative and its competition arm, Rev Racing, seek to obtain the highest quality of applicants representing the most diverse backgrounds and develop them into successful NASCAR drivers.  This selection process begins with the NASCAR Drive for Diversity Combine.

Beginning with the 2015 selection process, the application window for the Drive for Diversity Combine will be open year-round, allowing for drivers to update their résumé throughout the season with their latest successes and up-to-date results.

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