New Hampshire's own Adam Sandler will return home on July 19 when he serves as the special 25th Anniversary Grand Marshal for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at NHMS. Sandler will star in this summer's action-comedy "Pixels", in theaters July 24.
O. Bruton Smith, who grew up in the small Stanly County town of Oakboro and founded the first motorsports company to be traded on the New York Stock Exchange, leads the newest class of inductees to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.
Take the kids to Jimmie Johnson's Lowe's Build and Grow clinic on July 19. The package includes either an Adult grandstand ticket or two Children's grandstand tickets, a 15-minute Q&A session with Jimmie, and the Lowe's Build and Grow clinic.
Scott Greenwood won the Middleweight Grand Prix "Dash for Cash" on Saturday to pick up his second win in as many races to begin the 2015 Loudon Road Race Series season. Rick Doucette did the same in the Lightweight Grand Prix.
The Granite Stripe discusses the recent announcement that SMI Exec. Chairman Bruton Smith will be inducted into the NASCAR Hall of Fame, reviews two births in the NASCAR world, then makes race picks for Charlotte.
It's go time now, though. The upcoming race will be a 600-mile marathon, the longest race in the sport by 100 miles. This grueling test will help set the stage for the second half of the regular season leading up the the Chase.