Ed Coombs

Ed began covering NASCAR for the former Gater Racing News regularly in 2000. He began working with Speedway Media in 2003 by supplying exclusive photos from the races covered. Currently he is the Editor and Assistant Publisher of Speedway Media. He also manages staff and credentialing. With the closing down of Gater News after nearly 50 years he hopes to become a more regular contributor at Speedway Media as a writer and photographer. My Twitter name is @coombsed feel free to follow me I am a member of the National Motorsports Press Association.

Kenseth Wins Delayed Quaker State 400

Matt Kenseth’s crew chief, Jason Ratcliff gambled late in the Quaker State 400 at the Kentucky Speedway and took no tires and only fuel...

BREAKING NEWS: Jason Leffler Killed in Sprint Car Crash

SWEDESBORO, N.J., June 12 - Jason Leffler, who has driven in all three of NASCAR's touring series, died as the result of a crash...

Busch Overcomes Penalty to Win Truck Race in Charlotte

Kyle Busch hadn’t won a Camping World Series truck race in his last seven starts but at the Charlotte Motor Speedway Friday night he overcame a pit road penalty to win the North Carolina Education Lottery 200.

Breaking News : Post Race Incident at RIR between Nelson Piqet and Brian Scott and Crews Investigated by Police

The post-race incident between Turner Motorsports' Nelson Piquet Jr., Richard Childress Racing's Brian Scott and their crews apparently escalated into an alleged physical altercation...

Hamlin Wins at New Hampshire- Just Like he Predicated

Earlier this week Denny Hamlin told everyone via Twitter that he would win this week’s Sylvania 300 at the New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The proclamation came after a disappointing finish in Chicago where he ran out of gas and lost valuable positions in the chase for the Sprint Cup.

Watkins Glen International Concession Stands to Feature Local Favorites

At this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen, fans may taste a variety of regional food favorites such as Beef on Weck and Sahlen’s Hot Dogs.

Allmendinger Fails Second Test -Suspended Indefinitely

NASCAR has said that suspended Penske Racing driver A.J. Allmendinger has failed his second urinalysis test and will remain suspended indefinitely.  In messages on...

Watkins Glen Ready for NASCAR Weekend

Since the last time NASCAR visited the Finger Lakes area of upstate New York there’s been some significant changes around the track. During the off-season the track completed the installation of new grandstands in several locations around the track.

Crown Royal Kicks Off Nationwide Call for Heroes

  Whisky Brand to Honor an American Hero with Naming Rights to the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway   INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. Feb. 7, 2012 – There...


Dallas, Texas - December 20, 2011 – The Mission Foods GT3 Cup Trophy USA by Car Amigo announced its 2012 schedule today as the...

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