Nascanner Auto Racing Frequency Pit Stop Blog has Moved to our main site at Nascanner.com

18 06 2011

Hello all, This blog has moved to our main site http://www.nascanner.com/  until this week NASCANNER was a frontpage site with no ability for a blog.  We have updated NASCANNER so the NASCAR frequencies site and the blog are now one site.  For NASCANNER drivers frequencies and news please go to our main site at NASCANNER





Social Media Guide to the Indianapolis 500 – Driver Twitter Accounts

29 05 2011

It’s almost time to kiss the bricks and drink your milk, folks, as perhaps one of the most famous races in the world gets ready for its annual running. That’s right. The Indianapolis 500 is getting ready to drop the green flag on for the 100th time since it began.

Yes, it’s the official 100th anniversary of the Indianapolis 500, so expect the already-exciting event to have even more hype when the race starts. As is the case with most savvy business, the Indianapolis 500 has a strong web presence, including their own YouTube page, as well as Twitter and Facebook profiles. As an example of the Speedway’s social media engagement, their Facebook profile links to “The Greatest 33” contest, where fans and friends can pick the top racers to take part in Indy 500.

As for their YouTube page, content is about what you’d expect. Interviews with drivers and other racing dignitaries, and there’s also Practice Day footage:

While the Indianapolis Motor Speedway does indeed have a flourishing Twitter account, more fans are probably more interested in what the drivers have to tweet about. In some cases, it’s quite a bit, actually. In this day and age of athletes tweeting their hearts out, race car drivers using Twitter a lot is to be expected. Over at Naptown Buzz, there’s a list of all the Indy 500 racers and their Twitter accounts, which is reproduced below:

via A Quick Social Media Guide to the Indianapolis 500 | WebProNews.

Auto Racing Driver Frequencies at NASCANNER

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Danica Partrick Catty after Crash at Bristol

20 03 2011
BRISTOL, TN - MARCH 18:  Danica Patrick, drive...

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Danica Patrick’s spring session in NASCAR ended with a bang. A big one. And she wasn’t happy about it.

With 53 laps to go in Saturday’s Nationwide race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Patrick made contact with Ryan Truex. Patrick’s car spun hard into the wall – first the nose, then the rear, leaving her with a destroyed race car.

After getting out of her car, Patrick waited for the cars to come back around. When they did, Patrick walked onto the track, located Truex and spread her arms apart as if to say, “What gives?”

“It felt like to me – I came out of the corner I was just running down the straight and it felt like he came off the wall,” said Patrick, who was running 17th at the time, two laps down. “I don’t I know if he had a tag-slap off the wall, like he was pushing up and then it snapped on him and he came off. I don’t know. I don’t know if I may be giving him the benefit of the doubt right there.”

Upon first look it didn’t appear as though Truex did anything wrong. It looked liked Patrick got loose, slipped up the track and into Truex’s rear bumper. But the head-on replay does show Truex turning slightly into Patrick’s lane.

“It was my fault. I guess that’s just racing at Bristol,” Truex said. “We were racing there and I just came off the corner, got loose, and as I was saving it just came down the hill and got into her. My fault. I mean, I’m sorry. I didn’t want for that to happen. I don’t know if she thinks I did it on purpose. I guess she’s just mad because she was running good. It was an accident. I apologize.”

Regardless of fault, it was a tough way for Patrick to end this portion of her Nationwide schedule. She’d finished in the top 20 in her first three races, including a career-best fourth-place run two weeks ago at Las Vegas.

She ended up 33rd at Bristol.

Read more at  NASCAR – Yahoo! Sports.

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Dancia Patrick Crash on Lap 68 in Nationwide Series

14 02 2010

Danica Patrick not so smooth first time out

Danica Patrick’s first race on the Nationwide Series didn’t go quite as she had hoped. Just the same the 35th place finish as a rookie will give her a lot to walk away learning.

Patrick was taken out of the race in a lap 68 in a large pile-up, resulting in a “did not finish” final standing for her.

The first thing that Patrick learned was that she might be getting a lot of media attention but that does not stop her from being a part of a big one. The big one being the crash she was a part of in the Nationwide Series today in Daytona.

The second thing that she has to continue to work on is the difference between NASCAR and Indy-car language. Patrick repeatedly communicates using her Indy-car lingo. While her team can adapt and she can clarify as to how the car is performing. Still, anyone in NASCAR will tell you that communication is key between a driver and their pit crew, so Patrick will have to work on this some.

via Dancia Patrick’s first race not so smooth.





2010 NASCAR Twitter Driver Directory

13 02 2010

Here is the 2010 NASCAR Driver Directory from The Final Lap

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DRIVERS
AJ Allmendinger
Andy Belmont
Alli Owens
Aric Almirola
Brad Keselowski
Benny Gordon
Bobby Labonte
Brad Coleman
Brandon Whitt
Brian Vickers
Brian Vickers (alt)
Chase Elliott
Danica Patrick
Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Denny Hamlin
Elliott Sadler
Juan Pablo Montoya
Jeffrey Earnhardt
Kelly Bires
Ken Butler
Kenny Wallace
Kevin Hamlin
Kevin Harvick
Kyle Busch
Joe Nemechek
Justin Allgaier
Joey Logano
Landon Cassill
Leilani Munter
Marc Davis
Marcos Ambrose
Max Papis
Michael Annett
Michael Waltrip
Michael McDowell
Moses Smith
Regan Smith
Ricky Carmichael
Robby Gordon
Ross Kenseth
Ryan Newman
Sam Hornish
Scott Speed
Stanton Barrett
Steve Wallace
Kenny Wallace
TJ Bell
Tom Hessert





Danica Patrick NASCAR Debut at Daytona Speedway Saturday

9 02 2010

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. — After a top-10 taste of stock car racing over the weekend, Danica Patrick has decided to accelerate her learning curve and will enter Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series season-opener at Daytona International Speedway.

Danica Patrick makes the More to NASCAR

Patrick announced her decision Monday, two days after finishing sixth at Daytona in an 80-lap race in the ARCA Series, which is an entry-level, training series for many drivers. The Nationwide Series is NASCAR’s version of Triple-A baseball and a significant step up.

“Racing in the Nationwide Series race was my goal during this entire two-month preparation process,” Patrick said, “but we wanted to make sure it was the right thing to do.

“The ARCA race was a blast and I’m not ready for my first Daytona Speedweeks to end just yet. I want more racing.”

via Danica Will Make NASCAR Debut at Daytona on Saturday — Motorsports FanHouse.

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NASCAR Scanner Frequencies: Updated for 2012

9 02 2010

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Auto Racing has become the fastest growing spectator sport in the United States.  NASCAR fans enjoy the ability to hear their favorite drivers and crew directly via hand held scanners.  The frequency range is between 450-460 Mhz. A few drivers have recently changed to 800-900mhz frequencies

Nascanner decided to provide frequency updates on NowPublic free.   Here are our first update. 

88 Dale Earnhardt Jr 468.5250 466.3750Other Driver frequencies at http://www.nascanner.com/sprint-frequencies/

NASCANNER: 2012 free Auto Racing Frequencies, Schedule, and Driver Guide

Here is a NASCAR scanner frequency Primer from two sources.

 Using a Scanner at a NASCAR Race

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Once you’ve experienced a race with a scanner, you can’t imagine watching one without the headphones on your ears.  You are able to listen to communication among the driver, his pit crew and spotter, as well as radio broadcasts and track announcements, which are usually otherwise inaudible due to the race noise.

Using a scanner helps you discover the race behind the race, hearing differing pit strategies, learning how the cars are handling and discovering who is mad at whom.  Basically, you’ll hear what these guys really want to say, but can’t in front of a television camera.

When I started scanning races, I used a cheap 200-channel scanner with a frequency range reaching 800Mhz, and two sets of inexpensive headphones with a splitter.  I bought it on sale in 1997, and the whole set-up cost me around $200. It worked, but I have since learned that there are big differences with scanners, headsets and even antenna’s. In short, you can get by with less expensive set-ups, but spending a few extra dollars will save some frustration with bleed-over and lost reception at the track.

If you don’t want to buy a scanner, you can rent them at the track. The cost to rent one for the weekend is $55-60, so you can do the math to see how quickly you can own one at those prices. Plus, I’ve seen the track-side rental places run out of scanners, so you’re definitely not guaranteed to get one.

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Using a Scanner at a NASCAR Race

NASCAR scanner frequency information from Fact Expert

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What would it be like to be a part of the thrill and excitement that goes on among the crew of NASCAR driver during a heated race? Those that know the NASCAR frequencies that each individual driver transmits on during the race can say that they’ve experienced it all first hand. Drivers run into all kinds of problems during races and they have a lot of triumphs too. It’s all usually captured through the transmissions they send to their crew as they tear around the track and for those in the know, they can be a part of it all as well. However it should be said that the activity of scanning frequencies can be considered illegal in some cases so it’s important to know what’s going to get you in very big trouble and what areas considered ok to an extent.

First of all, not all frequencies are the same from race to race and track to track. There are groups that keep up with NASCAR frequencies and if you’re planning on making it a part of your regular trips to the races, you may want to join one. That’s not to say that there aren’t places online that you can find these out, but it’s nice to belong to a community of fellow enthusiasts that may be willing to share a lot of information and tips that you can’t always find anywhere else. If frequencies have been changed for any reason, you may find out from a friend in a group or forum before you head out to the track.

NASCAR Frequencies Can Change From Race To Race

Each of the drivers in a race has several NASCAR frequencies to broadcast on. Even the governing body of NASCAR itself can’t determine which frequencies will be usable at all times. There are usually about four available frequencies for a driver. A primary and secondary as well as two alternates. Thankfully there are some websites that list all of these for scanner enthusiasts to make use of. But it’s not just for a single area of NASCAR. In some cases, the frequencies for all of the series including the NationWide, Sprint Cup and even CART racing.

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