Nationwide Series

Oct 09

2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

Alex Bowman, driver of the #5 Dirty Mo Radio Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive For The Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Alex Bowman, with a lap speed of 181.245mph, showed the quickest way around Charlotte Motor Speedway Thursday evening during the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Drive for the Cure 300 practice session. The 2010 series champion, Brad Keselowski, was second quickest with a lap speed of 180.650mph, and he was followed by series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Dylan Kwasniewski (180.638mph) who was third, Matt Kenseth (180.210) fourth and Kyle Busch (180.054) was fifth. The current series points leader and ROTY candidate, Chase Elliott (179.904mph) was sixth quickest, while Elliott Sadler (179.898) was seventh, Trevor Bayne (179.766) eighth, Kyle Larson (179.718) ninth and Brian Scott (179.170) rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) session. The teams will return to the track Friday at 4:10 pm (ET - ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) diver, Trevor Bayne, with a lap speed of 180.856mph, was at the top of the speed chart at the conclusion of Friday's first Drive for the Cure 300 practice session at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Second fastest on ... FULL STORY »

JGL Racing 2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Race Previews

JGL Racing JGL Racing Pre Race Notes and Quotes: Charlotte Motor Speedway: Event / Date: Drive for the Cure 300 Presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina (October 10th) Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (Concord, NC) Track Length: 1.5 miles Race Distance: 300 miles ... FULL STORY »

Jeffrey Earnhardt Has History At Charlotte Motor Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt (JD Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C. – Jeffrey Earnhardt returns this weekend to the track – Charlotte Motor Speedway – where his grandfather (Dale Earnhardt Sr.) made his Sprint Cup debut. Dale Earnhardt Jr. also raced in the Cup series for the first time at ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill Ready For Charlotte Motor Speedway

Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) CONCORD, N.C. – Landon Cassill will be looking for a return to the top 15 in Friday night’s Drive for the Cure 300 Nationwide Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. In this season’s first Nationwide visit to the 1.5-mile track, ... FULL STORY »

Eric McClure Looking to Improve on Past Finishes at Charlotte Motor Speedway

Eric McClure (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images) With Momentum on Side, McClure Hopes for Solid Outing at CMS: After posting a 19th-place finish at Kansas Speedway, Eric McClure heads to Charlotte Motor Speedway looking to improve on his past finishes at the 1.5-mile speedway. In 12 ... FULL STORY »

Lilly Diabetes / American Diabetes Association Announce Multi-Year Renewal of Drive to Stop DiabetesSM Program with Roush Fenway and Ryan Reed

No. 16 Drive to Stop Diabetes℠ Ford Mustang (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images) CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) – On the eve of American Diabetes Month® and World Diabetes Day in November, Lilly Diabetes and the American Diabetes Association have announced a multi-year renewal of their successful Drive to Stop DiabetesSM NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Steve Byrnes Steps Aside From NASCAR on FOX to Focus on Health & Family
Posted 10.08.14
Longtime NASCAR on FOX on-air personality Steve Byrnes is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence, effectively immediately, to focus on his health after receiving news he has suffered a recurrence of cancer. Byrnes, who was diagnosed and successfully treated for head-and-neck cancer in late 2013, steps away from his NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 6 – 12, 2014
Posted 10.08.14
CAMRY CHASERS CONTEND:  All three Toyota Camry drivers are in the top-10 in points and within 20 points of the leader as race two of the 'Contender' round of this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) championship playoff rolls into Charlotte  -- Kyle Busch (second-place, -6 points), Denny Hamlin (fifth, ...FULL STORY »
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New website debuts
Posted 10.08.14
INDIANAPOLIS, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 - Fans of the Indianapolis Motor Speedway will find a new online experience at the redesigned The new website, complete with everything from ticketing services to historical information, has fully responsive design optimized for use on any device. Mobile users will no longer be directed ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Dollar General 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2013 in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.08.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct 8, 2014) – The No. 54 Monster Energy team and driver, Kyle Busch, approach Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway (CMS ) this week the same as they have every race this season, focused on a repeat victory. This race, however, they are also focused on providing a fun ...FULL STORY »
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JR Motorsports and Pinnacle Foods Extend Sponsorship Agreement
Posted 10.08.14
Armour®, Vlasic® and Wish-Bone® brands to be featured on JRM Chevrolets MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) – JR Motorsports announced today a multi-year sponsorship extension with Pinnacle Foods Inc. that will start with four NASCAR XFINITY Series races in 2015 with drivers Kasey Kahne and Kevin Harvick. Pinnacle Foods is a ...FULL STORY »
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Unlimited Possibilities Partners With James Carter Racing At Charlotte
Posted 10.08.14
CONCORD, North Carolina (October 8, 2014) - - James Carter Racing announced today that Unlimited Possibilities (UP) will serve as an associate marketing partner for Friday night’s Drive for the Cure 300 presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Unlimited Possibilities ...FULL STORY »
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David Starr 2014 NNS Race for the Cure 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.08.14
Starr Looking to Keep up Momentum after 15th Place Finish in Kansas: After his 15th place finish last weekend at Kansas Speedway, David Starr is keeping the momentum high as he returns to Charlotte Motor Speedway for his 11th start with TriStar Motorsports. With four previous NNS starts at CMS, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Mike Bliss (TriStar Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Mike Bliss 2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.08.14
Mike Bliss Ready to Return to One of His Favorites, Charlotte Motor Speedway: Coming off of a 14th place finish last weekend at Kansas Speedway, Mike Bliss is ready to make his 20th NNS start at Charlotte Motor Speedway this weekend. With an average start of 18.1 and an average ...FULL STORY »
Will Kimmel, No. 44 Ingersoll Rand Toyota Camry (Photo Credit: Nick Laham / Getty Images)
Will Kimmel 2014 NNS Drive for the Cure 300 Race Preview
Posted 10.08.14
Will Kimmel Pretty in Pink for Final NNS Race of 2014 Season: Will Kimmel is back for the finale of his five-race deal with Ingersoll Rand and TriStar Motorsports. This will be Kimmel's first time turning laps in a Nationwide Series car at Charlotte Motor Speedway, but he is looking ...FULL STORY »

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