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Jun 21

2013 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Q&A with Drive Matt Kenseth

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot Husky Tools Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you feel about this weekend? "Well, it's always a challenging weekend, but I am looking forward to it. We only get a shot at this once a year. Like you touched on, it hasn't been my best track by any means. Different car -- this car has been pretty good for us everywhere we've been. We've been fairly competitive everywhere. So, looking forward to getting out there today. Seeing what it drives like. I kind of like the schedule -- just working on the race today and go qualify tomorrow and get ready for Sunday." What do you think of the new road course qualifying rules? ... FULL STORY »

Injury Sidelines Spencer Gallagher from Racing Activity at Road America

Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 20, 2013) - Gallagher Motorsports officials announced today that 23-year-old Spencer Gallagher will forgo this weekend’s ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards Scott 160 at Road America. Gallagher endured a hard impact in last week’s ARCA ... FULL STORY »

MIS honored as NASCAR Foundation’s Track of the Year

Michigan International Speedway president Roger Curtis accepts the NASCAR Foundation “Track of the Year” award during Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400. (Credit: Getty Images) BROOKLYN, Mich. (June 17, 2013) – For the second year in a row, the NASCAR Foundation has recognized Michigan International Speedway’s charitable and community efforts, naming the racetrack its “Track of the Year.” Of note, the NASCAR Foundation lauded the speedway’s ... FULL STORY »

Patrick Finds 13 ‘Lucky’ at Michigan

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 Chevrolet, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images GoDaddy Driver Finishes 13th, Scores Third Top-15 of 2013 Date: June 16, 2013 Event: Quicken Loans 400 (Round 15 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn (2-mile oval) Start/Finish: 37th/13th (Running, completed 200 of 200 laps) Point Standing: 27th (277 ... FULL STORY »

2013 IICS Milwaukee IndyFest Q&A with Driver Helio Castroneves

2013 IICS Driver Helio Castroneves and Team Penske Crew Member Going over Data - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence HELIO CASTRONEVES, NO. 3 PPG AUTOMOTIVE REFINISH TEAM PENSKE CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at the Milwaukee Mile and discussed racing on Milwaukee Mile, winning at Texas, the championship battle and other subjects.   TALK ABOUT RACING HERE IN MILWAUKEE ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott 2013 NNS Pioneer Hi-Bred 250 Race Preview

Brian Scott, driver of the #2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet, stands on pit road - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Brian Scott No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet Camaro Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Shore Lodge Chevrolet at Iowa Speedway ... Brian Scott will pilot chassis No. 101 from Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Nationwide Series stable in Saturday evening's Iowa ... FULL STORY »

Ron Fellows Joins Circle Sport Lineup for NASCAR Road Course Events

2013 NSCS No. 33 Canadian Tire Chevrolet SS (Ron Fellows) Road-Racing Ace Competing in Sprint Cup Series Races at Sonoma and Watkins Glen  MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 4, 2013) – Ron Fellows will begin his race toward his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory when he pilots the No. 33 Circle Sport Chevrolet in ... FULL STORY »

2013 IICS Driver Justin Wilson - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Wilson Looks to Move up in Detroit
Posted 05.31.13
Detroit, Mich. (31 May 2013) – Justin Wilson returned to the streets of Belle Isle Park on Friday to qualify for the first of the two “Duals in Detroit’ under rainy track conditions as a short but drenching rain fell on the circuit just prior to the IZOD IndyCar Series qualifying session. Wilson ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Monsters University Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2013 NSCS FedEx 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 05.31.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S MONSTERS UNIVERSITY CHEVROLET SS, met with media and discussed his visit to Oklahoma to assist tornado victims, how it impacted him, and where his foundation can best assist; plus the TV cable/rope incident during the 600 race last week, his expectations for Dover this weekend ...FULL STORY »
Martinsville (Va.) Speedway
Construction Underway On More New Restrooms At Martinsville Speedway
Posted 05.31.13
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (May 31, 2013) – Construction began this week on new restroom and concession facilities along the concourse in the first and second-turn of Martinsville Speedway. It is the third such project in three years at Martinsville Speedway. “Fan comfort and convenience are extremely important to us. This new construction is ...FULL STORY »
Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images North America)
Landon Cassill 2013 NNS 5-Hour ENERGY 200 Race Preview
Posted 05.30.13
Dover Preview No. 4 Flex Seal Chevrolet – Landon Cassill GAFFNEY, S.C. (May 29, 2013) – JD Motorsports with Gary Keller and Landon Cassill are ready to do battle at Dover International Speedway on Saturday, June 1st, for the Five Hour Energy 200. The team will welcome back Flex Seal, as they ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Briscoe - Photo Credit: Paul Powell/Catchfence
Ryan Briscoe to Pilot Panther’s No. 4 National Guard Chevy in Detroit
Posted 05.30.13
Former Team Penske Driver and IndyCar Race Winner to Take Reins of No. 4 Entry This Weekend INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. - (May 30, 2013) – Two-time IndyCar Series champion Panther Racing announced today that Ryan Briscoe will drive the team’s No. 4 National Guard Chevy for this weekend’s Chevrolet Indy Duel in ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. driver of the #17 Ford stands in the garage during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS FedEx 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.28.13
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – FedEx 400 Benefitting Autism Speaks Advance Team: No. 17 Best Buy Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 820 – last raced at Kansas– finished 11th. Backup Chassis: RK-811 - chassis raced numerous times by No. 99 in 2012. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Dover International Raceway o   Stenhouse Jr. has one Sprint Cup start at ...FULL STORY »
Alex Tagliani in No 98 Team Barracuda - BHA IndyCar
Barracuda Racing Ready for the Greatest Spectacle in Racing
Posted 05.24.13
Indianapolis, IN - May 24, 2013 - After one last practice on "Carb Day" at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Alex Tagliani and his Barracuda Racing team are looking forward to Sunday's Indianapolis 500. The practice sessions have continued to improve since Opening Day at the legendary track two weeks ago, culminating ...FULL STORY »
The closest oval finish in IMS history -- Photo by: Walt Kuhn for IMS
Dempsey Wins Thrilling Firestone Freedom 100; Pagenaud Leads Final Indy 500 Practice
Posted 05.24.13
CASTRONEVES TAKES PIT STOP CONTEST INDIANAPOLIS, Friday, May 24, 2013 - Simon Pagenaud hopes Coors Light Carb Day is a good indication of Indianapolis 500 Race Day. Pagenaud, who will start the 97th Indianapolis 500 from the outside of the seventh row, topped the speed chart for the final practice session, the ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images for NASCAR
Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS Coca-Cola 600 Race Preview
Posted 05.21.13
Greg Biffle – Coca-Cola 600 Advance Team: No. 16 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-849  Last ran Texas – finished 4th Backup Chassis: RK-803  Last ran Bristol – finished 11th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Charlotte o   Biffle has 20 starts in the Cup series at Charlotte, but a win has eluded him.  He has finished ...FULL STORY »

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