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Mar 28

2014 NSCS STP 500 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images After missing last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race due to a piece of metal impairing his vision, Denny Hamlin, with a lap speed of 100.021 m.p.h. was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first (NSCS) STP 500 practice session at Martinsville Speedway. (Note: Hamlin holds the series qualifying track record speed of 99.595 m.p.h., set last October.) Joey Logano, with a lap speed of 99.313 m.p.h., was second quickest in the session, and he was followed by Matt Kenseth (99.173 m.p.h.) who was third, Clint Bowyer (99.147) fourth, and Tony Stewart (99.126) was fifth. The 2013 defending series champion, Jimmie Johnson (99.100 m.p.h.) posted the sixth quickest lap speed, while Marcos Ambrose (98.981) was seventh, Kyle Busch (98.903) eighth, Paul Menard (98.785) ninth ... FULL STORY »

2014 NCWTS Kroger 250 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NCWTS Driver Darrell Wallace Jr - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images After about a month since beginning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) 2014 season at Daytona International Speedway, the series returned to action Friday at "the paperclip" shaped short track of Martinsville Speedway. Darrell Wallace, Jr. - with a lap ... FULL STORY »

Juncos Racing – Continuing Success on the Streets of St. Petersburg

Juncos Racing Logo Brownsburg, IN (March 24, 2014) – Starting the year on top capturing the Cooper Tires Winterfest Championship, Juncos Racing looks to keep the momentum going in the opening round of the 2014 Pro Mazda Championship presented by Cooper Tires this ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Starting Lineup

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California.- Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams returned to the West Coast this weekend to take on the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. And, with a qualifying lap speed of 187.315 m.p.h., it was Matt Kenseth capturing the 2014 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – 10,000

NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (Interstate Batteries) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 18, 2014) – Just because the site of last weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway is nicknamed “The Last Great Colosseum,” it doesn’t mean Kyle Busch doesn’t have his eyes purely on ... FULL STORY »

Warbirds Coming Back To Martinsville Speedway For STP 500 Flyover

The Warbirds MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 18, 2014) – The Warbirds will offer up an encore flyover performance for the STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, repeating their amazing effort from last fall. The Warbirds, a group of five former military pilots flying vintage post-World ... FULL STORY »

Eddie MacDonald Prevails In PittLite 125

Eddie MacDonald Wins At Bristol Motor Speedway (Photo Credit: Mike Holtsclaw / Speedway Media) BRISTOL, Tenn. (Saturday, March 15, 2014) -- Chaos and carnage reigned inside the Last Great Colosseum in Saturday’s PittLite 125 as the K&N East Series warriors battled for Bristol victory. In an event that saw six cautions and a green-white-checker ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Cartwheel Chevrolet, celebrates winning the pole award after qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 15, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NNS Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.15.14
Kyle Larson captured his first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) career pole Saturday, when he ran a qualifying lap speed of 124.476 m.p.h., to win the Coors Light Pole Award at Bristol Motor Speedway. Sharing the front row with Larson to start second with a qualifying lap speed of 124.307 m.p.h., will ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in the garage during practice - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Food City 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.14.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 129.789 m.p.h., was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NSCS Food City 500 practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. Jeff Gordon put up the second quickest lap speed of 129.421 m.p.h., and was followed by Denny Hamlin (129.351 ...FULL STORY »
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Three NASCAR Nationwide Series Teams Penalized Following Event At Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Posted 03.12.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Mar. 12, 2014) — Three NASCAR Nationwide Series teams have been penalized as a result of rules violations committed at the recently completed event at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. During opening day inspection on March 6, the No. 11 (Interstate Batteries/Elliott Sadler) car violated Sections 12-4.3 (P3 penalty) and 20A-2.3A (weight ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – High-Bank Circled on the Calendar
Posted 03.12.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (March 12, 2014) – Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), had Sunday’s Food City 500 Sprint Cup Series race circled on his calendar even before the 2014 season started. Busch has a ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Previews
Posted 03.11.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Food City 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (0.5 mile oval) @BMSupdates Television:   FOX (1 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #TeamMcD I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT CGR at Bristol: Since 2001, CGR drivers have accumulated ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Petty Receives North Carolina Winner’s Circle Award
Posted 03.03.14
North Carolina Tourism Trailblazers Receive Winner's Circle Awards at Annual Governor's Conference on Tourism COURTESY OF N.C. DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE: CHARLOTTE, N.C.- Governor Pat McCrory and the NC Division of Tourism, Film and Sports Development announced today the recipients of the Winner's Circle awards, given annually since 2004 to people who have ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.02.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S CHEVROLET SS – WINNER HOW IMPORTANT IS THIS WIN FOR YOU IN JUST YOUR SECOND RACE WITH STEWART-HAAS RACING? “Man, this just solidifies so many things and so many decisions. I’ve just got to thank all these guys at Stewart-Haas Racing and I’d like to thank ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, crosses the finish to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit On CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 2, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.02.14
Kevin Harvick dominated the 2014 NASCR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 'The Profit on CNBC 500' Sunday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway, as he led the most laps - 224 out 312, and held off Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (by 0.489 secs.) for the victory. This was Harvick's first series win of the ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 1, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.01.14
For the second time Saturday at Phoenix International Raceway, Kevin Harvick finds himself leading NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice for Sunday's 'The Profit on CNBC 500.' The Stewart-Haas Racing driver, with a lap speed of 136.960 m.p.h., was the quickest during the final practice session. Series Sunoco Rookie of the ...FULL STORY »

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