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Mar 12
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Three NASCAR Nationwide Series Teams Penalized Following Event At Las Vegas Motor Speedway

NASCAR Nationwide Series Logo 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 attached in unapproved location) of the 2014 NASCAR rule book. As a result, crew chief Chris Gayle has been fined $10,000 and placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31. In addition, car chief Todd Brewer has also been placed on NASCAR probation until Dec. 31. The No. 9 (NAPA/Chase Elliott) car violated Sections 12-4.2 (P2 penalty) and 20A-12.8.1B (car exceeded minimum front height). This violation was discovered during post-race inspection on March 8 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – High-Bank Circled on the Calendar

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Richard Petty Receives North Carolina Winner’s Circle Award

Richard Petty Motorsports Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Race Results & Point Standings

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 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.) ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

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 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 ... FULL STORY »



2014 NNS Driver Brad Keselowski (Discount Tire) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.01.14
Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole-sitter, Brad Keselowski, added the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Blue Jeans Go Green 200 pole at Phoenix International Raceway on Saturday, as he ran a qualifying lap speed of 134.053 m.p.h., to capture the Coors Light Pole Award. This was Keselowski's first series pole of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.28.14
Last week's 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 winners, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., and team, brought their momentum to Phoenix International Raceway Friday afternoon. Earnhardt, with a lap speed of 138.723 m.p.h, posted the fastest lap during the first NSCS 'The Profit on CNBC 500' practice session. Joey Logano was ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Brad Keselowski climbs from his car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.28.14
The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) teams have headed west this weekend for their second race of the season, and held their first Blue Jeans Go Green 200 practice session Friday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway. At the top of the speed chart with a lap speed of 131.974 m.p.h., was Brad ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Q&A with Daytona 500 Winner, Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 02.25.14
THE MODERATOR:  Good afternoon, everyone.  Welcome to today's NASCAR teleconference.  We're joined by Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports and the winner of the 56th running of the Daytona 500.  With the victory Dale became the 11th driver with multiple Daytona 500 victories. Dale, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 32 Go FAS Racing Ford Fusion
Go FAS Racing gets a sponsor for Phoenix
Posted 02.25.14
Go FAS Racing will have as their title sponsor for the, The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix this Sunday, Ask More Get More. Ask More Get More, written by Michael Alden, is a guide into getting more out of you professional, and personal life. " I had never been to a NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
Justin Allgaier, driver of the #51 Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevrolet, and Brian Scott, driver of the #33 Whitetail Chevrolet, are involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Brian Scott 2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Post-Race Report
Posted 02.24.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 Daytona International Speedway Sunday, February 23, 2014 Race Highlights: Brian Scott started 12th in the 56th running of the Daytona 500. In only his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start, Scott finished 25th. Longest NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Red Flag issued for weather: Six hours, 21 minutes, ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 02.24.14
ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – WHAT HAPPENED?  “I don’t know.  I was going to the top with Kurt.  We were trying to do something.  We were a lap down.  We had a mistake in the pits that got us a lap down, but what a shame.  This Smithfield Ford was so fast.  We had ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.22.14
After weather delayed the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500 practice session at Daytona International Speedway Saturday morning, 27 drivers/teams were able to get in a full session to tweak out whatever they could for the final time. At the end of the session it was Stewart-Haas Racing driver, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Nationwide Insurance) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Fifth Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.21.14
Rain shortened the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams fifth (overall & first of the day) Daytona 500 practice session at Daytona International Speedway Friday afternoon. And, before the red-flag was shown, it was Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., who was the fastest with a lap speed of 197.027 mph, in the session. Greg ...FULL STORY »


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