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Mar 01
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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 quickest during the final practice session. Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of 136.596 m.p.h., was second quickest, followed by Ryan Newman (136.508 m.p.h.) who was third, Kurt Busch (136.503) fourth and Jeff Gordon (136.374) was fifth quickest. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice session were Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (136.338 m.p.h.) who was sixth, Jamie McMurray (136.302) seventh, Joey Logano (136.297) eighth, Brian Vickers (136.250) ninth and Carl ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Starting Lineup

2014 NNS Driver Brad Keselowski (Discount Tire) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS The Profit on CNBC 500 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Brad Keselowski climbs from his car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Q&A with Daytona 500 Winner, Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Go FAS Racing gets a sponsor for Phoenix

2014 NSCS No 32 Go FAS Racing Ford Fusion 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, ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott 2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Post-Race Report

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 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 ... 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 »
2014 NSCS Driver Trevor Bayne on track in the No. 21 Motorcraft Quik Lane Ford - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Strong Duel Drive Earns Bayne, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team A Daytona 500 Starting Spot
Posted 02.21.14
Five days filled with drama, worry and apprehension came to a happy conclusion for the Wood Brothers and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane race teamThursday night at Daytona International Speedway. With the pressure squarely on his 23-year-old shoulders, Trevor Bayne drove one of his best races ever, avoided a last-lap collision in the ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Gerhart - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
2014 NNS DRIVE4COPD 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.20.14
During the final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) practice session for Saturday's DRIVE4COPD 300 at Daytona International Speedway, it was Bobby Gerhart with a lap speed of 189.342 mph, showing the quickest way around the superspeedway Thursday afternoon. Scott Lagasse, Jr., with a lap speed of 189.239 mph, was second fastest, followed ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Elliott Sadler - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NNS DRIVE4COPD 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.20.14
The NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) teams opened their 2014 season early Thursday afternoon with their first DRIVE4COPD 300 practice session at Daytona International Speedway. At the end of the session it Joe Gibbs Racing's (JGR) Elliott Sadler who was the fastest with a lap speed of 187.986 mph. Sadler was followed by ...FULL STORY »
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Kevin Harvick to Appear at Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club During The Profit on CNBC 500 Weekend at PIR
Posted 02.20.14
PHOENIX  – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series star Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet, is scheduled to appear at Phoenix International Raceway’s Budweiser ROLL-BAR Club for a question-and-answer session with NASCAR fans before The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, ...FULL STORY »
Helio Castroneves - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 INDYCAR Pre-Season Media Day Q&A with Driver Helio Castroneves
Posted 02.18.14
HELIO CASTRONEVES, NO 3 HITACHI TEAM PENSKE CHEVROLET, met with members of the media and discussed. THE MODERATOR:  Helio Castroneves joins us. At the end of last season, coming up short in the championship, you put that away. HELIO CASTRONEVES:  That's gone.  Yesterday's news.  Now we're in 2014.  We have a lot of work ...FULL STORY »
Will Power of Australia driver of the #12 Team Penske Chevrolet Dallara - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 INDYCAR Pre-Season Media Day Q&A with Driver Will Power
Posted 02.18.14
WILL POWER, NO. 12 VERIZON TEAM PENSKE CHEVROLET met with members of the media and discussed pre-season testing, expectations for season and other topics. THE MODERATOR:  We welcome Will Power of Team Penske. Will, just a little bit about how potentially the momentum of last year can carry over to this year and ...FULL STORY »


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