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Apr 24
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Truex Jr. Says it’s Time to Seal the Short Track Deal

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row Racing) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images DENVER (April 23, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. feels his Furniture Row Racing team is overdue for showing its talent at NASCAR’s short track venues. The first opportunity for the Denver-based, single-car team to reverse the short track woes will be Saturday night in the Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series race at the 0.75-mile Richmond International Raceway. “We threw two strong performances and a lot of points out the window in the last two short track races,” said Truex. “We had a couple of things happen to us that knocked us from bringing home solid finishes at both Bristol and Martinsville.” At the half-mile Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway in mid March Truex’s No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet was running 14th and charging ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart Enriched at Richmond

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Rush Truck Centers) - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 24, 2014) – Tony Stewart likes to win. As both a driver and an owner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, winning is something he’s been able to do. Repeatedly. As a driver, Stewart has scored 48 point-paying ... FULL STORY »

Part-time anchorman Matt Kenseth hopes to BE story at Richmond

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Ford, looks on in the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the time being, Matt Kenseth plans to keep his day job. But it's apparent that the former NASCAR Sprint Cup champion is as comfortable with a microphone in his hand as a steering wheel. Staying classy throughout a ... FULL STORY »

Tim Dugger to Perform Opening Set Saturday Night during Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway

Tim Dugger TALLADEGA, AL – Everyone knows NASCAR and country music go hand-in-hand, and no one personifies this combination more than singer-songwriter Tim Dugger, who will be performing as part of the free Saturday Night Infield Concert at Talladega Superspeedway during the Aaron’s Dream ... FULL STORY »

Swan Racing Announces Restructuring

Swan Racing Logo Brandon Davis successfully finds solutions for Nos. 26 and 30 teams Swan Racing announced today it has successfully restructured the company by finding solutions for the Nos. 26 and 30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Carl Edwards – TOYOTA OWNERS 400 Team: No.99 Ford Always Racing Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-886 Backup Chassis: RK-874 Twitter: @99_RFRracing ADVANCE NOTES  o   Edwards at Richmond International Raceway o   Edwards is looking for back-to-back wins at Richmond after his first victory at the three quarter mile ... FULL STORY »

WGI Expands Infield Camping

Watkins Glen International Logo WATKINS GLEN, NY (April 23, 2014) – Each year reserved camping for the Cheez-It™ 355 and Zippo 200 sells out, promptingWatkins Glen International to expand their offerings. This year, officials at WGI are proud to announce the expansion of Pit Road RV ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 7 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview
Posted 04.23.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 23, 2014) - Michael Annett and the No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS venture to Richmond, Va. this weekend for the ninth race of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season taking place at the 3/4-mile Richmond International Raceway. Annett, a Rookie of the Year candidate, cites Richmond ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview
Posted 04.23.14
RACE INFO: Event: Toyota Owners 400 Date/Time: April 26/7 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Kevin Harvick 2013 polesitter: Matt Kenseth Distance: 400 laps/300 miles Track Length: 0.750-mile Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Fans First for FedEx 400: Race fans have the opportunity to “ride along” with Denny Hamlin and the #11 FedEx Freight/Autism Speaks Toyota for the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover on June 1. ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – April 21 – 27, 2014
Posted 04.23.14
TOYOTA TITLES:  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races at Richmond International Raceway mark the second consecutive season of title sponsorship by Toyota at the three-quarter-mile Virginia track. Friday night’s NNS race will again carry the name  Toyota Care 250.  Saturday night’s NSCS race will also continue as the Toyota Owners ...FULL STORY »
Austin Dillon posing with the No. 3 Chevrolet, which will be making its first appearance at Talladega Superspeedway since Dale Earnhardt Sr. took it to Victory Lane in 2000.
Austin Dillon Hopes to Take No. 3 Back to Victory Lane at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 04.23.14
Special Ticket offers Remain to Witness His Attempt to Make History at Mammoth Track  TALLADEGA, AL – The last time a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racecar sported the No. 3 at Talladega Superspeedway, it was sitting in the track’s coveted Victory Lane. It was the fall of 2000 when the great ...FULL STORY »
Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Eckrich Ford, speaks with his crew chief Trent Owens during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Q&A with Driver Almirola & Crew Chief Owens
Posted 04.23.14
An Interview With: ARIC ALMIROLA TRENT OWENS THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone, and thanks for joining us today.  We're joined by Aric Almirola, Trent Owens, driver and crew chief for the No. 43 Smithfield Foods Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  The No. 43 team scored top‑10 finishes at ...FULL STORY »
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Anteing In: Oxford Casino to Sponsor July Pole Day
Posted 04.23.14
Maine gaming house to champion Camping World RV Sales 301 qualifying for NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Friday, July 11 LOUDON, N.H. - With the exciting new NASCAR knockout style pole position format being unveiled at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this season, Oxford Casino has anted up with a buy-in as ...FULL STORY »
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Safety-Kleen Renews Official Partnership With NASCAR
Posted 04.23.14
One of the Founding Partners of NASCAR Green Continues As Official Environmental Services Supplier of NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 23, 2014) — NASCAR announced today it has reached a multi-year agreement to renew its official partnership with Safety-Kleen, and is among several companies renewing their commitment to NASCAR in 2014. The company will continue as the Official ...FULL STORY »
Earnhardt Childress Racing (ECR) Engines
ECR Engines Enters Into Technical Partnership with Convergent Science, Inc.
Posted 04.23.14
WELCOME, N.C. (April 23, 2014) ECR Engines has entered into a technical partnership with Convergent Science, Inc. to enhance its engine performance in NASCAR competition. Convergent Science, Inc. will provide computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to study three-dimensional multiphase moving-grid simulation of air and fuel flows through its engines. The software enables ...FULL STORY »
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Have Your Name Displayed on Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota at Dover
Posted 04.23.14
(April 23, 2014) – For the fourth straight year, Autism Speaks, Dover International Speedway (NYSE: DVD) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) have joined forces in support of individuals and families affected by autism. FedEx will return as the title sponsor of the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on ...FULL STORY »


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