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Oct 25
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2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Second Practice Session Speeds

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, qualifies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning at Martinsville Speedway for their second Goody's 500 practice session, and posting the fastest lap of the session was the 2013 series champion, Jimmie Johnson, with a speed of 98.023 mph. Johnson's fellow Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Jeff Gordon, was second fastest with a lap speed of 97.699 mph, and they were followed by Martin Truex, Jr. (97.679 mph) who was third, pole-sitter Jamie McMurray (97.674) fourth and Kevin Harvick (97.664) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the session were Brad Keselowski (97.638 mph) who was sixth, Kurt Busch (97.593) seventh, Brian Vickers (97.523) eighth, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. (97.513) ninth and Clint Bowyer (97.453) posting the tenth fastest ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray Puts Chevrolet SS on the Pole at Martinsville

Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Five Chevy drivers qualify in top-12 positions for Sunday’s race MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 24, 2014) – Jamie McMurray drove his No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS to the pole position Friday at Martinsville Speedway for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Headache ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – PRESS CONFERENCE – “I was not first, but we were close to it.  Jamie laid down a hell of a lap there.  A half-tenth sounds like nothing, but around Martinsville here ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet, walks through the garage area prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credt: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media and discussed her first time racing at Martinsville, her thoughts on the crew chief and team switch in 2015 and many other topics.  Full ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 3rd Is your performance in qualifying at Martinsville continuing to improve? "I think in another 10 or 15 years I'll have it.  It was a good lap for us, especially ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 MCDONALD’S CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER “Great start to our weekend for our McDonald’s Chevrolet. We tested here and I thought we had a really good test. Keith (Rodden, crew chief) and Josh (Sell, Engineer) just did ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth A Man Of Few Words

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Asked how he felt about advancing to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth summed it up in one word during Friday morning’s question-and-answer session at Martinsville Speedway. “Good,” Kenseth said, and that was it. “Could ... FULL STORY »



Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, right, walks with his son Carter in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 10.24.14
In the final round of qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Goody's 500 at Martinsville Speedway, it was Jamie McMurray - with a qualifying lap speed of 99.905 mph, capturing the pole early Friday evening. This was McMurray's second series pole of the 2014 season, his eleventh series career pole and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Embraces Crew Chief Change
Posted 10.24.14
Though she has shown obvious progress in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year with Tony Gibson on her pit box, Danica Patrick on Friday expressed an open-minded attitude toward the crew chief and team changes that will take Gibson to Kurt Busch’s car and Daniel Knost, Busch’s current crew ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, drives during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 10.24.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his past success at Martinsville, delivering a millionth meal to a local resident, the Hendrick plane tragedy, the traditional grandfather clock trophy, and more. YESTERDAY YOU HELPED DELIVER A MILLIONTH MEAL TO SOMEONE ON BEHALF OF ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 20 – 26, 2014
Posted 10.24.14
CAMRY CHASERS: Two Camry drivers have advanced to the 'Eliminator' round of this year's Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) championship playoff. With the points reset for this three-race stint, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth each have an equal chance to contend for the title. This round consists ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, walks through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 10.24.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset entering the 'Eliminator' round of the Chase? "We talked about it earlier this week, but obviously excited about being part of it -- the final eight.  Really these tracks are statistically my best race tracks in this ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (HScott Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.24.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 Auto-Owners Insurance Chevrolet Martinsville Speedway Goody's 500 | October 26, 2014 Returning to the Paper Clip...Justin Allgaier returns to Martinsville Speedway for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start there on Sunday afternoon in the Goody's 500. Allgaier has not raced on the 0.526-mile track in ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Ford Ecoboost Ford, climbs into his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Carl Edwards
Posted 10.24.14
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 EcoBoost Ford Fusion, is one of three Ford drivers in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.  He answered questions from the media after today’s practice session about the race this weekend. CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 EcoBoost Ford Fusion ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, walks in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.24.14
Early Friday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, it was NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 99.251 mph - posting the quickest speed during the first Goody's 500 practice session. Posting the second quickest lap speed of 99.199 mph. was Joey Logano followed by Denny ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 10.24.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media today at Martinsville Speedway. He discussed his outlook on the rest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Martinsville’s history in NASCAR, short-track mentalities, readying for 2015 and other topics. WE’RE INTERESTED TO KNOW YOUR MINDSET OVER THESE FOUR ...FULL STORY »


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