Sprint Cup Series

Apr 17

Darrell Waltrip, Jamie McMurray Tout Magnitude of NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race as Historic 30th Anniversary Nears

NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip, who won the inaugural NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race in 1985, and defending Sprint All-Star Race champion Jamie McMurray talked about the magnitude of winning the biggest all-star event in sports during a media event marking the upcoming 30th anniversary of the event on Friday. (CMS/HHP photo) BRISTOL, TENN. (April 17, 2015) – Less than a month before the 30th anniversary of the biggest all-star event in sports on May 16, former race winners Darrell Waltrip and Jamie McMurray reflected on what it means to take the checkered flag at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and how big the cornerstone event has become over the last three decades at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Waltrip won the inaugural event in 1985 as part of a historic Charlotte weekend sweep that also included capturing the Bruton Smith trophy at the Coca-Cola 600 the following day. It was a win that propelled the NASCAR Hall of Famer to his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, following a tight points battle with fellow ... FULL STORY »

Legendary Beach Music Band The Tams to Headline Celebration 2015

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (April 17, 2015) - The ocean may be hours away from Martinsville Speedway, but that won’t stop Celebration 2015 from having a beach-type atmosphere. The Tams, a Carolina-style Beach Music band from Atlanta, will headline Celebration 2015 on ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Begins Busy Stretch of Spring Testing

Goodyear Racing Logo AKRON, OHIO (Friday, April 17, 2015) – With the warming temperatures around the country, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company embarks on one of its rites of spring – testing season. The busy schedule started with a test two weeks ago ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How has this track changed in recent years? "It's changed a lot over the years. It should be a little bit different with the spring race being later, although the forecast ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 First Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) -Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images Kasey Kahne, on Friday - with a lap speed of 128.168 MPH - was the quickest during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to ... FULL STORY »

MIS staff members take part in Community Service Day

(left to right): Michigan International Speedway Premium Seating Manager Sean Nowaczyk and Director of Guest Services Tim Booth doing landscaping working at Associated Charities of Lenawee County as part of Community Service Day with MIS Cares. BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 17, 2015) — The staff at Michigan International Speedway reported for work on Friday with the mindset of making a difference in the community. Instead of coming to the track, the staff spread out through Adrian, Michigan to ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Todd Parrott

NASCAR Crew Chief Todd Parrott - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images TODD PARROTT, INTERIM CREW CHIEF FOR THE NO. 31 CATERPILLAR CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media to discuss his challenge filling in as crew chief of the No. 31. Full Transcript: WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE LIKE?  “Well I’m sure I ... FULL STORY »

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Candied-Bacon Lollipops, Crank Shaft Burrito and Speedway Picnic Burger To Tickle Taste Buds at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 04.17.15
CONCORD, N.C. (April 17, 2015) – Charlotte Motor Speedway has many long-standing traditions, but the tastiest is no doubt the fun food menu for fans. From chocolate-covered bacon to the Funnel Bacakonator, speedway officials have partnered with Levy Restaurants to create unique, delectable treats only found at Charlotte. This May, ...FULL STORY »
Bowyer, Blaney & Hall of Famer Wallace Join Talladega Superspeedway’s Pre-Race Q&A Session at GEICO 500 May, 3
Bowyer, Blaney & Hall of Famer Wallace Join Talladega Superspeedway’s Pre-Race Q&A Session at GEICO 500 May, 3
Posted 04.17.15
TALLADEGA, AL – A former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner at Talladega Superspeedway, a young, promising rookie driver for a legendary team, and a legendary Hall of Famer are scheduled to be a part of the track’s Pre-Race Fan Question & Answer session at the Start/Finish Line on Sunday, May ...FULL STORY »
2015 Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes
Sports, Fans Honor Long-Time FOX Sports Broadcaster Byrnes This Weekend in Bristol
Posted 04.17.15
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race a Vehicle for Supporting Byrnes, Others Battling Cancer Charlotte, N.C. -- Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Bristol Motor Speedway -- the FOOD CITY 500 IN SUPPORT OF STEVE BYRNES AND STAND UP TO CANCER -- is including race teams, NASCAR officials and race fans in ...FULL STORY »
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Chevrolet Returns As The Official Vehicle And Pace Car Of Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 04.17.15
BRISTOL, TENN. (April 16, 2015) — Chevrolet, with more than a century of motorsports success, reunites with Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) in a multiyear deal as the official vehicle and pace car of the iconic short track. Beginning with this weekend’s first race, Drive to Stop Diabetes 300, a red ...FULL STORY »
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Roush revival: Roush Fenway Racing heads to Bristol ready to turn season around
Posted 04.16.15
One of the most storied organizations in auto racing, Roush Fenway Racing boasts two championships and 135 wins in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Recently, RFR has hit some rough roads. The Concord, North Carolina-based team has failed to win a race in nearly 10 months -- not since Carl Edwards ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing Statement on Appeals Panel Decision
Posted 04.16.15
Statement from Richard Childress, Chairman and CEO of Richard Childress Racing: "I'd like to thank the Appeals Panel for taking the time to hear our appeal today. While they decided to reduce the penalties to the minimum penalties for a P5 violation, I am disappointed that the entire penalty was not ...FULL STORY »
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National Motorsports Appeals Panel Amend Penalties Assessed to the NSCS No. 31 Team
Posted 04.16.15
(April 16, 2015) - The National Motorsports Appeals Panel today heard and considered the appeal of a P5 penalty issued on March 31, 2015 to Richard Childress (owner), Ryan Newman (driver), Lucas Lambert (crew chief), James Bender (tire technician) and Philip Surgen (race engineer) relative to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
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How Sweet It Is: M&M’s® Crispy Pole Qualifying at Richmond International Raceway on April 24
Posted 04.16.15
Richmond, Virginia (April 16, 2015) – It’s been said that the taste of a NASCAR victory is sweet. But, why should drivers have to wait until after the checkered flag to get a sample? Well, Richmond International Raceway and M&M’s® Brand are here to satisfy that craving before the green ...FULL STORY »
Quaker State 400 Presented by Advance Auto Parts
Ten NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Teams Launch Their Quest for Kentucky Speedway’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts Title During Open Test
Posted 04.16.15
SPARTA, Ky. - Ten NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams began researching the multi-faceted set-up-up their cars will need to conquer one of the circuit's most challenging race surfaces and contend for Kentucky Speedway's July 11 Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts title during today's open test. A trio among ...FULL STORY »

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