Sprint Cup Series

Aug 29

2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Subway) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards, with a lap speed of 192.855mph, was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday night's Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Second quickest with a lap speed of 191.628mph, was Ryan Newman, and he was followed by Marcos Ambrose (191.417mph) who was third, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (191.199) fourth and series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Kyle Larson (191.113) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers were Brian Vicker (190.686mph) who was sixth, Martin Truex, Jr. (190.052) seventh, Greg Biffle (189.779) eighth, Kurt Busch (189.675) ninth and Tony Stewart (189.642) posting the tenth quickest lap speed. The teams will return to the track later this evening for their qualifying session at ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Driver Cole Whitt Makes Pit Stop at Rinnai Headquarters

BK Racing Logo Cole Whitt visits Rinnai HQ to celebrate the brand's NASCAR sponsorship Peachtree City, Ga., August 29, 2014 - Popular NASCAR driver Cole Whitt made a pit stop at Rinnai headquarters in Peachtree City today to celebrate the tankless water heater ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Q&A with Ty Dillon

2014 NASCAR Driver Ty Dillon - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images TY DILLON, NO. 33 REALTREE/RHEEM CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Atlanta Motor Speedway and discussed making his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Atlanta, what he likes about this track and many other topics.   TALK ABOUT YOUR ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Q&A with NASCAR President Mike Helton

NASCAR President Mike Helton speaks with the media during a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images An interview with: MIKE HELTON  THE MODERATOR:  Welcome to NASCAR weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  As you know, Tony Stewart will be returning to NASCAR competition today, will be participating in fact in practice starting within the half hour at 2:30 and ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Q&A with Tony Stewart & Brett Frood

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, speaks to the media prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. Stewart hit and killed sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. during a dirt track race August 9, after Ward Jr. had exited his car. - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images An interview with: TONY STEWART & BRETT FROOD  THE MODERATOR:  Good morning.  I'm director of communication for Stewart-Haas Racing.  Up here is Tony Stewart, driver/owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, and Brett Frood, executive vice president of Stewart-Haas Racing. Tony has prepared some remarks.  We'll let ... FULL STORY »

Childress, Jarrett, Bodine Headline Legends Club at Chicagoland Speedway, Sept. 12-14

Chicagoland Speedway Logo Childress, Jarrett and Bodine Will be Inducted Throughout Triple-Header Weekend, Sept. 12 - 14 Joliet, Ill. – August 29, 2014 – Chicagoland Speedway today announced Richard Childress, Dale Jarrett and Brett Bodine will be inducted in the Legends Club this September as part of a triple-header weekend to ... FULL STORY »

Nationwide to sponsor No. 88 team at Richmond

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (Nationwide Insurance) CONCORD, N.C. – When Dale Earnhardt Jr. races Sept. 6 at Richmond International Raceway, Nationwide will be on his side as the company makes an early debut as a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS team in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

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NASCAR Hauler Showcase and Parade returns to Dover on Thursday, Sept. 25
Posted 08.29.14
DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway is pleased to announce a special kickoff to the Sept. 26-28, 2014 race weekend with the return of the popular NASCAR Hauler Showcase and Parade. The event is set for Thursday, Sept. 25 from 4 to 6 p.m. and begins at the Blue Hen Corporate ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobi1/Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Tony Stewart to return to racing at Atlanta
Posted 08.28.14
Stewart-Haas Racing today announced that Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend, participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart returns to the race track for the first time since the fatal sprint car accident at Canandaigua (New York) Motorsports Park on Aug. 9 involving ...FULL STORY »
OSRAM SYLVANIA, NHMS Launch Champion Camper Contest for SYLVANIA 300
Posted 08.28.14
Prizes Include Trips to Bank of America 500 and End of Season Drivers’ Awards Banquet in Las Vegas! Danvers, Mass., August, 2014 – To help celebrate this year’s SYLVANIA 300, the second race in the Chase for the NASCAR® Sprint® Cup taking place Sept. 21, North American lighting leader OSRAM SYLVANIA and New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) are launching two exciting ...FULL STORY »
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PIR Teams Up with Paralyzed Veterans of America this Veterans Day
Posted 08.28.14
Phoenix International Raceway hosts “$1, $3, $5…Let Freedom Drive” Donation Campaign Benefitting Paralyzed Veterans  Phoenix, Ariz. – Phoenix International Raceway President Bryan R. Sperber announced today that Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has joined the track’s family of partners.  This Veterans Day, individuals purchasing tickets online or by phone will have the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Stewart To Return at Atlanta
Posted 08.28.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Aug. 28, 2014) – Tony Stewart has decided to return to racing this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia. The Aug. 31 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the 1.54-mile oval will mark Stewart’s first start since Aug. 3 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway. Stewart sat out the ...FULL STORY »
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Bobby Labonte Foundation Announces Fourth Annual Charity Bike Ride
Posted 08.28.14
Archdale Drug 'Tour de Reason' Promotes Cycling Safety TRINITY, N.C. (August 28, 2014) - People ride bicycles for many reasons -- exercise, fun, transportation -- but the Bobby Labonte Foundation wants bicyclists to come together this fall for one unified reason. The foundation and its founder, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion ...FULL STORY »
Statement from Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR Executive Vice President And Chief Racing Development Officer
Posted 08.28.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 28, 2014) – “Tony Stewart has received all necessary clearances required to return to all racing activities, and therefore is eligible to compete this weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR has remained in constant contact with his race team, and we will stay very close to this ...FULL STORY »
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It’s Back! #RIRselfie Returns for September 5 & 6 NASCAR Weekend at RIR
Posted 08.28.14
Whether you were at Richmond International Raceway’s April 25 & 26 NASCAR race weekend, or just happened to be checking your Twitter feed, there’s a good chance you heard about #RIRselfie. And it’s back in action for the upcoming September 5 & 6 race weekend at The Action Track! The social media campaign that encouraged fans to ...FULL STORY »
2014 Learning! 100 Award
NASCAR Track Safety Training Ranked in Top 5 of 2014 Learning! 100
Posted 08.28.14
Online Track Safety Training Recognized as a Leader in Industry Best Practices DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 28, 2014) – The NASCAR Training and Development team received honors from the Learning! 100 Awards, ranking fourth for innovations in their Track Safety Training efforts. Announced Monday evening at “The Elearning! Media Group’s Learning! ...FULL STORY »

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