Sprint Cup Series

Mar 04

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards / No. 19 Comcast Business Toyota Preview Kobalt Tools 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway No. 19 Comcast Business Toyota News and Notes: Edwards heads out to Las Vegas this weekend for the first of three consecutive races on the western side of the country. He will have his inaugural race with his new partner Comcast Business there.  He is very excited about the relationship and would like to put them in to victory lane. Edwards has won two Sprint Cup Series races at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in 2008 and 2011 and has finished fifth the past three years at the 1.5-mile track. In 10 Sprint Cup Series starts at Las Vegas, Edwards has completed 2,691 of 2,691 laps (100 percent) and ... FULL STORY »

Ryan “Frenchie” Dubois is Named General Manager of BK Racing

BK Racing Logo CHARLOTTE, NC (March 4, 2015) - BK Racing names Ryan "Frenchie" Dubois the new General Manager of the multi NASCAR Sprint Cup team. Ryan "Frenchie" Dubois has been involved in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series since 1999, when he started with ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR’s Western Swings Have Been Adventurous For The Wood Brothers

Ryan Blaney / Wood Brothers Racing When the shiny, white 18-wheeler hauler carrying the No 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion pulled out of the team’s shop near Charlotte, N.C., and headed to Las Vegas Motor Speedway for this weekend’s Kobalt 400, it was just another routine ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR’s King to Take Part in Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 4, 2015) - The history of Martinsville Speedway cannot be told without Richard Petty and the number 43. On March 29, prior to the start of the STP 500, fans with a Green Flag Experience ticket will ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 2 – March 8, 2015

Toyota Racing Logo BACK BEHIND THE WHEEL: Camry driver Brian Vickers will make his first start of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS). Vickers underwent open-heart surgery in December and was forced to ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet SS Looking to Hit the Jackpot in Vegas

Team Chevy Logo DETROIT - (March 3, 2015) – The Chevrolet Monte Carlo had its turn; and so did the Chevy Impala.  This weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) the Chevrolet SS is putting all its chips on the table in hopes of ... FULL STORY »

Moffitt to Drive No. 34 for Three Races

2015 NSCS Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Rising Star Fills Ragan's Seat for Las Vegas, Phoenix, Fontana STATESVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2015) - Twenty-two-year-old up-and-coming driver Brett Moffitt will pilot Front Row Motorsports' No. 34 Ford Fusion for the next three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. The young ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.04.15
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Las Vegas Advance Team: No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR @stenhousejr @FastenalRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Stenhouse has two-career Sprint Cup starts at Las Vegas with an average starting position of 6.5 and average finishing position of 22.5. In 2012, Stenhouse ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Cole Whitt (Speed Stick) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Whitt: No. 35 Can Get ‘Down and Dirty’ on Las Vegas Track
Posted 03.04.15
Smoother Surface Means Better Ride for Speed Stick Ford STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2015 - Cole Whitt, driver of the No. 35 Speed Stick Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: "I've only been to Vegas once, last year, and we were actually really good in the primary. But we had ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Love's Travel Shops Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Gilliland Vegas-Bound 11th in Points
Posted 03.04.15
Love's Travel Stops Team Off to Good Start with Wingo at the Helm STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2015 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: "I like how we've started this season. We had a good run in Daytona and ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row Racing} - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Stay the Course is Martin Truex Jr.’s Las Vegas Mission
Posted 03.04.15
DENVER, Colo. (March 4, 2015) -- Though it's early in the NASCAR season, Martin Truex Jr. feels his Furniture Row Racing team is on the right path to have continued success and overcome obstacles as it pursues a goal of earning a Chase berth at the conclusion of the 26-race regular ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Blaney (Photo Credit: Grace Krenrich)
Blaney, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team Upbeat Going to Las Vegas
Posted 03.04.15
Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing Team are upbeat going into this weekend’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I'm really excited about going to Vegas,” Blaney said. “Trying to gain momentum from Daytona will be really big for us in this race.” DEARBORN, Mich., March ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Brett Moffitt Expected To Drive Front Row Motorsports Entry At Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Posted 03.04.15
Brett Moffitt may have hit the jackpot before he even arrives in Las Vegas. Moffitt, the Michael Waltrip Racing development driver is expected to drive the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, sources tell An announcement is expected as early ...FULL STORY »
Big Bill: The Life and Times of NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr.
Biography of Bill France Sr. highlights the great American success story
Posted 03.04.15
Tuesday's national and international release of H.A. Branham's biography "Big Bill: The Life and Times of NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr." signifies far more than the appearance of the long-awaited chronicle of the life and work of the man who transformed stock car racing. For those relatively new to the sport ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Las Vegas Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 03.03.15
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 3 – Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 3 – Boyd Gaming 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Las Vegas, Nev. Fast Facts for March 6-8, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 4th in standings 2 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 2 top-10 finishes 33 laps led Career 543 starts 23 wins 13 pole positions 129 top-five finishes 226 top-10 finishes 7,880 laps led Las Vegas Career  27 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 8 ...FULL STORY »

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