Aug 11

Motorsports This Week on ESPN

ESPN Logo NASCAR Sprint Cup at Michigan Live on ESPN The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., for the Pure Michigan 400 and ESPN will have a live telecast on Sunday, Aug. 17. NASCAR Countdown airs at noon ET with the race’s green flag at 1:16 p.m. Also from MIS, ESPN2 will air NASCAR Sprint Cup practices on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. The race also airs live in Canada on TSN and will air in Spanish on ESPN Deportes on Aug. 18 at 4 a.m. All NASCAR programming on ESPN networks is available on computers, smartphones, tablets, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Apple TV, Roku and Amazon Fire TV via WatchESPN, accessible to fans who receive ESPN’s linear networks as part of their video ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which Harvick applied his exclamation mark Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, was anything but. It was special and quite remarkable for the team, its owners and its driver. Moreover it was about the combined family that Stewart-Haas Racing had become in the last year, bringing in new faces like Harvick and Kurt Busch and talented behind-the-scenes people like eager-to-achieve crew chief Rodney Childers. It’s a family that has experienced rough times. Co-owner Tony Stewart, ... FULL STORY »

Brennan Newberry Stands Tall After a Twofold Weekend at Watkins Glen

Brennan Newberry Kernersville, N.C. (August 10, 2014) - On a brisk and unseasonably cold August morning in Watkins Glen, New York, Brennan Newberry drove through the tunnel and up the hill to start what would prove to be a very busy, challenging ... FULL STORY »

Eric McClure Posts Track-Best Finish at “The Glen”

Eric McClure (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images) Watkins Glen, NY (August 9, 2014)- After posting a track-best finish of 20th at the season's first road course event, Eric McClure had high hopes coming into Saturday's Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International, his last road course race of ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson Larson Prevails Trough Penalties to Claim a 15th-Place Finish at Watkins Glen

Kyle Larson, No. 42 Cartwheel by Target Chevrolet Camaro, WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 10, 2014) - In his second-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at Watkins Glen International, Kyle Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team battled damage, penalties and debris before crossing the finish line in ... FULL STORY »

Dylan Kwasniewski Comes Home 27th at The Glen

No. 31 AccuDoc Solutions / Rockstar Energy Drink Chevrolet Camaro WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (August 10, 2014) - Making his first-career NASCAR Nationwide Series start at Watkins Glen on Saturday afternoon, Dylan Kwasniewski and his No. 31 Rockstar Energy Drink team looked to run consistent lap times and continue to polish ... FULL STORY »

2014 Mid-Ohio NASCAR, Trans Am August Weekend Track Event Schedule

Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE 2014 NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES Trans Am Series EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, August 14TH 11:00 AM 4:00 PM TA REGISTRATION OPEN 1:00 PM 4:00 PM TA HAULERS ENTER 4:00 PM ... FULL STORY »

James Buescher Drives Up to 11th-Place at Watkins Glen International

James Buescher (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman / Getty Images) WATKINS GLEN, NY (August 9, 2014) - After being slated to start the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International in the 17th position, James Buescher had to drop to the rear of the 39-car field before the green flag for ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Driver Brian Scott in car (Shore Lodge) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Brian Scott Collects 12th Top-10 Finish of the Season at Watkins Glen International
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Brian Scott and the No. 2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet Camaro qualified for the Zippo 200 at The Glen in the seventh position at Watkins Glen International. This 82-lap race was a game of strategy from the initial-green flag. Scott and his Phil Gould-led team set their goals on having a ...FULL STORY »
Ty Dillon (Photo Credit: Scott Halleran / Getty Images)
Ty Dillon Finishes Eighth in Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International
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Ty Dillon drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 Yuengling Light Lager Chevrolet Camaro to an eighth-place finish Saturday afternoon in the Zippo 200 at the eight-turn road course in Watkins Glen, N.Y.. Dillon qualified eighth earlier in the afternoon alongside his three RCR teammates and quickly settled into single-file racing ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Paul Menard Finishes Ninth at Watkins Glen
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Paul Menard drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 33 Turtle Wax / Menards Chevrolet Camaro to a ninth-place finish at Saturday's 82-lap NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Watkins Glen International. The Eau Claire, Wis., driver started sixth and raced in the top five until a scheduled pit stop on lap 21 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Brendan Gaughan (South Point) - Photo Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images
Brendan Gaughan Finishes 28th at Watkins Glen International
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Brendan Gaughan and the South Point Hotel & Casino Chevrolet Camaro took the green-flag in the ninth position for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International. Reports of tight-handling conditions began in the early laps of the 82-lap event. On lap 21 and lap 28 Gaughan was ...FULL STORY »
Chris Buescher, No. 60 Cheez-It Ford Mustang (Photo Credit: Mark Wilson / Getty Images)
Chris Buescher Finishes 29th at Watkins Glen International
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (Aug 9, 2014) – After having to start at the tail end of the field due to an engine change, Roush Fenway Racing rookie Chris Buescher patiently maneuvered his Kellogg’s Cheez-It Ford to 12th-place before suffering a mechanical issue that forced him to settle with a ...FULL STORY »
TriStar Motorsports
TriStar Motorsports (Mike Bliss / Carlos Contreras / Eric McClure) 2014 NNS Zippo 200 Post Race Reports
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Mike Bliss Finishes 14th: Mike Bliss made his 699th career NASCAR start Saturday afternoon at Watkins Glen International. After qualifying 19th for the Zippo 200, Bliss was ready to pilot his No. 19 TriStar Motorsports Camry through the twists and turns of Watkins Glen. Once the green flag dropped, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill (Hillman Racing) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Landon Cassill 33rd At Watkins Glen International
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Landon Cassill finished 33rd in Saturday afternoon’s Zippo 200 at The Glen Nationwide Series race at the Watkins Glen International road course. Cassill parked his JD Motorsports with Gary Keller Chevrolet with suspension issues after completing 43 laps. He started 23rd. Cassill remained in 11th place in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt (JD Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Jeffrey Earnhardt Road-Races To 21st At Watkins Glen
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – Jeffrey Earnhardt gained nine positions and rolled home to a 21st-place finish in Saturday afternoon’s Zippo 200 at the Glen Nationwide Series race at Watkins Glen International. While the team failed to crack the top 20, Earnhardt ran a good race, running as high as 16th ...FULL STORY »

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