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Jul 18
Friday

Statement from NASCAR President Mike Helton on the Passing of Dr. John Melvin

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 18, 2014) – “NASCAR and the entire motorsports industry lost a giant on Thursday with the passing of Dr. John Melvin. Dr. Melvin was a pioneer in the field of driver safety, particularly in the area of driver restraint systems. His many contributions as a safety consultant to NASCAR for more than 13 years forever changed the sport. We lost a colleague, and a friend. “NASCAR extends its condolences to Dr. Melvin’s family and friends. He will be greatly missed by the entire racing community.” Source: NASCAR Integrated Marketing Communications FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray Puts Chevrolet SS on the Pole at Martinsville
By Press Release

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 Relief Shot 500. McMurray posted a lap of 18.954 seconds (99.905 mph) for his second career pole position at the track. McMurray’s lap was good enough for a 0.057-second gap back to second place and his 11th career pole in the Sprint Cup Series. He led a group of five Team Chevy drivers in the top-12 of qualifying for Sunday’s 1:30 p.m. ET race around the 0.526-mile track. “It’s a great start to our weekend for our McDonald’s Chevrolet,” McMurray said. “We ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Chicagoland Nationwide Series Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 18 – EnjoyIllinois.com 300Chicagoland Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Joliet, Ill.Fast Facts for July 18-19, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: 7 sets for the eventTire Codes: Left-side -- D-4392; Right-side -- D-4410Tire Circumference: ... FULL STORY »

Chad Boat 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Race Preview

Chad Boat (Photo Credit: Billy Boat Motorsports) Billy Boat Motorsports Race Advance CHICAGOLAND SETUP: Race: EnjoyIllinois.com 300 – 200 laps/ 300 miles Track: Chicagoland Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Driver: Chad Boat (@ChadBoat) Car: No. 84 Billy Boat Performance Exhaust Chevrolet Camaro Broadcast: Saturday, July 19th on ESPN2 at 8:00 ... FULL STORY »

Jeffrey Earnhardt Makes Rookie Run At Chicagoland Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Jeffrey Earnhardt in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill. – Jeffrey Earnhardt will be testing the waters at Chicagoland Speedway for the first time Saturday in the EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Nationwide Series race. Earnhardt is running his first full season in the series, and Saturday’s 200-lapper will be ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill Shooting High At Chicagoland Speedway

Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images) JOLIET, Ill. – Landon Cassill will be shooting for a return to the top 10 in Nationwide Series driver points in Saturday’s EnjoyIllinois.com 300 race at Chicagoland Speedway. Cassill finished 15th last week at New Hampshire Motor Speedway to remain 11th ... FULL STORY »

Gerber Collision & Glass Partners With Landon Cassill For Chicagoland Race

2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill (Hillman Racing) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images GAFFNEY, S.C. – Gerber Collision & Glass, the nation’s leading autobody repair and glass repair and replacement company, will partner with driver Landon Cassill and the JD Motorsports with Gary Keller team for Saturday’s EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Nationwide Series race ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Race Preview

Chase Elliott Chase Elliott / No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet RACE: EnjoyIllinois.com 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Chicagoland Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 19, 2014 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 16, 2014) – With the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series on its final bye weekend of ... FULL STORY »



2014 NNS Driver Regan Smith (TaxSlayer.com) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Regan Smith 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.16.14
DRIVER: Regan Smith / No. 7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet RACE: EnjoyIllinois.com 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Chicagoland Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Quotes | Regan Smith: “I don’t have a lot of opportunities to run for JRM this year, so when the Chicagoland race became available, I jumped on it. I have ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.16.14
DRIVER: Kasey Kahne / No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet RACE: EnjoyIllinois.com 300 (200 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Chicagoland Speedway DATE: Saturday, July 19, 2014 Quotes | Kasey Kahne: “I don’t have a lot of opportunities to run for JRM this year, so when the Chicagoland race became available, I jumped on it. I have ...FULL STORY »
Sam Hornish Jr. (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Sam Hornish Jr. back in Seat of No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota at Chicagoland Speedway
no responses - Posted 07.16.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 16, 2014) – Week 18 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) and the No. 54 Monster Energy Camry will see Sam Hornish Jr. back in the seat to tackle his fourth of seven scheduled races in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) winning Toyota. In addition to this ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.15.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview EnjoyIllinois.com 300 at Chicagoland Speedway IT'S TIME TO DASH 4 CASH IN CHICAGO: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel to Joliet, IL, this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Chicagoland Speedway. In nine ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Chris Buescher (Ford EcoBoost) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Chris Buescher 2014 NNS Enjoyillinois.com 300 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.15.14
Chris Buescher – ENJOYILLINOIS.COM 300 Team: No.60 Ford EcoBoost Mustang Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK-805 Backup Chassis: RK- 777 Twitter: @Chris_Buescher & @PR60RFR ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Trevor Bayne 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinos.com 300 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.15.14
Trevor Bayne – Chicago Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang Crew Chief: Chad Norris Chassis: RK-849 Twitter: @Tbayne21, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway ...FULL STORY »
James Buescher
James Buescher 2014 NNS EnjoyIllinois.com 300 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.15.14
RAB Racing NNS Event Preview: Chicagoland Speedway Center Stage In Chicago... James Buescher comes to Chicagoland Speedway with one previous NASCAR Nationwide Series start under his belt. That start came in 2012 when Buescher secured a 15th-place finish. Buescher has five NASCAR Camping World Truck Series starts at the 1.5-mile oval. In ...FULL STORY »


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