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Jul 29
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A Pocono Sweep Will Put Martin Truex Jr. in Elite Company

NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (July 29, 20015) -- Martin Truex Jr. is in position to help Pocono Raceway establish a Super 8 Sweeper’s Club. No, it’s not about a new hotel on the grounds of the Long Pond, Pa. track, but it’s about Truex becoming the eighth driver in Pocono Raceway history to sweep the two Sprint Cup season races at the 2.5-mile triangular venue. Truex, who claimed the Pocono victory in early June driving the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, could join an elite group of drivers with a win in Sunday’s Windows 10 400. The seven drivers who have achieved the Pocono sweep are Bobby Allison (1982), Bill Elliott (1985), Tim Richmond (1986), Bobby Labonte (1999), Jimmie Johnson (2004), Denny Hamlin (2006) and ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch extends phenomenal streak with Brickyard win
By NASCAR Wire Service

2015Brickyard400KissBricksBusch INDIANAPOLIS—“This is awesome!” Kyle Busch screamed as he crossed the finish line at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and continued a run that has grown from extraordinary to downright other-worldly. Holding off Kevin Harvick and Joey Logano during three late-race restarts, Busch beat Logano to the finish line by .332 seconds to win Sunday's Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at The Brickyard. The victory was Busch’s fourth in the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, all coming after an 11-event absence to start the season, the result of a broken right leg and left foot suffered in a crash during the Feb. 21 NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona International Speedway. “I guess Kyle’s back,” a disappointed Logano said after the race, ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits — July 27 – August 2, 2015

Toyota Racing Logo BUSCH BOWS AGAIN: Camry driver Kyle Busch has won four of the last five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races and is poised to qualify for the Chase for the Sprint Cup is he continues his recent ascent in the ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Ford EcoBoost) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Pocono Advance Team: No. 17 Ford Ecoboost Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR, @stenhousejr, and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Pocono Raceway Stenhouse has five Sprint Cup starts at Pocono Raceway with an average starting position of 20.2 and average finishing ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – What Turn 4?

2015 NSCS Driver, Clint Bowyer (Maxwell House) CORNELIUS, N.C. —  You don’t have to be a mathematician to understand Pocono Raceway but it couldn’t hurt. The 2.5-mile track, nestled in the mountains of Pennsylvania, is certainly atypical. It’s the only non-road-course track without a turn 4. Otherwise known ... FULL STORY »

Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Previews

Front Row Motorsports Logo Brett Moffitt | No. 34 A&W All American Food Ford "Going back to each of these tracks a second time will really help shorten the learning curve for me. I think at the first Pocono race, we actually ran pretty good. ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Puzzled by Pocono

2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick (Jimmy John's) - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (July 29, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), will make his 30th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway in Sunday’s Windows 10 400. ... FULL STORY »

Exclusive Jeff Gordon Ticket Package Offered for Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Homestead-Miami Speedway Logo Package includes commemorative 1/24 diecast car with final paint scheme run at Ford EcoBoost 400  MIAMI - Since 2002, the number 24 has become synonymous around the NASCAR community with only one thing through the past 22 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series seasons: ... FULL STORY »



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Martinsville Speedway Offers Fans a Jeff Gordon Ticket Package
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (July 29, 2015) – For more than 20 years fans at Martinsville Speedway have grown accustom to seeing Jeff Gordon dominate. After all, he has eight wins, 28 top-five finishes and more than 3700 laps led. However, the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 on Nov. 1 marks the final ...FULL STORY »
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Chevrolet on a Hot Streak at Pocono Raceway
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Bowtie Brand Looking for Seventh Consecutive Win at the ‘Tricky Triangle’ DETROIT - (July 28, 2015) – Chevrolet is looking to continue a six-race winning streak this weekend at Pocono Raceway. Currently Team Chevy holds the longest active winning streak in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with six consecutive victories at the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Danica Patrick Garage
Danica Patrick Ready To See Returns
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 28, 2015) – It is difficult to believe, but less than two months ago the season’s first Pocono (Pa.) Raceway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race took place. And this week it’s time for part two with the Windows 10 400 Sunday at the 2.5-mile triangle. Danica Patrick, driver ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 88 Windows 10 Chevrolet SS
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview
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No. 88 Microsoft Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 3rd in standings 20 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 12 top-10 finishes 204 laps led Career 561 starts 25 wins 13 pole positions 137 top-five finishes 236 top-10 finishes 8,051 laps led Track Career  31 starts 2 wins 1 pole position 9 top-five finishes 13 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview
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No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 20 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 491 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 305 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps led Track Career  27 starts 3 wins 3 pole positions 11 top-five finishes 18 top-10 finishes 738 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP Members Advantages) - Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview
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No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides{ Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 11th in standings 20 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 11 top-10 finishes 164 laps led Career 781 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 465 top-10 finishes 24,828 laps led Track Career  45 starts 6 wins 2 pole positions 19 top-five finishes 31 top-10 finishes 1,038 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 5 Aquafina Chevrolet SS
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview
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No. 5 Aquafina Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 14th in standings 20 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 6 top-10 finishes 46 laps led Career 416 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 152 top-10 finishes 4,587 laps led Track Career  23 starts 2 wins 2 pole positions 5 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 219 laps led AQUAFINA ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview
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POCONO RACEWAY (2.5-MILE TRIANGLE) LOCATION: LONG POND, PENNSYLVANIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 21 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, AUG. 2 (NBCSN/MRN/SIRIUSXM) STREAKY TRIANGLE: Hendrick Motorsports has fielded a winner in at least one Sprint Cup race at Pocono in each of the past four years, including season sweeps in ...FULL STORY »


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