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Apr 24
Thursday

‘Have-Nots’ have the headlines going into Richmond

Richmond International Raceway Logo RICHMOND, Va. – Typically, talk going into a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race centers on who has been winning. You know. The 'haves.' This week, going into Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway (7 p.m. ET on FOX), the key storyline focuses on the 'have-nots.' Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth. An unlikely two-man cast of characters in a coast-to-coast show that is teetering on the edge of dark comedy. After eight races this season there have been seven different winners with Kevin Harvick the sole repeat visitor to Victory Lane. Remarkably, this parity has not included Johnson or Kenseth, who finished 1-2 in last year’s series championship standings. The last season where the first eight races transpired without ... FULL STORY »

‘Have-Nots’ have the headlines going into Richmond
By NASCAR Wire Service

Richmond International Raceway Logo RICHMOND, Va. – Typically, talk going into a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race centers on who has been winning. You know. The 'haves.' This week, going into Saturday night's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway (7 p.m. ET on FOX), the key storyline focuses on the 'have-nots.' Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth. An unlikely two-man cast of characters in a coast-to-coast show that is teetering on the edge of dark comedy. After eight races this season there have been seven different winners with Kevin Harvick the sole repeat visitor to Victory Lane. Remarkably, this parity has not included Johnson or Kenseth, who finished 1-2 in last year’s series championship standings. The last season where the first eight races transpired without ... FULL STORY »

GRAMMY Award-Winning Pop Rock Band Train to Perform at NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race

Three-time Grammy-winning group Train CONCORD, N.C. (April 24, 2014) – Prior to the drop of the green flag for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race on Saturday, May 17, fans can enjoy a performance by GRAMMY Award-winning pop rock group, Train, as part of Time Warner ... FULL STORY »

Cole Whitt to Join BK Racing in Third Entry

2014 NSCS No 26 Scorpyd Crossbows Toyota Camry Announces Partnership with Scorpyd Crossbows STATESVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2014) - As BK Racing embarks on this weekend's Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway, the team will have several new additions to the fray including the addition of Scorpyd Crossbows ... FULL STORY »

Sorenson Joins NASCAR “Go Green” Initiative While Preparing for Richmond

Sorenson participates in a tree planting at James River Park (Richmond, VA) as part of the NASCAR Go Green initiative Huntersville, NC (April 24, 2014) - Reed Sorenson will be heading back to Richmond International Raceway this weekend where he has had many solid finishes throughout the years. Sorenson is looking to establish solid ground headed into the long haul ... FULL STORY »

Break Out the Bubbly…Toast to Our Sponsor

Watkins Glen International Logo GREAT WESTERN Champagne continues as the official champagne of Watkins Glen International WATKINS GLEN, NY (April 24, 2014) – Watkins Glen International is proud to announce that GREAT WESTERN Champagne will continue as the official champagne of the historic road course. GREAT WESTERN Champagne has been ... FULL STORY »

Hampton Roads-based Atlantic Plumbing & Utilities to Sponsor Cassill and No. 40 Chevrolet at Richmond

Hillman Racing Logo VIRGINIA BEACH, Va.  (April 24, 2014) - Atlantic Plumbing and Utilities, Virginia’s leading provider of HVAC, plumbing, and utilities services, announced today that it is the proud sponsor of the No. 40 Chevrolet SS for this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race ... FULL STORY »

Find a Treasure and Support the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte

Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte Logo CHARLOTTE, NC (April 24, 2014) – Auction Universe and Newell Rubbermaid are teaming up to support the Ronald McDonald House of Charlotte. On May 3rd, 2014, two trailer loads of items donated by Newell Rubbermaid are to be auctioned off ... FULL STORY »



Marcos Ambrose, Ace Hardware Foundation and Patients from Children's Hospital of Richmond at VCU donated $33,000 to the hospital today. Ambrose will be Racing for a Miracle Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway and an additionl $1 Million donation from STANLEY if he wins. STANLEY will donate $100,000 Friday morning
Marcos Ambrose and STANLEY Team Kick Off “Racing for a Miracle” Weekend
no responses - Posted 04.24.14
Ace Hardware Foundation, STANLEY, Ambrose and Team Make Memories at Children's Hospital Ambrose and Team Ready to Race for a $1 Million for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals CONCORD, N.C. (April 24, 2014) - After once again being moved by more than dozens of sick and injured children this afternoon at Children's Hospital ...FULL STORY »
Talladega Superspeedway's "The Big One on the Blvd." Logo
“The Big One on the Blvd.”: New Talladega Superspeedway Fan Experience To Debut on The Boulevard, Friday May 2
no responses - Posted 04.24.14
TALLADEGA, AL – NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers, a Moonpie eating contest, BBQ sauce wrestling—these are just a few of the items on the docket for Talladega Superspeedway’s first ever “Big One on the Blvd.,” a Friday night parade celebrating the wild side of the track’s infamous infield. Talladega Blvd. is considered NASCAR’s ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row Racing) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Truex Jr. Says it’s Time to Seal the Short Track Deal
no responses - Posted 04.24.14
DENVER (April 23, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. feels his Furniture Row Racing team is overdue for showing its talent at NASCAR’s short track venues. The first opportunity for the Denver-based, single-car team to reverse the short track woes will be Saturday night in the Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Rush Truck Centers) - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Tony Stewart Enriched at Richmond
no responses - Posted 04.24.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 24, 2014) – Tony Stewart likes to win. As both a driver and an owner in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, winning is something he’s been able to do. Repeatedly. As a driver, Stewart has scored 48 point-paying victories along with a trio of Sprint Cup championships. Since ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Ford, looks on in the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway on January 10, 2013 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Part-time anchorman Matt Kenseth hopes to BE story at Richmond
no responses - Posted 04.23.14
WASHINGTON, D.C. – For the time being, Matt Kenseth plans to keep his day job. But it's apparent that the former NASCAR Sprint Cup champion is as comfortable with a microphone in his hand as a steering wheel. Staying classy throughout a guest appearance at the Newseum on Pennsylvania Avenue, Kenseth did ...FULL STORY »
Tim Dugger
Tim Dugger to Perform Opening Set Saturday Night during Aaron’s Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway
no responses - Posted 04.23.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Everyone knows NASCAR and country music go hand-in-hand, and no one personifies this combination more than singer-songwriter Tim Dugger, who will be performing as part of the free Saturday Night Infield Concert at Talladega Superspeedway during the Aaron’s Dream Weekend. The singer behind NASCAR anthem “You Know Who We ...FULL STORY »
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Swan Racing Announces Restructuring
no responses - Posted 04.23.14
Brandon Davis successfully finds solutions for Nos. 26 and 30 teams Swan Racing announced today it has successfully restructured the company by finding solutions for the Nos. 26 and 30 teams in an attempt to save the jobs of the crews, the drivers, and to keep those teams competing throughout the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 04.23.14
Carl Edwards – TOYOTA OWNERS 400 Team: No.99 Ford Always Racing Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-886 Backup Chassis: RK-874 Twitter: @99_RFRracing ADVANCE NOTES  o   Edwards at Richmond International Raceway o   Edwards is looking for back-to-back wins at Richmond after his first victory at the three quarter mile track in the fall of 2013. Edwards came from the ...FULL STORY »


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