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Jul 31
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Chase Spots Going Fast, Time Is Running Out

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo Four more drivers cleared the two toughest hurdles for entry into the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, joining Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski, both of whom locked up a spot on the Chase Grid July 13 at New Hampshire. At Indianapolis last Sunday, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards and Joey Logano all either scored a second win (Gordon) or clinched a top 30 points spot (Johnson, Edwards and Logano). Now, those six drivers need only to attempt to qualify for the remaining six races to "officially" earn a spot in the Chase. As a reminder, any driver with multiple wins guarantees himself a spot in the top 15 (or top 16, if the points leader after race No. ... FULL STORY »

Chase Spots Going Fast, Time Is Running Out
By NASCAR Wire Service

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo Four more drivers cleared the two toughest hurdles for entry into the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, joining Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Brad Keselowski, both of whom locked up a spot on the Chase Grid July 13 at New Hampshire. At Indianapolis last Sunday, Jeff Gordon, Jimmie Johnson, Carl Edwards and Joey Logano all either scored a second win (Gordon) or clinched a top 30 points spot (Johnson, Edwards and Logano). Now, those six drivers need only to attempt to qualify for the remaining six races to "officially" earn a spot in the Chase. As a reminder, any driver with multiple wins guarantees himself a spot in the top 15 (or top 16, if the points leader after race No. ... FULL STORY »

Majority of Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Labor Day Weekend Ticket Specials Expire Aug. 4

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (July 31, 2014) – Fans have a very limited amount of time to take advantage of many of the ticket specials for Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Labor Day Weekend of NASCAR night racing. A majority of the limited-time offers ... FULL STORY »

Whitt to Pilot the No.26 Toyota of Scranton Toyota Camry at Pocono

2014 NSCS No. 26 Toyota of Scraton Toyota Camry STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 31, 2014) - The ownership and staff of the region's number one Toyota dealership, Toyota of Scranton announced today a breakthrough sponsorship of the No.26 Toyota Camry, driven by Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt at ... FULL STORY »

Laps for Life Blood Drive Set for Sept. 11 at Talladega Superspeedway, International Motorsports Hall of Fame

American Red Cross Community Chapter Executive Peggy Mann (left) and Talladega Superspeedway Chairman Grant Lynch (right) get ready for the “Fan Track Drive” event on July 26, which will give fans the opportunity to drive around the historic 2.66-mile track in their passenger cars. TALLADEGA, AL – The annual American Red Cross-Talladega Superspeedway “Laps for Life” blood drive returns to Talladega Superspeedway on Thursday, September 11, from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Fox Sports1 Dome at the International Motorsports Hall of Fame. This ... FULL STORY »

Mark Martin Returns ‘Home’ to Roush Fenway Racing

Mark Martin - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR NASCAR legend returns to Roush Fenway as driver development coach CONCORD, N.C. (July 31, 2014) –Roush Fenway Racing announces that legendary NASCAR driver Mark Martin is returning to the race team where he excelled behind the wheel for almost 20 years - ... FULL STORY »

2014 Olympic Gold Medalists will serve as grand marshals for Pure Michigan 400

Meryl Davis & Charlie White - 2014 Gold BROOKLYN, Mich. (July 31, 2014) – The United States ice dancing team of Meryl Davis and Charlie White will serve as the grand marshals for the Pure Michigan 400 on August 17 at Michigan International Speedway. White and Davis, the 2014 Olympic Champion ... FULL STORY »

Dover International Speedway’s annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive set for Thursday, Sept. 11

Dover International Speedway Logo Donate to receive complimentary pair of tickets to Sept. 27, 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series race DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway plans to once again pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with its annual 9/11 Memorial ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Race Previews
no responses - Posted 07.31.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP  Race: GoBowling.com 400 – 160 laps/400 miles – #GoBowling400 Track: Pocono Raceway (2.5 mile tri-oval) – @poconoraceway Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, August 3, ESPN (1:00 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget #TeamGanassi I BET YOU ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Stenhouse Jr. and Roush Fenway Racing to Remain ‘Zestfully Clean’ in ‘15
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
Zest set to launch into fourth season of partnership with Roush Fenway and No. 17 team CONCORD, N.C. (July 30, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing today announced that it has extended its partnership with Zest and the No. 17 Ford Fusion driven by two-time NASCAR champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., into the 2015 ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Ford - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
Greg Biffle – Pocono  Advance Team: No. 16 3M Throwback Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-890  Last ran Kentucky – finished 14th Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Pocono o   Biffle has 23 Sprint Cup career starts at Pocono, with an average finish of 16.4. o   In 2010 he earned ...FULL STORY »
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National Anthem Singers, Pre-Race Entertainment and Grand Marshals Announced for GoBowling.com 400 Weekend
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
Performances by Eric Lee Beddingfield and Lucy Angel LONG POND, PA (July 30, 2014) – Country recording artists Eric Lee Beddingfield and Lucy Angel will perform during the GoBowling.com 400 race weekend at Pocono Raceway. NASCAR legend Richard Petty, on behalf of GoBowling.com, will serve as Grand Marshal for the GoBowling.com 400 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet Pocono Raceway GoBowling.com 400 | August 3, 2014 Tricky Triangle for the Second Time...Justin Allgaier will be making his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start this weekend at Pocono Raceway (Pocono). His first NSCS start was earlier this season in June at the ...FULL STORY »
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Crew chief Greg Ives to lead the No. 88 team in 2015
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
CONCORD, N.C. (July 30, 2014) – Crew chief Greg Ives will rejoin Hendrick Motorsports following the 2014 NASCAR season to lead the No. 88 Sprint Cup Series team of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.Ives, 34, was race engineer for Jimmie Johnson’s historic run of five consecutive Sprint Cup championships (2006-2010) with the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 24 Crew Chief Alan Gustafson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Q&A with Crew Chief Alan Gustafson
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
ALAN GUSTAFSON, CREW CHIEF, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, WAS THE GUEST OF THIS WEEK’S NASCAR TELECONFERENCE. THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone.  We're joined today by Alan Gustafson, crew chief of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet for Hendrick Motorsports and driver Jeff Gordon in the Sprint Cup Series.  Alan led the 24 ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 28 – August 3, 2014
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
ON A ROLL:  Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) drivers Kyle Busch (second), Denny Hamlin (third) and Matt Kenseth(fourth) all recorded top-five finishes last Sunday in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  The last time three JGR Camrys finished together in the top-five was in September 2010 at Richmond International Raceway with Hamlin ...FULL STORY »


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