Jul 15

Kevin Harvick – Track Position is Key at New Hampshire

2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick (Jimmy John's/Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (July 15, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), knows track position will be key to winning when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits New Hampshire Motor Speedway in Loudon for Sunday’s New Hampshire 301 Sprint Cup Series race. Winning Sunday at “The Magic Mile” is the only outcome that will help move Harvick toward his goal of a second consecutive Sprint Cup championship. The Bakersfield, California native, who has wins at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and Phoenix International Raceway this season, clinched his spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship field with his eighth-place finish Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway in Sparta. By finishing the race ... 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 »

Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Trevor Bayne – New Hampshire Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Sunday, July 19 at 1:00pm EST on NBCSN ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at New Hampshire Bayne will make his first NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Leavine Family Racing Announces Partnership with Monitronics Security

Leavine Family Racing Announces Partnership with Monitronics Security Monitronics Helps Race Team Resume Operations After Shop Fire CONCORD, NC (July 15, 2015) – As Leavine Family Racing resumes operations in its shop following a fire that caused significant damage in early May, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team ... FULL STORY »

SKF to Sponsor Wood Brothers’ No. 21 Ford Fusion and Ryan Blaney in New Hampshire 301

NSCS Driver Ryan Blaney (SKF) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images The No. 21 Wood Brothers Ford Fusion, with Ryan Blaney at the wheel, will hit the track at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this weekend with a new look representing technical partner SKF, the leading global supplier of friction-reducing solutions for ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet SS Looking for Success this Weekend at the ‘Magic Mile’

Team Chevy Logo New Hampshire Motor Speedway Next Challenge for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Stars DETROIT - (July 14, 2015) – For the 41st time in the history of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, engines will roar in Loudon, New Hampshire at New Hampshire ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr. Seeking Another Highlight in Granite State

2015 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (July 14, 2015) – The highlight that probably stands out most for Martin Truex Jr. at New Hampshire Motor Speedway took place when he was more than 350 miles from the New England facility. It was back in 1994 ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Previews

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, drives during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 13, 2015 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Freight Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: 5-Hour Energy 301 Date/Time: July 19/1:30 p.m. ET Distance: 301 laps/318.6 miles Track Length: 1 mile Track Shape: Oval 2014 Winner: Brad Keselowski Express Notes: Kentucky Recap: Denny Hamlin finished third in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race ... FULL STORY »

Casey Mears - Germain Racing
Germain Racing Extends Contract with Casey Mears into 2016
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
Mooresville, NC (July 14, 2015) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Casey Mears has been with Germain Racing since 2010. Today, the team announces Mears will continue to wheel the No. 13 GEICO Chevrolet SS in 2016. “I’m really happy to announce that Casey Mears is back in the No. 13 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr 9Nationwide Insurance) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 18 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 11 top-10 finishes 204 laps led Career 559 starts 25 wins 13 pole positions 136 top-five finishes 235 top-10 finishes 8,051 laps led Track Career  31 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 7 top-five finishes 14 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson and his Crew Chief Chad Knaus - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 2nd in standings 14 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 489 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 305 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps led Track Career  26 starts 3 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 18 top-10 finishes 322 laps ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP Members Advantages) - Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 18 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 162 laps led Career 779 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 464 top-10 finishes 24,826 laps led Track Career  40 starts 3 wins 4 pole positions 16 top-five finishes 22 top-10 finishes 1,371 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) -Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 12th in standings 18 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 6 top-10 finishes 46 laps led Career 414 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 152 top-10 finishes 4,587 laps led Track Career  22 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 305 laps ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY (1.058-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: LOUDON, NEW HAMPSHIRE EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 19 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 19 (NBCSN/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT NEW HAMPSHIRE: Hendrick Motorsports has nine wins, six pole positions, 41 top-five finishes, 67 top-10s and 2,524 laps led at New Hampshire. The ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (Safety-Kleen) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS 5-hour ENERGY 301 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
Greg Biffle – Loudon Advance Team: No. 16 Safety-Kleen Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Loudon         Biffle has 25 Sprint Cup career starts at Loudon, earning one win, six top-five and nine top-10 finishes.  Biffle’s average finishing position at Loudon is 15.7. Local Connection      The No. 16 team ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Aric Almirola (SmithField) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Consistency is Key for Almirola and No. 43 Smithfield Team at Loudon
no responses - Posted 07.14.15
Team Looks to Work Their Way Back into The Chase After a few off weeks, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield Ford team rebounded last weekend in Kentucky, scoring a 12th-place finish. The team has shown consistency all season but had a few racing incidents as of late that hurt ...FULL STORY »

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