Sep 16

Paul Menard 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

2014 NASCAR Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 SYLVANIA/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's SYLVANIA/Menards Chevrolet at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 485 during the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS has made only one other appearance this year, doing so at Richmond International Raceway earlier this month where Menard started 14th and finished 18th.  Loudon by the numbers ... The Richard Childress Racing driver has 15 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at the Loudon, N.H. track. Menard has an average starting position of 19.7 and an average finish of 24.3. Menard has completed 99.1 percent of the laps around the 1.058-mile track. In addition, Menard has seven NASCAR Nationwide Series starts amassing one top-five ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart answers questions in public setting for the first time since fatal on-track incident
By NASCAR Wire Service

Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. – Talking with the media and answering questions in a group setting Monday for the first time since his involvement in the Aug. 9 incident which resulted in the death of 20-year-old driver Kevin Ward Jr., Tony Stewart said he is willing to “be available” to talk to the grieving family of Ward. But Stewart also insisted that the incident in which the sprint car he was driving in a non-NASCAR-sanctioned event struck and killed Ward on a dirt track in New York was an accident. “I want to be available to them if they want to talk about it,” Stewart said of Ward’s family during a news conference at Stewart-Haas Racing, the company he co-owns with Gene Haas. “At ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

Austin Dillon, driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup #3 Cheerios Chevrolet SS qualified 4th March 7, 2014 for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dillion is 16th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (HHP/Christa L. Thomas for Chevrolet) (HHP/Gregg Ellman for Chevrolet) Austin Dillon No. 3 Cheerios Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Cheerios Chevrolet at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 465 in the SYLVANIA 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes  Event:            SYLVANIA 300 Date:              Sunday, September 21, 2014 Location:       New Hampshire Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Richard Childress has four victories as a team owner at New Hampshire Motor ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr. Looking to Extend Jersey Boys Success at New Hampshire

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER (Sept. 16, 2014) – For the Mayetta, New Jersey Truex family the roots are deeply embedded at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where three different members of the Truex clan have scored a victory at the 1.058-mile oval. The Truex patriarch ... FULL STORY »

Ragan to Put New Data to the Test at Loudon

David Ragan, driver of the #34 Taco Bell Ford, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Taco Bell Team Tested at Flat Oval Known for One-Groove Racing STATESVILLE, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford, comments on racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway: "We tested at Loudon a couple weeks ago ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Heads for the Fast Lane with Clean Harbors

2014 NSCS No 38 Clean Harbor Ford Fusion Boston-Based Company Goes Racing at Loudon on No. 38 Ford STATESVILLE, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Clean Harbors Ford, comments on racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway: "We're excited to have Clean Harbors on our No. ... FULL STORY »

Roller coaster first race for Busch brothers, Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill.— A couple of near spin-outs on pit road, getting a free pass and a near crash between two brothers sums up Sunday's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for three drivers. Kurt Busch started his day with a commitment line ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon-Kyle Larson mutual admiration society meets in media center; Plus Sunday Notebook
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
JOLIET, Ill.— As hard as they raced each other in the closing laps of Sunday's 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson might as well have been at a tea social when they sat side-by-side at the dais in the track's media center. Gordon and Larson raced ferociously ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick and boyfiend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Danica Patrick And Boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Crash At Chicagoland
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
They’re all good now, but for a moment during Sunday’s 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick and boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. weren’t. The two were having decent runs on Sunday afternoon, but their chances at a better finish were hindered when the two made contact on Lap 258 on the ...FULL STORY »
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Team Penske to Partner with Dick Johnson Racing in 2015 V8 Supercars Championship
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Marcos Ambrose to Drive the No. 17 Ford MOORESVILLE, NC (September 14, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it will form a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia to compete in the popular V8 Supercars Championship, beginning in 2015. Working with Dick Johnson Racing (DJR), the ...FULL STORY »
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Roush Fenway Racing Troubles Continue In Chase Opener
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Not an even a gruesome test at Chicagoland Speedway could prove to be any benefit for Roush Fenway Racing on Sunday afternoon. While Carl Edwards and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. both showed promise with strong practice speeds, when the start of the 400 rolled around, the two drivers faded quickly ...FULL STORY »
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Three Top-10 Finishes For Joe Gibbs Racing In Round 1
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They didn’t contend for the win on Sunday afternoon in the 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but it was a productive day nonetheless for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Huntersville, North Carolina-based team racked in three top-10 finishes led by Denny Hamlin with a sixth place performance. Pole sitter Kyle Busch ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Eckrich) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Aric Almirola’s Strong Run Goes Up In Smoke
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
Aric Almirola was characterized as an underdog entering Sunday’s 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but the underdog spoke up, until the driver of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion blew up on Lap 230, resulting in a disappointing 41st place finish. Almirola who started mid-pack methodically began working his way through ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson on Track at Pocono Raceway in the No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C, Tilton/Getty Images
Kyle Larson Roars From Back To Front At Chicagoland Speedway
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NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Rookie of the Year candidate Kyle Larson appeared to have the car to beat in the final stages of the 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but two late race cautions spoiled his efforts, resulting in a third place finish Sunday afternoon. “I had a really good ...FULL STORY »
2014 New Hampshire Motor Speedway NASCAR (Sept.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
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