Aug 15

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with SHR’s Jeff Burton, Greg Zipadelli and Brett Frood

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone.  I thank you for your time this morning.  Certainly appreciate it.  Up here is Jeff Burton, our interim driver of the No. 14 car this weekend.  Greg Zipadelli, VP of competition, Stewart Haas Racing, and Brett Frood executive vice president of Stewart Haas Racing. There will be some questions that we simply will be unable to answer.  There is an ongoing investigation to the tragic accident that took place last Saturday night.  We're going to respect the process and the people involved in that investigation. With that we're here today simply to brief everyone on our current plans, and that includes Jeff Burton in the No. 14 car here at Michigan.  No decisions have been made regarding any upcoming ... FULL STORY »

Shakeup At Turner Scott Motorsports Apparently Leaves Ron Hornaday On Sidelines; Team’s NCWTS Future Uncertain
By Chris Knight

Turner Scott Motorsports Logo In an unexpected and glancing blow, Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) has had a major shakeup in its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series operations Wednesday afternoon. According to multiple sources, including actual team members at Turner Scott Motorsports, the three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams fielded by TMS would be on hiatus as of 3:00 p.m., but three hours later, two of the three teams were bound for Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. All, but apparently the No. 30 TSM team with driver Ron Hornaday Jr. reported Wednesday afternoon that Kennedy's team would likely compete in Sunday afternoon's Chevrolet Silverado 250 from CTMP, but Hayley and Hornaday Jr (allegedly) would not. Since that report, a statement Wednesday evening from co-owner ... FULL STORY »

Team Penske Announces Extension of Partnership with Alliance Truck Parts

Team Penske Logo MOORESVILLE, NC (August 15, 2014) - Team Penske announced today that it has extended its partnership with Alliance Truck Parts (ATP), building on the relationship between the two transportation-based organizations that began in 2010. Under the new multi-year agreement, Alliance Truck Parts ... FULL STORY »

Wood Brothers Racing Selects Ryan Blaney to Drive Famous No. 21 Car in 2015

Ryan Blaney Joins Wood Brothers Racing in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Forms Alliance with Team Penske  HARRISBURG, N.C., Aug. 14, 2014 – Wood Brothers Racing announces today that it has formed a technical alliance with Team Penske and will race a partial-season schedule in the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with up-and-coming ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr. to Miss Friday’s Practice and Qualifying at MIS

Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, right, and girlfriend Sherry Pollex take part in pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on June 28, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 13, 2014) -- Martin Truex Jr. will miss Friday's practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan International Speedway. Recently, Sherry Pollex, Martin’s longtime partner and girlfriend was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Sherry and Martin would like to thank the ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier in car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Michigan International Speedway Pure Michigan 400 | August 17, 2014 Back to Michigan...Justin Allgaier will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) this weekend. Allgaier's NSCS debut at MIS ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR TidBits – Aug. 11 – 17, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo 500 TOYOTA STARTS:  Toyota driver Kyle Busch is set to make his 500th career NASCAR start in a Toyota Saturday in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Michigan International Speedway.  In 499 starts, Busch has compiled the most Toyota victories -- 114 ... FULL STORY »

The Budweiser Party Porch features live entertainment all weekend

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (August 13, 2014) – The day does not end when the on-track activity concludes at Michigan International Speedway in August. Instead, the action moves to the Budweiser Party Porch in Turn Four where live music continues late into ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 13, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will drive the No. 7 Pilot Flying J / Allstate Peterbilt Group Chevrolet SS this weekend at Michigan International Speedway for the 23rd race on the 2014 calendar. Annett's first Cup Series visit to the Brooklyn, Mich. track netted ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, is still looking for his first win of the 2014 season, but Michigan International Speedway could be the perfect place for that to happen.  Biffle has four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at the facility, including last year when he captured ...FULL STORY »
Race Team Alliance
Race Team Alliance Announces Membership Expansion
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
Aug. 13, 2014 - Race Team Alliance, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of its membership to 18 full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup teams, comprising 37 full-time entries. The RTA, formed in July, is a not-for-profit business league comprised of race teams participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The purpose ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
RACE INFO: Event: Pure Michigan 400 Date/Time: August 17/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Joey Logano 2013 polesitter: Joey Logano Distance: 200 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2  miles Banking: 18 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Watkins Glen Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 24th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International after contact from behind in Turn 7 with less than seven laps remaining sent the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 16 3M Hire Our Heroes Ford Fusion
NASCAR Star Greg Biffle Joins Forces with Legendary Car Designer Chip Foose and the 3M Hire Our Heroes Campaign to Honor America’s Heroes at Bristol
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3M Hire Our Heroes Paint Scheme for Bristol to Honor Veterans, Drive Awareness of Opportunities for Military Members in the Collision Industry ST. PAUL, Minn., (August 13, 2014) – At the NASCAR Sprint Cup race night race at Bristol, NASCAR star Greg Biffle will be driving a No. 16 3M Ford Fusion with ...FULL STORY »
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AAA Texas 500 Weekend Individual Tickets On Sale Beginning Friday
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Frontstretch Tickets For Eighth Race Of Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship On Sunday, Nov. 2, Start As Low As $30 FORT WORTH, Texas (August 13, 2014) - The new town of No Limits, Texas, officially will be open for business beginning Friday, Aug. 15, as individual tickets go on sale to the general ...FULL STORY »
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One NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Receives Penalty; One Team Receives Warning Following Watkins Glen International Race Weekend
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 13, 2014) — The No. 4 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized due to a rules infraction committed during the Aug. 10 race at Watkins Glen International. The infraction is a P3 level penalty and is outlined in Section 12-4.3 of the 2014 rule book: A. Violation examples ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer Hoping Irish Eyes will be Smiling
no responses - Posted 08.13.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. Located in the Irish Hills, the 2-mile track is known for its high speeds. Clint Bowyer brings his No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota to the 1,400-plus acre facility looking for a win. Bowyer and several other drivers ...FULL STORY »

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