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Oct 16
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Carsforsale.com to Sponsor No. 40 Hillman Racing Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway

2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill on track in the No. 40 Carforsale.com Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (October 16, 2014) – Carsforsale.com, one of the Internet’s largest online automotive inventory websites, is proud to announce that the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet SS will make its sixth appearance of the season with Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 on October 19. The 188-lap NASCAR event will take place at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway this Sunday at 2:00 p.m. EDT. For the fourth and final superspeedway event of the season, Cassill will again pilot the same car he raced to a 12th-place finish at the season-opening Daytona 500 and later scored a career-best 11th-place finish at Talladega in May. “I couldn’t be more excited or ready to get to Talladega ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski back in the same hole he just escaped
By NASCAR Wire Service

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images Apparently, Brad Keselowski can’t stand prosperity. Or perhaps he’s just trying to extract every ounce of drama possible from the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format. A week after keeping his championship hopes alive with a storybook victory at Talladega Superspeedway, in a race he had to win to advance to the Chase’s Eliminator Round, Keselowski and his No. 2 Ford team are back on skid row. And, once again, he has company on his quick trip from the penthouse to the outhouse heading into Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET on ESPN). At Talladega, Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered the GEICO 500 facing win-or-bust scenarios. Obviously, the trophy went to the Keselowski and No. 2 ... FULL STORY »

Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson on Track in the No. 36 Zing Zang Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Event/Date: Geico 500 (October 19th, 2014) Track: Talladega Superspeedway, AL Track Length: 2.66 miles Race Distance: 501 miles (188 laps) Tune in: ESPN at 2:00 p.m. ET Huntersville, NC (October 15, 2014) - Coming off another solid race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Reed Sorenson ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Named Grand Marshal at Martinsville

2014 NASCAR Hall of Famer and NSCS Team Owner Richard Petty - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 16, 2014) – They say the best relationships are formed over time, and two of the longest in NASCAR are the ones Richard Petty has formed with Goody’s® and Martinsville Speedway. The three will come together Oct. ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 16, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will pilot the No. 7 Golden Corral Chevrolet SS in the race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. Annett, who finished 16th in his first Cup Series start at Talladega ... FULL STORY »

Energizer® Partners with Team Target at Talladega to Keep Larson “Going and Going”

2014 NSCS No 42 Energizer Max Powerseal Batteries Chevrolet SS CONCORD, N.C.  (Oct. 15, 2014) – For the final superspeedway race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Kyle Larson welcomes Energizer® to the track as the primary sponsor on his No. 42 Chevrolet SS.  Larson will trade in the ... FULL STORY »

Daytona International Speedway Installs Highest Piece of Steel As Part of Topping Out Ceremony

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo Historic Redevelopment Project Reaches Halfway Point DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway held a topping out ceremony today to install the highest piece of steel associated with its $400 million DAYTONA Rising project and celebrate the halfway point in the ... FULL STORY »

Nate Bolling Has Surgery for Torn Triceps

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo Jackman for Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Sprint Cup Series Team Expected to Return for 2015 Daytona 500 HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (October 15, 2014) – Nate Bolling, the jackman on the No. 11 FedEx Sprint Cup Series race team had successful surgery ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Talladega Superspeedway GEICO 500 | October 19, 2014 Superspeedway Racin'...Justin Allgaier will make his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Talladega Superspeedway (TSS) on Sunday afternoon. TSS is one of four tracks where Allgaier made NSCS starts last year in the No. 51 BRANDT ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip’s hardest hit in life came when his sister called to tell him their mother, Margaret Waltrip, had suffered a major stoke due to arterial fibrillation (AFib.) The stroke left Margaret partially paralyzed. Her mobility continued to deteriorate until she was confined to ...FULL STORY »
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New Rapid Qualifying Format Debuts This Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway; NCWTS Autograph Session Friday
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
TALLADEGA, AL – The anticipated more-rapid qualifying format for both the GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and fred’s 250 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races at Talladega Superspeedway will be unveiled this weekend and should create an extra element of fan excitement at the ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/ / Getty Images)
Danica Patrick – Chassis No. 10-758
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 15, 2014) – It’s time for the fourth and final restrictor-plate race of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. And for Danica Patrick, she and the GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness team will be bringing a familiar “date.” Crew chief Tony Gibson has lined up Chassis No. 10-758 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Truex Jr. Has Pragmatic Approach to Talladega
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
DENVER (Oct. 15, 2014) – Will it be a morale booster or a morale buster? That’s the $64,000 question for 43 of the best stock car drivers as they approach Sunday’s Geico 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. For Martin Truex Jr., who has been on a mini roll ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 13 – 19, 2014
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
CAMRY CHASERS:  All three Joe Gibbs Racing drivers are in the top-10 in points as the final race in the 'Contender' round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship approaches this weekend at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway.  Camry driver Kyle Busch currently sits second in the points and is just ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, speaks with NASCAR Hall of Famer Leonard Wood - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Wood Brothers Set To Make 400th Superspeedway Start
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
Assuming Trevor Bayne successfully qualifies the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion at Talladega Superspeedway on Saturday, Sunday’s GEICO 500 will mark the Wood Brothers’ 400th start on a Sprint Cup speedway two miles in length or longer. Throughout their history, the Woods have focused on NASCAR’s biggest, fastest tracks. And ...FULL STORY »
Miesha Tate, UFC women's bantaweight shows the media how to fight during a UFC press conference at Akasaka Garden City on August 26, 2014 in Tokyo, Japan. - Photo Credit: Atsushi Tomura/Getty Images
Mixed Martial Arts Star Miesha Tate Will Wave Green Flag at Martinsville
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 15, 2014) - Close quarters, full-contact action is something mixed martial arts star Miesha Tate does every time she steps into the octagon. Martinsville Speedway is also no stranger to close quarters, full-contact action. The two will come together when the Sprint Cup Series returns to the ...FULL STORY »


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