Jul 30

Stenhouse Jr. and Roush Fenway Racing to Remain ‘Zestfully Clean’ in ‘15

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images 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 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season.  Zest first joined Roush Fenway in 2012 and has served as a primary partner on the No. 17 Ford in NSCS competition the past three seasons.  The company will again serve as a primary for Stenhouse for multiple races in 2015, as well as a season-long associate for the No. 17 entry. “It’s great to know that the No. 17 team will keep running ‘Zestfully ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Claims Atlanta Pole Position with Chevrolet Power
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Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, poses with the trophy after qualifying at the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Four Team Chevy Drivers in Top Six in Qualifying ATLANTA (Aug. 29, 2014) – Kevin Harvick put Chevrolet power on pole position Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) for Sunday’s Oral-B USA 500. His lap of 190.398 mph (29.118 seconds) in the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS was a full 0.3 mph faster than the second-place qualifier around the 1.54-mile track. This marked the sixth pole thus far in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season for Harvick, and his first career pole at (AMS). “Our car didn’t really change that much (from practice),” Harvick said. “I just messed the first round up really bad trying to do something that I wasn’t doing in practice. Luckily we were fast enough to be able to get through ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Ford - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

National Anthem Singers, Pre-Race Entertainment and Grand Marshals Announced for 400 Weekend

Pocono Raceway Logo 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 400 race weekend at Pocono Raceway. NASCAR legend Richard Petty, on behalf of ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet Pocono Raceway 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 ... FULL STORY »

Crew chief Greg Ives to lead the No. 88 team in 2015

Hendrick Motorsports Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Crew Chief Alan Gustafson

2014 NSCS No. 24 Crew Chief Alan Gustafson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 28 – August 3, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Searching for the Mobil 1 Mojo
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 30, 2014) – When Kevin Harvick’s No. 4 team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) unloads its Chevrolet SS for this Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 400 at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, it will look a lot like the No. 14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS driven by teammate and three-time Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
It’s Pocono Time, a Buoyant Feeling for Truex Jr.
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
DENVER, Colo. (July 30, 2014) – A candid Martin Truex Jr. has said the first 20 races of 2014 have not gone the way the Furniture Row Racing team had anticipated. But the driver of the No. 78 Chevrolet has not given up. He feels the team is only a few ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 34 Farm Rich Ford Fusion
Farm Rich and Ragan Partner in Home State
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
Ga.-Based Brand and Atlanta Track Offer Ultimate Fan Giveaway STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 30, 2014) - Farm Rich will go NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing once again, returning to David Ragan's No. 34 Ford in the company's and the driver's home state. The frozen snacks and appetizers brand will be the primary ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway to host six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson on Aug. 6th at Dantanna’s and the Metro Atlanta Chamber
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
HAMPTON, Ga. (July 30, 2014) — Six-Time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson will visit Atlanta on Wed., Aug 6 and participate in a host of activities in preparation of the Atlanta 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway Labor Day Weekend. Fans will have the opportunity to qualify ...FULL STORY »
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Leavine Family Racing Announces Partnership with Thrivent Financial
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
Organization will sponsor No. 95 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry beginning at Bristol Motor Speedway  CONCORD, N.C. (July 30, 2014) – Leavine Family Racing has announced a multi-race partnership this season with Thrivent Financial for the No. 95 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team and driver Michael McDowell. Thrivent is a financial services organization ...FULL STORY »
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No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team slapped with heavy penalties
no responses - Posted 07.30.14
NASCAR hit the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team with a points penalty of unprecedented magnitude for infractions discovered during Sunday’s post-race inspection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the sanctioning body announced late Tuesday afternoon. NASCAR inspectors found violations with the rear firewall block-off plates of the No. 11 Toyota driven to ...FULL STORY » 400
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announced as NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Event Entitlement Partner at Chicagoland Speedway
no responses - Posted 07.30.14 400 Will be Held on Sunday, Sept. 14 as the Finale of a Triple-Header Weekend Kicking off the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™  Joliet, Ill. – July 30, 2014 – Chicagoland Speedway today announced Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the official cardiovascular partner of NASCAR®, as the title sponsor of this year’s first Chase for the NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Stacked Deck at Pocono
no responses - Posted 07.29.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 29, 2014) – Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) is heading to Pocono (Pa.) Raceway this weekend looking for a pair of wins. Before he heads to the 2.5-mile triangle, Busch will make an appearance in Thursday night’s Pocono ...FULL STORY »

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