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Oct 24
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2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin

Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset entering the 'Eliminator' round of the Chase? "We talked about it earlier this week, but obviously excited about being part of it -- the final eight.  Really these tracks are statistically my best race tracks in this Chase.  I'm pretty excited about our chances.  We've got a big obstacle ahead of us this weekend at Martinsville.  We're just going to enjoy it, have fun and see where we all stack up." Can you conserve tires at Martinsville to gain at advantage late in the race? "You can.  I think the tire life here is probably more important than it's ever been.  These cars, now that they are slammed on ... FULL STORY »

Sprint To End Cup Series Sponsorship After 2016 Season
By Chris Knight

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Let the search begin. With two years remaining on their extension contract, Sprint informed NASCAR Tuesday that it will not renew their sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series following the checkered flag of the 2016 season. The decision by one of the top mobile carriers in the United States will force NASCAR to find a new partner to back its top national series for the second time in 13 years. Sprint began its tenure with NASCAR under the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series banner in 2004 in what was a 10-year agreement, replacing R.J. Reynolds and the iconic Winston-brand after a 33-year run. A branding change four years later in 2008 made it the Sprint Cup Series, after Sprint and Nextel ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (HScott Motorsports) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 Auto-Owners Insurance Chevrolet Martinsville Speedway Goody's 500 | October 26, 2014 Returning to the Paper Clip...Justin Allgaier returns to Martinsville Speedway for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start there on Sunday afternoon in the Goody's ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Ford Ecoboost Ford, climbs into his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 EcoBoost Ford Fusion, is one of three Ford drivers in the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.  He answered questions from the media after today’s practice session about the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 First Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, walks in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Early Friday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway, it was NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 99.251 mph - posting the quickest speed during the first Goody's 500 practice session. Posting the second quickest lap ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media today at Martinsville Speedway. He discussed his outlook on the rest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, Martinsville’s history in NASCAR, short-track mentalities, readying for 2015 and ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Greg Zipadelli

Greg Zipadelli, Stewart-Haas Racing vice president of competition - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images GREG ZIPADELLI, DIRECTOR OF COMPETITION FOR STEWART-HAAS RACING, met with members of the media at Martinsville Speedway and discussed the crew chief (Daniel Knost and Tony Gibson) and team swap of the No. 41 Chevrolet SS and No. 10 Chevrolet ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Does this new Chase format change the dynamic of this race? "It probably changes the dynamic of the race somewhat I guess.  There are usually only a few that have a ... FULL STORY »



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Richard Petty Motorsports Adds New Associate Partner
no responses - Posted 10.24.14
BLUE-EMU® to Partner with No. 9 Team and "The King" Richard Petty CONCORD, N.C. (October 24, 2014) - America's number one over-the-counter muscle and joint cream is joining an America icon, Richard Petty and Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM). RPM announced today their newest partner, BLUE-EMU, the odorless, non-greasy and deep-penetrating topical ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson (Zing Zang) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preveiw
no responses - Posted 10.24.14
Event/Date: Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 (October 26th, 2014) Track: Martinsville Speedway, VA Track Length: 0.526 miles Race Distance: 263 miles (500 laps) Tune in: ESPN at 1:00 p.m. ET Huntersville, NC  - After a strong showing in Talladega, Sorenson and the No. 36 Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix Chevrolet head to the short track ...FULL STORY »
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BK Racing and DipYourCar.com Annouce Partnership for the Nos. 23 & 83 for Martinsville and Homestead
no responses - Posted 10.24.14
STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 24, 2014) - BK Racing is proud to announce a partnership with Coral Springs, Fla. based DipYourCar.com for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on October 26 and the season finale at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway on November 16. The colors of ...FULL STORY »
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BK Racing and Uponor Announce Partnership for Whitt at Martinsville
no responses - Posted 10.24.14
STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 24, 2014) - BK Racing is proud to announce a partnership with Uponor for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway on October 26. Uponor will ride-along with the No.26 car driven by Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt. Uponor is ...FULL STORY »
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Xtreme Changes for No. 44 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team
no responses - Posted 10.23.14
Mooresville, NC (October 23, 2014) - - Team Xtreme Racing, formerly known as Xxxtreme Motorsport has recently some major changes during their time off from their limited race schedule for the 2014 season. Along with the name change the team has also added a new but familiar face as ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Road Map to Glory: Martinsville, Homestead squarely in Denny Hamlin’s wheelhouse
no responses - Posted 10.23.14
It may seem strong talk from a driver who has only one win this season – but now that he has advanced to the Eliminator 8 Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Denny Hamlin said he figures his chances of winning it all are as good as anyone’s. “I ...FULL STORY »
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Hall-Of-Famer Junior Johnson Honorary Pace Car Driver For Goody’s 500
no responses - Posted 10.23.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2014) – One of the most successful and iconic drivers in the history of NASCAR will be back behind the wheel for Sunday’s Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway. And, as he was most of his career, he will be leading the pack. Junior Johnson, ...FULL STORY »
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Hamlin’s Chase Strategy Changes at Martinsville
no responses - Posted 10.23.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2014) - For Denny Hamlin, the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway couldn’t come at a more perfect time in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The Virginia native has four career Sprint Cup wins at the historic half-mile track and with the Oct. 26 ...FULL STORY »


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