Nov 05

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Cargill) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Phoenix  Advance Team: No. 17 Cargill/Fry’s Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 882 - last raced at Loudon 2 – finished 39th. Backup Chassis: RK- 877 – last raced at Loudon - finished ninth. Stenhouse at Phoenix o   Stenhouse has three career starts at PIR, completing 940 of 940 laps (100%) with an average starting position of 20.0 and average finishing position of 15.3. The Car o   Chassis RK-882 is the same chassis that the team raced at New Hampshire Motor Speedway when Stenhouse got caught in the middle of four wide racing resulting in a left front fender rub that eventually blew the tire sending the Ford to the garage. With 40 laps remaining, the crew was unable to repair the mangled machine forcing ... FULL STORY »

Despite Changes Elliott Sadler Confident As Ever Entering XFINITY Season
By Chris Knight

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – The 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season hasn’t started, but Elliott Sadler is already feeling exuberant. With the season-opener three weeks away, Sadler’s exemplifying he’s in a great place at Roush Fenway Racing, as he prepares to embrace his seventh season of XFINITY competition. Sadler, 38, left Joe Gibbs Racing after a two-year stint and mediocre success. Two years before that he joined Richard Childress Racing all with one goal in mind: championship. Four years later, Sadler and sponsor OneMain are still looking to hoist that championship trophy. He came close in 2011 and 2012 as a runner-up both times. Many expected the move to Gibbs to bring the organization their first championship since 2009, but ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Phoenix Int’l Raceway NASCAR (Nov.) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 35 – Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 32 – DAV 200 Honoring America's Veterans NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 21 -- Lucas Oil ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports Will Not Appeal Penalties Announced Today by NASCAR

Hendrick Motorsports Logo CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 4, 2014) – Hendrick Motorsports will not appeal penalties announced today by NASCAR related to a post-race incident Sunday evening at Texas Motor Speedway. “With NASCAR’s new Chase format, we’re seeing an unprecedented level of intensity every single ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Penalizes Crew Members And Crew Chiefs From The No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Teams

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2014) — NASCAR has assessed penalties to crew members from the No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams for their involvement in post-race incidents on Nov. 2 at Texas Motor Speedway. In ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Budweiser Racing Team Notes of Interest Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team travel to Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) this weekend for Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. #HolidayBuds… To celebrate the upcoming ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Phoenix Advance0 Team: No. 16 Sherwin Williams Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-908  Last ran Chicago – finished 23rd Backup Chassis: RK-876  Last ran Phoenix – 17th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Phoenix  o   Biffle has 21 Sprint Cup Series starts at ... FULL STORY »

No. 43 Highlights Farmland and Folds of Honor Foundation at Phoenix

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Farmland) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Almirola Pilots Fan-Chosen Paint Scheme to Support Donation to Foundation Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Farmland Ford team hope to rebound from Texas with a Top-10 finish at Phoenix International Raceway this Sunday. The team raced in the Top-15 for ... FULL STORY »

(L-R) Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, talks with crew chief Drew Blickensderfer - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Ambrose Heads West for Final Phoenix Run
no responses - Posted 11.04.14
Ambrose Proved to Be Fan Favorite Everywhere In his final run at the Phoenix International Raceway for Richard Petty Motorsports, Marcos Ambrose heads west for the last time. Ambrose and the No. 9 STANLEY team will compete in Sunday's race with plenty of fans in the "Valley of the Sun" cheering ...FULL STORY »
2012 Brian France - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
France Talks Texas Fight, Chase Drama
no responses - Posted 11.04.14
NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France said Tuesday in an interview on SiriusXM NASCAR Radio that the sanctioning body is still reviewing the tapes from a post-race fight Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, but that it is prepared to dole out some "harsh punishment." "We're still reviewing the tapes, but sure, ...FULL STORY »
Q&A with ESPN on Their Coverage of NASCAR Racing Coming to an End after Homestead
no responses - Posted 11.04.14
A media conference call was held today to discuss ESPN’s live telecasts of NASCAR racing coming to an end with the Nov. 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Participants on the call were ESPN vice president, motorsports, production, Rich Feinberg, lap-by-lap announcer Allen Bestwick, pit reporter Dr. Jerry ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Lucky Dogs
no responses - Posted 11.04.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 4, 2014) – The life of a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver can be hectic. With 38 weekends of racing in a 40-week span, the marathon-like schedule of NASCAR’s top series can be incredibly grueling as the racing series crisscrosses the country from as far east as ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, climbs into his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
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Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 24 Sprint Cup Series starts at Phoenix, Kenseth has completed 7,005 of 7,569 laps (92.5 percent) and has led for a ...FULL STORY »
Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 20, 2014 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Time to Shine in the Valley of the Sun
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CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Phoenix International Raceway for the sport’s penultimate race. Clint Bowyer is ready to shine in the Valley of the Sun. He has two top-five and six top-10 finishes in 18 starts at the one-mile oval. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver tested ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx) up close with helmet on - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Q&A with Denny Hamlin
no responses - Posted 11.04.14
An Interview With: DENNY HAMLIN             THE MODERATOR:  Today we're joined by Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. You head to Phoenix this weekend second in the Chase standings, in a points tie with Joey ...FULL STORY »

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