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Aug 19
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World Vision, Furniture Row Racing to Rev Up NASCAR Fans to Aid African Country with Clean Water

Rendering of the World Vision paint scheme on the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet for the upcoming Bristol and Atlanta Sprint Cup Series races. The No. 78 Furniture Row/World Vision Chevrolet to be wrapped with message ‘Clean Water Changes Lives’ at Bristol, Atlanta races DENVER (Aug. 19, 2014) — NASCAR fans will have the opportunity to change lives in a village across the globe. World Vision, the largest non-governmental provider of clean water in the developing world, is asking fans to donate $10 to provide clean water for four years to a child in the African country of Zambia. As fans give, World Vision will be closer to its fundraising goal of $15,000, which will provide clean water to everyone in the Zambian village. Fans can donate by texting WATER to 777444. Racing to change lives, Martin Truex Jr.’s No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet SS will ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick And Boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Crash At Chicagoland
By Chris Knight

Danica Patrick and boyfiend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) They’re all good now, but for a moment during Sunday’s MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick and boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. weren’t. The two were having decent runs on Sunday afternoon, but their chances at a better finish were hindered when the two made contact on Lap 258 on the frontstretch. Both cars were on the lead lap, after Patrick had received the free pass during the fifth caution of the day. Patrick climbing from the tail end of the lead lap was making a three-wide pass on Stenhouse’s No. 17 and boss Tony Stewart, when contact between the dynamic duo was made, which sent Patrick’s No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS gliding across the frontstretch wall. The two were able to pit ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez Join Joe Gibbs Racing

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo JGR Announces New Sponsor ARRIS and Launch Diversity Initiative by Escuderia TELMEX HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (August 19, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that drivers Carl Edwards and Daniel Suarez will join the organization in 2015 to compete ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway  No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 29 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an ... FULL STORY »

Time Running Out For Drivers Seeking Chase Berths

Oral-B USA 500 Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (August 18, 2014) – The window of opportunity continues to decrease for drivers vying for positions in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with Atlanta Motor Speedway’s Oral-B USA 500 NASCAR weekend one race closer. The Labor Day Weekend ... FULL STORY »

Fans Can See Earnhardt Up Close, On Track With Special Offer

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Aug. 18, 2014) – Race fans will have the opportunity to see Dale Earnhardt Jr. up close and then cheer him on from great seats on the front stretch with the Dale Jr. Offer for the Goody’s® Headache ... FULL STORY »

Motorsports This Week on ESPN and ABC

ESPN on ABC NASCAR Sprint Cup, Nationwide Series in Prime Time at Bristol The NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series will compete under the lights in prime time at Bristol (TN) Motor Speedway Aug. 22-23 and both races will be televised live. The NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

2014 Bristol Motor Speedway NASCAR August Weekend Track Event Schedule

IRWIN Tools Night Race Logo BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES NASCAR WHELEN MODIFIED TOUR NASCAR WHELEN SOUTHERN MODIFIED TOUR EVENT SCHEDULE Tuesday, August 19TH 10:00 AM ... FULL STORY »



Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Late Restart Catapults Jeff Gordon to Michigan Victory
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BROOKLYN, Mich.— So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion broke away after a late caution to win Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Gordon, who faced questions about his struggles on restarts earlier this season, passed Joey Logano at the ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Sunday Michigan Notebook Featuring: Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and More
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Sunday Michigan Notebook: Flawless Car Takes Jeff Gordon To Victory Lane Again: Lately the No. 24 Chevrolet SS looks like the Jeff Gordon of old. On Sunday, Jeff Gordon delivered Hendrick Motorsports his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season at Michigan International Speedway in the Pure Michigan 400. And ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Chevrolet Victorious at Michigan as Gordon Scores Third Win of 2014
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Team Chevy Takes Four of Top Five Finishing Positions BROOKLYN, Mich. – (August 17, 2014) – Jeff Gordon made the right move when it counted on the final restart of the Pure Michigan 400 to score his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) victory of 2014 and third career win at Michigan ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon wins the Pure Michigan 400 from the pole
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BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 17, 2014) – Jeff Gordon had a restart to remember as the lap wound down in the Pure Michigan 400 on Sunday. He used that momentum to record his third victory of the season, and his third win at track. For the upstart Joey Logano it was one restart ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Recaps
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 Clint Bowyer (sixth) and Denny Hamlin (seventh) registered top-10 finishes in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Michigan International Speedway.  Jeff Gordon was the race-winner. Brian Vickers (19th) also recorded a top-20 result at the 1.5-mile track. Camry driver Matt Kenseth is currently fifth in the unofficial NSCS point standings, 107 points ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Recaps
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JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER IT’S BEEN 13 YEARS SINCE YOU’VE BEEN TO VICTORY LANE HERE AT MICHIGAN. YOU HAD TO K WHERE IT WAS. ON THE RESTARTS: “It wasn’t easy. It’s never easy to win at any of these tracks, especially when aerodynamics and track position ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Recaps
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JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – FINISHED 3rd WHAT HAPPENED ON THE RESTARTS? “I had a bunch of good ones. The last one wasn’t the greatest. I got through the gear box good and had the 24 cleared and I should have pulled down in front of him and ...FULL STORY »


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