Mar 14

2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot/Husky Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Is Bristol a track you look forward to? “It’s a challenging track -- I always like coming here no matter what the configuration is.  It’s changed a lot over the years, since they repaved it or put new concrete on it. It’s one that I look forward to -- it definitely changes a lot during the weekend.  I think the track is going to be drastically different here in a little while and it probably will again in qualifying later this afternoon and how it will be in the race again.  You always have to pay attention to that and try to get your car to work good enough to where you can pass because once ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway, the changes in the qualifying procedure, not having a win ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Foundation, Blue Bunny Ice Cream Announce $25,000 Grant Opportunities

Jimmie Johnson Foundation Public Vote To Determine 2014 Helmet of Hope Grantees BRISTOL, Tenn. (March 14, 2014) – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson announced Friday the launch of the 2014 edition of the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope campaign, ... FULL STORY »

Springtime Means Testing Season for Goodyear

Goodyear Racing Logo AKRON, Ohio (Friday, March 14, 2014) – As the weather warms come springtime, it marks the unofficial start of testing season for The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company’s NASCAR racing program. “It’s been a long, tough winter across the country, so ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill to Drive No. 40 CRC Brakeleen Chevrolet at Bristol

2014 NSCS No. 40 CRC Brakeleen Chevrolet SS MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 14, 2014) – Hillman Racing today announced that CRC Automotive will be the primary sponsor of the No. 40 Hillman Racing Chevrolet SS this weekend at Bristol Motor Speedway.  CRC, a manufacturer of an extensive arsenal of automotive maintenance repair products, will ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Digital Media And OneUp Sports Partner To Launch Predictive Gaming App ‘NASCAR Connect’

NASCAR Digital Media DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 14, 2014) — Prediction: NASCAR fans are already thinking about which driver will be visiting Victory Lane at the Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway this Sunday. Fact: NASCAR fans will be able to put their prediction skills ... FULL STORY »

The Great Gonzo Adds Grand Marshal To An Already Impressive Resume

The Great Gonzo ~ Muppets’ Resident Daredevil to get Auto Club 400 underway with the most famous words in motorsports ~ FONTANA, Calif. (March 13, 2014) – Already a daredevil in his own right, the Great Gonzo will spend Sunday, March 23 among his ... FULL STORY »

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth sits in his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kenseth Hoping Recent Martinsville Success Leads To Solid STP 500 Finish
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 13, 2014) – Matt Kenseth was a happy driver when he left Martinsville Speedway last fall and when he stopped by the track earlier this week, he was still feeling pretty good about that second-place run and his chances in the STP 500 on March 30. “Both races were ...FULL STORY »
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FedEx, Autism Speaks and Dover International Speedway again join forces for June 1, 2014 “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race
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Sponsorship includes return of the Autism Speaks Day at the Races ticket package DOVER, Del. – For the fourth straight year, FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX), Autism Speaks and Dover International Speedway (NYSE: DVD) have joined forces, as FedEx will return as the title sponsor of the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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No. 99 Team adds another “Crue” Member to its Roster
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Team to ‘kickstart’ its effort at Bristol this weekend  LAS VEGAS, Nev. (Mar.13, 2014) – Last weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway the No.99 team showed the rest of the garage that they could ‘run' with the best of them when they hosted Motley Crue frontman Vince Neil as an honorary crew ...FULL STORY »
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Limited Commemorative Water Tower Souvenirs Available Race Weekend
no responses - Posted 03.12.14
~ $10 donation to benefit Auto Club Speedway Foundation ~ FONTANA, Calif. (March 12, 2014) – Auto Club Speedway will make available a limited number of souvenirs commemorating the Speedway Water Tower, which stood for more than 75 years before being removed in late 2013. A very limited number of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
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MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 12, 2014) -  Michael Annett and the No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS race team out of Tommy Baldwin Racing descend upon Thunder Valley this weekend for their first attempt together on the half-mile Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee for the fourth race on the 2014 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing Tire 2014 March NASCAR Bristol Fast Facts
no responses - Posted 03.12.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 4 – Food City 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 4 – Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Bristol Motor Speedway (0.533-mile oval) – Bristol, Tenn. Fast Facts for March 14-16, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – High-Bank Circled on the Calendar
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (March 12, 2014) – Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), had Sunday’s Food City 500 Sprint Cup Series race circled on his calendar even before the 2014 season started. Busch has a ...FULL STORY »

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