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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “Going into today I didn’t think our car was gonna be very good, but Todd made some good changes overnight and made us more competitive.  We seemed to have some good restarts all day, except for the last one, which is the most important one.  We got the run we needed and then got loose and got stuck in the middle of three-wide and lost all the air in the car and lost my momentum so I went back a little bit.  That’s the only time you’re able to pass someone, so you’ve got to be able to push really hard at those times and we weren’t able to capitalize after that.  I think we fell ... FULL STORY »

Friday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook: Featuring Ryan Newman, Marcos Ambrose And Chase Elliott
By Chris Knight

Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 QuickenLoansBillionDollarBracketChallenge Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 14, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Friday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook: Ryan Newman Focused On Indy Return And Chase Chances: INDIANAPOLIS -- Despite being winless in the first 19 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for Richard Childress Racing, Ryan Newman seems confident that his No. 31 Chevrolet SS will make this year’s race to The Chase. And that stern feeling from the defending champion of the Crown Royal presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard comes on the heels of two of his last three finishes, which include third and fifth at Kentucky Speedway and New Hampshire Motor Speedway respectively. “We’ve got some better finishes under our belt the last three or four races,” said Newman Friday morning. “Two top-fives was something we needed to get. We’ve ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Clint Bowyer (10th) was the first Camry driver to the finish line in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Michigan International Speedway. Bowyer started from the 15th position and went on to earn his fifth top-10 finish of the ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS – WINNER  THIS RACE HAS GOT TO HAVE BEEN A TOUGH ONE TO PUT THAT CHECK MARK NEXT TO IT WITH A WIN “Yeah, it has been. We have figured out every way to ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images For the third time (in 4-weeks) this season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) the 2013 defending champion, Jimmie Johnson, finds himself in victory lane; as well as, second in the point standings after winning Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target) at Michigan International Speedway - Photo Credit: Jason Miller/Getty Images Average lap speeds stayed well below 200 m.p.h., Saturday afternoon during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session at Michigan International Speedway, and it was rookie contender, Kyle Larson, that was the quickest with a lap speed of ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning in the "Irish Hills" of Michigan, as they had their second Quicken Loans 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway. And, with a lap speed of 202.054 m.p.h., ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Sets New Track Record En Route to Winning 3rd NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pole of the Season

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, poses with the BanditChippers.com Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Chevrolet Sweeps Top-Three in Qualifying for Quicken Loans 400 BROOKLYN, Michigan (June 13, 2014) Kevin Harvick led the charge of Chevrolet SS drivers in securing the top-three spots in the final qualifying order for the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. With ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
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ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – “It was a good run for us.  I’m really proud of Trent Owens and all the guys on this Smithfield team.  They brought us a really good car.  We tested here two days last week and we knew we had a good car at the ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
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BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position:  10th How was the qualifying session? “It was a mixed bag.  Our first lap in the second round, I hit something in (turns) one and two and the car took off up the race track and damaged our splitter a little ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
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KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER BEFORE THIS KNOCKOUT QUALIFYING CAME INTO PLAY SIX NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES POLES.  YOU KNOW HAVE THREE WITH THIS FORM OF QUALIFYING: “I think that is just a credit on our Budweiser and Stewart-Haas race team for putting fast race cars on ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Starting Lineup
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Late Friday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) Kevin Harvick, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record lap speed of 204.557 m.p.h., captured the pole for Sunday's 2014 Quicken Loans 400. (Note: Harvick's speed is the fastest since Bill Elliott set the all-time qualifying record of 212.809 ...FULL STORY »
Juan Pablo Montoya, driver of the #12 SKF Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
Montoya Embraces Team Penske Opportunity at Michigan
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Juan Pablo Montoya will be driving a third Team Penske entry this weekend at Michigan International Speedway as he pilots the No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion.  Montoya stopped by the infield media center to talk about making a cameo stock car appearance this weekend.  JUAN PABLO MONTOYA – No. 12 SKF Ford ...FULL STORY »
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Pocono Raceway Announces “Show Us Yer Bass” Contest
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Grand Prizes and GoBowling.com 400 Ticket Discount to Be Set By Photo Submission LONG POND, PA (June 13, 2014) – Pocono Raceway announced today their inaugural “Show Us Yer Bass” photo contest. Participants, in this photo submission contest, will set a ticket discount for all race fans to enjoy for the GoBowling.com ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Q&A with Driver Kasey Kahne
no responses - Posted 06.13.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed resigning of Farmers Insurance, racing at Michigan, status of his contract with Hendrick Motorsports, Kyle Busch and other topics. ON RENEWAL OF FARMERS INSURANCE AS PRIMARY SPONSOR: “It is really good ...FULL STORY »


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