Apr 24

2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, goes through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Toyota Owner 400 practice session on Friday, it was Kasey Kahne - with a lap speed of 126.357 MPH- showing the fastest way around Richmond International Raceway (RIR). Greg Biffle, with a lap speed of 126.162 MPH was second fastest, and he was followed by Carl Edwards (126.027 MPH) who was third, Jamie McMurray (125.851) fourth and Denny Hamlin (125.839) was fifth Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Martin Truex Jr. (125.780 MPH) who was sixth, Landon Cassill (125.652) seventh, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Brett Moffitt (125.576) eighth, David Gilliland (125.441) ninth and Jimmie Johnson (125.406) posting 10th. This evening the teams will return to ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon To FOX Booth For 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season
By NASCAR Wire Service

Jeff Gordon (center) in the Booth with Alex Alexander (left) and Michael Waltrip (right) for FOX Sports Jeff Gordon will join FOX NASCAR full time in 2016 as an analyst for FOX’s 16th year of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series coverage, the network announced on Thursday. Gordon will join play-by-play announcer Mike Joy and analyst Darrell Waltrip in the booth for the network’s race broadcasts. Chris Myers will continue to host FOX Sports’ coverage alongside analysts Larry McReynolds (who leaves the booth for this role) and Michael Waltrip. “NASCAR has provided me so many incredible memories, experiences and opportunities throughout my 23 years as a driver, and I can’t wait to start a new chapter in racing with this new relationship with FOX and to be in the booth with Mike and Darrell,” said Gordon, who has agreed to ... FULL STORY »

Race to Green with Richmond International Raceway and NASCAR

Richmond International Raceway Green Logo Richmond International Raceway, NASCAR, and our sponsors are going green – and we mean literally. The best part of all is that you, the fans, can become part of the effort! The NASCAR Race to Green campaign showcases how we can ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver, Brad Keselowski, on track in the No. 2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images [table=2685](i) Ineligible for Driver Points in this Series # Denotes Rookie Source: Timing and Scoring provided by NASCARMedia/NASCAR Statistics FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How does it feel to come to Richmond after a win? "Yeah, it was good to get that win, obviously. It's been a long time, so that was I think great ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Q&A with Kyle Larson

2015 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Richmond International Raceway and discussed his outlook for this weekend at Richmond, the tire test he participated in a few weeks ago, getting his first NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Alex Bowman 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (Tommy Baldwin Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Alex Bowman No. 7 DOC 360 Chevrolet Richmond International Raceway Toyota Owners 400| April 25, 2015 #ItsYourMove: This weekend the No.7 team has a new catchphrase, #ItsYourMove, as sponsor DOC 360 drives their philosophy of partnering with up-and-coming athletes chasing their ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Mirai Takes to the Track

2015 Toyota Mirai Richmond International Raceway Pace Car - Photo Courtesy of Toyota Racing Mirai will pace Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond. Mirai is first hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle to pace a NASCAR race RICHMOND, VA. (April 23, 2015) – Toyota today announced the 2016 Toyota Mirai, a hydrogen fuel cell electric vehicle, ... FULL STORY »

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Sonoma Raceway Withdraws Use Permit Application
no responses - Posted 04.23.15
SONOMA, Calif. (April 23, 2015) – More than one year after submitting its initial application, Sonoma Raceway management has withdrawn its request to modify the facility’s Sonoma County use permit. The change comes after assessing the likely costs and timetable associated with review of its proposal. The requested modifications ...FULL STORY »
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Five high school seniors receive scholarships from MIS Cares
no responses - Posted 04.23.15
BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 23, 2015) — College can be an expensive financial investment, but MIS Cares is hoping to make it a little easier for five Jackson and Lenawee County students taking the next step in furthering education. As part of an ongoing initiative to promote learning among students at all ...FULL STORY »
Michael Waltrip, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota, produces a television segment on the grid prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Michael Waltrip to Drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine at Talladega
no responses - Posted 04.23.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. – Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will drive the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Talladega Superspeedway on May 3. Waltrip, founder and co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, replaces 22-year-old Brett Moffitt who has driven MWR’s No. 55 since the ...FULL STORY »
Kentucky Speedway Announces the Ford F-150 as the Official Pace Vehicle
Kentucky Speedway Announces the Ford F-150 as the Official Pace Vehicle
no responses - Posted 04.23.15
The 2015 Ford F-150 truck to pace the NASCAR fields during the July 9-11 race weekend. SPARTA, Ky. – Kentucky Speedway announces the 2015 Ford F-150 truck will lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) field to green Saturday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m., for the fifth running of the Quaker State ...FULL STORY »
Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Ford Championship Weekend Tickets Go on Sale May 1
no responses - Posted 04.23.15
NASCAR's championship event to be held at Homestead-Miami Speedway November 20-22  MIAMI - Since 2002, Homestead-Miami Speedway has been the place where championship dreams have been made. Once again, Homestead-Miami Speedway will be home to the championship races for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY and Camping World Truck Series during Ford Championship ...FULL STORY »
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New York State Legislature recognizes Watkins Glen International in Albany
no responses - Posted 04.23.15
April 19-25, 2015 proclaimed "Motorsports Appreciation Week" in New York State ALBANY, NY (April 23, 2015) – Members of the Watkins Glen International team and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship driver Colin Braun traveled to the State capital this week to meet with legislators and open a New York State Motorsports Exhibit ...FULL STORY »

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