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2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Results & Point Standings

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon crosses the start/finish line at Michigan International Speedway in the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images From the pole to victory lane, Jeff Gordon retakes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points lead with his win Sunday in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. This was Gordon's third series win of the 2014 season, his ninety-first series career win and his third series win at Michigan International Speedway. Coming in second behind Gordon - by 1.412 seconds - was Kevin Harvick, and they were followed by Joey Logano (who led the most laps - 86 out of 200) finishing third, Paul Menard fourth and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. finished fifth. Rounding out the top-ten finishing positions were Clint Bowyer taking sixth place, Denny Hamlin seventh, Brad Keselowski eighth, Jimmie Johnson ninth and Greg Biffe bringing home tenth. With his victory, ... FULL STORY »

Record-Setting Day As Keselowski Takes Sprint Cup Pole at NHMS
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Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrate setting the pole position during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Cool temps mean super-fast times as Keselowski tops list of 26 drivers to eclipse old track Sprint Cup qualifying record LOUDON, N.H. - Twenty-six different drivers broke Kyle Busch's July track qualifying record. But by the end of the time trials, it was Brad Keselowski at the top. The hottest driver in NASCAR stayed red-hot, using cooler temperatures to set a new track qualifying record of 140.598 mph (27.090 seconds) at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on Friday - the 19th track record set this season in the Sprint Cup Series. Keselowski, the NASCAR Sprint Cup points leader, was joined by Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick, who qualified second and third respectively, as one of three drivers to exceed 140 mph for the ... FULL STORY »

Michigan International Speedway Continues on Track to a Greener Michigan, Powered by Consumers Energy

Michigan International Speedway Logo Will Match 100 Percent of Electricity with Renewable Energy BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 17, 2014 – Michigan International Speedway is waving the green flag this weekend, making a commitment with the help of Consumers Energy to match 100 percent of its electricity use with renewable ... FULL STORY »

Update on Ryan Truex

BK Racing Logo Ryan Truex, driver of the No.83 Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota Camry was involved in a single-car crash during practice at the Michigan International Speedway on Saturday. Truex was transported to a local hospital where he underwent CT scans ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 1, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, it was Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 200.156mph - showing the quickest way around the track. Series Rookie of ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning for their second Pure Michigan 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway, and with a lap speed of 203.183mph, it was Kevin Harvick posting the fastest lap during ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position:  4th How was qualifying? "The guys on this Aaron's Dream Machine brought a great race car here.  Man, it's hairy out there running -- so close to wide-open. We have ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – QUALIFIED 2nd TALK ABOUT YOUR STARTING POSITION FOR SUNDAY. “Close but didn’t quite make it. Once again. That is our seventh front row start this year, which we are very proud of don’t ... FULL STORY »



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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
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JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS – POLE SITTER “I don’t know how to make it much better than that. This entire Axalta Chevrolet crew just did a phenomenal job. Our first qualifying effort today, and practice, was not good. I’ve been hearing a lot about tire chatter and we ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon on track at Michigan International Speedway in the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Starting Lineup
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Friday evening at Michigan International Speedway, and for the second consecutive weekend, Jeff Gordon - with a new qualifying track record of 206.558mph - captured the pole for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400. Gordon, who broke Kevin Harvick's June MIS qualifying track record of 204.557mph, received his second series pole of the ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
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JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed tires during practice, the new rule change announced today by NASCAR, how he tries to keep emotions in check, pit crews as athletes today, and more. TALK ABOUT YOUR EXCITING SPONSORSHIP NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT THIS WEEK “We are very excited about that. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver AJ Allmendinger on track in the No. 47 Kingsford Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with AJ Allmendinger
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AJ ALLMENDINGER, NO. 47 KINGSFORD CHARCOAL CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed the week following his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory, his outlook for the Chase and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR WEEK AS WELL AS COMING INTO MICHIGAN THIS WEEK:  “It’s ...FULL STORY »
Stewart Haas Racing's Brett Frood, executive vice president, Greg Zipadelli and Jeff Burton (Photo Credit: Grace Krenrich)
Friday Michigan Notebook Featuring: Stewart-Haas Racing; NASCAR’s New Rule And Ryan Blaney
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Friday Notebook: Stewart-Haas Racing Sets No Timetable For Tony Stewart’s Return: BROOKLYN, Mich.-- Tony Stewart will sit out his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season this weekend at Michigan International Speedway in a decision made by the three-time premier series champion himself following last Saturday night's tragedy with ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing Celebrates 45 Years
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Established in 1969, RCR will share memories and iconic moments across their social media channels throughout August and September with #RCR45 WELCOME, N.C. (August 15, 2014) Marking the organization's 45th Anniversary in NASCAR, Richard Childress Racing will celebrate the milestone throughout August and September with creative content and stories from the past 45 ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway Media Center Renamed In Memory Of Marcy Scott
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HAMPTON, Ga. (August 15, 2014) –  Atlanta Motor Speedway has announced that the infield media center has been named in memory of Marcy Scott, the track’s late Director of Marketing & Promotion. The building will be known as the Marcy Scott Media Center. Scott was the Director of Marketing & Promotion ...FULL STORY »


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