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Goodyear Racing 2014 Martinsville Speedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 33 – Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 19 – Kroger 200 Martinsville Speedway (0.526-mile oval) – Martinsville, Va. Fast Facts for October 24-26, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Short Track Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 sets for the race; Camping World Truck: 4 sets for the event Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4588; Right-side -- D-4468 Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.5 in. (2,222 mm); Right-side -- 88.6 in. (2,250 mm) Technical Inspection Inflation: Left Front -- 25 psi; Left Rear -- 25 psi Right Front -- 25 psi; Right Rear -- 25 psi Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 10 psi; Left Rear -- 10 psi; Right Front -- 23 psi; ... FULL STORY »

Sprint To End Cup Series Sponsorship After 2016 Season
By Chris Knight

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Let the search begin. With two years remaining on their extension contract, Sprint informed NASCAR Tuesday that it will not renew their sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series following the checkered flag of the 2016 season. The decision by one of the top mobile carriers in the United States will force NASCAR to find a new partner to back its top national series for the second time in 13 years. Sprint began its tenure with NASCAR under the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series banner in 2004 in what was a 10-year agreement, replacing R.J. Reynolds and the iconic Winston-brand after a 33-year run. A branding change four years later in 2008 made it the Sprint Cup Series, after Sprint and Nextel ... FULL STORY »

Three Team Chevy Chasers Enter ‘Eliminator’ Round at Martinsville

Team Chevy Logo Chevrolet’s Success Unmatched at Virginia Short-Track DETROIT - (October 21, 2014) – After the dust settled at Talladega Superspeedway last weekend, three Chevrolet SS drivers emerged still in contention for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series title.  Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick and ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

Brian Vickers - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR CORNELIUS, N.C.  — Martinsville Speedway is a special place to No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers. The half-mile, concrete track in southern Virginia is one of the places where a young Vickers fell in love with NASCAR. Just ... FULL STORY »

Gordon’s Martinsville Success May Give Him Goody’s 500 Edge

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 21, 2014) – Eight drivers enter the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway Sunday afternoon with a shot at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. With a win guaranteeing a berth in the championship finale, seven of ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards on track in the No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Carl Edwards – MARTINSVILLE ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-866 Backup Chassis: RK-886 Twitter: @RandyFuller99 ADVANCE NOTES Talladega Recap o   After a barrage of late race cautions and two attempts at a green-white-checker finish and when the dust settled, ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 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 Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT MARTINSVILLE:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 95 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total ... FULL STORY »

No. 34 Goes Old-School for Wendell Scott at Martinsville

No. 34 Wendell Scott Hall of Fame Tribute Ford Fusion Ragan Pays Tribute to Hall of Fame Inductee with Throwback Scheme STATESVILLE, OCTOBER 21, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Wendell Scott Hall of Fame Tribute Ford, comments on racing at Martinsville Speedway: "It's going to be really cool ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 A&W All American Food Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Kevin C, Cox/Getty Images
Martinsville Is a Return to Gilliland’s Short-Track Roots
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
A&W Scheme Returns to No. 38 Ford for 500 Laps at Series' Shortest Track STATESVILLE, OCTOBER 21, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 A&W All American Food Ford, comments on racing at Martinsville Speedway: "Martinsville is a cool track. It's tough to get a hold of and hard to ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr in car - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Martinsville  Advance Team: No. 17 ‘Pit For a Pair’ Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK – 858 – last raced at Martinsville – finished 40th. Backup Chassis: RK – 877 - last raced at Loudon - finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Martinsville o   Stenhouse Jr. has three Sprint Cup starts at ...FULL STORY »
Pure Michigan 400
Michigan International Speedway, MEDC Pure Michigan 400 partnership gets the green flag
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (October 21, 2014) – Two of Michigan’s best-known brands – Michigan International Speedway and Pure Michigan – are extending their partnership to host the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race onSunday, August 16, 2015. “MIS is a premier Michigan destination with a strong tradition of promoting the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle in car - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
Greg Biffle – Martinsville Advance Team: No. 16 3M Breast Cancer Awareness Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-856  Last ran Loudon – finished 16th Backup Chassis: RK-867  Last ran Phoenix – finished 17th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Martinsville        o   Biffle has 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville.  In those starts he has earned ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Important Names
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2014) – Danica Patrick’s No. 10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet SS for Stewart Haas Racing (SHR) will look the same for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway as it did the last two weekends at Charlotte (N.C.) ...FULL STORY »
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
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS at Martinsville Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 490 on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be utilized under race conditions for the first time this weekend. ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Paul Menard (Richmond) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Richmond/Menards Chevrolet at Martinsville Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 488 during the 263-mile event at Martinsville Speedway. This Chevrolet SS chassis is brand new to the Richard Childress Racing stable and will make its first laps during ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Martinsville Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 489 in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be utilized for the first time this weekend. Dillon at ...FULL STORY »


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