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Oct 17
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2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Kevin Harvick

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick with son Keelan in the garage area - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Talladega Superspeedway to discuss advancing to the next round of the Chase, the challenge of Talladega and the fallout from the Charlotte weekend, among other topics. YOU CLINCHED A SPOT IN THE ELIMINATOR ROUND OF THE CHASE WITH LAST WEEK’S WIN AT CHARLOTTE. DOES THAT AFFECT YOUR STRATEGY COMING INTO TALLADEGA? “Obviously it takes a lot of pressure off by not having to worry about a strategy. You just go race. Those guys have worked hard on the cars to make them as good as they can no matter the scenario. At the bare minimum, we owe it to them and the fans to race as hard as ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which Harvick applied his exclamation mark Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, was anything but. It was special and quite remarkable for the team, its owners and its driver. Moreover it was about the combined family that Stewart-Haas Racing had become in the last year, bringing in new faces like Harvick and Kurt Busch and talented behind-the-scenes people like eager-to-achieve crew chief Rodney Childers. It’s a family that has experienced rough times. Co-owner Tony Stewart, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Home Depot/Husky Toyota - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you approach Talladega knowing how critical it is to transfer in the Chase? "Obviously this is one that everybody has been worried about.  In this round, we have ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Ryan Newman

2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 31 CATERPILLAR CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed post-race activities at Charlotte last week, his opinion of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format at this point, the upcoming Martinsville race, qualifying at Talladega, and ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media today at Talladega Superspeedway. He discussed the pressures of advancing in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship and racing at Talladega, his relationship with crew chief ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 First Practice Session Speeds

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Pink Lemonade 5-hour ENERGY Benefiting Living Beyond Breast Cancer Toyota - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Clint Bowyer, with a lap speed of 200.385 mph, was the fastest Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Second fastest with a lap speed was 200.268 mph, was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redds Ford, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Redd’s Wicked Apple Ale Ford Fusion, spoke to members of the media prior to the opening practice Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Keselowski addressed his incident with Matt Kenseth last weekend in Charlotte ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Jamie McMurray

2014 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurray (Cessna) i- Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 CESSNA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Talladega Superspeedway, and discussed racing at Talladega, race strategy, teammates at Talladega, car setups and other topics. ON BEING AT TALLADEGA: “Talladega is one of the more ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS No 26 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Camry
BK Racing and Bad Boy Mowers Announces Partnership for ‘Dega
no responses - Posted 10.17.14
STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 17, 2014) - Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt will sport the colors of Batesville, Ark., based Bad Boy Mowers, Inc. for the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series restrictor plate race of the 2014 season at Talladega Superspeedway. Bad Boy Inc. began operation in 1998, with ...FULL STORY »
This 1980 Monte Carlo, raced by Harry Gant at Texas Speedway and Lennie Pond at Atlanta in 1980, will be among the vehicles on display as part of a special NASCAR exhibit at the 21st annual Goodguys Southeastern Nationals at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
NASCAR’s History on Display In Rare Collection At 21st Annual Goodguys Southeastern Nationals
no responses - Posted 10.17.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 17, 2014) – Whether you’re a longtime NASCAR fan who’s passionate about the sport’s rich history or a car buff with an interest in unique rides, the Goodguys Southeastern Nationals will have a can’t-miss stock car collection on display when the annual car show rolls into town ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 23 Dustless Blasting Toyota Camry
BK Racing Announces Primary Sponsorship from Dustless Blasting for No. 23 at ‘Dega
no responses - Posted 10.17.14
STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 17, 2014) - Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Alex Bowman will have a different look to his No.23 BK Racing Toyota Camry at the final restrictor plate race of 2014. The green and white colors of Houston, TX based Dustless Blasting will ride with Bowman during this ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill on track in the No. 40 Carforsale.com Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Carsforsale.com to Sponsor No. 40 Hillman Racing Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway
no responses - Posted 10.16.14
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (October 16, 2014) – Carsforsale.com, one of the Internet’s largest online automotive inventory websites, is proud to announce that the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet SS will make its sixth appearance of the season with Landon Cassill and Hillman Racing at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson on Track in the No. 36 Zing Zang Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.16.14
Event/Date: Geico 500 (October 19th, 2014) Track: Talladega Superspeedway, AL Track Length: 2.66 miles Race Distance: 501 miles (188 laps) Tune in: ESPN at 2:00 p.m. ET Huntersville, NC (October 15, 2014) - Coming off another solid race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Reed Sorenson and the No. 36 Zing Zang Bloody Mary Mix team ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Hall of Famer and NSCS Team Owner Richard Petty - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Named Grand Marshal at Martinsville
no responses - Posted 10.16.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 16, 2014) – They say the best relationships are formed over time, and two of the longest in NASCAR are the ones Richard Petty has formed with Goody’s® and Martinsville Speedway. The three will come together Oct. 26 as Petty has been named Grand Marshal of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.16.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 16, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will pilot the No. 7 Golden Corral Chevrolet SS in the race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. Annett, who finished 16th in his first Cup Series start at Talladega in May, collected a win in the 2007 ARCA Series ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 42 Energizer Max Powerseal Batteries Chevrolet SS
Energizer® Partners with Team Target at Talladega to Keep Larson “Going and Going”
no responses - Posted 10.15.14
CONCORD, N.C.  (Oct. 15, 2014) – For the final superspeedway race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Kyle Larson welcomes Energizer® to the track as the primary sponsor on his No. 42 Chevrolet SS.  Larson will trade in the familiar Bullseye on his hood for the iconic Energizer® Bunny, ...FULL STORY »


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