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Jul 27
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Jeff Gordon Gets Milestone Fifth Win in the John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Sunday, July 27, 2014 -- Pittsboro, Indiana's Jeff Gordon made history on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, winning for the fifth time on the iconic 2.5-mile oval. Gordon took the lead on a Lap 143 restart in his No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet and held off Kyle Busch the rest of the way at the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords.com, thrilling his many fans and rewriting the record book at the Racing Capital of the World. "I don't think there's a greater feeling for a racecar driver and a race team," Gordon said. "It's such a great race and such an important victory and such an important moment in the season and ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart to return to racing at Atlanta
By NASCAR Wire Service

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobi1/Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Stewart-Haas Racing today announced that Tony Stewart will return to racing this weekend, participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Stewart returns to the race track for the first time since the fatal sprint car accident at Canandaigua (New York) Motorsports Park on Aug. 9 involving Kevin Ward Jr. He had previously sat out the NASCAR Sprint Cup races at Watkins Glen International, Michigan International Speedway and Bristol Motor Speedway. Regan Smith (Watkins Glen) and Jeff Burton (Michigan and Bristol) piloted the No. 14 Chevrolet in Stewart's absence. Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR Executive Vice President and Chief Racing Development Officer, issued the following statement regarding Stewart’s return to NASCAR, “Tony Stewart has received all necessary clearances required to ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Kyle Busch (second), Denny Hamlin (third) and Matt Kenseth (fourth) were the highest-finishing Toyota drivers in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) drivers finished behind race-winner Jeff Gordon. This was Busch’s third runner-up result ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo TREVOR BAYNE – No. 21 Motorcraft Ford Fusion – “I had a right-rear tire go down getting into turn three.  I thought I felt it about a half-a-lap sooner, but just didn’t have time to check it out.  The spotters are on the ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Post-Race Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER YOU ARE NASCAR’S FIRST FIVE-TIME WINNER OF THE BRICKYARD 400. YOU DID IT. HOW DOES IT FEEL TO BE BACK IN VICTORY LANE AT INDIANAPOLIS? “I don’t think there is a greater ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Twenty-years ago, Jeff Gordon won the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS)  Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, and on Sunday, Gordon finds himself in victory lane for the twenty-first annual John Wayne Walding (Brickyard) 400. This was Gordon's second series ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing Statement on Carl Edwards Departure

Ford Racing Logo JAMIE ALLISON, director, Ford Racing – “Carl Edwards has been a part of the Ford family for a decade, and it will certainly be tough to see him leave Ford and Roush Fenway Racing. During Carl’s time with Roush, he ... FULL STORY »

Fastenal to Serve as Primary Partner for Stenhouse Beginning in 2015

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 27, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing announces that long-time partner Fastenal will team with two-time NASCAR champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr., serving as the anchor sponsor on the No. 17 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) for ... FULL STORY »



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Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Lineup
no responses - Posted 07.27.14
Roster Includes Four NASCAR Championships, 66 NASCAR Victories and a Daytona 500 Championship INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. (July 27, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) lineup will consist of three teams anchored by two-time NASCAR champion Greg Biffle. Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Ford and Ricky ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, qualifies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Puts Chevrolet on Pole at Indianapolis with New Track Record
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
Jeff Gordon Makes it All-Chevy Front Row; Chevrolet SS Drivers Capture Six of Top-12 Starting Positions for Brickyard 400 INDIANAPOLIS, IN – July 26, 2014 – Kevin Harvick, winner of the 2003 Brickyard 400 from the pole, set a new track record and won the pole forSunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup series (NSCS) race in his No. ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion – “We’ve struggled all weekend being really tight and right there I got really tight on our second run off of turn two.  I got up in the gray and I had to catch it, but I got in the fence.  It stinks.  I’m disappointed for ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER ON HIS QUALIFYING EFFORT AND SETTING A NEW TRACK RECORD: “After the first lap I was probably more nervous than I have been in a while for qualifying.  I wasn’t really expecting to have the car run that fast.  From there ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position:  5th Were you pleased with your qualifying effort? “Yeah, but not satisfied.  Obviously we would have loved to sit on the pole, but I think I’m pleased from the standpoint that I feel like everyone on this Aaron’s Dream ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, drives through the garage area at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Starting Lineup
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
Kevin Harvick on Saturday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, captured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole award - with a qualifying lap speed of 188.470mph - to lead the field to the drop of the green flag for Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400. Harvick, who broke Ryan Newman's 2013 qualifying track record of ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, right, talks with her crew chief Tony Gibson in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Danica Patrick
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor speedway and discussed racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, season-to-date, expectations for rest of season, her SHR teammates and other topics. KERRY THARP:  Danica Patrick has joined us, and Danica drives the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet for ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Steve Letarte in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr
no responses - Posted 07.26.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and discussed racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, his season to-date, Chase Elliott and other drivers at JRM and other topic .  KERRY THARP:  Dale Earnhardt Jr. has joined us here in the ...FULL STORY »


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