Aug 27

2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Q& with Jamie McMurray

2014 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurray (Cessna) i- Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images An Interview With: JAMIE McMURRAY THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone. Joining us today is Jamie McMurray, driver of the No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  Jamie looks for his first win of the regular season ‑‑ and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup spot that would go with it ‑‑ in Sunday's Oral‑B 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Jamie, thanks for joining us today. JAMIE McMURRAY:  Thanks for having me. THE MODERATOR:  Jamie, you've been very successful at Atlanta in the Nationwide Series with two wins, two top five, and four top ten finishes.  What will it take this weekend to capture a win on the Cup side and earn a spot in the Chase field? JAMIE McMURRAY:  I feel like ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Claims Atlanta Pole Position with Chevrolet Power
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Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, poses with the trophy after qualifying at the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images Four Team Chevy Drivers in Top Six in Qualifying ATLANTA (Aug. 29, 2014) – Kevin Harvick put Chevrolet power on pole position Friday at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) for Sunday’s Oral-B USA 500. His lap of 190.398 mph (29.118 seconds) in the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS was a full 0.3 mph faster than the second-place qualifier around the 1.54-mile track. This marked the sixth pole thus far in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season for Harvick, and his first career pole at (AMS). “Our car didn’t really change that much (from practice),” Harvick said. “I just messed the first round up really bad trying to do something that I wasn’t doing in practice. Luckily we were fast enough to be able to get through ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Laboring on Labor Day Weekend

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2014) – While many Americans will fire up the barbeque one final time and watch the opening weekend of college football this Labor Day weekend, Danica Patrick and her fellow NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competitors will ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Atlanta Advance Team: No. 16 Ortho Fire Ant Killer Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-922  Last ran Indianapolis – finished 13th Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Atlanta    o   Biffle has 19 Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson Bolsters RIR’s 3-Wide Fan Hospitality

Richmond International Raceway Logo 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the Year Added to Lineup At age 22, Kyle Larson already has a distinguished racing career. 2012 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East Rookie of the Year and Champion? Check. 2013 NASCAR Nationwide Series Rookie of the ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch Red Hot in Atlanta

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 27, 2014) – The nickname “Hotlanta” is often used in reference to the Atlanta nightlife and the abundance of activities in which to participate while in the popular Southern city. To a lesser degree, the nickname also ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Aug. 25 – 31, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo TWO TO GO:  Only two races remain before this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins.  This year’s new Chase format gives victories more value and almost guarantees a driver’s berth into the championship playoff.  Camry drivers Kyle Busch (California) and Denny ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 27, 2014) - This Labor Day weekend, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett, with his Tommy Baldwin Racing team, will tackle the 1.5-mile Atlanta Motor Speedway for NASCAR's lone stop in the Peach State in 2014. The event ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Truex Jr. Seeking Third-Straight Top-5 at Atlanta Motor Speedway
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DENVER (Aug. 27, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. will be seeking his third straight top-five finish at Atlanta Motor Speedway, site of Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 Sprint Cup Series race. Truex, who is in his first season driving the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, notched a fourth-place finish at ...FULL STORY »
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DAYTONA Rising Welcomes CommScope as First Technology Partner in Expanding “We Built Daytona” Marketing Platform
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CommScope will Upgrade and Future-Proof the Network Infrastructure for DAYTONA Rising DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway (DIS) today announced CommScope, Inc., a global leader in infrastructure solutions for communications networks, has become the first technology partner in the expanding “We Built Daytona” marketing platform supporting the unprecedented $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. CommScope will deploy ...FULL STORY »
Darlington, Atlanta moves, West Coast swing highlight 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule
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The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup schedule, as announced Tuesday afternoon on Fox Sports 1’s “Race Hub” and NBC Sports Network's "NASCAR America," is a more geographically friendly version that also pays homage to important traditions of the past. The Darlington race returns to its historic spot on Labor Day weekend, while ...FULL STORY »
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Chevrolet – The Leader of the Pack
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The Chase Battle Rages on at Atlanta Motor Speedway DETROIT - (August 26, 2014) – Chevrolet has a long and successful history at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS).  During its 54-years, Team Chevy has visited Victory Lane 37 times, more than any other manufacturer. Several Chevrolet drivers and teams will be in hot pursuit of ...FULL STORY »
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Atlanta Motor Speedway NASCAR Race Date Changed to March 1
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HAMPTON, Ga. (August 21, 2014) – The 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway will be held on Sunday, March 1st and will be a daytime event. The event weekend will include all three of NASCAR’s National touring series with a double header on Saturday that features a 200-mile Camping World Truck ...FULL STORY »
Grant Lynch, Chairman of Talladega Superspeedway, circles next year’s most exciting NASCAR race weekend dates
Talladega Superspeedway 2015 Weekend Dates Unveiled
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Traditional May Weekend Returns May 1-3; October 23-25 Features 6th Chase Race TALLADEGA, AL – In 2015, the dates for Talladega Superspeedway’s two race weekends will have a sense of familiarity with race fans – one in the spring to kick off the month of May and the other in late October to ...FULL STORY »
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Phoenix International Raceway 2015 Dates Anounced
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Spring race weekend moves to March 12-15 – fourth race of NASCAR season PHOENIX – NASCAR released the 2015 Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) schedule today, and Phoenix International Racewaywill once again host two NSCS race weekends next season. PIR’s spring event weekend, headlined by the Camping World 500, moves two weeks later, to March 12-15, is scheduled to ...FULL STORY »
Texas Motor Speedway No Limits Wild Asphalt Circus
Texas Motor Speedway Announces 2015 Racing Schedule
no responses - Posted 08.26.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 Returns To Saturday Night Race On April 11 On FOX AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Chase Race Set For Sunday, Nov. 8, On NBC Verizon IndyCar Series Returns For 19th Season With Firestone 600 On Saturday, June 6, On NBC Sports Port-A-Cool National Dirt Track Events Slated For May And September FORT WORTH, ...FULL STORY »

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