Oct 22

Biffle, Roush Fenway Racing To Team with Cheez-It Crackers in 2015

Greg Biffle and Cheez-It together in 2015 ‘Cheez-It’ Crackers to serve as primary partner for Greg Biffle, No. 16 Roush Fenway Sprint Cup Series team CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 22, 2014) – Roush Fenway Racing has announced a multi-year partnership with Kellogg Company’s  Cheez-It brand to serve as a primary partner on the No. 16 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Ford with driver Greg Biffle beginning in 2015. Kellogg has a long history of success with Roush Fenway, with Cheez-It and other Kellogg’s brands adorning several of the organization’s cars over the past five years. The partnership has also resulted in numerous trips to victory lane, including a NSCS triumph this spring for Cheez-It at Bristol Motor Speedway. Click for Video “It’s going to really be great to have Cheez-It on ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray Puts Chevrolet SS on the Pole at Martinsville
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Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Five Chevy drivers qualify in top-12 positions for Sunday’s race MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 24, 2014) – Jamie McMurray drove his No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS to the pole position Friday at Martinsville Speedway for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. McMurray posted a lap of 18.954 seconds (99.905 mph) for his second career pole position at the track. McMurray’s lap was good enough for a 0.057-second gap back to second place and his 11th career pole in the Sprint Cup Series. He led a group of five Team Chevy drivers in the top-12 of qualifying for Sunday’s 1:30 p.m. ET race around the 0.526-mile track. “It’s a great start to our weekend for our McDonald’s Chevrolet,” McMurray said. “We ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 22, 2014) - Michael Annett and the No. 7 Allstate Peterbilt Group Chevrolet SS team head to Martinsville Speedway this Sunday, as the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season draws closer to its conclusion. Annett, a Rookie of the ... FULL STORY »

Edwards Hopes To Avoid Drama and Win at Martinsville

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 22, 2014) - When talking about the favorites to win the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Carl Edwards’ name is not one that immediately jumps out. However, the driver of the No. 99 Ford ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – It’s Time

2014 NSCS No 15 AAA Insurance Toyota Camry CORNELIUS, N.C. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to the final short track race of the season, Martinsville Speedway. The .533-mile track typically produces plenty of beating and banging with the winner getting one of the most coveted trophies ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick – Bloomin’ at the Right Time

2014 NSCS No 4 Outback Chevrolet SS KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 22, 2014) – Kevin Harvick knows the name of the game this time of year is to survive and advance to the next and final round of NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup. The three races on ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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 - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
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 60 miles from his Thomasville, N.C. boyhood home, the Vickers ...FULL STORY »
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Gordon’s Martinsville Success May Give Him Goody’s 500 Edge
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
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 those drivers should be quite concerned about Jeff Gordon and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards on track in the No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
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, Edwards finished 21stand had survived the 194-lap race on the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
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 of seven wins, 31 top-five, 49 top-ten finishes, and eight ...FULL STORY »
No. 34 Wendell Scott Hall of Fame Tribute Ford Fusion
No. 34 Goes Old-School for Wendell Scott at Martinsville
no responses - Posted 10.21.14
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 to have our No. 34 Ford on the track at ...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 »

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