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Apr 10
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2014 NSCS Southern 500 Q&A with Driver Matt Kenseth

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot/Husky Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is it like to win at Darlington? “I always feel like the Southern 500 is one of the biggest races of the year -- certainly it was right up there towards the top of my list of tracks I wanted to win at that I never won at before last year.  It was a really big win.  It was exciting and it didn’t look like we were going to win and Kyle (Busch) had that problem late and we were able to sneak by him there with 10 (laps) to go or something like that.  It was a big week for us and it was really, really cool to be able to finally win ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway is still a magical place for NASCAR racing
By NASCAR Wire Service

Darlington Raceway Logo Darlington Raceway LogoDARLINGTON, S.C.— By now, everyone has heard the rumors. When I left Darlington Raceway after Saturday night’s Bojangles’ Southern 500, I turned to a friend who has worked at the track for years and said what I always say: “See you next year.” The response I got was decidedly different this time. “I hope so,” he said. In the rumor mill, Darlington’s place on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule is tenuous. That being the case, it was gratifying to sit in on a Saturday noon press conference at the venerable speedway, where track president Chip Wile and NASCAR president Mike Helton talked about plans for the 2015 event. No, Darlington doesn’t have a specific date for next year’s race. That won’t be set ... FULL STORY »

Randy Houser to Perform Saturday Night Infield Concert at Talladega Superspeedway during Aaron’s Dream Weekend

Randy Houser at Talladega Superspeedway TALLADEGA, AL – A big question from fans leading up to Talladega Superspeedway’s Aaron’s Dream Weekend (May 2-4) is, “Who is performing the Saturday Night Infield Concert?” NASCAR’s Most Competitive track is happy to announce today that it is none other than ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Foundation Supports Bakersfield Police Activities League

Kevin Harvick Foundation Logo KERNERSVILLE, N.C. (April 9, 2014) - The Kevin Harvick Foundation today announced its support of the Bakersfield Police Activities League (BPAL), a California-based organization that works with at-risk youth in the local area through various programs.  "Without the donations and support from ... FULL STORY »

Kentucky Speedway Opens its Gates for Fun-Filled Ford Fan Day April 26

Kentucky Speedway Logo Guests will be able to explore the facility for free from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. SPARTA, Ky. – Kentucky Speedway’s free Ford Fan Day returns on Saturday, April 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event gives visitors a chance to get a ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Qualified Speed

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 10, 2014) – Kurt Busch, the 2004 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), won both his first Sprint Cup pole and also his most ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – A Match For The Masters

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (April 10, 2014) – Sports tend to exude rich history steeped in tradition. This week two different sports visit venues where their respective roots run deep. One of the most nostalgic and iconic events in all of sports is ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Southern 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Chevrolet Darlington Raceway Bojangles' Southern 500 | April 12, 2014 Darlington Stripe...Justin Allgaier will be making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Darlington Raceway this weekend in the No. 51 Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Chevy. ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS No. 51 Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Chevrolet SS
Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes to Sponsor HScott Motorsports and Justin Allgaier at Darlington Raceway
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SPARTANBURG, S.C. (April 9, 2014) - HScott Motorsports announced today that Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes will sponsor the No. 51 Chevrolet SS driven by Justin Allgaier in this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Darlington Raceway. Sherwin-Williams is the official provider of automotive paint and transportation finishes for NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Coloring Eggs
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CORNELIUS, N.C. — Easter is just around the corner and the tradition that accompanies the holiday of dying eggs a variety of colors. Like everyone else, the Sprint Cup Series will have to wait until next weekend to celebrate the holiday- the first of two off weekends for the circuit- but ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Southern 500 Race Preview
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Carl Edwards – BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500 Team: No.99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-874 Backup Chassis: RK-880 Twitter: @99_RFRracing                               ADVANCE NOTES o   Edwards at Darlington Raceway o   Edwards has yet to capture a win at Darlington Raceway, finishing second in 2008 and 2011 o   Edwards has 10 Sprint ...FULL STORY »
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Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Qualifier Slated for Sonoma Raceway
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Contest Will Take Place During NASCAR Pre-Race SONOMA, Calif. (April 9, 2014) – Sonoma Raceway has hosted record-breaking wins and historic racing moments, but this June will mark the first time the raceway has ever hosted a hot dog eating contest. Nathan’s Famous Inc. has unveiled its official schedule of hot dog eating ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Southern 500 Race Previews
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Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Bojangles Southern 500 – 367 Laps, #BojanglesSo500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Darlington Raceway (1.366-mile egg-shaped oval) @TooToughToTame Television: FOX (6:30 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #driveCessna  I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Mr. Consistency: What Sprint Cup driver has two ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR driver Greg Biffle prepares to take test runs as part of a two-day Goodyear Tire test at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., on Wednesday.
Fast speeds headline day two of Goodyear Tire Test at MIS
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BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 9, 2014) – Blazing fast speeds continued at Michigan International Speedway on Wednesday during the second of a two-day tire test. NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer said he went 217 mph during the morning session. “That’s white-of-your-eyes-fast,” he added. Bowyer, along with Dale Earnhardt Jr., Greg Biffle, Ryan Newman and ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – April 7 – 13, 2014
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GIBBS TOP-10s:  All three Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Camrys finished in the top-10 at South Carolina’s Darlington Raceway the past two seasons.  Last year, Matt Kenseth earned his first win at the historic ‘Lady in Black’ and was followed to the finish line by Denny Hamlin in the runner-up position, while Kyle Busch in sixth-place.  During the 2012 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Southern 500 Race Preview
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Denny Hamlin / No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Preview Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway  No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota News and Notes: ·         HAMLIN LOOKING TO TAME ‘THE LADY IN BLACK’: Making his ninth-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at the historical Darlington Raceway, Denny Hamlin looks to earn his first win ...FULL STORY »


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