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Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

Jeff Gordon (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE SUPERSPEEDWAY) LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 17 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 5 (NBC / MRN / SIRIUSXM) Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS 2015 Season 11th in standings 16 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 162 laps led Career 777 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 462 top-10 finishes 24,826 laps led Daytona Career  45 starts 6 wins 4 pole positions 13 top-five finishes 20 top-10 finishes 710 laps l TOPS AMONG ACTIVE DRIVERS: Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, leads the following statistical categories at Daytona among active drivers: wins, pole positions, top-five finishes, top-10s and laps led. ALL-TIME RESTRICTOR-PLATE WINS LEADER: Gordon is the all-time leader in restrictor-plate victories with 12. Dale Earnhardt Sr. ranks second with 11 ... FULL STORY »

Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt top starting spot
By NASCAR Wire Service

2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., On Track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start first Sunday after the cancellation, which lined up the field according to speeds from Friday’s first practice session. Earnhardt, who had a fast lap of 202.284 mph in the No. 88 Chevrolet on Friday afternoon, will start next to Austin Dillon. Clint Bowyer will start third, Paul Menard fourth and Trevor Bayne fifth. Earnhardt said he and crew chief Greg Ives went after a good time Friday on purpose. “I asked Greg before we went out for practice what we were trying to accomplish,” Earnhardt said. “That was the first thing he mentioned ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Great Clips / Shark Week Chevrolet SS DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE SUPERSPEEDWAY) LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 17 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 5 (NBC / MRN / SIRIUSXM) Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Great Clips / Shark Week Chevrolet SS 2015 Season 8th in ... FULL STORY »

Bobby Labonte 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Bobby Labonte - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Bobby Labonte, No.32 C&J Energy Services Ford Race Advance 57th annual Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Raceway News and Notes: • After a weekend of racing in "The Golden State" of California, the No.32 C&J Energy Services team will ... FULL STORY »

Twisted Tea Returns to the No. 9 Ford in Daytona

2015 NSCS Driver, Sam Hornish Jr (Twisted Tea) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Hornish Knows RPM Has Fast Superspeedway Program Weekend Statistics and Notes: Sam Hornish Jr. and the No. 9 Twisted Tea team are coming off their second Top-10 finish of the season after last weekend's 10th-place result in Sonoma, Calif. Now, Hornish ... FULL STORY »

Aric Almirola and No. 43 Smithfield Team Ready to Defend Coke Zero 400 Win at Daytona

2015 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Almirola and Team Eye Chase Berth for 2015 Season Weekend Statistics and Notes: Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield Ford team head to Daytona International Speedway ready to defend their Coke Zero 400 win. After scoring his first Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — Only 10 drivers in the 56-year history of the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway own more than one winner’s trophy— David Ragan hopes to become the 11th. That’s elite company considering 445 drivers have competed ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 DeWalt Toyota, stands on the grid prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 21, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Made in the USA Toyota Preview Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: • KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 31 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Daytona International Speedway, Matt ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (Ortho) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
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Greg Biffle – Daytona International Speedway Advance: Team: No. 16 Cheez-It Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Daytona International Speedway – Sunday, July 5 at 7:00pm EST on NBC ADVANCE NOTES: ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Trevor Bayne - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
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Trevor Bayne – Daytona International Speedway Advance: Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Daytona International Speedway – Sunday, July 5 at 7:00pm EST on NBC ADVANCE NOTES: ...FULL STORY »
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NBC Sports Network Introduces NASCAR Victory Lap
no responses - Posted 06.30.15
New Sunday Night NASCAR Show Presents Exclusive Interviews with Race Winners, Analysis of Pivotal Moments & Highlights Featuring Scanner Audio; NASCAR Victory Lap Premieres Sunday, July 5th at 11 p.m. ET, Following Coverage of the Sprint Sup Series Coke Zero 400 STAMFORD, Conn. – June 30, 2015 – Following NBC’s ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kurt Busch: In Order To Finish First, One Must First Finish
no responses - Posted 06.30.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 30, 2015) – There is an old adage in racing that states, “In order to finish first, one must first finish.” It’s a fairly simple concept, one that really doesn’t need much of an explanation at all. Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway is one of only two racetracks on ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (Tommy Baldwin Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Alex Bowman to Remain with Tommy Baldwin Racing
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HUNTERSVILLE, NC (JUNE 30, 2015) - Tommy Baldwin Racing has exercised their option to keep Alex Bowman in the No. 7 Chevrolet for the 2016 season. "We've got some great things happening right now and the most important part of all our plans was signing Alex as early as possible," ...FULL STORY »
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Martin Truex Jr.’s Car to Carry Special Logo at Daytona International Speedway
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DENVER, Colo. (June 30, 2015) -- Martin Truex Jr.'s Furniture Row Chevrolet will carry a special logo as part of NASCAR's Salute to Veterans for Sunday's (July 5th) Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona International Speedway. The logo that will appear on the lower quarter panels of ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Daytona July (Cup / XFINITY Series) NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
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GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 17 – Coke Zero 400 NASCAR XFINITY Series -- Race No. 15 – Subway Firecracker 250 Daytona International Speedway (2.5-mile oval) – Daytona Beach, Fla. Fast Facts for July 3-5, 2015: Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 3 sets for the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Ryan Newman - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 06.30.15
Ryan Newman, No. 31 Grainger Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Grainger Chevrolet SS at Daytona International Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 494 when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series returns to Daytona International Speedway. This No. 31 Chevrolet SS was utilized earlier this year in ...FULL STORY »


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