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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “It was a solid points day.  It’s a good the 88 won and not the 24, that’s a good thing.  We just weren’t fast enough with our Shell/Pennzoil Ford.  We didn’t have the lateral, forward drive that I needed off the corner and every time we tried to fix that the center didn’t turn.  We just couldn’t get the handle on it all day.  We took four there and restarted 13th but got to fifth.  I was just a little bit too tight there that last run to get a couple more spots.  Overall, it was another top five, which is great.  We’ve been top-fiving the heck out of this Chase, ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski back in the same hole he just escaped
By NASCAR Wire Service

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 19, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images Apparently, Brad Keselowski can’t stand prosperity. Or perhaps he’s just trying to extract every ounce of drama possible from the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format. A week after keeping his championship hopes alive with a storybook victory at Talladega Superspeedway, in a race he had to win to advance to the Chase’s Eliminator Round, Keselowski and his No. 2 Ford team are back on skid row. And, once again, he has company on his quick trip from the penthouse to the outhouse heading into Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET on ESPN). At Talladega, Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered the GEICO 500 facing win-or-bust scenarios. Obviously, the trophy went to the Keselowski and No. 2 ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER THERE ARE A LOT OF REASONS TO WANT TO WIN TODAY. WHAT STANDS OUT TO YOU TODAY? “Oh, man. We’ve been trying to win here for so many years. And ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Matt Kenseth (sixth) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Virginia's Martinsville Speedway.  Dale Earnhardt Jr. was the race-winner. Kenseth started from the third position and led two laps (of ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images After a red flag and then a 5-lap dash to the finish, it was Dale Earnhardt, Jr., holding off - by 0.344 seconds - his fellow Hendrick Motorsports' teammate, Jeff Gordon, to win Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Goody's ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 25, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Kevin Harvick, with a lap speed of 97.322 mph, showed the quickest way around Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Goody's 500. Second quickest with a lap speed of 97.242 mph, ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan’s No. 34 Fusion Pays Tribute to NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott

A view of the #34 Wendell Scott Hall of Fame Tribute Ford, driven by David Ragan, in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images David Ragan has a special paint scheme on his No. 34 Ford Fusion this weekend at Martinsville Speedway that honors 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott.  Ragan spoke about that with members of the media prior to today’s ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Second Practice Session Speeds

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, qualifies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning at Martinsville Speedway for their second Goody's 500 practice session, and posting the fastest lap of the session was the 2013 series champion, Jimmie Johnson, with a speed ... FULL STORY »



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
Jamie McMurray Puts Chevrolet SS on the Pole at Martinsville
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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 ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
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JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – PRESS CONFERENCE – “I was not first, but we were close to it.  Jamie laid down a hell of a lap there.  A half-tenth sounds like nothing, but around Martinsville here that’s quite a bit, so congratulations to them and we’ll ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet, walks through the garage area prior to qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credt: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Danica Patrick
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DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY BREAST CANCER AWARENESS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media and discussed her first time racing at Martinsville, her thoughts on the crew chief and team switch in 2015 and many other topics.  Full Transcript: TALK ABOUT HOW THINGS ARE GOING AND YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
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MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 3rd Is your performance in qualifying at Martinsville continuing to improve? "I think in another 10 or 15 years I'll have it.  It was a good lap for us, especially that first session.  It surprised me with our speed there ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
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JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 MCDONALD’S CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER “Great start to our weekend for our McDonald’s Chevrolet. We tested here and I thought we had a really good test. Keith (Rodden, crew chief) and Josh (Sell, Engineer) just did a really good job adjusting on the car. It’s amazing ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth A Man Of Few Words
no responses - Posted 10.24.14
Asked how he felt about advancing to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Matt Kenseth summed it up in one word during Friday morning’s question-and-answer session at Martinsville Speedway. “Good,” Kenseth said, and that was it. “Could you elaborate on that?” asked the moderator. “Great,” Kenseth deadpanned, then ...FULL STORY »
Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, right, walks with his son Carter in the garage area during practice 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
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Starting Lineup
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In the final round of qualifying for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Goody's 500 at Martinsville Speedway, it was Jamie McMurray - with a qualifying lap speed of 99.905 mph, capturing the pole early Friday evening. This was McMurray's second series pole of the 2014 season, his eleventh series career pole and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Embraces Crew Chief Change
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Though she has shown obvious progress in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this year with Tony Gibson on her pit box, Danica Patrick on Friday expressed an open-minded attitude toward the crew chief and team changes that will take Gibson to Kurt Busch’s car and Daniel Knost, Busch’s current crew ...FULL STORY »


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