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Mar 04
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Blaney, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team Upbeat Going to Las Vegas

Ryan Blaney (Photo Credit: Grace Krenrich) Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing Team are upbeat going into this weekend’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I'm really excited about going to Vegas,” Blaney said. “Trying to gain momentum from Daytona will be really big for us in this race.” DEARBORN, Mich., March 4, 2015 – Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing Team are upbeat going into this weekend’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Despite brushing the wall early in the season-opening Daytona 500, driver and crew had the iconic Wood Brothers Racing No. 21 Ford Fusion poised to contend for a Top 10 finish or better when the engine let go late in the race, leading ... FULL STORY »

Brett Moffitt Expected To Drive Front Row Motorsports Entry At Las Vegas Motor Speedway
By Chris Knight

NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Brett Moffitt may have hit the jackpot before he even arrives in Las Vegas. Moffitt, the Michael Waltrip Racing development driver is expected to drive the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway, sources tell CATCHFENCE.com An announcement is expected as early as Wednesday. Moffitt will fill-in for David Ragan whose subbing in the No. 18 Toyota Camry at Joe Gibbs Racing for the injured Kyle Busch. Sources close to the situation say that Moffitt’s contract with Michael Waltrip Racing does not forbid him from driving for another manufacturer, despite MWR’s tight relationship with Toyota. Undoubtedly, the opportunity with FRM arrives on the heels’ of the West Grimes, Iowa native's stout eighth place ... FULL STORY »

Biography of Bill France Sr. highlights the great American success story

Big Bill: The Life and Times of NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr. Tuesday's national and international release of H.A. Branham's biography "Big Bill: The Life and Times of NASCAR Founder Bill France Sr." signifies far more than the appearance of the long-awaited chronicle of the life and work of the man who ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2015 Las Vegas Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 3 – Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 3 – Boyd Gaming 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Las Vegas, Nev. Fast Facts for March 6-8, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 4th in standings 2 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 2 top-10 finishes 33 laps led Career 543 starts 23 wins 13 pole positions 129 top-five finishes 226 top-10 finishes 7,880 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images No. 48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 2nd in standings 2 starts 1 wins 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 2 top-10 finishes 131 laps led Career 473 starts 71 wins 33 pole positions 195 top-five finishes 294 top-10 finishes 17,282 laps ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (3M) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images No. 24 3M Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 36th in standings 2 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 0 top-five finishes 0 top-10 finishes 87 laps led Career 763 starts 92 wins 78 pole positions 320 top-five finishes 454 top-10 finishes 24,751 laps led Las Vegas ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne in car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images No. 5 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 34 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 7th in standings 2 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 0 top-five finishes 1 top-10 finish 0 laps led Career 398 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 83 top-five finishes 147 top-10 finishes 4,541 laps ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Drivr Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
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Greg Biffle – Las Vegas Advance Team: No. 16 Cheez-It Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Las Vegas    Biffle has 11 Sprint Cup Series starts at Las Vegas, earning two top-five and six top-10 finishes. Statistically, Vegas ties Darlington as Biffle’s best starting track with an average starting position ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – High Roller
no responses - Posted 03.03.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race marks the first of three races during a “west coast swing” for the circuit. Clint Bowyer brings his No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry to the 1.5-mile oval sitting 10th in the point standings, 17 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Dricver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 03.03.15
Trevor Bayne – Las Vegas Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Kobalt 400 – Sunday, March 8 at 3:30pm EST. on FOX ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Las Vegas Trevor Bayne will make his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Matt Kenseth - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/GettyImages
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
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Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Preview Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: IT’S ALL ABOUT NUMBERS IN VEGAS:  Matt Kenseth holds the top ranking for the most laps led in Sprint Cup Series history at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a total of ...FULL STORY »
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DJ Michaelis Mixing Up Entertainment Lineup During CampingWorld.com 500 Weekend
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New spin on driver introductions caps off entertainment featuring Tonic, Luis Coronel and Cantina lineup PHOENIX – Race weekend entertainment for the CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway will feature a new spin on driver introductions as world-renowned DJ Michaelis applies his own flair, mixing all music related to the PIR ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers speaks to the media during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 03.03.15
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  Excuse Brian Vickers if taking the green flag to start Sunday’sLas Vegas race seems as rewarding as a trip to victory lane. Vickers missed the 2015 season’s first two races as he recovered from Dec. 13 heart surgery. Three months later, he’ll strap himself into the No. 55 ...FULL STORY »
J5 Tactical
J5 Tactical Will Serve as Associate Sponsor On No. 19 Toyota Camry in Sprint Cup Series for 2015
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Becomes Official Flashlight of Joe Gibbs Racing HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 3, 2015) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that J5 Tactical will serve as an associate sponsor on the No. 19 Toyota Camry driven by Carl Edwards in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for the 2015 season In addition, J5 Tactical ...FULL STORY »


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