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Aug 23
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Matt Kenseth (third) registered a top-five finish in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Bristol Motor Speedway behind race-winner Joey Logano and runner-up Brad Keselowski. Kenseth started 16th and led the field twice for 62 laps (of 500) en route to his ninth top-five finish of the season.  He has recorded 19 top-10 finishes in 30 career starts at Bristol. Clint Bowyer (17th) also recorded a top-20 result at the half-mile Tennessee bullring. Kenseth is currently fifth in the unofficial NSCS point standings, 94 points behind leader Jeff Gordon.  Camry drivers Bowyer (10th), Kyle Busch (17th), Brian Vickers (19th) and Hamlin (20th) are also in the top-20 in the point standings following Bristol.  MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Finishing ... FULL STORY »

Shakeup At Turner Scott Motorsports Apparently Leaves Ron Hornaday On Sidelines; Team’s NCWTS Future Uncertain
By Chris Knight

Turner Scott Motorsports Logo In an unexpected and glancing blow, Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) has had a major shakeup in its NASCAR Camping World Truck Series operations Wednesday afternoon. According to multiple sources, including actual team members at Turner Scott Motorsports, the three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams fielded by TMS would be on hiatus as of 3:00 p.m., but three hours later, two of the three teams were bound for Canadian Tire Motorsport Park. All, but apparently the No. 30 TSM team with driver Ron Hornaday Jr. CATCHFENCE.com reported Wednesday afternoon that Kennedy's team would likely compete in Sunday afternoon's Chevrolet Silverado 250 from CTMP, but Hayley and Hornaday Jr (allegedly) would not. Since that report, a statement Wednesday evening from co-owner ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Results & Point Standings

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, leads Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Wurth Ford, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 23, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images It was Saturday night short track racing at Bristol Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and it was Joey Logano prevailing over his fellow Team Penske teammate, Brad Keselowski - by 0.390 seconds - to win the ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR And ESPN Collaborate To Rally Fans Behind Their Favorite Driver For The Launch Of The 2014 Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup

ESPN NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (August 23, 2014) –- NASCAR today will unveil the biggest, most engaging marketing campaign in the history of the sport to promote the all new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™. At the heart of the effort is ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER YOU ARE THE TRACK RECORD HOLDER AT BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY HOW DOES THAT FEEL? “It feels great.  Just have to thank everybody on our Jimmy John’s team for really everything they ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 STP Ford Fusion – “I screwed up and that’s all there is to it.  We have probably the best race car I’ve ever had at Bristol and I screwed up and hit the fence.” BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  4th How was the car in qualifying? "The Doublemint Camry is good -- it's not great.  It's not where I want it to be yet.  It doesn't show the speed that some other ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Starting Lineup

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick on track at Bristol Motor Speedway in the No. 4 Jimmy Johns Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Kevin Harvick, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record speed of 131.362mph at Bristol Motor Speedway, captured the pole for Saturday night's IRWIN Tools Night Race. Harvick, who broke the previous qualifying track record speed of 129.991mph ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Michael McDowell
no responses - Posted 08.22.14
Michael McDowell, driver of the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Ford Fusion, introduced Thrivent Financial as a sponsor before Friday’s qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway.  McDowell also answered questions from the media about this weekend’s Irwin Tools Night Race.  MICHAEL MCDOWELL – No. 95 Leavine Family Racing Ford Fusion – THE LAST ...FULL STORY »
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#ITSAPRILBABY!
no responses - Posted 08.22.14
Bristol Motor Speedway Announces New April 19, 2015 Race Date for the Food City 500 BRISTOL, Tenn. (August 22, 2014) – Fans of Bristol Motor Speedway have been heard. After considerable fan feedback, Bristol Motor Speedway announced Friday the 2015 Food City 500 weekend will move toApril 17-19. Since 2005, the Food City 500 has been held ...FULL STORY »
NBC Sports Group
2015 NASCAR Schedule to be Announced Tuesday at 5 P.M. ET on NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN
no responses - Posted 08.22.14
Special 60-Minute Edition of NASCAR AMERICA To Present 2015 Schedule and Provide In-Depth Analysis of The Announcement Collection of Drivers, Team Owners and NASCAR Officials To Discuss 2015 Schedule Stamford, Conn. - August 22, 2014 - As was announced today by NASCAR, the 2015 NASCAR season schedule will be officially presented on Tuesday, August 26 at 5 p.m. ET on ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Austin Dillon
no responses - Posted 08.22.14
AUSTIN DILLON, NO. 3 DOW GREAT STUFF CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed his opportunity to make this year’s Chase as a rookie, his continuation of dirt racing and many other topics.  TALK ABOUT YOUR MINDSET HERE THIS WEEKEND AT BRISTOL: “It’s to have ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Joey Logano on track in the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Joey Logano
no responses - Posted 08.22.14
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, has clinched a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with two victories this season.  He answered questions from the media before Friday’s qualifying session at Bristol Motor Speedway.  JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – HOW IS YOUR CAR AND ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Final Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 08.22.14
During Friday's final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) IRWIN Tools Night Race practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway, it was Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. - with a lap speed of 131.048mph - who was the quickest on the speed chart. Once again - as it was in the first practice - if this had ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race First Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 08.22.14
It was rookie contender, Kyle Larson, getting things started for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) at Bristol Motor Speedway early Friday afternoon, as Larson posted the fastest lap speed of 131.083mph, during the first IRWIN Tools Night Race practice session. (Note: If this had been qualifying, Larson's speed would have been ...FULL STORY »


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