Sep 26

2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with AJ Allmendinger

2014 NSCS Driver AJ Allmendinger - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images AJ ALLMENDINGER, NO. 47 HUNGRY JACK / ACME CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Dover International Speedway and discussed moving to the next round of the Chase, racing at Dover, racing at Kansas, the new 2015 rules package and other topics. TALK ABOUT BEING 10TH IN POINTS, AND WHAT IT WILL TAKE HERE AT DOVER TO MOVE ON TO THE NEXT ROUND OF THE CHASE: “For us, and for me, it isn’t a different outlook. No one really expected us to be here anyway, and to have a shot at making it to the next round. So, I’m just going to go out there and give it everything I have. For us, we just have to run better. Last ... FULL STORY »

Contender Media Day Notebook; Featuring Talladega; Joey Logano and Keelan Harvick
By NASCAR Wire Service

Contenders concerned about Chase cut-off at Talladega: The key to surviving the Contender Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, a three-race stretch that begins this Sunday at Kansas Speedway, then rolls into Charlotte Motor Speedway on Oct. 11 and finally ends Oct. 19 at Talladega Superspeedway, is to arrive at Talladega not having to worry about surviving. So said the Chase drivers interviewed Wednesday at Contender Media Day at the NASCAR Hall of Fame in Charlotte, N.C. None said they relish the idea of arriving at 'Dega needing to win -- or even pull off a strong finish -- to avoid being one of the four drivers who will be eliminated from the Chase field after that race. “My guess ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA 400 First Practice Session Speeds

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images It was Kevin Harvick who was the fastest - with a lap speed of 163.852mph - early Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA 400 practice session at Dover International Speedway. The curent series points leader, Brad ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing and Uponor Announce Partnership for Dover

2014 NSCS No. 26 Uponor Toyota Camry STATESVILLE, N.C. (September 26, 2014) - BK Racing announced today a partnership with Uponor for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway on September 28. Uponor will ride-along with the No.26 car driven by Sunoco Rookie ... FULL STORY »

Quicken Loans Extends Relationship with Richard Childress Racing and NASCAR Driver Ryan Newman

2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman on track in the No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Nation's largest online mortgage lender entering fourth year with perennial Chase driver DETROIT (September 26, 2014) - Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation's second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced it will return as a sponsor of Richard Childress Racing (RCR) in ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Joey Logano

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, is coming off a win in last week’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway that clinched a spot in next week’s Contender Round.  Logano, who also ... FULL STORY »

Ladies of NASCAR to Compete in Fourth Annual Better Half Dash on Bojangles’ Pole Night

Ashley Deihl Stremme poses with her trophy in Victory Circle following her win in last year's Better Half Dash at Charlotte Motor Speedway. (Credit: CMS Photo/HHP) CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 25, 2014) – On Oct. 9, the ladies of NASCAR will steal the spotlight as they race Bandoleros in the fourth annual Better Half Dash, showcasing their skills before the NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers battle it out ... FULL STORY »

FOX Sports Welcomes Jamie Little to NASCAR on FOX Family in 2015

Jamie Little Veteran Pit Reporter to Cover NASCAR Sprint Cup, XFINITY Series & Special Events Charlotte, N.C. -- FOX Sports announces the addition of veteran motor sports reporter Jamie Little to the NASCAR on FOX family beginning in January 2015. Little serves as a ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Robert Reiners/Getty Images
Team Penske Extends Agreement with Joey Logano
no responses - Posted 09.25.14
Winning NASCAR Driver Enjoying Career-Best Season in 2014 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 25, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it has signed multiple-race winner and 2014 NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup contender, Joey Logano, to a contract extension. Under the new multi-year agreement, Logano will continue behind the wheel of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Previews
no responses - Posted 09.24.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: AAA 400 – 400 laps/400 miles #AAA400 Track: Dover International Speedway (1-mile oval) @MonsterMile Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, September 28 ESPN (2:00 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamTarget #TeamMcD I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Monday Morning ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 09.24.14
RACE INFO: Event: AAA 400 Date/Time: Sept. 28/2 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2013 polesitter: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Distance: 400 laps/400 miles Track Length: 1 mile Banking: 24 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: New Hampshire Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 37th in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway won by Joey Logano.  The finish ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
no responses - Posted 09.24.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 17, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will drive the No. 7 CypressHQ Chevrolet SS this weekend on the concrete mile surface at Dover International Speedway. This will mark Annett's second Cup Series start at the Delaware racetrack. In NASCAR Nationwide Series competition, Annett finished inside ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Statement Regarding Ontario (N.Y.) County District Attorney Announcement
no responses - Posted 09.24.14
NASCAR Statement from Brett Jewkes, NASCAR Chief Communications Officer, Regarding Ontario (N.Y.) County District Attorney Announcement DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 24, 2014) – “There are no winners in tragedy. Our thoughts and prayers remain with the Kevin Ward Jr. family and Tony Stewart as they all cope with this tragic incident ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Tony Stewart on Grand Jury’s Decision Not to File Charges
no responses - Posted 09.24.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2014) – Following a thorough investigation and presentation of all the relevant evidence and witnesses to an Ontario County (N.Y.) grand jury, the grand jury has determined there is no basis for the filing of any criminal charges involving the tragic accident of Kevin Ward Jr. ...FULL STORY »
Bobby Allison poses with the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship trophy and the Bruton Smith Bank of America 500 trophy in Simpsonville, South Carolina. (Credit: CMS Photo)
Bobby Allison Greets Fans in Simpsonville, South Carolina at Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour Presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart
no responses - Posted 09.24.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 24, 2014) – NASCAR Hall of Famer Bobby Allison joined a Charlotte Motor Speedway road show today at Walmart in Simpsonville, South Carolina as part of the Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour. Presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart, the trophy tour kicked off at the beginning of September ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Grand Jury Does Not Indict Tony Stewart in Accident
no responses - Posted 09.24.14
A grand jury in Ontario County, N.Y., decided not to file criminal charges against the Nascar champion Tony Stewart for the Aug. 9 crash that killed driver Kevin Ward Jr. The grand jury heard testimony this week on the accident at Canandaigua Motorsports Park, where Stewart’s racecar hit and killed Ward ...FULL STORY »

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