Feb 25

Kasey Kahne was in desperation mode at Atlanta Motor Speedway last August

2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Ins,) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Kasey Kahne was in desperation mode at Atlanta Motor Speedway last August. Sitting in 18th on the Chase Grid – 33 points below the 16th-place cut off line – the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports driver needed a win to make NASCAR’s playoffs. Kahne came through. He seized the lead with two laps remaining, cruising to Victory Lane, and more importantly, a berth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. “There won't be as much pressure on us for a while now, I guess,” Kahne said after the race. “Just to make it, I mean, that's just such a – it was winding down, we were – I don't know. I feel like making The Chase, there's a lot of pressure and you ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson starts from the back and dominates late in Atlanta win
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Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on March 1, 2015 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HAMPTON, Ga.—Coors Light Polesitter Joey Logano and Kevin Harvick dominated the early and middle stages of Sunday's Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway—before Jimmie Johnson decided to crash the party. Johnson didn't take the lead in the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race of the season until Lap 198 of 325, but from then on, his No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet was the class of the field, leading six times for 92 laps in winning for the fourth time at Atlanta and for the 71st time in his career. For the second straight event in NASCAR’s premier series, Harvick and Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished second and third, respectively. Logano ran fourth, followed by Matt Kenseth, who capitalized on a ... FULL STORY »

Chartwell Investments Exploring Strategic Alternatives for the Sale of Minority Equity Position in Richard Childress Racing Enterprises

Richard Childress Racing Logo WELCOME, N.C. (February 25, 2015) - Richard Childress Racing Enterprises ("RCR" or the "Company"), a premier sports enterprise focused primarily on NASCAR race teams, has advised its employees, drivers and key sponsors that RCR's minority partner, Chartwell Investments and the ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 – 325 Laps/500.5 Miles #FOHQT500 Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54 mi. quad oval) @amsupdates Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Energizer EcoAdvanced Chevrolet SS Television: ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Undergoes Successful Surgery On Left Foot

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo Huntersville, NC (Feb. 25, 2015) – Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 18 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), underwent successful surgery this afternoon on his left foot, which was injured in an accident during last Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier on track in the No. 51BRANDT Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor 500 | March 1, 2015 Schedule Switch-Up...A change in the 2015 NASCAR race schedule has put Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) earlier in the season than in previous ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Ready to Return to Atlanta

2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – After overcoming adversity at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Danica Patrick and the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) are ready to return to the site of Patrick’s career-best NASCAR Sprint ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Austin Dillon to Visit Pocono Raceway’s Tricky Triangle Club Before June NASCAR Race

Pocono Raceway Logo LONG POND, PA (February 25, 2015) – Dale Earnhardt Jr., the defending winner of the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400, and Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet SS for Richard Childress Racing, are scheduled to make a pre-race ... FULL STORY »

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Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview
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Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Atlanta Motor Speedway March 1, 2015 The "Real Season" Begins...Following a hectic weeklong format leading into last Sunday's Daytona 500, Michael Annett and his No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet team travel to Hampton, Ga.'s Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend, embarking on the type ...FULL STORY »
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Roush Fenway Racing 2015 NASCAR at Atlanta Motor Speedway Preview
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Roush Fenway Racing Looks to Heat Up Atlanta Fresh off a strong outing at Daytona Speedweeks, Roush Fenway Racing rolls into Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) looking to continue its momentum at a track where the team is deep in history.  Roush Fenway boasts 13 NASCAR wins at AMS, where it has ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 42 Energizer Chevrolet SS
Energizer to Serve as Primary Partner on Larson’s No. 42 Chevrolet SS at AMS
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CONCORD, N.C.  (Feb. 25, 2015) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) for the first race of the season at an intermediate track, and first race with the new rules package, Energizer® is set to serve as the primary partner on Kyle Larson’s ...FULL STORY »
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No. 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Issued a Written Warning For Rules Infraction at Daytona International Speedway
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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2015) — The No. 10 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been issued a Written Warning* for a rules infraction discovered during opening day inspection Feb. 13 at Daytona International Speedway. Written Warnings are outlined in Section in the 2015 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Atlanta Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
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GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 2 – Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 2 – Hisense 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 2 – Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) – Hampton, Ga. Fast Facts for February 27-March 1, ...FULL STORY »
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FOX Sports Swaps Networks for Martinsville & Richmond NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Races
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FOX Sports announced today the Sunday, March 29 (1:00 PM ET) NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 from Martinsville Speedway will air on FOX Sports 1, in turn moving the Saturday, April 25 (7:00 PM) Toyota Owners 400 night race from Richmond International Raceway to the FOX broadcast network. With approval ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy John's/Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – First of Many
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), won his first Sprint Cup Series race in only his third career Sprint Cup Series start on March 11, 2001 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This weekend, Harvick returns to ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Feb. 23rd – March 1st, 2015
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HOME OF CAMRY HISTORY: Toyota claimed its first Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points race win at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) when driver Kyle Busch took the checkered flag at the track in March 2008. Busch, who will miss the Atlanta race while recovering from injuries sustained in an accident last ...FULL STORY »

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