Apr 23

Kentucky Speedway Announces the Ford F-150 as the Official Pace Vehicle

Kentucky Speedway Announces the Ford F-150 as the Official Pace Vehicle The 2015 Ford F-150 truck to pace the NASCAR fields during the July 9-11 race weekend. SPARTA, Ky. – Kentucky Speedway announces the 2015 Ford F-150 truck will lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) field to green Saturday, July 11 at 7:30 p.m., for the fifth running of the Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts. The truck will also pace the July 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) and July 9 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) fields becoming the “Official Pace Vehicle of Kentucky Speedway” of the 2015 season. Ford has been providing cars and trucks to the Speedway since 1998. During speedway events, Super Duty trucks tow free fan trams and are utilized by the speedway’s operations department as well as the Fire and Safety team. “Ford ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Resurrects Season With Spectacular Victory At Sonoma
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 28, 2015 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images SONOMA, Calif. – Check the box. Kyle Busch has a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. That simple statement hardly plumbs the depth of emotion Kyle Busch was feeling after winning Sunday’s Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway. In the first-ever 1-2 finish in the series by the Busch brothers, Kyle Busch beat Kurt Busch to the finish line by .532 seconds to win for the first time since returning from an 11-race absence because of a broken right leg and left foot sustained in a Feb. 21 accident at Daytona International Speedway. "First Busch brothers 1-2, boys," Kyle Busch exulted on his radio after taking the checkered flag. "Mom and Dad should be proud." On Lap 106 of 110, Kyle Busch muscled Jimmie Johnson ... FULL STORY »

Ford Championship Weekend Tickets Go on Sale May 1

Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway NASCAR's championship event to be held at Homestead-Miami Speedway November 20-22  MIAMI - Since 2002, Homestead-Miami Speedway has been the place where championship dreams have been made. Once again, Homestead-Miami Speedway will be home to the championship races for the NASCAR Sprint ... FULL STORY »

New York State Legislature recognizes Watkins Glen International in Albany

Watkins Glen International Logo April 19-25, 2015 proclaimed "Motorsports Appreciation Week" in New York State ALBANY, NY (April 23, 2015) – Members of the Watkins Glen International team and TUDOR United SportsCar Championship driver Colin Braun traveled to the State capital this week to meet ... FULL STORY »

DOC 360 Joins Tommy Baldwin Racing; #ItsYourMove

2015 NSCS No. 7 DOC 360 Chevrolet SS HUNTERSVILLE, NC (April 22, 2015) - Tommy Baldwin Racing welcomes DOC 360 aboard the No. 7 Chevrolet this weekend at Richmond International Raceway. DOC 360, as a growing brand, aligns perfectly with up-and-coming athletes as they carve their own name in ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – Where it all Began

2015 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (April 22, 2015) – Finding success in the ultra-competitive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is hard. Sustaining success is even harder, but it’s something Tony Stewart has done since his rookie year in 1999. For 17 years Stewart ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Powered by America

2015 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy John's) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 22, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), spent Tuesday afternoon with his team on the South Lawn of The White House in Washington D.C., being honored ... FULL STORY »

City of Concord Utilizes Roush Fenway Racing Speed to Achieve Community Wildlife Habitat Certification

Roush Fenway Racing Logo CONCORD, N.C. (April 22, 2015) – The city of Concord has become the fastest municipality in North Carolina to achieve Community Wildlife Habitat Certification by the National Wildlife Federation and the North Carolina Wildlife Federation (NCWF), thanks to efforts by ... FULL STORY »

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Richmond International Raceway Goes Green with Food Rescue And Composting Program
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Partnership with Sustainable America and NOPE will reduce food waste and support local soup kitchens in the Richmond area. Food scrap recycling and composting today helps create a Sustainable Tomorrow, and that’s just what Richmond International Raceway is doing as part of the NASCAR Race to Green™ program. In an ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch sits inside his car at Texas Motor Speedway. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Spring Win Would Lead to Summer Break
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KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 22, 2015) – Should Kurt Busch, the driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), be able to notch his first win of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season Saturday night at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway, he would be able to ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Previews
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Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Toyota Owners 400 – 400 Laps, #ToyotaOwners400 Track: Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile D-shaped oval) @RIRInsider Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Energizer EcoAdvanced Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television:   FOX (7:00 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRnascar #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #EcoAdvanced I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Going Green: ...FULL STORY »
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Clint Bowyer – Richmond Love
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CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to its second consecutive short track this weekend, Richmond International Raceway and the Toyota Owners 400. The .75-mile, D-shaped oval is one of Clint Bowyer’s best and logically, one of his favorite tracks. It’s easy to see why. The Michael Waltrip Racing ...FULL STORY »
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Martin Truex Jr. Eager to Get Back on Track
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DENVER, Colo. (April 22, 2015) – You can’t blame Martin Truex Jr. if he is a little antsy to start Saturday night’s Toyota Owners 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. After securing seven straight top-10 finishes to start the season, Truex saw his streak snapped Sunday at ...FULL STORY »
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Brett Moffitt 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview
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CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brett Moffitt races in the Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International RacewaySaturday night. The .75-mile, D-shaped oval is one of Moffitt’s favorite tracks and the site of his 2012 K&N East Series victory. The 22-year-old has never raced a NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – April 20 – 26, 2015
no responses - Posted 04.22.15
BODACIOUS AT THE BULLRING: Camry driver Matt Kenseth was victorious in Sunday's rain delayed NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Tennessee's Bristol Motor Speedway. Kenseth started from the pole and led 47 laps (of 511) en route to the checkered flag, which secured a berth for the Toyota driver ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane with president of Joe Gibbs Racing J. D. Gibbs after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Budweiser Duel 1 at Daytona International Speedway on February 20, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo Credit: Tom Pennington / Getty Images)
J.D. Gibbs’ medical issues provide a rallying point for Joe Gibbs Racing teams
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It would be a mistake to dismiss the recent success of Joe Gibbs Racing drivers as mere coincidence. In a star-crossed season for Toyota’s flagship organization, the medical issues confronting beloved team president J.D. Gibbs have become a rallying cry. JGR drivers have won two of the three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »

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