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Sep 16
Tuesday

2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott To Be Honored at Martinsville

2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee - Wendell Scott NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway Pay Tribute To Scott With Special Paint Scheme, Number Change DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 16, 2014) – NASCAR, Front Row Motorsports, Kyle Busch Motorsports and Martinsville Speedway announced today they will honor 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott, the first African-American driver to win a NASCAR premier series event, with a series of tributes during the Martinsville race weekend from Oct. 24-26. Front Row Motorsports will pay homage to Scott, also the first African-American driver to race full-time in NASCAR’s premier series, with a full throwback paint scheme on its No. 34 Ford driven by David Ragan, reminiscent of the blue No. 34 that he drove to Victory Lane for ... FULL STORY »

Sprint To End Cup Series Sponsorship After 2016 Season
By Chris Knight

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Let the search begin. With two years remaining on their extension contract, Sprint informed NASCAR Tuesday that it will not renew their sponsorship of the Sprint Cup Series following the checkered flag of the 2016 season. The decision by one of the top mobile carriers in the United States will force NASCAR to find a new partner to back its top national series for the second time in 13 years. Sprint began its tenure with NASCAR under the NASCAR Nextel Cup Series banner in 2004 in what was a 10-year agreement, replacing R.J. Reynolds and the iconic Winston-brand after a 33-year run. A branding change four years later in 2008 made it the Sprint Cup Series, after Sprint and Nextel ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – The Chase is On

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M'S) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2014) – It was only the first race of the 10-race run to decide the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, but Kyle Busch and his M&M’s team started NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 QuickenLoansBillionDollarBracketChallenge Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 14, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 456 in Sunday's 300-lap event. This chassis was utilized earlier this season at Las Vegas ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

2014 NASCAR Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 SYLVANIA/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's SYLVANIA/Menards Chevrolet at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 485 during the Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS has ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

Austin Dillon, driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup #3 Cheerios Chevrolet SS qualified 4th March 7, 2014 for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dillion is 16th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (HHP/Christa L. Thomas for Chevrolet) (HHP/Gregg Ellman for Chevrolet) Austin Dillon No. 3 Cheerios Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Cheerios Chevrolet at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 465 in the SYLVANIA 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS SYLVANIA 300 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes  Event:            SYLVANIA 300 Date:              Sunday, September 21, 2014 Location:       New Hampshire Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway ... Richard Childress has four victories as a team owner at New Hampshire Motor ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr. Looking to Extend Jersey Boys Success at New Hampshire

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER (Sept. 16, 2014) – For the Mayetta, New Jersey Truex family the roots are deeply embedded at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, where three different members of the Truex clan have scored a victory at the 1.058-mile oval. The Truex patriarch ... FULL STORY »



David Ragan, driver of the #34 Taco Bell Ford, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Ragan to Put New Data to the Test at Loudon
no responses - Posted 09.16.14
Taco Bell Team Tested at Flat Oval Known for One-Groove Racing STATESVILLE, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford, comments on racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway: "We tested at Loudon a couple weeks ago to try to get a little better on our flat, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 38 Clean Harbor Ford Fusion
Gilliland Heads for the Fast Lane with Clean Harbors
no responses - Posted 09.16.14
Boston-Based Company Goes Racing at Loudon on No. 38 Ford STATESVILLE, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Clean Harbors Ford, comments on racing at New Hampshire Motor Speedway: "We're excited to have Clean Harbors on our No. 38 Ford for the first time. They're based nearby in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images
Roller coaster first race for Busch brothers, Matt Kenseth
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
JOLIET, Ill.— A couple of near spin-outs on pit road, getting a free pass and a near crash between two brothers sums up Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for three drivers. Kurt Busch started his day with a commitment line violation on lap 46 and had to serve a pass-through ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon-Kyle Larson mutual admiration society meets in media center; Plus Sunday Notebook
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
JOLIET, Ill.— As hard as they raced each other in the closing laps of Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Jeff Gordon and Kyle Larson might as well have been at a tea social when they sat side-by-side at the dais in the track's media center. Gordon and Larson raced ferociously ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick and boyfiend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Danica Patrick And Boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Crash At Chicagoland
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
They’re all good now, but for a moment during Sunday’s MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, Danica Patrick and boyfriend Ricky Stenhouse Jr. weren’t. The two were having decent runs on Sunday afternoon, but their chances at a better finish were hindered when the two made contact on Lap 258 on the ...FULL STORY »
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Team Penske to Partner with Dick Johnson Racing in 2015 V8 Supercars Championship
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
Marcos Ambrose to Drive the No. 17 Ford MOORESVILLE, NC (September 14, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it will form a partnership with one of the most successful motorsport teams in Australia to compete in the popular V8 Supercars Championship, beginning in 2015. Working with Dick Johnson Racing (DJR), the ...FULL STORY »
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Roush Fenway Racing Troubles Continue In Chase Opener
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
Not an even a gruesome test at Chicagoland Speedway could prove to be any benefit for Roush Fenway Racing on Sunday afternoon. While Carl Edwards and Ricky Stenhouse Jr. both showed promise with strong practice speeds, when the start of the MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 rolled around, the two drivers faded quickly ...FULL STORY »
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Three Top-10 Finishes For Joe Gibbs Racing In Round 1
no responses - Posted 09.14.14
They didn’t contend for the win on Sunday afternoon in the MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but it was a productive day nonetheless for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Huntersville, North Carolina-based team racked in three top-10 finishes led by Denny Hamlin with a sixth place performance. Pole sitter Kyle Busch ...FULL STORY »


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