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Sep 27
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2014 NSCS AAA 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 27, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA 400 pole-sitter, Kevin Harvick, showed the fastest way around Dover International Speedway - with a lap speed of 157.089mph - during the final practice session Saturday afternoon. The current series points leader, Brad Keselowski, was second fastest with a lap speed of 156.379mph, and he was followed by Jeff Gordon (155.952mph) who was third, Denny Hamlin (155.858) fourth and Aric Almirola (155.380) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Kasey Kahne (155.293mph) who was sixth, Jamie McMurray (155.273) seventh, Hendrick Motorsports teammates Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (with the identical lap speed of 155.273mph) were eighth and ninth fastest respectively, and Kyle Busch (155.152) was tenth. The ... FULL STORY »

Despite Changes Elliott Sadler Confident As Ever Entering XFINITY Season
By Chris Knight

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – The 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season hasn’t started, but Elliott Sadler is already feeling exuberant. With the season-opener three weeks away, Sadler’s exemplifying he’s in a great place at Roush Fenway Racing, as he prepares to embrace his seventh season of XFINITY competition. Sadler, 38, left Joe Gibbs Racing after a two-year stint and mediocre success. Two years before that he joined Richard Childress Racing all with one goal in mind: championship. Four years later, Sadler and sponsor OneMain are still looking to hoist that championship trophy. He came close in 2011 and 2012 as a runner-up both times. Many expected the move to Gibbs to bring the organization their first championship since 2009, but ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Home Depot Husky Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 155.649mph, was the quickest Saturday morning during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA 400 practice session at Dover International Speedway. Second quickest with a lap speed of 154.805mph, was AJ Allmendinger, and ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 2nd How confident are you starting second in Sunday's race? "I'm pretty confident with it.  I think we had a good car here in the spring -- we just kind ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER ON HIS RUN: "Thank you. It is exciting. These guys do an awesome job in preparing the race cars. The first time here this year we struggled here after we unloaded a ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Wurth Ford Fusion – “We’re strong.  The 4 car is a little bit better. We seem to be right there with everyone else or maybe just a touch better, but we’ll keep working on it.  ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA 400 Starting Lineup

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage area at Dover International Speedway on September 26, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Getty Images Friday afternoon at Dover International Speedway, Kevin Harvick, with a qualifing lap speed of 162.933mph, captured the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA 400. This was Harvick's seventh series pole of the 2014 season, his thirteenth series career ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Husky Tools-Home Depot Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset right now in Dover? "I'm just thinking about qualifying right now.  Just got through practice and we worked on race trim a little bit and just ... FULL STORY »



NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Carl Edwards
no responses - Posted 09.26.14
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, comes into the weekend ninth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Challenger Round and is eight points ahead of Denny Hamlin and Greg Biffle, who are the first two drivers currently on the outside looking in. Edwards spoke about his ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Jamie McMurray
no responses - Posted 09.26.14
JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 MCDONALD’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Dover International Speedway and discussed the new 2015 rules package, his season thus far and many other topics.   YOU HAVE THREE CONSECUTIVE TOP TEN FINISHES.  WHAT HAS YOUR TEAM BEEN DOING DIFFERENTLY AND HOW DO YOU APPROACH ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Jimme Johnson
no responses - Posted 09.26.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the unforgiving nature of Dover International Speedway, the new rules package and tire testing, the pressures of the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format and more. AS THE WINNER OF THE LAST TWO RACES HERE AT ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Steve Letarte in the garage area during practice - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr.
no responses - Posted 09.26.14
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Dover International Speedway and discussed Chase Elliott’s success this season, the nuances of the Dover track and many other topics. TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR THOUGHTS ABOUT BEING HERE THIS WEEKEND, YOUR THOUGHTS ON ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver AJ Allmendinger - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with AJ Allmendinger
no responses - Posted 09.26.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA 400 First Practice Session Speeds
no responses - Posted 09.26.14
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 Keselowski, was second fastest with a lap speed of 163.726mph, ...FULL STORY »


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