Aug 12

Gilliland: Michigan Is ‘Fastest I’ve Ever Gone in a Race Car’

2014 NSCS David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Loves Travel Stops Ford Fusion Love's Travel Stops Driver Says Track Is Getting Its Groove Back STATESVILLE, AUGUST 12, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Michigan International Speedway: "Michigan is extremely fast and a lot of fun. It's probably the fastest I've ever gone in a race car. We ran pretty well at Michigan last year and this year. So, we're hoping to go back and take some of that speed we've had before, improve on it and have a good day in our Love's Travel Stops Ford. "The track is starting to get some of its old character back. After they repaved it a few years ago, the groove was pretty narrow, which sounds crazy because ... FULL STORY »

Did Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team really win the Talladega race at Charlotte?
By NASCAR Wire Service

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala.— Against all odds, Brad Keselowski advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, capturing victory in a race he had to win on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. To be sure, talent played a role, and talent is something Keselowski has in ample supply. Focus was a major factor, too. Throughout the week preceding the Talladega race, during a test session at Martinsville Speedway and on Friday and Saturday at Talladega, Keselowski answered questions from reporters in terse, clipped sentences, preferring not to fuel the fire that came to a blaze on the track and in the garage at Charlotte on the previous Saturday night. Keselowski had his blinders on, and the only point of interest ... FULL STORY »

CSX Returns with Ragan to ‘Play It Safe’ at Michigan

2014 NSCS Driver David Ragan (CSX) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Dunk the Driver! Ragan to Climb into Dunk Tank for Charity STATESVILLE, AUGUST 12, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 CSX "Play It Safe" Ford, comments on racing at Michigan International Speedway: "We have our friends from CSX back ... FULL STORY »

Winning Critical With Four Chase For The Sprint Cup Slots Up For Grabs

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (August 11, 2014) – Following A.J. Allmendinger’s win on Sunday at Watkins Glen, just four open slots remain for the Chase for the Sprint Cup with four races to go before the field is set for the 10-race ... FULL STORY »

Quicken Loans’ “Paint Your Way to Dover” Contest Puts Fans in the Driver’s Seat by Selecting Ryan Newman’s Paint Scheme

Richard Childress Racing Logo Car design to appear on-track in Dover; Charities to benefit from voting DETROIT, August 11, 2014 - The Quicken Loans "Paint Your Way to Dover" contest is giving race fans the power to select NASCAR driver Ryan Newman's No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet ... FULL STORY »

Motorsports This Week on ESPN

ESPN Logo NASCAR Sprint Cup at Michigan Live on ESPN The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series visits the 2-mile Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich., for the Pure Michigan 400 and ESPN will have a live telecast on Sunday, Aug. 17. NASCAR Countdown airs at noon ET with ... FULL STORY »

2014 Michigan International Speedway NASCAR August Weekend Track Event Schedule


Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Matt Kenseth was the top-finishing Toyota driver with a ninth-place result in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Watkins Glen International.  AJ Allmendinger won the race after three red flag delays due to on-track incidents. Kenseth has registered 14 top-10 results ... FULL STORY »

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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Post-Race Recaps
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AJ ALLMENDINGER, NO. 47 SCOTT PRODUCTS CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER TELL US ABOUT LAP 89 WHEN MARCOS GOT PAST YOU: “Yeah, I mean I knew our car was slick on restarts on the tires and I knew Marcos was going to try to move me out of the way if he ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Post-Race Recaps
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CARL EDWARDS, No. 99 Kellogg’s/Cheez-It Ford Fusion (FINISHED 5th) “I am glad Jimmy Fennig put us in a position to be up there for the win. I am sure like everyone up there that you want the last few laps to do over again. It was a blast and a lot ...FULL STORY »
AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #47 Scott Products Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 10, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Results & Point Standings
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AJ Allmendinger captured his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) victory on Sunday, as Allmendinger held off Marcos Ambrose - by 1.160 seconds- to win the Cheez-It 355 at The (Watkins) Glen (International). Following Allmendinger and Ambrose to the drop of the checkered flag were Kurt Busch finishing third, series Rookie of ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Tony Stewart
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WATKINS GLEN, N.Y., (Aug. 10, 2014) – The following is a statement from Tony Stewart regarding the fatal accident last night during the sprint car feature at Canandaigua (N.Y.) Motorsports Park involving Kevin Ward Jr. “There aren’t words to describe the sadness I feel about the accident that took the life ...FULL STORY »

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