Articles tagged ‘2012 Ford EcoBoost 300’

Nov 17

2012 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Race Results

Regan Smith, driver of the #5 Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Regan Smith, who started tenth in Saturday's day into night NNS Ford EcoBoost 300, found himself doing  a victory burnout at Homestead-Miami Speedway, while Ricky Stenhouse did the same as the 2012 NNS champion. Pole-sitter, Kyle Busch, led the most laps - 89 out of 200, but came up short to finish second, while Brendan Gaughan finished third, Sam Hornish, Jr., fourth and the 2012 Rookie of the Year winner and finishing third in the points, Austin Dillon, finishing the race in fifth-place. Now a two-time (back-to-back) series champion, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., claimed sixth-place, while Brian Scott brought home seventh-place, Ryan Blaney eighth, Elliott Sadler (finished second in the points) ninth and rookie Cole Whitt rounded out the top-ten finishing positions. RACE NOTES: Average ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Starting Lineup

Kyle Bush (NNS No 54 Monster) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 167.984 mph, captured the 2012 Ford EcoBoost 300 Coors Light Pole Award at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This was Busch's third series pole of the 2012 season, his twenty-sixth series career pole and his first series ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images for NASCAR The 2012 NASCAR Nationwide Series completed their final practice session of the season Friday afternoon, as series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Austin Dillon - with a lap speed of 167.224 mph - was the fastest at the end ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Roush Fenway’s Jack Roush, Jimmy Fennig, Carl Edwards & Scott Graves

Ford Racing Logo Roush Fenway Racing owner Jack Roush announced earlier this week that veteran crew chief Jimmy Fennig would move from the No. 17 team to the No. 99 of Carl Edwards for the 2013 season and that Roush would pair rookie ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with SRT Motorsports Team Owner Roger Penske

Roger Penske - Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR Roger Penske (Chairman, Penske Corporation) Q.  Could you just talk about the performance of your race teams this year and in particular the No. 2 car who is points leader heading into the season finale?  “Well, obviously we're thrilled to be ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 First Practice Session Speeds

Ryan Blaney (NNS Discount Tire) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Ryan Blaney, with a lap speed of 166.713 mph, was the quickest during the first NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Second quickest with a lap speed of 166.087 mph, was Kenny Wallace, followed by series Sunoco Rookie of ... FULL STORY »

2012 NASCAR Championship Contenders Q&A with Ford Racing Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr

Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #6 Valvoline NextGen Ford speaks with members of the media during the NASCAR Championship Contenders Press Conference for the Nationwide Series at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images for NASCAR Ricky Stenhouse Jr., took part in NASCAR’s annual championship contenders press conference at Homestead-Miami Speedway Thursday afternoon. Stenhouse, looking for his second consecutive NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship , took the stage with a 20-point lead on Elliott Sadler and discussed ... FULL STORY »

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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Nov. 12 – 18, 2012
Posted 11.14.12
TWO TOYOTA TOP-FIVES: Camry drivers Denny Hamlin and Kyle Busch earned second and third-place finishes, respectively, in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Phoenix International Raceway. Busch started from the pole in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) No. 18 Camry and led the field four times for a ...FULL STORY »
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Kid Rock to Perform at Ford EcoBoost 400
Posted 11.14.12
Miami – Multi-platinum selling American rock star Kid Rock will  be performing a live set prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship Ford EcoBoost 400 next Sunday (Nov. 18) at Homestead-Miami Speedway.  Track President Matthew Becherer made the announcement. In addition to the pre-race show, Kid Rock will serve as ...FULL STORY »
SPEED Opens Packed Homestead Weekend with Thursday’s Live Coverage of Championship Contenders Press Conference
Posted 11.14.12
NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES FINALE, EXPANDED NASCAR RACEDAY AMONG MORE THAN 24 HOURS OF PROGRAMMING FROM HOMESTEAD SPEED opens its comprehensive coverage of the NASCAR season finale from Homestead-Miami Speedway by interrupting regularly-scheduled programming Thursday at 12 p.m. ET to offer live coverage of the Championship Contenders Press Conference. SPEED Center host Adam Alexander ...FULL STORY »
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Granny Grump: Bristol, Curly Sadler, G/B Brad, JR, Jeffie And Other Stuff
Posted 03.19.12
Well hello again loyal readers and other folks. I'm getting' a late start to this weeks's race report but I had a bad night with Duck. That boy had some kind of un-natural reaction to Sunday's Cup race result for Flippin' Carl. Now I know he truly does idolize that ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler celebrates in Bristol Motor Speedway Victory Lane on Saturday after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 in Bristol, Tenn. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
Elliott Sadler Steals The Show In Thunder Valley
Posted 03.17.12
It was looking like in an uncharacteristically clean Ford EcoBoost 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway, where the Roush Fenway Racing duo of Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Trevor Bayne would be battling for the trophy. But, a gutsy call by crew chief Luke Lambert to keep his driver on the racetrack ...FULL STORY »

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