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Sep 30
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Newman Rallies for Solid Eighth-Place Finish at Dover

2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (State Water Heaters) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images State Water Heaters Driver Scores 14th Top-10 Finish of 2013 Date: Sept. 29, 2013 Event: AAA 400 (Round 29 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Dover (Del.) International Speedway (1-mile concrete oval) Start/Finish: 3rd/8th (Running, completed 400 of 400 laps) Point Standing: 7th (2,101 points, 48 out of first) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 39 State Water Heaters Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), battled a tight-handling racecar throughout the second half of the AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Dover (Del.) International Speedway but was able to persevere to an eighth-place finish. “Our day started out really well, the car was great for the first 100 laps or so,” said Newman, who scored his 12th ... FULL STORY »

No Monster Mash for Mark Martin

2013 NSCS Driver Mark Martin (Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Team Finishes 19th at Dover Date: Sept. 29, 2013 Event: AAA 400 (Round 29 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Dover (Del.) International Speedway (1-mile concrete oval) Start/Finish: 29th/19th (Running, completed 397 of 400 laps) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Race Report

Richard Childress Racing Logo AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Dover International Speedway September 29, 2013 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished sixth (Kevin Harvick), 14th (Jeff Burton), and 18th (Paul Menard) in the AAA 400. Following the event at Dover International Speedway, Harvick is fourth ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Becomes All-Time Winner at Dover with Victory in AAA 400

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the NASCAR Sprint Cup #48 Lowe’s/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS celebrates his victory Sunday, September 29, 2013 winning the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Johnson becomes Dover's All-Time winner with his 8th victory on the track. The win puts him in second place in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Christa L. Thomas for Chevrolet) Johnson’s Third Straight Top-Five Finish in Chase Moves Him to Second Overall  DOVER, Del. - (September 29, 2013)  - Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe's/KOBALT Tools Chevrolet SS, won the 44th Annual AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway today and further etched his name ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Finishes 29th at Dover

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series NRA 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 13, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images GoDaddy Driver 28th in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Points Date: Sept. 29, 2013 Event: AAA 400 (Round 29 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Dover (Del.) International Speedway (1-mile concrete oval) Start/Finish: 31st/29th (Running, completed 394 of 400 laps) Point Standing: 28th (529 points, ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Toyota driver Kyle Busch had the top-finishing Camry (fifth) in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Delaware's Dover International Speedway. Busch started 14th and led the field once for 30 laps (of 400) en route to his third-consecutive top-five finish ... FULL STORY »

Loose Wheel Spoils Kurt Busch’s Run in Dover

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing/Denver Mattress Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DOVER, Del. (Sept. 29, 2013) – A loose wheel coupled with a lack of cautions (four) dropped Kurt Busch to a 21st-place finish in Sunday’s AAA 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway. Busch radioed the Furniture Row Racing ... FULL STORY »



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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Race Racaps
Posted 09.29.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER IT’S YOUR EIGHTH VICTORY AT DOVER TODAY. TALK ABOUT THE LAST RUN. I’VE HAD CREW CHIEFS TELL ME THAT TWO TIRES WILL NOT BEAT FOUR TIRES. HOW DID YOU HOLD OFF YOUR TEAMMATE, DALE EARNHARDT, JR.? “Two (tires) worked good for ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.29.13
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – WHAT HAPPENED?  “I’m not exactly sure,but something in the rear end housing went out and burned itself up.  I’m sure everything is screaming hot down there.  We leaked oil on the track, so figured we would come in before we ruined everybody else’s day.  We ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA 400 Race Results
Posted 09.29.13
Jimmie Johnson tamed "the Monster Mile" in dominate fashion Sunday afternoon, as he led the most laps - 243 out of 400 - and kept fellow Hendrick Motorsports teammate and pole-sitter, Dale Earnhardt, Jr., behind him - by 0.446 seconds - to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, climbs into his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.28.13
Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 156.338 m.p.h., was the fastest Saturday afternoon in the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA 400 practice session at Dover International Speedway. Second fastest with a lap speed of 156.182 m.p.h., was Jimmie Johnson, and he was followed by the current series points leader, Matt ...FULL STORY »
Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Smithfield Ford, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA 400 Q&A with Driver Aric Almirola
Posted 09.28.13
Richard Petty won the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race here at Dover International Speedway in 1969 – the only year in which he drove a Ford.  One of the King’s current drivers, Aric Almirola, is looking to find Victory Lane for the first time in the No. 43 Smithfield Fusion ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.28.13
Kasey Kahne, with a lap speed of 157.288 m.p.h., was the quickest Saturday morning during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA 400 practice session at Dover International Speedway. Kahne's fellow Hendrick Motorsports teammates, pole-sitter Dale Earnhardt, Jr. (157.075 m.p.h.) and Jeff Gordon (156.774 m.p.h.) were second and third quickest respectively, ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, poses in Victory Lane after qualifying for the pole position in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 27, 2013 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Pole at “the Monster Mile” for Chevrolet
Posted 09.27.13
Five Team Chevy Drivers Qualify in the Top-Ten DOVER, DEL. – September 27, 2013 -  Dale Earnhardt, Jr. powered his No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS into the pole position with a track-record lap of 161.849 mph in 22.243 seconds for Sunday’s AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Dover International Speedway. It was ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 09.27.13
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot "Let's Do This" Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 2nd How was your qualifying lap? "Man, this Home Depot 'Let's Do This' Camry has been really fast all day. Has had a lot of speed, been a lot of fun to drive. You ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS AAA 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 09.27.13
CASEY MEARS – No. 13 Geico Ford Fusion – “It was definitely too loose for qualifying.  It always loosens up here, so we tightened it up some but we didn’t tighten it up enough and it was still just too loose.  I felt like we had a pretty good race car, but I ...FULL STORY »


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