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Articles tagged ‘AAA 400’

Sep 29
Monday

Jeff Gordon adds to his legacy with Dover win

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, celebrates with his team in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 28, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images DOVER, Del.— With all the jockeying for Chase positions in the middle of the field, it was difficult at times to focus on what was happening at the front of the field in Sunday’s AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. At the end of the day, Jeff Gordon took the checkered flag for the 92nd time in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career and took another stride toward a milestone everyone—including Gordon—once thought was untouchable. Make no mistake. Gordon already is in rarified air when it comes to his accomplishments in stock car racing. With 92 victories, he’s third on the all-time list. He’s a four-time series champion with an abiding hunger for a fifth title. He’s a shoo-in for the NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Clutch performance, fortune propels Kasey Kahne into Chase Contender Round

2014 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Insurance) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images DOVER, Del.–- Kasey Kahne continues to be at his best with his back to the wall this season. The Hendrick Motorsports driver, whose dramatic victory at Atlanta Motor Speedway propelled him into the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, rallied from ... FULL STORY »

Specter of Talladega is motivating Jimmie Johnson to win soon; Plus Sunday Dover Notebook

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images DOVER, Del.-- Jimmie Johnson wasn't shy about revealing his game plan for the next round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. He wants to win either at Kansas Speedway or Charlotte Motor Speedway so he doesn’t have to worry ... FULL STORY »

Friday Dover Notebook: Jimmie Johnson applauds NASCAR’s move to reduce downforce

DOVER, Del.— With discretionary testing now off-limits under new competition rules released by NASCAR on Tuesday, race teams will have to find other ways to extract peak performance from the cars, says six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson. With ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Four Straight Top-20 Finishes

NSCS Driver Danica Patrick Garage KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2014) – The good fortune for Danica Patrick continued right through the end of summer. Now she is hoping she can make it work for the fall. She has finished 20th or better in five of the ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet SS Drivers and Teams Look to Tame the ‘Monster’

Chevy Bowtie Symbol ‘Challenger’ round Finale Set to Eliminate Four Drivers from Chase Contention at Dover DETROIT - (September 23, 2014) – This weekend’s 400-lap/400-mile AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway is always exciting for Team Chevy. The 1.0-mile track ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – 500

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pocono 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 6, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 23, 2014) – The number “500” has great significance in auto racing. The Indianapolis 500 – long called the “Greatest Spectacle in Racing” – is the original 500-mile race. It was first run in 1911, and is still ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Twisted Tea) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Twisted Tea Brings Primary Sponsorship of Richard Petty Motorsports to Dover
Posted 09.23.14
Ambrose to Race No. 9 Twisted Tea Ford This Weekend Twisted Tea will bring primary sponsorship to the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) Ford this weekend at the Dover International Speedway. Marcos Ambrose will race the blue and yellow scheme of the hard iced tea company. Twisted Tea joined RPM ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Nathan's) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Almirola Still in the Hunt; Nothing to Lose at Dover
Posted 09.23.14
No. 43 Nathan's Famous Ford just 10 Points Outside of Transfer Spot A sixth-place finish at New Hampshire Motor Speedway put Aric Almirola and No. 43 team back in the hunt of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. This weekend, the Nathan's Famous team will focus on what they can ...FULL STORY »
Crew chief Billy Scott (L) talks to Brian Vickers, driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.23.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — NASCAR announced its 2015 rules package Tuesday that included: Major reductions downforce and horsepower. Rain tires on road courses with mandatory wipers, defogger and rear flashing rain light. Elimination of all testing except for Goodyear’s full-field test sessions. No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Toyota driver Brian Vickers and his crew chief ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.23.14
Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team travel to Dover International Speedway this weekend to compete in Sunday’s AAA 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race. Chase Update… NASCAR’s Challenger Round – the first of the four rounds that make up the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
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Brian Mitchell, Elena Delle Donne and Michael Carter-Williams highlight dignitaries for Sept. 26-28, 2014 race weekend
Posted 09.23.14
DOVER, Del. – Current and former professional athletes Brian Mitchell, Elena Delle Donne and Michael Carter-Williams will serve as dignitaries for both the Sept. 28, 2014 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Sept. 27 NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Dover International Speedway. Other dignitaries for the Sept. 26-28, 2014 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.23.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – AAA 400 Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 888 – Last raced at Bristol – finished sixth. Backup Chassis: RK-877 - Last raced at Loudon - finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Dover International Speedway o   Stenhouse Jr. has four career Sprint Cup starts at the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.23.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 31 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Dover, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 13.0, has completed 11,854 of 12,404 (95.6 percent) career laps, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Quicken Loans) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.23.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quicken Loans Paint Your Way to Dover Chevrolet SS at Dover International Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 467 in Sunday's 400-lap event. This chassis was utilized earlier this season at Charlotte Motor Speedway (Start: 42nd / Finish: 15th) ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS AAA 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.23.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Dover International Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 477 in the AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to a 20th-place finish at Richmond International Raceway in ...FULL STORY »


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