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Nov 04
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NASCAR issues penalties against No. 5 and No. 24 teams

NASCAR Logo NASCAR today announced much-anticipated penalties following Sunday's post-race fracas at Texas Motor Speedway involving Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon and others, assessing penalties to crew members from the No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams. Jeremy Fuller, a crew member with the No. 5 car (driven by Kasey Kahne, who was not involved in the incident), along with Dwayne Doucette and Jason Ingle, crew members with the No. 24 team, were each fined $25,000 and suspended from NASCAR for six races for their involvement in Sunday's brawl. Officially, they were deemed in violation of Section 12-1 (Actions detrimental to stock car racing) and Section 12-4.9 (Behavioral penalty – involved in a post-race physical altercation with a driver on ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports Will Not Appeal Penalties Announced Today by NASCAR

Hendrick Motorsports Logo CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 4, 2014) – Hendrick Motorsports will not appeal penalties announced today by NASCAR related to a post-race incident Sunday evening at Texas Motor Speedway. “With NASCAR’s new Chase format, we’re seeing an unprecedented level of intensity every single ... FULL STORY »

Great Save For Joey Logano

NSCS Driver Joey Logano (AAA) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Joey Logano’s entire Chase could have come unglued—literally. During a race that saw rapid-fire cautions from the midpoint on, NASCAR allowed teams to get extra sets of tires from Goodyear for the late stages of the 500-mile event. Only one problem. In ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick OK with Brad Keselowski’s driving, as long as he’s willing to fight

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas— Kevin Harvick says he has no problem with the way Brad Keselowski races, as long as Keselowski is willing to back it up outside the car. In fact, Harvick gave Keselowski a shove toward a melee developing with ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Rallies To Top-Five At Texas Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Kyle Busch didn’t get the trifecta at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon, but the driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota Camry put forth a resilient effort that earned him his 15th top-10 finish of the season in Sunday’s ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Puts Chevy SS in Victory Lane at Texas

After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Jimmie Johnson taking the checkered flag in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway for the third consecutive year. - Photo Credit Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Kevin Harvick gave Chevrolet a 1-2 finish in the 34th race of the season, and the eighth race in the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Johnson’s win is 18th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory for Chevrolet in 2014 season Win ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Kyle Busch (fourth) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Texas Motor Speedway. Jimmie Johnson was the race winner. Camry driver Denny Hamlin (10th) also earned a top-10 result at the ... FULL STORY »



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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.02.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S RED VEST CHEVROLET SS - RACE WINNER CONGRATS ON THE WIN.  NOT SURE IF YOU SAW WHAT HAPPENED ON PIT ROAD AFTER THE RACE: “I saw a little bit on the big screen going down the back straightaway.  I would definitely have to go to the tape ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.02.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion | FINISHED: 3rd (PIT ROAD INTERVIEW) WHAT WAS YOUR VIEW OF THE CONTACT WITH JEFF GORDON? “There was a hole and I went for it. It closed up and we bounced off each other and kept going. It was just a battle for ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Red Vest Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 11.02.14
After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Jimmie Johnson taking the checkered flag in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway for the third consecutive year. Johnson, who dominated the race with the most laps led - 191 - out of ...FULL STORY »
Image was processed using digital filters.) Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Red Vest Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.01.14
The final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA Texas 500 practice session at Texas Motor Speedway, concluded with Jimmie Johnson at the top of the scoring pylon with a lap speed of 193.791 mph. Ryan Newman was second fastest on the scoring pylon with a lap speed of 193.771 mph, and ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, drives during Pinnacle Propane Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.01.14
Carl Edwards was the quickest Saturday morning at Texas Motor Speedway, when he ran a lap speed of 196.342 mph during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's AAA Texas 500. The 2013 series champion, Jimmie Johnson, was second quickest with a lap speed of 195.822 mph, ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.31.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  1st How does it feel to start from the pole? "I'm proud of this whole Dollar General crew.  We've been getting a hard time for not winning anything this year -- so small victories I guess.  It's pole night ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, poses with the Coor's Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for during Pinnacle Propane Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Kenseth Wins Pole for AAA Texas 500
Posted 10.31.14
Stewart Makes History by Breaking 200-mph Barrier in Round 2 Qualifying FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 31, 2014) - Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth won the pole and six of the eight Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship contenders qualified among the top 11 for the AAA Texas 500 during ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Q&A with Brad Keselowski
Posted 10.31.14
Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Fusion, qualified 25th for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Keselowski met with media members after qualifying to discuss what it will take to win Sunday and more. BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – TALK ABOUT PRACTICE ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.31.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND OUTSIDE FRONT ROW PRETTY CLOSE TO WHERE YOU WANT TO BE FOR SUNDAY: 
“It was three incredible laps and a great effort by our Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet team today.  All day long we have had a ...FULL STORY »


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