Articles tagged ‘ACS’

Mar 19

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 17 – 23, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA TERRITORY:  Headquarters for Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc., are located in Torrance, Calif.  Toyota sold its first car -- the Toyopet Crown -- in its initial dealership located in Hollywood, Calif., in 1957.  Sales began in 1958 and totaled 288 vehicles that first year.  Since production of the Toyota Camry began in Georgetown, Ky., more than 25 years ago, over seven million Camrys have been built in the U.S.  The Camry has been the best-selling car in America for 12 straight years, and 16 of the past 17 years. POWER PRODUCED IN THE O.C.:  TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) is based in Costa Mesa, Calif.  The 47,000 sq. ft., Southern California facility employs about 180 associates and is in charge of design, development, ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Finding Success in Fontana

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (March 19, 2014) – Earlier this week, the leprechaun was looking for his pot of gold at the end of the rainbow as part of the St. Patrick’s Day celebration. On Sunday, Danica Patrick, who like the leprechaun wears ... FULL STORY »

Dawsonville to Hollywood (Chase Elliott)

2014 NNS Driver Chase Elliott (NAPA Auto Parts) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images DRIVER: Chase Elliott / No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet RACE: 300 (150 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Auto Club Speedway DATE: Saturday, March 22, 2014 FONTANA, Calif. (March 19, 2014) – Chase Elliott is once again heading ... FULL STORY »

Regan Smith 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview

2013 NNS Driver Regan Smith - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DRIVER: Regan Smith / No. 7 Best Foods Chevrolet RACE: 300 (150 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Auto Club Speedway DATE: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Quotes | Regan Smith “It’s been a solid start to the ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview

Kevin Harvick (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images) DRIVER: Kevin Harvick / No. 5 Chevrolet RACE: 300 (150 laps / 300 miles) TRACK: Auto Club Speedway DATE: Saturday, March 22, 2014 Quotes | Kevin Harvick “Fontana is a fun place to race ... FULL STORY »

Eric McClure Looking for Improvement at Auto Club Speedway

2014 NNS Driver Eric McClure on pit box - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images 300: Auto Club Speedway Hefty® / Reynolds Wrap® Racing NOTES: Bristol Recap: Eric McClure started the 300-lap event from the 35th position and finished 27th. As a result, the team slipped two positions in the point standings. California Fast Facts: This weekend's ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 18, 2014) – The No. 54 Monster Energy team brings strong momentum into week five of the season at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. Coming off their second 2014 win at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, the ... FULL STORY »

Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Trevor Bayne 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.14
TREVOR BAYNE Auto Club Speedway Nationwide Race Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang Crew Chief: Chad Norris Chassis: RK- 811 Twitter: @Tbayne21; @RFR6PR ADVANCE NOTES: Bayne at Auto Club Speedway · Trevor Bayne and the No.6 AdvoCare team head west this weekend to the two-mile, low banked, ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Reed (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Ryan Reed 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.14
Ryan Reed – Fontana Advance Team: No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang Crew Chief: Seth Barbour Chassis: RK-808 – New Chassis Twitter: @driverRyanReed, @Reed16Team ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kyle Larson 2014 NNS 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.14
Kyle Larson No. 42 Cartwheel Chevrolet Camaro Auto Club Speedway 300 March 18, 2014 Heading West and Turning Left... After receiving his first NASCAR pole award and a solid second-place finish at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kyle Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team hope to carry momentum as they take on ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS No 43 Charter Ford Mustang Layout
Dakoda Armstrong and No. 43 Team Bring New Setup to Fontana
Posted 03.18.14
Charter featured on the No. 43 Ford Mustang in Fontana Weekend Statistics and Notes: It's no secret that the Nationwide team at Richard Petty Motorsports isn't getting the finishes they expect, but they're looking to change that this weekend at Auto Club Speedway. With new driver Dakoda Armstrong, the team is still ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Previews
Posted 03.18.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes – Auto Club Speedway RACE SETUP Race: Auto Club 400 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Auto Club Speedway (2 mile D-shaped oval) @ACSupdates, #AutoClub400 Television: FOX (3 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #TeamMcD  I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT CGR ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.14
Greg Biffle – California Advance Team: No. 16 3M Aerospace Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-890  Brand new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-844  Last ran Bristol – finished 9th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at California           o   Biffle has 19 Sprint Cup Series starts at Fontana, earning one win, four top-five and seven top-10 finishes.  He has an average starting position of 13.4 ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 03.18.14
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES AUTO CLUB 400 AUTO CLUB SPEEDWAY FONTANA, CALIFORNIA MARCH 23, 2014 DID YOU KNOW? March is Chevrolet Truck Month.  In Chevrolet dealerships across the country consumers can find special pricing and offers on the all-new Chevrolet Silverado, one of the most dependable, longest-lasting full-side pickups on the road.  And the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (Interstate Batteries) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – 10,000
Posted 03.18.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 18, 2014) – Just because the site of last weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway is nicknamed “The Last Great Colosseum,” it doesn’t mean Kyle Busch doesn’t have his eyes purely on the conquest of the next venue and trophy – and ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Ford EcoBoost) - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.18.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Auto Club 400 Advance  Team: No. 17 Ford Ecoboost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 893 – new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-860 – last raced at Texas – finished 16th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Stenhouse at Auto Club Speedway o   Stenhouse has one career Cup start at Fontana where he finished 20th after he took two right side tires and fuel ...FULL STORY »

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