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Aug 20
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Questionable Hit Short Circuits Smith’s Run in Michigan

Furniture Row Driver Finishes 29th BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 19, 2012) -- After a two-race reprieve from experiencing an unusual amount of bad luck, the black cloud returned with a force Sunday for Regan Smith, who saw a solid performance ruined in the Pure Michigan 400 when his car got clipped and sent crashing into the wall. The Lap 75 of 200 incident at Michigan International Speedway was triggered when the No. 9 car of Marcos Ambrose came up on Smith's car and tagged the left-rear fender. The contact resulted in Smith's No. 78 Chevrolet spinning out of control and eventually into the concrete barrier, causing major left-side damage. The Furniture Row Racing driver, who was running in the top-12 at the time of ... FULL STORY »

Newman Guts it Out at Michigan

No 39 WIX Filters Chevy Impala SS driven by Ryan Newman - Stewart-Haas Racing WIX Filters Driver Earns Hard-Fought Eighth-Place Finish, Maintains Hold on Wild-Card Spot Date: Aug. 19, 2012 Event: Pure Michigan 400 (Round 23 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn (2-mile oval) Start/Finish: 15th/8th (Running, completed 201 of 201 laps ... FULL STORY »

Engine Woes Drop Stewart to 32nd at Michigan

The No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing pit crew services Tony Stewart's car - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR Mobil 1/Office Depot Driver Felled by Broken Valve Spring Date: Aug. 19, 2012 Event: Pure Michigan 400 (Round 23 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn (2-mile oval) Start/Finish: 14th/32nd (Engine, completed 109 of 201 laps) Point Standing: 9th (728 ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 Race Results

Justin Allgaier receives the checkered flag after winning the NAPA 200 at Circuit Gilles Villeneuve. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Justin Allgaier spoiling Jacques Villeneuve's dominating run in the 2012 NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 Saturday, as Allgaier takes the lead from Villeneuve (with one lap to go) and ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 Starting Lineup

2012 Alex Tagliani in garage - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images IZOD IndyCar series driver, Alex Tagliani, with a qualifying lap speed of 96.688 mph, captured his first NNS career pole by winning the 2012 NNS NAPA Auto Parts 200 Coors Light Pole Award at the Circuit Gilles Villeneuve in Montreal, ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET: - QUALIFIED THIRD ON HIS LAP: “We didn’t come back for the tire test, we were road-course testing that week, and we took to the track right away and got going. So, it is different, but ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Ryan Newman

2012 NSCS Ryan Newman - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR RYAN NEWMAN, NO. 39 WIX FILTERS CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed the new tire this weekend, how he and the team are approaching the final four races before the Chase, next week’s ... FULL STORY »



Jeff Gordon (far left), driver of the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, talks with crew chief Alan Gustafson (second left) while crew members listen - Photo Credit: Jason Smith/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 08.17.12
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET met with media and discussed last weekend’s race at The Glen, the importance of racing at Chevrolet’s hometown track near Detroit, the upcoming race at Atlanta, and more.  YOU ARE CURRENTLY 15TH IN POINTS AND HAVE ONE WIN SO FAR THIS SEASON. TALK ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Tony Stewart in Car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Tony Stewart
Posted 08.17.12
TONY STEWART, NO. 14 MOBIL 1/OFFICE DEPOT CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed the racing groove at MIS, Danica Patrick’s return to the Cup Series and other topics. HOW ARE YOUR TIRES OUT THERE AS OPPOSED TO THE LAST TIME WE WERE HERE AND ...FULL STORY »
Caterpillar Inc. and RCR Team Up to Thank First Response Team of America with Special Labor Day Ticket Program
Posted 08.17.12
WELCOME, N.C. (August 17, 2012) - Caterpillar Inc., primary sponsor on the Richard Childress Racing No. 31 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series with driver Jeff Burton has teamed up with RCR to show appreciation for the First Response Team of America by offering a special ticket discount for the ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Jimmie Johnson in Car - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.17.12
The current NSCS points leader, Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 197.450 mph, was on top of the speed charts during the first Pure Michigan 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway. Kasey Kahne, with a lap speed of 196.861 mph, was second fastest on the speed charts, followed by Mark ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr garage - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 08.17.12
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD/DIET MOUNTAIN DEW CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway, and discussed his June win at Michigan, National Guard sponsorship renewal, his new Chevrolet dealership, heading into the Chase and other topics.  TALK ABOUT COMING BACK TO MICHIGAN, SITE OF YOUR ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Kasey Kahne - Photo Credit: Brandon Wade/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Kasey Kahne
Posted 08.17.12
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMER’S INSURANCE CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed where he is in points with four races remaining before the Chase, how he feels the speeds will be this weekend and more. TALK ABOUT WHERE YOU SIT RIGHT NOW AS FAR ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland, Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 08.17.12
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET met with media and discussed his new JimmieJohnson.com website, taking over the series point lead, racing at Michigan, and more.   IT’S BEEN A BIG WEEK FOR YOU AFTER TAKING OVER THE POINT LEAD AT WATKINS GLEN; AND YOU LAUNCHED A NEW WEBSITE. TALK ABOUT ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Mike Harding
Jimmie Johnson Launches New Website
Posted 08.17.12
New Site, JimmieJohnson.com To Serve as Hub for Social Media and Race Content  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Aug. 17, 2012) – Jimmie Johnson launched a new Website today geared toward enhancing the online experience for fans. The site, JimmieJohnson.com, features a homepage filled with a mix of content derived from social media, including tweets, Facebook posts and ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart (Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
Tony Stewart – What a Difference a Year Makes
Posted 08.16.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Aug. 15, 2012) – Last August when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rolled into Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Tony Stewart was blunt in assessing his team’s performance. “We’re not setting the world on fire,” said Stewart before the race weekend even began. Then, after a ninth-place finish ...FULL STORY »


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