Articles tagged ‘Chevrolet Impala SS’

Jun 29

2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Dale Earnhardt Jr garage - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 DIET MOUNTAIN DEW/NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Kentucky Speedway and discussed how Kentucky is different than the other 1.5-mile tracks, Matt Kenseth’s decision not return to Roush-Fenway Racing in 2013, his approach to the next 10 races, the Chase and much more.  TALK ABOUT THIS RACE TRACK AND HOW IT IS DIFFERENT THAN SOME OF THE OTHER 1.5-MILE TRACKS THAT YOU RACE ON. “It’s a little rough and the groove is not real distinct. So, it lends itself to good side-by-side racing. The exit to turn four is really, really wide so you just kind of play around and find a groove that works for you. Every time you change tires you ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Kevin Harvick

Kevin Harvick with RCR Team Owner Richard Childress - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 BUDWEISER FOLDS OF HONOR CHEVROLET met with members of the media at Kentucky Speedway and discussed the recent struggles of the No. 29 Chevrolet team, running double duty this weekend and the challenges of practicing during ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS Feed the Children 300 First Practice Session Speeds

2012 NNS Cole Whitt - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR NNS Rookie of the Year contender, Cole Whitt, with a lap speed of 170.320 mph, was the fastest during the first Feed the Children 300 practice session at Kentucky Speedway. Second fastest was Kurt Busch with a lap speed of 169.454 ... FULL STORY »

Business Process Outsourcing Firm TMone Drives Jobs in the USA with Tommy Baldwin Racing at Kentucky Speedway

TMone David Reutimann will drive the No. 10 Outsourcing in the USA @TMone Chevrolet in the Quaker State 400 SPARTA, Ky.(June 28, 2012) – TMone, a Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) firm and leader in driving new jobs in South Dakota and Iowa, ... FULL STORY »

David Reutimann & Dave Blaney 2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Previews

Tommy Baldwin Racing Logo Tommy Baldwin Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Advance: Kentucky Speedway The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) will head to Kentucky Speedway for the series’ second start at the 1.5-mile racetrack. David Reutimann will return to the Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) No. ... FULL STORY »

Closing the deal is Smith’s mission for Kentucky

Furniture Row crew chief Pete Rondeau (L) and driver Regan Smith No. 78 Furniture Row Chevy to carry "I Brake for Trains" bumper sticker DENVER, Colo. (June 27, 2012) --After two consecutive Sprint Cup Series events where late-race incidents sent Regan Smith spiraling down the finishing order, the Furniture Row Racing driver ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman – Name of the Game at Kentucky: Rebounding

NSCS Ryan Newman/Tornados - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke, Getty Images for NASCAR KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 27, 2012) – As a native of the basketball-loving Hoosier state, Ryan Newman knows the importance of a rebound. When the game is on the line, a key-timed rebound could change the whole complexion of the game ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Jimmie Johnson in Car - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson – Championship Blue
Posted 06.27.12
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 27, 2012) – It is not a stretch to say that the blue featured on Jimmie Johnson’s No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet has some championships associated with it. That blue is, of course, the iconic blue associated with primary sponsor Lowe’s. However, there may be some crossover basketball ...FULL STORY »
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Tony Stewart – Things That Go Bump In The Night
Posted 06.26.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (June 26, 2012) – Ghoulies and ghosties and long-leggedy beasties aren’t the only things that go bump in the night. Kentucky Speedway in Sparta also is home to things that go bump in the night, namely, 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers thundering over the bumps that cover ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.26.12
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE QUAKER STATE 400 KENTUCKY SPEEDWAY SPARTA, KENTUCKY JUNE 30, 2012  DID YOU KNOW? Chevrolet passenger cars are winning over consumers with their quality – the Malibu was the highest-performing midsize car in the 2012 J.D. Power and Associates Initial Quality StudySM.  The Silverado HD, Avalanche and Tahoe were also among the top 3 ...FULL STORY »
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Brad Sweet, No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet Impala Kentucky Speedway Preview
Posted 06.26.12
BRAD SWEET QUICK FACTS No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet Kentucky Speedway Feed the Children 300 June 29, 2012 No. 38 Great Clips Chevrolet News and Notes Previous experience at Kentucky Speedway... Sweet has made just one start at Kentucky Speedway. In 2009, he competed in the ARCA Racing Series race at the 1.5-mile track, starting from ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Kurt Busch – Horsepower and Heroes
Posted 06.26.12
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 26, 2012) – The notion of hero, or heroism, has evolved since its early definition. The word “hero” comes from the Greeks, who used the term to define a protector or defender. The word and notion has evolved through the centuries and, today, heroes come in all ...FULL STORY »
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing teammates Jamie McMurray & Juan Pablo Montoya in garage - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images for NASCAR
Jamie McMurray, Juan Pablo Montoya 2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Previews
Posted 06.26.12
NOTES Follow EGR on Twitter: Continue to follow Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (EGR) on their official team Twitter page. Find in-race updates and weekly news on the No. 1 and No. 42 teams throughout the 2012 season by following “@EGRTeams”. EGR at Kentucky: Juan Pablo Montoya and Jamie McMurray will ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Jeff Gordon in car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR
For Jeff Gordon, Track Position Key at Kentucky
Posted 06.26.12
SPARTA, Ky. (June 26, 2012) - The biggest obstacle for Jeff Gordon in the inaugural Kentucky Speedway event last year? Traffic. "If you could have picked [the No. 24 car] up (from 20th-place in the running order) and placed it in the top seven or eight, we could have stayed there ...FULL STORY »
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Jeff Burton 2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.26.12
Jeff Burton No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet This Weekend's Caterpillar Chevrolet at Kentucky Speedway ... Jeff Burton will race Chassis No. 367 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable. This No. 31 Chevrolet, originally built in 2011, has been utilized twice during the 2012 Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
No. 29 Budweiser Folds of Honor Chevrolet Impala SS driven by Kevin Harvick - Richard Childress Racing
Kevin Harvick 2012 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.26.12
Kevin Harvick No. 29 Budweiser Folds of Honor Chevrolet Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Budweiser Folds of Honor Chevrolet at Kentucky Speedway ... Kevin Harvick will pilot Chassis No. 381 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in this weekend's Quaker State 400. Harvick drove this Chevrolet ...FULL STORY »

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