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Oct 28
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Chevrolet Clinches NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturers’ Championship; 2012 Title is the 10th Consecutive and 36th Overall for the Bowtie Brand

Team Chevy DETROIT (October 28, 2012) – Jimmie Johnson’s victory in the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway clinched the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturers’ Championship for Chevrolet. It is the 10th consecutive year, and the 36th time overall that the Bowtie Brand has captured the prestigious title in NASCAR’s top series. "Chevrolet is truly honored to win the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturers' Championship for the 10th consecutive year and the 36th time overall,” said Jim Campbell, U.S. Vice President, Performance Vehicles and Motorsports. “This award is the result of a relentless effort by the Chevrolet team owners, drivers, crew chiefs, crews and technical partners. Many laps remain to be run in the balance of 2012. Chevrolet and the teams remain committed to a ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Race Results

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 28, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images From the pole to victory lane - and to the NSCS points lead - Jimmie Johnson holds off Kyle Busch by 0.479 seconds on Sunday afternoon to win the 2012 TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Johnson, who now has ... FULL STORY »

Five-Time Champion Johnson Claims Second Martinsville Speedway Pole

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 26, 2012) – Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson captured his second Martinsville Speedway pole on Friday. Johnson posted a lap of 19.402 seconds (97.598 mph) to take the top starting spot in Sunday’s TUMS ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET – POLE WINNER IS THIS THE PLACE YOU FEEL LIKE YOU HAVE TO SCORE THOSE POINTS? “You know, on paper it kind of looks that way. But you just never know. When the playoffs hit, it ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Starting Lineup

Jimmie Johnson on the Pole - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR Jimmie Johnson, with a qualifying lap speed of 97.598 mph, captured the 2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Coors Light Pole Award at Martinsville Speedway. This was Johnson's third series pole of the 2012 season, his twenty-eighth series career pole and ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Kasey Kahne

Kasey Kahne Climbs Into Car For Practice at Martinsville - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 HENDRICKCARS.COM CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Martinsville Speedway and discussed the first practice session, being a championship contender and other topics.  TELL US HOW THE CAR WAS AND HOW IT WAS IN PRACTICE OUT ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon (Pepsi Max) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PEPSI MAX CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Martinsville Speedway and discussed the first practice session, changing track conditions and other topics.  HOW DID PRACTICE GO FOR YOU GUYS? “That practice went really well.  You will ... FULL STORY »



Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard/AMP Energy Chevrolet, speaks to the media prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. Earnhardt has been cleared to race after taking two races off while suffering symptoms from a concussion in Talladega. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr & Crew Chief Steve Letarte
Posted 10.26.12
DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 DIET MOUNTAIN DEW/NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET AND CREW CHIEF STEVE LETARTE, met with members of the media at Martinsville Speedway and discussed returning to competition this weekend and the process Dale has gone through in healing his concussion.  TALK ABOUT HOW THINGS HAVE BEEN GOING SINCE WE ...FULL STORY »
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2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 10.26.12
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET, met with members of the media and discussed his success at Martinsville, earning points during the Chase, the stress among championship contenders, his teammate Dale Earnhardt, Jr. returning to race after two weeks on the sidelines, and more. TALK ABOUT COMING TO MARTINSVILLE“You drive in ...FULL STORY »
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BPO Firm @TMone Backs Tommy Baldwin Racing at Martinsville Speedway
Posted 10.26.12
David Reutimann will pilot the No. 10 @TMone Drive Sales…Fast Chevrolet MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 26, 2012) – TMone will back Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) at Martinsville Speedway this weekend. David Reutimann will pilot the No. 10 @TMone Drive Sales…Fast Chevrolet in the Tums Fast Relief 500 Sunday, October 28. TMone, with locations ...FULL STORY »
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C & C Audio, Video and Appliance Joins Tommy Baldwin Racing at Martinsville Speedway
Posted 10.24.12
The Louisiana-based company will support Dave Blaney and the No. 36 Chevrolet MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 24, 2012) – C & C Audio, Video and Appliance will join Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) at Martinsville Speedway this weekend. The Louisiana-based company will be an associate partner for Dave Blaney and the No. 36 ...FULL STORY »
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Tony Stewart – October Surprise
Posted 10.24.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Oct. 24, 2012) – With less than two weeks before Election Day, campaigns are on high alert for an “October Surprise,” where a calculated political maneuver designed to create news coverage influences the outcome of an election. While Tony Stewart didn’t run for office last year, the driver of ...FULL STORY »
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Continuing Progress is Top of Mind for Kurt Busch at Martinsville Cup Race
Posted 10.24.12
DENVER, Colo. (Oct. 24, 2012) – In a little over two weeks since officially joining Furniture Row Racing as the driver of the No. 78 Chevrolet, Kurt Busch’s feelings about the future of the Colorado-based team have already increased a few levels on the excitement meter. “We’ve been in two races ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman (Quicken Loans Helmet) in Car - Photo Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images
Ryan Newman – Together Again
Posted 10.24.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 24, 2012) – We’re putting the band back together, but it won’t be going to Bob’s Country Bunker, or even the Palace Hotel Ballroom. Instead, it’ll be making its encore appearance in Martinsville, Va. That’s where the driver-crew chief duo of Ryan Newman and Matt Borland will be ...FULL STORY »
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Jimmie Johnson – Hoping Not To Get ‘Smoked’ This Time at Martinsville
Posted 10.24.12
Hoping Not To Get ‘Smoked’ This Time at Martinsville  HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 24, 2012) – There is a photo in Jimmie Johnson’s new book, “On The Road,” that shows Johnson up against his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet after the October NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. His head ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 10.24.12
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE TUMS FAST RELIEF 500 MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY MARTINSVILLE, VIRGINIA OCTOBER 28, 2012  DID YOU KNOW? Chevrolet will show its broadest-ever range of performance and personalization choices at the 2012 SEMA Show. The annual automotive aftermarket extravaganza kicks off Oct. 30. Last week, Chevrolet previewed a squadron of small-car concepts debuting at the event, while performance-oriented ...FULL STORY »


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