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Richard Childress Racing 2012 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Reports

RCR Post Race Report -- NSCS Michigan International Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 Michigan International Speedway August 19, 2012 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished ninth (Paul Menard), 16th (Kevin Harvick) and 19th (Jeff Burton). Menard maintained an Average Running Position of 9.587, the eighth-best of the 43-car field and spent 163 out of 201 laps (81.1 percent) running in the top 15, earning a 101.2 Driver Rating. Menard ranked fifth in NASCAR's Loop Data category Fastest Drivers Early in a Run (190.674 mph), eighth in Green Flag Speed (190.212 mph) and 10th in Fastest Drivers Late in a Run (189.927 mph). According to NASCAR's Loop Data Statistics, Harvick maintained an Average Running Position of 16th and completed 84 Green Flag Passes ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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 »

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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