Articles tagged ‘Concord (NC)’

May 15

Kurt Busch’s Car Will Pay Tribute to Armed Forces Day at Sprint All-Star Race

2013 NSCS No. 78 Furniture Row/Sealy/Armed Forces Chevrolet SS DENVER, Colo. (May 15, 2013) -- With Armed Forces Day being celebrated on Saturday (May 18), Kurt Busch’s No. 78 Furniture Row/Sealy Chevrolet will observe the annual holiday with a special paint scheme for Saturday night’s Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Armed Forces Day, which was created in 1949 and celebrated annually on the third Saturday in May, was an initiative led by President Harry S. Truman to establish a single holiday for citizens to pay tribute to the men and women who served in the United States’ armed forces. The paint scheme for Busch’s car for the Sprint All-Star Race will include a ribbon on both the hood and rear quarter panels announcing Armed Forces Day. The inscription: “Thank ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR Greg Biffle – All-Star Advance Team: No. 16 Filtrete Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-817  Last ran Kansas – finished 19th Backup Chassis: RK-803  Last ran Bristol – finished 11th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at the All-Star o   With the help of a fast pit stop by ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2013 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images for NASCAR RACE INFO: Event: Sprint All-Star Race Date/Time: May 18/9 p.m. ET 2012 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2012 polesitter: Kyle Busch Distance: 90 laps/135 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 24 degrees Track Shape: Quad-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: All-Star Race Preview: Denny Hamlin will climb into the #11 FedEx Express Toyota in Saturday ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview

Ricky Stenhouse Jr. driver of the #17 Ford stands in the garage during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Sprint Showdown Advance  Team: No. 17 Best Buy Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 811 – chassis raced numerous times by No. 99 in 2012. Backup Chassis: RK-791 - chassis raced numerous times by No. 99 in 2012. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2013 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 12 career All-Star Race starts, Kenseth has begun the race from the pole twice, and has claimed ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Vote Early, Vote Often (or Win the Sprint Showdown)

2013 NSCS Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 14, 2013) – Danica Patrick enters this weekend not quite knowing how many laps she will race on Saturday night. She might race 40, or she might race 130 depending on what happens with the Sprint Fan Vote ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – ‘Bring Back the Trophy or the Steering Wheel’

NSCS No 18 SNICKERS Bites Toyota Camry HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (May 14, 2013) – If there was one person who best described the attitude of everyone involved in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, it would be former track President H.A. “Humpy” Wheeler, who once ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-Hour Energy Toyota, speaks to Crew cheif Brian Pattie in the garage - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer 2013 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview
Posted 05.14.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota driver Clint Bowyer never imagined he would get the opportunity to race under the lights at Charlotte Motor Speedway for the chance to win $2 million in the Sprint All-Star Race. Bowyer, who won three races in 2012 to qualify for the non-points ...FULL STORY »
NSCS No. 34 CSX "Play it Safe" Ford Fusion - Front Row Motorsports
Wild Win Makes Ragan an All-Star with CSX
Posted 05.14.13
Company Returns 'Play It Safe' Message to No. 34 Ford STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 14, 2013) - David Ragan will line up for a shot at winning $1 million Saturday night in NASCAR's Sprint All-Star Race, and he's bringing partner CSX with him. The transportation company returns to the No. 34 Ford ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Burton, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, stands in the garage area - Source: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jeff Burton 2013 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview
Posted 05.14.13
Jeff Burton No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Sprint Showdown Event Preview Fact Sheet This Weekend's Caterpillar Chevrolet at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... Jeff Burton will race chassis No. 393 this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This No. 31 Chevrolet was utilized five times during the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season at Auto ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick 2013 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview
Posted 05.14.13
Kevin Harvick No. 29 Rheem/Budweiser Chevrolet SS NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Rheem/Budweiser Chevrolet SS at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... Kevin Harvick will pilot chassis No. 378 from the Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series stable in the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race under the lights of Charlotte ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Paul Menard 2013 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview
Posted 05.14.13
Paul Menard No. 27 Serta/Menards Chevrolet SS Sprint Showdown Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Serta/Menards Chevrolet ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 386 in the Sprint Showdown at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS raced at Texas Motor Speedway in 2012, but has not previously run this season. Showdown Stats ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS Sprint Showdown & All-Star Preview
Posted 05.14.13
Richard Childress Racing Race: NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race & Sprint Showdown Date: Saturday, May 18, 2013 Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Four All-Star Wins for RCR ... Richard Childress Racing has won four NASCAR Sprint All-Star Races, most recently in 2007 with Kevin Harvick. Dale Earnhardt won the event in ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver David Gilliland - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Gilliland Ready to Take Risks in Showdown
Posted 05.14.13
'I Have More Confidence This Year Going in Than I've Ever Had' STATESVILLE, N.C. (May 14, 2013) - David Gilliland has never raced in NASCAR's Sprint All-Star Race, but he feels like his chances of earning a spot in that line-up this weekend are better than ever. The driver of the ...FULL STORY »
Mark Martin - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Mark Martin Owns Most All-Star Starts
Posted 05.14.13
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Mark Martin claimed his first NASCAR All Star race victory in 1998 and scored another in 2005. As the Michael Waltrip Racing driver prepares for his 24th All-Star Race -the most of any driver- he figures Saturday night will be a good time to ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Finger Lakes 355 at The Glen Winner, Marcos Ambrose, and the No. 9 Stanley/Richard Petty Motorsports Team in Victory Lane.
Watkins Glen Win Earns Ambrose a Spot in the Sprint All-Star Race
Posted 05.14.13
No. 9 DEWALT Ford Team Have Speed at Charlotte, Expect to Contend for Million-Dollar Prize CONCORD, N.C. (May 14, 2013) - Marcos Ambrose earned a spot in this weekend's Sprint All-Star Race with his dramatic win at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International last season. The road course ace wheeled passed Sprint Cup Champion ...FULL STORY »

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