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Jul 06
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Ford Racing 2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 3M Ford Fusion – “I’m pretty happy with the car. The car drove really good in practice and actually the first practice it was a little bit tight, so we made some adjustments and put a little downforce in the front of the car, which hurts overall speed and we knew it would and we’d pay for it today in qualifying, but we’re pretty happy with the car. It’s fifth on the pole right now and that’s pretty decent and I think we’ll have a great car for tomorrow night.” HOW DO YOU THINK THE RACE WILL UNFOLD? “That’s why we made the adjustments we did to the car because we felt handling would be a ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Motorsports 2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Motorsports Logo MARTIN TRUEX JR., No. 56 NAPA Batteries Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 18th What is your plan for Saturday's race? "Get to the front and stay there. Hopefully be there at the last lap. We've had a bit ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jimmie Johnson

2012 NSCS Jimmie Johnson in Car - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed his qualifying lap, overheating issues in this weekend’s race and other topics.  HOW WAS YOUR QUALIFYING LAP? “I don’t think it’s going to be ... FULL STORY »

Roush Fenway Looks to make it Three in a row at Daytona RFR drivers have visited victory lane in the last three DIS Sprint Cup races

Roush Fenway Racing "25 Years of Winning" Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 6, 2012) – Roush Fenway enters this weekend’s race at Daytona International Speedway looking for its third consecutive win in the Sprint Cup Series at the famed 2.5-mile superspeedway. A Roush Fenway driver has visited victory ... FULL STORY »

SRT Motorsports (Dodge) 2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Post-Race Recaps

Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Motorsports Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger R/T) Qualified 10th TALK ABOUT YOUR QUALIFYING LAP: "You try not to put too much stock in qualifying at a plate track. I'm usually a 13th to 18th-place qualifier at this place so ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Starting Lineup

NSCS No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion driven by Matt Kenseth - Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR NOTE: Starting lineup has changed due to outside pole-sitter Tony Stewart’s car failing post-qualifying inspection. The revised lineup is listed below The 2012 Daytona 500 winner and current NSCS points leader, Matt Kenseth, with a qualifying lap speed of 192.386 mph, captured ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS Subway Jalapeno 250 Starting Lineup

Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen / Getty Image for NASCAR NOTE: Starting lineup has changed due to pole-sitter, Austin Dillon's car failing post-qualifying inspection, and Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., will assume the pole. The revised lineup is listed below For the second consecutive week, NNS Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Austin ... FULL STORY »



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SRT Motorsports (Dodge) KEYS FOR SUCCESS: Coke Zero 400
Posted 07.06.12
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., (Friday, July 6) – Each race weekend, SRT Motorsports Engineer Howard Comstock gives his insight on the ‘Keys for Success’ for the upcoming race.  This week’s focus is on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway. Track:  Daytona International Speedway (Race 18 of ...FULL STORY »
2012 NASCAR Brad Keselowski portrait - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with SRT Motorsports (Dodge) Driver Brad Keselowski
Posted 07.05.12
Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger R/T) YOU DIDN’T RUN THE SECOND CUP SERIES PRACTICE THIS AFTERNOON.  IS THAT A SIGN THAT YOU’RE HAPPY WITH YOUR RACE CAR?  “Yeah.  We had it planned before practice started and sometimes things go by plan.  We had a great practice session and ...FULL STORY »
Jamie McMurray - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.05.12
Jamie McMurray, with a lap speed of 197.837 mph, showed the fastest way around Daytona International Speedway during the final Coke Zero 400 practice session. Second fastest (of the 24 drivers that practiced) was Michael Waltrip with a lap speed of 197.733 mph, and he was followed by Kurt Busch (197.459 mph) ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Toyota Motorsports Driver Denny Hamlin
Posted 07.05.12
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your outlook this weekend at Daytona with your back issues? "Lucky that we are at Daytona in the sense of as important as practices are for the Cup Series, at this track they're n ot as important. ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Ford Racing Driver Greg Biffle
Posted 07.05.12
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, has been in the top five of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings all season and comes into this weekend fourth overall.  Biffle held a Q&A session at his team’s hauler after practice to talk about this weekend’s race. GREG BIFFLE ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Ford Racing Driver Carl Edwards
Posted 07.05.12
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion, is 11th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings – 34 points behind 10th-place Brad Keselowski after 17 races. CARL EDWARDS – No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion – WHAT IS YOUR OUTLOOK FOR THE NEXT FEW WEEKS? “I’ve thought about ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart in car - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Tony Stewart
Posted 07.05.12
TONY STEWART, NO. 14 MOBIL 1/OFFICE DEPOT CHEVROLET met with media and discussed racing at Daytona, his earlier practice session, Bruton Smith’s ideas to make the racing more exciting, and more.  HOW WAS PRACTICE? “It was pretty uneventful.” HAS ANYTHING CHANGED HERE SINCE FEBRUARY? “Humidity and temperature, maybe? That’s it. The rest of it’s ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski Driver of the No. 22 Discount Tire Dodge Challenger R/T - Photo Credit: Brad Keselowski Racing
2012 NNS Subway Jalapeno 250 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.05.12
Only 15 NNS teams took to the track at Daytona International Speedway during the final Subway Jalapeno 250 practice session, and it was Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 188.750 mph, showing the fastest way around the track. Second fastest and with a lap speed of 188.747 mph, was Sam Hornish, Jr., followed ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Jeff Gordon in car - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Team Chevy Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 07.05.12
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PEPSI MAX CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed, his strategy for this weekend’s race at Daytona, Bruton Smith’s suggestion for scheduled time outs, his Chase chances and other topics. AT THE END OF THE RACE AND YOU ARE TRYING ...FULL STORY »


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