Articles tagged ‘Ford Championship Weekend’

Nov 17

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Toyota driver Denny Hamlin won Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The win marks the 14th of the 2013 season for Toyota -- a single-season high in the NSCS since joining the series in 2007. It's Hamlin's first victory of the year -- continuing his streak of at least one victory in each of his eight full-time seasons in the NSCS. Hamlin led five times for a total of 72 laps (of 267) en route to his 23rd career NSCS victory and second at the Florida speedway. Camry driver Matt Kenseth started from the pole and led a race-high 144 laps en route to his runner-up finish at the 1.5-mile speedway. Martin Truex Jr. (fourth), Clint Bowyer (fifth) and Kyle Busch ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – “We definitely had the car on the short runs, but just weren’t close on the long runs.  I guess that was kind of the trade off.  We had a lot long runs here ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Wins 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates after winning the series championship after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR Hendrick Motorsports Celebrates Record-Extending 11th Series Title DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson took another step closer to stock car racing history on Sunday, claiming his sixth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway. Johnson, who entered the ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon Rebounds to Capture NASCAR Nationwide Series Championship at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Series champion Austin Dillon, driver of the #3 AdvoCare Chevrolet, is congratulated by NASCAR President Mike Helton after the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. - Source: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Brad Keselowski takes the checkered flag in the Ford EcoBoost 300 Miami – Austin Dillon finished 12th in tonight’s Ford EcoBoost 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series finale to secure the series championship by a slim, three-point margin over Sam Hornish Jr., who finished ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Driver Danica Patrick

Danica Patrick Suiting-Up - Photo Credit: Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR DANICA PATRICK, NO. 10 GODADDY – IT’S GO TIME CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media and discussed her first year of competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, her plan over the off season and other topics. IS THERE ... FULL STORY »

Tundra Driver Crafton Takes NCWTS Title

Series Champion Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door / Menards Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane with his wife Ashley and daughter Elladee and team after the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 15, 2013) -- Matt Crafton captured his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) driver's championship when he took the green flag to start Friday's season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Crafton guided his ThorSport Racing No. 88 ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 1st Were you surprised to earn the pole? "I'm always surprised when we're on the pole and I haven't been surprised very many times in my career ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Team Chevy Driver Kurt Busch to Start on the Front Row at Homestead
Posted 11.15.13
Chevrolet SS Championship Contenders Harvick and Johnson Qualify in Top Ten for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Finale HOMESTEAD, Florida (November 15, 2013) Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet SS, scored his 9th top five starting position of the year in qualifying second for Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400, ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.15.13
ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion (Qualified 19th) – “It was better in practice. Turn one and two was a lot better in practice. I messed up in three and four a little bit and we have been struggling there in practice. The car wasn’t as good as I ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.15.13
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 6th: "I had been arguing with myself for an hour or two as to where to run in turns three and four. That was the first time I've run on the bottom all day. It was a little too loose off both ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver JJ Yeley in Garage Area - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
UME Finishes the Season with Tommy Baldwin Racing at Homestead-Miami
Posted 11.15.13
Event/Date: Ford EcoBoost 400 Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway (FL) Track length: 1.5 miles Race distance: 400 miles (267 laps) Tune in: NASCAR on ESPN at 3pm ET Mooresville, NC (November 15, 2013): Tommy Baldwin Racing proudly welcomes back United Mining Equipment aboard the No. 36 Chevrolet as they look to end the season as strong as ...FULL STORY »
Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Driver Aric Almirola
Posted 11.15.13
Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsports, was part of a sponsorship announcement by the organization Friday at Homestead Miami Speedway. The Tampa, Florida, native spoke about his Hispanic heritage and what the organization needs to take the next step forward in 2014.  ARIC ALMIROLA – No. ...FULL STORY »
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2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Team Owner Richard Petty
Posted 11.15.13
Richard Petty won seven NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championships during his Hall of Fame career and during a media session this morning at Homestead-Miami Speedway he spoke about the possibility of Jimmie Johnson capturing his sixth title on Sunday.  RICHARD PETTY, Owner, Richard Petty Motorsports – YOU WILL HAVE A NATIONWIDE TEAM ...FULL STORY »
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“Fresh From Florida” Motorsports Campaign to be Led by Richard Petty Motorsports Marketing
Posted 11.15.13
Plan Includes Year-Long Sponsorship Activation In and Out of State CONCORD, N.C. (November 15, 2013) - The marketing arm of Richard Petty Motorsports announced today they will lead a fully integrated motorsports marketing campaign for the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services beginning this weekend at the Homestead-Miami Speedway and ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Dave Blaney (Florida Lottery) greets fans - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Florida Lottery Finishes Out the 2013 Season at Homestead with Tommy Baldwin Racing
Posted 11.15.13
Event/Date: Ford EcoBoost 400 Track: Homestead-Miami Speedway (FL) Track length: 1.5 miles Race distance: 400 miles (267 laps) Tune in: NASCAR on ESPN at 3pm ET Mooresville, NC (November 15, 2013): The white flag is in the air as the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway for the season finale race. We proudly welcome ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Mark Martin (No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Mark Martin – Championship Caliber
Posted 11.14.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Nov. 13, 2013) – The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will place an exclamation point on its 2013 scheduleSunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway with its season-ending race at the 1.5-mile oval. A champion will be crowned and the final chapter for yet another year-long campaign will be entered into the annals ...FULL STORY »

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