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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 »

2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Results

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning 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 The 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season came to an end Sunday night, as Denny Hamlin captures the victory in the NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, and Jimmie Johnson takes home the series championship for the sixth ... 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 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Race Results

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #48 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Saturday night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Brad Keselowski wins the battle, but it's Austin Dillon winning the war, as Keselowski takes home the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Ford EcoBoost 300 trophy, and Dillon takes home the 2013 NNS Championship. Keselowski received his ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Once again, it was Matt Kenseth showing the fastest way around Homestead-Miami Speedway Saturday afternoon, as he ran a lap speed of 171.980 m.p.h., to claim the top spot on the speed chart during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) ... FULL STORY »



Sam Hornish Jr., driver of the #12 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, poses with the pole award after qualifying first for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2013 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.16.13
NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) champion contender, Sam Hornish, Jr., with a qualifying lap speed of 165.843 m.p.h., captured the NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Coors Light Pole Award Saturday afternoon at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This was Hornish's fourth NNS pole of the 2013 season, his fifth NNS career pole and his first NNS ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.16.13
Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Ford EcoBoost 400 pole-sitter, Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 173.700 m.p.h., was the fastest Saturday afternoon during the series' second practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Posting the second fastest lap speed of 173.527 m.p.h., was Joey Logano, followed by Greg Biffle (173.466 m.p.h.) ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick Suiting-Up - Photo Credit: Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images for NASCAR
2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Driver Danica Patrick
Posted 11.16.13
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 SOMETHING THAT REALLY STANDS OUT TO YOU AS YOUR ROOKIE ...FULL STORY »
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
Tundra Driver Crafton Takes NCWTS Title
Posted 11.16.13
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 Menards Toyota Tundra to a 21st-place result at Homestead and ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, No. 51 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra
2013 NCWTS Ford EcoBoost 200 Race Results
Posted 11.15.13
After the third and final attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish in Friday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it was Kyle Busch holding off pole-sitter Ryan Blaney for the victory. This was Busch's fifth series win of the 2013 season, ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.15.13
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 so qualifying is not usually my strong suit. Today, Jason ...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 »


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