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Aug 09
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2013 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at the Glen Final Practice Session Speeds

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kellogg's/Cheez-It Ford - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Carl Edwards, with a lap speed of 128.397 mph, showed the quickest way around the road course at Watkins Glen International during the final NSCS Cheez-It 355 at the Glen practice session. The top-8 quickest drivers all ran a lap speed that was faster than the qualifying track record speed of 127.020 mph, set by Juan Pablo Montoya last year. Michael McDowell was second quickest with a lap speed of 127.302 mph, and he was followed by Clint Bowyer (127.232 mph) who was third, Juan Pablo Montoya (127.221) fourth and the defending series champion, Brad Keselowski (127.203) was fifth. The current series points leader, Jimmie Johnson (127.106 mph) posted the sixth quickest lap speed, while Kyle Busch (127.038) was seventh, Brian Vickers (127.031) ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at the Glen Race Preview

NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland, Getty Images for NASCAR Greg Biffle – Watkins Glen  Advance Team: No. 16 3M / 811 Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-764  Last ran Sonoma – finished 8th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Watkins Glen o   Biffle has 10 Sprint Cup career starts at Watkins Glen, earning one top-five and ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at the Glen Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr in car - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Cheez-It 355 at the Glen Advance Team: No. 17 Best Buy Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 816 - last raced at Sonoma– finished 27th. Backup Chassis: RK- 758 – back-up chassis for road course races in 2012. ADVANCE NOTES ·         Stenhouse Jr. at Watkins ... FULL STORY »

Almirola Continues Improvement on Road Courses, Watkins Glen

Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Will Lean on Teammate and Two-Time Winner Marcos Ambrose to Get a Solid Finish CONCORD, N.C. (August 6, 2013) - Aric Almirola showed improvement in his road course skills earlier this season at Sonoma Raceway when he finished eight spots better ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose Prepared to Three-Peat at The Glen

Team owner Richard Petty hugs Marcos Ambrose after the Australian driver's second straight Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky, Getty Images for NASCAR Stanley Driver Has Owned Keys to Track Past Two Seasons CONCORD, N.C. (August 6, 2013) - The past two years, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 Stanley Racing team of Richard Petty Motorsports have closed down Watkins Glen International while celebrating ... FULL STORY »

Ragan Aims to Top Best Glen Finish from Year Ago

2013 NSCS Driver David Ragan in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images Staying 'in the Loop' Is Key to Good Run on Road Course STATESVILLE, N.C. (August 6, 2013) - David Ragan's most recent finish at Watkins Glen International (August 2012) was also his career best, and he'll look to top that result ... FULL STORY »

Glen Test Gives Gilliland Confidence

NSCS David Gilliland in garage - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images for NASCAR Driver Aims to Beat Top-20 Finish from 2012 STATESVILLE, N.C. (August 6, 2013) - The Sprint Cup Series takes its Gen-6 car to Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International for the first time this weekend, but David Gilliland already has plenty of laps ... FULL STORY »



NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Ambrose Believes Pocono Test Will Lead to Success
Posted 07.30.13
Fast Speeds at Indianapolis Has Team Optimistic CONCORD, N.C. (July 30, 2013) - After spending a day testing at the 2.5-mile, triangular-shaped Pocono (Penn.) Raceway last week, Marcos Ambrose and his No. 9 Stanley team feel they have a winning game plan heading into Sunday's GoBowling.com 400. Evidence of the successful test ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver David Gilliland - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Trial and Error at the Triangle
Posted 07.30.13
38 Team Benefits from Closely Scheduled Races STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 30, 2013) - With the Sprint Cup Series' two races at Pocono Raceway scheduled so close together, it makes for easy comparing and contrasting. David Gilliland and his No. 38 Long John Silver's team still have fresh in their minds what ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards In No 99 Fastenal Ford - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images for NASCAR
Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.23.13
CCarl Edwards – Brickyard 400 Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK- 861 new chassis Backup Chassis: RK – 826 backup last ran in Texas ADVANCE NOTES Carl Edwards… enters the weekend third in the series points’ standings.  This season, Edwards has one win, six top-five, ten top-10 finishes and one pole.  Edwards at Indianapolis… Edwards ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver David Gilliland - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Gilliland Shares Brickyard Magic with Son
Posted 07.23.13
Young Racer Following in Dad's Tire Tracks STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 23, 2013) - The annual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis (Ind.) Motor Speedway isn't until this weekend, but David Gilliland has already been to the famed Brickyard this month for some serious racing. The driver of the No. ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Josh Wise - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Triathlete Wise Ready to Climb Back in Car
Posted 07.23.13
Driver Completed First Half Ironman on Off Weekend STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 23, 2013) - Josh Wise is ready for an engine to supply the power for his next race. After completing his first half Ironman triathlon this past weekend in Racine, Wis., Wise will return to the seat of his No. ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Ford EcoBoost) - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.23.13
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Crown Royal Samuel Deeds 400 Advance Team:  No. 17 Ford Ecoboost Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 860- new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-811 - chassis raced numerous times by No. 99 in 2012. ADVANCE NOTES ·         Stenhouse at Indianapolis o   Stenhouse has one Nationwide career start at the historical track, earning a ninth-place finish last year. o   Stenhouse is currently ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, poses with the pole award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on July 12, 2013 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Keselowski Sets New Cup Qualifying Record
Posted 07.12.13
Nine drivers break old Cup qualifying record; Keselowski on pole LOUDON, N.H. (July 12, 2013) – It was a record-breaking afternoon at the Magic Mile. Brad Keselowski zipped around the 1.058-mile oval at 135.922 miles per hour (28.022 seconds), setting a new track qualifying record in the process. It was the ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Starting Lineup
Posted 07.12.13
The new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Gen-6 car once again breaks another qualifying track record, as the defending series champion, Brad Keselowski, with a qualifying lap speed of 135.922 mph, captures the 2013 Camping World RV Sales 301 Coors Light Pole Award at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Keselowski, who broke Ryan ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.12.13
The 2012 defending NSCS champion, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 135.491 mph, was the fastest during the first Camping World RV Sales 301 practice session at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch and Denny Hamlin (with the identical lap speed of 134.439 mph) were recorded second and third fastest ...FULL STORY »


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