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Apr 24
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2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, goes through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Toyota Owner 400 practice session on Friday, it was Kasey Kahne - with a lap speed of 126.357 MPH- showing the fastest way around Richmond International Raceway (RIR). Greg Biffle, with a lap speed of 126.162 MPH was second fastest, and he was followed by Carl Edwards (126.027 MPH) who was third, Jamie McMurray (125.851) fourth and Denny Hamlin (125.839) was fifth Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Martin Truex Jr. (125.780 MPH) who was sixth, Landon Cassill (125.652) seventh, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Brett Moffitt (125.576) eighth, David Gilliland (125.441) ninth and Jimmie Johnson (125.406) posting 10th. This evening the teams will return to ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's Pro Services) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 8 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 5 top-10 finishes 304 laps led Career 479 starts 72 wins 33 pole positions 197 top-five finishes 297 top-10 finishes 17,455 laps ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Chase Elliott (NAPA) - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS / Chase Elliott Driver: Chase Elliott Hometown: Dawsonville, Georgia Age: 19 Resides: Dawsonville, Georgia ROUND NO. 2: Chase Elliott, at the age of 19 years old, will make his second career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this Saturday ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon, in the Garage with Crew Chief Alan Gustafson (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 9th in standings 8 starts 0 wins 2 pole positions 1 top-five finish 5 top-10 finishes 114 laps led Career 769 starts 92 wins 79 pole positions 321 top-five finishes 459 top-10 finishes 24,778 ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Kasey Kahne, on track in the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 7th in standings 8 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 3 top-10 finishes 35 laps led Career 404 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 84 top-five finishes 149 top-10 finishes 4,576 laps led Richmond ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

Hendrick Motorsports Logo RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY (0.75-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: RICHMOND, VIRGINIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 9 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, APRIL 25 (FOX/MRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT RICHMOND: Richmond International Raceway is one of 10 tracks where Hendrick Motorsports has earned double-digit ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Leads Team Chevy with Runner-Up Finish at Bristol

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 3M Chevrolet, races Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 19, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Chevrolet SS Parade Features Eight Race Cars in Top 10 BRISTOL, Tenn. – April 19, 2015 – Jimmie Johnson led a parade of Chevrolets to the checkered with a second-place finish in his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevy SS in the Food City 500 in ... FULL STORY »



Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.18.15
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning and on track for their second Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. And, at the end of the session, it was Kasey Kahne - with ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on top of a hauler prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
No Thoughts Of A Seventh Title For Jimmie Johnson – Yet
Posted 04.17.15
Through the first seven races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Jimmie Johnson has two victories. By definition, he’s locked into the Chase as long as he finishes in the top 30 in points after race No. 26. Furthermore, Johnson’s No. 48 Chevrolet has shown enough speed in the ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on top of a hauler prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 04.17.15
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed the addition of the SAFER Barriers and how it has affected the track, his history of racing success at Bristol, the effect of crashes on a driver and many other topics.  TALK ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (3M) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon’s not-quite-farewell tour takes a turn for the better
Posted 04.15.15
The start of the 2015 season was so, so promising for driver Jeff Gordon—and how quickly it turned. In what was likely to be the final time he would qualify for NASCAR's biggest race, Gordon won the pole for the season-opening Daytona 500. From that pinnacle, however, the season headed south for ...FULL STORY »
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Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 88 Mtn Dew DEWshine Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 7th in standings 7 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 5 top-10 finishes 37 laps led Career 548 starts 23 wins 13 pole positions 131 top-five finishes 229 top-10 finishes 7,884 laps led Bristol Career  30 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 7 top-five ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 6th in standings 7 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 304 laps led Career 478 starts 72 wins 33 pole positions 196 top-five finishes 296 top-10 finishes 17,455 laps led Bristol Career  26 starts 1 win 1 pole position 8 top-five finishes 14 top-10 finishes 833 laps ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 3M Chevrolet, sits in his car area during practice - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 24 3M Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 13th in standings 7 starts 0 wins 2 pole positions 0 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 114 laps led Career 768 starts 92 wins 79 pole positions 320 top-five finishes 458 top-10 finishes 24,778 laps led Bristol Career  44 starts 5 wins 5 pole positions 16 top-five finishes 24 top-10 finishes 2,730 laps led ​TV ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 7 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 3 top-10 finishes 35 laps led Career 403 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 84 top-five finishes 149 top-10 finishes 4,576 laps led Bristol Career  22 starts 1 win 1 pole position 5 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 512 laps ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT BRISTOL: In 62 Cup events at Bristol, Hendrick Motorsports has 10 wins, 11 pole positions, 49 top-five finishes and 90 top-10s. Gordon is tied for first among active drivers with five wins at the track, while Kahne most recently won there for the organization in March 2013. SHORT-TRACK ...FULL STORY »


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