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Jul 11
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2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 First Practice Session Speeds

Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Getty Images Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 135.313mph, was the quickest early Friday afternoon at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (NHMS) during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Camping World RV Sales 301. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Kyle Larson, was second quickest with a lap speed of 135.212mph, and they were followed by Jeff Gordon (135.164mph) who was third, while Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick (with the identical lap speed of 135.131mph) were fourth and fifth quickest respectively. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the session were Clint Bowyer (134.939mph) who was sixth, Brad Keselowski (134.782) seventh, Brian Vickers (134.758) eighth, Kasey Kahne (134.734) ninth and Kyle Busch (134.696) was tenth. The teams will return later ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Camping World RV Sales 301 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with media and discussed racing at New Hampshire, testing for future Chase races, the upcoming off-weekend, the newly-formed RTA, and more.  YOU HAVE THREE WINS HERE AT NEW HAMPSHIRE. TELL US ABOUT HOW ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Teams Form New Business Association: Race Team Alliance

Rob Kauffman, co-owner of Michael Waltrip Racing, has been elected the first chair of the RTA. - Photo Credit Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C. (July 7, 2014) – A group of nine multi-car teams participating in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) announced today they have formed a collaborative business association called the Race Team Alliance (RTA). The purpose of the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT JR. NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS met with members of the media and discussed the first half of his season, the recent plate race at Talladega, his quest to sweep the two races at Daytona this year, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

The helmet of Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, is seen in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S PATRIOTIC CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his teammate Dale Earnhardt, Jr., plate racing at Daytona and how it compares with Talladega, and more. Full Transcript: YOU ARE A THREE-TIME WINNER THIS SEASON. TALK ABOUT ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon, NASCAR Sprint Cup Point Leader, Leads the Way for Team Chevy at Kentucky

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, walks in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on June 27, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Eight Team Chevy SS Drivers Qualify in Top 12  SPARTA, KY. – June 27, 2014 – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point leader, Jeff Gordon, led the way for Team Chevy in qualifying today at Kentucky Speedway, the 17th stop on the 2014 tour.  Gordon ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Looking To Fill Lone Hole In Resume

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Ten races at 10 different tracks, all to determine the 16 drivers who will battle for one prize – the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. These next 10 races will test each driver’s versatility. A wide array awaits: 1.5 milers like ... FULL STORY »



Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, climbs into his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on May 10, 2013 in Darlington, South Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Traffic jam knocks Dale Earnhardt Jr. out of top 12 at Sonoma
Posted 06.21.14
SONOMA, Calif.— Dale Earnhardt Jr. had a strong qualifying lap in the works on Saturday morning at Sonoma Raceway until he ran up behind a slower car in the racing groove. With his progress impeded, Earnhardt failed to advance to the final round of the first knockout qualifying session on a ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Panasonic Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 20, 2014 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 06.20.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PANASONIC CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Sonoma Raceway and discussed road course racing, how he works with his spotter, aggressive driving at Sonoma, and more.  TALK ABOUT WHAT IT TAKES TO REALLY BE SUCCESSFUL HERE AT SONOMA: “It’s been a little while since ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 06.20.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Sonoma Raceway and discussed his recent trip to his hometown of El Cajon, California, his assessment of what qualifying will be like tomorrow and many other topics.  Full Transcript: YOU HAVE HAD A BIG WEEK HERE IN CALIFORNIA TALK ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon is Hendrick’s best shot at tying record
Posted 06.19.14
If Hendrick Motorsports wishes to extend its three-driver, five-race winning streak, Jeff Gordon needs to be Jeff Gordon. The undisputed King of the Road Course has nine career wins on road courses, a robust record considering the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series turns left-then-right-then-left-again only twice a year. And though both Jimmie ...FULL STORY »
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Panasonic and Hendrick Motorsports grow partnership
Posted 06.17.14
Multi-Year Agreement Includes Primary Sponsorship of No. 24 Team CONCORD, N.C. (June 17, 2014) – Panasonic has expanded its relationship with Hendrick Motorsports with a new multi-year agreement that includes primary sponsorship of the No. 24 team of four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion and current points leader Jeff Gordon. Panasonic will ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson gets third win of the season at Michigan
Posted 06.15.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. - At long last, Jimmie Johnson knows what it feels like to visit victory lane at Michigan International Speedway. The six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup series champion took the lead for good on Lap 191 after a cycle of pit stops and cruised to the checkered flag at Sunday’s Quicken ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 06.15.14
For the third time (in 4-weeks) this season in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) the 2013 defending champion, Jimmie Johnson, finds himself in victory lane; as well as, second in the point standings after winning Sunday's Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Along with today's victory being Johnson's third win of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car at Michigan - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 06.14.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning in the "Irish Hills" of Michigan, as they had their second Quicken Loans 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway. And, with a lap speed of 202.054 m.p.h., it was the series defending champion, Jimmie Johnson, putting up ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway on June 13, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Q&A with Driver Kasey Kahne
Posted 06.13.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed resigning of Farmers Insurance, racing at Michigan, status of his contract with Hendrick Motorsports, Kyle Busch and other topics. ON RENEWAL OF FARMERS INSURANCE AS PRIMARY SPONSOR: “It is really good ...FULL STORY »


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