Articles tagged ‘Hendrick Motorsports’

Dec 06

Notable Quotes From The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Banquet

Jay Mohr (Photo Credit: Getty Images for NASCAR) “If I look like a wreck, it’s not because I have a hangover. It’s because I wrestled a two-year-old down the red carpet and up here on stage.” – Kevin Harvick, who brought son Keelan with him to the head table. “I’d love to have an opportunity to tie the greats in Richard Petty and Dale Earnhardt Sr.” – Jimmie Johnson. The six-time champion finished 11th in the final standings, his worst position since joining the Sprint Cup Series full-time in 2002. “I stand up here as an honorary member of the Hendrick Drivers’ Club.” – former Hendrick driver Kyle Busch, now with Joe Gibbs Racing, standing with Jimmie Johnson, Kasey Kahne and Dale Earnhardt Jr., all of whom were eliminated ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Explains Homestead Pit Strategy

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Jeff Gordon appeared to have a race-winning car in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but a decision to pit for four tires late in the race dropped him far back in the running order and relegated the driver of ... FULL STORY »

Athenian Motorsports; John Wes Townley Set to Run Chevrolet Full Time In 2015

Athenian Motorsports Athenian Motorsports, LLC Set to Run Chevrolet Camaros Full-Time in NASCAR Xfinity Series & Silverados in Entire Camping World Truck Series Season in 2015 Mooresville, NC (November 21, 2014)– Athenian Motorsports, LLC is proud to announce it will field a ... FULL STORY »

LiftMaster partners with Hendrick Motorsports

2015 NSCS No 5 LiftMaster Chevrolet SS Three-Year Pact Includes Primary Sponsorship of Kasey Kahne CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2014) – LiftMaster, the number-one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers, will join 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning with the 2015 NASCAR season when ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports Realigns No. 5 Team Personnel

Hendrick Motorsports Francis Named Technical Director, Rodden Returns as Crew Chief CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2014) – In preparation for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and revised rules that affect race car development and on-track testing, Hendrick Motorsports has named Kenny ... FULL STORY »

The Value Of Winning

Toyota Racing Development's (TRD) David Wilson, President and General Manager In NASCAR’s Championship 4, the four drivers competing for the Sprint Cup championship on Sunday, all three manufacturers are represented—Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota—as well as four different engine builders: Hendrick Motorsports (Kevin Harvick), Earnhardt Childress Racing Engines (Ryan Newman), Roush-Yates ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 175.200 MPH, was the quickest Saturday afternoon during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Johnson's fellow Hendrick Motorsports teammate, Kasey Kahne - with ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 14, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Team Chevy’s Jeff Gordon Wins Pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway
Posted 11.14.14
Earns Hendrick Motorsports’ 200th All-Time Pole HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2014) – Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS, won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale’ at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a lap of 180.747 mph (29.876 seconds). It is the 200th NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands in the garage area for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 14, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.14.14
Brad Keselowski, in the first round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying at Homestead-Miami Speedway, broke the previous qualifying track record with a lap speed of 181.238 MPH. But, in the final round it was Jeff Gordon - with a qualifying lap speed of 180.747 MPH - taking the ...FULL STORY »
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Change of Plans For Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 11.14.14
Crew chief Greg Ives, who led Chase Elliott’s NASCAR Nationwide Series team this season, was on a career track that would have kept him with Elliott long-term. Steve Letarte’s decision to leave Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s pit box for the NBC Sports TV booth, however, caused Ives’ career to go off-script. As Elliott’s ...FULL STORY »
Despite Remarkable Season, Jeff Gordon Won’t Be A Champion In 2014
Posted 11.09.14
In shades of old, Hendrick Motorsports’ Jeff Gordon was in rare form in 2014. How rare? How about four wins, 14 top-fives and 22 top-10s. In the end though, it didn’t matter. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion won’t be in the final round of the Chase next Sunday from Homestead-Miami (Fla.) ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 11.07.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) and discussed last week’s post-race incident with Brad Keselowski, his outlook for this weekend at PIR and many other topics.  ON HIS CHANCES THIS WEEKEND AND BEING IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP RACE AT HOMESTEAD: ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 11.07.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S PATRIOTIC CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Phoenix International Raceway and discussed last weekend’s incident at Texas Motor Speedway between Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski, his outlook for this weekend at Phoenix and many other topics.  TALK A LITTLE BIT ABOUT YOUR THOUGHTS ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR issues penalties against No. 5 and No. 24 teams
Posted 11.04.14
NASCAR today announced much-anticipated penalties following Sunday's post-race fracas at Texas Motor Speedway involving Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon and others, assessing penalties to crew members from the No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams. Jeremy Fuller, a crew member with the No. 5 car (driven by Kasey ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports Will Not Appeal Penalties Announced Today by NASCAR
Posted 11.04.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 4, 2014) – Hendrick Motorsports will not appeal penalties announced today by NASCAR related to a post-race incident Sunday evening at Texas Motor Speedway. “With NASCAR’s new Chase format, we’re seeing an unprecedented level of intensity every single week,” said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports. “Emotions run ...FULL STORY »
After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Jimmie Johnson taking the checkered flag in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway for the third consecutive year. - Photo Credit Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Puts Chevy SS in Victory Lane at Texas
Posted 11.02.14
Kevin Harvick gave Chevrolet a 1-2 finish in the 34th race of the season, and the eighth race in the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Johnson’s win is 18th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory for Chevrolet in 2014 season Win is fourth Texas Motor Speedway win and fourth win of ...FULL STORY »

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