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Dale Earnhardt Jr. to Drive “Throwback” Valvoline™ Paint Scheme Labor Day Weekend at Darlington Raceway

2015 NSCS No. 88 Valvoline "Throwback" Chevrolet SS No. 88 Chevrolet scheme represents the motor oil’s rich auto racing history as brand’s 150th anniversary approaches in 2016 Lexington, Ky. (Aug. 24, 2015) – Dale Earnhardt Jr. may be driving the Valvoline™ car on Sept. 6, 2015, at Darlington Raceway, but thanks to a “throwback” paint scheme, his fans will likely feel as if they’re watching a race more in line with his father’s early career and track opponents. Earnhardt and Valvoline’s presence on the Darlington track at the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event will pay homage to the brand’s storied history in motor sports with an early-1980s look inspired by Valvoline cars driven by some of the era’s racing icons, including Cale Yarborough, Ron Bouchard, Neil Bonnett and Buddy Baker. “I love the history of the sport and really enjoy paint schemes from the past,” said ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Soldiers To Top-20 Finish In Final Bristol Start

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 22, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) BRISTOL, Tenn. – For a split second in Saturday night’s IRWIN Tools Night Race at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, it appeared that Jeff Gordon in his final “Thunder Valley” start could contend for his first win of the 2015 ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Jeff Gordon

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, speaks to the media during a press conference after practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Irwin Tools Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on August 21, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed competing in his final race at Bristol Motor Speedway as a full-time driver, the first two practice sessions of the day, ... FULL STORY »

‘Jeff’s Last Ride’ Campaign Pays Tribute to Jeff Gordon Preceding the NASCAR Great’s Final Bank of America 500

Site of Gordon’s First Sprint Cup Series Win to Roll Out 24 Days of Jeff Gordon Tributes, Offer Unique Career Celebration Ticket and Merchandise Packages, Engages Fans to Share Their Favorite Gordon Memories CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 21, 2015) – As Jeff Gordon prepares to make his final start at Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Bank of America 500 on Oct. 10, speedway officials are rolling out a multifaceted campaign to mark the milestone ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon brings back ‘rainbow car’ for Bristol

Jeff Gordon (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) NASCAR fans will witness a blast from the past this weekend as Jeff Gordon brings back his classic rainbow paint scheme for one last race. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion racing in his final full-time campaign will attempt ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, left, looks over data with a crew member in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 3rd in standings 23 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 11 top-five finishes 14 top-10 finishes 204 laps led Career 564 starts 25 wins 13 pole positions 138 top-five finishes 238 top-10 finishes 8,051 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night 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 6th in standings 23 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 15 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 494 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 307 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS No. 24 Axalta "Rainbow" Chevrolet SS
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.15
No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 44 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 13th in standings 23 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 12 top-10 finishes 167 laps led Career 784 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 323 top-five finishes 466 top-10 finishes 24,831 laps led Track Career  45 starts 5 wins 5 pole positions 17 top-five finishes 25 top-10 finishes 2,730 laps led ​RAINBOW RETURN: ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.15
No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina ​ ​ 2015 Season 17th in standings 23 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 6 top-10 finishes 46 laps led Career 419 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 152 top-10 finishes 4,587 laps led Track Career  23 starts 1 win 1 pole position 5 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 512 laps led THE ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.19.15
BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY (0.533-MILE SPEEDWAY) LOCATION: BRISTOL, TENNESSEE EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 24 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:30 P.M. ET, SATURDAY, AUG. 22 (NBCSN/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT BRISTOL: In 63 Cup events at Bristol, Hendrick Motorsports has 10 wins, 11 pole positions, 51 top-five finishes and 92 top-10s. Gordon is tied for ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Pepsi Chevrolet, holds a press conference before practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 14, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Josh Hedges/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 08.14.15
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 PEPSI CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) and discussed his memories of racing at MIS, his thoughts on the high downforce package teams are competing with this weekend and many other topics. IS THIS A PLACE YOU CAN SEE YOURSELF ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) -Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne must have Sprint Cup win to earn Chase berth
Posted 08.13.15
After wrecking out of the race for the second straight week at Watkins Glen and falling off the 16-driver Chase Grid last Sunday, Kasey Kahne knows what he has to do to make NASCAR's playoffs—the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. "At this rate we’re going to need to win," ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr and Crew Chief Greg Ives - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.15
No. 88 Microsoft Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 3rd in standings 22 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 11 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 204 laps led Career 563 starts 25 wins 13 pole positions 138 top-five finishes 237 top-10 finishes 8,051 laps led Track Career  32 starts 2 wins 2 pole positions 8 top-five finishes 13 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.15
No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 22 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 15 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 493 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 307 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps led Track Career  27 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 5 top-five finishes 11 top-10 finishes 646 laps ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 24 Pepsi Chevrolet SS (Jeff Gordon)
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.15
No. 24 Pepsi Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 44 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina ​ 2015 Season 12th in standings 22 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 12 top-10 finishes 166 laps led Career 783 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 323 top-five finishes 466 top-10 finishes 24,830 laps led Track Career  45 starts 3 wins 6 pole positions 19 top-five finishes 27 top-10 finishes 1,058 laps ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Ins.) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.15
No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 17th in standings 22 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 6 top-10 finishes 46 laps led Career 418 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 152 top-10 finishes 4,587 laps led Track Career  23 starts 1 win 3 pole positions 8 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 67 laps ...FULL STORY »


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