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Jul 04
Saturday

Rained out qualifying gives Earnhardt top starting spot

2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr., On Track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- The cancellation of qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 inadvertently gave NASCAR a popular pole sitter Saturday at Daytona International Speedway. Dale Earnhardt Jr. will start first Sunday after the cancellation, which lined up the field according to speeds from Friday’s first practice session. Earnhardt, who had a fast lap of 202.284 mph in the No. 88 Chevrolet on Friday afternoon, will start next to Austin Dillon. Clint Bowyer will start third, Paul Menard fourth and Trevor Bayne fifth. Earnhardt said he and crew chief Greg Ives went after a good time Friday on purpose. “I asked Greg before we went out for practice what we were trying to accomplish,” Earnhardt said. “That was the first thing he mentioned ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Starting Lineup

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Stars and Stripes Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway on July 4, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images Due to rain early Saturday evening at Daytona International Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying for Sunday night's Coke Zero 400 has been canceled, and the starting lineup will be based upon the NASCAR rulebook (Friday's first practice session ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet SS DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE SUPERSPEEDWAY) LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 17 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 5 (NBC / MRN / SIRIUSXM) Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet SS ​ 2015 Season 4th in standings 16 starts 4 wins 0 ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

Jeff Gordon (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE SUPERSPEEDWAY) LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 17 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 5 (NBC / MRN / SIRIUSXM) Jeff Gordon, No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS 2015 Season 11th in standings 16 starts 0 wins 3 pole ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Great Clips / Shark Week Chevrolet SS DAYTONA INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE SUPERSPEEDWAY) LOCATION: DAYTONA BEACH, FLORIDA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 17 OF 36) TUNE IN: 7:45 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 5 (NBC / MRN / SIRIUSXM) Kasey Kahne, No. 5 Great Clips / Shark Week Chevrolet SS 2015 Season 8th in ... FULL STORY »

Axalta Announces Return of Iconic Rainbow Paint Scheme

No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS Glen Mills, PA-June 30, 2015─ It's the moment Jeff Gordon fans have been waiting for - Axalta's Rainbow paint scheme will make its swan song appearance. Today, on CBS This Morning, four-time NASCAR® Cup Series champion and driver of ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Finishes 16th In Last Sonoma Run

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on June 28, 2015 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images Jeff Gordon fought a chancy setup early in Sunday’s race at Sonoma. Then his team incurred a penalty when a crew member threw a spring rubber over the roof of the No. 24 Chevrolet—a violation of NASCAR’s rule against throwing equipment ... FULL STORY »



Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Photo Credit: Ezra Shaw / Getty Images)
Transmission Change For Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 06.28.15
After Dale Earnhardt Jr. qualified 20th in Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series time trials, the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team opted to change the transmission for Sunday’s Toyota / Save Mart 350. Earnhardt said his Chevrolet got stuck in second gear in Turn 11 as he was coming to green ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Sonoma is a homecoming for Jeff Gordon in more ways than one
Posted 06.27.15
SONOMA, Calif. – When Jeff Gordon talks about a homecoming at Sonoma Raceway, there’s a lot more to it than just the proximity to his native Vallejo. From a racing standpoint, Gordon can return to the 1.99-mile road course secure in the knowledge that very little has changed from his ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr
Posted 06.26.15
DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 MICROSOFT WINDOWS 10 CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the new partnership with Microsoft and Windows 10, his engagement to Amy Reimann during their trip to Germany, his relationship with Jeff Gordon, the new rules package for the upcoming race in Kentucky, road course ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 06.26.15
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AARP MEMBER ADVANTAGES CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Sonoma Raceway and discussed his success at Sonoma Raceway, what drivers and teams can expect with the new rule changes at Kentucky Speedway, his relationship with the Earnhardt’s and many other topics.  HIS THOUGHTS ON ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 88 Windows 10 Chevrolet SS
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 88 Microsoft Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 15 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 8 top-five finishes 9 top-10 finishes 108 laps led Career 556 starts 24 wins 13 pole positions 135 top-five finishes 233 top-10 finishes 7,955 laps led Sonoma Career  31 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 1 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson, On Track in the No. 48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 15 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 387 laps led Career 486 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 202 top-five finishes 302 top-10 finishes 17,538 laps led Sonoma Career  13 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 86 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 24 AARP Member Services Chevrolet SS
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 15 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 162 laps led Career 776 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 462 top-10 finishes 24,826 laps led Sonoma Career  22 starts 5 wins 5 pole positions 14 top-five finishes 18 top-10 finishes 457 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kasey Kahne, on track in the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 9th in standings 15 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 5 top-10 finishes 41 laps led Career 411 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 151 top-10 finishes 4,582 laps led Sonoma Career  11 starts 1 win 2 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 41 laps led SEASON-TO-DATE: ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
SONOMA RACEWAY (1.99-MILE ROAD COURSE) LOCATION: SONOMA, CALIFORNIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 16 OF 36) TUNE IN: 3 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 28 (FS1/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT SONOMA: In 26 races at Sonoma, Hendrick Motorsports leads the competition with six victories, nine pole positions, 30 top-five finishes, 46 top-10s and 593 laps ...FULL STORY »


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