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Sep 10
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Jimmie Johnson – The Chase Is On for a 48 Six Pack

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 10, 2013) – It’s here. The 2013 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship and the quest for a sixth title – or “Six Pack,” as the No. 48 Lowe’s team has named its goal for the season. It’s a quest Jimmie Johnson and the team are ready for after a month marred by their worst streak of finishes in history – 40th, 36th, 28th and 40th. The goal this weekend is a win at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill., one of five tracks on which Johnson has yet to win. Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International, Homestead-Miami Speedway and Kentucky Speedway in Sparta are the others. Crew chief Chad Knaus cut his racing teeth up the ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne To Drive Sprint Cup Car In Downtown Roanoke On Wednesday

Martinsville (Va.) Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (September 8, 2013) – Kasey Kahne is in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, but before the veteran driver turns his first lap in the Chase, he will wheel a Sprint Cup car through downtown Roanoke. As part of ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Sets NASCAR Record in Winning the Pole at Richmond

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after winning the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit:Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Five Team Chevy Drivers Post Top-15 Starting Spots  RICHMOND, VA – Sept. 6th, 2013 – With a track record qualifying lap of 20.674 seconds and average time of 130.599 mph, Jeff Gordon put his No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS in the pole ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Starting Lineup

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, climbs from his car after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Friday night, Jeff Gordon, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Richmond International Raceway qualifying track record speed of 130.599 mph, captured the 2013 Federated Auto Parts 400 Coors Light Pole Award. This was Gordon's first series pole of the ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Federated Auto Parts 400 practice session at Richmond International Raceway, it was Jeff Gordon with a lap speed 127.292 mph, on top of the speed chart. Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Q&A with Crew Chief Chad Knaus

2013 NSCS Chad Knaus Crew Chief for the No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CHAD KNAUS, CREW CHIEF NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Richmond International Raceway and discussed the birth of Jimmie and Chani Johnson’s second daughter, Regan Smith practicing and qualifying the car, Jimmie racing Saturday night ... FULL STORY »

2013 NSCS Wild Card Contenders Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet, speaks to fans during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Wild Card Contenders Press Conference at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2013 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 TIME WARNER CABLE CHEVROLET SS – WILD CARD CONTENDERS MEDIA AVAILABILITY: DALE EARNHARDT, JR.:  We're not locked in by no means, but we're in a comfortable enough position to be able to pay attention to the ... FULL STORY »



2013 NSCS No 24 Drive to End Hunger Action Month Chevy SS
AARP Foundation and Feeding America Announce Co-Branded Paint Scheme for No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS for Hunger Action Month
Posted 09.05.13
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, AARP Foundation and Feeding America announced the release of a special design of the 2013 No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS, driven by four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Jeff Gordon as part of Hunger Action Month(TM). The special design features an orange ribbon and the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Chase Elliott - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
Chase Elliott 2013 NCWTS Fan Appreciation 200 Race Preview
Posted 09.05.13
PREVIEW: NCWTS IOWA PREVIEW: CHASE ELLIOTT VENUE: IOWA SPEEDWAY (.875-MILE TRACK) EVENT: NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES News & Notes RECORD WIN: Chase Elliott became the youngest driver to win a NASCAR Camping World Truck event last weekend when he went to Victory Lane at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. Elliott, age 17, started ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Jimmie Johnson (Kobalt Tools) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR
Jimmie Johnson – Just Win
Posted 09.04.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 4, 2013) – Jimmie Johnson has led the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver standings since leaving Martinsville (Va.) Speedway in April, when he qualified on the pole, led a race-high 346 laps, and won the race. The victory was his second of 2013 after winning the season-opening ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Victory at Richmond Means Gordon is 1 of 12
Posted 09.03.13
RICHMOND, Va. (September 3, 2013) -  It is pretty simple, really. Win and Jeff Gordon is in. Heading into race No. 26 at Richmond International Raceway, Gordon is 11th in the point standings, six markers behind 10th. Following Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400, the top 10 in the standings plus two wildcard ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott Wins The Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park
Chase Elliott makes history as youngest winner in NASCAR Trucks history
Posted 09.01.13
BOWMANVILLE, Ontario – In just his sixth start of the season, Chase Elliott made history as the youngest winner in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series when he took the checkers in today’s inaugural race at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park. The 17-year-old driver of the No. 94 Aaron’s Dream ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 31, 2013 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AdvoCare 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.31.13
The current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points leader, Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 186.447 mph, was the fastest during the final AdvoCare 500 practice session at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Clint Bowyer, with a lap speed of 186.047 mph, was second fastest, followed by outside pole-sitter, Carl Edwards (185.915 mph) ...FULL STORY »
2013 NCWTS Driver Chase Elliott (No. 94 Aaron's Dream Machine/Hendrickcars.com Chevrolet Silverado - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Chase Elliott 2013 NCWTS Chevrolet Silverado 250 Race Preview
Posted 08.28.13
PREVIEW: NCWTS CANADA PREVIEW: CHASE ELLIOTT VENUE: CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORTS PARK (2.459-MILE TRACK) EVENT: NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES News & Notes RECORD POLE POSITION: Chase Elliott became the youngest driver in NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history to win a pole position when he secured the top spot at Bristol Motor Speedway ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Dover White Chevrolet, looks on - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson – Nothing Else Matters
Posted 08.28.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 28, 2013) – The song “Nothing Else Matters” from rock band Metallica sums up the attitude that the No. 48 Lowe’s team needs to adopt the next two race weekends. After locking up a spot in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, nothing else matters ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Gordon’s (U)GA Trip Begins Thursday
Posted 08.26.13
HAMPTON, Ga. (August 26, 2013) - On this opening weekend of college football, Jeff Gordon's weekend kicks off at the University of Georgia on Thursday. But game day for the four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion is not until Sunday night in the AdvoCare 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Gordon, driver of the No. 24 ...FULL STORY »


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