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2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 23, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Dale Earnhardt, Jr., broke a 55-race winless streak Sunday night in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Daytona 500, where rain brought out the red flag after 39 laps, and then resulted in a 6 hour, 22 minute delay at Daytona International Speedway. Earnhardt, who led the most laps - 54 out of 200, received his twentieth series career win, his second series career Daytona 500 win and his third series win at Daytona International Speedway. Following Earnhardt to the drop of the checkered/yellow flags were Denny Hamlin finishing second, Brad Keselowski third, Jeff Gordon fourth and the defending series champion, Jimmie Johnson, finished fifth. Rounding out the top-ten finishing positions were Matt Kenseth claiming sixth,  Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. seventh, Greg Biffle eighth, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Daytona International Speedway and discussed the process of getting a third car ready for the Daytona 500 after being involved in a crash in Thursday’s Budweiser ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Daytona 500 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 at Daytona International Speedway and discussed past success at restrictor plate races, side-drafting, his expectations for the Daytona 500, and more.  TALK ABOUT YOUR OUTLOOK AND HOW ... FULL STORY »

Q&A on Hendrick Motorsports Engines Suffering Three Engine Failures During First Day of Daytona 500 Practice

Smoke comes from the car of Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 15, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images TONY STEWART, NO. 14 BASS PRO SHOPS/MOBIL 1 CHEVROLET SS – EXPERIENCED AN ENGINE FAILURE DURING NSCS PRACTICE 2 FOR THE DAYTONA 500 WHAT DID YOU FEEL INSIDE THE NO. 14 WHEN THE ENGINE EXPIRED?   “Just something in the bottom end broke.  ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Sprint Unlimited First Practice Session Speeds

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams competing in the 2014 Sprint Unlimited, took to Daytona International Speedway early Friday evening to kick off the series' new season with their first practice session. And, at the end of the session ... FULL STORY »

2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr.

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: : Jamie Squire/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD SS, met with members of the media at 2014 NASCAR Daytona 2014 Media Day and discussed: the return of the No. 3 car to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition; changes to rules package ... FULL STORY »

2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon

NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at the 2014 NASCAR Daytona Media Day and discussed: expectations for the 2014 season; having Ray Evernham back at Hendrick Motorsports; the return of ... FULL STORY »



Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Kasey Kahne
Posted 02.13.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 FARMERS INSURANCE CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed new changes to the Chase format, Ray Evernham’s role, the Super Bowl, and more.  WITH MORE ON THE LINE, TECHNICALLY FOR WINS, WOULD YOU BE WILLING TO WRECK THE NO. 3 CAR FOR A WIN? EVEN THOUGH IT’S ...FULL STORY »
Hendrick Motorsports
Kelley Blue Book to sponsor Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 02.13.14
Two-Year Pact with Hendrick Motorsports Includes Primary Races IRVINE, Calif., and CONCORD, N.C. (Feb. 13, 2014) - Kelley Blue Book, the vehicle valuation and information source trusted and relied upon by both consumers and the automotive industry, has joined Hendrick Motorsports as a primary sponsor of the No. 88 Chevrolet SS NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 Daytona Speedweeks NASCAR Media Day Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson
Posted 02.13.14
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at the 2014 NASCAR Daytona Media Day and discussed: changes in qualifying procedures; outlook for the season; changes in the Chase; racing at Daytona and other topics. Q.        REGARDING RICHARD PETTY COMMENT  JIMMIE JOHNSON:  I just caught wind of ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr & Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Jimmie Johnson team up with Valvoline for Reinvention Project
Posted 02.10.14
Hendrick Motorsports challenges fans to re-create drivers’ reinvented American classic trucks for a chance to win a truck of their own  Lexington, Ky. (February 10, 2014) – ValvolineTM and Hendrick Motorsports today announced a first-of-its-kind consumer challenge called the Reinvention Project. Valvoline is working with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Jimmie Johnson ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott
Chase Elliott in search of valuable superspeedway experience at Daytona; enters ARCA race in prep for NASCAR
Posted 01.29.14
(TOLEDO, Ohio) - Like so many before him, Chase Elliott's road to the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) tour traveled through the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards. As the youngest superspeedway winner in stock car history with his ARCA win at Pocono last year, the second-generation driver has made ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet; Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet; Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet; Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet; and team owner Rick Hendrick speak to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
THIS JUST IN… Johnson Talks Peyton Manning & Hendrick Drivers React to New Qualifying Rules
Posted 01.29.14
Hendrick Motorsports drivers Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon, Dale Earnhardt, Jr. and Kasey Kahne went one-on-one with FOX Sports 1’s NASCAR RACE HUB team today. Danielle Trotta, Steve Byrnes and Adam Alexander host the show that can be seen weekdays at 4:00 PM ET. Class of 2014 NASCAR Hall of Fame inductee Dale Jarrett also joined today’s show. Below are spotlighted ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Will possible Chase changes help or hurt Jimmie Johnson?
Posted 01.28.14
CHARLOTTE, NC— The possible changes to the way NASCAR determines its Sprint Cup Series champion caught Jimmie Johnson off guard. But that doesn't mean the driver of the No. 48 isn't ready to take on a new system—and prevail. In Thursday's state of the sport address, NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, talks with crew chief Steve Letarte - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Steve Letarte Departure Impacting Dale Earnhardt Jr.
Posted 01.11.14
When NASCAR’s most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. addressed the media on Friday morning at Daytona International Speedway, the persona from the 19-time Sprint Cup Series winner was somber at best. At the conclusion of the 2014 season, Earnhardt Jr.’s crew chief Steve Letarte will vacate his role atop of ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. Puts Ford, RFR on Nationwide Pole at Bristol; NASCAR Plans Competition Caution
Posted 03.19.11
Today may be the 29th annual Scotts EZ Seed 300 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway, and if the shoe was to fit, Carl Edwards in the No. 60 Scotts EZ Ford Mustang should be on the pole. But, it was his fellow Roush Fenway Racing teammate Ricky Stenhouse Jr., in ...FULL STORY »


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