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Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: AAA Texas 500 Date/Time: Nov. 2/2:00 p.m. CT 2013 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2013 polesitter: Carl Edwards Distance: 334 laps/501 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 24 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Martinsville Recap: Denny Hamlin finished eighth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway in the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, leading 68 laps in the first event of the Eliminator Round of the Chase en route to his 14th top-10 finish in 18 career starts at the half-mile track. Hamlin pitted for right-side tires under the race’s final caution with six laps remaining, but was forced to restart sixth in the outside groove, losing a pair of spots in the final laps. A four-time Martinsville winner, Hamlin again showed his prowess at ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – This weekend Kyle Busch will once again attempt victory and a possible “sweep” as he runs in all three of NASCAR’s top divisions, including the NASCAR Camping World Truck, Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series. ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k Race Preview

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images) Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra Preview WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas Motor Speedway Speedway No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra News and Notes: · WALLACE AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Fresh off his third win of the season, Darrell ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Matt Kenseth (Gamestop) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 GameStop / Call of Duty Toyota Preview O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: • KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 18 Nationwide Series career starts at Texas, Kenseth has ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 24 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, Kenseth has completed 7,981 of 8,033 laps ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Texas Two-Step

NASCAR Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2014) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, Kyle Busch is hoping to be doing the Texas Two-Step yet again in the Lone ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway THREE TO GO: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel back to Texas Motor Speedway this week for the second time ... FULL STORY »



Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin Disappointed With Eighth-Place Run
Posted 10.27.14
Throughout Sunday’s race at Martinsville, Denny Hamlin ran consistently in the top five, led 68 laps and had a car capable of contending for the win. But Hamlin’s day soured initially with a slow pit stop on Lap 420, when he entered pit road from the lead and came out fourth. ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace, Jr., driver of the #34 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 25, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Darrell Wallace Jr. Wins at Martinsville Speedway to Record Third Win of 2014 Season
Posted 10.26.14
Box Score Info: RACE: Kroger 200 TRACK: Martinsville Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace, Jr. TRUCK: No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra START: 1st FINISH: 1st LAPS: 200 / 200 LAPS LED: 4 Times for 97 Laps POINTS POSITION: 3rd (22 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: • ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 10.24.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset entering the 'Eliminator' round of the Chase? "We talked about it earlier this week, but obviously excited about being part of it -- the final eight.  Really these tracks are statistically my best race tracks in this ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 10.24.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Does this new Chase format change the dynamic of this race? "It probably changes the dynamic of the race somewhat I guess.  There are usually only a few that have a realistic shot -- now we have eight people that are ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Road Map to Glory: Martinsville, Homestead squarely in Denny Hamlin’s wheelhouse
Posted 10.23.14
It may seem strong talk from a driver who has only one win this season – but now that he has advanced to the Eliminator 8 Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Denny Hamlin said he figures his chances of winning it all are as good as anyone’s. “I ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS Kroger 200 Race Preview
Posted 10.23.14
Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra Preview Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra News and Notes: • WALLACE AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY: Darrell Wallace, Jr. enters this weekend’s Kroger 200 at ...FULL STORY »
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Hamlin’s Chase Strategy Changes at Martinsville
Posted 10.23.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2014) - For Denny Hamlin, the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway couldn’t come at a more perfect time in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The Virginia native has four career Sprint Cup wins at the historic half-mile track and with the Oct. 26 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.21.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT MARTINSVILLE:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 95 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total of seven wins, 31 top-five, 49 top-ten finishes, and eight ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – From Tricks to Treats at Martinsville
Posted 10.21.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2014) – It’s almost time for Halloween and, for Kyle Busch, there are memories of a time when not many things were spookier than having to make one of his semiannual visits to Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. That’s because, before a three-race stretch starting in the fall of ...FULL STORY »


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