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Mar 28
Friday

2014 NSCS STP 500 Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in the garage area during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Kyle Busch, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Martinsville Speedway qualifying track record lap speed of 99.674 m.p.h., captured the STP 500 Coors Light Pole Award early Friday evening. Busch, who broke his fellow Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Denny Hamlin's record speed of 99.595 m.p.h. - set last October, received his first series pole of the 2014 season, his fourteenth series career pole and his first series pole at "the paperclip." Starting on the outside pole in second with a lap speed of 99.548 m.p.h., will be Denny Hamlin, followed by Joey Logano (99.428 m.p.h.) starting third, Jimmie Johnson (99.178) fourth and Jeff Gordon (99.048) will start fifth. Matt Kenseth put up the identical lap speed (99.048 m.p.h.) as Gordon and ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS STP 500 Q&A with Driver Denny Hamlin

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How are you feeling? “I feel good -- definitely ready to get going here.” Was it important to be fast in practice? “It wasn’t a goal to go out there and be first in ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS STP 500 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images After missing last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race due to a piece of metal impairing his vision, Denny Hamlin, with a lap speed of 100.021 m.p.h. was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first (NSCS) STP 500 practice ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin on track at Bristol Motor Speedway in the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: STP 500 Date/Time: March 30/1:00 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2013 polesitter: Jimmie Johnson Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Track Length: 0.526-mile Banking: 12 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Fontana Recap: Sam Hornish Jr. filled in for Denny Hamlin and finished 17th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Joe Gibbs Racing Driver Denny Hamlin Receives Medical Clearance to Race in Martinsville

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 26, 2014) - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver Denny Hamlin will race this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after NASCAR received official confirmation from his doctors that he has been medically cleared to return to regular racing activities. Hamlin ... FULL STORY »

Kenseth Family Welcomes Baby Clara Mae

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo Huntersville, NC (March 26, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver of the No. 20 Toyota, Matt Kenseth, and his wife Katie welcomed a new bundle of joy Tuesday evening with the birth of the couple's third daughter. Clara Mae ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Missing Trophy

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 25, 2014) – One look at Kyle Busch’s ever-growing trophy case at his Kyle Busch Motorsports race shop reveals an assortment of impressive hardware for his now 130 overall wins in NASCAR’s top three levels of competition. The ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.25.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT MARTINSVILLE:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 92 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total of seven wins, 31 top-five, 48 top-ten finishes, and seven poles.  The organization also ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, and his team celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Defends Auto Club 400 Title with Repeat Victory
Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 23, 2014) – Kyle Busch’s dominance continued at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana as the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400 champion took home the checkered flag once again. Busch (No. 18, Interstate Batteries Toyota) held off rookie Kyle Larson (No. 42, Target Chevrolet), Tony Stewart (No. ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Joe Gibbs Racing Regarding Driver Denny Hamlin
Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, CA (March 23, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver Denny Hamlin was not medically cleared in today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway because of a sinus infection that affected his vision. Hamlin was taken to a local hospital near the race track for additional evaluation ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.23.14
Camry driver Kyle Busch won his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at California’s Auto Club Speedway -- located in Toyota’s backyard.  Busch also won the 2013 race. · The win could solidify Busch a spot in this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. · The Las Vegas-native led ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch escapes tire issues, wins Auto Club 400 in overtime
Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif.— In a race that saw tire problems turn the contest upside-down, Kyle Busch won Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in a green-white-checkered-flag finish that took the fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event of the year six laps past its scheduled distance. The first driver on four fresh tires for a ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.23.14
For the second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Auto Club 400, it was Kyle Busch finding himself in victory lane Sunday afternoon at Auto Club Speedway. In a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, Busch went from third to first and battled series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 SportClips Toyota - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Team Finish Fifth at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.23.14
Box Score Info: RACE: TREATMYCLOT.com 300 TRACK: Auto Club Speedway DRIVER: Elliott Sadler CAR: No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota START: 1st FINISH: 5th LAPS: 150 / 150 POINTS POSITION: 5th (11 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: · Earning his first pole of the ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Team Third at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.23.14
Date: March 22, 2014 Event: TREATMYCLOT.com 300 (Race 5 of 33) Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. (2-mile oval) Start / Finish: 40th (did not qualify) / 3rd (Running, ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth edges Brad Keselowski for Sprint Cup pole at Fontana
Posted 03.21.14
FONTANA, Calif.—Matt Kenseth aced the test when it counted most, topping the speed chart in the third and decisive round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying Friday at Auto Club Speedway. Touring the two-mile track in 38.438 seconds (187.315 mph) Kenseth put his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota on the ...FULL STORY »


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