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May 16
Saturday

2015 NXS 3M 250 Starting Lineup

2015 NXS Driver, Drew Herring, On Tack at Iowa Speedway in the No. 20 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry on May 16, 2015 - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Early Saturday evening at Iowa Speedway, it was Drew Herring - with a qualifying lap speed of 134.391 MPH - capturing the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) pole for Sunday's 3M 250. This was Herring's first series pole of the 2015 season, his second series career pole and his second series pole at Iowa Speedway. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Daniel Suarez, will start on the outside pole in second with a qualifying lap speed of 134.351 MPH; followed by Brian Scott (133.906 MPH) starting third, Chris Buescher (133.803) fourth and Brandon Jones (133.752) starts fifth. The reigning series champion, Chase Elliott (133.735 MPH) will start from sixth, while Regan Smith (133.678) starts seventh, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Darrell ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Q&A with Kyle Busch

A sign welcoming back Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Red Nose Day Toyota, is shown on his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M’s Red Nose Day Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How did the car feel in practice? “It felt really good. I was obviously optimistic about coming back and getting some laps in here at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Everything ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Final Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Red Nose Day Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on May 15, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, it was NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Kyle Busch - returning to action since being injured at Daytona, and with a lap speed of 188.884 MPH - posting the quickest speed during the ... FULL STORY »

Statistically Speaking: How Can Kyle Busch Make The Chase?

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Joe Gibbs Racing announced on Tuesday morning that driver Kyle Busch will return behind the wheel of the team’s No. 18 Toyota Camry, beginning this weekend in the All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Busch has missed the first 11 ... FULL STORY »

Boris Said 2015 NXS 3M 250 Race Preview

Boris Said (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) Boris Said / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota XFINITY Series Team Preview at Iowa Speedway No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • This week Boris Said makes his second 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series start with the next of seven scheduled runs ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Arris) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway  No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Edwards will run in his 10th All-Star race since he entered the Sprint Cup Series full-time in 2005.  He won the ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch to Remain Eligible for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Driver Granted Waiver from Having to Compete in All Championship Events DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 13, 2015) – NASCAR announced today that Kyle Busch will remain eligible to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Busch will qualify for ... FULL STORY »



2015 NXS Driver, Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Erik Jones: Back in Familiar Territory
Posted 05.12.15
HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina (May 12, 2015) – Erik Jones’ 2015 season has included many firsts. His first full-time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ride, his first visit to many tracks and, most notably, his first start in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. This weekend, Jones is back in familiar territory ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Daniel Suárez 2015 NXS 3M 250 Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview 3M 250 at Iowa Speedway No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: TIGHT ROOKIE RACE: Through the first nine events of the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series season, Daniel Suárez has established himself as one of the top competitors of this year’s Sunoco Rookie ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth (Dollar General - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 career Sprint All-Star Race starts, Kenseth has begun the race from the pole twice, and has claimed one victory in the non-points event.  ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin Critical Of NASCAR For Delay In Caution At Kansas Speedway
Posted 05.10.15
KANSAS CITY – Martinsville (Va.) Speedway NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner Denny Hamlin had a rough go in the late laps of Saturday night’s SpongeBob SquarePants 400. The Joe Gibbs Racing driver found himself in the middle of a four-wide battle off Turn 2 and was pinched between Dale ...FULL STORY »
Erik Jones, driver of the #18 M&M's Red Nose Day Toyota, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Despite Accident, Erik Jones Excels; Proves Worth In Cup Debut
Posted 05.10.15
KANSAS CITY – Make no mistake about it, Erik Jones in a substitution role for the injured Kyle Busch made it abundantly clear that he’s ready for Sprint Cup Series competition. And while a Lap 196 accident in Turn 4 diminished any chance of Jones excelling in his official Cup ...FULL STORY »
Erik Jones, driver of the #18 M&M's Red Nose Day Toyota, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.08.15
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) SpongeBob SquarePants 400 practice session held Friday at Kansas Speedway, it was Erik Jones - with a lap speed of 191.306 MPH - showing the fastest way around the track in the practice. Jeff Gordon, with a lap speed of 191.184 MPH MPH ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Stanley Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Carl Edwards
Posted 05.08.15
CARL EDWARDS, No. 19 Stanley Tools Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What will it take to compete for the win this weekend at Kansas? “We have Stanley on the car this weekend, which is a lot of fun. They’ve been great to work with. We had a really great program in Texas ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images
2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Q&A with Erik Jones
Posted 05.08.15
ERIK JONES, No. 18 M&M’s Red Nose Day Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What are you doing to prepare for both the NSCS and NCWTS races this weekend? “I watched quite a few videos from last year’s race – not only on the Cup side, but the truck side too. Talked to ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Race Preview
Posted 05.06.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Freight Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: SpongeBob SquarePants 400 Date/Time: May 9/7:30 p.m. ET Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Track Shape: Quad-Oval Banking: 14 degrees 2014 Winner: Jeff Gordon Express Notes: Talladega Recap:  Denny Hamlin finished ninth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, leading five laps and making ...FULL STORY »


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