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Jul 30
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No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team slapped with heavy penalties

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo NASCAR hit the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing team with a points penalty of unprecedented magnitude for infractions discovered during Sunday’s post-race inspection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, the sanctioning body announced late Tuesday afternoon. NASCAR inspectors found violations with the rear firewall block-off plates of the No. 11 Toyota driven to a third-place finish by Denny Hamlin. NASCAR rules mandate that the firewalls be sealed to prevent airflow from the inside to the outside of the car. Venting or failing to seal the block-off plates can provide an aerodynamic advantage by adding downforce to the car, especially useful at a flat track such as IMS, where maintaining momentum through the corners is of paramount importance. NASCAR docked Hamlin 75 driver championship points and ... FULL STORY »

No. 11 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Rules Infraction At Indianapolis Motor Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 29, 2014) — The No. 11 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered in post-race inspection July 27 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This infraction is a P5 level penalty which is ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS GoBowling.com 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview GOBOWLING.com 400 at Pocono Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS AT POCONO: In 29 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Pocono, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin Confident Heading Into Busy Race Weekend

Cody Coughlin Ohio Racer Excited for Return to Pocono and SLM Event at Home Track (DELAWARE, OHIO) - Joe Gibbs Racing development driver Cody Coughlin is looking forward to a busy week full of racing action. The 18-year-old will be competing ... FULL STORY »

Sunday Indianapolis Motor Speedway Notebook Featuring: Joe Gibbs Racing; Kasey Kahne and Possible Post-Race Inspection Issues

2013 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Time Warner Cable) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Sunday Indianapolis Motor Speedway: INDIANAPOLIS -- Jeff Gordon may have won the 21st annual Crown Royal presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, but Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) finished second, third and fourth on Sunday, turning some heads ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Second at Brickyard

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, poses with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert and the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images 54 Team Captures Pole and Gains Points in Nationwide Series Owner’s Championship Battle Date: July 26, 2014 Event: ... FULL STORY »

Toyota 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Post Race Notes And Quotes

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Indianapolis Motor Speedway – July 26, 2014 · Kyle Busch (second) and Matt Kenseth (third) were the first two Toyota drivers to the finish line in ... FULL STORY »



Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Leaves Indianapolis 11th and Wanting More
Posted 07.26.14
Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Battles Hard Despite Setbacks at LOR (DELAWARE, OHIO) - Like any other championship-winning athlete, 18-year-old Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Cody Coughlin demands a high level of performance each and every time steps into battle. Friday night at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana, ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, poses with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert and the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Starting Lineup
Posted 07.26.14
Early Saturday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch broke the previous NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) qualifying track record with a lap speed of 179.888mph, to capture the pole for today's Lilly Diabetes 250. Busch, who held the previous qualifying track record of 179.644mph - set last year, received his fourth series pole of ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents, the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Mark Sullivan/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 07.25.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How does it feel to be fastest during Friday’s practice? “I felt like we had a really good hour-and-a-half.  It was productive, so one of our goals was to get a good lap in case it does rain tomorrow, they always go off first practice ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.25.14
Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 186.285mph, was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Posting the second quickest lap speed of 186.070mph, was Clint Bowyer; followed by Brad Keselowski (185.939mph) who was third, ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Looking to Capitalize in the Circle City
Posted 07.24.14
Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Rides Momentum Into Indianapolis ARCA Event (DELAWARE, OHIO - July 22, 2014) - Like most others involved in the Motorsports industry, Indianapolis, Indiana is a meaningful city for 18-year-old Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Cody Coughlin. The birthplace of American speed has been the ...FULL STORY »
Eldora Speedway Track Owner Tony Stewart presents Darrell Wallace Jr. , driver of the #54 ToyotaCare Toyota, with a trophy after winning the Camping World Truck 2nd Annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway on July 23, 2014 in Rossburg, Ohio. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Darrell Wallace Jr. Dominates on the Dirt at Eldora Speedway to Win Second Race of Season
Posted 07.24.14
Box Score Info: RACE: 1-800-CarCash Mudsummer Classic TRACK: Eldora Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace Jr. TRUCK: No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra START: 6th FINISH: 1st LAPS: 150 / 150 LAPS LED: 2 Times for 97 Laps POINTS POSITION: 6th (28 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: · Returning ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.23.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 23, 2014) – This week the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) will return to the famed Indianapolis (Ind.) Motor Speedway (IMS) where they will compete for only the third time in series history. In the inaugural IMS Nationwide Series race, Kyle Busch started from the front row ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.23.14
RACE INFO: Event: The John Wayne Walding 400 Date/Time: July 27/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner:  Ryan Newman 2013 polesitter: Ryan Newman Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 9 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: New Hampshire Recap: Denny Hamlin finished eighth in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, after being forced to pit for a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway THIRD TIME'S A CHARM: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel to Indianapolis, IN, this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This will be the ...FULL STORY »


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