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Aug 01
Saturday

Kyle Busch believes he has benefited from changing rules packages

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, prepares his equipment on the grid for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images LONG POND, Pa. – Among NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers, the biggest fan of adapting different competition packages to different race tracks may just be Kyle Busch. The driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota believes his talent behind the wheel can prevail with a new rules package before crew chiefs and engineers can catch up with the nuances. That’s not brag—it’s fact. And the proof is in the performance. Busch has won three straight Sprint Cup races, all with different configurations, from low-downforce at Kentucky to standard 2015 rules at New Hampshire to high-drag at Indianapolis. “With the different aero packages, I actually was pretty excited about it,” Busch said. “I kind of like change, and ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS U.S. Cellular 250 Starting Lineup

2015 NXS Driver, Daniel Suarez - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Daniel Suarez - with a qualifying lap speed of 133.441 MPH - captured the pole for this evening's U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway. This was Suarez's second series pole and ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, prepares his equipment on the grid for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Windows 10 400 pole-sitter, Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of 175.240 MPH, was the fastest in the final practice session on Saturday at Pocono Raceway. Kyle's brother, Kurt Busch, was second fastest in the ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Stanley Toyota, right, talks with crew chief Darian Grubb in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Early Saturday morning from Pocono Raceway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), it was Carl Edwards - with a lap speed of 175.812 MPH -posting the quickest lap speed during the second Windows 10 400 practice session. Edwards' fellow Joe ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS U.S. Cellular 250 Q&A with Kenny Wallace

NASCAR Driver Kenny Wallace - Photo Credit: Brian Cleary/Getty Images TOYOTA NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Kenny Wallace – Notes & Quotes Iowa Speedway – July 31, 2015 KENNY WALLACE, No. 20 U.S. Cellular Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How was your Camry in practice? “No doubt, you get in a car like that and it’s ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch keeps riding the wave with Pocono pole

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, and Miss Coors Light Amanda Mertz pose with the Coors Light Pole Award after Busch qualifyied on the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway on July 31, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images LONG POND, Pa. – He did it again. Riding a wave of success unprecedented in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career, Kyle Busch streaked to the pole position on Friday at Pocono Raceway, edging Kevin Harvick for the top starting spot ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway on July 31, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Brickyard 400 winner, Kyle Busch - with a qualifying lap speed of 178.416 MPH - captured the pole Friday evening for Sunday's Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway. This was Busch's first series pole ... FULL STORY »



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
A fourth straight win would put Kyle Busch in exclusive company
Posted 07.31.15
LONG POND, Pa. – Should Kyle Busch win Sunday’s Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway, he would join an exclusive club reserved primarily for NASCAR Hall of Fame members. A fourth straight victory would put Busch on a list that includes Dale Earnhardt, Bill Elliott, Harry Gant, Jeff Gordon, ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway on July 31, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.31.15
Early Friday afternoon at Pocono Raceway, it was Brad Keselowski - with a lap speed of 176.606 MPH - at the the top of the speed chart during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Windows 10 400 practice session. Matt Kenseth was second fastest on the speed chart with a ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 11 Sport Clips (Darlington) Toyota Camry
Sport Clips Haircuts Joins Darlington Raceway’s Tribute to the 1970’s
Posted 07.31.15
Denny Hamlin to Pilot ‘Throwback’ Schemes in NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series; Sport Clips and Darlington Raceway Continue Partnership with VFW Sport Clips Help A Hero 200 HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 31, 2015) – Sport Clips Haircuts unveiled today the No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry and the No. 20 ...FULL STORY »
Kenny Wallace - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington / Getty Images for NASCAR
Kenny Wallace takes last ride at Iowa Speedway
Posted 07.30.15
This weekend, the NASCAR XFINITY Series will say goodbye to its most-tenured driver. Kenny Wallace, the series record-holder with 546 career starts, will pilot the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 20 Toyota in his final NASCAR race – Saturday’s U.S. Cellular 250 at Iowa Speedway (8 p.m. ET on NBCSN). “It’s ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry / Getty Images)
Daniel Suárez 2015 NXS U.S. Cellular 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.28.15
Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview U.S. Cellular 250 Presented by New Holland at Iowa Speedway No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: RETURN TO NEWTON: Daniel Suárez, fresh off his third-consecutive top-five finish of the 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series campaign, returns to Newton, Iowa, and the .875-mile oval at ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Skittles Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2015 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – The Year of the Comeback
Posted 07.28.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 28, 2015) – Kyle Busch is back. And a quick look at the statistics says it all about the hot streak he and the M&M’S Crispy team are on. Busch brought home what he called the biggest win of his career Sunday in the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Erik Jones 2015 NXS U.S. Cellular 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.28.15
Erik Jones Double-Duty Weekend with No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota at Iowa Speedway U.S. Cellular 250 NASCAR XFINITY Series No. 54 Team Preview No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • Erik Jones will drive the No. 54 Monster Energy Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry this Saturday, August 1 for the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.28.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Windows 10 400 at Pocono Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS AT POCONO: In 31 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Pocono, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 15.7, has completed 5,652 of 5,747 (98.3 percent) ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #19 Stanley Toyota, prepares his helmet while sitting in his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Windows 10 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.28.15
Carl Edwards / No. 19 STANLEY Toyota Preview Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway No. 19 STANLEY Toyota News and Notes: Edwards and the No. 19 Stanley team head to the Pocono Mountains which is located in the Magic Triangle – New York, Philadelphia and Pocono Raceway are all 90 miles away from each ...FULL STORY »


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