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May 05
Tuesday

Erik Jones – Keeping His ‘Nose’ Clean

2015 NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (May 5, 2015) – As 18-year-old Erik Jones takes over the driving duties of the No. 18 M&M’s Red Nose Day Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) this weekend at Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, the goal will be simple – to keep his “nose” clean. The No. 18 M&M’s Toyota will have a special Red Nose Day paint scheme at Kansas and Jones is hoping to have a solid day in his first official NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start Sunday in the SpongeBob SquarePants 400 at Kansas. He’ll simply look to complete all the laps, learn about the car and team, and glean some invaluable experience in NASCAR’s top series. The Byron, Michigan native has seen a rapid rise ... FULL STORY »

JGR Driver Cody Coughlin Scores First ARCA Pole And Best Finish at Talladega

Cody Coughlin Wins International Motorsports Hall of Fame 200 pole (TALLADEGA, AL - May 2, 2015) - Cody Coughlin is so close to his first victory in the ARCA Racing Series that he can taste it. The 19-year-old made people stand up and take notice in his maiden ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan Ready

2015 NSCS Driver David Ragan (Crispy M&M's - Photo Credit: David Shirey/Getty Images David Ragan made his final run in the No. 18 Toyota as a substitute for the injured Kyle Busch, a seat now to be filled by NASCAR Next alum Erik Jones. Ragan moves on to take over the No. 55 ... FULL STORY »

On-Track Incident Hurts Daniel Suárez’s Chances At Talladega

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 Rookie Leads Laps, Gains Spot In Championship Standings After Winn Dixie 300 Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFINITY Series – Winn-Dixie 300 TRACK: Talladega Superspeedway DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 6th FINISH: 31st LAPS: 101 ... FULL STORY »

Keeping Up With Erik Jones

NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Erik Jones, who’ll not turn 19 until later this month, said he’s on a tentative schedule that will find him in 46 races this season, among Sprint Cup, XFINITY and the Camping World Truck Series. Jones will make his first Sprint ... FULL STORY »

Chris Buescher Won’t Rule Out Return To Front Row Motorsports

2015 NASCAR Driver Chris Buescher - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images While Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway is Chris Buescher’s final planned NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race for Front Row Motorsports, the Roush Fenway Racing driver isn’t exactly ruling out a possible return. “We’re in reevaluation mode,” Buescher told ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with David Ragan

David Ragan, driver of the #18 Pedigree Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 1, 2015 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images DAVID RAGAN, No. 18 Pedigree Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How does it feel to return to a track where you have won? "Any track you can come back to that you've won at before is a great feeling. You always relive ... FULL STORY »



2015 NXS Driver, Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2015 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.01.15
In the only practice session being held for Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Winn-Dixie 300, it was Erik Jones - with a lap speed of 188.861 MPH - on Friday, posting the fastest lap around Talladega Superspeedway (TSS). Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. and Ryan ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Erik Jones to Pilot the No. 18 M&M’S® Toyota Camry Starting at Kansas Speedway
Posted 04.30.15
18-Year-Old Byron, Michigan Native to Make First NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Start HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 30, 2015) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR)  announced today that Erik Jones will fill in for Kyle Busch in the No. 18 M&M’S Toyota Camry in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) starting at Kansas Speedway ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan, sit in his racecar - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
David Ragan – Winning ‘Pedigree’ at Talladega
Posted 04.29.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 29, 2015) – For many reasons, David Ragan couldn’t be more excited for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. First off, look no further than his record at the 2.66-mile superspeedway to see why the driver of the No. 18 PEDIGREE® Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing ...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
Choice to pursue NASCAR racing has paid off for Daniel Suarez
Posted 04.29.15
But for the prompting of his friend and manager, Daniel Suarez might be racing open-wheel cars in Europe, rather than rising to the top levels of the NASCAR XFINITY Series. For that matter, if not for a timely call from Escuderia TELMEX, Suarez might still be racing mini stocks as a ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards (Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn / Getty Images)
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.29.15
Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Edwards travels to Talladega Superspeedway where in 2009 he had the most horrific wreck in his career.  While leading the race on the final lap being pushed by Brad Keselowski, Edwards blocked Keselowski ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS driver Erik Jones sits in his No. 20 Game Stop Toyota Camry at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Erik Jones 2015 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Race Preview
Posted 04.28.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 28, 2015) – Continuing their support of Joe Gibbs Racing and growing the next generation of drivers, Sport Clips has signed on to sponsor Erik Jones and the No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) race this weekend at Talladega Superspeedway. This will ...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 Winn-Dixie 300 Race Preview
Posted 04.28.15
Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: BUILDING MOMENTUM: Coming off his two best finishes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series to date, a second-place effort at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 18 and a sixth-place finish at Richmond International Raceway ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin, No. 55 Sport Clips / JEGS.com Toyota Camry
Sport Clips Returns with Cody Coughlin To Go for Win at ARCA’s Talladega 200
Posted 04.28.15
(DELAWARE, OHIO - April 28, 2015) - Success can be defined as "a performance or achievement that is marked by success, as by the attainment of honors." Joe Gibbs Racing Development driver Cody Coughlin achieved that success with Sport Clips at the ARCA Racing Series season opener at Daytona ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.28.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: GEICO 500 Date/Time: May 3/1:00 p.m. ET Distance: 188 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.66 miles Track Shape: Oval Banking: 33 degrees 2014 Winner: Denny Hamlin Express Notes: Denny Defends:  Denny Hamlin and the FedEx Racing Team head to Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway looking to defend the victory from one year ago ...FULL STORY »


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