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Oct 24
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2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin

Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset entering the 'Eliminator' round of the Chase? "We talked about it earlier this week, but obviously excited about being part of it -- the final eight.  Really these tracks are statistically my best race tracks in this Chase.  I'm pretty excited about our chances.  We've got a big obstacle ahead of us this weekend at Martinsville.  We're just going to enjoy it, have fun and see where we all stack up." Can you conserve tires at Martinsville to gain at advantage late in the race? "You can.  I think the tire life here is probably more important than it's ever been.  These cars, now that they are slammed on ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Does this new Chase format change the dynamic of this race? "It probably changes the dynamic of the race somewhat I guess.  There are usually only a few that have a ... FULL STORY »

Road Map to Glory: Martinsville, Homestead squarely in Denny Hamlin’s wheelhouse

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images It may seem strong talk from a driver who has only one win this season – but now that he has advanced to the Eliminator 8 Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Denny Hamlin said he figures his ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS Kroger 200 Race Preview

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra Preview Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra News and Notes: • WALLACE AT MARTINSVILLE ... FULL STORY »

Hamlin’s Chase Strategy Changes at Martinsville

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 23, 2014) - For Denny Hamlin, the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway couldn’t come at a more perfect time in the Chase for the Sprint Cup. The Virginia native has four career Sprint Cup wins ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT MARTINSVILLE:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 95 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – From Tricks to Treats at Martinsville

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2014) – It’s almost time for Halloween and, for Kyle Busch, there are memories of a time when not many things were spookier than having to make one of his semiannual visits to Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. That’s ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/ Getty Images
Matt Kenseth To The Back
Posted 10.19.14
After a precautionary engine change on Saturday, Matt Kenseth will start from the rear of the field in Sunday’s GEICO 500. Kenseth’s crew found issues in the bottom of the engine and made the change, rather than risk a failure during the race. Kenseth currently is ninth in the Chase ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr. Finishes Ninth at Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 10.18.14
Box Score Info: RACE: fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola TRACK: Talladega Superspeedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace Jr. TRUCK: No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra START: 27th FINISH: 9th LAPS: 95 / 95 POINTS POSITION: 3rd (28 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: · Preparing for the final five NASCAR Camping World ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 17, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.17.14
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GEICO 500 practice session early Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway, it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 195.205 mph - at the top of the speed chart at the end of the session. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx One Rate/Deliverminator Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 17, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 10.17.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx One Rate Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How will you approach Sunday's race? "I think we'll have to kind of play it by ear and really kind of look and see what the guys around us in points are planning on doing.  We need to get a ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Home Depot/Husky Toyota - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 10.17.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you approach Talladega knowing how critical it is to transfer in the Chase? "Obviously this is one that everybody has been worried about.  In this round, we have not performed well in the first two rounds, even besides ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez (Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniell / Getty Images)
Daniel Suarez 2014 NCWTS fred’s 250 Fast Facts
Posted 10.16.14
Daniel Suarez, No. 35 ARRIS Toyota Tundra, fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola Fast Facts NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race No. 18, fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola, Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, Talladega, Alabama Race Information: Event: fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola, Saturday, October 18 at 12:00 p.m. Local Time ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Home Depot Let's Do This Toyota Camry - Photo Creit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Home Depot Toyota Preview GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 29 Sprint Cup Series starts at Talladega, Kenseth has completed 5,182 of 5,492 laps (94.4 percent) and has led for a total of 469 laps.  Kenseth ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, talks with crew chief Darian Grubb during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.14
RACE INFO: Event: Aaron’s 499 Date/Time: Oct. 19/1 p.m. CT 2013 winner: Jamie McMurray 2013 polesitter: Aric Almirola Distance: 188 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.66 miles Banking: 33 degrees Track Shape:  Tri-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Denny the Deliverminator: Denny Hamlin will drive a special #11 FedEx One Rate/Deliverminator Toyota paint scheme in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS fred’s 250 Race Preview
Posted 10.14.14
Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra Preview Fred’s 250 powered by Coca-Cola at Talladega Superspeedway No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra News and Notes: · WALLACE AT TALLADEGA SUPERSPEEDWAY: Kicking off the final-five races of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck ...FULL STORY »


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