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Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Ground Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Date/Time: March 1/1 p.m. ET Distance: 325 laps/500.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Track Shape: Quad-Oval Banking: 24 degrees 2014 Winner: Kasey Kahne Express Notes: Press Kit: Download the 2015 FedEx Racing press materials at www.fedexracing.com/presskit, including bios for Denny Hamlin, Dave Rogers and Joe Gibbs Racing leadership, program highlights, statistics and the 2015 crew roster. Daytona 500 Recap: Denny Hamlin finished fourth in Sunday’s season-opening Daytona 500 in the #11 FedEx Express Toyota after a two-lap “green-white-checkered” finish in the historic event won by Joey Logano. Hamlin lined up second alongside leader Logano for the two-lap shootout, but the bottom line never formed behind him, allowing the top line to roll to the lead before ... FULL STORY »

Erik Jones 2015 NXS Hisense 250 Race Preview

Erik Jones / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota XFINITY Series Team Preview: Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway: No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • Erik Jones has been confirmed to drive the No. 54 Monster Energy Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NXS Hisense 250 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Reser's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Reser’s Main St. Bistro Toyota Preview Hisense 250 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 20 Reser’s Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500, Kenseth will also pilot the ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Atlanta Motor Speedway was the catapult for Edwards’ NASCAR Career with his first Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series wins ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 26 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth ... FULL STORY »

Daniel Suárez and the No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Team Finish 39th at Daytona International Speedway in Season Opener

Daniel Suarez, driver of the No. 18 ARRIS Toyota, drives his damaged car through the pits after a large on-track incident during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFNITY Series – Alert Today Florida 300 TRACK: Daytona International Speedway DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 36th FINISH: 39th LAPS: 91 / 120 POINTS POSITION: 29th (42 points out of 1st) ... FULL STORY »

Matt Crafton solid in substitute role

Matt Crafton, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, races Regan Smith, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 57th Annual Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. Both Crafton and Smith were drafted in late to replace Kyle and Kurt Busch, respectively, following events earlier in the week. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Now that the Daytona 500 is history, and Matt Crafton brought home an 18th-place finish in an emergency relief role for injured Kyle Busch, Joe Gibbs Racing will have to turn its attention to the future. Busch suffered a broken right ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Underdogs Still Shine In Daytona 500
Posted 02.22.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Florida – Even though a core of veteran drivers made up the top-five of the 57th annual Daytona 500, there were still a host of drivers and teams that deserve some credit for their efforts in the “Great American Race.” Truth be told, while the top-three finishers were ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Team Owner Joe Gibbs - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Joe Gibbs’ Statement on Kyle Busch’s Injuries; Answers Questions
Posted 02.22.15
JOE GIBBS, team owner, Joe Gibbs Racing Opening Statement: "First of all, I want to say that what really impresses you at a time like this is the NASCAR family. Last night – our drivers are intense competition and all the race teams are intense in competition. Something like this happens, it ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Joe Gibbs Racing Regarding Injury Status of Kyle Busch
Posted 02.21.15
Daytona Beach, Florida (Feb. 21, 2015) – Kyle Busch, driver of the No. 54 Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), sustained a compound fracture of the right lower leg in an accident during Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. Additionally, Busch suffered a mid-foot fracture of ...FULL STORY »
2015 NASCAR Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Matt Crafton To Replace Injured Kyle Busch For Daytona 500
Posted 02.21.15
Busch Sidelined For Undetermined Period Of Time DAYTONA BEACH, Florida Two-time and defending NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) champion Matt Crafton will replace the injured Kyle Busch in Sunday’s 57th annual Daytona 500. The decision was made by Joe Gibbs Racing Saturday night after Busch suffered a right leg injury in ...FULL STORY »
Emergency workers attend to Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster energy Toyota, after he was involved in an on-track incident during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Kyle Busch To Miss Daytona 500 After Injury Following XFINITY Opener At Daytona
Posted 02.21.15
NASCAR announced shortly before 7:30 p.m. Saturday night at Daytona International Speedway that Kyle Busch would not compete in Sunday’s Daytona 500. Busch was injured in a Lap 112 incident in the season-opening NASCAR XFINTY Series race, which started when Kyle Busch’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series driver Erik Jones lost ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster energy Toyota, Erik Jones, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rock Candy Toyota, Brian Scott, driver of the #2 Shore Lodge Chevrolet, Darrell Wallace Jr., driver of the #6 Ford EcoBoost Ford, Brendan Gaughan, driver of the #62 South Point Chevrolet, and others are involved in a large on-track incident during the NASCAR XFINITY Series Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway on February 21, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Kyle Busch In Distress After Hard Hit At Daytona International Speedway
Posted 02.21.15
Kyle Busch, the leading all-time winner in the NASCAR XFINITY Series was injured in a late-race crash Saturday afternoon in the Alert Today Florida 300 at Daytona International Speedway. Busch was attempting to shove fellow Toyota teammate Erik Jones towards the race lead inside the final 10 circuits of the race ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.21.15
Saturday morning at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams had their final practice session for the 57th running of the Daytona 500. And, at the end of the "Happy Hour" session and at the top of the scoring pylon - with a lap speed of 202.106 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Kyle Busch (Monster Energy) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NXS Alert Today Florida 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 02.20.15
Friday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) held their first practice session of the 2015 season, and it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 191.681 MPH - at the top of the speed chart in the Alert Today Florida 300 practice. Justin Marks, with a ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin on track at Daytona International Speedway in the No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Daytona 500 Third Practice Session Accident Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 02.18.15
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How aggressive were drivers in practice? "People say in practice that you can't make aggressive moves, but we also have to put ourselves in decent positions where we're going to have to figure out what our car is doing. I went ...FULL STORY »


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