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Oct 28
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Kyle Busch – Texas Two-Step

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2014) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, Kyle Busch is hoping to be doing the Texas Two-Step yet again in the Lone Star State. After sweeping the NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series races there in April 2013, Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), hopes he can at least equal his impressive weekend there in 2013, which saw him lead eight times for a race-high 171 laps and bring home his first Texas win in NASCAR’s top series. This past April, while Busch didn’t visit victory lane at Texas, he brought home another solid top-five finish ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway THREE TO GO: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel back to Texas Motor Speedway this week for the second time ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin Disappointed With Eighth-Place Run

Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Throughout Sunday’s race at Martinsville, Denny Hamlin ran consistently in the top five, led 68 laps and had a car capable of contending for the win. But Hamlin’s day soured initially with a slow pit stop on Lap 420, when he ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. Wins at Martinsville Speedway to Record Third Win of 2014 Season

Darrell Wallace, Jr., driver of the #34 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 25, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Box Score Info: RACE: Kroger 200 TRACK: Martinsville Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace, Jr. TRUCK: No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra START: 1st FINISH: 1st LAPS: 200 / 200 LAPS LED: 4 Times for 97 Laps POINTS ... FULL STORY »

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 ... 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. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS Kroger 200 Race Preview
Posted 10.23.14
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 SPEEDWAY: Darrell Wallace, Jr. enters this weekend’s Kroger 200 at ...FULL STORY »
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Hamlin’s Chase Strategy Changes at Martinsville
Posted 10.23.14
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 at the historic half-mile track and with the Oct. 26 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.21.14
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 of seven wins, 31 top-five, 49 top-ten finishes, and eight ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – From Tricks to Treats at Martinsville
Posted 10.21.14
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 because, before a three-race stretch starting in the fall of ...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 »


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