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Nov 11
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Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, speaks to the media after failing to advance to race for the championship in the season finale after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 Sprint Cup Series starts at Homestead, Kenseth has completed 3,454 of 3,743 laps (92.3 percent) and has led for a total of 449 laps.  Kenseth has earned one win, four top-five, six top-ten finishes and earned his first pole at the South Florida track in 2013. JOE GIBBS RACING AT HOMESTEAD:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 40 Sprint Cup Series starts at Homestead-Miami Speedway earning a total of five wins, 12 top-five, 18 top-ten finishes, and two poles.  The organization also has led for a total of 1,051 laps, has an average start of 18.7 and ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Darian Grubb

2014 NSCS No 11 Crew Chief Darian Grubb - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images An Interview With:DARIAN GRUBB            JENNIE LONG:  We're now joined by Darian Grubb, crew chief of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing.  Thanks for joining us today. DARIAN GRUBB:  Thanks a lot for having me on. JENNIE ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Ford 400 Date/Time: Nov. 16/3 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Denny Hamlin 2013 polesitter: Matt Kenseth Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 18-20 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Phoenix Recap: Denny Hamlin finished fifth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Finishing Strong

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2014) – As the curtain falls on the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series campaign in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Kyle Busch is as focused as ever to finish strong. Despite not being eligible to win ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth is philosophical about elimination from the Chase

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz.— It was difficult for Matt Kenseth to be too disappointed about his elimination from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Kenseth doesn’t have a victory this season, and his No. 20 Toyota hasn’t been consistently as fast as ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin embraces second chance at a title

NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images AVONDALE, Ariz. -- Unless and until Denny Hamlin wins his first Sprint Cup championship, the legacy of Phoenix International Raceway and the 2010 season will haunt one of NASCAR’s most successful drivers. But failure to seize opportunity had to be ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch and 54 Team Disappointing Second-Place Finish at Phoenix

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) Monster Energy Program Dominated Race from Pole Position until Late-Race Caution Affected Outcome Date: November 8, 2014 Event: DAV 200 (Race 32 of 33) Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: ... FULL STORY »



Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler Finishes Third at Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 11.09.14
Box Score Info: RACE: DAV 200 – Honoring America’s Veterans TRACK: Phoenix International Raceway DRIVER: Elliott Sadler CAR: No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry START: 4th FINISH: 3rd LAPS: 206 / 206 POINTS POSITION: 4th (66 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: • For the last West Coast race of the ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler Vaults To Top-Five At Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 11.08.14
A week after coming down with an apparent severe case of food poisoning, Elliott Sadler arrived in Phoenix this week feeling much better and it showed with his finish in Saturday’s DAV 200 – Honoring America’s Veterans. In his next to last race driving the No. 11 Toyota Camry for Joe ...FULL STORY »
NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track at PIR in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NNS DAV 200 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.08.14
Kyle Busch, in round 1 of qualifying, broke the preivous NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) qualifying track record at Phoenix International Raceway with a lap speed of 134.414 MPH. But, it will be his qualifying lap speed of 133.963 MPH in round two that placed him on the pole for today's DAV ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Starting Lineup
Posted 11.07.14
Friday night at Phoenix International Raceway, Denny Hamlin - with a qualifying lap speed of 142.113 MPH - captured the pole for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quicken Loans 500(k). This was Hamlin's third series pole of the 2014 season, his 20th series career pole and his second series pole ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 11.07.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What are your thoughts on this year’s Chase and championship? “It’s been an interesting Chase for us because we haven’t ran consistently really, really well and we still have a shot at it if we can have a good day here ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NNS DAV 200 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.07.14
Early Friday afternoon at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR), it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 132.861 MPH - posting the fastest lap during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) DAV 200 practice session. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Ty Dillon, was second fastest with a lap speed of 132.421 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Erik Jones to Run Full-Time NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Part-Time NASCAR XFINITY Series Schedule in 2015
Posted 11.06.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 6, 2014)- Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) and Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) jointly announced today that Erik Jones will compete full time in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series in 2015 for KBM and run a part-time schedule for JGR in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Running a ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 25, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.06.14
RACE INFO: Event: Quicken Loans 500 Date/Time: Nov. 9/1:00 p.m. MT 2013 winner: Kevin Harvick 2013 polesitter: Jimmie Johnson Distance: 312 laps/312 miles Track Length: 1 mile Banking: 9/11 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Texas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 10th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, climbing into a tie for first place in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Erik Jones 2014 NNS DAV 200 Race Preview
Posted 11.05.14
Erik Jones / No. 20 GameStop Toyota Camry Preview DAV 200 – Honoring America’s Veterans at Phoenix International Raceway No. 20 GameStop Toyota Camry News and Notes: FINAL FANTASY: Erik Jones will make his third and final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start of the 2014 season behind the wheel of the No. 20 ...FULL STORY »


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