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Mar 14
Friday

Denny Hamlin Knocks Team Penske Off Qualifying Game At Bristol Motor Speedway

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, celebrates winning the pole position after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 14, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Utilizing strategy and very little track time, Denny Hamlin denied Team Penske from snagging another NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole this season in preparation for Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Hamlin in the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry took advantage of a clean track in the final minutes of knock-out qualifying to post a lap of 14.761 seconds at 129.991 miles per hour, setting a new track record for the 54th-annual event. Friday’s accomplishment was the 18th pole in 295 NSCS races for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He is now tied with Lee Petty, Joe Weatherly and Donnie Allison for 38th on the all-time list. “It’s fast -- it’s faster than I ever imagined going around this ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Food City 500 Starting Lineup

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin on track at Bristol Motor Speedway in the No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Denny Hamlin, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Bristol Motor Speedway qualifying track record speed of 129.991 m.p.h., captured the 2014 Food City 500 Coors Light Pole Award on Friday. Hamlin, who broke Kyle Busch's record of 129.535 m.p.h. ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of 123.079 m.p.h., was the fastest Friday during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. Second fastest with a lap speed of 122.318 m.p.h., was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Driver Kyle Busch

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (Skittles) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Why are you so strong at Bristol? “It’s been a real good place for me in years past -- not quite as good the last couple years and we would certainly like to ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Home Depot/Husky Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Is Bristol a track you look forward to? “It’s a challenging track -- I always like coming here no matter what the configuration is.  It’s changed a lot over the years, since they ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch on his way to mastering ‘The World’s Fastest Half-Mile’

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M'S) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Dominance. In the annals of sports lore, what constitutes a feat of pure dominance? How about when New York Yankees pitcher Don Larsen threw the only perfect game in World Series history against the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1956 … the ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Race Preview

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) Kyle Busch / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Team Preview Bristol Motor Speedway MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 11, 2014) – Last year at this time Kyle Busch had rejoined Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) and attempted the ... FULL STORY »



NNS Matt Kenseth (GameStop) - Joe Gibbs Racing
Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 GameStop / Titanfall Toyota Preview Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Food City 500, Matt Kenseth will also pilot the No. 20 GameStop/Titanfall Toyota in Saturday’s Drive to ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway  No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH AT BRISTOL:  In 28 Sprint Cup Series starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kenseth has completed 13,601 of 14,013 laps (97.1 percent).  Kenseth ranks fourth of active series ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.14
RACE INFO: Event: Food City 500 Date/Time: March 16/1:00 pm ET 2013 winner: Kasey Kahne 2013 polesitter: Kyle Busch Distance: 500 laps/266.5 miles Track Length: 0.533-mile Banking: 36 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Choose Denny’s Ride: For the seventh-consecutive season, FedEx will raise awareness for the March of Dimes with a special #11 FedEx Office/March of Dimes paint scheme ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – The Last Great Colosseum
Posted 03.11.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 11, 2014) – Built out of concrete and stone, the Roman Colosseum still stands today in the Italian center of Rome as a major tourist attraction visited annually by millions from around the world. Completed in 80 AD, the amphitheater once seated 50,000 spectators and was used for gladiator competition ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway BRING ON THE COLOSSEUM: Elliott Sadler and the Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 OneMain Financial team look forward to the fourth race of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season at Bristol Motor Speedway. ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch Second at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Posted 03.09.14
No. 54 Monster Energy Team Remains atop NNS Owner’s Point Standings Date: Mar. 8, 2014 Event: ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler Finishes 13th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Posted 03.09.14
Interstate Batteries Driver Earns Third Top-15 of 2014 Date: March 8, 2014 Event: Boyd Gaming 300 (Round 3 of 33) Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start / Finish: 13th / 13th (Running, completed 198 of 200 laps) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Ford) Elliott Sadler, driver of ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 03.09.14
TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Las Vegas Motor Speedway – March 8, 2014 · Toyota driver Kyle Busch was the first Camry driver to the finish line in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. · ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway on March 7, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.07.14
Team Penske claims the front row for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Kobalt 400, as Joey Logano, with a new qualifying track record speed of 193.278 m.p.h., captures the Coors Light Pole Award Friday night at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Logano, who broke Kasey Kahne's previous record of 190.456 m.p.h. ...FULL STORY »


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