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Sep 16
Tuesday

Kyle Busch – The Chase is On

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M'S) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 16, 2014) – It was only the first race of the 10-race run to decide the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship, but Kyle Busch and his M&M’s team started NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship with a solid effort. The driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) brought home a seventh-place finish Sunday at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, leading 46 laps and enabling the No. 18 team to come out of the gates strong. Under the new NASCAR playoff format, it appears consistency is the formula for advancing through the first two rounds, while winning will be the key once the championship chase comes down to the final six races. Even ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview VisitMyrtleBeach.com 300 at Kentucky Speedway BACK TO THE BLUEGRASS STATE: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel back to Sparta, Kentucky this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide ... FULL STORY »

Roller coaster first race for Busch brothers, Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images JOLIET, Ill.— A couple of near spin-outs on pit road, getting a free pass and a near crash between two brothers sums up Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway for three drivers. Kurt Busch started his day with a commitment line ... FULL STORY »

Three Top-10 Finishes For Joe Gibbs Racing In Round 1

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo They didn’t contend for the win on Sunday afternoon in the MyAFIBSTORY.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway, but it was a productive day nonetheless for Joe Gibbs Racing. The Huntersville, North Carolina-based team racked in three top-10 finishes led by Denny ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin’s Day Ends Early with Engine Trouble; Finishes 32nd at Chicagoland Speedway

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images Box Score Info: RACE: Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 TRACK: Chicagoland Speedway DRIVER: Denny Hamlin CAR: No. 20 Sport Clips Toyota Camry START: 16th FINISH: 32nd LAPS: 165 / 200 Post-Race Highlights: • For his only NASCAR Nationwide Series race ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Third-Place at Chicagoland Speedway

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Robert Reiners / Getty Images) No. 54 Toyota leads Race-High 141 laps to secure 22nd Top-Five Finish of the Season Date: ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway on September 12, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Rain forced NASCAR officials to cancel the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying session Friday at Chicagoland Speedway, placing Kyle Busch - who was the fastest in practice - on the "pole" for Sunday's MyAFibStory.com 400. Sharing the front row with ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 09.12.14
Friday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway, it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 191.442mph - posting the fastest lap during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) MyAFibStory.com 400 practice session. Ryan Newman was second fastest with a lap speed of 191.042mph, and he was followed by Carl Edwards ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 09.12.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is it like coming to Chicago as the defending race winner and trying to get the first Chase win this year? “We had a strong start last year.  This is a great race track, I love coming here.  It’s the ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Saurez - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
Daniel Suarez to Make ARCA Racing Series Debut with Venturini Motorsports
Posted 09.10.14
Concord, NC (September 10, 2014) – Venturini Motorsports (VMS) announces today that Daniel Suarez will make his ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards debut at Kentucky Speedway during the ZLOOP 150 on Friday, September 19th, in the No. 66 ARRIS Toyota. Last month in a highly publicized announcement, Joe Gibbs ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Robert Reiners / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Jimmy John’s 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.10.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 10, 2014) – Coming off a dominant victory from the pole, at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway, Monster Energy athlete Kyle Busch and the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team now tackle the 1.5-mile D-shaped, tri-oval of Chicagoland (Ill.) Speedway in Joliet. No strangers to the winner’s ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NNS Jimmy John’s 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.10.14
Denny Hamlin / No. 20 Sport Clips Toyota Preview Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast 300 at Chicagoland Speedway No. 20 Sport Clips Toyota News and Notes: HAMLIN RETURNS TO THE NATIONWIDE SERIES AT CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY: For the first time this season, Denny Hamlin will climb behind the wheel of the No. 20 Sport ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS Lucas Oil 225 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra Preview Lucas Oil 225 at Chicagoland Speedway/strong> No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra News and Notes:/strong> • WALLACE AT CHICAGOLAND SPEEDWAY: For the 15th stop on the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule, teams will unload in the Windy City at the 1.5-mile ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
RACE INFO: Event: Geico 400 Date/Time: Sept. 14/2 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Ryan Newman Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Richmond Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 21st in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway, battling an ill-handling #11 FedEx Express Toyota throughout ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Survive and Advance
Posted 09.09.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 9, 2014) – During his team’s magical run to the 1983 NCAA men’s basketball tournament championship, the late North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano first made famous the now-familiar phrase, “Survive and Advance”. Since then, each and every March during the NCAA tournament, the phrase continues to be ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS Jimmy John’s 300 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview Jimmy John's Freaky Fast 300 Powered by Coca-Cola at Chicagoland Speedway ROUND TWO AT CHICAGO: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel back to Joliet, IL, this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Chicagoland ...FULL STORY »


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