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Jul 26
Saturday

Cody Coughlin Leaves Indianapolis 11th and Wanting More

Cody Coughlin Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Battles Hard Despite Setbacks at LOR (DELAWARE, OHIO) - Like any other championship-winning athlete, 18-year-old Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Cody Coughlin demands a high level of performance each and every time steps into battle. Friday night at Lucas Oil Raceway near Indianapolis, Indiana, Coughlin was dealt a hand that didn't allow for the kind of success he wants for himself or his No. 55 JEGS.com Toyota Camry. A mechanical failure and a trip into the wall early in practice for the SCOTT Get Geared Up 200 was a rough start to the day. The Venturini Motorsports crew rolled out a backup No. 55 Toyota for second practice, but limited track time before ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, poses with Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert and the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 26, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Early Saturday afternoon at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch broke the previous NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) qualifying track record with a lap speed of 179.888mph, to capture the pole for today's Lilly Diabetes 250. Busch, who held the previous qualifying track record ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents, the John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 25, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Mark Sullivan/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How does it feel to be fastest during Friday’s practice? “I felt like we had a really good hour-and-a-half.  It was productive, so one of our goals was to get a good lap in ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 186.285mph, was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Posting the second quickest lap speed of 186.070mph, was ... FULL STORY »

Cody Coughlin Looking to Capitalize in the Circle City

Cody Coughlin Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Rides Momentum Into Indianapolis ARCA Event (DELAWARE, OHIO - July 22, 2014) - Like most others involved in the Motorsports industry, Indianapolis, Indiana is a meaningful city for 18-year-old Joe Gibbs Racing Development Driver Cody ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. Dominates on the Dirt at Eldora Speedway to Win Second Race of Season

Eldora Speedway Track Owner Tony Stewart presents Darrell Wallace Jr. , driver of the #54 ToyotaCare Toyota, with a trophy after winning the Camping World Truck 2nd Annual 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway on July 23, 2014 in Rossburg, Ohio. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Box Score Info: RACE: 1-800-CarCash Mudsummer Classic TRACK: Eldora Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace Jr. TRUCK: No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra START: 6th FINISH: 1st LAPS: 150 / 150 LAPS LED: 2 Times for 97 Laps POINTS POSITION: 6th (28 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 23, 2014) – This week the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) will return to the famed Indianapolis (Ind.) Motor Speedway (IMS) where they will compete for only the third time in series history. In the inaugural IMS ... FULL STORY »



Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.23.14
RACE INFO: Event: The John Wayne Walding 400 Date/Time: July 27/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner:  Ryan Newman 2013 polesitter: Ryan Newman Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 9 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: New Hampshire Recap: Denny Hamlin finished eighth in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, after being forced to pit for a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway THIRD TIME'S A CHARM: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel to Indianapolis, IN, this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. This will be the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Matt Kenseth in car (Reser's Fine Foods) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS Lilly Diabetes 250 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Reser’s Fine Foods Toyota Preview Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway No. 20 Reser’s Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400, Kenseth will also pilot the No. 20 Reser’s Toyota Camry in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor ...FULL STORY »
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
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 15.1, has completed 2,038 of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (SNICKERS) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Hungry for an Indy Victory
Posted 07.22.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – Kyle Busch’s 29 victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have come at 17 of its 23 different racetracks. Those 29 wins on tracks of virtually every shape and size are certainly proof of the Las Vegas native’s versatility and fierce appetite for checkered flags. Always looking for more, the driver of ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Jamey Price/Getty Images North America)
Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS 1-800 CarCash Mudsummer Classic Race Preview
Posted 07.21.14
Darrell Wallace, Jr. / No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra Preview 1-800 Car Cash Mudsummer Classic at Eldora Speedway/strong> No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra News and Notes:/strong> · INAUGURAL MUDSUMMER CLASSIC: For NASCAR’s return to dirt racing, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series made their ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Sam Hornish Jr (Monster) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Expired Motor Ends Race Early for Sam Hornish Jr. 54 Team at Chicagoland Speedway
Posted 07.20.14
Date: July 19, 2014 Event: EnjoyIllinois.com 300 (Race 18 of 33) Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Ill. (1.5-mile oval) Start / Finish: Qualified 6th / 36th (Completed 7 of 200 laps; Engine) Winner: Chase Elliott of JR Motorsports (Chevrolet) In his fourth attempt this year with the No. 54 Monster Energy ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Tops ARCA Practice at Chicagoland
Posted 07.18.14
Joe Gibbs Racing Driver Has Momentum On His Side Heading Into Saturday's Race (JOLIET, ILLINOIS - July 18, 2014) - The ARCA Ansell ActivArmr150 event at Chicagoland Speedway is off to a good start for 18-year-old Joe Gibbs Development Driver Cody Coughlin. Coughlin, driving the No. 55 JEGS.com Toyota for Venturini ...FULL STORY »
Sam Hornish Jr. (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Sam Hornish Jr. back in Seat of No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota at Chicagoland Speedway
Posted 07.16.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 16, 2014) – Week 18 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) and the No. 54 Monster Energy Camry will see Sam Hornish Jr. back in the seat to tackle his fourth of seven scheduled races in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) winning Toyota. In addition to this ...FULL STORY »


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