Articles tagged ‘JGR’

Mar 11

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 at Texas Motor Speedway in April. This year, race fans will decide what Denny Hamlin’s car will look like in that race by voting for their favorite scheme at Voting ends Friday, March 14. Las Vegas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 12th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, fighting an ill-handling #11 FedEx Ground Toyota throughout the 267-lap event won by Brad Keselowski on the ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – The Last Great Colosseum

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Second at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) No. 54 Monster Energy Team Remains atop NNS Owner’s Point Standings Date: Mar. 8, 2014 Event: ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler Finishes 13th at Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) 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: ... FULL STORY »

Toyota 2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes

Toyota Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Starting Lineup

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General)
2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Matt Kenseth
Posted 03.07.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How was yesterday’s test session? “I thought our test went pretty good.  We seem to have decent speed -- just worked on a lot of different things.  Tried to gather some data and tried to get the feel that we’re looking for.  Overall, I was ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Kyle Busch
Posted 03.07.14
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M’s Peanut Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Is Las Vegas the most significant track you race at since it’s your hometown? “There are others that have special significance as well, too.  Just coming back to Las Vegas being my hometown and just being back at this race track.  I ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson primed for the bright lights of Las Vegas
Posted 03.06.14
By the end of Sunday's KOBALT 400 (3:00 p.m. ET on FOX) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, don't be surprised if a familiar face is front-and-center. That would be Jimmie Johnson. When NASCAR revamped the criteria to qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup during the offseason – all but ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Elliott Sadler to Launch #takemeto Fan Promotion for 11 NASCAR Events
Posted 03.06.14
MARCH 5, 2014 (EMPORIA, Va.) -- Elliott Sadler announced today the launch of "#takemeto" fan promotion where he will give fans a VIP experience at select NASCAR Nationwide Series events. Prior to 11 selected races throughout the Nationwide Series season, fans will have the opportunity to tweet "#takemeto (race ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin Joins Joe Gibbs Racing’s Driver Development Program
Posted 03.05.14
Will Drive No. 55 JEGS Toyota for Venturini Motorsports in ARCA Series Huntersville, NC (March 5, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that it has signed Cody Coughlin to its driver development program. The Coughlin family is well known for their achievements in drag racing, with Team JEGS ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.05.14
RACE INFO: Event: Kobalt Tools 400 Date/Time: March 9/12 p.m. PT 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Brad Keselowski Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 20 degrees Track Shape: D-Shaped Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Phoenix Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 19th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, battling a loose #11 FedEx Office Toyota throughout ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Tom Pennington / Getty Images North America)
Elliott Sadler: Charged for Las Vegas
Posted 03.05.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 5, 2014) – To say Elliott Sadler is no stranger to racing at the Las Vegas Motor Speedway is an understatement. He drove in the track’s inaugural NASCAR Nationwide Series event in 1997 and he’s competed at the 1.5-mile oval in either the NASCAR Sprint Cup or ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M'S) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Hoping To Double-Down in Las Vegas Victory Lane
Posted 03.04.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2014) – Aside from NASCAR’s biggest events like the Daytona 500 at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway or the Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, a win at the hometown racetrack is high on the priority list for many in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Las Vegas native Kyle Busch ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.04.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2014) – Coming off their first taste of victory in 2014, the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) team and their Nevada-bred driver will bring the No. 54 Monster Energy Camry to Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway (LVMS) Saturday in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS). Kyle Busch ...FULL STORY »

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