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Mar 09
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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: Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Ford) Elliott Sadler, driver of the No. 11 Interstate Batteries Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), earned a 13th-place finish in the Boyd Gaming 300 NASCAR Nationwide Series race Saturday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Sadler started 13th and immediately raced his way into the top-10. He was seventh by lap five around the 1.5-mile oval before the car developed a loose-handling condition whenever it exited the track’s corners. Sadler battled to maintain his ... 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 - 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 »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Matt Kenseth

NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Kyle Busch

NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson primed for the bright lights of Las Vegas

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler to Launch #takemeto Fan Promotion for 11 NASCAR Events

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 ... FULL STORY »



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 »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.04.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway  No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: IT’S ALL ABOUT NUMBERS IN VEGAS:  Kenseth holds the top ranking for the most laps led in Sprint Cup Series history at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a total of ...FULL STORY »
NNS Matt Kenseth (GameStop) - Joe Gibbs Racing
Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.04.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 GameStop / Nyko Toyota Preview Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Kobalt 400, Matt Kenseth will also pilot the No. 20 GameStop/Nyko Toyota in Saturday’s Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial Team Settle for Sixth-Place Finish in Rain-Shortened Event at Phoenix International Raceway
Posted 03.02.14
Post-Race Highlights: - In the second event of the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series season, Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team started from the sixth position at Phoenix International Raceway. After the green flag dropped, Sadler battled his way up to the fifth position. With rain in the area, ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, stands on pit road during a rain delay in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Blue Jeans Go Green 200 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 1, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NNS Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.01.14
Saturday at Phoenix Interntional Raceway, rain shortened the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Blue Jeans Go Green 200 with 168-laps (out of 200) completed, and at the front - for the victory - was Kyle Busch, who was already dominating the event. Busch, who led the most laps - 155, received his ...FULL STORY »


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