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Apr 07
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Joey Logano passes Jeff Gordon on final lap for Texas win

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil/Hertz Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 7, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas -- Joey Logano's "Final Four" at Texas Motor Speedway had nothing to do with the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship set for Monday night in nearby Arlington. Logano and crew chief Todd Gordon's decision to pit for four Goodyear Dual Zone tires during the final caution period of the rain-delayed Duck Commander 500 propelled the Team Penske star to his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of 2014. "We've been in contention every race this year to win, and I'm proud to be a part of that," said Logano, who extended a streak that has produced seven different winners in as many Sprint Cup races. "I felt very confident about this race. For some reason I told Todd, I said, ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Team Second in Lone-Star State

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) Date: April 4, 2014 Event: O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 (Race 6 of 33) Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth (1.5-mile oval) Start / Finish: ... FULL STORY »

Toyota 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Texas Motor Speedway – April 4, 2014 · Kyle Busch (second) was the highest finishing Toyota driver in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Texas ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Q&A with Driver Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Are you looking forward to this weekend’s Texas race? “Typically, Texas has been -- I felt like -- one of our better tracks at least statistically and how we generally ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway SADDLE UP AND HOLD ON: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team look forward to the sixth race of the 2014 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Race Preview

NNS Matt Kenseth (GameStop) - Joe Gibbs Racing Matt Kenseth / No. 20 GameStop / Lego Hobbit Toyota Preview O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Duck Commander 500, Matt Kenseth will also pilot ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, Kenseth has completed 7,641 of 7,693 laps (99.3 ... FULL STORY »



Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.31.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 31, 2014) – The No. 54 Monster Energy team maintains strong momentum going into week six of the season at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) in Fort Worth, where the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) stable is the defending race winner. Under the lights this Friday at TMS, ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr. Scores Solid Second-Place Finish in Rain-Delayed Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway
Posted 03.31.14
Box Score Info: RACE: Kroger 250 TRACK: Martinsville (Va.) Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace Jr. TRUCK: No. 54 Toyota #1 for Everyone Sales Event Toyota Tundra START: 1st (Field set by the rule book after qualifying was rained out.) FINISH: 2nd LAPS: 256 / 256 LAPS LED: 5 Times for 34 Laps POINTS POSITION: ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, and Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, talk in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Teammates Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin sweep Martinsville front row
Posted 03.28.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. — Last week's race winner and last week's absentee combined to sweep the front row for Joe Gibbs Racing in Friday's knockout qualifying session at Martinsville Speedway. Kyle Busch ran the fastest lap in the round that counted, edging teammate Denny Hamlin for the top starting spot in Sunday’s STP ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, and Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert pose with the Coors Light Pole Award after Busch qualified for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Logano Breaks Record But Busch Wins Alpha Energy Solutions Pole At Martinsville Speedway
Posted 03.28.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 28, 2014) – Joey Logano shattered the track record Friday during Alpha Energy Solutions Pole Day for the STP 500, but will be starting third in Sunday’s race at Martinsville Speedway. Logano turned the .526-mile oval in 18.898 seconds, 100.201 mph, to best the previous mark of 19.013 seconds, 99.595 ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS STP 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 03.28.14
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M’s Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  1st What does it mean to earn your first NSCS pole at Martinsville? “It feels good to put the M&M’s Camry on the pole here at Martinsville is something that doesn’t happen very often -- at least with me behind the wheel.  It certainly ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
2014 NSCS STP 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.28.14
Kyle Busch, with a new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Martinsville Speedway qualifying track record lap speed of 99.674 m.p.h., captured the STP 500 Coors Light Pole Award early Friday evening. Busch, who broke his fellow Joe Gibbs Racing teammate, Denny Hamlin's record speed of 99.595 m.p.h. - set last October, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS STP 500 Q&A with Driver Denny Hamlin
Posted 03.28.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Freight Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How are you feeling? “I feel good -- definitely ready to get going here.” Was it important to be fast in practice? “It wasn’t a goal to go out there and be first in practice.  We didn’t set out to -- of course that’s a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
2014 NSCS STP 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.28.14
After missing last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race due to a piece of metal impairing his vision, Denny Hamlin, with a lap speed of 100.021 m.p.h. was the quickest Friday afternoon during the first (NSCS) STP 500 practice session at Martinsville Speedway. (Note: Hamlin holds the series qualifying ...FULL STORY »
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 2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.27.14
RACE INFO: Event: STP 500 Date/Time: March 30/1:00 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2013 polesitter: Jimmie Johnson Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Track Length: 0.526-mile Banking: 12 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Fontana Recap: Sam Hornish Jr. filled in for Denny Hamlin and finished 17th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., in ...FULL STORY »


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