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Mar 29
Sunday

David Ragan Wheels To Fifth Place At Martinsville

2015 NSCS Driver David Ragan (Crispy M&M's - Photo Credit: David Shirey/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, (Va.) – David Ragan’s stretch of mediocre finishes in a Joe Gibbs Racing entry is over. On Sunday, the Unadilla, Georgia native lived up to the expectations everyone thought he would, as he scored an impressive fifth-place finish in Sunday’s STP 500. The driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Crispy Toyota Camry started 20th but used patience and, when needed, aggression to climb his way through the field. Once the 29-year old finally muscled his way into the top-10, 225 laps from the finish, he never relinquished his progress. Five laps from the finish, he sat ninth, but on the final restart of the race, Ragan made his charge, while keeping a hungry group of competitors at bay to ... FULL STORY »

Mixed Feelings For Matt Kenseth

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images With 30 laps left in Sunday’s STP 500, Matt Kenseth surged into the lead past Tony Stewart, who was driving on old tires. But Kenseth couldn’t hold the position. He lost the top spot to race winner and Joe Gibbs Racing ... FULL STORY »

Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski for Fifth Martinsville Speedway Victory

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (March 29, 2015) – Denny Hamlin rekindled his Martinsville Speedway magic Sunday afternoon to capture the STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race. It was Hamlin’s fifth Martinsville Speedway win, but his first since the fall of 2010. The win ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin holds off Brad Keselowski for Martinsville Sprint Cup win

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Alex Goodlett/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va.— With Brad Keselowski beating a tattoo into his rear bumper, and with his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota sliding sideways as it approached the checkered flag, Denny Hamlin held on to his car and held off Keselowski ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS STP 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 29, 2015 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images Early Sunday evening at Martinsville Speedway, Denny Hamlin held off last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race winner, Brad Keselowski - by 0.186 seconds - to win the STP 500. This was Hamlin's first series victory of the 2015 season, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS STP 500 Q&A with Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards (Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn / Getty Images) CARL EDWARDS, No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How much have you looked forward to this race at Martinsville? "This race has been marked on my calendar and I've been really looking forward to it because it's the first opportunity ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS STP 500 Q&A with owner Joe Gibbs

2015 NASCAR Team Owner Joe Gibbs - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images JOE GIBBS, Team Owner, Joe Gibbs Racing Statement: "I will address J.D.'s (Gibbs, president, Joe Gibbs Racing) situation. J.D. at our team meeting earlier this week, he got up and basically he said, 'I know God has a plan and God puts ... FULL STORY »



Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, drives through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
2015 NSCS STP 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 03.28.15
Denny Hamlin, with a lap speed of 97.113 MPH, was the quickest Saturday morning during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) STP 500 practice session at Martinsville Speedway. Second quickest with a lap speed of 96.988 MPH was Jimmie Johnson, and he was followed by fellow Hendrick Motorsports teammates, Jeff ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.26.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: STP 500 Date/Time: March 29/1 p.m. ET Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Track Length: 0.526-mile Track Shape: Oval Banking: 12 degrees 2014 Winner: Kurt Busch Express Notes: Fontana Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 28th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club (Calif.) Speedway following a pit road penalty with ...FULL STORY »
2015 NCWTS Driver Daniel Suarez (Arris) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Daniel Suárez 2015 NCWTS Kroger 250 Race Preview
Posted 03.25.15
Daniel Suárez / No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra Preview Kroger 250 at Martinsville Speedway No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra News and Notes: • SHIFTING GEARS: After three weekends off from NASCAR Camping World Truck Series action, Daniel Suárez will return to the helm of the No. 51 ARRIS Toyota Tundra for ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Ragan (Crispy M M's) - Photo Credit: Kena Krutsinger/Getty Images
David Ragan – Time Management
Posted 03.24.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 24, 2015) – The winner of Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, like every NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race winner there since the mid-1960s, will receive the traditional grandfather clock trophy in victory lane. Martinsville track president Clay Campbell’s late grandfather and track founder H. Clay Earles ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.24.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT MARTINSVILLE:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 98 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total of seven wins, 31 top-five, 51 top-ten finishes, and eight poles.  ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver Daniel Suarez - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images
Daniel Suárez Records Fourth-Consecutive Top-15 Finish
Posted 03.23.15
Takes Home The 13th Position For The No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry Team At Auto Club Speedway Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFNITY Series – Drive4Clots.com 300 TRACK: Auto Club Speedway DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 9th FINISH: 13th LAPS: 150 / 150 POINTS POSITION: ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images)
Denny Hamlin 18-Place Finish at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana
Posted 03.23.15
Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFINITY Series; DRIVE4CLOTS.com 300 TRACK: Auto Club Speedway in Fontana DRIVER: Denny Hamlin CAR: No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry START: 3rd FINISH: 18th LAPS: Completed 150 of 150 laps RACE WINNER: Kevin Harvick of JR Motorsports Post-Race Highlights: • NASCAR’s XFINITY Series entered week five of the 2015 season at Auto Club ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Promising starts end badly for Denny Hamlin, Matt Kenseth
Posted 03.23.15
FONTANA, Calif.— At the track closest to Toyota Racing Development’s headquarters in Costa Mesa, Toyota drivers Matt Kenseth and Denny Hamlin had their most promising runs of the season—until the promises were broken, that is. In Kenseth’s case, it was a broken axle. After NASCAR called a caution on Lap 185 ...FULL STORY »
Erik Jones, driver of the #20 Game Stop Toyota, poses with the Coors Light pole award after qualifying on the pole for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2015 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images
2015 NXS Drive4Clots.com 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.21.15
Erik Jones, with a qualifying lap speed of 178.288 MPH, captured his first NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) career pole for this afternoon's Drive4Clots.com 300 at Auto Club Speedway (ACS). Jones, who is making his eighth NXS start and has two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) poles, received his 4th top-10 ...FULL STORY »


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