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Aug 16
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Matt Kenseth cruises to dominant Sprint Cup victory at Michigan

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 16, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich.—From Matt Kenseth's point of view, the competition package NASCAR used at Michigan International Speedway could well have had a big, bright bow on it. The Coors Light Polesitter for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, Kenseth quickly exhibited his mastery of the high-drag aerodynamic package, leading 146 of 200 laps in winning for the third time this season, the third time at Michigan and the 34th time in his career. The 2003 premier series champion had to survive a restart with 13 laps left, after Jimmie Johnson spun off Turn 4 to cause the eighth and final caution of the race. With a push from Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Denny Hamlin, Kenseth cleared Kevin Harvick ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 16, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Josh Hedges/Getty Images From the pole to victory lane, Matt Kenseth dominated Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Pure Michigan 400, as Kenseth leads the most laps and finishes 1.722 seconds ahead of Kevin Harvick for the victory at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). Kenseth, ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth leads JGR sweep of top 3 starting spots at Michigan

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, poses with Miss Coors Light Amanda Mertz after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 14, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich.—Matt Kenseth’s No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota crew woke a sleeping giant just in time for qualifying for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race (2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN) at Michigan International Speedway. But Kenseth jokingly ... FULL STORY »

Sprint Cup Races Whet Erik Jones’ Appetite

Erik Jones (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Beyond planning to run the NASCAR XFINITY Series for Joe Gibbs Racing next year, 19-year-old phenom Erik Jones doesn’t have any specifics about his 2016 deal. But two trips in a Sprint Cup Series car—the first in a relief role ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Starting Lineup

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, walks on pit road during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 14, 2015 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Rey Del Rio/Getty Images The top-three starting positions for Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Pure Michigan 400  will be occupied by Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) teammates, as Matt Kenseth will take point -  with a speed of 197.488 mph - by capturing the pole Friday night at Michigan International Speedway. This was ... FULL STORY »

2015 NXS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Q&A with Daniel Suarez

Daniel Suarez (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry / Getty Images) Toyota Racing Daniel Suarez Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 Pre-Race Notes And Quotes Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course DANIEL SUAREZ, No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How does it feel to race at Mid-Ohio for the first time? “First timer in Mid-Ohio and ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2015 NSCS Driver, Carl Edwards, on track in the No. 19 Arris Toyota Camry. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams make their second and final appearance of the 2015 season at Michigan International Speedway this weekend, and early Friday afternoon, Carl Edwards - with a lap speed of 196.046 mph - was the ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 08.14.15
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Are you looking forward to racing here at Michigan? “With this organization, I feel like we have been running really good here the last few months and hopefully we can continue this weekend.” How do you approach this race with the aero ...FULL STORY »
Boris Said (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Boris Said 2015 NXS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Race Preview
Posted 08.11.15
Boris Said / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota XFINITY Series Team Preview at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • This week Boris Said makes his fourth 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series start in the seat of the No. 54 Monster Energy Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota Camry. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Arris) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.11.15
Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Edwards and the No. 19 ARRIS team return to the Irish Hills of Michigan for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway.  Edwards made his first Sprint Cup Series start ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Busch, on track in the No. 18 Interstate Batteries Toyota - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – What a Difference Eight Weeks Makes
Posted 08.11.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 11, 2015) – Just eight weeks ago Kyle Busch walked out of Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn wondering what he needed to do to catch a break. In a race delayed by rain several times, Busch spun and made hard contact with the outside SAFER barrier on ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez (Photo Credit: Jeff Curry / Getty Images)
Daniel Suárez 2015 NXS Nationwide Children’s Hospital 200 Race Preview
Posted 08.11.15
Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview Nationwide Children's Hospital 200 at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: MID-OHIO SPORTS CAR COURSE DEBUT: After battling through several issues at Watkins Glen International before scoring his 14th top-15 finish of the season the last time out, Daniel ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth and Crew Chief Jason Ratcliff (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.11.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS AT MICHIGAN: In 32 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Michigan, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 10.5.  He’s completed 6,080 of 6,233 (97.5 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver, Daniel Suarez - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Daniel Suárez Fights Through Troubles to Finish 15th at Watkins Glen
Posted 08.09.15
Scores Top Rookie Honors in First Road Course Race of Season Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFINITY Series – Zippo 200 at The Glen TRACK: Watkins Glen International DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 12th FINISH: 15th LAPS: 82 / 82 POINTS POSITION: 7th (99 points out ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2015 NXS Zippo 200 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 08.08.15
TOYOTA Racing NASCAR XFINITY Series Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International Zippo 200 Post Race Notes And Quotes • Boris Said was the top-finishing Toyota driver in Saturday’s NASCAR XFINTY Series (NXS) race at Watkins Glen International with a fourth-place result in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) No. 54 Camry. The race ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kyle Busch likes Chase qualification rules just the way they are
Posted 08.08.15
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – With four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories since returning from an 11-race injury absence, Kyle Busch will be eligible for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as soon as he cracks the top 30 in the series standings. That could come as early as ...FULL STORY »


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