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Aug 29
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2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Sun Energy 1 Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images It was Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 177.738mph, showing the fastest way around Atlanta Motor Speedway during Friday's final NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Great Clips 300 practice session. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Ty Dillon, was second fastest with a lap speed of 176.201mph, and he was followed by Joey Logano (176.173mph) who was third, and ROTY contenders Chase Elliott (175.755) and Chris Buescher (175.171) were fourth and fith fastest respectively. Rounding out the top-ten fastest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Kyle Larson (175.133mph) who was sixth, Regan Smith (174.554) seventh, David Ragan (174.504) eighth, Kyle Busch (174.455) ninth and Elliott Sadler (174.449) was tenth fastest. The teams return on Saturday at 4:10 p.m. (ET) for ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Race Preview

No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Camry (Photo Credit: Chris Trotman / Getty Images) Matt Kenseth / No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Preview Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Camry News and Notes: KENSETH’S DOUBLE-DUTY: In addition to competing in Sunday’s Oral-B 500, Kenseth will also pilot the No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Camry ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Kyle Busch (Monster Energy) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 26, 2014) – This week the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) will compete at the Atlanta Motor Speedway in Hampton, Georgia in the Great Clips 300 to benefit Feed the Children on Saturday. With 10 series events remaining, ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS Canadian 250 Race Preview

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra Preview NASCAR Camping World Truck Series 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park:/strong> No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra News and Notes:/strong> · WALLACE AT CANADIAN TIRE MOTORSPORTS ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (Sport Clips) - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images Denny Hamlin / No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Preview Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota News and Notes: HAMLIN RETURNS TO ‘HOT’LANTA: Denny Hamlin will make his 15th-career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start this weekend at Atlanta Motor ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Oral-B USA 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Home Depot Husky/Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway  No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 25 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Atlanta Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Working Toward More Atlanta Success

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Kyle Busch returns this weekend to the place where it all began in 2008 and also continued one year ago – Atlanta Motor Speedway. Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing ... FULL STORY »



2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS Great Clips 300 Race Preview
Posted 08.26.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview Great Clips 300 at Atlanta Motor Speedway NIGHT RACING IN ATLANTA: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel to Hampton, Ga., this weekend to compete in the NASCAR Nationwide Series event on the 1.5-mile oval track at Atlanta Motor Speedway. ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth's Race Against Bullying
Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying Children’s Book Debuts In Dollar General Stores on National Youth Literacy Day
Posted 08.26.14
NASCAR Star Creates Education-Based Children’s Book Series HUNTERSVILLE, North Carolina. (Aug. 26, 2014) – Today on National Youth Literacy Day, Matt Kenseth debuted Matt Kenseth’s Race Against Bullying, his first children’s book aimed at educating and empowering children to make good choices if faced with bullying situations.  Kenseth, a two-time Daytona 500 Champion ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Second at Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 08.23.14
Pole Start and Dominant Run Turn Bad on Final Restart for No. 54 at Last Great Colosseum Date: August 22, 2014 Event: ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler (Photo Credit: Patrick Smith / Getty Images)
Mid-Race Accident Halts Strong Run for Elliott Sadler and Relegates Sport Clips Team to 29th-Place Finish
Posted 08.23.14
Box Score Info: RACE: Food City 300 TRACK: Bristol Motor Speedway DRIVER: Elliott Sadler CAR: No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Camry START: 5th FINISH: 29th LAPS: 261 / 300 LAPS LED: Three Times for 27 Laps POINTS POSITION: 4th (42 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: • Following a brief rain delay, Elliott Sadler ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS Food City 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 08.23.14
Toyota NASCAR Nationwide Series Post Race Notes & Quotes Bristol Motor Speedway • Kyle Busch (second) was the top Toyota to the finish line in Friday night's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Bristol Motor Speedway, crossing the finish line behind race-winner Ryan Blaney. • Busch led twice for a race-high 161 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NNS Food City 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 08.22.14
Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 125.142mph, captured the 2014 NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) pole Friday afternoon for this evening's Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway. This was Busch's fifth series pole of the season, his forty-first series career pole and his fourth series pole at Bristol Motor ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images
2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 08.22.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your outlook for Bristol this weekend? "I enjoy coming to Bristol.  Anything can happen.  The last few races we've had really fast cars here.  We were fortunate enough to win one of them and wrecked in the other two.  So, ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 Napa Auto Parts Chevrolet, waits to drive during practice for the NASCAR Nationwide Series Chicagoland race at Chicagoland Speedway on July 18, 2014 in Joliet, Illinois. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NNS Food City 300 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.21.14
Early Thursday afternoon at Bristol Motor Speedway during the first NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Food City 300 practice session, it was  rookie contender Chase Elliott - with a lap speed of 123.324mph - showing the fastest way around the track. The defending event champion, Kyle Busch, was second fastest with a lap ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 25, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS IRWIN Tools Night Race Preview
Posted 08.21.14
RACE INFO: Event: IRWIN Tools Night Race Date/Time: Aug. 23/7:30 pm ET 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Denny Hamlin Distance: 500 laps/266.5 miles Track Length: 0.533-mile Banking: 36 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Michigan Recap: Denny Hamlin finished seventh in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway, recording his fifth top-10 finish in the last six events in the #11 FedEx Toyota. Hamlin restarted fifth ...FULL STORY »


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