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Mar 28
Friday

Logano Breaks Record But Busch Wins Alpha Energy Solutions Pole At Martinsville Speedway

(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 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 mph, set by Denny Hamlin last fall. It is the first time a Sprint Cup car has clocked in at over 100 mph at Martinsville. But Logano’s blazingly-fast lap came in the first session of the new qualifying procedure for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, and he couldn’t back it up in the second session. Kyle Busch was the fastest of the 12 drivers in the second session and won the pole ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS STP 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS STP 500 Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in the garage area during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS STP 500 Q&A with Driver Denny Hamlin

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS STP 500 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Joe Gibbs Racing Driver Denny Hamlin Receives Medical Clearance to Race in Martinsville

NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 26, 2014) - Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver Denny Hamlin will race this weekend at Martinsville Speedway after NASCAR received official confirmation from his doctors that he has been medically cleared to return to regular racing activities. Hamlin ... FULL STORY »



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Kenseth Family Welcomes Baby Clara Mae
Posted 03.26.14
Huntersville, NC (March 26, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing’s driver of the No. 20 Toyota, Matt Kenseth, and his wife Katie welcomed a new bundle of joy Tuesday evening with the birth of the couple's third daughter. Clara Mae Kenseth was born March 25 at 7:39 p.m. EST weighing ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Missing Trophy
Posted 03.25.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 25, 2014) – One look at Kyle Busch’s ever-growing trophy case at his Kyle Busch Motorsports race shop reveals an assortment of impressive hardware for his now 130 overall wins in NASCAR’s top three levels of competition. The latest addition for his 29th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.25.14
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 92 Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway earning a total of seven wins, 31 top-five, 48 top-ten finishes, and seven poles.  The organization also ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, and his team celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Defends Auto Club 400 Title with Repeat Victory
Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif. (March 23, 2014) – Kyle Busch’s dominance continued at the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana as the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Auto Club 400 champion took home the checkered flag once again. Busch (No. 18, Interstate Batteries Toyota) held off rookie Kyle Larson (No. 42, Target Chevrolet), Tony Stewart (No. ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from Joe Gibbs Racing Regarding Driver Denny Hamlin
Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, CA (March 23, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver Denny Hamlin was not medically cleared in today’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Auto Club Speedway because of a sinus infection that affected his vision. Hamlin was taken to a local hospital near the race track for additional evaluation ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 03.23.14
Camry driver Kyle Busch won his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at California’s Auto Club Speedway -- located in Toyota’s backyard.  Busch also won the 2013 race. · The win could solidify Busch a spot in this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. · The Las Vegas-native led ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch escapes tire issues, wins Auto Club 400 in overtime
Posted 03.23.14
FONTANA, Calif.— In a race that saw tire problems turn the contest upside-down, Kyle Busch won Sunday’s Auto Club 400 in a green-white-checkered-flag finish that took the fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event of the year six laps past its scheduled distance. The first driver on four fresh tires for a ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Interstate Batteries Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 23, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 03.23.14
For the second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Auto Club 400, it was Kyle Busch finding himself in victory lane Sunday afternoon at Auto Club Speedway. In a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, Busch went from third to first and battled series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler, driver of the #11 SportClips Toyota - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Team Finish Fifth at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.23.14
Box Score Info: RACE: TREATMYCLOT.com 300 TRACK: Auto Club Speedway DRIVER: Elliott Sadler CAR: No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota START: 1st FINISH: 5th LAPS: 150 / 150 POINTS POSITION: 5th (11 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: · Earning his first pole of the ...FULL STORY »


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