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Apr 24
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Statements from Joe Gibbs Racing & Toyota Racing on No. 20 NSCS Team Infractions

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 The Home Depot/Husky Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 21, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. (April 20, 2013 - Source: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Statement from Joe Gibbs Racing on NASCAR Penalty Issued Today HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 24, 2013) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) is aware of the penalty issued by NASCAR today regarding the engine in our No. 20 car used in last week’s Sprint Cup Series race in Kansas. It is our understanding that one of the eight connecting rods on the engine was ruled too light. We are working with our partners at TRD on this issue. In the meantime we will plan to appeal the penalty. Source: Joe Gibbs Racing Statement from TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) April 24, 2013 "During NASCAR's routine post-race tear down of Matt Kenseth's race-winning car and engine from Kansas Speedway, one of our engine connecting rods weighed in approximately three grams ... FULL STORY »

No. 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Failing Post-Race Engine Inspection Following Kansas Speedway Event

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 24, 2013) – Penalties have been handed down to the No. 20 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team as a result of rule violations discovered in the post-race engine inspection April 23 at the NASCAR Research and Development ... FULL STORY »

Elliott Sadler 2013 NNS ToyotaCare 250 Race Preview

Sport Clips Racing (SCR) Elliott Sadler / No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota Preview ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway No. 11 Sport Clips Toyota News and Notes: · LOOKING FOR WIN NO. 1: This weekend when Elliott Sadler ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2013 NNS ToyotaCare 250 Race Preview

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Toyota - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 23, 2013) – The No. 54 Monster Energy team looks to continue a successful season going into week seven in the NASCAR Nationwide Series, coming off their fourth 2013 win at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2013 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Toyota, stands in the garage area during NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Preseason Thunder testing at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway  No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: RICHMOND BY THE NUMBERS:  In 26 career starts at Richmond in the Cup Series, Kenseth has earned one win, four ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Rite of Spring

2013 Kyle Busch in Garage - Photo Credit: Matthew Stockman/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 23, 2013) – Every year in late April across the United States, signs of spring begin to appear all around. Flowers and trees start to come into bloom, the grass begins to grow, the weather becomes warmer ... FULL STORY »

Sprint and Joe Gibbs Racing to Sponsor Denny Hamlin’s Charity Race

The Denny Hamlin Foundation Richmond, VA - The Denny Hamlin Foundation announced today that Sprint and Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) returned to sponsor the Denny Hamlin Foundation Short Track Showdown Presented by FedEx on April 25, 2013 at Richmond International Raceway. “We are happy to ... FULL STORY »



Elliott Sadler, driver of the #81 ALERT Energy Gum Toyota, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 21, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Sadler’s Day Ends Early at Kansas
Posted 04.21.13
Alert Energy Driver Finishes Disappointing 40th Date: April 21, 2013 Event: STP 400 (Round 8 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Kansas Speedway in Kansas City, Kan. (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 24th/40th (Accident, completed 85 of 267 laps) Winner: Matt Kenseth of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) It wasn’t the return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 The Home Depot/Husky Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 21, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Creit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2013 NSCS STP 400 Race Results
Posted 04.21.13
From the pole to victory lane, Matt Kenseth dominates the NSCS STP 400 at Kansas Speedway Sunday afternoon, as he leads the most laps - 163 out of 267, and kept Kasey Kahne behind him by 0.150 seconds for the victory. This was Kenseth's second series win of the 2013 season, ...FULL STORY »
No. 54 Liberty Tire Recycling / GroundSmart Rubber Mulch Toyota Tundra (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images North America)
Darrell Wallace Jr. Earns Solid Seventh-Place Finish in First-Career Start at Kansas Speedway
Posted 04.21.13
Box Score Info: RACE: SFP 250 TRACK: Kansas Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace Jr. TRUCK: No. 54 Liberty Tire Recycling / GroundSmart Rubber Mulch Toyota Tundra START: 15th FINISH: 7th LAPS: 167 / 167 LAPS LED: 2 Times for 8 Laps POINTS POSITION: 8th (47 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: · Making his first-career ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth sits in his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2013 NSCS STP 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.20.13
Sunday's NSCS STP 400 pole-sitter, Matt Kenseth, with a lap speed of 188.712 mph, showed the fastest way around Kansas Speedway at the end of the final practice session held Saturday afternoon. Aric Almirola, with a lap speed of 188.554 mph, was second fastest and was followed by Juan Pablo Montoya ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 The Home Depot/Husky Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 19, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2013 NSCS STP 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 04.19.13
A new Kansas Speedway track surface, a new NSCS Gen-6 car equaled a new series qualifying track record, as Matt Kenseth, with a qualifying lap speed of 191.864 mph, captured the STP 400 Coors Light Pole Award. Kenseth, who broke Kasey Kahne's 10/21/12 speed of 191.360 mph, received his first series ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler, driver of the #81 ALERT Energy Gum Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 400 at Kansas Speedway on April 19, 2013 in Kansas City, Kansas. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
2013 NSCS STP 400 Q&A with Driver Elliott Sadler
Posted 04.19.13
ELLIOTT SADLER, No. 81 ALERT Energy Gum Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How important is it to be back in a Sprint Cup Series car? "It is -- it's definitely a great opportunity and I think that's the biggest thing that I know as a person is the opportunity is ...FULL STORY »
Elliott Sadler
Elliott Sadler – No. 81 Alert™ Energy Toyota Camry Debuts in Kansas
Posted 04.17.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 17, 2013) – On-the-go. That’s where you’ll catch Elliott Sadler. He’s a full-time driver on the NASCAR Nationwide Series circuit in the No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) Toyota. He’s a NASCAR TV analyst and a sports fanatic. He’s a family man – a husband to Amanda, and ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Riding the Wave
Posted 04.17.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 17, 2013) – After his win at Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, his second of the young season, Kyle Busch said he felt like he was “riding a wave right now that’s 30 feet tall and ready to keep riding.” Even ...FULL STORY »
The #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, pits - Photo by Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
NSCS No. 11 FedEx Team 2013 STP 400 Race Preview
Posted 04.17.13
RACE INFO: Event: STP 400 Date/Time: April 21/12 p.m. CT 2012 winner: Kyle Busch 2012 polesitter: Mark Martin Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape: Quad Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Texas Recap: Brian Vickers finished eighth in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, battling throughout the 334-lap event in the ...FULL STORY »


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