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Mar 27
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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 Series race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., in the #11 FedEx Express Toyota. Hornish, who found out less than an hour before the green flag that Hamlin was unable to participate, started from the rear of the field in his first Cup race in nearly a year to record a top-20 finish in the event won by Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Kyle Busch. Hamlin qualified 13th on Friday, but just before the race on Sunday, was not cleared ... 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 »

Kenseth Family Welcomes Baby Clara Mae

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Missing Trophy

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS STP 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Defends Auto Club 400 Title with Repeat Victory

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 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 ... FULL STORY »

Statement from Joe Gibbs Racing Regarding Driver Denny Hamlin

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo 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 ... 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 »
Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Team Third at Auto Club Speedway
Posted 03.23.14
Date: March 22, 2014 Event: TREATMYCLOT.com 300 (Race 5 of 33) Series: NASCAR Nationwide Series Location: Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. (2-mile oval) Start / Finish: 40th (did not qualify) / 3rd (Running, ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS TREATMYCLOT.com 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 03.23.14
TOYOTA NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Post-Race Notes & Quotes Auto Club Speedway – March 22, 2014 · Kyle Busch (third) was the highest finishing Toyota driver in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at California’s Auto Club Speedway that was won by Kyle Larson. · ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth edges Brad Keselowski for Sprint Cup pole at Fontana
Posted 03.21.14
FONTANA, Calif.—Matt Kenseth aced the test when it counted most, topping the speed chart in the third and decisive round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying Friday at Auto Club Speedway. Touring the two-mile track in 38.438 seconds (187.315 mph) Kenseth put his No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota on the ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates setting the pole position in qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California.- Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 03.21.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams returned to the West Coast this weekend to take on the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. And, with a qualifying lap speed of 187.315 m.p.h., it was Matt Kenseth capturing the 2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Coors Light Pole Award Friday night ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, talks with crew chief Darian Grubb during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Auto Club 400 Q&A with Driver Denny Hamlin
Posted 03.21.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Are you looking forward to this weekend’s race at Auto Club Speedway? “I’m looking forward to coming to this track.  This track has a lot of tire wear, which is typically good for us and it’s a track where we can move ...FULL STORY »


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