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May 01
Friday

2015 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Final Practice Session Speeds

2015 NXS Driver, Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images In the only practice session being held for Saturday's NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) Winn-Dixie 300, it was Erik Jones - with a lap speed of 188.861 MPH - on Friday, posting the fastest lap around Talladega Superspeedway (TSS). Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Darrell "Bubba" Wallace Jr. and Ryan Reed both had the identical lap speed of 188.727 MPH, and were recorded second and third fastest respectively, while Regan Smith (188.086 MPH) was fourth and ROTY candidate Daniel Suarez (187.621) was fifth. Rounding out the top-10 fastest drivers in the "Happy Hour" (final) practice were Kasey Kahne (187.141 MPH) who was sixth, Aric Almirola (187.053) seventh, John Wes Townley (187.017) eighth, Brian Scott (186.903) ninth and Chris Buescher (186.827) posting ... FULL STORY »

Erik Jones to Pilot the No. 18 M&M’S® Toyota Camry Starting at Kansas Speedway

NASCAR Driver Erik Jones - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images 18-Year-Old Byron, Michigan Native to Make First NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Start HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 30, 2015) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR)  announced today that Erik Jones will fill in for Kyle Busch in the No. 18 M&M’S Toyota Camry in ... FULL STORY »

David Ragan – Winning ‘Pedigree’ at Talladega

2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan, sit in his racecar - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 29, 2015) – For many reasons, David Ragan couldn’t be more excited for Sunday’s Geico 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. First off, look no further than his record at the 2.66-mile superspeedway to see why the driver of ... FULL STORY »

Choice to pursue NASCAR racing has paid off for Daniel Suarez

Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images But for the prompting of his friend and manager, Daniel Suarez might be racing open-wheel cars in Europe, rather than rising to the top levels of the NASCAR XFINITY Series. For that matter, if not for a timely call from Escuderia ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

Carl Edwards (Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn / Getty Images) Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Edwards travels to Talladega Superspeedway where in 2009 he had the most horrific wreck in his career.  While leading the race on the ... FULL STORY »

Erik Jones 2015 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Race Preview

2015 NXS driver Erik Jones sits in his No. 20 Game Stop Toyota Camry at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 28, 2015) – Continuing their support of Joe Gibbs Racing and growing the next generation of drivers, Sport Clips has signed on to sponsor Erik Jones and the No. 20 Toyota Camry in the NASCAR XFINITY ... FULL STORY »

Daniel Suárez 2015 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Race Preview

Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Daniel Suárez / No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Preview Winn-Dixie 300 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 18 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: BUILDING MOMENTUM: Coming off his two best finishes in the NASCAR XFINITY Series to date, a second-place effort at Bristol Motor Speedway on ... FULL STORY »



Cody Coughlin, No. 55 Sport Clips / JEGS.com Toyota Camry
Sport Clips Returns with Cody Coughlin To Go for Win at ARCA’s Talladega 200
Posted 04.28.15
(DELAWARE, OHIO - April 28, 2015) - Success can be defined as "a performance or achievement that is marked by success, as by the attainment of honors." Joe Gibbs Racing Development driver Cody Coughlin achieved that success with Sport Clips at the ARCA Racing Series season opener at Daytona ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.28.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: GEICO 500 Date/Time: May 3/1:00 p.m. ET Distance: 188 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.66 miles Track Shape: Oval Banking: 33 degrees 2014 Winner: Denny Hamlin Express Notes: Denny Defends:  Denny Hamlin and the FedEx Racing Team head to Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway looking to defend the victory from one year ago ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Matt Kenseth, on Track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.28.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 30 Sprint Cup Series starts at Talladega, Kenseth has completed 5,376 of 5,686 laps (94.5 percent) and has led for a total of 470 laps.  Kenseth ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin Proved That a Victory in Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500 is Pivotal in Making The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Posted 04.28.15
TALLADEGA, AL – When NASCAR announced changes to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format for the 2014 season, taking the checkered flag in one of the first 26 races all but guaranteed a birth in the 10-race playoff. Denny Hamlin, who hopes to defend his GEICO 500 title ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Kurt Busch in the No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Boris Said 2015 NXS Winn-Dixie 300 Race Preview
Posted 04.28.15
Boris Said / No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota XFINITY Series Team Preview Talladega Superspeedway No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota News and Notes: • This week Boris Said makes his 2015 NASCAR XFINITY Series debut with the first of seven scheduled starts in the seat of the No. 54 Monster Energy Joe Gibbs Racing ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron's 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 4, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin Proved That a Victory in Talladega Superspeedway’s GEICO 500 is Pivotal in Making The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Posted 04.28.15
TALLADEGA, AL – When NASCAR announced changes to the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format for the 2014 season, taking the checkered flag in one of the first 26 races all but guaranteed a birth in the 10-race playoff. Denny Hamlin, who hopes to defend his GEICO 500 ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Chairman Brian France addressed nearly 250 credentialed media and guests during the opening day of the Charlotte Motor Speedway Media Tour presented by Technocom. (Photo Credit: Charlotte Motor Speedway)
Brian France: Kyle Busch may have a path to the Chase
Posted 04.25.15
RICHMOND, Va.— NASCAR chairman and CEO Brian France couldn’t have been more emphatic when he met with the Associated Press Sports Editors on Thursday in New York City. Safety remains the sanctioning body’s number one priority, France said, and with that assertion came a ray of hope for Joe Gibbs Racing ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Suarez, driver of the #18 ARRIS Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR XFINITY Series Drive To Stop Diabetes 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Daniel Suárez Crosses Finish Line Sixth In ToyotaCare 250
Posted 04.25.15
Richmond International Raceway Is Scene Of Third Top-10 Finish Of 2015 Box Score Info: RACE: NASCAR XFNITY Series – ToyotaCare250 TRACK: Richmond International Raceway DRIVER: Daniel Suárez CAR: No. 18 ARRIS Toyota Camry START: 9th FINISH: 6th LAPS: 250 / 250 POINTS POSITION: 10th (53 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #20 Hisense Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series ToyotaCare 250 at Richmond International Raceway on April 24, 2015 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Dominant Denny Hamlin Prevails in NASCAR XFINITY Series Race at Richmond International Raceway
Posted 04.25.15
Nothing could stop Denny Hamlin from emerging triumphant Friday night at Richmond International Raceway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series. Hamlin led the most laps in route to his third XFINITY Series win at RIR in thirteen starts here. Not only was it a dominant night for Hamlin, but Toyota. This ...FULL STORY »


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