Articles tagged ‘LVMS’

Mar 06

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Kevin Harvick

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series The Profit on CNBC 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on March 1, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media today at Las Vegas Motor Speedway and discussed the four hour test session, the momentum the No. 4 Chevrolet SS team brings into Las Vegas after the win last week at Phoenix International Raceway and other topics. HOW DID THE TEST HERE AT LAS VEGAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY GO FOR YOU AND THE NO. 4 CHEVROLET? “I thought it went really well.  We struggled in the beginning just to get the feel.  It took us a couple of hours to kind of get everything situated and get the balance of the car right.  Then we felt pretty good about it after that.  Changed a lot of stuff and did ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Test Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams had an open test session Thursday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, which was held before they return on Friday for their first regular Kobalt 400 practice session. At the top of the speed chart ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson primed for the bright lights of Las Vegas

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowes Chevrolet, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at Charlotte Convention Center on January 28, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images By the end of Sunday's KOBALT 400 (3:00 p.m. ET on FOX) at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, don't be surprised if a familiar face is front-and-center. That would be Jimmie Johnson. When NASCAR revamped the criteria to qualify for the Chase for ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT JR., NO. 88 MOUNTAIN DEW KICKSTART CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and discussed his confidence level, testing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, ‘Throw Back Thursday’ and many other topics.  HOW HAS YOUR ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill Looking For Big Score In Las Vegas

Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images North America) LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Landon Cassill hopes to continue a solid start to the 2014 Nationwide Series season Saturday in the Boyd Gaming 300 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “Vegas isn’t really a ‘gamble’ for us,” Cassill said. “We usually ... FULL STORY »

Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson - Photo Credit: Getty Images Tommy Baldwin Racing: Reed Sorenson Pre-Race Notes and Quotes This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is taking over Sin City for the Kobalt 400 on Sunday, March 9th. Starting the weekend festivities off early, the NCSC teams will be participating in a ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson 2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Kyle Larson No. 42 Cartwheel Chevrolet Camaro Las Vegas Motor Speedway Boyd Gaming 300 March 8, 2014 Viva Las Vegas... Carrying momentum from a solid top-five finish in Phoenix last weekend, Larson and his Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) team hope to inch closer to ... FULL STORY »

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Dylan Kwasniewski 2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.06.14
Dylan Kwasniewski No. 31 Rockstar Energy / AccuDoc Solutions Chevrolet Las Vegas Motor Speedway Boyd Gaming 300 March 8, 2014 Home Sweet Home... Dylan Kwasniewski will make his first-career NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) start at his home track Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS) this weekend in the Boyd Gaming 300. Despite running and ...FULL STORY »
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Chris Buescher 2014 NNS Boyd Gaming 300 Race Preview
Posted 03.06.14
Chris Buescher – BOYD GAMING 300 Team: No. 60 Ford EcoBoost Ford Mustang Crew Chief: ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, is pushed in the garage area - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
New Ford Fusion No Gamble For Wingo and Wood Brothers
Posted 03.06.14
Trevor Bayne and the crew of the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion are taking a brand-new Ford Fusion to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, the track in the city known for gambling. Veteran crew chief Donnie Wingo figures he’s not taking much of a chance with his new race car as ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5-hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.06.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —   I’m gonna keep on the run. I’m going to have me some fun. Elvis Presley knew a thing or two about Las Vegas and he famously sang about it in his 1963 hit song, “Viva Las Vegas.” And a good run would certainly bring some fun for Clint ...FULL STORY »
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Matt Crafton Standing By For Paul Menard In Vegas
Posted 03.05.14
Mooresville, NC (March 5, 2014) – When Paul Menard’s Chevrolet SS race car rolls off the hauler this Thursday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway (LVMS), the Quaker State  paint scheme will make its 2014 debut.  For Menard, it will be the 27th time he has lined up for the start of a NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.05.14
RACE INFO: Event: Kobalt Tools 400 Date/Time: March 9/12 p.m. PT 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Brad Keselowski Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 20 degrees Track Shape: D-Shaped Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Phoenix Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 19th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway, battling a loose #11 FedEx Office Toyota throughout ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.05.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (March 5, 2014) - Michael Annett and the No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS race team out of the Tommy Baldwin Racing stable take on the first intermediate racetrack on the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule this Sunday at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Annett, a Cup Series Rookie of the ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing Tire 2014 NASCAR March Las Vegas Fast Facts
Posted 03.05.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 3 – Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 3 – Boyd Gaming 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Las Vegas, Nev. Fast Facts for March 6-9, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for Thursday test day, 5 sets ...FULL STORY »
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Xxxtreme Motorsport Set for 2014 Debut at Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Posted 03.05.14
Heading to Las Vegas Motor Speedway, Xxxtreme Motorsport is preparing for their 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut with driver JJ Yeley Welcome aboard, Phoenix Warehouse: Joining Xxxtreme Motorsport for a multi-race deal throughout the 2014 season, Phoenix Warehouse of New Jersey and California is a first-time sponsor to NASCAR. Phoenix Warehouse ...FULL STORY »

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