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Oct 27
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Brad Keselowski back in the same hole he just escaped

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images Apparently, Brad Keselowski can’t stand prosperity. Or perhaps he’s just trying to extract every ounce of drama possible from the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format. A week after keeping his championship hopes alive with a storybook victory at Talladega Superspeedway, in a race he had to win to advance to the Chase’s Eliminator Round, Keselowski and his No. 2 Ford team are back on skid row. And, once again, he has company on his quick trip from the penthouse to the outhouse heading into Sunday's race at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET on ESPN). At Talladega, Keselowski, Jimmie Johnson and Dale Earnhardt Jr. entered the GEICO 500 facing win-or-bust scenarios. Obviously, the trophy went to the Keselowski and No. 2 ... FULL STORY »

Brennan Newberry Gains Awareness for Breast Cancer at Martinsville Speedway

Brennan Newberry (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 19 of 22 - October 25th, 2014 Driver: Brennan Newberry Truck: No. 9 Qore-24 Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 15th (-211) Track: Martinsville (Virginia) Speedway Event: Kroger 200 Distance: 200 Laps / 105.2 Miles Kernersville, NC (October ... FULL STORY »

Gray Gaulding Faces Adversity Head On in Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway

Gray Gaulding Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 19 of 22 - October 25th, 2014 Driver: Gray Gaulding Truck: No. 20 Gemini Southern / Krispy Kreme Doughnuts Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 14th (-154) Track: Martinsville Speedway Race: Kroger 200 Distance: 200 Laps ... FULL STORY »

Mid-Race Tangle Relegates Joey Coulter to 30th-Place Finish at Martinsville Speedway

Joey Coulter (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) After being involved in a mid-race incident at the Martinsville Speedway, Joey Coulter and the No. 21 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Silverado team finished 30th in the Kroger 200. The Miami Springs, Fla., native started strong for the 200-lap event, from ... FULL STORY »

Max Gresham Earns Hard-Fought 22nd-Place Finish at Martinsville Speedway

Max Gresham, No. 23 AmWins Group Inc. Chevolet Silverado (Photo Credit: Christian Petersen / Getty Images) GMS Racing's Max Gresham and the No. 23 AmWINS Group Inc. Chevrolet Silverado team exited Saturday afternoon's action-packed short track race at Martinsville Speedway with a top-22 finish. Gresham started the Kroger 200 from the 17th position and quickly noted ... FULL STORY »

Chaos Spoils Brandon Jones’ GMS Racing Debut At Martinsville Speedway

Brandon Jones, No. 33 GMS Racing Chevrolet Silverado The tight confines of Martinsville (Va.) Speedway dealt Brandon Jones, driver of the No. 33 Russell Chevrolet Silverado, a 32nd-place finish in his debut with GMS Racing, after being swept up in a late-race accident. The 17-year-old showed speed in ... FULL STORY »

Frustrating Night For Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Ford Ecoboost Ford, climbs into his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Carl Edwards started 11th in the Goody’s 500. Only one problem—that was the highlight of his day at Martinsville. Edwards’ No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford lost ground throughout the race, fell a lap down at one point but, with a ... FULL STORY »



Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, walks through the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin Disappointed With Eighth-Place Run
Posted 10.27.14
Throughout Sunday’s race at Martinsville, Denny Hamlin ran consistently in the top five, led 68 laps and had a car capable of contending for the win. But Hamlin’s day soured initially with a slow pit stop on Lap 420, when he entered pit road from the lead and came out fourth. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Runner-up finish is a mixed blessing for Jeff Gordon
Posted 10.27.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va.— Finishing second to Hendrick Motorsports teammate Dale Earnhardt Jr. wasn’t without substantial benefits to Jeff Gordon. When Gordon crossed the finish line .344 seconds behind Earnhardt in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday, he did so as the new leader in the Chase for ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Alliance Truck Parts Ford, talks with his crew chief Paul Wolfe during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Brad Keselowski’s Momentum Stalled Again…
Posted 10.27.14
A week after guaranteeing himself into the Eliminator round of the Chase, Brad Keselowski found trouble in Sunday’s Cup race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. It marked the second straight round where the opening race spelled potential doom for Team Penske. Keselowski didn’t appear to have a race-winning car by any ...FULL STORY »
No. 32 Motos Illmitees Chevrolet Silverado
Alex Guenette Battles Hard to Bring Home Solid Top-10 at Martinsville
Posted 10.27.14
RIDGEWAY, Va. (October 26, 2014) - Alex Guenette made a big splash in his first-career start with Turner Scott Motorsports (TSM) in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) at Martinsville Speedway, bringing home a solid ninth-place finish for the No. 32 Motos Illimitées / DLGL Chevrolet. After doing ...FULL STORY »
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Brad Keselowski Racing (Ryan Blaney / Tyler Reddick) 2014 NCWTS Kroger 200 Post Race Reports
Posted 10.27.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING MARTINSVILLE POST-RACE REPORT Martinsville Speedway Kroger 200 Saturday, October 25, 2014 | 1:30 PM ET THE RESULTS Driver Tyler Reddick Driver Ryan Blaney Starting Position 10 Starting Position 5 Finishing Position 6 Finishing Position 5 Status Running Status Running Owner Points Position 6 Driver Points Position 2 Points Behind Leader -78 Points Behind Leader -18 RACE RECAP   Tyler Reddick (@tylerreddick), driver of the No. 19 Broken Bow Records Ford F-150, scored a very respectable sixth place finish ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver German Quiroga Jr (Otterbox) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
German Quiroga Runs Impressive Race at Martinsville Speedway; Finishes 10th
Posted 10.26.14
German Quiroga and the No. 77 OtterBox Toyota Tundra team arrived at Martinsville Speedway anxious to compete at a race track similar to the ones Quiroga competed on in the NASCAR Mexico Toyota Series . The team unloaded a fast Toyota Tundra with the No. 77 posting top-10 speeds during ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Timothy Peters (Red Horse Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Second-Place Finish for Timothy Peters at his “Home” Track, Martinsville Speedway
Posted 10.26.14
Timothy Peters and the No. 17 Red Horse Racing Toyota Tundra team finished second in Saturday's Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway. Growing up in nearby Providence, North Carolina and residing in Danville, Virginia, Martinsville Speedway is very much "home" to NASCAR Camping World Truck Series veteran Timothy Peters. Following their ...FULL STORY »
David Ragan, driver of the #34 Wendell Scott Hall of Fame Tribute Ford, races Jamie McMurray, driver of the #1 McDonald's Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia.  (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images)
David Ragan Late Race Strategy Pays Off With Top-10 Finish
Posted 10.26.14
After falling off the lead lap early, a last-minute Hail Mary attempt by Front Row Motorsports didn’t exactly end up in Victory Lane, but David Ragan did score his first top-10 finish of the year in Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. “That was a great finish,” ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet, drives to the pits with smoke pouring from his car during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo Credit:  Jeff Zelevansky)
Kevin Harvick’s Rally From The Back All For Not
Posted 10.26.14
Stewart-Haas Racing’s mission during Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway was to dig Kevin Harvick out of his 33rd place starting position and accelerate to the front, where they thought they’d be safe. It inadvertently backfired. Harvick, driving the No. 4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet SS was running in ...FULL STORY »


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