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Stewart Says ‘Pass the TUMS’ at Martinsville

Tony Stewart in Car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR Office Depot/Mobil 1 Driver Finishes Disappointing 27th in TUMS Fast Relief 500 Date: Oct. 28, 2012 Event: TUMS Fast Relief 500 (Round 33 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Martinsville (Va.) Speedway (.526-mile oval) Start/Finish: 7th/27th (Running, completed 498 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 10th (2,220 points, 71 out of first) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Relief couldn’t come soon enough for Tony Stewart in the TUMS Fast Relief 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Sunday at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), started seventh but struggled with a tight-handling racecar throughout the entire 500-lap race around the .526-mile oval. He ended the day 27th, two laps down to race winner Jimmie Johnson. “No matter ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch Just Misses Win at Martinsville

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, is involved in an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 28, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR M&M’s Halloween Driver Finishes Second to Johnson at Short Track Date: Oct. 28, 2012 Event: TUMS Fast Relief 500 (Round 33 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Martinsville (Va.) Speedway (.526-mile oval) Start/Finish: 3rd/2nd (Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 13th (1,006 ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch, Furniture Row Racing Produce Another Solid Performance

Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Farm American Chevrolet, spins during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 28, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 28, 2012) – A costly midrace spin-out as a result of his car getting tagged on the tight Martinsville Speedway oval spoiled another strong driving effort by Kurt Busch, who fought back to a 15th-place finish in ... FULL STORY »

Newman Stages Impressive Comeback at Martinsville

Ryan Newman - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images for NASCAR Quicken Loans Driver Finishes 11th after Going Two Laps Down Date: Oct. 28, 2012 Event: TUMS Fast Relief 500 (Round 33 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Martinsville (Va.) Speedway (.526-mile oval) Start/Finish: 17th/11th (Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Point Standing: 15th (936 ... FULL STORY »

Johnson Claims 7th Martinsville Win, Takes Sprint Cup Points Lead

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 28, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 28, 2012) – Jimmie Johnson held off Kyle Busch in the closing laps of the TUMS Fast Relief 500 Sunday afternoon to claim his seventh Martinsville Speedway victory and take over the Chase for the Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet Clinches NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturers’ Championship; 2012 Title is the 10th Consecutive and 36th Overall for the Bowtie Brand

Team Chevy DETROIT (October 28, 2012) – Jimmie Johnson’s victory in the TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway clinched the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Manufacturers’ Championship for Chevrolet. It is the 10th consecutive year, and the 36th time overall that the Bowtie Brand ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo ARIC ALMIROLA – No. 43 Gwaltney Ford Fusion – “That was a good run for us. Todd Parrott made a gutsy call there. We were horrible at the beginning of this race and I mean horrible. I don’t know how ... FULL STORY »



Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 28, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Race Results
Posted 10.28.12
From the pole to victory lane - and to the NSCS points lead - Jimmie Johnson holds off Kyle Busch by 0.479 seconds on Sunday afternoon to win the 2012 TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Johnson, who now has a 2-point lead over Brad Keselowski, received his 4th series ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #51 Toyota Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 27, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Hamlin Races From Back Of The Field To Win Kroger 200 At Martinsville
Posted 10.27.12
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 27, 2012) – Denny Hamlin took the long way to his second straight win in the Kroger 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Martinsville Speedway Saturday afternoon. Hamlin, who is in the thick of the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship battle, qualified fifth for the race, but ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #51 Toyota Toyota, races past the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 27, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
2012 NCWTS Kroger 200 Race Results
Posted 10.27.12
Denny Hamlin successfully defended his 2011 NCWTS Kroger 200 victory Saturday afternoon, as Hamlin kept Nelson Piquet, Jr., behind him by 1.932 seconds to win this year's Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway. Hamlin, driving for Kyle Busch Motorsports, received his  first series win of the 2012 season, his second series career ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers In Garage - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.27.12
Brian Vickers makes it a clean sweep of the NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 practice sessions, as Vickers posts a lap speed of 95.874 mph, for the quickest lap in final practice at Martinsville Speedway. Hendrick Motorsports teammates, Jeff Gordon and Dale Earnhardt, Jr., both had the identical lap speed of ...FULL STORY »
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SRT Motorsports’ KEYS FOR SUCCESS: TUMS Fast Relief 500
Posted 10.27.12
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Saturday, October 27) – Each race weekend, selected SRT Motorsports engineers, Penske Racing engineers and crew chiefs, drivers or engine specialists give their insight on the ‘Keys for Success’ for the upcoming race.  This week, Howard Comstock, SRT Motorsports Engineering, provides the keys for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race. Track: ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Q&A with Ford Racing Team Owner Jack Roush
Posted 10.27.12
When either Carl Edwards, Greg Biffle or Matt Kenseth cross the start-finish line for tomorrow’s Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway it will signify 3,000 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts for Roush Fenway Racing. In that time the organization has won 130 races, 84 poles, and two series championships. ...FULL STORY »
Timothy Peters, driver of the No. 17 Toyota / Strutmasters.com Toyota Tundra, poses with the Keystone Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 27, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick / Getty Images
2012 NCWTS Kroger 200 Starting Lineup
Posted 10.27.12
Timothy Peters, with a qualifying lap speed of 96.411 mph (a new NCWTS track record - previously set last Oct. by Matt Crafton with a speed of 96.352 mph) captured the 2012 Kroger 200 Keystone Light Pole Award at Martinsville Speedway. This was Peters' second series pole of the 2012 season, ...FULL STORY »
Brian Vickers in the No. 55 MyClassicGarage.com Toyota in the garage at Martinsville - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2012 NSCS TUMS Fast Relief 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.27.12
Brain Vickers - as he was in Friday's NSCS practice - was at the top of the speed charts with a lap speed of 95.966 mph, at the end of the second TUMS Fast Relief 500 practice session held Saturday morning at Martinsville Speedway. Second fastest on the speed charts with ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Tums Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2012 in Ridgeway, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
Five-Time Champion Johnson Claims Second Martinsville Speedway Pole
Posted 10.26.12
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 26, 2012) – Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson captured his second Martinsville Speedway pole on Friday. Johnson posted a lap of 19.402 seconds (97.598 mph) to take the top starting spot in Sunday’s TUMS Fast Relief 500. “It’s going to be a long race,” Johnson ...FULL STORY »


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