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Jan 27
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2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Joe Gibbs Racing Q&A

Joe Gibbs (left), owner of Joe Gibbs Racing, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 26, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How strange is the off-season without testing? "This off-season has been a little bit strange without the on-track NASCAR-type testing that we're all accustomed to whether it's Charlotte or going to Vegas or doing a west coast swing-type thing or even going to Daytona for preseason testing.  Not being able to be in a car at all is different and the first time we get back in it will be practice for the Shootout here in a few weeks." Was the new Chase format a success? "I think it was certainly a success -- the new Chase format was certainly a success for the fans, for NASCAR and maybe not for some particular drivers ... FULL STORY »

As 2015 season approaches, Joe Gibbs Racing deals with massive changes

Carl Edwards (right), driver of the #19 Arris Toyota, speaks with the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 26, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) CHARLOTTE, N.C.— In contemplating his future at Joe Gibbs Racing, driver Carl Edwards draws inspiration from an unlikely source—Kevin Harvick. With a new team, a new crew chief and a new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format in 2014, ... FULL STORY »

Schedule Shakeup Stresses Early Success

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 23, 2015) – For the past three years, Atlanta Motor Speedway’s sole race on the NASCAR schedule was the second-to-last stop before the official beginning of the Chase for the Sprint Cup. And while each race ... FULL STORY »

Early-season testing answers questions, poses others

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Jan. 21, 2015) – Last season, NASCAR flipped the script on its testing rules, imposing a ban on private tests in 2015. Considering this year’s brand new rules package that – among other performance-affecting tweaks – reduces both ... FULL STORY »

Expanded 2015 Sprint Unlimited Field to Feature Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers

The Sprint Unlimited at Daytona Former Daytona 500 Pole Winners Also Added to Season-Opening Showcase at Daytona DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (December 15, 2014) – Coming off an exciting 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup finale, NASCAR announced today all 16 Chase drivers will ... FULL STORY »

They Said It

2014 NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Notable quotes from the Myers Brothers Luncheon: • “It don’t even seem real,” Dale Earnhardt Jr., in accepting the Myers Brothers Award. • “It’s hard to believe they’ve been together three years longer than I’ve been alive,” Sunoco Rookie of the Year ... FULL STORY »

Joe Gibbs Racing Announces 2015 Crew Chief Lineup

Joe Gibbs Racing Logo HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (December 4, 2014) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today crew chief assignments for each of its four 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and three NASCAR XFINITY Series teams. JGR’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crew Chief ... FULL STORY »



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Toyota 2014 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Post Race Notes And Quotes
Posted 11.16.14
TOYOTA Racing Homestead-Miami Speedway NASCAR Nationwide Series Post Race Notes And Quotes • Matt Kenseth captured the checkered flag in Saturday evening's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. • It was Kenseth's first NNS win of the season, and his 15th top-10 finish in 2014. • Kenseth led the field three ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rock Candy Toyota, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Kenseth holds off Larson for Nationwide win at Homestead
Posted 11.15.14
Penske wins owner’s title HOMESTEAD, Fla.—Charging away from a pack of pursuers on the final restart, Matt Kenseth scored his first NASCAR Nationwide Series win since October of last year in Saturday’s Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Chase Elliott, who had clinched the driver’s championship last Saturday in Phoenix, finished 17th ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 GameStop/Rock Candy Toyota, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 15, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2014 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 11.15.14
After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, Matt Kenseth held off Kyle Busch to win Saturday's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This was Kenseth's first series win of the season, his 29th series career win and his second series win at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Following Kenseth and ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.14.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 179.004 MPH, was the fastest Friday afernoon during the first Ford EcoBoost 400 practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Series championship contender, Kevin Harvick, was second fastest with a lap speed of 178.950 MPH, and he was followed by ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, speaks to the media after failing to advance to race for the championship in the season finale after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.11.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 Sprint Cup Series starts at Homestead, Kenseth has completed 3,454 of 3,743 laps (92.3 percent) and has led for a total of 449 laps.  ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth is philosophical about elimination from the Chase
Posted 11.09.14
AVONDALE, Ariz.— It was difficult for Matt Kenseth to be too disappointed about his elimination from the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Kenseth doesn’t have a victory this season, and his No. 20 Toyota hasn’t been consistently as fast as the front-running cars of Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Joey Logano ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth Makes The Most Of Second Chances
Posted 11.09.14
The Champions Tour, for golfers age 50 and over, has been called the biggest mulligan in professional sports, but Matt Kenseth thinks he’s found the NASCAR equivalent. Though he’s still looking for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory this season, Kenseth has used the new Chase format to his advantage ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 11.07.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What are your thoughts on this year’s Chase and championship? “It’s been an interesting Chase for us because we haven’t ran consistently really, really well and we still have a shot at it if we can have a good day here ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, climbs into his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.04.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Quicken Loans Race For Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 24 Sprint Cup Series starts at Phoenix, Kenseth has completed 7,005 of 7,569 laps (92.5 percent) and has led for a ...FULL STORY »


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