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Nov 18
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Kurt Busch Notches 3rd-Straight Top-10

Kurt Busch (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Furniture Row driver sets team record HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2012) – Kurt Busch scored his third straight top-10 finish by posting a ninth-place result in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. The performance marked the first time that Furniture Row Racing has claimed three consecutive top-10 finishes. Busch, who was competing in his sixth race with the Denver, Colo.-based team, was coming off a pair of eighth-place results in Texas and Phoenix. "Finishing the season with three straight top-10s and four straight top-15s – you just can’t ask for much more in a short period of time together,” said Busch, who had an average finish of 10.0 in the last four races. “We’ve made a tremendous amount of progress ... FULL STORY »

SRT Motorsports 2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Race Recaps

Street and Racing Technology (SRT) Motorsports Logo Brad Keselowski (No. 2 Miller Lite Dodge Charger R/T) SPRINT CUP CHAMPION Finished 15th “It means the world, it really does.  I’ve got the best team in racing and I’m just so thrilled to be a part of it.  From the top ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Clint Bowyer (second) was the first Toyota Camry driver to the checkered flag in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Camry drivers Kyle Busch (second) and Martin Truex Jr. (sixth) also earned top-10 results at the one-and-a-half- ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Results

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont 20 Years Celebratory Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012 in Homestead, Florida.- Photo Credit:: Chris Trotman/Getty Images Jeff Gordon finished out the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season with winning the Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, as Brad Keselowski claims the series championship with his 15th-place finish. This was Gordon's 2nd series victory of the 2012 season, ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Wins at Homestead; Second Victory of Season

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 DuPont 20 Years Celebratory Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag as he crosses the finish line to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012 in Homestead, Florida.- Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson Finishes Third in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings HOMESTEAD, Fla. – Jeff Gordon won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 2012 season finale’ at Homestead-Miami Speedway to lead five Team Chevy drivers in the top 10. It was Gordon’s second victory ... FULL STORY »

Brad Keselowski Wins 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Dodge, hoist the series trophy in Champions Victory Lane after winning the series championship and finishing in fifteenth place for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 18, 2012 in Homestead, Florida.- Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Owner Roger Penske Also Celebrates As First-Time Series Champion DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2012) – Brad Keselowski won the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship today at Homestead-Miami Speedway, earning owner Roger Penske’s first title in NASCAR’s premier series. For owner ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo RICKY STENHOUSE JR. – No. 6 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion – “We were getting our Fifth Third, Stand Up To Cancer Fusion better and better and we were slowly working our way up and passing some lead-lap cars. We ... FULL STORY »



Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images for NASCAR
No. 18 Dollar General Toyota Tundra Gets “Nudged” At The Line
Posted 11.18.12
"Kyle Busch Comes Home Second in Green-White-Checkered Finish" Date: Nov. 16, 2012 Event: Ford EcoBoost 200 (Race 22 of 22) Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Location: Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start / Finish: 6th / 2nd (Running, completed 140 of 140 laps) Winner: Cale Gale of Eddie Sharp Racing (Chevrolet) Kyle ...FULL STORY »
Regan Smith, driver of the #5 HendrickCars.com Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Ford EcoBoost 300 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 17, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2012 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Race Results
Posted 11.17.12
Regan Smith, who started tenth in Saturday's day into night NNS Ford EcoBoost 300, found himself doing  a victory burnout at Homestead-Miami Speedway, while Ricky Stenhouse did the same as the 2012 NNS champion. Pole-sitter, Kyle Busch, led the most laps - 89 out of 200, but came up short to ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.17.12
Kyle Busch, with a lap speed of 168.476 mph, was the fastest during the final NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Second fastest with a lap speed of 168.182 mph, was  Martin Truex, Jr., followed by Matt Kenseth (168.167  mph) who was third fastest, the current series points leader, Brad Keselowski (168.161) fourth ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth (Best Buy) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.17.12
Matt Kenseth, who is competing in his final race this weekend for Roush Fenway Racing (RFR) posted the quickest lap speed (of 169.279 mph) during  the second NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Kenseth's fellow RFR teammate, Greg Biffle, with a lap speed of 168.660 mph,  was second quickest ...FULL STORY »
Richard Petty Motorsports
Richard Petty Motorsports Re-Signs Ambrose and Almirola
Posted 11.17.12
Team Continues to Build From Positive Momentum During Season's End Concord, N.C. (November 17, 2012) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) confirmed today its current drivers, Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola, have re-signed for the 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Ambrose will enter his third season driving for the organization. He will ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Bush (NNS No 54 Monster) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2012 NNS Ford EcoBoost 300 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.17.12
Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 167.984 mph, captured the 2012 Ford EcoBoost 300 Coors Light Pole Award at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This was Busch's third series pole of the 2012 season, his twenty-sixth series career pole and his first series pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Second in the series points standings, Elliott ...FULL STORY »
Cale Gale, driver of the #33 Rheem Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NCWTS Ford EcoBoost 200 Race Results
Posted 11.16.12
Cale Gale wins the battle in the 2012 NCWTS Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, but it's James Buescher winning the war by becoming the 2012 NCWTS champion. After the first (and only) attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Cale Gale - on fresher tires and coming to the ...FULL STORY »
James Buescher, driver of the #31 Great Clips Chevrolet, celebrates in Champions Victory Lane after winning the Series Championship and finishing in thirteenth place in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Ford EcoBoost 200 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
James Buescher Crowned 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion
Posted 11.16.12
HOMESTEAD, Fla. – James Buescher, driver of the No. 31 Great Clips Chevrolet Silverado, claimed the 2012 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) championship with a 13th-place finish in the season-ending race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. His title, the first for Buescher and team owner Steve Turner, clinched Chevrolet’s 12th driver’s title ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #20 Home Depot/redbeacon.com Toyota, poses after qualifying for the pole position in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2012 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.16.12
Joey Logano backed up his Friday practice performance by running a qualifying lap speed of 176.056 mph, to capture the 2012 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Coors Light Pole Award at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This was Logano's second series pole of the 2012 season, his fifth series career pole and his first series ...FULL STORY »


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