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Articles tagged ‘Michigan International Speedway’

Aug 15
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2014 NCWTS Careers for Veterans 200 First Practice Session Speeds

Kyle Busch - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Michigan International Speedway, it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 186.485mph, posting the quickest lap during the first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) Careers for Veterans 200 practice session. Austin Dillon was second quickest with a lap speed of 186.466mph, and he was followed by Darrell Wallace, Jr. (186.384mph) who was third, Johnny Sauter (185.893) fourth and Timothy Peters (185.869) was fifth. Rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the session were Travis Kvapil (185.744mph) who was sixth, Ryan Blaney (185.581) seventh, series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Ben Kennedy (185.242) eighth, German Quiroga (184.876) ninth and Joey Logano (184.786) was tenth. The teams will have their "Happy Hour" (final) practice session this afternoon from ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 First Practice Session Speeds

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) returned to the "Irish Hills" of Michigan on Friday for their first Pure Michigan 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway (MIS). And, at the end of the session and with the quickest lap speed ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Kyle Larson

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Michigan International Speedway and discussed his opportunity to make this year’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, the new rule policy NASCAR announced this morning and many ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with SHR’s Jeff Burton, Greg Zipadelli and Brett Frood

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone.  I thank you for your time this morning.  Certainly appreciate it.  Up here is Jeff Burton, our interim driver of the No. 14 car this weekend.  Greg Zipadelli, VP of competition, Stewart Haas Racing, and Brett ... FULL STORY »

Spencer Gallagher 2014 NCWTS Careers for Veterans 200 Race Preview

Spencer Gallagher (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) Spencer Gallagher No. 23 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Silverado This Week's GMS Racing’s Chevrolet Silverado at Michigan International Speedway ... Spencer Gallagher will pilot Chassis No.061 in the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway. This Chevrolet Silverado finished 15th with Gallagher ... FULL STORY »

Joey Coulter 2014 NCWTS Career for Veterans 200 Race Preview

Joey Coulter (Photo Credit: Sean Gardner / Getty Images) Joey Coulter No. 21 Allegiant Travel Chevrolet Silverado This Week's GMS Racing’s Chevrolet Silverado at Michigan International Speedway ... Joey Coulter will pilot Chassis No. 022 in Saturday’s Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway. The Jeff Stankiewicz-led team has ... FULL STORY »

Bryan Silas; T3R2 Introduces Rush Bowls To NASCAR At Michigan International Speedway

No. 99 Rush Bowls Chevrolet Silverado Layout BROOKLYN, Michigan (August 14, 2014) - - Officials from T3R2 announced today that Rush Bowls, a revolutionary all-natural blends of fruits that serve as a healthy meal or snack alternative, will sponsor Bryan Silas at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in ... FULL STORY »



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Mason Mingus; Win-Tron Racing Ready To Do Work In Irish Hills
Posted 08.14.14
BROOKLYN, Michigan (August 14, 2014) - - Sitting one race past the halfway point on the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) schedule, Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate Mason Mingus and his Win-Tron Racing team head to the Irish Hills of Brooklyn, Michigan ready to do work in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Austin Dillon Looking for his First Win at Michigan International Speedway
Posted 08.13.14
Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 12 of 22 - August 16, 2014 Driver: Austin Dillon Truck: No. 20 Qore-24 Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 13th (-75) Track: Michigan International Speedway Event: Careers for Veterans 200 Distance: 100 Laps / 200 Miles • Austin Dillion's Stats at Michigan ...FULL STORY »
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Jason White Headed to the Top in the Irish Hills
Posted 08.13.14
Quick Facts: Series: NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race: 12 of 22 - August 16, 2014 Driver: Jason White Truck: No. 9 NTS Motorsports Chevrolet Silverado Owner's Point Standings: 16th (-116) Track: Michigan International Speedway Event: Careers for Veterans 200 Distance: 100 Laps / 200 Miles • Jason White will be making ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row Chevrolet, right, and girlfriend Sherry Pollex take part in pre-race ceremonies for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on June 28, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Truex Jr. to Miss Friday’s Practice and Qualifying at MIS
Posted 08.13.14
DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 13, 2014) -- Martin Truex Jr. will miss Friday's practice and qualifying sessions at Michigan International Speedway. Recently, Sherry Pollex, Martin’s longtime partner and girlfriend was diagnosed with ovarian cancer. Sherry and Martin would like to thank the NASCAR community for all the well wishes. They have requested ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier in car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.13.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Michigan International Speedway Pure Michigan 400 | August 17, 2014 Back to Michigan...Justin Allgaier will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) this weekend. Allgaier's NSCS debut at MIS earlier this season resulted in his best NSCS career finish ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR TidBits – Aug. 11 – 17, 2014
Posted 08.13.14
500 TOYOTA STARTS:  Toyota driver Kyle Busch is set to make his 500th career NASCAR start in a Toyota Saturday in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Michigan International Speedway.  In 499 starts, Busch has compiled the most Toyota victories -- 114 total -- behind the wheel of a Toyota vehicle and ...FULL STORY »
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The Budweiser Party Porch features live entertainment all weekend
Posted 08.13.14
BROOKLYN, Mich. (August 13, 2014) – The day does not end when the on-track activity concludes at Michigan International Speedway in August. Instead, the action moves to the Budweiser Party Porch in Turn Four where live music continues late into the night. The Budweiser Party Porch is a respite area and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.13.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 13, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will drive the No. 7 Pilot Flying J / Allstate Peterbilt Group Chevrolet SS this weekend at Michigan International Speedway for the 23rd race on the 2014 calendar. Annett's first Cup Series visit to the Brooklyn, Mich. track netted ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle
Posted 08.13.14
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, is still looking for his first win of the 2014 season, but Michigan International Speedway could be the perfect place for that to happen.  Biffle has four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win at the facility, including last year when he captured ...FULL STORY »


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