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Articles tagged ‘Michigan International Speedway’

Jun 11
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Sam Hornish Jr. 2014 NNS Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 Race Preview

Sam Hornish Jr. Sam Hornish Jr. / No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota Preview Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 at Michigan International Speedway No. 20 SunEnergy1 Toyota News and Notes: SUNENERGY1 DEBUTS THIS WEEK ON THE NO. 20 TOYOTA: SunEnergy1 will sponsor four NASCAR Nationwide Series races this season with Matt Kenseth, Sam Hornish and SunEnergy1 CEO Kenny Habul sharing the driving duties. Hornish will pilot SunEnergy1’s debut race this weekend at Michigan International Speedway. Accomplished road racer Habul goes behind the wheel on the road courses of Road America and Mid-Ohio on June 21 and August 16 respectively. Kenseth will handle the driving duties in Atlanta on August 30. JOE GIBBS RACING AT MICHIGAN: Joe Gibbs Racing has 31 Nationwide Series starts at Michigan International Speedway including ... FULL STORY »

Juan Pablo Montoya to drive the No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Michigan International Speedway

2014 NSCS No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion The SKF primary colors will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Michigan International Raceway on the No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion driven by Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya. The Quicken Loans 400 will be telecast beginning ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits: June 9 – 15, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo MIS MANUFACTURER TROPHY:  Toyota will compete for the ‘Manufacturer’s Trophy’ at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) this weekend.  The three-foot trophy will be awarded to the winning car manufacturer of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race on Sunday.  The trophy renews a fun ‘rivalry’ ... FULL STORY »

More Speed, Finishing Races Have Boosted Truex Jr.’s Performance

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER (June 11, 2014) -- Capturing consecutive top-10 finishes is not a celebratory time for Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing. But after a slow start to the 2014 season and a whole bunch of bad luck the sixth-place finish ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett and his Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS team head to Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. this weekend right as the No. 7 team is hitting its performance ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Living in Michigan

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 11, 2014) – When Kurt Busch left behind his hometown of Las Vegas to pursue his NASCAR dream, his first stop was not the typical move to North Carolina. Instead, Busch moved to southeast Michigan to drive ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Pure Michigan

NSCS Driver Danica Patrick Garage KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 11, 2014) – It’s race number 15, but to fans it seems like so much more. There is a track, 2-miles of asphalt in southern Michigan. It is nestled in the Irish Hills just south of Brooklyn. People come ... FULL STORY »



2015 Ford Mustang MIS Pace Car
Legendary Mustang to Continue 50-Year Celebration as Pace Car for Sprint Cup Race at Michigan International Speedway
Posted 06.11.14
 All-new 2015 Ford Mustang will serve as pace car for the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway June 15, a fitting tribute to 50 years of continuous production  Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company president of The Americas, will drive the Race Red Mustang GT fastback to ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5 hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Special Gift
Posted 06.11.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —   The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit travels to Michigan International Speedway for a 400-mile race this weekend. One lucky driver will be able to give his or her father a special gift after the event, which falls on Father’s Day. While Clint Bowyer’s dad, Chris “Pops” Bowyer, has witnessed his ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane "Junie Blue" Ford Fusion
Woods Remember Donlavey As Their Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team Prepares to Race at Michigan
Posted 06.11.14
As the Wood Brothers and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane team head to Michigan International Speedway for Sunday’s Quicken Loans 400, their thoughts naturally will be back home in Virginia, where friends and family are celebrating the life of Junie Donlavey, the beloved Sprint Cup team owner and loyal life-long member of ...FULL STORY »
Cody Coughlin
Cody Coughlin is Excited to Race at Michigan International Speedway
Posted 06.11.14
Joe Gibbs Development Driver Will Make his Second Superspeedway Start This Friday (Delaware, OH - June 11, 2014) - When you ask Cody Coughlin what it will take to be successful at Michigan International Speedway, he says one word - "momentum." He hopes that the momentum he has ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Michigan & Gateway NASCAR June Tire Fast Facts
Posted 06.11.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 15 – Quicken Loans 400 Michigan International Speedway (2.0-mile oval) – Brooklyn, Mich. Fast Facts for June 13-15, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the race Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4558; Right-side -- D-4586 Tire Circumference: ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott
Four Months and Change (Chase Elliott)
Posted 06.11.14
DRIVER: Chase Elliott / No. 9 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet RACE: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 (125 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Michigan International Speedway DATE: Saturday, June 14, 2014 Brooklyn, Mich. (June 10, 2014) – It’s simply known as “the stretch.” From June 14th to Oct. 10th Chase Elliott ...FULL STORY »
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. 2014 NNS Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 Race Preview
Posted 06.11.14
DRIVER: Dale Earnhardt Jr. / No. 88 eBay Chevrolet RACE: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 (125 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Michigan International Speedway DATE: Saturday, June 14, 2014 Quotes | Dale Earnhardt Jr. “Michigan has been a great track for me in both the Cup and Nationwide cars. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Regan Smith (TaxSlayer.com) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Regan Smith 2014 NNS Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 Race Preview
Posted 06.11.14
DRIVER: Regan Smith / No. 7 TaxSlayer.com Chevrolet RACE: Ollie’s Bargain Outlet 250 (125 laps / 250 miles) TRACK: Michigan International Speedway DATE: Saturday, June 14, 2014 Quotes | Regan Smith “It was good to have a weekend to take a breath before we hit this long ...FULL STORY »
Mason Mitchell
Mason Mitchell Hopeful for First Win at Ford’s Home Track: Michigan International Speedway
Posted 06.11.14
(Mooresville, N.C. June 11 2014) -- Last weekend might have been Mason Mitchell’s most important weekend in the ARCA Racing Series presented by Menards finishing runner-up to Sprint Cup Series driver Kyle Larson. The finish was Mitchell’s fourth runner-up in the last nine races. This weekend Mitchell and Mason Mitchell ...FULL STORY »


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