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Jimmy Weller 2014 NCWTS Careers for Veterans 200 Race Preview

Jimmy Weller Jimmy Weller No. 08 Geneva-Liberty Steel / Engine Parts Plus / Hopek Hardware Plus Chevrolet Silverado Michigan International Speedway - Careers for Veterans 200 August 16, 2014 No. 08 Geneva-Liberty Steel / Engine Parts Plus / Hopek Hardware Plus Chevrolet News: Taking on Michigan International Speedway for the first time... Jimmy Weller will make his very first start at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, August 16 while driving the No. 08 Geneva-Liberty Steel / Engine Parts Plus / Hopek Hardware Plus Chevrolet Silverado for SS Green Light Racing. After spending time in NASCAR's developmental ranks, Weller's 2014 race schedule is focused on learning NASCAR's larger tracks-those facilities that are 1.5-miles and larger. Most recently, Weller competed with the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series ... FULL STORY »

Jeb Burton Looking For Redemption In The Irish Hills

Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) Race Information: Date: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 Race: 12 of 22 Track Details: 2-mile D-shaped oval Distance: 100 laps / 200 miles Team Information: Current Driver Point Standings: 10th (-84) Current Owner Point Standings: 14th (-84) Crew Chief: Jeriod Prince Team Website: www.ThorSport.com ... FULL STORY »

Matt Crafton Targeting A Michigan Turnaround

2014 NCWTS Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images Race Information: Date: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 Race: 12 of 22 Track Details: 2-mile D-shaped oval Distance: 100 laps / 200 miles Team Information: Current Driver Point Standings: 3rd (-12) Current Owner Point Standings: 4th (-12) Crew Chief: Carl Joiner Team Website: www.ThorSport.com ... FULL STORY »

Johnny Sauter Hoping To Be Better Than Average At Michigan International Speedway

Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore / Getty Images) Race Information: Date: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 Race: 12 of 22 Track Details: 2-mile D-shaped oval Distance: 100 laps / 200 miles Team Information: Current Driver Point Standings: 2nd (-7) Current Owner Point Standings: 3rd (-7) Crew Chief: Jeff Hensley Team Website: www.ThorSport.com ... FULL STORY »

Home is where Victory Lane is for Chevrolet Drivers and Teams

Chevy Bowtie Symbol The Bowtie Brand Looks for MIS Sweep DETROIT - (August 12, 2014) – When Jimmie Johnson pulled into Victory Lane at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) for the first time in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career in June, he set the stage ... FULL STORY »

Aaron’s Dream Machine Team Focused on Sunday’s Race and Monday’s Test

NSCS No. 55 Crew Chief Scott Miller - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C.  — The No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team has a lot of work left in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. With just four races remaining to earn a berth in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, driver Brian Vickers ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Looking for Reversal at Michigan International Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2014) – The last time Martin Truex Jr. competed at Michigan International Speedway it was both a short and long day for the Furniture Row Racing driver Truex’s No. 78 Chevrolet got caught up in an accident ... FULL STORY »



Tyler Young
Tyler Young Set For Seventh Track Debut This Season In Irish Hills
Posted 08.12.14
Tyler Young, No. 02 Randco Industries / Young's Building Systems Chevrolet Silverado NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Michigan International Speedway Careers for Veterans 200 Race Preview Race Information: Date: Saturday, Aug. 16, 2014 Race: 12 of 22 Track Details: 2-mile D-shaped oval Distance: 100 laps / 200 miles Team Information: Current Driver Point Standings: 15th ...FULL STORY »
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Chris Rice joins NTS Motorsports as Competition Director
Posted 08.12.14
Kernersville, N.C. (August 12th, 2014) NTS Motorsports Vice President of Operations announced earlier today that Chris Rice will serve as Competition Director and crew chief of the No.20 Chevrolet Silverado. Rice joins NTS Motorsports with 25 years of experience in NASCAR, including 11 years as a crew chief in ...FULL STORY »
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John Wes Townley to Miss Michigan NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race
Posted 08.12.14
2003 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Champion Travis Kvapil Slated to Drive No. 05 Zaxby’s Athenian Motorsports Tundra at MIS Saturday Mooresville, N.C. (August 12, 2014)- John Wes Townley will sit out the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Michigan International Speedway this weekend after an accident at Pocono ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Pure Michigan 400  Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 902 - last raced at Pocono– finished 15th. Backup Chassis: RK- 877 - last raced at Loudon- finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Michigan International Speedway o   Stenhouse has three career Sprint Cup starts at MIS with an ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Look to Michigan as Gauge of Improvement
Posted 08.12.14
Hope Changes Made since June Reflect on Track In June, the No. 43 Eckrich Ford team tested at Michigan International Speedway. When they competed in the June event, they didn't feel like the car was where it needed to be. They spent the last two months working on simulations to improve ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose on board the No. 9 Black and Decker Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Black and Decker Returns to No. 9 and Ambrose
Posted 08.12.14
"We Still Need to Win" Marcos Ambrose will bring the colors of Black and Decker Racing back to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. After finishing second at Watkins Glen in the Sprint Cup Series, Ambrose moved to 16th in the Sprint Cup championship and is still on the cusp of getting ...FULL STORY »
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Germán Quiroga 2014 NCWTS Careers for Veterans 200 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.14
Germán Quiroga No. 77 NET10 Wireless Toyota Tundra This Week's NET10 Wireless Toyota Tundra at Michigan International Speedway... Germán Quiroga will be piloting chassis No. 007 in the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, August 16. He most recently drove this Toyota Tundra to a fifth-place ...FULL STORY »
Timothy Peters, driver of the #17 Red Horse Racing Toyota, waits in his truck during practice for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Pocono Mountains 150 at Pocono Raceway on August 1, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Timothy Peters 2014 NCWTS Careers for Veterans 200 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.14
Timothy Peters No. 17 Fast Eddie's Car Wash / Valvoline Toyota Tundra This Week's Fast Eddie's / Valvoline Toyota Tundra at Michigan International Speedway... Timothy Peters will be piloting chassis No. 018 in the Careers for Veterans 200 at Michigan International Speedway on Saturday, August 16. This is the same Toyota ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Michigan, Mid-Ohio NASCAR August Tire Fast Facts
Posted 08.12.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 23 – Pure Michigan 400Michigan International Speedway (2.0-mile oval) – Brooklyn, Mich.Fast Facts for August 15-17, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the raceTire Codes: Left-side -- D-4558; Right-side -- D-4586Tire Circumference: ...FULL STORY »


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