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Articles tagged ‘Michigan International Speedway’

Aug 13
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Toyota NASCAR TidBits – Aug. 11 – 17, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo 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 has led the field for more than 24,000 laps.  One of those historic wins by Busch includes the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) trophy for Toyota when he drove his Camry to victory lane at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March 2008.  Busch has earned one NSCS win at Michigan (Aug. 2011), but has yet to visit victory lane at the two-mile oval in the NCWTS.  In seven starts at ... FULL STORY »

The Budweiser Party Porch features live entertainment all weekend

Michigan International Speedway Logo 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 ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Pure Michigan 400 Date/Time: August 17/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Joey Logano 2013 polesitter: Joey Logano Distance: 200 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2  miles Banking: 18 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Watkins Glen Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 24th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International after contact from behind in ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano 2014 NCWTS Careers For Veterans 200 Race Preview

Joey Logano (Jerry Markland / Getty Images( BRAD KESELOWSKI RACING MICHIGAN PREVIEW MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY CAREERS FOR VETERANS 200 Saturday, August 16, 2014 | 12:30 PM ET MEDIA SCHEDULE: Qualifying: Saturday, August 16th, 9:40 AM ET (FOX Sports 1) NCWTS Pre-Race: Saturday, August 16th, 12:00 PM ET (FOX Sports ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer Hoping Irish Eyes will be Smiling

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. Located in the Irish Hills, the 2-mile track is known for its high speeds. Clint Bowyer brings his No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota to the 1,400-plus ... 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 Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.13.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway   No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS AT MICHIGAN: In 30 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Michigan, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 9.8.  He’s completed 5,772 of 5,895 (97.9 percent) ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.13.14
Carl Edwards – PURE MICHIGAN 400 ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-927 Backup Chassis: RK-904 Twitter: @RandyPR99 ADVANCE NOTES  Watkins Glen Recap o   After surviving eight cautions, Edwards found himself in the catbird seat directly behind Marcos Ambrose and A.J. Allmendinger for the final restart.  Edwards drove his No. 99 Cheez-It ...FULL STORY »
Jimmy Weller
Jimmy Weller 2014 NCWTS Careers for Veterans 200 Race Preview
Posted 08.13.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images)
Jeb Burton Looking For Redemption In The Irish Hills
Posted 08.13.14
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 Driver Website: www.JebBurton.com Estes Website: www.estes-express.com Social Media: ...FULL STORY »
2014 NCWTS Driver Matt Crafton - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images
Matt Crafton Targeting A Michigan Turnaround
Posted 08.13.14
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 Social Media: @ThorSportRacing, @Matt_Crafton Sandusky, Ohio (August 12, ...FULL STORY »
Johnny Sauter (Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore / Getty Images)
Johnny Sauter Hoping To Be Better Than Average At Michigan International Speedway
Posted 08.13.14
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 Social Media: @ThorSportRacing, @Johnny Sauter Sandusky, Ohio (August 12, ...FULL STORY »
Chevy Bowtie Symbol
Home is where Victory Lane is for Chevrolet Drivers and Teams
Posted 08.12.14
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 for Chevrolet to sweep both races at MIS this weekend ...FULL STORY »
NSCS No. 55 Crew Chief Scott Miller - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Aaron’s Dream Machine Team Focused on Sunday’s Race and Monday’s Test
Posted 08.12.14
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 knows winning is the most likely way he’ll join the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Looking for Reversal at Michigan International Speedway
Posted 08.12.14
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 on Lap 8 of 200 at the Michigan June race. ...FULL STORY »


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