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Oct 07
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Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Charlotte Advance Team: No. 16 3M Bondo Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-922  Last ran Atlanta – finished 10th Backup Chassis: RK-908  Last ran Chicago – finished 23rd ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Charlotte o   Biffle has 23 starts in the Cup series at Charlotte, but a win has eluded him.  He has finished in the top-five five times and has eight top-10 finishes. The Car o   Chassis RK-922 was brand new in Indy where Biffle finished 13th, and then went on to Atlanta to earn a 10th-place finish.  The team also tested this chassis at Texas a few weeks ago. Bondo® o   The Bondo® brand has been there for you for over sixty years, tackling your toughest repairs and restorations. Whether you have a ding ... FULL STORY »

Junior’s Crew Chief Has Unfinished Business At This Weekend’s Bank of America 500

Steve Letarte is retiring from his crew chief duties for Dale Earnhardt Jr. at the end of the season, but he's still got a lot left to accomplish this season. (CMS/HHP photo) CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2014) -- Nobody could ever accuse Steve Letarte of being a late bloomer. In 1996, when most 16-year-olds were serving up burgers at a local fast food joint, Letarte was already working full time for Hendrick Motorsports. ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman pits the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 479 in Saturday's 501-mile event. This chassis was utilized earlier this season at Chicagoland Speedway (Start: ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Bank of Ameria 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Schrock/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Schrock/Menards Chevrolet at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 480 during the Charlotte 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This is the same No. 27 Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 481 in the Charlotte 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes  Event: Charlotte 500 Date: Saturday, October 11, 2014 Location: Charlotte Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Charlotte Motor Speedway ... In 142 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Charlotte Motor ... FULL STORY »

Ragan’s CSX Ford to Feature Local Schoolkids’ Signatures

2014 NSCS Driver David Ragan (CSX) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Driver Encourages Students to Promise to Play It Safe around Railroad Tracks STATESVILLE, OCT. 7, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 CSX "Play It Safe" Ford, comments on racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway: "We've got our friends at CSX ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Gilliland Says Charlotte Character Coming Back
Posted 10.07.14
Team Takes Intermediate Track Knowledge, New Crew Chief to Home Track STATESVILLE, OCT. 7, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 MDS Transport Ford, comments on racing at Charlotte Motor Speedway: "The Charlotte race is a home game, which is great. We've got a lot of friends and family of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards on track in the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.07.14
Carl Edwards – BANK OF AMERICA 500 ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-910 Backup Chassis: RK-897 Twitter: @RandyFuller99 ADVANCE NOTES Kansas Recap o    A strategy call from crew chief Jimmy Fennig with 37 laps to go was the move of the race for Edwards and his No. 99 Fastenal team.  ...FULL STORY »
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Ditech Mortgage Corp Increases Involvement with Stewart-Haas Racing
Posted 10.06.14
Will Expand Partnership to Include Two-Race Primary Sponsorship of No. 4 Team and Driver Kevin Harvick Beginning in 2015  CHARLOTTE, N.C., (Oct. 6, 2014) – Ditech Mortgage Corp (“ditech”), one of the mortgage industry’s best-known brands, has significantly increased its partnership with Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit
Martin Truex Jr. to Conduct Public Autograph Session at Charlotte’s Furniture Row
Posted 10.06.14
Fans Attending will be Treated to Free Hot Dogs and Sodas CHARLOTTE, N.C. (Oct. 6, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr., driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet, will conduct a public autograph session in Charlotte, Saturday, Oct 11 from 1:00 - 2:00 p.m. ET. The special event will take place at ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing Puts Three Cars Into Top-10 At Kansas Speedway
Posted 10.05.14
While Chevrolet powerhouse Hendrick Motorsports endured plenty of issues during Sunday’s Kansas Lottery 400 at Kansas Speedway, Richard Childress Racing capitalized on their misfortune with three top-10 finishes for all three of its Sprint Cup Series teams. Chase hopeful Ryan Newman led the way with a seventh place finish, while rookie ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards on track in the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Quietly, Carl Edwards Delivers Top-Five Finish At Kansas Speedway
Posted 10.05.14
While several of his fellow Chase competitors had their troubles on Sunday afternoon in the Kansas Lottery 400, Roush Fenway Racing’s Carl Edwards persevered with a top-five finish. Edwards’ No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion never contended for its third victory of the season, but some late-race pit strategy with two-tires by ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Season Best For Martin Truex Jr. At Kansas Speedway
Posted 10.05.14
In undoubtedly his best performance of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Martin Truex Jr. rallied from his 15th-place starting position to finish a season-best fourth in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway. Before Sunday’s race, Truex Jr. and his Furniture Row Racing team best finish of the year ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Larson Left To Only Wonder…
Posted 10.05.14
3.25 That’s Kyle Larson’s average finishing position in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series over the last four races. Not bad. But, for the raving Sprint Cup Series rookie, he can only wonder “what if”, as his Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates team isn’t competing in the 2014 edition of ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Despite late scare, Kyle Busch finally finds his mojo at Kansas; Plus Sunday Notebook
Posted 10.05.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan.— In the closing laps of Sunday’s Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway, Kyle Busch was getting nervous—very nervous. The engine in his No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota was running hot, and foul-smelling smoke was starting to fill the cockpit. At a race track that has haunted him for ...FULL STORY »


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