Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Oct 09

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Dale Earnhardt Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew/National Guard Chevrolet, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR DALE EARNHARDT, JR., NO. 88 DIET MOUNTAIN DEW CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed his outlook for this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his surprise birthday party and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR MINDSET COMING INTO CHARLOTTE MOTOR SPEEDWAY, OBVIOUSLY A BIG WEEKEND FOR YOU AND THE RACE TEAM: “I’m really excited actually.  I was thrilled with how we ran last weekend.  Super-fast car, this place is a bit similar.  I feel like as a team – the last time we raced at Chicago was a while ago and everybody in the sport has learned a tremendous amount since that race.  You can’t come into this race going ‘alright, well we ran good ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed racing at Charlotte, past success here, season to-date, performance in the Chase, Jeff Gordon and other topics. Full transcript: TALK ABOUT YOUR ... FULL STORY »

Rail Safety Partners Team with No. 34 Ford to Encourage Grade School to ‘Play It Safe’

Grade school students at Harmony Elementary School got a big surprise Thursday morning as David Ragan, driver of the NASCAR No. 34 Ford, led a "Play It Safe Assembly." - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photo Students Sign Hood of Ragan's Charlotte Race Car STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 9, 2014) - Grade school students at Harmony Elementary School got a big surprise Thursday morning as David Ragan, driver of the NASCAR No. 34 Ford, led a "Play It ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing and Original Painters Home Ice Cream Announce Partnership for Charlotte

BK Racing Logo STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 9, 2014) - BK Racing is pleased to announce today a partnership with North Myrtle Beach, SC based Original Painters Home Made Ice Cream for the upcoming NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway on ... FULL STORY »

Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS No. 36 Zing Zang Chevrolet SS Event/Date: Bank of America 500 (October 11th, 2014) Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway, NC Track Length: 1.5 miles Race Distance: 501 miles (334 laps) Tune in: ABC at 7:00pm Huntersville, NC (October 8, 2014) - Coming off another solid race weekend at Kansas Speedway, Reed Sorenson ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Previews

2014 NSCS/Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) abd Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Bank of America 500 – 334 laps/501 miles #BOA500 Track: Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad-oval) @CLTMotorSpdwy Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Monopoly Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Saturday, October 11 ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Bank of America 500 Date/Time: Oct. 11/7:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Brad Keselowski 2013 polesitter: Jeff Gordon Distance: 334 laps/501 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 24 degrees Track Shape: Quad-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Kansas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished seventh in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Pink Lemonade 5-hour ENERGY Benefitting LBBC Toyota - Photo Credit: Robert Lebarge/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Seeing Pink
Posted 10.08.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — The Sprint Cup Series doesn’t travel very far from where most of the industry resides this weekend. The drivers and crew visit Charlotte Motor Speedway, a short distance from most of the sports’ race shops. Because of the close proximity, it’s a race most teams count as one ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Klye Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Kyle Larson
Posted 10.08.14
KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, WAS THE GUEST ON THIS WEEK’S NASCAR TELECONFERENCE. JENNIE LONG:  We're joined by Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  Kyle, thanks for joining us. KYLE LARSON:  Hey, no problem. JENNIE LONG:  You've scored three ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.08.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 8, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will pilot the No. 7 CypressHQ Chevrolet SS this Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He is looking for his 11th top-25 finish of the 2014 season. Annett has just one career Cup Series start at Charlotte, but in ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 6 – 12, 2014
Posted 10.08.14
CAMRY CHASERS CONTEND:  All three Toyota Camry drivers are in the top-10 in points and within 20 points of the leader as race two of the 'Contender' round of this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) championship playoff rolls into Charlotte  -- Kyle Busch (second-place, -6 points), Denny Hamlin (fifth, ...FULL STORY »
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Bowyer Loves The History, Tradition Of Martinsville Speedway
Posted 10.08.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 8, 2014) – It’s not difficult to get Clint Bowyer excited. But if you want to see the NASCAR Sprint Cup driver get really excited, mention Martinsville Speedway. “I wish we had four more Martinsvilles across the country. It is the best product we have in the sport,” ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sam Hornish, Jr.
Posted 10.08.14
Former Indianapolis 500 Champion and NASCAR Winner to Drive No. 9 Ford CONCORD, N.C. (October 8, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today that three-time IndyCar Series Champion turned NASCAR winner, Sam Hornish, Jr. will join the storied organization to drive the No. 9 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (Breast Cancer Awareness Pink) - Source: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Breast Cancer Awareness
Posted 10.08.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) – With the month of October in full swing, the color pink is showing up everywhere. Including Danica Patrick’s No. 10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR). This week at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, and coming up at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway and ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 10.08.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Race No. 31 -- Bank of America 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 30 -- Drive for the Cure 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Concord, N.C. Fast Facts for October 9-11, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 43 Waffle House/Smithfield Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Have Shown Speed at Intermediate Tracks; Looking for Solid Finish at Charlotte
Posted 10.07.14
Almirola and "The King" Get Their Fill of Smithfield Bacon this Weekend with Appearances in Charlotte In the last three races at 1.5-mile race tracks, the No. 43 team has raced in the Top-Five and Top-10 but engine issues marred two of the starts resulting in just one Top-10 finish at ...FULL STORY »

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