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Nov 15
Saturday

2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Team Chevy’s Jim Campbell

Jim Campbell, U.S. Vice President of Performance Vehicles and Motorsports JIM CAMPBELL, U.S. VICE PRESIDENT OF PERFORMANCE VEHICLES AND MOTORSPORTS KERRY THARP:  Good afternoon.  This is day 3 of the 2014 Ford championship weekend here as we wrap up what has been another exciting and successful NASCAR racing season.  You know, we couldn't do it without the support, the professionalism, and the collaboration between three outstanding partners.  We thought that we would let you men and women hear from them today. We're blessed in NASCAR to have three outstanding manufacturers in our sport, and for the first time ever, Chevrolet, Ford and Toyota are in legitimate contention for a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver championship heading into the season finale here tomorrow at Homestead‑Miami Speedway.  Congratulations to all three, and we wish ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Q&A with Ford Racing’s Jamie Allison

Director of Ford Racing Jamie Allison - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Jamie Allison, director, Ford Racing, participated in a press conference this afternoon with counterparts from Chevrolet and Toyota.  Below is a transcript of Allison’s remarks. JAMIE ALLISON, Director, Ford Racing – HOW NICE WOULD IT BE TO HAVE JOEY LOGANO WIN ... FULL STORY »

Championship 4 drivers remain confident following qualifying

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Defending race champion Denny Hamlin says he knew he had the car to win last year’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway—and he did. Asked how "close" his Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota is this weekend to the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Second Practice Session Speeds

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Early Saturday afternoon at Homestead-Miami Speedway, it was Kevin Harvick - with a lap speed of 175.069 MPH - placing himself at the top of the speed chart during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy’s Jeff Gordon Wins Pole at Homestead-Miami Speedway

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 14, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Earns Hendrick Motorsports’ 200th All-Time Pole HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2014) – Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet SS, won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale’ at Homestead-Miami Speedway with a lap of ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 3rd How strong is your race car for Sunday? "We just worked on qualifying today so we'll get into race practice a little bit tomorrow.  Then we'll have a little ... FULL STORY »

Harvey Gulf to Sponsor Cassill in NSCS Season Finale

2014 NSCS No 40 Harvey Gulf Chevrolet SS HOMESTEAD, Fla. (November 14, 2014) – Hillman Racing today announced that Harvey Gulf International Marine, a marine transportation company that specializes in providing offshore supply and multi-purpose support vessels for deepwater operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, will sponsor ... FULL STORY »



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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.14.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER “We had a great Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet but the bottom just wasn’t the perfect place for us to run. I could feel the tires going away and then we needed to move up. So when we ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 11.14.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – “I’m not happy with fourth, but I’m happy with how strong we’ve been all day.  We had decent runs.  Our first qualifying run was really strong and then our second and third just weren’t quite where we wanted to be. I’m not sure ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, stands in the garage area for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 14, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.14.14
Brad Keselowski, in the first round of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying at Homestead-Miami Speedway, broke the previous qualifying track record with a lap speed of 181.238 MPH. But, in the final round it was Jeff Gordon - with a qualifying lap speed of 180.747 MPH - taking the ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.14.14
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 179.004 MPH, was the fastest Friday afernoon during the first Ford EcoBoost 400 practice session at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Series championship contender, Kevin Harvick, was second fastest with a lap speed of 178.950 MPH, and he was followed by ...FULL STORY »
Brian France, CEO and Chairman of NASCAR, speaks to the media at Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 18 in Homestead, Fla. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for NASCAR
Brian France believes new Chase format has accomplished its mission
Posted 11.14.14
HOMESTEAD, Fla.— In Brian France’s estimation, the new Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup format introduced this year has struck a perfect balance between winning and consistency in determining the series champion. At the same time, France said, the new system, featuring an expanded 16-driver field and eliminations after every third ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR CEO and Chariman, Brian France - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Ford Championship Weekend Q&A with Brian France
Posted 11.14.14
An Interview With: BRIAN FRANCE             BRETT JEWKES:  We're going to get started.  We want to welcome you all to Homestead‑Miami Speedway and Ford Championship Weekend.  Glad to have you here joining us.  NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France will give his state‑of‑the‑sport press conference. Before we do start, I want ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Cole Whitt, driver of the #26 GEAR Speed Stick Toyota, climbs into his car during practice - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Cole Whitt 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.14.14
COLE WHITT No. 26 Speed Stick GEAR Toyota Camry Homestead - Miami Speedway | Ford 400 Whitt Looks to GEARup for the Final Race of 2014... Following a weekend of struggles in Phoenix, Cole Whitt and his Speed Stick GEAR Toyota Camry team come into Homestead riding a streak of eight ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman (BK Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Alex Bowman 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.14.14
ALEX BOWMAN No. 23 DipYourCar.com Toyota Camry Homestead - Miami Speedway| Ford 400 Bowman Ready to Close out Rookie Campaign at Homestead...Following a string of finishes outside the top-30, Alex Bowman is set to make his NASCAR Sprint Cup (NSCS) Homestead-Miami Speedway debut this weekend. Having never raced at the 1.5 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver JJ Yeley (BK Racing) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
JJ Yeley 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.14.14
JJ YELEY No. 83 DipYourCar.com Toyota Camry Homestead - Miami Speedway | Ford 400 Yeley Looks to "Dip" the Competition at Homestead...Following his second top-30 finish of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season, JJ Yeley and his No.83 DipyYourCar.com Toyota Camry team are looking for a strong finish at this weekend's ...FULL STORY »


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