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Aug 11
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Michigan & Mid-Ohio NASCAR Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 23 – Pure Michigan 400 Michigan International Speedway (2.0-mile oval) – Brooklyn, Mich. Fast Facts for August 14-16, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 6 sets for practice/qualifying and 9 sets for the race Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4558; Right-side -- D-4630 Tire Circumference: Left-side -- 87.60 in. (2,225 mm); Right-side -- 88.39 in. (2,245 mm) Minimum Recommended Inflation: Left Front -- 26 psi; Right Front -- 57 psi; Left Rear – 26 psi; Right Rear -- 54 psi Notes: While teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Camping World Truck Series will run the same right-side tire code (D-4630) at Michigan this weekend, they will run distinct left-side codes . . . in Sprint Cup, ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Michigan International Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 511 in the Pure Michigan 400. This Chevrolet has been utilized five times this season at ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Paul Menard on track in the No. 27 Richmond / Menards Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Richmond / Menards Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Richmond / Menards Chevrolet at Michigan International Speedway ... Crew chief Justin Alexander and the No. 27 team have prepped chassis No. 510 for this weekend's 400-mile event ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Michigan International Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 512 in the Pure Michigan 400. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to a ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Event: Pure Michigan 400 Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015 Venue: Michigan International Speedway Richard Childress Racing at Michigan International Speedway ... In 151 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Michigan International Speedway, RCR teams have earned three wins, two with Dale Earnhardt (1987, ... FULL STORY »

Go Green Racing Adds Three Races For Josh Wise

2013 NNS Driver Josh Wise - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Josh Wise’s (@Josh_Wise) brief sabbatical from competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is about to end. CATCHFENCE.com has confirmed that Wise will return as the Go Green Racing driver of the No. 32 Ford Fusion for the next three ... FULL STORY »

Five-Time GRAMMY-Nominee Hunter Hayes To Rock Charlotte Motor Speedway Before Bank of America 500

Hunter Hayes will perform a 60-minute set before the Bank of America 500 on Saturday, Oct. 10. (Photo courtesy of Hunter Hayes) CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 10, 2015) – One of the biggest names in country music will crank things up in the heart of NASCAR country when Hunter Hayes gets fans revved up for the Bank of America 500 on Saturday, Oct. 10, ... FULL STORY »



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Statement from MIS President Roger Curtis on Safety Initiatives
Posted 08.10.15
BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 10, 2015) – Following a pre-race review of the facility by International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and NASCAR, additional safety measures will be implemented prior to the August 14-16 NASCAR weekend. Approximately 150 feet of temporary wall will be added to the existing pit road tri-oval wall, extending toward ...FULL STORY »
Sammy Hagar and The Circle featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson performing Sunday, Nov. 8, prior to the AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
Sammy Hagar And The Circle To Rock AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Race
Posted 08.10.15
Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Hagar To Headline Loud and Proud Pre-Race Show Fueled By American Ethanol For AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase Race Pre-Race Passes For Stage-Side Concert Access, Individual Race Tickets Go On Sale 9 a.m. CT Friday FORT WORTH, Texas (August 10, 2015) - Rock ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, tears up the track after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 9, 2015 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
NASCAR May Get “The Boot” At Watkins Glen
Posted 08.09.15
Now that Watkins Glen has started repaving its racing surface, running “the Boot” may be back on the table for NASCAR races. The current configuration of the Glen for NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series races eliminates the Boot, which contains Turns 6 through 9, and shortens the course from 3.40 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Despite Fuel Shortfall, Kevin Harvick Remains Confident
Posted 08.09.15
In the final two corners of the final lap of Sunday‘s race at Watkins Glen, Kevin Harvick ran out of fuel, narrowly failing to get 59 laps out of his final tank of gas. Though Joey Logano inherited the lead and won the race, with Harvick finishing third, the driver ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kasey Kahne on track at Watkins Glen in the No. 5 Time Warner Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Second straight miserable week puts Kasey Kahne in must-win position
Posted 08.09.15
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – A week after destroying his car in a Lap 3 crash at Pocono and finishing last, Kasey Kahne was the victim of a restart wreck on Lap 49 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International. Kahne finished 12 laps down in 42nd ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Performance 2015 NSCS Cheez-It 355 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 08.09.15
LOGANO AND FORD COMPLETE WATKINS GLEN WEEKEND SWEEP •    Joey Logano’s win today is his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory of the season and 10th of his career. •    This marks the first NXS/NSCS weekend sweep for Ford since the opening weekend of the season when Ryan Reed (NXS) and Joey ...FULL STORY »
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2015 Michigan Int’l Speedway NASCAR (Aug.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 08.09.15
MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY 2015 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES WEEKEND EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, August 13th 1:00 PM 3:00 PM Michigan International Speedway Ride Along Program 4:00 PM ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 9, 2015 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Joey Logano completes weekend sweep with Sprint Cup win at Watkins Glen
Posted 08.09.15
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – A week after running out of fuel while leading with three laps left at Pocono, Joey Logano finished off an unprecedented weekend sweep at Watkins Glen International with his first road course victory in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Pressuring race leader Kevin Harvick over a 30-lap ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser/Jimmy John's Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 9, 2015 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick Finishes Third at The Glen
Posted 08.09.15
Three Chevy SS Drivers in Top 10 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – (August 9, 2015) – Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Kevin Harvick, had to settle for a third-place finish in the CHEEZ-IT 355 at Watkins Glen International when his No. 4 Budweiser/Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS ran out of fuel on the ...FULL STORY »


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