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Oct 12
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Kyle Busch (fifth) was the first Toyota driver to the finish line in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.  Kevin Harvick was the race-winner. Busch started from the pole and led the field three times for a total of 41 laps (of 334) in the 500-mile race. At the halfway point in the 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship playoffs, Busch has recorded top-10 results in all five Chase events thus far this season. Busch sits second in the Chase standings as the series heads to the final race of the 'Contender' round next weekend at Alabama's Talladega Superspeedway. Camry driver Denny Hamlin (ninth) led the field once for 22 laps and also earned a top-10 finish ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – WINNER ON THE WIN: “Everybody on our team has just continued to build better race cars and we know that we’ve had the cars to run up front and lead laps and do the ... FULL STORY »

Harvick Advances With Charlotte Win As Tempers Flare After The Race

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C.—The Closer finally closed the deal, and the door swung almost shut on Dale Earnhardt Jr., six-time champion Jimmie Johnson and 2012 champion Brad Keselowski. With the dominant car in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway, ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion – “First off, the Detroit Genuine Parts Ford was good today.  I thought we were gonna have a fourth or fifth-place run and just didn’t catch a break in so ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) "chase" contender, Kevin Harvick, dominated his way into a guaranteed spot in round three of the "Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship" Saturday night, when he won the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Harvick, who ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR And ESPN Statement on Television Delay For Charlotte Motor Speedway Chase Race

NASCAR Logo The following is a statement from NASCAR and ESPN concerning the delay of live television coverage of Saturday night's Bank of America 500 from Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway: Statement from NASCAR: “We are disappointed that our fans were unable to see the ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Reveals 2015 Camry Race Car

Salisbury, North Carolina USA The new 2015 Toyota Camry race car that will compete in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition beginning next season. ©2014, Michael L. Levitt LAT Photo USA for Toyota Racing First Manufacturer Redesign of NASCAR ‘Gen-6’ Model CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 11, 2014) -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) and TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) today introduced the new 2015 Toyota Camry race car that will compete in NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »



Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Pennzoil Platinum Ford, reacts in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 10, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.10.14
It was last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) event winner, Joey Logano, with a lap speed of 190.597 mph, showing the quickest way around Charlotte Motor Speedway early Friday evening during the final Bank of America 500 practice session. Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 190.463 mph, was second ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 State Water Heaters Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 10.10.14
Friday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 191.157 mph - was the fastest during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Bank of America 500. Last week's event winner, Joey Logano, was second fastest with a lap speed of ...FULL STORY »
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Historic Aircraft Set To Fly Over Martinsville Speedway
Posted 10.10.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 10, 2014) –History will come alive once again, both on the track and in the air, as Martinsville Speedway welcomes back The Warbirds Flyover Team for the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot®  500 Oct. 26. The Warbirds, a group of five former military pilots flying vintage post-World War II-type ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Doublemint Toyota, left, and Ms. Coors Lite Rachel Rupert, right, pose with the Coors Lite Pole Award after Busch qualified for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
Busch Brothers Make NASCAR History
Posted 10.10.14
Myers Wins Southern Slam, Seuss Crowned Champion CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 9, 2014) – Kyle Busch earned the pole position on Bojangles’ Pole Night with a lap of 197.390 mph in the final session of knockout qualifying on Thursday at Charlotte Motor Speedway. But it was his brother Kurt Busch who walked ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Pressure’s off after calamity in Kansas; Thursday Charlotte Notebook
Posted 10.10.14
CONCORD, N.C.— When is a 39th-place finish at Kansas Speedway like a victory in the Daytona 500? Answer: When it takes the pressure off Dale Earnhardt Jr. No, that’s not a joke. Though a blown tire and a hard shot into the Turn 4 wall at Kansas made staying in the Chase ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne Fails To Qualify For Cup Race At Charlotte; Plus Qualifying Nuggets:
Posted 10.09.14
Surely, it was a day of mixed emotions for Trevor Bayne at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. He was fastest in the first NASCAR Nationwide Series practice, his wife, Ashton finished fourth in the Better Half Dash, claimed eighth in final Nationwide practice, but his solid day was shattered when Bayne ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 1st How strong was the car in qualifying? "It seemed like the guy that was the most consistent was able to win the pole tonight.  I think we had a .38 then a .33 and then a .36 so pretty good ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion – “We’ve been off a little bit in qualifying trim since we’ve been here, but I thought our race trim was really good in practice and that’s the most important thing so we’ll keep working.” DO YOU HAVE OPTIMISM FOR THIS ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND ON THE SPEEDS: “Oh my gosh. It’s so fast; so much grip and so much commitment. Luckily our Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet had a lot of grip, too. In (Turns) 1 and 2, the last two runs, I ...FULL STORY »


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