Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Apr 02

Kevin Harvick – Looking To Complete the Collection at Texas

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 2, 2014) – A Charlie 1 Horse cowboy hat. It’s the symbol of success at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. Along with a trophy, the race winner and his team each receive one to commemorate the victory.  Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has six of those Charlie 1 Horse hats. Five of them have come from wins in NASCAR Nationwide Series competition, and one came from his lone victory in the Camping World Truck Series. From dominant performances to late-race shootouts, it seems Harvick has won at Texas in every type of scenario. But despite all his success there, there is one victory that has eluded Harvick thus ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – Ducks, Bucks and Diners

Willie Robertson and Clint Bowyer CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Texas where everything is bigger the locals claim. One thing that is big for many Texans is hunting season. Clint Bowyer may gain some new fans, if he hasn’t already, with ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Finding Success on Big Texas Weekend

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 2, 2014) – There’s no doubt that the eyes of the sports world will be firmly focused on Texas this weekend. Not only does the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series head to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – March 31 – April 6, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo DEEP IN THE HEART OF TEXAS:  Toyota drivers have visited victory lane at Texas Motor Speedway more than any other track on the NASCAR circuit.  In total, Toyota drivers have won 20 Texas NASCAR races, including three NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

MIS Adds More Technology for NASCAR Fans in 2014

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 2, 2014) — As a test for all International Speedway Corporation tracks, Michigan International Speedway was the first NASCAR race track to offer Wi-Fi for its fans in 2013 and now, in 2014, is increasing the number ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Treatment Room Opens at Children’s Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center

Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation Austin, TX (April 2, 2014) - Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation (JGCF) is pleased to announce the dedication of the newly redesigned Jeff Gordon treatment room at the Children's Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC) located in Austin, Texas.  CBCC is part of the Dell Children's Medical ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Texas Advance Team:                          No. 16 3M ESPE Dental Give Kids A Smile Ford Fusion Crew Chief:  Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-896  Brand new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd        ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Texas o   Biffle has led a ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex, Jr., on track in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Martin Truex Jr. Shooting for More Texas Success
Posted 04.02.14
DENVER (April 2, 2014) – One of the better NASCAR venues for Martin Truex Jr. has been Texas Motor Speedway, site of Sunday's Duck Commander 500 Sprint Cup Series race. Last year at the Texas spring event Truex nearly pulled off the win. He led 142 laps and was in the ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear to Run Multi-Zone Tread Right-Side at Texas
Posted 04.02.14
AKRON, OHIO (Wednesday, April 2, 2014) – One of the technical highlights of the 2013 NASCAR season was Goodyear’s introduction of its multi-zone tread tire.  After running the concept that combines two distinct rubber compounds on the same right-side tire at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway last year, this ...FULL STORY »
Dallas Cowboy's Tight End Jason Witten - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Cowboys Witten To Drive Pace Car For Duck Commander 500
Posted 04.02.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (April 2, 2014) - Dallas Cowboys perennial All-Pro tight end Jason Witten will be honored by Texas Motor Speedway by receiving the opportunity to drive the official pace car to start Sunday's Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Witten, with the guidance of NASCAR pace car driver Brett Bodine, ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 04.02.14
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DUCK COMMANDER 500 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FT. WORTH, TEXAS APRIL 6, 2014 DID YOU KNOW? April is Earth Awareness Month.  Chevrolet strives to reduce emissions and petroleum dependence by being more energy efficient. Did you know? ·        Chevrolet was the first automaker to sign Climate Declaration; tackling climate change is an economic opportunity ·        Chevrolet is among top ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 April Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 04.02.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 7 – Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 6 – O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Fort Worth, Tex. Fast Facts for April 3-6, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Previews
Posted 04.01.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Duck Commander 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Bell Helicopters Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad oval) @TXMotorSpeedway Television:   FOX (3 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #driveCessna, #duckcommander500 I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT All Eyes On The Lone Star State: Texas ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS/Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 Crew Chief Billy Scott - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Staying Calm is the Key for No. 55 Crew Chief Billy Scott
Posted 04.01.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Crew Chief Billy Scott’s career atop the pit box with driver Brian Vickers is only six races old. But the former team engineer feels like he’s already made a year’s worth of progress in his first season. Scott is like many modern day ...FULL STORY »
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Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino to ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness Month
Posted 04.01.14
DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, in support of Autism Speaks’ global Light It Up Blue campaign, will participate by illuminating both the Monster Monument and hotel façade in blue throughout the month of April. With both companies participating in this event, two of the most ...FULL STORY »
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Almirola and No. 43 Team Hope to Add Intermediate Tracks to the List of Top Finishes this Weekend at Texas
Posted 04.01.14
Look for Good Showing in Eckrich's First Race in 2014 Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Eckrich Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) Ford team head to the mile-and-a-half Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for Sunday's 500-mile event at the Texas Motor Speedway fresh off a top-10 finish at Martinsville. The No. 43 ...FULL STORY »

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