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Mar 04
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Moffitt to Drive No. 34 for Three Races

2015 NSCS Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Rising Star Fills Ragan's Seat for Las Vegas, Phoenix, Fontana STATESVILLE, N.C. (March 4, 2015) - Twenty-two-year-old up-and-coming driver Brett Moffitt will pilot Front Row Motorsports' No. 34 Ford Fusion for the next three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races. The young driver, who finished eighth in Sunday's race at Atlanta (Ga.) Motor Speedway, will drive the No. 34 Shaw's Southern Belle Seafood Ford this week at Las Vegas (Nev.) Motor Speedway. He will also be behind the wheel of the No. 34 at Phoenix (Ariz.) International Raceway on March 15 and Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif., on March 22. The Grimes, Iowa, native fills the seat temporarily vacated by Front Row Motorsports veteran David Ragan, who is subbing for the injured ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Las Vegas Advance Team: No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR @stenhousejr @FastenalRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Las Vegas Motor Speedway Stenhouse has two-career Sprint Cup starts at Las Vegas with an average starting position ... FULL STORY »

Whitt: No. 35 Can Get ‘Down and Dirty’ on Las Vegas Track

2015 NSCS Driver Cole Whitt (Speed Stick) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Smoother Surface Means Better Ride for Speed Stick Ford STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2015 - Cole Whitt, driver of the No. 35 Speed Stick Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: "I've only been to Vegas once, last year, and we ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Vegas-Bound 11th in Points

2015 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Love's Travel Shops Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Love's Travel Stops Team Off to Good Start with Wingo at the Helm STATESVILLE, MARCH 4, 2015 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Las Vegas Motor Speedway: "I like how we've started ... FULL STORY »

Stay the Course is Martin Truex Jr.’s Las Vegas Mission

2015 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row Racing} - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (March 4, 2015) -- Though it's early in the NASCAR season, Martin Truex Jr. feels his Furniture Row Racing team is on the right path to have continued success and overcome obstacles as it pursues a goal of earning ... FULL STORY »

Blaney, Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team Upbeat Going to Las Vegas

Ryan Blaney (Photo Credit: Grace Krenrich) Ryan Blaney and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane Racing Team are upbeat going into this weekend’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. “I'm really excited about going to Vegas,” Blaney said. “Trying to gain momentum from Daytona will ... FULL STORY »

Brett Moffitt Expected To Drive Front Row Motorsports Entry At Las Vegas Motor Speedway

NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Brett Moffitt may have hit the jackpot before he even arrives in Las Vegas. Moffitt, the Michael Waltrip Racing development driver is expected to drive the No. 34 Front Row Motorsports Ford in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas (Nev.) ... FULL STORY »



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Goodyear Racing 2015 Las Vegas Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 03.03.15
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 3 – Kobalt Tools 400 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 3 – Boyd Gaming 300 Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Las Vegas, Nev. Fast Facts for March 6-8, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. poses for a portrait during the 2015 NASCAR Media Day at Daytona International Speedway on February 12, 2015 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 4th in standings 2 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 2 top-10 finishes 33 laps led Career 543 starts 23 wins 13 pole positions 129 top-five finishes 226 top-10 finishes 7,880 laps led Las Vegas Career  27 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 8 ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
No. 48 Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 2nd in standings 2 starts 1 wins 0 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 2 top-10 finishes 131 laps led Career 473 starts 71 wins 33 pole positions 195 top-five finishes 294 top-10 finishes 17,282 laps led Las Vegas Career  13 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 5 top-five finishes 8 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (3M) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
No. 24 3M Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 36th in standings 2 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 0 top-five finishes 0 top-10 finishes 87 laps led Career 763 starts 92 wins 78 pole positions 320 top-five finishes 454 top-10 finishes 24,751 laps led Las Vegas Career  17 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 6 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 457 laps ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne in car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
No. 5 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 34 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 7th in standings 2 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 0 top-five finishes 1 top-10 finish 0 laps led Career 398 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 83 top-five finishes 147 top-10 finishes 4,541 laps led Las Vegas Career  11 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 6 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Drivr Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
Greg Biffle – Las Vegas Advance Team: No. 16 Cheez-It Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Las Vegas    Biffle has 11 Sprint Cup Series starts at Las Vegas, earning two top-five and six top-10 finishes. Statistically, Vegas ties Darlington as Biffle’s best starting track with an average starting position ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – High Roller
Posted 03.03.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The race marks the first of three races during a “west coast swing” for the circuit. Clint Bowyer brings his No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry to the 1.5-mile oval sitting 10th in the point standings, 17 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Dricver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
Trevor Bayne – Las Vegas Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Kobalt 400 – Sunday, March 8 at 3:30pm EST. on FOX ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Las Vegas Trevor Bayne will make his fifth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Matt Kenseth - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/GettyImages
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Kobalt 400 Race Preview
Posted 03.03.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 DEWALT Toyota Preview Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway No. 20 DEWALT Toyota News and Notes: IT’S ALL ABOUT NUMBERS IN VEGAS:  Matt Kenseth holds the top ranking for the most laps led in Sprint Cup Series history at Las Vegas Motor Speedway with a total of ...FULL STORY »


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