Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Mar 12

Country Music Artist Thomas Rhett to Perform at Kentucky Speedway’s Quaker State 400 June 28

Musician Thomas Rhett poses for a picture before performing at Irving Plaza on March 8, 2014 in New York City. - Photo Credit: Mike Coppola/Getty Images SPARTA, Ky. - Country music singer/songwriter Thomas Rhett will rev up Kentucky Speedway's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts race day when he takes the Kroger Prerace Concert Stage June 28. The 23-year-old Georgia native's "Get Me Some of That" single is 16th on the currentBillboard Magazine Hot Country Songs Chart and he's also made an impact with the hits "Something to Do with My Hands," "Beer with Jesus" and the title single from his first release, It Goes Like This. Rhett's energetic performance is included with Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts race tickets priced as low as $59. Fans can enjoy stage-side and infield views of the show while enhancing their race day experience with ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart- When the Going Gets Tough…

2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (March 11, 2014) – The expression “When the going gets tough, the tough get going” can easily apply to Tony Stewart and the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 team of Stewart-Haas Racing. Stewart’s toughness has been on display ... FULL STORY »

Hangar 24 Craft Brewery Named Auto Club Speedway’s “Official Craft Beer”

Auto Club Speedway FONTANA, Calif. (March 11, 2014) – Hangar 24 Craft Brewery, founded on a true passion for good beer, the absolute love of flying and the pure enjoyment of being around great friends, will serve as “The Official Craft Beer” of Auto ... FULL STORY »

Michael McDowell 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell on track in the No. 95 K LOVE/Leavine Family Racing Ford Fusion - Photo Credit:Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Leavine Family Racing Race Preview NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event: Food City 500 Date: Sunday, March 16, 2014 Venue: Bristol Motor Speedway Leavine Family Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Bristol Motor Speedway ... Team owner Bob Leavine has three ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Carl Edwards on track in the No. 99 Kelloggs/CheezIt Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Carl Edwards – FOOD CITY 500 ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-886 Backup Chassis: RK-831 Twitter: @99_RFRracing ADVANCE NOTES  ·         Edwards at Bristol Motor Speedway o   Edwards has two Sprint Cup wins at the half mile track, one in 2007 and ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Chevy Bowtie Symbol EAM CHEVY ADVANCE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES FOOD CITY 500 BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY BRISTOL, TENNESSEE MARCH 16, 2014 DID YOU KNOW? Chevrolet is building fuel efficient vehicles that fit our customers’ needs and lifestyles: ·        500,000 electrified vehicles on the road in U.S. by 2017 ·        40 mpg highway or better ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Makes Modifications To National Series Qualifying

NASCAR Logo Enhancements Made To Help Make An Exciting Format Even Better DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (March 11, 2014) — NASCAR notified its teams this afternoon that effective immediately the following modifications apply to all elements of its national series qualifying including the breaks: One cool down unit ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5 hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Battle Ready
Posted 03.11.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —   Rome has its Colosseum and so does the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit. Bristol Motor Speedway self-titled its .533-mile oval, the “last great Colosseum.” Clint Bowyer and the rest of NASCAR travel there this weekend ready to do battle. Bowyer has said in the past: “It’s just one of ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Previews
Posted 03.11.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Food City 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Bristol Motor Speedway (0.5 mile oval) @BMSupdates Television:   FOX (1 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #TeamMcD I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT CGR at Bristol: Since 2001, CGR drivers have accumulated ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Home Depot/Husky) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota Preview Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway  No. 20 Home Depot Husky Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH AT BRISTOL:  In 28 Sprint Cup Series starts at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kenseth has completed 13,601 of 14,013 laps (97.1 percent).  Kenseth ranks fourth of active series ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, talks with crew chief Drew Blickensderfer - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Marcos Ambrose Knows RPM Has Tools to Succeed
Posted 03.11.14
Knows Improvements in Team Will Show Soon Not the start to the season Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) team was looking for, the senior leader of RPM knows the best is yet to come. RPM made capital improvements to staff, equipment and its engineering department to ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Smithfield) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
43 Team Prepared for Short Track Racing; Hope to Put on Good Show at Bristol
Posted 03.11.14
Almirola and Team Tested Short-Track Program at New Smyrna Speedway in Off-Season Weekend Statistics and Notes Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team prepared for short track racing with two tests at New Smyrna Speedway, a .48-mile track. The two tests give the team confidence going into the first short track race ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 03.11.14
RACE INFO: Event: Food City 500 Date/Time: March 16/1:00 pm ET 2013 winner: Kasey Kahne 2013 polesitter: Kyle Busch Distance: 500 laps/266.5 miles Track Length: 0.533-mile Banking: 36 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Choose Denny’s Ride: For the seventh-consecutive season, FedEx will raise awareness for the March of Dimes with a special #11 FedEx Office/March of Dimes paint scheme ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 Skittles Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – The Last Great Colosseum
Posted 03.11.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (March 11, 2014) – Built out of concrete and stone, the Roman Colosseum still stands today in the Italian center of Rome as a major tourist attraction visited annually by millions from around the world. Completed in 80 AD, the amphitheater once seated 50,000 spectators and was used for gladiator competition ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Parker Kligerman - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Spirits Still High for Kligerman After Mechanical Issues in Vegas
Posted 03.11.14
Las Vegas, NV - March 11, 2014 - Parker Kligerman is looking to turn his luck around after a tough start to his 2014 season. Due to mechanical issues, he finished Sunday's Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway in P40. Despite on-track factors that were out of his control, the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Crew Chief Paul Wolfe (Miller Lite) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Teleconference with Kobalt 400 Winning Crew Chief Paul Wolfe
Posted 03.11.14
JENNIE LONG:  Good morning, everyone.  Welcome to today's NASCAR teleconference.  We're joined by Paul Wolfe, crew chief of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford for Team Penske and driver Brad Keselowski.  Paul led the No. 2 team to its first win of the season last weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway, and ...FULL STORY »

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