Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Feb 10

AMS President Ed Clark Makes Annual Predictions Ahead of 2015 NASCAR Season

Atlanta Motor Speedway Logo HAMPTON, Ga. (Feb. 10, 2015) – The 2015 NASCAR season kicks off this weekend, and Atlanta Motor Speedway president Ed Clark has offered his annual predictions of what to expect during the upcoming NASCAR season. Even amid new structure of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup in 2014, Clark’s predictions a year ago were close to hitting the mark across the board, with four of his six predictions coming to fruition. Without further ado, here are Ed Clark’s predictions for the 2015 NASCAR season: Strong season for Edwards "Carl Edwards’ move to Joe Gibbs Racing will pay dividends. Look for him to have a solid season and hit his stride in the second half of the year and win four races in 2015." Smoke will ... FULL STORY »

Reed Sorenson Gets Xtreme for the Daytona 500

NASCAR Driver Reed Sorenson - Photo Credit: Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 9, 2015) - Reed Sorenson is getting "xtreme" for the 2015 Daytona 500 as he joins John Cohen's Team Xtreme Racing. Sorenson joins the team after competing full-time with Tommy Baldwin Racing in 2014. Heading into the sport's most ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2015 NASCAR Sprint Unlimited Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, speaks to the media after failing to advance to race for the championship in the season finale after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on November 9, 2014 in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: THIS YEAR’S FORMAT: This year, the starting line-up for the Sprint Unlimited will be determined by a random draw.  The ... FULL STORY »

Atlanta Motor Speedway to Honor Jeff Gordon with Race Weekend Tribute

Atlanta Motor Speedway President and GM Ed Clark with Jeff Gordon - Credit: HHP Images HAMPTON, Ga. (Feb. 9, 2015) – In 1992, few could have predicted that when Jeff Gordon strapped into the No. 24 car for Hendrick Motorsports at Atlanta Motor Speedway for his first Sprint Cup Series start on Nov. 15 of that ... FULL STORY »

Helton Named Vice Chairman of NASCAR, Dewar Added To NASCAR Board of Directors

NASCAR Logo Helton to Remain Top Official at National Series Events DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 9, 2015) – NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France announced today that Mike Helton has been named Vice Chairman of NASCAR and Chief Operating Officer Brent ... FULL STORY »

Jeb Burton Signs with BK Racing for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season

Jeb Burton (Photo Credit: Robert Laberge / Getty Images) CHARLOTTE, NC (February 9, 2015) - Jeb Burton has signed with BK Racing for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Season, as the driver of the No. 26 Toyota Camry. Jeb Burton, the son of Daytona 500 Champion Ward Burton, will be ... FULL STORY »

Schedule Key For Dale Earnhardt Jr. Appearance In Truck Race; Eyeing More Than Just Trucks With Cole Custer?

2015 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Sam Greenwood/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, North Carolina – Dale Earnhardt Jr., one of the newest owners in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series won’t rule out the possibility of competing in an actual truck race himself, if the schedule allows. JR Motorsports after ... FULL STORY »

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GEICO Chevrolet Driver Casey Mears Set to Race in Sprint Unlimited at Daytona
Posted 02.07.15
Germain Racing Excited to Enter the Prestigious Pre-Season Race Mooresville, NC (February 7, 2015) - This season, the NASCAR Sprint Unlimited will also feature chase drivers, expanding its field to 25 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racers. For the first time in the team's history, Germain Racing will enter the No. ...FULL STORY »
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Veteran Driver Johnny Sauter Signs with BK Racing for the Daytona 500
Posted 02.07.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 7, 2015) - Johnny Sauter will pilot the No. 83 Dustless Blasting Toyota Camry for BK Racing in the 57th running of the Daytona 500 on Sunday February 22nd, 2015 at Daytona International Speedway for the premier race of the season. Wisconsin native, Jonathan Joseph "Johnny" Sauter, is ...FULL STORY »
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Daytona International Speedway Prepares To Preview New Amenities
Posted 02.06.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Following a successful 2015 Rolex 24 At Daytona, Daytona International Speedway is now finalizing its race-ready preparations for Budweiser Speedweeks 2015 and the 57th annual DAYTONA 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, Feb. 22. Fans will have an opportunity to preview some of the ...FULL STORY »
Premium Motorsports Purchases the No. 36 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team from Tommy Baldwin Racing
Posted 02.06.15
(Mooresville, NC 2-6-15) Premium Motorsports has purchased the assets from the 2014 NSCS No. 36 team from Tommy Baldwin Racing. The No. 36 team ran the full schedule in 2014 and finished 35th in the final point standings. For 2015 Premium Motorsports has changed the teams’ number from the ...FULL STORY »
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David Ragan Taking KFC for another Fast Ride in No. 34 Ford for Season-Opening Daytona 500
Posted 02.06.15
Partnership Celebrates 75 Years of Original Recipe® Chicken STATESVILLE, N.C. (February 6, 2015) - David Ragan will bring a familiar face to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series' season-opening Daytona 500. The iconic image of Colonel Harlan Sanders will return to the No. 34 Ford Fusion as KFC and Front Row Motorsports ...FULL STORY »
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2015 NASCAR & ARCA Daytona Speedweeks Track Event Schedule
Posted 02.06.15
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Jay Guy Hired to Crew Chief the No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevy for Michael Annett
Posted 02.06.15
SPARTANBURG, S.C. (February 6, 2015) - HScott Motorsports is pleased to announce that Jay Guy has joined the Spartanburg, S.C. based operation. Jay will be the crew chief for the No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevy driven by Michael Annett in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS). "I'm looking forward to ...FULL STORY »
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Brian Scott To Drive No. 62 Chevrolet In Richard Childress Racing Prepared Car For Daytona 500
Posted 02.06.15
With a Chevrolet SS prepped by Richard Childress Racing, Brian Scott will attempt his second Daytona 500 in an expected entry for Premium Motorsports and longtime NASCAR owner Jay Robinson. reported on January 19 that Scott would drive a fourth Richard Childress Racing car for the "Great American Race," ...FULL STORY »
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Michael Waltrip Racing Medical Services to be Provided by OrthoCarolina
Posted 02.05.15
OrthoCarolina Motorsports provides medical care for teams year-round CORNELIUS, N.C. (February 5, 2015) – OrthoCarolina, the most comprehensive orthopedic practice in the region, has formalized an agreement to provide medical services for Michael Waltrip Racing, a premiere NASCAR Sprint Cup team co-owned by two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip and Rob ...FULL STORY »

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