Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Aug 13

Toyota NASCAR TidBits – Aug. 11 – 17, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo 500 TOYOTA STARTS:  Toyota driver Kyle Busch is set to make his 500th career NASCAR start in a Toyota Saturday in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) race at Michigan International Speedway.  In 499 starts, Busch has compiled the most Toyota victories -- 114 total -- behind the wheel of a Toyota vehicle and has led the field for more than 24,000 laps.  One of those historic wins by Busch includes the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) trophy for Toyota when he drove his Camry to victory lane at Atlanta Motor Speedway in March 2008.  Busch has earned one NSCS win at Michigan (Aug. 2011), but has yet to visit victory lane at the two-mile oval in the NCWTS.  In seven starts at ... FULL STORY »

The Budweiser Party Porch features live entertainment all weekend

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (August 13, 2014) – The day does not end when the on-track activity concludes at Michigan International Speedway in August. Instead, the action moves to the Budweiser Party Porch in Turn Four where live music continues late into ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 13, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will drive the No. 7 Pilot Flying J / Allstate Peterbilt Group Chevrolet SS this weekend at Michigan International Speedway for the 23rd race on the 2014 calendar. Annett's ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, is still looking for his first win of the 2014 season, but Michigan International Speedway could be the perfect place for that to happen.  Biffle has four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

Race Team Alliance Announces Membership Expansion

Race Team Alliance Aug. 13, 2014 - Race Team Alliance, Inc. is pleased to announce the expansion of its membership to 18 full-time NASCAR Sprint Cup teams, comprising 37 full-time entries. The RTA, formed in July, is a not-for-profit business league comprised of race ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Pure Michigan 400 Date/Time: August 17/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Joey Logano 2013 polesitter: Joey Logano Distance: 200 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2  miles Banking: 18 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Watkins Glen Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 24th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International after contact from behind in ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Star Greg Biffle Joins Forces with Legendary Car Designer Chip Foose and the 3M Hire Our Heroes Campaign to Honor America’s Heroes at Bristol

2014 NSCS No. 16 3M Hire Our Heroes Ford Fusion 3M Hire Our Heroes Paint Scheme for Bristol to Honor Veterans, Drive Awareness of Opportunities for Military Members in the Collision Industry ST. PAUL, Minn., (August 13, 2014) – At the NASCAR Sprint Cup race night race at Bristol, NASCAR star Greg Biffle ... FULL STORY »

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AAA Texas 500 Weekend Individual Tickets On Sale Beginning Friday
Posted 08.13.14
Frontstretch Tickets For Eighth Race Of Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship On Sunday, Nov. 2, Start As Low As $30 FORT WORTH, Texas (August 13, 2014) - The new town of No Limits, Texas, officially will be open for business beginning Friday, Aug. 15, as individual tickets go on sale to the general ...FULL STORY »
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One NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Receives Penalty; One Team Receives Warning Following Watkins Glen International Race Weekend
Posted 08.13.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Aug. 13, 2014) — The No. 4 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized due to a rules infraction committed during the Aug. 10 race at Watkins Glen International. The infraction is a P3 level penalty and is outlined in Section 12-4.3 of the 2014 rule book: A. Violation examples ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer in car - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer Hoping Irish Eyes will be Smiling
Posted 08.13.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. Located in the Irish Hills, the 2-mile track is known for its high speeds. Clint Bowyer brings his No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota to the 1,400-plus acre facility looking for a win. Bowyer and several other drivers ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, walks in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on June 27, 2014 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon to visit Rehoboth Beach, Del. boardwalk as part of the NASCAR Victory Tour
Posted 08.13.14
NASCAR star in town to promote the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Dover DOVER, Del. – Jeff Gordon, a four-time winner at Dover International Speedway, is scheduled to participate in a free question-and-answer session open to fans on the bandstand at the Rehoboth Beach, Del. boardwalk on Wednesday, Aug. ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, climbs into his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.13.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway   No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS AT MICHIGAN: In 30 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Michigan, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 9.8.  He’s completed 5,772 of 5,895 (97.9 percent) ...FULL STORY »
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Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.13.14
Carl Edwards – PURE MICHIGAN 400 ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-927 Backup Chassis: RK-904 Twitter: @RandyPR99 ADVANCE NOTES  Watkins Glen Recap o   After surviving eight cautions, Edwards found himself in the catbird seat directly behind Marcos Ambrose and A.J. Allmendinger for the final restart.  Edwards drove his No. 99 Cheez-It ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 18 M&Ms Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Mars Announces Renewal with JGR, Kyle Busch and NASCAR
Posted 08.13.14
HACKETTSTOWN, N.J. (August 13, 2014) --- Mars announced today that it has signed new multi-year deals with Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) and National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc. (NASCAR), further anchoring its presence in the sport. The new agreement with JGR will extend the winning partnership that has ...FULL STORY »
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Home is where Victory Lane is for Chevrolet Drivers and Teams
Posted 08.12.14
The Bowtie Brand Looks for MIS Sweep DETROIT - (August 12, 2014) – When Jimmie Johnson pulled into Victory Lane at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) for the first time in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career in June, he set the stage for Chevrolet to sweep both races at MIS this weekend ...FULL STORY »
NSCS No. 55 Crew Chief Scott Miller - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Aaron’s Dream Machine Team Focused on Sunday’s Race and Monday’s Test
Posted 08.12.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — The No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team has a lot of work left in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. With just four races remaining to earn a berth in NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup, driver Brian Vickers knows winning is the most likely way he’ll join the ...FULL STORY »

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