Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Jul 22

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Ricky Stenhouse Jr (NOS Energry) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Indianapolis Advance Team: No. 17 NOS Energy Drink Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR, @Stenhousejr and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Stenhouse has two Sprint Cup starts at IMS with an average starting position of 23.0 and average finishing position of 24.5. Stenhouse has completed 99.7% (319 of 320) of the laps at the historical 2.5-mile track Last time at Indianapolis Motor Speedway Stenhouse Jr. qualified in the 21st- starting position for his second career Sprint Cup start at the esteemed Indianapolis Motor Speedway and consistently battled in the top-25 for a majority of the 400-mile race.  With only four cautions and a mixture of pit strategies during the 160-lap race, Stenhouse Jr. battled with an ill-handling machine and ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2015 Indy & Eldora NASCAR Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 20 – Crown Royal 400 at The Brickyard NASCAR Xfinity Series – Race No. 18 – Lilly Diabetes 250 Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) – Indianapolis, Ind. Fast Facts for ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet – The Undisputed Leader at Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Team Chevy Logo The Bowtie Brand Goes For Their 13th Consecutive Win at ‘The Brickyard’ DETROIT - (July 21, 2015) – Domination is defined as occupying a commanding or elevated position.  At Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Chevrolet drivers have towered high above the competition for the ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Nationwide Chevrolet, left, looks over data with a crew member in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 at Pocono Raceway on June 5, 2015 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images No. 88 Nationwide Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 3rd in standings 19 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 12 top-10 finishes 204 laps led Career 560 starts 25 wins 13 pole positions 137 top-five finishes 236 top-10 finishes 8,051 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 4th in standings 19 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 490 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 305 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps ... FULL STORY »

Chase Elliott 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Chase Elliott (NAPA) - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS / Chase Elliott Driver: Chase Elliott Hometown: Dawsonville, Georgia Age: 19 Resides: Dawsonville, Georgia ​CROSSING PATHS: In 2016, Chase Elliott will take over the iconic No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet SS currently driven by Jeff Gordon. Gordon won ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 3M Chevrolet, sits in his car area during practice - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images No. 24 3M Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 10th in standings 19 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 11 top-10 finishes 164 laps led Career 780 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 465 top-10 finishes 24,828 laps led Track Career  21 ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Ins.) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
No. 5 Farmers Insurance Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 12th in standings 19 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 6 top-10 finishes 46 laps led Career 415 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 152 top-10 finishes 4,587 laps led Track Career  11 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 6 top-10 finishes 158 laps ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
INDIANAPOLIS MOTOR SPEEDWAY (2.5-MILE OVAL) LOCATION: SPEEDWAY, INDIANA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 20 OF 36) TUNE IN: 3:30 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JULY 26 (NBCSN/IMS/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT INDIANAPOLIS: Hendrick Motorsports has won nine of the 21 Sprint Cup races at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Gordon's five wins are the most all-time, and Johnson's ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Trevor Bayne - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Trevor Bayne – Indianapolis Advance Team:  No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Indianapolis Motor Speedway – Sunday, July 26 at 3:00pm EST on NBCSN ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Indianapolis Bayne will make his fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway this weekend. In four ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5-hour Energy) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – A Great Tasting Mouthful of Bricks
Posted 07.21.15
CORNELIUS, N. C. – Indianapolis Motor Speedway is a track steeped in tradition. The track officially opened in June 1909 with balloon races followed by motorcycle and automobile races later that year. A stamp cost two cents, a gallon of gas six cents and Yale University was the NCAA champion ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver, Kyle Busch (Skittles) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Tasting the Bricks with Help from the ‘Rainbow’
Posted 07.21.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 21, 2015) – Kyle Busch’s 32 victories in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series have come at 17 of the 23 racetracks where it competes. Those 32 wins on layouts of virtually every shape and size are certainly proof of the Las Vegas native’s versatility and fierce appetite ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola on track in the No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Almirola and No. 43 Team Look to Continue Consistency This Weekend at Indy
Posted 07.21.15
Eckrich will Return to the "Petty Blue" No. 43 as They Look for Their 11th Top-15 Finish Back on the Chase Grid, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Eckrich Ford team look to continue their consistency this weekend as they head to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Almirola has a two point ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Sam Hornish Jr. (Medallion Bank) - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
2006 Indy 500 Winner, Hornish, Returns to the Brickyard with RPM
Posted 07.21.15
Medallion Bank Returns to the No. 9 Ford For Sam Hornish Jr., returning to Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) is like coming home. Hornish's memories of the 2.5-mile track start at an early age, attending the Indianapolis 500 with his father. A short time later, he went from a spectator to a ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Drivr Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Brickyard 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.21.15
Greg Biffle – Indianapolis Advance Team: No. 16 Lilly Diabetes Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Indianapolis Biffle has 12 Sprint Cup career starts at Indianapolis, earning three top-five and six top-10 finishes.  Biffle’s average finishing position at Indianapolis is 13.2. One Year Ago at Indianapolis          Biffle started ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 7 Marsh Supermarkets Chevrolet SS (Rendition)
Tommy Baldwin Racing Welcomes Marsh Supermarkets Aboard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway
Posted 07.21.15
HUNTERSVILLE, NC (JULY 21, 2015) - Tommy Baldwin Racing welcomes Marsh Supermarkets aboard the No. 7 Chevrolet for the upcoming Crown Royal Presents Jeff Kyle 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Founded in 1931, Marsh's company was founded on and continues to thrive on the sincere philosophy of being a strong part ...FULL STORY »

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