Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Jul 29

Almirola and No. 43 Team Eye Another History-Making Win in 400

NSCS No. 43 Ford Fusion Weekend Marks 40th Anniversary of Petty's Win in Inaugural Pocono Race Heading into the 40th anniversary of the weekend "The King" Richard Petty scored a win in the inaugural NASCAR race at Pocono Raceway, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team look to make history once again. Thirty years to the weekend of Petty's 200th win, Almirola and team scored a big win at Daytona International Speedway earlier this year and nearly locked in a spot in The Chase to the Sprint Cup. And this weekend, they hope to keep up that trend. On August 4, 1974, Petty was the first NASCAR driver to take the checkered flag at the Long Pond, Pa., track and started a long history of ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose Explains His Approach to Pocono

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (DeWALT) - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images 'A Specialist Track' For Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT Racing Ford team, winning one of the six remaining races is the team's focus over the month of August. A win will secure the team in The Chase allowing them ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview 400 at Pocono Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS AT POCONO: In 29 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Pocono, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland: Go Backwards at Pocono

2014 NSCS Driver David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Driver Says Turn 3 Is Most Critical on Tricky Triangle STATESVILLE, JULY 29, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Pocono Raceway: "Our car at Pocono a few weeks back was pretty ... FULL STORY »

34 Scheme Promotes National Root Beer Float Day

2014 NSCS No. 34 AW Ford Fusion A&W® Offers Free Floats, Encourages Donations to Wounded Warrior Project® STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 29, 2014) - You might not recognize National Root Beer Float Day as a patriotic holiday, but A&W All American Food and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver David ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman on track in the No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS at Pocono Raceway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 462 in Sunday's 400 at Pocono Raceway. This chassis was utilized in two Sprint Cup Series events so far ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2014 NASCAR Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 CertainTeed/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's CertainTeed / Menards Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... This weekend in the 400 at Pocono Raceway, Paul Menard and the No. 27 CertainTeed/Menards Chevrolet SS team will race chassis No. ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon on track in the No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.29.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's American Ethanol Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 475 in the 400 at Pocono Raceway. This is the same Chevrolet SS Dillon raced at Michigan International Speedway in June, where he ran in the ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.29.14
Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event 400 Date: Sunday, August 3, 2014 Location: Pocono Raceway RCR at Pocono Raceway ... In 135 starts at Pocono Raceway, RCR team owner Richard Childress has two wins, both with Dale Earnhardt, who won on July 19, 1987 and July 18, 1993. Additionally, RCR ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Crown Royal Presents The John Wayne Walding 400 at the Brickyard Indianapolis Motor Speedway on July 27, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
At age 42, Jeff Gordon shows no signs of slowing down
Posted 07.29.14
INDIANAPOLIS— Jeff Gordon won the inaugural Brickyard 400 in 1994. On Sunday at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, in a No. 24 Chevrolet that clearly was the class of the field, Gordon won the 21st edition of the prestigious race. It's remarkable enough that Gordon could win a record five times at IMS. It's ...FULL STORY » 400 Logo 400 Race Weekend Fan-Driven Special Events
Posted 07.28.14
LONG POND, PA (July 28, 2014) – Pocono Raceway will host several fan-driven special events including driver appearances, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) open garage and the opportunity for the public to attend the Infield Block Party and Fireworks on Saturday evening. Additionally, fans will be able to register ...FULL STORY »
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Dale Earnhardt Jr. Appearing at The Finish Line
Posted 07.28.14
KANSAS CITY, Kan. (July 28, 2014) – NASCAR’s most popular driver and driver of the No. 88 National Guard Chevrolet SS, Dale Earnhardt Jr., is scheduled to make an appearance at The Finish Line, Kansas Speedway’s Fan Hospitality on Oct. 5, prior to the Hollywood Casino 400, the fourth race in the ...FULL STORY »
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Train-to-Track Program Returns to Chicagoland Speedway
Posted 07.28.14
Affordable Transportation Option To/From Joliet, St. Louis, Southern Illinois and Chicago  Joliet, Ill. – July 30, 2014 – Chicagoland Speedway today announced the expansion of its Train-to-Track program, providing Chicago-area race fans, and those traveling from as far south as St. Louis, an easy, direct and affordable route to the race track on Sunday, Sept. 14 for ...FULL STORY »
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“Two for $88” Dale Jr. Ticket Package Back by Popular Demand at Talladega Superspeedway for Oct. 19 GEICO 500
Posted 07.28.14
TALLADEGA, AL – Back by popular demand, Talladega Superspeedway’s “Two for $88” ticket package, named for NASCAR’s most popular driver and a Talladega favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr., is available again, offering fans amazing savings to see Dale Jr. attempt to repeat history in the GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Petty Motorsports Testing Watkins Glen after Indianapolis Weekend
Posted 07.28.14
CONCORD, N.C. (July 28, 2014) - In an effort to secure both its NASCAR Sprint Cup teams into The Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship, Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) left the Indianapolis Motor Speedway and flew directly to the road course in Watkins Glen, New York for a two-day test ...FULL STORY »
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Fans Start Your Engines! Pure Michigan Offering Chance to be This Year’s Pure Michigan 400 Honorary Starter
Posted 07.28.14
LANSING – The Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway is less than a month away, and one lucky fan will get the best seat in the house as honorary starter on race day. Pure Michigan today announced the launch of the Pure Michigan 400 Honorary Starter contest, which runs through August ...FULL STORY »

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