Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Aug 13

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

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 / 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) career laps, and has led for a total of 286 laps.  Kenseth has earned two wins (2002 & 2006), 12 top-five and 18 top-10 finishes at MIS. JOE GIBBS RACING AT MICHIGAN:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 95 Sprint Cup Series starts at Michigan and has earned seven wins, 28 top-five, and 44 top-ten finishes.  The organization has led for a total of 701 laps, has an average start of 16.6, an average ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS No. 99 Ford EcoBoost Ford Fusion 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 ... FULL STORY »

Mars Announces Renewal with JGR, Kyle Busch and NASCAR

2014 NSCS No. 18 M&Ms Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Home is where Victory Lane is for Chevrolet Drivers and Teams

Chevy Bowtie Symbol 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 ... FULL STORY »

Aaron’s Dream Machine Team Focused on Sunday’s Race and Monday’s Test

NSCS No. 55 Crew Chief Scott Miller - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images 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 ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Looking for Reversal at Michigan International Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2014) – The last time Martin Truex Jr. competed at Michigan International Speedway it was both a short and long day for the Furniture Row Racing driver Truex’s No. 78 Chevrolet got caught up in an accident ... FULL STORY »

Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma Included in Quicken Loans’ “Paint Your Way to Dover” Contest

Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center WINSTON-SALEM, NC - Aug. 12, 2014 - Quicken Loans has selected the Childress Institute for Pediatric Trauma as one of three charities to benefit from its "Paint Your Way to Dover" online contest that starts today. The contest coincides with the Childress Institute's ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Pure Michigan 400  Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 902 - last raced at Pocono– finished 15th. Backup Chassis: RK- 877 - last raced at Loudon- finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Michigan International Speedway o   Stenhouse has three career Sprint Cup starts at MIS with an ...FULL STORY »
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Harvick To Join Earnhardt In Martinsville Speedway’s Green Flag Experience
Posted 08.12.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Aug. 12, 2014) – Kevin Harvick, the winner of two NASCAR Sprint Cup races this season, has been added to the Green Flag Experience prior to the Goody’s®Headache Relief Shot® 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26. Harvick will join Diet Mountain Dew Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., who has three wins this ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Look to Michigan as Gauge of Improvement
Posted 08.12.14
Hope Changes Made since June Reflect on Track In June, the No. 43 Eckrich Ford team tested at Michigan International Speedway. When they competed in the June event, they didn't feel like the car was where it needed to be. They spent the last two months working on simulations to improve ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose on board the No. 9 Black and Decker Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Black and Decker Returns to No. 9 and Ambrose
Posted 08.12.14
"We Still Need to Win" Marcos Ambrose will bring the colors of Black and Decker Racing back to Michigan International Speedway this weekend. After finishing second at Watkins Glen in the Sprint Cup Series, Ambrose moved to 16th in the Sprint Cup championship and is still on the cusp of getting ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Michigan, Mid-Ohio NASCAR August Tire Fast Facts
Posted 08.12.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 23 – Pure Michigan 400Michigan International Speedway (2.0-mile oval) – Brooklyn, Mich.Fast Facts for August 15-17, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the raceTire Codes: Left-side -- D-4558; Right-side -- D-4586Tire Circumference: ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (Interstate Batteries) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Looking for a Little Luck in the Irish Hills of Michigan
Posted 08.12.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Aug. 12, 2014) – During the 19th century, the Irish Hills area of Michigan – located near U.S. 12 just about halfway between Detroit and Chicago – was a well-known stopping point during the five-day stagecoach trip between the two large Midwest cities. At the turn of the century, the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brad Keselowski (Miller Lite) in the Garage Area - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Brad Keselowski
Posted 08.12.14
Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, is tied for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series lead with three victories in 2014.  Assured of a spot in the upcoming Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Keselowski was this week’s guest on the NASCAR teleconference. BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 ...FULL STORY »
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“Ultimate Viewing Experience Ticket Package” at Talladega Superspeedway Offers Fans Tri-Oval Tower Tickets with FanVision
Posted 08.12.14
Provides Savings for Comfy 22-inch Seat, World Class Video for fred’s 250 Powered by Coca-Cola & GEICO 500 TALLADEGA, AL — How do race fans get one of the best views in all of NASCAR, complete with a device that allows them to get immediate race updates from the palm of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (WIX Filters) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 WIX Filters Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's WIX Filters Chevrolet SS at Michigan International Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 479 in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. This chassis was utilized earlier this season at Indianapolis Motor Speedway where Newman qualified fourth and finished 11th. Newman at ...FULL STORY »

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