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Apr 17
Friday

Team Chevy 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S/BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 4TH ON HIS QUALIFYING EFFORT: “We just got really loose on entry into the corner.  We carried that through all three session.  Just kind of really had to guard against it all three runs.  All-in-all the Jimmy John’s team did a great job and still a solid starting spot.  We have a lot to work on, but a good starting spot for us.” KURT BUSCH, NO. 41 HAAS AUTOMATION CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 7TH ON HIS QUALIFYING EFFORT: “Qualifying at Bristol spring 2015 was a scramble the first time out with traffic jumping up in front of us.  We were fighting loose in the whole run in practice, again that whole lap. Run 2, Run ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Starting Lineup

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Matt Kenseth, with a qualifying lap speed of 128.632 MPH, captured the pole Friday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer, which will be held on Sunday ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion – YOU SPUN ON YOUR FIRST QUALIFYING RUN AND THEN HAD TO GO BACK OUT ON SCUFFED TIRES.  HOW BIG OF A HANDICAP WAS THAT?  “It was a pretty big handicap.  The ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on top of a hauler prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed the addition of the SAFER Barriers and how it has affected the track, his history of racing success at Bristol, the ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Waltrip, Jamie McMurray Tout Magnitude of NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race as Historic 30th Anniversary Nears

NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip, who won the inaugural NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race in 1985, and defending Sprint All-Star Race champion Jamie McMurray talked about the magnitude of winning the biggest all-star event in sports during a media event marking the upcoming 30th anniversary of the event on Friday. (CMS/HHP photo) BRISTOL, TENN. (April 17, 2015) – Less than a month before the 30th anniversary of the biggest all-star event in sports on May 16, former race winners Darrell Waltrip and Jamie McMurray reflected on what it means to take the ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Begins Busy Stretch of Spring Testing

Goodyear Racing Logo AKRON, OHIO (Friday, April 17, 2015) – With the warming temperatures around the country, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company embarks on one of its rites of spring – testing season. The busy schedule started with a test two weeks ago ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How has this track changed in recent years? "It's changed a lot over the years. It should be a little bit different with the spring race being later, although the forecast ... FULL STORY »



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Ross Kenseth (Finally) Gets NASCAR Shot
Posted 04.17.15
Ross Kenseth’s long-awaited NASCAR national series debut is set. Joe Gibbs Racing announced Friday morning that the son of 2003 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will compete in the Chicago 300 on Saturday, June 20 at Chicagoland Speedway. The event is the second standalone race of the season. ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) -Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.17.15
Kasey Kahne, on Friday - with a lap speed of 128.168 MPH - was the quickest during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS). Second quickest with a lap ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Crew Chief Todd Parrott - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Todd Parrott
Posted 04.17.15
TODD PARROTT, INTERIM CREW CHIEF FOR THE NO. 31 CATERPILLAR CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media to discuss his challenge filling in as crew chief of the No. 31. Full Transcript: WHAT IS THE CHALLENGE LIKE?  “Well I’m sure I will have my challenges.  I have been here since December ...FULL STORY »
Bowyer, Blaney & Hall of Famer Wallace Join Talladega Superspeedway’s Pre-Race Q&A Session at GEICO 500 May, 3
Bowyer, Blaney & Hall of Famer Wallace Join Talladega Superspeedway’s Pre-Race Q&A Session at GEICO 500 May, 3
Posted 04.17.15
TALLADEGA, AL – A former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winner at Talladega Superspeedway, a young, promising rookie driver for a legendary team, and a legendary Hall of Famer are scheduled to be a part of the track’s Pre-Race Fan Question & Answer session at the Start/Finish Line on Sunday, May ...FULL STORY »
2015 Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes
Sports, Fans Honor Long-Time FOX Sports Broadcaster Byrnes This Weekend in Bristol
Posted 04.17.15
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race a Vehicle for Supporting Byrnes, Others Battling Cancer Charlotte, N.C. -- Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race from Bristol Motor Speedway -- the FOOD CITY 500 IN SUPPORT OF STEVE BYRNES AND STAND UP TO CANCER -- is including race teams, NASCAR officials and race fans in ...FULL STORY »
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Chevrolet Returns As The Official Vehicle And Pace Car Of Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 04.17.15
BRISTOL, TENN. (April 16, 2015) — Chevrolet, with more than a century of motorsports success, reunites with Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS) in a multiyear deal as the official vehicle and pace car of the iconic short track. Beginning with this weekend’s first race, Drive to Stop Diabetes 300, a red ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman in car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Appeals panel upholds, amends penalty to No. 31 Sprint Cup team
Posted 04.16.15
While upholding a P-5 level penalty to one of the top teams in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, the National Motorsports Appeals Panel did opt to amend portions of the punishment levied against the No. 31 Richard Childress Racing team. Originally docked 75 points each on March 31 for rules ...FULL STORY »
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Roush revival: Roush Fenway Racing heads to Bristol ready to turn season around
Posted 04.16.15
One of the most storied organizations in auto racing, Roush Fenway Racing boasts two championships and 135 wins in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Recently, RFR has hit some rough roads. The Concord, North Carolina-based team has failed to win a race in nearly 10 months -- not since Carl Edwards ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing Statement on Appeals Panel Decision
Posted 04.16.15
Statement from Richard Childress, Chairman and CEO of Richard Childress Racing: "I'd like to thank the Appeals Panel for taking the time to hear our appeal today. While they decided to reduce the penalties to the minimum penalties for a P5 violation, I am disappointed that the entire penalty was not ...FULL STORY »


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