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Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Jun 24
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – June 22 – June 28, 2015

Toyota Racing Logo JONES JUBILEE: Toyota driver Erik Jones swept both the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series races last weekend at Chicagoland Speedway and Iowa Speedway, respectively. The victories marked his fifth NCWTS victory and second win in the NXS – for a total of seven NASCAR triumphs. It was Jones’ first weekend sweep – a feat his mentor and team owner Kyle Busch has done 10 times – and Jones is now the youngest driver in NASCAR to complete a weekend sweep. CAMRY SONOMA VICTORIES:  Toyota drivers have won three NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) events at Northern California’s Sonoma Raceway, including two by Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) drivers and one by a Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) driver. ... FULL STORY »

NBC Sports Finalizes NASCAR Broadcast Team for 4th of July Weekend Debut in Daytona

NBC Sports Group Announcer Rick Allen Joins Analysts Jeff Burton & Steve Letarte to Call NASCAR XFINITY Series Action and Coke Zero 400 Sprint Cup Series Race Krista Voda Hosts Pre- and Post-Race Coverage alongside Analysts Kyle Petty & Dale Jarrett from Open-Air Infield ... FULL STORY »

Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Previews

Front Row Motorsports Logo Front Row Motorsports, Toyota/SaveMart 350 Sonoma Raceway, Sonoma, Calif. Justin Marks | No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford "I'm really excited about the opportunity to drive the No. 34 car at Sonoma for Front Row Motorsports. I have a road-racing background, so this ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Smooth in Sonoma

2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 24, 2015) – Sonoma (Calif.) Raceway is one of the few tracks on the NASCAR schedule where Danica Patrick has a lot of experience. Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick – Outback Steakhouse/Budweiser Partnership Supports Folds of Honor

2015 NSCS No. 4 Outback Steakhouse/Budweiser/Folds of Honor Chevrolet SS KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 23, 2015) –Budweiser and Outback Steakhouse, both primary sponsors of Kevin Harvick and Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), have long histories of supporting military-based charities. For the second straight year, both entities have partnered with the Folds of Honor ... FULL STORY »

Larson Looks to Clean Up at Sonoma Raceway in the No. 42 Viva Vantage Chevrolet SS

2015 NSCS Driver, Kyle Larson, stands next to the No. 42 Viva Vantage Chevrolet SS Concord, N.C. (June 23, 2015) – Kimberley Clark brand Viva Vantage will serve as the primary sponsor on Kyle Laron’s No. 42 Chevrolet SS as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races for the first time this season on a ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Scheduled for Green Flag Experience Prior to Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (June 24, 2015) — As the sun sets on Jeff Gordon’s historic racing career, fans at Martinsville Speedway will have the opportunity to see the NASCAR legend up-close and personal before the start of the Goody’s® Headache Relief ... FULL STORY »



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Chevrolet SS is Ready for Road Course Racing at Sonoma Raceway
Posted 06.23.15
DETROIT - (June 23, 2015) – This weekend Chevrolet SS drivers and teams head West to the next stop on the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series tour - Sonoma Raceway, a 12-turn, 1.99-mile road course, nestled near Napa Valley.  Sonoma is the first of two road course races on the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 88 Windows 10 Chevrolet SS
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 88 Microsoft Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 15 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 8 top-five finishes 9 top-10 finishes 108 laps led Career 556 starts 24 wins 13 pole positions 135 top-five finishes 233 top-10 finishes 7,955 laps led Sonoma Career  31 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 1 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson, On Track in the No. 48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 48 Lowe's ProServices Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 15 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 387 laps led Career 486 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 202 top-five finishes 302 top-10 finishes 17,538 laps led Sonoma Career  13 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 86 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 24 AARP Member Services Chevrolet SS
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 15 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 162 laps led Career 776 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 462 top-10 finishes 24,826 laps led Sonoma Career  22 starts 5 wins 5 pole positions 14 top-five finishes 18 top-10 finishes 457 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kasey Kahne, on track in the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 9th in standings 15 starts 0 wins 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 5 top-10 finishes 41 laps led Career 411 starts 17 wins 27 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 151 top-10 finishes 4,582 laps led Sonoma Career  11 starts 1 win 2 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 41 laps led SEASON-TO-DATE: ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
SONOMA RACEWAY (1.99-MILE ROAD COURSE) LOCATION: SONOMA, CALIFORNIA EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 16 OF 36) TUNE IN: 3 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 28 (FS1/PRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT SONOMA: In 26 races at Sonoma, Hendrick Motorsports leads the competition with six victories, nine pole positions, 30 top-five finishes, 46 top-10s and 593 laps ...FULL STORY »
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FOX NASCAR at Sonoma Quotes and Programming Schedule
Posted 06.23.15
FOX Sports puts a bow on its 2015 race coverage of the NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES this weekend at Sonoma Raceway, a 1.99-mile facility nestled in northern California’s wine country and site of the season’s first of two Cup Series road-course races. Live coverage from the track gets underway on ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
David Ragan 2015 NSCS Toyota/Save Mart 350 Race Preview
Posted 06.23.15
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — More than 2,750 miles separate Michael Waltrip Racing’s race shop and Sonoma Raceway. It will take the NASCAR Sprint Cup team’s two race haulers at least 40 hours to drive non-stop from North Carolina to reach the gates of the California road course. But, when they arrive, it ...FULL STORY »
Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 5-hour Energy Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma on June 24, 2012 in Sonoma, California. - Photo Credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer Staying on Course
Posted 06.23.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  For someone who grew up racing motorcycles and sliding around in dirt cars it is somewhat surprising that Sonoma Raceway ranks as one of Clint Bowyer’s best tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit. Statistics, however, don’t lie. In nine starts at the 2.5-mile road course, Bowyer ...FULL STORY »


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