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Sep 10
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Talladega Superspeedway hosts Logano in Birmingham for NASCAR’s “Chase Across North America”

Logano TSS Chase Across America Kids from Children’s Hospital of Alabama Present Driver with Bead of Courage for Good Luck TALLADEGA, AL – Joey Logano, one of the 16 Challengers for the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, made a pit stop in Birmingham earlier today to visit with kids – who proclaimed him a “Superhero” - from the Children’s Hospital of Alabama. While there he talked about NASCAR’s revamped Chase, which includes the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday, Oct. 19. Logano was one of 16 “Chase Across North America” drivers participating in events within the U.S., Canada and MexicoWednesday. The driver of the No. 22 Ford for Team Penske and winner of three races this season enters the 10-race playoff seeded fifth for ... FULL STORY »

Passports, Please: 16 Challengers Embark On Multi-Country Media Blitz

2014 Chase Across North America September 10, 2014 ‘Chase Across North America’ Included 16 Markets, 3 Countries DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Over the next 10 weeks – roughly 70 days – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will log a scheduled 3,995.98 miles. But today alone, in terms ... FULL STORY »

Leavine Family Racing Chasing a Strong Finish at Chicagoland

2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell (Leavine Family Racing) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Italian Food & Family are Area Favorites for McDowell  CONCORD, N.C. (September 10, 2014) – As the Chase for the Sprint Cup kicks-off this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway, the No. 95 Leavine Family Racing team is looking to finish the season ... FULL STORY »

Aric Almirola Visits Homestead Air Reserve Base

NSCS Driver Aric Almirola Visits Homestead Air Reserve Base for NASCAR's Chase Across North America Tour Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup driver learns skills to launch F-16 jet; extinguish simulated fire on jet MIAMI – Homestead-Miami Speedway and the Homestead Air Reserve Base teamed up today to host a series of Air Force exercises at the ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman Gets Enthusiastic Chase Send-Off In Martinsville

Ryan Newman participates in activities with students at Martinsville High School in Martinsville, Virginia on behalf of Martinsville Speedway as part of the Chase Across North America on September 10, 2014. - Photo Credit: Martinsville Speedway MARTINSVILLE, Va. (September 10, 2014) – Ryan Newman got a grand send-off into the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship Wednesday with a loud and enthusiastic pep rally at Martinsville High School as the Bulldogs treated him like one of ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR on FOX Analysts Dissect 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR on FOX Logo The 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR’s updated version of the playoffs, kicks off this weekend at Chicagoland Speedway with the Challenger Round as 16 drivers embark on their quest for this year’s championship. Below, NASCAR on FOX analysts ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 10, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will drive the No. 7 TMC Transportation / Allstate Peterbilt Group Chevrolet SS at Chicagoland Speedway this weekend for the year's only visit to the Chicago area in ... FULL STORY »



(L-R) Driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Denny Hamlin and former Indy 500 champion Tom Sneva take part in a “Breakfast of Champions” event at Joyride Taco House in Phoenix, Arizona as part of the Chase Across North America in conjunction with Phoenix International Raceway on September 10, 2014. - Photo Credit: Phoenix International Raceway
Denny Hamlin Completes Phoenix Leg of Chase Across North America
Posted 09.10.14
Hamlin, Tom Sneva Analyze New Chase Format at “Breakfast With Champions”  PHOENIX – NASCAR star Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota, and 1983 Indianapolis 500 champion Tom Sneva kicked off the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup during Phoenix International Raceway’s inaugural “Breakfast With Champions” as part of ...FULL STORY »
North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory and defending Bank of America 500 champion Brad Keselowski were in Raleigh on Wednesday to talk about the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship and the Bank of America 500. - Photo Credit: CMS/HHP
Brad Keselowski, Gov. Pat McCrory Greet Race Fans In Raleigh At Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour
Posted 09.10.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 10, 2014) – Defending Bank of America 500 champion Brad Keselowski, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory, Charlotte Motor Speedway President Marcus Smith, Lt. Gov. Dan Forest and Miss Sprint Cup Julianna White greeted hundreds of race fans today at City Plaza in Raleigh, North Carolina as part ...FULL STORY »
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Kyle Busch Completes Chicago Leg Of Chase Across North America
Posted 09.10.14
Busch and the NASCAR Foundation Visit G.B. Swift Specialty School Joliet, Ill. – Sept. 10, 2014 – Chicagoland Speedway, Kyle Busch and the NASCAR Foundation today visited the G.B. Swift Specialty School, a Pre-K through 8th grade elementary school in Chicago, as part of the Chase Across North America. Busch was one ...FULL STORY »
With the help of Miss Sprint Cup, (l-r) Kasey Kahne, Joe Lunardi and Dick Vitale play the Chase Grid game at the Hard Rock Café in Boston on Wednesday.
It’s Awesome, Baby! Vitale, Lunardi Talk Chase Grid with Kahne
Posted 09.10.14
Championship contender Kasey Kahne breaks down NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase Grid with legendary Dick Vitale and bracketology expert Joe Lunardi in Boston BOSTON, Mass. – It was “NASCAR Madness” at the Hard Rock Café on Wednesday, as legendary commentator Dick Vitale brought his unique brand of energy and charisma to the ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Joe Nemechek - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Wimmer Transportation Services to Sponsor the #66 Sprint Cup Series Team in Chicago
Posted 09.10.14
(Monroe, North Carolina 9/10/14) Wimmer Transportation Services has joined the #66 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team as an associate sponsor for the Sprint Cup Series race at Chicagoland Speedway on September 14, 2014. Veteran driver, Joe Nemechek will be driving as the #66 team begins the final 10 races ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Race Previews
Posted 09.10.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP Race: MyAfibStory.com 400 – 267 laps/400.5 miles – #MyAfibStory400 Track: Chicagoland Speedway (1.5-mile tri-oval) @ChicagolndSpdwy Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday Sept. 14, ESPN (2 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamMcD #TeamTarget #TeamGanassi I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Rookie Respect: Although ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR (Sept.) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 09.10.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 27 – MyAFibStory.com 400 Chicagoland Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Joliet, Ill. Fast Facts for September 12-14, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the race Tire Codes: Left-side -- D-4392; Right-side -- D-4618 Tire Circumference: Left-side ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS MyAFibStory.com 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.10.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Chicagoland Speedway MyAFibStory.com 400 | September 14, 2014 Returning Home...Justin Allgaier will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start in the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy at Chicagoland Speedway on Sunday. Chicagoland was the site of the Riverton, Ill. native's NSCS debut last ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Sept. 8 – 14, 2014
Posted 09.10.14
TOYOTA TRIO TO TRY FOR CHAMPIONSHIP:  This weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Chicagoland Speedway will kick off this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.  Three Camry drivers -- Kyle Busch,Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth will compete in this year’s championship contest and are looking for a ...FULL STORY »


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