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Oct 21
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Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr in car - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Martinsville  Advance Team: No. 17 ‘Pit For a Pair’ Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK – 858 – last raced at Martinsville – finished 40th. Backup Chassis: RK – 877 - last raced at Loudon - finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Martinsville o   Stenhouse Jr. has three Sprint Cup starts at the paper-clip shaped track with an average starting position of 23.3 and average finishing position of 32.0. Last time at Martinsville o   After overcoming adversity early, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. was running in the top 20 when suddenly he felt a vibration in his No. 17 Ford Ecoboost Ford.  The vibration sent the 2013 Sprint Cup Rookie of the Year to the garage for repairs, resulting in a 40th–place finish. The Car o   Chassis RK-858 ... FULL STORY »

Michigan International Speedway, MEDC Pure Michigan 400 partnership gets the green flag

Pure Michigan 400 BROOKLYN, Mich. (October 21, 2014) – Two of Michigan’s best-known brands – Michigan International Speedway and Pure Michigan – are extending their partnership to host the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race onSunday, August 16, 2015. “MIS is a ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle in car - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Martinsville Advance Team: No. 16 3M Breast Cancer Awareness Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-856  Last ran Loudon – finished 16th Backup Chassis: RK-867  Last ran Phoenix – finished 17th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Martinsville        o   Biffle has 23 Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Important Names

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2014) – Danica Patrick’s No. 10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet SS for Stewart Haas Racing (SHR) will look the same for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 QuickenLoansBillionDollarBracketChallenge Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 14, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS at Martinsville Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 490 on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Paul Menard (Richmond) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Richmond/Menards Chevrolet at Martinsville Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 488 during the 263-mile event at Martinsville Speedway. This Chevrolet SS chassis is brand new to the Richard ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Martinsville Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 489 in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that ... FULL STORY »



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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.21.14
Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event: Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 Location: Martinsville Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Martinsville Speedway ... In 144 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Martinsville Speedway, Richard Childress Racing has earned four pole awards ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – From Tricks to Treats at Martinsville
Posted 10.21.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2014) – It’s almost time for Halloween and, for Kyle Busch, there are memories of a time when not many things were spookier than having to make one of his semiannual visits to Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. That’s because, before a three-race stretch starting in the fall of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Back to Normalcy, Truex Jr. Ready to Resume Momentum
Posted 10.21.14
DENVER (Oct. 21, 2014) – After seeing his recent momentum stalled during the final two laps at Talladega, Martin Truex Jr. is ready to resume where he left off before the folly at the Alabama superspeedway. “We have to put Talladega behind us,” said the Furniture Row Racing driver. “We finished ...FULL STORY »
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FLASR to Partner with Reed Sorenson, Tommy Baldwin Racing for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Phoenix
Posted 10.21.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 21, 2014) - FLASR, the 4-oz. pocketsize, portable spittoon, will join NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Reed Sorenson and his No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) team as the primary sponsor partner for the Cup Series race weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, from Nov. 7-9. The race will ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.21.14
RACE INFO: Event: Goody’s 500 Date/Time: Oct. 26/1:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jeff Gordon 2013 polesitter: Denny Hamlin Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Track Length: 0.526-mile Banking: 12 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Talladega Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 18th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway to advance to the Eliminator Round of the 2014 Chase ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Did Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team really win the Talladega race at Charlotte?
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.— Against all odds, Brad Keselowski advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, capturing victory in a race he had to win on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. To be sure, talent played a role, and talent is something Keselowski has in ample supply. Focus ...FULL STORY »
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Goody’s 500 Drivers’ Meeting Moved To Pit Road For Fans
Posted 10.20.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2014) - Whether it’s before the race or during it, Martinsville Speedway prides itself on getting fans as close to the action as possible and the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 on Oct. 26 will be no exception. In an effort to give fans more access than ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet, drives past Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, and Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 SKF Ford, after an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan / Getty Images)
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Sprint Cup title aspirations end at Talladega
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.–- As Dale Earnhardt Jr. went spinning madly on the backstretch, careening from the wall to the infield grass, these words painted on the wall appeared clearly on television via his in-car camera: "This is Talladega." As if Earnhardt and the rest of the field of Sunday afternoon’s frenetic NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson’s Sprint Cup championship defense ends at Talladega
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.— Jimmie Johnson stood on pit road at Talladega Superspeedway late Sunday afternoon and “vividly remembered” missing a meal. It was a luncheon press conference in 2011, the year that a five-year Johnson reign as NASCAR champ was coming to an end, with Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards in a ...FULL STORY »


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