Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Oct 17

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Brad Keselowski

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redds Ford, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Redd’s Wicked Apple Ale Ford Fusion, spoke to members of the media prior to the opening practice Friday afternoon at Talladega Superspeedway. Keselowski addressed his incident with Matt Kenseth last weekend in Charlotte and spoke about the pressure on he and the No. 2 team to win and advance. BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Redds Wicked Ale Ford Fusion – DID YOU SEE WHAT MATT KENSETH JUST SAID ABOUT THE INCIDENT AT CHARLOTTE? “I did actually, yeah.” YOUR REACTION TO HIS COMMENTS? “Do I have to have one? I am just ready to go race here.” WHAT HAPPENED WITH YOU AND MATT AT RICHMOND? “We had a little contact at Richmond.” ANY REACTION TO THE FINE? DO YOU ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Jamie McMurray

2014 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurray (Cessna) i- Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images JAMIE MCMURRAY, NO. 1 CESSNA CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Talladega Superspeedway, and discussed racing at Talladega, race strategy, teammates at Talladega, car setups and other topics. ON BEING AT TALLADEGA: “Talladega is one of the more ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing and Bad Boy Mowers Announces Partnership for ‘Dega

2014 NSCS No 26 Bad Boy Mowers Toyota Camry STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 17, 2014) - Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Cole Whitt will sport the colors of Batesville, Ark., based Bad Boy Mowers, Inc. for the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series restrictor plate race of the 2014 season ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing Announces Primary Sponsorship from Dustless Blasting for No. 23 at ‘Dega

2014 NSCS No 23 Dustless Blasting Toyota Camry STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 17, 2014) - Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Alex Bowman will have a different look to his No.23 BK Racing Toyota Camry at the final restrictor plate race of 2014. The green and white colors of Houston, ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr. hopes to rediscover magic after decade-long ‘Dega drought

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images At one point in time, Dale Earnhardt Jr. dominated Talladega Superspeedway in such a way that only one word could describe him: Untouchable. From 2001-04, Earnhardt rattled off a track-record four consecutive victories, followed by two straight runner-up finishes and ... FULL STORY » to Sponsor No. 40 Hillman Racing Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway

2014 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill on track in the No. 40 Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (October 16, 2014) –, one of the Internet’s largest online automotive inventory websites, is proud to announce that the No. 40 Chevrolet SS will make its sixth appearance of the season with Landon Cassill and ... FULL STORY »

Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson on Track in the No. 36 Zing Zang Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Event/Date: Geico 500 (October 19th, 2014) Track: Talladega Superspeedway, AL Track Length: 2.66 miles Race Distance: 501 miles (188 laps) Tune in: ESPN at 2:00 p.m. ET Huntersville, NC (October 15, 2014) - Coming off another solid race weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Reed Sorenson ... FULL STORY »

2014 NASCAR Hall of Famer and NSCS Team Owner Richard Petty - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
NASCAR Legend Richard Petty Named Grand Marshal at Martinsville
Posted 10.16.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 16, 2014) – They say the best relationships are formed over time, and two of the longest in NASCAR are the ones Richard Petty has formed with Goody’s® and Martinsville Speedway. The three will come together Oct. 26 as Petty has been named Grand Marshal of the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.16.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 16, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will pilot the No. 7 Golden Corral Chevrolet SS in the race at Talladega Superspeedway on Sunday. Annett, who finished 16th in his first Cup Series start at Talladega in May, collected a win in the 2007 ARCA Series ...FULL STORY »
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Energizer® Partners with Team Target at Talladega to Keep Larson “Going and Going”
Posted 10.15.14
CONCORD, N.C.  (Oct. 15, 2014) – For the final superspeedway race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Kyle Larson welcomes Energizer® to the track as the primary sponsor on his No. 42 Chevrolet SS.  Larson will trade in the familiar Bullseye on his hood for the iconic Energizer® Bunny, ...FULL STORY »
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Nate Bolling Has Surgery for Torn Triceps
Posted 10.15.14
Jackman for Joe Gibbs Racing No. 11 Sprint Cup Series Team Expected to Return for 2015 Daytona 500 HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (October 15, 2014) – Nate Bolling, the jackman on the No. 11 FedEx Sprint Cup Series race team had successful surgery on a torn right triceps this morning and is expected ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Talladega Superspeedway GEICO 500 | October 19, 2014 Superspeedway Racin'...Justin Allgaier will make his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Talladega Superspeedway (TSS) on Sunday afternoon. TSS is one of four tracks where Allgaier made NSCS starts last year in the No. 51 BRANDT ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
Michael Waltrip 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.15.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip’s hardest hit in life came when his sister called to tell him their mother, Margaret Waltrip, had suffered a major stoke due to arterial fibrillation (AFib.) The stroke left Margaret partially paralyzed. Her mobility continued to deteriorate until she was confined to ...FULL STORY »
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New Rapid Qualifying Format Debuts This Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway; NCWTS Autograph Session Friday
Posted 10.15.14
TALLADEGA, AL – The anticipated more-rapid qualifying format for both the GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and fred’s 250 Powered By Coca-Cola NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) races at Talladega Superspeedway will be unveiled this weekend and should create an extra element of fan excitement at the ...FULL STORY »
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Danica Patrick – Chassis No. 10-758
Posted 10.15.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 15, 2014) – It’s time for the fourth and final restrictor-plate race of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. And for Danica Patrick, she and the GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness team will be bringing a familiar “date.” Crew chief Tony Gibson has lined up Chassis No. 10-758 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Truex Jr. Has Pragmatic Approach to Talladega
Posted 10.15.14
DENVER (Oct. 15, 2014) – Will it be a morale booster or a morale buster? That’s the $64,000 question for 43 of the best stock car drivers as they approach Sunday’s Geico 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. For Martin Truex Jr., who has been on a mini roll ...FULL STORY »

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