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Oct 11
Saturday

NASCAR And ESPN Statement on Television Delay For Charlotte Motor Speedway Chase Race

NASCAR Logo The following is a statement from NASCAR and ESPN concerning the delay of live television coverage of Saturday night's Bank of America 500 from Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway: Statement from NASCAR: “We are disappointed that our fans were unable to see the start of tonight’s race. We do all we can with the networks to avoid delays when live sports run late. We’re grateful for the passion of our fans and are thankful to those now watching on ABC.” - NASCAR FULL STORY »

Toyota Reveals 2015 Camry Race Car

Salisbury, North Carolina USA The new 2015 Toyota Camry race car that will compete in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series competition beginning next season. ©2014, Michael L. Levitt LAT Photo USA for Toyota Racing First Manufacturer Redesign of NASCAR ‘Gen-6’ Model CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 11, 2014) -- Toyota Motor Sales, U.S.A., Inc. (TMS) and TRD, U.S.A. (Toyota Racing Development) today introduced the new 2015 Toyota Camry race car that will compete in NASCAR Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Pennzoil Platinum Ford, reacts in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 10, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images It was last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) event winner, Joey Logano, with a lap speed of 190.597 mph, showing the quickest way around Charlotte Motor Speedway early Friday evening during the final Bank of America 500 practice session. Kurt ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Second Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 State Water Heaters Chevrolet, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 191.157 mph - was the fastest during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Bank of America 500. Last week's event winner, ... FULL STORY »

Historic Aircraft Set To Fly Over Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 10, 2014) –History will come alive once again, both on the track and in the air, as Martinsville Speedway welcomes back The Warbirds Flyover Team for the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot®  500 Oct. 26. The Warbirds, a group ... FULL STORY »

Busch Brothers Make NASCAR History

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 Doublemint Toyota, left, and Ms. Coors Lite Rachel Rupert, right, pose with the Coors Lite Pole Award after Busch qualified for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Myers Wins Southern Slam, Seuss Crowned Champion CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 9, 2014) – Kyle Busch earned the pole position on Bojangles’ Pole Night with a lap of 197.390 mph in the final session of knockout qualifying on Thursday at Charlotte Motor ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr.: Pressure’s off after calamity in Kansas; Thursday Charlotte Notebook

2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C.— When is a 39th-place finish at Kansas Speedway like a victory in the Daytona 500? Answer: When it takes the pressure off Dale Earnhardt Jr. No, that’s not a joke. Though a blown tire and a hard shot into the ... FULL STORY »



2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne Fails To Qualify For Cup Race At Charlotte; Plus Qualifying Nuggets:
Posted 10.09.14
Surely, it was a day of mixed emotions for Trevor Bayne at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. He was fastest in the first NASCAR Nationwide Series practice, his wife, Ashton finished fourth in the Better Half Dash, claimed eighth in final Nationwide practice, but his solid day was shattered when Bayne ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position: 1st How strong was the car in qualifying? "It seemed like the guy that was the most consistent was able to win the pole tonight.  I think we had a .38 then a .33 and then a .36 so pretty good ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford Fusion – “We’ve been off a little bit in qualifying trim since we’ve been here, but I thought our race trim was really good in practice and that’s the most important thing so we’ll keep working.” DO YOU HAVE OPTIMISM FOR THIS ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.09.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 2ND ON THE SPEEDS: “Oh my gosh. It’s so fast; so much grip and so much commitment. Luckily our Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet had a lot of grip, too. In (Turns) 1 and 2, the last two runs, I ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 Doublemint Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 10.09.14
Kurt Busch smashed the previous NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualfying track record (195.624mph - set by Denny Hamlin in May of 2013) at Charlotte Motor Speedway with a qualifying lap speed of 198.771mph, in round two of qualifying. But, it was his brother, Kyle Busch - with a qualifying lap ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, DRIVER of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, speaks with the media during a press conference prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 10.09.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Ground Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing How do you feel coming into Charlotte? "Obviously, we had a good start -- a decent start to this first race in this round.  A lot of guys have shown a lot of speed throughout the year had some issues.  It's ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Austin Dillon Looking To Carry Momentum At Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 10.09.14
On the heels of his fourth top-10 finish of the year last weekend at Kansas Speedway, Sunoco rookie candidate Austin Dillon posted the second-fastest time in opening Sprint Cup Series practice Thursday afternoon at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. In a sport where momentum is everything, the practice effort was not ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, DRIVER of the #5 Pepsi Chevrolet, speaks with the media after practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 9, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Kasey Kahne
Posted 10.09.14
KASEY KAHNE, NO. 5 PEPSI CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Charlotte Motor Speedway and discussed his chances this weekend at Charlotte Motor Speedway, his thoughts on Danica Patrick’s progress this season and many other topics. TALK ABOUT YOUR ANNUAL 5K THAT IS THIS WEEKEND: “10:00 AM Sunday morning ...FULL STORY »
(Left) Five-time Talladega Superspeedway winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr., joins the lineup for NASCAR’s Most Competitive Track’s Fan Q&A on Sunday, Oct.19, along with two-time TSS winner Donnie Allison (Center) and two time TSS winning crew chief and current NASCAR on FOX analyst Larry McReynolds (right). About Talladega Superspeedway
Dale Earnhardt, Jr., Donnie Allison & Larry McReynolds Complete Lineup for Talladega’s Pre-Race Fan Question & Answer Session Sunday, Oct. 19
Posted 10.09.14
Joins Drivers Jimmie Johnson, Joey Logano, Danica Patrick, Gregg Biffle & Aric Almirola. TALLADEGA, AL – NASCAR’s Most Popular driver and five-time Talladega Superspeedway winner Dale Earnhardt, Jr., along with two popular individuals with Alabama ties, have joined a stellar list of NASCAR personalities as part of the track’s Pre-Race Fan ...FULL STORY »


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