Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Apr 02

Goodyear to Run Multi-Zone Tread Right-Side at Texas

Goodyear Racing Logo AKRON, OHIO (Wednesday, April 2, 2014) – One of the technical highlights of the 2013 NASCAR season was Goodyear’s introduction of its multi-zone tread tire.  After running the concept that combines two distinct rubber compounds on the same right-side tire at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Kansas Speedway last year, this week the tiremaker adds Texas Motor Speedway to its roster of tracks at which this technology will be used. Goodyear’s multi-zone tread tire combines one compound that is run on the outside 10 inches of the tread that is designed for traction with another compound on the inside two inches that is designed for durability.  The inside compound is toughened up because that is the part of the tire that sees ... FULL STORY »

Cowboys Witten To Drive Pace Car For Duck Commander 500

Dallas Cowboy's Tight End Jason Witten - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (April 2, 2014) - Dallas Cowboys perennial All-Pro tight end Jason Witten will be honored by Texas Motor Speedway by receiving the opportunity to drive the official pace car to start Sunday's Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Witten, ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Team Chevy Logo TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DUCK COMMANDER 500 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FT. WORTH, TEXAS APRIL 6, 2014 DID YOU KNOW? April is Earth Awareness Month.  Chevrolet strives to reduce emissions and petroleum dependence by being more energy efficient. Did you know? ·        Chevrolet was the first automaker to sign Climate ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 April Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 7 – Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 6 – O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Fort Worth, Tex. Fast Facts for April 3-6, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Duck Commander 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Bell Helicopters Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad oval) @TXMotorSpeedway Television:   FOX (3 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #driveCessna, #duckcommander500 I BET ... FULL STORY »

Staying Calm is the Key for No. 55 Crew Chief Billy Scott

2014 NSCS/Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 Crew Chief Billy Scott - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Crew Chief Billy Scott’s career atop the pit box with driver Brian Vickers is only six races old. But the former team engineer feels like he’s already made a year’s worth of ... FULL STORY »

Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino to ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness Month

Dover International Speedway Logo DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, in support of Autism Speaks’ global Light It Up Blue campaign, will participate by illuminating both the Monster Monument and hotel façade in blue throughout the month of April. With ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Hope to Add Intermediate Tracks to the List of Top Finishes this Weekend at Texas
Posted 04.01.14
Look for Good Showing in Eckrich's First Race in 2014 Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Eckrich Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) Ford team head to the mile-and-a-half Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for Sunday's 500-mile event at the Texas Motor Speedway fresh off a top-10 finish at Martinsville. The No. 43 ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Marcos Ambrose Off to Best Start in Sprint Cup Series Career
Posted 04.01.14
Two Top-Five Finishes Highlight First Six Races Now with two Top-Five finishes after the first six races, Marcos Ambrose is off to his best start in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. His start has placed him 14th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings and in position to make ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, Kenseth has completed 7,641 of 7,693 laps (99.3 percent) and has led for a total of 775 laps.  ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS/Richard Petty Motorsports Drivers Aric Almirola & Marcos Ambrose - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Q&A with 2014 NSCS Drivers Ambrose & Almirola
Posted 04.01.14
Richard Petty Motorsports is enjoying the organizations most successful start to a season thus far in 2014. Coming off the organizations 100th and 101st top-10 finishes with Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola at Martinsville, the drivers, along with Director of Competition Sammy Johns, took part in a teleconference Tuesday morning to discuss the success ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Casey Mears (GEICO) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Germain Racing Test Session at Darlington Raceway Open to the Public
Posted 04.01.14
Casey Mears, driver of the No. 13 GEICO Chevy SS, will be taking laps around the track Too Tough To Tame from 1 p.m. – 9 p.m. today DARLINGTON, S.C. (April 1, 2014) – A test session at Darlington Raceway featuring NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Casey Mears will be FREE and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Texas Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 456 in Sunday's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Chassis No. 456 was raced on March 9 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway where Newman qualified 10th and finished ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard (Quaker State) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 454 this weekend at the 1.5-mile oval in Ft. Worth, Texas. This Chevrolet SS was last used at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this year where Menard ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Powerhouse Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Powerhouse Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 465 in the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be utilized for the first time this weekend. Dillon ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event:        Duck Commander 500 Date:          Sunday, April 6, 2014 Location:   Texas Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Texas Motor Speedway ...In 77 starts at Texas Motor Speedway dating back to 1997, RCR has recorded one win (Jeff Burton, April 2007), eight ...FULL STORY »

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