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May 13
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Kyle Busch to Remain Eligible for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Driver Granted Waiver from Having to Compete in All Championship Events DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (May 13, 2015) – NASCAR announced today that Kyle Busch will remain eligible to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Busch will qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by meeting all requirements of eligibility excluding Rule 17.6.2.1.a, which requires a driver to start all Championship Events of the current season. NASCAR made the decision after the driver of the No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota received the appropriate medical clearance documentation to immediately return to NASCAR racing. To qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Busch will need to be within the top 30 of the Championship point standings after ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick Hungry for More

2015 NASCAR Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 13, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is hungry for more as he heads into Saturday night’s non-points NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte (N.C.) ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – A Different Kind of Double

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 13 2015) – This time last year, Kurt Busch was deep  into his attempt at “The Double” – racing in both the Indianapolis 500 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and the Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. While ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch will return to NASCAR Sprint Cup competition in Sprint All-Star Race

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images Returning to racing sooner than expected after an injury sustained at Daytona in February, Kyle Busch will see his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series action of the year in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (9 ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Win or Get Voted In

2015 NSCS No. 10 Mobil1/Aspen Dental Chevrolet SS KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 12, 2015) – For Danica Patrick, there are two ways to make it into Saturday’s NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race to contend for the million-dollar winner’s check: win one of the segments in Friday’s Sprint Showdown or win ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

2015 NSCS NO. 88 Mt. Dew Baja Blast Chevrolet SS No. 88 Mtn Dew Baja Blast Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 11 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 6 top-five finishes 7 top-10 finishes 104 laps led Career 552 starts 24 wins 13 pole positions 133 top-five ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet SS No. 48 Lowe's Patriotic Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 3rd in standings 11 starts 3 wins 0 pole positions 7 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 364 laps led Career 482 starts 73 wins 33 pole positions 200 top-five finishes 300 top-10 finishes 17,515 laps ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver, Chase Elliott (NAPA) - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Chase Elliott 2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS / Chase Elliott Driver: Chase Elliott Hometown: Dawsonville, Georgia Age: 19 Resides: Dawsonville, Georgia MAKE IT SIX: Chase Elliott will drive the No. 25 NAPA AUTO PARTS Chevrolet SS for Hendrick Motorsports in Friday night’s Sprint Showdown in an attempt to transfer into the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon on track in the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides:Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 9th in standings 11 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 7 top-10 finishes 161 laps led Career 772 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 461 top-10 finishes 24,825 laps led All-Star Career  21 starts 3 wins 1 pole position 6 top-five finishes 9 top-10 finishes 165 laps led ​ALL-STAR EVENT ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Sprint All-Star Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
No. 5 Time Warner Cable Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 11 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 4 top-10 finishes 38 laps led Career 407 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 84 top-five finishes 150 top-10 finishes 4,579 laps led All-Star Career  11 starts 1 win 1 pole position 2 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 58 laps ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Showdown & Sprint All-Star Race Previews
Posted 05.12.15
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT THE ALL-STAR: In 30 All-Star Races, Hendrick Motorsports has scored eight wins, 33 top-five finishes, 49 top-10s and led 646 laps. Most recently, Johnson won the 2013 event after leading 10 laps to earn a record fourth All-Star victory. All four full-time Hendrick Motorsports drivers are eligible ...FULL STORY »
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Sonoma Raceway to Host Military STEM Career Fair presented by PG&E during NASCAR Weekend
Posted 05.12.15
SONOMA, Calif. (May 12, 2015) – Sonoma Raceway, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) and Intel have teamed up to host the Hire America’s Heroes STEM Career Fair at the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend. The Hire America’s Heroes STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) Career Fair, sponsored by ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (Cherry 5-hour ENERGY/Special Operations Warrior Foundation - SOWF) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Showdown to be an All-Star
Posted 05.12.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is enjoying an extended stay in Charlotte, N.C., home to most teams. Two weekends of racing kicks off with the second specialty race of the season, the All- Star Race. Clint Bowyer will attempt to race his way into the field Friday night ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
David Ragan 2015 NSCS Sprint Showdown Race Preview
Posted 05.12.15
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver David Ragan knows there’s two ways to advance from Friday night’s Sprint Showdown into Saturdaynight’s $1 million NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He needs to win one of the two 20-lap Showdown segments or win the Sprint Fan Vote, ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2015 Charlotte & Iowa NASCAR (May) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 05.12.15
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Sprint Showdown & Sprint All-Star Race NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 5 -- N.C. Education Lottery 200 Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Concord, N.C. Fast Facts for May 14-16, 2015 Tire: Goodyear "Support Our Troops" Speedway Radials Set limits: All-Star: 11 sets for the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Sam Hornish Jr - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Hornish and SHOP.COM Give Fans a Reason to Vote
Posted 05.12.15
No. 9 Team Looks to Use "All-Star Weekend" to Prepare for Coke 600 This weekend is a big weekend for Sam Hornish Jr. for more reasons than one. Not only is Hornish hoping to race his way into the Sprint All-Star race through the Sprint Showdown on Friday night, but through ...FULL STORY »


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