Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Feb 25

Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier on track in the No. 51BRANDT Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor 500 | March 1, 2015 Schedule Switch-Up...A change in the 2015 NASCAR race schedule has put Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) earlier in the season than in previous years. Typically, the race has been on Sunday evening before Labor Day, but has turned into a Sunday matinee. Allgaier made his first start at AMS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) last year in the No. 51 Auto-Owners Insurance Chevy. Handling issues early in the race caused Allgaier to lose laps, and he was unable to gain laps back after the handling improved. He also has five starts in the NASCAR Xfinity Series at AMS, with one top-five ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick Ready to Return to Atlanta

2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – After overcoming adversity at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Danica Patrick and the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) are ready to return to the site of Patrick’s career-best NASCAR Sprint ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Austin Dillon to Visit Pocono Raceway’s Tricky Triangle Club Before June NASCAR Race

Pocono Raceway Logo LONG POND, PA (February 25, 2015) – Dale Earnhardt Jr., the defending winner of the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400, and Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet SS for Richard Childress Racing, are scheduled to make a pre-race ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Atlanta Motor Speedway March 1, 2015 The "Real Season" Begins...Following a hectic weeklong format leading into last Sunday's Daytona 500, Michael Annett and his No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet team travel to Hampton, ... FULL STORY »

Roush Fenway Racing 2015 NASCAR at Atlanta Motor Speedway Preview

Roush Fenway Racing Logo Roush Fenway Racing Looks to Heat Up Atlanta Fresh off a strong outing at Daytona Speedweeks, Roush Fenway Racing rolls into Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) looking to continue its momentum at a track where the team is deep in history.  Roush ... FULL STORY »

Energizer to Serve as Primary Partner on Larson’s No. 42 Chevrolet SS at AMS

2015 NSCS No. 42 Energizer Chevrolet SS CONCORD, N.C.  (Feb. 25, 2015) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) heads to Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) for the first race of the season at an intermediate track, and first race with the new rules package, Energizer® is ... FULL STORY »

No. 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Issued a Written Warning For Rules Infraction at Daytona International Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 25, 2015) — The No. 10 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been issued a Written Warning* for a rules infraction discovered during opening day inspection Feb. 13 at Daytona International Speedway. Written ... FULL STORY »

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Goodyear Racing 2015 Atlanta Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 02.25.15
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 2 – Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 2 – Hisense 250 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 2 – Hyundai Construction Equipment 200 Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) – Hampton, Ga. Fast Facts for February 27-March 1, ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy John's/Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – First of Many
Posted 02.25.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), won his first Sprint Cup Series race in only his third career Sprint Cup Series start on March 11, 2001 at Atlanta Motor Speedway. This weekend, Harvick returns to ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Feb. 23rd – March 1st, 2015
Posted 02.25.15
HOME OF CAMRY HISTORY: Toyota claimed its first Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points race win at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) when driver Kyle Busch took the checkered flag at the track in March 2008. Busch, who will miss the Atlanta race while recovering from injuries sustained in an accident last ...FULL STORY »
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Bowyer Named Next FOX Sports Guest Analyst at Fontana & Charlotte
Posted 02.25.15
Bowyer Joins Harvick, Gordon, Keselowski and Patrick for FOX & FOX Sports 1 NASCAR XFINITY SERIES Coverage; 2012 Champ Keselowski Up This Weekend in Atlanta Clint Bowyer is the latest NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES driver confirmed as a race analyst for FOX and FOX Sports 1’s coverage of the NASCAR XFINITY ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Gilliland (Love's) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Gilliland Antsy for Atlanta after Impressive Daytona Finish
Posted 02.25.15
Love's Travel Stops Driver Eager to Test 1.5-Mile Program with Tapered Spacer STATESVILLE, FEB. 25, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway: "Atlanta is one of my favorite racetracks. It's fast and wore out, the pace falls off, and ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.25.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Ground Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Date/Time: March 1/1 p.m. ET Distance: 325 laps/500.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Track Shape: Quad-Oval Banking: 24 degrees 2014 Winner: Kasey Kahne Express Notes: Press Kit: Download the 2015 FedEx Racing press materials at, including bios for Denny Hamlin, Dave Rogers and Joe ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Well Executed Strategy Leads to Career-Best Finish for Michael Annett
Posted 02.24.15
HScott Motorsports publicly announced the addition of Michael Annett to the organization on Jan. 27, and less than one month later Annett earned the best finish of his 37-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. Annett took the checkered flag in the 13th position in Sunday’s Daytona 500 at the ...FULL STORY »
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Chevrolet Pace Vehicles to lead all three races at AMS
Posted 02.24.15
DETROIT - (February 24, 2015) – Last weekend at Daytona International Speedway, Chevrolet’s Jeff Gordon piloted his Chevy SS to the pole position and led the field to the green flag.  This week at Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) another Chevrolet SS will lead the field - a white Chevrolet SS pace ...FULL STORY »
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David Ragan Will Fill in For Kyle Busch in the NSCS QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta
Posted 02.24.15
Kyle Busch Transferred To Charlotte Area Hospital; Erik Jones Will Pilot No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota In NASCAR XFINITY Series in Atlanta HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (February 24, 2015) – Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) announces today that David Ragan will fill in for Kyle Busch behind the wheel of the No. 18 M&Ms Crispy Toyota ...FULL STORY »

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