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Aug 09
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Wynonna and The Big Noise Concert Headlines Built Ford Tough Pre-Race at BMS

Wynonna Judd aka WYNONNA - Photo Credit: Erika Goldring/Getty Images The Five-Time Grammy Winning Artist Performs Before Aug. 23 IRWIN Tools Night Race BRISTOL, Tenn. (Saturday, August 9, 2014) - The robust sounds and dynamic vocals of Wynonna and The Big Noise spice up an already powerful Built Ford Tough Pre-Race. Spirits soar and tensions mount during the Saturday night show as The University of Tennessee’s Pride of the Southland Band fires up fans with their rendition of Rocky Top, and for the third consecutive year, Michael Buffer readies drivers to rumble after entrances accompanied by music of their own selection. The Aug. 23 performance marks the five-time Grammy winner’s first show at Bristol Motor Speedway, but not her first visit to the Last Great Colosseum. BMS officials are proud to include the legendary country artist among its fans and growing ... FULL STORY »

AJ Allmendinger learning patience as Sprint Cup team progresses; Plus Saturday Notebook

AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #47 Scott Products Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.— AJ Allmendinger is an excellent road-course racer with a chance to win Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at the Glen (1 p.m. ET on ESPN). He’s also a realist. Allmendinger knows that, even if he wins the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Puts Chevrolet SS on Pole at The Glen

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 9, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Team Chevy Drivers claim 7 of Top 12 Starting Positions for Cheez-It 355 WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. - (August 9, 2014) - Jeff Gordon powered the No. 24 Drive to End Hunger Chevrolet SS to the pole position for Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The Glen ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  8th How was qualifying? "It was good.  We got a good second lap and the third lap wasn't quite as good in the last round but it was good.  It was a ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER “Oh gosh, I am so proud of this pole, and the effort the this Drive To End Hunger team put in this weekend, as well as that lap. ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Post-Qualifying Recaps

Ford Racing Logo MARCOS AMBROSE, No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion – Qualified 2nd POST QUALIFYING PRESS CONFERENCE – “I am very proud of my RPM team and everyone. It has been a great weekend for us so far. We qualified fourth and second, so that ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Starting Lineup

2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Marcos Ambrose broke his own NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) qualifying track record at Watkins Glen International on Saturday afternoon during the first round of qualifying - with a lap speed of 129.491mph. But, it was the current series points leader, ... FULL STORY »



2014 NASCAR Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Focus shifts to Marcos Ambrose as Watkins Glen favorite; Plus Friday WGI Notebook
Posted 08.08.14
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y.— When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series comes to the road course at Watkins Glen International, Marcos Ambrose expects to be the center of attention. "Certainly, I get talked about more, and people want to know what I’m doing," Ambrose said Friday at the Glen, understating the case. "That’s ...FULL STORY »
AJ Allmendinger, driver of the #47 Scott Products Chevrolet, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International on August 8, 2014 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.08.14
AJ Allmendinger, with a lap speed of 128.688mph, was the quickest early Friday evening during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Cheez-It 355 at The (Watkins) Glen (International). The current series qualifying track record (128.241mph - set 08/11/2013) holder at The Glen, Marcos Ambrose, was second ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon (AARP Drive to End Hunger) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Q&A with Jeff Gordon
Posted 08.08.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DRIVE TO END HUNGER CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Watkins Glen International and discussed the return of Drive To End Hunger and AARP as sponsors in 2015, the first practice session and many other topics. TALK ABOUT THE SPONSORSHIP RENEWAL:  “I’m really excited.  It’s ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 33 MediaCAST Chevrolet SS
Denver-Based MediaCAST Partners with Dream Factory and Alex Kennedy at Watkins Glen
Posted 08.08.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (August 8, 2014) – Alex Kennedy will make his fourth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series start of the season behind the wheel of the No. 33 MediaCAST Chevrolet SS for Circle Sport Racing at Watkins Glen International this weekend. Kennedy, who is coming off of a career-best 28th-place finish ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick with son Keelan in the garage area - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.08.14
Early Friday afternoon at Watkins Glen International for the final road course event of the season for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) it was Kevin Harvick - with a lap speed of 128.474mph - posting the fastest lap during the first Cheez-It 355 at The Glen practice session. (Note: the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Q&A with Kyle Busch
Posted 08.08.14
KYLE BUSCH, No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your outlook this weekend at Watkins Glen? "Looking forward to this weekend.  This is always a place that we enjoy coming to.  It's a good place for me here the last few years and so I'm looking forward to this weekend ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver AJ Allmendinger - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Q&A with AJ Allmendinger
Posted 08.08.14
AJ ALLMENDINGER, NO. 47 SCOTTS PRODUCTS CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Watkins Glen International and discussed road course racing, the direction the No. 47 Chevrolet SS team is going and many other topics.  Full Transcript: TALK ABOUT KIMBERLY CLARK EXTENDING SPONSORSHIP WITH YOUR TEAM:  “It’s cool. I really ...FULL STORY »
(L-R) Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, talks with crew chief Drew Blickensderfer - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Q&A with Marcos Ambrose
Posted 08.08.14
Marcos Ambrose comes back to Watkins Glen staring at a shot to make the 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup championship directly in the face. With five of his six NASCAR wins (3 in Nationwide and 2 in Cup) coming at the track, Ambrose is the favorite to take home ...FULL STORY »
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Medical Center Dedication Memorializes Ernie Thurston
Posted 08.08.14
Watkins Glen International dedicates infield care center in honor of Ernie Thurston WATKINS GLEN, NY (August 8, 2014) – Watkins Glen International is proud to announce the dedication of their infield care center to area native and long-time safety and emergency services leader, Ernie Thurston. The naming of the Ernie Thurston Medical Center took place this ...FULL STORY »


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