Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Nov 20

No. 17 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Team Penalized For Rules Infraction At Homestead-Miami Speedway

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Logo Daytona Beach, Fla. (Nov. 20, 2014) — The No. 17 team that competes in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series has been penalized for a rules infraction discovered during pre-qualifying inspection Nov. 14 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. This infraction is a P3 level penalty which is outlined in Section 12-4.3 of the 2014 NASCAR rule book: Violations resulting in P3 penalties tend to fall between serious and intermediate in nature. While they might include general “categories” of infractions similar to those in P4 (e.g. unauthorized parts; failing to meet specs; etc.), they tend to pertain more to secondary componentry or systems; modifications of lessor significance; go/no-go measurement failures of an intermediate nature. This infraction violates Sections: 12-1 - Actions detrimental to stock car racing; 20-12 – Suspension: ... FULL STORY »

LiftMaster partners with Hendrick Motorsports

2015 NSCS No 5 LiftMaster Chevrolet SS Three-Year Pact Includes Primary Sponsorship of Kasey Kahne CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 20, 2014) – LiftMaster, the number-one brand of professionally installed residential garage door openers, will join 11-time Sprint Cup Series champions Hendrick Motorsports beginning with the 2015 NASCAR season when ... FULL STORY »

Aric Almirola Nominated for Premios Univision Deportes Best Car Racing Performance Award

Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 United States Air Force Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coke Zero 400 after the race was called for weather at Daytona International Speedway on July 6, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images The Inaugural Univision Sports Award Show Acknowledges Almirola's Accomplishments in 2014 CONCORD, N.C. (November 18, 2014) - Univision Deportes, the sport division of Univision Communications Inc., the leading media company serving Hispanic America, announced today that Cuban American NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

FOX Sports 1 Airs Coverage of 2014 NASCAR Awards Ceremonies

FOX Sports 1 As buzz surrounding one of the most competitive and memorable championship runs in NASCAR history continues, FOX Sports 1 turns its attention to honoring the drivers and teams who played pivotal roles in the 2014 NASCAR season. FOX Sports 1 offers ... FULL STORY »

Q&A with the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion, Kevin Harvick

NASCAR driver and champion Kevin Harvick visits the Empire State Building on November 18, 2014 in New York City. - Photo Credit: Monica Schipper/Getty Images An Interview With: KEVIN HARVICK            JENNIE LONG:  Good morning, everyone, and welcome to today's NASCAR teleconference with 2014 Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet for Stewart‑Haas Racing.  Kevin clinched his first ... FULL STORY »

Richard Petty Motorsports Ends A Season to Remember

Richard Petty Motorsports Logo CONCORD, N.C. (November 19, 2014) - The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season concluded Sunday evening at the Homestead-Miami Speedway. For Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM), it ends a season to remember. RPM earned its fifth win during the July 4 weekend when ... FULL STORY »

Hendrick Motorsports Realigns No. 5 Team Personnel

Hendrick Motorsports Francis Named Technical Director, Rodden Returns as Crew Chief CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 19, 2014) – In preparation for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season and revised rules that affect race car development and on-track testing, Hendrick Motorsports has named Kenny ... FULL STORY »

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Crew Member Suspended Due To Violation Of NASCAR Substance Abuse Policy
Posted 11.19.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2014) – Kelly Johnson, a crew member (No. 7 Tommy Baldwin Racing's jackman)  in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, has been indefinitely suspended from NASCAR for violating the sanctioning body’s Substance Abuse Policy. On Nov. 17, 2014, Johnson was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions ...FULL STORY »
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McCall Named Crew Chief for McMurray and the No. 1 Chevrolet
Posted 11.18.14
CONCORD, NC (Nov. 18, 2014) – Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (CGRFS) announced today that Matt McCall has been named crew chief for Jamie McMurray and the No. 1 team. McCall will assume the role effective immediately to prepare for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) season. McCall joins ...FULL STORY »
ESPN’s Live NASCAR Race Coverage Takes Checkered Flag
Posted 11.18.14
After 28 years and 398 races, ESPN’s live telecasts of NASCAR Sprint Cup racing took the checkered flag Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway with the telecast of the 2014 season finale. Kevin Harvick won the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship. The race marked the end of ESPN’s eight-year contract with NASCAR, which began ...FULL STORY »
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Discount Tire and Team Penske Extend Partnership
Posted 11.18.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 18, 2014) – Team Penske announced today that it has reached a multi-year extension with Discount Tire, the world’s largest tire and wheel retailer, to continue as a key marketing partner with the team. Discount Tire will remain a primary sponsor of the No. 22 Team Penske ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Next Alumni Sweep Sunoco Rookie of the Year Awards
Posted 11.17.14
Kyle Larson, Chase Elliott and Ben Kennedy Take Rookie Honors in Respective NASCAR National Series DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 17, 2014) – For the first time since the NASCAR Next initiative was created in 2011, three of its alumni captured the Sunoco Rookie of the Year Awards in NASCAR’s national series. Kyle ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
Posted 11.17.14
HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Joey Logano (Shell-Pennzoil) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Catastrophe on pit road ruins Joey Logano’s title run
Posted 11.17.14
HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Joey Logano sat on pit road in his No. 22 Team Penske Ford for what seemed an eternity, as his crewman tried in vain to get a jack under the left side of the car. After a superb run in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, a performance ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 48 Crew Chief Chad Knaus - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Much Ado About A Wheel Spacer
Posted 11.17.14
NASCAR summoned Jimmie Johnson’s crew chief, Chad Knaus, to the sanctioning body’s transporter after the race to discuss what NASCAR termed a “failure to obey a NASCAR directive” during Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. But after the race, NASCAR Senior Vice President of Competition and Racing Development Robin ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (STANLEY) - - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Despite Struggles; Lead Lap Finish For Marcos Ambrose In Final Sprint Cup Race
Posted 11.17.14
HOMESTEAD, Fla - - In his final race piloting the No. 9 Stanley Ford Fusion for Richard Petty Motorsports, Marcos Ambrose struggled during Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami (Fla.) Speedway. After qualifying 17th on Friday afternoon, the Drew Blickensderfer-led team fought handling issues during the early stages of ...FULL STORY »

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