Articles tagged ‘NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’

Nov 12

Kevin Harvick hopes to clinch Championship Round berth at Phoenix International Raceway

2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick (Budweiser/Jimmy John's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images There is no driver in NASCAR right now better at a specific track than Kevin Harvick at Phoenix International Raceway. Harvick has won the last four races and five of the past seven at the Arizona oval. His seven Phoenix victories overall are a track record. If Harvick can take the checkered flag in Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at PIR (2:30 p.m. ET on NBC) – the penultimate race of the NASCAR season and cutoff event in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup’s Eliminator Round – he will join NASCAR Hall of Famers Richard Petty (Richmond, 7) and Darrell Waltrip (Bristol, 7; North Wilkesboro, 5) as the only drivers to win at least five consecutive races ... FULL STORY »

Multi-Platinum Artist JoJo to Sing National Anthem Prior to Quicken Loans 500(k)

Singer JoJo performs onstage during the 2nd Annual BeautyCon New York City Festival at Pier 36 on October 17, 2015 in New York City. - Photo Credit: Andrew Toth/Getty Images JoJo singing national anthem on Sunday, local trio Anglim Sisters performing anthem on Friday night PHOENIX – Pop singer/songwriter and actress JoJo will sing “The Star Spangled Banner” prior to the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Previews

Front Row Motorsports Logo Brett Moffitt | No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford "I raced at Phoenix once in the K&N Series before they repaved it. It was a lot of fun then, and it was a worn-out surface. When they repaved it, it became more ... FULL STORY »

GEICO Inks Multiyear Extension with Germain Racing and Casey Mears

NSCS No. 13 GEICO Military Chevrolet SS Mooresville, NC (November 12, 2015) - Longtime partner, GEICO, announces that they have extended their relationship with Germain Racing as the primary sponsor of the No. 13 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry through at least the end of the 2018 ... FULL STORY »

BK Racing 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Previews

BK-Racing-Logo BK Racing Preview: Phoenix International Raceway Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 (k) | November 15, 2015 Last Trip Out West: Race No. 35 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule heads back to Phoenix International Raceway for the Quicken Loans Race ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon: ‘The Consummate Chevy Racer’

2015 NSCS Driver, Jeff Gordon (AARP) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Jeff Gordon has been the consummate Chevy racer. He’s been a Chevy guy all the way through, and his record speaks for itself, between all the consecutive starts since 1992, the poles, the 93 wins, the championships, the Brickyard 400 ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – For Love of the Game

2015 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart (Mobil 1) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Nov. 11, 2015) – “For Love Of The Game” is a novel turned motion picture that was written by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Shaara and actually published posthumously in 1991 after the writer’s son discovered the manuscript. The ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 46 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500
Posted 11.11.15
Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Phoenix International Raceway Quicken Loans 500 | November 15, 2015 Two to Go...Michael Annett and his No. 46 Pilot Flying J team venture west of the Mississippi River for the second consecutive weekend, heading to Phoenix International Raceway for the penultimate race of the 2015 NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.11.15
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Phoenix International Raceway Quicken Loans Race for Hereos 500 | November 15, 2015 Final West Coast Stop...This weekend's race at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) is the final short-track race of the 2015 season. While Allgaier has a penchant for short tracks, PIR hasn't ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle in car - Photo Credit: Matt Hazlett/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Quicken Loan 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.11.15
Greg Biffle – Phoenix Advance Team: No. 16 Jardiance Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Phoenix        Biffle has 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Phoenix, earning five top-five and eight top-10 finishes.  He has led a total of 389 laps at the one-mile track. Biffle has ...FULL STORY »
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2015 Phoenix Int’l Raceway NASCAR (Nov.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 11.11.15
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PIR Recognizes Veterans Day Throughout NASCAR Race Weekend
Posted 11.11.15
DAV and Quicken Loans partner with PIR to honor veterans through at-track recognition and activities PHOENIX – Phoenix International Raceway’s popular fall race has fallen on or around Veterans Day for nearly the past 15 years. This weekend, the track will be recognizing veterans throughout the weekend for the DAV 200 ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Nov. 9 – 15, 2016
Posted 11.11.15
LAST RACE OF THE ELIMINATOR: The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) now moves to Phoenix International Raceway for the final event of the ‘Eliminator 8’ round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship playoff. After Phoenix, only four racers will remain to compete for the NSCS championship at ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Denny Hamlin (FedEx Express) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.11.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Express Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: Quicken Loans 500 Date/Time: Nov. 15/12:30 p.m. MT Distance: 312 laps/312 miles Track Length: 1 mile Track Shape: Oval Banking: 9-11 degrees 2014 Winner: Kevin Harvick Express Notes: Texas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 38th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, after a failure in the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – #GoingTheDistance
Posted 11.11.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Nov. 11, 2015) – Nearly nine years ago, GoDaddy, now the world’s largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, partnered with Danica Patrick, a promising star who was heating up the track in the IndyCar Series. That relationship grew over the years and continued as the driver transitioned ...FULL STORY »
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The Kroger Co. Extends Partnership With Daytona International Speedway
Posted 11.11.15
Multi-Year Agreement Includes DAYTONA 500 Qualifying Day Sponsorship And In-Store Promotional Opportunities DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Daytona International Speedway today announced a multi-year partnership extension with The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), one of the world’s largest retailers. As part of the partnership, Kroger will serve as the presenting sponsor of DAYTONA ...FULL STORY »

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