Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Apr 23

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 7 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (April 23, 2014) - Michael Annett and the No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS venture to Richmond, Va. this weekend for the ninth race of the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season taking place at the 3/4-mile Richmond International Raceway. Annett, a Rookie of the Year candidate, cites Richmond as one of his favorite racetracks, and for good reason. He finished 13th or better, including a fifth-place finish in 2012, in his last four NASCAR Nationwide Series races at the facility. His seventh-place average running position in the fall race last year served as his best single-race average running position in all of 2013. The race airs live Saturday night, April 26, at 7:15 pm Eastern on FOX.  MICHAEL ANNETT QUOTE: "Richmond has become one of my ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Toyota Owners 400 Date/Time: April 26/7 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Kevin Harvick 2013 polesitter: Matt Kenseth Distance: 400 laps/300 miles Track Length: 0.750-mile Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Fans First for FedEx 400: Race fans have the opportunity to “ride along” with Denny Hamlin and the #11 FedEx Freight/Autism Speaks Toyota for the ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – April 21 – 27, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA TITLES:  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) races at Richmond International Raceway mark the second consecutive season of title sponsorship by Toyota at the three-quarter-mile Virginia track. Friday night’s NNS race will again carry the name  Toyota Care ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon Hopes to Take No. 3 Back to Victory Lane at Talladega Superspeedway

Austin Dillon posing with the No. 3 Chevrolet, which will be making its first appearance at Talladega Superspeedway since Dale Earnhardt Sr. took it to Victory Lane in 2000. Special Ticket offers Remain to Witness His Attempt to Make History at Mammoth Track  TALLADEGA, AL – The last time a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racecar sported the No. 3 at Talladega Superspeedway, it was sitting in the track’s coveted Victory ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Q&A with Driver Almirola & Crew Chief Owens

Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Eckrich Ford, speaks with his crew chief Trent Owens during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images An Interview With: ARIC ALMIROLA TRENT OWENS THE MODERATOR:  Good morning, everyone, and thanks for joining us today.  We're joined by Aric Almirola, Trent Owens, driver and crew chief for the No. 43 Smithfield Foods Ford for Richard Petty Motorsports in the NASCAR Sprint ... FULL STORY »

Anteing In: Oxford Casino to Sponsor July Pole Day

Oxford Casino Pole Day at NHMS logo Maine gaming house to champion Camping World RV Sales 301 qualifying for NASCAR Sprint Cup race on Friday, July 11 LOUDON, N.H. - With the exciting new NASCAR knockout style pole position format being unveiled at New Hampshire Motor Speedway this ... FULL STORY »

Safety-Kleen Renews Official Partnership With NASCAR

NASCAR Green Logo One of the Founding Partners of NASCAR Green Continues As Official Environmental Services Supplier of NASCAR DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 23, 2014) — NASCAR announced today it has reached a multi-year agreement to renew its official partnership with Safety-Kleen, and is among several companies renewing their commitment to ... FULL STORY »

Earnhardt Childress Racing (ECR) Engines
ECR Engines Enters Into Technical Partnership with Convergent Science, Inc.
Posted 04.23.14
WELCOME, N.C. (April 23, 2014) ECR Engines has entered into a technical partnership with Convergent Science, Inc. to enhance its engine performance in NASCAR competition. Convergent Science, Inc. will provide computational fluid dynamics (CFD) software to study three-dimensional multiphase moving-grid simulation of air and fuel flows through its engines. The software enables ...FULL STORY »
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Have Your Name Displayed on Denny Hamlin’s No. 11 Toyota at Dover
Posted 04.23.14
(April 23, 2014) – For the fourth straight year, Autism Speaks, Dover International Speedway (NYSE: DVD) and FedEx Corp. (NYSE: FDX) have joined forces in support of individuals and families affected by autism. FedEx will return as the title sponsor of the “FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on ...FULL STORY »
Now through May 1, fans have the chance to win a trip to the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race through Pennington Seed, Inc., Kingsford charcoal and Lowe’s. (CMS/HHP photo)
Fans Can Enter to Win All-Star Backyard Experience Sweepstakes
Posted 04.23.14
MADISON, Ga. (April 23, 2014) – Pennington Seed, Inc., in partnership with Kingsford charcoal and Lowe’s, announced the launch of the “All-Star Backyard Experience” Sweepstakes. The national promotion will provide consumers the opportunity to participate in the All-Star weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), including: a pre-race concert with Jake Owen ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Previews
Posted 04.22.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP  Race: Toyota Owners 400 – 400 Laps, #ToyotaOwners400 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Axe Peace Chevrolet SS Track: Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile D-shaped oval) @RIRInsider Television: FOX (7:00 p.m. ET) Social:  @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #TeamMcD I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Local Knowledge: Ed Watkins, ...FULL STORY »
Team Chevy
Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 04.22.14
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES TOYOTA OWNERS 400 RICHMOND INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY RICHMOND, VIRGINIA APRIL 26, 2014 DID YOU KNOW? April is Earth Awareness month.  Did you know Chevrolet reuses and recycles more waste from their manufacturing facilities than any other automaker?  Chevrolet has 110 landfill-free facilities sending no waste to landfills – more than any other automaker 90% of combined waste ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Richmond Int’l Raceway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 04.22.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 9 – Toyota Owners 400NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 8 – ToyotaCare 250Richmond International Raceway (0.750-mile oval) – Richmond, Va.Fast Facts for April 25-26, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Intermediate RadialsSet limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 sets for the ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Toyota, sits in the garage area during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images
Kyle Busch Better than Average at Richmond
Posted 04.22.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 22, 2014) – Kyle Busch – winner of 130 races among NASCAR’s top three divisions – has never been described as average, much like his primary sponsor M&M’s. Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), is not only better than average at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Practicing Patience at ‘The Action Track’
Posted 04.22.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (April 22, 2014) – Patience. It’s a word Danica Patrick will hear again and again as she and her No. 10 GoDaddy Racing Team tackle Richmond (Va.) International Raceway this weekend for the Richmond 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Perhaps the idea of patience dominating the night’s conversation ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier in car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Toyota Owners 400 Race Preview
Posted 04.22.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Richmond International Raceway Toyota Owners 400 | April 26, 2014 Short-trackin' at Richmond...While the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) is returning to the track after an off weekend, Justin Allgaier and the No. 51 team spent part of last week at Kansas Speedway ...FULL STORY »

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