Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Oct 21

Back to Normalcy, Truex Jr. Ready to Resume Momentum

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER (Oct. 21, 2014) – After seeing his recent momentum stalled during the final two laps at Talladega, Martin Truex Jr. is ready to resume where he left off before the folly at the Alabama superspeedway. “We have to put Talladega behind us,” said the Furniture Row Racing driver. “We finished 27th there but could have easily had a top-five had it not been for those last two laps. All I care about right now is how to figure out the Martinsville short track.” Truex, who had a 10.2 finishing average in the five races prior to Talladega, is one of many Sprint Cup Series drivers who are puzzled by the configuration of Martinsville’s .526-mile oval, site of Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief ... FULL STORY »

FLASR to Partner with Reed Sorenson, Tommy Baldwin Racing for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Phoenix

Tommy Baldwin Racing Logo MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 21, 2014) - FLASR, the 4-oz. pocketsize, portable spittoon, will join NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Reed Sorenson and his No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) team as the primary sponsor partner for the Cup Series race weekend ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Goody’s 500 Date/Time: Oct. 26/1:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jeff Gordon 2013 polesitter: Denny Hamlin Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Track Length: 0.526-mile Banking: 12 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Talladega Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 18th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway ... FULL STORY »

Goody’s 500 Drivers’ Meeting Moved To Pit Road For Fans

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2014) - Whether it’s before the race or during it, Martinsville Speedway prides itself on getting fans as close to the action as possible and the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 on Oct. 26 will be ... FULL STORY »

EPA recognizes Michigan International Speedway for leading green power use

Michigan International Speedway Logo MIS is first motorsports facility to join EPA Green Power Partnership at 100% BROOKLYN, Mich. (October 20, 2014) – Michigan International Speedway officials announced today that the racetrack is using green power as part of a partnership with the U.S. Environmental ... FULL STORY »

Keselowski keeps Sprint Cup title hopes alive with dramatic win at Talladega

Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images TALLADEGA, Ala.—In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500. With the right side of his car damaged in the wreck that brought ... FULL STORY »

Three Team Chevy Drivers Advance to ‘Eliminator’ Round of Sprint Cup Chase

Chevy Bowtie Symbol Chevrolet SS Driver Landon Cassill Scores Career-Best Finish at Talladega TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 19, 2014) – The final race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ “Contender” round at Talladega Superspeedway lived up to its billing with a thrilling finish in determining ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, leads the field during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Hendrick Motorsports’ Big One Comes In Form Of Elimination From Chase
Posted 10.19.14
Hendrick Motorsports’ Dale Earnhardt Jr., Jimmie Johnson and Kasey Kahne all won NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races in 2014, but they won’t win the championship, after being eliminated from the Chase following Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway. In a year where Jeff Gordon, the organization’s fourth driver has flourished ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.19.14
Two of the three Camry drivers in the Chase -- Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth -- advanced to the third round of the championship playoffs following Talladega.  Four drivers were eliminated from the 12-driver field following Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race, including Camry driver Kyle Busch who was ...FULL STORY »
Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway
2014 Martinsville Speedway NASCAR (Oct.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 10.19.14
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.19.14
LANDON CASSILL, NO. 40 CARSFORSALE.COM CHEVROLET SS - FINISHED 4TH TALK ABOUT YOUR RACE: "We wanted to win this race. We came here to win it. My team deserves it. deserves it. We don't have a lot to work with. But what we do work with, we set out to ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 10.19.14
FUSION ADVANCES TO ELIMINATOR ROUND WITH JOEY LOGANO AND 22 TEAM Brad Keselowski’s win vaults the No. 2 into the Eliminator round of eight. The win is the sixth Cup win of the season for Keselowski and 16th of his career. The victory marks the second in the 2014 Chase for the 2 ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 10.19.14
After a second attempt at a green-white-checkered (flags) finish, it was Brad Keselowski racing his way into victory lane in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. And, with his victory, Keselowski advances to the next round - which begins next weekend at Martinsville Speedway - ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Petty Motorsports to Move Race Operations
Posted 10.19.14
Larger Space Designed for Growth and Opportunity CONCORD, N.C. (October 19, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today their race operations will move from their current location in Concord, N.C. to Mooresville, N.C. at the end of the 2014 NASCAR race season. RPM's new address will be 112 Byers Creek ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Gives Chevrolet Front-Row Starting Position at Talladega
Posted 10.18.14
AJ Allmendinger qualifies third as pairing leads Team Chevy contingent TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 18, 2014) – Jimmie Johnson and AJ Allmendinger led Team Chevy’s effortsSaturday in qualifying for the GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. Johnson, in the No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS will start second in the final round of the ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 10.18.14
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 1st Were you surprised to end up with the pole in this format? "It's crazy.  I thought that coming to three (laps) to go that we had literally no shot.  We were way back -- like a half a ...FULL STORY »

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