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Jul 01
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Truex Jr. Returns to Daytona with a Vengeance

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER, Colo. (July 1, 2014) – When Martin Truex Jr. went to bed the night before the Daytona 500 in February he sincerely felt it was the best chance of his career to capture NASCAR’s biggest race. “We had a fast superspeedway car,” said Truex, who qualified for the 500 on the outside pole. But the optimism turned into a nightmare for the Furniture Row Racing driver, who was competing in his first Sprint Cup points race with the Denver-based Furniture Row Racing team. On lap 30 of 200 a broken oil pump belt caused the engine to expire in Truex’s No. 78 Chevrolet. The early exit relegated him to a last place finish (43rd). “No question, that really hurt,” stated Truex. “Going from the potential of ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – Earning His Stripes

NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (Interstate Batteries) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (July 1, 2014) – As a winner of 29 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races, which are included in his 162 top-five finishes and 197 top-10s, as well as the leader of 10,084 laps in 346 career starts, safe ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview

Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR Greg Biffle – Daytona Advance Team: No. 16 3M Stars & Stripes Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-798  Last ran Talladega – finished 2nd Backup Chassis: RK-852  Last ran Talladega in 2013 – finished 11th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Daytona o   Biffle has 23 starts at ... FULL STORY »

More than $210,000 Raised for Charities During NASCAR Weekend in Sonoma

Sonoma Raceway Logo SONOMA, Calif. (July 1, 2014) —Charitable events combined to raise more than $210,000 for local charity groups during the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series weekend at Sonoma Raceway, June 20-22. The proceeds from the majority of events will benefit ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – Fireworks

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (RK Motors Charlotte) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —   Friday marks the day the United States officially commemorates our independence from foreign rule. A national holiday, July 4th is celebrated in a number of ways including picnics, parades and in most cases with fireworks. For more than 50 years NASCAR has ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland and Love’s Travel Stops Salute Military at Daytona

2014 NSCS No 38 Love's Travel Stops "Military Salute" Ford Hood of No. 38 Ford Signed by Active Military and Race Team's Veterans STATESVILLE, JULY 1, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Daytona International Speedway: "Daytona is obviously a special place. ... FULL STORY »

Ragan Takes Lucky Charm Farm Rich to Daytona

NSCS Driver David Ragan (FarmRich) Superspeedway-Savvy Driver Knows He Has Shot at Another Win STATESVILLE, JULY 1, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Farm Rich Ford, comments on racing at Daytona International Speedway: "I really enjoy restrictor-plate racing. It is different. Mentally, I think ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (WIX Filters) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.01.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 WIX Filters Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's WIX Filters Chevrolet SS at Daytona International Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 436 in Saturday night's Coke Zero 400 powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway. This No. 31 Chevrolet SS competed earlier this season in the Sprint Unlimited ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit:: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.01.14
Paul Menard No. 27 SPLASH/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's SPLASH / Menards Chevrolet at Daytona International Speedway ... This weekend in the Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway, Paul Menard and the No. 27 SPLASH / Menards Chevrolet SS team will race chassis No. 447. This Chevrolet SS was ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk.Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.01.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/NRA Museum Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Bass Pro Shops/NRA Museum Chevrolet at Daytona International Speedway ...Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 468 in the Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.01.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes  Event           Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola Date:            Saturday, July 5, 2014 Location:     Daytona International Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Daytona International Speedway ... Dating back to 1976, Richard Childress Racing has won 11 poles and collected five points-paying victories at the ...FULL STORY »
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Armed Forces Motorsports Partners with BK Racing for Daytona
Posted 07.01.14
Launches "Text-to-Donate" Campaign to support veteran outreach program STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 1, 2014) - Through the support of NASCAR team owner, Ron Devine and his BK Racing team, Armed Forces Motorsports (AFM) will make a NASCAR Sprint Cup appearance at Daytona International Speedway for the 4th of July weekend race event. ...FULL STORY »
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Dates Set for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR Nationwide Series And NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Awards
Posted 07.01.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Awards Move to Trump National Doral Miami DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 1, 2014) – NASCAR announced today that the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards – the annual culmination of Champion’s Week – will be held on Friday, Dec. 5, at Wynn Las Vegas. This ...FULL STORY »
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Two-Time Daytona 500 Champion Michael Waltrip To Drive No. 66 Royal Teak Collection Toyota Saturday Night At Daytona
Posted 07.01.14
Monroe, N.C. (7-1-14) RoyalTeakCollection.com announced today two-time Daytona 500 champion Michael Waltrip will be race the No. 66 Royal Teak Collection Toyota in Saturday night’s 400-mile NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Daytona International Speedway. Royal Teak owner Claus Villebro said, “The veteran driver gives the Jay Robinson Racing team one of its ...FULL STORY »
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Fireworks and More This Saturday Night at Pocono
Posted 06.30.14
Open to Public for Donation to Local Fire Department; Local Band and Businesses Represented LONG POND, PA (June 30, 2014) - Pocono Raceway will open their infield, during the Pocono INDYCAR 500 Fueled by Sunoco race weekend. for a Fireworks show and Infield Block Party on Saturday, July 5. These events are open ...FULL STORY »
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Motorsports This Week on ESPN
Posted 06.30.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series in Prime Time on ESPN2 The NASCAR Nationwide Series races in prime time on Friday night, July 4, at Daytona International Speedway in the Subway Firecracker 250 and ESPN2 will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at 7 p.m. ET with the green flag at 7:49 p.m.  All NASCAR programming on ESPN networks is available on ...FULL STORY »


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