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Jul 13
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Sherry Pollex goes to Washington to advocate for ovarian cancer

Sherry Pollex in Victory Lane with boyfriend Martin Truex Jr. following Truex's Axalta 400 Sprint Cup Series win at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway on June 7, 2015. MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 13, 2015) -- Sherry Pollex, a longtime champion of pediatric cancer fundraising through the Martin Truex Jr. Foundation, is taking on another cancer-related mission. Pollex, who was diagnosed with Stage 3 ovarian cancer 11 months ago, will be on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., Wednesday (July 15) on behalf of the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance. She will meet with Senators and Members of the House of Representatives to discuss ovarian cancer funding and advocate for policies ensuring that cancer patients have access to cancer therapy at affordable out-of-pocket costs. Pollex will advocate for full federal funding of ovarian cancer research and education programs at the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Pollex ... FULL STORY »

2015 New Hampshire Motor Speedway NASCAR (July) Weekend Track Event Schedule

New Hampshire 301Logo NEW HAMPSHIRE MOTOR SPEEDWAY 2015 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR XFINITY SERIES NASCAR K & N PRO SERIES- EAST / NASCAR WHELEN MODIFIED TOUR EVENT SCHEDULE Thursday, July 16th 9:30 AM ... FULL STORY »

Ford Performance 2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Performance Logo BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – IT SEEMED THE DIFFERENCE FOR YOU TONIGHT WAS ON PIT ROAD.  “Yeah.  It’s easy to play the Saturday evening quarterback, but it just didn’t come together for us.  There are ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch masters new aero package in Sprint Cup win at Kentucky

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images SPARTA, Ky. – Adapting adroitly to a new competition package for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, Kyle Busch sped to victory in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, taking a giant step toward the Chase for the NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Leads the Way for Team Chevy at Kentucky

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. (July 10, 2015 - Source: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images Four Chevy SS Drivers Finish in Top 10 SPARTA, KY – July 11, 2015 –Jeff Gordon led the way for Team Chevy with a seventh-place finish in his No. 24 AARP Member Advantages Chevrolet SS in the Quaker State 400 NASCAR ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Toyota driver Kyle Busch was victorious in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Kentucky Speedway. The Las Vegas-native started ninth and led four times for a race-high 163 laps (of 267) en route to his second victory of ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Race Results & Point Standings

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Crispy Toyota, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at Kentucky Speedway on July 11, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Kyle Busch dominated Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Quaker State 400, as Busch finished a comfortable 1.594 seconds ahead of Joey Logano to win the series' only race at Kentucky Speedway. Busch, who also led the most laps - ... FULL STORY »



Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 10, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Keselowski holds off Jones and Busch for XFINITY win at Kentucky
Posted 07.10.15
SPARTA, Ky. – Brad Keselowski held of Erik Jones and a charging Kyle Busch after a restart with 31 laps left and collected his first NASCAR XFINITY Series victory of the season in Friday night’s Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway. A late two-tire call put Keselowski in front for a restart ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR XFINITY Series Kentucky 300 at Kentucky Speedway on July 10, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
2015 NXS Kentucky 300 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 07.10.15
Friday night at Kentucky Speedway in the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS), it was the 2010 series champion, Brad Keselowski, finishing 0.241 seconds ahead of Erik Jones to win the 2015 Kentucky 300. This was Keselowski's first series win and fourth top-1o finish of the season, his 33rd series career win in ...FULL STORY »
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2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 & NXS Kentucky 300 Starting Lineups
Posted 07.10.15
Rain forced the cancellation of both the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) and the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) qualifying sessions Friday afternoon at Kentucky Speedway. The starting lineups for the Quaker State 400 on Saturday night and the Kentucky 300 tonight, will be based upon the NASCAR rulebook - practice session ...FULL STORY »
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Bristol Motor Speedway Announces July 29 Fan Day
Posted 07.10.15
NASCAR One-Day Team Test Open to Public BRISTOL, Tenn. (July 10, 2015) – Up to 12 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams are expected to test at Bristol Motor Speedway Wednesday, July 29, an event that the Speedway is making free to the public as part of the “It’s MY Bristol Baby!” ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.10.15
Kyle Larson, with a lap speed of 182.537 MPH, was the quickest in Friday's rain shortened final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Second quickest in the session with a lap speed of 181.641 MPH was Brad Keselowski, and he was ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, celebrates after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 9, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky.- Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
Matt Crafton wins shortened Kentucky truck race after damage to catchfence
Posted 07.09.15
SPARTA, Ky. – In a race that ended five laps short of its scheduled distance, polesitter Matt Crafton was declared the winner of Thursday night’s UNOH 225 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series event after Ben Kennedy’s Toyota damaged the catchfence at Kentucky Speedway beyond the track’s capacity to repair it ...FULL STORY »
Matt Crafton, driver of the #88 Ideal Door/Menards Toyota, drives during the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway on July 9, 2015 in Sparta, Kentucky. - Photo Credit: Sarah Crabill/Getty Images
2015 NCWTS UNOH 225 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 07.09.15
Thursday night's NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) UNOH 225 at Kentucky Speedway ended under a red flag (due to Ben Kennedy getting airborne and damaging the catch fence), and it was the series reigning champion and current points leader, Matt Crafton, finding himself in victory lane. This was Crafton's fourth ...FULL STORY »
2015 NXS Driver, JJ Yeley - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2015 NXS Kentucky 300 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 07.09.15
Weather at Kentucky Speedway early Thursday evening became favorable for the NASCAR XFINITY Series (NXS) to get in their one and only practice session for Friday night's Kentucky 300, and with a lap speed of 174.967 MPH, it was J.J. Yeley posting the fastest speed of the session. Ty Dillon was ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Brad Keselowski (Miller Lite) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Quaker State 400 Q&A with Brad Keselowski
Posted 07.09.15
Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion, has one victory this season and is the defending winner of this weekend’s Quaker State 400.  He visited the infield media center to talk about a variety of issues, including NASCAR’s new rules package that is debuting here at ...FULL STORY »


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