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Jun 03

NASCAR’s AJ Allmendinger Completes First of Two-Day Test at Sonoma Raceway

2014 NSCS Driver AJ Allmendint on track during Sonoma Raceway test in the No. 47 - Photo Credit Mike Doran/Sonoma Raceway SONOMA, Calif. (June 3, 2014) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver AJ Allmendinger (No. 47 Kingsford Chevrolet) wrapped up the first day of a two-day test session at Sonoma Raceway on Tuesday. Allmendinger, a Los Gatos native, and his JTG Daugherty Racing team are testing in advance of the Toyota/Save Mart 350 later this month (June 20-22). The team completed approximately 63 laps of testing on Tuesday, all in race trim, and will return for a second full day on Thursday. “With our race team being as small as we are, we don’t get much test time, so any track time we get helps us focus on the weekend and future,” Allmendinger said. “These tests are good because for me, as a driver, you don’t have ... FULL STORY »

Alex Kennedy Joins Circle Sport’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Driver Lineup

2014 NSCS No 33 Dream Factory Chevy SS MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 3, 2014) – Alex Kennedy, the 22-year-old Aztec, New Mexico, native, will make his 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut at Pocono Raceway this weekend in the No. 33 Circle Sport Chevrolet SS.  Kennedy, who spent last week testing at Virginia ... FULL STORY »

Pennsylvania NASCAR Hauler Parade Details

Pocono Raceway Logo Harrisburg to Long Pond, Follow Along Using #haulerPArade on Twitter LONG POND, PA (June 2, 2014) – The first-annual Pennsylvania Hauler Parade, in advance of the June 6 Pocono 400 at “The Tricky Triangle,” will take place on Thursday, June 5. Race fans are ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP Race: Pocono 400 – 160 laps/400 miles Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Cushman Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Pocono Raceway (2.5-mile tri-oval) @poconoraceway Television: Sunday, June 8 on TNT (1:00 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #Target ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Previews

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 25, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit Drew Hallowell/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Pocono 400 Date/Time: June 8/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2013 polesitter: Jimmie Johnson Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 14/8/6 degrees Track Shape: Triangle EXPRESS NOTES: FedEx 400 Recap: Denny Hamlin finished fifth in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover (Del.) International Speedway in ... FULL STORY »

Looking for Four In-A-Row at the Track With Three Turns

Team Chevy Logo Chevrolet SS Drivers Look for Fourth Consecutive Win Heading to Pocono DETROIT - (June 3, 2014) – The Chevrolet SS nameplate has been prominently displayed in Victory Lane following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for the past three weeks running. Jeff ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose Looks to Engineering Team to Continue Progress at Pocono

(L-R) Marcos Ambrose, driver of the #9 Stanley Ford, talks with crew chief Drew Blickensderfer - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Will Use Road Course Skills at NASCAR's Most Unique Track With a 16th-place finish last weekend at Dover, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 STANLEY Ford team continue to show improvement. Overcoming a tough weekend to finish 16th shows that the ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 RK Motors Toyota, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jamey Price/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Tricky Math?
Posted 06.03.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —   After a fourth-place finish at Dover last week, the No. 15 RK Motors Toyota team travels to a track known for its somewhat tricky characteristics– Pocono Raceway. The 2.5-mile track located in the Pocono Mountains is unique in many ways to other tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup         Series ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR driver Joey Logano practices with the Detroit Lions on Tuesday. He tossed the football with quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Logano practices with Detroit Lions
Posted 06.03.14
ALLEN PARK, Michigan (June 3, 2014) – Joey Logano knows what it’s like to take a hit. But that likely wouldn’t translate to a hit on the gridiron. Logano, 24, was in Detroit Tuesday to promote the June 15 Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway. In a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Hello, It’s Pocono
Posted 06.03.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 3, 2014) – Danica Patrick has been racing stock cars since 2010, full-time since 2012 in the NASCAR Nationwide Series. She’s been full-time in the Sprint Cup Series since 2013 and has plenty of experience at several of the racetracks. Pocono (Pa.) Raceway is not one of them. In ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.03.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers races at Pocono Raceway’s “tricky triangle” Sunday for the first time since 2011. The 2.5-mile Pennsylvania track has been one of the Michael Waltrip Racing driver’s favorites on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. Vickers owns four top-five finishes and has led ...FULL STORY »
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Virginia Lottery Pole Day Sponsor For Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot 500™
Posted 06.03.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (June 3, 2014) – The Virginia Lottery will sponsor pole day at Martinsville Speedway for the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot™ 500 track president Clay Campbell announced today. The Virginia Lottery Pole Day is scheduled for Friday, October 24 when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers will qualify for the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot™ 500. “It’s always great ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.03.14
Greg Biffle – Pocono Advance Team: No. 16 3M Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-896  Last ran Kansas – finished 16th Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Phoenix – finished 17th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Pocono o   Biffle has 22 Sprint Cup career starts at Pocono.  In 2010 he earned his only victory at the “tricky triangle,” ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.03.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr –Pocono 400  Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 902 – last raced at Darlington– finished 20th. Backup Chassis: RK-888 - last raced at Bristol – finished second. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Pocono Raceway o   Stenhouse has two Sprint Cup starts at Pocono Raceway with an average starting position ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick with son Keelan in the garage area - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS Pocono 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.03.14
Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS travel to Long Pond, Pennsylvania, this weekend for the Pocono 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Pocono Raceway. Meet Harvick… Race fans in the Easton, Pennsylvania, area can meet Harvick at 4 p.m. on Thursday, June 5, at the Wegmans ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 M&Ms Peanut Butter Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Summer School
Posted 06.03.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 3, 2014) – The list of racetracks where Kyle Busch has yet to win in any of NASCAR’s top three divisions – Sprint Cup, Nationwide, and Camping World Truck – is not long. In fact, there are only three left on that list – Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, Indianapolis Motor ...FULL STORY »

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