Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Oct 08

Bowyer Loves The History, Tradition Of Martinsville Speedway

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (October 8, 2014) – It’s not difficult to get Clint Bowyer excited. But if you want to see the NASCAR Sprint Cup driver get really excited, mention Martinsville Speedway. “I wish we had four more Martinsvilles across the country. It is the best product we have in the sport,” Bowyer said Tuesday night at a dinner promoting the upcoming Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500. “I’ve got family and friends coming in to Martinsville every single year to watch this race. It reminds me of the way I grew up, racing the short tracks in the Midwest. “Martinsville is so rich in history, rich in tradition. It is short-track racing at a track where you can beat and bang and get ... FULL STORY »

Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sam Hornish, Jr.

Sam Hornish Jr. Former Indianapolis 500 Champion and NASCAR Winner to Drive No. 9 Ford CONCORD, N.C. (October 8, 2014) - Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced today that three-time IndyCar Series Champion turned NASCAR winner, Sam Hornish, Jr. will join the storied organization to ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Breast Cancer Awareness

NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (Breast Cancer Awareness Pink) - Source: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 8, 2014) – With the month of October in full swing, the color pink is showing up everywhere. Including Danica Patrick’s No. 10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR). This week at Charlotte (N.C.) ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Race No. 31 -- Bank of America 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 30 -- Drive for the Cure 300 Charlotte Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Concord, N.C. Fast Facts for October 9-11, 2014 Tire: Goodyear ... FULL STORY »

Almirola and No. 43 Team Have Shown Speed at Intermediate Tracks; Looking for Solid Finish at Charlotte

2014 NSCS No. 43 Waffle House/Smithfield Ford Fusion Almirola and "The King" Get Their Fill of Smithfield Bacon this Weekend with Appearances in Charlotte In the last three races at 1.5-mile race tracks, the No. 43 team has raced in the Top-Five and Top-10 but engine issues marred two ... FULL STORY »

Charlotte Final ‘Home’ Race for Ambrose in Sprint Cup Series

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images Multiple Top-10 Finishes, Ambrose Always Happy at Charlotte Marcos Ambrose will race the No.9 STANLEY Ford this weekend at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, marking the final time that he'll race at the track that most NASCAR drivers call 'home'. Ambrose has ... FULL STORY »

McDowell & LFR Honor Local Child Who Lost Battle With Cancer

2014 NSCS No. 95 Pieter's Pals/KLOVE Ford Fusion Charlotte Race will be Special for McDowell and Leavine Family Racing CONCORD, N.C. (October 7, 2014) – The Charlotte Motor Speedway race weekend will be a meaningful one for Michael McDowell and the Leavine Family Racing team as they honor a ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.07.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — The job demands for the driver of the Aaron’s Dream Machine are more than just climbing behind the wheel of the No. 55 for 38 races each year. Like most NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Brian Vickers also makes time for media and sponsor work along with a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 41 State Water Heaters Toyota Camry
Kurt Busch – A Relationship Built on Similar Values
Posted 10.07.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2014) – Kurt Busch will park his typical black-and-red Chevrolet SS for Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway in favor of an orange-and-black model. The No. 41 Chevrolet will sport new colors when State Water Heaters, a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.07.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Charlotte Motor Speedway Bank of America 500 | October 11, 2014 Back at Charlotte...Justin Allgaier will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) on Saturday night. In his first NSCS start at the 1.5-mile speedway in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.07.14
Budweiser Racing Team Notes of Interest Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team will compete at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS) this weekend in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race. Chase Update… Harvick is currently ranked sixth in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row Racing) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Reaching Goals is the Focus for Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing
Posted 10.07.14
DENVER (Oct. 7, 2014) -- There’s nothing like seeing a goal come to fruition. Just ask Martin Truex Jr. “Yes, we’re running better right now but more importantly we are on schedule with our recent goal,” said Truex. “When the Chase started we wanted to prove that we had the knowledge ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.07.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Charlotte Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 914 – last raced in Atlanta – finished 20th. Backup Chassis: RK-877- last raced in Loudon – finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Charlotte Motor Speedway o   Stenhouse Jr. made his first Sprint Cup start at Charlotte in 2011 in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (Doublemint) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – 100 Reasons to Win at Charlotte
Posted 10.07.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2014) – With 14 combined wins between the NASCAR Nationwide Series and the Camping World Truck Series at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway, Kyle Busch has spent plenty of time in victory lane at the 1.5-mile oval in the heart of NASCAR country. But the driver of the ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Bayne to Make Roush Fenway Sprint Cup Debut at Charlotte Motor Speedway
Posted 10.07.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 7, 2014) – Trevor Bayne will make his Roush Fenway Racing Sprint Cup debut this weekend at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway behind the wheel of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion. This marks the first time that a No. 6 Roush Fenway Ford will start a NASCAR ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.07.14
Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 30 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth has an average finish of 13.5, has completed 10,170 of 10,720 (94.9 percent) ...FULL STORY »

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