Catchfence


Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Sep 05
Friday

2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Friday morning, for their first Federated Auto Parts 400 practice session, and at the top of the speed chart was Kevin Harvick - with a lap speed of 129.112mph - posting the quickest lap at Richmond International Raceway. Team Penske teammates, Brad Keselowski (128.805mph) and Joey Logano (128.712mph) were second and third quickest respectively, while Brian Vickers (128.419) was fourth and Carl Edwards (128.065) was fifth. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Kyle Larson (127.515mph) was sixth quickest, while Kasey Kahne (127.358) was seventh, Jamie McMurray (127.352) eighth, Matt Kenseth (127.131) ninth and Ryan Newman (126.969) rounding out the top-ten quickest drivers in the session. The teams will return for their "Happy Hour" ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN Expands to Present 60-Minute Monday Editions Throughout the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR America on NBCSN Logo Expanded Shows to Present In-depth Coverage of Weekend Action and Developments Impacting the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup     STAMFORD, Conn. — September 4, 2014 — As the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season races to a dramatic finish ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Q&A with Kyle Larson

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Richmond International Raceway and discussed making the Chase, his chances at a win Saturday night and many other topics.  Full Transcript:   LOOKING AHEAD TO SATURDAY NIGHT A ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team travel to Richmond International Raceway (RIR) this weekend to compete in Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race. New Budweiser Bottle… Harvick’s No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Circle Sport to Pay Tribute to Longtime Owner Donlavey at Richmond Sprint Cup Series Race

2014 NSCS No 90 Tribute to Junie Donlavey Chevrolet SS Stremme to Drive No. 90 Chevrolet in Saturday Night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 4, 2014) – As a special tribute to the late Junie Donlavey, Circle Sport will run the No. 90 this weekend at Richmond International Raceway ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Virginia529 College Savings 250 Final Practice Session Speeds

Ty Dillon (Photo Credit: Scott Halleran / Getty Images) NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Ty Dillon - with a lap speed of 118.603mph - was the quickest Thursday afternoon during the final (rain-shortened) Virginia529 College Savings 250 practice session at Richmond Int'l Raceway. Kyle Busch was ... FULL STORY »

2014 NNS Virginia529 College Savings 250 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NNS Driver Chris Buescher - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images A trio of NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidates, took the top-3 positions in the first Virginia529 College Savings 250 practice session at Richmond Int'l Raceway on Thursday. Leading the rookie trio was Chris Buescher, with a lap ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson on track in the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images
Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.04.14
Event/Date: Federated Auto Parts 400 (September 6th, 2014) Track: Richmond International Raceway, VA Track Length: 0.75 miles Race Distance: 300 miles (400 laps) Tune in: ABC at 7:30pm Huntersville, NC (September 4, 2014) - Coming off another solid race weekend, Reed Sorenson and the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet head to Richmond International Raceway ...FULL STORY »
Talladega Superspeedway Logo
NASCAR Revises National Series Qualifying Format At Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 09.04.14
Talladega Qualifying To Feature Faster Pace; More Closely Resemble Racing Conditions NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race On Saturday, Oct. 18 On FOX Shifting To 1 p.m. ET  Daytona Beach, Fla. (Sept. 4, 2014) — NASCAR revised its national series qualifying format for Talladega Superspeedway which, in turn, should elevate the on-track competition for fans at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 7 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.04.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 3, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will climb aboard his No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS at Richmond International Raceway this weekend. Annett cites Richmond as one of his favorite racetracks, and for good reason. He finished 13th or better, including a fifth-place finish ...FULL STORY »
Richmond International Raceway Logo
Top 5 Things to Make a Memorable RIR Weekend
Posted 09.03.14
Things Every Fan Should Do While at America’s Premier Short Track We could probably name 50 activities to guarantee a memorable September 5 & 6 NASCAR race weekend atRichmond International Raceway, but we’re paring that list down to the Top 5 things every fan should do while at America’s Premier Short Track for ...FULL STORY »
Toyota Racing Logo
Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Sept. 1 – 7, 2014
Posted 09.03.14
LOCKED AND READY:  This weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) is the final race before this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins.  Camry drivers Kyle Busch (California) and Denny Hamlin (Talladega) have each won races this season and locked up their place in the 16-driver Chase.  Following ...FULL STORY »
Earlier today, Junior Johnson and Miss Sprint Cup Julianna White kicked off the Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart in Biscoe, N.C. (Credit: CMS Photo)
Junior Johnson and Miss Sprint Cup Kick Off Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour Presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart
Posted 09.03.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 3, 2014) – NASCAR Hall of Famer Junior Johnson and Miss Sprint Cup Julianna White joined a Charlotte Motor Speedway road show today and greeted race fans at Walmart in Biscoe, N.C., at the kickoff of the Bank of America 500 Trophy Tour. Presented by Coca-Cola and Walmart, the ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway on March 28, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Earnhardt Jr. Wants His Own Martinsville Speedway Grandfather Clock
Posted 09.03.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (September 3, 2014) – It’s the most recognizable trophy in NASCAR and Dale Earnhardt Jr. wants one. The sport’s most popular driver thinks it’s time he added a Martinsville Speedway grandfather clock to his trophy collection. Earnhardt has run well at Martinsville, he’s finished second twice and third four ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS/Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray (McDonalds) abd Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.03.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP  Race: Federated Auto Parts 400 – 400 laps/300 miles – #FederatedAutoParts400 Track: Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile D-shaped oval) @RIRInsider Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS TV: Saturday Sept. 6, ABC (7:30 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #driveCessna #TeamTarget #TeamGanassi I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Tri-Hard: Chip ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.03.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Richmond International Raceway Federated Auto Parts 400 | September 6, 2014 Short Trackin' At Night...Justin Allgaier will make his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start in the No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevy at Richmond International Raceway (RIR) this Saturday night. He finished 21st in ...FULL STORY »


©2014 Catchfence. All rights reserved.

Catchfence.com is a member of the Citizen Journalist Media Corps created by NASCAR®.
NASCAR® is a registered trademark owned by National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
The Official NASCAR® website is NASCAR® ONLINE(sm) at www.nascar.com