Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Apr 02

MIS Adds More Technology for NASCAR Fans in 2014

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (April 2, 2014) — As a test for all International Speedway Corporation tracks, Michigan International Speedway was the first NASCAR race track to offer Wi-Fi for its fans in 2013 and now, in 2014, is increasing the number of free Wi-Fi hotspots to further enhance the fan experience at the track. After a successful test of six areas in 2013, there will now be 11 different hot spots throughout the facility designated for fans to connect to a free Wi-Fi. MIS, will continue to offer free Wi-Fi in the following areas: · Turn 2 Retreat · APEX Camping ·         Budweiser Party Porch ·         Champions Club presented by CP Federal Credit Union ·         Skylounge Suites ·         Pit Patio New in 2014, there will be free Wi-Fi hotspots in the following areas: ·         New ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon Treatment Room Opens at Children’s Blood & Cancer Center at Dell Children’s Medical Center

Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation Austin, TX (April 2, 2014) - Jeff Gordon Children's Foundation (JGCF) is pleased to announce the dedication of the newly redesigned Jeff Gordon treatment room at the Children's Blood and Cancer Center (CBCC) located in Austin, Texas.  CBCC is part of the Dell Children's Medical ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Texas Advance Team:                          No. 16 3M ESPE Dental Give Kids A Smile Ford Fusion Crew Chief:  Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-896  Brand new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd        ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Texas o   Biffle has led a ... FULL STORY »

Martin Truex Jr. Shooting for More Texas Success

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex, Jr., on track in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images DENVER (April 2, 2014) – One of the better NASCAR venues for Martin Truex Jr. has been Texas Motor Speedway, site of Sunday's Duck Commander 500 Sprint Cup Series race. Last year at the Texas spring event Truex nearly pulled off ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear to Run Multi-Zone Tread Right-Side at Texas

Goodyear Racing Logo AKRON, OHIO (Wednesday, April 2, 2014) – One of the technical highlights of the 2013 NASCAR season was Goodyear’s introduction of its multi-zone tread tire.  After running the concept that combines two distinct rubber compounds on the same right-side tire ... FULL STORY »

Cowboys Witten To Drive Pace Car For Duck Commander 500

Dallas Cowboy's Tight End Jason Witten - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (April 2, 2014) - Dallas Cowboys perennial All-Pro tight end Jason Witten will be honored by Texas Motor Speedway by receiving the opportunity to drive the official pace car to start Sunday's Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Witten, ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Team Chevy Logo TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DUCK COMMANDER 500 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FT. WORTH, TEXAS APRIL 6, 2014 DID YOU KNOW? April is Earth Awareness Month.  Chevrolet strives to reduce emissions and petroleum dependence by being more energy efficient. Did you know? ·        Chevrolet was the first automaker to sign Climate ... FULL STORY »

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Goodyear Racing 2014 April Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 04.02.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 7 – Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 6 – O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Fort Worth, Tex. Fast Facts for April 3-6, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Previews
Posted 04.01.14
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Duck Commander 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Bell Helicopters Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad oval) @TXMotorSpeedway Television:   FOX (3 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #driveCessna, #duckcommander500 I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT All Eyes On The Lone Star State: Texas ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS/Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 Crew Chief Billy Scott - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Staying Calm is the Key for No. 55 Crew Chief Billy Scott
Posted 04.01.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Crew Chief Billy Scott’s career atop the pit box with driver Brian Vickers is only six races old. But the former team engineer feels like he’s already made a year’s worth of progress in his first season. Scott is like many modern day ...FULL STORY »
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Three NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Teams Penalized For Rules Infractions At Martinsville Speedway
Posted 04.01.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 1, 2014) — Three teams that compete in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series have been penalized for rules violations discovered during post-race inspection last Sunday (March 30) at Martinsville Speedway. All three teams – the No. 31, No. 54, and No. 98 – have been assessed a P3 level ...FULL STORY »
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Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino to ‘Light It Up Blue’ for Autism Awareness Month
Posted 04.01.14
DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway and Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, in support of Autism Speaks’ global Light It Up Blue campaign, will participate by illuminating both the Monster Monument and hotel façade in blue throughout the month of April. With both companies participating in this event, two of the most ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Hope to Add Intermediate Tracks to the List of Top Finishes this Weekend at Texas
Posted 04.01.14
Look for Good Showing in Eckrich's First Race in 2014 Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Eckrich Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) Ford team head to the mile-and-a-half Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for Sunday's 500-mile event at the Texas Motor Speedway fresh off a top-10 finish at Martinsville. The No. 43 ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Marcos Ambrose Off to Best Start in Sprint Cup Series Career
Posted 04.01.14
Two Top-Five Finishes Highlight First Six Races Now with two Top-Five finishes after the first six races, Marcos Ambrose is off to his best start in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. His start has placed him 14th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings and in position to make ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, Kenseth has completed 7,641 of 7,693 laps (99.3 percent) and has led for a total of 775 laps.  ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS/Richard Petty Motorsports Drivers Aric Almirola & Marcos Ambrose - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Q&A with 2014 NSCS Drivers Ambrose & Almirola
Posted 04.01.14
Richard Petty Motorsports is enjoying the organizations most successful start to a season thus far in 2014. Coming off the organizations 100th and 101st top-10 finishes with Marcos Ambrose and Aric Almirola at Martinsville, the drivers, along with Director of Competition Sammy Johns, took part in a teleconference Tuesday morning to discuss the success ...FULL STORY »

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