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Aug 12
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Roger Penske to be Inducted into Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame

Roger Penske SONOMA, Calif. (Aug. 12, 2015) – Roger Penske, one of the most renowned figures in auto racing, will be inducted into the Sonoma Raceway Wall of Fame later this month during the GoPro Grand Prix of Sonoma Verizon IndyCar Series season finale, Aug. 28-30. Penske, the founder of Penske Corporation, owns multiple teams competing in the Verizon IndyCar Series, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series under the Team Penske banner. Team Penske is one of the most successful teams in the history of professional sports. Competing in a variety of disciplines, cars owned and prepared by Team Penske have produced 416 major race wins, over 478 pole positions and 27 National Championships. Penske also holds an impressive record at Sonoma Raceway, including the record for ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Michael Annett No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet Michigan International Speedway Pure Michigan 400 | August 16 2015  Heading for the (Irish) Hills...Michael Annett and his No. 46 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet team make a return visit to Michigan International Speedway this weekend for ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Michigan International Speedway Pure Michigan 400 | August 16, 2015 Bowtie Backyard...This weekend is the second Michigan International Speedway (MIS) race of the season, but it will be quite different from MIS's first ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Drive, Ricky Stenhouse Jr., on track in the No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Michigan Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR @Stenhousejr @ZestRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Michigan International Speedway Stenhouse Jr. has five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) starts at Michigan International Speedway with an ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – Sweeping Through the Irish Hills

2015 NSCS Driver, Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (Aug. 12, 2015) – Rolling hills with lush green grass, expansive lakes and small, quaint villages are in full view on the drive along U.S. Highway 12 in southern Michigan. Golf courses and vast, farmed land also ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Pure Michigan 400 – 200 laps (400 Miles) #PureMichigan400 Track: Michigan International Speedway (2-mile D-shaped oval) @MISpeedway Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Cessna/McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, August 16 ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (Ortho) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Michigan Advance Team: No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Michigan      Biffle has 25 Sprint Cup career starts at Michigan, earning four wins, 10 top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. Michigan is Biffle’s ... FULL STORY »



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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Aug. 10 – 16, 2015
Posted 08.12.15
RACING FOR THE CHASE: Four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) races remain before the 10-race Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins and five Camry drivers currently stand to secure one of 16 entries into the championship hunt. Matt Kenseth (wins at Bristol and Pocono), Carl Edwards (Charlotte) and Denny ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Tony Stewart (Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Tony Stewart – Take Two
Posted 08.12.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 12, 2015) – More often than not, sequels rarely live up to the expectations set by their original. Devoid of imagination, follow-ups can be lackluster and generate a sensation of having “been there, done that.” It’s a sentiment Tony Stewart aims to buck this weekend at Michigan International ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's/ Budweiser Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – Ready to Deliver
Posted 08.12.15
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (Aug. 12, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Jimmy John’s/Budweiser Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has been leading the way nearly the entire NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. He leads most statistical categories but, as the series heads to Michigan International Speedway in ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 7 Advanced Patient Care Chevrolet SS (Rendition)
Advanced Patient Care to Join Bowman as Primary Sponsor at Michigan
Posted 08.12.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (AUGUST 11, 2015) - Tommy Baldwin Racing announced today that Advanced Patient Care (APC) has signed on with the team as primary sponsor for the upcoming Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. APC's mission is to employ their care innovation expertise for both patients and providers to improve ...FULL STORY »
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Dover International Speedway’s 10th annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive set for Friday, Sept. 11
Posted 08.12.15
DOVER, Del. – Dover International Speedway will again pay tribute to the victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks with its annual 9/11 Memorial Blood Drive, set for Friday, Sept. 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Dover Downs Hotel & Casino. This marks the 10th year ...FULL STORY »
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Front Row Motorsports 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Previews
Posted 08.12.15
Pure Michigan 400 Michigan International Speedway, Brooklyn, Mich. Brett Moffitt | No. 34 CSX 'Play It Safe' Ford "The challenge of Michigan is that it's so aero-dependent. I'm glad we're going there with the new rules package. I know a lot of people didn't like it at Indy, but Indy is such ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Martin Truex in., up close in his car - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
No Slowing Down For Chase Driver Martin Truex Jr.
Posted 08.12.15
Furniture Row driver has season-finishing average of 7.38 on intermediate ovals DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 12, 2015) – Having a Chase berth safely tucked away, Martin Truex Jr. says it will be full throttle as usual in the remaining four regular season Sprint Cup Series races. The driver of the No. 78 Furniture ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Dale Earnhardt Jr and Crew Chief Greg Ives - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.15
No. 88 Microsoft Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 3rd in standings 22 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 11 top-five finishes 13 top-10 finishes 204 laps led Career 563 starts 25 wins 13 pole positions 138 top-five finishes 237 top-10 finishes 8,051 laps led Track Career  32 starts 2 wins 2 pole positions 8 top-five finishes 13 top-10 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.12.15
No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 4th in standings 22 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 10 top-five finishes 15 top-10 finishes 467 laps led Career 493 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 203 top-five finishes 307 top-10 finishes 17,618 laps led Track Career  27 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 5 top-five finishes 11 top-10 finishes 646 laps ...FULL STORY »


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