Articles tagged ‘NASCAR’

Oct 09

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2013 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Bank of America 500 Date/Time: Oct. 11/7:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Brad Keselowski 2013 polesitter: Jeff Gordon Distance: 334 laps/501 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 24 degrees Track Shape: Quad-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Kansas Recap: Denny Hamlin finished seventh in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kansas Speedway, a solid finish for the FedEx team, placing them fifth in points after the first race of the Contender Round of the Chase. A two-tire pit strategy call by crew chief Darian Grubb and quick work by the FedEx crew had the #11 machine third in line for the restart with 33 laps to go, however, in the scramble for turn one on the restart, Hamlin got shuffled back to seventh where he would eventually finish in the ... FULL STORY »

Steve Byrnes Steps Aside From NASCAR on FOX to Focus on Health & Family

NASCAR on FOX Logo Longtime NASCAR on FOX on-air personality Steve Byrnes is taking an indefinite medical leave of absence, effectively immediately, to focus on his health after receiving news he has suffered a recurrence of cancer. Byrnes, who was diagnosed and successfully treated for ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – Seeing Pink

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 Pink Lemonade 5-hour ENERGY Benefitting LBBC Toyota - Photo Credit: Robert Lebarge/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. — The Sprint Cup Series doesn’t travel very far from where most of the industry resides this weekend. The drivers and crew visit Charlotte Motor Speedway, a short distance from most of the sports’ race shops. Because of the ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Q&A with Kyle Larson

2014 NSCS Driver Klye Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, WAS THE GUEST ON THIS WEEK’S NASCAR TELECONFERENCE. JENNIE LONG:  We're joined by Kyle Larson, driver of the No. 42 Target Chevrolet for Chip Ganassi Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.  Kyle, thanks for ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Bank of America 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 8, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will pilot the No. 7 CypressHQ Chevrolet SS this Saturday night at Charlotte Motor Speedway. He is looking for his 11th top-25 finish of the 2014 season. Annett has ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 6 – 12, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo CAMRY CHASERS CONTEND:  All three Toyota Camry drivers are in the top-10 in points and within 20 points of the leader as race two of the 'Contender' round of this year's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) championship playoff rolls into ... FULL STORY »

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. ... FULL STORY »

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Richard Petty Motorsports Signs Sam Hornish, Jr.
Posted 10.08.14
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 drive the No. 9 Ford in the NASCAR Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (Breast Cancer Awareness Pink) - Source: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Breast Cancer Awareness
Posted 10.08.14
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.) Motor Speedway, and coming up at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway and ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 10.08.14
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 Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 5 sets for practice/qualifying ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 43 Waffle House/Smithfield Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Have Shown Speed at Intermediate Tracks; Looking for Solid Finish at Charlotte
Posted 10.07.14
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 of the starts resulting in just one Top-10 finish at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Charlotte Final ‘Home’ Race for Ambrose in Sprint Cup Series
Posted 10.07.14
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 made 11 previous starts at the track and has three ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 95 Pieter's Pals/KLOVE Ford Fusion
McDowell & LFR Honor Local Child Who Lost Battle With Cancer
Posted 10.07.14
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 Davidson, N.C. child who recently lost his battle with cancer. Pieter ...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 »

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