Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Aug 05

Chevrolet Finding New Roads to Victory Lane

Team Chevy Logo The Journey to the Chase Paved with Multiple Types of Tracks DETROIT - (August 5, 2014) – The past few weeks have been filled with a smorgasbord of race tracks. From the 2.5-mile superspeedway at Daytona, to the hallowed grounds of Indy, to the three ‘tricky’ turns at Pocono, Chevrolet drivers and team have been faced with numerous different challenges.  This weekend is no different as the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to the Finger Lake region of New York to take on the 11-turn, 2.45-mile road course at Watkins Glen International. Over the past five races held at ‘The Glen’ Chevrolet drivers and teams have been victorious only twice.  Fast straightaways and varying fuel strategies prove to be the contributing factors to ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – As the Race Turns

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer Climbs From His No. 15 RK Motors Charlotte Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  This weekend the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to the second and final road course of the season at Watkins Glen International. The 11-turn road course has produced its share of drama on track including exciting finishes and some ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Preview

Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images for NASCAR Greg Biffle – Watkins Glen  Advance Team: No. 16 3M Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-764  Last ran Watkins Glen – finished 16th Backup Chassis: RK-916  Last ran Sonoma – finished 9th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Watkins Glen o   Biffle has 11 Sprint Cup career starts ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team travel to Watkins Glen International (WGI) this weekend to compete in the Cheez-It 355 at The Glen NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS). Meet Harvick... Race fans in the Watkins Glen, New ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Watkins Glen Int’l NASCAR August Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 22 – Cheez-it 355 at The Glen NASCAR Nationwide Series – Race No. 21 – Zippo 200 Watkins Glen International (2.454-mile road course) – Watkins Glen, N.Y. Fast Facts for August 8-10, 2014 Tire: Goodyear ... FULL STORY »

Nelson Piquet Jr. To Drive No. 77 WORX Yard Tools at The Glen

NASCAR Driver Nelson Piquet Jr - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Race will mark the Brazilian's debut in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STATESVILLE, N.C. (August 5, 2014) – Randy Humphrey Racing announced today that Nelson Piquet Jr., the first Brazilian to win in two of NASCAR's top-three national series, will pilot the ... FULL STORY »

Watkins Glen International to Offer Multiple NASCAR Autograph Sessions

Watkins Glen International Logo Dylan Kwasniewski, Chase Elliott, Regan Smith, Daniel Suarez and Kenzie Ruston among those scheduled to participate in free fan autograph sessions WATKINS GLEN, NY (August 5, 2014) – Watkins Glen International is providing NASCAR fans with even more ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row Racing) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Truex Jr. Riding a Road Course High at Watkins Glen
Posted 08.05.14
DENVER, Colo. (Aug. 5, 2014) – Though Watkins Glen International may not rank as the No. 1 favorite track for Martin Truex Jr., the central New York road course remains near the top of his preferred venue list. Truex, who has claimed one career road course win (2013 at Sonoma, Calif.), ...FULL STORY »
Aric Almirola, driver of the #43 Smithfield Ford, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
After Test, Almirola and No. 43 Team Armed To Compete at Watkins Glen
Posted 08.05.14
Significant Improvements Throughout Test Give Smithfield Team Confidence Admittedly not a road course driver, Aric Almirola utilized a two-day test at Watkins Glen International and road course expert teammate, Marcos Ambrose, to make significant gains at the 2.45-mile road course. The improvement at the test has the No. 43 Smithfield team ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ambrose Leads the Pack at the Glen
Posted 08.05.14
"I Know What I Need" Playing the role of favorite at a road course in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is nothing new to Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) ace Marcos Ambrose. For the past several years, Ambrose is regarded as the driver to beat, especially at Watkins Glen International, where he ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Lucas Lambert in the garage area - Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Preview
Posted 08.05.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Watkins Glen International ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 471 in Sunday's NASCAR 355 at The Glen. This chassis was utilized earlier this season in NASCAR's first road-course event at Sonoma Raceway where Newman qualified 11thand finished seventh. Newman at The ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Paul Menard - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Preview
Posted 08.05.14
Paul Menard No. 27 SPLASH/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's SPLASH / Menards Chevrolet at Pocono Raceway ... This weekend in the NASCAR 355 at Watkins Glen International, Paul Menard and the No. 27 SPLASH/Menards Chevrolet SS team will race chassis No. 470. This Chevrolet SS was previously raced at Sonoma ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Preview
Posted 08.05.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Watkins Glen International ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 469 in the NASCAR 355 at the Glen. This is the same Chevrolet SS Dillon raced to a 17th-place finish at Sonoma Raceway in June. Dillon at Watkins Glen ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Preview
Posted 08.05.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes  Event:          NASCAR 355 at The Glen Date:            Sunday, August 10, 2014 Location:     Watkins Glen International RCR at Watkins Glen International ... In 59 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Watkins Glen International, RCR boasts two wins (Robby Gordon 2003 and Kevin Harvick 2006), eight top-five and 21 top-10 finishes. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 34 DockSide Logistics Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Ragan Warming Up to the Glen after Career Finish in 2013
Posted 08.05.14
No. 34 Team among Those Ramping Up Road Course Efforts STATESVILLE, AUGUST 5, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Watkins Glen International: "Watkins Glen is a very different race course from Sonoma. Sonoma is a little slower, a little more technical, a ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General)
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Race Preview
Posted 08.05.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Cheez-It 355 at Watkins Glen International No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 14 Sprint Cup Series career starts at Watkins Glen International (WGI), Matt Kenseth has an average start of 18.7, an average finish of 15.6, and has ...FULL STORY »

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