Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Nov 06

McDowell Homecoming at Phoenix

2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell (Leavine Family Racing) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Leavine Family Racing Honors Team Veterans Heading into Final Two Races CONCORD, N.C. (November 6, 2014) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Michael McDowell will be returning to his hometown this week as the Leavine Family Racing team heads to Phoenix International Raceway for the Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500. McDowell was born in Glendale, Arizona and grew up racing BMX bicycles and karting. He won the World Karting Association Championship and back-to-back International Kart Federation championships before moving on to Formula racing and eventually entering NASCAR. “I always enjoy going to Phoenix and spending time with family,” said McDowell. “We tested at PIR last month with some of the Chase contenders, so from a competition standpoint, I’m feeling confident for this ... FULL STORY »

Kurt Busch – A Homecoming, of Sorts

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Nov. 5, 2014) –  Growing up in Las Vegas, Kurt Busch spent the early years of his career competing at tracks along the West Coast. And when he wasn’t behind the wheel of his racecar, the driver of the ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview

Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Phoenix International Raceway Quicken Loans 500 | November 9, 2014 Heading to the Desert...Justin Allgaier will make his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) on Sunday afternoon. ... FULL STORY »

Watkins Glen International Set to Repave in 2015

Watkins Glen International Logo WATKINS GLEN, NY (November 5, 2014) – Watkins Glen International President Michael Printup announced Wednesday that the historic track will conduct a repaving project in the summer of 2015. It is the first time the track will be repaved since ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Nov. 3 – 9, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo TWO TO GO:  Two Camry drivers are competing in the ‘Eliminator’ round of this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) championship playoff.  Denny Hamlin is tied for the series point’s lead while Matt Kenseth sits fifth (-13 ... FULL STORY »

Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson on track in the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 5, 2014) - Reed Sorenson will pilot the No. 36 Chevrolet SS this weekend in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. FLASR, the 4-oz. pocketsize, portable spittoon, will join Sorenson and Tommy Baldwin Racing ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Accell Construction) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 1, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett and his No. 7 Accell Construction Chevrolet SS team will compete this weekend at Phoenix International Raceway, aiming to turn two consecutive top-25 finishes into three in a row. Annett ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Home Game II
Posted 11.05.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Nov. 5, 2014) – Back in February, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series headed to Phoenix International Raceway for race number two of 36. This weekend, it will return to Phoenix of the second-to-last race of the year – the Phoenix 500k. For Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Cargill) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.05.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Phoenix  Advance Team: No. 17 Cargill/Fry’s Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 882 - last raced at Loudon 2 – finished 39th. Backup Chassis: RK- 877 – last raced at Loudon - finished ninth. Stenhouse at Phoenix o   Stenhouse has three career starts at PIR, completing 940 of 940 laps (100%) with an ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Phoenix Int’l Raceway NASCAR (Nov.) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 11.05.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 35 – Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 32 – DAV 200 Honoring America's Veterans NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 21 -- Lucas Oil 150 Phoenix International Raceway (1.0-mile oval) – Avondale, Ariz. Fast Facts for ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR issues penalties against No. 5 and No. 24 teams
Posted 11.04.14
NASCAR today announced much-anticipated penalties following Sunday's post-race fracas at Texas Motor Speedway involving Brad Keselowski, Jeff Gordon and others, assessing penalties to crew members from the No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams. Jeremy Fuller, a crew member with the No. 5 car (driven by Kasey ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports Will Not Appeal Penalties Announced Today by NASCAR
Posted 11.04.14
CONCORD, N.C. (Nov. 4, 2014) – Hendrick Motorsports will not appeal penalties announced today by NASCAR related to a post-race incident Sunday evening at Texas Motor Speedway. “With NASCAR’s new Chase format, we’re seeing an unprecedented level of intensity every single week,” said Rick Hendrick, owner of Hendrick Motorsports. “Emotions run ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Penalizes Crew Members And Crew Chiefs From The No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Teams
Posted 11.04.14
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 4, 2014) — NASCAR has assessed penalties to crew members from the No. 5 and No. 24 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams for their involvement in post-race incidents on Nov. 2 at Texas Motor Speedway. In addition, the crew chiefs from those two teams also have ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.04.14
Budweiser Racing Team Notes of Interest Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team travel to Phoenix International Raceway (PIR) this weekend for Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. #HolidayBuds… To celebrate the upcoming holiday season, Harvick’s No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet features a special ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 500(k) Race Preview
Posted 11.04.14
Greg Biffle – Phoenix Advance0 Team: No. 16 Sherwin Williams Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-908  Last ran Chicago – finished 23rd Backup Chassis: RK-876  Last ran Phoenix – 17th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Phoenix  o   Biffle has 21 Sprint Cup Series starts at Phoenix, earning five top-five and seven top-10 finishes. He has ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Farmland) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
No. 43 Highlights Farmland and Folds of Honor Foundation at Phoenix
Posted 11.04.14
Almirola Pilots Fan-Chosen Paint Scheme to Support Donation to Foundation Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Farmland Ford team hope to rebound from Texas with a Top-10 finish at Phoenix International Raceway this Sunday. The team raced in the Top-15 for the majority of the race this spring and hope that ...FULL STORY »

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