Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Sep 05

Jimmie Johnson’s prognostication is a good omen for Greg Biffle; Plus Friday Richmond Notebook

2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images RICHMOND, Va.— Jimmie Johnson has good news for Greg Biffle—if the six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion happens to be right, that is. Biffle currently is the last driver inside the Chase grid on points, and he'd love for Johnson's handicapping of Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 (7:30 p.m. ET on ABC) at Richmond International Raceway to be right on the mark. "I feel like the winner of tomorrow night's race will either be the No. 4 (Kevin Harvick) or the No. 24 (Jeff Gordon) or the No. 2 (Brad Keselowski)," Johnson proclaimed before Friday morning's opening practice at the .75-mile short track. “So I think points will set the field here at the end, and ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Final Practice Session Speeds

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Kelloggs/Frosted Flakes Ford, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 5, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Friday afternoon it was Carl Edwards, with a lap speed of 121.863mph, showing the fastest way around Richmond Int'l Raceway during the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400. Second fastest in the ... FULL STORY »

Darlington Raceway, Bojangles’ Extend NSCS Race Entitlement Thourgh 2019

2015 Bojangles Southern 500 Logo Five-year extension added to partnership that started in 2012 DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA (Sept. 5, 2014) – Darlington Raceway and Bojangles’ Famous Chicken ‘n Biscuits announced today a five-year extension of their NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles’ Southern 500 race entitlement partnership. The ... FULL STORY »

Construction Heats Up During The Summer Months

DAYTONA Rising: Reimagining an American Icon Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – During the last month, Daytona International Speedway continued to move forward with the $400 million DAYTONA Rising redevelopment project. Key areas of the new motorsports stadium are beginning to take shape. Below is a breakdown of key ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Friday morning, for their first Federated Auto Parts 400 practice session, and at the top of the speed chart was Kevin Harvick - with a lap speed of 129.112mph - posting ... FULL STORY »

Nationwide Expands Hendrick Motorsports Relationship

No. 88 Nationwide Insurance Chevrolet SS (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) Company Becomes Majority Sponsor of Earnhardt Jr. From 2015-2017 CONCORD, N.C. (Sept. 5, 2014) – Nationwide has expanded its three-year relationship with Hendrick Motorsports to become the majority sponsor of driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 88 Chevrolet ... FULL STORY »

Nationwide Comes To Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Side For More Races In 2015

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) Nationwide Insurance has increased their sponsorship role with NASCAR’s most popular driver Dale Earnhardt Jr., Hendrick Motorsports announced Friday. The Columbus, Ohio-based company will vacate its title role of the sport’s secondary series, the NASCAR Nationwide Series to become the ... FULL STORY »

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NASCAR AMERICA on NBCSN Expands to Present 60-Minute Monday Editions Throughout the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Posted 09.04.14
Expanded Shows to Present In-depth Coverage of Weekend Action and Developments Impacting the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup     STAMFORD, Conn. — September 4, 2014 — As the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season races to a dramatic finish this weekend at Richmond International Raceway, NBCSN’s NASCAR AMERICA is ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Q&A with Kyle Larson
Posted 09.04.14
KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Richmond International Raceway and discussed making the Chase, his chances at a win Saturday night and many other topics.  Full Transcript:   LOOKING AHEAD TO SATURDAY NIGHT A WIN WILL GUARANTEE YOU A SPOT IN THE CHASE.  WITH ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.04.14
Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team travel to Richmond International Raceway (RIR) this weekend to compete in Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race. New Budweiser Bottle… Harvick’s No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS will feature a special look for Saturday night’s race at ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 90 Tribute to Junie Donlavey Chevrolet SS
Circle Sport to Pay Tribute to Longtime Owner Donlavey at Richmond Sprint Cup Series Race
Posted 09.04.14
Stremme to Drive No. 90 Chevrolet in Saturday Night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 4, 2014) – As a special tribute to the late Junie Donlavey, Circle Sport will run the No. 90 this weekend at Richmond International Raceway with David Stremme behind the wheel. Donlavey, a Richmond native ...FULL STORY »
Country music sensation Frankie Ballard will have the fans in a frenzy before the SYLVANIA 300 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sept. 21 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.
It’s Going To Be A Helluva SYLVANIA 300 Pre-Race Show
Posted 09.04.14
Rising country music artist Frankie Ballard to perform prior to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Challenger Round race on Sept. 21 LOUDON, N.H. - With favorites like Top 15-and-climbing hit "Sunshine & Whiskey" and No. 1 smash "Helluva Life," from his latest album Sunshine & Whiskey, there's no doubt that country music ...FULL STORY »
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Aric Almirola to Run Two Nationwide Races During Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Posted 09.04.14
"Smithfield Supports No. 98 Biagi-DenBeste Racing Ford" CONCORD, N.C. (September 4, 2014) - Aric Almirola will pilot the Biagi-DenBeste No. 98 Ford Mustang in the Nationwide Series races at Chicagoland Speedway September 13 and Dover International Speedway September 27. Smithfield will adorn the No. 98 Ford Mustang for both events. ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson on track in the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Elsa/Getty Images
Reed Sorenson 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.04.14
Event/Date: Federated Auto Parts 400 (September 6th, 2014) Track: Richmond International Raceway, VA Track Length: 0.75 miles Race Distance: 300 miles (400 laps) Tune in: ABC at 7:30pm Huntersville, NC (September 4, 2014) - Coming off another solid race weekend, Reed Sorenson and the No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet head to Richmond International Raceway ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 7 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.04.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (September 3, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett will climb aboard his No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS at Richmond International Raceway this weekend. Annett cites Richmond as one of his favorite racetracks, and for good reason. He finished 13th or better, including a fifth-place finish ...FULL STORY »
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Top 5 Things to Make a Memorable RIR Weekend
Posted 09.03.14
Things Every Fan Should Do While at America’s Premier Short Track We could probably name 50 activities to guarantee a memorable September 5 & 6 NASCAR race weekend atRichmond International Raceway, but we’re paring that list down to the Top 5 things every fan should do while at America’s Premier Short Track for ...FULL STORY »

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