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Aug 11
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Pure Michigan 400 Honorary Starter, Grand Marshal Raise Awareness for Autism, Veterans

Pure Michigan 400 LANSING, Mich. – Pure Michigan announced the results of the Pure Michigan 400 Honorary Starter Contest today, naming Kyle Brow of Vassar, Mich. as the 2015 Pure Michigan 400 Honorary Starter. Michael Harris, Executive Director of Paralyzed Veterans of America Michigan Chapter, has been named 2015 Pure Michigan 400 Grand Marshal. Brow, a 20-year-old with autism, developed a passion for NASCAR and racing at a young age. Over the years, Brow’s enthusiasm for the sport has only grown; he keeps meticulous records of each race and aspires to be a NASCAR announcer one day. His mother, Laura Oliver, nominated him to have this once-in-a-lifetime experience, saying “you cannot have a conversation with Kyle that does not turn into a conversation about ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Brooklyn

2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Aug. 11, 2015) – Believe it or not, Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn is one of Danica Patrick’s top tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit. Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing, ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Q&A with Brad Keselowski

2015 NSCS Driver, Brad Keselowski (Miller) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images An interview with: Brad Keselowski AMANDA ELLIS:  Good morning, everyone.  And welcome to today's NASCAR Cam.  We are joined by Brad Keselowski, driver of the No. 2 Miller Lite Ford for Team Penske.  A Rochester Hills, Michigan native, Keselowski has earned ... FULL STORY »

Josh Wise 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Josh Wise Josh Wise No.32 Skuttle Tight Ford Race Advance 46th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway News and Notes: Heading into Sunday's Pure Michigan 400, Wise will be looking to make his 122nd career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start, and ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2015 Michigan & Mid-Ohio NASCAR Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 23 – Pure Michigan 400 Michigan International Speedway (2.0-mile oval) – Brooklyn, Mich. Fast Facts for August 14-16, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 6 sets for practice/qualifying and 9 sets ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Michigan International Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 511 in the Pure Michigan 400. This Chevrolet has been utilized five times this season at ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Paul Menard on track in the No. 27 Richmond / Menards Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Richmond / Menards Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Richmond / Menards Chevrolet at Michigan International Speedway ... Crew chief Justin Alexander and the No. 27 team have prepped chassis No. 510 for this weekend's 400-mile event ... FULL STORY »



2015 NSCS Driver, Austin Dillon - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.11.15
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Michigan International Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 512 in the Pure Michigan 400. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to a 25th-place finish at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in July. Dillon at Michigan ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Preview
Posted 08.11.15
Event: Pure Michigan 400 Date: Sunday, August 16, 2015 Venue: Michigan International Speedway Richard Childress Racing at Michigan International Speedway ... In 151 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at Michigan International Speedway, RCR teams have earned three wins, two with Dale Earnhardt (1987, 1990) and the most recent with Kevin Harvick (August 2010). Additionally, ...FULL STORY »
2013 NNS Driver Josh Wise - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Go Green Racing Adds Three Races For Josh Wise
Posted 08.11.15
Josh Wise’s (@Josh_Wise) brief sabbatical from competing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is about to end. CATCHFENCE.com has confirmed that Wise will return as the Go Green Racing driver of the No. 32 Ford Fusion for the next three races beginning with Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International ...FULL STORY »
Hunter Hayes will perform a 60-minute set before the Bank of America 500 on Saturday, Oct. 10. (Photo courtesy of Hunter Hayes)
Five-Time GRAMMY-Nominee Hunter Hayes To Rock Charlotte Motor Speedway Before Bank of America 500
Posted 08.10.15
CONCORD, N.C. (Aug. 10, 2015) – One of the biggest names in country music will crank things up in the heart of NASCAR country when Hunter Hayes gets fans revved up for the Bank of America 500 on Saturday, Oct. 10, at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The multi-talented singer, songwriter and instrumentalist will ...FULL STORY »
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Statement from MIS President Roger Curtis on Safety Initiatives
Posted 08.10.15
BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 10, 2015) – Following a pre-race review of the facility by International Speedway Corporation (ISC) and NASCAR, additional safety measures will be implemented prior to the August 14-16 NASCAR weekend. Approximately 150 feet of temporary wall will be added to the existing pit road tri-oval wall, extending toward ...FULL STORY »
Sammy Hagar and The Circle featuring Michael Anthony, Jason Bonham and Vic Johnson performing Sunday, Nov. 8, prior to the AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas.
Sammy Hagar And The Circle To Rock AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Race
Posted 08.10.15
Rock & Roll Hall Of Famer Hagar To Headline Loud and Proud Pre-Race Show Fueled By American Ethanol For AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase Race Pre-Race Passes For Stage-Side Concert Access, Individual Race Tickets Go On Sale 9 a.m. CT Friday FORT WORTH, Texas (August 10, 2015) - Rock ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell Pennzoil Ford, tears up the track after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Cheez-It 355 at the Glen at Watkins Glen International on August 9, 2015 in Watkins Glen, New York. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
NASCAR May Get “The Boot” At Watkins Glen
Posted 08.09.15
Now that Watkins Glen has started repaving its racing surface, running “the Boot” may be back on the table for NASCAR races. The current configuration of the Glen for NASCAR Sprint Cup and XFINITY Series races eliminates the Boot, which contains Turns 6 through 9, and shortens the course from 3.40 ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kevin Harvick (Budweiser) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Despite Fuel Shortfall, Kevin Harvick Remains Confident
Posted 08.09.15
In the final two corners of the final lap of Sunday‘s race at Watkins Glen, Kevin Harvick ran out of fuel, narrowly failing to get 59 laps out of his final tank of gas. Though Joey Logano inherited the lead and won the race, with Harvick finishing third, the driver ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Kasey Kahne on track at Watkins Glen in the No. 5 Time Warner Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Second straight miserable week puts Kasey Kahne in must-win position
Posted 08.09.15
WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. – A week after destroying his car in a Lap 3 crash at Pocono and finishing last, Kasey Kahne was the victim of a restart wreck on Lap 49 of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Watkins Glen International. Kahne finished 12 laps down in 42nd ...FULL STORY »


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