Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Nov 12

Chase favorite Kevin Harvick gets an early start on the mind games

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick - Photo Credit Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images MIAMI— It didn’t take Kevin Harvick long to start the needling — and his target was the new guy, Joey Logano. Before the drivers’ portion of Wednesday’s Championship 4 Media Day was 10 minutes old, Harvick made an issue of Logano running interference for teammate Brad Keselowski at Talladega in a race Keselowski had to win to stay in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. Seated at the dais in the ballroom at Trump National Doral with fellow Championship 4 Round drivers Logano, Denny Hamlin and Ryan Newman, Harvick suggested Keselowski, who was eliminated last Sunday at Phoenix, might return the favor and block for Logano in Sunday’s title race at Homestead-Miami Speedway (3 p.m. ET on ESPN). “I thought you ... FULL STORY »

Leavine Family Racing Shows Perseverance in 2014

2014 NSCS Driver Michael McDowell (Leavine Family Racing) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images McDowell and No. 95 Team Finish NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Season in Homestead CONCORD, N.C. (November 12, 2014) – The 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season was an important one for Leavine Family Racing. The growing single-car race team fielded the ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Pilot/Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 12, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett and his No. 7 Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS team will conclude the 2014 racing season this weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway. Sunday's race will mark Annett's first Cup ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview

Justin Allgaier, driver of the #51 Brandt Professional Agriculture Chevrolet, speaks with a crew member - Photo Credit: Jeff Currly/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Homestead-Miami Speedway Ford EcoBoost 400 | November 16, 2014 Last Race of the Season...Justin Allgaier will make his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Homestead-Miami Speedway (HMS) on Sunday afternoon. HMS is the only ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Grassroots Ties Aplenty With Chase Finalists

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo Each Of The Championship 4 Has NASCAR Home Tracks Connections DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Nov. 12, 2014) – Denny Hamlin’s first NASCAR championship was earned in a mini stock at Langley Speedway in his native Virginia. Seventeen years later, he’s positioned to ... FULL STORY »

Toyota, NASCAR Tidbits – Nov. 10 – 16, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo DENNY CHASING FIRST CAMRY CUP TITLE:  Camry driver Denny Hamlin will contend for the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) championship in Sunday's season-finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway and looks to earn his first NASCAR championship as well as the first ... FULL STORY »

Feed the Children Joins Tommy Baldwin Racing and Reed Sorenson for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Finale

Feed the Children Logo MOORESVILLE, N.C. (November 12, 2014) - Feed the Children, one of the world's leading anti-hunger organizations, has joined forces with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race team Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) for the 2014 season finale this weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway. Feed ... FULL STORY »

NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5 hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit Rob Carr/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Season Finale
Posted 11.12.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  After nearly 11 months, 12,626 miles, 9,567 laps and 35 races, Clint Bowyer and the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series conclude the season at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Clint Bowyer has three top-fives and five top-10s in eight races at the 1.5-mile oval. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver would like nothing ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR on FOX Championship Week Q&A
Posted 11.12.14
Hammond, McReynolds and Waltrip Break Down the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup As NASCAR heads to Homestead-Miami Speedway this weekend to crown a champion in the Championship Round of the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, NASCAR on FOX analysts Jeff Hammond, Larry McReynolds and NASCAR Hall of Famer ...FULL STORY »
ESPN to Follow NASCAR Championship Contenders Closely in Sunday’s Finale
Posted 11.12.14
With four drivers – Denny Hamlin, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano and Ryan Newman – having a chance to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship in Sunday’s season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway, ESPN will keep viewers up-to-date on all four contenders during its live telecast of the Ford Ecoboost 400. The race-within-the-race ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (Florida Lottery/GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Different Look for the Last Race
Posted 11.12.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Nov. 12, 2014) – It’s difficult to believe it was just 40 weeks ago that the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule started. And while Danica Patrick drove most of the races in GoDaddy green, and two in an Aspen Dental blue car, this week she has the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.12.14
Greg Biffle – Homestead Advance Team: No. 16 3M Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-930  Last ran Texas – finished 13th Backup Chassis: RK-890  Last ran Pocono – finished 5th ADVANCE NOTES Homestead           o   Greg Biffle won at Homestead three years in row, starting in 2004. o   In addition to his three wins, Biffle has ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Ford EcoBoost 400 Race Preview
Posted 11.12.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Ford Ecoboost 400 Advance Team: No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 914 – last raced at Charlotte – finished 24th. Backup Chassis: RK-877 - last raced at Loudon - finished ninth ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Homestead o   Stenhouse has two career starts at Homestead, with an average starting position ...FULL STORY »
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Chevrolet Looking to Solidify 38th NSCS Manufacturers’ Title
Posted 11.11.14
DETROIT - (November 11, 2014) – It has been another successful year for Chevrolet in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series as the brand has earned multiple victories and poles.  Chevrolet SS drivers and teams have gone to Victory Lane at 19 races, including the prestigious Daytona 500 and Brickyard 400.  A ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row Racing) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Homestead Best-Performing Track for Truex Jr.
Posted 11.11.14
DENVER, Colo. (Nov. 11, 2014) -- Why does Martin Truex Jr. rave about Homestead-Miami Speedway, site of Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 season finale? For starters it’s been his best-performing racetrack in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. In nine starts at the 1.5-mile oval, the Furniture Row Racing driver has garnered three top-fives, ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Trevor Bayne on track in the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images
Wood Brothers and Motorcraft/Quick Lane Are Proud To Be A Part Of Ford Championship Weekend
Posted 11.11.14
In their 64 seasons on the NASCAR circuit (now known as Sprint Cup) the Wood Brothers race team and Ford Motor Company have worked hand-in-hand to give Blue Oval fans plenty to cheer about on race days. For the Woods and their No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane team, there’s no better way ...FULL STORY »

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