Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Jul 23

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP Race: The Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard – #Brickyard Track: Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5 mile quad-oval) – @IMS Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Cessna Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, July 27 ESPN (1:00 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #driveCessna #TeamTarget #TeamGanassi I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT  Winning in Pairs: Jamie McMurray will attempt to even up at The Brickyard.  Of all the tracks where McMurray has won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race, Indianapolis Motor Speedway (IMS) is the only track that McMurray has just one NSCS win.  In his other six career NSCS victories, McMurray has scored two wins each at Daytona International Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway and Talladega ... FULL STORY »

The Brickyard’s A Special Place For The Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team

Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, is pushed in the garage area - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images As the NASCAR community looks back on 20 years of racing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, many in the sport say their most memorable experiences are from the inaugural event. That’s true for Eddie and Len Wood, co-owners of the No. 21 ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: The John Wayne Walding 400 Date/Time: July 27/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner:  Ryan Newman 2013 polesitter: Ryan Newman Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 9 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: New Hampshire Recap: Denny Hamlin finished eighth in the Camping World RV Sales 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the #11 ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – July 21 – 27, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo SEEKING SUCCESS AT SPEEDWAY:  Camry drivers have won races at 22 of the 23 tracks on the current NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) schedule.  The only track where Camry drivers have yet to record a NSCS victory is at Indianapolis Motor ... FULL STORY »

Richard Petty to Serve as Grand Marshal for 400

Richard Petty “Win $43,000 if #43 Wins” Fan Promotion Announced LONG POND, PA (July 23, 2014) – announced today NASCAR Hall of Famer and seven-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Richard Petty will serve as the Grand Marshal for the 400. The ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 23, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett and his Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS team travel to the oldest, and arguably most prestigious, track on the circuit this weekend, competing at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer – Making a Difference

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (RK Motors Charlotte) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  Before heading to the famed yard of bricks at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in his No. 15 RK Motors Toyota, where Clint Bowyer has two top-five and two top-10 finishes in eight starts, the Emporia, Kan., native made a ... FULL STORY »

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Goodyear Racing 2014 Indianapolis Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 07.22.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 20 – Crown Royal 400 at The BrickyardIndianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) – Indianapolis, Ind.Fast Facts for July 25-27, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: 6 sets for practice/qualifying and 10 sets for the raceTire Codes: Left-side -- D-4556; Right-side -- D-4476Tire ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers visits one of racing’s most historic venues this weekend when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Sunday’s 400-mile race. The 30-year-old Vickers will make history no matter how his Michael Waltrip Racing team performs on the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Greg Biffle – Indianapolis Advance Team: No. 16 3M Safety Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-922  Brand new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Vegas – finished 22nd ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Indy o   Biffle has 11 starts at Indy, earning three top-five and six top-10 finishes. o   His average start at Indy is 16.4 with an average ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS John Wayne Walding 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.22.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr – Brickyard 400 Advance Team: No. 17 Ecopower Re-Refined Oil Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 899- last raced at Charlotte – finished 26th. Backup Chassis: RK-888 - last raced at Bristol – finished second. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Indianapolis o   Stenhouse has one Sprint Cup start at the historical track, earning a 25th- place finish ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick (Jimmy Johns) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kevin Harvick – Growing Up Dreaming of Indy
Posted 07.22.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – Kevin Harvick grew up racing go-karts in Bakersfield, California, dreaming of his turn to one day emulate his childhood hero Rick Mears, the four-time Indianapolis 500 champion and three-time IndyCar Series champion who also grew up in Bakersfield. His dream was to win the historic Indianapolis ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – The Single
Posted 07.22.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – The last time Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), competed at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, it was part of his heavily anticipated attempt at “The Double” – racing in both the Indianapolis 500 and the Coca-Cola ...FULL STORY »
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Chase Grid™ Live Sponsored By Toyota and Sprint to Debut in Chicago; Build Anticipation for Launch of Historic Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup
Posted 07.22.14
Free Two-Day Fan Fest Culminates with Live Show Featuring All 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Drivers; Fans Can Enter Sweepstakes to Win VIP Experience  DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (July 22, 2014) – As the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ picture comes further into focus, NASCAR® announced today that Chase Grid™ Live ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – The Brickyard
Posted 07.22.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 22, 2014) – Danica Patrick probably has one of the best records of a driver never to win the Indianapolis 500-Mile Race. Six top-10 finishes in seven races, including a fourth in 2005 and a third in 2009. Five times she started in the top-10, and she basically ...FULL STORY »
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2014 NSCS Michigan July Test Q&A with Drivers Stenhouse, Biffle & Edwards
Posted 07.22.14
Roush Fenway Racing Cup drivers Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards spent Monday and Tuesday using one of their NASCAR allotted tests at Michigan International Speedway in preparation for both the August MIS race and this weekend’s Brickyard 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.  All three took time during the lunch break to ...FULL STORY »

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