Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Jan 28

Twisted Tea to Make 2015 Debut at Daytona 500 with Richard Petty Motorsports

Twisted Tea Hard Ice Tea Logo Will Return to Daytona in July to Compliment Full Season Associate Sponsorship of No. 9 Ford MOORESVILLE, N.C. (January 28, 2015) - It has been just over one year when Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) announced that Twisted Tea Brewing Company partnered with the organization in its first NASCAR sponsorship. Today, RPM announced that the hard ice tea brewing company will return to the No. 9 Ford for two primary races in the 2015 season with driver Sam Hornish Jr. Twisted Tea's return to the No. 9 Ford will be highlighted in NASCAR's most iconic event, the 57th Daytona 500. Twisted Tea joins RPM at the famous track where it has a history of 12 wins, most recently in July of 2014. The prominent ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Roush Fenway Racing Q&A

Roush Fenway Racing Logo The Roush Fenway Racing contingent kicked off Ford Wednesday at the 2015 Charlotte Media Tour with drivers from the NASCAR XFINITY and Sprint Cup series’ on hand, as well as organizational leaders Steve Newmark and Jack Roush. Below is a ... FULL STORY »

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Ford Performance Tech Center Q&A

Ford Racing Logo The Charlotte Media Tour made a stop at the new Ford Performance Technical Center on Tuesday night to get a first-hand look at the facility which opened in May 2014.  Below are comments from Ford officials who spoke about the ... FULL STORY »

Alex Bowman Set To Join Tommy Baldwin Racing

2014 NSCS Driver Alex Bowman - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Alex Bowman appears set to join Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) in the seat vacated by former driver Michael Annett, has learned. Bowman is expected to be announced as the driver of the No. 7 Chevrolet soon, giving one of NASCAR’s ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer Owning the Pressure of ‘Crucial’ 2015

NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5 hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit Rob Carr/Getty Images CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Last year not only sucked for @ClintBowyer, it scared him straight. Never one to sugarcoat his feelings, Bowyer didn’t even attempt to feed the preseason hype and excitement to the media, instead getting to the heart of ... FULL STORY »

Sophomore Squad (HScott Motorsports)

The HScott Motorsports team, driver Justin Allgaier, left, owner Harry Scott, Jr., middle and driver Michael Annett pose for photos during the Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Bob Leverone / Getty Images) HScott Motorsports is excited to add a second car to the team, welcoming Michael Annett and his Pilot Flying J Chevrolet. Annett and fellow sophomore teammate Justin Allgaier will make up the two-car squad in 2015. Allgaier was the lone ... FULL STORY »

Road Course Ringer: A.J. Allmendinger

2014 NSCS Driver AJ Allmendinger - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images After winning for the first time in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series in 2014, A.J. Allmendinger and JTG Daugherty Racing are ready to have even more success in 2015. With a win at Watkins Glen, Allmendinger qualified for the Chase, ... FULL STORY »

Driver Brian Vickers speaks to reporters during the Charlotte Motor Speedway NASCAR Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo Credit: Bob Leverone / Getty Images)
Remarkable Recovery: Brian Vickers
Posted 01.27.15
Brian Vickers was on the way to a photo shoot for sponsor Aaron’s in mid-December when a pain in his chest told him that a hospital was a more appropriate destination. Vickers underwent open-heart surgery to remove an artificial patch between the two upper chambers of his heart and to replace ...FULL STORY »
Michael Waltrip , driver of the #55 Aaron's Dream Machine - Alabama National Championship Toyota - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Daytona Bound: Michael Waltrip
Posted 01.27.15
With Brian Vickers sidelined from the No. 55 Aaron’s Toyota for the first two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races of the season while recovering from heart surgery, owner Michael Waltrip will once again exhibit his restrictor-plate racing prowess in the Daytona 500 (Sunday, Feb. 22 at 1 p.m. ET on ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5-hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer senses newfound optimism at Michael Waltrip Racing
Posted 01.27.15
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Clint Bowyer didn’t mince words. “There’s no reason to sugar-coat it — we sucked,” Bowyer said Tuesday with the no-nonsense frankness that has endeared him to NASCAR Sprint Cup Series fans. True enough, Michael Waltrip Racing’s performance as an organization was substandard in 2014. MWR failed to win a race ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kevin Harvick poses for a portrait with his wife DeLana during the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Awards at Wynn Las Vegas on December 5, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Reigning champion Kevin Harvick feels no pressure as 2015 season approaches
Posted 01.27.15
CHARLOTTE, N.C.— Kevin Harvick acknowledged Tuesday that he approaches the defense of his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship with a wide range of feelings, but intense pressure is not one of them. He enjoyed the thrill of winning the title by winning the final two races, when no other results ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Reinstates Crew Member Kelly Johnson
Posted 01.27.15
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Jan. 27, 2015) – NASCAR has reinstated Kelly Johnson, a crew member in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, upon his successful completion of NASCAR’s Substance Abuse Policy Road to Recovery Program. On Nov. 18, 2014, Johnson was found to have violated Sections 12-1 (actions detrimental to stock car ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt (MWR) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Brett Moffitt Hopes To Own Atlanta Opportunity
Posted 01.27.15
Brett Moffit doesn’t get a lot of opportunities to drive nowadays, but two weeks ago he learned that his biggest opportunity yet is nearly a month away. During the 33rd annual Media Tour, Michael Waltrip Racing co-owner Michael Waltrip announced that their development driver earned the opportunity to drive the No. ...FULL STORY »
J.J. Yeley (Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell / Getty Images)
BK Racing Names JJ Yeley as the Primary Driver for the 2015 Season
Posted 01.27.15
MOORESVILLE, NC (January 27, 2015) - JJ Yeley will pilot a BK Racing Toyota for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, starting at Daytona International Speedway in a few weeks. Yeley, who filled in for the team at the end of the 2014 season, has signed on for a full ...FULL STORY »
Rob Kauffman, left, drivers Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers and team owner Michael Waltrip, right, speak to the media during the NASCAR Sprint Media Tour at the Charlotte Convention Center on January 27, 2015 in Charlotte, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Bob Leverone/Getty Images
2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Media Tour: Michael Waltrip Racing Q&A
Posted 01.27.15
CLINT BOWYER, No. 15 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing How do you transition from a disappointing season to a new year? "Looking at last year, it was frustrating.  We worked really hard -- there was a lot of dedication in the last year -- and it was so frustrating, because ...FULL STORY »
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Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 Announced
Posted 01.27.15
Pocono and Axalta Coating Systems Strengthens Existing Relationship LONG POND, PA (January 27, 2015) – Pocono Raceway and long-time partner, Axalta Coating Systems, announced today a multi-year entitlement agreement which includes the renaming of the annual June NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race held at ‘The Tricky Triangle’ as the Axalta ...FULL STORY »

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