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Apr 18
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NASCAR Driver Ben Kennedy To Drive SpongeBob SquarePants Toyota Tundra In NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Race At Kansas Speedway, May 8

Ben Kennedy, No. 11 Local Motors / SpongeBob SquarePants Toyota Tundra Kansas Speedway Layout NEW YORK – April 18, 2015 – SpongeBob SquarePants joins the field for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Kansas Speedway on May 8, 2015, -- on NASCAR driver Ben Kennedy’s No. 11 Local Motors Toyota Tundra. Nickelodeon is the entitlement sponsor of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Saturday, May 9 at Kansas Speedway dubbed the SpongeBob SquarePants 400. The SpongeBob SquarePants 400, which will be broadcast at 7:30 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1, will feature a weekend of Bikini Bottom-themed activities and fun for the entire family. “I’m really excited to drive the Local Motors / SpongeBob SquarePants Toyota Tundra at Kansas Speedway,” said Kennedy. “I grew up watching SpongeBob and this is an ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, joined his good friend Rico Abreu to meet with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway.  Larson discussed his transition from sprint cars to stock cars, his relationship with Rico and many ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images In Saturday's final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS), it was Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 127.554 MPH - posting the fastest lap in the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Second Practice Session Speeds

Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning and on track for their second Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. And, at the ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing Files Final Appeal For Tampering With Tires

Ryan Newman, No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS for Richard Childress Racing (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) BRISTOL, Tenn. – Richard Childress Racing will make its final appeal of NASCAR penalties issued to its No. 31 team driven by Ryan Newman for tampering with tires in the Sprint Cup Series race last month at Auto Club (Calif.) ... FULL STORY »

No Thoughts Of A Seventh Title For Jimmie Johnson – Yet

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on top of a hauler prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Through the first seven races of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, Jimmie Johnson has two victories. By definition, he’s locked into the Chase as long as he finishes in the top 30 in points after race No. 26. Furthermore, ... FULL STORY »

Todd Parrott brings wealth of experience to interim crew chief role

NASCAR Crew Chief Todd Parrott - Photo Credit: Geoff Burke/Getty Images BRISTOL, Tenn.— If you’re Richard Childress, and you’re looking for an interim crew chief, you’d be hard pressed to find a more experienced candidate than Todd Parrott. Fortunately for Childress, Parrott already is part of the RCR organization, as competition director ... FULL STORY »



Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, celebrates with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth wins second Bristol pole in Friday’s time trials
Posted 04.17.15
BRISTOL, Tenn.— If history repeats itself on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway, Matt Kenseth won’t have a problem with it. The last time Kenseth won a pole at the high-banked .533-mile short track—back in 2005—he followed with a victory in the race. In Friday’s time trials at Thunder Valley, with a lap ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 04.17.15
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  1st How strong was the Camry in qualifying? "Our Dollar General Camry had some really good speed. Jason (Ratcliff, crew chief) and the guys made some really great adjustments. They had the very best for the last lap and we ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Landon Cassill - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Landon Cassill, Others Solid In Cup Qualifying At Bristol Motor Speedway
Posted 04.17.15
BRISTOL – Several drivers had noteworthy qualifying efforts in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series qualifying Friday afternoon in advance of Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol (Tenn.) Motor Speedway. Landon Cassill in the No. 40 Hillman Smith Racing Chevrolet was able to capitalize on a solid performance in the first ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 04.17.15
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 JIMMY JOHN’S/BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – QUALIFIED 4TH ON HIS QUALIFYING EFFORT: “We just got really loose on entry into the corner.  We carried that through all three session.  Just kind of really had to guard against it all three runs.  All-in-all the Jimmy John’s team did a great ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 04.17.15
Matt Kenseth, with a qualifying lap speed of 128.632 MPH, captured the pole Friday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer, which will be held on Sunday at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS). This was Kenseth's first series pole ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 04.17.15
GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion – YOU SPUN ON YOUR FIRST QUALIFYING RUN AND THEN HAD TO GO BACK OUT ON SCUFFED TIRES.  HOW BIG OF A HANDICAP WAS THAT?  “It was a pretty big handicap.  The track just changed quite a bit.  We made a change ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, stands on top of a hauler prior to practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson
Posted 04.17.15
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway and discussed the addition of the SAFER Barriers and how it has affected the track, his history of racing success at Bristol, the effect of crashes on a driver and many other topics.  TALK ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip, who won the inaugural NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race in 1985, and defending Sprint All-Star Race champion Jamie McMurray talked about the magnitude of winning the biggest all-star event in sports during a media event marking the upcoming 30th anniversary of the event on Friday. (CMS/HHP photo)
Darrell Waltrip, Jamie McMurray Tout Magnitude of NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race as Historic 30th Anniversary Nears
Posted 04.17.15
BRISTOL, TENN. (April 17, 2015) – Less than a month before the 30th anniversary of the biggest all-star event in sports on May 16, former race winners Darrell Waltrip and Jamie McMurray reflected on what it means to take the checkered flag at the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race and how ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Begins Busy Stretch of Spring Testing
Posted 04.17.15
AKRON, OHIO (Friday, April 17, 2015) – With the warming temperatures around the country, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company embarks on one of its rites of spring – testing season. The busy schedule started with a test two weeks ago -- April 7 -- at Richmond International Raceway with drivers ...FULL STORY »


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