Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Feb 26

Former Olympian Dan Henderson to Serve as Offical Pace Car Driver for 500

Dan Henderson Photo Credit: Valerie Macon/Getty Images Arizona State alum to step out of the Octagon and into race car PHOENIX – Two-time Olympian and current UFC star Dan Henderson will lead the field to the green flag behind the wheel of the Official Toyota Camry Pace Car at the start of the 500 at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, March 15. Henderson’s appearance was the result of a partnership between PIR and Niner Sports & Entertainment.  As the official pace car driver, the 44-year old mixed martial artist will take an honorary lap around the one-mile oval. “I’m excited to get behind the wheel and pull out onto the track at Phoenix International Raceway and help start the 500,” Henderson said. “NASCAR drivers are the best ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle Impressions On New Rules Package

2015 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (ORTHO) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion, gave his impression on the new rules package for 2015 between sessions of today’s test at Atlanta Motor Speedway. GREG BIFFLE – No. 16 Ortho Ford Fusion – “My Ortho Ford ... FULL STORY »

Mike Bliss 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview

NASCAR Driver Mike Bliss - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Mike Bliss QuikTrip Folds of Honor 500 Race Advance News and Notes: New Beginnings: Going into Atlanta Motor Speedway Bliss will make his first start with Go Green Racing. This weekend will also mark Bliss's 12th career NSCS start at Atlanta, where ... FULL STORY »

Travis Kvapil Heads to Atlanta

2015 NSCS No. 44 Phoenix Warehouse Chevrolet SS Event/Date: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 (March 1, 2015) Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway Track Length: 1.54 miles Race Distance: 500.5 miles (325 laps) Tune in: FOX at 1:00 p.m. ET HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Feb. 26, 2015) - After competing in the Daytona 500 for the first ... FULL STORY »

Leavine Family Racing Looking for Strong Finish at Atlanta

2015 NSCS Michael McDowell - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images CONCORD, N.C. (February 26, 2015) – Leavine Family Racing is looking for their first great run at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend in the Folds of Honor QuickTrip 500.  Last year, the team failed to make the race and in ... FULL STORY »

Rinnai on Board with Whitt for High-Speed Atlanta

2015 NSCS No. 35 Rinnai Water Heaters Ford Fusion Driver Enjoys 'Big Swing' of Tire Fall-Off at 1.5-Mile Oval STATESVILLE, FEB. 26, 2014 - Cole Whitt, driver of the No. 35 Rinnai Tankless Water Heaters Ford, comments on racing at Atlanta Motor Speedway: "Atlanta is still a pretty new track to ... FULL STORY »

Kansas Speedway Selling Pre-Race Track Passes

Kansas Speedway Logo KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Feb. 26, 2015) – For the first time, Kansas Speedway will sell pre-race Track Passes to non-season ticketholders. “We’ve had a growing demand from ticket buyers wanting to buy the Track Pass, which provides access to the infield ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Driver Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Maddie Meyer/Getty Images
Daytona 500 Champion Joey Logano Looks Back And Ahead
Posted 02.26.15
Joey Logano, driver of the No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion, is fresh off his win in Sunday’s Daytona 500 and an extensive media tour that took him to New York City and his hometown in Connecticut.  Logano spoke about his week prior to today’s test session and how the mindset ...FULL STORY »
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Matt Dibenedetto Joins BK Racing’s Driver Stable Starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway
Posted 02.26.15
CHARLOTTE, NC (February 26, 2015) - Matt Dibenedetto joins BK Racing as the driver of the No. 83 Burger King Toyota, starting at Atlanta Motor Speedway this weekend. Matt DiBenedetto, a first generation driver, started his NASCAR career as a development driver for Joe Gibbs Racing in 2009-2010. Competing in the ...FULL STORY »
1979 Southeastern 500 Winner Dale Earnhardt - Photo Credit: Getty Images
NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV Present ‘I Am Dale Earnhardt’
Posted 02.26.15
A Compelling Look at the Life of an Indelible American Icon; SPIKE TV’s New, Original Documentary Premieres Monday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (February 26, 2015) – NASCAR Productions and SPIKE TV have joined forces to create a captivating and revealing documentary on the life of a legendary ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Tony Stewart – Game Stays the Same at Atlanta
Posted 02.26.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Feb. 26, 2015) – Atlanta Motor Speedway plays host to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for a daytime race in the crisp air of late winter rather than a nighttime race in the heat of late summer. Gone is the Labor Day weekend event at the 1.54-mile oval ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Farmers Ins,) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne was in desperation mode at Atlanta Motor Speedway last August
Posted 02.25.15
Kasey Kahne was in desperation mode at Atlanta Motor Speedway last August. Sitting in 18th on the Chase Grid – 33 points below the 16th-place cut off line – the No. 9 Hendrick Motorsports driver needed a win to make NASCAR’s playoffs. Kahne came through. He seized the lead with two laps remaining, ...FULL STORY »
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Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Previews
Posted 02.25.15
Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 – 325 Laps/500.5 Miles #FOHQT500 Track: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54 mi. quad oval) @amsupdates Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Energizer EcoAdvanced Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, Mar. 1 – FOX (1 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRnascar #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier on track in the No. 51BRANDT Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2015 NSCS Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Race Preview
Posted 02.25.15
Justin Allgaier No. 51 BRANDT Professional Agriculture Chevrolet Atlanta Motor Speedway Folds of Honor 500 | March 1, 2015 Schedule Switch-Up...A change in the 2015 NASCAR race schedule has put Atlanta Motor Speedway (AMS) earlier in the season than in previous years. Typically, the race has been on Sunday evening before ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Danica Patrick Ready to Return to Atlanta
Posted 02.25.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Feb. 25, 2015) – After overcoming adversity at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway, Danica Patrick and the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS team for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) are ready to return to the site of Patrick’s career-best NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finish: Atlanta Motor Speedway. In Daytona last week, Patrick ...FULL STORY »
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Dale Earnhardt Jr., and Austin Dillon to Visit Pocono Raceway’s Tricky Triangle Club Before June NASCAR Race
Posted 02.25.15
LONG POND, PA (February 25, 2015) – Dale Earnhardt Jr., the defending winner of the Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400, and Austin Dillon, driver of the No. 3 Chevrolet SS for Richard Childress Racing, are scheduled to make a pre-race appearance at Pocono Raceway’s Tricky Triangle Club on Sunday, June ...FULL STORY »

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