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Jun 01
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Third time is not the charm for Martin Truex Jr.

2015 NSCS Driver, Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images DOVER, Del.— For the third straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, Martin Truex Jr. led the most laps, and for the third straight race he failed to win. But Truex left Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway not chafing with disappointment missing an opportunity in a potential race-winning car—as had been the case last week at Charlotte—but miffed at fourth-place finisher Kasey Kahne for closing the door on the final restart. With nowhere to go in the inside lane, Truex finished sixth after leading a race-high 131 laps. “I was inside him, and he ran me down on the apron,” Truex said. “So I either had to let off or wreck all of us. We had a good car ... FULL STORY »

With Luck, Aric Almirola Scores Season Best At Dover

2015 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images DOVER, Del. – With the beneficiary of two free passes during Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, Aric Almirola and his No. 43 Richard Petty Motorsports team scored their best finish of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Their ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Wins 10th NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race At Dover

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet, celebrates with champagne and the Miles the Monster trophy in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images DOVER, Del.—Jimmie Johnson, welcome to the club. With his overtime victory in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway, Johnson became the fifth driver to win 10 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at a single track, joining Richard ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Collects 10th Win at Dover

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Team Chevy is Strong with 1-2-3-4 Finish DOVER, Del. – (May 31, 2015) –Jimmie Johnson led the final 23 laps of the FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks NASCAR Sprint Cup race en route to capturing a 10th victory at Dover International Speedway. It ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Larson Delivers Much Needed Boost At Dover

2015 NSCS Driver Kyle Larson (Target) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images DOVER, Del. – Kyle Larson had a relatively quiet day Sunday at Dover (Del.) International Speedway, but when the second ever green-white-checkered came into play in the FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, the Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2015 NSCS FedEx 400 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S PRO SERVICES CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER THE CALL TO STAY OUT WITH OLD TIRES AND THREE DIFFERENT RESTARTS, HOW DID YOU HOLD THOSE GUYS OFF WITH NEW TIRES BEHIND YOU? “Gosh, just driving hard and working ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2015 NSCS FedEx 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo Camry driver Clint Bowyer (ninth) was the top-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Dover International Speedway. Camry driver Denny Hamlin (21st) led 118 laps (of 200) after starting from the pole position. Four Camry drivers are ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Performance 2015 NSCS FedEx 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 05.31.15
ARIC ALMIROLA, No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion (Finished 5th) – “I earned my money today that is for sure. This Smithfield Ford Fusion was a handful most of the day. It started off extremely tight. Trent Owens and the guys made really good adjustments on the car and got it ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Pro Services Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2015 NSCS FedEx 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 05.31.15
After a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, it was Jimmie Johnson finishing ahead of Kevin Harvick (by 0.435 seconds) to win at Dover International Speedway. This was Johnson's fourth series win and ninth top-10 finish of the 2015 ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Cares Toyota, sits in his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
2015 NSCS FedEx 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.30.15
Once again on Saturday at Dover International Speedway in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS), it was Sunday's pole-sitter, Denny Hamlin - with a lap speed of 156.087 MPH - showing the quickest way around the track during the final FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks practice session. Carl Edwards also showed consistency ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Cares Toyota, climbs into his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 30, 2015 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
2015 NSCS FedEx 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 05.30.15
Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) pole-sitter, Denny Hamlin - with a lap speed of 156.331 MPH - was the fastest Saturday morning during the second FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks practice session at Dover International Speedway. Last week's Coca-Cola 600 winner, Carl Edwards, was second fastest in the session with ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Carl Edwards (STANLEY) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Win Gives Carl Edwards Room To Maneuver
Posted 05.30.15
Carl Edwards won’t celebrate his 36th birthday until Aug. 19, but in last Sunday’s Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte, he got a couple of early presents—an unexpected fuel-mileage victory in NASCAR’s longest race and an all-but-guaranteed spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup playoffs. “We were far enough back in ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS, qualified for second position, Friday, May 29, 2015, for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Truex, Jr. is second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Photo by Alan Marler/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Is Third Time The Charm For Martin Truex Jr?
Posted 05.30.15
If there’s a “home game” for Martin Truex Jr., Dover is it. The Monster Mile is close to Truex’s native New Jersey, and the high-banked concrete oval has always been one of his personal favorites. When he takes the green flag for Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks, Truex will be driving ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Jimmie Johnson (Team Lowe's Patriotic) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson: Joining double-digit club would be significant milestone
Posted 05.30.15
DOVER, Del.— With his next victory at Dover International Speedway, Jimmie Johnson will join an exclusive club. Currently, there are only four drivers in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history who have won 10 or more races at the same track. Richard Petty accomplished the feat at five different venues: Daytona (10), ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex, Jr., driver of the #78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevrolet SS, qualified for second position, Friday, May 29, 2015, for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race Sunday at Dover International Speedway in Dover, Delaware. Truex, Jr. is second in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) standings. (Photo by Alan Marler/HHP for Chevy Racing)
Martin Truex Jr. to Start on Front Row at Dover
Posted 05.29.15
Five Chevrolet SS Drivers Qualify in Top 12 DOVER, Del. – (May 29, 2015) – Martin Truex Jr. earned his best start of the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup season today by qualifying his No. 78 Furniture Row/Visser Precision Chevy SS second quick for Sunday’s FedEx 400 at Dover International Speedway.  Truex, Jr., currently ranked ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Denny Hamlin, on track at Dover International Speedway in the No. 11 FedEx Cares Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images
2015 NSCS FedEx 400 Starting Lineup
Posted 05.29.15
Late Friday afternoon at Dover International Speedway, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) driver, Denny Hamlin - with a qualifying lap speed of 160.121 MPH, captured the pole for Sunday's FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks. This was Hamlin's first series pole and sixth top-10 start of the 2015 season, his 21st series ...FULL STORY »


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