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Oct 21
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Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 QuickenLoansBillionDollarBracketChallenge Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on March 14, 2014 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS at Martinsville Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 490 on Sunday at Martinsville Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be utilized under race conditions for the first time this weekend. The No. 31 team tested with this car last week in a two-day Richard Childress Racing Cup team test at the .526-mile track. Newman at the Paperclip ... In 25 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series events at Martinsville Speedway, Newman visited victory lane at this event in 2012. The Rocket Man also owns three pole awards ... all happening in the fall events in 2002, '04 and '09. In total, he owns ... FULL STORY »

Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Paul Menard (Richmond) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Paul Menard No. 27 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Richmond/Menards Chevrolet at Martinsville Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 488 during the 263-mile event at Martinsville Speedway. This Chevrolet SS chassis is brand new to the Richard ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Martinsville Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 489 in the Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview

Richard Childress Racing Logo Richard Childress Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event: Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 Date: Sunday, October 26, 2014 Location: Martinsville Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Martinsville Speedway ... In 144 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series starts at ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch – From Tricks to Treats at Martinsville

Kyle Busch, driver of the #18 M&M's Halloween Toyota, stands in the garage area - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 21, 2014) – It’s almost time for Halloween and, for Kyle Busch, there are memories of a time when not many things were spookier than having to make one of his semiannual visits to Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. That’s ... FULL STORY »

Back to Normalcy, Truex Jr. Ready to Resume Momentum

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Front Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER (Oct. 21, 2014) – After seeing his recent momentum stalled during the final two laps at Talladega, Martin Truex Jr. is ready to resume where he left off before the folly at the Alabama superspeedway. “We have to put Talladega ... FULL STORY »

FLASR to Partner with Reed Sorenson, Tommy Baldwin Racing for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race at Phoenix

Tommy Baldwin Racing Logo MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 21, 2014) - FLASR, the 4-oz. pocketsize, portable spittoon, will join NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Reed Sorenson and his No. 36 Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) team as the primary sponsor partner for the Cup Series race weekend ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Freight) - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.21.14
RACE INFO: Event: Goody’s 500 Date/Time: Oct. 26/1:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jeff Gordon 2013 polesitter: Denny Hamlin Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Track Length: 0.526-mile Banking: 12 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Talladega Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 18th in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway to advance to the Eliminator Round of the 2014 Chase ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Did Brad Keselowski and the No. 2 team really win the Talladega race at Charlotte?
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.— Against all odds, Brad Keselowski advanced to the Eliminator Round of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, capturing victory in a race he had to win on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. To be sure, talent played a role, and talent is something Keselowski has in ample supply. Focus ...FULL STORY »
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Goody’s 500 Drivers’ Meeting Moved To Pit Road For Fans
Posted 10.20.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 20, 2014) - Whether it’s before the race or during it, Martinsville Speedway prides itself on getting fans as close to the action as possible and the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500 on Oct. 26 will be no exception. In an effort to give fans more access than ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Breast Cancer Awareness Chevrolet, drives past Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the No. 88 Diet Mountain Dew Chevrolet, and Ryan Blaney, driver of the #12 SKF Ford, after an incident during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo Credit: Matt Sullivan / Getty Images)
Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s Sprint Cup title aspirations end at Talladega
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.–- As Dale Earnhardt Jr. went spinning madly on the backstretch, careening from the wall to the infield grass, these words painted on the wall appeared clearly on television via his in-car camera: "This is Talladega." As if Earnhardt and the rest of the field of Sunday afternoon’s frenetic NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson’s Sprint Cup championship defense ends at Talladega
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.— Jimmie Johnson stood on pit road at Talladega Superspeedway late Sunday afternoon and “vividly remembered” missing a meal. It was a luncheon press conference in 2011, the year that a five-year Johnson reign as NASCAR champ was coming to an end, with Tony Stewart and Carl Edwards in a ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet, prepares to drive in practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sylvania 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway on September 20, 2014 in Loudon, New Hampshire. - Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Slips Into Eliminator Round
Posted 10.20.14
Over the last few laps of the GEICO 500, Jeff Gordon’s campaign for a possible fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hung by a thread as drivers at Talladega swapped positions. Ultimately, Gordon finished 26th, good enough to keep him in the Chase by three points over Hendrick Motorsports teammate Kasey ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski (second from left), driver of the #2 Detroit Genuine Parts Ford, speaks with the media after the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway on October 11, 2014 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo Credit: Streeter Lecka / Getty Images)
Brad Keselowski and Matt Kenseth: What a difference a week makes
Posted 10.20.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.— As luck would have it, the driver who had Brad Keselowski in a headlock on Oct. 11 helped push Keselowski’s No. 2 Team Penske Ford to victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. With drafting help on the final restart from Matt Kenseth, with whom Keselowski had tangled ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Tire & Auto Center Ford, Landon Cassill, driver of the No. 40 Carsforsale.com Chevrolet, and David Ragan, driver of the #34 Dockside Logistics Ford, race during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama.  (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Strong Runs For Landon Cassill; Travis Kvapil At Talladega Superspeedway
Posted 10.19.14
Brad Keselowski advanced his way into the Eliminator round of the Chase Sunday afternoon at Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway, but Landon Cassill and Travis Kvapil may have felt like the real winners, after both scored top-10 finishes in the GEICO 500. Cassill driving the No. 40 CarsforSale.com Chevrolet SS for Hillman ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Redd's Wicked Apple Ale Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GEICO 500 at Talladega Superspeedway on October 19, 2014 in Talladega, Alabama. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Keselowski keeps Sprint Cup title hopes alive with dramatic win at Talladega
Posted 10.19.14
TALLADEGA, Ala.—In a must-win situation at Talladega Superspeedway, Brad Keselowski did exactly that, preserving his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship hopes with a victory in Sunday’s GEICO 500. With the right side of his car damaged in the wreck that brought out the first caution flag of the afternoon, Keselowski persevered, ...FULL STORY »


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