Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Jun 13

Consumers Energy Working with Michigan International Speedway and Race Fans to Reduce Energy Usage

Michigan International Speedway Logo Sponsorship starts with this weekend’s Quicken Loans 400  JACKSON, Mich., June 13, 2014 – Consumers Energy is sponsoring Michigan International Speedway, helping race fans – and Michigan’s premier racetrack – to save energy. That begins with this weekend’s Quicken Loans 400. “We’re thrilled to be part of this race weekend and to provide useful information about energy efficiency to tens of thousands of people at MIS,” said Patti Poppe, Consumers Energy’s vice president of customer experience, rates and regulation. “We’ve helped Michigan residents and businesses save $575 million through our energy efficiency efforts since 2009, and know they can do much more long after the checkered flag is waved on Sunday.” Consumers Energy is working to help Michigan International Speedway reduce its energy usage to save money ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Drivers Coming to Race at Plymouth Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier (BRANDT) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images (Plymouth, IN) The Mod Squad event at Plymouth Speedway this Saturday will have the added excitement of NASCAR Sprint Cup drivers Justin Allgaier and David Stremme. The pair appeared last year for this event and both Stremme and ... FULL STORY »

Theme Park Connection Continues Sponsorship Starting at Michigan International Speedway

2014 NSCS Driver Reed Sorenson (Theme Park Connection) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Huntersville, NC (June 12, 2014) - After last weekend's fast paced ride at Pocono Raceway, Theme Park Connection has re-signed to be the primary sponsor on the No. 36 Chevrolet driven by Reed Sorenson. TPC has joined with Tommy Baldwin Racing ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, talks with crew chief Darian Grubb during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Quicken Loans 400 Date/Time: June 15/1 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Greg Biffle 2013 polesitter: Carl Edwards Distance: 200 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2  miles Banking: 18 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Pocono Recap: Denny Hamlin finished fourth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Pocono (Pa.) Raceway, logging his second-straight top-five finish in the ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – Nature vs. Nurture

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet, speaks with his crew chief Chad Johnston. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (June 12, 2014) – Tony Stewart knew from a very young age he wanted to drive racecars. Whether it was an innate yearning or an interest fostered through the support of his parents is a classic nature versus ... FULL STORY »

Brett Moffitt 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Brett Moffitt - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 66 Let’s Go Places Toyota Camry driver Brett Moffitt will make his second career start on Sunday when the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Michigan International Speedway. The 21-year-old Grimes, Iowa native made his Sprint Cup debut at Dover ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Previews

2014 NSCS Chip Ganassi Racing Drivers Jamie McMurray and Kyle Larson - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes  RACE SETUP Race: Quicken Loans 400 – 200 laps/400 miles #QL400 Track: Michigan International Speedway (2-mile D-oval) @MISpeedway Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, June 15 TNT (1:00 ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.11.14
Justin Allgaier No. 51 Carcoon USA Chevrolet Michigan International Speedway Quicken Loans 400 | June 15, 2014 Chevy's Back Yard... Justin Allgaier will be making his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) on Sunday in the Quicken Loans 400. Allgaier has four starts at MIS in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion
Juan Pablo Montoya to drive the No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series at Michigan International Speedway
Posted 06.11.14
The SKF primary colors will return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series this weekend at Michigan International Raceway on the No. 12 SKF Ford Fusion driven by Team Penske’s Juan Pablo Montoya. The Quicken Loans 400 will be telecast beginning at1:00 pm ET on Sunday, June 15, 2014. “I’m really excited ...FULL STORY »
Toyota Racing Logo
Toyota NASCAR Tidbits: June 9 – 15, 2014
Posted 06.11.14
MIS MANUFACTURER TROPHY:  Toyota will compete for the ‘Manufacturer’s Trophy’ at Michigan International Speedway (MIS) this weekend.  The three-foot trophy will be awarded to the winning car manufacturer of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race on Sunday.  The trophy renews a fun ‘rivalry’ between the automakers.  Last year, Toyota, MIS, Chevrolet and Ford, each ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
More Speed, Finishing Races Have Boosted Truex Jr.’s Performance
Posted 06.11.14
DENVER (June 11, 2014) -- Capturing consecutive top-10 finishes is not a celebratory time for Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing. But after a slow start to the 2014 season and a whole bunch of bad luck the sixth-place finish in Dover followed by a ninth in Pocono has the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett (Flying J) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.11.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (June 11, 2014) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett and his Pilot Flying J Chevrolet SS team head to Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Mich. this weekend right as the No. 7 team is hitting its performance stride. In the last two weeks Annett and Tommy Baldwin Racing ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Living in Michigan
Posted 06.11.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 11, 2014) – When Kurt Busch left behind his hometown of Las Vegas to pursue his NASCAR dream, his first stop was not the typical move to North Carolina. Instead, Busch moved to southeast Michigan to drive the No. 99 entry for Roush Racing in the Camping ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Danica Patrick Garage
Danica Patrick – Pure Michigan
Posted 06.11.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 11, 2014) – It’s race number 15, but to fans it seems like so much more. There is a track, 2-miles of asphalt in southern Michigan. It is nestled in the Irish Hills just south of Brooklyn. People come from there, but also the automotive cities surrounding it like ...FULL STORY »
2015 Ford Mustang MIS Pace Car
Legendary Mustang to Continue 50-Year Celebration as Pace Car for Sprint Cup Race at Michigan International Speedway
Posted 06.11.14
 All-new 2015 Ford Mustang will serve as pace car for the Quicken Loans 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Michigan International Speedway June 15, a fitting tribute to 50 years of continuous production  Joe Hinrichs, Ford Motor Company president of The Americas, will drive the Race Red Mustang GT fastback to ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
AAA Texas 500 Pre-Sale Offers Lowest-Priced Frontstretch Ticket
Posted 06.11.14
Track Will Host the Eighth Race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup in November FORT WORTH, Texas (June 11, 2014) - Texas Motor Speedway will offer a special one-day, pre-sale opportunity to the public Friday for individual frontstretch tickets to November's AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race that will be available for ...FULL STORY »

©2014 Catchfence. All rights reserved. is a member of the Citizen Journalist Media Corps created by NASCAR®.
NASCAR® is a registered trademark owned by National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing, Inc.
The Official NASCAR® website is NASCAR® ONLINE(sm) at