Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Oct 15

Black and Decker Returns for Final Plate Race for Ambrose

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose on board the No. 9 Black and Decker Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images "There is No Other Racing Like Talladega" For the final time this season, Marcos Ambrose will bring the colors of Black and Decker to the track. The brand will sponsor the No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) team in what will be the last plate race for Ambrose. Ambrose will make his 12th start at NASCAR's largest oval. Ambrose finished fourth in his first start at the track in the Sprint Cup Series, and it remains his only Top-Five and Top-10 finish at Talladega. Earlier this year, Ambrose finished 19th, and in the past three races, he had cars capable of winning if it were not for bad luck. Ambrose Weekend Chatter: "There is no other racing like Talladega, there really isn't. ... FULL STORY »

Almirola and No. 43 Team Look to Spoil Chase at Talladega

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Smithfield) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Almirola Says He'll be Cautiously Aggressive to Make the Checkered Flag Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Smithfield team look to spoil The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and get a win on Sunday. At a track where anything can ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Talladega Superspeedway NASCAR (Oct.) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 32 – Geico 500 Talladega Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) – Talladega, Ala. Fast Facts for October17-19, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway Radials Set limits: Sprint Cup: 4 sets for practice/qualifying and 6 sets for the race Tire ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage area at Dover International Speedway on September 26, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Getty Images Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Budweiser Chevrolet SS team will travel to Talladega Superspeedway this weekend to compete in Sunday’s GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race. Winner Winner… Harvick dominated Saturday night’s race at Charlotte Motor Speedway (CMS), ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 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: Aaron’s 499 Date/Time: Oct. 19/1 p.m. CT 2013 winner: Jamie McMurray 2013 polesitter: Aric Almirola Distance: 188 laps/500 miles Track Length: 2.66 miles Banking: 33 degrees Track Shape:  Tri-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Denny the Deliverminator: Denny Hamlin will drive a special #11 FedEx One Rate/Deliverminator Toyota paint scheme ... FULL STORY »

Golden Corral to Partner with Michael Annett, Tommy Baldwin Racing at Talladega

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 14, 2014) - Golden Corral will continue its longstanding partnership with Tommy Baldwin Racing (TBR) and, for the first time, join NASCAR Sprint Cup Series rookie Michael Annett as the primary partner on his No. 7 Chevrolet SS ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS GEICO 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C.  — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers and fellow Toyota driver Denny Hamlin are the only drivers who own two top-five finishes in the three restrictor plate races in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Vickers finished ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer on Track in the No. 15 Pink Lemonade 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Pink Present
Posted 10.14.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. — The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Talladega Superspeedway, the site of multiple wins for Michael Waltrip Racing driver Clint Bowyer (October 2011 and October 2010). Those wins came amongst an impressive run of finishes at the 2.66-mile superspeedway. Since 2010, Bowyer has finished outside the top-10 only ...FULL STORY »
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After Rough Beginning, Mears Grows Fond of Martinsville
Posted 10.14.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Oct. 14, 2014) - When Casey Mears first broke into NASCAR, Martinsville Speedway wasn’t at the top of his “can’t wait to visit” list. In fact, it was near the bottom. However, time heals all wounds. During a recent test session in preparation for the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Terry Labonte on Track in the No. 32 C&J Energy Servives Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Tribute to a Legend
Posted 10.14.14
TALLADEGA, AL  (October 14, 2014) – Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Champion Terry Labonte will be competing in the Geico 500 with C&J Energy Services and the #32 Go FAS Racing team in Talladega on October 19. His start at the Talladega Superspeedway will be the 890th of his 37-year long ...FULL STORY »
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NASCAR Penalizes Drivers Brad Keselowski And Tony Stewart
Posted 10.14.14
Daytona Beach, Fla. (Oct. 14, 2014) — NASCAR has assessed behavioral penalties to drivers Brad Keselowski and Tony Stewart for their involvement in post-race incidents on Oct. 11 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Keselowski has been fined $50,000 and placed on NASCAR probation for the next four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship ...FULL STORY »
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2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Q&A with Carl Edwards
Posted 10.14.14
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 SUBWAY Ford Fusion, comes into this weekend’s final race of the Chase Contender Round at Talladega Superspeedway fifth in the point standings.  He was this week’s guest on the NASCAR Teleconference and gave his view on the aftermath of Saturday night’s race at Charlotte ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Menards/Serta Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway in Concord, North Carolina. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.14.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Moen/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Moen/Menards Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 445 during the 188-lap event at Talladega Superspeedway. This Richard Childress Racing-prepared chassis is the same Chevrolet SS that Menard drove at Daytona International Speedway in January, starting ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman sits in car - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.14.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Talladega Superspeedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 446 on Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway. Chassis No. 446 was utilized in the Daytona 500 on February 23 at Daytona International Speedway where the No. 31 team ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS GEICO 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.14.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Talladega Superspeedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 468 in the Geico 500 at Talladega Superspeedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to a fifth-place finish at Daytona International Speedway in July securing ...FULL STORY »
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Milestone Anniversary for Jeff Gordon Children’s Foundation
Posted 10.14.14
Charlotte, NC (October 14, 2014) - Founded in 1999, the Jeff  Gordon Children's Foundation (JGCF)  marks its 15th  anniversary this year. While there are many accomplishments to celebrate, Jeff Gordon is focused on its future. Four-time NASCAR Cup Series champion Gordon has implemented tactical steps for setting and obtaining goals as the ...FULL STORY »

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