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Sep 03
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Kurt Busch Keeping it Simple Heading into the Playoffs

2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch (Haas Automation) - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevenasky/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 3, 2014) – For Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Haas Automation Racing team, this is it. This is the race that has been circled on the calendar for months. Saturday night’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway is the race the team has been working toward since the green flag dropped on the 2014 season 25 races ago at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway. This is the last race before the 16-driver Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship field is set. With Busch and the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) team having already clinched a berth in the 2014 Chase thanks to their win at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway in March, Richmond ... FULL STORY »

It All Comes Down to This – Making the Chase

Chevy Bowtie Symbol Chevrolet Drivers and Teams Poised to Make up Half the Chase Field DETROIT - (September 2, 2014) – Ten years ago NASCAR officials decided to make a radical change to how the season champion was decided – a Chase.  Like many other professional ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT RICHMOND:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 96 Sprint Cup Series starts at Richmond International Raceway and has earned ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Express Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Sprint Unlimited at Daytona International Speedway on February 14, 2014 in Daytona Beach, Florida. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: Federated Auto Parts 400 Date/Time: Sept. 6/7:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Carl Edwards 2013 polesitter: Jeff Gordon Distance: 400 laps/300 miles Track Length: 0.750-mile Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape: Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Atlanta Recap: Denny Hamlin finished third in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, crossing the finish line behind winner Kasey ... FULL STORY »

Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers knows Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway is his final chance to earn a berth in NASCAR’s 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup. The No. 55 team must win the 400-lap ... FULL STORY »

Major Media Events Elevate 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo Expanded Chase Across North America Spans Three Countries, Jeff Gordon Heading to Toronto, Carl Edwards to Visit Mexico City; Contender and Eliminator Media Days Added To Activities DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (Sept. 2, 2014) – A bigger Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – in ... FULL STORY »

Momentum is the Focus at Richmond for Almirola and No. 43 Team

2014 NSCS No. 43 Gwaltney Ford Fusion Gwaltney Team will Work to Continue Momentum into The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup After qualifying for this weekend's race at Richmond International Raceway (RIR), the final race before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Aric Almirola and the ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose on track in the No. 9 DeWALT Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Ambrose Is In It to Win It
Posted 09.02.14
No. 9 DEWALT Team Should Not Be Overlooked for Last Chase Spot Heading into the last race before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT Ford team should not be overlooked. Ambrose and the team have two Top-Five finishes at short tracks this ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Richmond NASCAR (Sept.) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 09.02.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 26 -- Federated Auto Parts 400NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 25 – Virginia529 College Savings 250Richmond International Raceway (0.75-mile oval) – Richmond, Va.Fast Facts for September 4-6, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway RadialsSet limits: Sprint Cup: 7 sets for practice/qualifying and 11 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
NASCAR driver to compete on “Dancing with the Stars”
Posted 09.02.14
NASCAR will have representation on the ABC hit show “Dancing with the Stars”. The New York Daily News reports that Michael Waltrip will compete when the season 19 cast is announced. Waltrip is a two-time Daytona 500 champion and currently part owner of Michael Waltrip Racing in the NASCAR Sprint ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Carl Edwards on track in the No. 99 Kelloggs/CheezIt Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
Carl Edwards – FEDERATED AUTO PARTS 400 ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-886 Backup Chassis: RK-874 Twitter: @RandyPR99 ADVANCE NOTES Atlanta Recap o   Edwards stayed in the Top-10 for 240 laps of the 335 lap overtime race, 51 of them in the top-five.  He survived nine cautions while fighting a ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Richmond International Raceway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 456 in Saturday night's 400-lap event. This No. 31 Chevrolet SS was utilized in three Sprint Cup Series events so far in 2014; California Speedway (Start: 16th, Finish: 20th), ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard in Garage - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
Paul Menard No. 27 SYLVANIA/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's SYLVANIA / Menards Chevrolet at Richmond International Raceway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 485 during the 300-mile event at Richmond International Raceway. This No. 27 Chevrolet SS is a brand new Richard Childress Racing chassis and will make its ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon on track in the No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 American Ethanol Chevrolet SS  Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's American Ethanol Chevrolet at Richmond International Raceway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 477 in the Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to a 14th-place finish at New ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes  Event: Federated Auto Parts 400 Date:  Saturday, September 6, 2014 Location:      Richmond International Raceway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Richmond International Raceway ... Richard Childress has nine NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victories as a car owner at Richmond International Raceway - five ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Fifth Third Bank) - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.02.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Federated Auto Parts 400 Advance Team: No. 17 Fifth Third Bank Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 893 – last ran at Kentucky- finished 25th. Backup Chassis: RK-877 – last ran at Loudon – finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Richmond o   Stenhouse has three career Sprint Cup starts at Richmond, earning one top-10 finish. Last ...FULL STORY »


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