Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Sep 09

Worn In and Worn Out: Chicagoland Produces Ragan’s Kind of Racing

2014 NSCS No 34 DockSide Logistics Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images Dockside Logistics Returns to No. 34 Ford Fusion STATESVILLE, SEPT. 9, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on racing at Chicagoland Speedway: "The track in Chicago is starting to wear in and be really fun. It reminds me a lot of Atlanta. The surface is really worn out, tires are worn out. You've got fast laps for a few laps, but then the track kind of comes back to you. It's a great area -- there's a lot of race fans in the Chicago area. "Obviously it's the first race in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Series. You've got a lot of teams that'll feel it's important to get that win and set themselves up ... FULL STORY »

Drivers Believe Chase Excitement Will Reach Peak At Martinsville

Martinsville Speedway Logo MARTINSVILLE, Va. (September 8, 2014) – The 16 drivers in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup don’t know exactly what to expect out of the new format. They do know that the seventh stop in the Chase will ... FULL STORY »


Chase Grid Live NASCAR Digital Media Also Enhancing Coverage Options For The Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (September 8, 2014) – The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field was officially set following Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup SeriesTM regular season ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards – CHICAGOLAND ADVANCE Team: No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-910 Backup Chassis: RK-927 Twitter: @RandyPR99 ADVANCE NOTES Richmond Recap o   Edwards started from 10th position and fought a very tight Kellogg’s Frosted Flakes Ford Fusion the entirety of the 400 laps ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth on track in the No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Matt Kenseth/No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview 400 at Chicagoland Speedway   No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT CHICAGO:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 36 Sprint Cup Series starts at Chicagoland Speedway and has earned four wins, 11 ... FULL STORY »

Now that the Chase field is set, it’s time to rate the likely winners

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase for the Championship Logo The 26th race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season is over, and the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup field is set. We’re about to get our first look at NASCAR’s new Chase format, which features three elimination rounds ... FULL STORY »

Saturday Richmond International Raceway Notebook

Dale Earnhardt Jr. (Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw / Getty Images) Johnson treated for dehydration following Richmond Sprint Cup race: RICHMOND, Va. – Six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson had all he could do to physically make it to the finish of Saturday night's Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond ... FULL STORY »

An unidentified fan sits atop the catchfence at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway Saturday night, citing the fourth and final caution of the Federated Auto Parts 400.
Rowdy Fan Causes Caution At Richmond International Raceway
Posted 09.07.14
In the most bizarrest of incidents at a race track in a long time, a deranged fan brought out the fourth and final caution at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway Saturday night. On lap 330, a presumably intoxicated fan climbed to the top of the “catchfence” in Turn 4 and sat, watching ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Treated For Dehydration Following Richmond Race
Posted 09.07.14
Reining NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson suffered from dehydration following Saturday night’s race at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway. The six-time Cup champion drove his No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS back to pit road after the event, but needed assistance from his Hendrick Motorsports team getting out of the ...FULL STORY »
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Roush Fenway Racing Lacking Entering Chase Grid
Posted 09.07.14
If Saturday night’s performance at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway was any indication, it’s going to be an extremely long and dreadful Chase for Roush Fenway Racing. In a race where they were expected to contend, both championship hopefuls Greg Biffle and Carl Edwards painfully struggled. The bright side? Greg Biffle ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5-hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer Throws Hail Mary; Comes Up Short, Misses Chase Field
Posted 09.07.14
What a difference a year makes for Clint Bowyer. Last September, Bowyer under scrutiny for a late-race spin ultimately changed the complexion of the 2013 Chase and left Richmond (Va.) International Raceway with a dark cloud casted over him and Michael Waltrip Racing, but still a championship hopeful. 12 months later, Bowyer ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.07.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (Finished 1st) –  “What a night.  Part of me, I pulled into victory lane and I pinched myself once to make sure I wasn't dreaming.  These are nights you don't forget as a driver and you live for.  The Miller Lite Ford ...FULL STORY »
Brad Keselowski, driver of the #2 Miller Lite Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway on September 6, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Keselowski dominates Richmond, as Newman and Biffle claim last Chase spots
Posted 09.07.14
RICHMOND, Va.—The car and driver to beat in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup identified themselves emphatically on Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. Brad Keselowski led all but 17 of 400 laps in winning the Federated Auto Parts 400, the final race of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.07.14
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 4 BUDWEISER CHEVROLET SS – Finished 5th ON THE RACE “We didn’t have the best car tonight but got a Top 5 out of it and that’s what you’re going to have to do over the next 10 weeks to keep yourself in the game. And that’s really what ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 Federated Auto Parts 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 09.07.14
Clint Bowyer (third) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Saturday night's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Richmond International Raceway behind race-winner Brad Keselowski. Bowyer missed making this year's Chase for the Sprint Cup by only seven points. Kyle Busch, Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth  will all compete in this year's ...FULL STORY » 400
2014 Chicagoland Speedway NASCAR (Sept.) Weekend Track Event Schedule
Posted 09.06.14

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