Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Jun 09

Carl Edwards 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Carl Edwards (Arris) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Edwards and the No. 19 ARRIS team head to the Irish Hills of southeastern Michigan where he made his first Sprint Cup Series start in 2004 on the D-shaped speedway.  He finished 10th that day and has had success there, winning two Sprint Cup Series races in 2007 and 2008 and two XFINITY races there in 2008 and 2011. In 21 Sprint Cup Series starts at Michigan, Edwards has completed 4,107 of 4,139 laps (99.2 percent) and has led for a total of 291 laps.  Edwards has earned two wins, nine top-five and 15 top-10 finishes there.  His average start is 19.2 ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – It’s Pure Michigan

2015 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 9, 2015) – 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, nestled in the Irish Hills just south of Brooklyn. People come from ... FULL STORY »

Home is Where the Horsepower is – NASCAR Heads to Chevy’s Home State

Chevy Bowtie Symbol Chevrolet Seeks to Retain Michigan Heritage Trophy DETROIT - (June 9, 2015) – Michigan is known for its beautiful views of the four great lakes, numerous outdoor attractions, and for being the home of the automobile industry. Michigan’s largest city, Detroit, is ... FULL STORY »

Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS No. 88 Amp Energy Chevrolet SS No. 88 AMP Energy Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 14 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 7 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 107 laps led Career 555 starts 24 wins 13 pole positions 134 top-five finishes 232 top-10 ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

NASCAR Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's/Kobalt) in car - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina​ 2015 Season 3rd in standings 14 starts 4 wins 0 pole positions 9 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 387 laps led Career 485 starts 74 wins 33 pole positions 202 top-five finishes 302 top-10 finishes 17,538 laps ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Panasonic Chevrolet, looks on in the garage area - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images No. 24 Panasonic Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 10th in standings 14 starts 0 wins 3 pole positions 2 top-five finishes 8 top-10 finishes 162 laps led Career 775 starts 92 wins 80 pole positions 322 top-five finishes 462 top-10 finishes 24,826 laps led Michigan Career  44 ... FULL STORY »

Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview

2015 NSCS Driver, Kasey Kahne, on track in the No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 8th in standings 14 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 2 top-five finish 5 top-10 finishes 40 laps led Career 410 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 85 top-five finishes 151 top-10 finishes 4,581 laps led Michigan ... FULL STORY »

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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
MICHIGAN INTERNATIONAL SPEEDWAY (TWO-MILE SPEEDWAY) LOCATION: BROOKLYN, MICHIGAN EVENT: NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES (RACE 15 OF 36) TUNE IN: 1 P.M. ET, SUNDAY, JUNE 14 (FS1/MRN/SIRIUSXM) HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT MICHIGAN: Hendrick Motorsports drivers have led 2,368 laps en route to eight wins, 48 top-five finishes and 88 top-10s at Michigan. The organization swept both ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS David Ragan (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
David Ragan 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
CORNELIUS, N.C. — Racing in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is the most important thing in the world to David Ragan. Well almost. Spend a few hours with Ragan and you’ll quickly see family trumps racing in the 29-year-old Georgian’s mind. However, in the Ragan clan racing and family are rarely separated. Ragan’s late ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, sits in his car - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Home Game
Posted 06.09.15
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (June 9, 2015) – This weekend’s Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race is one for bragging rights as Kurt Busch, driver of the Haas Automation Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), and his No. 41 team will converge on Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn looking to claim the ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (Crispy MnM's) - Photo Credit: Tim Bradbury/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Getting a “Grip” at Michigan
Posted 06.09.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (June 9, 2015) – Kyle Busch remembers the day well. It was Aug. 21, 2011, and with just four top-10 finishes in 13 previous starts in his career at Michigan International Speedway, he found himself outdueling now six-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson for the win ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Trevor Bayne - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Trevor Bayne 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
Trevor Bayne – Michigan Advance Team: No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Bob Osborne Twitter: @Tbayne6, @RFR6PR and @RoushFenway Michigan International Speedway – Sunday, June 14 at 1:00pm EST on FOX Sports 1 ADVANCE NOTES Bayne at Michigan Bayne will make his ninth career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at Michigan International Speedway this weekend. His ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Michigan Advance Team: No. 17 Fastenal Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler, @NicholasSandler Twitter: @PR17RFR @Stenhousejr @FastenalRacing and @RoushFenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Michigan International Speedway Stenhouse Jr. has four NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) starts at Michigan International Speedway with an average starting position of 19.2 and average finishing position ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver, Greg Biffle (Safety Kleen) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2015 NSCS Quicken Loans 400 Race Preview
Posted 06.09.15
Greg Biffle – Michigan Advance Team: No. 16 Safety-Kleen Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia; @mpuccia16 Twitter: @16RFRCup, @gbiffle ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Michigan      Biffle has 24 Sprint Cup career starts at Michigan, earning four wins, 10 top-five and 15 top-10 finishes. Michigan is Biffle’s second-best average finishing track.  His average finish is 11.5 from ...FULL STORY »
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Webasto Announces Partnership with NASCAR Champion and Team Penske Driver Brad Keselowski
Posted 06.09.15
Webasto offering truck drivers and racing fans the opportunity to meet Keselowski at select NASCAR races Fenton, MI. – Webasto Thermo & Comfort North America announced today that they will partner with NASCAR champion and Rochester Hills, Michigan native Brad Keselowski in a multi-year promotional marketing campaign. Whether spending his time ...FULL STORY »
Former Sonoma Raceway Vice President of Media and Community Relations, the late, John Cardinale
John Cardinale to be Inducted Into West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame
Posted 06.09.15
SONOMA, Calif. (June 9, 2015) – Long-time Sonoma Raceway spokesman John Cardinale will be inducted into the West Coast Stock Car Hall of Fame later this month. Cardinale and five other honorees will be inducted during a gala event at the Meritage Resort in Napa on Thursday, June 25, in conjunction ...FULL STORY »

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