Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Sep 12

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Carl Edwards

NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, was third fastest in opening Sprint Cup series practice at Chicagoland Speedway Friday afternoon. Edwards spoke with media members after practice to discuss the upcoming weekend, his Chase chances and more. CARL EDWARDS, No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion – THERE ARE A LOT OF THINGS ON THE LINE THIS WEEKEND RIGHT OFF THE BAT. CAN YOU TALK ABOUT THAT A LITTLE BIT? “Well, we hope this car works better than this microphone. Our Fastenal Ford was really fast there that last run so hopefully we have a shot at the pole and that would be a good starting spot and a great way to start the Chase. We want to win ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch on track in the No. 18 M&M's Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images Friday afternoon at Chicagoland Speedway, it was Kyle Busch - with a lap speed of 191.442mph - posting the fastest lap during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 400 practice session. Ryan Newman was second fastest with a lap ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick is the favorite to win the 2014 Sprint Cup Championship with Jeff Gordon and Brad Keselowski close behind

Kevin Harvick with son Keelan Harvick (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) According to Bovada, here are the odds to win the 2014 Sprint Cup Championship Kevin Harvick 7/2 Jeff Gordon 4/1 Brad Keselowski 9/2 Jimmie Johnson 6/1 Dale Earnhardt Jr. 13/2 Joey Logano 8/1 Matt Kenseth 12/1 Kyle Busch 14/1 Kurt Busch 16/1 Denny Hamlin 20/1 Kasey Kahne 22/1 Carl Edwards 40/1 Greg Biffle ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Matt Kenseth

2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is it like coming to Chicago as the defending race winner and trying to get the first Chase win this year? “We had a strong start last year.  This is ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Jimmie Johnson

Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed the new Chase for the Sprint Cup format strategies, challenges, approachs, and more. TALK ABOUT YOUR MINDSET AS YOU BEGIN PREPARATION FOR THE WEEKEND IN CHICAGO “I’m excited to get ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS 400 Q&A with Michael Waltrip

2014 NASCAR Driver Michael Waltrip - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images MICHAEL WALTRIP, Co-Owner, Michael Waltrip Racing Why is so important to you? “My mom unfortunately suffered a stroke 25 years ago due to AFib (Atrial fibrillation) and September is national AFib Awareness Month and Michael Waltrip Racing has partnered with Janssen ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick – Winning Early Helps Late

2014 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick on track at Bristol Motor Speedway in the No. 4 Jimmy Johns Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2014) – Jimmy John’s final race of the Sprint Cup Series season as a primary sponsor of the No. 4 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) will help Kevin Harvick kick off his bid to win ... 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
Chase Notebook: Confidence is high for 6-time champ Jimmie Johnson as Chase approaches
Posted 09.11.14
CHICAGO— For those who question the strength of the No. 48 team, driver Jimmie Johnson says he’s more confident entering the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup this year than he was last year when he won his sixth championship. For those who say the No. 48 Chevy lacks speed, Johnson ...FULL STORY »
Recording artist Colt Ford arrives at the 2013 American Country Awards at the Mandalay Bay Events Center on December 10, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. - Photo Credit: Isaac Brekken/Getty Images
Colt Ford to perform free concert in Victory Plaza on Sunday, Sept. 28
Posted 09.11.14
DOVER, Del. – Race fans will have the opportunity to see a free concert from country music star Colt Ford on the Victory Plaza stage at 10:30 a.m. the morning of the Sept. 28 “AAA 400” NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Dover International Speedway, which is event No. 3 ...FULL STORY »
Martial artist Chuck Liddell attends Lionsgate Films' 'The Expendables 3' premiere at TCL Chinese Theatre on August 11, 2014 in Hollywood, California. - Photo Credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images
Former UFC Champion Chuck Liddell to Serve as Official Pace Car Driver for Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500
Posted 09.11.14
MMA fighter to step out of Octagon and into race car for semifinal race in NASCAR playoffs PHOENIX – Former UFC World Light Heavyweight Champion Chuck Liddell will lead the field to the green flag behind the wheel of the Official Toyota Pace Car at the start of the Quicken Loans ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Greg Biffle - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Chicagoland Media Day Q&A with Greg Biffle
Posted 09.11.14
GREG BIFFLE, No. 16 3M Ford Fusion – HOW DID YOU BALANCE THE FEELING OF NOT RUNNING HOW YOU WANTED AT RICHMOND WITH ULTIMATELY MAKING THE CHASE? “You know, last week there was a lot of emotion. We were as high as we could be on life going into that ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Chicagoland Media Day Q&A with Aric Almirola
Posted 09.11.14
ARIC ALMIROLA, No. 43 Smithfield Ford Fusion – HOW MANY TIMES HAVE YOU BEEN ASKED IF YOU GUYS ARE REALLY GOING TO BE COMPETITIVE IN THE CHASE? YOU TIRED OF HEARING THAT? “A lot. You know I am not tired of it. We should be asked that question if we ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Chicagoland Media Day Q&A with Carl Edwards
Posted 09.11.14
CARL EDWARDS, No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion – DID YOU HAVE TO BRUSH UP ON YOUR SPANISH GOING TO MEXICO CITY YESTERDAY? “Si senor. Buen dias mi amigos. That was really fun yesterday actually. I had a good time. The whole thing was an adventure. I requested to go to Mexico ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brad Keselowski (Miller Lite) in the Garage Area - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Chicagoland Media Day Q&A with Brad Keselowski
Posted 09.11.14
2014 NSCS Driver Joey Logano - Photo Credit: Robert Reiners/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Chicagoland Media Day Q&A with Joey Logano
Posted 09.11.14
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – HOW DID YOUR CHASE ACROSS NORTH AMERICA GO? “It was good. I went to Birmingham, Alabama and did a couple radio stations and then went to the Children’s Hospital of Alabama and saw some of the kids there. We built some ...FULL STORY »
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Martinsville Speedway Extends Ticket Hours Beginning Saturday
Posted 09.11.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va. (Sept. 11, 2014) – Can’t get to Martinsville Speedway during the week to buy tickets to the Goody’s® Headache Relief Shot® 500? Well, there is good news race fans. With race day just seven weeks away, the Martinsville Speedway ticket office will be open on Saturdays beginning this week ...FULL STORY »

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