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Jul 03
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Series Champion Bobby Labonte Joins Circle Sport for Daytona Sprint Cup Event

2014 NSCS No 33 Thunder Coal Chevrolet SS Va.-based Thunder Coal Company Returns to Sponsor 2000 Sprint Cup Champion  MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 3, 2014) – Bobby Labonte, the 2000 Sprint Cup Series champion, will pilot the No. 33 Thunder Coal Chevrolet SS for Circle Sport in Saturday night’s Coke Zero 400 at Daytona International Speedway.  With 21 career Sprint Cup Series victories to his credit, Labonte will continue his quest for a trip to victory lane at the famed 2.5-mile Daytona International Speedway behind the wheel of the same No. 33 Chevrolet that captured the pole at Talladega Superspeedway in May. “Everything came together rather quickly,” said team owner Joe Falk.  “We were able to acquire the pole-winning car at Talladega and secured a superspeedway engine package from ECR.  Bobby and I talked earlier this season about driving ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Subway Ford, prepares to drive during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 22, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty Images Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion, met with media members Thursday evening after the rain-delayed opening practice session at Daytona International Speedway in advance of Saturday nights Coke Zero 400.  CARL EDWARDS, No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Brian Vickers

2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) in car - Photo Credit: Jeff Bottari/Getty Images BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron’s FSU National Championship Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing What is your outlook for the weekend at Daytona with the FSU National Championship on your Camry? “Obviously it’s an honor to have FSU and the champions on the car ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr

2014 NSCS Driver Dale Earnhardt Jr (National Guard) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DALE EARNHARDT JR. NO. 88 NATIONAL GUARD CHEVROLET SS met with members of the media and discussed the first half of his season, the recent plate race at Talladega, his quest to sweep the two races at Daytona this year, ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Q&A with Driver Jimmie Johnson

The helmet of Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, is seen in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series FedEx 400 Benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway on May 31, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S PATRIOTIC CHEVROLET SS met with media and discussed his teammate Dale Earnhardt, Jr., plate racing at Daytona and how it compares with Talladega, and more. Full Transcript: YOU ARE A THREE-TIME WINNER THIS SEASON. TALK ABOUT ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 First Practice Session Speeds

2014 NSCS Driver Jamie McMurray (Cessna) - Photo Credit: Daniel Shirey/Getty Images Thursday afternoon at Daytona International Speedway, Jamie McMurray, with a lap speed of 201.952mph, was the quickest during the first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Saturday night's Coke Zero 400. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) candidate, Kyle Larson, ... FULL STORY »

DEWALT Brings Wounded Warrior Project® ‘Camo’ Scheme to Daytona

2014 NSCS No 9 DEWALT/Wounded Warrior Project Ambrose and No. 9 Richard Petty Motorsports Team to Honor Wounded Veterans To help celebrate Independence Day and reflect on those who have made great sacrifices for our freedom, DEWALT has partnered with Wounded Warrior Project® (WWP) to feature a special ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Truex on Track in the No. 83 VooDooBBQ Grill Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
BK Racing Announces Primary Sponsorship from VooDooBBQ & Grill for No. 83 at Daytona
Posted 07.03.14
STATESVILLE, N.C. (July 2, 2014) -The now familiar Mardi Gras colors of purple and gold for New Orleans, LA based VooDooBBQ & Grill will return for this weekend's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway with Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender Ryan Truex. VooDooBBQ & Grill served ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No. 36 Golden Corral "Red/White/Blue Chevrolet SS
Golden Corral is Back on Board the No. 36 and Looking for a Top 10 Finish So Kids Win on Monday
Posted 07.03.14
Huntersville, NC (July 3, 2014) - Tommy Baldwin Racing heads to Daytona International Speedway this weekend and primary sponsor Golden Corral is hoping to give away free meals to kids across the country if Reed Sorenson finishes in the Top-10 on Saturday night. Golden Corral restaurants will offer a one-day Top ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS No 14 Bass Pro Shops/Ducks Unlimited Chevrolet SS
Tony Stewart – Duck, Duck, Goose!
Posted 07.03.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (July 3, 2014) – Duck, duck, goose. It’s a simple childhood game in which, after being tagged, the reluctant goose gives chase in the hopes of regaining the preferred status of a duck. It can go on and on with contestants making laps and taking turns at being ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett on track in the No. 7 Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Michael Annett 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.02.14
MOORESVILLE, N.C. (July 2, 2014) - The last time Michael Annett was at Daytona, he was running in the top 10 with less than 50 laps to go. It was his debut race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and, to him, nothing would've been more thrilling than winning the Daytona ...FULL STORY »
Daniel Knost, crew chief for the No. 41 Haas Automation team. - Photo Credit: CIA Stock Photography for True Speed Communication
Daniel Knost – The Second Time Around
Posted 07.02.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (July 2, 2014) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Daytona (Fla.) International Speedway for the second time in 2014, Daniel Knost, rookie crew chief for Kurt Busch and the No. 41 Haas Automation “America’s Machine Tool” Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is making his ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – June 29 – July 6, 2014
Posted 07.02.14
KBM ONE-TWO FINISH:  Toyota driver Kyle Busch earned his fifth NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) victory of the season in just his fifth 2014 start last Thursday at Kentucky Speedway.  Busch started from the pole and crossed the finish line first ahead of race runner-up and Kyle Busch Motorsports (KBM) teammate Darrell Wallace ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Subway) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Carl Edwards 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.02.14
Carl Edwards – COKE ZERO 400 Team: No. 99 Subway Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK-913 Backup Chassis: RK-870 Twitter: @99_RFRracing ADVANCE NOTES  Kentucky Recap o   The No. 99 UPS Team started from the 23rd position and fought hard under the lights at a hot and humid Kentucky Speedway to overcome a very tight condition in turns one ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Daytona Int’l Speedway July NASCAR Tire Fast Facts
Posted 07.02.14
GOODYEAR TIRE NOTESNASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 18 – Coke Zero 400NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 16 – Subway Firecracker 250Daytona International Speedway (2.50-mile oval) – Daytona Beach, Fla.Fast Facts for 3-5, 2014Tire: Goodyear Eagle Superspeedway RadialsSet limits: Sprint Cup: 4 sets for practice/qualifying and 6 sets ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Ground Toyota, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway on April 25, 2014 in Richmond, Virginia. - Photo Credit Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS Coke Zero 400 Race Preview
Posted 07.02.14
RACE INFO: Event: Coke Zero 400 Date/Time: July 5/7:30 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2013 polesitter: Kyle Busch Distance: 160 laps/400 miles Track Length: 2.5 miles Banking: 31 degrees Track Shape: Tri-Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Kentucky Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 43rd in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Kentucky Speedway after a right-front tire blew on the #11 FedEx Office Toyota on Lap 27, sending Hamlin into ...FULL STORY »


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