Articles tagged ‘NSCS’

Sep 10

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Sept. 8 – 14, 2014

Toyota Racing Logo TOYOTA TRIO TO TRY FOR CHAMPIONSHIP:  This weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Chicagoland Speedway will kick off this year’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup.  Three Camry drivers -- Kyle Busch,Denny Hamlin and Matt Kenseth will compete in this year’s championship contest and are looking for a win in Chicago to advance to the next round of the new Chase format that includes 16 drivers and four playoff rounds.  Both Busch and Hamlin earned spots in the Chase with victories ring the season’s first 26 races, and Kenseth made the Chase based on his position in the point standings. CHASES OF PAST:  This year’s showing in the Chase for Camry drivers -- having three Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) ... FULL STORY »

Allmendinger Visits Kansas City for Chase Across North America Media Tour

NASCAR Chase Driver AJ Allmendinger talks with young fans while making a Chase Across North America appearance on behalf of Kansas Speedway at a Hy-Vee grocery store on September 10, 2014 in Shawnee, Kansas. - Photo Credit; Jamie Squire/Getty Images KANSAS CITY, Kan. (Sept. 10, 2014) –A.J. Allmendinger is having the time of his life, he is locked in the 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup and excited to compete for his first NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship. “Being tagged as ... FULL STORY »

Danica Patrick – Home Game

2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Sept. 10, 2014) – There really is no place like home. And when you go home, you want to be successful. Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), has that opportunity in ... FULL STORY »

Ditech Mortgage Corp Partners with Stewart-Haas Racing

Stewart-Haas Racing Logo Will Serve as Associate Sponsor for No. 4 Team and Driver Kevin Harvick Beginning at Chicagoland KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Sept. 10, 2014) – Ditech Mortgage Corp (“ditech”), one of the mortgage industry’s best-known brands, has partnered with Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), the title-winning ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose and STANLEY Team Haven’t Changed Approach

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (STANLEY) - - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Still Looking to Win Although Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 STANLEY Racing team will not compete for the championship, they will not change their approach to the final 10 races. The goal will be to win and celebrate an oval ... FULL STORY »

Almirola Kicks Off Chase with Double Duty

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Eckrich) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images No. 43 Ford Celebrates Eckrich's 120th Anniversary by Honoring 120 Military Families Aric Almirola will kick off the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with double duty, running the Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races at Chicagoland Speedway. Saturday, Almirola will ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr., Furniture Row Racing Have Own Chase in Remaining 10 Races

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Jared Wickerham/Getty Images DENVER (Sept. 10, 2014) – As the 2014 Sprint Cup Series season counts down with 10 races remaining, Martin Truex Jr. and the Furniture Row Racing team are looking for the breakthrough race that will launch them to another level ... FULL STORY »

Clint Bowyer, driver of the #15 PEAK Toyota Camry, and crew chief Brian Pattie - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer & Brian Pattie – Trophies
Posted 09.09.14
[caption id="attachment_203063" align="alignright" width="297"] `[/caption] CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Chicagoland Speedway located in Joliet, Ill., this weekend. Clint Bowyer brings his No. 15 PEAK Radiator Guarantee Toyota to the 1.5-mile track looking to continue the momentum after last weekend’s strong performance at Richmond International Speedway ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers (Aaron's) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  — No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers has a lot to race for in the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season’s final 10 races. Although, the Michael Waltrip Racing team won’t be in the Chase, the No. 55 crew has its sights set on a return trip ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr in car - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – 400 Advance Team: No. 17 Ford Ecoboost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 929 – new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-877 – last ran at Loudon – finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Chicagoland o   Stenhouse made his first career Sprint Cup start at Chicagoland one year ago where he had a solid ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Greg Biffle on track in the No. 16 3M ScotchBlue Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
Greg Biffle – Chicago Advance Team: No. 16 3M ScotchBlue Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-908  Last ran Michigan – finished 10th Backup Chassis: RK-890  Last ran Pocono – finished 5th ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Chicago o   Biffle has 11 Sprint Cup career starts at Chicago, earning one top-five and one top-10 finish. Last Time ...FULL STORY »
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First Installment of Ford Racing Chase Video Series Highlights “12 Seconds of Fury” with Roush Fenway Racing
Posted 09.09.14
· Ford Racing debuts new three-part video series that focuses on key elements of what it takes to win the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. · “12 Seconds of Fury” focuses on the Roush Fenway Racing pit crews as they go through their regular mid-week practice routine. · The Chase for ...FULL STORY »
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Stewart-Haas Racing Announces Pit Crew Swap Between Nos. 4 and 14 Teams
Posted 09.09.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Sept. 9, 2014) – Stewart-Haas Racing, the championship-winning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team, has swapped the pit crews of it Nos. 4 and 14 teams, effective immediately. Beginning with Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois, the No. 14 team’s tire changers, tire carriers and jackmen ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
RACE INFO: Event: Geico 400 Date/Time: Sept. 14/2 p.m. ET 2013 winner: Matt Kenseth 2013 polesitter: Ryan Newman Distance: 267 laps/400.5 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 14 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Richmond Recap: Denny Hamlin finished 21st in Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway, battling an ill-handling #11 FedEx Express Toyota throughout ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Survive and Advance
Posted 09.09.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Sept. 9, 2014) – During his team’s magical run to the 1983 NCAA men’s basketball tournament championship, the late North Carolina State coach Jim Valvano first made famous the now-familiar phrase, “Survive and Advance”. Since then, each and every March during the NCAA tournament, the phrase continues to be ...FULL STORY »
Ryan Newman, driver of the #31 Caterpillar Chevrolet, left, talks with crew chief Lucas Lambert in the garage area - Photo Credit: Joe Robbins/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS 400 Race Preview
Posted 09.09.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Chicagoland Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 479 in Sunday's 400-mile event. This chassis was utilized earlier this season at Michigan International Speedway (Start: 12th / Finish: 9th) and Indianapolis Motor Speedway (Start: 4th ...FULL STORY »

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