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Articles tagged ‘Pure Michigan 400’

Oct 21
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Michigan International Speedway, MEDC Pure Michigan 400 partnership gets the green flag

Pure Michigan 400 BROOKLYN, Mich. (October 21, 2014) – Two of Michigan’s best-known brands – Michigan International Speedway and Pure Michigan – are extending their partnership to host the Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race onSunday, August 16, 2015. “MIS is a premier Michigan destination with a strong tradition of promoting the tremendous assets our state has to offer businesses, residents and visitors alike,” said Lt. Governor Brian Calley. “We have seen great success with the Pure Michigan 400 in the past four years, and look forward to this next chapter in the partnership.” Since 2011, the Pure Michigan 400 has proved to be an effective way to bring the Pure Michigan message to 75 million NASCAR fans nationwide. Further brand exposure has ... FULL STORY »

Late Restart Catapults Jeff Gordon to Michigan Victory

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich.— So much for restarts being a problem for Jeff Gordon. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion broke away after a late caution to win Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Gordon, who faced questions about his struggles ... FULL STORY »

Sunday Michigan Notebook Featuring: Jeff Gordon, Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski and More

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Sunday Michigan Notebook: Flawless Car Takes Jeff Gordon To Victory Lane Again: Lately the No. 24 Chevrolet SS looks like the Jeff Gordon of old. On Sunday, Jeff Gordon delivered Hendrick Motorsports his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win of the season ... FULL STORY »

Chevrolet Victorious at Michigan as Gordon Scores Third Win of 2014

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, takes the checkered flag to win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images Team Chevy Takes Four of Top Five Finishing Positions BROOKLYN, Mich. – (August 17, 2014) – Jeff Gordon made the right move when it counted on the final restart of the Pure Michigan 400 to score his third NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon wins the Pure Michigan 400 from the pole

Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 17, 2014) – Jeff Gordon had a restart to remember as the lap wound down in the Pure Michigan 400 on Sunday. He used that momentum to record his third victory of the season, and his third win ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo  Clint Bowyer (sixth) and Denny Hamlin (seventh) registered top-10 finishes in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Michigan International Speedway.  Jeff Gordon was the race-winner. Brian Vickers (19th) also recorded a top-20 result at the 1.5-mile track. Camry driver Matt Kenseth is ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER IT’S BEEN 13 YEARS SINCE YOU’VE BEEN TO VICTORY LANE HERE AT MICHIGAN. YOU HAD TO K WHERE IT WAS. ON THE RESTARTS: “It wasn’t easy. It’s never easy to win at ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 08.17.14
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – FINISHED 3rd WHAT HAPPENED ON THE RESTARTS? “I had a bunch of good ones. The last one wasn’t the greatest. I got through the gear box good and had the 24 cleared and I should have pulled down in front of him and ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jeff Gordon crosses the start/finish line at Michigan International Speedway in the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 08.17.14
From the pole to victory lane, Jeff Gordon retakes the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) points lead with his win Sunday in the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. This was Gordon's third series win of the 2014 season, his ninety-first series career win and his third series win at ...FULL STORY »
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Michigan International Speedway Continues on Track to a Greener Michigan, Powered by Consumers Energy
Posted 08.17.14
Will Match 100 Percent of Electricity with Renewable Energy BROOKLYN, Mich., Aug. 17, 2014 – Michigan International Speedway is waving the green flag this weekend, making a commitment with the help of Consumers Energy to match 100 percent of its electricity use with renewable energy. Officials from the racetrack, host to Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400, and from ...FULL STORY »
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Update on Ryan Truex
Posted 08.16.14
Ryan Truex, driver of the No.83 Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota Camry was involved in a single-car crash during practice at the Michigan International Speedway on Saturday. Truex was transported to a local hospital where he underwent CT scans of his head, neck, chest and abdomen, which were all ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, stands in the garage during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono Raceway on August 1, 2014 in Long Pond, Pennsylvania. - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.16.14
During the final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session for Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway, it was Jeff Gordon - with a lap speed of 200.156mph - showing the quickest way around the track. Series Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Kyle Larson, was second quickest with ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Jimmy John's Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.16.14
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning for their second Pure Michigan 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway, and with a lap speed of 203.183mph, it was Kevin Harvick posting the fastest lap during the session. Second fastest with a lap speed of 203.109mph, was ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta Chevrolet, celebrates with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 15, 2014 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Robert Reiners/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon Places Chevy SS on the Pole at Michigan
Posted 08.15.14
Six of the Top-12 Starters Will Pilot Chevy SS Race Cars On Sunday BROOKLYN, Mich. - Jeff Gordon, driver of the No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet SS, set a track qualifying record en route to winning the pole for the Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on Friday. Gordon turned in a fast ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.15.14
BRIAN VICKERS, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position:  4th How was qualifying? "The guys on this Aaron's Dream Machine brought a great race car here.  Man, it's hairy out there running -- so close to wide-open. We have a good Camry for Sunday.  We have a great starting spot.  ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.15.14
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion – QUALIFIED 2nd TALK ABOUT YOUR STARTING POSITION FOR SUNDAY. “Close but didn’t quite make it. Once again. That is our seventh front row start this year, which we are very proud of don’t get me wrong. It takes a lot of effort to ...FULL STORY »


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