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Dec 04
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Michigan International Speedway: Extreme Bus Makeover won by a fan from Canada

Michigan International Speedway Logo BROOKLYN, Mich. (Dec. 4, 2013) — What started as a trip to Michigan International Speedway to enjoy NASCAR racing between a dad and his three daughters has turned into an annual affair. And in 2014, they will be rolling into the Irish Hills from Canada in a freshly painted bus thanks to the fastest track in NASCAR. Ken Schneider placed the winning bid of $2,025 in the online auction for the Extreme Bus Makeover. Schneider’s recently purchased bus will be professionally designed, painted and decaled by the staff at MIS. He will have the option of choosing one of two designs created by the MIS Sign Shop. The Schneider family is looking forward to continuing its August tradition of watching the ... FULL STORY »

Joey Logano takes the checkered flag at the Pure Michigan 400

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 18, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich. (August 18, 2013) – Joey Logano started the Pure Michigan 400 on the pole on Sunday after setting a track-record mark of 203.949 miles per hour on Friday. He finished the race right where he started, but this time he led ... FULL STORY »

Harvick Scores Second Place Finish for Team Chevy at Michigan

2013 NSCS Driver Kevin Harvick sits in the No. 29 Rheem Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images A Total of Five Chevrolet Drivers Earn Top 10 Finishes  BROOKLYN, Mich. – Aug. 18, 2013 – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 29 Rheem Chevrolet SS, scored his sixth top-five finish of the season by coming home second in the Pure Michigan 400 ... FULL STORY »

Busch Bolts to 3rd Place Finish in Michigan; Moves into 9th in Driver Points

Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row / Serta Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 18, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 18, 2013) – Kurt Busch and Furniture Row Racing keep on rolling. The single-car team based out of Denver, Colo. posted a third-place finish in Sunday's Pure Michigan 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The result ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Report

Ford Racing Logo JOEY LOGANO CAPTURES FIRST CUP WIN WITH FORD RACING AND PENSKE RACING Brad Keselowski captured his first NSCS win of the season, taking the checkered flag at Michigan International Speedway for the first time. The win is also the first of the ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Report

Toyota Racing Logo Clint Bowyer (fifth) was the highest-finishing Toyota driver in Sunday afternoon's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Michigan International Speedway. Bowyer started 11th and recovered from a first-lap spin to record his eighth top-five result of 2013. Camry driver Mark Martin ... FULL STORY »

Patrick Finishes 23rd in Pure Michigan 400

Danica Patrick, driver of the #10 GoDaddy Chevrolet, leads a pack of cars during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 18, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images GoDaddy Driver Continues Sprint Cup Series Education Date: Aug. 18, 2013 Event: Pure Michigan 400 (Round 23 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn (2-mile oval) Start/Finish: 28th/23rd (Running, completed 200 of 200 laps) Point Standing: 27th (418 points, 395 ... FULL STORY »



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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 08.18.13
KEVIN HARVICK, NO. 29 RHEEM CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED SECOND YOU STARTED 13TH AND BROUGHT IT HOME SECOND WE THOUGHT MAYBE YOU WERE GOING TO MAKE A RUN ON JOEY LOGANO THERE AT THE END. DID YOU HAVE A SHOT AT HIM? “You know, we never really got out in front by ourselves ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 18, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Race Results
Posted 08.18.13
From the pole to victory lane, Joey Logano leads the most laps (51 out of 200) Sunday afternoon and stretches out his fuel mileage to win the 2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. Logano breaks a 44-race winless streak with his first series win of the 2013 season; as ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 17, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.17.13
For the first time this weekend for the NSCS teams at Michigan International Speedway, speeds stayed below 200 mph, as the current series points leader, Jimmie Johnson, with a lap speed of 199.457 mph, was the quickest during the final Pure Michigan 400 practice session Saturday morning. Juan Pablo Montoya, with ...FULL STORY »
Mike Shillinger serves his winning Kretschmar recipe to Richard Petty
Kretschmar Crowns Winning Sandwich Recipe
Posted 08.17.13
LISLE, IL (August 17, 2013) - What does it take to build a sandwich fit for a king? Just ask Mike Shillinger of San Antonio. Shillinger's roast beef and turkey creation topped the competition in Kretschmar Premium Deli Meats' "Build A Sandwich Fit For A King" contest. As the winner, ...FULL STORY »
Musician Luke Bryan performs on NBC's 'Today' at Rockefeller Plaza on August 16, 2013 in New York City. - Photo Credit: Michael Loccisano/Getty Images
Luke Bryan will Pace Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 field
Posted 08.17.13
BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 17, 2013) – Country music superstar Luke Bryan will drive the pace car for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Michigan International Speedway. The Academy of Country Music’s “Entertainer of the Year” will pace the 43-car field in a 2013 Ford Fusion Energi Hybrid, ...FULL STORY »
Kevin Harvick, driver of the #29 Rheem Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 08.17.13
Kevin Harvick, with a lap speed of 202.577 mph, was the fastest early Saturday morning during the second NSCS Pure Michigan 400 practice session at Michigan International Speedway. Posting the second fastest lap speed of the session was Kasey Kahne, with a lap speed of 202.338 mph, followed by his fellow ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil Ford, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award and Miss Coors Light Rachel Rupert after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 44th Annual Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway on August 16, 2013 in Brooklyn, Michigan. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Joey Logano sets track record at 203.949 MPH to win the pole
Posted 08.16.13
BROOKLYN, Mich. (Aug. 16, 2013) – Joey Logano put down a track-record lap of 203.949 miles per hour Friday as the 16th qualifier. He had to wait out 28 other drivers trying to claim the pole position for Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. When the dust settled there was no “Catch ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.16.13
JOEY LOGANO, No. 22 Shell Pennzoil Ford Fusion (Qualified  1st) – “That felt faster that practice. I think it was better than what we had in practice. I don’t know if it will be enough to hold up though. I thought a teen would be what it would take. I think ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS Pure Michigan 400 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 08.16.13
MARK MARTIN, No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry, Michael Waltrip Racing Starting Position: 4th How was your qualifying lap? "It's exciting. I'm so fired up and wired up -- it's like crazy. I guess you would say that's exhilarating. That's not the pole, but it sure is fast. I'm ...FULL STORY »


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