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May 13
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Stewart Snags Third in Southern 500

Tony Stewart looks on from his car in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images Office Depot/Mobil 1 Driver Equals Career-Best Darlington Finish Date: May 12, 2012 Event: 63rd Southern 500 (Round 11 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.366-mile oval) Start/Finish: 17th/3rd (Running, completed 368 of 368 laps in a green-white-checkered finish) Point Standing: 7th (369 points, 42 out of first) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) Tony Stewart overcame an ill-handling racecar, a broken clutch and a near-empty fuel cell to finish third in the Southern 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race Saturday night at Darlington (S.C.) Raceway. The third-place effort equaled Stewart’s best career Sprint Cup finish at the venerable 1.366-mile oval, as the driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR) finished third in the 2009 Southern 500. “I broke ... FULL STORY »

Patient Patrick Learns Lady In Black

Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, races during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway on Saturday in Darlington, S.C. - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images for NASCAR GoDaddy.com Driver Finishes 31st, Gains Valuable Sprint Cup Experience at Darlington/em> Date: May 12, 2012 Event: Southern 500 (Round 11 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.336-mile oval) Start/Finish: 38th / 31st (Running, completed 362 of 368 laps) Winner: Jimmie Johnson ... FULL STORY »

Newman Knocked Off Balance at Darlington

2012 NSCS 39 car - WIX Filters - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR Late Incident Drops WIX Filters Driver to 23rd-Place Finish Date: May 12, 2012 Event: Southern 500 (Round 11 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Darlington (S.C.) Raceway (1.366-mile oval) Start/Finish: 4th/23rd (Running, 367 of 368 laps completed) Point Standing: 14th (307 points, 104 points ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson Earns His First Victory of 2012, Captures 200th Owner Win for Rick Hendrick

(R-L) Jimmie Johnson, driver of the No. 48 Lowe's/Kobalt Tools Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane with team owner Rick Hendrick and NASCAR President Mike Helton after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Bojangles' Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR DARLINGTON, S.C. (May 12, 2012) – Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion Jimmie Johnson scored his first win of the 2012 season at Darlington Raceway, his 56th career victory. Johnson’s win marks the 200th trip to victory lane ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy. 2012 NSCS Bojangles’ Southern 500 Post-Race Recaps

Team Chevy Logo RICK HENDRICK, TEAM OWNER, HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS ON 200TH WIN FOR HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS: "My first thought...I just left the wedding of my best friend, Steve Limentani, my doctor. Congratulations to him. I want to thank all of the drivers, all of the ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy, 2012 NSCS Bojangles’ Southern 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Team Chevy Logo JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S/KOBALT TOOLS CHEVROLET – QUALIFIED 2ND TELL US ABOUT THAT FIRST LAP THAT WAS SO IMPRESSIVE: “It was just a great lap. We have been working hard on the car all day. It had a lot of comfort ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS Bojangles’ Southern 500 Pre-Race Q&A with Team Chevy Driver, Tony Stewart

2012 NSCS Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images for NASCAR TONY STEWART, NO. 14 OFFICE DEPOT/MOBIL 1 CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Darlington Raceway and discussed helping teammate Danica Patrick adjust to the track, Jim Hunter’s induction into the South Carolina Athletic Hall of Fame and other ... FULL STORY »



2012 Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Bojangles’ Southern 500 Pre-Race Q&A with Team Chevy Driver, Danica Patrick
Posted 05.11.12
DANICA PATRICK., NO. 10 GODADDY.COM CHEVROLET met with members of the media at Darlington Raceway and discussed her first laps at Darlington and other topics. HOW DID PRACTICE GO?  “It’s been a busy day so far running the Nationwide car and the Cup car.  I think everything in the Nationwide car felt pretty decent.  Went ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images for NASCAR
Go Daddy’s Danica Patrick Revved-Up for Darlington
Posted 05.10.12
GoDaddy.com - Broadcast Sponsor of Darlington Sprint Cup Race SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (May 10, 2012) -- After an eventful weekend at Talladega in the Nationwide Series, Go Daddy's Danica Patrick is ready to take on a new challenge at Darlington Raceway. Go Daddy, the world's largest provider of Web hosting, domain name ...FULL STORY »
Danica Patrick, driver of the No. 10 GoDaddy.com Chevrolet, walks through the garage area - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Danica Patrick – ‘The Lady in Green’ Meets ‘The Lady in Black’
Posted 05.09.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (May 9, 2012) – It’s been called the toughest of all tracks on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule. So much so that Darlington (S.C.) Raceway years ago was nicknamed “The Track Too Tough To Tame.” Darlington is an egg-shaped oval 1.366 miles in length – the odd shape ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy, 2012 NSCS Bojangles’ Southern 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 05.08.12
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE BOJANGLES’ SOUTHERN 500 DARLINGTON RACEWAY DARLINGTON, SOUTH CAROLINA MAY 12, 2012  DID YOU KNOW? The 2012 Chevrolet Camaro ZL1 is officially in the “11-second” club, as engineers recently turned an 11.93-second/116-mph quarter-mile elapsed time run in a showroom-stock Camaro ZL1 automatic. A Camaro ZL1 manual ran an 11.96-second ET at 117 mph. Only ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS Ryan Newman - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images for NASCAR
Ryan Newman – It’s Not Just the Fishing that Makes Darlington a Favorite
Posted 05.08.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 8, 2012) –It seems appropriate that Ryan Newman calls Darlington (S.C.) Raceway his favorite stop on the NASCAR Sprint Cup circuit. As the story goes, the 1.366-mile oval is uniquely configured thanks to a pond that the owner refused to relocate when constructing the racetrack in the late ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR
Tony Stewart – A Tradition Like No Other
Posted 05.08.12
KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (May 8, 2012) – It was a month ago when golf made its annual pilgrimage to Augusta (Ga.) National Golf Club for the Masters. The tradition-laden course crafted by golfing legend Bobby Jones in 1932 that began hosting the Masters in 1934 is an iconic venue – in ...FULL STORY »
2012 NSCS 14 car - Office Depot (Tony Stewart) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
Tony Stewart – ‘Dega Derailment
Posted 05.06.12
Stewart Leads 16 Laps, but Late-Race Crash Leaves Office Depot/Mobil 1 Driver 24th Date: May 6, 2012 Event: Aaron’s 499 (Round 10 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Talladega (Ala.) Superspeedway (2.66-mile oval) Start/Finish: 8th/24th (Running, completed 190 of 194 laps in a green-white-checkered finish) Point Standing: 7th (328 points, 50 out of first) Winner: ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy, 2012 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 05.05.12
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 DUPONT CHEVROLET – POLE WINNER THIS IS YOUR 71ST CAREER POLE AND YOUR 20TH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF WINNING A POLE POSITION, WHICH TIES YOU WITH DAVID PEARSON FOR THE LONGEST STREAK ALL-TIME “Thank you. That’s quite an accomplishment. I’m just so proud of this DuPont Chevrolet team. We needed something ...FULL STORY »
Tony Stewart in car - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
2012 NSCS Aaron’s 499 Pre-Race Q&A with Team Chevy Driver, Tony Stewart
Posted 05.04.12
TONY STEWART, NO. 14 OFFICE DEPOT/MOBIL 1 CHEVROLET, met with members of the media at Talladega Superspeedway and discussed the first practice, car temperatures and handling and other topics.   HOW WAS THE CAR ON THE TRACK TODAY? “It seems fine. It is so hard to tell. Practice really is hard to ...FULL STORY »


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