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Apr 22
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Richard Petty Motorsports, Dakoda Armstrong and WinField race to honor Steve Byrnes

2015 NXS Driver Dakoda Armstrong - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Richard Petty Motorsports, Dakoda Armstrong and the No. 43 WinField Ford team race this weekend to honor Steve Byrnes. "I went the distance." - SPB About Richard Petty Motorsports: A performance and marketing driven company, Richard Petty Motorsports, co-owned by NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty and successful business entrepreneur Andrew Murstein, is one of the most recognized brands in all of motorsports. With a history of over 200 wins and business partnerships with national and global leaders, today the race operation fields two teams in competition in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Aric Almirola pilots the famous No. 43 Ford Fusion with primary partners Smithfield Foods, U.S. Air Force, STP, Strike Ten Entertainment and Fresh From Florida, and Sam Hornish, Jr. ... FULL STORY »

Team Dover, led by Joey Logano, conquers Team Pocono and Dale Earnhardt Jr. in celebrity softball game

Dover International Speedway Logo Team Dover takes 2-1 edge in annual series Trenton, N.J. (April 22, 2015) – Race fans attending the third annual Dover International Speedway vs. Pocono Raceway celebrity softball game, featuring Dale Earnhardt Jr., Joey Logano, Todd Bodine and Darrell ... FULL STORY »

President Obama honors Kevin Harvick at the White House

US President Barack Obama (2nd-R) speaks while flanked by NASCAR Champion driver Kevin Harvick (R) Crew Chief Rodney Childers (2nd-L) and owner Tony Stewart (L) during an event to honor the reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion on the south lawn of the White House April 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. Harvick drives the No. 4 Chevrolet for Stewart-Hass Racing in NASCARs Sprint Cup series. (Photo Credit: Mark Wilson / Getty Images) In what has become an annual tradition of recognizing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champions, President Barack Obama honored 2014 title-winner Kevin Harvick and the No. 4 Stewart-Haas Racing team at the White House Tuesday afternoon. Accompanied at the podium in front ... FULL STORY »

NASCAR Community Reacts on the Passing of Steve Byrnes

Steve Byrnes - Photo Credit: NASCAR The following are statements from around the NASCAR community on the passing of FOX broadcaster Steve Byrnes who lost his battle with head-and-neck cancer Tuesday. Related: Steve Byrnes, 1959-2015 Statement from NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France on the Passing ... FULL STORY »

Statement from NASCAR Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Brian France on the Passing of Steve Byrnes

NASCAR Logo DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (April 21, 2015) – “NASCAR extends its condolences to the many friends, FOX Sports colleagues and family of Steve Byrnes. Whether you had the privilege of knowing him or if you watched him on television for ... FULL STORY »

Steve Byrnes, 1959-2015

Steve Byrnes (Photo Credit: FOX) It is with tremendous difficulty and deep personal sadness that FOX Sports acknowledges the passing of longtime FOX NASCAR broadcaster, Steve Byrnes, after a lengthy battle with cancer. A symbol of strength, compassion and dignity, Steve, 56, was a source of ... FULL STORY »

2015 NSCS Food City 500 Q&A with Kyle Larson

Kyle Larson, driver of the #42 Target Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images KYLE LARSON, NO. 42 TARGET CHEVROLET SS, joined his good friend Rico Abreu to meet with members of the media at Bristol Motor Speedway.  Larson discussed his transition from sprint cars to stock cars, his relationship with Rico and many ... FULL STORY »



Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.18.15
In Saturday's final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway (BMS), it was Kurt Busch - with a lap speed of 127.554 MPH - posting the fastest lap in the Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer practice. Kasey Kahne was second fastest ...FULL STORY »
Kasey Kahne, driver of the #5 Great Clips Chevrolet, stands on the grid during qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway on April 17, 2015 in Bristol, Tennessee. - Photo Credit: Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images
2015 NSCS Food City 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.18.15
The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) teams were up early Saturday morning and on track for their second Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes and Stand Up to Cancer practice session at Bristol Motor Speedway. And, at the end of the session, it was Kasey Kahne - with ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS No. 88 Mt.DEW DEWShine Chevrolet SS
Dale Earnhardt Jr 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 88 Mtn Dew DEWshine Chevrolet SS / Dale Earnhardt Jr. Driver: Dale Earnhardt Jr. Hometown: Kannapolis, North Carolina Age: 40 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 7th in standings 7 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 4 top-five finishes 5 top-10 finishes 37 laps led Career 548 starts 23 wins 13 pole positions 131 top-five finishes 229 top-10 finishes 7,884 laps led Bristol Career  30 starts 1 win 0 pole positions 7 top-five ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS / Jimmie Johnson Driver: Jimmie Johnson Hometown: El Cajon, California Age: 39 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 6th in standings 7 starts 2 wins 0 pole positions 3 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 304 laps led Career 478 starts 72 wins 33 pole positions 196 top-five finishes 296 top-10 finishes 17,455 laps led Bristol Career  26 starts 1 win 1 pole position 8 top-five finishes 14 top-10 finishes 833 laps ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 3M Chevrolet, sits in his car area during practice - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Jeff Gordon 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 24 3M Chevrolet SS / Jeff Gordon Driver: Jeff Gordon Hometown: Pittsboro, Indiana Age: 43 Resides: Charlotte, North Carolina 2015 Season 13th in standings 7 starts 0 wins 2 pole positions 0 top-five finishes 4 top-10 finishes 114 laps led Career 768 starts 92 wins 79 pole positions 320 top-five finishes 458 top-10 finishes 24,778 laps led Bristol Career  44 starts 5 wins 5 pole positions 16 top-five finishes 24 top-10 finishes 2,730 laps led ​TV ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Kasey Kahne (Great Clips) - Photo Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images
Kasey Kahne 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
No. 5 Great Clips Chevrolet SS / Kasey Kahne Driver: Kasey Kahne Hometown: Enumclaw, Washington Age: 35 Resides: Mooresville, North Carolina 2015 Season 5th in standings 7 starts 0 wins 0 pole positions 1 top-five finish 3 top-10 finishes 35 laps led Career 403 starts 17 wins 26 pole positions 84 top-five finishes 149 top-10 finishes 4,576 laps led Bristol Career  22 starts 1 win 1 pole position 5 top-five finishes 10 top-10 finishes 512 laps ...FULL STORY »
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Hendrick Motorsports 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
HENDRICK MOTORSPORTS AT BRISTOL: In 62 Cup events at Bristol, Hendrick Motorsports has 10 wins, 11 pole positions, 49 top-five finishes and 90 top-10s. Gordon is tied for first among active drivers with five wins at the track, while Kahne most recently won there for the organization in March 2013. SHORT-TRACK ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Bristol Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR, @stenhousejr, @ZestRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse Jr. at Bristol Motor Speedway Stenhouse has four Sprint Cup starts at Bristol Motor Speedway with an average starting position of 24.2 and average finishing position of 10.5. Stenhouse earned his best ...FULL STORY »
NASCAR Driver Michael McDowell & No. 95 Thrivent Ford Fusion
Michael McDowell 2015 NSCS Food City 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.14.15
#95 Pre-Race Media Fact Sheet FOOD CITY 500 BRISTOL MOTOR SPEEDWAY Leavine Family Racing (pronounced La-Vine) Michael McDowell, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series No. 95 Thrivent Financial Ford Fusion THRIVENT HOMECOMING Just a week after returning to the home track of Leavine Family Racing, Thrivent Financial will have a “homecoming” of their own this weekend at the ...FULL STORY »


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