There’s No Sure Thing In ‘Talladega Time’
NASCAR Hall of Fame induction, autographs, Gen-6 Car part of season kickoff
Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Brad Keselowski and fellow titleholders Tony Stewart, Jimmie Johnson, Kurt Busch, Matt Kenseth, Jeff Gordon and Bobby Labonte are among more than 60 drivers from three NASCAR national series set to participate in NASCAR Preview 2013 on Saturday, Feb. 9.
Johnson-Keselowski ‘Bare-Knuckle’ Brawl Heads West – For Jimmie Johnson, it’s some serious déjà vu – the good kind.
Johnson leads the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ by seven points over Brad Keselowski with two races remaining. Four times in his five championship seasons, Johnson has topped the standings after the season’s 34th race, making title No. 6 a very real possibility.
No. 48 team extends Chase points lead to seven with two races remaining
The haymaker Jimmie Johnson delivered Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway turned out to be an eight-point swing.Taking advantage of a late caution and four fresh tires to Brad Keselowski’s two, Johnson pulled away from Keselowski in a green-white-checkered-flag finish to win the AAA Texas 500 and tighten his grip on a possible sixth Sprint Cup Series championship.
Second victory inches No. 9 closer to Chase berth; JGR left scratching head
Kasey Kahne spoiled Denny Hamlin’s heroic drive through the field and held on to win Sunday’s LENOX Industrial Tools 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, all but securing a spot in the Chase for the Sprint Cup with his second victory of the season.
His second of the season and the 19th of his career
Pole-sitter Brad Keselowski took advantage of an opportune moment late in Saturday’s F.W. Webb 200 Nationwide Series race and held off Kevin Harvick in the closing laps to claim his first victory at New Hampshire Motor Speedway, his second of the season and the 19th of his career.
Keselowski Cracks Top 10, Shakes Up Chase ‘Wild Cards’
Brad Keselowski knows how to make an entrance. And an impact. The Rochester Hills, Mich., driver ranks among the top 10 for the first time in the regular NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings entering Sunday’s “home” race at Michigan International Speedway. Keselowski finished fifth in points a year ago but qualified for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup™ as the first Wild Card.
Lennox has been a sponsor of Penske Racing since 1998.
This association will be on full display this weekend as the logo will not only be on the No. 22 Sprint Cup Series car but will also be on the No. 22 Nationwide Series entry. In this fifteenth year, as a symbol of appreciation, Penske Racing will place the Lennox logo on the hood and rear deck lid of the No. 22 car for the Bristol Nationwide Series race on Saturday, March 17.
Coors Light renews as Official Beer Of NASCAR; Miller Lite extends partnership with Penske Racing, Keselowski
NASCAR, MillerCoors and Penske Racing today jointly announced multi-year partnership extensions for the brewer’s two biggest brands. For MillerCoors, the deals with the sanctioning body and one of the sport’s most respected teams solidify its status among the most committed sponsors in NASCAR. In addition, MillerCoors has alliances with seven tracks that host NASCAR races.
Kurt Busch has found a new ride in the No. 51 car of Phoenix Racing
The 2004 NASCAR champion will drive James Finch’s car next year on the Sprint Cup tour. Steve Barkdoll, general manager for the Spartanburg, S.C.-based team, confirmed Thursday that Busch would be the team’s driver. Busch, reached later by telephone, said he had a one-year deal to run the full schedule.
Carl Edwards didn’t let a pit lane speeding penalty get in the way of another Nationwide Series win
He charged to victory in the Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway. There was no NASCAR Cup Series race this weekend and most of the Cup field took the rare mid-season opportunity to take a break from racing and stayed away from the Nationwide Series Federated Auto Parts 300 at Nashville Superspeedway.
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