Tag Archive: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

May 26

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte

Coca-Cola 600 at Charlotte Motor Speedway Stats Advance   

Charlotte Motor Speedway logo Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart ranks tied for 13th on the all-time victories list, but has never won the Coca-Cola 600. Read the rest of this entry »

May 18

Future stars unveiled during NASCAR Next announcement

Three different countries represented in 2016-17 Class

NASCAR NextTwo are following in the footsteps of their former NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driving fathers. One is a long-time racer who competed on the reality television show “Survivor,” and later added a degree from Stanford University. Another is one of the fastest rising stock car drivers in the Midwest. There is even a pair of international phenoms. Read the rest of this entry »

May 12

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Dover

MonStar: No One Better At Dover Than Jimmie Johnson

NASCAR logo Last season, Jimmie Johnson notched his 10th career win at Dover International Speedway – aka the Monster Mile – to become just the fifth driver to visit Victory Lane at least 10 times at a single track. Read the rest of this entry »

May 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kansas

Logano Looks For Second Straight Kansas Win, First Victory Of 2016

NASCAR logo Ten races into the season, 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series wins leader Joey Logano is still searching for his first victory. He’ll get his next shot at a checkered flag in Saturday’s Go Bowling 400 at Kansas Speedway (7:30 p.m. ET on FS1) – a track where he’s won two of the last three races, including last fall’s Chase contest. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 27

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Talladega

Horn Sounds On Thrilling First Quarter

NASCAR logo Sunday’s Toyota Owners 400 at Richmond International Raceway marked the conclusion of the first quarter of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Richmond

Crazy 8s: 8 Different Winners In Past 8 Richmond Races

Richmond International RacewayParity has been the pattern recently at Richmond International Raceway. Eight different drivers have won the last eight races at the Northern Virginia short track – the second-longest streak at an active NASCAR Sprint Cup Series course (Darlington boasts a streak of 10). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 14

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol

Triple Play: Kyl3 Busch Visits Top Track In Search Of Third Straight Win

NASCAR logo Baseball season has started, but Kyle Busch may turn the first triple play of 2016. Busch will attempt to win his third consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race in Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 10

Kyle Busch wins at Texas

Kyle Busch extends streak, corrals Texas win

Kyle Busch

Opportunistic Kyle Busch sped away from the rest of the field after a restart with 33 laps left in Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway and collected his second straight NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory.

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Apr 07

NASCAR National Series News and Notes — Texas-1

Busch clocks in First at Martinsville, readies for Texas

NASCAR logo Kyle Busch earned his first win of the season and his first career checkered flag at Martinsville Speedway when he led 352 of 500 laps on his way to Victory Lane in Sunday’s STP 500. Busch virtually guarantees himself a spot in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup as the fifth different driver to win this season (Jimmie Johnson, 2; Kevin Harvick, Brad Keselowski, Denny Hamlin). Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 04

Kyle Busch wins STP 500 at Martinsville

Busch sweeps weekend, dominates in Martinsville Cup race

Tick tock Busch gets a clockKyle Busch came to Martinsville Speedway this weekend with no grandfather clock trophies, the traditional award for winning at the shortest and tightest of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series short tracks. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 16

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Auto Club Speedway

Keselowski has won two races by leading just the final lap

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski returns to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California for Sunday’s Auto Club 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX) as the defending race winner.

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Mar 11

Can-Am 200 adds to prestige of 2016 NASCAR Labour Day Weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

“We at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park are thrilled to welcome BRP as the title sponsor” – Ron Fellows

Can-Am 200 logo BRP confirms primary sponsor of the #32 Go FAS Racing Canada team featuring promising driver Alex Labbé for all 11 NASCAR Pinty’s Series races in Canada in 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Daytona

Logano(ther) One: No. 22 Ford Driver Looks To Capture Second Straight Daytona 500 Victory

NASCAR logo With a visit to Victory Lane in Sunday’s Daytona 500 (1 p.m. on FOX), Joey Logano would become only the fourth driver to win The Great American Race in consecutive seasons. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 12

NASCAR Fast Facts 2016 procedural changes

Maximum Field Sizes / Corresponding New Points Systems

NASCAR logo NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Maximum 40-car field (36 Charter team cars, 4 Open team cars), race winner awarded 40 points, 40th place awarded one point. Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 09

NASCAR implements Team Owner Charter Agreement for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

New Collaborative Business Model for Owners and Tracks Now in Place for 2016

NASCAR logo During a historic event held today in Charlotte, N.C., NASCAR Chairman and CEO Brian France joined with NASCAR Sprint Cup Series team owners to announce a landmark long-term agreement that provides teams with increased business certainty and the ability to work more closely with NASCAR to produce best-in-class racing.

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Feb 02

Trevor Bayne’s 2016 paint scheme revealed

Bayne has been sponsored by AdvoCare since 2014

AdvoCare reveals Trevor Bayne's 2016 paint schemeAdvoCare teamed up with Roush Fenway Racing to unveil Trevor Bayne‘s 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series paint scheme on Monday via social media through a click, share and reveal campaign.


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Jan 26

NASCAR announces Race Start Times for 2016 Season

Network coverage for all three of its national series based on previously released schedule dates for 2016

NASCAR logo Broadcast Network and Start Times Set for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, NASCAR XFINITY Series and NASCAR Camping World Truck Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Dec 03

Ford GT program reunites championship winning pairing of Hand, Muller

 Hand will be joined by Dirk Muller in the No. 66 Ford GT, joining new teammates Richard Westbrook and Ryan Briscoe in the No. 67 entry.

Moments before the start of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season finale, Joey Hand drove the new Ford GT race car underneath a giant American flag during pre-race ceremonies at Homestead-Miami Speedway.

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Nov 01

Jeff Gordon wins at Martinsville

Yes, Jeff Gordon celebrated his 93rd career victory in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway

2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winners

Yes, Gordon will compete for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship in the season finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
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Oct 26

NASCAR Reaches Five-Year Sanction Agreements with National Series Tracks

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Will Visit 23 Markets in 2016; Popular ‘NASCAR Goes West’ Returns for Second Year

NASCAR logo NASCAR today announced agreements with 23 tracks to field NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races for the next five years. Additionally, 24 tracks will host NASCAR XFINITY Series races through 2020. Read the rest of this entry »

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