Tag Archive: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Jul 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono and Iowa

WINdianapolis: Kyle Busch notches Third straight victory at the Brickyard

NASCAR logo Kyle Busch took the checkered flag at Indianapolis on Sunday for his third straight victory as well as his fourth in the last five races. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Eldora and Indianapolis

Human Torch Kyle Busch goes for Fantastic Fourth Victory of the season and Third Straight

NASCAR logoWinner of the past two NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races and three of the last four events, Kyle Busch will attempt to become the first driver since Jimmie Johnson in 2007 to take the checkered flag in three consecutive races when he gets behind the wheel for Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at the Brickyard at Indianapolis Motor Speedway (3:30 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Network).

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Jul 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire Motor Speedway

After missing the first 11 races of the season, Kyle Busch is beginning to hit his stride

NASCAR logoSaturday Night Live alum and comedy movie star Adam Sandler will play a vital role this weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway – Grand Marshal. In honor of his NASCAR visit, we’ve peppered a number of Sandler puns and references throughout this notes package. See if you can find them all … any more brain busters?  Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 14

Derek White first Native American driver in Sprint Cup

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

NASCAR Xfinity Series, Grafoid Dodge, Derek White (1) Derek White has just confirmed that he will be at the wheel of the Circle-Sport No. 33 for the July 19 race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The team is a satellite of Richard Childress Racing, one of the lead teams in NASCAR.

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Jul 12

Kyle Busch picks up second win of 2015 at Kentucky

Driver continues steady climb up standings

Kyle Busch Chase Watch

Adapting to a new competition package for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars, Kyle Busch sped to victory in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, taking a giant step toward the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup with his second victory in seven races since returning from an 11-race injury absence. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky Speedway

New Kentucky-Specific Rules Package To Debut This Weekend; Four More Track-Specific Packages Scheduled

NASCAR logo A new aerodynamic rules package designed to lower downforce will be implemented by NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams at Kentucky this weekend. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 01

NASCAR National Series News & Notes : Daytona International Speedway

NBC you on Sunday: NASCAR debuts on NBC with the Coke Zero 400 Powered By Coca-Cola

Coke Zero 400 logo The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series makes its triumphant return to NBC on Sunday, July 5 with the broadcast of the Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 24

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Sonoma

Pattern of parity At Sonoma

NASCAR logo You don’t have to be Albert Einstein or Stephen Hawking to notice the pattern of parity at Sonoma Raceway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 18

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Chicagoland & Iowa

Off week for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series before it travels to Sonoma

NASCAR logo The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads into its second off weekend of the season before traveling to Northern California for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday, June 28th (3 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).

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Jun 10

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan & Gateway

Truex triumphs at Pocono, carries momentum to Michigan

NASCAR logo Martin Truex Jr. finally closed the deal. The No. 78 Furniture Row Racing driver led the most laps for the fourth consecutive race in last weekend’s Axalta “We Paint Winners” 400 at Pocono Raceway and fended off defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick for his first win of the season. Read the rest of this entry »

Jun 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Pocono Raceway

How sweep it was: Dale Earnhardt Jr. takes aim at Pocono after winning both its races last season

Dale Earnhardt - Pocono - photo © Todd Warshaw -NASCAR via Getty Images Last August, Dale Earnhardt Jr. celebrated with a broom in Victory Lane at Pocono Raceway after completing the season sweep with his second win of the year at the 2.5-mile track. Read the rest of this entry »

May 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Dover

Johnson attempts to join quartet of NASCAR Hall of Famers with 10 or more wins at single track

NASCAR logo Jimmie Johnson will attempt to become just the fifth NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver with 10 or more wins at a single track in Sunday’s FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover International Speedway (1 p.m. ET on FOX Sports 1).

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May 20

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte Motor Speedway

It’s Hamlin Time: All-Star Winner Tries To Become Eighth Driver To Sweep May Charlotte Races

Charlotte Motor Speedway logo Denny Hamlin sent a message to the other drivers on the final 10-lap shootout of the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race: “Can’t touch this.” Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

Kyle Busch to remain eligible for NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship

Driver granted waiver from having to compete in all championship events

NASCAR logo NASCAR announced today that Kyle Busch will remain eligible to compete for the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. Busch will qualify for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup by meeting all requirements of eligibility excluding Rule 17.6.2.1.a, which requires a driver to start all Championship Events of the current season. Read the rest of this entry »

May 13

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Charlotte Motor Speedway & Iowa Speedway

He Called Game: Johnson’s Late-Race Heroics Help Him Pick Up Series-Best Third Win

NASCAR logo Late Saturday night, Paul Pierce threw up a shot at the buzzer. He called “Game,” banking it in from the left elbow to break a 101-101 tie, giving the Washington Wizards an NBA playoff victory. Read the rest of this entry »

May 06

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Kansas Speedway

Gordon’s numbers Gaudy at Kansas

Kansas Speedway This Jeff Gordon guy is pretty good. Every week, it seems like the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to a track where Gordon has posted some hefty numbers. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 29

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Talladega Superspeedway

Busch-Gibson Combo Morphing Into Championship Contenders

NASCAR logoMany predicted this. Dating all the way back to his championship season of 2004, Richmond winner Kurt Busch had excelled with a crew chief who could be defined as “old school” – one who made decisions with a healthy mix of modern engineering smarts and plain old gut. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 22

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Richmond International Raceway

Team Penske tandem attempts turnaroundat Richmond

2008-09-05_025 Brad Keselowski and Joey Logano collided early in Sunday’s Bristol race, relegating them to finishes of 35th and 40th, respectively. The good news: They now head to a track at which they dominated last season. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 20

Matt Kenseth wins epic Bristol battle

Polesitter survives rain delays, cautions and green-white-checkered finish

Kenseth happy to be back in winners circleIn a race delayed and interrupted by rain, and ended in overtime, Matt Kenseth broke a drought of more than a year’s standing in Sunday’s Food City 500 in Support of Steve Byrnes at Bristol Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 15

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Bristol Motor Speedway

Perfect 10: Three drivers look to continue top-10 streaks at Bristol

Bristol Motor Speedway logo No driver has opened a season with seven consecutive top 10s since Jimmie Johnson in 2005. Until now. Read the rest of this entry »

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