Tag Archive: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

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 »

Apr 13

Jimmie Johnson wins Duck Commander 500

Tussle of champions: Jimmie Johnson outduels Kevin Harvick – Six-time champ gets first spring win at 1.5-mile track

Jimmie JohnsonJimmie Johnson continued his recent domination of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, rallying after a late pit stop for a victory in the 19th annual Duck Commander 500.

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Apr 08

Danica rides momentum toward ZZ Top’s Texas

Classic band will perform prior to the 56th running of NASCAR’s longest race

Danica PatrickDanica Patrick emerged from behind the wheel of a 1957 Chevrolet on Tuesday afternoon at Charlotte Motor Speedway, chauffeuring two-thirds of classic rock superpower ZZ Top.

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Apr 08

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Texas Motor Speedway

Logano Looks To Lasso Texas Competition

NASCAR logo Last spring, Joey Logano wrangled in the competition at Texas Motor Speedway and two-stepped into Victory Lane. Read the rest of this entry »

Apr 02

NASCAR National Series News & Notes

Hamlin chimes in with Fifth Martinsville victory

NASCAR logo With past nemesis Brad Keselowski beating on his bumper in the closing laps of Sunday’s STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Denny Hamlin kept control of his car and sped to his first checkered flag since he won at Talladega on May 4, 2014. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Hamlin outlasts Keselowski to win STP 500

Denny Hamlin delivers win for Gibbs, Toyota

Denny HamlinWith Brad Keselowski beating a tattoo into his rear bumper, and with his No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota sliding sideways as it approached the checkered flag, Denny Hamlin held on to his car and held off Keselowski to win Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series STP 500 at Martinsville Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 29

Larson taken to hospital after fainting

Driver of No. 42 became ill during appearance at Martinsville Speedway

Larson taken to hospital after faintingKyle Larson was taken to a local hospital for a check-up after fainting at an appearance Saturday afternoon at Martinsville Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Martinsville Speedway

Ho-Hum: Another Top-Two For Harvick. Does the lead for NASCAR’s News & Notes ever change?

NASCAR logo Kevin Harvick has been THE story for weeks now, posting his eighth consecutive top-two finish with a runner-up showing at Auto Club. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 11

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Phoenix International Raceway

Bloomin’ Onions May Become Scarce After NASCAR Visits Phoenix

NASCAR logo Every time Kevin Harvick finishes in the top 10, customers at Outback Steakhouse can get a Bloomin’ Onion the following day. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 06

NASCAR packs up and heads West – Literally

#NASCARGoesWest Takes Fans on the Road, Behind the Scenes

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Switching gears from previous seasons, the NASCAR® Sprint Cup Series™ will run three consecutive races on the west coast – and NASCAR has loaded up an RV for an epic road trip. Read the rest of this entry »

Mar 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

Kroger 250, Boyd Gaming 300 and Kobalt 400

NASCAR logoThe NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend for its first stop on a three-race west coast swing – Sunday’s Kobalt 400 (3:30 p.m. ET on FOX).

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Feb 28

Inspection woes prevent several from qualifying

Gordon, Stewart, Kenseth and Johnson among those that couldn’t get out

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series logo Daytona 500 champion Joey Logano won the pole for Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race here at Atlanta Motor Speedway (1 p.m. ET, FOX). Read the rest of this entry »

Feb 27

Teams learn new package in Atlanta open test

Drivers adjust to less horsepower, get data in first session under 2015 rules

Jeff Gordon 3M carJamie McMurray was fastest in the opening session, Jeff Gordon in the second. And defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kevin Harvick was third fastest in both as teams spent nearly four hours testing here Thursday at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

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