Tag Archive: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series

Sep 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire & Kentucky

Truex Jr. Wins Chase Opener

NASCAR logo Martin Truex Jr. won his third race of the season in last Sunday’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway – the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup opener. He now has an automatic berth in the Round of 12, which starts following the upcoming Bad Boy Off Road 300 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway (Sunday at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN) and Citizen Soldier 400 at Dover International Speedway (Sunday, Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Sep 14

Statistical Advance: Analyzing the 2016 Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400

Cowabunga! The Chase Kicks Off At Chicagoland With Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400

NASCAR logo The field is set and the drivers are ready to compete in the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, which kicks off with Sunday’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles 400 at Chicagoland Speedway (2:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN).

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Sep 07

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Richmond

The Chase Is Coming: One More Shot For Drivers To Make NASCAR’s Playoffs

NASCAR logo One more race remains until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, meaning drivers have one more chance to get into NASCAR’s playoffs – Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 at Richmond International Raceway (7:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 31

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Darlington & Canadian Tire Motorsport Park

Grand Larson: Kyle Larson Wins First Career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Race

NASCAR logo Kyle Larson led a race-high 41 laps on his way to his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory in Sunday’s Pure Michigan 400 at Michigan International Speedway. The triumph marked the first time a graduate of the NASCAR Drive for Diversity and NASCAR Next programs has won a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

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Aug 31

Chase across America kicks off

Defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Champion Kyle Busch heads to Beantown

Chase Across AmericaIt’s only fitting that the defending NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion officially kicks off 2016 Chase Across America activities. And today, that’s exactly what Kyle Busch will do when he visits Boston for a full day of social and traditional media activities. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 25

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Michigan & Road America

Playoff Spots Dwindling With Three Regular Season Races Remaining

NASCAR logo Last weekend’s race at Bristol Motor Speedway changed everything. Maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration, but the resulting Chase Grid looks very different now than it did prior to Bristol.

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Aug 22

Kevin Harvick wins at Bristol

Harvick’s victory was his second at Thunder Valley

RECAP: Harvick conquers the colosseum contenders

For most of the final 200 laps of Sunday’s rain-interrupted Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway, Kevin Harvick was where he needed to be – out front and in control of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Bristol

Time Is Running Out: Four Races Remain Until Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR logo Only four races remain until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, and the march toward the playoffs begins with Saturday’s Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway (8 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 17

BRP renews Can-Am NASCAR sponsorship

Sponsorship renewed for the 2017 and 2018 seasons

2016-08-14-1016 BRP‘s (TSX: DOO) Can-Am brand will be present on the NASCAR circuit for the next two years through its collaboration with the GoFAS No.32 NASCAR Sprint Cup series racing team, in association with the Kappa and Cyclops Gear brands.

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Aug 10

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Mid-Ohio

Time Is Running Out: 4 Races Remain Until The Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup

NASCAR logo Only four races remain until the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, beginning with the Bass Pro Shops NRA Night Race at Bristol Motor Speedway on Saturday, Aug. 20 (8 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 04

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Watkins Glen

Buescher wins first race, snaps Front Row Motorsports’ 118-race winless drought

NASCAR logo Chris Buescher scored a surprise win at Pocono – his first career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory – after the race was called for fog. The last time a first-time winner visited Victory Lane was in 2014 when AJ Allmendinger triumphed at Watkins Glen International – the site of Sunday’s Cheez-It 355 at The Glen (2:30 p.m. ET on USA). Read the rest of this entry »

Aug 02

Buescher wins weather-shortened race at Pocono

Chris Buescher sat in his car on pit road, dreaming of the possibilities.

Chris BuescherNASCAR had just red-flagged Monday’s rain-delayed Pennsylvania 400 when a heavy fog settled over Pocono Raceway after 138 of a scheduled 160 laps, and Buescher was the unlikely race leader. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 28

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Pocono & Iowa

Busch goes for second straight victory, attempts to get one step closer to track sweep

NASCAR logoAfter becoming the first driver to ever win the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series races at Indianapolis from the pole in the same weekend, Kyle Busch has some more history to chase in Sunday’s Pennsylvania 400 at Pocono Raceway (1:30 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 25

Kyle Busch dominates for back-to-back Indianapolis sweep

Mission accomplished, a record set, and a torch passed to the next generation.

Kyle BuschKyle Busch set a Brickyard record for laps led and became the first driver to sweep both a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series and NASCAR XFINITY Series race from the pole in the same weekend, but the real symbolism of Sunday’s Crown Royal 400 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway didn’t come until the event was over. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 21

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Indianapolis

Smoke’s Swan Song At The Brickyard

NASCAR logo Tony Stewart – from Columbus, Indiana – will take his final NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ride around Indianapolis Motor Speedway in Sunday’s Crown Royal presents the Combat Wounded Coalition 400 at The Brickyard (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN). Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 17

Matt Kenseth wins at Loudon

The driver of the No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota also had to survive a rash of cautions late to secure the victory

Matt Kenseth

Matt Kenseth came on strong late to get by Martin Truex Jr. and later Denny Hamlin for the win in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series New Hampshire 301 at New Hampshire Motor Speedway.

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Jul 15

Dale Earnhardt Jr. to miss New Hampshire race

The team indicated in a statement that physicians did not clear Earnhardt to race after an evaluation this week

Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Hendrick Motorsports announced Thursday that Dale Earnhardt Jr. will not compete in this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at New Hampshire Motor Speedway after experiencing concussion-like symptoms.

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Jul 13

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — New Hampshire

Keselowski Goes For Third Consecutive Win

NASCAR logo Brad Keselowski has asserted himself as the hottest driver in NASCAR this summer after winning the last two consecutive races (Daytona and Kentucky). Dating back to his May 1 win at Talladega, the No. 2 Ford driver has recorded three wins, six top fives and eight top 10s in his last nine starts. His four wins this season lead the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 10

Brad Keselowski wins at Kentucky

Brad Keselowski had his mojo working in Saturday night’s Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway

Brad Keselowski

Saving just enough fuel to get to the finish line, Keselowski eked out a heart-thumping victory over Carl Edwards to win his second consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and his third at Kentucky Speedway. Read the rest of this entry »

Jul 06

NASCAR National Series News & Notes — Kentucky

Halfway, Next Time By

NASCAR logo Tune in to the ‘Officials’ channel on the NASCAR Mobile app, and you’ll hear it at the midpoint of every race: ‘Halfway next time by.’ It’s a phrase that lets competitors know that on the next lap, the race is official. Read the rest of this entry »

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