NASCAR: McMurray quietly having Chase-worthy season

With six races remaining before the beginning of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series’ “postseason,” there are plenty of usual suspects in line to compete for a championship in the Chase.  Jimmie Johnson, Kevin Harvick, Joey Logano, Brad Keselowski, Dale Earnhardt Jr. and other stars of the sport have earned victories in 2015 thus far, placing themselves in position to run for the...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

New Sprint Cup Series Rules Package Debuts at Indianapolis

Credit: Gregg Ellman/HHP Posted By: Brian Eberly – Follow at @beberly18 July 24, 2015 The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series is using the second track-specific rules package of the season this weekend at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. The package includes a 43-inch radiator pan (increased from 38 inches), a two-inch splitter leading edge, a one-inch wicker bill and nine-inch spoiler (increased...
Via Motor Racing Digest
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jamie McMurray reveals secret to keeping cool over his in-car radio

In the ultra-competitive world of professional stock-car racing, NASCAR drivers are understandably prone to use their in-car radio to spout off to their crew chief or spotter when things aren't going well on the track. Occasionally, expressions of frustration turn into full-fledged tirades peppered with salty adjectives when circumstances take a particularly frustrating turn. Although...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Brickyard 400 Advance Notes

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race:                     Crown Royal Presents the Jeff Kyle 400 at The Brickyard –160 laps/400 miles #Brickyard400 Track:                    Indianapolis Motor Speedway (2.5-mile oval) @IMS Drivers:                @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars:                     No....
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Is this the year for McMurray?

Jamie McMurray would like nothing better than to shed an unwelcome distinction and the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season appears to be unfolding in a way that will help him do so. Though McMurray has driven full time in the series since 2003, he has never qualified for the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, the playoff system introduced in 2004. Through 17 races this season, McMurray...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Big One in practice still on drivers’ minds a day later

The nine-car crash Friday during practice for Sunday's Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola (Pre-Race: 7 p.m. ET on NBC | Race: 7:45 p.m. ET on NBC) forced several teams to use backup cars and remained a topic of conversation before Saturday’s qualifying session. Eight of the nine drivers involved in the crash went to backup cars, including some who sustained only minor damage...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Driver Jamie McMurray Visits Patients & Staff at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center

Staff and patients at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center received a special surprise on July 2: a visit from NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray. McMurray, driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet SS in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates, will be competing in this weekend’s 57th annual Coke Zero 400. McMurray is one of the most successful drivers in Daytona...
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July 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Call me Jamie: Kyle Larson tweets embarrassing photo of McMurray

Jamie McMurray took part in a Motor Racing Outreach event Saturday at Michigan International Speedway celebrating Father's Day, and his teammate Kyle Larson shared an embarrassing picture of McMurray from the event to social media.  The picture shows McMurray wearing a purple hat, make up, pantyhose and jewlery.  Despite the embarrassing picture, we're proud of McMurray for being...
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June 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Battle Round Michigan: Truex’s season, snapping the next winless streak and Crafton’s Championship hopes

HHP/Harold Hinson Submitted by Matt Lovisa (follow on Twitter) Contributions by MRD Staff Writers June 10, 2015 HHP/Andrew Coppley Question 1: In recent memory, there has not been a win as popular in the NASCAR garage as Martin Truex Jr.’s win at Pocono on Sunday. What does this victory mean for Truex Jr.’s season and career? Kyle Brandt: It has been a long time coming. Obviously...
Via Motor Racing Digest
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie McMurray Strong Yet Again On Sunday In Pocono

I wrote early this past week how Jamie McMurray has quietly had a strong season thus far. The Missouri native sat seventh in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points standings entering this weekend’s Axalta...
Via Race Review Online
June 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie McMurray Quietly Taking Care Of Business In 2015

One driver that no one is talking about is quietly rising up the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points standings as we reach the midway mark of the regular season on Sunday. No, it’s not Martin...
Via Race Review Online
June 03, 2015  |  Discuss

The Weekend AfterMath – FedEx 400 benefiting Autism Speaks at Dover

Nigel Kinrade/NKP Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 June 2, 2015 Each week following the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, we’ll dive into the loop data statistics compiled by NASCAR and see which drivers truly performed the best, whether they ended the day in victory lane or not. We call this weekly in depth review of the stats, “The Weekend AfterMath”...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR penalizes 3 teams for infractions at Coca-Cola 600

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR penalized three teams Wednesday for infractions at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Matt McCall, crew chief for Jamie McMurray, was placed on probation through Dec. 31 for a P2 penalty because the right rear quarter panel wheel opening had been modified after qualifying inspection for the Coca-Cola 600. Jimmie Johnson's team received a P1 penalty for receiving...
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May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards Pre-Race Report – Charlotte

Carl Edwards / No. 19 ARRIS Toyota Preview Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte Motor Speedway No. 19 ARRIS Toyota News and Notes: Edwards will run in his 10th All-Star race since he entered the Sprint Cup Series full-time in 2005.  He won the 2011 All-Star race in dramatic form and in his excitement, he slid across the grass in the infield, wrecking his car.  True to form, Edwards...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick Pre-Race Report – Charlotte

KEVIN HARVICK Hungry for More KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (May 12, 2015) – Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Hunt Brothers Pizza Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), is hungry for more as he heads into Saturday night’s non-points NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race at Charlotte (N.C.) Motor Speedway. Harvick finished third in the first three segments of the 2014 All-Star Race before...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie McMurray Powers His Way Into the Top Five at Richmond

The Energizer Bunny was all charged up on Sunday afternoon. Entering Richmond International Raceway 11th in points, Jamie McMurray was set to continue the momentum at one of his best tracks since he rejoined Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates. Starting ninth for the Toyota Owners 400 on Sunday afternoon, the No. 1 team stayed inside the top 10 for the entire race. McMurray...
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April 26, 2015  |  Discuss

McMurray and No. 1 Chevrolet Goes Green in Richmond with Energizer EcoAdvanced

When the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) heads to Richmond International Raceway (RIR) this week, 2010 Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray will sport the new colors of Energizer® EcoAdvanced™ Batteries. As an extension of the long-standing partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT) and in support of the NASCAR industry-wide Green and Sustainability initiative “Race to...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
April 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Jamie McMurray gives a preview of NASCAR's new digital dashboard

During Monday's Goodyear tire test at Kentucky Speedway, Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates driver Jamie McMurray gave a preview of NASCAR's new digital dashboard. According to the NASCAR rule book, teams will be able to use the digital dash after August 5, 2015. The digital dash will then be mandatory for all events starting January 1, 2016 and cannot be modified from the manufacturer...
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April 14, 2015  |  Discuss


Joliet, IL — April 7, 2015 — 2010 Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurrayand 2014 Heisman Trophy Runner-UpMelvin Gordon are partnering to co-host a celebrity bowling event on April 28, prior to the NFL Draft, and Chicagoland Speedway fans now have an exclusive opportunity to purchase a ticket to the event and Chicagoland’s June’s XFINITY Series race.   Tickets to Stars and...
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April 13, 2015  |  Discuss

NSCS: Jimmie Johnson Scores Duck Commander 500 Victory at Texas Motor Speedway

Following a restart 21 laps to go, Jimmie Johnson would work his way to the front of the field and pass both Jamie McMurray and Kevin Harvick in the same corner to take the lead. He would then hold off Harvick’s late charge to win the Duck Commander 500 for his second victory of the season. “Just a great racecar,” he said. “We’ve had an awesome start from the year, just...
Via On Pit Road
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Full race results: Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson blew past Kevin Harvick and Jamie McMurray with 14 laps to go and pulled away to win Saturday night's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. With Harvick and McMurray battling for the lead, Johnson maneuvered around both and never looked back on the way to his fourth win in the past six Texas races. Get the full finishing order from Saturday night's race:
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Jimmie Johnson passes Harvick, McMurray late to win at Texas

Jimmie Johnson blew past Kevin Harvick and Jamie McMurray with 14 laps to go and pulled away to win Saturday night's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. With Harvick and McMurray battling for the lead, Johnson maneuvered around both and never looked back on the way to his fourth win in six Texas races. Johnson, who is 10th different winner in the past 10 races at the 1.5...
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April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick Makes It Two Wins in a Row by Continuing Dominance at Phoenix

Kevin Harvick dominated the race at Phoenix, leading 224 of 312 laps while dealing with perhaps one minor challenge (Jamie McMurray) en route to the...
Via Athlon Sports
March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Jamie McMurray Quietly Finishes Runner-Up to Kevin Harvick at Phoenix

Avondale, AZ- I wrote yesterday how Jamie McMurray was the biggest sleeper in this year’s 43 car field at the Phoenix International Raceway. McMurray, was in the top six in all three practice sessions...
Via Race Review Online
March 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick wins fourth straight at Phoenix

  Kevin Harvick, the defending NASCAR champion, won his fourth consecutive race at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday and his second straight victory this season. He opened this season with two runner-up finishes then won last week at Las Vegas. Harvick has won five of the last six races at Phoenix and a record seven overall. Jamie McMurray finished second, Ryan Newman...
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March 15, 2015  |  Discuss
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