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Team Xtreme Racing withdraws from Martinsville Sprint Cup event

Team Xtreme Racing has officially withdrawn from this weekend's STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. "With the threat of rain and our position in the points, we made the decision to channel our resources towards racing at Texas Motor Speedway in two weeks," said team owner John Cohen. "Our crew is hard at work and our focus remains on qualifying into races...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Teams Struggling to Begin the 2015 Sprint Cup Series Season

For some teams, the goal is to win a race, make the Chase for the Sprint Cup, or even compete in the Championship Round at Homestead-Miami Speedway. For others, the goal is to simply make the race every weekend.  RAB Racing and Team XTREME Racing are prime examples of small organizations struggling to make races week-in and week-out.  In 2015, RAB Racing has attempted to qualify...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
1 day ago  |  Discuss

CampingWorld.com 500 at Phoenix International Raceway starting line up

Stewart-Haas Racing's Kevin Harvick continued his strong start to the 2015 season by earning his first career pole at Phoenix International Raceway. Team Penske's Joey Logano was second fastest in Friday's qualifying session. Jamie McMurray, Matt Kenseth and Ryan Newman rounded out the top five.  Tanner Berryhill and Travis Kvapil were the only drivers that failed to qualify for...
Via Fox Sports
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Xtreme Racing's John Cohen facing arrest warrant of his own

Team Xtreme Racing team owner John Cohen's dealings with lawyers and arrest warrants have taken a new and unexpected twist. Four days after learning an arrest warrant had been issued for a person of interest in the theft of his Sprint Cup Series car, a dually truck and trailer, Cohen was reportedly facing legal issues of his own. According to a report at NJ.com, the Essex County...
Via Fox Sports
16 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Arrest Warrant Issued in Theft of Team Xtreme Motorsports Racecar

The Morrow (Ga.) Police Department announced that an arrest warrant has been issued in the theft of Team Xtreme’s No. 44 Sprint Cup Series car. Sgt. Larry Oglesby told NASCAR Talk that they issued the warrant on Friday, and it was for a person of interest in the case who declined to be interviewed. Oglesby says he has talked to the person’s attorney. The racecar, along with...
Via Rubbings Racing
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Arrest Warrant Issued in Theft of Team Xtreme Motorsports Racecar

The Morrow (Ga.) Police Department announced that an arrest warrant has been issued in the theft of Team Xtreme’s No. 44 Sprint Cup Series car. Sgt. Larry Oglesby told NASCAR Talk that they issued the warrant on Friday, and it was for a person of interest in the case who declined to be interviewed. Oglesby says he has talked to the person’s attorney. The racecar, along with...
Via On Pit Road
17 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR falls flat in follow-up to Daytona 500

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) NASCAR did not have its finest weekend at Atlanta Motor Speedway, where the follow-up to the Daytona 500 began with the theft of a race car and a parked SUV rolling into Denny Hamlin's motorhome. Qualifying was a debacle for the second week in a row, rain delayed the start of Sunday's race and Jeff Gordon once again managed to crash into a concrete wall that...
Via AP on Fox
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway entry list

There are a total of 48 cars on the entry list for this weekend's Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.  Among those entered include David Ragan, driving Kyle Busch's No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota; Regan Smith in the No. 41 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet; Ryan Blaney, making his second start of 2015 for Wood Brothers Racing; Ty Dillon in the No. 33...
Via Fox Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Kvapil, pilfered car reunited

"Old Faithful" and Travis Kvapil have been reunited. Kvapil's Sprint Cup car, which was stolen from a hotel parking lot Friday morning in Atlanta, was found Saturday morning. Gwinnett County (Ga.) police recovered the race car just outside of Atlanta. A man spotted the Team Xtreme car, valued at $250,000, and called 911, according to Motorsport.com. The reunion between driver...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
26 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Travis Kvapil’s Racecar Located Northwest of Atlanta Following Theft

Early Saturday morning, Travis Kvapil’s Racecar was located after being stolen from outside a motel early Friday morning. Gwinnett County police found the car in Loganville, Georgia, which is located northwest of Atlanta. Officer Jeffrey Richter, a spokesman for the department, said a motorist reported seeing the car sitting on the side of Lenora Road at 2:30 a.m. on Saturday...
Via On Pit Road
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Stolen race car returned to shop; Police identify 'person of interest'

The No. 44 race car returned to its NASCAR shop in North Carolina on Saturday after it was recovered along a remote road in suburban Atlanta, apparently abandoned by the thieves who stole it from a hotel parking lot. While the discovery didn't occur in nearly enough time for Team XTREME to compete in this weekend's race at Atlanta Motor Speedway, it was a huge boost for the small...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Lost and found

The No. 44 Team Xtreme Racing Chevrolet, stolen early Friday morning from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Ga. (south of Atlanta), was recovered by authorities in Gwinnett County (north of Atlanta) on Saturday. Team owner John Cohen already had withdrawn the car, to have been driven by Travis Kvapil, from Sunday's race. The car was in a trailer pulled by a Ford F350 pickup truck when...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
27 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Qualifying At Atlanta a Mess as 13 Drivers Never Made an Attempt

Hampton, GA- It was by far one of the most bizarre days ever at the Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday. First, Travis Kvapil’s No. 44 Team Xtreme entry was stolen from their team hotel in the wee hours of Friday morning as they had to withdraw from the race weekend as a result. Then, Denny … Continue reading NASCAR: Qualifying At Atlanta a Mess as 13 Drivers Never Made an Attempt →
Via Race Review Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Missing NASCAR Race Car Found On Side Of The Road In Georgia

The most bizarre story of this young NASCAR season has somewhat of a happy ending. Travis Kvapil’s No. 44 car went missing Friday after someone stole the team’s hauler from the hotel parking lot just outside Atlanta. The No. 44 team had to withdraw from this weekend’s race at Atlanta because the car wasn’t found before qualifying. The good news, however, is that Gwinnett...
Via NESN.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Stolen NASCAR found by police in Suburban Atlanta

Police have found Travis Kvapil’s Team Xtreme Sprint Cup car, which was stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway on Friday. Team XTREME announced on Twitter that the car was discovered early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County, about 20 miles away from where it was taken. Official Teamxtreme44 @TravisKvapil @NASCAR car found by @Gwinnettcounty...
Via Sports-Glory
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Stolen NASCAR Sprint Car found in woods: Report

Police in Georgia found a NASCAR Sprint Cup car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot days before the driver was scheduled to race. Travis Kvapil's No. 44 race car was found today in Loganville, Georgia — not far from where the trailer holding the car was taken — according to Team Xtreme Racing. It had been stolen early Friday morning. Before police found the car...
Via The Other Paper
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Stolen No. 44 race car found in suburban Atlanta

HAMPTON, Ga. (AP) Police say they have found the NASCAR race car stolen from a hotel parking lot near Atlanta Motor Speedway. NASCAR's Team XTREME says the car was found early Saturday northwest of Atlanta in Gwinnett County. The team tweeted a pictured of team owner John Cohen standing in front of the No. 44 Chevrolet, which was valued at $250,000 and appears undamaged. Morrow...
Via AP on Fox
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Travis Kvapil’s Racecar Stolen From Hotel on Friday Morning

Team Xtreme Racing has found themselves in an unexpected, serious situation after their trailer and racecar was stolen early Friday morning from a hotel in Morrow, Georgia. Per the team statement, they were behind working on their car after the adventures of Daytona and sent the No. 44 hauler ahead on Wednesday night; it was parked at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Team Xtreme Racing ran...
Via On Pit Road
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Weird Circumstances Are Happening in Atlanta This Weekend

One would think today would be Friday the 13th by the occurrences that are taking place for the NASCAR weekend in Atlanta. First, it all began when Travis Kvapil tweeted out that his No. 44 Chevrolet was stolen from an Atlanta area hotel early this morning. The team brought the semi over Thursday morning to set up … Continue reading NASCAR: Weird Circumstances Are Happening in...
Via Race Review Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR: Travis Kvapil’s Sprint Cup Car Stolen from Atlanta Area Hotel

In one of the strangest occurrences this sport has ever seen, Team Xtreme had to withdrawal their No. 44 entry from this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series event at the Atlanta Motor Speedway as their car was stolen from an Atlanta area hotel last night. Travis Kvapil  was scheduled to drive the team’s Chevrolet this … Continue reading NASCAR: Travis Kvapil’s Sprint Cup...
Via Race Review Online
28 days ago  |  Discuss

More trouble for Team Xtreme as John Cohen's No. 44 Chevrolet is stolen from a hotel parking lot in Georgia

John Cohen's No. 44 Chevrolet was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Hampton, Ga., on Friday morning. New Jersey NASCAR owner John Cohen and Georgia police are looking for the No. 44 Chevrolet — worth $250,000 — that was boosted from a hotel parking lot in Hampton, Ga., early Friday morning. The thieves, seen in a gray jeep, stole an unmarked trailer with the car inside.Police...
Via Bob's Blitz
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Travis Kvapil will not race at Atlanta after car is stolen

The racecar of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Travis Kvapil has gone missing. Kvapil, 38, was set to compete in the Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on Sunday but his trailer and car were stolen from an area hotel prior to arriving at the 1.58-mile track. The car was being kept in a 26-foot trailer which was taken from a hotel in Morrow, Georgia on Friday morning...
Via Tireball.com
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Xtreme withdraws from NASCAR race after car stolen

Team Xtreme Racing has withdrawn the No. 44 Chevrolet from Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after its only available vehicle was stolen from a Drury Inn parking lot in Murrow, reports USA Today Sports. Team owner John Cohen told USA Today Sports that the team will enter the event next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Travis Kvapil was preparing to qualify...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Team Xtreme withdraws from NASCAR race after car stolen

Team Xtreme Racing has withdrawn the No. 44 Chevrolet from Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway after its only available vehicle was stolen from a Drury Inn parking lot in Murrow, reports USA Today Sports. Team owner John Cohen told USA Today Sports that the team will enter the event next weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Travis Kvapil was preparing to qualify...
Via Sports-Glory
29 days ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Team Xtreme Racecar and Trailer Stolen Outside Hotel

Team Xtreme Racing found themselves in another stressful situation on Friday morning after their truck and trailer was found stolen outside of their hotel. The No. 44 Sprint Cup Series team decided that it would keep it’s No. 44 Chevrolet back at the shop to work on the car for a few extra days. With hauler parking scheduled on Thursday, prior to the start of Sprint Cup Series testing...
Via Rubbings Racing
29 days ago  |  Discuss
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