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Major Media Events Elevate 2014 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup

A bigger Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup – in both size and stature – awaits, and to help launch the brand new championship format, NASCAR announced today unprecedented media and fan activities throughout the sport’s “playoffs.” Here are a number of the initiatives announced today: Chase Across North America On Wednesday, Sept. 10, the 16 Challengers will participate in...

Brian Vickers No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Richmond Preview

No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine driver Brian Vickers knows Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway is his final chance to earn a berth in NASCAR’s 2014 Chase for the Sprint Cup. The No. 55 team must win the 400-lap race to join 15 other teams in the 10-race playoff that begins Sept. 14 at Chicagoland Speedway. The Michael Waltrip Racing driver believes he’ll compete for...

Momentum is the Focus at Richmond for Almirola and No. 43 Team

After qualifying for this weekend's race at Richmond International Raceway (RIR), the final race before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup, Aric Almirola and the No. 43 team will officially make The Chase. Last weekend, the team turned their momentum around with a Top-10 finish and look to continue building momentum leading into The Chase this weekend at RIR as Almirola pilots...

Ambrose Is In It to Win It

Heading into the last race before The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup begins, Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 DEWALT Ford team should not be overlooked. Ambrose and the team have two Top-Five finishes at short tracks this year, and Ambrose has finished in the Top-Five before at Richmond. The team is more than capable of grabbing the last spot with a win this weekend.   Ambrose has...

The Ticket Clinic Newest Promotional Partner of Homestead-Miami Speedway

Homestead-Miami Speedway announced today that there is a new addition to the growing list of promotional partners for the track, which hosts Ford Championship Weekend, the final race weekend in all three of NASCAR’s premier series. The Ticket Clinic, a law firm with offices throughout South Florida and affiliates nationwide, will be the presenting sponsor of Homestead-Miami Speedway’s...

Elliott Looking For Redemption at Richmond

A chance for redemption? Chase Elliott has one this weekend. And maybe – just maybe – the 18-year-old Dawsonville, Georgia native can be the one standing in victory lane at Richmond International Raceway rather than his JR Motorsports teammate, Kevin Harvick, who won the April 25 race in front of Elliott, the runner-up finisher. For Elliott, that race was as memorable as any...

Mason Mingus; Win-Tron Racing 14th In Canada Road Course Debut

In his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) road racing debut, Mason Mingus delivered a solid 14th place finish in this past Sunday’s Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (CTMP). The Sunoco Rookie of the Year candidate's result in the lone road course race of the season, earned him his ninth top-20 finish of the year for Win-Tron Racing. Furthermore, the effort...

Dalton Sargeant to Join Two-Time and Defending NASCAR Whelen All-American Series National Champion, Lee Pulliam Performance

Dalton Sargeant is pleased to announce that he has joined two-time and defending NASCAR Whelen All-American Series (NWAAS) National Champion, Lee Pulliam Performance to compete full-time for the remainder of the 2014 NWAAS Late Model season. 2014 marks the 16 year-old's first season in stock-car competition and he has already recorded one win (Virginia International Raceway)...

Armstrong Has Richmond Circled on His Calendar

Dakoda Armstrong made his first-ever start at Richmond (Va.) International Raceway this past April and has been ready to come back ever since. While the team posted a 17th-place finish in Armstrong's debut at the .75-mile track, the finish doesn't tell the whole story. In fact, the No. 43 WinField Ford was fast enough to gain a lap back on its own after a tire had gone down...

Blaney Celebrates First 2014 Truck Series Victory with Roush Yates Engines

Ryan Blaney and German Quiroga drag-raced to the checkered Sunday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park in the Chevrolet Silverado 250. Leading into Sunday’s race Blaney was third in points trailing championship leader Johnny Sauter by only 24 points. Blaney followed truck owner, Brad Keselowski’s lead after winning the first truck race for Ford of the season last Thursday...

TSM Ends Operations of No. 30 NCWTS Team; Downsizes

Turner Scott Motorsports announced today that it has taken the regrettable but necessary steps to layoff 18 employees company-wide as a result of ending operations of the No. 30 NCWTS team and in order to remain competitive throughout the remainder of the 2014 season.   "The decision to lay-off any employee is painful and we realize the affects it has on their lives,"...

Drake Looks Forward To Return To Greenville Pickens

The NASCAR K&N Pro Series East heads back to South Carolina this week for its second visit of the year to Greenville Pickens Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 6.   The Greenville 140 at the historic half-mile oval is one of two races remaining on the schedule as the 2014 season winds down.   Coming off back-to-back road course races, Nick Drake is anxious to get back on an oval and...

Introducing, Haas F1 Team -- New Name for Newest Addition to Formula One

What was initially known as Haas Formula is now Haas F1 Team. Gene Haas, founder of Haas Automation and chairman of the newly renamed Haas F1 Team, opted for the name change to better correlate his team with motor racing’s most prestigious series – the FIA Formula 1 World Championship. Haas F1 Team takes the place of the previous name, Haas Formula, which will remain the legal...

PERFECT CHASE GRID™ CHALLENGE To Offer Fans First-Ever Opportunity To Predict The Perfect Chase For The NASCAR Sprint Cup Grid

Do you think you can predict the perfect Chase for the NASCAR Sprint CupTM grid? Beginning Sunday, September 7 on NASCAR.com, sports fans everywhere will have a chance to do just that: fill out a perfect Chase Grid™ – from the Challenger Round, which begins at Chicagoland Speedway®, to the Championship Round at Homestead-Miami SpeedwaySM– for a chance to win $100,000. Filling...

Newberry and NTS Motorsports Bring Home Top Ten Finishes from Canada

For Brennan Newberry's sixth start of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season, he and the No.9 NTS Motorsports Qore-24 Chevrolet Silverado team packed their passports, boarded a plane in Statesville, NC and took off to the event that makes the truck schedule an international undertaking, Canadian Tire Motorsports Park, in Bowmanville, Ontario. The event, The Chevrolet...

Last Minute Ticket Options for RIR's NASCAR Weekend

As NASCAR prepares to roll into Richmond September 5 & 6, fans have several last-minute ticket options for Saturday’s Federated Auto Parts 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race and Friday’s Virginia529 College Savings 250 NASCAR Nationwide Series race. ·         Individual NASCAR Sprint Cup Series grandstand tickets start at $40 (while supplies last), and NASCAR Nationwide...

Gilliland Aims for Richmond Repeat

David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Long John Silver's Ford, comments on racing at Richmond International Raceway: "Richmond is always a wild race, and with it being the last race to make the Chase, it's going to be even wilder. It's always a fun racetrack, and I think they've got a different tire this year so it's going to be a little different for us...

Ragan: Richmond Will Be a Wild One

David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 CSX "Play It Safe" Ford, comments on racing at Richmond International Speedway: "Richmond will be a wild one with guys looking to make the Chase. If you can win, you're in. There's no ifs, ands or buts about it. People will be taking some risks that they typically wouldn't take on the racetrack and even on pit road. Our...

Kasey Kahne’s win makes Richmond more difficult for Chase bubble drivers

Bubble drivers, meet your worst nightmare. His name is Kasey Kahne. When Kahne stole victory in Sunday night’s Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway, thanks to a series of magnificent restarts, it had to make Greg Biffle extremely nervous. But Biffle is in a better place than Clint Bowyer or Kyle Larson, who, at this point, are downright desperate. With Kahne’s win, and with...

Gaulding Races his way to a Top-5 Finish at CTMP

Gray Gaulding leaves his first trip to Canada with his head held high coming off of a phenomenal weekend. Gaulding and the No.20 Gemini Southern Chevrolet were inside the top-5 in both practice sessions, qualified 2nd and rounded out the weekend with a fourth place finish in the second annual Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsports Park.   Gaulding who has very little...

Kentucky Race Tickets Offered As Part of Nationwide Ride

Free tickets to the Sept. 20 Nationwide Series race at Kentucky Speedway remain available through a unique promotion being offered by Johnny Davis Motorsports, one of the most established two-car teams in the series. The Gaffney, S.C.-based team, whose cars are driven by Jeffrey Earnhardt and Landon Cassill, has launched a new website, www.racingreflection.com, to give fans the opportunity...

Rhodes Zeroes In On Championship

Twenty-three drivers are currently entered for the Greenville 140 NASCAR K&N Pro Series East event at Greenville (South Carolina) Pickens Speedway on Saturday, Sept. 6, but 17-year-old Ben Rhodes only needs to beat one. The Louisville, Kentucky, native enters the 15th event of a 16-race season with a 65-point lead over Cameron Hayley in the championship points standings. If Rhodes...

Whitt leads BK Racing with top-30 finish at Atlanta

Cole Whitt led his BK Racing teammates to the finish line where he brought home a 30th-place finish in the No. 26 Rinnai Toyota Camry on Sunday night at Atlanta Motor Speedway.  Whitt was followed by Alex Bowman in the No. 23 Dr Pepper Toyota Camry who finished 35th, and Ryan Truex in the No. 83 Burger King / Dr Pepper Toyota Camry who finished 36th.   Whitt made his first NASCAR...

Ryan Blaney Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 2014 Post-Race

Ryan Blaney (@RyanBlaney22), driver of the No. 29 Cooper Standard Ford F-150 scored his first victory of the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season in a thrilling finish in Sunday's Chevrolet Silverado 250 at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada).        Blaney made a crossover move around German Quiroga off Turn 10 and beat his rival to the...

Alex Tagliani Canadian Tire Motorsport Park 2014 Post-Race

Alex Tagliani (@tagliani), driver of the No. 19 Reese Towpower Ford F-150 won the pole for the Chevrolet Silverado 250 Saturday afternoon at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park (Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada).   Tagliani grabbed the top starting spot in his first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series attempt race and made it look easy.  His best lap in the final session (80.558 seconds, 109...
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