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# Driver Sponsor Make 1 Jamie McMurray Bad Boy Buggies Chevrolet 2 Brad Keselowski Alliance Truck Parts Ford 3 Austin Dillon American Ethanol Chevrolet 4 Kevin Harvick Mobil 1 Chevrolet 5 Kasey Kahne Farmers Insurance Chevrolet 7 Michael Annett Pilot/Flying J Chevrolet 9 Marcos Ambrose DeWALT Ford 10 Danica Patrick[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Whitt finishes 32nd in Indianapolis

Cole Whitt and the No. 26 Speed Stick GEAR Toyota Camry team finished 32nd at Indianapolis Motor Speedway on Sunday afternoon.  After fighting the balance of their car throughout most of the afternoon, Whitt held on to bring home a solid 32nd-place finish.    Making his first start in the iconic Brickyard 400, Whitt rolled off 39th on Sunday afternoon.  The driver set a steady...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Part Failure Relegates McClure to 36th-place Finish at IMS

Indianapolis, IN (July 26, 2014)-Eric McClure faced an uphill battle in Saturday’s Lilly Diabetes 250 at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It started when the team discovered a broken right-front hub following time trials Saturday afternoon that made them forfeit their 28th starting spot and ended with a power steering pump failure during the 100-lap race that relegated the team...
Via On Pit Road
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards move from Roush-Fenway Racing might not be great for anybody

Carl Edwards became the first major domino to fall in the 2014 NASCAR Silly Season, but that certainly does not guarantee next season will be a vast improvement for all of the parties involved. Roush-Fenway Racing released its driver lineup for the 2015 season Sunday, and it did not include Edwards, who said he has […]
Via Monday Morning Crew Chief
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roush Fenway Racing Prepared to Move Forward without Cousin Carl

On Sunday morning, just hours before the Brickyard 400, Roush Fenway Racing officially announced Carl Edwards’ departure from the organization. Edwards’ story is well known. He snuck into the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series garage area to hand out business cards, and after racing for the Mittler Brothers, Cousin Carl caught the eyes of Jack Roush. Over the past several seasons...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

“Two for $88” Dale Jr. Ticket Package Back by Popular Demand at Talladega

Back by popular demand, Talladega Superspeedway’s “Two for $88” ticket package, named for NASCAR’s most popular driver and a Talladega favorite Dale Earnhardt Jr., is available again, offering fans amazing savings to see Dale Jr. attempt to repeat history in the GEICO 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on October 19. Earnhardt Jr.’s fifth and most recent victory at NASCAR’s...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Transcendent: Jeff Gordon's Indy victory epitomizes his NASCAR career

For some athletes, career achievements are done on a grander scale. Every accomplishment has a little more flare, it has more of a trailblazing bent...
Via Athlon Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR takes away parts from Denny Hamlin’s Brickyard car, possible penalties

NASCAR confiscated parts from Denny Hamlin’s third-place car at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and warned of possible penalties coming his way, reports Jeff Gluck of USA TODAY Sports. Hamlin’s No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota “could have some possible issues” with several rear firewall block-off plates, said NASCAR spokesman Kerry Tharp. The plates protect the driver from fire...
Via Low Brow Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon gets milestone fifth win at Crown Royal 400 at The Brickyard

Pittsboro, Indiana's Jeff Gordon made history on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, winning for the fifth time on the iconic 2.5-mile oval.             Gordon took the lead on a Lap 143 restart in his No. 24 Axalta Chevrolet and held off Kyle Busch the rest of the way at the Crown Royal Presents the John Wayne Walding 400 at The Brickyard Powered by BigMachineRecords...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Statistical Preview of the GoBowling.com 400 at Pocono

The Sprint Cup series makes its second visit of 2014 to Pocono Raceway on Sunday, where Hendrick Motorsports has won the last 4 races with 4 different drivers. Greg Biffle was the last Ford driver to win here (August, 2010) and he could use an encore in order to qualify for the 'Chase'. Biffle, winless and 17th in the points at this time, would be on the outside looking...
Via Racing-reference
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon Gets Historic Fifth Brickyard Win; Complete John Wayne Walding 400 Results

Jeff Gordon became the first NASCAR Sprint Cup driver to win five times at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, with a dominant performance in the John Wayne Walding 400. Gordon, hardly known for his successful restarts, blew past teammate Kasey Kahne when the green flag dropped on lap 144 and sailed away from there to a 2.3 second victory. Kevin Harvick qualified on the pole and was Gordon...
Via Racing-reference
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mother thinks he’s great at driving sh*t cars

Jeff Gordon crossed the finish line first on Sunday for his fifth Brickyard 400 win. Dale Earnhardt Jr. finished ninth. Obviously, Earnhardt would have liked to finished higher, but it wasn’t meant to be. During times like this it’s always good to receive encouragement from mom, who almost always knows the right thing to say. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. gets profane, inspiring text from his mom

Brenda Gee, mother of Dale Earnhardt Jr., sent her son a pretty inspiring text after his 9th place finish at the Brickyard 400.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Seems To Have a Pretty Cool Mother

I love my mom. pic.twitter.com/eLEe7KDzbt — Dale Earnhardt Jr. (@DaleJr) July 27, 2014 Hard not to love this interaction between mother and son. [H/T Ryan] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
Via Next Impulse Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeff Gordon wins record fifth Brickyard 400

Jeff Gordon captured his record 5th victory at the Brickyard 400 on Sunday at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ford Racing Statement on Carl Edwards Departure

JAMIE ALLISON, director, Ford Racing – “Carl Edwards has been a part of the Ford family for a decade, and it will certainly be tough to see him leave Ford and Roush Fenway Racing. During Carl’s time with Roush, he has represented Ford Motor Company with the utmost class, both on and off the track. We at Ford Racing did everything to facilitate keeping Carl a part of the Ford...
Via Speedway Digest - Home for NASCAR News
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards Leaving Roush-Fenway After 11 Years

((HT: Fox Sports 1/NASCAR))The news wasn't all that unexpected, but Carl Edwards is out at Roush-Fenway Racing after this season, heading to a fourth car that Joe Gibbs Racing will be adding to their stacks in 2015.We think...Greg Biffle, Ricky Stenhouse, Junior and Trevor Bayne (getting a full season ride) are the three for RFR next year."I have had the privilege of fielding...
Via Online Sports Guys
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Roush Fenway Racing Announces 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Lineup, Bayne Added

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Roush Fenway Racing’s 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) lineup will consist of three teams anchored by two-time NASCAR champion Greg Biffle. Biffle, driver of the No. 16 Ford and Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the No. 17 Ford and also a two-time NASCAR champion will be joined by Daytona 500 champion Trevor Bayne in the No. 6 Ford. The lineup features a...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards OUT at Roush-Fenway Racing after season

Photo Courtesy: Getty Images This year’s version of the worst kept secret is finally out. Three hours before the green flag is set to drop at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Roush-Fenway Racing confirmed that Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99, will not return after the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup season. Which left no one surprised. For months, it has been speculated that Carl Edwards...
Via Total Sports Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Edwards Officially Done With Roush Fenway Racing After 2014

Roush Fenway Racing announced their 2015 driver lineup and one name was missing. That would be Carl Edwards, who previously flirted with leaving the organization, will be moving on after the 2014 season to another team. Roush Fenway’s lineup will be Greg Biffle returning to the #16 3M Ford, Ricky[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Carl Edwards Will Not Be Back Next Year

at Roush Fenway Racing.   The team will be bringing back Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Greg Biffle along with Trevor Bayne that will finally have his first full year in the Sprint Cup series.
Via The Pit Stop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR Brickyard Starting lineup, green flag and tv info for Indianapolis Motor Speedway

Kevin Harvick will lead a field of 43 cars to the green flag for the start of tomorrow’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Harvick will be joined on the front row by Jeff Gordon for the race at the famed 2.5-mile track located in Speedway, Indiana which is famous for its brick beginnings. The Crown Royal Presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 will be...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvick Blisters The Brickyard For Pole

Kevin Harvick added to his Indianapolis Motor Speedway resume by setting a track record in Saturday’s qualifying to win the pole for Sunday’s Crown Royal 400. The 2003 pole and race winner got around the track at 47.647 seconds in the first round of qualifying. “After the first lap I[...]
Via Start 'N' Park Blog
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ty Dillion Wins The Big One At Indy

Kyle Busch set a new track record as he was going for another Nationwide Series win at Indy. Brian Scott stated that I think we got some good speed. Matt Kenseth was able to get the best of the start of the race and the race lead.  Kevin Havick had a bold move and was able to get second on lap one.  Kevin Harvick stayed hot and was able to get the race lead on lap 9.  At lap 16...
Via The Pit Stop
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Harvick on pole at Indianapolis, full qualifying results for Brickyard

getty images Kevin Harvick is on the pole for the Crown Royal Presents, The John Wayne Walding 400 At The Brickyard on Sunday. Harvick clocked his fastest speed of 188.470 which earned him the pole in qualifying on Saturday. Jeff Gordon will be starting second, followed by Brad Keselowski, Ryan Newman and Brian Vickers. Newman won this race last year. The race will air at 1:00 pm...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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