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Kasey Kahne Wins Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway
July 5th, 2014 at 12:26 AM
Kasey Kahne didn’t lead all but two inches of the Subway Firecracker 250 at Daytona International Speedway but that was enough as Kahne edged out JR Motorsports teammate Regan Smith to win Friday night in a green-white-checkered finish. It was Kahne’s eighth career NASCAR Nationwide Series victory and his first since...

David Gilliland Wins Pole for Coke Zero 400, First Pole Since 2007 Season
July 4th, 2014 at 7:18 PM
David Gilliland stunned the NASCAR world on Friday evening as he gave his race team, Front Row Motorsports, their first pole by turning the fastest lap in qualifying for the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola at Daytona International Speedway. It's Gilliland's third career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole and his...

Terry Labonte to Make 127th and Final Career Start at Daytona International Speedway Saturday Night
July 3rd, 2014 at 12:35 AM
Terry Labonte will make his 127th and final career start at the Daytona International Speedway on Saturday night in the Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola. Labonte will drive Go FAS Racing’s #32 Ford in the event. ***PHOTO1*** Labonte’s start number is third on the all-time Daytona starts list with former NASCAR...

Bobby Labonte to Drive for Circle Sport Racing in Coke Zero 400
June 30th, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Bobby Labonte has driven in every race at Daytona International Speedway since February 1993 and it looked like this weekend’s Coke Zero 400 was in jeopardy for Labonte until the entry list for the entry list came out Monday with Labonte’s name on it. ***PHOTO1*** Labonte will drive the #33 Chevrolet for...

RAB Racing on Coke Zero 400 Entry List with Joe Nemechek Listed as the Driver
June 30th, 2014 at 10:33 PM
Last week the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series did not have at least 43 cars on the entry list for the Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. It was the first time since 1996 that less than 43 cars were entered. On Monday the unofficial preliminary entry list for this Saturday...

Matt Kenseth’s Contract Extension at Joe Gibbs Racing Could Have Interesting Domino Effect
June 30th, 2014 at 12:04 AM
Prior to Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway Joe Gibbs Racing announced that Matt Kenseth had signed a contract extension which would keep Kenseth at Joe Gibbs Racing for a "number of years." The team also announced that Kenseth's sponsor, Dollar General, would increase their number of races from 27 races to...

Brad Keselowski Dominates Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway, Locks Himself into Chase for Sprint Cup
June 29th, 2014 at 12:30 AM
It was a dominate performance Saturday night at Kentucky Speedway for Team Penske, Brad Keselowski and the #2 Ford. From start to finish Keselowski had the fastest car of the evening and led 199 laps of the races’ 267 laps of the event. It’s Keselowski’s second victory of the 2014...

Brad Keselowski Wins Pole for Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway
June 27th, 2014 at 7:17 PM
Brad Keselowski set a blistering lap and took the pole for Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. Keselowski set a new track record with the lap taking the pole at a speed of 188.791 mph. It’s Keselowski’s third pole of his 2014 Sprint Cup Series...

Eddie MacDonald Will Make His NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Debut at New Hampshire Motor Speedway
June 26th, 2014 at 9:23 PM
On Thursday GO FAS Racing announced that Eddie MacDonald will make his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series debut on July 13th at New Hampshire Motor Speedway in the Camping World Sales 301. Hailing from Rowley, Massachusetts MacDonald will be 34-years-old when he makes his debut in the No. 32 Ford. The car...

Less than 43 Cars on Kentucky NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Entry List
June 25th, 2014 at 12:46 PM
There are only 42 cars on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series entry list for Saturday night's Quaker State 400 at Kentucky Speedway. This is the first time since September of 1996 at Dover that there have been less than 43 cars entered in a top-level NASCAR race. That day there...

Randy Humphrey Racing Takes Hiatus, May Return for Indianapolis
June 24th, 2014 at 11:41 PM
According to NASCAR.com writer David Caraviello, Randy Humphrey Racing is not shutting down, but they are simple retooling. "We're retooling things," Humphrey said Tuesday by telephone. "We're just trying to find the right people. ... We have not shut down." The team has run in four races in the 2014 season all...

Ben Rhodes Made It Four Wins in a Row Saturday Night at Langley Speedway
June 23rd, 2014 at 9:23 PM
Ben Rhodes continued his impressive run in the NASCAR K&N Pro Series East on Saturday night at Langley Speedway when he won his fourth consecutive race of the season. Rhodes led the last 162 laps of the Visit Hampton VA 175 and now has five wins in the nine races...

Carl Edwards Wins Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway for First Road Course Win
June 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 PM
Carl Edwards won his first career road course race Sunday at Sonoma Raceway after he took the lead on a restart with 25 laps to go and then held off a late charge from Jeff Gordon. The win in the Toyota/Save Mart 350 is the second of the 2014 season...

Jamie McMurray Wins Pole for Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway
June 21st, 2014 at 5:39 PM
Jamie McMurray won the pole for the Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Sonoma Raceway on Saturday for his first pole of the 2014 season and his tenth of his career. It is the third pole for McMurray at the road course and second year in a...

Sonoma Offers Unique Chance for Drivers to Earn a Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Spot
June 20th, 2014 at 11:50 PM
With NASCAR's new Chase for the Sprint Cup Series format this season expanded to 16 drivers and all winners in the first 26 races earning an automatic berth the Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Sonoma Raceway on Sunday takes on even more importance. Especially for certain drivers who have excelled on...

Five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Drivers Entered in NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Sonoma Race
June 18th, 2014 at 10:11 PM
Five young NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers are entered in Saturday's NASCAR K&N Pro Series West Carneros 200 at Sonoma Raceway so they can get more road course racing experience before Sunday's Toyota/Save Mart 350 at the California road course. ***PHOTO1*** Kyle Larson, who currently is eight place in the Sprint Cup...

Are Road Ringers a Thing of the Past?
June 17th, 2014 at 11:27 PM
Sonoma Raceway is one of two road course events on the 36 race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule in the 2014 season. Since road racing is so scare some teams usually elect to go with what is known in the NASCAR world as road ringers. ***PHOTO1*** Road ringers usually run just the...

Panasonic Signs with Hendrick Motorsports; Will Debut on Jeff Gordon’s Car at Sonoma
June 17th, 2014 at 9:15 PM
Today Hendrick Motorsports announced a deal with Panasonic to sponsor the No. 24 car driven by Jeff Gordon in two races this season starting this weekend at Sonoma Raceway. The deal also includes Panasonic sponsoring the No. 24 team for two races in 2015 and 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Panasonic has been aligned with...

Jimmie Johnson Wins Third Race of 2014 at Michigan International Speedway on Sunday
June 15th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
Jimmie Johnson had been in the lead in the closing stages several times in his career at Michigan International Speedway and something always seemed to go wrong, well Sunday all that bad luck seemed to go away as Johnson won the Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway. ***PHOTO1*** It’s Johnson’s 69th...

Kevin Harvick Sets Blistering Speed to Take Pole for Quicken Loans 400 at Michigan International Speedway
June 13th, 2014 at 5:57 PM
It was the ninth fastest pole speed in NASCAR history as Kevin Harvick took the pole for the Quicken Loans 400 today. The cars were flying around Michigan International Speedway, as 24 drivers in the field were all over 200mph. Harvick took the pole at a speed of 204.557mph. It’s Harvick’s ninth...