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NSCS: Quicken Loans to join Hendrick Motorsports, Kasey Kahne in 2016

DETROIT – Detroit-based Quicken Loans, the nation’s second largest retail mortgage lender, today announced it will partner with Hendrick Motorsports in 2016, serving as a three-race primary sponsor of the No. 5 Quicken Loans Chevrolet SS driven by Kasey Kahne in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The company will be an associate sponsor for all remaining races. “We are excited to...
Via On Pit Road
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Movers & shakers: Which Sprint Cup Series drivers made biggest gains in 2015?

Championship 4 drivers Kyle Busch (left) and Martin Truex Jr. (right) made huge improvements over 2014 in the final standings. Jared C. Tilton NASCARThe 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season saw a number of drivers and teams step up their respective games in a big way. In terms of points positions, here are the drivers in the top 30 who made the biggest gains this season.5. Danica...
Via Fox Sports
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Primary sponsor leaves Ryan Newman, RCR for Kasey Kahne, Hendrick

Kasey Kahne's sponsor lineup is coming together for 2016. Robert Laberge NASCARQuicken Loans, which has been a primary season for Ryan Newman the past two years at Richard Childress Racing, has joined the No. 5 team of Kasey Kahne for the 2016 season.Hendrick Motorsports made the announcement in a team release on Tuesday morning when it was revealed that the nation's second largest...
Via Fox Sports
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

NSCS: Denny Hamlin Undergoes Scheduled Offseason Knee Surgery

Driver of No. 11 FedEx Toyota Expected to Return for Start of 2016 NASCAR Season HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 30, 2015) – Denny Hamlin, driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), had successful surgery on his right knee this afternoon. Hamlin is expected to make a full recovery in time for the start of the 2016 NASCAR season in February. The scheduled offseason surgery...
Via On Pit Road
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NASCAR: 2015’s biggest disappointments

Last Sunday under the lights at Homestead-Miami Speedway, the 2015 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season drew to an exciting, dramatic close. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch stood at the top of the sport, capturing his first series title, just months after returning from what could have been a career-ending injury.  The championship battle was hotly contested down to the very last lap...
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NSCS: Kyle Busch To Have Surgery Once Again on Leg and Foot

During a teleconference to speak about his championship, Kyle Busch stated that he will have to go have surgery once again on his foot and leg. In the first race of the XFINITY Series season, Busch was involved in a crash that resulted in a compound fracture of the right lower leg and a mid-foot fracture of his left foot in the accident. With nine laps to go, Kyle Busch would give...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Kyle Busch is the unlikeliest of Sprint Cup champions

Think back to Feb. 21, 2015. Do you remember the accident? Kyle Busch’s No. 54 Xfinity Series entry slid through the infield grass at the Daytona International Speedway.  It collided violently, head-on with the inside wall, almost becoming airborne. Think back to seeing Busch lying on the ground, in obvious agony. First responders tended feverishly to his shattered right leg...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

NXS: JR Motorsports Ends 2016 Strong With Out-Going Drivers

A year ago JR Motorsports was at the top of their game as the organization was celebrating their first NASCAR XFINITY Series championship with Chase Elliot. Not only did JRM win the championship, they finished – in the standings in 2014 with Regan Smith finishing second. Last season the duo of Elliott and Smith combined for four wins, 23 top-5’s and 52 top-10’s. This season the...
Via Rubbings Racing
9 days ago  |  Discuss

NCWTS: John Hunter Nemechek Comes Close to Pulling Off Emotional Win

The old saying is “It’s all in the name.” However, for the Nemechek family, a name is just as thick as blood. In 1997, John Nemechek, the younger bother of Joe Nemechek was killed in a wreck at Homestead-Miami Speedway. To pay tribute to his younger brother, Joe named his son after his late brother, John Hunter. Fast forward to the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series season...
Via Rubbings Racing
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Denny Hamlin wins Homstead pole, Ford EcoBoost 400 qualifying results

Denny Hamlin is on the pole for Sunday’s season finale NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race. The driver of the No. 11 FedEx Toyota Camry leads 43 cars to the green flag for the Ford EcoBoost 400. He will be joined by another non-championship contender in Joey Logano on the front row. Coverage of the Ford EcoBoost 400 will air pm NBC beginning at 3:00 pm ET. The green flag will waive...
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Jeff Gordon driving silver Axalta car for final race at Homestead (Photos)

Will the final race of Jeff Gordon’s NASCAR career be a memorable one for the winner of 93 races? Fans looking to see what Gordon’s final ride will look like have to go no further than this page. Below are more photos of Gordon’s Homestead car. Gordon will get in his No. 24 Chevrolet for the final time this weekend at Homestead Miami Speedway eyeing his fifth NASCAR Sprint...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Ortho will not sponsor Greg Biffle in 2016

Greg Biffle’s No. 16 Ford Fusion will need more sponsorship for the 2016 season after it was revealed on Friday that Ortho will not return to sponsor the Roush Fenway Racing driver. “We have enjoyed a long-standing and greatly productive working relationship with Ortho and the Scotts’ brand,” RFR President Steve Newmark said in a statement. “Over the course of the last...
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Why everyone in Colorado should root for Martin Truex Jr. on Sunday

The Martin Truex Jr. narrative has evolved into one of the truly great sports stories of the year, and not just here in Denver where his Furniture Row Racing team calls home. Like many stirring sports yarns, adversity has played a part. In fact, Truex embodies the underdog role to the Nth degree. He’ll have a chance to claim the NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship this Sunday at Homestead...
Via Mile High Sports
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Fantasy Fast Trax: Homestead Finale Frenzy

Matthew T. ThackerNKP Posted by Matt Lovisa – follow on Twitter @mattlovisa November 18, 2015 Homestead-Miami Speedway – Ford EcoBoost 400 Here is a look ahead to the action on the track in both DraftKings and Yahoo fantasy formats. DraftKings drivers to target Kevin Harvick, #4: Harvick won this race a year ago and is in contention again for a championship. He only led 54 laps...
Via Motor Racing Digest
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Chasing the Championship – The Championship Field is Set

HHP/Garry Eller Posted By: David Morgan – Follow at @damorgan86 November 17, 2015 The Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup is nearly complete, with Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 at Phoenix determining which drivers would be joining Jeff Gordon in next weekend’s championship race in Homestead. Entering the day, seven drivers would be vying for the remaining three spots...
Via Motor Racing Digest
14 days ago  |  Discuss

NASCAR’s Final Four Set After Rain Cuts Short Chase Race In Phoenix

AVONDALE, Ariz. — NASCAR’s championship field was set Sunday at rain-soaked Phoenix International Raceway when the race was called 93 laps from the scheduled finish — denying Joey Logano and three others a chance to race their way into the finale. Dale Earnhardt Jr. won the race when NASCAR pulled the plug after a frustrating day of trying to get a pivotal Chase for the Sprint...
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins Wet, Weird Phoenix Race

Mother Nature spoils fight for final Chase spots.
Via CLNS Radio
15 days ago  |  Discuss

A Day In The Life Of NASCAR Driver Cole Whitt

The best things in NASCAR thrive under pressure. Whether it’s the engine, pit crew or driver, it’s a game of constant pressure, a game of endurance that lasts from February to November. And the team that handles it the best wins the Sprint Cup. With two races left, the intensity is nearing it’s crescendo, but the gameplan remains the same. “The biggest thing as the driver...
Via The Scores Report
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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