Sprint Cup 2012 Schedule
0 CommentsPosted by THL on October 1, 2011 under Cup Series News
NASCAR announced today the 2012 schedule for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, with a lineup featuring a number of adjustments from the 2011 edition. "We believe the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series schedule will once again provide fans with what they’ve come to expect every season – the world’s most exciting and competitive form of motorsports," said Brian France, NASCAR chairman and CEO. "Next y... more.
The 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Year In Review
1 CommentsPosted by THL on December 17, 2010 under Cup Series News, THL Highlights
What a strange, yet fun, journey the 2010 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series was. From NASCAR telling their drivers to “Have At It!” to Denny Hamlin recovering from early-season ACL surgery to Kevin Harvick & Jamie McMurray’s break-out seasons, even Jimmie Johnson’s unprecedented 5th consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Championship, there were a lot of great moments in the 2010 campaign. The year star... more.
Unofficial Sprint Cup Series Standings after Bristol
0 CommentsPosted by THL on August 21, 2010 under Cup Series News, Post Race
RANK +/- DRIVER POINTS BEHIND STARTS POLES WINS TOP 5 TOP 10 1 -- Kevin Harvick 3521 Leader 24 0 3 11 16 2 -- Jeff Gordon 3242 -279 24 0 0 10 13 3 +5 Kyle Busch 3170 -351 24 2 3 6 12 4 +2 Carl Edwards 3113 -408 24 1 0 5 12 5 -2 Denny Hamlin 3108 -413 24 0 5 9 10 6 -2 Tony Stewart 3107 -414 24 2 0 6 13 7 -- Jeff Burton 3101 -420 24 0 0 4 12 8 +1 Matt Kenset... more.
Jimmie Johnson wins at Infineon Raceway
0 CommentsPosted by THL on June 20, 2010 under Cup Series News, Post Race, THL Highlights
A NASCAR ruling cost Marcos Ambrose his first career Sprint Cup Series victory Sunday when he stalled his car under a late caution at Infineon Raceway and was forced to forfeit his lead to Jimmie Johnson. Johnson went on to win his first career Cup road-course race and ended a 10-week victory drought for the four-time defending series champion. Ambrose, who led 35 laps, had to settle for six... more.
Track Bosses Ponder Changes
0 CommentsPosted by THL on June 17, 2010 under Cup Series News, Track News
NASCAR officials have been meeting with drivers and team leaders in continuing conversations about the future shape of the sport. Similar meetings and input from outside NASCAR's inner circle led to some of the rather drastic changes the sport has seen in the past 18 months. There have been suggestions that NASCAR is looking at another spate of changes designed to again elevate its profile. ... more.
NASCAR Sets Dates, Sites For 2010 Postseason Shows
0 CommentsPosted by THL on May 17, 2010 under Cup Series News, Nationwide News, Truck Series News
NASCAR has announced dates and sites for its 2010 season-ending championship celebrations. Continuing a new tradition started last year, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series will honor its champion at Wynn Las Vegas. This year, the awards ceremony is set for Friday, Dec. 3 and will feature the top 10 drivers in the final series standings. The event will culminate NASCAR Sprint Cup... more.
Ford Cup Quotes Post-race-Kahne, Kenseth, Allmendinger and More
0 CommentsPosted by THL on April 11, 2010 under Cup Series News, Post Race
MATT KENSETH – No. 17 Crown Royal Ford Fusion (Finished 6th) – “I am really happy with the result. There are a few things to be encouraged by, the first being how well we ran when the sun was out. We were a top three or four car when the sun was out. When the track got dark it changed and we couldn’t keep up with adjustments and we couldn’t figure out what the car wanted. We weren’t ... more.
Brad Keselowski on Going Back to Spoiler this Weekend
0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 24, 2010 under Cup Series News, Pre Race
No. 12 Penske Dodge Charger News and Notes This Week’s Charger… The No. 12 Penske Dodge Charger team will use chassis PRS-723 during Sunday’s NASCAR Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway. PRS-723 is a brand-new chassis to the No. 12 team. Rookie Meeting for Keselowski... For the second consecutive weekend, driver Brad Keselowski will have to attend the NASCAR rookie meeting on Fri... more.
Allgaier gets seat in Cup car at CMS test
0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 23, 2010 under Nationwide News, THL Highlights
Justin Allgaier participated in his first official Sprint Cup Series test and hoped Tuesday's session will lead to an upcoming race at NASCAR's top level. Penske Racing brought four cars to the two-day test at Charlotte Motor Speedway to give Allgaier seat time. The 23-year-old is coming off his first NASCAR victory, a win in the Nationwide Series last weekend at Bristol. Drivers are permitted ... more.
Mike Bliss’s Qualifying Effort Falls Short at Bristol Motor Speedway
0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 22, 2010 under Cup Series News, Post Race
Just one week after jumping into the top-35 in owner’s points, Tommy Baldwin Racing and Mike Bliss were unable to qualify for Sunday’s Food City 500. The No. 36 Wave Energy Drink Chevrolet was bumped from the field Friday, just one race away from potentially locking up a starting spot thanks to that top-35 position. Bliss was 28th fastest in the first practice session Friday, and appeared... more.
Logano on Pole-Starting Lineup for Food City 500
0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 19, 2010 under Cup Series News, Pre Race, THL Highlights
Row 1: 1 20 Joey Logano Home Depot Toyota 15.396 124.630 2 2 Kurt Busch Miller Lite Dodge 15.492 123.857 Row 2: 3 66 Dave Blaney PRISM Motorsports Toyota 15.493 123.849 4 48 Jimmie Johnson Lowe's Chevrolet 15.497 123.818 Row 3: 5 24 Jeff Gordon DuPont Chevrolet 15.512 123.698 6 42 Juan Pablo Montoya Target Chevrolet 15.521 123.626 Row 4: 7 17 Matt Kenseth Crown Royal Ford 15.537 ... more.
Edwards Goes too Far in Search for Payback
0 CommentsPosted by THL on March 8, 2010 under Cup Series News
From Foxnews.com-NASCAR wanted a first-class rivalry. On Sunday, it got one. But did it go too far? The culmination of a year-long conflict between Carl Edwards and Brad Keselowski came to a head at Atlanta Motor Speedway when the No. 99 Ford clipped the back end of the No. 12 Dodge and sent it flipping airborne into Turn 1 on Lap 323. Keselowski, who was on course to earn his first top-1... more.
Andy Garcia Announced as Grand Marshal for Auto Club 500
0 CommentsPosted by THL on February 19, 2010 under Cup Series News, Track News
Actor, producer, director and composer/musician Andy Garcia will serve as Grand Marshal for NASCAR’s 2010 West Coast Premiere – the Auto Club 500 – on Sunday, Feb. 21. As Grand Marshal, Garcia will give the command, “Gentlemen, Start Your Engines,” to the 43-car field of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The event will be televised at noon on FOX. “I am honored to be asked to be th... more.
Weekend Schedule for Auto Club Speedway
0 CommentsPosted by THL on under Track News
Friday, February 19TH 5:30 AM NNS GARAGE & REGISTRATION OPENS 6:00 AM NSCS REGISTRATION OPENS 6:30 AM NSCS GARAGE OPENS 10:00 AM NNS ROOKIE & SPOTTER MEETINGS & DRAWING FOR QUALIFYING ORDER 11:00 AM 11:50 AM NNS PRACTICE 11:00 AM NSCS ROOKIE & SPOTTER MEETINGS & DRAWING FOR QUALIFYING ORDER 12:00 PM 1:30 PM NSCS PRACTICE 1:40 PM 3:00 PM NNS F... more.
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