Although Marcos Ambrose and the No. 9 STANLEY Racing team will not compete for the championship, they will not change their approach to the final 10 races. The goal will be to win and celebrate an oval win for Ambrose in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. Their next opportunity comes this weekend at the mile-and-a-half track, Chicagoland Speedway.
The 2012 Coke Zero 400 Powered by Coca-Cola marks the traditional halfway point in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, and this season is shaping up to be nothing less than exciting.
TONY STEWART, NO. 14 GODADDY CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Pocono Raceway and discussed his sprint car accident this week, the first practice session and other topics.
Minneapolis-based rock band, Catchpenny, will fire up race fans on Veteran’s Day weekend for the Kobalt Tools 500 by performing the Star-Spangled Banner on Sunday, November 13 at Phoenix International Raceway.
Daytona International Speedway, which will next showcase the stars of NASCAR on July 5-6 for the Coke Zero 400 Weekend Powered By Coca-Cola, launched a new, mobile-friendly option that makes it even easier for race fans to purchase tickets to a wide variety of events directly from their smartphones.
MARTIN TRUEX, JR., NO. 78 FURNITURE ROW RACING CHEVROLET SS – FINISHED 2ND - ON HIS RUN: “It was awesome. I can’t say enough about the guys on the Furniture Row No. 78 team. They gave me one heck of a race car right there. The best car I have ever had here without a doubt. Second sucks, but that is the most fun I have had in a race car in a long long time. After the year we had last year and then everything that I have been through with Sherry (Pollex, girlfriend) and all. It feels good to come here and run like that. It felt really good.”
Four time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Jeff Gordon, scores his first win of the season and eighth career win at Martinsville Speedway on Sunday in the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500. He is now tied with teammate, Jimmie Johnson, for the most wins at Martinsville among active drivers.
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (EGR) and Lexar announce an extension of their continued partnership with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams (CGRT), to be the primary sponsor on the No. 1 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Chevrolet SS of former Daytona 500 Champion Jamie McMurray. Lexar, a long-time partner of CGRT, began its relationship with the team back in 2001 when it became an associate sponsor.