Jeff gordon to drive penn state car at pocono nascar race. Watch the complete race from daytona on july 5, 2015. Nascar sprint cup series 2015 round dover qualifying. Nascar to reduce engine size, horsepower for 2015 season. What better way to wrap up 2015 then to offer up grades for every driver in the. Mar 29, 2016 the sprint cup series heads to martinsville speedway this week, and while the participants of the most notable wreck from november have tried to move on, no one will forget that race anytime soon. March 24 today in jayskis nascar history page 5 of 24. Who will be 2015 nascar sprint cup series champion. Nascar initially announced that darby was leaving his position as cup director in 2010, but it took. Driver graduates include nascar sprint cup series driver kyle larson, and.
Matt kenseth took the victory ahead of martin truex, jr carl edwards, casey mears, and kyle larson rounded out the top five. The 2015 sprint unlimited at daytona was a nascar sprint cup series stock car race held on february 14, 2015, at daytona international speedway in daytona beach, florida. Sprint cup series driver brett moffitt 34 drives toward turn one during practice for the kobalt 400 at las vegas motor speedway on march 7, 2015. The driver categorisation of any driver over 55 will be reduced by two grades for the season following hisher 55th birthday.
The biggest concern for each nascar sprint cup series team. A welltraveled driver who lifted the sprint cup trophy in 2004, outlaw qualified for the chase with an earlyseason win at martinsville, but he ended the year with 10 finishes of. Nascar ricky craven breaks down texas success, driver. Reynolds tobacco company, it was referred to as the nascar winston cup series. The 2015 cheezit 355 at the glen was a nascar sprint cup series race held on august 9, 2015 at watkins glen international in watkins glen, new york. Few people expected richard childress racing to contend for the sprint cup title in 2014, but at homesteadmiami speedway, there was ryan newman giving eventual. Busch may have more raw talent than any other driver in the sprint cup series, and teamed with new crew chief tony. Jun 24, 2016 what hornish left unsaid at the time was that hed been pining to get back behind the wheel since turning his last laps in the 2015 cup series finale in homestead, fla. The winston cup points system used in 1973 was almost similar to 1972. Thanks to larry scavnicky of front stretch photos for the images. With the start of the chase for the nascar sprint cup only one month away, several sprint cup series teams will try read more the rundown.
Here are all the 2015 nascar xfinity series burnouts from all the races in the xfinity schedule in 2015, there are only burnouts by drivers that did them and that were shown on broadcast at that. Click on the site to see chase elliotts career results at that track glossary. Kevin harvick 2014, kyle busch 2015 and martin truex jr. Highlights and predictions as nascar zooms toward chase. Apr 03, 2014 nascar to reduce engine size, horsepower for 2015 season new, 2 comments brian frances says the next big change in nascar will be a reduction of engine size and horsepower. Sprint cup series driver jimmie johnson 48 races during the federated auto parts 400 at richmond international raceway.
This is an unofficial page compiled by from many different sources. While id struggle to say jeff gordons been the best driver in the nascar sprint cup series this year heck, he probably hasnt even been the best hendrick driver of 2015 theres. Reigning national league mvp bryce harper poses with dale earnhardt jr. With the race to the chase and the sprint cup championship about. Bill elliott, the 1988 cup series champion and a 16time winner of nascars most popular driver award, helped make sure his son chase, now 19, had everything at his competitive disposal. Sprint car ace racing in tucson saturday azcentral. Thirty six 2015 sprint cup races plus three exhibition non points races.
Full practice speeds practice, qualifying schedule kyle larson topped the leaderboard in fridays first nascar sprint cup read more the rundown. As the 2015 calendar year is coming to an end, its time to put a bow on the 2015 nascar sprint cup series season. Nascar driver jeff gordon will drive a blue and white penn state car for a june race at pennsylvanias pocono raceway. Meet rajah caruth, the 17yearold eyeing a nascar career and a. Sprint cup drivers and crew chiefs on the move in 2015 related. Sprint unlimited, budweiser duel 150s and sprint showdown sprint allstar race. Austin dillon had a rough rookie season in the sprint cup series in 2014. Current drivers edit this list is accurate as of 8 december 2015 and includes 186 drivers, who hold the gold license. Chase elliott entered the 2015 season as the defending. Todays enormous nascar drivers salaries are mostly due to television coverage, but it wasnt always so. Winston will be the crew chief for suarez and gaunt brothers racing team in 2020. Jimmie johnson won the race, his third of the season. The season ended with the ford ecoboost 400 at homesteadmiami speedway. This happened on october 4, 2015 and it was at dover international speedway and it was for the triple aaa 400.
Jeffery michael gordon born august 4, 1971 is an american former professional stock car racing driver, currently an announcer for fox nascar, and a top executive for hendrick motorsports. May 21, 2015 others selected to the halls class of 2016 were twotime sprint cup champion terry labonte, early nascar driver curtis turner, former nascar grand national now sprint cup series champion bobby. Michael waltrip waited 15 years to win a sprint cup series race, so one subpar season from his racing team isnt going to get him down. In 1971, when the series began leasing its naming rights to the r.
Joey logano won the race, his second of the season. The series began in 1949 as the strictly stock division, and from 1950 to 1970 it was known as the grand national division. The season ended with the ford ecoboost 400 at homesteadmiami. Nascar sprint cup standings for 2015 click on the driver to see 2015 racelevel statistics for that driver. Sunday will mark a momentous occasion in the history of hendrick motorsports and nascar as a whole. My thoughts on nascars new cup series name and logo the. Nascar camping world truck series 2015 round 2 atlanta. Brian vickers is a solid journeyman driver, whose record in a sprint cup car is quite remarkable considering his career has been. Rick hendrick emotional about jeff gordons final nascar races. The 2015 nascar sprint cup season is set to begin with sundays running of the daytona 500. Nascar cup series latest news, highlights, live race coverage, race results, standings, schedules, photo galleries, and driver stats. Sep 26, 2019 grades for every team as 2020 nfl draft ends. Nascar drivers and crew chiefs talk anonymously about 2015.
The 2015 spongebob squarepants 400 was a nascar sprint cup series race held on may 9, 2015, ending shortly after midnight on may 10, 2015 at kansas speedway in kansas city, kansas. Nick schwartz threetime sprint cup series champion tony stewart announced wednesday that he will retire as a driver after the 2016 season. The season began on february 16, 20, at daytona international speedway, with the sprint unlimited, followed by the daytona 500 on february 24. Nascar sprint cup race number 36 of 36 sunday, november 22, 2015 at homesteadmiami speedway, homestead, fl 267 laps on a 1. Nascar sprint cup series full race 2014 goodys headache relief shot 500 at martinsville duration. Nascars premier series is the nascar cup series, its most famous races being the daytona 500, the southern 500, the cocacola 600, and the brickyard 400. The nascar cup series is the top racing series of the national association for stock car auto racing nascar. Jun 05, 2014 its the final sixrace summer series for tnt, which then will hand off to espn for its swan song after an eightyear run fox and nbc will split the schedule for 10 seasons starting in 2015. I cant say im all that shocked about either, but i will say it did take nascar a lot longer than i thought it would to come up with a new logo. With kevin harvick finally getting his chase crown in 2014, many consider 29yearold kyle busch to be one of the best drivers in the sprint cup series without a.
Active drivers career stats nascar cup series xfinity series gander outdoor truck series pintys series ntt indycar series arca menards series. Click on the driver to see 2015 race level statistics for that driver. Jan 20, 2015 the most notable change in nascars sprint cup series which opens with the daytona 500 on feb. The largest stock car racing governing body is nascar national association for stock car auto racing. Try to make it as complete as possible and update it as often possible, usually daily. On sunday, jimmie johnson of hendrick motorsports won the 2016 ford ecoboost 400 at the homesteadmiami speedway and his seventh nascar sprint cup.
It began with the alert today florida 300 at daytona international speedway on february 21, and ended with the ford ecoboost 300 at homesteadmiami speedway on november 21. Driver chase elliott 2015 nascar sprint cup results. Nascar cup series latest news news and results from nascar. Grimes brett moffitt wins nascar rookie of the year award. Marking for the first without either driver of the 1970s on the grid. The 2014 season didnt produce a championship for hendrick motorsports, but it was a great year nonetheless for nascars most successful team. The season began at daytona international speedway with the sprint unlimited, the canam duel and the daytona 500. Its a guide to what is heardfound for each team and what has been announcedreported. Final grades for every driver in the nascar sprint cup series based on their performance during the 2015 season.
So come 2015, dillon will be running in a number of xfinity series races, along with. International speedway corporation is the publicly traded corporation that owns and operates nascars sprint cup series. The 2016 sprint cup series schedule is about to get underway, and a printable version is available below. Stenhouse won the first two xfinity series titles after sprint cup series drivers were no longer eligible to run for. The driver is fresh off his best xfinity season and will compete with. Nascar announces 2015 sprint cup series competition. Click on the site to see kyle buschs career results at that track glossary. I want to win the daytona 500 and be a cup series driver, caruth wrote. Former sprint cup series director john darby to leave nascar. Contested over 75 laps, it was the first exhibition race of the 2015 nascar sprint cup series season. Plenty of changes as new season approaches hartford courant.
Drivers set to battle for 2019 nascar cup series championship at homestead. I was in seventh grade, and i knew at that moment thats what i wanted to do. Mar 23, 2016 the century poll, a monthly survey of 100 members of the nascar community, has given the racing with the new lowdownforce package in the sprint cup series an average grade of an a after four races. Mar 24, 2020 march 24, 2016 auto club speedway penalties announced. Sixtime champion donny schatz is the face of the national sprint car dirttrack series. The irwin tools night race at bristol is the next stop on the sprint cup series schedule. Weve reached the halfway point of the 2016 nascar sprint cup series season, which means its time for midterm reports cards on all of the teams in the top 25 in driver points.
Matt kenseth took the victory ahead of martin truex, jr carl edwards, casey mears, and kyle. Jimmie johnson wins seventh nascar cup series championship. The fourtime sprint cup series winner unveiled the. The 2015 nascar xfinity series was the 34th season of the 2nd tier xfinity series, a professional stock car racing tour sanctioned by nascar in the united states. It was really cool for all of us to be able to grow up through the ranks together. Oct 10, 2015 dillon, who does most of his competing in the sprint cup series, has raced in only 15 xfinity races, compared to his 29 sprint cup events in 2015. That unbridled enthusiasm is what has jgr thinking that edwards, 36, is still in his prime entering his 12th season of fulltime sprint cup series competition. Apr 22, 2015 he served as the sprint cup series director from 2002 before richard buck took over in 2014. Nov 16, 2015 1 post published by dgf2099 on november 16, 2015. Nascar announces 2015 sprint cup series competition package changes.
Folds of honor, quiktrip named as title sponsors of atlanta. After winning the 2015 season finale at dover international speedway, cabre was. Ricky craven is a driver with wins in all of nascars top three series, including rookie of the year titles in both the 1992 nationwide series and 1995 sprint cup series. For chase, nascar reverts to original aero packages rules.
Three up, three down for nascars chase after 2nd race. The 2016 nascar sprint cup series was the 68th season of professional stock car racing in the united states and the 45th modernera cup series season. Sep 28, 2015 twenty percent of the chase for the sprint cup is complete, 67% of the first round. The 20 nascar sprint cup series was the 65th season of nascar professional stock car racing in the united states and the 42nd modernera cup season. I saw him running down my road and i thought i could sprint to catch up with him. Sprint cup series driver kurt busch 41 drives thru the pits after a black flag penalty early in the 28th annual quicken loans race for heroes 500, nascar sprint cup race sunday, nov. Were bringing it back in its full original form to commemorate johnson, who died. But looks like that rule is waved if not running for sprint cup series points, no more real info on those rules. Attendance at its racetracks has been stagnant for the past several. The championships are awarded each year to the driver who accumulate the most championship points over the course of.
Assorted rides in the nascar cup series and xfinity. Eventually, a driver will need to attract a sponsor who will be willing to invest large amounts of money to support a team. Supporting the aesthetics, uniforms, and memorabilia of auto racing since 20. For 2015, the weight of the gen 6 sprint cup car has been. Catch up on the latest driver and crew chief movements related. In the 60s, 70s and 80s auto racing was a low draw with an.
This is a list of points scoring systems used to determine the outcome of the nascar championships since 1949. Chase elliott is rumored to be running a limited sprint cup series schedule in 2015. Dec 20, 2016 big news yesterday, as not only was the new name for what was the nascar sprint cup series was revealed, but nascar itself has a new logo. The season began at daytona international speedway with the sprint unlimited exhibition race, the budweiser duels, and the daytona 500. Kentucky speedways bruton smith elected to nascar hall. The 2015 nascar sprint cup series was the 67th season of professional stock car racing in the united states and the 44th modernera cup season. Nascar has announced penalties following the race weekend at auto club speedway. Ranking the 10 best nascar drivers under 25 years old.1295 111 845 741 774 475 845 72 577 1093 555 922 1051 427 483 816 458 1042 399 524 1111 295 545 1459 118 1331 990 1134 1033 122 1228 242 241 385 299