NSCS: Tums Fast Relief 500 Preview

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Race Info

Date- Sunday October 28th, 2012

Location- Martinsville, Virginia

Start time- 2:00 PM EST

Distance- 500 Laps, 263 Miles

Broadcast TV- ESPN

Broadcast Radio- MRN

Weather Forecast

High 59 F Low 39 F

Chance of rain- 20%

Cloudy

Past Race Winners

2011- Tony Stewart

2010- Denny Hamlin

2009- Denny Hamlin

2008-Jimmie Johnson

2007- Jimmie Johnson

Notables yet to win the Tums Fast Relief 500

Brad Keselowski

Kasey Kahne

Clint Bowyer

Greg Biffle

Matt Kenseth

Kevin Harvick

Martin Truex Jr

Dale Earnhardt Jr

News & Notes

Dale Earnhardt Jr to return after missing two straight races (concussion)

Brad Keselowski looks to hold off Jimmie Johnson, Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer for the points lead

Denny Hamlin looks to gain some points in the race he has won at twice

Jimmie Johnson, Jeff Gordon look for redemption after getting wrecked late in the spring race in Martinsville

Ryan Newman looks to sweep the 2012 Martinsville races

Matt Kenseth looks for his second straight win, would be his third of the Chase

A.J Allmendinger is backed in the No.51 this weekend, finished second in this race in April

My Fantasy Racing Picks

Group A- Denny Hamlin, Tony Stewart

Group B- Kasey Kahne, Ryan Newman, Greg Biffle, Paul Menard

Group C- Brian Vickers, Sam Hornish Jr

Event Schedule

Cup Series Practice 12:00 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Cup Series Qualifying 3:30 PM EST Friday on SPEED

Cup Series Practice 9:30 AM EST Saturday on SPEED

Cup Series Practice 12:00 PM EST Saturday on SPEED

Cup Series Race, Tums Fast Relief 500, 1:00 PM EST Sunday on ESPN

Next Race– AAA Texas 500 at the Texas Motor Speedway Fort Worth, Texas

Entry List via Nascar.com

CAR DRIVER HOMETOWN MAKE SPONSOR OWNER
1 Jamie McMurray Joplin, MO Chevrolet McDonald’s Felix Sabates
2 Brad Keselowski Rochester Hills, MI Dodge Miller Lite Roger Penske
5 Kasey Kahne Enumclaw, WA Chevrolet HendrickCars.com Linda Hendrick
9 Marcos Ambrose Launceston, Tasmania Ford Black & Decker Richard Petty
10 David Reutimann Zephyrhills, FL Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Tommy Baldwin
11 Denny Hamlin Chesterfield, VA Toyota FedEx Express J D Gibbs
13 Casey Mears Bakersfield, CA Ford GEICO Bob Germain
14 Tony Stewart Rushville, IN Chevrolet Office Depot / Mobil 1 Margaret Haas
15 Clint Bowyer Emporia, KS Toyota 5-Hour Energy Benefiting Avon Foundation for Women Rob Kauffman
16 Greg Biffle Vancouver, WA Ford 3M Jack Roush
17 Matt Kenseth Cambridge, WI Ford Roush Fenway Racing John Henry
18 Kyle Busch Las Vegas, NV Toyota M&M’s Halloween Joe Gibbs
20 Joey Logano Middletown, CT Toyota The Home Depot Joe Gibbs
22 Sam Hornish Jr. Bryan, OH Dodge Shell / Pennzoil Walter Czarnecki
23 Scott Riggs Bahama, NC Chevrolet North Texas Pipe Robert Richardson
24 Jeff Gordon Pittsboro, IN Chevrolet Pepsi Max Rick Hendrick
26 Josh Wise* Riverside, CA Ford MDS Transport Jerry Freeze
27 Paul Menard Eau Claire, WI Chevrolet Menards / Zecol Richard Childress
29 Kevin Harvick Bakersfield, CA Chevrolet Budweiser Richard Childress
30 David Stremme South Bend, IN Toyota Inception Motorsports Kevin Buckler
31 Jeff Burton South Boston, VA Chevrolet Odyssey / EnerSys Richard Childress
32 Ken Schrader Fenton, MO Ford Federated Auto Parts Jack Roush
33 TBA2 No Home Town Chevrolet Little Joes A
utos.com
Richard Childress
34 David Ragan Unadilla, GA Ford Where’s Waldo Bob Jenkins
36 Dave Blaney Hartford, OH Chevrolet Tommy Baldwin Racing Allan Heinke
37 J.J. Yeley Phoenix, AZ Chevrolet MaxQworkforce
.com
Larry Gunselman
38 David Gilliland Riverside, CA Ford Long John Silver’s Brad Jenkins
39 Ryan Newman South Bend, IN Chevrolet Quicken Loans Tony Stewart
42 Juan Montoya Bogota, Colombia Chevrolet Target Chip Ganassi
43 Aric Almirola Tampa, FL Ford Gwaltney Richard Petty
47 Bobby Labonte Corpus Christi, TX Toyota Pine Sol Tad Geschickter
48 Jimmie Johnson El Cajon, CA Chevrolet Lowe’s Jeff Gordon
51 AJ Allmendinger Los Gatos, CA Chevrolet Phoenix Construction James Finch
55 Brian Vickers Thomasville, NC Toyota My Classic Garage Bill Jenkins
56 Martin Truex Jr. Mayetta, NJ Toyota NAPA Auto Parts Michael Waltrip
78 Kurt Busch Las Vegas, NV Chevrolet Furniture Row / Farm American Barney Visser
83 Landon Cassill Cedar Rapids, IA Toyota Burger King / Dr Pepper Thomas Ueberall
87 Joe Nemechek Lakeland, FL Toyota AM / FM Energy Wood & Pellet Stoves Andrea Nemechek
88 Dale Earnhardt Β  Jr. Kannapolis, NC Chevrolet Diet Mountain Dew / National Guard Rick Hendrick
93 Travis Kvapil Janesville, WI Toyota Burger King / Dr Pepper Thomas Ueberall
98 Michael McDowell Phoenix, AZ Ford Phil Parsons Racing Mike Curb
99 Carl Edwards Columbia, MO Ford Geek Squad Jack Roush
119 Mike Bliss Milwaukie, OR Toyota Plinker Tactical Randy Humphrey
191 Reed Sorenson Peachtree City, GA Toyota Plinker Tactical Mark Smith
195 Scott Speed Manteca, CA Ford B&D Electrical Bob Leavine

 

 

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