Stewart-Haas Racing

STP 500 Race Report

Date:  April 3, 2016 Event:  STP 500 (Round 6 of 36) Series:  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location:  Martinsville (Va.) Speedway (.526-mile oval) Winner:   Kyle Busch of Joe Gibbs Racing (Toyota) SHR Finish: Brian Vickers (Started 3rd, Finished 7th / Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Kurt Busch (Started 23rd, Finished 13th / Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Danica Patrick (Started 28th, Finished 16th / Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) Kevin Harvick (Started 19th, Finished 17th / Running, completed 500 of 500 laps) SHR Points: Kevin Harvick (1st with 220 points, four ahead of second-place Jimmie Johnson) Kurt Busch (8th with 176 points, 44 out of first) Danica Patrick (26th with 97 points, 123 out of first) Brian [...]

Brian Vickers – Thomasville, North Carolina Native Grew Up 60 Miles from Martinsville

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (March 24, 2016) – Martinsville (Va.) Speedway is where a young Brian Vickers fell in love with NASCAR. Just 60 miles from his boyhood home in Thomasville, North Carolina, the Vickers family often made the trip to Martinsville – the only track that’s been on the NASCAR circuit since it began in 1948. The 32 year old, who now lives in Miami, said he still gets a special feeling each time he walks into the historic track. Vickers will get another chance April 3 when he will drive the No. 14 Janssen Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation Chevrolet SS in Sunday’s STP 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on the flat, half-mile track in Southern Virginia. The [...]

Brian Vickers 13th at Auto Club Speedway

Driver Battles Back From Two Laps Down in Early Going Date: March 20, 2016 Event: Auto Club 400 (Round 5 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California (2-mile oval) Start/Finish: 24th/13th (Running, completed 205 of 205 laps) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports in overtime (Chevrolet) Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 14 Janssen Arnie’s Army Charitable Foundation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), finished 13th in Sunday’s Auto Club 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, California. Vickers battled back from two laps down in the early going to post the No. 14’s best finish of the 2016 season. “It was a hard-fought race,” said the Thomasville, North Carolina native. “This was [...]

Ty Dillon 15th at Phoenix

Youngster Drives Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet SS To 2nd Best Career Finish Date: March 13, 2016 Event: Good Sam 500k (Round 4 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona (1-mile oval) Start/Finish: 28th/15th (Running, completed 313 of 313 laps) Winner: Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing in overtime (Chevrolet) Ty Dillon, driver of the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), finished 15th in Sunday’s Good Sam 500k NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona. It was a strong, steady performance for the 24-year-old Dillon who made just his tenth career Sprint Cup start Sunday on one of the sport’s more difficult tracks. [...]

Good Sam 500k Race Report

Date:  March 13, 2016 Event:  Good Sam 500k (Round 4 of 36) Series:  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location:  Phoenix International Raceway in Avondale, Arizona (1-mile oval) Winner:  Kevin Harvick of Stewart-Haas Racing in Overtime (Chevrolet) SHR Finish:  Kevin Harvick (Started 18th, Finished 1st / Running, completed 313 of 313 laps) Kurt Busch (Started 4th, Finished 6th / Running, completed 313 of 313 laps) Ty Dillon (Started 28th, Finished 15th / Running, completed 313 of 313 laps) Danica Patrick (Started 36th, Finished 19th / Running, completed 312 of 313 laps) SHR Points: Kevin Harvick (1st with 154 points) Kurt Busch (4th with 137 points, 17 out of first) Danica Patrick (24th with 69 points, 89 out of first) Ty Dillon [...]

Brian Vickers 36th at Las Vegas

Broken Rear Gear Ruins Top-10 Bid for Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS Date: March 6, 2016 Event: Kobalt 400 (Round 3 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 19th/36th (Running, completed 257 of 267 laps) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Penske Racing (Ford) Brian Vickers, driver of the No. 14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), finished 36th in Sunday’s Kobalt 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Vickers ran in the top-20 throughout the 264-lap race, but a broken rear gear pulling out of the pits with 45 laps remaining ended the No. 14’s bid for a good finish. “That was so disappointing,” said Vickers, who made his second 2016 start in [...]

Kobalt 400 Race Report

Date: March 6, 2016 Event: Kobalt 400 (Round 3 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Las Vegas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) Winner: Brad Keselowski of Team Penske (Ford) SHR Finish: Kevin Harvick (Started 6th, Finished 7th / Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Kurt Busch (Started 1st, Finished 9th / Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Danica Patrick (Started 18th, Finished 21st / Running, completed 267 of 267 laps) Brian Vickers (Started 19th, Finished 36th / Running, completed 257 of 267 laps) SHR Points:  Kevin Harvick (3rd with 108 points, 7 out of first) Kurt Busch (5th with 103 points, 12 out of first) Danica Patrick (26th with 47 points, 68 out of first) Brian Vickers (36th with 20 points, 95 out [...]

Brian Vickers – Happy, Healthy and Glad To Race in Las Vegas

Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet SS Battles Throughout 500-Mile Race KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (Feb. 29, 2015) – Brian Vickers’ whirlwind start to the 2016 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season moves to its next chapter Sunday when he climbs behind the wheel of the No. 14 Mobil 1 Chevrolet SS for the Kobalt 400 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Vickers will make his second start of 2016 in Stewart-Haas Racing’s (SHR) No. 14 Chevy replacing Tony Stewart, who is recuperating from an offseason accident. Vickers raced well in the No. 14 during Daytona Speedweeks, battling with the leaders in the final 40 laps before finishing 26th in the Daytona 500 two weekends ago. Last weekend, Ty Dillon celebrated his [...]

Ty Dillon 17th at Atlanta

Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet SS Battles Throughout 500-Mile Race Date: Feb. 28, 2016 Event: Folds of Honor 500 Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) Start/Finish: 18th/17th (Running, completed 328 of 330 laps) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports in overtime (Chevrolet) Ty Dillon, driver of the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), finished 17th in Sunday’s Folds of Honor 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Atlanta Motor Speedway. Sunday’s solid performance capped an enjoyable birthday weekend for Dillon, who turned 24 on Saturday. “That was a tough race today,” Dillon said after making his ninth career Sprint Cup Series start on Sunday. “I hate that we got a little bit behind early. [...]

Folds of Honor 500 Race Report

Folds of Honor 500 Race Report Date: Feb. 28, 2016 Event: Folds of Honor 500 (Round 2 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway (1.54-mile oval) Winner: Jimmie Johnson of Hendrick Motorsports (Chevrolet) in overtime SHR Finish: Kurt Busch (Started 1st, Finished 4th / Running, completed 330 of 330 laps) Kevin Harvick (Started 6th, Finished 6th / Running, completed 330 of 330 laps) Ty Dillon (Started 18th, Finished 17th / Running, completed 328 of 330 laps) Danica Patrick (Started 25th, Finished 20th / Running, completed 328 of 330 laps) SHR Points: Kevin Harvick (3rd with 74 points, 4 out of first) Kurt Busch (7th with 69 points, 9 out of first) Danica Patrick (29th with 27 points, 51 out [...]