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2015 Sprint Cup Series
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Duration February 23 to November 16
Broadcasters Fox/Fox Sports 1, NBC/NBCSN
Season statistics
No. of races 36
No. of teams 43 (full-time)
8 (part-time)
First race Daytona 500
Last race Ford EcoBoost 400
Champion Kyle Busch
Runner-up Kevin Harvick
Rookie of the Year Brett Moffitt
Most Popular Driver Dale Earnhardt, Jr.

The 2015 Sprint Cup Series was the 67th season of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series. The season began with the Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway on February 22 and ended with the Ford EcoBoost 400 at the Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 22.










Teams and driversEdit

Full-time teamsEdit

Team No. Car Driver(s) Crew Chief
Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet 1 Jamie McMurray Matt McCall
42 Kyle Larson 35 Chris Heroy
Regan Smith 1
Penske Racing Ford 2 Brad Keselowski Paul Wolfe
22 Joey Logano Todd Gordon
Richard Childress Racing Chevrolet 3 Austin Dillon Gil Martin
27 Paul Menard Justin Alexander
31 Ryan Newman Luke Lambert
33 Ty Dillon 5 Todd Parrot 1
Slugger Labbe 5, 10-11, 13-15
Gil Martin 1
Brian Scott 6
Hillman-Circle Sport Chevrolet Michael Annett 1 Todd Parrot
Alex Kennedy (R) 8 Mike Chance 1
Pat Tryson 6
Paul Clapprood 1
Derek White 1 TBA
40 Landon Cassill Mark Hillman
Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet 4 Kevin Harvick Rodney Childers
10 Danica Patrick Daniel Knost
14 Tony Stewart Chad Johnston
41 Regan Smith 3 Tony Gibson
Kurt Busch 33
Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 5 Kasey Kahne Keith Rodden
24 Jeff Gordon Alan Gustafson
48 Jimmie Johnson Chad Knaus
88 Dale Earnhardt Jr. Greg Ives
Roush Fenway Racing Ford 6 Trevor Bayne Bob Osborne
16 Greg Biffle Matt Puccia
17 Ricky Stenhouse, Jr. Mike Kelley
Richard Petty Motorsports Ford 9 Sam Hornish, Jr. Drew Blickensderfer
43 Aric Almirola Trent Owens
Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota 11 Denny Hamlin Dave Rogers
18 Matt Crafton 1 Adam Stevens
David Ragan 9
Erik Jones 1
Kyle Busch 25
19 Carl Edwards Darian Grubb
20 Matt Kenseth Jason Ratcliff
Germain Racing Chevrolet 13 Casey Mears Bootie Baker
Michael Waltrip Racing Toyota 15 Clint Bowyer Brian Pattie 14
Billy Scott 22
55 Michael Waltrip 2 Billy Scott 14
Brian Pattie 22
Brett Moffitt (R) 2, 5-9
Brian Vickers 2
David Ragan 26
Front Row Motorsports Ford 34 David Ragan 1 Derrick Finley
Joe Nemechek 1
Brett Moffitt (R) 27
Chris Buescher 5
Reed Sorenson 1
Justin Marks 1
35 Cole Whitt Randy Cox
38 David Gilliland Donnie Wingo
HScott Motorsports Chevrolet 51 Justin Allgaier Steve Addington
JTG Daugherty Racing Chevrolet 47 A.J. Allmendinger Brian Burns
Furniture Row Racing Chevrolet 78 Martin Truex, Jr. Todd Berrier

Part-time teamsEdit

Team Car No. Driver(s) Crew Chief Round(s)
Tommy Baldwin Racing Chevrolet 7 Alex Bowman Kevin Manion 35
Wood Brothers Racing Ford 21 Ryan Blaney Jeremy Bullins 16
Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet 25 Chase Elliott Kenny Francis 5
BK Racing Toyota 23 J.J. Yeley Joe Williams 35
26 Jeb Burton (R) Patrick Donahue 32
83 Johnny Sauter Doug Richert 1
Matt Dibenedetto (R) 33
RAB Racing Toyota 29 Reed Sorenson Matthew Lucas 2
The Motorsports Group Chevrolet 30 Ron Hornaday, Jr. Pat Tryson 1
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Team XTREME Racing Chevrolet 44 Reed Sorenson Peter Sospenzo 1
HScott Motorsports Chevrolet 46 Michael Annett Jay Guy 35
Premium Motorsports Chevrolet 62 Brendan Gaughan Zach McGowen 4
Scott Eggleston 5
8
Reed Sorenson 1
66 Mike Wallace Scott Eggleston 1-2
Ford 98 Timmy Hill Gene Nead 1
Josh Wise 7
Phil Parsons Racing 11
Leavine Family Racing Ford 95 Michael McDowell 20 Wally Rogers

ScheduleEdit

The 2015 schedule was released in August 2014. The schedule contains 36 races from February to November

No. Race name Track Date Winner TV
Driver Car No./Team
Sprint Unlimited Daytona International Speedway February 14 Matt Kenseth No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Fox
Budweiser Duel February 19 Dale Earnhardt, Jr.
Jimmie Johnson
No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports
No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports
FS1
1 Daytona 500 February 22 Joey Logano No. 22 Team Penske Fox
2 Folds of Honor QuikTrip 500 Atlanta Motor Speedway March 1 Jimmie Johnson No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports
3 Kobalt 400 Las Vegas Motor Speedway March 8 Kevin Harvick No. 4 Stewart Haas Racing
4 CampingWorld.com 500 Phoenix International Raceway March 15 Kevin Harvick No. 4 Stewart Haas Racing
5 Auto Club 400 Auto Club Speedway March 22 Brad Keselowski No. 2 Team Penske
6 STP 500 Martinsville Speedway March 29 Denny Hamlin No. 11 Denny Hamlin FS1
7 Duck Commander 500 Bristol Motor Speedway April 11 Jimmie Johnson No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports Fox
8 Food City 500 Bristol Motor Speedway April 19 Matt Kenseth No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing Fox/FS1*
9 Toyota Owners 400 Richmond International Raceway April 26^ Kurt Busch No. 41 Stewart Haas Racing Fox
10 GEICO 500 Talladega Superspeedway May 3 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports
11 Spongebob 400 Kansas Speedway May 9 Jimmie Johnson No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports FS1
NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race Charlotte Motor Speedway May 16 Denny Hamlin No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing
12 Coca-Cola 600 May 24 Carl Edwards No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing Fox
13 FedEx 400 benefitting Autism Speaks Dover International Speedway May 31 Jimmie Johnson No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports FS1
14 Axalta "We Paint Winners" 400 Pocono Raceway June 7 Martin Truex, Jr. No. 78 Furniture Row Racing
15 Quicken Loans 400 Michigan International Speedway June 14 Kurt Busch No. 41 Stewart Haas Racing
16 Toyota/Save Mart 350 Sonoma Raceway June 28 Kyle Busch No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
17 Coke Zero 400 Daytona International Speedway July 5 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports NBC
18 Quaker State 400 Kentucky Speedway July 11 Kyle Busch No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing NBCSN
19 Camping World RV Sales 301 New Hampshire Motor Speedway July 19 Kyle Busch No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
20 Crown Royal 400 Indianapolis Motor Speedway July 26 Kyle Busch No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing
21 Windows 10 400 Pocono Raceway August 2 Matt Kenseth No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
22 Cheez-It 355 at The Glen Watkins Glen International August 9 Joey Logano No. 22 Team Penske
23 Pure Michigan 400 Michigan International Speedway August 16 Matt Kenseth No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
24 Irwin Tools Night Race Bristol Motor Speedway August 22 Joey Logano No. 22 Team Penske
25 Bojangles' Southern 500 Darlington Raceway September 6 Carl Edwards No. 19 Joe Gibbs Racing NBC
26 Federated Auto Parts 400 Richmond International Raceway September 12 Matt Kenseth No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing NBCSN
Chase for the Sprint Cup
Challenger Round
27 MyAFibStory.com 400 Chicagoland Speedway September 20 Denny Hamlin No. 11 Joe Gibbs Racing NBCSN
28 Sylvania 300 New Hampshire Motor Speedway September 27 Matt Kenseth No. 20 Joe Gibbs Racing
29 AAA 400 Dover International Speedway October 4 Kevin Harvick No. 4 Stewart Haas Racing
Contender Round
30 Bank of America 500 Charlotte Motor Speedway October 10 Joey Logano No. 22 Team Penske NBC
31 Hollywood Casino 400 Kansas Speedway October 18 Joey Logano No. 22 Team Penske
32 CampingWorld.com 500 Talladega Superspeedway October 25 Joey Logano No. 22 Team Penske NBCSN
Eliminator Round
33 Goody's Headache Relief 500 Martinsville Speedway November 1 Jeff Gordon No. 24 Hendrick Motorsports NBCSN
34 AAA Texas 500 Texas Motor Speedway November 8 Jimmie Johnson No. 48 Hendrick Motorsports NBC
35 Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 Phoenix International Raceway November 15 Dale Earnhardt, Jr. No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports
Championship
36 Ford EcoBoost 400 Homestead-Miami Speedway November 22 Kyle Busch No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing NBC

^ = Race postponed to the following day due to rain.
Asterick = Race was originally scheduled for Fox, but was eventually moved to FS1 due to intermittent rain delays.

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