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Hamlin and Logano Finish 3rd and 4th in The NASCAR Chase Championship

Denny Hamlin and Joey Logano finished 3rd and 4th, respectively, in the NASCAR Chase, giving both a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission and a Differential places in the Top-4 finishes of the Championship run.

Congratulations to Kevin Harvick on winning the 2014 NASCAR Championship, as well as on a great racing season.

Matt Kenseth and Kyle Busch finished 1st and 2nd, respectively in this weekend’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race. Both drivers were running the JASPER 4-Speed Transmission.

A recap of finishes from this weekend’s NASCAR Series races at Homestead-Miami Speedway follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series –Ford Ecoboost 400 – Homestead-Miami Speedway

3rd      Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
6th      Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th      Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th      Clint Bowyer (JASPER  4-Speed Transmission)
16th    Joey Logano (JASPER  Differential)
17th    Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st    Michael McDowell ((JASPER Differential)
23rd    Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
39th    Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Chase Championship Round

3rd Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – Ford Ecoboost 300 – Homestead-Miami Speedway

1st      Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th      Ryan Blaney (JASPER Differential)
8th      Brad Keselowski ((JASPER Differential)
9th      Elliott Sadler (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

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Keselowski and Busch Finish 3rd & 4th in Texas

Brad Keselowski, running a JASPER Differential, and Kyle Busch, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished 3rd and 4th, respectively, in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. In the NASCAR Nationwide Series Race, JASPER Products took home the top three spots. Kyle Busch led the group with his win, with Joey Logano and Ryan Blaney finishing 2nd and 3rd, respectively.

A recap of finishes from this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – AAA Texas 500 - Texas Motor Speedway

3rd      Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
4th      Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th    Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th    Joey Logano (JASPER  Differential)
16th    Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th    Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th    Matt Kenseth ((JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th    Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
30th    Michael McDowell  (JASPER  Differential)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Chase Eliminator Round

Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge – Texas Motor Speedway

1st      Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
2nd     Joey Logano (JASPER  Differential)
3rd      Ryan Blaney (JASPER Differential)
5th      Matt Kenseth ((JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th      Elliott Sadler (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

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Logano, Running a JASPER Differential, Wins at New Hampshire

Joey Logano, running a JASPER Differential, took the checkered flag in the Sylvania 300 this past weekend at New Hampshire Motor Speedway. Logano backed up teammate Brad Keselowski’s win from last weekend placing him second in the Chase standings.

A recap of finishes from this past weekend’s NASCAR Series races at New Hampshire follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Sylvania 300 – New Hampshire Motor Speedway

1st     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
7th     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
8th     Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th   Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st   Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
37th   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Chase Standings

1st     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
2nd   Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
5th    Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th    Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th  Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – VISITMYRTLEBEACH.COM 300 – Kentucky Speedway

8th     Michael McDowell (JASPER Differential)
9th     Justin Boston (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th   Elliott Sadler (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
30th   Sam Hornish, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

 

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It was another great Fourth of July weekend for JASPER Race Products in Daytona. Michael Waltrip Racing driver Brian Vickers, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, came in second in the holiday weekend Coke Zero 400 at the Daytona International Speedway. Denny Hamlin and Clint Bowyer, both running JASPER 4-Speed Transmissions finished sixth and ninth respectively.

A recap of finishes for JASPER 4-Speed Transmissions and Differentials follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Coke Zero 400 presented by Coca-Cola – Daytona International Speedway

2nd    Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th     Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th     Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th   Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th   Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
18th   Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
19th   Michael Waltrip (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th   Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings

4th     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
5th     Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
9th     Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
16th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th   Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th   Michael McDowell (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – Subway Firecracker 250 presented by Coca-Cola – Daytona International Speedway

6th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
7th     Darrell Wallace, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
21st   Elliott Sadler (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

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Keselowski Wins at Kentucky with His JASPER Differential

Brad Keselowski, starting from the pole position, took the win at Kentucky Speedway running a JASPER Differential. This was Keselowski’s second win at the Kentucky track in three years, and it guarantees him a spot in the Chase. Keselowski also started from the pole in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race and finished second. Kyle Busch, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished second and third respectively in the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races.

A recap of finishes for JASPER 4-Speed Transmissions and Differentials follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts – Kentucky Speedway

1st     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
2nd    Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th     Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
9th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
19th   Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
26th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
42nd  Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings

4th     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
5th     Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
10th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th   Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
39th   Michael McDowell (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – John R. Elliott HERO Campaign 300 presented by Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over – Kentucky Speedway

2nd    Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
3rd     Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
5th     Ryan Blaney (JASPER Differential)
10th   Elliott Sadler (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
36th   Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

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Denny Hamlin Wins at Talladega with His JASPER 4-Speed

Joe Gibbs Racing driver Denny Hamlin took home the win in the Aaron’s 499 at the Talladega Superspeedway this past weekend. It was his first win of the 2014 season and the second week in a row that a JASPER Race Product finished in first place. Clint Bowyer and Brian Vickers of Michael Waltrip Racing finished third and fourth, respectively. Denny, Clint and Brian were all running the JASPER 4-Speed Transmission.

A recap of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finishes follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Aaron’s 499 – Talladega Superspeedway

1st     Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd     Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th     Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
25th   Michael Waltrip (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
32nd   Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
36th   Michael McDowell (JASPER Differential)
37th   Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th   Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings

2nd    Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd     Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
10th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th   Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
12th   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
18th   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
40th   Michael McDowell (JASPER Differential)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – Aaron’s 312 – Talladega Superspeedway

21st   Ryan Blaney (JASPER Differential)

Next up…

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – May 10: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Under the Lights at Kansas Speedway

NASCAR Nationwide Series – May 18: NASCAR Nationwide Series May Iowa Race at Iowa Speedway

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Joey Logano Wins at Texas with His JASPER Differential

Joey Logano, running a JASPER Differential, took the win in a green-white-checkered finish at Texas Motor Speedway this past weekend. It was Logano’s first win at Texas Motor Speedway. Kyle Busch and Brian Vickers, both running the JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished third and fourth respectively. JASPER Race Products had a total of five Top-10 finishes in the Inaugural Duck Commander 500.

A recap of the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series finishes follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Duck Commander 500 – Texas Motor Speedway

1st     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
3rd     Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th     Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
7th     Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th     Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
15th   Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
30th   Michael McDowell (JASPER Differential)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings

2nd    Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
4th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
5th     Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
9th     Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
40th   Michael McDowell (JASPER Differential)

Next up…

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – April 12: Bojangles’ Southern 500 at Darlington Raceway

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It was a very good weekend for JASPER Race Products at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this weekend. Brad Keselowski, running a JASPER Differential, took the checkered flag in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series events. Joey Logano, also running a JASPER Differential, placed fourth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race, while Kyle Bush, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, followed Keselowski finishing second in the Nationwide race.

A recap of the NASCAR Series’ finishes follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -  Kobalt 400 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

1st     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
4th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
10th   Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
12th   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
43rd   Michael McDowell (JASPER Differential)*

*Michael McDowell is running in the #95 car as a test team for Penske Racing

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings

2nd    Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
4th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
7th     Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
8th     Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
10th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
20th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
22nd  Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
42nd  Michael McDowell (JASPER Differential)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – Boyd Gaming 300 – Las Vegas Motor Speedway

1st   Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
2nd  Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th   Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
13th Elliott Sadler (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

Next up…

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – March 16: Food City 500 – Bristol Motor Speedway

NASCAR Nationwide Series – March 15: Drive to Stop Diabetes 300 Presented by Lilly Diabetes – Bristol Motor Speedway

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A New Race Season Begins…

January may ring in the New Year, but it’s February that brings NASCAR back to our attention, TV screens, radios, computers, mobile devices and, of course, the tracks filled with excited fans.

JASPER 4-Speed Transmissions enjoyed a second place finish by Denny Hamlin of Joe Gibbs Racing, in Sunday’s celebrated Daytona 500.

In the Daytona races leading up to the big event, the JASPER 4-Speed Transmission had three wins in three races. Denny Hamlin won the Sprint Unlimited and the second Dual Qualifying race, while Matt Kenseth won the first Dual Qualifying event.

A recap of the NASCAR Sprint Cup finishes follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Daytona 500

2nd    Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
6th     Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
19th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
30th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
41st   Michael Waltrip (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
42nd  Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Standings

2nd    Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
3rd     Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
6th     Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
11th   Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
18th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
28th   Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
38th   Michael Waltrip (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
39th   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

Penske Racing drivers are under a separate differential program for superspeedway races and will return next week with their JASPER Differentials.

Next up…

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – March 2: The Profit on CNBC 500 Presented by Small Business Fueling America – Phoenix International Raceway

NASCAR Nationwide Series – March 1: Blue Jeans Go Green 200 Presented by Cotton, The Fabric of Our Lives – Phoenix International Raceway

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Matt Kenseth Remains First in Chase Standings

Joey Logano finished 4th with his JASPER Differential in the Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway this past weekend. Matt Kenseth, running a JASPER 4-Speed Transmission, finished 11th to keep him in first place in the Chase Standings.

A recap of the finishes in both the NASCAR Sprint Cup and Nationwide Series races follows.

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series – Hollywood Casino 400 at Kansas Speedway

4th     Joey Logano (JASPER Differential)
11th   Matt Kenseth (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
14th   Clint Bowyer (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
17th   Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)
19th   Martin Truex, Jr. (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
23rd   Denny Hamlin (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
32nd  Brian Vickers (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)
34th   Kyle Busch (JASPER 4-Speed Transmission)

NASCAR Nationwide Series – Kansas Lottery 300 at Kansas Speedway

17th  Sam Hornish, Jr. (JASPER Differential)
28th  Brad Keselowski (JASPER Differential)

Chase Standings

1st     Matt Kenseth
5th     Kyle Busch
9th     Clint Bowyer
10th   Joey Logano

Nationwide Standings

2nd     Sam Hornish, Jr.

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