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Logano’s Green/White/Checkered Pass Wins Texas
Monday, 7 Apr, 2014 – 15:10 | Comments Off on Logano’s Green/White/Checkered Pass Wins Texas
Logano’s Green/White/Checkered Pass Wins Texas

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Joey Logano passed Jeff Gordon for the lead on the final lap and went on to win Monday’s rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for Team Penske’s Logano – who started the day eighth in points – and the fourth of his career.  It gave […]

Miller Put Charge Into Texas Hall Of Fame Night
Monday, 7 Apr, 2014 – 7:28 | Comments Off on Miller Put Charge Into Texas Hall Of Fame Night
Miller Put Charge Into Texas Hall Of Fame Night

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Extended into Monday because of inclement weather, NASCAR’s spring weekend at Texas Motor Speedway began on a similarly rainy Thursday evening with the annual Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame Gala awards ceremony and charity fundraiser.
Sunday’s day-long rain and cold conditions forced NASCAR to postpone the originally […]

Multi-Zone Tires To Hit The Track In Texas
Thursday, 3 Apr, 2014 – 8:16 | Comments Off on Multi-Zone Tires To Hit The Track In Texas
Multi-Zone Tires To Hit The Track In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Goodyear’s multi-zone tread tire will make its competitive debut on Texas Motor Speedway’s 1.5-mile quadoval during this weekend’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500.
The multi-zone tread concept, combining two distinct rubber compounds on the same right-side tire, was run at Atlanta Motor Speedway and Kansas […]

Martinsville A Special Place For Rick Hendrick
Sunday, 30 Mar, 2014 – 19:24 | Comments Off on Martinsville A Special Place For Rick Hendrick
Martinsville A Special Place For Rick Hendrick

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – “If it wasn’t for Martinsville, I wouldn’t be racing today.”
Those were the words of Rick Hendrick Sunday at Martinsville Speedway prior to the STP 500. Thirty years ago in Martinsville’s spring race, Hendrick obtained his first NASCAR Sprint Cup victory with driver Geoff Bodine and crew chief […]

Sixteen Winners? Could Happen Some Are Saying
Saturday, 29 Mar, 2014 – 8:06 | Comments Off on Sixteen Winners? Could Happen Some Are Saying
Sixteen Winners? Could Happen Some Are Saying

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Five different winners in the first five NASCAR Sprint Cup races is a trend that existed last year, but with the rule change for Chase admittance this season if the trend continues team strategy could be in flux until the September Richmond event.
“If we get into week […]

TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans
Thursday, 20 Mar, 2014 – 16:43 | Comments Off on TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans
TMS Thinks ‘Big Hoss’ To Be Bonanza For Fans

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas –With the click of an oversized remote control button and accompanying fireworks, Speedway Motorsports Inc. officials unveiled the “biggest, baddest HD video board on the planet” Wednesday night.
“Big Hoss TV” lit up the cool March air from its backstretch perch at Texas Motor Speedway, as several thousand […]

Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test
Tuesday, 18 Mar, 2014 – 9:49 | Comments Off on Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test
Team Penske Flexing Muscles At IndyCar Test

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Team Penske’s Will Power, Juan Pablo Montoya and Helio Castroneves began checking-off boxes for the 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series season-opener Monday, posting the top three lap times among 22 drivers participating in Day One of a two-day Open Test at Barber Motorsports Park.
Power, driver of the No. 12 Verizon […]

Will New Format Bring Banging Back To Bristol?
Sunday, 16 Mar, 2014 – 8:21 | Comments Off on Will New Format Bring Banging Back To Bristol?
Will New Format Bring Banging Back To Bristol?

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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BRISTOL, Tenn. – NASCAR’s new format for making the Chase has created a “Winner’s Club” and it’s the desire to gain entrance into the select group that could cause Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway to resemble the tough half-mile track’s sheet metal banging affairs of old.
A victory […]

Keselowski Uses Late Pass To Win In Las Vegas
Sunday, 9 Mar, 2014 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Keselowski Uses Late Pass To Win In Las Vegas
Keselowski Uses Late Pass To Win In Las Vegas

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Brad Keselowski passed Dale Earnhardt Jr. – who ran out of fuel – out of the final turn to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Earnhardt coasted to a second-place finish.
“We took a gamble,” Earnhardt said of his fuel strategy. “But tough losing like that.”
Paul Menard finished third and Joey Logano […]

Harvick Appears In Position To Fulfill Potential
Tuesday, 4 Mar, 2014 – 10:41 | Comments Off on Harvick Appears In Position To Fulfill Potential
Harvick Appears In Position To Fulfill Potential

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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It’s always been tough to slot Kevin Harvick during discussions about driving talent. By the end of the 2014 Sprint Cup season – 2015 at the latest – that process will become easier.
Right now, albeit just a week into the current season, there is growing evidence that Harvick’s place in […]