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‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83
Monday, 12 Nov, 2018 – 21:03 | Comments Off on ‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83
‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83

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According to media reports, Hall of Fame driver David Pearson has died at age 83.
The three-time champion in the NASCAR Cup Series, and the winner of 105 Cup races, died on Monday the reports say.
Pearson won 105 Cup races, second only to Richard Petty, who was Pearson’s chief rival in the 1960s and ’70s.
Between 1963-77, […]

Bell Drives His Way Into Xfinity Series Finale
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 8:59 | Comments Off on Bell Drives His Way Into Xfinity Series Finale
Bell Drives His Way Into Xfinity Series Finale

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Christopher Bell drove through the field to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race in Phoenix and advance to the Nov. 17 season championship finale at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
Faced with a must-win situation entering the Round of 8 elimination race, Bell did exactly that. By the end of Stage 1, he had cracked the top 10. At […]

Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame
Friday, 9 Nov, 2018 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame
Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – He wasn’t packing a helmet and he declined several requests to reprise his signature back flip off a stage. With that, retired NASCAR star Carl Edwards celebrated his induction into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame as 2017 classmate to popular IndyCar Series driver Helio Castroneves.
Edwards […]

Harvick Stripped Of Round Of Four Berth
Wednesday, 7 Nov, 2018 – 12:14 | Comments Off on Harvick Stripped Of Round Of Four Berth
Harvick Stripped Of Round Of Four Berth

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NASCAR came down hard on Kevin Harvick Wednesday as it stripped him of the berth in the Round of 4 that he had secured by winning at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday.
The penalty stemmed for having his Stewart-Haas Racing Ford fail post-race inspection.
The problem was an illegal spoiler. It was deemed to have been altered.
Harvick […]

A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead
Monday, 5 Nov, 2018 – 8:10 | Comments Off on A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead
A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – It was Kevin Harvick all day long into dusk and overtime Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, where the Stewart-Haas Racing star won the AAA Texas 500 for the second consecutive year.
Harvick’s eighth win of the season provided him an automatic berth into the Championship 4 round […]

Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2018 – 20:51 | Comments Off on Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round
Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick is in the Final Four.
The Stewart-Haas Racing driver became the second driver to earn a berth in the four-car Championship Round of the playoffs when he won Sunday’s 500-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
No. 4 Ford, Harvick led a race-best 177 laps in […]

Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas
Sunday, 4 Nov, 2018 – 9:03 | Comments Off on Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas
Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano received a text message from Martin Truex Jr. Sunday night following their controversial bump-and-run encounter at Martinsville Speedway,  the exact contents of which remain Classified Information.
The last-lap dust-up on Martinsville’s famed half-mile oval secured Logano’s spot in NASCAR’s Championship Four lineup later this month […]

Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole
Saturday, 3 Nov, 2018 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole
Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Ryan Blaney recorded the second 200 mph NASCAR Cup Series qualifying lap on a 1.5-mile racetrack Friday evening during time trials for the 14th annual AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Blaney’s lap in 26.932-seconds at 200.505 mph was posted nearly one year after Kurt Busch […]

Logano Wins, Truex Threatens at Martinsville
Sunday, 28 Oct, 2018 – 20:38 | Comments Off on Logano Wins, Truex Threatens at Martinsville
Logano Wins, Truex Threatens at Martinsville

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Tempers always flare at Martinsville Speedway; it’s a well-defined by-product of short-track racing and Sunday’s First Data 500 was no exception.
Shortly after the checkered flag waved third-place finisher Martin Truex Jr. vowed race winner Joey Logano wouldn’t be the 2018 champion.
Winning team owner Roger […]

Elite Eight Got Big Date at Martinsville Short Track
Sunday, 28 Oct, 2018 – 8:25 | Comments Off on Elite Eight Got Big Date at Martinsville Short Track
Elite Eight Got Big Date at Martinsville Short Track

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Martinsville Speedway’s First Data 500 kicks off the round of eight in NASCAR’s Monster Energy Cup Series and with Stewart-Haas racing possessing half of the contenders, the playoffs have taken on a different look than many expected.
Already eliminated from the post-season are seven-time NASCAR champion […]