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Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On
Sunday, 22 Oct, 2017 – 18:39 | No Comment
Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On

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Martin Truex’s dominating weekend at Kansas Speedway was extended well into Sunday after noon as the Furniture Row Racing driver won from the pole at the 1.5-mile oval.
Truex led 91 of 267 laps in earning his seventh victory of the season in a race that featured some significant wrecks.
So good was his FRR Toyota that Truex […]

Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate
Saturday, 21 Oct, 2017 – 17:48 | No Comment
Bell Wins Kansas, Loses Love Of Teammate

Christopher Bell of Joe Gibbs Racing won Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Kansas Speedway.
In addition to earning the checkered flag, Bell incurred the animosity of teammate Erik Jones, who apparently didn’t like the slide-job pass for the lead Bell put on him with three laps to go.
Jones let Bell know of his displeasure while […]

Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track
Friday, 20 Oct, 2017 – 18:47 | No Comment
Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track

Kansas Speedway can sort of, kind of, in a way be considered Furniture Row Racing’s home track as it sit just down Interstate 70 from Denver, Colo. Well, 600 miles or so down the I-70 but, hey, everybody has to have a place to call home.
On Friday, FRR’s Martin Truex Jr. delighted the “home folks” […]

Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018
Friday, 20 Oct, 2017 – 16:12 | No Comment
Alonso To Stick With McLaren In 2018

Buoyed by an impending switch from Honda to Renault power, Fernando Alonso has signed a “long-term partnership” with McLaren beginning with the 2018 FIA Formula One World Championship season.
Alonso’s decision, confirmed Thursday, ended speculation the two-time World Driving Champion could leave the team after a frustrating campaign that saw the Spaniard skip the prestigious Monaco […]

Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start
Saturday, 14 Oct, 2017 – 18:44 | No Comment
Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Saturday, almost performing as scripted for his last season of full-time NASCAR Cup Series racing, won the pole for Sunday’s race at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway.
It was his first pole at NASCAR’s biggest track and one associated with the Earnhardt family.
Earnhardt laid down a lap 50.256 seconds (190.544 mph) in the […]

Torrence Family Operation Beating The Big Boys Of Top Fuel
Saturday, 14 Oct, 2017 – 8:11 | No Comment
Torrence Family Operation Beating The Big Boys Of Top Fuel

Midway through the NHRA’s Countdown to the Championship, Steve Torrence possesses a 42-point lead in Top Fuel, but the Texas native believes it’s the length of time his team has worked together that eventually will make the difference in the title battle.
“Some of those guys have been with me six years,” the 34-year-old Torrence said. […]

Langdon Crossing Over To Funnier Stuff
Friday, 13 Oct, 2017 – 20:12 | No Comment
Langdon Crossing Over To Funnier Stuff

ENNIS, Texas – Shawn Langdon’s tenure as an NHRA Top Fuel driver is down to its final three races, but this is a good thing.
Kalitta Motorsports announced Friday that Langdon, the 2013 NHRA Top Fuel world champion, will compete in the Funny Car category beginning with the 2018 Mello Yello Drag Racing Series season. Langdon’s […]

Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
Thursday, 12 Oct, 2017 – 12:02 | No Comment
Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame

FORT WORTH, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s historically unique connection to Texas Motor Speedway will be recognized next month as NASCAR’s perennial Most Popular Driver heads into retirement.
Earnhardt Jr. will become the 19th member inducted into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame during ceremonies in The Grand Ballroom of The Speedway Club on Saturday, Nov. 4. […]

Furniture Row To Downsize
Wednesday, 11 Oct, 2017 – 12:27 | No Comment
Furniture Row To Downsize

Furniture Row Racing announced on Wednesday that it will return to being a one-car operation in 2018.
A press release issued by the team said, “As Furniture Row Racing looks ahead to the 2018 NASCAR Cup Series season, the Denver, Colo. based team is not planning to field the No. 77 Toyota as a second car […]

DeJoria To Retire
Monday, 9 Oct, 2017 – 12:01 | No Comment
DeJoria To Retire

Kalitta Motorsports announced Monday that Funny Car driver Alexis DeJoria will retire after the 2017 season.
“It’s one of the hardest decisions I’ve ever had to make and I will miss everyone so much. My reasoning behind this decision is simple, it’s time for me to switch my focus towards my family,” said DeJoria, driver of […]