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Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win
Saturday, 11 Nov, 2017 – 19:45 | Comments Off on Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win
Byron Collects PIR Xfinity Win

William Byron won Saturday’s race at Phoenix International Raceway to advance to the Championship 4 race in the NASCAR XFINITY Series.
Behind him, JR Motorsports teammates Justin Allgaier and Elliott Sadler also qualified for the title race with finishes of 10th and 18th respectively. The JRM trio will join Daniel Hemric in an all-Chevrolet finale, after Hemric ran […]

Top Fuel Duel Tightens At NHRA Season-Ender In Pomona
Saturday, 11 Nov, 2017 – 8:47 | Comments Off on Top Fuel Duel Tightens At NHRA Season-Ender In Pomona
Top Fuel Duel Tightens At NHRA Season-Ender In Pomona

Top Fuel title contender Brittany Force cut into Steve Torrence’s point-lead via the quickest pass in Auto Club Raceway at Pomona history Friday during qualifying for the season-ending 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals.
Force earned the provisional pole with a 1,000-foot pass in 3.667-seconds at 330.31 mph, breaking the track record for elapsed time. Force […]

Capps Determined To Stay No. 1
Friday, 10 Nov, 2017 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Capps Determined To Stay No. 1
Capps Determined To Stay No. 1

Fifteen points separate Ron Capps from the “coolest part” of a last-chance bid to extend his reign as NHRA Funny Car world champion.
“Winning a championship has been bigger than I could have ever imagined for a lot of different reasons,” said Capps, previewing this weekend’s season-ending 53rd annual Auto Club NHRA Finals. “The coolest part […]

Texas Boss Says 3 Beats 2
Sunday, 5 Nov, 2017 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Texas Boss Says 3 Beats 2
Texas Boss Says 3 Beats 2

FORT WORTH, Texas – The camping grounds circling Texas Motor Speedway have been filled on a daily/nightly basis this week in anticipation of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race.
These mobile “temporary cities” are precisely what TMS President Eddie Gossage wants to see out his tower office window, and why he […]

Jones Cleans Up In Texas
Sunday, 5 Nov, 2017 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Jones Cleans Up In Texas
Jones Cleans Up In Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Pole-sitter Erik Jones completed a game/set/match scenario in Saturday night’s 13th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, winning both stages en route to victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race.
Jones, who won the My Bariatric Solutions 300 here on April 8 after qualifying second, completed the 2017 […]

Kenseth: It May Be About Over
Saturday, 4 Nov, 2017 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Kenseth: It May Be About Over
Kenseth: It May Be About Over

FORT WORTH, Texas – Free-agent Matt Kenseth has come to the realization he could be counting down the final three starts of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.
Kenseth, who announced this summer he would not be returning to Joe Gibbs Racing, confirmed Saturday he is not actively searching for another ride for 2018.
“Yeah. That’s […]

‘Pop’ Sauter Trucks To Texas Victory
Saturday, 4 Nov, 2017 – 8:45 | Comments Off on ‘Pop’ Sauter Trucks To Texas Victory
‘Pop’ Sauter Trucks To Texas Victory

FORT WORTH, Texas _ Reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter punched his ticket into the 2017 Championship 4 Playoffs for a second consecutive year Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Next up, diaper duty?
“Oh yeah. I’m used to it,” said Sauter, who celebrated the birth of his fourth child and third daughter, Alice, […]

TMS Hooking Up With Academia
Friday, 3 Nov, 2017 – 7:05 | Comments Off on TMS Hooking Up With Academia
TMS Hooking Up With Academia

FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway and the University of North Texas are partnering in a “Science of Speed” initiative designed to tap into a young and inquisitive fan base that might prompt TMS President/promoter extraordinaire Eddie Gossage to update his resume.
Accompanied by NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Austin Dillon, Gossage joined UNT […]

Kyle Busch Survives ‘Kill’ Mode To Win Martinsville
Monday, 30 Oct, 2017 – 7:02 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Survives ‘Kill’ Mode To Win Martinsville
Kyle Busch Survives ‘Kill’ Mode To Win Martinsville

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Kyle Busch punched his ticket to the championship round with a narrow victory in Martinsville Speedway’s First Data 500, but the final 10 laps in Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race provided more twists-and-turns than a TV soap opera.
“The last run of the race there, everybody was just set on kill […]

Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying
Sunday, 29 Oct, 2017 – 11:36 | Comments Off on Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying
Vettel Heads Off Hamilton In F1 Qualifying

Sebastian Vettel of Scuderia Ferrari momentarily delayed the inevitable Saturday, qualifying on-pole for Formula One’s Mexican Grand Prix two spots ahead of point-leader Lewis Hamilton of Mercedes AMG.
Vettel also protected a nugget of personal history by denying Max Verstappen’s bid to become F1’s youngest-ever pole-sitter. Verstappen, of Red Bull Racing, was sitting P1 until Vettel […]