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Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking
Thursday, 15 Nov, 2018 – 9:03 | No Comment
Flat Spot On: Pearson Let His Driving Do the Talking

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Longtime radio announcer Barney Hall gave David Pearson his “Silver Fox” nickname, which fit extraordinarily well beyond the graying hair that emerged during his salad days of the 1970s. Pearson was elusive as in hard to catch. He was wily as in difficult to pin down. And, he was fast as […]

‘Silver Fox’ Pearson Has Passed Away At 83
Monday, 12 Nov, 2018 – 21:03 | No Comment
‘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, […]

Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set
Sunday, 11 Nov, 2018 – 19:15 | No Comment
Busch Wins In Arizona; Final Four Is Set

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Next week in the humid, swampy darkness of Homestead-Miami Speedway, three drivers will be gunning for their second NASCAR Cup Series championship and one other will be going for his first.
That was all determined by an ugly race Sunday near Phoenix, Ariz.
Kyle Busch moved to the lead for a final […]

Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix
Saturday, 10 Nov, 2018 – 8:47 | No Comment
Harvick Wins Pole In Phoenix

Kevin Harvick won the pole position for Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at ISM Raceway on Friday.
The pole victory come less than a week after a post-race penalty at Texas cost him an automatic berth in the season-finale Championship 4 which will be held in Homestead, Fla. next weekend.
Harvick, a nine-time Phoenix winner, […]

Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame
Friday, 9 Nov, 2018 – 18:15 | No Comment
Carl Edwards Welcomed Into Texas Hall of Fame

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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 […]

Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs
Wednesday, 7 Nov, 2018 – 12:22 | No Comment
Truex Jr. Moving To Gibbs

Joe Gibbs Racing made it official Wednesday when it announced that 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Martin Truex, Jr. and crew chief Cole Pearn will join the organization’s No. 19 team in 2019.
“Anytime you have an opportunity to bring two people of this caliber into your organization, it’s certainly an exciting time,” said […]

Harvick Stripped Of Round Of Four Berth
Wednesday, 7 Nov, 2018 – 12:14 | No Comment
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 | No Comment
A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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 | No Comment
Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
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 | No Comment
Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
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 […]