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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

RacinToday.com
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
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 | Comments Off on Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round
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 | 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
RacinToday.com
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 […]

Elliott In Need Of Texas-Sized Win
Friday, 2 Nov, 2018 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Elliott In Need Of Texas-Sized Win
Elliott In Need Of Texas-Sized Win

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
ARLINGTON, Texas – NASCAR’s multi-tiered Cup Series Playoff system has cast Chase Elliott as a conundrum _ the driver who can’t win for winning.
Despite a pair of Playoff victories, Elliott stands sixth in points among the Round of 8 drivers prepping for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup […]

Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?
Thursday, 1 Nov, 2018 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?
Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?

By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Everybody’s choosing sides after Martinsville.
I’m choosing Dale Earnhardt Sr. His name came up often enough after the last-lap imbroglio between Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. that it seemed like Earnhardt, too, was out there racing.
He often took the credit, or blame, in social media for Logano’s bump-and-run. “Earnhardt did it […]

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
RacinToday.com
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 […]

Elliott Holds Off Charges to Win Kansas
Sunday, 21 Oct, 2018 – 20:33 | Comments Off on Elliott Holds Off Charges to Win Kansas
Elliott Holds Off Charges to Win Kansas

Young Chase Elliott didn’t really need to win the Hollywood Casino 400 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup race at Kansas Speedway on Sunday as his victory two weeks ago had already secured him a berth in the next round of the series’ playoffs.
But, like all drivers, Elliott, 22, is greedy. Greedy for victories. The Hendrick Motorsports […]