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TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 10:38 | Comments Off on TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas
TV Numbers: Not Everything Bigger In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Last Sunday’s Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway failed to reverse a season-long trend of sagging TV viewership numbers.
The 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 reportedly posted a 1.7 rating and 2.82-million viewers on FOX Sports 1 _ down a staggering 37 […]

All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
Friday, 13 Apr, 2018 – 6:54 | Comments Off on All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package

NASCAR’s Monster Energy All-Star Race on May 19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be contested with the “edgy” competition package used in last season’s successful NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Each car will be fitted with aero ducts, a six-inch-high spoiler with two 12-inch ears, a restrictor plate and the 2014-style splitter. This […]

The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
Sunday, 8 Apr, 2018 – 19:24 | Comments Off on The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch brushed-off his signature bow to the fans Sunday afternoon for the first time this season at Texas Motor Speedway after outlasting Kevin Harvick en route to victory in the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Busch scored his first win of the Monster Energy NASCAR […]

Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18
Sunday, 8 Apr, 2018 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18
Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18

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Kyle Busch held off Kevin Harvick over the final 20 laps and went on to wins Sunday’s 500-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He led a race-best 116 laps in his Toyota.
Harvick, who won the first three […]

NASCAR, TMS Hoping For Needed TV Help
Saturday, 7 Apr, 2018 – 12:10 | Comments Off on NASCAR, TMS Hoping For Needed TV Help
NASCAR, TMS Hoping For Needed TV Help

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR’s sagging TV ratings could receive a much-needed bump at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend via “saturation coverage” on the FOX Network, FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes.
With the exception of February’s season-opening Daytona 500, the other five Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series races run to-date […]

KuBu On Texas Pole
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 20:12 | Comments Off on KuBu On Texas Pole
KuBu On Texas Pole

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kurt Busch was fastest in practice and fastest in Round 1 of knockout qualifying Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, and that was enough to secure pole position for the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
The threat of lightning around TMS prompted NASCAR officials to cancel Rounds 2 and 3 of time […]

Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend
Friday, 6 Apr, 2018 – 16:44 | Comments Off on Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend
Buescher Added New ‘Teammate’ Last Weekend

FORT WORTH, Texas – The majority of NASCAR drivers likely spent their Easter holiday off-weekend coloring eggs with the kids, watching the remainder of their NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament bracket implode or knocking items off their honey-do lists.
Native Texan Chris Buescher added a partner for life.
“We went and got married over Easter weekend, so that […]

Suarez Wearing, Using His Heritage Proudly
Tuesday, 3 Apr, 2018 – 17:33 | Comments Off on Suarez Wearing, Using His Heritage Proudly
Suarez Wearing, Using His Heritage Proudly

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
DALLAS – NASCAR driver Daniel Suarez walked into the bustling Consulate de Mexico here recently as a humble national hero, carrying a message he hopes will resonate throughout Latin America.
“It means a lot to me to be the first Mexican-born driver (in the NASCAR Cup Series),” Suarez said during his […]

And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
Wednesday, 28 Mar, 2018 – 7:02 | Comments Off on And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!
And Now NASCAR Fans, Heeere’s Clint!

It was about 15 years ago and Clint Bowyer was sitting at a table in one of Kansas City’s hippest restaurants located in one of the hippest sections of town. He was dressed exactly in keeping with what he was; the son of a tow track driver who himself had worked, until very recently, in […]

Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
Tuesday, 27 Mar, 2018 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby
Bowyer And His One-Liners Are Back, Baby

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – When Tony Stewart tapped Clint Bowyer to succeed him in the No. 14 at Stewart-Haas Racing it really didn’t surprise anyone. After all, they are cut from the same cloth – old school racers.
Bowyer viewed it as team owners Stewart and Gene Haas giving him a […]