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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 […]

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 […]

Junior Feeling Right At Home In Texas Fame Hall
Saturday, 4 Nov, 2017 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Junior Feeling Right At Home In Texas Fame Hall
Junior Feeling Right At Home In Texas Fame Hall

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. has another reason to call Texas his “second home.”
Junior’s historically unique connection to Texas Motor Speedway formally was recognized Saturday afternoon, when the third-generation NASCAR racer became the 19th member inducted into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame.
“This place is special […]

Kurt Busch Presides Over ‘Club 200’ At TMS
Saturday, 4 Nov, 2017 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Presides Over ‘Club 200’ At TMS
Kurt Busch Presides Over ‘Club 200’ At TMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – If you weren’t cranking out a qualifying lap at 200-plus mph Friday afternoon around Texas Motor Speedway, you were relatively slow.
Welcome to Club 200!
Kurt Busch led a five-driver assault on the 200 mph barrier with a track-record lap in 26.877-seconds at 200.915 mph during qualifying for […]

Kurt Busch Earns Pole At TMS
Friday, 3 Nov, 2017 – 19:55 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Earns Pole At TMS
Kurt Busch Earns Pole At TMS

Kurt Busch covered the 1.5-mile distance in 26.877 seconds (200.915 mph) to top the previous record lap of 200.111 mph posted by Tony Stewart in 2014 in winning the pole at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday.
Busch set the fastest qualifying lap ever recorded on a 1.5-mile intermediate speedway. The pole was Busch’s first of the […]

Junior Is Honored To Be At ‘Second Home”
Friday, 3 Nov, 2017 – 19:49 | Comments Off on Junior Is Honored To Be At ‘Second Home”
Junior Is Honored To Be At ‘Second Home”

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr. previewed his final scheduled NASCAR weekend as driver at Texas Motor Speedway _ site of his first career Xfinity and Cup series victories _ during one of his typically thoughtful, insightful and  honest-to-the-bone media sessions Friday morning.
“Yeah, I mean I didn’t know coming […]

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 […]

Hamlin: Speed Overcomes Experience In Playoffs
Saturday, 28 Oct, 2017 – 17:37 | Comments Off on Hamlin: Speed Overcomes Experience In Playoffs
Hamlin: Speed Overcomes Experience In Playoffs

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Half of the drivers remaining in NASCAR’s playoffs for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup championship have earned a title in the series, but Denny Hamlin said Saturday he doesn’t believe that experience gives them an advantage like it once did.
“I think it’s about the speed that you […]

The King Hires Bubba To Drive The 43 Car
Thursday, 26 Oct, 2017 – 8:10 | Comments Off on The King Hires Bubba To Drive The 43 Car
The King Hires Bubba To Drive The 43 Car

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
Having passed his audition with Richard Petty Motorsports last summer, Darrell “Bubba” Wallace Jr. is ready to continue breaking barriers in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.
RPM, the team co-owned by NASCAR icon “King” Richard Petty, will field Wallace as new driver of the No. 43 car fulltime in 2018. […]