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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. […]

Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On
Sunday, 22 Oct, 2017 – 18:39 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On
Truex Jr. Captures Kansas As Playoffs March On

Martin Truex’s dominating weekend at Kansas Speedway was extended well into Sunday after noon as the Furniture Row Racing driver won from the pole at the 1.5-mile oval.
Truex led 91 of 267 laps in earning his seventh victory of the season in a race that featured some significant wrecks.
So good was his FRR Toyota that Truex […]

Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track
Friday, 20 Oct, 2017 – 18:47 | Comments Off on Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track
Truex Jr. Drives To Pole At ‘Home’ Kansas Track

Kansas Speedway can sort of, kind of, in a way be considered Furniture Row Racing’s home track as it sit just down Interstate 70 from Denver, Colo. Well, 600 miles or so down the I-70 but, hey, everybody has to have a place to call home.
On Friday, FRR’s Martin Truex Jr. delighted the “home folks” […]

Cup Drivers Test Tires On Charlotte’s ‘Roval’
Thursday, 19 Oct, 2017 – 8:14 | Comments Off on Cup Drivers Test Tires On Charlotte’s ‘Roval’
Cup Drivers Test Tires On Charlotte’s ‘Roval’

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
CONCORD, N.C. – “Interesting”, “challenging”, “intimidating” and “tricky” are just a few of the words used Wednesday by NASCAR drivers to describe Charlotte Motor Speedway’s road course that will be used next year for the Bank of America 500.
“(We’re) still trying to figure it all out,” said Martin Truex Jr., […]

Keselowski Wins Wreck-O-Rama At Talladega
Sunday, 15 Oct, 2017 – 18:19 | Comments Off on Keselowski Wins Wreck-O-Rama At Talladega
Keselowski Wins Wreck-O-Rama At Talladega

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Brad Keselowski survived a late-race wreckfest, pulled off a last-lap pass and won Sunday’s NASCAR Cup race at Talladega Superspeedway.
The win was Keselowski’s fifth at the restrictor-plate track, his third there since 2012 and moves him into the next round of the Playoffs.
“It’s a special day any day you can win,” he said, “but to […]

Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start
Saturday, 14 Oct, 2017 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start
Junior Earns First Talladega Pole In Last Start

Dale Earnhardt Jr. on Saturday, almost performing as scripted for his last season of full-time NASCAR Cup Series racing, won the pole for Sunday’s race at the 2.66-mile Talladega Superspeedway.
It was his first pole at NASCAR’s biggest track and one associated with the Earnhardt family.
Earnhardt laid down a lap 50.256 seconds (190.544 mph) in the […]

Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
Thursday, 12 Oct, 2017 – 12:02 | Comments Off on Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
Junior Tabbed For Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame

FORT WORTH, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s historically unique connection to Texas Motor Speedway will be recognized next month as NASCAR’s perennial Most Popular Driver heads into retirement.
Earnhardt Jr. will become the 19th member inducted into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame during ceremonies in The Grand Ballroom of The Speedway Club on Saturday, Nov. 4. […]