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Johnson Drives To Victory In Fort Worth – Again
Sunday, 12 Apr, 2015 – 7:58 | Comments Off on Johnson Drives To Victory In Fort Worth – Again
Johnson Drives To Victory In Fort Worth – Again

By John Sturbin| Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson, Chad Knaus and a worn-out 1.5-mile racetrack continue to be game/set/match for all contenders in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
Johnson continued his recent domination of Cup races at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, rallying after a late pit stop for a victory in the 19th […]

Mortality Confronts Larson
Saturday, 11 Apr, 2015 – 20:15 | Comments Off on Mortality Confronts Larson
Mortality Confronts Larson

By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Larson’s recent sheet time at hospitals in Martinsville, Va., and Charlotte drove home a fact of life most 22-year-olds are not ready to accept.
“Yeah, definitely when you are young you think you are bulletproof, and that’s just one little instance that shows you that you aren’t,” […]

SHR Dominates TMS Qualifying
Friday, 10 Apr, 2015 – 20:20 | Comments Off on SHR Dominates TMS Qualifying
SHR Dominates TMS Qualifying

FORT WORTH, Texas – Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick admittedly are pushing each other around in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, a mindset that produced a 1-2 qualifying sweep Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch knocked Harvick off P1 with under a minute remaining in Round 3 of time trials to claim […]

Gordon Says Driving TMS Is Always A Thrill Ride
Friday, 10 Apr, 2015 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Gordon Says Driving TMS Is Always A Thrill Ride
Gordon Says Driving TMS Is Always A Thrill Ride

By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
FORT WORTH, Texas – Six Flags over Texas is located in nearby Arlington, but Jeff Gordon doesn’t need to hustle over to Interstate 30 for a roller-coaster ride. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion says he gets a thrill every time he buckles-up at Texas Motor Speedway.
“I like to relate […]

RCR To Appeal Penalties
Thursday, 9 Apr, 2015 – 19:54 | Comments Off on RCR To Appeal Penalties
RCR To Appeal Penalties

FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR team-owner Richard Childress has informed the sanctioning body it plans to appeal the penalties levied against driver Ryan Newman, crew chief Luke Lambert and the No. 31 Sprint Cup Series team for a tire rules infraction detected at Auto Club Speedway last month.
“Our appeal is scheduled for Thursday, April 16,” […]

‘Mr. H’ Headed Into Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
Tuesday, 7 Apr, 2015 – 10:15 | Comments Off on ‘Mr. H’ Headed Into Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
‘Mr. H’ Headed Into Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame

FORT WORTH, Texas – His all-star lineup of NASCAR drivers respectfully refers to him as “Mr. H.” Beginning Thursday, the personnel at Hendrick Motorsports can address team-owner Rick Hendrick as “Mr. HOF.”
Hendrick, mentor to multiple Sprint Cup Series champions Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, will headline a distinguished list of honorees during the annual Texas Motorsports Hall […]

Kyle Larson: I Feel Great Right Now
Friday, 3 Apr, 2015 – 18:14 | Comments Off on Kyle Larson: I Feel Great Right Now
Kyle Larson: I Feel Great Right Now

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Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway last Saturday, has been medically cleared to resume his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career at Texas Motor Speedway next weekend.
Larson will return to the No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS fielded by Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates when practice for the Duck Commander 500 […]

NASCAR Modifies Superspeedway Qualifying
Monday, 30 Mar, 2015 – 14:00 | One Comment
NASCAR Modifies Superspeedway Qualifying

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
In the wake of criticism leveled by several top Sprint Cup Series drivers at Daytona International Speedway last month, NASCAR unveiled modifications to the qualifying format for superspeedway events across all three national series on Monday.
The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and […]

Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski To Win Martinsville
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 16:14 | Comments Off on Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski To Win Martinsville
Hamlin Holds Off Keselowski To Win Martinsville

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Denny Hamlin took the lead from Matt Kenseth with 30 laps to go, held off Brad Keselowski over the final 20 laps and went on to win Sunday’s 500-lap Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. It […]

Kyle Larson Pulled From Martinsville Race
Sunday, 29 Mar, 2015 – 8:30 | Comments Off on Kyle Larson Pulled From Martinsville Race
Kyle Larson Pulled From Martinsville Race

Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session on Saturday, will not race in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville on Sunday.
Taking his seat in the No. 42 Chip Ganassi Racing Chevrolet will be Regan Smith.
“After fainting yesterday at an autograph session in Martinsville, Virginia, Kyle Larson was first evaluated at a local […]