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Tony Stewart To Return This Weekend; Can Race For Championship; Is Fined By NASCAR
Thursday, 21 Apr, 2016 – 16:00 | Comments Off on Tony Stewart To Return This Weekend; Can Race For Championship; Is Fined By NASCAR
Tony Stewart To Return This Weekend; Can Race For Championship; Is Fined By NASCAR

Tony Stewart announced on his team’s Stewart-Haas Racing website Thursday that he has been cleared by doctors to return to driving duty and that he will return to a Sprint Cup cockpit at Richmond International Raceway this weekend.
NASCAR confirmed that Stewart has been cleared to drive and issued the following statement by Steve O’Donnell, NASCAR’s […]

Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
Sunday, 17 Apr, 2016 – 15:40 | Comments Off on Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway
Edwards Stomps Field At Bristol Motor Speedway

By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
RacinToday.com
Carl Edwards survived a spate of late-race restart challenges  – including two in the final 10 laps –and went on to win Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the year for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver and likely moves him into the […]

Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes
Saturday, 16 Apr, 2016 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes
Sprint Cup Rookies Are Piling Up Top-10 Finishes

By Deb Williams | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
BRISTOL, Tenn. – Throughout NASCAR’s history certain rookie classes have generated more attention than others, but it has been quite some time since the top two rookie contenders have so heavily epitomized the sport’s future.
Chase Elliott and Ryan Blaney both come from racing families, having known the sound of high-powered […]

Edwards On Pole In Bristol
Friday, 15 Apr, 2016 – 19:11 | Comments Off on Edwards On Pole In Bristol
Edwards On Pole In Bristol

Carl Edwards on Friday won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Bristol Motor Speedway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver won his second pole of the season, his third at Bristol and the 18th of his career.  In Edwards’ two other pole-winning efforts at Bristol, he has finished first (2008) and second (2011).
“I didn’t know […]

KyBu Fan Gets Road Wacky In Martinsville Traffic Jam
Sunday, 10 Apr, 2016 – 8:42 | Comments Off on KyBu Fan Gets Road Wacky In Martinsville Traffic Jam
KyBu Fan Gets Road Wacky In Martinsville Traffic Jam

FORT WORTH, Texas – There aren’t many options when exiting Martinsville Speedway after a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.
So, it wouldn’t necessarily be a shock to look over at the car opposite yours in the stopped traffic and see…KYLE BUSCH! OHMIGOD! IT’S KYLE FRIGGING BUSCH! I LOVE YOU, ROWDY! DIVORCE SAMANTHA AND I’LL FOLLOW […]

Kyle Busch A Sweeping Success In Texas
Sunday, 10 Apr, 2016 – 8:12 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch A Sweeping Success In Texas
Kyle Busch A Sweeping Success In Texas

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch continues to lower the broom on his NASCAR peers.
Busch completed his second NASCAR sweep in as many weekends Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway, overcoming an early pit road mishap to win the rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series marathon.
Busch, who posted a dominant victory in Friday […]

Johnson In Love With Texas
Saturday, 9 Apr, 2016 – 18:04 | Comments Off on Johnson In Love With Texas
Johnson In Love With Texas

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson is working on an incredible three-race NASCAR Sprint Cup Series winning streak at Texas Motor Speedway heading into Saturday night’s race.
Beginning with the AAA Texas 500 Chase race here in November 2014, Johnson has led a combined 325 of 1,009 laps around TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval in various versions […]

Busch, Gibbs Want To Earn Interstate Honor At TMS
Saturday, 9 Apr, 2016 – 17:57 | Comments Off on Busch, Gibbs Want To Earn Interstate Honor At TMS
Busch, Gibbs Want To Earn Interstate Honor At TMS

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Norm Miller’s renowned God-fearing patience likely was challenged on the afternoon of April 6, 1997, when the checkered flag flew on the inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The chairman of Interstate Batteries, Miller watched as Jeff Burton wheeled the No. 99 Exide […]

NASCAR To Go Dark At Texas Motor Speedway
Friday, 8 Apr, 2016 – 20:47 | Comments Off on NASCAR To Go Dark At Texas Motor Speedway
NASCAR To Go Dark At Texas Motor Speedway

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – Martin Truex Jr. led a trio of Toyota drivers atop the speed chart during Friday evening’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series “Happy Hour” practice at Texas Motor Speedway.
Truex logged 51 laps with a top speed of 192.930 mph around TMS’ high-banked, 1.5-mile quadoval after qualifying third earlier […]

Edwards Wins Texas Pole
Friday, 8 Apr, 2016 – 16:33 | Comments Off on Edwards Wins Texas Pole
Edwards Wins Texas Pole

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Carl Edwards on Friday won the pole for Saturday night’s Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The pole was the 17th of his Edwards’ career and came after a lap in 27.748 seconds at the 1.5-mile TMS quad-oval.
 
“I made a little mistake, and I thought that was going to cost us,” the Joe Gibbs Racing […]