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A NASCAR/IndyCar twin-bill at places like Texas Motor Speedway would be a winner, says former driver Tony Stewart.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – If shared doubleheader weekends between NASCAR and INDYCAR are to become must-see TV at venues like Texas Motor Speedway, Tony Stewart says one of the sanctioning bodies will need […]

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Bristol’s Spring Race Has Been Driver Springboard
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Dale Earnhardt got his first Cup victory when he won the Bristol spring race in 1979. (Photo courtesy of NASCAR)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Forty years ago, a 27-year-old Dale Earnhardt rolled into victory lane for the first time in his NASCAR Cup career, defeating veteran Bobby Allison by three seconds at […]

Sat, 04/6/19 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Bristol’s Spring Race Has Been Driver Springboard
Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult
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Playing bumper cars at Bristol is becoming a thing of the past. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

BRISTOL, Tenn. – The sheet metal grinding and bumping that once characterized NASCAR short-track stock car racing is almost extinct and Ryan Newman says that is due to a combination of things.

“The bumpers, […]

Sat, 04/6/19 – 7:56 | Comments Off on Bristol Notes: Taking A Car For A Spin Has Become More Difficult
DW Ready To Start Something, And End Something
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Darrell Waltrip has been a hit on NASCAR tracks and also in front of cameras. (File photo by Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images for NASCAR)

By Jeff Hood | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

BRISTOL, Tenn. – When Sunday’s Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway gets underway, NASCAR Hall of Famer Darrell Waltrip won’t be in his familiar TV broadcasting […]

Fri, 04/5/19 – 16:02 | Comments Off on DW Ready To Start Something, And End Something
Hamlin Survives Hiccup Attack To Win At Texas
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Denny Hamlin overcame a pair of penalties to win at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Denny Hamlin says he and crew chief Chris Gabehart are “plugging away” at the revised 2019 rules package for the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series.

“Me and […]

Mon, 04/1/19 – 7:11 | Comments Off on Hamlin Survives Hiccup Attack To Win At Texas
Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work
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Jimmie Johnson picked up his first pole of the season when he led qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson’s morale-boosting, pole-winning lap around Texas Motor Speedway Friday couldn’t disguise the inconvenient truth that group qualifying in the Monster Energy […]

Sun, 03/31/19 – 11:56 | Comments Off on Cup Qualifying Continues To Not Work
Kyle Busch Sets Up Shot At A Texas Three-Sweep
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Kyle Busch added another checkered flag to his collection as he won Saturday’s Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. (RacinToday/HHP photo)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch’s Xfinity Series crew chief says there’s no secret strategy whenever “Rowdy” starts his engine in one of NASCAR’s three national touring series.

“The […]

Sat, 03/30/19 – 17:50 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Sets Up Shot At A Texas Three-Sweep
Busch Kicks Off Texas Weekend With A Truck Victory
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Kyle Busch took the checkers in Friday night’s Truck Series race in Texas.

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Regulars in the NASCAR Gander Outdoors Truck Series are closing the gap on all-time race-winner Kyle Busch. But not enough to prevent “Rowdy” from scoring his milestone fourth consecutive victory during Friday night’s 21st […]

Sat, 03/30/19 – 7:59 | Comments Off on Busch Kicks Off Texas Weekend With A Truck Victory
Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win
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Jimmie Johnson picked up his first pole of the season when he dominated qualifying at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday. (RacinToday/HHP photo by Harold Hinson)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Seven-time Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson returned to form Friday evening at Texas Motor Speedway, qualifying on-pole for Sunday’s […]

Sat, 03/30/19 – 7:49 | Comments Off on Johnson Hoping His Pole Win Leads To A Race Win
Custer: Harvick Was My Video Star At TMS In ’18
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Cole Custer took the checkered flag in the Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway last November – thanks in part to Kevin Harvick. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – Cole Custer’s first NASCAR Xfinity Series victory at Texas Motor Speedway was aided and abetted by Stewart-Haas […]

Fri, 03/29/19 – 17:15 | Comments Off on Custer: Harvick Was My Video Star At TMS In ’18
The Biff Man Makes His Return In A Truck
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Greg Biffle is making a return to the cockpit. (RacinToday/HHP file photo by Alan Marler)

By John Sturbin | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

FORT WORTH, Texas – The “Biff-Man” is back and hot-lapping at Texas Motor Speedway.

Greg Biffle, who has not competed in a NASCAR event since the 2016 Cup Series season-finale, logged 18 laps during Thursday afternoon’s opening […]

Thu, 03/28/19 – 19:51 | Comments Off on The Biff Man Makes His Return In A Truck