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Roush Fenway Racing announced that Darrell Wallace Jr. will drive the No. 6 Ford Mustang for the team in the NASCAR’s second-tier Xfinity Series next season.
The 21-year-old Wallace has posted five wins in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series – where, a year ago, he drove at Toyota for Kyle Busch Motorsports – including four [...]

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Trucker Larson Holds Off Cupper Logano At The Rock
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Kyle Larson withstood a final-laps challenge from Joey Logano and went on to win Sunday’s North Carolina Education Lottery 200 Camping World Truck Series race at Rockingham Speedway.
Larson, 20, won in only his fifth career start in the Truck Series and clearly had the fastest truck in the field all day, leading 187 of the [...]

Sun, 04/14/13 – 17:48 | Comments Off
It Was One ‘Rowdy’ Weekend In Fort Worth
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch broke out a broom and playfully swept the stone surface of Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, the perfect prop and photo-op for a guy who spent his weekend in Cowtown cleaning house.
Busch used a late-race pit stop to overhaul Martin Truex [...]

Sun, 04/14/13 – 8:28 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Caps Big Trip To Texas With Cup Win
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Kyle Busch pulled away on the final 16-lap green-flag run to win Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory Busch’s 26th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series  and comes a day after he won the Cup pole and the Nationwide Series event at the 1.5-mile quad-oval speedway.
The victory was Busch’s second of the season and [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 22:56 | Comments Off
Kids Running Wild At Rockingham
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ROCKINGHAM, N.C. – Youth was served on Saturday at Rockingham Speedway, a facility chock full of rich, racing history.
Twenty-year-old phenom Kyle Larson carved up the rugged 1.017-mile oval like a seasoned pro to pace the 36 drivers who turned laps during opening practice for Sunday’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series North Carolina Education Lottery 200 [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 17:00 | Comments Off
Keselowski-Johnson Rivalry Got Hot In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Jimmie Johnson says his NASCAR championship rivalry with Brad Keselowski  –heightened during last fall’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway – now has reached the point of recycling.
“Absolutely, I want to crush him,” Johnson said Friday at TMS, site of Saturday night’s NRA 500. “I [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 16:46 | Comments Off
Kyle Busch Wins No. 6 At Texas Motor Speedway
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch rushed through his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole-award winning duties, changed uniforms at warp speed and wolfed down a meal before settling into his office for Friday night’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The harried result? A record-setting sixth series victory in the [...]

Sat, 04/13/13 – 7:26 | Comments Off
Kyle Is The Top Busch At Texas Sprint Cup Qualifying
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Kyle Busch took advantage of the late draw and stole the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race from brother Kurt Busch by .086 seconds.
Kyle toured the 1.5-mile intermediate speedway in a track-record 27.509 seconds (196.299 mph) in winning his second Coors Light pole award of the season, his first at Texas and the 12th [...]

Fri, 04/12/13 – 20:30 | Comments Off
Briscoe Hitches Ride For Indy
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Veteran open-wheel driver Ryan Briscoe will return to the IZOD IndyCar Series with Chip Ganassi Racing Teams for the 97th edition of next month’s Indianapolis 500.
Briscoe will drive the No. 8 Honda-powered Dallara with primary sponsorship from NTT DATA, a global IT services provider, in a one-off ride on May 26. Last year, Briscoe qualified [...]

Fri, 04/12/13 – 15:40 | Comments Off
TMS Officials Brush Aside NRA Controversy
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ With the exception of a U.S. senator from Connecticut, Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage says there is no controversy surrounding the National Rifle Association’s title sponsorship of Saturday night’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race here.
Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy has sent a letter to News Corp. media mogul Rupert Murdoch requesting [...]

Fri, 04/12/13 – 15:21 | 2 Comments
NASCAR To See If Gen-6 Cars Mesh With Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – When NASCAR’s Gen-6 race cars finally are fully-sorted, they’ll be branded as “Texas Tough.”
On-track teething of the Chevrolet SS, Ford Fusion and Toyota Camry continued Thursday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway in preparation for Saturday’s NRA 500, Race No. 7 of the Sprint Cup Series schedule. [...]

Thu, 04/11/13 – 20:27 | Comments Off