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BRISTOL, Tenn. – For Brad Keselowski, Thursday’s victory in the UNOH 200 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race not only made history, it also gave the Michigan native a special satisfaction on a personal and professional level.
The 30-year-old Keselowski’s victory provided him and his father, Bob, with the distinction of being the only father-son duo [...]

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Sauter Chickens Out At Texas Motor Speedway
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
FORT WORTH, Texas – Johnny Sauter’s season of disappointing double-digit results in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series does not include the two races run at Texas Motor Speedway.
When he races at TMS, Sauter conveniently develops a case of “Romnesia.”
“I’m worried about Tuesday and Mitt Romney winning (the presidential election)…that’s [...]

Sat, 11/3/12 – 20:06 | Comments Off
Sauter Sweeps; Dillon Trims Points Lead at Texas
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Johnny Sauter passed Parker Kligerman with 10 laps left and went on to win Friday night’s Winstar World Casino 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Sauter, both of whose 2012 victories have come at TMS,  finished 2.199 seconds ahead of second-place Kligerman.
Nelson Piquet Jr. ran third, followed by Kyle Busch and [...]

Sat, 11/3/12 – 7:15 | Comments Off
Bowyer Hopes The Frontrunners Will Stumble
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

FORT WORTH, Texas – Clint Bowyer concedes that, yes, Jimmie Johnson is the favorite to win the 2012 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver’s championship.
“Same old Chase. Same races, same racetracks and same guy (Johnson) you’re trying to beat for the championship,” said Bowyer, referring to NASCAR’s 10-event/12-driver playoff. “It’s damn sure the same Chase. But [...]

Fri, 11/2/12 – 18:17 | Comments Off
Johnson Wins Pole At Texas
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Sprint Cup points leader Jimmie Johnson won the pole for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 with a lap around Texas Motor Speedway in 28.261 seconds.
Johnson edged Greg Biffle (190.382 mph) by .103 seconds.
The pole was Johnson’s first at the 1.5-mile track, his fourth of the season and the 29th of his career. The 20th driver to [...]

Fri, 11/2/12 – 17:52 | Comments Off
Danica Ready To Settle Down After ‘Standing Up’
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

FORT WORTH, Texas – Danica Patrick will huddle-up with crew chief/mentor Tony Gibson for the first time Friday morning at Texas Motor Speedway, where her new NASCAR Sprint Cup Series crew chief likely will address a lingering issue.
That would be Mr. Landon Cassill, the Cup driver who became a YouTube curiosity when Patrick sent him [...]

Fri, 11/2/12 – 10:38 | 4 Comments
Texas Trucker Buescher Hoping To Out-Draw Dillon
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

FORT WORTH, Texas – James Buescher’s bid to end “Dillon Domination” of the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series continued Thursday evening at Texas Motor Speedway, where two practice sessions laid the groundwork for Friday night’s Winstar World Casino 350.
A 22-year-old native of nearby Plano, Buescher will take a 21-point lead over rookie Ty Dillon into [...]

Thu, 11/1/12 – 20:41 | Comments Off
Texas Is Big For NNS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr.
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

Reigning NASCAR Nationwide Series champion Ricky Stenhouse Jr. currently is second in the point standings, six behind leader Elliott Sadler of Richard Childress Racing.
Stenhouse padded his NNS points lead with a sixth-place finish last November for Roush Fenway Racing at the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, site of Saturday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts [...]

Thu, 11/1/12 – 7:09 | Comments Off
Starworks’ Season A Humdinger – And Gut Buster
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor

KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Leaning against a counter top in his Starworks Motorsport hauler last Saturday, Peter Baron burped out a sarcastic laugh when it was suggested to him that 2012 must have been his best year in racing. Ever.
The ever-young-looking Starworks owner reached into the front pocket of his pants and pulled out a [...]

Mon, 10/29/12 – 15:04 | Comments Off
Keselowski Stays Out Too Late In Martinsville
Deb Williams | Senior Writer

MARTINSVILLE, Va. – With 25 laps remaining in Sunday’s TUMS Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville Speedway, Brad Keselowski asked crew chief Paul Wolfe to let him make the call on whether to pit. Wolfe obliged and Keselowski stayed on the tough, half-mile track.
However, the Penske Racing driver and Dale Earnhardt Jr. were the only [...]

Mon, 10/29/12 – 7:24 | Comments Off
Funny Car Fracas Heats Way Up In Las Vegas
John Sturbin | Senior Writer

By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Teammates Ron Capps and Jack Beckman are taking their intramural squabble for the 2012 NHRA Funny Car world championship to the end of the line, in what promises to be two weeks of 24/7 obsessing at Don Schumacher Racing.
Capps posted his Full Throttle Drag Racing Series-best fifth Funny Car victory [...]

Mon, 10/29/12 – 6:57 | Comments Off