Tue, 21/11/17 – 17:26 | No Comment

Roush Fenway Racing will field a driver development team in the NASCAR Xfinity Series (NXS) in 2018, with Ty Majeski, Austin Cindric and Chase Briscoe scheduled to share the company’s signature No. 60 Ford Mustang.
The project is intended to continue the progression and development of the three “Ford family” drivers and will be run by […]

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Harvick Wins Texas, Moves To Championship 4
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas –Kevin Harvick finally checked Texas Motor Speedway off his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series to-do list Sunday while checking into the Championship 4 Playoffs with a hustle-from-behind victory over Martin Truex Jr. in the 13th annual AAA Texas 500.
Harvick, of Stewart-Haas Racing, ended a daunting 0-for-29 streak […]

Sun, 11/5/17 – 18:33 | Comments Off on Harvick Wins Texas, Moves To Championship 4
Texas Boss Says 3 Beats 2
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FORT WORTH, Texas – The camping grounds circling Texas Motor Speedway have been filled on a daily/nightly basis this week in anticipation of Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race.
These mobile “temporary cities” are precisely what TMS President Eddie Gossage wants to see out his tower office window, and why he […]

Sun, 11/5/17 – 16:59 | Comments Off on Texas Boss Says 3 Beats 2
Jones Cleans Up In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Pole-sitter Erik Jones completed a game/set/match scenario in Saturday night’s 13th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, winning both stages en route to victory in the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoff race.
Jones, who won the My Bariatric Solutions 300 here on April 8 after qualifying second, completed the 2017 […]

Sun, 11/5/17 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Jones Cleans Up In Texas
Kenseth: It May Be About Over
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Free-agent Matt Kenseth has come to the realization he could be counting down the final three starts of his Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series career.
Kenseth, who announced this summer he would not be returning to Joe Gibbs Racing, confirmed Saturday he is not actively searching for another ride for 2018.
“Yeah. That’s […]

Sat, 11/4/17 – 18:44 | Comments Off on Kenseth: It May Be About Over
Junior Feeling Right At Home In Texas Fame Hall
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR superstar Dale Earnhardt Jr. has another reason to call Texas his “second home.”
Junior’s historically unique connection to Texas Motor Speedway formally was recognized Saturday afternoon, when the third-generation NASCAR racer became the 19th member inducted into the Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame.
“This place is special […]

Sat, 11/4/17 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Junior Feeling Right At Home In Texas Fame Hall
‘Pop’ Sauter Trucks To Texas Victory
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter punched his ticket into the 2017 Championship 4 Playoffs for a second consecutive year Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Next up, diaper duty?
“Oh yeah. I’m used to it,” said Sauter, who celebrated the birth of his fourth child and third daughter, Alice, […]

Sat, 11/4/17 – 8:45 | Comments Off on ‘Pop’ Sauter Trucks To Texas Victory
Kurt Busch Presides Over ‘Club 200’ At TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – If you weren’t cranking out a qualifying lap at 200-plus mph Friday afternoon around Texas Motor Speedway, you were relatively slow.
Welcome to Club 200!
Kurt Busch led a five-driver assault on the 200 mph barrier with a track-record lap in 26.877-seconds at 200.915 mph during qualifying for […]

Sat, 11/4/17 – 8:37 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Presides Over ‘Club 200’ At TMS
Kurt Busch Earns Pole At TMS
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Kurt Busch covered the 1.5-mile distance in 26.877 seconds (200.915 mph) to top the previous record lap of 200.111 mph posted by Tony Stewart in 2014 in winning the pole at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday.
Busch set the fastest qualifying lap ever recorded on a 1.5-mile intermediate speedway. The pole was Busch’s first of the […]

Fri, 11/3/17 – 19:55 | Comments Off on Kurt Busch Earns Pole At TMS
Junior Is Honored To Be At ‘Second Home”
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Dale Earnhardt Jr. previewed his final scheduled NASCAR weekend as driver at Texas Motor Speedway _ site of his first career Xfinity and Cup series victories _ during one of his typically thoughtful, insightful and  honest-to-the-bone media sessions Friday morning.
“Yeah, I mean I didn’t know coming […]

Fri, 11/3/17 – 19:49 | Comments Off on Junior Is Honored To Be At ‘Second Home”
TMS Hooking Up With Academia
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Texas Motor Speedway and the University of North Texas are partnering in a “Science of Speed” initiative designed to tap into a young and inquisitive fan base that might prompt TMS President/promoter extraordinaire Eddie Gossage to update his resume.
Accompanied by NASCAR Monster Energy Cup Series driver Austin Dillon, Gossage joined UNT […]

Fri, 11/3/17 – 7:05 | Comments Off on TMS Hooking Up With Academia