Thu, 18/12/14 – 16:11 | No Comment

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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Cumming Gives RSR Another Tudor Pole
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – Chris Cumming won his first Tudor United SportsCar Series Championship pole Friday night when he had fast lap during qualifying for Sunday’s Kansas Grand Prix at Kansas Speedway’s infield road course.
Cumming, driving the No. 08 entry of RSR Racing, had a fast lap around the 6-turn, 2.37-mile [...]

Sat, 06/7/14 – 1:08 | Comments Off
Crafton Gets Breakthrough Truck Series Win At Texas
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
FORT WORTH, TEXAS – Matt Crafton put a definitive end to his 13-year/26-race winless streak at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night, steamrolling the field while stretching his fuel mileage en route to a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory in the 18th annual WinStar World Casino 400.
Crafton and crew chief Carl [...]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 23:44 | Comments Off
TMS Adds Some Pomp To Camping World Race
Jeff Hood | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Leave it to flamboyant Texas Motor Speedway promoter Eddie Gossage to link fast cars to the graduation tune Pomp and Circumstance.
As the starting field is introduced for tonight’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series, 18-year-old Erik Jones will receive his high school diploma as [...]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 18:32 | Comments Off
Power Solves New Downforce Rule; Wins TMS Pole
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Will Power qualified on-pole for the Firestone 600 Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway and almost immediately began channeling his inner Helio.
That would be Castroneves, Power’s Team Penske teammate and defending event champion of what is billed as “America’s Original Nighttime IndyCar Race.”
Power posted a cumulative [...]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 18:26 | Comments Off
Hamlin On Pole In Pocono
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By Seth Livingstone
NASCAR Wire Service
LONG POND, Pa. – A four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup winner at Pocono Raceway, Denny Hamlin, continued to excel on the 2.5-mile triangular layout on Friday, setting a track record in qualifying for Sunday’s Pocono 400.
But Hamlin says Pocono is a different animal than the track at which he won his first [...]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 18:17 | Comments Off
TUDOR Rolls Into Kansas With Brand New Format
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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By Jim Pedley
NASCAR Wire Service
KANSAS CITY, Kan. – So much will be new and unique in Saturday night’s Grand Prix of Kansas that competitors could probably leave the notebooks back at their shops and instead just bring a 3-by-5 note card or two with them to Kansas Speedway this weekend.
In fact, so much about the [...]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 17:20 | Comments Off
No ‘Magic Pill’ Yet For IndyCar At Texas Oval
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – An additional 300 pounds of downforce may not be the “magic pill” Verizon IndyCar Series teams are seeking in the never-ending aerodynamic conundrum surrounding open-wheel racing at Texas Motor Speedway.
Sanctioning body INDYCAR announced Thursday that teams competing in Saturday night’s Firestone 600 here will have the [...]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 14:18 | Comments Off
Gentilozzi And Family Have Settled Into Their PC Home
Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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KANSAS CITY, Kan. – The hauler which serves as the at-track office for his race team is smaller than they were for Paul Gentilozzi back in the day. The team is smaller. The budgets are definitely smaller and, quite frankly, the stage on which Gentilozzi and his RSR Racing team performs is much smaller.
What hasn’t [...]

Fri, 06/6/14 – 8:44 | One Comment
Jeb Burton Seeks Return To Winning Ways At TMS
John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
RacinToday.com
FORT WORTH, Texas – It didn’t take long for the buzz generated by Jeb Burton’s first NASCAR Camping World Truck Series win to wear off.
“Right when I left this chair last year, I knew I needed to win some more,” Burton said Thursday afternoon from a seat in the Media [...]

Thu, 06/5/14 – 21:38 | Comments Off
NASCAR Unveils Changes For Eldora Trucks Race
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NASCAR on Tuesday announced a series of format changes to the second annual NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Eldora Speedway dirt track, which is scheduled for July 23.
The changes include:
– Pit stops during competition cautions are now optional, whereas they were mandatory in last year’s inaugural event.
– Each qualifying race will now [...]

Tue, 06/3/14 – 7:30 | Comments Off