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Roush Fenway Racing announced Wednesday that former NASCAR Cup Series champion Matt Kenseth will return to the team and drive No. 6 Ford Fusion for a part of the 2018 season.
“It’s a great feeling to return to where it all started for me in the Cup Series,” said Kenseth. “There aren’t many people who have […]

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All-Star Race To Feature ‘Edgy’ Aero Package
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NASCAR’s Monster Energy All-Star Race on May 19 at Charlotte Motor Speedway will be contested with the “edgy” competition package used in last season’s successful NASCAR Xfinity Series event at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Each car will be fitted with aero ducts, a six-inch-high spoiler with two 12-inch ears, a restrictor plate and the 2014-style splitter. This […]

Fri, 04/13/18 – 6:54 | No Comment
Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win
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Steve Torrence added another bullet-point to his racing resume Sunday with a victory in the 19th annual NHRA Four-Wide Nationals at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.
Torrence wheeled his dragster to a 1,000-foot pass in 3.771-seconds at 326.63 mph for the 18th victory of his career and second of the season.  The Kilgore, Texas, […]

Mon, 04/9/18 – 7:16 | Comments Off on Torrence Gets Vegas Four-Wide Win
The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Busch brushed-off his signature bow to the fans Sunday afternoon for the first time this season at Texas Motor Speedway after outlasting Kevin Harvick en route to victory in the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500.
Busch scored his first win of the Monster Energy NASCAR […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 19:24 | Comments Off on The Bow Is Back: Kyle Busch Wins In Texas
Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18
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Kyle Busch held off Kevin Harvick over the final 20 laps and went on to wins Sunday’s 500-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the first of the season for the Joe Gibbs Racing driver. He led a race-best 116 laps in his Toyota.
Harvick, who won the first three […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch Takes Texas For First Win Of ’18
Bacon Brings Home The Win At Texas Dirt Track
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Oklahoman Brady Bacon added a victory at the Texas Motor Speedway Dirt Track to his Lucas Oil American Sprint Car Series resume Saturday night, claiming the 30-lap A-Main Feature of the Tony Stewart presents the Vankor Texas Sprint Car Nationals.
“This was great to race here this weekend,” Bacon said after posting […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 16:28 | Comments Off on Bacon Brings Home The Win At Texas Dirt Track
SMI Touts Vegas Four-Wide Success
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Top executives of Speedway Motorsports Inc. are attending today’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway while keeping track of what’s happening at a sister property in Las Vegas.
TMS founder O. Bruton Smith, executive chairman of SMI, has accompanied son Marcus Smith, SMI president/CEO, to Cowtown for today’s Monster Energy […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 16:18 | Comments Off on SMI Touts Vegas Four-Wide Success
Vettel Wins In Bahrain; Haas’s Magnussen Fifth
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Though running the final laps on exhausted tires, Ferrari driver Sebastian Vettel managed to hold of Valttieri Bottas of Mercedes AMG to win Sunday’s Formula One race in Bahrain.
The wins allowed Vettel to open the 2018 season with back-to-back wins as he also won in Melbourne, Australia two weeks ago. The win came in his […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 12:11 | Comments Off on Vettel Wins In Bahrain; Haas’s Magnussen Fifth
Anderson Wins HP Challenge In Vegas
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Greg Anderson raced to victory in the K&N Horsepower Challenge at the NHRA Four-Wide Nationals on Saturday afternoon at The Strip at Las Vegas Motor Speedway.

Anderson’s 6.731-second pass at 205.47 mph in his KB Racing Chevrolet Camaro bested the defending world champion Bo Butner who red-lit in the final round of the specialty race to […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 8:39 | Comments Off on Anderson Wins HP Challenge In Vegas
Penske’s Newgarden Storms To Desert Victory
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Josef Newgarden charged from fourth place in the last seven laps to win Saturday night’s Phoenix Grand Prix.
The defending Verizon IndyCar Series champion beat rookie Robert Wickens by 2.9946 seconds on the ISM Raceway 1.022-mile oval to collect his eighth career victory.
Newgarden, in the No. 1 Team Penske Chevrolet, was among eight lead-lap drivers who […]

Sun, 04/8/18 – 8:10 | Comments Off on Penske’s Newgarden Storms To Desert Victory
Jimmie Looking For Momentum At TMS
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Mired in a career-worst slump, Jimmie Johnson _ Who else?_ paced Saturday afternoon’s weather-delayed Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series final practice for the 22nd annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
The defending event champion, Johnson ran only three laps around TMS’ 1.5-mile oval during the 40-minute session but wound […]

Sat, 04/7/18 – 19:49 | Comments Off on Jimmie Looking For Momentum At TMS