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Matt Kenseth claimed his first Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series pole of the season on Friday when he laid down the fastest qualifying lap at Richmond International Raceway.
The Joe Gibbs Racing driver had a fast lap at 121.076 mph.
The pole is Kenseth’s second at Richmond.
He has has won twice at Richmond; in 2002 and 2015.
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Gordon Goes Down Swinging
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By Nick Bromberg | Staff Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – It had nothing on the fight between Cale Yarborough and Donnie and Bobby Allison in the 1979 Daytona 500, but by modern NASCAR standards, this was a slobberknocker.
Jeff Gordon confronted Jeff Burton after the two got together during Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. […]

Sun, 11/7/10 – 19:57 | 3 Comments
Hamlin Steals The Show At Texas Motor Speedway
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Denny Hamlin emerged from the circus-like atmosphere at Texas Motor Speedway Sunday as NASCAR’s new Sprint Cup Series point leader, on a day when the sight of a monkey selling programs ultimately proved mundane.
Hamlin held off Matt Kenseth to win the AAA Texas 500 in a […]

Sun, 11/7/10 – 18:56 | 2 Comments
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There are reports out of Europe that Formula One driver Jenson Button was attacked by armed assailants as he left the track in Brazil this weekened.
The assailants reportedly attacked the limo in which he his manager, his trainer and his father were riding after qualifying.
The 30-year-old driver from Britain as he was being chauffeured in […]

Sun, 11/7/10 – 15:18 | Comments Off on F1 Driver Button Reportedly Attacked
Race Day: Is Five Too Many For Jimmie?
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Last week, Kevin Harvick said that it would be better for NASCAR if Jimmie Johnson did not win a fifth straight championship this year.
Harvick – who will be third in points behind Johnson when today’s Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway starts – repeated that contention again on Friday.
“I think […]

Sun, 11/7/10 – 10:18 | One Comment
Meyers King Of Dirt World Finals
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Jason Meyers, Josh Richards and Matt Sheppard were crowned series champions following the fourth-consecutive Lowes Foods World of Outlaws World Finals presented by Bimbo Bakeries and Tom’s Snacks, while Meyers, Jimmy Owens and Tim McCreadie took home A-Feature wins in front of a sellout crowd at The Dirt Track at Charlotte.
More than 14,000 fans filled the grandstands for the […]

Sun, 11/7/10 – 8:03 | Comments Off on Meyers King Of Dirt World Finals
Scott Moving To Gibbs
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Joe Gibbs Racing will add Brian Scott to its already formidable NASCAR Nationwide Series lineup in 2011 with a simple directive.
“We’re looking forward to running for a driver’s championship next year with Brian,” J.D Gibbs, president of JGR, said during a news conference announcing the deal […]

Sat, 11/6/10 – 17:03 | Comments Off on Scott Moving To Gibbs
Keselowski Finds Nice Gift For Wealthy Owner
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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Fort Worth, Texas – Brad Keselowski clinched his first NASCAR Nationwide Series championship Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, and in the process posed a timely answer to one life’s enduring mysteries.
“It’s hard to give a billionaire something, you know?” said Keselowski, referring to team-owner and motorsports mogul Roger Penske. […]

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Cory Mac To Be Released By DSR
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NHRA Top Fuel driver Cory McClenathan, a championship contender throughout 2010, will head into the season-ender next weekend as a lame duck.
Team-owner Don Schumacher said McClenathan will be released following conclusion of the Auto Club of Southern California NHRA Finals at Pomona, Calif., Nov. 11-14.
McClenathan, who has been racing the FRAM Top Fuel Dragster for […]

Sat, 11/6/10 – 11:27 | 4 Comments
Busch Wins TMS Truck Race
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Kyle Busch won the Camping World Truck Series Race Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory  was Busch’s seventh of the season in the series in just 14 starts.
Johnny Sauter was second and his Thorsport teammate, Matt Crafton, was third.
Points leader Todd Bodine was fourth.
Busch restarted the race second with 21 laps to go but […]

Fri, 11/5/10 – 22:06 | Comments Off on Busch Wins TMS Truck Race
Buescher P1 In NNS At TMS
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Texas native James Buescher claimed the pole for Saturday’s Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway with a lap at 189.281 mph on Friday evening.
Buescher, from nearby Plano, knocked Kevin Harvick off the pole late in the session.
Harvick’s fast lap was at 189.069 mph.
Carl Edwards will start third in the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge as […]

Fri, 11/5/10 – 19:03 | Comments Off on Buescher P1 In NNS At TMS