Sun, 4/10/15 – 8:36 | No Comment

BRASELTON, Ga. – When is a road race in the rain no longer a race? Some people were asking that question as the Petit Le Mans seemed to reach a saturation point while precipitous fallout from a hurricane in the Atlantic kept coming down on Road Atlanta.
Funny thing, though. Despite the frequent safety car periods […]

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Johnson Wrecks, The Chase Is Back On
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – The aura of invincibility surrounding Jimmie Johnson was shattered early during Sunday’s Dickies 500, and just like that, NASCAR’s Chase for the Sprint Cup is worth the price of ambition.
Talk of Johnson’s bid for an unprecedented fourth consecutive Cup title was muted when a crash involving […]

Sun, 11/8/09 – 19:14 | Comments Off on Johnson Wrecks, The Chase Is Back On
Flag to Flag: Texas
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Watching the Dickies 500?
Nick Bromberg is.
Follow him here as he live blogs all the action at Texas Motor Speedway.

Sun, 11/8/09 – 12:00 | 44 Comments
Race Day: It’s Around No. 8 Of Chase
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Another Chase weekend and another oval race. Some think that should change, that a road race should be included in the 10-race playoff, if for no other reason, to break up the monotony.
You would think those people would have the vehement support of one of the best road racers of all time, Juan Pablo Montoya.
Those […]

Sun, 11/8/09 – 9:48 | Comments Off on Race Day: It’s Around No. 8 Of Chase
Saldana Is King Of Worlds, Schatz Is Champ
A capacity crowd saw Joey Saldana win the World Finals at The Dirt Track @ Lowe’s Motor Speedway Saturday evening, and also saw Donny Schatz crowned champion of the World of Outlaws.
Saldana became just the fifth driver in the 30-plus year history of the series to win at least 20 A-Feature events in a single […]

Sun, 11/8/09 – 8:12 | 2 Comments
Martin Makes Peace With His Place In History
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Mark Martin’s conscience will not allow him to tell a lie. Not even to himself.
And so, maybe it is true that Martin – second in Chase points to Jimmie Johnson – is just not good enough to become NASCAR Sprint Cup champion.
“Obviously, the performance of the […]

Sat, 11/7/09 – 18:29 | 2 Comments
Two In The Hand for Busch at TMS
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Fort Worth, Texas – Kyle Busch took another bow at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday afternoon. And on Sunday, he might just thumb his nose at the NASCAR record book.
Busch followed up his win in NASCAR’s Camping World Truck Series Friday night with another Victory Lane visit after dominating the O’Reilly Challenge Nationwide Series event in […]

Sat, 11/7/09 – 15:39 | One Comment
Jason Meyers on Friday night won the opening main event of the third annual World Finals at The Dirt Track at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
His victory allowed him to keep pace with Donny Schatz in the closest points race in World of Outlaws history. With the triumph at the state-of-the-art four-tenths-mile, Meyers earned four more points […]

Sat, 11/7/09 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Myers On Top of Worlds
Busch Earns Win, Hornaday’s Wrath
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
Kyle Busch made it five series victories in a row Friday night when he won the WinStar World Casino 350 Camping World Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. He also made the series point-leader rather angry.
Busch got the victory by holding off Matt Crafton on the final green-flag run. […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 23:13 | 2 Comments
Gordon Exploring Ownership Of Land In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Fort Worth, Texas – Jeff Gordon’s comfort level has grown exponentially during the last calendar year at Texas Motor Speedway, a personal purgatory for much of his stellar Sprint Cup Series career.
Gordon qualified on-pole Friday afternoon for Sunday’s Dickies 500, extending a streak that has seen him claim at least one […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 21:22 | One Comment
Kenseth Claims Nationwide Pole
Matt Kenseth on Friday won the pole for Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway by turning a lap at 187.201 mph.
Right behind Kenseth was his Roush Fenway Racing teammate, David Ragan, who had a lap at 186.548 mph.
Jason Leffler was third, Kasey Kahne fourth and Kevin Harvick fifth.
Series points-leader Kyle Busch was […]

Fri, 11/6/09 – 20:11 | Comments Off on Kenseth Claims Nationwide Pole