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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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Late Restart Makes Larson A Texas Xfinity Winner
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Kyle Larson used a late-race pass on a restart to overhaul Brad Keselowski and win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Larson passed pole-sitter Keselowski on the day’s fifth and final restart on Lap 171 of the scheduled 200 around TMS’ high-banked/1.5-mile quadoval and paced […]

Sat, 11/5/16 – 18:56 | Comments Off on Late Restart Makes Larson A Texas Xfinity Winner
Bad Brad Looking Good In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Brad Keselowski served notice Saturday afternoon that he intends to be a player during Round 8 of NASCAR’s Chase for the Championship at Texas Motor Speedway.
The 2012 Sprint Cup Series champion, Keselowski is not among the Round of 8 drivers looking to advance into the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on […]

Sat, 11/5/16 – 17:02 | Comments Off on Bad Brad Looking Good In Texas
Austin Dillon Hunts Down The Cup Pole In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – North Carolina native and avid outdoorsman Austin Dillon is taking on the look of a naturalized Texan, courtesy of one hot lap Friday evening around Texas Motor Speedway.
Dillon will start Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series 12th annual AAA Texas 500 on-pole after touring TMS’ high-banked/1.5-mile quadoval […]

Sat, 11/5/16 – 8:07 | Comments Off on Austin Dillon Hunts Down The Cup Pole In Texas
Sauter Wins Texas; Is Dominating First Truck Series Chase
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Johnny Sauter is threatening to turn the inaugural NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Chase into a one-man show.
Sauter’s victory in Friday night’s 18th annual Striping Technology 350 at Texas Motor Speedway was his second in the Round of 6 that will determine which four drivers compete for the championship at Homestead-Miami […]

Sat, 11/5/16 – 7:57 | Comments Off on Sauter Wins Texas; Is Dominating First Truck Series Chase
Hildebrand Signs With Carpenter
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Declaring he has “something to prove,” JR Hildebrand will contest the full 2017 Verizon IndyCar Series schedule for Ed Carpenter Racing in the No. 21 Chevrolet vacated by fellow-American Josef Newgarden.
“Honestly, I just couldn’t be more ready to get started,” said Hildebrand, 28, a key member of ECR the past three years during the Month […]

Fri, 11/4/16 – 18:35 | Comments Off on Hildebrand Signs With Carpenter
Kyle Busch’s Texas Weekend Hits Early Wall
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Kyle Busch will contest the AAA Texas 500 in a backup car after crashing his primary No. 18 Toyota Camry during Friday’s opening practice at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch, of Joe Gibbs Racing, is among seven drivers looking to join six-time […]

Fri, 11/4/16 – 18:15 | Comments Off on Kyle Busch’s Texas Weekend Hits Early Wall
Tifft To Race Full ’17 Xfinity Slate For Gibbs
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Ohio-native Matt Tifft will drive a Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota Camry for the full, 33-race NASCAR Xfinity Series schedule in 2017.
Tifft, who underwent surgery to remove a benign brain tumor in July, has run a limited schedule in both the Xfinity and Camping World Truck series […]

Fri, 11/4/16 – 15:05 | Comments Off on Tifft To Race Full ’17 Xfinity Slate For Gibbs
Byron’s Career Began By Ringing Doorbells
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – We interrupt William Byron’s improbable pursuit of the 2016 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship to revisit a not-so-long ago Halloween night and two doorbells well-rung.
Winner of the NCWTS night race at Texas Motor Speedway on June 10, Byron will look for the sweep Friday night […]

Fri, 11/4/16 – 7:19 | Comments Off on Byron’s Career Began By Ringing Doorbells
Truck Chase Intensifies This Weekend In Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas – With five drivers vying for three spots in NSACAR’s first Camping World Truck Series Chase, expect the intensity to ratchet-up Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway.
Series veteran Johnny Sauter secured the first berth in the Championship 4 race slated for Homestead-Miami Speedway on Nov. 18 with his victory last Saturday at Martinsville […]

Thu, 11/3/16 – 19:28 | Comments Off on Truck Chase Intensifies This Weekend In Texas
Penske Gives Montoya 500 Ride
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Juan Pablo Montoya’s tenure as a Verizon IndyCar Series free agent is over, as the two-time Indianapolis 500 champion has opted to return to Team Penske for the 101st edition of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing” next May.
Tim Cindric, Team Penske president, confirmed Montoya’s decision to officials of sanctioning body INDYCAR. The 2017 Indy 500 […]

Thu, 11/3/16 – 12:05 | Comments Off on Penske Gives Montoya 500 Ride