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NASCAR announced Thursday that Monster Energy drink will become the entitlement sponsor of its premier series.
Press releases from NASCAR did not say what the name of the series would be. Some media reports had asserted that the word “Cup” would be dropped.
Cup has been attached to the name of the series since R.J. Reynolds tobacco’s […]

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Keselowski Wins Texas XFINITY Race
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Brad Keselowski passed leader Autsin Dillon with 11 laps to go and hung on to win Saturday’s XFINITY Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
The victory was the 34th of the Team Penske driver’s career in the series. It was his second win of the season and second at TMS’s 1.5-mile quad-oval.
“Kind of a funky race […]

Sat, 11/7/15 – 18:37 | Comments Off on Keselowski Wins Texas XFINITY Race
For Truex, The Race For Respect Rages On
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Martin Truex Jr. and Furniture Row Racing are poised to play underdog at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, and perhaps all the way into NASCAR’s Championship 4.
Truex sits third in the Chase for the Sprint Cup Championship point-standings heading into Sunday’s 11th annual AAA Texas 500 […]

Sat, 11/7/15 – 16:11 | Comments Off on For Truex, The Race For Respect Rages On
Buescher Hopes To Celebrate Homecoming At TMS
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – We interrupt Chris Buescher’s pursuit of his first NASCAR XFINITY Series driver’s championship for this Friday night football score:
Prosper High School Eagles 21, Denison Yellow Jackets 10.
A Prosper native, Buescher has enjoyed a crammed week of business and family-related travel as well as media obligations in […]

Sat, 11/7/15 – 8:45 | Comments Off on Buescher Hopes To Celebrate Homecoming At TMS
Jones Kicks Off Texas Weekend With Truck Series Victory
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Erik Jones put himself in position to record a three-event sweep at Texas Motor Speedway Friday night when he won the Camping World Truck Series race.
Jones, who will also drive in Saturday’s XFINITY Series event and Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race, led 117 of 147 laps en route to victory in the WinStar World Casino & […]

Sat, 11/7/15 – 8:22 | Comments Off on Jones Kicks Off Texas Weekend With Truck Series Victory
Keselowski On Pole At Texas
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Chase driver Brad Keselowski won the pole for Sunday’s Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday evening.
Keselowski won the pole and pick of pit stalls with a lap at 196.929 mph.
“This is a good start but our ultimate goal is to be the fastest at the end of the race on Sunday,” […]

Fri, 11/6/15 – 20:00 | Comments Off on Keselowski On Pole At Texas
Logano: Dump Job By Kenseth Has Lit A Fire
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano says he fully understands the message NASCAR delivered this week in response to Matt Kenseth’s decision to wreck him out of last Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville Speedway.
“The message sent obviously is that you can’t do that,” Logano said during an interview at Texas Motor Speedway Friday […]

Fri, 11/6/15 – 15:26 | One Comment
Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Erik Jones admittedly is a little sleep-deficient these days, and Matt Crafton can commiserate.  The two-time/reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion, Crafton knows the road to the title winds through Insomnia, USA.
“I know how it was trying to win my first championship…just sleepless nights,” Crafton said during a press conference […]

Fri, 11/6/15 – 8:20 | Comments Off on Road Weary Truckers Hit Texas Chasing Title
Appeals Denied: Kenseth Pulled From Cup Car
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Matt Kenseth lost a pair of appeal rulings on his NASCAR-imposed suspension Thursday, black-flagging his return to the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
NASCAR suspended Kenseth on Tuesday from participating in the Chase for the Sprint Cup races at […]

Thu, 11/5/15 – 19:30 | 2 Comments
Kenseth Parked By NASCAR
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NASCAR has suspended Matt Kenseth for two races, the sanctioning body announced Tuesday evening.
The suspension was levied because NASCAR believes that Kenseth wrecked Joey Logano during last Sunday’s Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Martinsville Speedway on purpose.
Joe Gibbs Racing released a statement that indicated driver it will appeal the penalty to the driver […]

Tue, 11/3/15 – 18:30 | 2 Comments
Winner Gordon Revels In His ‘Rock Star Moment’
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MARTINSVILLE, Va. – Jeff Gordon is no stranger to Martinsville Speedway’s victory lane, but perhaps his ninth trip in Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 will be among his sweetest.
With his first victory this season and the 93rd of his illustrious career, Gordon has guaranteed himself a position in the […]

Mon, 11/2/15 – 9:02 | Comments Off on Winner Gordon Revels In His ‘Rock Star Moment’