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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
During Friday’s first Sprint Cup Series practice of the weekend, Kyle Busch gently spun his race car. Only that incident – which was not really his fault – stood between Busch and perfection at Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 2016.
On Sunday, Busch capped his weekend in Indiana with an overtime victory […]

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SHR Dominates TMS Qualifying

FORT WORTH, Texas – Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kurt Busch and Kevin Harvick admittedly are pushing each other around in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, a mindset that produced a 1-2 qualifying sweep Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway.
Busch knocked Harvick off P1 with under a minute remaining in Round 3 of time trials to claim […]

Fri, 04/10/15 – 20:20 | Comments Off on SHR Dominates TMS Qualifying
Gordon Says Driving TMS Is Always A Thrill Ride
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By John Sturbin
NASCAR Wire Service
FORT WORTH, Texas – Six Flags over Texas is located in nearby Arlington, but Jeff Gordon doesn’t need to hustle over to Interstate 30 for a roller-coaster ride. The four-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion says he gets a thrill every time he buckles-up at Texas Motor Speedway.
“I like to relate […]

Fri, 04/10/15 – 18:49 | Comments Off on Gordon Says Driving TMS Is Always A Thrill Ride
RCR To Appeal Penalties
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FORT WORTH, Texas – NASCAR team-owner Richard Childress has informed the sanctioning body it plans to appeal the penalties levied against driver Ryan Newman, crew chief Luke Lambert and the No. 31 Sprint Cup Series team for a tire rules infraction detected at Auto Club Speedway last month.
“Our appeal is scheduled for Thursday, April 16,” […]

Thu, 04/9/15 – 19:54 | Comments Off on RCR To Appeal Penalties
On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot
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Simona de Silvestro’s Verizon IndyCar Series comeback tour will continue this weekend in a fourth Andretti Autosport entry for the inaugural Indy Grand Prix of Louisiana.
The 2010 IndyCar Rookie of the Year, de Silvestro started 11th and finished 18th in the season-opening Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg (Fla.) on March 29. The Streets of […]

Wed, 04/8/15 – 7:36 | Comments Off on On To NOLA: De Silvestro Gets Another Shot
‘Mr. H’ Headed Into Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
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FORT WORTH, Texas – His all-star lineup of NASCAR drivers respectfully refers to him as “Mr. H.” Beginning Thursday, the personnel at Hendrick Motorsports can address team-owner Rick Hendrick as “Mr. HOF.”
Hendrick, mentor to multiple Sprint Cup Series champions Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson, will headline a distinguished list of honorees during the annual Texas Motorsports Hall […]

Tue, 04/7/15 – 10:15 | Comments Off on ‘Mr. H’ Headed Into Texas Motorsports Hall Of Fame
A Texas Post Card: From Stuttgart With Love
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
KERRVILLE, Texas – The Hill Country was alive with the sounds of Porsches two weekends ago during an annual rite of spring situated in the seat of Kerr County and spilling over into surrounding Parts Unknown.
The 2015 Hill Country Rallye attracted 94 registered Porsches of various vintages and over 130 […]

Mon, 04/6/15 – 9:53 | Comments Off on A Texas Post Card: From Stuttgart With Love
Kyle Larson: I Feel Great Right Now
Kyle Larson, who fainted during an autograph session at Martinsville Speedway last Saturday, has been medically cleared to resume his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career at Texas Motor Speedway next weekend.
Larson will return to the No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS fielded by Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates when practice for the Duck Commander 500 […]

Fri, 04/3/15 – 18:14 | Comments Off on Kyle Larson: I Feel Great Right Now
NASCAR Modifies Superspeedway Qualifying
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
In the wake of criticism leveled by several top Sprint Cup Series drivers at Daytona International Speedway last month, NASCAR unveiled modifications to the qualifying format for superspeedway events across all three national series on Monday.
The updated format will take effect at Talladega Superspeedway for the NASCAR XFINITY Series and […]

Mon, 03/30/15 – 14:00 | One Comment
Vettel Puts Ferrari On Top
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
Sebastian Vettel reintroduced Scuderia Ferrari to the top of the Formula One podium Sunday with a tactical and emotional victory in the Petronas Malaysian Grand Prix. And then the four-time World Driving Champion showed off his Italian.
“As I said to the whole team, ‘Grazie!’ ” a physically drained Vettel said […]

Mon, 03/30/15 – 7:42 | Comments Off on Vettel Puts Ferrari On Top
Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals
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CONCORD, N.C. – Don Schumacher Racing continued its domination of the NHRA Mello Yello Racing nitro classes this season with Top Fuel and Funny Car victories Sunday in the Four-Wide Nationals at zMAX Dragway.
With Antron Brown’s Top Fuel victory and Jack Beckman’s Funny Car win, DSR has now won seven of eight nitro titles in […]

Mon, 03/30/15 – 7:30 | Comments Off on Schumacher Cars Dominate Four-Wide Finals