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Sam Bass worked his artistry on everything from canvas to guitars. (RacinToday file photo by David Vaughn)

By Deb Williams | Senior WriterRacinToday.com

NASCAR lost two very special people Saturday; people who were icons in very different areas of the sport but still connected.

One was motorsports artist Sam Bass. The other was former NASCAR official and […]

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A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – It was Kevin Harvick all day long into dusk and overtime Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway, where the Stewart-Haas Racing star won the AAA Texas 500 for the second consecutive year.
Harvick’s eighth win of the season provided him an automatic berth into the Championship 4 round […]

Mon, 11/5/18 – 8:10 | Comments Off on A Happy Harvick’s Headed To Homestead
Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round
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By Jim Pedley | Managing Editor
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Kevin Harvick is in the Final Four.
The Stewart-Haas Racing driver became the second driver to earn a berth in the four-car Championship Round of the playoffs when he won Sunday’s 500-mile Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
No. 4 Ford, Harvick led a race-best 177 laps in […]

Sun, 11/4/18 – 20:51 | Comments Off on Havick Races To Berth In Championship Round
Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Joey Logano received a text message from Martin Truex Jr. Sunday night following their controversial bump-and-run encounter at Martinsville Speedway,  the exact contents of which remain Classified Information.
The last-lap dust-up on Martinsville’s famed half-mile oval secured Logano’s spot in NASCAR’s Championship Four lineup later this month […]

Sun, 11/4/18 – 9:03 | Comments Off on Spotlight Is On Logano vs. Truex In Texas
Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
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FORT WORTH, Texas _ Cole Custer pulled off a dramatic, last-lap pass under Tyler Reddick to win Saturday’s 14th annual O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway.
Custer became the first Round of 8 Playoff contender to punch his ticket into the Championship Four at Homestead-Miami Speedway in two weeks. Custer […]

Sun, 11/4/18 – 8:42 | Comments Off on Custer’s Late Pass Is A Winner
Indy’s Hulman George Passes Away
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Hulman & Company and Indianapolis Motor Speedway Chairman of the Board Emeritus Mari Hulman George died Saturday in Indianapolis with her family by her side. She was 83.
Mari served as IMS chairman from 1988-2016. She was also a pioneer as co-owner of a team that raced at the highest levels of Midwestern auto racing, in […]

Sat, 11/3/18 – 8:56 | Comments Off on Indy’s Hulman George Passes Away
Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Ryan Blaney recorded the second 200 mph NASCAR Cup Series qualifying lap on a 1.5-mile racetrack Friday evening during time trials for the 14th annual AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway.
Blaney’s lap in 26.932-seconds at 200.505 mph was posted nearly one year after Kurt Busch […]

Sat, 11/3/18 – 8:31 | Comments Off on Blaney’s 200 mph Lap Puts Him On TMS Pole
Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS
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FORT WORTH, Texas – Justin Haley won Friday night’s 20th annual JAG Metals 350 NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race when Todd Gilliland ran out of fuel half-a-lap away from Victory Lane at Texas Motor Speedway.
“That was amazing. Thought we had a loss there,” said Haley, driver of the No. 24 Chevrolet Silverado. Haley scored […]

Sat, 11/3/18 – 8:13 | Comments Off on Haley Streaks To Truck Win At TMS
Elliott In Need Of Texas-Sized Win
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By John Sturbin | Senior Writer
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ARLINGTON, Texas – NASCAR’s multi-tiered Cup Series Playoff system has cast Chase Elliott as a conundrum _ the driver who can’t win for winning.
Despite a pair of Playoff victories, Elliott stands sixth in points among the Round of 8 drivers prepping for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup […]

Fri, 11/2/18 – 7:10 | Comments Off on Elliott In Need Of Texas-Sized Win
F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
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Schmidt Peterson Motorsports has signed Formula One veteran Marcus Ericsson to drive its No. 7 Honda during the 2019 IndyCar Series season.
A 28-year-old native of Sweden, Ericsson will be teamed with Canadian James Hinchcliffe and his No. 5 Honda.
Ericsson will replace Canadian Robert Wickens, the 2018 series rookie who confirmed last week that he is […]

Thu, 11/1/18 – 7:56 | Comments Off on F1’s Ericsson To Drive For IndyCar’s Schmidt Peterson
Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?
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By Jonathan Ingram | Senior Writer
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Everybody’s choosing sides after Martinsville.
I’m choosing Dale Earnhardt Sr. His name came up often enough after the last-lap imbroglio between Joey Logano and Martin Truex Jr. that it seemed like Earnhardt, too, was out there racing.
He often took the credit, or blame, in social media for Logano’s bump-and-run. “Earnhardt did it […]

Thu, 11/1/18 – 7:25 | Comments Off on Flat Spot On: A Bump from Truex in Logano’s Future?