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Significant History Between Leavine Family Racing and Texas Motor Speedway

Leavine Family Racing Logo Family Members Have Over 2,800 Laps at TMS; Site of Team’s First Start CONCORD, N.C. – Texas Motor Speedway is not only the hometown track for Bob and Sharon Leavine, the owners of Leavine Family Racing, but members of the family have completed over 2,800 laps at the speedway and it’s the site of the team’s first start in NASCAR. “With that much history at this track, we’re striving to have an awesome finish,” said Michael McDowell, driver of the No. 95 Tommy Williams Drywall (TWD) Ford. “We’ve been working hard in 2014 and I’m really looking forward to solid finishes in these last three races. Bob and Sharon have created a great family atmosphere with this race team. Their people-first approach ... FULL STORY »

Texas Two-Step Ahead for Three Remaining Chevy Chase Drivers

Team Chevy Logo Chevrolet Drivers Look to Shine Bright in the Lone Star State DETROIT - The quest for the NASCAR Sprint Cup title continues at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend.  The fast 1.5-mile track offers high speeds, high banks and 500 miles of ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, left, talks with crew chief Jason Ratcliff in the garage area - Photo Credit: Jeff Curry/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 24 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, Kenseth has completed 7,981 of 8,033 laps ... FULL STORY »

Almirola Hopes to Rebound with Good Finish at Texas

2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Farmland) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images No. 43 Team Has Shown Speed at Intermediate Tracks The No. 43 team worked hard on their mile-and-a-half program and showed significant improvement throughout the season. Aric Almirola's best intermediate track finish this year was an eighth-place finish at Kansas earlier ... FULL STORY »

Ambrose Set to Make Final Start for DEWALT

2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (DeWALT) - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images "They Are Friends for Life" This weekend, Marcos Ambrose will represent DEWALT for the final time. DEWALT will sponsor the No. 9 Ford of Ambrose at the fast, mile-and-a-half Texas Motor Speedway in Sunday's 500-mile race. It will be their last ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR (Nov.) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 34 – AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 31 – O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Camping World Truck Series -- Race No. 20 -- WinStar World Casino 350 ... FULL STORY »

Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman pits the No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Texas Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 491 on Sunday at the 1.5-mile speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS being utilized under ... FULL STORY »



Paul Menard, driver of the #27 Richmond/Menard's Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series MyAFibStory.com 400 at Chicagoland Speedway in Joliet, Illinois.- Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Richmond/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Richmond/Menards Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 487 during the 334-lap event at the Fort Worth, TX-based facility. This Chevrolet SS has seen racing action at Kansas Speedway last month where Menard started 13thand finished ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 475 in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. This is the same Chevrolet SS that Dillon raced to an eighth-place finish at Kansas Speedway in ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event: AAA Texas 500 Date:  Sunday, November 2, 2014 Location: Texas Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Texas Motor Speedway ...In 81 starts at Texas Motor Speedway dating back to 1997, RCR has recorded one win (Jeff Burton, April 2007), eight ...FULL STORY »
JTG Daugherty Racing co-owner Brad Daugherty speaks to the media - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Brad Daugherty to Remain with ESPN as NBA and College Basketball Analyst
Posted 10.28.14
Brad Daugherty, a former five-time NBA All-Star and college basketball standout, will serve as an NBA and college basketball analyst beginning in November. Daugherty will appear regularly on NBA Tonight, NBA Coast to Coast,SportsCenter and on additional news and information programming. He will also serve as an analyst for most ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle, driver of the #16 Ortho Fire Ant Killer Ford, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Oral-B USA 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway on August 29, 2014 in Hampton, Georgia. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Greg Biffle – Texas Advance Team: No. 16 Ortho Fire Ant Killer Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-930  Last ran Kansas – finished 15th Backup Chassis: RK-890  Last ran Pocono – finished fifth ADVANCE NOTES Biffle at Texas o   Biffle has led a total of 733 laps at Texas Motor Speedway, making Texas his ...FULL STORY »
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Multiple NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Teams Tested at Homestead-Miami Speedway Tuesday
Posted 10.28.14
MIAMI – Six NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams and more than 15 of the top NASCAR Sprint Cup Series cars tested their cars at Homestead-Miami Speedway today in preparation of the Ford EcoBoost 400, November 16. The two-day session will conclude on Wednesday, Oct. 29. Seven of the eight drivers in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Texas Advance Team: No. 17 EcoPower Re-Refined Oil Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Mike Kelley Primary Chassis: RK- 929 – last raced at Chicago – finished 17th. Backup Chassis: RK-877 – last raced at Loudon – finished ninth. ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Texas o   Stenhouse has three Sprint Cup career starts with an average starting position of ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick (GoDaddy) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Danica Patrick – Texas Tough
Posted 10.28.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2014) – Danica Patrick begins a new era with this week’s AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth. After two good years with crew chief Tony Gibson, she now welcomes Daniel Knost as the head of the No. 10 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Texas Two-Step
Posted 10.28.14
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 28, 2014) – As the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500, Kyle Busch is hoping to be doing the Texas Two-Step yet again in the Lone Star State. After sweeping the NASCAR Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »


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