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Nov 02
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Clint Bowyer Helps Elliott Sadler Achieve Top-10 Finish At Texas

Elliott Sadler, No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Camry (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images) With the help of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Clint Bowyer, Elliott Sadler earned his 22nd top-10 finish of the season in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway. The day after announcing he’ll move to Roush Fenway Racing in 2015, behind the wheel of the No. 1 OneMain Financial Ford Mustang, Sadler came down with a severe case of food poisoning, which left the Emporia, Virginia native nearly incapacitated. "Well you never want to get in, especially since Elliott (Sadler) has done a lot for me in my career and been a good friend over the years,” said Bowyer. I hate to see him sick like that. He was looking pretty rough. Sadler elected ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick’s first Sprint Cup title a total team effort
By NASCAR Wire Service

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Ford EcoBoost 400 at Homestead-Miami Speedway on November 16, 2014 in Homestead, Florida. - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images HOMESTEAD, Fla.— Kevin Harvick walked into his post-race press conference munching a slice of pepperoni pizza. He ended it with 2-year-old son Keelan on his lap and walked out of the room with a bottle of his sponsor’s beer in his hand. All pretty normal stuff. But the 2014 season, to which Harvick applied his exclamation mark Sunday at Homestead-Miami Speedway, was anything but. It was special and quite remarkable for the team, its owners and its driver. Moreover it was about the combined family that Stewart-Haas Racing had become in the last year, bringing in new faces like Harvick and Kurt Busch and talented behind-the-scenes people like eager-to-achieve crew chief Rodney Childers. It’s a family that has experienced rough times. Co-owner Tony Stewart, ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch and Monster Energy Victorious in Texas

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates with the trophy in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images No. 54 Team Win is 100th for Joe Gibbs Racing in the NASCAR Nationwide Series Date: November 1, 2014 Event: O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge (Race 31 of 33) Series: ... FULL STORY »

Landon Cassill 19th At Texas Motor Speedway

Landon Cassill (Photo Credit: Kevin C. Cox / Getty Images) FORT WORTH, Texas – Landon Cassill made his return to Texas a positive. Cassill finished 33rd in the spring Nationwide race at Texas Motor Speedway, but he scored a 19th-place run in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at the 1.5-mile track. Cassill ... FULL STORY »

Engine Spoils Jeffrey Earnhardt’s Texas Run

Jeffrey Earnhardt (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) FORT WORTH, Texas – A blown engine left Jeffrey Earnhardt with a 34th-place finish in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Earnhardt started the race 30th and ran as high as 22nd but parked ... FULL STORY »

Brian Scott Earns Career High 21st Top-10 Finish at Texas Motor Speedway

Brian Scott, No. 2 Country Bob's Chevrolet Camaro (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images) Brian Scott and the No. 2 Country Bob's Chevrolet Camaro team collected their 28th top-10 qualifying position of the season at Texas Motor Speedway by starting fourth for the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge. The Phil Gould-led team fought tight conditions ... FULL STORY »

Ty Dillon Finishes 15th at Texas Motor Speedway

Ty Dillon, driver of the #3 Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images Ty Dillon drove Richard Childress Racing's No. 3 Bass Pro Shops / TRACKER Boats Chevrolet Camaro to a 15th-place finish Saturday afternoon in the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway. Earlier in the afternoon, Dillon qualified eighth, but ... FULL STORY »

Austin Dillon Earns a Seventh-Place Finish in Grainger Chevrolet Camaro at Texas Motor Speedway

Austin Dillon, No. 33 Grainger Chevrolet Camaro (Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey / Getty Images) Austin Dillon earned a seventh-place finish in the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway in the No. 33 Grainger Chevrolet. The race marked the 24-year-old driver's return to the Nationwide Series since earning the Championship ... FULL STORY »



Brendan Gaughan (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Brendan Gaughan Finishes 16th at Texas Motor Speedway
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Brendan Gaughan and the No. 62 Smokey Mountain Herbal Snuff Chevrolet advanced to the final round of qualifying and started the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway in the 12th position. Throughout the day, the Las Vegas-native fought back and forth with loose and tight ...FULL STORY »
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Ryan Reed Crosses the Line in 17th at Texas Motor Speedway
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FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 1, 2014) – Ryan Reed, driver of the No. 16 American Diabetes Association Drive to Stop DiabetesSM presented by Lilly Diabetes Ford Mustang finished 17th after battling a loose race car for the majority of Saturday afternoon’s NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Texas Motor ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Trevor Bayne (AdvoCare) - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Promising Run Ends Early for Trevor Bayne in Texas
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FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 1, 2014) – Trevor Bayne, driver of the No. 6 AdvoCare Ford Mustang, started on the outside pole and led for 15 laps before losing a right-front tire, while leading, and hitting the wall in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) event at Texas Motor Speedway, ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Post Race Notes And Quotes
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Toyota Racing NASCAR Nationwide Series Texas Motor Speedway Post-Race Notes & Quotes 11-1-14 • Kyle Busch captured the checkered flag in Saturday afternoon's NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) race at Texas Motor Speedway. • Busch led the field six times for a race-high 116 laps (of 200). • The win by Busch was ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, celebrates with the trophy in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Busch Wins NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge
no responses - Posted 11.01.14
Eyes Rare Triple Sweep FORT WORTH, Texas (November 1, 2014) - Kyle Busch completed the second leg of his attempt at a rare NASCAR tripleheader sweep Saturday by outdueling Joey Logano to win the Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch (No. 54 Monster Energy Toyota), fresh off ...FULL STORY »
Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, races the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Results & Point Standings
no responses - Posted 11.01.14
Two down, one to go for Kyle Busch, as Busch adds Saturday's victory in the NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge to his victory last night in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS). Now he sets his sights on the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA Texas ...FULL STORY »
Trevor Bayne (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images)
Trevor Bayne Crashes While Leading At Texas Motor Speedway
no responses - Posted 11.01.14
In what he called the best car of his NASCAR Nationwide Series career, Trevor Bayne crashed while leading in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway. Bayne, driving the No. 6 Advocare Ford Mustang for Roush Fenway Racing stole the lead from pole sitter Joey Logano on Lap 34 ...FULL STORY »
Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Discount Tire Ford, stands on the grid during Pinnacle Propane Qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Creedit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Starting Lineup
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Joey Logano, with a qualifying lap speed of 186.981 mph, captured the NASCAR Nationwide Series pole at Texas Motor Speedway for this afternoon's O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge. This was Logano's third series pole of the 2014 season, his 26th series career pole and his second series pole at Texas Motor Speedway. Outside ...FULL STORY »


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