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Oct 28
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Kyle Busch – Texas Two-Step

2014 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images 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 races there in April 2013, Busch, driver of the No. 18 M&M’s Toyota Camry for Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR), hopes he can at least equal his impressive weekend there in 2013, which saw him lead eight times for a race-high 171 laps and bring home his first Texas win in NASCAR’s top series. This past April, while Busch didn’t visit victory lane at Texas, he brought home another solid top-five finish ... FULL STORY »

Jeff Gordon announces 2015 as his final full-time season
By NASCAR Wire Service

When it comes down to it, Jeff Gordon's hope for how he is remembered in NASCAR is quite modest. “I definitely am proud of everything I’ve done on and off the track,” Gordon said. “But I guess I like to keep it simple when I think of things like this. I think of my heroes on the track when I was growing up – A.J. Foyt, Rick Mears, Al Unser. ... I loved the fact that those guys won Indianapolis 500s and championships. They were great race car drivers. And quite simply, I will be happy if people recognize me as a great race car driver, because that’s all I ever wanted to be.” Yet he is so much more. Gordon announced on ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Looks for ‘Seamless’ Race at Texas

2014 NSCS David Gilliland on track in the No. 38 Loves Travel Stops Ford Fusion Love's Travel Stops on No. 38 Ford for 'Home' Race STATESVILLE, OCTOBER 28, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Texas Motor Speedway: "Texas will be fun. We've got Love's Travel Stops ... FULL STORY »

Ragan Carries Martinsville Momentum to Texas

2014 NSCS No 34 DockSide Logistics Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images No. 34 Team Coming off First Top-10 Finish of Season STATESVILLE, OCTOBER 28, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Dockside Logistics Ford, comments on his top-10 finish at Martinsville Speedway and on racing at Texas Motor Speedway: "Last Sunday ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Craven to Remain with ESPN as NASCAR Analyst

ESPN's Ricky Craven Former NASCAR Sprint Cup race winner Ricky Craven has agreed to a new contract and will remain with ESPN as NASCAR analyst for SportsCenter and other ESPN news platforms. Craven, who started with ESPN as an analyst in 2008, will make ... FULL STORY »

Frustrating Night For Carl Edwards

Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Ford Ecoboost Ford, climbs into his car in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 24, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Carl Edwards started 11th in the Goody’s 500. Only one problem—that was the highlight of his day at Martinsville. Edwards’ No. 99 Roush Fenway Racing Ford lost ground throughout the race, fell a lap down at one point but, with a ... FULL STORY »

Denny Hamlin Disappointed With Eighth-Place Run

Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Throughout Sunday’s race at Martinsville, Denny Hamlin ran consistently in the top five, led 68 laps and had a car capable of contending for the win. But Hamlin’s day soured initially with a slow pit stop on Lap 420, when he ... FULL STORY »

2014 Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR (Nov.) Weekend Track Event Schedule

2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Logo TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY 2014 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES / NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES WEEKEND TRACK EVENT SCHEDULE Wednesday, October 29TH 4:00 PM NCWTS HAULERS ENTER ... FULL STORY »



Kevin Harvick, driver of the No. 4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet, drives to the pits with smoke pouring from his car during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. (Photo Credit:  Jeff Zelevansky)
Kevin Harvick’s Rally From The Back All For Not
no responses - Posted 10.26.14
Stewart-Haas Racing’s mission during Sunday’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway was to dig Kevin Harvick out of his 33rd place starting position and accelerate to the front, where they thought they’d be safe. It inadvertently backfired. Harvick, driving the No. 4 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet SS was running in ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
Ryan Newman Quietly Earning Shot At Final Four
no responses - Posted 10.26.14
In his first season driving for Richard Childress Racing, Ryan Newman appears to be the front-running dark horse in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, after earning a third place finish in Sunday afternoon’s Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. Yes, the Chase for the Sprint Cup ...FULL STORY »
Dale Earnhardt Jr., driver of the #88 National Guard Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Goody's Headache Relief Shot 500 at Martinsville Speedway on October 26, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images
Dale Earnhardt Jr. Wins At Martinsville As Calamity Strikes Chase Favorites
no responses - Posted 10.26.14
MARTINSVILLE, Va.— On a day that saw two of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup favorites suffer potentially catastrophic problems, Dale Earnhardt Jr. stole a victory from the title contenders on Sunday, passing Tony Stewart for the lead with less than four laps left in the Goody’s Headache Relief ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Post-Race Recaps
no responses - Posted 10.26.14
JOEY LOGANO – No. 22 Shell/Pennzoil Ford Fusion – “It was a solid points day.  It’s a good the 88 won and not the 24, that’s a good thing.  We just weren’t fast enough with our Shell/Pennzoil Ford.  We didn’t have the lateral, forward drive that I needed off the ...FULL STORY »


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