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Denny Hamlin 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images RACE INFO: Event: AAA Texas 500 Date/Time: Nov. 2/2:00 p.m. CT 2013 winner: Jimmie Johnson 2013 polesitter: Carl Edwards Distance: 334 laps/501 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Banking: 24 degrees Track Shape:  Oval EXPRESS NOTES: Martinsville Recap: Denny Hamlin finished eighth in Sunday’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway in the #11 FedEx Freight Toyota, leading 68 laps in the first event of the Eliminator Round of the Chase en route to his 14th top-10 finish in 18 career starts at the half-mile track. Hamlin pitted for right-side tires under the race’s final caution with six laps remaining, but was forced to restart sixth in the outside groove, losing a pair of spots in the final laps. A four-time Martinsville winner, Hamlin again showed his prowess at ... FULL STORY »

Michael Annett 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Michael Annett - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images MOORESVILLE, N.C. (October 29, 2014) - Michael Annett and the No. 7 CypressHQ Chevrolet SS race team head west this weekend to the 1.5-mile Texas Motor Speedway, located less than an hour from the Addison, Tex. offices of team sponsor Cypress ... FULL STORY »

Truex Jr. Aiming to Recapture Momentum in Texas

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex Jr (Furniture Row) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images DENVER (Oct. 29, 2014) – If there’s one thing that Martin Truex Jr. wants to achieve in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race it’s to see his mojo return after it took a two-week hiatus due to uncontrollable ... FULL STORY »

Kevin Harvick 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #4 Budweiser Chevrolet, stands in the garage area during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 27, 2014 in Dover, Delaware. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Budweiser Racing Team Notes of Interest Kevin Harvick is scheduled to make his 500th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 race at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS). In the midst of his 14th season in the ... FULL STORY »

Justin Allgaier 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

2014 NSCS Driver Justin Allgaier - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images Justin Allgaier No. 51 Visit Dallas Chevrolet Texas Motor Speedway AAA Texas 500 | November 2, 2014 Lone Star State...Justin Allgaier returns to Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) for his second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) start at the Ft. Worth, Texas ... FULL STORY »

ZAK Products and BK Racing Partner for the Wild Circus

ZAK Products, the #1 Professional Maintenance Fluid of NASCAR Logo ZAK Products, the #1 Professional Maintenance Fluid of NASCAR, will be the primary sponsor on the BK Racing No. 83 Toyota Camry of JJ Yeley this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway for the AAA Texas 500. Based in Irving, Texas, ZAK ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray, Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Texas AAA 500 – 334 laps / 500.1 miles Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad oval) @TXMotorSpeedway Drivers: @jamiemcmurray McDonald’s Chevrolet SS, @KyleLarsonRacin No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Television: Sunday, November 2 - ESPN ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer (5 hour ENERGY) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Clint Bowyer – Hunting for a Win
Posted 10.29.14
CORNELIUS, N.C. —  The NASCAR Sprint Cup Series travels to Texas Motor Speedway for a trip around one of the biggest and fastest tracks on the circuit. It’s also hunting season and as most know, it’s one of Clint Bowyer’s favorite times of the year. In fact, before visiting the 1.5-mile ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch on track in the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – Going Old School
Posted 10.29.14
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – In slang, the term “old school” can refer to anything that is from an earlier era or anything that may be considered old-fashioned. The term is commonly used to suggest a high regard for something that has been shown to have lasting value or ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Brian Vickers on track in the No. 55 Aaron's Dream Machine Toyota Camry - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Brian Vickers 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.29.14
CORNELIUS, N.C.  —  Brian Vickers and the No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine team at Michael Waltrip Racing are getting a jump on the 2015 season testing the newly unveiled 2015 Toyota Camry this week at Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, Calif. After Tuesday and Wednesday’s Goodyear tire test, Vickers and team ...FULL STORY »
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Significant History Between Leavine Family Racing and Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 10.29.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
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Texas Two-Step Ahead for Three Remaining Chevy Chase Drivers
Posted 10.29.14
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 non-stop action.  After last weekend’s race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, ...FULL STORY »
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 2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
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 (99.4 percent) and has led for a total of 775 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola (Farmland) - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Almirola Hopes to Rebound with Good Finish at Texas
Posted 10.28.14
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 in the year. The team also showed speed in the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (DeWALT) - Photo Credit: Scott Halleran/Getty Images
Ambrose Set to Make Final Start for DEWALT
Posted 10.28.14
"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 primary sponsorship of the season. Over the past several seasons, Ambrose ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2014 Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR (Nov.) Tire Fast Facts
Posted 10.28.14
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 Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Fort Worth, Tex. Fast ...FULL STORY »


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