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Nov 04
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Team Chevy Finishes One-Two at Texas

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with the checkered flag after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images Jimmie Johnson Earns Sixth Victory of Season and Regains Point’s Lead FT. WORTH – November 3, 2013 – Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion, Jimmie Johnson, No. 48 Lowe’s Chevrolet SS, dominated the AAA Texas 500 by leading 255 of the 334 laps to earn his sixth victory of the season.  It is the 66th win of Johnson’s career and his third at Texas Motor Speedway.  The win moved Johnson back into the points lead by seven markers with only two races remaining in the 2013 Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. “This was an awesome, awesome race car,” Johnson said in Victory Lane. “I have to go back to the test session we had last week or the week before. We did a nice ... FULL STORY »

Richard Childress Racing 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Report

Richard Childress Racing Logo AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Texas Motor Speedway November 3, 2013 Race Highlights: Richard Childress Racing teammates finished eighth (Kevin Harvick), 15th (Paul Menard), 22nd, (Austin Dillon) and 24th (Jeff Burton) in the AAA Texas 500. Following the event at Texas Motor ... FULL STORY »

Newman, Crew Work Hard To Finish Ninth at Texas

2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Outback Steakhouse) - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images Outback Steakhouse Driver Scores Solid Top-10 at Texas Date: Nov. 3, 2013 Event: AAA Texas 500 (Round 34 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 13th/9th (Running, completed 334 of 334 laps) Point Standing: 12th (2,224 ... FULL STORY »

Mark Martin Finishes 11th at Texas

2013 NSCS Driver Mark Martin on track in the No. 14 Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Chevy SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images Bass Pro Shops/Mobil 1 Driver Recovers from Tough Weekend Date: Nov. 3, 2013 Event: AAA Texas 500 (Round 34 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 33rd/11th (Running, completed 334 of 334 laps) Winner: Jimmie Johnson ... FULL STORY »

Patrick Finishes 25th at Texas

2013 NSCS Driver Danica Patrick on track in the No. 10 GoDaddy Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images GoDaddy Driver Climbs to 25th in Sprint Cup Series Points Date: Nov. 3, 2013 Event: AAA Texas 500 (Round 34 of 36) Series: NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Location: Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth (1.5-mile oval) Start/Finish: 30th/25th (Running, completed 331 of 334 laps) Point Standing: ... FULL STORY »

Johnson Wins AAA Texas 500, Grabs Chase Lead

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane with champagne after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (November 3, 2013) - Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson put on an utterly dominating display to gain control of the Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship with a victory in Sunday's AAA Texas ... FULL STORY »

Handling Issues Drop Kurt Busch to 17th-Place Finish in Texas

Kurt Busch, driver of the #78 Furniture Row / Denver Mattress Chevrolet, pits during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 3, 2013) – Kurt Busch brought home a 17th-place finish in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. “That’s all we had – it was a non-eventful race from our standpoint,” said ... FULL STORY »



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Toyota Racing 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.03.13
Camry driver Matt Kenseth (fourth) was the top-finishing Toyota in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Texas Motor Speedway. Kenseth started sixth and led twice for three laps (of 334) en route to his top-five result behind race-winner Jimmie Johnson. Camry drivers Denny Hamlin (seventh) and Clint Bowyer (10th) also ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.03.13
JIMMIE JOHNSON, NO. 48 LOWE’S CHEVROLET SS – RACE WINNER WE RAN OUT OF ADJECTIVES TO DESCRIBE WHAT HAPPENED TODAY - INCREDIBLE, SPECTACULAR, IMPRESSIVE - HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE IT? "It was all of that. We came here and tested and did an awesome job of understanding what I needed in the ...FULL STORY »
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Ford Racing 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps
Posted 11.03.13
BRAD KESELOWSKI, No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion (Finished 6th) – “We had an okay day. I thought we had decent speed at times and then we were leading at one point and the yellow flag came and we pitted and came out ninth which ended our shot of being able ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Results
Posted 11.03.13
Jimmie Johnson dominated the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA Texas 500 Sunday night, as he led the most laps - 255  out of 334 - and takes over the points lead with his victory at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson, who leaves Texas with a 7-point lead over Matt Kenseth, received ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Brad Keselowski on track in the No. 2 MIller Lite Ford - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.02.13
The 2012 and reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 189.434 m.p.h., was recorded the fastest Saturday afternoon during the final NSCS AAA Texas 500 practice session at Texas Motor Speedway. The current series points leader, Matt Kenseth, with the identical lap speed of ...FULL STORY »
Alex Bowman, driver of the #99 Microsoft Windows Toyota, poses with the helmet pole award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Rookie Bowman Wins O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Pole
Posted 11.02.13
Completes Historic NNS Season Sweep FORT WORTH, Texas (November 2, 2013) - Rookie Alex Bowman became the first driver in Texas Motor Speedway history to complete a season sweep of the NASCAR Nationwide Series poles Saturday when he captured the top spot for the O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge during the Pinnacle Propane Qualifying Days. Bowman ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Clint Bowyer sits in the No. 15 Sour Apple Extra Stregnth 5-hour ENERGY Toyota Camry - Robert Laberge/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.02.13
Clint Bowyer, with a lap speed of 188.422 m.p.h. was the quickest Saturday morning during the second NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) AAA Texas 500 practice session at Texas Motor Speedway. Second quickest was Kyle Busch with a lap speed of 188.350 m.p.h., and he was followed by Brad Keselowski (188.107 ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Jimmie Johnson Leads Team Chevy in Texas Qualifying
Posted 11.01.13
Five-time Champion will Start Third in Sunday's AAA Texas 500  FT. WORTH (November 1, 2013) - Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion Jimmie Johnson turned in the third fastest qualifying time for Sunday's AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Piloting his familiar No. 48 Lowe's Chevrolet SS, Johnson, who is currently ...FULL STORY »
Carl Edwards, driver of the #99 Aflac Ford, poses with a Texas Motor Speedway Pole Award Rifle after qualifying for the pole for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 1, 2013 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images
Edwards Wins NSCS Pole For AAA Texas 500
Posted 11.01.13
FORT WORTH, Texas (November 1, 2013) -  Roush Fenway Racing driver Carl Edwards won the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series pole position for the AAA Texas 500 during Friday's Pinnacle Propane Qualifying Days at Texas Motor Speedway. Edwards (No. 99 Aflac Ford), qualifying 40th out of 43 cars, knocked reigning NASCAR Sprint Cup Series ...FULL STORY »


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