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Oct 30
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Kurt Busch’s Texas Goal: Taking Care of Unfinished Business

2013 NSCS Driver Kurt Busch Sits in Car - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images DENVER (Oct. 30, 2013) – Even though Kurt Busch finished 37th and dropped to 24th in driver points at the Texas Motor Speedway race in April, the Furniture Row Racing driver feels it was the turning point of the season for the single-car team. “I know it might sound awkward considering the finish we had and our points position following the Texas spring race, but what I am saying is accurate,” stated Busch, driver of the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS. “It was our turning point race. We felt like we had a whole different swagger about the team with the setup we brought there. I think we all felt then that we had the potential to be one of ... FULL STORY »

Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 28 – Nov 3, 2013

Toyota Racing Logo CAMRY CHASERS: Three races remain in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) 10-race Chase for the Sprint Cup championship playoff, and Toyota driver Matt Kenseth leads the point standings. Kenseth, who has the same number of points as Jimmie Johnson, ... FULL STORY »

Carl Edwards 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

Carl Edwards (Aflac) - Photo Credit: Jason Smith/Getty Images Carl Edwards – AAA Texas 500 Team: No. 99 Aflac Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Jimmy Fennig Primary Chassis: RK- 831 Last ran at October Texas test Backup Chassis: RK – 861 Last ran at Kansas ADVANCE NOTES  ·         Edwards at Texas o    Edwards has accumulated three wins at the 1.5-mile ... FULL STORY »

Jimmie Johnson – I Want to be a Cowboy

Jimmie Johnson (Lowe's) - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 30, 2013) – “I want to be a cowboy, baby.” Kid Rock isn’t the only one who’d like to be a cowboy. The field of 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers wouldn’t mind being one after Sunday’s ... FULL STORY »

Greg Biffle 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview

(L-R) SSgt. Caruthers, U.S. Army, Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 15 3M Ford Fusion, Sgt. Grant, U.S. Army, Jack Roush, owner, Roush Fenway Racing, Lt. Gen. Tom Waskow, U.S. Air Force (ret.) and board member of USO-NC. Greg Biffle – Texas Advance Team: No. 16 3M Hire Our Heroes Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-817  Last ran Michigan – finished 1st Backup Chassis: RK-859  Last ran Indy – finished 24th ADVANCE NOTES ·        Milestone o   This Sunday at Texas will mark Biffle’s 400th career Sprint Cup ... FULL STORY »

Gilliland Looks Forward to Rough Ride in Texas

2013 NSCS Driver David Gilliland - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images Team Takes Top-20 Atlanta Set-Up to Fast Fort Worth STATESVILLE, N.C. (October 30, 2013) - Texas Motor Speedway can be a rough ride, but David Gilliland is looking forward to getting on track there this week. His No. 38 Long John ... FULL STORY »

AAA Texas 500 Up Next For Busy Motorcraft/Quick Lane Team

Trevor Bayne, driver of the #21 Motorcraft/Quick Lane Ford - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images October 30, 2013 - With the 2013 Sprint Cup season hitting the homestretch, and just three weeks remaining before the season-ending Ford Championship Weekend at Homestead-Miami Speedway, race teams in every major NASCAR series are picking up the work pace in ... FULL STORY »



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Bobby Labonte 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.29.13
BOBBY LABONTE NO. 47 CLOROX® TOYOTA CAMRY TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY PREVIEW Track: Texas Motor Speedway Event: AAA Texas 500 Date: Sunday, November 3rd Time: 3 PM ET TV/Radio: ESPN / PRN / SiriusXM BOBBY LABONTE NOTES: In 25 starts at Texas Motor Speedway, Bobby Labonte has two pole awards, three top-five and five top-10 finishes and has ...FULL STORY »
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Team Chevy 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes
Posted 10.29.13
TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE AAA TEXAS 500 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FT. WORTH, TEXAS NOVEMBER 3, 2013 DID YOU KNOW? Chevrolet sold a record 1.25 million vehicles around the world in the third quarter of 2013, up 0.6 percent over the same period in 2012, and the brand achieved its 12th straight quarter of year-over-year increased sales. Overall, General Motors ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Drivers Jamie McMurray (L- Cessna) & Juan Pablo Montoya (R-Target) - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Jamie McMurray & Juan Pablo Montoya 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Previews
Posted 10.29.13
Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: AAA Texas 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray @jpmontoya Cars: No. 1 McDonald`s Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Texas Motor Speedway TV: ESPN (3 p.m. ET) Social: @EGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget I BET YOU DIDN’T KNOW THAT Third Times a Charm: Earnhardt Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates (EGR) developmental driver ...FULL STORY »
Greg Biffle inside the No, 16 3M/Sherwin Williams Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Q&A with Driver Greg Biffle
Posted 10.29.13
Greg Biffle, driver of the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion, is eighth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings with three races remaining. He joined the NASCAR teleconference on Tuesday afternoon to talk about his upcoming 400th series start and a variety of other issues going into this weekend’s race ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman in the No. 39 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images
Ryan Newman – No Rules. Just Win
Posted 10.29.13
KANNAPOLIS, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2013) – Outback Steakhouse recently launched a new advertising campaign called “No Rules, Just Right” that puts focus on food quality and value, along with the “no worries” theme of Australian living. For Ryan Newman, driver of the No. 39 Outback Steakhouse Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Kyle Busch (SNICKERS) - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Texas Two-Step
Posted 10.29.13
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2013) – 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 ...FULL STORY »
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Goodyear Racing 2013 NASCAR Nov. Texas Motor Speedway Fast Facts
Posted 10.29.13
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 Facts for November 1-3, 2013 Tire: ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Ford EcoBoost) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.29.13
Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Texas II Advance Team: No. 17 Ford Ecoboost Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Scott Graves Primary Chassis: RK- 860 – last ran at Chicago - finished 8th Backup Chassis: RK-811 - 2012 No. 99 chassis ADVANCE NOTES ·         Stenhouse at Texas o   At the spring Texas race, Ricky Stenhouse Jr. cut a left-rear tire sending him into the outside wall ...FULL STORY »
2013 NSCS Driver Carl Edwards (Fastenal) in the garage area - Photo Credit: hris Graythen/Getty Images
2013 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Q&A with Driver Carl Edwards
Posted 10.29.13
Carl Edwards, driver of the No. 99 Fastenal Ford Fusion, has two wins this season (Phoenix 1 and Richmond 2) and sits 10th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series standings with three races remaining. He was one of two guests this week on the NASCAR teleconference and discussed a variety ...FULL STORY »


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