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Oct 31
Friday

Kenseth Wins Pole for AAA Texas 500

Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, poses with the Coor's Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for during Pinnacle Propane Qualifying for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Stewart Makes History by Breaking 200-mph Barrier in Round 2 Qualifying FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 31, 2014) - Joe Gibbs Racing driver Matt Kenseth won the pole and six of the eight Chase for the NASCAR Sprint Cup championship contenders qualified among the top 11 for the AAA Texas 500 during Friday's Pinnacle Propane Qualifying Days at Texas Motor Speedway.   Kenseth (No. 20 Dollar General Toyota) registered a lap of 199.299 miles per hour (27.095 seconds) in the third and final round of knock-out qualifying to narrowly edge fellow Chase contender Jeff Gordon (No. 24 Drive To End Hunger Chevrolet) and his lap of 199.291 mph by 1/1000 of a second. It was Kenseth's second pole of the season, 13th of his ... FULL STORY »

2014 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin

Denny Hamlin, driver of the #11 FedEx Office Toyota, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on October 31, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Office Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What's your outlook for the remainder of the season and the Chase? "We're in a decent spot.  Not a great spot.  Obviously, last week kind of let one slip away a ... FULL STORY »

Justin Boston’s Concentration Shifts Towards 2015

Justin Boston (Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton / Getty Images) When the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series (NCWTS) garage opened for business on Thursday afternoon, Justin Boston’s No. 25 Toyota Tundra was noticeably missing at Texas Motor Speedway. Boston’s team, Venturini Motorsports announced in August that the Baltimore, Maryland native ... FULL STORY »

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 ... FULL STORY »

Kyle Busch 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview

Kyle Busch (Photo Credit: Jerry Markland / Getty Images) MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 29, 2014) – This weekend Kyle Busch will once again attempt victory and a possible “sweep” as he runs in all three of NASCAR’s top divisions, including the NASCAR Camping World Truck, Nationwide and Sprint Cup Series. ... FULL STORY »

Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k Race Preview

Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Will Schneekloth / Getty Images) Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra Preview WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas Motor Speedway Speedway No. 54 ToyotaCare Toyota Tundra News and Notes: · WALLACE AT TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY: Fresh off his third win of the season, Darrell ... FULL STORY »

Matt Kenseth 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview

2014 NNS Driver Matt Kenseth (Gamestop) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images Matt Kenseth / No. 20 GameStop / Call of Duty Toyota Preview O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 GameStop Toyota News and Notes: • KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 18 Nationwide Series career starts at Texas, Kenseth has ... 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 Kyle Busch (M&M's) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Kyle Busch – Texas Two-Step
Posted 10.28.14
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 ...FULL STORY »
2014 NNS Driver Elliott Sadler (OneMain Financial) - Photo Credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images
Elliott Sadler 2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Preview
Posted 10.28.14
Elliott Sadler - No. 11 OneMain Financial Toyota Preview O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway THREE TO GO: Elliott Sadler and the No. 11 OneMain Financial team travel back to Texas Motor Speedway this week for the second time this season. In 13 NASCAR Nationwide Series starts at Texas, ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin Disappointed With Eighth-Place Run
Posted 10.27.14
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 entered pit road from the lead and came out fourth. ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace, Jr., driver of the #34 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway on October 25, 2014 in Martinsville, Virginia. - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images
Darrell Wallace Jr. Wins at Martinsville Speedway to Record Third Win of 2014 Season
Posted 10.26.14
Box Score Info: RACE: Kroger 200 TRACK: Martinsville Speedway DRIVER: Darrell Wallace, Jr. TRUCK: No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra START: 1st FINISH: 1st LAPS: 200 / 200 LAPS LED: 4 Times for 97 Laps POINTS POSITION: 3rd (22 points out of 1st) Post-Race Highlights: • ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Denny Hamlin
Posted 10.24.14
DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Express Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing What is your mindset entering the 'Eliminator' round of the Chase? "We talked about it earlier this week, but obviously excited about being part of it -- the final eight.  Really these tracks are statistically my best race tracks in this ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) in car - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Goody’s 500 Q&A with Matt Kenseth
Posted 10.24.14
MATT KENSETH, No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Does this new Chase format change the dynamic of this race? "It probably changes the dynamic of the race somewhat I guess.  There are usually only a few that have a realistic shot -- now we have eight people that are ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Denny Hamlin (FedEx Ground) - Photo Credit: Drew Hallowell/Getty Images
Road Map to Glory: Martinsville, Homestead squarely in Denny Hamlin’s wheelhouse
Posted 10.23.14
It may seem strong talk from a driver who has only one win this season – but now that he has advanced to the Eliminator 8 Round of the Chase for the Sprint Cup, Denny Hamlin said he figures his chances of winning it all are as good as anyone’s. “I ...FULL STORY »
Darrell Wallace Jr. (Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk / Getty Images)
Darrell Wallace Jr. 2014 NCWTS Kroger 200 Race Preview
Posted 10.23.14
Darrell Wallace Jr. / No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra Preview Kroger 200 at Martinsville Speedway No. 34 (54) 2015 NASCAR Hall of Fame Inductee Wendell Scott Toyota Tundra News and Notes: • WALLACE AT MARTINSVILLE SPEEDWAY: Darrell Wallace, Jr. enters this weekend’s Kroger 200 at ...FULL STORY »


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