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2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Results & Point Standings

Joey Logano, driver of the #22 Shell-Pennzoil/Hertz Ford, celebrates with a burnout after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 4, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images After a day delay due to rain and with a green-white-checkered (flags) dash to the finish, it was Joey Logano holding off Jeff Gordon (by 0.476 sec.) for the virctory in Monday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Logano, who led the most laps - 108 out of 340, became the seventh different driver to win in the first seven races of the season; as well as, receiving his fourth series career win and his first series win at Texas Motor Speedway. Following Logano and Gordon to the drop of the checkered flag were Kyle Busch finishing third, Brian Vickers fourth and series Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Kyle Larson finished fifth. Rounding out the top-ten ... FULL STORY »

Motorsports This Week on ESPN

ESPN Logo NASCAR Nationwide Series in Prime Time on ESPN2 The NASCAR Nationwide Series will race under the lights in prime time at historic Darlington (S.C.) Raceway on Fridaynight, April 11, and ESPN2 will have a live telecast. NASCAR Countdown airs at 7:30 p.m. ET and the green flag ... FULL STORY »

Duck Commander 500 Postponed; Rescheduled For Monday

Air Titan 2.0 at work Sunday, April 6th, 2014 at Texas Motor Speedway FORT WORTH, Texas (April 6, 2014) - The Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race has been postponed due to inclement weather and has been rescheduled for Monday with an 11 a.m. CT start. Gates, suites, Victory Lane Club as well as the NASCAR Sprint ... FULL STORY »

‘Big Hoss TV’ Will Provide Fans On Site With Weather Updates For Today’s Duck Commander 500

Air Titan 2 at TMS 'Big Hoss TV' Will Utilize Radio Frequency 97.7 FM And 454.700 Scanner Frequency To Update Fans NASCAR, Texas Motor Speedway Have Large Contingent Of Track-Drying Vehicles To Combat Inclement Weather With Eight Air Titan Trucks, Six Jet Trucks FORT WORTH, Texas (April ... FULL STORY »

Stewart Wins Duck Commander 500 Sprint Cup Pole at Texas

Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Bass Pro Shops / Mobil 1 Chevrolet, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying for pole position for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 5, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (April 5, 2014) - Three-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart recorded his first pole since 2012 as he won the pole position for Saturday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 in the new knockout qualifying format at ... FULL STORY »

Toyota Racing 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Toyota Racing Logo DENNY HAMLIN, No. 11 FedEx Office/March of Dimes Toyota Camry, Joe Gibbs Racing Starting Position:  6th How was qualifying today? “We steadily made our FedEx Office March of Dimes Camry better through each session and really actually found something that will hopefully help us ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps

Chevy Bowtie Symbol TONY STEWART, NO. 14 MOBIL 1/BASS PRO SHOPS CHEVROLET SS – POLE WINNER "The first run I knew I didn't run a very good lap, and then the second run really wasn't much different than that but we knew we had a ... FULL STORY »



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Ford Racing 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Post-Qualifying Recaps
Posted 04.05.14
BRAD KESELOWSKI – No. 2 Miller Lite Ford Fusion – PRESS CONFERENCE – “Of course we’re disappointed.  We wanted to sit on the pole, but it wasn’t meant to be.  Tony obviously put down a great lap there at the end.  I didn’t see that one coming.  I thought we had it, but that’s why they do ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Tony Stewart in the No. 14 Mobil 1/Bass Pro Shops Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway for the Duck Commander 500 - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 04.05.14
Saturday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway, Tony Stewart, with a qualifying lap speed of 195.454 m.p.h., captured the 2014 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) Coors Light Pole Award for Sunday's Duck Commander 500. This was Stewart's first series pole of the season, his fifteenth series career pole and his second series ...FULL STORY »
Jeff Gordon, driver of the #24 Axalta/Texas A&M School of Engineering Chevrolet, practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Nick Laham/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Q&A with Driver Jeff Gordon
Posted 04.05.14
JEFF GORDON, NO. 24 AXALTA/TEXAS A & M SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING CHEVROLET SS, met with members of the media at Texas Motor Speedway and discussed the first two practice sessions, his visit to the Texas A & M campus and many other topics.  TALK ABOUT YOUR SPECIAL PAINT SCHEME THIS WEEKEND: “Yes, ...FULL STORY »
Duck Commander 500 Victory Lane Duck Calls
Duck Commander 500 Winner To Receive Victory Lane Duck Calls
Posted 04.05.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (April 5, 2014) - Members of the winning team in Sunday's Duck Commander 500 will receive unique Victory Lane duck calls from Duck Commander in addition to the traditional Texas Motor Speedway six-shooters and custom-made cowboy hats. The winning Sprint Cup team, along with Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage ...FULL STORY »
Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet practices for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.05.14
Last week's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) event winner, Kurt Busch, with a lap speed of 194.630 m.p.h, was the fastest Saturday morning at Texas Motor Speedway during the final NSCS Duck Commander 500 practice session. Posting the second fastest lap speed of 194.616 m.p.h., was Carl Edwards, and he was followed ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates in victory lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 4, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway
Chase Elliott Wins Nationwide O’Reilly Auto Parts 300
Posted 04.05.14
FORT WORTH, Texas (April 4, 2014) - Chase Elliott, the 18-year-old high school senior and son of NASCAR great Bill Elliott, needed just six starts in the Nationwide Series for his first career win as he captured Friday evening's O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway. Elliott (No. 9 NAPA ...FULL STORY »
Chase Elliott, driver of the #9 NAPA Auto Parts Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway on April 4, 2014 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
2014 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 Race Results & Point Standings
Posted 04.04.14
NASCAR Nationwide Series (NNS) Sunoco Rookie of the Year (ROTY) contender, Chase Elliott, captured his first series career win Friday night, as Elliott finished ahead of Kyle Busch (by 2.666 sec.) for the NNS O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 victory at Texas Motor Speedway. With his victory, Elliott leaves Texas as the ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Jimmie Johnson - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 04.04.14
Defending 2013 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) champion, Jimmie Johnson, on Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, posted the quickest lap speed of 193.237 m.p.h., during the first 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 practice session. Greg Biffle put up the second quickest lap speed of 192.055 m.p.h., and he was followed by Ryan Newman ...FULL STORY »
Ricky Stenhouse Jr., driver of the #6 Blackwell Angus Ford, celebrates in victory lane with team owner Jack Roush and crew chief Mike Kelley, after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series Inaugural Iowa John Deere Dealers 250 at Iowa Speedway on May 22, 2011 in Newton, Iowa. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
Stenhouse Jr., Kelley Return To the Track Where They Were First United
Posted 04.04.14
FORT WORTH, TX. (April 4, 2014) – This weekend Roush Fenway Racing driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and crew chief Mike Kelley return to the site where they first teamed up four seasons ago. Kelley took over the reins of the No. 6 team at Texas Motor Speedway in April of 2010. ...FULL STORY »


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