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Apr 07
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Rock and Roll Hall of Famers ZZ Top to Get Fans Revved Up With Pre-Race Concert Before the Coca-Cola 600 on May 24

Coca-Cola Racing Family Driver Danica Patrick was at Charlotte Motor Speedway Tuesday to help announce the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band ZZ Top will perform a pre-race concert before the Coca-Cola 600 on Sunday, May 24. (CMS/HHP photo) CONCORD, N.C. (April 7, 2015) – ZZ Top, who were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by Keith Richards of The Rolling Stones, will bring their iconic tunes, trademark beards and dark sunglasses to Charlotte Motor Speedway for what promises to be an energetic pre-race concert to get fans revved up before the green flag falls on the Coca-Cola 600, Sunday, May 24. The concert was announced by Coca-Cola Racing Family driver Danica Patrick and Marcus Smith, president and general manager at Charlotte Motor Speedway, Tuesday. Patrick, who said she grew up listening to ZZ Top, drove the “Little Ol’ Band From Texas” into a press event in a vintage Chevrolet Bel Air as the band’s classic “Sharp ... FULL STORY »

Hornish Eying Track Record Heading to Texas

2015 NSCS No. 9 Medallion Bank/Lyon Financial Ford Fusion Rendition Lyon Financial Joins RPM and Medallion Bank in Texas If you look at Sam Hornish Jr.'s calendar, there's a good chance Texas Motor Speedway is circled bright and bold. Hornish had success at the 1.5-mile track over the last 15 years ... FULL STORY »

Ninth in Points, Almirola and No. 43 Team Hope Charlotte Test Translates to Top-10 at Texas

2015 NSCS Driver Aric Almirola on track in the No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt/Getty Images Eckrich will Return to the "Petty Blue" No. 43 this Weekend in the Lonestar State Ninth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Championship Point Standings, Aric Almirola and No. 43 team are off to a great start. Last race, Almirola tallied ... FULL STORY »

Ricky Stenhouse Jr 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Ricky Stenhouse Jr (Zest) - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images Ricky Stenhouse Jr. – Texas Advance Team: No. 17 Zest Ford Fusion Crew Chief: Nick Sandler Twitter: @PR17RFR, @stenhousejr, @ZestRacing and @roushfenway ADVANCE NOTES Stenhouse at Texas Motor Speedway Stenhouse has four Sprint Cup starts at Texas Motor Speedway (TMS) with an average starting position of ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2015 Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR (April) Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 7 – Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Xfinity Series -- Race No. 6 – O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Fort Worth, Tex. Fast Facts for April 9-11, 2015 Tire: Goodyear Eagle ... FULL STORY »

Seven-Year-Old Rapper Produces Special-Edition Rap Video for TMS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AO_C9NXd1k8 FORT WORTH, Texas (April 7, 2015) - Texas Motor Speedway finally is taking the rap. Caleb C., a seven-year-old rapper from Allentown, Pa., produced a special-edition NASCAR rap video -#NoLimitsRap - for Texas Motor Speedway that made its debutTuesday on YouTube ... FULL STORY »

Two Legendary NASCAR Last Names and a Country Music Star on One Stage at Richmond International Raceway

Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chase Elliott, and Eric Lee Beddingfield to Appear at Track Takeover powered by Nationwide Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chase Elliott, and Eric Lee Beddingfield to Appear at Track Takeover powered by Nationwide When you hear the names Earnhardt and Elliott many things come to mind. Generations of history, countless wins, and intense battles are just to ... FULL STORY »



Kurt Busch, driver of the #41 Haas Automation Chevrolet (right) talks to crew chief Tony Gibson in the garage area - Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images
Kurt Busch – ‘Old-School’ Duo Producing Impressive Stats
Posted 04.07.15
KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina (April 7, 2015) – Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth is where the driver-crew chief relationship between Kurt Busch, driver of the No. 41 Haas Automation Chevrolet SS for Stewart-Haas Racing (SHR), and Tony Gibson began. When the Haas Automation team arrived at the 1.5-mile oval in November ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver David Ragan - Photo Credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images
David Ragan – Fully Charged
Posted 04.07.15
HUNTERSVILLE, N.C. (April 7, 2015) – Coming off his first top-five finish of the season two weekends ago at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway, coupled with some rest this past weekend during a rare NASCAR Sprint Cup Series off weekend, safe to say David Ragan is fully charged for Saturday night’s Duck ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Sarah Glenn/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Texas Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 504 on Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. This Chevrolet SS was utilized earlier this season at Auto Club Speedway where Newman qualified ninth and finished fifth. The ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Paul Menard on track in the No. 27 Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit; Robert Laberge/GettyImages
Paul Menard 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
Paul Menard No. 27 Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will utilize chassis No. 508 during Saturday night's 501-mile event at Texas Motor Speedway. This Chevrolet SS is brand new to the Richard Childress Racing stable and will make ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Robert Reiners/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Chevrolet SS Race Notes and Quotes: This Week's Dow Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 507 in the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. This is a new Chevrolet SS that will be utilized for the first time this weekend. Dillon at ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
Event:               Duck Commander 500     Date:                Saturday, April 11, 2015                      Venue:             Texas Motor Speedway - Fort Worth, Texas                 Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Texas Motor Speedway ...In 84 starts at Texas Motor Speedway dating back to 1997, RCR has recorded one win (Jeff Burton, April ...FULL STORY »
2015 NSCS Driver Matt Kenseth (Dollar General) - Photo Credit: Justin Edmonds/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.07.15
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: JOE GIBBS RACING AT TEXAS:  Joe Gibbs Racing has 76 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway earning a total of four wins, 19 top-five, 33 top-ten finishes, ...FULL STORY »
Actor/Professional Wrestler, Bil Goldberg (Right) Poses with Pace car/Former NASCAR Driver Brett Bodine (Left) - Photo Credit: Rusty Jarrett/Getty Images
BMS Announces Bill Goldberg As Pre-Race Host For Food City 500
Posted 04.06.15
Legendary Pro-Wrestler and Actor to Emcee Unique Driver Introductions BRISTOL, Tenn. (April 6, 2015) – Bristol Motor Speedway announce fan-favorite Bill Goldberg will serve as the pre-race host for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Food City 500, April 19. The legendary pro-wrestler, former NFL football player, TV host and automobile aficionado ...FULL STORY »
Denny Hamlin (FedEx Office) - Photo Credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images
Denny Hamlin 2015 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.06.15
Denny Hamlin #11 FedEx Office Toyota Joe Gibbs Racing Race Info: Race: Duck Commander 500 Date/Time: April 11/6:30 p.m. CT Distance: 334 laps/501 miles Track Length: 1.5 miles Track Shape: Oval Banking: 24 degrees 2014 Winner: Joey Logano Express Notes: Martinsville Recap: Denny Hamlin scored his 25th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race on Sunday, March 29 at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway. ...FULL STORY »


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