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Nov 05
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Kurt Busch Hangs Tough to Post 8th-Place Texas Finish

Kurt Busch in Car - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images FORT WORTH, Texas (Nov. 4, 2012) – Kurt Busch scored his first top-10 as a Furniture Row Racing driver, finishing eighth in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch, who was competing in only his fourth race with the Denver, Colo.-based team, made a late charge to notch his 172nd career top-10. The finish was also Busch’s best on an oval this season. His overall best season result of third came at the Sonoma, Calif. road course. “Kurt kept on digging and digging and never gave up,” said Furniture Row Racing crew chief Todd Berrier. “The car was sideways off the corner most of the day and he stayed in there. It would have been easy to ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS NNS NCWTS & NKNPS-W Phoenix International Raceway Weekend Track Event Schedule

AdvoCare 500 at Phoenix International Raceway PHOENIX INTERNATIONAL RACEWAY 2012 NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES / NASCAR CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES NASCAR K & N PRO SERIES-WEST EVENT SCHEDULE Wednesday, November 7th 4:00 PM ... FULL STORY »

Ford Racing 2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Post-Race Recaps

Ford Racing Logo MATT KENSETH, No. 17 Ford EcoBoost Fusion (Finished 4th) – YOU REALLY BATTLED BACK, HOW DID YOU DO IT? “It was Jimmy and those guys that made some really good decisions for adjustments and pit stops and we had some fairly decent restarts ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Results

Jimmie Johnson, driver of the #48 Lowe's Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on November 4, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. (November 3, 2012 - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images From back-to-back poles and now back-to-back victories, Jimmie Johnson holds off Brad Keselowski (by 0.808 seconds) Sunday to win the 2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson, who was also on the pole and won last week at ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Race Results

Kevin Harvick, driver of the #33 OneMain Financial Chevrolet, celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images Kevin Harvick dominates the NNS O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Saturday night, as he leads the most laps - 127 out of 200 - and holds off an impressive run by 18-year old Ryan Blaney (by 1.628 seconds) to win at ... FULL STORY »

2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Final Practice Session Speeds

Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images for NASCAR During the final NSCS AAA Texas 500 practice session, it was once again Brad Keselowski with a lap speed of 184.300 mph, showing the fastest way around Texas Motor Speedway. Clint Bowyer, with a lap speed of 184.193 mph, was the ... FULL STORY »

2012 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Starting Lineup

Kyle Busch, driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota, poses with the Coors Light Pole Award after qualifying on the pole position for the NASCAR Nationwide Series O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway on November 3, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit:Tom Pennington/Getty Images Kyle Busch, with a qualifying lap speed of 183.051 mph, captured the 2012 NNS O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Coors Light Pole Award at Texas Motor Speedway. This was Busch's second series pole of the 2012 season, his twenty-fifth series career pole ... FULL STORY »



Brad Keselowski - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Second Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.03.12
Saturday afternoon, Brad Keselowski, with a lap speed of 186.929 mph, was the quickest during the second NSCS AAA Texas 500 practice session at Texas Motor Speedway. The current series points leader, Jimmie Johnson, was second quickest with a lap speed of 186.864 mph, and was followed by Denny Hamlin (186.066 ...FULL STORY »
No 13 SealMaster Curb Records Chevrolet Silverado driven by Johnny Sauter - Photo Credit: Tom Pennington/Getty Images
2012 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k Race Results
Posted 11.02.12
Johnny Sauter held off Parker Kligerman (by 2.199 seconds) Friday night as he won the 2012 WinStar World Casino 350k, and making it a clean sweep of the two NCWTS races held at Texas Motor Speedway this season. This was Sauter's second series win of the 2012 season, his sixth series career ...FULL STORY »
Rick Ren, (L) General Manager of Kyle Busch Motorsports, talks with Kyle Busch, (R) driver of the #54 Monster Energy Toyota - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
2012 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.02.12
Friday evening during the final NNS O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge practice session, it was Kyle Busch with a lap speed of 183.038 mph, showing the fastest way around Texas Motor Speedway. Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Austin Dillon, was second fastest with a lap speed of 181.354 mph, and ...FULL STORY »
Jimmie Johnson Signing Coors Light Pole Award Board - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Starting Lineup
Posted 11.02.12
For the second week in a row, Jimmie Johnson, with a qualifying lap speed 191.076 mph, will take point as he captured the 2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Coors Light Pole Award at Texas Motor Speedway. This was Johnson's fourth series pole of the 2012 season, his Twenty-ninth series career pole ...FULL STORY »
Nelson Piquet Jr., driver of the #30 TAG Heuer Avant-Garde Eyewear Chevrolet, celebrates with the Pole Award Helmet after qualifying for the pole position for the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino 350k at Texas Motor Speedway on November 2, 2012 in Fort Worth, Texas. - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images for NASCAR
2012 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k Starting Lineup
Posted 11.02.12
Backing up his practice results, Nelson Piquet, Jr., with a qualifying lap speed of 180.246 mph, captured the 2012 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k Keystone Light Pole Award at Texas Motor Speedway. This was Piquet's third series pole of the 2012 season, his third series career pole and his first series ...FULL STORY »
Cole Whitt - Photo Credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images
2012 NNS O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.02.12
NASCAR Nationwide Series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Cole Whitt, with a lap speed of 179.892 mph, was the quickest during the first O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge practice session at Texas Motor Speedway. The defending series champion, Ricky Stenhouse, Jr., with a lap speed of 179.862 mph, was the second ...FULL STORY »
Martin Truex Jr - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.02.12
Martin Truex, Jr. - with a lap speed of 190.745 mph, and his Michael Waltrip Racing (MWR) teammate Mark Martin - with a lap speed of 190.449 mph, posted the top-2 fastest speeds respectively during the first NSCS AAA Texas 500 practice session at Texas Motor Speedway. Second in the series ...FULL STORY »
Nelson Piquet (TAG Heuer Avant-Garde) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
2012 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k Final Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.01.12
Nelson Piquet, Jr., was once again on top of the speed charts as he ran a lap speed of 182.113 mph, for the fastest lap in the final NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k practice session at Texas Motor Speedway. Miguel Paludo, with a lap speed of 181.220 mph, was the second ...FULL STORY »
Nelson Piquet Jr.
2012 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k First Practice Session Speeds
Posted 11.01.12
Nelson Piquet, Jr., with a lap speed of 181.574 mph, was the quickest during the first NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k practice session at Texas Motor Speedway. Second quickest with a lap speed of 180.735 mph, was Parker Kligerman, followed by the current series points leader, James Buescher (180.469 mph) who ...FULL STORY »


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