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Nov 01

2012 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k Final Practice Session Speeds

Nelson Piquet (TAG Heuer Avant-Garde) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images 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 fastest during the session, while the current series points leader, James Buescher (181.111 mph) was third fastest, Ryan Blaney (181.002) fourth and series Sunoco Rookie of the Year contender, Ty Dillon (180.838) was fifth fastest. Rounding out the top-ten fastest during the "Happy Hour" (final) practice session were Kyle Busch (180.288 mph) who was sixth fastest, Matt Crafton (180.270) seventh, David Mayhew (180.240) eighth, rookie contender Cale Gale (180.168) ninth and ... FULL STORY »

2012 NCWTS WinStar World Casino 350k First Practice Session Speeds

Nelson Piquet Jr. 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 ... FULL STORY »

Patrick Gets ‘Rock Star’ Treatment From 1,500 Elementary School Students Competing In Texas Motor Speedway’s ‘Speeding To Read’

Danica Patrick Visits With 1,500 Elementary Students For Texas Motor Speedway's "Speeding To Read" Program NASCAR Star Makes Special Visit To Present Turn 2 Leader Awards, Encourage Students During Special Three-School Assembly At The Speedway W.R. Hatfield, Clara Love And Justin Elementary Schools Combine To Read 92,908 Books At Midway Point Of Reading Competition FORT WORTH, Texas ... FULL STORY »

Johanna Long, No. 70 Foretravel Motorcoach Chevrolet Texas Motor Speedway Preview

Johanna Long - Photo Credit: Rainier Ehrhardt / Getty Images for NASCAR Race: O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Nationwide Series: 31 of 33 Track: Texas Motor Speedway Date: November 3, 2012 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY ADVANCE - Johanna Long will be back behind the wheel of the No. 70 Foretravel Motorcoach Chevrolet this Saturday night ... FULL STORY »

Edwards Looks to Extend his Winning Record at Texas

Carl Edwards - Photo Credit: Todd Warshaw/Getty Images for NASCAR CONCORD, N.C. (November 1, 2012) –  Texas may be known for cattle and oil, but for Carl Edwards Texas is all about victory lane.  Edwards has more NASCAR Sprint Cup wins at Texas than any other driver and he hopes to add to ... FULL STORY »

Tony Stewart – What a Difference a Year Makes

Tony Stewart - Photo Credit: Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images for NASCAR KANNAPOLIS, N.C., (Nov. 1, 2012) – Change is inevitable. It can happen within the blink of an eye, or over the course of some unspecified length of time. Just ask Tony Stewart, driver of the No. 14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 ... FULL STORY »

Bayne and Motorcraft/Quick Lane Crew Hoping to Capitalize on Experience at Texas

No 21 Motorcraft Quick Lane Ford on Track Trevor Bayne and the Motorcraft/Quick Lane crew return to Texas Motor Speedway this weekend, the site of Bayne’s first Sprint Cup start back in the fall of 2010, and the beginning of his relationship with the Wood Brothers and their ... FULL STORY »

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Front Row Motorsports Continues Trend of Best Sponsorship Value
Posted 10.31.12
CertainTeed/31-W Insulation Joins Ragan and No. 34 Team at Texas STATESVILLE, N.C. (10/31/12) - Once again this season, Front Row Motorsports heads to the track with a new partner. This weekend, David Ragan and the No. 34 team welcomes aboard CertainTeed/31-W Insulation. The company provides roofing construction needs. Front Row Motorsports continues ...FULL STORY »
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Michael Annett, No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford Mustang Texas Motor Speedway Preview
Posted 10.31.12
TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY RACE PREVIEW Michael Annett • No. 43 Pilot Flying J Ford Mustang • Annett has seven career starts in the Nationwide Series at Texas Motor Speedway • Annett enters Texas in fifth-place in the Nationwide Series driver point standings • Annett’s best finish (ninth) came earlier this season at the 1.5-mile ...FULL STORY »
Cale Gale - Photo Credit: Andy Lyons / Getty Images
Cale Gale, No. 33 Ruud Chevrolet Silverado Texas Motor Speedway Preview
Posted 10.31.12
Cale Gale No. 33 Ruud Chevrolet Silverado Texas Motor Speedway - WinStar World Casino 350 November 2, 2012 No. 33 Ruud Chevrolet News and Notes Racing with Ruud... Cale Gale will race with the Ruud colors on the No. 33 Chevrolet this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway. Known for its reliability, which will ...FULL STORY »
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Denny Hamlin, No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota Camry Texas Motor Speedway Preview
Posted 10.31.12
Denny Hamlin / No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota Preview O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge at Texas Motor Speedway No. 18 Z-Line Designs Toyota News and Notes: · LOOKING FOR FIRST NATIONWIDE WIN IN TEXAS: While Denny Hamlin has won in Texas in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series, he will be seeking his first ...FULL STORY »
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Election Day Comes Early As Fans Will Vote To Determine If They Want Johnson Or Keselowski In NASCAR Nation’s ‘Oval Office’
Posted 10.31.12
FORT WORTH, Texas (Oct. 31, 2012) - Election Day will come early for race fans as they will cast their votes during this weekend's AAA Texas 500 tripleheader at Texas Motor Speedway on whether they would like to see Jimmie Johnson or Brad Keselowski residing in the NASCAR Nation's "Oval Office" ...FULL STORY »
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Toyota NASCAR Tidbits – Oct. 29 – Nov. 4, 2012
Posted 10.31.12
HALF-MILE HAPPENINGS: Camry driver Kyle Busch registered a runner-up result in Sunday afternoon's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series (NSCS) race at Virginia's Martinsville Speedway. Busch started third in the Joe Gibbs Racing (JGR) No. 18 M&M's Halloween Camry at the half-mile short track and ran among the top-10 much of the ...FULL STORY »
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Martin Truex Jr 2012 NSCS AAA Texas 500 Race Preview
Posted 10.31.12
CORNELIUS, N.C. — No. 56 NAPA AUTO PARTS driver Martin Truex Jr. is leading the charge in the cleanup process from Hurricane Sandy. Truex said he’s stunned by the damage to his hometown of Mayetta, N.J. and in the surrounding areas wrought by this week’s hurricane. Now he’s calling on his and all ...FULL STORY »
David Gilliland - Photo Credit: Tyler Barrick/Getty Images
New Crew Chief Has Gilliland Fast at Intermediate Tracks
Posted 10.31.12
Derrick Finley Gives Boost to Gilliland Statesville, N.C. (10/31/12) - Coming off two top-25 finishes in their last mile-and-a-half race events, Charlotte and Kansas, David Gilliland and the No. 38 Long John Silver's team hope to continue their strong runs this Sunday at the Texas Motor Speedway. A track similar in ...FULL STORY »
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Willbros Joins R3 Motorsports; Scott Riggs For Texas Motor Speedway
Posted 10.31.12
CHINA GROVE, NORTH CAROLINA (October 30, 2012) – R3 Motorsports is pleased to announce that Willbros ( is on board the #03 Chevrolet in the NASCAR Nationwide Series race at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend with driver, Scott Riggs. Riggs, a North Carolina native, will be piloting the #03 Willbros ...FULL STORY »

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