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Apr 02
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Greg Biffle 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview

NSCS Driver Greg Biffle (3M) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images Greg Biffle – Texas Advance Team:                          No. 16 3M ESPE Dental Give Kids A Smile Ford Fusion Crew Chief:  Matt Puccia Primary Chassis: RK-896  Brand new chassis Backup Chassis: RK-879  Last ran Las Vegas – finished 22nd        ADVANCE NOTES ·        Biffle at Texas o   Biffle has led a total of 733 laps at Texas Motor Speedway, making Texas his best track for laps led.  He ranks second overall in laps led at Texas Motor Speedway. o   In his 20 career Cup Series starts at the 1.5-mile track, Biffle has two wins, eight top-five and 12 top-10 finishes.  His average starting position is 12.7 with an average finishing position of 15.1. ·        The Car o   The primary chassis RK-896 is a brand new chassis. o   The backup chassis RK-879 was new when it first hit the track ... FULL STORY »

Martin Truex Jr. Shooting for More Texas Success

2014 NSCS Driver Martin Truex, Jr., on track in the No. 78 Furniture Row Chevrolet SS - Photo Credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images DENVER (April 2, 2014) – One of the better NASCAR venues for Martin Truex Jr. has been Texas Motor Speedway, site of Sunday's Duck Commander 500 Sprint Cup Series race. Last year at the Texas spring event Truex nearly pulled off ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear to Run Multi-Zone Tread Right-Side at Texas

Goodyear Racing Logo AKRON, OHIO (Wednesday, April 2, 2014) – One of the technical highlights of the 2013 NASCAR season was Goodyear’s introduction of its multi-zone tread tire.  After running the concept that combines two distinct rubber compounds on the same right-side tire ... FULL STORY »

Team Chevy 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Pre-Race Notes & Quotes

Team Chevy Logo TEAM CHEVY ADVANCE NASCAR SPRINT CUP SERIES DUCK COMMANDER 500 TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY FT. WORTH, TEXAS APRIL 6, 2014 DID YOU KNOW? April is Earth Awareness Month.  Chevrolet strives to reduce emissions and petroleum dependence by being more energy efficient. Did you know? ·        Chevrolet was the first automaker to sign Climate ... FULL STORY »

Goodyear Racing 2014 April Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR Tire Fast Facts

Goodyear Racing Logo GOODYEAR TIRE NOTES NASCAR Sprint Cup Series -- Race No. 7 – Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Nationwide Series -- Race No. 6 – O'Reilly Auto Parts 300 Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile oval) – Fort Worth, Tex. Fast Facts for April 3-6, 2014 Tire: Goodyear Eagle Speedway ... FULL STORY »

Jamie McMurray & Kyle Larson 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Previews

Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Logo Chip Ganassi Racing with Felix Sabates Advance Notes RACE SETUP Race: Duck Commander 500 Drivers: @jamiemcmurray, @KyleLarsonRacin Cars: No. 1 Bell Helicopters Chevrolet SS, No. 42 Target Chevrolet SS Track: Texas Motor Speedway (1.5-mile quad oval) @TXMotorSpeedway Television:   FOX (3 p.m. ET) Social: @CGRTeams #TeamGanassi #TeamTarget #driveCessna, #duckcommander500 I BET ... FULL STORY »

Staying Calm is the Key for No. 55 Crew Chief Billy Scott

2014 NSCS/Michael Waltrip Racing No. 15 Crew Chief Billy Scott - Photo Credit: Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images CORNELIUS, N.C. —  No. 55 Aaron’s Dream Machine Crew Chief Billy Scott’s career atop the pit box with driver Brian Vickers is only six races old. But the former team engineer feels like he’s already made a year’s worth of ... FULL STORY »



2014 NSCS No. 43 Eckrich Ford Fusion
Almirola and No. 43 Team Hope to Add Intermediate Tracks to the List of Top Finishes this Weekend at Texas
Posted 04.01.14
Look for Good Showing in Eckrich's First Race in 2014 Aric Almirola and the No. 43 Eckrich Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) Ford team head to the mile-and-a-half Texas Motor Speedway this weekend for Sunday's 500-mile event at the Texas Motor Speedway fresh off a top-10 finish at Martinsville. The No. 43 ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Marcos Ambrose (Stanley) - Photo Credit: John Harrelson/Getty Images
Marcos Ambrose Off to Best Start in Sprint Cup Series Career
Posted 04.01.14
Two Top-Five Finishes Highlight First Six Races Now with two Top-Five finishes after the first six races, Marcos Ambrose is off to his best start in his NASCAR Sprint Cup Series career. His start has placed him 14th in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings and in position to make ...FULL STORY »
Matt Kenseth, driver of the #20 Dollar General Toyota, looks on during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Auto Club 400 at Auto Club Speedway on March 21, 2014 in Fontana, California. - Photo Credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images
Matt Kenseth 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Matt Kenseth / No. 20 Dollar General Toyota Preview Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway No. 20 Dollar General Toyota News and Notes: KENSETH BY THE NUMBERS: In 23 Sprint Cup Series starts at Texas, Kenseth has completed 7,641 of 7,693 laps (99.3 percent) and has led for a total of 775 laps.  ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver Ryan Newman (Caterpillar) - Photo Credit: Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images
Ryan Newman 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Ryan Newman No. 31 Caterpillar Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet  This Week's Caterpillar Chevrolet SS at Texas Motor Speedway ... Ryan Newman will drive chassis No. 456 in Sunday's Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Chassis No. 456 was raced on March 9 at Las Vegas Motor Speedway where Newman qualified 10th and finished ...FULL STORY »
Paul Menard (Quaker State) - Photo Credit: Chris Graythen/Getty Images
Paul Menard 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Paul Menard No. 27 Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Quaker State/Menards Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Paul Menard will pilot chassis No. 454 this weekend at the 1.5-mile oval in Ft. Worth, Texas. This Chevrolet SS was last used at Las Vegas Motor Speedway this year where Menard ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver Austin Dillon (DOW) - Photo Credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Austin Dillon 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Austin Dillon No. 3 Dow Powerhouse Chevrolet SS Event Preview Fact Sheet This Week's Dow Powerhouse Chevrolet at Texas Motor Speedway ... Austin Dillon will pilot Chassis No. 465 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 ...FULL STORY »
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Richard Childress Racing 2014 NSCS Duck Commander 500 Race Preview
Posted 04.01.14
Richard Childress Racing  NASCAR Sprint Cup Series News and Notes Event:        Duck Commander 500 Date:          Sunday, April 6, 2014 Location:   Texas Motor Speedway Richard Childress Racing's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series history at Texas Motor Speedway ...In 77 starts at Texas Motor Speedway dating back to 1997, RCR has recorded one win (Jeff Burton, April 2007), eight ...FULL STORY »
2014 NSCS Driver David Ragan on track in the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford Fusion - Photo Credit: Brian Lawdermilk/Getty Images
Ragan Expects Another Test of Tires at Texas
Posted 04.01.14
Taco Bell Team Should Have 'Good Game Plan' for Fast 1.5-Mile Track STATESVILLE, APRIL 1, 2014 - David Ragan, driver of the No. 34 Taco Bell Ford, comments on racing at Texas Motor Speedway: "The only other mile-and-a-half that we've run to date is Las Vegas, and it doesn't wear the ...FULL STORY »
NSCS Driver David Gilliland (Love's Travel Stops) - Photo Credit: Jerry Markland/Getty Images
Gilliland Showcases Love’s Ford at Partner’s ‘Home’ Track
Posted 04.01.14
Driver Takes Confidence, Speed to 'Fast' and 'Unique' Texas Speedway STATESVILLE, APRIL 1, 2014 - David Gilliland, driver of the No. 38 Love's Travel Stops Ford, comments on racing at Texas Motor Speedway: "I feel very confident going to Texas based on what we learned at Las Vegas. We had some issues ...FULL STORY »


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