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  • • H2H: Who is primed for a sophomore season jump in the Cup Series?
    Last year’s class of freshmen NASCAR Cup Series drivers led by Christopher Bell, Cole Custer and two-time Xfinity Series champion Tyler Reddick was one of the most buzzed about rookie crops in recent years. Bell had an up-and-down season peaking with a third-place run in the third-to-last race of the year at Texas Motor Speedway, […]...2021
  • • H2H: Which 2021 Cup Series schedule addition are we anticipating the most?
    The 2021 NASCAR Cup Series schedule is jam-packed with new venues and highly anticipated races. Those events include a dirt race at Bristol Motor Speedway, a new stop at Circuit of the Americas, the All-Star Race at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR’s return to Nashville Superspeedway, a Fourth of July celebration at Road America and the […]...2021
  • • Buddy the Elf to grace world's largest HDTV to benefit SCC-TX and CoServ
    The holiday movie classic about an orphan baby raised at the North Pole by Santa‘s tiny elves will be shown Dec. 18 on Big Hoss, the world‘s largest HDTV, at Texas Motor Speedway to benefit Speedway Children‘s Charities-Texas Chapter and the CoServ Charitable Foundation. Elf, the 2003 New Line Cinema comedy feature film starring Will […]...2020
  • • Gift of Lights returns to Texas Motor Speedway with already COVID-19 friendly drive-thru experience
    The yuletide season tradition that is Gift of Lights at Texas Motor Speedway celebrates its 10th year with the annual Thanksgiving opening night kicking off 39 days of one of the Lone Star State‘s largest holiday light shows. Beginning Thursday, November 26 through Sunday, January 3, families will enjoy two miles of light displays throughout the […]...2020
  • • Black Friday specials for Texas Motor Speedway's 25th anniversary
    Texas Motor Speedway kicks off its 2021 ticket sales with incredible Black Friday deals for both the NASCAR All-Star Race in June and NTT INDYCAR SERIES doubleheader in May to celebrate the Great American Speedway‘s 25th season. NASCAR‘s best will put everything on the line June 13, 2021 at No Limits, Texas, for the opportunity to […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Harrison Burton doing more than playing spoiler
    Harrison Burton has won back-to-back NASCAR Xfinity Series races. Will he beat the Championship 4 in the season finale at Phoenix Raceway to propel a 2021 title run? Only a rookie in the NASCAR Xfinity Series, Joe Gibbs Racing’s Harrison Burton has won back-to-back races, first at Texas Motor Speedway and then at Martinsville Speedway. […] NASCAR: Harrison Burton doing more than playin...2020
  • • Fire on Fridays: How Will Success Be Judged in This Era of NASCAR?
    The era of a good points day is officially over. Has been for awhile now. Points do matter. After all, if Kevin Harvick gains more than the one stage point at Texas Motor Speedway and Martinsville Speedway than he did, odds are he’s Championship 4 bound in the NASCAR Cup Series this year. But he didn’t, … The post Fire on Fridays: How Will Success Be Judged in This Era of NASCAR?...2020
  • Kevin Harvick:
    • Kevin Harvick: "I’ve been punched in the gut a lot harder"
    Coming off a subpar finish at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend, Harvick entered Sunday’s race at Martinsville (Va.) Speedway with a 42-point cushion over the cut off to advance to the title race.After a myriad of problems during the race, Harvick’s title hopes came down to the final of 500 laps. He basically needed one more position on the track to advance on points.But much like the ...Keep read...2020
  • • A Necessary Change
    So, the 96 Hours of Texas Motor Speedway are over. There have been a lot of rain delays in the history of the NASCAR Cup Series, but this one was one of epic proportions. While it wasn’t the longest ever, it is apparently the longest in which the competitors didn’t leave the track. Why did … The post A Necessary Change appeared first on Frontstretch....2020
  • • NASCAR: Kyle Busch’s win still had championship implications
    Kyle Busch is not eligible to win the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series championship, but his win at Texas Motor Speedway still had title implications. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch became the first driver to win a NASCAR Cup Series playoff race despite not being eligible to win the championship since Matt Kenseth won the round […] NASCAR: Kyle Busch’s win still had championship implication...2020

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Texas Motor Speedway injury and suspension

  • • Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 51 Team Penalized, Crew Chief Out 3 Races
    The No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports team incurred a penalty due to the wheel that came off the truck at Texas Motor Speedway last weekend, NASCAR announced Wednesday, Oct. 28. The team violated Sections 12.5.2.7.4 in the NASCAR rule book, and crew chief Danny Stockman and tire changer/jack man Charles Thacker are suspended for the … The post Kyle Busch Motorsports No. 51 Team Penalized, Crew C...2020
  • • Kyle Busch Motorsports crew chief suspended after Texas Motor Speedway pitstop miscue
    The No. 51 Kyle Busch Motorsports team was issued a safety penalty on Oct. 28, stemming from a loose wheel that did not stay installed following a pit stop in Sunday afternoon‘s race at Texas Motor Speedway. As a result of violating Sections 12.5.2.7.4 in the NASCAR Rule Book, which specifies a penalty for any […]...2020
  • • NASCAR postpones Texas playoff race to Monday
    The NASCAR Cup Series round of 8 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway has been suspended and postponed to Monday due to rain after 52 laps. The plan was for the NASCAR Cup Series to be two races into the three-race round of 8 of the four-round, 10-race 2020 playoffs by this evening. But that […] NASCAR postpones Texas playoff race to Monday - Beyond the Flag - Beyond the Flag - Your #1 Desti...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Wood Brothers Racing hauler wrecks
    A Wood Brothers Racing tractor trailer was en route from Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth to the team’s race shop in Mooresville, N.C., was involved in an auto accident in Birmingham, Ala., on Monday morning. The team, with driver Paul Menard, competed in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at TMS on Sunday. “Car lost control and came back across all the traffic,”...2019

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Texas Motor Speedway trade, contract, salary rumors

  • • Just short at Texas, Martin Truex Jr. facing playoff uncertainty at Martinsville
    Martin Truex Jr. came a Texas-sized fuel-mileage gamble away from icing his NASCAR Cup Series postseason fate Wednesday evening. Truex came up short when teammate Kyle Busch’s gas tank didn’t, finishing second in the rain-plagued Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Instead of taking a breather for the short turn to Sunday’s Round […]...2020
  • • Kyle Busch wins in Texas to keep streak alive
    With hopes to win a second-straight NASCAR Cup Series championship scuttled by a poor finish at Charlotte two-plus weeks ago, Kyle Busch still had something to race for in the final races of 2020 -- prolonging his streak of consecutive seasons with a race win. On Wednesday evening, Busch secured his goal as he won the thrice weather-delayed Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedw...2020
  • Kyle Busch salvages winning streak with victory in marathon NASCAR Cup race at Texas
    • Kyle Busch salvages winning streak with victory in marathon NASCAR Cup race at Texas
    After winning the three-time-weather-delayed Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday, Kyle Busch climbed from his car and pointed to the image of a zombie on his helmet. “This is what we‘ve all looked like around here for the last three days,” Busch quipped. “Everybody just zombied into their phones.” In reality, […]...2020
  • • ADVANCING through the NASCAR Playoffs: Texas analysis
    The NASCAR Cup Series continued its Round of 8 in the 2020 NASCAR Playoffs at Texas Motor Speedway with the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500. Sunday marked the second of three races in this postseason round. At the end of it, four drivers will be eliminated from playoff contention and the Championship 4 will be set […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: Texas results, standings – Kyle Busch ends drought
    Kyle Busch won the second race of the round of 8 of the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs, the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. Joe Gibbs Racing’s Kyle Busch was eliminated from the 2020 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs after the round of 12, marking the first time he has failed to qualify for […] NASCAR: Texas results, standings – Kyle Busch ends drought ...2020
  • • NASCAR: Texas race postponed for a third time due to rain
    NASCAR has finally gone ahead and postponed the Cup Series playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway to Wednesday due to rain. Mid-week racing is back in the NASCAR Cup Series. For the third day in a row, the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 round of 8 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway has been postponed to […] NASCAR: Texas race postponed for a third time due to rain - Beyond the Flag - Bey...2020
  • • Keselowski Heads To Wed. With A Plan At Texas
    By John Sturbin | Senior Writer RacinToday.com FORT WORTH, Texas – After 24 winless NASCAR Cup Series starts at Texas Motor Speedway, Brad Keselowski has planned a Team Penske-pragmatic approach for the weather-delayed 16th annual Autotrader EchoPark ......2020
  • • NASCAR announces another new restart time for Texas race
    The NASCAR Cup Series round of 8 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway is now scheduled to restart at 5:00 p.m. ET following multiple postponements. Day four of the 2020 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Cup Series round of 8 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway should hopefully be the final day of this event, […] NASCAR announces another new restart time for Texas race - Beyond the F...2020
  • • Adverse weather forces third postponement of NASCAR Cup Playoff race at Texas
    After spending the better part of Tuesday trying to dry the pavement at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR was forced to postpone the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Cup Series Playoff race for the third consecutive day. The event is scheduled to resume at 3 p.m. ET Wednesday (to be broadcast on NBCSN, PRN and SiriusXM […]...2020
  • • NASCAR Sets Tentative Plan to Resume Racing at Texas
    After more than two days’ worth of mist, rain and fog, NASCAR has announced a tentative plan to go back to racing at Texas Motor Speedway Tuesday night (Oct. 27). The AutoTrader EchoPark Automotive 500 was halted on lap 52 on Sunday due to a heavy mist falling across the track, and the red flag … The post NASCAR Sets Tentative Plan to Resume Racing at Texas appeared first on Frontstret...2020

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  • Kyle Busch scores first Cup win of 2020 in delayed Texas race
    • Kyle Busch scores first Cup win of 2020 in delayed Texas race
    Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway was halted after 52 of 334 laps and persistent rain in the area delated the resumption of the race until late Wednesday afternoon.Busch, last season’s series champion, had already been eliminated from title contention earlier in the playoffs but he was determined to keep his consecutive wins streak alive.On Lap 268, Busch made his final green-flag ...Keep read...2020
  • Kyle Busch scores first Cup win of 2020 in delayed Texas race
    • Kyle Busch scores first Cup win of 2020 in delayed Texas race
    Sunday’s race at Texas Motor Speedway was halted after 52 of 334 laps and persistent rain in the area delated the resumption of the race until late Wednesday afternoon.Busch, last season’s series champion, had already been eliminated from title contention earlier in the playoffs but he was determined to keep his consecutive wins streak alive.On Lap 268, Busch made his final green-flag ...Keep read...2020
  • • The Frontstretch 5: Active Texas Records That (Probably, Maybe) Won’t Fall This Weekend
    As the NASCAR Cup Series heads to Texas Motor Speedway for the second time in 2020, there are some numbers to consider. There are plenty of stats that are important to consider for each and every race, and also some that stand out. Here are a few (one a dubious honor) Texas records for active … The post The Frontstretch 5: Active Texas Records That (Probably, Maybe) Won’t Fall This Wee...2020
  • • Texas 101: TV times, key statistics, revised procedures and more
    The NASCAR Cup Series heads west for its first trip to Texas Motor Speedway in 2020. The O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 was originally supposed to be held March 29, but the race was postponed amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, the action is set to be made up Sunday at 3 p.m. ET (NBCSN, PRN, SiriusXM […]...2020
  • • Graham Rahal 2020 IndyCar Season Preview
    Graham Rahal returns to the NTT IndyCar Series forthe 2020 IndyCar season as something of a dark horse. While the Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing veteran got off to a slow start at Texas Motor Speedway, he’s got 12 years of experience under his belt and statistics that demonstrate an Astor Cup isn’t out of his … The post Graham Rahal 2020 IndyCar Season Preview appeared first on F...2020
  • • NASCAR Cup: Timmy Hill scores virtual Texas win
    Driving for underfunded teams for several years, Timmy Hill has never really been a top performer in NASCAR. Meanwhile, he’s made a name for himself in iRacing with a reputation as one of the best drivers there, courtesy of well over 600 wins. The NASCAR and iRacing worlds are colliding now, though, with NASCAR banking on an iRacing series to hold fans’ interest while real-world racing remains on ...2020
  • eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series - Virtual Texas Motor Speedway driver stats
    • eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series - Virtual Texas Motor Speedway driver stats
    Statistical Notes A wide range of drivers with various experience both at Texas Motor Speedway and in iRacing will be contending in this Sunday‘s O‘Reilly Auto Parts 125 in the second race of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series (1 p.m. ET on FOX — where available and subject to change, FS1 and the FOX […]...2020

Texas Motor Speedway kids, wife/husband, girlfriend/boyfriend, father/mother

  • • NASCAR: Harrison Burton’s own dad said there’s ‘no way’ he wins
    Harrison Burton even proved his father Jeff wrong by rallying to win Saturday’s NASCAR Xfinity Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. In the closing laps of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 NASCAR Xfinity Series round of 8 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway, JR Motorsports’ Noah Gragson had opened up a lead of over one second […] NASCAR: Harrison Burton’s own dad said...2020
  • • Rookie Burton Joins Father As A Winner In Texas
    FORT WORTH, Texas _ Rookie Harrison Burton joined his father in the Texas Motor Speedway record book, and jumbled the NASCAR Xfinity Series Playoffs landscape, with an improbable victory in Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. Burton, ......2020
  • • Jimmie Johnson's dad, Gary, to serve as grand marshal at Texas
    Seven-time NASCAR Cup Series Champion Jimmie Johnson will hear a very familiar voice give the command to start engines when his father Gary Johnson serves as grand marshal for the Oct. 25 Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 will be the final race at Texas Motor Speedway in […]...2020
  • • Reaume Brothers Racing, Front Row Motorsports Teams Fined After Texas
    A pair of NASCAR teams were penalized $10,000 in the wake of the weekend’s tripleheader at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR announced July 21. Reaume Brothers Racing’ No. 00 team in the Gander RV & Outdoors Truck Series received a $10,000 fine directed at Mike Ruch, crew member for the team and husband of driver Angela … The post Reaume Brothers Racing, Front Row Motorsports Team...2020
  • • April 2 in NASCAR history: Dale Jr. gets first Cup win in Texas
    Twenty-one years and one day after his father did it, Dale Earnhardt Jr. scored his first career Cup Series win in the 2000 race at Texas Motor Speedway....2020

Top Texas Motor Speedway news

  • • NASCAR Truck Series: Greg Biffle tipped to return for two races
    Greg Biffle will reportedly compete in two NASCAR Truck Series races for Kyle Busch Motorsports at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway. Greg Biffle is reportedly set to return to the NASCAR Truck Series for the two races at Charlotte Motor Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway in May and June, respectively. He is set […] NASCAR Truck Series: Greg Biffle tipped to return for two rac...2020
  • • Checkered flag: Tracks to host H.S. graduations
    With high school graduations in flux due to the coronavirus pandemic, Daytona International Speedway and Texas Motor Speedway will play host to graduation ceremonies incorporating iconic aspects of their facilities....2020
  • • NASCAR: Matt DiBenedetto fulfills a lifelong underwear dream
    Matt DiBenedetto fulfilled a lifelong dream during Sunday’s eNASCAR iRacing event at virtual Texas Motor Speedway: racing in his underwear. Matt DiBenedetto, along with 34 other NASCAR drivers, competed in Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 Pro Series Invitational at Texas Motor Speedway, the second race of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series that was implemented […] ...2020
  • • NASCAR: First iRacing disqualification blamed on dog
    NASCAR’s first disqualification of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series happened at virtual Texas Motor Speedway and has been blamed on a dog. The second race of the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, which started last weekend in response to the coronavirus pandemic shutting down live NASCAR racing action for the foreseeable future, took place […] NASCAR: First iRacing di...2020
  • • IndyCar to open delayed season at Texas in June
    IndyCar, which had yet to open its season when the coronavirus pandemic began, will start its engines June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway. There will be no spectators in attendance for the night race....2020
  • • What channel is IndyCar on today? TV schedule, start time for Texas race
    Here's a complete guide to watching today's IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway, including the TV channel and start time....2020
  • • IndyCar cancels Detroit double, adjusts schedule
    With the IndyCar series on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Roger Penske said he had no choice but to cancel the doubleheader race at Detroit. The tentative start to the season is June 6 at Texas Motor Speedway....2020
  • • Starting lineup for Sunday's NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas
    The starting lineup for Sunday's O'Reilly Auto Parts 500 NASCAR Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway (3 p.m. ET on NBCSN, NBC Sports App, PRN, SiriusXM NASCAR Radio) has been set. Aric Almirola will start from the pole position, with Ryan Blaney joining him on the front row to lead the field to green […]...2020
  • • NASCAR: How the full-time drivers stack up after Dover
    How do the 21 NASCAR drivers who have competed in each eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series race stack up against one another in the unofficial championship standings? The first six races of the seven-race eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series at virtual Homestead-Miami Speedway, virtual Texas Motor Speedway, virtual Bristol Motor Speedway, virtual Richmond Raceway, virtual […] NASCAR: ...2020
  • • LAST LAPS: Kyle Busch wins in Texas twice in a row, sort of…
    After being disqualified for his Xfinity Series win earlier in the day due to a failed post-race inspection, Kyle Busch takes the lead again to win in Saturday night's Truck Series race at Texas Motor Speedway....2020
  • • FINAL LAPS: Timmy Hill edges Ryan Preece in OT for wild ending in iRacing Invitational at Texas
    Timmy Hill edges Ryan Preece at the line in OT for wild ending in iRacing Pro Invitational at Texas Motor Speedway...2020
  • • NASCAR lineup at Texas: Starting order, pole for Sunday's race without qualifying
    The starting lineup and pole for Sunday's NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway were set by a random draw. Here are the results....2020
  • • HIGHLIGHTS: O’Reilly Auto Parts 500 at Texas Motor Speedway | NASCAR on FOX
    Full highlights from Sunday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 400 at Texas Motor Speedway for the NASCAR Cup Series....2020
  • • Kyle Busch picks up 98th career Xfinity win, cruises to victory at Texas Motor Speedway
    It appeared Kyle Busch had claimed his 98th career Xfinity win, but he was disqualified after failing a post-race inspection at Texas Motor Speedway. As a result, Austin Cindric won his third straight race and third race of the season....2020

Texas Motor Speedway schedule, game

  • • H2H: Which 2021 Cup Series schedule addition are we anticipating the most?
    2021
  • • NASCAR: Kyle Busch’s win still had championship implications
    2020
  • • Just short at Texas, Martin Truex Jr. facing playoff uncertainty at Martinsville
    2020
  • • Kyle Busch scores first Cup win of 2020 in delayed Texas race
    2020
  • • NASCAR: Kyle Busch thought he would run out of fuel and lose
    Even Kyle Busch thought there was a chance that he wouldn’t make it to the end of Wednesday’s NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway via a “2020” ending. The word “2020” has been Kyle Busch’s go-to word when it comes to describing many aspects of his disappointing NASCAR Cup Series season. Busch […] NASCAR: Kyle Busch thought he would...2020
  • • Brad Keselowski Nabs Martinsville Cup Pole
    After completing its race at Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday night (Oct. 28), the NASCAR Cup Series starting lineup for the race at Martinsville Speedway has been set. Brad Keselowski will lead the field to the green flag in the Xfinity 500. Keselowski is the last driver above the Round of 8 cutline; Martinsville is … The post Brad Keselowski Nabs Martinsville Cup Pole appeared first on Fr...2020
  • • Kyle Busch ends winless skid at Texas, lands first Cup Series win of the season
    Kyle Busch stretched his final fuel run to break his 33-race winless skid in the NASCAR Cup Series, scoring his first win of the season in a rain-delayed Wednesday finish at Texas Motor Speedway. RELATED: Unofficial results | Martinsville schedule Busch’s No. 18 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota led a race-high 90 of the 334 laps […]...2020
  • • ADVANCING through the NASCAR Playoffs: Texas analysis
    2020
  • • Kyle Busch scores first Cup win of 2020 in delayed Texas race
    2020
  • • NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr.’s penalty could end up helping him
    Martin Truex Jr.’s 20-point penalty ahead of the NASCAR Cup Series round of 8 playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway could end up helping him. Prior to the round of 8 NASCAR Cup Series playoff race at Texas Motor Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. and the #19 Joe Gibbs Racing team were hit with a huge […] NASCAR: Martin Truex Jr.’s penalty could end up helping him - Beyond the Flag - Beyon...2020

Texas Motor Speedway rumors, scandals

  • • H2H: Who is primed for a sophomore season jump in the Cup Series?
    2021
  • • Texas Motor Speedway will not host IndyCar / NASCAR doubleheader
    Texas Motor Speedway and IndyCar announced Thursday that the IndyCar season would begin June 6 at the Speedway.  However, the Truck Series race scheduled for that weekend has been postponed.  There had been speculation over the past few weeks that the Speedway could host an IndyCar/NASCAR Cup doubleheader that weekend.  However that will not happen. […]...2020

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