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[Now that’s dedication—not to mention a lot of blue.

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

[Now that’s dedication—not to mention a lot of blue. Jimmie Johnson fans at Texas Motor Speedway, 2015. Photo credit: Ralph Lauer/AP Images] Read more...

Hauler Driver Tangled in Traffic Accident

Richard Petty’s hauler driver was involved in a traffic accident. Will Mallard was en route to Texas Motor Speedway on Wednesday morning coming from Louisiana. In an attempt to make it to Texas motor Speedway with Dakoda Armstrong’s race cars, the driver was involved in a minor traffic accident, which left him with no injuries

Jimmie Johnson wins pole at Phoenix

By AMANDA VINCENT Last weekend’s race winner at Texas Motor Speedway, Jimmie Johnson, claimed the pole for Sunday’s Quicken Loans Race for Heroes 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. He did so with a track-record lap of 25.147 seconds/143.158 mph in the third of three rounds of qualifying at the track [...]

Joe Gibbs Racing Xfinity Series teams warned after Texas

On Wednesday, NASCAR released its list of teams receiving written warnings coming out of the Nov. 6-8 race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth. Teams receiving written warnings after Texas included two Joe Gibbs Racing teams in the Xfinity Series, the No. 18 Toyota team of driver Daniel Suarez and the No. 20 [...]

NASCAR issues warnings to five Sprint Cup teams after Texas

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR issued written warnings to five NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams as a result of inspection issues during the Nov. 6-8 race weekend at Texas Motor Speedway that culminated in Sunday’s running of the AAA Texas 500. The No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports team of Dale Earnhardt Jr. and the No. 95 Leavine [...]

Truckin’ Thursdays: Can a Chase in the Truck Series Work?

Early Sunday morning, as the Sprint Cup Series prepared for Texas Motor Speedway, I came across an article title on Twitter that made me want to scream. According to, NASCAR is reportedly considering a Chase-like format for the Camping World Truck Series. Show More Summary

NASCAR Truck Series at Phoenix 2015: Full Schedule, Standings and Preview

After padding his NASCAR Camping World Truck Series points lead by winning last week's race at Texas Motor Speedway, Erik Jones will look to pull off a repeat performance Friday in the Lucas Oil 150 at Phoenix International Raceway. Just...Show More Summary

NASCAR Mailbox: Chase Format for Truck Series, Time to Say Goodbye to Goodyear?

What a great finish we had in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson proved that though he may have not had the season he would have liked, he can still pull off a victory and remind people just how dominant he is at Texas in October. Show More Summary

Joe Gibbs Racing has splitters confiscated at Texas

By AMANDA VINCENT Three Joe Gibbs Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup Series teams has an issue getting through pre-race inspection before Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth. The splitters on the No. 11 Toyota of Denny Hamlin, the No. 18 Toyota of Kyle Busch and the No. 19 Toyota of Carl [...]

Jimmie Johnson Pounces To Sixth Texas Victory

Jimmie Johnson spoiled a Chase clinching win for Brad Keselowski as he made the winning pass with three laps to go to win the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. The victory for Johnson is the fifth of the season and third in a row at Texas. “I kept working on him, working on... The post Jimmie Johnson Pounces To Sixth Texas Victory appeared first on Frontstretch.

NASCAR at Texas 2015: Winners and Losers from the AAA Texas 500

Prior to the running of the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, NBC’s Krista Voda said: Texas Motor Speedway is the same size as other tracks, but it does not race like them. Speeds are lightning fast. Nicknamed, ‘No Limits, Texas’— anything goes here, and usually does. Show More Summary

Up To Speed: Jimmie Johnson Snookers Keselowski

By all accounts, Brad Keselowski should have won the race at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. After starting on the pole, Keselowski dominated the race, leading 312 of 334 laps. Most of those remaining laps were during cycles of green...Show More Summary

Kickin’ the Tires: Penske Pariahs?

As the closing laps ticked off at Texas Motor Speedway and Jimmie Johnson edged into the lead, you could hear the cheers from fans not wanting to see Brad Keselowski move easily into the final round of #TheChase at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Show More Summary

Matt Kenseth passive aggressively still bitter about NASCAR suspension

Matt Kenseth hasn’t forgotten NASCAR CEO Brian France’s comments defending Joey Logano. Serving a two-race suspension Matt Kenseth wasn't permitted to attend Sunday's NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway, though that didn't stop him from...Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson Steals Texas from Brad Keselowski, Dimming Penske's Chase Hopes

By the insufficient measure of laps led, Brad Keselowski dominated Texas Motor Speedway as no Sprint Cup driver ever has. Keselowski led 312 of a possible 334 laps in the AAA Texas 500 on Sunday. Unfortunately, he didn't lead the last...Show More Summary

Sprint Cup Chase 2015: NASCAR Standings, Schedule After AAA Texas 500

You knew it would happen before the Chase was over. On Sunday, Jimmie Johnson played spoiler as he won the AAA Texas 500. He led only six laps, but one of them was the final revolution of Texas Motor Speedway. Despite having been eliminated from the Chase early, Johnson's experience and the speed of his No. Show More Summary

Jimmie Johnson steals a victory from Brad Keselowski in AAA Texas 500

3 months agoHealth : Booster Shots

— Jeff Gordon continued to receive a lot of cool parting gifts over the weekend, including two Shetland ponies from Eddie Gossage, president of Texas Motor Speedway. But Hendrick Motorsports teammate Jimmie Johnson did one better: a shot to the heart of Gordon's nemesis, Brad Keselowski. Johnson...

Jimmie Johnson plays Chase spoiler at Texas

By AMANDA VINCENT Brad Keselowski led most of the AAA Texas 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth on Sunday, but Jimmie Johnson played Chase spoiler, passing Keselowski in the final four laps of the 334-lap race to claim his fifth win of the season.   “I just kept [...]

NASCAR's Matt Kenseth Defines 'Burnsauce' In A Single Tweet

3 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver and current involuntary vacationer Matt Kenseth congratulated Jimmie Johnson on his sixth win at Texas Motor Speedway, but didn’t hold back a mention of the spat that led to his current two-race banishment in the process. Read more...

Jimmie Johnson wins the 2015 AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

Jimmie Johnson overcame a dominant Brad Keselowski to win Sunday at Texas. Brad Keselowski was faster all afternoon, but when it mattered most Jimmie Johnson was a smidge better and passed Keselowski with four laps remaining to takeShow More Summary

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