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Quick takeaways from Texas: Kudos for scrapping the traditional six-shooter celebration

Kevin Harvick celebrates in Victory Lane after winning the NASCAR Cup Series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Consider our Takeaways feature to be the home of our random and sometimes intelligent musings. Show More Summary

Chase Elliott still frustrated from Martinsville, but don't ask him about retaliation

Chase Elliott, right, talks to a crew member in the garage during a practice session for Sunday’s NASCAR Cup series auto race at Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth, Texas, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. (AP Photo/LM Otero) Chase Elliott isn’t over what happened a week ago at Martinsville. Show More Summary

Kurt Busch to start first at Texas; 7 playoff drivers to start in top 10

The pole is Busch’s first since March of 2016. (Getty) Kurt Busch is now the owner of the fastest lap at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch jumped to the top of the board in the third round of qualifying with a track record lap of 200.915 MPH. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: playoff Championship Four set

By AMANDA VINCENT Three of the Championship Four berths were already claimed by Martinsville (Va.) Speedway winner Kyle Busch, Texas Motor Speedway victor Kevin Harvick and points leader Martin Truex Jr. prior to Sunday’s Can-Am 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Brad Keselowski took the final spot available with a 16th-place finish at PIR to battle [...]

NASCAR Truck: Justin Haley loses crew chief for one race

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR issued penalties to two NASCAR Camping World Truck Series teams as a result of rules violations during the Texas Motor Speedway race weekend that included the Jag Metals 350 Truck Series race on Nov. 3, according to NASCAR’s weekly penalty report that was released Tuesday. Kevin Bellicourt, crew chief on the [...]

Matt Kenseth’s ‘break’ a sad way to ‘retire’

Matt Kenseth didn’t announce his retirement Saturday at Texas Motor Speedway. Instead, he announced he was taking a break from the sport for awhile. But for those who haven’t seen the writing on the wall, yet, and that may even include Kenseth, himself, but his stepping away from the sport, I’m pretty sure, is going [...]

NASCAR Cup: standings after Texas Motor Speedway

By AMANDA VINCENT Two drivers, Kevin Harvick and Martin Truex Jr., clinched their spots in the Championship Four for the Nov. 19 season-finale at Homestead-Miami with their performances in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway — Harvick by winning the race and Truex by clinching on points after a second-place race finish and [...]

NASCAR Truck: standings after Texas Motor Speedway

By AMANDA VINCENT With his win of the Jag Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway on Friday night, reigning NASCAR Camping World Truck Series champion Johnny Sauter clinched is spot in the 2017 Championship Four for the season finale Nov. 17 at Homestead-Miami Speedway, leaving three positions up for grabs among five drivers heading into [...]

NASCAR Xfinity: standings after Texas Motor Speedway

By AMANDA VINCENT With Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series driver Erik Jones winning the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway, NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars remain winless in the Round of Eight of the 2017 series playoffs, heading into the Nov. 11 race at Phoenix International Raceway, the second-to-last race of the season and [...]

NASCAR victory burnout went extra long and shredded driver’s car; video

NASCAR driver Kevin Harvick performed an extra long victory burnout after his recent win at the Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. The post NASCAR victory burnout went extra long and shredded driver’s car; video appeared first on

Dale Earnhardt Jr. has last hurrah at final NASCAR Monster Cup Race; Brad Keselowski rallies

FORT WORTH -- Dale Earnhardt Jr. gave his extensive fan base one last hurrah on Sunday in his final NASCAR Monster Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway. Earnhardt took advantage of a sequence of mid-race green-flag pit stops to lead the AAA Texas 500 for three laps. Show More Summary

Kevin Harvick wins AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway while Jimmie Johnson falters again

FORT WORTH - Kevin Harvick put himself into the NASCAR Monster Cup championship race by winning the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Sunday. Jimmie Johnson, the seven-time champion, put himself into an unforgiving position with another inexplicable showing. Show More Summary

NASCAR Cup: Kevin Harvick wins at Texas

By AMANDA VINCENT Kevin Harvick confirmed his reservation for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoff Championship Four with his win Sunday in the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth. “This feels so good,” Harvick said. “We have been qualifying well here and racing well ever since I have been [...]

NASCAR Xfinity: Brendan Gaughan, Ross Chastain scuffle at Texas

By AMANDA VINCENT NASCAR Xfinity Series regulars Brendan Gaughan and Ross Chastain were called to the series hauler Saturday night because of a scuffle between the two drivers outside the infield media center at Texas Motor Speedway after the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. “I was just getting out of the car and was sitting on [...]

NASCAR Xfinity: Erik Jones completes Texas sweep

By AMANDA VINCENT Erik Jones completed a 2017 NASCAR Xfinity Series sweep of Texas Motor Speedway near Fort Worth on Saturday night with a dominant performance that led to the win of the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. “I thought starting the race off, man, we’re really fast; we’re really good. This is going to be [...]

Dominance continues for Erik Jones at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH - No matter the state of the racing surface, Erik Jones has a hold on Texas Motor Speedway. Jones continued his mastery of TMS on Saturday night, winning the NASCAR Xfinity O'Reilly Auto Parts 300. Jones started from the pole and led 142 of the 200 laps. Show More Summary

What another win at TMS could do for Jimmie Johnson's championship hopes

FORT WORTH - Jimmie Johnson, seeking a record-setting eighth NASCAR Monster Cup championship, will play his ace on Sunday: Texas Motor Speedway. Johnson enters the AAA Texas 500 with six wins in his last 10 Cup starts at TMS. Another victory would guarantee Johnson a spot in the season-ending championship race at Homestead-Miami Speedway. Show More Summary

Texas Motor Speedway NASCAR playoff weather - Windy and hot race day

It won’t be rain but the heat and the wind for NASCAR Monster Energy Cup series AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway It’s early November at Texas Motor Speedway as we wind down the 2017 NASCAR season here in early November, our race...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Texas preview: Playoff drama builds heading into second race of Cup Series semifinals

A wild short track race at Martinsville Speedway sets a drama-filled race Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway. Chase Elliott has not forgotten nor forgiven Denny Hamlin for costing him a key playoff win. There may or may not be some lingering feelings between Ryan Blaney and Kevin Harvick. Show More Summary

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