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O’Reilly Auto Parts Moves Title Sponsorship from XFINITY Series to Sprint Cup at Texas

For the first time since 2014, Texas Motor Speedway will have a new title sponsor for its spring race. O’Reilly Auto Parts, a long-time sponsor of the XFINITY Series events at Texas Motor Speedway, will move up a division to become the entitlement sponsor of the Sprint Cup Series race. Show More Summary

Riding Shotgun in a VW Golf R Driven by Scott Speed: Video

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : TopSpeed

During our recent visit to the Texas Motor Speedway with the Texas Auto Writers Association’s Springtime Auto Roundup, we had the privilege of riding shotgun with famed racing driver Scott Speed. The action took place in a bone-stock...Show More Summary

NASCAR at Bristol 2016: Start Time, Ticket Info, Lineup, TV Schedule and More

After a delay and eventual Kyle Busch win in Texas, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series next heads to Bristol for a race headlined by one Peyton Manning. Sunday's Food City 500 at Bristol Motor Speedway will have Manning act as honorary race...Show More Summary

Where they stand: Xfinity Series points after Texas

Series championship-eligible drivers remain winless six races into the 2016 NASCAR Xfinity Series season, heading into Saturday’s race at Bristol (Ten.) Motor Speedway, thanks, in large part, to series domination by Sprint Cup Series 2015 champion Kyle Busch, along with a win apiece for two other Sprint Cup drivers, Austin Dillon and Chase Elliott. As [...]

Happiness Is… A Wild Week

The past Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway proved to be a myriad of things, and in NASCAR that’s usually a euphemism for saying that good and bad stuff happened.  Most of the column’s this week have already touched upon many of the concerns.  Matt McLaughlin highlighted the rain issue, one that is bound... The post Happiness Is… A Wild Week appeared first on Frontstretch.

Beyond the Cockpit: Ray Black, Jr. Settling into XFINITY Series Racing

Last Friday night, Ray Black, Jr. returned to Texas Motor Speedway, the site of his XFINITY Series debut last November, with high hopes to improve upon his finish. After all, the last-minute deal wasn’t the ideal debut since Black suffered...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch Highlights Texas Warnings List

For the second week in a row, the race-winning team in the Sprint Cup Series was warned for an issue found in inspection. Kyle Busch, whose No. 18 team won the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway, was warned by NASCAR on Wednesday for failing pre-qualifying inspection twice. Show More Summary

Where they stand: Sprint Cup points after Texas

By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Busch’s second-consecutive NASCAR Sprint Cup Series win — his victory in Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway — was his second win of the season. With that second win, Busch joined Jimmie Johnson as a multi-race winner. Johnson also has made two trips to victory lane, so far, [...]

Is uproar over Texas invocation an overreaction?

In case you missed it, Kyle Busch won the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday night. The reason I say that is that, in the couple of days since the race, the biggest story, at least judging by social media fan discussions, seems to be pre-race activities. [...]

Couch Potato Tuesday: Carl Edwards Shines, FOX Bores in Texas

This past weekend, the Sprint Cup and XFINITY series returned to action at Texas Motor Speedway, and once again, Joe Gibbs Racing dominated much of the weekend. Before we get started, last week, NASCAR and CMT announced a new three-part...Show More Summary

Who’s Hot & Who’s Not: Bristol Edition

For a while on Saturday night, the waiting was the hardest part for anyone interested in the NASCAR Sprint Cup race at Texas Motor Speedway. But the once the raindrops stopped falling on heads, cars, pit boxes, etc., it turned into a...Show More Summary

TMS president defends prayer with 'political correctness' remark

Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage used a couple of trite phrases to defend the prayer Duck Dynasty's Phil Robertson delivered before Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race at Texas. While starting his prayer with "We gotShow More Summary

Track president defends 'Duck Dynasty' star’s controversial pre-race prayer

Phil Robertson’s invocation called for a “Jesus man” to be elected president. Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage defended the controversial prayer delivered by Phil Robertson prior to Saturday night's Sprint Cup Series race,...Show More Summary

‘Duck Dynasty’ star prays at NASCAR race for a ‘Jesus man’ to be elected president

2 months agoSports : The Early Lead

A “Duck Dynasty” star delivered an unusual invocation before a NASCAR race at Texas Motor Speedway over the weekend, praying that “we put a Jesus man in the White House.” Phil Robertson, who stars in the reality TV show along with other members of his family, has endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for the Republican […]

400 Miles and Sunshine Would Make for a Better Texas Product

If there’s one thing that NASCAR’s long, subpar Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway proved, it’s that the track could serve itself and its fans well by shortening the spring race and placing it during the day. Saturday’s Duck Commander...Show More Summary

Victory eludes Martin Truex Jr. when strategy call backfires

Truex was dominant Saturday night, but a decision not to pit was the difference maker. In a race where he unquestionably had the best car and routinely built sizeable leads, Martin Truex Jr. left Texas Motor Speedway not with his first...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch completes Texas sweep with Sprint Cup win

By AMANDA VINCENT Kyle Busch joined Jimmie Johnson as a 2016 multi-race winner Saturday night with his second win of the season in the Duck Commander 500 NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Texas Motor Speedway. The win was Busch’s second straight at the Cup level, adding to his win the previous weekend at Martinsville [...]

NASCAR at Texas 2016 Results: Winner, Standings, Highlights and Reaction

Kyle Busch earned his second win of the 2016 Sprint Cup season Saturday night in the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway. It was his fourth checkered flag in a span of eight days after he won Friday's Xfinity Series race in addition...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch Sneaks by Martin Truex, Jr. for Texas Sweep

Get out the broom because Kyle Busch has done it again. Following a late-race pass on Martin Truex, Jr. on the final restart, Kyle Busch won the Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway after leading just 34 laps. Busch wins for the...Show More Summary

Kyle Busch wins the 2016 Duck Commander 500 at Texas Motor Speedway

Busch captured his second Sprint Cup win in a row Saturday night. He wasn't dominant, but Kyle Busch had the superior strategy and executed the best in winning the Duck Commander 500 Saturday night at Texas Motor Speedway. Busch passed Martin Truex Jr. Show More Summary

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