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Stewart looking for one more Cup win, with Texas Motor Speedway an ideal spot

FORT WORTH -- Tony Stewart, out of title contention, has six more races remaining in his illustrious NASCAR Sprint Cup career. That includes the AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 6. Stewart aims to make the most of every last lap. Show More Summary

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards dishes on the Chase for the Cup, Ricky Bobby and Zac Brown Band

NASCAR driver Carl Edwards dropped by SportsDay HQ on Wednesday for a chat on Facebook Live. In it he talked about the Chase for the Cup -- which continues Sunday at Charlotte Motor Speedway and eventually comes back to Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 6 -- his favorite music and his time as a substitute teacher. Check it out for yourself.

180,000-seat racetrack wishes Texas and A&M would play a football game there, and so do we

It probably won’t happen, but this sounds good, sure. Racetrack football games officially became a Thing this year, when Virginia Tech and Tennessee played in front of a record crowd at Bristol Motor Speedway in Tennessee. At least one...Show More Summary

This Is What Race Tracks Do When They Don't Have Races

3 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

Unlike local race tracks, major oval venues such as Texas Motor Speedway often don’t have race cars making circles every weekend of the year. To keep busy, they host concerts, run races on smaller ovals within the track and, um... break strange world records. Read more...

Rockwall racer going for two in a row on the dirt at Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH -- Rockwall racer Kevin Rowland returns to the scene of a controversial victory with the U.S. National Dirt Track Championship at Texas Motor Speedway this weekend. In May, Rowland led all 40 laps to take the Limited Modified title in the Texas World Dirt Track Championship at TMS. Show More Summary

Video of the Day: Firestone 600 highlights

Watch highlights from the Firestone 600 as Graham Rahal wins a thrilling battle at the Texas Motor Speedway.

IndyCar: Graham Rahal wins in close finish at Texas

FROM INDYCAR.COM FORT WORTH, Texas – It came two months after initially scheduled, but those in attendance at Texas Motor Speedway and watching on TV were treated to one of the most exciting finishes in Indy car history, as Rahal Letterman Lanigan Racing’s Graham Rahal edged Schmidt Peterson Motorsports’ James Hinchcliffe to the checkered flag by [...]

IndyCar series will be back at Texas Motor Speedway for at least 2 more years

FORT WORTH -- The Verizon IndyCar series will return to Texas Motor Speedway for at least two more years. This week the series unveiled its 17-race schedule for 2017, which includes the Firestone 600 at TMS on June 10. Mark Miles, CEO of Hulman & Company, said all races on next year's schedule are also under contract for the 2018 season. Show More Summary

Unbelievable Last-Lap Texas IndyCar Pass Ends In Track's Closest Finish Ever

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

0.008 seconds was all that separated IndyCar race winner Graham Rahal from James Hinchcliffe—the man who had led most of the restarted race at Texas Motor Speedway but got passed by Rahal on the very last lap. The race was full of close dicing back and forth, but it set a record for TMS’ closest finish ever. Read more...

Graham Rahal's 'rocket ship' propels him to closest win in Texas Motor Speedway history at Firestone 600

FORT WORTH - Before the re-start of the rain-interrupted Verizon IndyCar Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, Graham Rahal crowed to his team over the in-car radio that “I’ve got a rocket ship.” Rahal’s rocket took off at the right time. Show More Summary

Scott Dixon Gives The Two-Bird Salute After Gnarly IndyCar Crash At Texas

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

GIF via YouTube After Ed Carpenter made contact with the front corner of Scott Dixon’s IndyCar at Texas Motor Speedway, Dixon spun out of control and into the wall. Dixon, of course, let Carpenter know he was just fine (but mad) in everyone’s favorite way: with two middle fingers up. Read more...

Why IndyCar's return to Texas Motor Speedway could bode well for struggling Alexander Rossi

For Alexander Rossi's rookie season in the Verizon IndyCar Series, there has been May and everything else. May was outstanding. In that month, Rossi became the first rookie to win the historic Indianapolis 500 since Helio Castroneves in 2001. Show More Summary

Helio Castroneves racing against more than just opponents as IndyCar returns to Texas Motor Speedway

FORT WORTH -- Helio Castroneves may have finally found a race he cannot win. Castroneves is an auto racing legend. But so were Peyton Manning in football, Derek Jeter in baseball and Jeff Gordon in NASCAR. Manning retired with Lombardi Trophy in hand after the 2015 season at the age of 39. Show More Summary

Entering TMS race, how Will Power has gone from afterthought to challenging Penske teammate for IndyCar title

When last seen at Texas Motor Speedway, the Verizon IndyCar season series was on the verge of a runaway. Simon Pagenaud, of powerful Team Penske, held an 80-point lead on Scott Dixon. The storyline has changed. With three races remaining, there is a duel for the championship. Show More Summary

Control Issues: Is It Scarier Riding 200 MPH With A Pro, Or Driving It Yourself? We Found Out

This past May, I rode along with Mario Andretti at 200 mph in a two-seat Indy car at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. It was a huge thrill, for sure, and made me think back to when I drove that speed myself a few years ago at Texas Motor Speedway, a [...]

IndyCar announces plans for Firestone 600 completion

INDYCAR PRESS RELEASE ELKHART LAKE, Wis. – INDYCAR announced today its plan for resuming the Firestone 600 at Texas Motor Speedway that was suspended June 12 after completing 71 of its scheduled 248 laps. The Verizon IndyCar Series race will be completed Aug. 27. The No. 18 Dale Coyne Racing Honda driven by Conor Daly [...]

IndyCar confirms revised Texas plan

IndyCar officials have confirmed plans for resuming the Firestone 600, which will take place at the Texas Motor Speedway at the…

Newgarden Completes Practices, Cleared to Race at Road America

Just two weeks removed from a harrowing incident at Texas Motor Speedway, Josef Newgarden jumped back behind the wheel of his No. 21 Direct Supply/Ed Carpenter Racing Chevrolet for practice at Road America. Newgarden, who sustained a...Show More Summary

Red Horse Racing crew chief suspended

The No. 11 Red Horse Racing team in the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series was penalized as a result of a lug nut issue June 10 after the Rattlesnake 400 at Texas Motor Speedway near Ft. Worth. Because of at least one lug nut not properly installed at the end of the race, crew chief [...]

Truckin’ Thursdays: ThorSport Racing Down But Not Out

Over the hours of Sunday night, just a couple days removed from its trip to Texas Motor Speedway, ThorSport Racing suffered a major fire at its shop, located in Sandusky, Ohio. With multiple agencies responding to the fire, it was contained and located mainly in the suspension area of the shop. The next morning, the team …

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