Race Weekend Central

Pace Laps: Finally, Milestones, Big Home Track Wins & Rainy Days

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Sprint Cup Series: Fourth Time’s The Charm – Finally. Martin Truex Jr. took his next step toward title contention this season by doing what race winners do: close the deal. Three straight times, Truex had led the most laps in a Cup Series race only to come up short. At Kansas, it was pit strategy and a …

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Ryan Ellis Recovering After Long Race at Texas Motor Speedway

After the checkered flag flew over Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400, MAKE Motorsports driver Ryan Ellis had to be pulled from his truck and carted off to the infield care center where he was treated and released for the flight home. Throughout the race, the driver of the No. 1 Chevrolet complained …

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Tracking the Trucks: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

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In a Nutshell: Matt Crafton scored his third victory in seven races this season with a convincing half-second win over Daniel Suarez in Friday night’s WinStar World Casino & Resort 400. The driver of the No. 88 Menards Toyota held off a late-race side-by-side challenge from Suarez and led a race-high 77 laps en route …

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Erik Jones, Matt Crafton to Start on Front Row for 2015 WinStar World Casino 400 at Texas

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After three rounds of knockout qualifying, it was Erik Jones and Matt Crafton who came out on top and will lead the field to the green flag for tonight’s WinStar World Casino 400K at Texas Motor Speedway. With a speed of 181.074, Jones scored his fourth career Camping World Truck Series pole award. Daniel Suarez, …

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Jennifer Jo Cobb, Tyler Reddick Have Not Spoken Since Dover Incident

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It’s safe to say that Tyler Reddick and Jennifer Jo Cobb won’t be exchanging Christmas cards later this year. The duo left Dover International Raceway with differing opinions of what happened to send Cobb’s No. 10 Ford to the inside wall and wrecked just 15 laps into last week’s Lucas Oil 200. Fast forward a …

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Spencer Gallagher, Matt Crafton Head Up 2015 WinStar World Casino 400 Practice Sessions at Texas

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On Thursday, the Camping World Truck Series took to Texas Motor Speedway for two practice sessions in preparation for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400k. With the short field (now up to 30 entrants instead of the 27 on the initial entry list), everyone will qualify.  Regardless, speed and handling are still crucial. Teams were …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: Jennifer Jo Cobb’s Penalty Fits the Crime

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The Camping World Truck Series heads off to Texas Motor Speedway with a dismal 28 entrants for Friday night’s WinStar World Casino 400. Meanwhile, all eyes were on NASCAR this week as everyone awaited word from the sanctioning body about how it would penalize Jennifer Jo Cobb following her actions at Dover International Speedway last …

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Trevor Bayne, Jennifer Jo Cobb Among Penalized Teams After Dover

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Trevor Bayne and Jennifer Jo Cobb were among five drivers among all three national NASCAR series to be penalized for infractions at Dover International Speedway last week. Both drivers were expected to be penalized on Wednesday for failing to stay within their vehicles after crashing out during competition at the Monster Mile. The behavioral infractions …

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Couch Potato Tuesday: FOX Can’t Fix Boredom

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Welcome back, race fans. After the insanity of Memorial Day weekend, last weekend brought a tripleheader at Dover. We saw wrecking, track surface issues and Jimmie Johnson winning again. In other words, it was just like last year. Things never change. Due to time constraints, Saturday’s running of the Buckle Up 200 will be covered …

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Entry List: 2015 WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas

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The Truck Series, paired with IndyCar this weekend is struggling to fill their 32-truck grid. NASCAR has released the entry list for the June 5 Camping World Truck Series WinStar World Casino & Resort 400 at Texas Motor Speedway; as of now, only 27 teams are listed, meaning the field will run five short. The …

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