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  • Plano Native Buescher Building Confidence in 2012

    05/16/2012
    The last time the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series took to the track on April 21 at Kansas Speedway, Plano, Texas, native James Buescher hoisted the checkered flag in celebration. Buescher scored his first career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, snapping a 75-race winless streak.
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  • Indycar Drivers Step Into Our Classroom

    05/15/2012
    Four weeks separate the IZOD IndyCar Series’ previous race in Sao Paulo, Brazil, to the sport’s crown jewel – the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 27. With preparations for the Indy 500 getting underway last weekend, drivers didn’t sit idle during their down time.
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  • FIVE-TIME NASCAR SPRINT CUP CHAMPION JOHNSON REWARDS CLARA LOVE ELEMENTARY'S READING EFFORTS WITH BLUE BUNNY ICE CREAM PARTY

    05/15/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 15, 2012) - Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson may be in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, but he will definitely be at Clara Love Elementary School in Justin, Texas, in spirit...and vanilla and chocolate.
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  • FIVE-TIME NASCAR SPRINT CUP CHAMPION JOHNSON REWARDS CLARA LOVE ELEMENTARY'S READING EFFORTS WITH BLUE BUNNY ICE CREAM PARTY

    05/15/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 15, 2012) - Five-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Jimmie Johnson may be in Charlotte, N.C., on Friday for the NASCAR Sprint All-Star Race, but he will definitely be at Clara Love Elementary School in Justin, Texas, in spirit...and vanilla and chocolate.
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  • SpeedReads for Week of May 7, 2012

    05/09/2012
    TMS Test Provides Ganassi Racing The Avenue To Turn Around 2012 IndyCar Season * Barrichello's First Laps On Oval Provide Excitement For Family, Brazilian Fans * Power Looks To Learn From Past, Gain From Time Off * Speedway Children's Charities Offers Unique Dining Experience During Firestone 550 Race Week
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  • Fast Eats and Cool Treats

    05/09/2012
    Speedway Children's Charities-Texas Chapter is bringing in the finest fare for the Firestone 550 race week as it once again plays host to Chefs in the Fast Lane presented by the City of Roanoke: The Unique Dining Capital of Texas on Thursday, June 7, at 6 p.m. CT. at Texas Motor Speedway.
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  • Power Up

    05/09/2012
    Team Penske's Will Power has dominated the start of the IZOD IndyCar Series season as he heads into the Indianapolis 500. Winner of the last three races (Barber, Long Beach, Sao Paulo, respectively), he sits atop the championship standings with a 45-point advantage over teammate Helio Castroneves and isn't concerned with the long layoff.
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  • TMS TEST SESSION PROVIDES GANASSI RACING THE AVENUE TO TURN AROUND 2012 INDYCAR SEASON

    05/09/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 9, 2012) - Target Chip Ganassi Racing has remained one of the IZOD IndyCar Series' powerhouse teams, but the organization known for winning races and championships has struggled during the outset of the 2012 season.
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  • Kimball Fastest In Afternoon Sesssion Of INDYCAR Open Test

    05/07/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 7, 2012) - Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing's Charlie Kimball gave the Ganassi organization and Honda a session sweep of the fastest laps during Monday's IZOD IndyCar Series open test at Texas Motor Speedway.
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  • Final Open Test Session - Kimball Fastest In Afternoon Sesssion Of INDYCAR Open Test

    05/07/2012
    Novo Nordisk Chip Ganassi Racing's Charlie Kimball gave the Ganassi organization and Honda a session sweep of the fastest laps during Monday's IZOD IndyCar Series open test at Texas Motor Speedway. Kimball ran a lap of 211.330 miles per hour in the No. 83 Novo Nordisk Honda to take the top honors in the afternoon session and second overall to Target Chip Ganassi's Scott Dixon. Dixon (No. 9 Target Honda), who was second to Kimball in the afternoon at 211.330 mph , was the only driver on the day to surpass 212 mph with his morning-session lap of 212.371 mph.
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  • Former F1 Star Barrichello Finally Running In Circles

    05/07/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 7, 2012) - Former Formula One star Rubens Barrichello had his IZOD IndyCar Series rookie oval test at Texas Motor Speedway postponed on Sunday night, but it didn't discourage him from running laps at the world-class motorsports venue anyway. "I can see how much I was so excited because I slept last night thinking about today was going to happen," Barrichello said. "I woke up on the other side of the bed so I was already ovaling in my dreams. So it was a good experience for me when I got going here (on track)."
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  • Dixon Quickest In Morning Session Of INDYCAR Open Test

    05/07/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 7, 2012) - Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon posted the fastest lap of the morning session during Monday's IZOD IndyCar Series open test at Texas Motor Speedway.
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  • Dixon Quickest In Morning Session Of INDYCAR Open Test

    05/07/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 7, 2012) - Target Chip Ganassi Racing's Scott Dixon posted the fastest lap of the morning session during Monday's IZOD IndyCar Series open test at Texas Motor Speedway. Dixon ran a lap of 212.371 miles per hour in the No. 9 Target Honda among the 42 he ran during the session. His lap was more than two miles per hour faster than the next closest among the 10 of the 11 drivers that took to the 1.5-mile oval.
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  • High banks of Texas Motor Speedway an eye opener for former F1 star Barrichello

    05/07/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Rubens Barrichello climbed the 24-degree banking between Turns 1 and 2 at Texas Motor Speedway and exclaimed (well, fill in your own expletive).
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  • INDYCAR DRIVERS EXPERIENCE FIRST LAPS WITH NEW CHASSIS AT TMS; BARRICHELLO MAKES FIRST-EVER RUN ON OVAL COURSE

    05/07/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 7, 2012) – The IZOD IndyCar Series’ open test today at Texas Motor Speedway has no shortage of storylines as teams prepare for the June 9th Firestone 550 and the series’ crown jewel, the Indianapolis 500, on Sunday, May 27.
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  • High banks of Texas Motor Speedway an eye opener for former F1 star Barrichello

    05/07/2012
    Rubens Barrichello climbed the 24-degree banking between Turns 1 and 2 at Texas Motor Speedway and exclaimed (well, fill in your own expletive). It's a new chapter in the career of the 19-year Formula One veteran and four-race veteran of the IZOD IndyCar Series.
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  • INDYCAR Open Test Kicks Off With F1 Vet Barrichello's Oval Rookie Test

    05/07/2012
    Former Formula One star Rubens Barrichello had his IZOD IndyCar Series oval rookie test delayed from Sunday night at Texas Motor Speedway and will go through the on-track orientation Monday morning prior to the start of the open test featuring 11 drivers overall.
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  • INDYCAR DRIVERS EXPERIENCE FIRST LAPS WITH NEW CHASSIS AT TMS; BARRICHELLO MAKES FIRST-EVER RUN ON OVAL COURSE

    05/07/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 7, 2012) – The IZOD IndyCar Series’ open test today at Texas Motor Speedway has no shortage of storylines as teams prepare for the June 9th Firestone 550 and the series’ crown jewel, the Indianapolis 500, on Sunday, May 27.
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  • 3-2-1... Happy New Year!

    05/01/2012
    Forget about Times Square, the New Year’s ball dropped on James Buescher right smack in the middle of America’s Heartland: Kansas City, Kan. The countdown started at 3, three weeks ago in Martinsville when Buescher finished third in the Kroger 250. It dropped to 2, two weeks ago in Rockingham with the second place finish. Then the long awaited moment, the countdown reached 1, finally the winner of a Camping World Truck Series race as he strolled into victory lane in the SPF 250 at the Kansas Speedway. Three straight weeks, 3-2-1 and 2012 has certainly turned into a Happy New Year for the Plano, Texas native. “It’s definitely been great,” said Buescher of the new season. “I’ve been running NASCAR races since 2008 and to finally get some wins going, hopefully we can continue this.”
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  • Global Rallycross Final Qualifier For X Games Set For June's Firestone 550 INDYCAR Weekend

    04/27/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (April 27, 2012) - The Road To The X Games for Global Rallycross Championship stars such as Travis Pastrana, Tanner Foust and Ken Block will culminate at Texas Motor Speedway on Saturday, June 9, as the inaugural Hoon Kaboom Texas will serve as the final qualifier to earn automatic berths for X Games Los Angeles 2012.
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