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  • Danica To Run O'Reilly Auto Parts Challenge NASCAR Nationwide Series Race On Nov. 6 At TMS

    IndyCar Series star Danica Patrick announced her 12-race NASCAR Nationwide Series schedule with JR Motorsports and it will include a stop at Texas Motor Speedway on Nov. 6 for the O’Reilly Auto Parts Challenge.
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  • Off The Track With Kurt Busch

    Sporting News goes behind the scenes—and off the track—with 2004 Sprint Cup Series champion Kurt Busch. My first car was … a 1964 Volkswagen Bug. Me and my dad built it from scratch. We bought it for 500 bucks and tricked her out pretty cool. My dream car is … maybe a sporty-type Ferrari, but I haven’t quite found that one that jumps out at me. The best cruising music is … some classic rock, maybe some AC/DC mixed in with that. When I get a flat … I jump out and change it as fast as I can. The last time I used a GPS was … What’s a GPS? Hybrids are … something even more confusing than a GPS. My No. 1 car tip is … a clean car is a happy car. My No. 1 pet peeve with fellow motorists is … not merging correctly onto an interstate. I wouldn’t be caught dead in … a Kia. — As told to Reid Spencer, Sporting News NASCAR Wire Service
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  • Texas Motor Speedway Hopes To Win Approval From Fans With Unveiling Of 2010 Campaign

    FORT WORTH, Texas (January 21, 2010) – After its edgy advertising campaigns in years past Texas Motor Speedway has no need to worry about creating controversy this year as many of NASCAR’s biggest superstars have given their approval of the campaign.
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  • Texas World Dirt Track Championship Set For Feb. 25-27 At TMS' Dirt Track

    • One Of The Largest Dirt Track Events In The Nation Looks To Surpass Record 397 Entries In Three Divisions Last Year• Nearly 80 Drivers Pre-Registered For Three-Day Event• Modified, Limited Modified Drivers Provided Incentive To Pre-Register
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  • Rain Moves In On Second Day Of Goodyear Tire Test At Texas Motor Speedway

    FORT WORTH, Texas (January 20, 2010) - NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch, Greg Biffle and Brian Vickers participated in the second day of Goodyear Tire testing at Texas Motor Speedway Wednesday, but not for long. Due to inclement weather at the 1.5-mile track, the drivers only were able to test for approximately 2 hours.
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  • Sprint Cup Drivers Conduct First Test With New Spoiler During Tire Test At Texas Motor Speedway

    FORT WORTH, Texas (January 19, 2010) – NASCAR Sprint Cup Series drivers Tony Stewart, Kurt Busch, Greg Biffle and Brian Vickers became the first drivers to conduct an on-track test with a new aluminum spoiler package that could be implemented for the 2010 season during Tuesday’s Goodyear Tire test at Texas Motor Speedway.
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  • Three-Wide With Wingo, Berrier And Inman

    By Reid SpencerSporting News NASCAR Wire Service (January 14, 2010) Three current or former crew chiefs—Donnie Wingo (Jamie McMurray), Todd Berrier (Jeff Burton) and Dale Inman (Richard Petty)—answer three questions. SN: What’s the biggest change you’ve seen in NASCAR since you broke into the sport?Wingo: Money. It’s just the big teams now. Berrier: It’s a lot less racing and a lot more politics. It used to be just guys who were working on cars, and we were having a good time. Inman: They’ve got specialists in just about every area of the racecar. When I started, I drove the truck, changed the tires, argued with NASCAR, argued with the driver.
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  • TMS Is The Backdrop For Several Stories In 'The Weekend Starts On Wednesday: True Stories Of Remarkable NASCAR Fans'

    The Weekend Starts on Wednesday: True Stories of Remarkable NASCAR Fans is not your typical racing book.  Instead of analyzing our nation’s second-most watched sport through historic races or champion drivers, author Andrew Giangola explains the history and popularity of NASCAR through the eyes – and the converted school buses – of the fans.  Giangola scoured the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series circuit, sleeping in those buses, and finding fan stories that are hilarious and heart breaking. 
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  • Gossage Makes Good On BCS National Championship Bet With Talladega's Humphrey

    FORT WORTH, Texas (January 8, 2010) – Less than 12 hours after the University of Texas’ 37-21 loss to the University of Alabama in the BCS National Championship Game, Texas Motor Speedway President Eddie Gossage was feeling the sting of the defeat once again.
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  • Speedway Presidents Make Friendly Wager With Texas Facing Alabama In BCS Championship Game

    FORT WORTH, Texas (January 6, 2010) – While “friendly wagers” for major college football games usually are reserved for politicians of the states or cities of the respective teams, a few presidents have decided to get involved.
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