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  • SpeedReads for Week of May 28, 2012

    05/30/2012
    Three-Time Indy 500 Champ Franchitti Visits Fort Worth Riding High * Firestone 550 Souvenir Program To Feature Illustration From Eight-Year-Old Lantana Resident Stella Pace * Autograph Sessions Offer Up Chance For Fans To Visit With Series' Marquee Drivers * Hoon Kaboom Ready For Visit To Texas Motor Speedway
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  • Autograph Sessions Offer Up Chance For Fans To Visit With Series' Marquee Drivers

    05/30/2012
    Texas Motor Speedway is making it easy for fans to get close to the motorsports superstars competing during the Firestone 550 weekend. Fans can enjoy hour-long autograph sessions with IZOD IndyCar Series, NASCAR Camping World Truck Series and Global Rallycross Championship drivers throughout the weekend.
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  • Firestone 550 Souvenir Program To Feature Illustration From Eight-Year-Old Lantana Resident Stella Pace

    05/29/2012
    Texas Motor Speedway's young race fans have a new reason to get their hands on a Firestone 550 IZOD IndyCar Series race souvenir program when they visit "The Great American Speedway!" next month as it will feature a unique coloring page specially designed by eight-year-old Stella Pace from Blanton Elementary School.
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  • THREE-TIME INDY 500 CHAMP FRANCHITTI VISITS FORT WORTH RIDING HIGH

    05/29/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 29, 2012) - Still with a broad smile on his face after winning Sunday's Indianapolis 500, Dario Franchitti rode into Fort Worth's Sundance Square like a champion - this time with a little different horsepower.
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  • Chevrolet Returns to IndyCar

    05/29/2012
    Chevrolet announced in late 2010 that it would make its return to the IZOD IndyCar Series for the 2012 season. Chevrolet has designed a new twin-turbocharged, direct-injected V-6 racing engine powered by renewable E85 ethanol fuel.
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  • Hinching A Ride

    05/29/2012
    IZOD IndyCar Series Driver James Hinchcliffe Enjoying Success With Andretti Autosport The end of the 2011 IZOD IndyCar Series season was bittersweet for driver James Hinchcliffe. He wrapped up his season with a rookie of the year title fueled by three top-five and seven top-10 finishes, but his team, Newman/Haas Racing, was closing its doors. Hinchcliffe was looking for a ride and hoping for a powerhouse sponsor.
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  • SpeedReads for Week of May 21, 2012

    05/21/2012
    Northwest High School Freshman Receives Ride Of A Lifetime * Hinchcliffe Focused On Winning Indy 500 * TMS Offers Unique Fundraising Opportunity To Area Schools * Fans Can Win Chance To Drop The Green Flag For Truck Series Qualifying
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  • NORTHWEST HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMAN RECEIVES RIDE OF A LIFETIME

    05/21/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 21, 2012) - The Firestone 550 is more than two weeks away but that didn't stop high schoolers from packing Texas Motor Speedway's frontstretch grandstands on Monday. More than 5,000 Northwest ISD students filled the stands in hopes of walking away the winner of a new 2012 Chevrolet Camaro as part of the district's academic achievement incentive program.
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  • Scholar Dollars: TMS Offers Unique Fundraising Opportunity To Area Schools

    05/21/2012
    Texas Motor Speedway has created a unique fundraising opportunity for local Dallas/Fort Worth schools with the upcoming Hoon Kaboom Texas Global Rallycross race and Firestone 550 IZOD IndyCar Series race on Saturday, June 9.
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  • Eye On The Prize: Hinchcliffe Focused On Winning Indy 500

    05/21/2012
    Following a weekend that saw IZOD IndyCar Series driver James Hinchcliffe from winning the pole for the Indianapolis 500 by 23 ten-thousandths of a second - or 9.186 inches - to Team Penske's Ryan Briscoe, Hinchcliffe has put aside the pain and is focused on winning the prestigious Borg-Warner Trophy.
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  • Chevrolet Announces New SS Performance Sedan

    05/17/2012
    DETROIT – Chevrolet today announced the return of a V-8 powered, rear-wheel-drive performance sedan to the U.S. lineup, the Chevrolet SS. The SS will also be Chevrolet’s next NASCAR Sprint Cup racecar and will debut in its race configuration at the 2013 Daytona 500.
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  • SpeedReads for Week of May 14, 2012

    05/16/2012
    Kids To Add Some Color To Texas Motor Speedway's Firestone 550 Souvenir Program * Kanaan Relishes Role As Teacher * High-Speed Thrills All To Benefit Speedway Children's Charities * Plano Native Buescher Building Confidence In 2012
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  • KIDS TO ADD SOME COLOR TO TEXAS MOTOR SPEEDWAY'S FIRESTONE 550 SOUVENIR PROGRAM

    05/16/2012
    FORT WORTH, Texas (May 16, 2012) - Texas Motor Speedway wants to add a little color to June's Firestone 550 souvenir program. That's why it's enlisting the help of some of Texas Motor Speedway's biggest "little" fans.
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  • Kanaan Showing Racing Veteran the Ropes

    05/16/2012
    Throughout the course of his 11-year IZOD IndyCar Series career, Tony Kanaan has played the role as mentor. During his eight years with Andretti Autosport, Kanaan helped groom the likes of Danica Patrick, Marco Andretti and the late Dan Wheldon.
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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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