Larson led a race-high 256 of the 334 laps en route to the win in the NASCAR Playoffs Round of 8 opener that gives him an automatic berth in the Championship 4 race at Phoenix Raceway on Sunday, Nov. 7, that determines the series champion.
10/17/21FOOTBALL LEGENDS TONY DORSETT, TIM BROWN SHARE NASCAR CONNECTIONS AT AUTOTRADER ECHOPARK AUTOMOTIVE 500
Football legends Tony Dorsett and Tim Brown were on hand Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway to serve as co-Grand Marshals for the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500, but the duo actually enjoys a long history with NASCAR.
10/17/21JOHN HUNTER NEMECHEK OVERCOMES PENALTY FOR SECOND NASCAR XFINITY SERIES VICTORY IN ANDY’S FROZEN CUSTARD 335
Nemechek, whose full-time job is contending for a NASCAR Camping World Truck Series championship, is the third different driver to win an Xfinity Series race in the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota joining Kyle Busch and Ty Gibbs – the trio combining for nine wins in 2021 in assorted part-time starts.
10/16/21KISS TRIBUTE BAND DESTROYER NAMED REPLACEMENT FOR LOUD & PROUD PRE-RACE SHOW DURING NASCAR PLAYOFFS WEEKEND
KISS tribute band Destroyer will perform as part of the Loud & Proud Pre-Race Show presented by The Dallas Morning News prior to the Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Cup Series playoffs race Oct. 17 at Texas Motor Speedway.
10/12/21HEISMAN TROPHY WINNERS AND PRO FOOTBALL HALL OF FAME ENSHRINEES DORSETT, BROWN, NBC SERIES STAR HARTLEY HIGHLIGHT DIGNITARIES FOR AUTOTRADER ECHOPARK AUTOMOTIVE 500 WEEKEND
Justin Hartley, star of NBC’s hit television show This Is Us, will join Heisman Trophy Winner and Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinees Tony Dorsett and Tim Brown in dignitary positions for this weekend’s Autotrader EchoPark Automotive 500 NASCAR Playoffs doubleheader at Texas Motor Speedway.