NASCAR AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway Prerace Notes

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NASCAR returns to Texas Motor Speedway for the AAA Texas 500. Here is some news and notes since qualifying on Friday. Carl Edwards won the pole for the race. He will lead the field to green. Carl Edwards also leads […]


Which Legit Contenders Have What It Takes To Win Chase For Sprint Cup?

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With three races left until we can crown a new Sprint Cup champion, a lot has been made about Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson being a two-man race as they are tied at the top of the standings. I don’t think […]


Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson the Battle Continues at Texas

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Matt Kenseth and Jimmie Johnson left Martinsville Speedway last week in a tie for the NASCAR Sprint Cup. This week that just might continue when NASCAR returns to Texas Motor Speedway for the AAA Texas 500. The Texas Motor Speedway […]


NASCAR: Preview Of Texas All Three Series With Broadcast Information

Jerome Miron-USA TODAY Sports

All three NASCAR series will be running this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway in Ft. Worth, a tricky 1.5 mile oval that always seems to bring out the best in the drivers. There are plenty of big storylines as we […]


Can Matt Kenseth Continue Improving by Using His JGR Teammates?

Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports

Last week it was widely expected that Matt Kenseth may give up a great many points in the NASCAR Chase for the Sprint Cup because Martinsville is one of his worst tracks. It was also widely expected that Jimmie Johnson […]


Is Matt Kenseth Really The Favorite to Win It All?

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Matt Kenseth came out of Martinsville last week alive with a second place finish at a track that he believes he didn’t have a lot of veteran experience at despite the fact that before the race, he believed that he […]


NASCAR: Matt Kenseth, Jimmie Johnson Tied Atop Sprint Cup Standings With Three Races To Go

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Matt Kenseth just wanted to leave Martinsville Speedway no more than the four points he trailed Jimmie Johnson by to feel like he had a shot at the NASCAR Sprint Cup Chase title. Kenseth’s second-place run, coupled with a fifth-place finish for Johnson, allowed […]


Jeff Gordon Breaks 32-Race Winless Streak as he Wins at Martinsville

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Jeff Gordon is back in victory lane after 32 long races. Gordon won the Goody’s Headache Relief Shot 500 at the Martinsville Speedway, giving him an elusive 88th career NASCAR Sprint Cup Series victory. Gordon has been on the edge of […]


NASCAR: Key Stats At Martinsville

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NASCAR at Martinsville is as unique as it gets. Track position means everything, even when your car is starting in the top 10. Winning at this track is just as much about skill as it is luck. So, if you […]


Denny Hamlin Sets A Track Record To Win The Pole At Martinsville

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Denny Hamlin has been through some journey this year. One of the championship favorites entering the season, Hamlin was sidelined for over a month due to a back injury suffered at the Auto Club Speedway. Since then, Hamlin’s been on […]


NASCAR: Martinsville Preview and TV information

Jimmie Johnson looks for his ninth win at the "Paperclip." Martinsville Speedway

Funny thing about Jimmie Johnson, he has enough grandfather clocks to open a small store. At Martinsville Speedway, where it is a tradition to present the winner with a Ridgeway grandfather clock,  still one of the most interesting trophies in […]


Jeff Gordon Needs To Make A Move

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Jeff Gordon sits 34 points back behind his teammate Jimmie Johnson in the Sprint Cup standings without a win. It’s amazing Gordon is even in contention this long without a win, but now he has to make a move. He […]