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Martin Truex, Jr. Paces Final Duck Commander 500 Practice

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

The Sprint Cup Series took to Texas Motor Speedway early Friday evening for the final practice session for tomorrow night’s Duck Commander 500. Martin Truex, Jr. topped the charts for the entire session with a fast lap of 192.390 mph (28.068 sec.). Truex, who will start third tomorrow night, ran …

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Charlotte Motor Speedway Announces Coca-Cola 600 Pre-race Plans

(Photo: Charlotte Motor Speedway)

Charlotte Motor Speedway announced the festivities for the Memorial Day weekend Coca-Cola 600 Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. From ground exercises, rope teams, vintage warbirds and even a 21-gun salute, the military-packed show will also feature 600 U.S. Army soldiers marching through the grandstands before they hold two large …

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Texas Motor Speedway Unveils New Mascot

(Photo: Rick Lunkenheimer)

Everything’s bigger in Texas, and that was the case once again Friday at Texas Motor Speedway. Less than six months removed from Eddie Gossage’s retirement gift to Jeff Gordon of a pair of Shetland ponies, the TMS president unveiled an unusual new mascot for the speedway. Lil’ Dale, a goat …

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Truckin’ Thursdays: 3 Drivers That Need to Step Up Their Game

(Photo: Nigel Kinrade / NKP)

Tyler Reddick If you had told me prior to the season opener at Daytona that last year’s championship runner-up Tyler Reddick would fail to score a top-10 finish in the first three races of the season, I would have called you crazy. But that’s exactly what’s happened with the driver …

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Pace Laps: Sprint Cup Underdogs Excelling, Truck Series Madness and Formula 1 Shockers

Zach Catanzareti

Sprint Cup: Underdogs Perform at the Paper Clip – From the drop of the flag to begin practice at Martinsville Speedway Friday, there were surprises near the front of the field. Fortunately for NASCAR and the underdog teams, the early pace bled into both qualifying and the race as it …

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Texas Rangers Reveal Special Paint Scheme for Brandon Jones at Texas

(Photo: Brett Moist / NKP)

Next weekend, when the XFINITY Series returns to action at Texas Motor Speedway, Brandon Jones will sport a special paint scheme adorned in the Texas Rangers baseball team colors. Jones will also throw out the first pitch when the Rangers face the Seattle Mariners next Wednesday at 1:05 p.m. CT. …

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