Last weekend, Texas Motor Speedway held their first night races with the NASCAR Nationwide Series race running Friday night and the Cup Series race on Saturday.
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4 – the number of Roush Fenway Fords that placed in the top-seven positions in Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500.
Carl Edwards easily defended his race win from last fall at Texas, scoring Ford’s first W after switching to their new CoT Mustang.
It’s no surprise there was a Roush Fenway Ford on the pole at Texas, but it was somewhat of a surprise that it was David Ragan.
As the Nationwide Series breaks new ground at Texas this Friday night, fans ought to remember just who’s fighting this fight these days.
Mark Martin has conceded in recent weeks that Kyle Busch will likely pass him for the Nationwide Series wins record over the next couple of months.
There’s no reason for a red-hot Carl Edwards not to sit back and see “how it plays out” when it comes to contract terms.
Saturday’s NASCAR Nationwide Series race was a bit more competitive since Kyle Busch wasn’t as dominant as he was in Sunday’s Cup Series event.
1 – the number of laps Kevin Harvick led in Sunday’s Sprint Cup race (March 27) at Auto Club Speedway.
The win at Fontana will go down in the record books as belonging to Kyle Busch, but Jason Ratcliffe deserved the trophy more than any other on this Saturday.
No Roush Nationwide Series regular has ever won a race at Fontana, or even scored a top-five finish, since the track hosted its first race in 1997.