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NSCS: Truex Jr. grabs pole for Saturday night

April 13, 2012 No Comments

Martin Truex Jr. held off teammates and former Texas Motor Speedway winners to claim the pole for Saturday night’s Samsung Mobile 500. Truex’s lap of 28.366 seconds/190.369 mph bested the rest of the 45 cars that were attempting to qualify for Saturday’s race. It is his seventh career pole and his second career pole at the mile and […]

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NNS: Paul Menard claims pole for O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

April 13, 2012 No Comments

Paul Menard, driving for Richard Childress Racing in the No. 33 Chevrolet, won the pole position for Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 from Texas Motor Speedway. Menard’s lap of 29.72 seconds/ 181. 714 mph was the fastest of all the 45 cars that took time on Friday afternoon. Denny Hamlin, who qualified second, had […]

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NSCS: Samsung Mobile 500 preview

April 12, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Saturday, April 14, 2012 Time: 7:30 p.m. EST Location: Texas Motor Speedway Distance: 334 laps/500 miles Broadcast: TV—Fox  broadcast starts at 7 p.m. Radio—PRN Analysis: After a week off and a few flared tempers from Martinsville, the NASCAR Sprint Cup series moves to Texas Motor Speedway for its first scheduled night race of […]

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NNS: O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 preview

April 12, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Friday, April 13, 2012 Time: 8: 30 p.m. EST Location: Texas Motor Speedway Distance: 200 laps/300 miles Broadcast: TV—ESPN2  broadcast starts at 8 p.m. Radio—PRN Analysis: There are three 1.5 mile tracks on the NASCAR circuit that are all very similarly shaped. They are Texas Motor Speedway, Charlotte Motor Speedway and Atlanta Motor […]

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NSCS: Newman blooms late to win Goody’s Fast Relief 500

April 1, 2012 No Comments

It looked like it was going to be Hendricks Motorsports 200th win, it looked like it was going to be a battle between two of the Martinsville greats, with Jeff Gordon and Jimmie Johnson battling side by side. Then, David Reutimann’s car, which had been limping around the half-mile track known as the paperclip, coasted […]

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NSCS: Kahne starts on Pole for Sunday’s race

March 31, 2012 No Comments

Rick Hendrick is still searching for his team’s 200th career NASCAR win, and on Sunday, Hendrick driver Kasey Kahne will try and make that happen. Kahne who just came to Hendrick’s team this year has qualified for the pole for this Sunday’s Goody’s Fast Relief 500 at Martinsville. With a lap of 97.128 MPH/ 19.50 […]

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NSCS: Goody’s Fast Pain Relief 500 at Martinsville preview

March 30, 2012 No Comments

Information: Date: Sunday, April 1, 2012 Time: 1 p.m. ET Location: Martinsville Speedway Distance: 500 laps/263 miles Broadcast: TV—Fox broadcast time starts at 12:30 p.m. Radio—MRN Analysis: Last year, it came down to a small bump, to capture the spring win at Martinsville Speedway in the Spring. With the laps closing down, Dale Earnhardt Jr. […]

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NNS: Logano continues Gibbs Racing winning streak at Auto Club Speedway

March 24, 2012 No Comments

The last time any team, besides Joe Gibbs Racing won a Nationwide series race at Auto Club Speedway was five years ago, Saturday that streak continued. Joey Logano won the Royal Purple 300 from Auto Club Speedway. He held off hard charges from Keselowski and a late race caution to capture his tenth career victory […]

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