Archive for April, 2012

NCWTS: Nelson Piquet Jr. holds on for Rockingham pole

April 14, 2012 No Comments

For the first time his NASCAR career, Nelson Piquet Jr. will start a race from the pole after he took the top spot in Saturday’s qualifying for the Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200 at Rockingham Speedway. With a lap of  144.387 mph, Piquet held off the final 14 trucks behind him to put his Turner Motorsports […]

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NCWTS: Trucks have a chance to take center stage at “The Rock”

April 14, 2012 No Comments

It’s not too often that NASCAR’s third series gets the honor of the Sunday afternoon spotlight. But, this weekend at Rockingham provides them with that unique opportunity. While the Sprint Cup boys are in Texas at a new, tricked-out race track, the Truck Series is at the classic and vintage Rockingham Speedway for the first time […]

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NNS: Stenhouse Jr. extends Roush streak at Texas with win

April 14, 2012 No Comments

The last time a race team besides Roush-Fenway Racing won a NASCAR Nationwide series race at Texas Motor Speedway was in April 2010. Despite having just one driver entered in the race, Ricky Stenhouse Jr.  was able to add another victory at Texas to Roush-Fenway Racing’s impressive runs at Texas. “Its been a long time […]

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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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NCWTS: Good Sam Roadside Assistance 200- Rockingham

April 12, 2012 No Comments

Information  Date: Sunday, April 15, 2012 Time: 12:30 p.m. ET Location: Rockingham Speedway Distance: 200 laps/ 200 miles Broadcast: TV- SPEED   Radio- Motor Racing Network (MRN) Analysis – For the first time in series history, the NASCAR Camping World Truck Series history, the stars of the series will visit the legendary Rockingham Speedway for […]

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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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