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TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 19, 2014) -- Yogi Berra’s famous quote, “It ain’t over ‘till it’s over” would be an appropriate description of Martin Truex’s run Sunday at Talladega Superspeedway.
The Furniture Row Racing driver ran up front for the majority of the 194-lap overtime race. He led a lap and also ran second for a number of laps challenging for the lead on the ultra fast 2.66-mile oval.
But when the green flag waved for the final two... [Read More]
TALLADEGA, Ala. (Oct. 18, 2014) -- Martin Truex Jr. will start 12th in Sunday's Geico 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Talladega Superspeedway.
Truex advanced to the final round of qualifying after posting speedy numbers in the first two segments. In the final session, his No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet toured the 2.66-mile oval in 50.141seconds at 190.981 miles per hour.
"We had a solid qualifying session today, but this is... [Read More]
LAS VEGAS, Nev. – More than 100 early entries are already in hand for the Nov. 12-15 IMCA Duel In The Desert special at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. The 17th annual event brings IMCA Xtreme Motor Sports Modifieds back to the Entertainment Capital of the World for a $7,777 to win, minimum $777 to start Fast Shafts All-Star Invitational ballot qualifying main event on Saturday, Nov. 15 on the half-mile Dirt Track. Two preliminary features Thurs*day, Nov. 13 and on Friday, Nov. 14 each pay $777 to... [Read More]
TULSA, Okla. (October 13, 2014) After little more than 13 days, the list of drivers vying for a Golden Driller in the 30th annual Speedway Motors Tulsa Shootout has cleared the century mark with 104 already reserving their number for the indoor Micro Sprint Car racing extravaganza.
Adding up to 201 entries, drivers from 17 states plan on making the call with Texas leading the charge at 57... [Read More]
Wins At Roseville In First Career NASCAR K&N Pro West Start
ROSEVILLE, Calif. (Oct. 11, 2014) – Christian PaHud is living the dream.
The 21-year-old from Daytona, Ohio, earned a NASCAR K&N Pro Series West start by virtue of winning the 2014 PEAK Stock Car Dream Challenge. Saturday night, he converted that opportunity into his first NASCAR victory in the Toyota/NAPA Auto Parts 150 at All... [Read More]
Happy Harvick, bad boy Brad
Kevin Harvick found victory lane for the 3rd time this year after dominating the Bank of America 500 at Charlotte Motor Speedway. The win also moves "Happy" into the eliminator round of the new NASCAR playoff system. Two drivers have accomplished advancing into the eliminator round, Joey Logano and Harvick, while others have faced adversity and frustration.
Truex Jr.’s Fast Race Car Battles Back from Adversity to Finish 14th
CONCORD, N.C. (Oct. 11, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. had another fast car but two unscheduled visits to pit road dropped him to a 14th-place finish in Saturday night’s Bank of America 500 Sprint Cup Series race at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Truex, who was coming off two top-10 finishes (7th at Dover and 4th at Kansas), ran a good part of the 334-lapper in the... [Read More]
Brad Keselowski would survive a first lap turn 1 crash, that claimed 11 cars, and three multi-car accidents, along with a red flag to pick up the Nationwide victory in the Drive for the Cure 300 at Charlotte Motor Speedway.
Attrition was high as teams pushed the limits of the Goodyear tires resulting in right front tire failure. Keselowski would take the lead from teammate Ryan Blaney with 14 laps to go on his way to his 4th Nationwide victory.