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PEORIA, AZ – NOVEMBER 16, 2014... Getting the jump on polesitter R.J. Johnson, Tracy Hines of Wilkinson, Indiana led all 30-laps to win Friday’s “Hall of Fame Classic” main event. Co-sanctioned with the USAC National Sprints, the $5,000 Canyon Speedway Park victory was the first Amsoil USAC/CRA triumph for the veteran driver. Chase Stockon, “The Demon” Damion Gardner, “The Madman” Robert Ballou, and Johnson followed... [Read More]
Nov. 14 -- Results from the second night of the 2014 Duel in the Desert:
First 8-lap heat race: 1. Justen Yeager (Green Rover, Wyo.); 2. Ben Kates (Tonganoxie, Kansas).
Second 8-lap heat race: 1. Chris Brown (Cleveland, Texas); 2. Chris Abelson (Sioux City, Iowa).
Third 8-lap heat race: 1. Ricky Thornton Jr. (Chandler, Ariz.); 2. Johnny Scott (Shreveport, La.).
Fourth... [Read More]
Darrell Wallace Jr. held off two of the quickest Sprint Cup drivers, Kyle Busch and Kyle Larson to pick up his fourth victory of the season. Wallace won the Ford EcoBoost 200, however it was Matt Crafton with a ninth place finish taking the 2014 NASCAR Camping World Championship. Crafton become the first driver in series history to win back-to-back championships
"Toward the end, battling the two Kyles -- the (Sprint) Cup stars -- it was... [Read More]
Truex Jr. Claims 10th Starting Spot for Season Finale
HOMESTEAD, Fla. (Nov. 14, 2014) -- Martin Truex Jr. advanced to the third and final round of qualifying Friday and will start 10th in Sunday's Ford EcoBoost 400 Sprint Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway.
It was Truex's fourth straight top-10 qualifying effort at the 1.5-mile oval located in South Florida.
DENVER, Colo. (Nov. 11, 2014) -- Why does Martin Truex Jr. rave about Homestead-Miami Speedway, site of Sunday’s Ford EcoBoost 400 season finale? For starters it’s been his best-performing racetrack in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series.
In nine starts at the 1.5-mile oval, the Furniture Row Racing driver has garnered three top-fives, seven top-10s and a finishing... [Read More]
Truex Jr. Fights Back From Car Damage to Finish 12th in Arizona
AVONDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 9, 2014) – Martin Truex Jr. came home with a 12th-place finish in Sunday’s Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway. But the Furniture Row Racing driver felt the final result could have been much better had it not been for an incident on Lap 213 of 312.
While running in the top-five, Truex’s left-rear fender took a hit by the No. 18 car (Kyle Busch)... [Read More]
At last nights meeting several committees were formed. over the next few days we will be posting the Committee, it's description and those that have already signed up to serve. Eearly next week we will add a committee sign up form to the website, until then you can get involved by commenting on this post or contacting the Committee Chair.
Today's Committee Post:
This committee will meet to discuss any rule changes that need to be made to the... [Read More]
AVONDALE, Ariz. (Nov. 7, 2014) -- Martin Truex Jr. will start 14th in Sunday's NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at Phoenix International Raceway.
During Friday afternoon's qualifying session at the 1-mile oval, Truex's best time and speed in his No. 78 Furniture Row/Denver Mattress Chevrolet were 25.639 seconds at 140.411 miles per hour. He missed making the final round of 12 by two positions.