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By Joey Barnes, Editor-in-Chief FORT WORTH, Texas – For many years, Kyle Busch hasn’t endeared himself to the NASCAR community, but the defending Sprint Cup Series champion now believes the tide has turned. Busch has been showered with boos ever since becoming a regular contender over the past decade. Unquestionably talented, the Nevada native showed promise, but his attitude and on-track persona never resonated well with fans. That is, until February 21, 2015. It was on that day Busch sustained injuries in an XFINITY Series race at Daytona International SpeedwayRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – It was a chipper Tony Stewart who lingered after Thursday night’s Texas Motorsports Hall of Fame dinner, answering questions from reporters and posing for selfies with a succession of admirers. Unabashedly eager to return to his No. 14 Stewart-Haas Racing Chevrolet for his final season in NASCAR Sprint Cup Series racing, Stewart is at the mercy of his doctors, who will run scans on the injured driver at the end of April. “I feel great,” said Stewart, who suffered aRead More
SHOW #405 – Guests: President of Furniture Row Racing Joe Garone, Driver Daniel Suarez – We recap the Martinsville weekend, preview Texas Motor Speedway, and have fun doing all of the above. Hosted by Kerry Murphey and Toby Christie. ( Roughly 48:00 mins) DOWNLOAD HERE CREDITS: Hosts: Kerry Murphey & Toby Christie Executive Producer: Kerry Murphey Music: Russell Nash Audio Director Voice Over: Thomas Moog SUBSCRIBE FREE HERE RSS FEED RADIO STATIONS CLICK HERE SUBSCRIBE FROM iTUNES: Take us with you! Subscribe to our audio shows from iTunes, and they willRead More
By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service FORT WORTH, Tex. – Carl Edwards didn’t run a perfect lap in Friday’s final round of knockout qualifying, but he had plenty of car to compensate. “I made a little mistake, and I thought that was going to cost us,” said Edwards, who earned the top starting spot for Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500 (on FOX at 7:30 p.m. ET) at Texas Motor Speedway with a lap at 194.609 mph. “Fortunately, our car is very fast. “It’s a huge deal for us to getRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor To say Chase Elliott has been impressive in his rookie NASCAR Sprint Cup Series season, would be a massive understatement. The 20-year-old driver has showed incredible poise en route to three top-10 finishes through the first six races of 2016. However, after qualifying fourth Friday at Texas Motor Speedway, Elliott may be on track to break through in a big way in Saturday night’s Duck Commander 500. Even after nailing down a solid lap in the final round of qualifying, Elliott isn’t going to assumeRead More
By Josh Farmer, IndyCar Reporter & NASCAR Contributor Jeffrey Earnhardt, the youngest Earnhardt currently competing in NASCAR, hopes to carry on the legendary family legacy that dates back to the 1950’s. Earnhardt,26, is one of five drivers racing for the Rookie of the Year award in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series after spending six seasons racing sporadically in the NASCAR Xfinity Series. He made his Sprint Cup Series debut at Richmond International Raceway last season. Other than Dale Earnhardt Jr. he is the only other member of the Earnhardt familyRead More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Son, I think you’ve hit a homerun. – Bruton Smith It’s one of the most unique trophies in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series — Texas Motor Speedway’s wooden double cowboy boot trophy. What you may not know, is that it was created by renowned Fort Worth, Texas wood carver Robert Cortez. Cortez, 61, was gracious enough to take time out with Tribute Racing to talk about the origins of the trophy, that now sits on the mantle of some of the greatest NASCAR drivers in history. The story,Read More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor Martin Truex Jr. has had a good start to the 2016 season, but he is still seeking his first win of the year as the Sprint Cup Series invades Texas Motor Speedway. Truex led the first practice session of the weekend at the 1.5-mile speedway, and in his media availability he said that expects a great race this weekend with NASCAR’s new lower downforce package. “I think it’s going to be a lot of fun. It’s similar to what we’ve seen in Atlanta and California,”Read More
By Toby Christie, NASCAR Editor AJ Allmendinger is in the midst of a hot streak. The driver of the No. 47 Chevrolet overcame numerous obstacles to finish eighth at Auto Club Speedway a couple of races ago, and then this past week he was battling Kyle Busch for the win en route to a second-place finish at one of NASCAR’s toughest tracks — Martinsville Speedway. Following his best effort of the season, Allmendinger was ecstatic. “It was a lot of fun.  I passed Jimmie Johnson like five times at Martinsville. ThatRead More