Almirola Mad At Logano Leaving Texas, Why Logano Really Isn’t At Fault For Either Move

FORT WORTH, TX – Joey Logano is 2-for-2 in the Round of 8 at making fellow playoff contenders mad. Last weekend, he moved Martin Truex Jr. out of the way on the final lap in the First Data 500 at the Martinsville Speedway to win. This week, he ruffled feathers with Aric Almirola. While Truex has since said that he won’t go out for revenge on Logano, Almirola had a different tune. 

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Strong Day For Ford In Texas, As Logano and Harvick Now Championship 4 Bound

FORT WORTH, TX – It was a strong weekend overall for the Ford camp in Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series action at the Texas Motor Speedway. Not only did they lead all three speed charts in single lap runs, they had the fastest speeds on the 10 lap average charts too. In qualifying, they earned spots 1-2-3-4-5. That translated over very well in Sunday’s AAA Texas 500. Ford drivers combined to lead 321 of the 337 laps run on the 1.5-mile track and had a 1-2-3 result. In fact, they had…

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Truex To Have To Start In The Rear Sunday In Texas

FORT WORTH, TX – Martin Truex Jr. will start from the rear on Sunday at Texas Motor Speedway for an engine change, NASCAR announced on Saturday. Truex qualified 13th in the No. 78 Furniture Row Racing Toyota on Friday and posted the third-fastest speed in final Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice. The shift in starting position could have implications on the NASCAR Playoffs, as Truex is vying for a spot in the Championship 4 at Homestead-Miami Speedway. He currently ranks third of six drivers (25 points above the cutline) with two…

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Custer Makes Last Lap Pass On Reddick To Win Saturday’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300

FORT WORTH, TX – Saturday’s NASCAR XFINITY Series race at the Texas Motor Speedway was as sloppy as it comes by. A race record 13 caution flags flew in the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300. But, the ending overshadowed the longevity of the 2-hour, 34-minute race. Cole Custer passed Tyler Reddick on the final lap en route to his second career victory and stamping his name into the Championship 4. Custer, led four times for 16 laps on Saturday but the final one was the most thrilling. 

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Ford’s Strong At Texas, Will It Equate To A Win On Sunday?

FORT WORTH, TX – We’ve seen this out of the Ford camp before. They come out and dominate all three Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series practice sessions. They hog all the top starting spots for the race that weekend. In the race itself, they don’t get to victory lane. While Fords have won 17 of the 33 races this season, most out of all three manufacturers in the series, sometimes a race is stolen from them. Chase Elliott stole a win in the opening race of the Round of 12 at…

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SHR Has Speed But Will It Last For Sunday?

FORT WORTH, TX – The Stewart-Haas Racing camp is in a precarious position. They looked like they’d have a legitimate shot at getting multiple cars into the Championship 4 but after the way last Sunday’s race at the Martinsville Speedway went, they may only get one. Currently, Kevin Harvick sits at +25 in the standings. Kurt Busch is -25, Clint Bowyer -42 and Aric Almirola -50 respectively. Three of the four cars on the outside looking in are SHR ones. Plus, they haven’t fared very well statistically in the past at…

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ThorSport Racing Teammates On The Outside Looking In Following Texas

FORT WORTH, TX – All the points accumulated up until this weekend’s JAG Metals 350 at the Texas Motor Speedway has finally caught up to the ThorSport Racing teammates of Grant Enfinger and Matt Crafton. See, these two have really struggled in the five playoff races thus far. Bonus points have kept Crafton going, a win in Vegas had Enfinger in the Round of 6. But, as we head to the final race of this round, both are on the brink of elimination. Justin Haley won Friday night’s NASCAR Camping World…

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Rough Night For Sauter In Texas

FORT WORTH, TX – Heading into Friday night’s JAG Metals 350 at the Texas Motor Speedway, the easy odds on favorite to win was Johnny Sauter. He was coming off of a victory in last week’s NASCAR Camping World Truck Series race at the Martinsville Speedway and had won the last two races at Texas and three of the last four. In fact, he entered this weekend with five straight top eight finishes on the 1.5-mile track and 12 in his last 14 tries. On top of all of that, Sauter…

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Gilliland Runs Out Of Fuel On Last Lap, Haley Wins Friday Night’s JAG Metals 350

FORT WORTH, TX – The main goal for Justin Haley in Friday night’s JAG Metals 350 was to score as many stage points as possible. The GMS Racing driver entered this weekend’s race just two points out in the playoff standings. They knew that scoring as many stage points as they could get could be the difference in competing for a championship at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in two weeks. Well, mission accomplished. Not only did Haley score more stage points than any one else in the field (19) he also won…

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Blaney Earns AAA Texas 500 Pole As Ford’s Dominate

FORT WORTH, TX – Once again, Fords were the ones to beat for the pole in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series at the Texas Motor Speedway. Back in April, Fords had five of the top seven starters. For Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 (3 p.m. ET/NBCSN/PRN/SiriusXM NASCAR Radio), Ford drivers swept the entire top five and had seven of the top eight starters overall. All seven of the Fords belong to Stewart-Haas Racing and Team Penske. Ryan Blaney led the way among them as he earned his fifth career Busch Pole…

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