Kurt Busch Wins Texas Pole, But Contract Negotiations on His Mind

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Kurt Busch rocketed to the pole for Sunday’s AAA Texas 500 at Texas Motor Speedway with a lap that broke a track record and was just shy of a 201 mile-per-hour average.

Busch, 39, was excited to come out on top on an exhilarating day where top speeds were enough to make mortals tinkle in their pants, but interestingly in his post-qualifying press conference, Busch seemed to have one thing on his mind — his pending contract negotiation with his current team Stewart-Haas Racing.
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Johnny Sauter Should be Favorite For Truck Series Win at Texas

By: Toby Christie, Editor – Follow on twitter @Toby_Christie

FORT WORTH, Texas — Coming into Friday’s JAG Metals 350 at Texas Motor Speedway, Johnny Sauter has an impressive resume at the 1.5-mile speedway in Fort Worth. The Wisconsin native has three-career Camping World Truck Series wins at this facility and he is the defending champion of this race.

In all, the 39-year-old veteran has 14 top-10 finishes in 18-career starts at this facility.
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Christie: Sorry Harvick, Dale Jr. is Not the Reason NASCAR is Slumping

By: Toby Christie – follow on twitter @toby_christie

This week, on Sirius XM radio’s Happy Hours show Kevin Harvick attributed most of NASCAR’s attendance and ratings slide over the last few years to Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s lack of production on the race track.

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GMS Racing Tricked Everyone With ‘Big Announcement’

By: Toby Christie – follow on twitter @toby_christie

Touchet GMS Racing. After months of rumors and speculation that the team, which currently fields teams in the Camping World Truck Series and Xfinity Series, would move to cup in 2018, the organization played the ultimate trick on the media Thursday. Continue reading “GMS Racing Tricked Everyone With ‘Big Announcement’”

Christie: Camaro ZL1 Changes the Game for NASCAR’s Cup Series

By: Toby Christie – follow on twitter @toby_christie

When Chevrolet announced that it was halting production of the SS, many wondered what car the manufacturer would select to run in the Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series in 2018.
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