NXS: Give The Man A Cookie; Kyle Busch Adds to XFINITY Win Total with No. 80 at Texas

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FORT WORTH, Tex — Recap by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — A jubilant Kyle Busch led 150 of 200 laps in Friday night’s O’Reilly Auto Parts 300 at Texas Motor Speedway and the defending Cup champ wanted one thing after the race. A cookie. Busch won his 80th XFINITY Series race …

NXS: Another JGR 1-2-3 In Qualifying; Busch Scores Texas Pole With Jones and Suarez Right Behind

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FORT WORTH, Tex. — Report by Race Chaser Online Northeast Correspondent Kyle Magda — Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images North America photo — Once again, the sweep is complete for the Joe Gibbs Racing bunch in XFINITY Series qualifying Friday afternoon at Texas Motor Speedway. JGR led all three sessions with defending race winner Erik Jones being fastest in the first round and …

NXS: Rangers Step Up to the Plate; Will Sponsor RCR & Brandon Jones for Texas XFINITY Race

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WELCOME, N.C. — official team release — Rangers photo — The Texas Rangers announced Thursday that the club has entered into a partnership with Richard Childress Racing (RCR) to sponsor Brandon Jones’ car in the upcoming NASCAR XFINITY Series race at Texas Motor Speedway, the O’Reilly Auto Parts 300, on Friday night, April 8. Jones’ No. 33 Chevrolet Camaro will …

NXS: Hornish, Almirola to Compete in More XFINITY Series Events for Biagi-DenBeste Racing

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MOORESVILLE, N.C. – official team release — Jonathan Moore/Getty Images North America photo — Richard Petty Motorsports (RPM) and Biagi-DenBeste Racing announced today that they will continue their partnership with Aric Almirola and Sam Hornish Jr. in the Biagi-DenBeste No. 98 Ford Mustang in 10 NASCAR XFINITY Series races this season. Almirola and Hornish drove for the team in four …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Texas-sized Triumph Redefines Normal for Rising Star Chase Elliott

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April 10, 2014 — audio and story by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images North America photo — DAWSONVILLE, GA — Normal 18-year-old kid? Not a chance. And for NASCAR Nationwide Series rookie Chase Elliott, that’s just the way he likes it. Elliott, out of Dawsonville, Georgia, has spent virtually his entire …

NNS: Earnhardt Jr. Believes JR Motorsports is Finally Poised for Championship Run

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April 5, 2014 — By Reid Spencer, NASCAR Wire Service, via motorsport.com — Alexander Trienitz photo — FORT WORTH, TX. — For Dale Earnhardt Jr. the driver, the number one item on his bucket list is a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series championship. For Dale Earnhardt Jr. the car owner, a NASCAR Nationwide Series title would be a perfect cap to the …

NNS: Cut to the Chase; Rookie Elliott Storms to First Career Nationwide Win at Texas

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April 4, 2014 — race report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy NASCAR via Getty Images — FORT WORTH, TX — Doubt no longer. This young man is the real deal. Chase Elliott proved to the world Friday night at Texas Motor Speedway exactly how high he can set the bar, passing his teammate …

NNS: Harvick Sweeps Qualifying En Route to Coors Light Pole at Texas

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April 4, 2014 — report by Managing Editor Jacob Seelman for Race Chaser Online — photo courtesy Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images for Texas Motor Speedway — FORT WORTH, TX — Inspection issues? What inspection issues? That’s exactly what Kevin Harvick and his JR Motorsports (JRM) team were saying following Friday’s Coors Light Pole Qualifying for the NASCAR Nationwide Series at Texas Motor …

NNS: Smith Comes to Texas Looking for Opportunity

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April 3, 2014 — team release — photo courtesy AP/Tim Sharp — FORT WORTH, TX — For the first time in JRM’s 10-year history in Nationwide Series competition, the organization will enter four cars in this weekend’s race at Texas Motor Speedway. JRM has fielded three cars in the season’s first five races. However, Texas will mark its first event with …

NNS: Refreshed Elliott Ready to Tackle Texas

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April 3, 2014 — team release — photo courtesy NASCAR via Getty Images — FORT WORTH, TX — For the first time since the NASCAR Nationwide Series kicked off its 2014 season, Chase Elliott was able to take a break, which was only to say the 18-year-old high school senior devoted the full week to schoolwork. Elliott’s breath of fresh air …

NNS: Bayne Locks In On Points Lead At Texas

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April 3, 2014 — photo courtesy Mustang Monthly — FORT WORTH, TX — Three years ago, in November 2011, Trevor Bayne capped off a roller-coaster of a year with his first career NASCAR Nationwide Series win in the fall Texas race. His season began with a storybook opening that saw him celebrating in Victory Lane at the Daytona 500. In …