WEST: Jake Kruger, Ed Nastasi Among Winners at Houston Motorsports Park

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Houston, TX – official track release – Photo by Steve Steinle – NASCAR Modified driver Jake Kruger and NASCAR Coke Truck driver Ed Nastasi were the big winners Saturday night at Houston Motorsports Park’s “Patriot Motor Company Night.” NASCAR Modifieds In the top-of-the-line NASCAR Modified division, Jake Kruger locked horns with young Ryan Luza in an entertaining, 60-lap battle of wills …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Chris Buescher Content With Sprint Cup Progress; Gunning for XFINITY Title

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PROSPER, Texas and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Audio and story by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo – 2012 ARCA Racing Series champion Chris Buescher was quiet last season. Aside from one win at the Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course in August, the Prosper, Texas native recorded five top five finishes and avoided the …

NSCS: Six-Time Shooters; Johnson Triumphs for the Second Time in 2015 at Texas Motor Speedway

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FORT WORTH, Texax — NASCAR Wire Service — Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo — Jimmie Johnson continued his recent domination of NASCAR Sprint Cup Series races at Texas Motor Speedway Saturday night, rallying after a late pit stop for a victory in the 19th annual Duck Commander 500. Johnson, the six-time NSCS champion, took the lead on Lap 321 …

NSCS: Stewart-Haas Steals Front Row at Texas; Busch Notches His Second Pole This Season

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FORT WORTH, Texas and CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Report by Race Chaser Online Mid-Atlantic Correspondent Marshall Gabell – Sarah Glenn/Getty Images North America photo – For once this season, the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Knockout Qualifying was completed without controversy. But like the first six races this season, it was Stewart-Haas Racing teammates Kevin Harvick and Kurt Busch topping the speed …

WEST: Houston Motorsports Park, 360 Motorsports Offer Free Hoosier Tire Seminar On March 20

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HOUSTON, Texas — official track release – Hoosier Tire Asphalt Business Unit Manager Irish Saunders will be at 360 Motorsports on March 20 to offer a free seminar where he will share in-depth information about Hoosier asphalt racing tires. The seminar will be hosted jointly by Houston Motorsports Park and 360 Motorsports. “We at Hoosier want to give every racer …

WEST: Houston Motorsports Park Launches 2015 NASCAR Season With Test Sessions

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HOUSTON — official track release – Jake Bow photo — Houston Motorsports Park, one of the nation’s premier stock car racing venues, will launch their 2015 NASCAR short track racing season with two “Test and Tune” dates – March 7 and March 21, 2015. These two practice dates will lead up to HMP’s annual SpeedFest event which is set for …

IMCA: Third at Kennedale Highlights Tripleheader Weekend For John Freeman

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RUNAWAY BAY, TX – official release —  John Freeman of Runaway Bay spent most of Saturday night’s feature at Kennedale Speedway Park racing with George Gafford for second place before the laps run out and he finished third in the IMCA Southern Sport Mod race. Saturday’s race helped even out the weekend for John, as he was also racing for …

INDYCAR: Castroneves Brimming with Confidence as Texas Looms Large

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FORT WORTH, Texas – official release — Chris Owens photo — Helio Castroneves was living in the moment while revisiting the past and looking to the future while being doused with champagne on the victory podium June 1 at Belle Isle in Detroit. Castroneves had claimed his first victory since June 2013 at Texas Motor Speedway at the racetrack where …

John Freeman Finishes Third in Boyd Raceway IMCA Main; Ninth at Kennedale

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RUNAWAY BAY, TX – Freeman Racing Team PR – John Freeman had an up and down weekend of racing between Friday and Saturday nights.  On Friday he finished a very strong third place at Boyd Raceway in Boyd, Texas.  The next night he went to Kennedale Raceway Park in Kennedale, Texas and struggled to a ninth place finish. Despite his …

John Freeman Hangs On For Sixth Place at Boyd’s Speedway

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May 6, 2014 — Freeman Racing PR — PhotosByDebbie.net photo — RUNAWAY BAY, TX — 17-year-old IMCA Sport Mod racer John Freeman of Runaway Bay, Texas ran a determined race on Friday night at Boyd’s Speedway in Boyd, Texas, finishing sixth despite an ill-handling race car that saw him fall from fourth in the closing laps. “We got to fourth pretty …

John Freeman Scores Season Best Fourth Place Finish at Kennedale

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April 30, 2014 — team photo — RUNAWAY BAY, TX — 17-year-old IMCA Sport Mod racer John Freeman of Runaway Bay scored his season-best fourth place finish at Kennedale Speedway Park last Saturday. Freeman, who normally competes weekly on Fridays at Boyd Raceway in Boyd, Texas as well as at Kennedale, was all smiles after his top five run last …

AUDIO/FEATURE: Cunningham Motorsports puts confidence in one Self for 2014 campaign

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January 15, 2014 — Audio and story by Jacob Seelman for Speed77 Radio and Race Chaser Online — Self Racing photo via Facebook — MOORESVILLE, N.C. — In Self We Trust. Such will be the motto for Cunningham Motorsports in the ARCA Racing Series for the 2014 season. After their long-time driver Tom Hessert elected to step back from full-time …