Tag Archives: Texas Motor Speedway

F1’s Texas Race Is the Same Week As NASCAR’s and Texas Motor Speedway’s President Is Having a Fit

Texas Motor Speedway president Eddie Gossage is more territorial than a cat claiming a cardboard box, and hoo boy, people are really stepping on this cat’s tail this week. But do you know what else cats have? They have claws. Gossage’s have come right on out, and it is not pretty.

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Circuit of The Americas Could Finally Get an IndyCar Race After All 

In recent years, Austin’s Circuit of The Americas has publicly said it wants to host series like IndyCar and NASCAR. Each time, Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth has publicly waved its index finger to remind everyone that its contracts block racing from the rest of the state. Time may finally be up on that.

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Partially Flooded Texas IndyCar Race Was So Wet, It Will Now Finish In August

Fans got to watch 71 laps of IndyCar racing at Texas Motor Speedway today after a rain delay pushed the race from Saturday night to this afternoon, and then a torrential downpour ensured that this race wouldn’t be finishing this weekend. In fact, it will now be finishing on August 27 instead.

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Texas Motor Speedway Is A Giant Slip’N Slide

It can get pretty boring during a lengthy rain delay, especially at an oval where you’re not just delayed for the rain, but delayed to dry the track off as well. Fortunately, some of the Andretti Autosport crew members discovered that the grass turns into one giant Slip’N Slide when it’s wet.

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Massive IndyCar Crash Pushes Newgarden Head First Into Barrier At Texas


Massive IndyCar Crash Pushes Newgarden Head First Into Barrier At Texas
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At today’s IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway, Conor Daly’s car got loose and snapped into Josef Newgarden’s car when he tried to correct it, catching Newgarden’s car and pushing it into the SAFER barrier, top-side-first. Newgarden’s roll hoop punched a hole in the SAFER barrier on impact.

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Join Us Live As We Wander The Pit Lane During An IndyCar Rain Delay

If you were waiting for tonight’s IndyCar race to start at Texas Motor Speedway, neat! Us too! The race is expected to start after 10:00 p.m. Eastern now, as they’re drying the track from an earlier storm. I’m here at the Firestone 600, and I’m going to wander around a bit in the pits until the race starts.

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Flame-Breathing Car-Crushing ‘Robosaurus’ Joins Texas IndyCar Weekend

There’s something about a 30-ton, 40-foot car-crushing robot dinosaur that’s bound to get our attention. Meet your new (old) friend Robosaurus. He’s back, and he may just be the most over-the-top trackside attraction I’ve ever seen.

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Fascinating Little Details From Around A NASCAR Paddock

If you’ve never seen a car set up for a banked oval up close before, it’s fascinating to see just how much of the car is set up to help it turn in one direction. Here’s a few interesting little details from NASCAR’s weekend at Texas Motor Speedway.

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Use Our Generic Kyle Busch Post-Race Statement For Future NASCAR Wins

Kyle Busch wins so often in NASCAR that it’s almost a non-story that he won tonight’s late-running, rain-delayed Duck Commander 500. Like many professional drivers, there’s a clear pattern in Busch’s post-race commentary. So, we’ve done him a solid and come up with this handy template for future use.

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After spending much of the rain delay chatting to crew members on pit lane, I can definitely underst

After spending much of the rain delay chatting to crew members on pit lane, I can definitely understand why they need to stretch before hustling around tires, fuel and jacks. Please, enjoy Team Penske’s pre-race calisthenics. Personally, I’m a fan of the “I’m the statue on top of a fountain” pose.

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