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  1. NASCAR - Joey Logano got mad, then he got even

    Richard Durrett

    Joey Logano had the Duck Commander 500 won, then he had to go out and make sure of it. Sure, a late ill-timed caution -- at least for him -- made him mad. But he got even.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  2. Dale Earnhardt Jr. drives into grass, wrecks at Texas Motor Speed...

    Richard Durrett

    Just after the green flag waved to begin the NASCAR Duck Commander 500 on Monday, Sprint Cup points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr., the sport's most popular driver, smacked a wall and had to climb out of his car because it was on fire.

    Story | Conversation | April 07, 2014
  3. NASCAR - Jimmie Johnson hitting his championship stride - Chase

    Richard Durrett

    They call him Mr. November for a reason. Jimmie Johnson's quest for a sixth Sprint Cup title is right on track after a dominating win at Texas.

    Story | Conversation | November 03, 2013
  4. Kyle Busch hopes to build off earlier TMS win

    Richard Durrett

    One thing Kyle Busch will get this weekend at Texas Motor Speedway is lots of track time. The driver is competing in tonight's truck race, followed by the Nationwide race Saturday and the AAA Texas 500 on Sunday. But before he even climbs into his...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  5. Jimmie Johnson comfortable at TMS

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Almost from the moment Jimmie Johnson first arrived at Texas Motor Speedway more than a decade ago, he looked comfortable racing around the 1.5-mile oval. While other drivers needed a ton of laps to figure things out, Johnson ...

    Blog | November 01, 2013
  6. What to watch: AAA Texas 500

    Richard Durrett

    NASCAR's playoffs, the Chase for the Sprint Cup, enters the final three races full of drama. In fact, the Chase has never been this close this late in the season, with Jimmie Johnson and Matt Kenseth tied for the points lead. And there are others -- ...

    Blog | October 31, 2013
  7. Texas Motor Speedway planning largest high-definition video board...

    Richard Durrett

    Texas Motor Speedway is planning to have the world's largest high-definition video board in place before the NASCAR Sprint Cup race there next spring.

    Story | Conversation | September 23, 2013
  8. Fitzsimmons & Durrett at TMS Media Day

    Richard Durrett

    It's that time of year with the Texas 500 closing in -- just six weeks or so away -- for media day at Texas Motor Speedway. Ian Fitzsimmons and Richard Durrett will be there with the ESPN Dallas 103.3 FM radio crew. Lots of good guests will join ...

    Blog | March 04, 2013
  9. Clint Bowyer focused on deer?

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Clint Bowyer, third place in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, joked that he was still thinking about a big deer that he wasn't able to get over this weekend while hunting in Kansas. Sounds like a focus issue, Clint. "Focus is...

    Blog | November 02, 2012
  10. Clint Bowyer helps local students commemorate 9/11

    Richard Durrett

    NASCAR Sprint Cup driver and Chase contender Clint Bowyer joined more than 3,000 students from Byron Nelson, Northwest and Steele Accelerated high schools to honor local first responders as part of a special remembrance assembly held at Texas Motor S...

    Blog | September 12, 2012
  11. Rapid Reaction: Greg Biffle wins at TMS

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Greg Biffle said a few days ago that his team didn't want just the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series points lead, that it also needed wins. Well, he got one Saturday night, taking the lead from Jimmie Johnson with 40 laps to go and eventu...

    Blog | April 14, 2012
  12. Good restart vaults Tony Stewart to lead

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- After the first caution of this race occured on Lap 113 because of debris in Turn 2, Tony Stewart took advantage and handled the restart perfectly. Stewart, second in the Chase for the Sprint Cup, got around Matt Kenseth and i...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  13. Tony Stewart playfully kicks Carl Edwards

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- TMS president Eddie Gossage has played up the idea of Tony Stewart talking trash with Carl Edwards in regards to the Sprint Cup championship. Gossage put lockers with boxing gloves in the media center and there's been a "bout"...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  14. Weather forecast: Chance of rain

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- It's overcast at Texas Motor Speedway a few hours before the green flag and according to weather.com, there's a 50 percent chance of rain at 3 p.m., about an hour after the race begins. But the chance of rain drops after that,...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  15. Shuttle pilot returns to TMS with flag

    Richard Durrett

    FORT WORTH, Texas -- Doug Hurley, a Texas Motor Speedway season-ticket holder and the pilot of the final Space Shuttle mission this past July, returned the flag to TMS president Eddie Gossage on Sunday. Hurley took a "No Limits" flag up with him a...

    Blog | November 06, 2011
  16. Texas Motor Speedway wins highlight Roush Fenway Racing's run of ...

    Richard Durrett

    TMS wins highlight Roush Fenway Racing's recent run of good fortune.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2011